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Problem: A car driving at a speed of 20 m/s sees a dog in the road. If the dog is 100 m in front of the car, what is the minimum deceleration of the car so the driver doesn’t hit the dog?

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A car driving at a speed of 20 m/s sees a dog in the road. If the dog is 100 m in front of the car, what is the minimum deceleration of the car so the driver doesn’t hit the dog?

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