# What are these velocity formulas used for?

1. Aug 31, 2010

### mogibb1

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
I copied these formulas down that my professor had written on the board, but I have no
idea how they may apply to velocity or acceleration.

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v=at+v0

v-v0=a(t-t0)

v1=10(1)+0 = 10 m/s I believe that the 10 represents gravity, but don't know what the (1)+0 is for. Also, what does the V1 indicate?

He had V0 written off to the side by itself and I think he said something about it being where an object started at rest, but I don't remember what he said and I didn't have a chance to ask because he was quickly onto the next topic.

3. The attempt at a solution
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I'm trying to make sense of everything I copied down from the blackboard, but I don't recall anything about these items. If anyone can help I do appreciate it. Thank you very much.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

2. Aug 31, 2010

### rock.freak667

v=v0+at
v = velocity at time t.
v0 = initial velocity (m/s_
a= acceleration (m/s2)
t= time (s)

More can be found http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/1dkin/u1l6a.cfm" [Broken].

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