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There is no such thing as a formula for deceleration; there is only a formula for acceleration. To find the acceleration, subtract the initial velocity from the final velocity and divide that sum by the time taken. If th... More »

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Deceleration, or decrease in speed, can be calculated using multiple different formulas, depending on the available parameters. Some deceleration formulas include a = (v - u)/t, and a = (v^2 - u^2) / (2s). More »

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In projectile motion, horizontal velocity is the rate at which an object is traveling parallel to the earth. Scientists calculate horizontal velocity using the formula v = d/t, the same formula used to determine the spee... More »

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Rate of deceleration is expressed as negative acceleration. The negative sign indicates that deceleration takes place in the opposite direction as acceleration. Both are as expressed in standard units m/s^2. More »

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The formula for calculating net force is the mass of the object multiplied by the acceleration. This formula is commonly written as "F = ma", where "F" represents the net force, "m" represents the mass and "a" represents... More »

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The formula for acceleration is given as a = (v2 - v1) / (t2 - t1), where "a" denotes the acceleration, "v2" indicates the final velocity, "v1" represents the initial velocity and "t2 - t1" is the time interval between t... More »

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Acceleration refers to the change in velocity of a moving object within a certain period of time, either to a slower or faster pace, while deceleration exclusively refers to the negative acceleration (or slowing down) of... More »

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