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anonymous
 one year ago
A snail moving in the positive (+) direction at an inital velocity of +0.67 cm/s decreases its speed with an acceleration of 0.0059 (cm/s)/s. How many seconds would it take to reach a velocity of +0.58 cm/s?
anonymous
 one year ago
A snail moving in the positive (+) direction at an inital velocity of +0.67 cm/s decreases its speed with an acceleration of 0.0059 (cm/s)/s. How many seconds would it take to reach a velocity of +0.58 cm/s?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[v _{f}=v _{i}+at\] where vf is final velocity vi is initial velocity a is acceleration t is time.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They are all in cm, so you dont have to convert.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So Vf = .67 + (.0059)(.58)?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ask yourself: What is this problem looking for?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's wanting the amount of seconds to reach .58 cm/s. The inital and acceleration are given.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How many seconds would it take to reach a velocity of +0.58 cm/s? Final velocity is given too.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are right. They want seconds which is time (t) Now plug in the formula again.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00.0059=(.58.67)/(t)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would that be the set up?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, that is correct. It would be better if you the t by itself though.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And you divide the 0.0059 by (.58.67)?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea thats like algebra right there.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So I should get 15.25423729

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what your answer be in sf?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem! The answer is 15 seconds btw or just 15 s
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