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Graphs of Acceleration

  1. Oct 1, 2012 #1
    Hi

    I'm an AS student studying physics and to everyone else this question may be very easy but I'm unsure about this graph and how to describe it

    2lmm0dt.png

    I think it's increasing acceleration but in a different direction , is that right?
     
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  3. Oct 1, 2012 #2

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    As time increases, the slope--and thus the acceleration--gets steeper and more negative. So yes, the magnitude of the acceleration increases and acts to slow the object down more quickly.
     
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