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Posted by mitch on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 9:27pm.

An asteroid moves toward the sun along a straight line with a velocity given by v = -(c1+c2/x) , where x is the distance from the center of the sun. Use the chain rule for derivatives to show that the asteroid's acceleration is a = -c2 /2x^2.

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