# If an object is moving at #5 m/s# and accelerates to #12 m/s# over 8 seconds, what was the object's rate of acceleration?

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Dec 11, 2016

The acceleration is

#### Explanation:

To calculate the acceleration we have to use the formula:

#vec(a)=vec(Deltav)/(Deltat)#

The change of velocity can be calculated as:

Now the acceleration is: