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graph being calculated...Practice choosing and applying the correct suvat formula.
v=u+at
v^2=u^2+2as
s=ut + \frac{1}{2}at^2
s=\frac{1}{2}(u+v)t
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Summary/Background

In the exam, start by writing down these important formulae:
v=u+at
s=ut+\frac{1}{2}at^2
s=vt-\frac{1}{2}at^2
v^2=u^2+2as
s=\frac{1}{2}(u+v)t


Kinematics is a branch of mechanics which describes the motion of objects without the consideration of the masses or forces that bring about the motion. In contrast, dynamics is concerned with the forces and interactions that produce or affect the motion.
Kinematics studies how the position of an object changes with time. Position is measured with respect to a set of coordinates. Velocity is the rate of change of position. Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity. Velocity and Acceleration are the two principal quantities which describe how position changes.

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Glossary

acceleration

the rate of change of velocity with time. It is a vector quantity with magnitude and direction.

dynamics

The study of the motion of an object or system of objects.

kinematics

The study of the motion of an object or system of objects, without reference to the actions of masses or forces.

rate of change

the derivative; a measurement of how a function changes when its input changes.

suvat

an acronym used in Mechanics for the constant acceleration formulae, where s is displacement, u is initial velocity, v is final velocity, a is acceleration and t is time.

union

The union of two sets A and B is the set containing all the elements of A and B.

velocity

the rate of change of displacement. It is a vector quantity with magnitude and direction.

Full Glossary List

This question appears in the following syllabi:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopic
AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration
AQA AS Maths 2017MechanicsKinematics and UnitsConstant Acceleration Formulae
AQA AS/A2 Maths 2017MechanicsKinematics and UnitsConstant Acceleration Formulae
CCEA A-Level (NI)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration
CIE A-Level (UK)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration
Q Mechanics - KinematicsQ3 Constant Acceleration FormulaeConstant Acceleration Formulae
Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration
Edexcel AS Maths 2017MechanicsConstant Acceleration MotionConstant Acceleration Formulae
Edexcel AS/A2 Maths 2017MechanicsConstant Acceleration MotionConstant Acceleration Formulae
OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration
OCR AS Maths 2017MechanicsWorking with MotionConstant Acceleration Formulae
OCR MEI AS Maths 2017MechanicsWorking with MotionConstant Acceleration Formulae
OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration
Pre-U A-Level (UK)MechKinematicsConstant acceleration
Universal (all site questions)KKinematicsConstant acceleration
WJEC A-Level (Wales)M1KinematicsConstant acceleration