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I am a Student who excels at mathematics. What i find great about math, is that you can sit in front of a problem and as long as you know basic HS math, you can use you're imagination and logic to solve it.

HOWEVER, when i sit in front of a physics problem, I CANNOT USE LOGIC, since if i dont know EVERY SINGLE FORMULA and physical sciences knowledge, its impossible for me to solve it.

For example: if there is x+3x2+dx+C (not a real probleM), I could go 1- factorize, 2-isolation of x 3-split to two formulas and plug in points 4- Use various theorems, 5- draw a graph using zeros and summets 6-draw a graph using a simple table 7- ect..........

But for a physics problem: Automobile experts will oftentimes refer to a car's "0 to 60 time", the time it takes for a car to go from rest to 60 miles/hour, when talking about how powerful its engine is. For example, a Ferrari Daytona's "0 to 60 time" is about 6 seconds.

a.

What is the acceleration of this car compared to that of gravity?

b.

If you had a car able to accelerate at 1 g, what would its "0 to 60 time" be?

IF I DONT KNOW the a=deltaV/deltaT and the 9.8m/s2 gravity of earth, and blah blah blah blah blah I wont solve it.

Or is physics just the memorization of hundreds of formulas and of hundreds of laws and then applying them?