Ch 15: Speed, Acceleration & Momentum

About This Chapter

Watch the video lessons included in this chapter to learn the basics of speed, acceleration and momentum in physics. Each lesson will provide clear explanations of essential topics on this subject.

Speed, Acceleration & Momentum - Chapter Summary

You can learn important topics related to speed, acceleration and momentum by watching the helpful video lessons you can find in this chapter. Difficult scientific concepts such as these are much easier to understand if you use our clear and informative study resources.

These lessons will cover the basic facts on speed, acceleration and momentum as they apply to the field of physics. You will learn essential scientific formulas and definitions needed to grasp these topics. These lessons will specifically cover:

  • Calculations to determine velocity and speed
  • The definition and formula of acceleration
  • How angular momentum and linear momentum differ
  • The impact of mass and velocity on linear momentum

Each lesson is taught by our experienced lesson instructors, who share their expertise to ensure that you understand these key topics. Once you have completed the lessons, you can answer questions in the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to see what you recall about the chapter's main points. Your personal Dashboard is also a useful tool for seeing how much progress you have made as you complete these lessons.

Chapter Practice Exam
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