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What is Acceleration? - Definition and Formula

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An object will experience an acceleration if:

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1. Acceleration is:

2. Average acceleration is calculated by:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the calculation and concept of acceleration. To pass the quiz you will need to be aware of the acceleration equation and other information discussed in the lesson, such as the general concept of and units used to represent acceleration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The causes of acceleration
  • The calculation of acceleration
  • Solving acceleration practice questions

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of acceleration
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the units of acceleration
  • Defining Key Concepts- ensure that you can accurately define terms such as velocity and vector quantity

Additional Learning

To learn about acceleration, review the lesson, What is Acceleration? - Definition and Formula. Objectives covered include:

  • Define acceleration
  • Review examples of acceleration
  • Know how to calculate acceleration
  • Understand units of acceleration
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