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05-20 Acceleration is Special

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    We know that acceleration is somehow special,
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    but how is acceleration special?
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    Let's think of a cart, and we want to accelerate this cart.
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    Accelerating it would make us happy.
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    If we want to design an experiment to test what factors affect acceleration--let's think.
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    When I push this cart what factors will control at what rate it accelerates?
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    Does it matter how hard I push?
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    Does it matter what material the cart is made of?
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    Does the mass of the cart matter?
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    Will a heavier cart maybe accelerate at a different rate?
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    Does the color of the cart matter?
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    Will a red paint job make the cart accelerate faster?
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    To get you thinking about this, I want you to choose all that you think apply.
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    When you see the answer, you maybe surprised
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    at whether or not it matches with your intuition.
Title:
05-20 Acceleration is Special
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
PH100 - Intro to Physics
Duration:
0:41
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