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    8) A particle moves along the x-axis with velocity at time t given by v=5t^2+2t.

    Find (a) the distance it moves in the 2nd second (b) the distance it moves in the 4th second.

    For (a), my textbook has answer 14 2/3m and (b) 68 2/3m

    Really confused as to how to achieve these answers.
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    8) A particle moves along the x-axis with velocity at time t given by v=5t^2+2t.

    Find (a) the distance it moves in the 2nd second (b) the distance it moves in the 4th second.

    For (a), my textbook has answer 14 2/3m and (b) 68 2/3m

    Really confused as to how to achieve these answers.
    When you integrate a velocity you get a displacement.

    Integrate the velocity expression you're given between two suitable limits. For example, for part (a) the limits are from t=1 to t=2 (the 2nd second).
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    When you integrate a velocity you get a displacement.

    Integrate the velocity expression you're given between two suitable limits. For example, for part (a) the limits are from t=1 to t=2 (the 2nd second).
    Ah cheers.
 
 
 
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