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Determine the Instantaneous Velocity of two coordinates on a graph

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The tangent of each curve is the slope, right? So how do we use that to find vf (instantaneous velocity) at 4s and 8s
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The tangent of each curve is the slope, right? So how do we use that to find vf (instantaneous velocity) at 4s and 8s
yes, the tangent is the slope

and the slope is the velocity
so just count squares
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Right! Duh! Is there a way to delete this post XD

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Determine the Instantaneous Velocity of two coordinates on a graph

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True. Thank you!


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