# Calculating Speed: Distance and Time Relationship

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Distance / Time

### If Clara took 200 seconds to run 800 meters instead of 260 seconds, what impact would it have on her speed?

Her speed would increase

### How can you tell from a speed vs. time graph if an object is accelerating?

The slope of the line is positive

Slowing down

### If Clara's speed vs. time graph is a straight, horizontal line, what can be said about her motion?

She is moving at a constant speed

### What does a positive slope on a speed vs. time graph indicate?

The object is accelerating.

Positive slope

### If a line on a speed vs. time graph is steep, what does it indicate?

Larger acceleration

Deceleration

### How can you tell if an object has a larger acceleration from a speed vs. time graph?

The line is steeper.

Learn how to calculate speed by understanding the relationship between distance and time. In this scenario, Clara measures her speed while running to her friend's house. Find out how to determine speed by dividing distance by time.

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