Physics P2 1.4 Using graphs.

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How is the speed of an object on a distance-time graph given?
By the gradient of its line.
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How is the acceleration of an object given on a velocity-time graph?
By the gradient of its line.
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How is the distance travelled by an object given on a velocity-time graph?
By the area under the line.
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What will your answer be if you calculate the gradient of the line on a distance-time graph for an object?
The speed of the object.
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What would your answer be if you calculate the gradient of the line on a velocity-time graph for an object?
The acceleration of the object.
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What does the calculation of the area under the line between two times on a velocity-time graph give you?
The distance travelled between those times.
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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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**TAKE CARE NOT TO CONFUSE DISTANCE-TIME GRAPHS AND VELOCITY-TIME GRAPHS!!**
**ALWAYS USE THE NUMBERS FROM THE GRAPH SCALES IN ANY CALCULATIONS**
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**LOOK UP GRAPHS**
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How is the acceleration of an object given on a velocity-time graph?

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By the gradient of its line.

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How is the distance travelled by an object given on a velocity-time graph?

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What will your answer be if you calculate the gradient of the line on a distance-time graph for an object?

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What would your answer be if you calculate the gradient of the line on a velocity-time graph for an object?

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