Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 4 - Exercises and Problems - Page 70: 18


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We know that $a=\frac{F}{m}$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $a=\frac{65000}{1300}=50\frac{m}{s^2}$ The distance covered by the bumper is given as $d=\frac{v^2}{2a}$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $d=\frac{(\frac{10}{3.6})^2}{2(50)}=0.077m$
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