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Problem: A particle moving along the x-axis has its velocity described by the function v x = 2t 2 m/s, where t is in s. Its initial position is x 0 = 1 m at t 0 = 0 s. At t = 1 s what are the particle’s(a) position,(b) velocity, and(c) acceleration?

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A particle moving along the x-axis has its velocity described by the function v x = 2t 2 m/s, where t is in s. Its initial position is x 0 = 1 m at t 0 = 0 s. At t = 1 s what are the particle’s
(a) position,
(b) velocity, and
(c) acceleration?

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