Relate change in velocity and time to acceleration
Solve equations for change in initial and final velocity, acceleration and change in time
This packet introduces the topic of acceleration. Formulas associated with acceleration are provided and example problems using the formulas are included.
Acceleration - The rate of change in velocity over time. Vector quantity, so it has both a numerical value and a direction.
Initial Velocity - The starting velocity of an object. Used to calculate the change in velocity for acceleration.
Final Velocity - The ending velocity of an object. Used to calculate the change in velocity for acceleration.
Delta Velocity (Δv) - The change in velocity. Found by subtracting the initial velocity from the final velocity.
This video explains how the new terms are translated into mathematical equations. Practice problems solving for different variables follows.