A stationary car with a mass of 1500 kilograms reaches a velocity of 15 metersvper second 5 seconds after starting. What is the cars acceleration? How much force was required to reach this...
A stationary car with a mass of 1500 kilograms reaches a velocity of 15 metersvper second 5 seconds after starting. What is the cars acceleration? How much force was required to reach this acceleration?
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The car's acceleration can be calculated as `a = (Delta V)/t` , where `Delta V` is the change in its velocity during the interval of time t. Since the car is originally stationary, the...
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