# Acceleration - Fridge Physics

Acceleration is how quickly the velocity is changing whether it be speed, direction or both. Acceleration is a measure of how quickly the velocity of an object is changing.

## Demo

In this tutorial you will learn how to calculate the acceleration of a moving object.

The equation is written like this:

$a = { v \unicode{x2013} u \over \text{t}}$

## Chilled practice question

Calculate the acceleration if the velocity increases from 4 m/s to 76 m/s in 8 s.

## Frozen practice question

How long does it take for the velocity of a bus to increase from 12 m/s to 20 m/s if it is accelerating at 4 m/s2.

## Science in context

Acceleration is how quickly the velocity is changing whether it be speed, direction or both.

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