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I need help really badly with this problem. I've been trying to figure it out and I feel like a total idiot because I keep getting the same answer and the computer keeps telling me that I'm wrong.

The Question Is

An object is moving in a straight line with a constant acceleration. Its position is measured at three different times, as shown in the table below.

Time (s) Position, (m)

44.00 8.500

45.70 14.573

47.40 25.993

Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration at t=45.70 s.

And What I did was find the initial Velocity and the final velocity using those times and positions.

and for vi I ended up with 3.837 m/s and for vf i ended up with 6.717 m/s

then I took those and the times and put them into the equation Delta V / Delta T to get the acceleration and ended up with 1.694 m/s^2

But it keeps telling me that its wrong..and I'm completely confused..because I'm new to the whole physics thing. So yeah I need help really badly.

Thanks in advance.

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# Homework Help: Need Help Please (Acceleration Problem)

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