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Posted by **Kristen** on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 8:20pm.

I tried d=vi*t-.2*t^2 but I did not get the correct answer

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**drwls**, Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 8:34pmYou should have used the equation

d = vi*t + 0.1*t^2

You don't have an minus sign in front of the accleration term, and you forgot to divide the acceleration by 2.

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