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Formula for acceleration?

by josher1289
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Nov19-06, 03:31 PM
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[tex]\vec a = \frac{d \vec v}{dt}[/tex]
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Nov19-06, 05:16 PM
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Also, if the original poster is just starting out with physics and is not using calculus, I could provide a more basic equation:

[tex]a = \frac{\Delta v}{\Delta t}[/tex],

or simply the change in velocity over the change in time.


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