A boat starts from rest and accelerates uniformly over a time of 5.21 seconds for a distance of 110 m. Determine the acceleration of the boat.

d = 110 m

t = 5.21 s

vi = 0 m/s

Find:

110 m = (0 m/s)*(5.21 s)+ 0.5*(a)*(5.21 s)2

110 m = (13.57 s2)*a

a = (110 m)/(13.57 s2)

a = 8.10 m/ s2

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