How would you find the derivative of the position function r= (8.80 i - 9.00t^2 j) m to find the velocity vector??

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- Sep 13th 2006, 08:10 PMc_323_hDerivative of Vectors
How would you find the derivative of the position function r= (8.80 i - 9.00t^2 j) m to find the velocity vector??

- Sep 13th 2006, 09:59 PMSoroban
Hello, c_323_h!

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How would you find the derivative of the position function

**r**.= .8.80**i**- 9.00t²**j**.to find the velocity vector?

*ifferentiating?*

. .**v**.= .**r'**.= .0**i**- 18t**j** - Sep 14th 2006, 04:23 AMc_323_h
thanks. so all you do is find the derivative of the x and y component? easy enough.

- Sep 14th 2006, 04:26 AMtopsquark