Posted by **Mercedes** on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:11pm.

suppose that Andrew is running down the field at 8 yards per second and then cuts right running 6 yards per second. He executes this maneuver in 0.5 seconds. Calculate his acceleration

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:17pm
acceleration= change velocity/time

= (6yds/sec right-8yds/sec ahead )/.5

From experience, this is a 3-4-5 triangle, so the answer is 10yards/sec^2 in a direction of the angle whose tangent is 3/4 to the right.

You must have a coach for a teacher. Using American English units such as yards is not good use for preparing you for college, you really need to be learning the SI system of units.

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**Mercedes**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:50pm
ok thanks and yes i do

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