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Redbelly98
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Jan9-11, 03:07 PM
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Quote Quote by Eagle9 View Post
So, the final, total acceleration from A to B point is equal to 1774.7529998239191594461301199631 meters/sec^2 right?
Uh, no, not quite. There's really no such thing as "final, total acceleration". There is either the instantaneous acceleration, at a single point or instant of time -- or there is the average acceleration between two points. I'm guessing you mean the latter, so you would use the definition of average acceleration:
aavg = (V - Vo) / t
You have to pay attention that the V's are vectors; don't simply subtract the two numbers, you have to account for the directions of V and Vo since they are vectors.