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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Hello, c_323_h! How would you find the derivative of the position function r .= .8.80i - 9.00t²j .to find the velocity vector? Um, how about differentiating? . . v .= .r' .= .0i - 18tj
Last edited by CaptainBlack; Sep 13th 2006 at 10:25 PM.
thanks. so all you do is find the derivative of the x and y component? easy enough.
Originally Posted by c_323_h thanks. so all you do is find the derivative of the x and y component? easy enough. Think of it this way...The unit vectors are constants. If you look at it this way, you are just taking the derivative in the usual fashion. -Dan
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