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

A particle moves along the s-direction with constant acceleration. The displacement, measured from a convenient position, is 2m when t = 0 and is zero when t = 10s. If the velocity is momentarily zero when t = 6s, determine the acceleration a and the velocity v when t = 10s

2. Relevant equations

I tried finding plotting s vs. t and then trying to get an equation of the line, but that led me nowhere. Taking its derivative didnt help. I also looked at the formulas for constant acceleration but didnt know how to apply them. The fact that the velocity is momentarily zero at t = 6 means that the slope of my s vs. t plot is zero for that portion right?

3. The attempt at a solution

Equation of line: slope m = 0.5t

s = 0.5t + 2

Second attempt: s = s_0 + (v_0)t + 0.5at^2

s = 0, s_0 = 2

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# Homework Help: Kinematics w/ Constant Acceleration

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