constant velocity


Motion of a Particle
Particle is a term used to denote an object of point size. A system of particles which formed into appreciable size is termed as body. These terms may apply equally to the same object. The earth for example may be assumed as a particle in comparison with its orbit, whereas to an observer on the earth, it is a body with appreciable size. In general, a particle is an object whose size is so small in comparison to the size of its path.

Rectilinear Translation (Motion Along a Straight Line)

Motion-related Problems

Motion with constant velocity
The distance traveled is the product of velocity and time.

$s = vt$

s = distance
v = velocity
t = time

It follows that

$t = \dfrac{s}{v}$   and   $v = \dfrac{s}{t}$


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