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each term in the equation must have the same dimensions
length [L]
mass [M]
time [T] 


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Velocity is a ________ unit. 

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compound
[L]⁄[T]
velocity measured in miles per hour has the same dimensions — length/time — as one measured in inches per century 


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Finding a Component
sineθ=opposite⁄hypotenuse
Finding an Angle
θ=sine^{1}(o⁄h) 


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Finding a Component
cosineθ=adjacent⁄hypotenuse
Finding an Angle
θ=cosine^{1}(a⁄h) 


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Finding a component
tangentθ=opposite⁄adjacent
Finding an angle
θ=tangent^{1}(o⁄a) 


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abbreviation: µ
one millionth
10^{6}=.000001 


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length: meter
mass: kilogram
time: second 


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British engineering system units 

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length: foot
mass: slug
time: second 


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length: centimeter
mass: gram
time: second 


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abbreviation: k
one thousand
10^{3}=1,000 


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abbreviation: c
one hundredth
10^{2}=0.01 


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abbreviation: m
one thousandth
10^{3}=0.001 


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abbreviation: G
one billion
10^{9}=1,000,000,000 


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abbreviation: M
one million
10^{6}=1,000,000 


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a quantity that is specified by a numerical value only 


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a quantity that is specified by using both a numerical value and a direction 


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Pythagorean theorem solves for the ___________.
What is the equation? 

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hypotenuse, resultant, radius, or magnitude on a right triangle
A^{2} + B^{2}=C^{2}
C=√A^{2} + √B^{2} 


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Δv⁄Δt
v_{f} − v_{i}⁄t_{f} − t_{i} 


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Δx⁄Δt
x_{f} − x_{i}⁄t_{f} − t_{i}
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1⁄2(v_{0} + v) 


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constantacceleration equation of motion
position, time, velocity, acceleration 

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x=x_{0} + v_{0}t + 1⁄2at^{2} 


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constantacceleration equation of motion
velocity, acceleration, time 

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constantacceleration equation of motion
velocity, acceleration, position 

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v^{2} = v_{0}^{2} + 2a(x  x_{0}) 


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constantacceleration equation of motion
position, time, velocity 

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x = x_{0} + 1⁄2(v_{0} + v)t 


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constantacceleration equation of motion
velocity 

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components of a right triangle 

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x = rcosθ
y = rsinθ
r = √x^{2} + √y^{2} 


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force of friction
F_{f} = 

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centripetal force
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potential energy of a spring
PE_{spring} = 

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1⁄2kx^{2}
k = spring constant
x = amount of compression 


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Newton's first law
(law of inertia) 

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An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. 


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The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, in the same direction as the net force, and inversely proportional to the mass of the object. 


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For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. 


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1J = 1N·m = 1(kg·m⁄s^{2})·m = 1kg·m^{2}⁄s^{2} 


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centripetal acceleration
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