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Homework Help: Displacement with a velocity time graph that is a parabola

  1. Jul 8, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    How would you find the displacement of a velocity/time graph when it is in the shape of a parabola?

    2. Relevant equations

    I know Velocity x time = displacement.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I know that velocity x time = displacement, but how do you find the area under the graph when it is parabolic?
     
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  3. Jul 8, 2012 #2

    ehild

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    The displacement is the integral of the velocity with respect time in the given time interval. What is the original text of the problem?

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