The Starship Enterprise returns from warp drive to ordinary space with a forward speed of 50 km/s. To the crew’s

The Starship Enterprise returns from warp drive to ordinary space with a forward speed of 50 km/s. To the crew’s great surprise, a Klingon ship is 150 km directly ahead, traveling in the same direction at a mere 22 km/s. Without evasive action, the Enterprise will overtake and collide with the Klingons in just about 5.4 s. The Enterprise’s computers react instantly to brake the ship.

What magnitude acceleration does the Enterprise need to just barely avoid a collision with the Klingon ship? Assume the acceleration is constant.

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