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Re: acceleration
Posted: Nov 19, 2004 10:19 AM
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The velocity at 20 km is .6666 km/s, the velocity at 30 km is .75 km/s. The
difference is .0833 km/s over 10 seconds, which would be .00833 km/s*s =
..00833 km/s^2.

Have fun!

John


> distance(km), time(s)
> 0 0
> 5 10
> 12 20
> 20 30
> 30 40
> 42 50
> 56 60
> -----------------
> question: what is the acceleration between 20s and 30s?
> answer: isn't it 0.006 km/s^2 ?
> My daughter insists that it is 0.8 km/s^2


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