(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

OK, here is the problem...

A plane starts at rest. It must be moving at 75 meters per second to get into the air. The runway the the plane starts on is only 950 meters long. What is the minimum acceleration the plane must have to get into the air by the time that the runway ends?

2. Relevant equations

I cant be too sure about this but i believe we use the formula:

Acceleration=(change in velocity)/time

and maybe:

Velocity=distance/time

3. The attempt at a solution

I got 12 and 1/3, but i am about 100 percent sure thats not right.

I divided 950 by 75... and thats all i could come up with. =(

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# Homework Help: Acceleration and velocity question

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