A person driving her car at 54 km/h approaches an intersection just as the traffic light turns yellow.?

She knows that the yellow light lasts only 2.0 s before turning to red, and she is 30 m away from the near side of the intersection. The intersection is 15 m wide. Her car's maximum deceleration is -5.0 m/s2, whereas it can accelerate from 54 km/h to 70 km/h in 4.8 s. Ignore the length of her car and her... show more She knows that the yellow light lasts only 2.0 s before turning to red, and she is 30 m away from the near side of the intersection. The intersection is 15 m wide. Her car's maximum deceleration is -5.0 m/s2, whereas it can accelerate from 54 km/h to 70 km/h in 4.8 s. Ignore the length of her car and her reaction time.

If she hits the brakes, how far will she travel before stopping?

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If she hits the gas instead, how far will she travel before the light turns red?
_______m
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