Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions - Exercises and Problems: 9

Answer

$a = (2~\hat{i}-8~\hat{j})~m/s^2$

Work Step by Step

$v(t) = (2t~\hat{i}+(3-t^2)~\hat{j})~m/s$ $a(t) = \frac{dv}{dt}$ $a(t) = (2~\hat{i}-2t~\hat{j})~m/s^2$ At t = 4 s: $a = (2~\hat{i}-(2)(4)~\hat{j})~m/s^2$ $a = (2~\hat{i}-8~\hat{j})~m/s^2$
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