Transport: On the Move

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crobertsonx
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86565
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Transport: On the Move
Updated:
2011-05-18 10:17:50
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Transport Move physics
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Transport: Section 1- On the Move
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  1. what is speed?
    speed is the distance travelled by an object in one second
  2. what is the average speed of an object?
    is the average for the whole journey
  3. what is instantaneous speed of an object?
    its speed at one particular point during the journey
  4. when measuring speed using a stopclock why is it less accurate than when measuring with an electronic timer?
    because of human reaction time
  5. which of these will change during a journey: instantaneous speed or average speed?
    instantaneous speed
  6. what is the acceleration of a vehicle?
    how much its speed changes each second
  7. what is acceleration measured in?
    m/s/s

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