Determining the Acceleration of an Object


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Which best describes acceleration?

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1. Who was the first to conceptualize and explain acceleration?

2. Which best describes free-fall?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you quickly assess your understanding of the techniques for determining object acceleration. Practice questions cover a wide variety of topics, such as who discovered acceleration and free-fall motion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Description of acceleration
  • Characteristics of free-falling
  • 9/8 m/s^2

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as acceleration and free-fall
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding acceleration
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of velocity

Additional Learning

To review additional concepts of object acceleration, review the corresponding lesson on Determining Object Acceleration. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Distinguish deceleration from acceleration
  • Define object acceleration
  • Examine properties of free-falling
  • Learn how to find acceleration