v - u = 2as

2 2

The Other Equation of Motion

This is a weird looking equation. It just allows you to make calculations if you know the initial and final velocities, the displacement and the acceleration.

Equation of Motion: Example A

With just a few pieces of data we can calculate other useful data.

Equation of Motion: Example B

We landed on the moon, that's a fact. This is what the astronauts experienced on their way there.

Deriving this Equation of Motion

This is where so the squared terms come from - you don't have to remember this, but it's useful to see how we can play with the equations you already know to make new ones.

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