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 Braking Distance Relationship 2008-07-23 From Mr.Adjetey:you are travelling at 30km/h.According to the rule of thumb,the braking distance is 9 metres when braking normally.How long is the braking distance under the same conditions when travelling at 60km/h?Answered by Janice Cotcher. A two stage rocket 2002-11-26 From Hoda:a two stage rocket accelerates in free space by ejecting fuel at a constant relative speed , v(ex). the full fuel load makes up 80% of the initial mass of the entire two stage rocket . the rocket accelerates from rest until at the end of the first stage when 75% of its fuel has been burnt. find an expression for the speed of the rocket at the end of the first stage in terms of v(ex).Answered by Claude Tardif.

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