A pickup truck is moving at 45m/s and slams on the brakes. It skids and stops in 38m. What is the acceleration?

this is for physics its about acceleartion.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    vf^2(final velocity squared)= v0^2(initial velocity squared) + 2*a*x(change in position)

    so

    0= 45^2 +76a

    a= -2025/76

    a= -26.645 m/s^2

    Source(s): 1 year of physics
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