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

A particle moving at 5m/s reverses its direction in 1 s to move at 5m/s in the opposite direction. If its acceleration is constant, what distance does it travel?

2. Relevant equations

x=vot+0.5at^2; a=(vf-vi)/t

3. The attempt at a solution

total time is 1s therefore acceleration is 10m/s^2 and then i'm stuck because when I input the value into the equation I'm not getting the answer of 2.5m which is the correct answer.

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# Homework Help: Determine distance with constant acceleration

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