Acceleration is defined as the change in velocity in a given time.

It is given by:

$\overline{)\begin{array}{rcl}{\mathbf{a}}& {\mathbf{=}}& \frac{\mathbf{\u2206}\mathbf{v}}{\mathbf{t}}\\ & {\mathbf{=}}& \frac{{\mathbf{v}}_{\mathbf{f}}\mathbf{-}{\mathbf{v}}_{\mathbf{0}}}{\mathbf{t}}\end{array}}$, where a is acceleration, v_{f} is the final velocity, v_{0} is the initial velocity, and t is time.

Let's now calculate acceleration for the four cars.

Four cars undergo acceleration as described by the data in the following table.

Car | Initial Velocity (m/s) | Final Velocity (m/s) | Time period (s) |

A | 2.0 | 11.0 | 3.0 |

B | -5.0 | 3.0 | 2.0 |

C | 1.0 | -5.0 | 2.0 |

D | 0.0 | 25.0 | 10.0 |

Rank the accelerations from most positive to most negative.

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