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Homework Help: ID Kinematics with 2 animals

  1. Sep 24, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    An old fox resting near a road sees a mouse that is traveling at a speed of 1.3 km/h. At the moment the fox sees the mouse , it starts chasing after it . The fox's acceleration is 0.45 m/s^2.
    a) how much time is elapsed between when the fox start's to when the mouse is captured
    b) what distance wold the mouse have travelled before being captured

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    a) I got 0.8 seconds
    b) I got 0.411 meters
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  3. Sep 24, 2014 #2


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    Are we supposed to assume that the fox see's the mouse when the mouse is right under the fox's feet?

    Please don't just post what you got for the answer, no one has any clue how you got those answers if all you do is throw a couple numbers at us. Show your work and it'll be easier to help you.
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