# Calculating displacement on a v-t graph?

#### aaquib

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Im trying to get the displacement of a position on the graph with the following

point 1: (600, -75)
point 2: (720, -140)

Now usually I use BxH/2, because it's a triangle, but I can't really get it for this. The answer shows 21 800. I've tried everything in my power and can not get 21800. Any suggestions????

Thanks
Aaquib

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#### hunter151

What kind of graph is this? (position vs time, velocity vs time, ect)

#### aaquib

What kind of graph is this? (position vs time, velocity vs time, ect)
Sorry for not including it, but its a velocity time graph.

#### Charlie_russo

find the area of the graph

#### Charlie_russo

o..hmm did not see ur whole post

#### Charlie_russo

the BxH/2 only works for right triangles

#### Delber

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