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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Mike on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 10:08am.

When a rattlesnake strikes, its head accelerates from rest to a speed of 30 m/s in 0.64 s seconds. Assume for simplicity that the only moving part of the snake is its head of mass 100 g. How much (average) power does the rat-
tlesnake need to accelerate its head that fast?
Answer in units of W

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