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Displacement-Time Graph

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Displacement Time Graph with examples

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  • Displacement (m)
  • GRAPH
  • EXAMPLE
  • A: Moving at a constant speed
  • Time (s)
  • Sandy is a park ranger. She is patrolling the park at a constant speed in her vehicle.
  • Displacement (m)
  • B: Stationary
  • Time (s)
  • She sees a goose in her way and stops to let it pass.
  • Displacement (m)
  • Time (s)
  • Displacement (m)
  • C: Moving at a constant speed in the same direction as section A, but not as quickly
  • She continues again, but this time more slowly in case there are other animals.
  • D: Moving at a constant speed (more quickly than A and C), but in the opposite direction.
  • Time (s)
  • There was another animal, but not a goose! She quickly turns her vehicle around to go back to the ranger station at a high speed.
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