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Chapter 2: Linear Motion Questions
Chapter 2 Linear Motion Questions
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Physics
12/17/2011

Term
 What does this symobl mean: ¯ (line over a symbol) i.e. ā
Definition
 Average
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 What does a ∆ mean? It is placed in front of another symbol as in ∆v
Definition
 Change in
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 What does this symbol mean: ˙ (dot over a symbol) i.e. ż
Definition
 Instantaneous
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 What does this symbol mean: / (slash) i.e. d/t
Definition
 Per or divided by
Term
 relative
Definition
 requires a frame of reference
Term
 g
Definition
 acceleration due to gravity
Term
 numerical value of g with units
Definition
 10m/s2
Term
 velocity
Definition
 speed with direction
Term
 average speed
Definition
 total distance/t
Term
 free fall
Definition
 motion only affected by gravitational force
Term
 rate
Definition
 something/time
Term
 Instantaneous ν (Hewitt’s y direction)
Definition
 (v=10t): units are in m/s
Term
 Distance d (Hewitt’s y direction)
Definition
 (d=5t2) units are in m
Term
 Units of: Acceleration
Definition
 (m/s2)
Term
 Units of: Speed
Definition
 (m/s)
Term
 Units of: Distance
Definition
 (m, ft, mile, kilometer)
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