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physics
The first graph you plotted is called a speed-time graph. However, information other than speed or time can be obtained from such graphs. (a) What does the area under the line of the graph represent? the distance traveled? (b) Write an equation to represent the area under the ...
October 21, 2007 by Anonymous

Calculus
I don't understand what the graph is suppose to show and what the integral equation is suppose to mean. How would I use the graph to answer the questions? f is the differentiable function whose graph is shown in the figure. The position at time t (sec) of a particle moving ...
May 20, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics
What does the area under a velocity vs. time graph represent??
September 18, 2009 by Layla

physics
the slope of a velocity-time graph represents? the area under a velocity time-graph represents? the slope of a line drawn tangent to a curved position-time graph represents..?
September 14, 2009 by kaaay

calculus
given the graph of f(x) = x sinx, 0<=x<=2pi assuming that a quantity y changes at a rate of y' = xsinx, find by how much it will increase or decrease over 3pi/2 <= x <= 2pi the area under the graph from 0 to pi/2 is 1 the area under the graph from pi/2 to pi is pi-...
September 27, 2011 by Ethan

physics
A car travels on a straight road for 40km at 30km/h. It then continues in same direction for 40km at 60km/h. a)What is the average velocity of the car during the 80km trip?(assume it moves in positive x direction) b)What is the average speed? c)graph adn indicate how average ...
September 10, 2006 by sara

Physics(check)
13)What can you say about the motion of a body if its velocity-time graph is a straight line inclined with the time axis? The body moves with uniform velocity. 14)Which of the following conclusions can be drawn if a velocity-time graph is parallel to the time axis? A)The body ...
March 30, 2008 by Jon

Physics Multiple choice!!
What is indicated by a smooth, upward curving line on a graph? a.) A linear relationship between x and y b) A inverse relationship betweeen x and y c.) A direct relationship between y and with the square of x d.) No relationship between x and y is indicated The slop of a ...
January 7, 2008 by Tomas

Chels
What can you say about the motion of a body if its veloctiy-time graph is a straight line inclined with the time axis? a. the body moves with uniform velocity b.the body moves with uniform acceleration c. the body moves with non uniform acceleration d. the body moves with ...
April 29, 2008 by Physics

physics
A student drives a moped along a straight road as described by the velocity versus time graph in the figure. The divisions along the horizontal axis represent 1.5 s and the divisions along the vertical axis represent 4.5 m/s. Sketch this graph in the middle of a sheet of graph...
September 23, 2012 by carlton

Physics
I'm having trouble with motion graphs. How do you go from an acceleration-time graph to a velocity-time graph or displacement time graph? I know that to go from v-t to a-t I just take the slope of the v-t graph, but how do you do it the other way around?
February 27, 2013 by a Canadian

Math/Physics
For a velocity-time graph, what does the "tangent line of the curve" represent?
July 13, 2008 by Matt

maths
Which three options are true about the quadratic equation?? y= 4t^2 + 16t + 18 A. The graph has a minimum. B. The graph of y crosses the horizontal axis at t = 10 and t = 20. C. The equation 4t^2 + 16 + 18 = 6 has one real solution. D. The function has a maximum at t = 10 E. ...
April 20, 2007 by missy

Physics check
1)What can you say about the motion of a body if: a. its displacement-time graph is a straight line inclined with the time axis b. its velocity-time graph is a straight line inclined with the same axis. c. its velocity- time graph is a parabola A)The velocity is constant and ...
April 14, 2008 by Jon

Physics
A car accelerates from rest at 5 m/s^2 for 5 seconds. It moves with a constant velocity for some time, and then decelerates at 5 m/s^2 to come to rest. The entire journey takes 25 seconds. Plot the velocity-time graph of the motion. They don't give me a graph so I made one. I ...
April 15, 2008 by Jon

physics
On a velocity versus time graph the quantity the area between the graph line and the x-axis represents the change in _______ of the object .
May 22, 2010 by kile

