P2 Distance-time graphs

A few essential cards on Distance-time graphs. They're basically the information you need to know, condensed. Enjoy, and good luck.

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The slope of a line on a distance-time graph

What does the slope of a line on a distance-time graph represent?

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The slope of a line on a distance-time graph

The slope of a line on a distance-time graph represents speed. The steeper the slope, the greater the speed.

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The equation for speed

What is the equation for speed?

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The equation for speed

The equation for speed is:

Speed=distance travelled/time taken

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The unit for speed

What is the unit for speed?

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The unit for speed

The unit for speed is meters per second (m/s).

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TOP TIPS

Top tip 1

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Always show the stages in your working when you do calculations.

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Top tip 2

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REMEMBER to include UNITS in your answer-to gain an extra mark :-)

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Top tip 3

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Make sure you always label the axis, including a quantity and unit. E.g. Speed (m/s)

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Top tip 4

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On a distance time graph, time goes on the x axis (along the bottom), and distance goes on the Y axis (along the side).

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Top tip 5

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Get a minimum of 8 hours sleep per night, and have a 5 minute break every half an hour to allow your brain to process the information.

EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST ON THE MORNING OF THE EXAM :-)

Drink water... exercise... relax... YOU GET THE PICTURE ;-)

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Panda

Sorry about my spelling.

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