Acceleration and Graphs

What is Acceleration?
Change is velocity over a period of time.
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Name the folmula where you can calculate acceleration using a distance.
V(squared) - U(squared) =2 x a x t
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What is acceleration measured in?
m/s (squared)
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What triangle equation do you use when calculating acceleration?
VUAT
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What does a straight line on a distance time graph state?
It is travelling at a constant speed.
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What does a horizontal line on a distance time graph state?
It states that the object is stationery, static.
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The steeper the gradient the....?
The faster the object is travelling.
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What does a horizontal line on a Velocity time graph state?
It states that the object is travelling at a constant speed.
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On a Velocity time graph a line going downwards states the object is..?
Decelerating
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A diagonal positive line indicates an object is ....?
accelerating.
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What equation can acceleration be related to?
(Final velocity)2 - (Initial velocity)2 = 2 x acceleration x distance
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Name the folmula where you can calculate acceleration using a distance.

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What is acceleration measured in?

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What triangle equation do you use when calculating acceleration?

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