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1

What is Speed?

SPEED is HOW FAST you're going, NO regard to direction
km/h, mph, m/s

2

What is Velocity?

VELOCITY is how FAST you are going with a DIRECTION
mph North, m/s 060°

3

What is the SPEED equation?

Speed = Distance / Time

4

How do you work out SPEED, from a Distance - Time graph?

The GRADIENT

5

Distance - Time graphs:
Straight Diagonal Line...
FLAT Line...
Curved line, getting STEEPER...
Curved line, LEVELLING OUT...

... Steady speed
... Stopped
... Accelerating
... Decelerating

6

The steeper the graph...

... The faster it's going.

7

What does downhill on a D-T graph mean?

Going back towards its starting point.