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Third Derivative

  1. Feb 5, 2005 #1
    Hey um, what's the third derivative of the distance-time function?


    I remember there was a special name for this function--but i can't remember what was; what is it called???
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  3. Feb 5, 2005 #2


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    Jerk (or alternatively jolt).
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