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Acceleration is change in velocity.

If given a constant velocity, the acceleration is zero.

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Q: How do you find acceleration when given only mass and velocity?
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How can you find force when mass and velocity are given?

You cannot. Force = Mass*Acceleration or Mass*Rate of change of Velocity.

How do you calculate power when given speed acceleration weight and distance?

Power is equal to Force times velocity; P=Fv. You are given the 'speed', which I assume to be velocity. You also have acceleration. In order to find F, you need first to find the mass, which you can calculate from the weight, Fg, by dividing by the acceleration due to gravity, 9.8. You then have the mass. From here, multiply mass times acceleration times the velocity.

How do you find final velocity given height and mass?

the final velocity assuming that the mass is falling and that air resistance can be ignored but it is acceleration not mass that is important (can be gravity) final velocity is = ( (starting velocity)2 x 2 x acceleration x height )0.5

What is the formula for Force when Acceleration and Velocity are given?

Force = m a [ie mass x acceleration ]If the mass is not given it cannot be calculated.

How can i find velocity when given force and time?

If you have the mass, you can find the acceleration from Newton's Second Law, a=F/m where a is the acceleration, m is the mass, and F is the force. Then the velocity is given by the standard formula v=vo+at where v is the final velocity, vo the velocity at t=0, probably 0 in your case. If so v=at.

Does the mass affect the velocity and acceleration?

the mass does affexct the velocity of acceleration

How can you find force when given time velocity and mass?

Force equals mass times acceleration.

How do you find final velocity and acceleration given only mass distance and time?

Assuming you start from rest (0) and accelerate uniformly. > acceleration = distance / (0.5 * time2), then having found acceleration: > final velocity = acceleration * time

How do you find force given mass and change in velocity Equations please?

There is not enough information. Force = Mass*Acceleration. Acceleration is the rate of change in velocity. This requires information on change in velocity as well as the time over which the change took place. There is no information at all on the latter.

How do you find velocity when given distance and mass?

The formula for finding that out is velocity = distance / mass

How do you find acceleration due to a driving mass?

Acceleration is the change in velocity over time. Acceleration = change in velocity / time elapsed So, find the initial velocity of the mass (0 if starting from rest) and another velocity that occurs afterwards and find the difference. Then, divide the change in velocity by the time elapsed. If you know the mass of and the force acting on the object, you can use this formula: Force = mass x acceleration Substitute for your known variables and solve algebraically.

How do you find mass if you are given the momentum and the speed?

momentum = mass x velocity => mass = momentum / velocity

In the second law of motion it is Mass X Acceleration. The ability to apply a change in velocity on a given object.?


How do you find velocity when given the time and mass?

You can't. The mass is irrelevant to velocity. You need the distance.

Is force equal to mass time velocity or mass times acceleration?

Force = mass x acceleration Momentum = mass x velocity

How to find potential energy when only mass and velocity time is given?

To get the potential energy when only the mass and velocity time has been given, simply multiply mass and the velocity time given.

What is velocity classified as?

Mass X Acceleration = velocity

How does mass affect the maximum velocity?

Mass by itself has no effect on velocity. In terminal velocity (velocity of an object falling through a fluid) the mass tovolume ratio (density) can change the final velocity at any given medium density, but in acceleration in a vacuum there is no impact from mass on velocity.

Find mass given force and acceleration?


What do you need to know in order to measure acceleration?

force and mass. acceleration=force divided by mass or the time, final velocity, and initial velocity. acceleration= final velocity minus initial velocity diveded by time

How do you find the force when you are given mass and acceleration?

Force = mass x acceleration. Mass must be in kilograms and acceleration must be in meters per second squared.

What is the relationship between the mass and velocity of an object in uniform acceleration?


What is the physical significance of the slope of velocity vs time graph?

The slope of velocity is the acceleration of the object and indirectly the force of the object given the its mass.

Is mass a vector?

No, Mass is not a vector. Velocity, Momentum, and Acceleration are.

How do you find mass if you are given velocity force and speed?

force=mass x acceleration. you have force lets say 100N. you are given a velocity of lets say 10m/s at the first second. and you are given speed. if you are given one speed, then you are given the change in velocity (your acceleration). if you are given multiple speeds, then you can figure out your change in velocity of the amount of time the speeds are given as (also your acceleration). So lets say you are given a speed of 30m/s at the third second (second second sounds redundant). Assuming acceleration is constant as always, 30-10=20m/s over 2 seconds. So 20/2=10m/s2. now you have force and acceleration. 100= m x 10m/s2. m=10kg.