Hi - this one has a twist that has me stumped - help please! A bird is flying at 20 m/s [W] and swerves to a new course and speed, 24 m/s [W 30 deg S] over 1.2 s. What was it's acceleration? Thanks
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Originally Posted by Lucymathgirl Hi - this one has a twist that has me stumped - help please! A bird is flying at 20 m/s [W] and swerves to a new course and speed, 24 m/s [W 30 deg S] over 1.2 s. What was it's acceleration? Thanks $\displaystyle a = \frac{\Delta v}{\Delta t}$ remember that $\displaystyle \Delta v$ is the difference of two vectors.
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