Displacement-time graphs (Part 1)

In this lesson, you will learn the difference between distance-time and displacement-time graphs.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the following calculations can be used to work out speed?

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Q2.Becky runs at 7 km/h for half an hour. How far does she run?

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Q3.Ella cycles 18 miles in one and a half hours. What is her average speed in miles per hour?

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Q4.A train travels 75 miles at an average speed of 25 mph. How long does the journey take?

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Q5.On the first part of the journey a car travels 160 km in 3 hours. On the second part of the journey the car travels 140 km in 2 hours. What is the average speed of the car over the whole journey?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following calculations can be used to work out speed?

1/5

Q2.Becky runs at 7 km/h for half an hour. How far does she run?

2/5

Q3.Ella cycles 18 miles in one and a half hours. What is her average speed in miles per hour?

3/5

Q4.A train travels 75 miles at an average speed of 25 mph. How long does the journey take?

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Q5.On the first part of the journey a car travels 160 km in 3 hours. On the second part of the journey the car travels 140 km in 2 hours. What is the average speed of the car over the whole journey?

5/5

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Displacement time graphs I

Show what you've learnt!

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Q1.Fill in the gap: Starting from home, Sue walked for 2 km at a steady speed of _____ km per hour.
You will need to use this graph to answer today's questions. Sue is represented by the pink line, that starts at (9:20, 0). Bob is represented by the green line, that starts at (9:38, 0).

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Q2.Fill in the gap: After 20 minutes, Sue stopped to chat for _____ minutes.

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Q3.Fill in the gap: Sue then continued at a steady speed of _____ km per hour until she reached the shops.

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Q4.Bob and Sue reach the shops at what time?

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Q5.Assuming Bob and Sue both start their journeys from home, who lives furthest from the shops?

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Displacement time graphs I

Show what you've learnt!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Fill in the gap: Starting from home, Sue walked for 2 km at a steady speed of _____ km per hour.
You will need to use this graph to answer today's questions. Sue is represented by the pink line, that starts at (9:20, 0). Bob is represented by the green line, that starts at (9:38, 0).

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: After 20 minutes, Sue stopped to chat for _____ minutes.

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Q3.Fill in the gap: Sue then continued at a steady speed of _____ km per hour until she reached the shops.

3/5

Q4.Bob and Sue reach the shops at what time?

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Q5.Assuming Bob and Sue both start their journeys from home, who lives furthest from the shops?

5/5

Lesson summary: Displacement-time graphs (Part 1)

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