PHYSICS
The area under a force-versus-time curve is: a) momentum b) impulse c) velocity what's the area under a force-vs-time curve: momentum, impulse, or velocity?
March 19, 2007 by terrence

physics
Assume a canister in a straight tube moves with a constant acceleration of -3 m/s2 and has a velocity of 13.5 m/s at t = 0.00 s. (a) What is its velocity at t = 1.00 s? v = m/s (b) What is its velocity at t = 2.00 s? v = m/s (c) What is its velocity at t = 2.5 s? v = m/s (d) ...
January 22, 2012 by marybeth

Physics
1. What is indicated by a velocity-time graph that crosses the x-axis? 2. How can you tell by looking at a position-time graph whether or not the object was changing speed? 3. How can you tell by looking at a velocity-time graph whether or not the object was changing speed? 4...
September 10, 2012 by PLEASE HELP- URGENT

physics
how do i make a velocity vs. time graph? i have a graph of acceleration vs. time and i am told to find distance between a certain amount of time and i was told to make a graph. is there any other way to find distance or is the velocity vs. time graph necessary?
September 6, 2012 by JJ

Diploma Math
A small object travels with a velocity of v=4-t^2 where t is the time in seconds, recorded from t=0, and v is the velocity in metres/second. a) Draw a graph of v(t) for 0t3. b)Find [0,3,(4-t^2),dt] c) Use a suitable geomentric method to caculate the area enclosed by the ...
November 2, 2012 by sean de la Harpe

physics
for example of the stone dropped from a ballon and striking the ground and taking into account air resistance sketch a) a distance-time graph b) a velocity-time graph c)an acceleration-time graph
October 7, 2010 by liz

Math help - Conversion
Good Evening everyone I'd like to propose a valid question on the mathmatical topic about finding area's under the speed- time graphs that represent the distance travelled. Iam aware that the area is actually equal to the distance travelled . But reallt the question is if it ...
November 25, 2007 by Student A

physic
1. Given the following velocity-time graph: V-T Graph 10 Velocity, m/s 5 10 15 Time -10 a. Calculate the displacement at the end of 20 seconds.
May 16, 2013 by sarah

Physics
On a postition versus time graph to find the acceleration you would simply find the area under the graph right? and how would you figure out whether acceleration is increasing, decreasing, constant of unknown from a graph? My guess is that the accereration is constant throughout.
September 21, 2007 by Tammy

Calc
a partial moves along the x-axis so that its velocity at time t, for 0< = t = < 6, is given by a differentiable function v whose graph is shown above. The velocity is 0 at t=0, t=5, and the graph has horizontal tangents at t=4. the areas of the regions bounded by the t-...
May 19, 2008 by sammy

help math
a partial moves along the x-axis so that its velocity at time t, for 0< = t = < 6, is given by a differentiable function v whose graph is shown above. The velocity is 0 at t=0, t=5, and the graph has horizontal tangents at t=4. the areas of the regions bounded by the t-...
May 20, 2008 by dave

Calculus
The area A of the region S that lies under the graph of the continuous function is the limit of the sum of the areas of approximating rectangles. A = lim n → ∞ [f(x1)Δx + f(x2)Δx + . . . + f(xn)Δx] Use this definition to find an expression for the ...
November 24, 2013 by christina

Physics
i have a graph that shows the motion of a cyclist. as the velocity(m/s) goes up:1, 2, 3... the elapsed time(s) also increases, 2, 4, 6... when the velocity is on 2 the time is on 2, when the velocity is on 3 the time is on 4... the line that is drawn points upward my question ...
January 30, 2009 by y912f

math
Which three options are true about the quadratic equation?? y= 4t^2 + 16t + 18 A. The graph has a minimum. B. The graph of y crosses the horizontal axis at t = 10 and t = 20. C. The equation 4t^2 + 16 + 18 = 6 has one real solution. D. The function has a maximum at t = 10 E. ...
April 30, 2007 by jojo

Science
What can you say about the motion of a body if: a. its displacement-time graph is a straight line inclined with the time axis b. its velocity-time graph is a straight line inclined with the same axis. c. its velocity- time graph is a parabola A)the velocity is constant and it ...
April 13, 2008 by Anonymous

