A baseball pticher throws a baseball with a speed of 44 m/s. Estimate the average acceleration of the ball drugin the trowing motion. It is observed that in throwing the baseball, the pitcher accelerates the ball through a dsiplacement of about 3.5 m, from behind the body to the point where it is released.
V^2 = Vo^2 + 2a(X-Xo)
The Attempt at a Solution
I rearanged the equation above for a
a = (2(X - Xo))^-1 (V^2 - Vo^2)
I thought I did it correctly I pluged in the numbers
a = (2(3.5 m))^-1 (44 s^-1 m)^2
well i got the right units just got a crazy value of about 277 s^2 m
i put this up here because it seemed kind of fast to me and I don't know were I went wrong...