Acceleration 2

if a car traveling at a velocity of 80 m/s/south accelerated to a velocity of 100 m/s east in 5 seconds, what is the cars acceleration? using Pythagorean theorem

Correct result:

a =  25.612 m/s2

Solution:

v1=80 m/s v2=100 m/s v=v12+v22=802+100220 41 m/s128.0625 m/s t=5 s a=v/t=128.0625/5=4 41=25.612 m/s2v_{1}=80 \ \text{m/s} \ \\ v_{2}=100 \ \text{m/s} \ \\ v=\sqrt{ v_{1}^2+v_{2}^2 }=\sqrt{ 80^2+100^2 } \doteq 20 \ \sqrt{ 41 } \ \text{m/s} \doteq 128.0625 \ \text{m/s} \ \\ t=5 \ \text{s} \ \\ a=v/t=128.0625/5=4 \ \sqrt{ 41 }=25.612 \ \text{m/s}^2



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