Posted by **Becka ** on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:30am.

A cheetah can go from a state of resting to running at 20 m/s in just 2 seconds. What is the cheetah’s average acceleration?

A.

0.1 m/s2

B.

10 m/s2

C.

0.1 m/s

D.

10 m/s

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**Becka **, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:36am
Please Please!!!!! Help

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**drwls**, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:48am
Try dividing the speed change by the time interval. That is the definition of acceleration, after all.

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**Dezzy**, Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 6:54pm
I had the same question. The answer is: D)10 m/s you just divide 20m/s by 2 and you get 10 m/s

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