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Calculate the acceleration of a turtle whose speed changes from 3 m/s to 72 m/s over a period of 17 seconds.

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(V2 - V1)/(time interval) = 69/17 = 4.06 m/s^2

Turtles cannot move that fast.
72 m/s = 162 mph

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