Featured Answer

Asked on

Physics homework question (velocity)?

The problem is:

If a car is initially at a velocity of 25 m/s and starts accelerating at a rate of 1.5 m/s^2 then what is the car's instantaneous velocity 5 seconds later?

would it be 32.5 m/s, because 1.5X5=7.5, +25= 32.5 m/s?

please explain why this is or isn't correct.

Thanks you so much!

Answers (2)

Collapse
zind3helaa profile image
Collapse
wluvswyaaa profile image

You are correct.

V2 = V1 + at = (25m/s) + (1.5m/s/s)(5s)