Flashcards in SP1b - Distance Time Graphs Deck (9)
What is the formula for speed?
S = d/t
What’s the instantaneous speed?
The speed at a particular point in a journey
What equipment can you use to measure speed in a lab most accurately?
How can a journey be represented?
On a distance time graph
What do the horizontal lines on a distance then graph show?
The object is stationary
What do the sloping lines mean on the distance time graph?
The object is travelling at a constant speed
The steeper the line on a distance time graph...
The faster the object is travelling
How is the speed calculated on a distance time graph?
By taking the gradient of the line