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Comparing Velocity and Acceleration VELOCITY ACCELERATION displacement elapsed time ave x v t == change in velocity elapsed time ave v a t () dx t v dt = dv t a dt = Rate of change of position with respect to time. Rate of change of velocity with respect to time. Slope of tangent line to a x vs.t curve. Slope of tangent line to a v vs.t curve. When v = constant, x vs. t curve is a straight line. When a = constant, v vs. t curve is a straight line. In a v vs. t graph, the area between the curve and
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