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Calculating velocity of an object after very long time

  1. Nov 13, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Acceleration 'a' of a particle moving in a straight line as a function of velocity 'v' is given as a = g-Kv where 'g' and 'K' are constans . if the object starts from rest then velocity of the object after very long time is ?

    2. Relevant equations
    a= v dv/dx
    I don't know exactly what equation should be used

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Not getting any idea to solve it due to the problem statement which is given as to "calculate the velocity of the object after very long time".
    The options given are:
    1) g/k
    2) 2g/k
    3) g/2k
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  3. Nov 13, 2016 #2


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    Will the velocity increase without limit? What would happen to the acceleration if it did?
    If the velocity tends to some constant value, what does the acceleration do?
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