# P2.1.4 Using Graphs

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How can we calculate speed from a distance-time graph?
The speed of an object is given by the gradient on its distance-time graph.
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How can we calculate acceleration from a velocity-time graph?
The acceleration of an object is given by the gradient of the line on its velocity-time graph.
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How can we calculate distance from a velocity-time graph?
The distance travelled by an object is given by the area under the line of its velocity-time graph.
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What does an upwardly curving line represent on a distance-time graph?
Increasing velocity.
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What does an upwardly curving line represent on a velocity-time graph?
Increasing acceleration.
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How can we calculate acceleration from a velocity-time graph?

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The acceleration of an object is given by the gradient of the line on its velocity-time graph.

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How can we calculate distance from a velocity-time graph?

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What does an upwardly curving line represent on a distance-time graph?

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What does an upwardly curving line represent on a velocity-time graph?

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