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Introduction to One-dimensional Motion Even though we live in a three-dimensional world, it is useful to understand the motion of objects in just one dimension, since many physical problems can be reduced to this simpler case. For example, the motion of a falling object is in essence a one-dimensional
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Unformatted text preview: problem: the object moves in only one direction (down). Once we have the formalism for motion in one dimension, it will be easy to generalize our equations to two and three dimensions by replacing our scalar-valued functions for position, velocity, and acceleration with vector-valued ones....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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