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Problem: A jogger starts from the origin and jogs in a straight line with the velocity profile shown below. [a] What is the maximum acceleration of the jogger? [b] At what time does the jogger return to the origin? [c] What is the total displacement of the jogger over the time shown?

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A jogger starts from the origin and jogs in a straight line with the velocity profile shown below.

[a] What is the maximum acceleration of the jogger?

[b] At what time does the jogger return to the origin?

[c] What is the total displacement of the jogger over the time shown?

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