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Uniform acceleration problem

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Homework Statement



A body starts from rest along the straight line with uniform acceleration .it covers a distance of 150 m during 8th second of its motion calculate acceralation of body

Homework Equations



s= ut+1/2 at^2

The Attempt at a Solution



u = 0 ;
a = (2*150)/64 = 4.68m/s^2;
Is this right or wrong?please asnwer me as i am posting on behalf of my sister.
 

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Simon Bridge
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That's it.
You can verify it by drawing the v-t diagram... the area is the displacement, the slope is the acceleration.
 

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