College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 2 - Kinematics: Description of Motion - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 58: 14



Work Step by Step

To find if the graph represents a parabola, we need to find the relationship between position and time. Differentiation of the equation leads us to the fact that position is directly proportional to the square of time. Therefore, this means that the graph is a parabola.
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