# How can you determine acceleration from a velocity time graph?

## How can you determine acceleration from a velocity time graph?

Acceleration can be calculated by dividing the change in velocity (measured in metres per second) by the time taken for the change (in seconds). The units of acceleration are m/s/s or m/s 2.

## How do you find maximum velocity on a acceleration time graph?

The car is accelerating till the 100 second(the rate of acceleration is decreasing but its velocity is increasing) after that it’s velocity starts to retard so it’s maximum velocity will be at the 100 second ,we can find it by the area of the triangle which is 0.5*0.5*100=25 or by integrating .

## Can the velocity ever be the same as the initial velocity?

For ideal conditions, initial velocity equals final velocity if, but only if, initial and final elevations (Y) are equal. In fact during flight, the velocity on the way up at a given elevation (Yn) is the same as the velocity on the way down at that same elevation (Yn).

## Is velocity the same as final velocity?

Initial velocity describes how fast an object travels when gravity first applies force on the object. On the other hand, the final velocity is a vector quantity that measures the speed and direction of a moving body after it has reached its maximum acceleration.

## What is the change in velocity formula?

The change in velocity is also known as accel…” Yes. The change in velocity is also known as acceleration multiplied by the time. So, v=a*t.

## How do you find the velocity of a function?

To find velocity, we take the derivative of the original position equation. To find acceleration, we take the derivative of the velocity function. To determine the direction of the particle at t = 1 t=1 t=1, we plug 1 into the velocity function.

## How do you interpret a velocity vs time graph?

The principle is that the slope of the line on a velocity-time graph reveals useful information about the acceleration of the object. If the acceleration is zero, then the slope is zero (i.e., a horizontal line). If the acceleration is positive, then the slope is positive (i.e., an upward sloping line).

## What does a constant velocity graph look like?

Constant velocity means the velocity graph is horizontal, equal to 11.11 m/s at all times. A constant velocity means the position graph has a constant slope (of 11.11 m/s). It’s a straight line sloping up, and starting below the origin. The displacement is the area under the curve of the velocity graph.

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