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 May 25th 2009, 10:57 PM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: May 2009 Posts: 17 Numerical Problem for motion Question: A driver of a car travelling at 25m/s needs to quickly reduce the cars speed to 16m/s to round a curve in the highway.If the car deceleration has a magnitude of 60m/s^2.How far does it travel while reducing speed? Attempt: Using the equation s=(vf^2-vi^2)/2a s=(625-256)/(2*60) s=3.075m Am I correct? Thank you.
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