Let p(t) give the distance in meters from (0, 1) at time t.
(a) Find the acceleration vector and,
(b) use it to calculate the acceleration at t = 5p/ 6 .
Explain what the acceleration of the particle means in relation to its position at t = 2.
I have differentiated the vectors to get:
-cos(5pi/6)=0.866. Should this be the final answer for acceleration or should the answer be written in vector format? When the problem asks for acceleration, I believe it asking for the net acceleration, so that is why I used the pythagoream theorem to get 0.866.
For the part of the problem where it asks to explain what the relationship between the accel. and pos. at t=2, I don't if I should compare the the accel. vector with the veloc. vector or compare the net accel. and net veloc.
Help, please. I know it's easy. I just don't know what they're asking for.