Movement and Position- Physics IGCSE

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What does a straight line on a Distance Time graph mean?
That the object has stopped moving.
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What does a steep line on a Distance Time graph mean?
The object is moving at a high speed.
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What is the equation for Speed?
Speed= distance divided by time
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A woman walks 20 metres in 5 seconds, how fast is she walking?
4 m/s
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What is the definition of Acceleration?
The rate of change of velocity in an object.
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What is the equation for Acceleration?
Acceleration= final velocity- initial velocity divided by time taken
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What does a straight line on a Velocity Time graph mean?
The object is accelerating at a constant speed.
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What does a wavy line on a Velocity Time graph mean?
The object is changing the speed of it's acceleration.
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How do you calculate distance from a Velocity Time graph?
Work out the area under the graph.
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What are the units of acceleration?
m/s squared
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What does a steep line on a Distance Time graph mean?

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What is the equation for Speed?

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A woman walks 20 metres in 5 seconds, how fast is she walking?

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What is the definition of Acceleration?

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