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I time (seconds) and speed data for a journey in a car. I looking to get the jerk profile of the car. Jerk can be derived by taking the second derivative of the speed. Can some please show me an example of how to calculate it. Thank you

Some sample data is

Code (Text):

time speed

1 1

2 3

3 5

4 10

5 15

6 21

7 19

8 18

9 22

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# Jerk equation example

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