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Introductory Uniformly Accelerated Motion Problem - A Braking Bicycle

By Flipping Physics, 05/21/2014
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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