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#1 2006-01-16 02:00:55

Les
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where do i differentiate??? pls hlp!

Hi everyone, i have been asked this question:

distance = s = ut + at

u = initial velocity
a = acceleration
t = time
s = distance

what is the formula for the differential of s with respect to time (ds/dt) ?

(surely s/t is velocity, so the forumla is (u + at) But that can't be right because the whole paper is differentiation. so what do I REALLY have to do)

Please help, Les

#2 2006-01-16 02:37:42

mathsyperson
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Re: where do i differentiate??? pls hlp!

You just differentiate ut + at with respect to t.

That gives u + at.


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