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Problem: A small object moves along the x-axis with acceleration ax(t) = −(0.0320 m/s3)(15.0 s - t). At t=0 the object is at x = −14.0 m and has velocity v0x = 4.50 m/s. What is the x-coordinate of the object when t = 10.0 s?

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x-coordinate, x(t):

x(t)=0tvx(t)+c

Velocity, vx(t):

vx(t)=0tax(t)+c

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A small object moves along the x-axis with acceleration ax(t) = −(0.0320 m/s3)(15.0 s - t). At t=0 the object is at x = −14.0 m and has velocity v0x = 4.50 m/s. What is the x-coordinate of the object when t = 10.0 s?

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