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August 04, 2020, 02:42:47 pm

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SUVAT for Specialist Maths
« on: July 07, 2020, 10:43:24 pm »
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Hey guys

do we need to memorise the SUVAT equations for exam 1?

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Re: SUVAT for Specialist Maths
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2020, 10:50:47 pm »
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Here's a copy of the formula sheet for this year. Everything you've learned this year is assessable in both exams - so, if it's not in that sheet, but it is in the study design, then yes, you need to memorise it
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Re: SUVAT for Specialist Maths
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2020, 11:07:31 pm »
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Here's a copy of the formula sheet for this year. Everything you've learned this year is assessable in both exams - so, if it's not in that sheet, but it is in the study design, then yes, you need to memorise it

thank you! How often are suvat equations required in exams?

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Re: SUVAT for Specialist Maths
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2020, 12:00:29 pm »
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Constant acceleration formulas are not on the study design. They may be used as appropriate, but you are expected to solve constant acceleration problems using calculus. I can't recall ever feeling the need to memorise SUVAT because using calculus or a velocity-time graph for constant acceleration is so straightforward, but YMMV.