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Homework Help: How do I solve for acceleration using the equation v^2 = v0^2 + 2axΔx?

  1. Sep 19, 2012 #1
    I am trying to solve a problem, which requires me to first find the acceleration using the equation v^2 = v0^2 + 2axΔx. Do I divide both sides by 2ax first?

    Any help or advice would be much appreciated.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2012
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  3. Sep 19, 2012 #2

    Doc Al

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    Since you are solving for 'ax', you must try to isolate 'ax'. Start by isolating the 2axΔx term.
  4. Sep 19, 2012 #3
    I have figured it out. Thank you.
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