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Video Discussion: Introductory Uniformly Accelerated Motion Problem - A Braking Bicycle

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Name: Introductory Uniformly Accelerated Motion Problem - A Braking Bicycle

Category: Kinematics

Date Added: 21 May 2014 - 03:43 PM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

This video continues what we learned about UAM in our previous lesson. We work through a introductory problem involving a bicycle on which we have applied the brakes.

Content Times:

0:28 Reading the problem

0:48 Seeing the problem

1:15 Translating the problem to physics

2:35 Why is it final speed and not velocity?

3:48 Solving for the acceleration

6:03 Converting initial velocity to meters per second

7:32 Solving for distance traveled.

8:05 A common mistake

10:02 Two more ways to solve for the distance traveled.

10:45 Why didn't the speedometer show the correct final speed?

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