Chapter 1 The Nature of Science and Physics

1.12 Graphing Introduction

Graphs are a simple and elegant way to express a lot of information.


The PHET group in Colorado have a large, and growing, number of simulations to help you with your math basics.

You can check them all out at


There are two main ones you will need in this class.

Play around with this PHET simulation. It will help you see what equations look like.


For help with analyzing linear graphs, check out




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