Physics
A car acclerates at 4m/s/s for 5s and then drove at its final velocity for 8s. It then decelerates at 2m/s/s for 2s. Draw a velocity-time graph and use the graph to find the distance covered during the 15s described. Would I plot (5,8) and then draw a line from the orgin to ...
September 19, 2006 by Anna

Physics
How would i find the total time spent decelerating on a velocity time graph? would it be the parts on the graph with negative velocity like -20m/s
February 21, 2010 by jake

Calc
I'm kind of rusty on my calc here... ok ther's a graph of velocity vs time w/ velocity in m/s and time in seconds were time is of course the x-axis k I'm asked to describe how the velocity changes over the timer interval in this interval the graph consists of three segments ...
June 17, 2010 by Kate

Math: Need Answer to study for a quizz. Help ASAP
Estimate the area under the curve f(x)=x^2-4x+5 on [1,3]. Darw the graph and the midpoint rectangles using 8 partitions. Show how to calculate the estimated area by finding the sum of areas of the rectangles. Find the actual area under the curve on [1,3] using a definite ...
November 18, 2010 by Jesse

Physics
A boy is cycling at a constant speed along a straight road to his school. The postions of the boy after fixed time intervals are observed. a. What type of position-time graph can be expected for the motion of the bicycle? b. How can the average velocity of the bicycle be ...
April 15, 2008 by Jon

hi calculus asap
the graph of a piecewise linear function f, for -1<x<4. what is the value of integral (-1 to 4) F(x) dx? the interval i gave is grerater than or equal to and less than and equal to. i didn't know how to put the underscore under the symbol. for the integral, -1 is on the ...
November 30, 2006 by Anonymous

Terminal Velocity
How can u determine that a falling object has reached terminal velocity from a velocity time graph of its motion? u can determine if a falling object has reached terminal velocity from a velocity-time graph of its motion by its stop of acceleration. The falling object no ...
November 30, 2010 by Teya

Calculus
Estimate the area under the graph of 25−x 2 from x = 0 to x = 5 using 5 left rectangles. b. Sketch for yourself the graph of f and the rectangles. Is this left sum an overestimate or underestimate? Enter OVER or UNDER. c. Now use 5 right rectangles to estimate the area. ...
April 12, 2013 by Daniel

physics
In this problem you will determine the average velocity of a moving object from the graph of its position as a function of time . A traveling object might move at different speeds and in different directions during an interval of time, but if we ask at what constant velocity ...
January 30, 2011 by Bre

Pre-Calc
Can anyone help with the following problem please...Thank u so much Let f(x) =|9x|. For the area above the x-axis and between the lines x= -9 and x=18 a. draw and label a sketch with the area shaded b. find the area of the region in the xy-plane under the graph of f(x)
December 8, 2010 by Amy

calculus
a particle moves along the x-axis (units in cm) its initial position at t=0 sec is x(0)=15. the figure shows the graph of the particle's velocity v(t). the numbers are areas of the enclosed regions. in the graph 0 to a is 4 under the x-axis, a to b is 5 above the x-axis, b to ...
April 28, 2010 by shelby

physical
Displacement time graph and velocity time graph is equall to describe motion of particles.
May 9, 2014 by kamran ali

Physics check
1)The velocity of sound in air is 332 m/s. If the unit of length is km and the unit of time is hour, what is the value of velocity? m/s 2)What conclusions can be drawn if a velocity-time graph is a curve? acceleration is not constant.
April 14, 2008 by Jon

Calculus
Set up a Riemann sum to estimate the area under the graph of f(x) = 5x 2 + 2 between x = 0 and x = 1 using 3 subdivisions and left endpoints. Draw the graph and the 3 rectangles
December 5, 2012 by Rudy

physics
How do you find a velocity-time graph from a position-time graph. pls help. i do not understand how to do it
October 17, 2011 by ted

physics
How do you find a velocity-time graph from a position-time graph. pls help. i do not understand how to do it
October 17, 2011 by ted

physics
How do you find a velocity-time graph from a position-time graph. pls help. i do not understand how to do it
October 17, 2011 by ted

