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**1. A car is traveling 9m/s Northwest. 8 seconds later it has rounded a corner and is now heading North at 15m/s.**

This was a question from my textbook and was an example question - so they supplied answers. I was able to work through all of it finding everything except the last question.

They wanted me to calculate average acceleration. ( the average acceleration vector was 0.795m/s^2 xhat and 1.08m/s^2 yhat. That I was able to calculate)

## Homework Equations

I expected the normal acceleration would have been to use v=vo +at where I interchange the equation to make a the formula of the equation and work out acceleration accordingly. [/B]

## The Attempt at a Solution

My attempt was as follows: 24= 0 + a(8) which follows to a= 24/8= 6m/s^2. Which is SO far out from their solution which was 1.34m/s^2[/B]