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How fast an object is moving

speed


The line of path along with which something travels, lies, or points

direction


A measure of the duration of an event

time


Rate of change of an object's velocity

acceleration


The speed and direction of a moving object is its...

Velocity


What is the equation for calculating speed?

Speed = Distance
Time 

Name three kinds of acceleration and describe them

Positivespeeding up, negativeslowing down, and constantwhere acceleration is zero


What is inertia

Inertia is how much an object resists a change in its motion


What is displacement?

How far (distance) and what direction an object travels from its starting point.


What is the unit for work

Joule or J


What is the unit for power

Watt or W


What unit is used to describe acceleration?

m/s2 (meters per second squared)


What unit is used to describe speed?

m/s (meters per second)


What unit is used to describe momentum

kg x m/s (kilograms times meters per second


What unit is used to describe distance?

m (meters)
