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Equation of motion and acceleration

  1. May 19, 2010 #1
    How can we prove that (vf+vi)/2 is valid only for constant acceleration?? :confused:
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  3. May 19, 2010 #2


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    That is not true. It can be valid for non-constant acceleration, in some cases.

    v = At3 + B, -1 s ≤ t ≤ 1 s, where A and B are constants​
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