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What is the formula for speed?
average speed= distance/time
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What does the gradient of a distance time graph tell us?
the speed of the object, a higher speed means a steeper gradient
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What does a straight line on a distance-time graph indicate?
That the speed is constant
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What does a curved line on a distance-time graph indicate?
That the speed is changing
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What is the area under a speed-time graph equal to?
The distance travelled
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What is the formula for acceleration?
acceleration= change in speed (or velocity)/time taken
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What is acceleration measured in?
metres per second squared (m/s squared)
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What is velocity? Why?
A vector, because it has both size (speed) and direction
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When two cars are moving past each other what is their relative velocity? (Two things)
The sum of their individual velocities if they are going in opposite directions
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