(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A missile is launched from a silo 50m deep. After 20 seconds the engine stops, there is a 10 second period where the rocket is coasting straight up. At the end of this period, the rocket is 8000m above the ground.

a) What is initial acceleration of rocket?

b) What is rocket's velocity as it passes 8000m?

v0=0m/s

v1=?

v2=?

t0=0s

t1=20s

t2=t1+10s=30s

a0=?

a1=-9.8m/s^2

y0=-50m

y1=?

y2=8000m

2. Relevant equations

Kinematics equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Tried solving for the y1 value, but need v1, can't find v1 without a0, can't find a0 without y1 or v1. I am very lost. I feel like there isn't enough information to solve, but there is probably some trick to this and I am missing it. Help please! Thanks

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# Homework Help: Kinematics problem, is it possible to solve with given information?

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