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1. You are driving on the freeway when you see a police car on the side of the road. Your speedometer broke, so you don't know how fast you are going. What formula should you use to find out your speed?
2. You want to measure how fast an object is moving. Which unit of measurement can be used for measuring speed?
3. You are watching a rocket launch on television and they mention the velocity of the rocket. What does velocity mean?
4. You are looking for a car and come across one that says it has a zero to sixty acceleration in one second. You remember the meaning of acceleration, but forget the formula. How do you calculate acceleration?
5. The car dealer tries to sell you the car based on its fast acceleration. What is the *standard* unit of measurement for acceleration?
6. You want to find out how much force is acting on you. Which of these formulas could you use to calculate the force?
7. You find out about momentum when you come across it in the dictionary. It sounds interesting, so you decide to find out the momentum of your car when you drive. What formula should you use?
8. Now on to work, something you don't like to do. You finish mowing the lawn and you are exhausted. You are curious to find out how much work you did. How do you calculate this?
9. If you know how much work you did, what unit of measurement will you use to measure your work?
10. You go to a ski resort and they give you complimentary snowshoes. You try them out in the new, powdery snow and are surprised that they don't sink into the snow. You find out that it is because of pressure. What formula should you use to find out how much pressure you are exerting on the snow?
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