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.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- physics - Show that the acceleration of a hamster is 5 m/s2 when it increases ...
- Science - how do i write a hypothesis if my hamster is running through a hamster...
- Science - how do i write a hypothesis if my hamster is running through a hamster...
- physics - A test car starts out from rest on a horizontal circular track of 80m ...
- Science - what are methods for timing my hamster in a hamster maze?
- Science - what are methods for timing my hamster in a hamster maze?
- physical science - 17. In the Mass in Motion lab, you rolled a ball down a ramp ...
- physical - A runner moving at a velocity of 6 m/s increases the velocity in a 2 ...
- Physical Science - a car has an acceleration of 4 m/s squared. What will the ...
- Physical Science - What is the acceleration of an airplane with an initial ...