Friday

February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015

Posted by **Cecilia** on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 7:02pm.

- Physics -
**drwls**, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 8:08pmI think you have misread or mistyped the problem. "Miles" should be "Meters"

At 8 miles per second, he could launch himself into orbit!

When a*t = 8.0 m/s

Solve for t.

a = 2.4 meters/second^2

t = 3.33 seconds

The distance traveled to reach that speed is

d = (1/2)a t^2 = 13.3 meters

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.55 m/s2. If he started ...

physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.20 m/s2. If he started ...

physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.20 m/s2. If he started ...

physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.20 m/s2. If he started ...

Physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.65 m/s2. If he started ...

Physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.70 m/s2. If he started ...

Physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.70 m/s2. If he started ...

Physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.25 m/s2. If he started ...

Physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.25 m/s2. If he started ...

physics - A boy sledding down a hill accelerates at 1.30 m/s2. If he started ...