Physics Review QuestionUnit:
MechanicsYear:
1997 Question#:
9Question:
A 1,000-kilogram car traveling with a velocity of +20. meters per second decelerates
uniformly at 5.0 meters per second^{2} until it comes to rest. What is the total distance the car travels as it decelerates
to rest?(1
) 10. m(2
) 20. m(3
) 40. m(4
) 80. mWhat is this question really asking?
Explanation by: Chris B. [ Return to question menu
]Answer 1
10. m INCORRECT For this question you must use the formula return to top
Answer 2
20. m INCORRECT For this question you must use the formula return to top
Answer 3
40. m CORRECT You correctly used the formula return to top
Answer 4
80. m INCORRECT this answer is twice the correct answer, this is often used to throw off people, but is still the wrong answer. You made a math error by forgetting about the 2 in the formula return to top
What's this question really asking?
How far does the car go before stopping? return to top |

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