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Bicycle physics problem

  1. Sep 9, 2008 #1
    Ok so I have this physics problem but for some reason I feel like its a typo or im missing some informtion, here is the problem

    A bicycle os moving east beginning at a position of X1=2.0m at T1=0.0s. At the time T2=2.0s
    find the bicycle's
    A) position, X2
    B) velocity, V2
    C) acceleration, a

    Im new to physics so i could be wrong but am i missing some information here? i feel like i would need an initial velocity or final or something right? can you just tell me is these questions can be solved with the information provided? a yes or no....THANKS
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  3. Sep 9, 2008 #2


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    Indeed it seems you are missing the information to complete the question.
  4. Sep 9, 2008 #3
    hey.... i could help u!

    you can used the ratio proportion method.....
    t1=time consumed (1st)
    t2=time consumed (2nd)

    d1:t1 = d2:t2
  5. Sep 9, 2008 #4
    appreciate the input! thanks!
  6. Sep 9, 2008 #5


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    Note that in doing this, you are implicitly assuming constant (average) velocity.
    Also, no distances were given.
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