# USING DISTANCE, VELOCITY GRAPHS

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- Created by: Zara Rathod
- Created on: 16-02-13 18:09

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-HOW TO find SPEED from a DISTANCE-TIME GRAPH

the speed of the object is represented by the gradient of the line- to find the **gradient,** we need to draw a triangle under the line:

**The HEIGHT of the triangle shows DISTANCE TRAVELLED.**

**The BASE shows TIME TAKEN:**

GRADIENT OF THE LINE= HEIGHT OF THE TRIANGLE / BASE OF TRIANGLE (by doing the equation above,) **it shows the objects speed.**

**IMPORTANT TO KNOW:**

**to find the acceleration/deceleration you only need to find the GRADIENT of the line***(going up/down- it might form one triangle- and thats all you need to find)***to find the distance**you need to find the**AREA UNDERNEATH THE LINE****(underneath mostly as a rectangle + triangle)**

- HOW TO find ACCELERATION…

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