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I hope it is a very simple mistake and easy to spot.

Suppose you start at rest so initial velocity is 0 and you accelerate constantly over a certain distance.

An acceleration vs. distance graph (not time) would be like a rectangle. The area under the graph would be A=as=(s/t^{2})*s = v^{2}.

According to v^{2}=u^{2}+2as, so that v^{2}=2as and not as. I cant work out if the math or the general idea is wrong.

Hopefully I was clear enough. Thanks for any help!

zuppi

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# Constant acceleration kinematics doubt

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