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Problem: A speedboat moving at 30.0 m/s approaches a no-wake buoy marker 100 m ahead. The pilot slows the boat with a constant acceleration of -3.50 m/s2 by reducing the throttle.(a) How long does it take the boat to reach the buoy?(b) What is the velocity of the boat when it reaches the buoy?

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A speedboat moving at 30.0 m/s approaches a no-wake buoy marker 100 m ahead. The pilot slows the boat with a constant acceleration of -3.50 m/s2 by reducing the throttle.
(a) How long does it take the boat to reach the buoy?
(b) What is the velocity of the boat when it reaches the buoy?

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