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Finding Acceleration

  1. Sep 21, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Compare the acceleration that you found by your velocity function, to the acceleration of the function of the object that I found by taking the derivative.

    2. Relevant equations
    v(t) = 0.9t – 2
    Then through an xy scatter, I got this equation for the velocity:
    v(t) = 0.6 - 4t + 5t2 -2t3 + 0.2t4
    Then I found the acceleration function by taking this derivative.
    How do I compare the acceleration of the line regression: 0.9m/s2 to the function I found by taking the derivative?
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