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Velocity when acceleration is half-Olympiad Problem

  1. Sep 15, 2013 #1
    Q: The motion of a body is given by the equation dv/dt=6-3v.If the body was at rest at t=0 then:

    The speed is 1m/s when the acceleration is half of the initial value. (True/False)

    My approach:

    At t=0 the acceleration of the particle is 6m/s^2.Therefore,

    which gives v=1m/s.
    So I selected 'true'. But the answer is given to be 'false'. What is wrong with my calculation?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 15, 2013 #2
    Nothing, the answer model is wrong.
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