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V=v0 + 2at ? or V=v0 + at ?

  1. Sep 19, 2005 #1
    which one is correct?

    V=v0 + 2at ? or V=v0 + at ?
    where v0 is initial and a is acceleration and t is time.
     
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  3. Sep 19, 2005 #2

    Pengwuino

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    V=v0 +at

    The acceleration part should be common sense. Acceleration * time = velocity.
     
  4. Sep 19, 2005 #3
    **** i did all my questions wrong .. FUKFUKFUKUFKUFKUFK
     
  5. Sep 19, 2005 #4

    dextercioby

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    You're mixing the simple time integration of constant acceleration with Galilei's formula

    [tex] v^{2}=v_{0}^{2}+2 a x [/tex]

    also valid for constant acceleration along the Ox axis.

    Daniel.
     
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