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What is velocity?

Distance traveled divided by the time necessary to cover that distance
(V=d/t)

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Unit of measure for velocity

Meters per second

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What is acceleration?

Found by subtracting the initial velocity of an object from its final velocity and dividing that value by the time used, (a=vf-vo/t)

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Unit of measure of acceleration

Meters per second squared

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What is force?

A push, a pool, or other action that changes the motion of an object.
(F=ma)

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Unit of measure of force

Newton

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What is momentum?

Equal to the mass of the object multiplied by its velocity
(P=mv)

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What is work?

An expression of the force applied to an object multiplied by the distance across which it is applied
(Work=fd)

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What is the unit of measure for momentum?

Kilogram-meters per second

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Unit of measure for work

Joule

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What is power?

Equal to work divided by the time during which work is done.
(p=work/t)

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Unit of measure for power

Watts