Calculus, 10th Edition (Anton)

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Chapter 3 - The Derivative In Graphing And Applications - 3.6 Rectilinear Motion - Exercises Set 3.6: 12

Answer

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Work Step by Step

A concave down position function signifies a negative second derivative, or negative acceleration. In addition, an increasing position versus time graph means a positive velocity (first derivative). A forward moving object with a negative acceleration is slowing down.
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