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1

What is the formula for speed?

S = d/t

2

What’s the instantaneous speed?

The speed at a particular point in a journey

3

What equipment can you use to measure speed in a lab most accurately?

Light gate

4

How can a journey be represented?

On a distance time graph

5

What do the horizontal lines on a distance then graph show?

The object is stationary

6

What do the sloping lines mean on the distance time graph?

The object is travelling at a constant speed

7

The steeper the line on a distance time graph...

The faster the object is travelling

8

How is the speed calculated on a distance time graph?

By taking the gradient of the line

9

How do you find the gradient of a line?

Vertical difference between two points on a line / horizontal difference between two points on a line.