I've heard this unit quoted often when talking around terminal velocity, i m sorry is I believe 32 metres per 2nd per second, yet what does that actually mean?


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So metres per 2nd is a measurement of speed, and so 32 metres per second per 2nd is saying the rate of the object increases by 32m/s (metres every second) every second. Also spoken as metres per second squared.

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Which also happens to it is in the unit because that acceleration. It represents how easily the speed is changing (whereas velocity represents how easily the position changes).


Separate native terminal velocity is acceleration. Heaviness on Earth increases at 32 feet per second per second (also the exact same as 32 feet/second squared).

So, if something is in midair.

At 0 seconds, it's falling in ~ 0 feet every second.

After 1 second, it's falling in ~ 32 feet every second.

After 2 seconds, it's falling in ~ 64 feet per second.

After 3 seconds, it's falling at 96 feet per second.

After 4 seconds, it's falling at 128 feet every second.

Every second, the speed increased by 32 feet per second - therefore the acceleration is 32 feet per second per second. Acquire it?


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A physics teacher ns once had remarked that 90% the physics difficulties are multiplying amounts together until the units come the end right. This is a great example of that in action.


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· 2y

wouldnt that median the secs cancel out, or space u talk bout per second squared


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(a/b)/c = (a/b)*(1/c)


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Velocity is in a unit the meters every second. It's a rate of readjust of position. Acceleration such as as result of gravity is the rate of change of velocity i beg your pardon is a velocity per 2nd measurement i beg your pardon if you perform the mathematics from that is meters per 2nd per second.


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It would commonly be an acceleration. In other words, velocity is an altering at 32 ft/s per second.


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Velocity is meters per second. Acceleration, a adjust in velocity, is measure in meters per 2nd per second (ie "speed" every second)


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No. Meters per second way Change in distance per second (ie velocity). Terminal velocity is meters per second. Velocity per 2nd is acceleration i.e. (meters per second) per second


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Speed is a readjust in distance, measured in (distance) per second. Acceleration is a readjust of speed, measure up in (speed) per second. We can replace the rate in the second equation to provide us (distance per second) every second. So basically saying X meters per second per second method that friend are changing your speed X metres every second.


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Acceleration. 20 feet per 2nd per second means the rate is transforming by 20 feet per 2nd every second.


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Terminal velocity (for a fallout’s object) is the speed at i m sorry something stop accelerating. Basically, the wind resistance slowing under the thing is equal to the acceleration indigenous gravity, for this reason the net impact is the it does accelerate or decelerate, and also it falls at the same speed.


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It simply adds per 2nd to the speed to quantify the price of acceleration.

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It's going increase in "per second" for every second that passes. The first "per second" is because that the speed, vice versa, the second "per second" is the buildup the speed.


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