In this section we will introduce some of the more common ones that tend to arise in basic physics p

In this section we will introduce some of the more common ones that tend to arise in basic physics p

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In this section we will introduce some of the more common ones that tend to arise in basic physics problems. 1. x(t) = c , where c is a constant. At all times its position is exactly the same: c . 2. x(t) = vt + c , where v and c are constants. An object with this position function starts off (at t = 0 ) with a position c , but its position changes with time.
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Unformatted text preview: At a later time, say t = 4 , the object's new position will be given by x(4) = 4v + c . Because the exponent of t in the above equation is 1 , we say the object changes linearly with time. Such objects are moving at a constant velocity (which is why the coefficient of " t " has been suggestively labeled v )....
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