# Ch 3: Overview of Kinematics

This series of bite-sized physics lessons helps you study kinematics at any time that's convenient for you. You can work through the chapter's lessons and quizzes to study for an exam, bring up your grades, get ahead in class or improve your existing physics knowledge.

## Overview of Kinematics - Chapter Summary

If you're looking for a way to quickly review the basics of kinematics, check out this series of bite-sized physics lessons. You'll receive expert instruction on foundational kinematics concepts, such as position vs. time graphs, displacement, velocity and important kinematics equations. Our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have, and you can complete the chapter at your own pace. Use any Internet-connected device to study, and revisit the chapter material as many times as needed. Studying this chapter can help you:

• Define kinematics
• Recognize examples of position in physics
• Describe motion using position vs. time and velocity vs. time graphs
• Evaluate displacement and distance in physics
• Differentiate between speed and velocity
• Determine the slope for position vs. time graphs
• Explain the relationship between velocity and the rate of change
• Recognize the formulas for instantaneous and average velocity
• Calculate displacement, velocity, acceleration and deceleration
• List the big five kinematics equations
• Solve projectile motion problems
• Interpret graphs of motion
• Use kinematic equations and graphs to calculate motion

19 Lessons in Chapter 3: Overview of Kinematics
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