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An example of an equation for a general essay type of question using an example of a projectile and showing part of the question follows:

Find:

(a) Velocity after 4 seconds (5 marks)
(b) Distance fallen after 4 seconds (5 marks)
(c) Time reaching base of cliff (5 marks)
(d) Striking velocity of rock (5 marks)

Answer:

(a) Finding velocity after 4 seconds

EquationOne

(b) Finding distance fallen after 4 seconds

EquationTwo

(c) Finding time reaching base of cliff

EquationThree

(c) Finding striking velocity of rock

EquationFour

Guideline for individual marks:

• Correct equation 1 mark

• Correct units for all variables 1 mark

• Correct Calculation 2 marks

• Correct answer with correct unit 1 mark