# SOLUTION: For a vehicle that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds, how far would it need to travel to go from 0 mph to 58 mph?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 255001: For a vehicle that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds, how far would it need to travel to go from 0 mph to 58 mph?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!For a vehicle that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds, how far would it need to travel to go from 0 mph to 58 mph? ----------------------------- 60 mph = 88 ft/sec velocity = acceleration * time v = at a = v/t = 88/6.2 = 440/31 ft/sec/sec ------------------- 58 mph = 58*22/15 ft/sec = 1276/15 ft/sec -------------------- t = v/a = (1276/15)/(440/31) = 899/150 seconds -------------- distance = (acc * time^2)/2 s = (1/2)at^2 s = (1/2)*(440/31)*(899/150)^2 s = 254.9 feet