Answer to Question 7

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Current taken by the starter is 500 A;
Power is 500 12 = 6000 W;
32 amp hour = 32 3600 = 115200 C
Energy = 115200 12 = 1.38 106 J
Time taken = 1.38 106 J 6000 W = 230 s
 


Distance travelled = 230 s 1 m s-1 = 230 m;
I would expect the car to move about 200 m.