# Displacement graph Parabolic?

• Missy81590
In summary, a displacement graph parabolic is a graphical representation of an object's displacement over time, where the displacement follows a parabolic curve. It differs from a regular displacement graph in that it shows a curved relationship between displacement and time. The shape of the graph indicates that the object's velocity is changing at a constant rate and the slope of the graph represents the object's acceleration. Real-life examples of displacement graph parabolic include the motion of projectiles, rollercoasters, and cars on curved paths.

#### Missy81590

Hi all,

I just had to do an experiment with ticker tape. Its a very common experiment dealing with displacement, velocity and acceleration. I have to graph each verse time. I figured out displacement would be a parabolic graph, but i don't understand why. Can someone please explain that for me? Thank you!

also, why would velocity graph be linear?

What does a parabolic displacement graph tell you? Think what are on your horizontal and vertical axis and think about the object moving in that manner.

## 1. What is a displacement graph parabolic?

A displacement graph parabolic is a graphical representation of an object's displacement over time, where the displacement follows a parabolic curve.

## 2. How is a displacement graph parabolic different from a regular displacement graph?

A regular displacement graph shows a linear relationship between displacement and time, while a displacement graph parabolic shows a curved relationship.

## 3. What does the shape of a displacement graph parabolic indicate?

The shape of a displacement graph parabolic indicates that the object's velocity is changing at a constant rate.

## 4. How is a displacement graph parabolic related to acceleration?

A displacement graph parabolic is related to acceleration by the fact that the slope of the graph represents the object's acceleration. The steeper the slope, the greater the acceleration.

## 5. What are some real-life examples of displacement graph parabolic?

Some real-life examples of displacement graph parabolic include the motion of a projectile, such as a baseball being thrown or a ball rolling down a curved slope. It can also represent the motion of a rollercoaster or a car accelerating and decelerating on a curved road.