# Study sets matching "velocity"

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Independent Variable

Dependent Variable

Scalar Quantity

Vector Quantity

a variable whose variation does not depend on that of another…

a variable whose value depends on that of another (out or y).

completely described by magnitude alone.

completely described by a magnitude with a direction.

Independent Variable

a variable whose variation does not depend on that of another…

Dependent Variable

a variable whose value depends on that of another (out or y).

distance

displacement (∆x)

velocity (v)

speed (v)

The length of the path travelled by an object. Always positive.

The change in position of an object. Can be positive or negati…

The rate at which an object changes its position. Can be + or…

speed = distance travelled in a given time interval ÷ time int…

distance

The length of the path travelled by an object. Always positive.

displacement (∆x)

The change in position of an object. Can be positive or negati…

Which would have a longer vector arrow?

A car travels northwest for 2 hours and…

Any measurement that includes both magn…

If you represent velocity with an arrow…

they would all be the same length

45 mi/h

vector

speed

Which would have a longer vector arrow?

they would all be the same length

A car travels northwest for 2 hours and…

45 mi/h

Independent variable

Dependent variable

Scalar Quantity

Vector Quantity

...

A variable is any factor, trait, or condition that can exist i…

A scalar quantity is a one dimensional measurement of a quanti…

(magnitude and direction)

Independent variable

...

Dependent variable

A variable is any factor, trait, or condition that can exist i…

Independent Variable

dependent variable

Scalar quantity

vector quantity

whose variation does not depend on that of another.

whose value depends on that of another.

it doesn't need directions

does need specific

Independent Variable

whose variation does not depend on that of another.

dependent variable

whose value depends on that of another.

Displacement

Scalar

Vector

Speed

How far the object is from its starting point, regardless of h…

Amount/magnitude Ex: time, distance

Amount/magnitude Ex: velocity, displacement

How fast something is moving

Displacement

How far the object is from its starting point, regardless of h…

Scalar

Amount/magnitude Ex: time, distance

Independent Variable

Dependent Variable

Scalar Quantity

Vector quantity

The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whos…

The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response t…

a quantity that is completely described by magnitude only

A physical measurement that contains directional information

Independent Variable

The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whos…

Dependent Variable

The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response t…

Velocity

Velocity=

Scalar

Speed

The rate at which objects travel

Displacement ... --------------... Time change

Has size or magnitude but lack direction

"How fast" it relates how much distance is being covered in an…

Velocity

The rate at which objects travel

Velocity=

Displacement ... --------------... Time change

independent variable

dependent variable

scalar quantity

vector quantity

This is the one variable that is changed by the scientist.

This is what you measure in the experiment and what is affecte…

This is a one dimensional measurement of a quantity, like temp…

This only haves magnitude and direction. Displacement divided…

independent variable

This is the one variable that is changed by the scientist.

dependent variable

This is what you measure in the experiment and what is affecte…

Independent Variable

Which Variable is on the x-axis?

Dependent Variable

Which variable goes on the y-axis?

The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whos…

Independent Variable

The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response t…

Dependent Variable

Independent Variable

The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whos…

Which Variable is on the x-axis?

Independent Variable

Velocity

Velocity equation

Change of position

Change of position equation

The rate at which a oject changes postion over time in a given…

Velocity(v with line over it)=change of postion... (Delta x) over…

Could be positive or negative

Change of position (delta x) equals final position subtracted…

Velocity

The rate at which a oject changes postion over time in a given…

Velocity equation

Velocity(v with line over it)=change of postion... (Delta x) over…

motion

distance = speed x time

time = distance / speed

speed

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

be able to use this formula

be able to use this formula

the distance traveled by an object divided by the time taken t…

motion

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

distance = speed x time

be able to use this formula

Independent Variable

Dependent Variable

Scalar quantity

vector quantity

The experimental factor that is manipulated

The variable that may change in response to manipulations of t…

a quantity that has magnitude but not direction.

A quantity that has both a magnitude and direction.

Independent Variable

The experimental factor that is manipulated

Dependent Variable

The variable that may change in response to manipulations of t…

Speed

Light Year

velocity

acceleration

Is measurement of how fast something is moving.

A unit of astronomical distance equivalent to the distance tha…

is the speed in a given direction

the rate at which the velocity is changing

Speed

Is measurement of how fast something is moving.

Light Year

A unit of astronomical distance equivalent to the distance tha…

Distance

Displacement

T/F: You can have distance but not disp…

Position

How far you traveled

Shortest distance from where you started (reference point) to…

True

Where you are located. Often given coordinates. =S

Distance

How far you traveled

Displacement

Shortest distance from where you started (reference point) to…

Velocity is defined as

Velocity is a

What it's the symbol and unit of veloci…

Average velocity is defined aS

The rate of change of displacement

Vector quantity - this means velocity has magnitude and direct…

Symbol - v. And its unit m/s

The rate of change of displacement over a period of time - thi…

Velocity is defined as

The rate of change of displacement

Velocity is a

Vector quantity - this means velocity has magnitude and direct…

A unit of velocity is the meter. True o…

When you look at the speedometer in a m…

When we discuss the motion of something…

How far does a car travel if it is goin…

False

D: Instantaneous speed.

True

If a car is traveling 30 m/s for 3 minutes then it will have t…

A unit of velocity is the meter. True o…

False

When you look at the speedometer in a m…

D: Instantaneous speed.

Which can describe the displacement of…

What is the displacement of the object?…

A particle starts at the origin and is…

What is the definition of average veloc…

x_2 - x_1

-2

30m

the change in x divided by the time interval in which that cha…

Which can describe the displacement of…

x_2 - x_1

What is the displacement of the object?…

-2