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# Con Physics Symbols

### Conceptual Physics Symbols and units

Question | Answer |
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distance symbol | d |

distance unit symbol | m |

time symbol | t |

time unit symbol | s |

speed symbol | s |

speed formula | d/t |

speed unit symbol | m/s |

velocity symbol | v |

velocity formula | d/t |

velocity unit symbol | m/s |

acceleration symbol | a |

acceleration formula | v/t |

acceleration unit symbol | m/s2 |

velocity formula with acceleration (a) | at |

velocity formula with gravity (g) | gt |

gravity is an ____________ | acceleration |

conceptual physics gravity in m/s2 | 10 |

real physics gravity in m/s2 | 9.81 |

formula for distance(y) with gravity | 1/2gt2 |

the square root of 2d(y)/g is ______ | time |

kgm/s2 | Newton |

pressure symbol | P |

pressure formula with force and area | F/A |

pressure unit | Nm2 |

force symbol | F |

force formula with mass and acceleration | ma |

weight symbol | W |

weight formula with mass and gravity | mg |

weight unit | Newton |

momentum symbol (best English character) | p |

momentum forumal with mass and velocity | mv |

mv before equals _____ after | mv |

symbol for kinetic energy if not KE | Ke |

symbol for potential energy if not PE | Pe |

formula for KE | 1/2mv2 |

formula for PE | mgh |

unit for either KE or PE | Joule |

symbol for Joule energy unity | J |

work symbol | W |

work formula with force and distance | Fd |

work formula with F=ma substitution | mad |

tangential speed is the same as _____ speed | linear |

rotational speed symbol (best English character) | w |

centripetal force symbol | Fc |

centripetal force symbol | mv2/r |

symbol for radius | r |

unit for Fc | N |

what's a Newton | kgm/s2 |

formula for Impulse | Ft |

formula relating Impulse and Momentum | Ft=mv |