Posted by Tania on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11:40pm.
Find the acceleration of a hamster when it increases its velocity from rest to 10 in 2.4

Physical science  bonjo, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 4:10am
acceleration is change in velocity over change in time: ?v/?t where ?v is change in velocity and ?t is change in time in seconds.
the change in velocity is the difference between the final and initial velocities i.e. from rest to 10. If 10 is in m/s, then ?v = final velocity  initial velocity = 10m/s  0m/s = 10m/s.
if 2.4 is in seconds, then simply divide this into 10m/s to get your acceleration;
(10m/s)/2.4s = 4.17m/s squared.
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