Mechanics definitions

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  • Created on: 12-01-14 16:46
A scalar quantity
a quantity that has magnitude but no direction
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A vector quantity
a quantity that has both magnitude and direction
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Speed
distance per unit time
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Displacement
distance travelled in a stated direction
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acceleration
the rate of change in velocity
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a quantity that has both magnitude and direction

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A vector quantity

Card 3

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distance per unit time

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Card 4

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distance travelled in a stated direction

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Card 5

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the rate of change in velocity

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