This lesson builds on what we learned about position as a function of time graphs. We start with velocity as a function of time graphs, determine what the motion would look like and then draw position and acceleration as a function of time graphs. We use the concepts of slope and tangent line to help us build the graphs.
0:35 What is the slope of a velocity vs. time graph?
2:30 Walking the 1st velocity vs. time example
4:17 Explaining what a constant slope is
7:11 Drawing position vs. time for the 1st example
9:08 The Magic Tangent Line Finder! (defining tangent line)
11:18 A look forward to Calculus
12:51 Drawing acceleration vs. time for the 1st example
14:35 Walking the 2nd velocity vs. time example
15:47 Drawing position vs. time for the 2nd example
17:19 Drawing acceleration vs. time for the 2nd example
18:17 Walking the 3rd velocity vs. time example
20:41 Drawing position and acceleration vs. time for the 3rd example
22:55 Ideal vs. real data
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