# If an object with uniform acceleration (or deceleration) has a speed of #5 m/s# at #t=0# and moves a total of 125 m by #t=8#, what was the object's rate of acceleration?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 28, 2016

The acceleration is

#### Explanation:

We will use the following equation to determine acceleration.

where

However, we must first determine the final velocity using the following equation.

where

Now that we have the final velocity, we can use the first equation to determine the acceleration.