The parachute on a race car of weight 8 820 \ N opens at the end of a quarter-mile run when the...

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The parachute on a race car of weight {eq}8, 820 \ N {/eq} opens at the end of a quarter-mile run when the car is traveling at {eq}35.0 \ m/s {/eq}. What total retarding force must be supplied by the parachute to stop the car in a distance of {eq}1.00 \times 10^3 m {/eq}?

Force:

Forces is an external effect in the form of a push and or pull which, produces or tries to produce motion in a body at rest, stop or tries to stop a moving body and changes or tries to change the direction. It is expressed as, {eq}F = ma {/eq}.

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Given Data:

  • The weight of the car, {eq}W = 8820\;{\rm{N}} {/eq}
  • The initial velocity of the car, {eq}u = 35\;{\rm{m/s}} {/eq}
  • The stopping...

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