# What is the magnitude of the average acceleration of a skier who, starting from rest, reaches a speed of 8.0 m/s when going down a slope for 5.0s and how far does the skier travel in this time?

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May 25, 2017

Acceleration:

Distance:

#### Explanation:

We can use the equation

To find the acceleration, assuming it's constant, of this motion. The initial velocity

Now, to find the distance

Plugging in known variables, the distance