# 1.1 Basic Physics Flashcards

Symbol for mass

m

Symbol for length

l

Symbol for time

t

Symbol for electric current

I

Symbol for temperature

T

Symbol for amount of substance

n

Symbol for luminous intensity

L

Unit of mass

kilogram (kg)

Unit of length

metre (m)

Unit of time

second (s)

Unit of electric current

ampere (A)

Unit of temperature

kelvin (K)

Unit of amount of a substance

mole (mol)

Unit of luminous intensity

candela (cd)

Equation for area

area=length*breadth

Unit of area

m^2

Equation for change of speed or velocity

change of speed=final velocity-initial velocity

Unit of change of speed/velocity

ms^-1

Equation for acceleration

acceleration=change of velocity/time a=Δv

Symbol for acceleration

a

Unit of acceleration

ms^-2

symbol for change of speed/velocity

Δv

Equation for Force

Force=mass*acceleration F=ma

Symbol for force

F

Unit of force

Newtons (N) (kgms^-2)

Equation for work

Work=Force*distance