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    Um I don't know if I'm just being stupid, but the distance-time graph here is a curve:Name:  Untitled.png
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    I know how to calculate speed from a distance-time graph (v=x/t), but I don't understand how I'm supposed to calculate average speed from a curve. Could someone please explain? Thanks!
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    The average speed is calculated by the total distance/total time. This way, it doesn't matter if the speed is not constant (like your graph).
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    speed=distance/time.
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    (Original post by project_legacy)
    The average speed is calculated by the total distance/total time. This way, it doesn't matter if the speed is not constant (like your graph).
    Thanks, I understand this properly now!
 
 
 
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