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Problem: A particle moving in the xy-plane has velocity v =(2ti+(3−t2)j) m/s, where t is in s.Part AWhat is the x component of the particle's acceleration vector at t = 6 s?Express your answer with the appropriate units.Part BWhat is the y component of the particle's acceleration vector at t = 6 s?Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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Acceleration a:

a(t)=dv(t)dt

Power rule of differentiation:

ddt(xn)=nxn-1

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A particle moving in the xy-plane has velocity v =(2ti+(3−t2)j) m/s, where t is in s.

Part A

What is the x component of the particle's acceleration vector at t = 6 s?

Express your answer with the appropriate units.

Part B

What is the y component of the particle's acceleration vector at t = 6 s?

Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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