Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter 1 - Limits and Their Properties - 1.1 Exercises: 8

Answer

Speed (velocity) is the change of position of a vehicle on a highway. The instantaneous rate of change of an automobile's position on a highway is called acceleration.

Work Step by Step

The green line represents a car traveling at a constant speed. The blue line shows a car speeding up or accelerating on a highway. (The slope is constantly changing as the car increases its acceleration).
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