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Physics - Translational Motion of a Ball

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A ball has an initial velocity of 20ft/s and ground speed at the rate of 6.0ft/s²

a. What is the velocity at the end of the 5th second?

b. What is the distance traveled during the 5th second?

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u = 20 ft/s, acceleration a = 6 ft/s^2

(a) t = 5 s

v = u + at = 20 + 6(5) = ...

Solution Summary

The translational motion of a ball with initial velocity is analyzed. The distance traveled during the 5th second is determined.