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What is the acceleration of a book on a bookshelf

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Homework Statement


If a book falls off a bookshelf
What is its acceleration?
How fast will it have fallen after 1 second?
I wonder if someone could tell me how to work this out.
Does it depend on the size of the book, and do I need any other information.
This is all the problem says.

Many thanks


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Didn't you even try to solve it?
 
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if a book falls off a bookshelf, wouldn't it's acceleration be 9.8 m/s2?
 
  • #4
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u=0, t=1, a=9.8 m/s2
 
  • #5
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if a book falls off a bookshelf, wouldn't it's acceleration be 9.8 m/s2?
QUITE RLY xD



HUGE SPOILER

[tex]v(t)=a(t)t+v_{0}(t)[/tex]
 

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