What is the magnitude of the average acceleration of a skier who, starting from rest, reaches a speed of 5.8 m/s when going down a slope for 2.8 s? How far does the skier travel in this time?

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  1. acceleration=changevelocity/time=5.8/2.8 m/s^2

    d= 1/2 a t^2

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