Chapter 3 #14
Given x(t) = -t^4 + 4t^3 - 2 where x is in meters and t in seconds
Find the acceleration at time t
Solution: Find the second derivitive
Using the power rule you get:
f'(x) = -4t^3 + 12t^2
f''(x) = -12t^2 + 24t
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