What is the formula for movement?Having to do with engineering.

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There are many different formulas which are useful when determining movement. The following equations are the most used when examining movement.

Determining Velocity (as a constant)

v = s / t 

"V" is velocity, "S" being linear displacement, and "T" being time.

"S" is determined through measuring meters or feet per second.

"T" is determined through measuring seconds.

Determining Velocity (as an acceleration)

v = v0 + a t

v0 is initial linear veolcity (meters per second or feet per second).

"a" is acceleration (meters/feet per second squared).

Therefore, depending upon if you are calculating velocity as a constant or as seen in acceleration, you now have the formula needed to define each.