College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 3 - Problems - Page 112: 26


$v_x = 1.0~m/s$

Work Step by Step

The slope of the $x$ versus $t$ graph is the velocity $v_x$. We can find the slope at $t = 2.0~s$: $slope = \frac{\Delta x}{\Delta t} = \frac{2.0~m}{2.0~s} = 1.0~m/s$ At $t = 2.0~s~$, $~v_x = 1.0~m/s$
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