Kinematics Equations Problem
One of the most important and basic concepts in physics is Kinematics. You will need to understand all of its formula and which to use in different problem sets. Here is a random sample problem below.
An airplane accelerates down a runway at 5 m/s^2 for 35 s until it finally lifts off the ground. Determine the distance traveled before takeoff.
1. The Kinematic formula for this problem type: d = v_i*t + 0.5*a*t^2
2. Plug in the numbers for each variable from the problem to solve for d:
Since a = 5m/s^2, t = 35s. So d = 0 * (35) + 0.5 * 5 * (35)^2 = 3062.5m (ans)
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