Lesson: Average and Instantaneous AccelerationPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate instantaneous acceleration as the rate of velocity change in a time interval that approaches zero.
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Worksheet: 19 Questions • 3 Videos
A cheetah can accelerate from rest to a speed of 30.0 m/s in 7.00 s. What is its acceleration?
A bullet in a gun is accelerated from the firing chamber to the end of the barrel at an average rate of m/s2 for a time of s. What is the speed of the bullet when it leaves the gun’s barrel?
A volume of blood is accelerated by the heart’s pumping action and moves 1.80 cm in a straight line along an artery. The blood accelerates from rest to a speed of 30.0 cm/s as it moves through the artery. How much time is the blood accelerated for?