(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The force shown in the force vs time diagram in Figure P6.11 acts on a 1.5 kg object. Find the impulse of the force, the final velocity of the object if it is initially at rest, and the final velocity if initial velocity is -2.00 m/s.

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2. Relevant equations

V[tex]^{2}[/tex] = V[tex]_{0}[/tex][tex]^{2}[/tex] + 2a[tex]\Delta[/tex]x

3. The attempt at a solution

I know impulse is just 8 newton seconds, and i know that's the right answer. But the 2nd question is getting me.

V[tex]^{2}[/tex] = 0 + 2(2/1.5)(5) gives V[tex]^{2}[/tex] = 13.33. so v = 3.65.

But the answer is v = 5.3.

Where did I go wrong?

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