# If an object is moving at #8 m/s# and accelerates to #32 m/s# over 6 seconds, what was the object's rate of acceleration?

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Jun 29, 2018

#### Explanation:

Well, the object changed its velocity by

Acceleration is given by the equation:

where:

#s_f,s_i# are the final and initial speeds, respectively

#t# is the time taken

So, we get:

Jun 29, 2018

The acceleration is

#### Explanation:

The initial velocity is

The final velocity is

The time is

Apply the equation of motion

The acceleration is

Jun 29, 2018

Rate of acceleration