# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Motion Flashcards
These flashcards will review the key terms from the first chapter on motion in the text
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Physics
03/30/2012

Term
 This can be described using miles per hour, minutes per second, kilometers per hour with a specific direction
Definition
 velocity
Term
 This can be described using miles per hour, minutes per second, kilometers per hour
Definition
 speed
Term
 You solve for speed using the equation
Definition
 speed = distance/time
Term
 You solve for velocity using the equation
Definition
 velocity = distance/time in a given direction
Term
 A movement or change in position relative to a frame of reference
Definition
 motion
Term
 motion
Definition
 A movement or change in position relative to a frame of reference
Term
 distance/time
Definition
 speed
Term
 distance/time in a given direction
Definition
 velocity
Term
 [image]
Definition
 Frame of reference
Term
 Acceleration
Definition
 Increase or decrease in speed or velocity
Term
 An increase or decrease in speed
Definition
 Acceleration
Term
 Distance
Definition
 The total space covered in a trip
Term
 Displacement
Definition
 Shortest distance from start to finish
Term
 time
Definition
 a measured interval between two events
Term
 a measured interval between two events
Definition
 time
Term
 [image]
Definition
 Shows constant acceleration and deceleration
Term
 From Point A to Point B there is: [image]
Definition
 No motion
Term
 From Point B to Point C there is [image]
Definition
 Constant Speed
Term
 From Point C to Point D there is [image]
Definition
 Constant negative acceleration
Term
 The units of measure for distance can be
Definition
 meters, kilometers, miles (examples)
Term
 The units of measure for time can be
Definition
 seconds, hours, minutes (examples)
Term
 Acceleration
Definition
 A measure of the change in the rate of travel
Term
 seconds, hours, minutes (examples of)
Definition
 time
Term
 meters, kilometers, miles (examples of)
Definition
 distance
Term
 A measure of the change in the rate of travel
Definition
 Acceleration
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