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# Physics - Motion

### general terms for Motion

TermDefinition
Frame of Reference point of view of motion with labeled reference points to allow measurements
Position Location or coordinates
Distance how far
Displacement The change in position with direction
Speed how fast
Velocity how fast in a given direction
Acceleration Rate of change of velocity with respect to time.
Instantaneous Speed speed at a specific moment of time
Scalar quantity quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numerical value) alone. (ex. Mass, distance, speed)
Vector quantity quantities that are fully described by both a magnitude and a direction. (ex. Weight, Displacement, velocity)
Constant without changing
X-t graph Graph of position and time. Slope is velocity
Motion map Diagram of position and veclocity arrows that is used to show an objects motion
V-t graph Graph of Velocity vs time. Slope is acceleration. (Area under the curve is displacement.)
[m] the unit used with distance and displacement
[m/s] the unit used with speed and velocity
[m/s^2] the unit used with acceleration
[kg] the unit used with mass
[s] the unit used with time
Created by: Langerphysics

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