Lesson: Acceleration Vectors
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the resultant vector of multiple linear accelerations that are at angles to each other.
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Worksheet: Acceleration Vectors • 6 Questions • 2 Videos
A spaceship is traveling at a constant velocity when its rockets fire, giving it an acceleration . What is the spaceship’s velocity 5.00 s after the rockets fire?
The position of a particle is given by .
What is the velocity of the particle at 0.0 s?
What is the velocity of the particle at 1.0 s?
What is the average velocity of the particle between 0.0 s and 1.0 s?
A particle accelerates uniformly. At the time s the particle has a velocity m/s. At s, the particle has a velocity m/s. What is the acceleration of the particle?
The displacement of a particle is given by m.
What is the velocity of the particle at ?
What is the acceleration of the particle at ?
A particle has the position function m. What is the acceleration vector of the particle?
A particle has a velocity given by .
What is the particle’s acceleration vector at ?
What is the magnitude of the particle’s acceleration at ?