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Practice choosing and applying the correct suvat formula.
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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

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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:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopic
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
Q Mechanics - KinematicsQ5 ProjectilesVertical 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