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Do i need to do a diff eq for this?

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Do i need to do a diff eq for this?

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HallsofIvy

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The basic law is, of course, "mass times acceleration equals force". Here, you are told that the force is kmv

m dv/dt= km v

which you can immediately write as

v

Integrate both sides. Be careful about the constant of integration.

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1/V(t)-1/Vi=-kt

which then simplifies to what I am looking for

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