# Formula for acceleration?

by josher1289
Tags: acceleration, formula
 Mentor P: 11,787 $$\vec a = \frac{d \vec v}{dt}$$
 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.