FHSST Physics/Rectilinear Motion/Summary

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Rectilinear Motion
Definition - Speed and Velocity - Graphs - Equations of Motion - Important Equations and Quantities


Important Equations and Quantities[edit]

Table 5.1: Units used in Rectilinear Motion
Units
Quantity Symbol Unit S.I. Units Direction
Displacement \overrightarrow{s} - m yes
Velocity \overrightarrow{u}, \overrightarrow{v} - m·s-1 yes
Distance s - m -
Speed v - m·s-1 -
Acceleration \overrightarrow{a} - m·s-2 yes