The infamous chicken is dashing toward home plate with a speed of 5.7 m/s when he decides to hit the dirt. The chicken slides for 1.2 s, just reaching the plate as he stops (safe, of course). (a) What are the magnitude and direction of the chicken’s acceleration? (b) How far did the chicken slide?

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The infamous chicken is dashing toward home plate with a speed of 5.7 m/s when he decides to hit the dirt. The chicken slides for 1.2 s, just reaching the plate as he stops (safe, of course). (a) What are the magnitude and direction of the chicken’s acceleration? (b) How far did the chicken slide?

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(a) The magnitude of acceleration is given by, inital velocity Vo v-V a _ t v final velocity a accelaration 0-(5.7m/s) 1 1.2s =-4.75m/s The negative sign shows that the acceleration is opposite to the direction of motion a=4.75m/s2 The magnitude of acceleration is

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