# What is the equation for position and time?

## What is the equation for position and time?

Summary

traditional name | equation | relationship |
---|---|---|

1st equation | v = v0 + at | velocity-time |

2nd equation | s = s0 + v0t + ½at2 | position-time |

3rd equation | v2 = v02 + 2a(s − s0) | velocity-position |

merton rule | v = ½(v + v0) | average velocity |

## What is the equation for a position vs time graph?

Pick two points on the line and determine their coordinates. Determine the difference in y-coordinates of these two points (rise). Determine the difference in x-coordinates for these two points (run). Divide the difference in y-coordinates by the difference in x-coordinates (rise/run or slope).

**What is the relationship between position vs time?**

Motion can be represented by a position-time graph, which plots position relative to the starting point on the y-axis and time on the x-axis. The slope of a position-time graph represents velocity. The steeper the slope is, the faster the motion is changing.

### What is the formula to find position in physics?

Position Formulas – Change in Position Formula & Examples

- Change in position is given by:
- Δr = r2 – r1.
- If the change in position is dependent upon time, then the position can be represented as.
- r (t) = ½ at2 + ut + r1.
- Where a = constant acceleration.
- u = initial velocity.
- r = initial position.
- Example:

### Which of the following is an equation for position-time relation?

S = ut + 1/2 at2 represents the equation for position-time relation.

**What is a position v time graph?**

A position-time graph shows how far an object has traveled from its starting position at any given time since it started moving.

## What is the slope of position vs time graph?

The principle is that the slope of the line on a position-time graph is equal to the velocity of the object. If the object is moving with a velocity of +4 m/s, then the slope of the line will be +4 m/s.

## Is position vs time the same as distance vs time?

The simplest quantityto consider is the object’s position as it changes with time. This data can the plotted on a Cartesian (x,y) coordinate axis with the horizontal axis being the time and the associated displacement being the vertical axis. The result in graph would be a distance vs. time graph.

**What is the relationship between position and velocity?**

If position is given by a function p(x), then the velocity is the first derivative of that function, and the acceleration is the second derivative. By using differential equations with either velocity or acceleration, it is possible to find position and velocity functions from a known acceleration.

### How do you find the position of an object?

The formula says that the position of the object d is equal to it’s initial speed v multiplied by time t and 1/2 times the acceleration a times the square of the time t .

### What is the equation for position-time relation class 9?

Derive an equation for position -time (S=ut+1/2at^2) relation for an object that travelled a distance ‘s’ in time ‘t’ under uniform acceleration ‘a’

**How is velocity related to position and time?**

1. Velocity is the slope of position vs. time. If that slope is not changing, the velocity is constant. If the slope is negative and not changing, the velocity is a negative constant.

## How are position and time related in math?

This straight line is considered to be a number line like those seen in algebra. So, if an object moves along this number line, then at every moment of time it is positioned at a certain coordinate. A certain time matches with a certain position of the object. It is common to use the variable x to hold the value for the position coordinate.

## When is the position of an object a function of time?

When the graph is drawn as we have, we say that the position of the object is a function of time. By that we mean that if we know what time it is, then we can use the graph to find out where the object is at.

**How is the slope of a position graph related to time?**

So the slope of a position graph has to equal the velocity. This is also true for a position graph where the slope is changing. For the example graph of position vs. time below, the red line shows you the slope at a particular time. Try sliding the dot below horizontally to see what the slope of the graph looks like for particular moments in time.