Acceleration is defined as the change in velocity in a given time.
It is given by:
, where a is acceleration, vf is the final velocity, v0 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)|
Rank the accelerations from most positive to most negative.
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