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The driver of a car moving on a straight road applies brakes to come to rest, with a constant retardation 'a'. Assuming that the time of motion is more than 2 s, the distance covered by the car in secondlast second of its motion is

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    Distance Travelled in nth Second \[Dn = u + \frac{ a }{ 2 }[2n-1]\] Since the Question Talks about retardation \[Dn = u - \frac{ a }{ 2 }[2n-1]\]

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    \[v = u -at\] \[u = at\] t - 1 = n t = n +1 u = a (n+1)

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    Nw Substitute the Value of u in the 1st equation

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    \[Dn = an + a - an + a/2 = 3a/2\]

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    Thank you! (:

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    Welcome...

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    why is t-1=n?

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    secondlast second of its motion

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    let t be the total time

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    secondlast = t-1

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    oh.. haha.. ty again!

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