Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 2 - Motion Along a Straight Line - Problems - Page 33: 12a



Work Step by Step

Recall the following equation: $t=\frac{L}{v_{s}}$ Thus, we obtain: $=\frac{12m}{5m/s}=2.4s$ We plug t=2.4 seconds and other known variables in the following equation to solve: $d+L=vt$ $d=vt-L=(25m/s)(2.4s)-(12m)=48m$
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