# Application of antiderivatives

Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

A rocket lifts off the surface of the earth with a constant acceleration of 20 m/sec.sq. How fast will the rocket be going 1 minute later?

What I did: a=20 m/sec.sq. v=20t+C m/sec,

1 min. = 60 sec.

Initial conditions: v=0 when t=0 At t=0, C=0

Speed = |v|=20(60)+0, or 1200 m/sec.

Question: Is this correct, or am I leaving something out?

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com November 24, 2022, 11:35 am ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/calculus-and-analysis/application-antiderivatives-7978

#### Solution Summary

An application of antiderivatives are examined. Constant acceleration of the surface of the Earth is determined.

$2.49