A rocket-driven sled running on a straight level track is used to investigate the physiological effects of large acceleration on humans. One such sled can attain a speed of 1000 miles/hr in 1.8 sec starting from rest. (a) Assume the acceleration is constant and compare it t o(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); g. (b) What is the distance traveled in this time? For (a) would I use [itex] v_{x} = v_{x}_{0} + a_{x}t [/itex]? THe time would be [itex] t = \frac{1.8}{3600} [/itex] hours? Also what does it mean to compare it with g? For the second part I would just use [itex] x = x_{0} + v_{x}_{0}t + \frac{1}{2}a_{x}t^{2} [/itex]

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