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Answered 2010-12-14 23:00:55

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Velocity is displacement divided by time.

Acceleration is velocity divided by time.

However both graphs are related! If you graph the AREA under the slope of the acceleration graph vs. time, this will be a velocity graph. If you graph the SLOPE of the velocity graph vs. time, this will be an acceleration graph.

When you learn calculus (unless you already know it) you will learn how you can switch between the two.

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