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Show that the average velocity of a body undergoing constant acceleration, and starting from rest. is half of its final velocity.

Thanks in advance

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Show that the average velocity of a body undergoing constant acceleration, and starting from rest. is half of its final velocity.

Thanks in advance

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Why don't you show us what you've tried so far?

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[tex]\vec{x}=\vec{x}_0+\frac{\vec{v}_0+\vec{v}}{2}t[/tex]

You can also derive it from:

[tex]\vec{x}=\vec{x}_0+\vec{v}_0t+\frac{1}{2}\vec{a}t^2[/tex]

and

[tex]\vec{v}=\vec{v}_0+\vec{a}t[/tex]

by solving the bottom equation for [tex]t[/tex] and substituting in to the top one.

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