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34. (a) Eq. 215 is used for part 1 of the trip and Eq. 218 is used for part 2:
Δ
x
1
=
v
o1
t
1
+
1
2
a
1
t
1
2
where
a
1
= 2.25 m/s
2
and
Δ
x
1
=
900
4
m
Δ
x
2
=
v
2
t
2
−
1
2
a
2
t
2
2
where
a
2
=
−
0.75 m/s
2
and
Δ
x
2
=
3(900)
4
m
In addition,
v
o1
=
v
2
= 0. Solving these equations for the times and adding the results gives
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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