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Speed
distance travelled by an object in one unit of time
Equation for speed
Speed = distance
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time
What is speed measured in?
Measured in m/s or ms-¹ (metres per second)
Dad's Silly Triangle for Calculations
Distance
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Speed x Time
Velocity
speed of an object + direction in which it is travelling
Acceleration
change in speed divided by time taken for change
What is acceleration measured in?
Measured in m/s² written as ms-²
Equation for acceleration
final speed - first speed
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time taken for the change in speed
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