Lesson: Acceleration of Moving ObjectsPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the change in the velocity of an object that undergoes a given acceleration.
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Worksheet: 9 Questions • 4 Videos
A uniformly accelerating particle has a velocity of 2.0 m/s at a time s and a velocity of m/s at a time s. What is the acceleration of the particle?
What is the deceleration of a rocket sled if it comes to rest in 1.10 s from a speed of 1,000.0 km/h?
An ambulance driver is rushing a patient to the hospital. While traveling at , she notices the traffic light at the upcoming intersections has turned amber. To reach the intersection before the light turns red, she must increase her displacement in the direction of her current velocity by 38 m in 1.7 s.
What is the minimum acceleration needed to reach the intersection before the light turns red?
What is the speed of the ambulance when it reaches the intersection?