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Homework Help: Totally lost, any help would be greatly appreciated

  1. Oct 11, 2006 #1
    A particle of mass m is subject to a force F(v) = -m(alpha)v^2. The initial position is zero, and the initial speed is v nought. Find x(t)
     
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  3. Oct 11, 2006 #2

    kreil

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    what is alpha in this problem?
     
  4. Oct 11, 2006 #3
    Nothing has been suggested for what alpha is so I really couldn't tell you, sorry perhaps this is why this problem is totally puzzling.
     
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