Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 2 - Motion Along a Straight Line - Questions: 5b

Answer

The direction of travel at point 4 is negative.

Work Step by Step

In a velocity vs. time graph, points in the positive quadrant indicate a positive direction, and points in the negative quadrant indicate a negative direction. At point 4, the point is plotted in the negative quadrant, so it is traveling in the negative direction.
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