Chapter Name: Motion
Activity Name: Understanding uniform motion in Motion
In this experiment, we aim to understand uniform motion by analyzing the distance covered by a cyclist on a straight road over time.
The distance covered by the cyclist with respect to time is provided in a table, and we will plot a distance vs. time graph using these values.
- Table with distance and time values
- Graph paper or charting software
Step by Step Procedure:
- Gather the table containing distance and time values of the cyclist’s motion.
- On the graph paper or using charting software, label the x-axis as “Time” and the y-axis as “Distance.”
- Plot the data points from the table on the graph paper, where the time values are on the x-axis and the corresponding distance values on the y-axis.
- Connect the data points with a smooth line to create the distance vs. time graph.
- The graph obtained will be a straight line, sloping upwards from left to right.
Note down your observation values in table format:
- Ensure accurate recording of distance and time values to avoid errors in the graph.
- Use a ruler or appropriate tools to plot the data points for a neat and precise graph.
Lesson Learnt from Experiment:
The distance vs. time graph for uniform motion is a straight line, indicating that the cyclist covers an equal distance in equal intervals of time.
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