Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321740904
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-090-8

Chapter 1 - Concepts of Motion - Exercises and Problems: 1

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The problem indicates that there is a direction of acceleration that is opposite to the direction of the car's motion. This is what causes the car to slow down.
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