A golf cart has an acceleration of 0.4 m/s^2. What is its velocity after it has covered 10 m starting from rest?


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The relationship between velocity, distance, and acceleration can be given as
  v^2 = 2*a*d
when the starting or ending velocity is zero. You have
  v^2 = 2*(.4 m/s^2)*(10 m) = 8 m^2/s^2
  v = √8 m/s = 2√2 m/s2.83 m/s _____
It will take a little over 7 seconds to reach that velocity.

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