Physics
A particle starts from xi = 10 m at t0 = 0 and moves with the velocity graph shown in the graph below. Sorry for no graph it's at 12 m/s when time is zero. Moves down consistently so that it is 8 at 1 4 at 2 0 at 3 and negative 2 at 4. (a) What is the object's position at t = ...
September 5, 2011 by Kaitlyn

Math
Estimate the are under the curve f(x)=x^2-4x+5 on [1,3]. Darw the graph and the midpoint rectangles using 8 partitions. Show how to calculate the estimated area by finding the sum of areas of the rectangles. Find the actual area under the curve on [1,3] using a definite integral.
November 18, 2010 by Jesse

Calculus
A particle moves at varying velocity along a line and s=f(t) represents the particle's distance from a point as a function of time, t. Sketch a possible graph for f if the average velocity of the particle between t=2 and t=6 is the same as the instantaneous velocity at t=5. I'...
January 29, 2011 by Brittany

Pre-calc
Can someone please show me the steps to this problem...Thanks in advance. Let f(x) = 9x. For the area above the x-axis and between the lines x= -9 and x=18 a. draw and label a sketch with the area shaded b. find the area of the region in the xy-plane under the graph of f(x)
December 7, 2010 by Amy

Algebra
Owners of a recreation area are filling a small pond with water. They are adding water at a rate of 25 liters per minute. There are 700 liters in the pond to start. Let W represent the amount of water in the pond (in liters), and let T represent the number of minutes that ...
May 12, 2011 by Rachal

engineering
The velocity of a sports car is graphed as a function of time . Use the graph to answer the questions. a) Find the sports cars maximum velocity, , during the 10- interval depicted in the graph. b) During which time interval is the acceleration positive?
September 19, 2011 by AnaLuisa

Algebra- I get 1 out of two parts
Owners of a recreation area are filling a small pond with water. They are adding water at a rate of 25 liters per minute. There are 700 liters in the pond to start. Let W represent the amount of water in the pond (in liters), and let T represent the number of minutes that ...
May 11, 2011 by Rachal

Physics
Consider a particle undergoing positive acceleration. (1) what is the shape of the position-time graph? (2) How do we determine an instantaneous velocity from the position-time graph?
October 2, 2011 by Nick

Physics
Suppose you are given the following equation, where xf and xi represent positions at two instants of time, vxi is a velocity, a is acceleration, t is an instant of time, and a, b, and c are integers. xf = xi ta + vxi tb + 1/2 ax tc For what values of a, b, and c is this ...
October 4, 2009 by Jess

Physics
Steps for drawing an acceleration time graph from a velocity time graph and vice versa?l Please give me proper steps
July 10, 2013 by Lance

PHYSICS
Which two terms represent a vector quantity and the scalar quantity of the vector's magnitude, respectively? A. velocity and speed B. time and time interval C. acceleration and velocity D. position and displacement I say it's A.
July 21, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
Two fan carts with different fan speeds and different accelerations are started from rest some distance from one another. Cart A begins at position 0 with a velocity of zero and an acceleration of aA to the right. Cart B begins at position xB with a velocity of zero and an ...
November 20, 2010 by Punita

Physics - position time graph
The graph shows position as a function of time for 2 trains running on parallel tracks. The graph shows line A at a 45 degree angle,beginning at origin. Curve B also begins at origin, continues up and to the right (all in quadrant 1, like a sq root function) It crosses Line A ...
January 29, 2012 by Nilan

Physics
Thomas the train and Diesel are involved in an elastic collision. A 2.5 kg Thomas is, at rest but is approached head-on by a 5.0 kg Diesel moving at 0.60 m/s. The force-separation graph for the ensuing collision is given. (12 marks) What is the total kinetic energy before the ...
February 3, 2013 by Khalifa

physics
How do I find the acceleration on a velocity time graph when the graph has an irregular shape.
October 7, 2012 by Ann

science/math
I have to make this density graph on a standard sheet of graph paper of this area outside. Each side of the area is a meter (in real life). What would be an good scale to use for my graph on graph paper?
September 26, 2008 by Jasmine

