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POSITION ON TIME GRAPHS. The Axis. The X-axis is time The Y-axis is position This needs to go positive and negative. – Position (m) + . Time (s). Upward lines. Upward lines (positive slopes) mean the object is going forward / right Steeper lines mean faster velocity.

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The Axis
• The X-axis is time
• The Y-axis is position
• This needs to go positive and negative

– Position (m) +

Time (s)

Upward lines
• Upward lines (positive slopes) mean the object is going forward / right
• Steeper lines mean faster velocity

– Position (m) +

Time (s)

Downward lines
• Downward lines (negative slope) mean the object is moving backwards or left.
• Steeper lines mean faster velocity

– Position (m) +

Time (s)

Horizontal line
• A horizontal or flat line means that the object is not moving (staying at the same position).
• Flat lines mean no velocity

– Position (m) +

Time (s)

Calculating velocity
• These graphs can show velocity by calculating the slope
• The steeper the slope the faster the object’s velocity
• Slope is rise / run. So (positionf – positioni) / (timef – timei)
Practice 1, 2, 3, & 4

– Position (m) +

Time (s)