The Formulas of Physics

This is a list of the formulas used in physics along with a minor description and links to where the formula is used.

## Average Velocity

The Equation What it Solves Reason
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} v = {\Delta x \over \Delta t}or{x_f-x_0 \over t_f-t_0}$ velocity meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} a = {\Delta v \over \Delta t}or{v_f-v_0 \over t_f-t_0}$ acceleration meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} x = {1 \over 2}at^2$ constant acceleration meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} v_f^2 = v_0^2+2ax$ constant acceleration meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} v_f = v_0+at$ constant acceleration meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} x = {1 \over 2}at^2+v_0t$ constant acceleration meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} W=Fd$ work meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} W=Fd\cos\theta$ work meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} W_t=F_td$ work meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} \mu_s = {F_{s,max} \over F_N}$ friction meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} \mu_k = {F_k \over F_N}$ friction meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} PE_g = mgh$ Potential energy meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} KE = {1 \over 2}mv^2$ Kinetic Energy meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} PE_e = {1 \over 2}kx^2$ Potential energy meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} P = {Fd \over \Delta t}$ Power meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} P = F \times v$ Power meh
$\definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0.90,0.91,0.859}\pagecolor{darkgreen} ME = \frac{1}{2}mv^2+mgh$ Mechanical Energy meh
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