Honors Physics
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Quiz--acceleration | Kinematic equations | Kinematic Equations, | Falling objects | Falling Objects |
Chapter 2 Test--Monday 9/27
Equipment needed: pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday
Assignments:
Practice 2C Problems 1,3,5 (p. 53) due Friday
9/24
Practice 2D Problems 1,3 (p. 55) due Friday 9/24
Practice 2E Problems 3,5 (p. 58) due Friday 9/24
Practice 2F Problems 1,3 (p. 64) due Friday 9/24
Important Vocabulary:
acceleration | |
positive acceleration | |
negative acceleration | |
deceleration (not the same as negative acceleration) | |
freefall |
Watch out for misconceptions!
negative acceleration does not always mean an object is slowing down (see table 2-3 on p. 51) | |
Acceleration is a vector, and must have a direction. | |
Negative signs denote direction. Negative velocity means velocity in the negative direction. Negative acceleration means acceleration in the negative direction. |
Important Equations:
a = Δv/Δt
v_{ave} = 1/2 (v_{i} + v_{f})
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