# Determining Acceleration Using the Slope of a Velocity vs. Time Graph

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### Acceleration

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### 2. On this graph, what is the acceleration between 5 seconds and 8 seconds?

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Test your ability to calculate the acceleration of an object using a velocity versus time graph. Practice questions in this quiz will assess your understanding of acceleration and how to calculate change in velocity over time.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Through this quiz and worksheet, you will assess your ability to:

• Calculate acceleration over time
• Define acceleration
• Calculate change in velocity
• Understand why the outcome on an acceleration graph may be negative

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on calculating acceleration using a velocity versus time graph
• Making connections - use understanding of the concept of acceleration and slope of the graph
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve acceleration calculation practice problems