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Distance traveled by the boat during acceleration

  1. Feb 4, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Boat is moving at a speed of 6 m/s
    Boat now accelerates at 3 m/s until it reaches a speed 12 m/s


    2. Relevant equations

    What is the distance traveled by the boat during this acceleration?
     
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  3. Feb 4, 2015 #2
    Think about the kinematics formulas and think about what quantities you are given.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2015 #3

    haruspex

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    Please use the template correctly.
    "Relevant equations" means any standard equations you have been taught that you believe to be relevant to the question.
    You also need to show some attempt, or at least your thinking.
     
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