Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 2 - Motion Along a Straight Line - Problems: 20b

Answer

t = 0

Work Step by Step

In the previous part of the problem we found that $v=20−15t^2 $ To find the acceleration equation we need to find the derivative of the velocity equation or $\frac{d}{dt} (20 - 15t^2) = -30t $ Therefore $ a = -30t $ To find when acceleration is equal to 0 we set a = 0 and solve for t 0 = -30t and therefore, acceleration is 0 when t =0
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