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Acceleration

 

Acceleration is the change in velocity
Acceleration is measured in metres per second per second (m/s/s)

Velocity is speed with direction
Not speed itself

Example:

Car_accelerating

If a Formula 1 cars starting velocity is 0m/s (metres per second)
And its final velocity is 27m/s
The difference is 27m/s
If this change happened in 3seconds

Acceleration = 27 / 3
Acceleration = 9m/s/s

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