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# A car accelerates to pass a truck going from 20miles per second to 29miles per second in 3 seconds what was the acceleration?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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So acceleration is an increase of speed every second. The increase of speed was 9miles/sec and this was over 3 seconds. Therefore there was an acceleration of 3 miles/second every second i.e. 3m/s2

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Q: A car accelerates to pass a truck going from 20miles per second to 29miles per second in 3 seconds what was the acceleration?
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