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FredFredBurgerYes

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What is the difference in slopes for, let us say a graph showing zero acceleration, and a non-zero acceleration graph? Can you show me examples and explain please? Also, I KNOW its Physics but NOBODY answers anything there.

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  1. FredFredBurgerYes
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    Best is ask in physics, and if no one answers, then come here and shout for help, but provide a link to the original question. There are many situations (0/non-zero velocity, 0/non-zero acceleration), and many graphs (distance/time, velocity/time, and acceleration time). Also, we are assuming that if acceleration is present, it is a constant acceleration. Here's a summary of most of the situations. |dw:1441043153106:dw|

  3. FredFredBurgerYes
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    if the velocity is constant, what slope would it have then? such as in your examples, and what would the slope be called for initial velocity=0? the first one, I am curious.

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    There are three graphs for each situation. For constant velocity, acceleration equals zero. The slope on the distance-time graph is the velocity. The y-coordinate on the velocity-time graph is the velocity (duh! ) The graph on the acceleration-time graph is zero, since by definition, constant velocity is zero acceleration.

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    Correction to the velocity-time graph when initial velocity > 0. |dw:1441052561947:dw|

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