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: 12

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that the acceleration vectors will be zero until and unless the driver of the car presses the brakes. As the brakes are pressed, the car will accelerate towards the right, which indicates that the car will slow down and we conclude that the velocity has been decreased. Finally, the car will stop.
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