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so velocity is a change in speed, and acceleration is a change in velocity.Whats the term for a change in acceleration?

Are you being serious? Otherwise I don't get the joke...
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so velocity is a change in speed, and acceleration is a change in velocity.Whats the term for a change in acceleration?

Are you being serious? Otherwise I don't get the joke...

y u so smart

I was referring to the "velocity is a change in speed" part, which would be acceleration. But obviously velocity = speed for this purpose. His question therefore reads "acceleration is a change in acceleration" to me. It should've been: "velocity is the rate of change of the position", or something similar.

 

The difference between speed and velocity is, that velocity also has a direction associated.

 

I seriously thought it was some kind of joke, but I guess that was no joke I missed and just a small mistake...

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It goes:

 

Displacement, velocity, acceleration, jerk, jounce (or snap), crackle, pop, lock, drop, shot, put

 

I'm serious :V

those are rather wierd names. Well, I learned something new today.

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Displacement, velocity, acceleration, jerk, jounce (or snap), crackle, pop, lock, drop, shot, put

Interesting. Is there any notable real world example where jerk (and the ones after that) are not constant?

 

The only thing I can think of would be a distant galaxy moving away from us at a non-constant acceleration due to the accelerated expansion of the universe (space itself).

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Speed is a scalar, and velocity is a vector, would acceleration be considered a vector too?

Yes, starting with velocity and anything above are all vectors.

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It goes:

 

Displacement, velocity, acceleration, jerk, jounce (or snap), crackle, pop, lock, drop, shot, put

 

I'm serious :V

 

 

So, you're saying Snap got capped, Pop was dropped, and Crackle's in shackles?

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So, you're saying Snap got capped, Pop was dropped, and Crackle's in shackles?

Mmhm. One of the few times physicists show a sense of humor.

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So, you're saying Snap got capped, Pop was dropped, and Crackle's in shackles?

 

 

Mmhm. One of the few times physicists show a sense of humor.

 

 

Not a physicist, sorry. Was referring to Rice Krispies, the cereal.

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Displacement is a vector too. Magnitude and direction.

Yes. Distance is a scalar quantity, but displacement is a vector.

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