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Practice choosing and applying the correct suvat formula.

## 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 You can get a better display of the maths by downloading special TeX fonts from jsMath. In the meantime, we will do the best we can with the fonts you have, but it may not be pretty and some equations may not be rendered correctly.

## Glossary

### 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.

Full Glossary List

## This question appears in the following syllabi:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopicExam Year
AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsVertical motion-
AQA A2 Maths 2017MechanicsKinematicsVertical Motion-
AQA AS/A2 Maths 2017MechanicsKinematicsVertical Motion-
CCEA A-Level (NI)M1KinematicsVertical motion-
CIE A-Level (UK)M1KinematicsVertical motion-
Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsVertical motion-
Edexcel A2 Maths 2017MechanicsProjectilesVertical Motion-
Edexcel AS/A2 Maths 2017MechanicsProjectilesVertical Motion-
OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsVertical motion-
OCR A2 Maths 2017MechanicsMotion in Two DimensionsVertical Motion-
OCR MEI A2 Maths 2017MechanicsMotion in Two DimensionsVertical Motion-
OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)M1KinematicsVertical motion-
Pre-U A-Level (UK)MechKinematicsVertical motion-
Universal (all site questions)KKinematicsVertical motion-
WJEC A-Level (Wales)M1KinematicsVertical motion-