When should you use the SUVAT equations?

The SUVAT equations are used when acceleration is constant and velocity is changing. If speed is constant, you can use the speed, distance and time triangle. They can be used to work out initial and final speed, time, dispacement and acceleration, if at least three quantities are known. 

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