# CommonMistakes

• Lifestyle

## How to Spell the Color Gray

Understanding the Origins of the Word “Gray” The word “gray” has its origins in Old English, where it was spelled “grĂ¦g.” Its roots can be traced back to the Proto-Germanic word “grauaz,” which means “grey.” This word, in turn, comes from the Proto-Indo-European word “ghreghwos,” meaning “to grind” or “to rub.” The word “gray” was first used to describe the…

• Health

## How Many Centimeters are in a Meter?

Conversion Made Easy: Simple Methods to Convert Meters to Centimeters Converting meters to centimeters is a basic metric system conversion that is used frequently in math, science, and everyday life. The relationship between meters and centimeters is straightforward: 1 meter is equal to 100 centimeters. This means that if you want to convert a length from meters to centimeters, you…

• Technology

## How to Find Initial Velocity: A Guide for Beginners

Equations to Calculate Initial Velocity Once you understand the concept of initial velocity, the next step is to know the equations that can help you calculate it. The following are some common equations that you can use to find the initial velocity of an object: v = u + at – This equation relates the final velocity (v) of an…