Physics 163

Unit 1: One-Dimensional Kinematics

Problem Set A

 

Problem #5:

Starting from rest, a car moves 102.5 m in 6.2 s. Determine the car's average acceleration.

  

 

Known info:

initial velocity

vi = 0 m/s

displacement

d = 102.5 m

time

t = 6.2 s

Find:

acceleration

a = ???

  1. Calculate vave
  2. Calculate vf
  3. Calculate change in velocity
  4. Calculate aave
 

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