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Postion-time graph and velocity

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Is the slope on a postion-time graph, the velocity????????
 

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That is correct. The slope of position vs. time graph gives the change in position of an object with respect to time, which is, by definition, the velocity of the object. Try to find the units of the slope of the graph. They should match with units of velocity.
 
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That is correct. The slope of position vs. time graph gives the change in position of an object with respect to time, which is, by definition, the velocity of the object. Try to find the units of the slope of the graph. They should match with units of velocity.
Thanks :) Just wanted to make sure.
 

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