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## The distance required to stop a car varies directly as the square of its speed.if 250 feet are required to stop a car traveling 60 miles per

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The distance required to stop a car varies directly as the square of its speed.if 250 feet are required to stop a car traveling 60 miles per hour, how many feet are required to stop a car traveling 96miles per hour

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Answer:640 feet.

Step-by-step explanation:Let

drepresent the distance required to stop and letsrepresent the speed of the car.The distance required to stop varies directly as the square of its speed. In other words:

Where

kis the constant of variation.250 feet are required to stop a car traveling 60 miles per hour. Substitute:

Simplify and solve for

k:So, our equation is:

Then the distance required to stop a car traveling 96 miles per hour will be: