Problem: A runner moving with an initial velocity of 9.0 m/s slows down at a constant rate of -1.3 m/s2 over a period of 2.4 seconds. What is her velocity at the end of this time? A) 5.88 m/s B) 3.12 m/s C) 12.12 m/s D) -3.12 m/s E) 0.54 m/s

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A runner moving with an initial velocity of 9.0 m/s slows down at a constant rate of -1.3 m/s2 over a period of 2.4 seconds. What is her velocity at the end of this time?

A) 5.88 m/s

B) 3.12 m/s

C) 12.12 m/s

D) -3.12 m/s

E) 0.54 m/s

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