# formula for acceleration?

by josher1289
Tags: acceleration, formula
 P: 4 what is it?
 Mentor P: 10,699 $$\vec a = \frac{d \vec v}{dt}$$
 P: 483 Also, if the original poster is just starting out with physics and is not using calculus, I could provide a more basic equation: $$a = \frac{\Delta v}{\Delta t}$$, or simply the change in velocity over the change in time.

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