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X=Vo*t+1/2*a*t^2

x=2.80 m/s + 8.5s + .5 * 11.3 m/s^2 * 8.5s^2

Ok so I first do my exponent with time 8.5 * 8.5 = 72.25

but do I multiply that by 11.3 * .5 or do i have to square the 11.3 (acceleration) which is 127.69.

so is it 11.3 * .5 * 72.25 or 127.69 * .5 * 72.25?

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# Homework Help: Do I square acceleration when solving.

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