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The cheetah can reach a top speed of 114 km/h (71 mi/h)

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Homework Statement


The cheetah can reach a top speed of 114 km/h (71 mi/h). While chasing its prey in a short sprint, a cheetah starts from rest and runs 50 m in a straight line, reaching a final speed of 85 km/h.

(a) Determine the cheetah's average acceleration during the short sprint.

(b) Find its displacement at
t = 3.0 s.
(Assume the cheetah maintains a constant acceleration throughout the sprint.)

The Attempt at a Solution



I've been using a velocity calculator but still getting the wrong answer and honestly i just don't know what I'm doing
 

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Have you used consistent units?
 
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You haven't provided any insight as to what equations you are attempting to use, and haven't shown an actual attempt. We can't help if we can't see what you've attempted.
 

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