# Study sets matching "physics motion"

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displacement

distance

vector qualities

scalar qualities

The straight line distance between the starting and ending poi…

The measure of the path traveled

Vectors have both magnitude and direction

Scalars have just a magnitude

displacement

The straight line distance between the starting and ending poi…

distance

The measure of the path traveled

What is velocity?

What is speed?

What is acceleration?

What is deceleration?

Velocity is speed with direction, 'the rate at which an object…

Speed is the rate that distance is being covered per second.

Acceleration is the speed at which something quickens.

Deceleration is the speed at which something slows.

What is velocity?

Velocity is speed with direction, 'the rate at which an object…

What is speed?

Speed is the rate that distance is being covered per second.

What is a scalar quantity?

Give an example of a scalar quantity

What is a vector quantity?

Give an example of a vector quantity

A scalar quantity is one which has magnitude only

Length area energy time

A vector quantity is one which has both magnitude and direction

Displacement acceleration force

What is a scalar quantity?

A scalar quantity is one which has magnitude only

Give an example of a scalar quantity

Length area energy time

What does a distnace time graph show us?

What does a straight diagonal line show?

What does a horizontal line show?

What is a vector quantity ?

Rate of change of distance

Constant speed

Object being stationary

Has both a size and direction e.g velocity

What does a distnace time graph show us?

Rate of change of distance

What does a straight diagonal line show?

Constant speed

What force holds Earth in orbit around…

What is the shape of Earth's orbit?

Where is the sun located relative to Ea…

At which point in its orbit around the…

Gravity

Ellipses

At one focus of the Earth's orbit

Pharahelium , closer

What force holds Earth in orbit around…

Gravity

What is the shape of Earth's orbit?

Ellipses

distance

displacement

speed

average speed

a measure of how far an object has moved

the distance and direction an object moves from its starting p…

the rate of change of an object's position

the total distance an object travels divided by the total time…

distance

a measure of how far an object has moved

displacement

the distance and direction an object moves from its starting p…

Speed

Instantaneous speed

average speed

displacement

a measurement of the rate a distance is travelled over a parti…

speed at a particular instant of time

average speed travelled over an entire journey

the straight line distance from your starting position, units…

Speed

a measurement of the rate a distance is travelled over a parti…

Instantaneous speed

speed at a particular instant of time

Motion

Rectilinear motion

Circular motion

Path length

A body is said to be in motion when its position changes with…

Motion of an object in a straight line

Motion of an object along a circular path

Distance travelled by an object from initial point to final po…

Motion

A body is said to be in motion when its position changes with…

Rectilinear motion

Motion of an object in a straight line

vector

scalar

speed

velocity

a quantity having direction as well as magnitude especially as…

having magnitude but not direction

the rate at which someone or something is able t move or to op…

the speed of something in a given direction... -ms... -velocity=dist…

vector

a quantity having direction as well as magnitude especially as…

scalar

having magnitude but not direction

Relative motion

Frame of reference

Distance

Vector

Movement in relation to a frame reference

A system of objects that are not moving with respect to one an…

Length of path between two points

A quantity with magnitude and direction

Relative motion

Movement in relation to a frame reference

Frame of reference

A system of objects that are not moving with respect to one an…

Where is the position?

Distance

Displacement

Speed definition

-Choose a reference point and measure relative to that

-Measure of the actual distance covered... -How far you have trav…

-Measure of the change in position in a given direction... - Time…

-Measure of how fast something is moving... -Measured in ms^-1

Where is the position?

-Choose a reference point and measure relative to that

Distance

-Measure of the actual distance covered... -How far you have trav…

Frame of reference

Centre of mass

Origin

Distance

Settings from which measurements are taken

The position of an object at which we measure its position whe…

The starting place

Length travelled by an object during its motion

Frame of reference

Settings from which measurements are taken

Centre of mass

The position of an object at which we measure its position whe…

Distance

Displacement

Scalars

Vectors

Actual path length covered between two points

- The change in position of an object, measure from its starti…

Quantities that have magnitude but no direction, such as dista…

- Quantities that have both a size and a direction (such as di…

Distance

Actual path length covered between two points

Displacement

- The change in position of an object, measure from its starti…

speed

instantaneous speed

average speed

velocity

How fast an object moves, the distance travelled per unit of t…

The speed at any instant.

The total distance travelled divided by the time of travel.

An objects speed and direction of motion.

speed

How fast an object moves, the distance travelled per unit of t…

instantaneous speed

The speed at any instant.

scalar

vector

distance

displacement

measurements that only have a number with units (i.e. time)

measurements that have a number with units and direction

scalar measurement: how far something moves

vector measurement: change of position

scalar

measurements that only have a number with units (i.e. time)

vector

measurements that have a number with units and direction

Acceleration

Kinematics

The origin

Scalar

•the rate of change of velocity with respect to time... •may caus…

The study of movement

An objects location needs both a distance and a direction for…

Quantities that are those which require a magnitude (size) only

Acceleration

•the rate of change of velocity with respect to time... •may caus…

Kinematics

The study of movement

Motion

Displacement

Distance

Speed

Is the movement of mass and matter through space and time.

Change in position of an object and its direction over a perio…

How far an object travels over a period of time

How fast an object travels over a period of time

Motion

Is the movement of mass and matter through space and time.

Displacement

Change in position of an object and its direction over a perio…

explain why you need a frame of referen…

difference between "positive" direction…

position vector

initial position

to specify how the objects position changes

positive (x) increases ... Negative (x) decreases ... Zero (X=0) con…

x

xi

explain why you need a frame of referen…

to specify how the objects position changes

difference between "positive" direction…

positive (x) increases ... Negative (x) decreases ... Zero (X=0) con…

motion

inertia

potential energy

kinetic energy

the action or process of moving or being moved.

a property of matter by which it continues in its existing sta…

stored energy mgh

energy of motion 1/2mv2

motion

the action or process of moving or being moved.

inertia

a property of matter by which it continues in its existing sta…

is it possible to have motion in the ab…

if an object isn't moving no external f…

if an object is accelerating a force is…

if an object is not accelerating

true

false

true

no external force is acting on it

is it possible to have motion in the ab…

true

if an object isn't moving no external f…

false