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Unit A - Lesson 4
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Acceleration
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Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the change to occur
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Acceleration
Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the change to occur
Average Speed
The overall rate of speed at which an object moves; calculated by dividing the total distance an object travels by the total time.
Average Velocity
The ratio of the displacement vector over the change in time.
Uniform Motion
An object that is moving in a specific direction at a constant speed.
Non-Uniform Motion
An object that is moving a changeable direction or with a changeable speed.
Position-Time Graph
A graph that describes the motion of an object with position on the vertical and time on the horizontal.
Directed Line Segment
A line segment with a arrowhead pointing in a perticular direction.
Displacement
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from the starting point.
Vector-Scale Diagram
Shows the vectors associated with the displacement drawn to certian scale.
Power
A quantity that measures the rate at which work is done or energy is transformed