Distance: Time graphs

In this lesson we will learn about distance-time graphs, and how to calculate speed using the gradient of a graph.

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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!

Q1.What is speed defined as?

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Q2.Match the motions to the average speed
sound in air
running
walking
light
cycling

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Q3.What is the equation that links distance, speed and time?

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Q4.A man travels 50 m in 25 seconds. What is his speed?

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Q5.A car travels 1.2 km in 50 seconds. What is its speed?

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Q6.A boy is riding a bike at a speed of 6 m/s. He cycles for 5 minutes. How far has he travelled?

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Q7.A woman runs a 5 km race. Her average speed is 3 m/s. What time did she complete the race in? Give your answer to 2 significant figures

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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!

Q1.What is speed defined as?

1/7

Q2.Match the motions to the average speed
sound in air
running
walking
light
cycling

2/7

Q3.What is the equation that links distance, speed and time?

3/7

Q4.A man travels 50 m in 25 seconds. What is his speed?

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Q5.A car travels 1.2 km in 50 seconds. What is its speed?

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Q6.A boy is riding a bike at a speed of 6 m/s. He cycles for 5 minutes. How far has he travelled?

6/7

Q7.A woman runs a 5 km race. Her average speed is 3 m/s. What time did she complete the race in? Give your answer to 2 significant figures

7/7

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Quiz:

Distance-Time Graphs

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Q1.Look at the distance-time graph below. Between which two points is the object not moving?

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Q2.Look at the distance-time graph below. Between which two points is the speed the highest?

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Q3.What distance was travelled between d and e?

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Q4.How long did it take to get from c to f?

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Q5.How long did the journey take in total?

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Q6.What was the speed between a and b?

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Q7.What was the speed between c and d?

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Q8.What was the average speed of this whole journey?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Distance-Time Graphs

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

Q1.Look at the distance-time graph below. Between which two points is the object not moving?

1/8

Q2.Look at the distance-time graph below. Between which two points is the speed the highest?

2/8

Q3.What distance was travelled between d and e?

3/8

Q4.How long did it take to get from c to f?

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Q5.How long did the journey take in total?

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Q6.What was the speed between a and b?

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Q7.What was the speed between c and d?

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Q8.What was the average speed of this whole journey?

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Lesson summary: Distance: Time graphs

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