A model rocket is fired vertically upward from rest. Its acceleration for the first three seconds is a(t)=60t, at which time the fuel is exhausted and it becomes a freely “falling” body. Fourteen seconds after the fuel is exhausted, the rocket’s parachute opens, and the (downward) velocity slows linearly to -18 ft/sec in 5 seconds. The rocket then “floats” to the ground at that rate. Find the position function s and the velocity function v for any time t, then sketch the graphs of s and v.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This is the whole question and I don't expect help with the graphs but if I could get some help on the problem I would appreciate it greatly.

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# Homework Help: Model rocket (velocity and time equation help please)

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