Calculus
Use 5 right rectangles to estimate the area of the area under the graph of 25−x 2 from x = 0 to x = 5 using 5 left rectangles?
April 12, 2013 by Molly

calculus
A rectangle with its base on the x-axis is to be inscribed under the graph of y=2-x^2. Find the height of the rectangle if the area is the largest possible area.
March 2, 2008 by Anonymous

physics
what does the slope of a position time graph represent?
September 14, 2009 by kaaay

calculus
A rectangle with its base on the x-axis is to be inscribed under the graph of y=2-x^2. Find the height of the rectangle if the area is the largest possible area. (Round to the nearest hundreth)
November 13, 2011 by Sarah

physics
what's the area under a force-vs-time curve: momentum, impulse, or velocity? Impulse. (It happens to equal the change in momentum, as well) i thought so.. thanks for the clarification.
March 21, 2007 by terrence

mechanics
a particle is moving with a velocity of 6m/s when subjected to an accelaration of -3m/s for 4 seconds.it then moves with a constant velocity for 2 seconds.draw a velocity-time graph.
April 18, 2011 by ehm-zee

statistics
The average scuba diver can stay under water for 42 minutes with a standard deviation of 8 minutes.(show graph) B. what is the probabilty that a diver stays under for the less than 53 minutes? c.what is the probabilty that a diver stays under between 25 and 50? d. what is the ...
November 26, 2012 by Ashley

statistics
The average scuba diver can stay under water for 42 minutes with a standard deviation of 8 minutes.(show graph) B. what is the probabilty that a diver stays under for the less than 53 minutes? c.what is the probabilty that a diver stays under between 25 and 50? d. what is the ...
November 26, 2012 by Ashley

statistics
The average scuba diver can stay under water for 42 minutes with a standard deviation of 8 minutes.(show graph) B. what is the probabilty that a diver stays under for the less than 53 minutes? c.what is the probabilty that a diver stays under between 25 and 50? d. what is the ...
November 26, 2012 by Ashley

physics
does the slope of a distance vs. time graph show the average velocity or the instaneous velocity I'm asked the question and don't know which one. I believe that it would be the instaneous value because the slope is refering to one point on the graph... not sure though
August 12, 2009 by physics

PHYSICS
A train starts from rest and accelerates uniformly, until it has traveled 3 km and acquired a velocity of 20 m/s The train then moves at a constant velocity of 20 for 400 s. The train then slows down uniformly at 0.065 m/s2 until it is brought to a halt. Calculate the total ...
May 25, 2010 by CHLOE

physics
Graph #1 is a parabola. Graph #2 is a hyperbola. a. Only graph 1 may possibly represent Hooke's law b. Only graph 2 may possibly represent Hooke's law c. neither
November 12, 2010 by Sonya

calculus
The graph of f'(x) is shown for 0=< x =<10. The areas of the regions between the graph of f' and the x-axis are 20, 6, and 4, respectively. I'm going to describe the graph of f' since I can't post pictures. The first section of the graph goes up (like the sin function) ...
May 2, 2011 by Mike

Calculus
Find the area cut off by x+y=3 from xy=2. I have proceeded as under: y=x/2. Substituting this value we get x+x/2=3 Or x+x/2-3=0 Or x^2-3x+2=0 Or (x-1)(x-2)=0, hence x=1 and x=2 are the points of intersection of the curve xy=2 and the line x+y=3. Area under curve above X axis ...
April 1, 2014 by MS

Algebra
You want to make a graph to show how you spend your time each day. What is an advantage of choosing a circle graph for this data? A.A circle graph shows how each category of time relates to the total amount of time. B.A circle graph is easier to make. C.It is easy to calculate...
March 4, 2013 by Cassie

Physics
How would someone calculate the average velocity of something from a velocity vs. time graph?
October 18, 2009 by Phil

