University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321973615
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Chapter 2 - Motion Along a Straight Line - Problems - Exercises - Page 59: 2.11


At points A and B, the velocity is 6.7 m/s. At point C, the velocity is zero. At points D and E and F, the velocity is -40 m/s. At point G, the velocity is zero.

Work Step by Step

The instantaneous velocity is the slope of the tangent to the x versus t graph. This is measured from the graph. The sign of the slope indicates the direction of the velocity.
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