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How to integrate to get velocity

  1. Jan 20, 2016 #1
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    a = 5 / (3s^(1/3) + s^(5/2))
    I don't know if I can do partial fractions on this one, or maybe i'm just doing it wrong.
     
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  3. Jan 20, 2016 #2

    SteamKing

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    Gee, we don't know, either.

    Always use the HW template when posting in the HW forums. Fill it out completely and be sure to include your work.
     
  4. Jan 20, 2016 #3

    Ray Vickson

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    What is 's'?
     
  5. Jan 20, 2016 #4

    HallsofIvy

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    Are you saying that the problem is to integrate [itex]\int\frac{5}{3s^{1/3}+ s^{5/2}}ds[/itex]?
     
  6. Jan 20, 2016 #5

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    Maybe you are doing it wrong. If you had included the complete problem statement, we might have a better idea about where you might have gone astray.
     
  7. Jan 21, 2016 #6
    Hint: vdv = ads
     
  8. Jan 21, 2016 #7

    Ray Vickson

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    That depends on what "s" means. I asked the OP about that but have received no reply. Is s = time? Is s = distance? It makes a genuine difference to the solution.
     
  9. Jan 22, 2016 #8
    Yes, you're right Ray.
     
  10. Jan 22, 2016 #9
    I imagine we have to read the rest of the problem from the stars and tarot cards.
     
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