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Asked Aug 29, 2019

An object starts from rest at time t = 0.00 s and moves in the +x direction with constant acceleration. The object travels 15.0 m from time t = 1.00 s to time t = 2.00 s. What is the acceleration of the object?

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Step 1

Using the equation of motion, distance travelled after 1 s is,

1
S1vt+at
2
-(0)(1s)a(
2
0.5a
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1 S1vt+at 2 -(0)(1s)a( 2 0.5a

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Step 2

Using the equation of motion, distance travelled after 2 s is,

S2t+at
2(2s)
(0)(2s)+
2
2a
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S2t+at 2(2s) (0)(2s)+ 2 2a

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Step 3

Therefore, the distance travelle...

2-5-15.0
2а-0.5а %315.0
15.0
а:
1.5
10.0m/s
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2-5-15.0 2а-0.5а %315.0 15.0 а: 1.5 10.0m/s

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