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How to find velocity from an acceleration versus time graph?

  1. May 20, 2009 #1
    How to find velocity from an acceleration versus time graph??

    I have an... a vs t graph, how do i find the velocity at a given time ex: t=5.0
     
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  3. May 20, 2009 #2

    rock.freak667

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    Re: How to find velocity from an acceleration versus time graph??

    Ask yourself, what is the definition of acceleration.
     
  4. May 24, 2009 #3
    Re: How to find velocity from an acceleration versus time graph??

    Does a = dV/dt help??
     
  5. May 24, 2009 #4

    LowlyPion

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    Re: How to find velocity from an acceleration versus time graph??

    It helps a bit if you rearrange things.

    a = dV/dt

    dV = a*dt

    V = âˆĞa dt
     
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