roxygurl453
how do you find speed from a position graph?



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ieatpi
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Take the derivative!

gandalfwiz
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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).

roxygurl453
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i thought the slope of a position graph gives you velocity?

gandalfwiz
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Velocity is speed :)

roxygurl453
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calculus makes no sense. lol thank you!

gandalfwiz
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Welcome :)