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Forces & Motion-Line Graphs

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line graph
a graph that connects data points with a line
data points
the dots on a line graph
x-axis
a horizontal line that acts as the base of the line graph
y-axis
a vertical line that acts as the side of the line graph
a flat line means
an object is not moving
a steep line means
an object is moving fast
a gradual line means
an object is moving slow
the goal of a line graph is to
see the relationship or pattern between two variables (ex. distance v. time)
velocity
the change in distance over a given time in a certain direction
v=d/t
formula for calculating velocity
d
variable that represents distance
t
variable that represents time
v
variable that represents velocity