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Converting velocity/time graph to acceleration/time

  1. Sep 11, 2003 #1
    How do I do that?
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  3. Sep 11, 2003 #2


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    acceleration is the rate of change of time. The rate of change is found by looking at the slope of the graph.

    So if velocity is increasing steadily from 0 m/sec at t=0 to 4 m/sec at t=2, then the slope is a constant 2 m/sec2. The slope corresponds to a constant acceleration of 2.
  4. Sep 11, 2003 #3
    That's what I thought, thanks.
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