If during a race, a sprinter increases from 5.0 m/s to 7.5 m/s over a period of 1.25 s. What is the sprinter's average acceleration during this period?


Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity over time. So 7.5 divided by 5.0, find your quotient then divide that number by 1.25 seconds.

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