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

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In this problem, we are given an acceleration function. We need to determine the position function with the aid of the diagram below:

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

What is the x-coordinate of the object when t=10.0s?

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