Kinematics Concept | Algebraic | Graphical | Calculus |
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Position, x | |||

Displacement, | Area under v vs. t graph |
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Time Interval, | |||

Average Velocity, | Slope of secant line on x vs. t graph | ||

Instantaneous Velocity, v | Slope of tangent line on x vs. t graph | ||

Change in Velocity, | Area under a vs. t graph | ||

Average Acceleration, | Slope of secant line on v vs. t graph | ||

Instantaneous Acceleration, a | Slope of tangent line on v vs. t graph | ||

Average Speed | |||

Instantaneous Speed | magnitude of the instantaneous velocity |

Equations for Constant Acceleration |
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*last update September 30, 2008 by JL Stanbrough*