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roxygurl453

  • 3 years ago

how do you find speed from a position graph?

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  1. ieatpi
    • 3 years ago
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    Take the derivative!

  2. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    The speed is the slope. Choose two points, and divide the change in the Y values (position) over the change in the x values (time).

  3. roxygurl453
    • 3 years ago
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    i thought the slope of a position graph gives you velocity?

  4. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    Velocity is speed :)

  5. roxygurl453
    • 3 years ago
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    calculus makes no sense. lol thank you!

  6. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    Welcome :)

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