# Velocity * Distance = height? WTF????

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by K.I.L.E.R, Oct 4, 2006.

1. ### K.I.L.E.R Retarded moron Veteran

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Can someone please tell me what drugs is everyone taking?

v*dx/dt = height?
Huh?

I just think this is silly. It doesn't make sense from a logical point of view.

v*s = t ????

v = s / t, so you must s/v = t, but how do you get vs = t?

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2. ### Davros Legend

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could it be an equation for something accelerating upwards ?

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3. ### ShootMyMonkey Veteran

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Could you at least place the problem in context? Just throwing down terms without any frame of reference doesn't actually tell us anything.

dx/dt is measuring what? How do you get dx/dt as distance in your purported topic of "velocity * distance = height"? Most mechanics problems I can think of don't really place distance as a derivative of anything.

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4. ### Fred Newcomer

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First of all dx/dt is a velocity not a position. Second of all the units don't match up regardless, so somethings wrong..

Why don't you actually state the problem instead

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