# a. What constant acceleration, in SI units, must a car

a. What constant acceleration, in SI units, must a car have to go from zero to 60 mph in 10 s?
b. What fraction of g is this?
c. How far has the car traveled when it reaches 60 mph? Give your answer both in SI units and in feet.
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The initial velocity is zero, the final velocity is given by
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According to the kinematic equation,
$v=u+at$
Solve for a
$a=\frac{v-u}{t}$
$=\frac{26.8-0}{10}$

It can be written as,

${x}_{g}={x}_{i}+{v}_{i}t+\frac{1}{2}a{t}^{2}$
${x}_{f}=0+0+\frac{1}{2}×\left(2.68\right){\left(10\right)}^{2}$