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What is the formula for "translational motion"?
x=x
_{0}
+v
_{0}
t+1/2at
^{2 }
Where x = distance (meters), v = velocity(meters/sec), a = acceleration(meters/sec/sec or meters/sec
^{2}
), and t = time(sec).
What is the formula for "frictional force"?
Where (mu) is the frictional coefficient and Fn is the normal force.
Formula for velocity?
v = d / t
Formula(s) for distance?
d = vt
d = v
_{avg}
t
d = v
_{initial }
t + 1/2 a t
^{2}
d = 1/2 a t
^{2 }
<--when at rest
Formula for velocity when no time avail?
v
_{final}
^{2 }
= v
_{initial}
^{2 }
+ 2 a d
Velocity formulas for projectile motion?
v
_{yinitial }
= v sin (theta)
v
_{x}
= v cos (theta)
Time to projectile motion max height?
t
_{up }
= 0 - v
_{yinitial}
/ g
Where g = gravity
Projectile motion max height?
y
_{max }
= v
_{yinitial}
/ 2 * t
Formula for weight?
W = mg
Formula for force between two objects?
F = G * m
_{1}
m
_{2}
/ r
^{2}
_{}
Where G = gravitation constant, m
_{1}
= mass of 1st object, m
_{2}
= mass of 2nd object, and r = radius
Formula for centripital acceleration?
a = v
^{2}
/ r
Centripital force?
F = m a
_{c}
Formula for work?
W = f d
Where force is only in the direction of motion
Formula for kinetic energy?
KE = 1/2 mv
^{2}
Formula for potential energy?
PE = mgh
Author
geoffro10
ID
165434
Card Set
MCAT Physics
Description
MCAT Physics formulas
Updated
2012-08-22T14:08:30Z
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