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Homework Help: Instantaneous acceleration

  1. Sep 4, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    can some explain it to me, how to solve?
    also can how to find instantaneous velocity?
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2007
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  3. Sep 4, 2007 #2
    instantaneous acceleration is the acceleration at a given instant of time. If an object moves at constant acceleration, its instantaneous acceleration is the same for all instances of time.

    to solve for it, take the derivative of velocity as a function of time. Then plugin the value of t, where t is the instant of time you want to find the acceleration for
  4. Sep 4, 2007 #3


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    Wow, that's a pretty good answer to a question that doesn't exist!
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