# Additional science-Acceleration and velocity-time graphs

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What does acceleration mean?
how quickly velocity is changing?
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What is the difference between velocity and acceleration?
Acceleration is how quickly the velocity is changing
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This change in velocity can be?
change in speed or change in direction or both
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Whats the formula for acceleration?
acceleration= change in velocity divided by time taken
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Whats the symbol version?
(v-u) divided by a times t
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What does gradient mean in velocity time graph?
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Flat sections represent?
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The steeper the graph, the greater the?
acceleration or deceleration
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Uphill sections are?
acceleration
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Downhill sections are?
deceleration
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The area under any section of the graph is equal to?
the distance travelled in that time interval
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A curve means?
changing acceleration
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How do you work out acceleration of velocity time graph?
acceleration =gradient=vertical change divided by horizontal change
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The velocity is found by?
By reading of the value of velocity axis
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The distance travelled in any ime is equal to?
the area under the graph
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## Other cards in this set

### Card 2

#### Front

What is the difference between velocity and acceleration?

#### Back

Acceleration is how quickly the velocity is changing

### Card 3

#### Front

This change in velocity can be?

### Card 4

#### Front

Whats the formula for acceleration?

### Card 5

#### Front

Whats the symbol version?