Stopping distance of a moving vehicle is directly proportional to
  • a)
    square of the initial velocity
  • b)
    square of the initial acceleration
  • c)
    the initial velocity
  • d)
    the initial acceleration
Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

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Shiksha Academy
Jan 20, 2022
Let ds is the distance travelled by the vehicle before it stops.
Here, final velocity v = 0, initial velocity = u, S = ds
Using equation of motion

Let ds is the distance travelled by the vehicle before it stops.Here, final velocity v = 0, initial velocity = u, S = dsUsing equation of motion
Let ds is the distance travelled by the vehicle before it stops.Here, final velocity v = 0, initial velocity = u, S = dsUsing equation of motion