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RavenLynette
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A particle at rest undergoes an acceleration of 2.6 m/s^2 to the right and 4.4 m/s^2 up
What is its speed after 7.4 s?
 10 months ago
 10 months ago
RavenLynette Group Title
A particle at rest undergoes an acceleration of 2.6 m/s^2 to the right and 4.4 m/s^2 up What is its speed after 7.4 s?
 10 months ago
 10 months ago

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shubham.bagrecha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you know vectors?
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RavenLynette Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no :/
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shubham.bagrecha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1379213971917:dw
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shubham.bagrecha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what's the answer?
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ybarrap Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
compute the magnitude of the vector (i.e. Pythagoras theorem) as suggested by @shubham.bagrecha . Then use your equations of motion to determine speed using this magnitude.
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shubham.bagrecha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
net acceration ,\[a=\sqrt{4.4^2+2.6^2}\]
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RavenLynette Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5.1108 but what's the equation of motion
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shubham.bagrecha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then use, v=u+at
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ybarrap Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u is initial speed (0)
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RavenLynette Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 37.81 but that seems like a lot?
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ybarrap Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5 m/s^2 is about 1/2 g. If you fell for 7 seconds at 1 g your speed would be 72 m/s, so 37.8 doesn't seem to far off what you would expect given that acceleration.
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RavenLynette Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh wow well thanks :) could I use cosine to find the direction between 180 and 180 degrees?
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ybarrap Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You could use \(\arctan(4.4/2.6)\) to find the angle between the direction of motion and the horizontal, which in this case is about 60\(^\circ\). But, it's not necessary to solve this problem.
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RavenLynette Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks for your help :)
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