(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. I need to find the velocity of an object with a constant acceleration of 0.5 ft/sec by creating an acceleration vs. time graph spanning the interval of 0 to 5 seconds

2. This is kind of a theoretical problem, so if any equations apply, they were not given to us

3. I have plotted acceleration vs. time, which in this instance is a straight line, and velocity vs. time, which is linear with a constant slope. My question is this: if acceleration is constant, and velocity is the area under that "curve" ( this is a little confusing, as the assignment calls this a curve and it doesn't look like a curve to me!), can I multiply the X coordinate by Y, which =0.5, to get my velocity at various times along this interval? This seems to make sense, as the areas under the "curve" are rectangles given the constant acceleration, but it seems too easy to be right!

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# Homework Help: Reading an Acceleration Vs. Time Graph

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