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A vehicle of mass 1000 kg performs three stages of motion which are as follows:

1. accelerates uniformly from rest to a velocity of 20 m/s in 5 seconds.

2. continues at this velocity for 12 second.

3.decelerates uniformly at a rate of 5m/s2 to rest

Determine the following:

The acceleration in stage 1.


The time taken to decelerate from 20 m/s to rest


The total distance travelled    over the three stages


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