I'm trying to tackle the work-energy theorum. It has occured to me that the distance in work: Force x distance is determined by the acceleration in the force variable, and time of force as well. The distance, creates a halving of the final product of the Joule unit, because the distance is half the acceleration. I also see the distance is also a result of the time of force. A longer distance implies more time the force occured. So, acceleration and time result in the distance, but time is sort of embedded in the distance. I've read, Work = KE: Force x distance = 1/2 mass x velocity ^2. I see the 1/2ing property in Work, because the distance traveled at an acceleration rate is half, but how is the speed squared explained for the other part of KE representation? I hope that made sense.