Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321740904
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-090-8

Chapter 1 - Concepts of Motion - Conceptual Questions - Page 29: 6


Position: - Velocity: + Acceleration: +

Work Step by Step

The position is negative because the particle is to the left of the origin. The velocity is positive because the displacements are in the positive direction. The acceleration is positive because the second displacement is greater than the first (speeding up) and the velocity is positive.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.