An Olympic sprinter can accelerate from rest out of the blocks to a top speed of about 11.5 m/s. This is accomplished in the first 15 m of a race. What is the average acceleration of the first sprinter?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Given- vi- 11.5 m/s

Distance-15m

Vf-?

t-?

Which formula do I use to find these missing terms?

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# Average acceleration.

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