# Can a velocity time graph be parallel to time axis?

Sure, as long as the object is moving at a constant speed.

And by the way ... It's easy to draw a **speed**/time graph,
but

I'm pretty sure it's not possible to draw a **velocity**/time
one.

### How Can you tell from a velocity vs time graph that a moving object has changed direction?

velocity is nothing but speed of a body in the given direction. suppose if body is moving with constant velocity then VT graph will be parallel to the X -axis, if not then the VT graph is not parallel to the X-axis it means then object is moving with different velocity or it has its dierection or both velocity and aswell as direction.

### Graphical representation of motion?

Position-Time Graph You can graph motion on a position vs time graph. On a position vs time graph, position is on the y-axis and time is on the x-axis. If the velocity is constant, the graph will be a straight line and the slope is average velocity. If the motion is accelerating, the graph will be a curved line. Velocity-Time Graph You can also graph motion on a Velocity-Time graph. On a velocity vs time…

### Calculate distance from a velocity time graph?

The area between the graph and the x-axis is the distance moved. If the velocity is constant the v vs t graph is a straight horizontal line. The shape of the area under the graph is a rectangle. For constant velocity, distance = V * time. Time is the x-axis and velocity is the y-axis. If the object is accelerating, the velocity is increasing at a constant rate. The graph is a line whose slope…

### How can a velocity time graph be drawn?

Perhaps the question was displacement time graph. This is because velocity* time = displacement. The values Velocity and time are independent of each other. If we draw a distance time graph we can find out the velocity by taking the slope at a point to find the velocity at that time moment. If we draw a velocity time graph, mostly the time is plotted on X axis and Velocity is on Y axis and the…

### What is the value of acceleration if v-t graph is a straight line parallel to the time axis?

The problem is that a so-called "velocity-time" graph is really a "speed-time" graph. A complete description of "velocity" at any point in time includes speed and direction, but the graph can only show speed, that is, the magnitude of velocity, vs. time, but it can't show the direction of the motion. If the direction changes with time, then that constitutes acceleration, but we can't discern it from the graph. If the "v-t" graph is a…

### What measures the acceleration on a speed-time graph?

Acceleration = velocity change / time x axis = time , y axis = velocity Acceleration at any point on a speed time graph: = Gradient of a line tangential to the curve at that point = vertical change (velocity change) / horizontal change ( time elapsed) = velocity change / time = acceleration on a data driven graph, best guess the tangent. on a equation graph, use differential calculus.

### Area under the velocity versus time graph?

Area under velocity versus time graph(between two given instances of time i.e. two points on time axis) gives the displacement of the body( whose graph was plotted) between those two instances i.e. in that time interval. Area under velocity time graph can be found from definite integration if the graph is a curve. Note: Area under velocity versus time graph gives displacement not distance covered by body. Note: Area enclosed between the plotted curve and…

### The slope of velocity versus time graph gives?

If your graph shows velocity on the vertical axis and time on the horizontal axis, then the slope of the graph represents the acceleration. More specifically, the slope of the graph at a specific point represents the acceleration at that instantaneous point in time. So if the slope of the graph doesn't change (i.e. the graph is a straight line), then the acceleration is constant and doesn't change over time. In calculus, this is represented…

### Are there graphs for velocity?

Yes, there are velocity graphs, (velocity being on the y axis and time being on the x axis). However, these graphs are not to be mixed up with position verses time graphs. On a velocity verses time graph, (the units for velocity being m/s), an object at rest is plotted as a straight line along the horizontal axis. This shows that time is progressing, but there is no motion of the objest. Uniform motion is…

### How do you find average velocity on a graph?

you can't....it's merely impossible! Assuming it is a graph of velocity vs time, it's not impossible, it's simple. Average velocity is total distance divided by total time. The total time is the difference between finish and start times, and the distance is the area under the graph between the graph and the time axis.