The stopping distance of a vehicle is an important safety
The stopping distance of a vehicle is an important safety factor. Assuming a constant braking force, use the work–energy theorem to show that a vehicle’s stopping distance is proportional to the square of its initial speed. If an automobile traveling at is brought to a stop in 50 m, what would be the stopping distance for an initial speed of 90 km/h?
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