Algebra
Give two examples of a real life situation where a straight line graph might be applicable and explain why you think this might be true. distance vs time under constant velocity overtime pay vs overtime hours worked.
May 16, 2007 by Linda

physics
how do you find the initial velocity on a velocity time graph
September 20, 2012 by shaniqua

physics
how do you find the initial velocity on a velocity time graph
September 20, 2012 by shaniqua

physics
how do you find the initial velocity on a Velocity Vs Time Graph
September 20, 2012 by shaniqua

calculus
Find the area of the region under the graph of the function f on the interval [-1, 2]. f(x) = 6x + 1
December 8, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
Two fan carts with different fan speeds and different accelerations are started from rest some distance from one another. Cart A begins at position 0 with a velocity of zero and an acceleration of aA to the right. Cart B begins at position xB with a velocity of zero and an ...
November 20, 2010 by Punita

Physics
If an object travels with positive velocity in the x-direction, can it have a negative acceleration along the x-axis at the same time? (I think it can't both should be positive- because when you draw the velocity time graph - the gradient (acc.) is also positive) ???? =/
October 17, 2009 by Nikita

Calculus
Let R be the region in the first quadrant under the graph of y=1/sqrt(x) for 4</=x</=9. (a)Find the area of R. I took the antideriative. Then, I plugged in the 9 and 4. I got 2. (b) If the line x=k divides the region R into two regions of equal area, what is the value of...
December 13, 2007 by Anonymous

Algebra 2 Need Help
1. function g(x)=-x^2-3x+7 . Find the area under the curve for the domain 4 x 1. a 71.6 square units b. 46 square units c.35.83 square units d.17.916square units 2. y=2sin(circle with a line through it) a. How many cycles occur in the graph? b. Find the period of the graph...
August 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Tom the train and Dan are involved in an elastic collision. A 2.5 kg Tom is, at rest but is approached head-on by a 5.0 kg Dan moving at 0.60 m/s. The force-separation graph for the ensuing collision is given: the picture of the graph is found here: i54.tinypic (dot) com/...
March 25, 2012 by Nick

Calculus
Estimate the area under the graph of 25−x 2 from x = 0 to x = 5 using 5 left rectangles?
April 12, 2013 by Molly

physics
Two fan carts with different fan speeds and different accelerations are started from rest some distance from one another. Cart A begins at position 0 with a velocity of zero and an acceleration of aA to the right. Cart B begins at position xB with a velocity of zero and an ...
November 20, 2010 by Punita

physics
wo fan carts with different fan speeds and different accelerations are started from rest some distance from one another. Cart A begins at position 0 with a velocity of zero and an acceleration of aA to the right. Cart B begins at position xB with a velocity of zero and an ...
January 30, 2011 by Kelli

Physics
Sketch the velocity vs. time graph for an object that: from 0 to 2 seconds has moved with constant velocity of 3 m/s from 2 to 5 seconds was at rest from 5 to 10 seconds increased its velocity, reaching 5 m/s at t =10 s. Could you please help in describing what each line...
February 10, 2011 by Kayla

physics
An airplane is moving through the air at a velocity v=200m/s. Streamlines just over the top of the wing are compressed to 80% of their original area, and those under the wing are not compressed at all. a) Determine the velocity of the air just over the wing. b) Find the ...
June 14, 2013 by lim

Physics
A person on horseback moves according to the velocity-versus-time graph shown in Figure 2-32. (The vertical axis is marked in increments of 1 m/s and the horizontal axis is marked in increments of 7 s.) Find the displacement of the person for each of the segments A, B, and C. ...
October 12, 2009 by Robert C

Calc
Estimate the area under the graph of f(x)= x^2 + 2 x from x=4 to x=10 using 3 approximating rectangles and left endpoints.
April 22, 2009 by Perry

integration
Find the area of the region under the graph of the function f on the interval [-1, 2]. f(x) = 6x + 1 bound by the x axis
December 8, 2010 by peter

Calculus
Use n = 3 subdivisions and left endpoints to estimate the area under the graph of f(x) = 3x 2 + 1 between x = 0 and x = 1.
December 5, 2012 by Rudy

Calculus
Use n = 6 subdivisions and left endpoints to estimate the area under the graph of f(x) = 2x + 1 between x = 0 and x = 3.
December 5, 2012 by Rudy

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