**A car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 40 mi/h in 10 s.**

**Find the acceleration and distance the car travels during this time.**

**Answer:**

We know that acceleration is the change in velocity divided by the time the change takes. So in this case, we have 40 mi/h divided by 10 seconds. To make our units compatible, we note that 40 mi/hr = 0.1112 mi/second. SO, 0.1112 mi/s divided by 10 s gives us an acceleration of 0.01112 mis^(-2).