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Homework Help: Is this right? velocity vs time graph ?

  1. Sep 14, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    what type of motion is occurring when slope is zero?
    not zero?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    a.) constant motion or no motion
    b.) changing velocity
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  3. Sep 14, 2008 #2


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    Hi BeckyStar678! :smile:
    Yes, that's right (especially if you can't spell accclellarration :wink:) …

    but why are you asking?

    What's worrying you? :confused:
  4. Sep 14, 2008 #3


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    If constant motion means constant velocity, then yes that's right.
  5. Sep 30, 2008 #4
    Slope of zero on a velocity-time graph shows that the velocity is constant at that point in time.
    Slopes on velocity-time graphs are representations of acceleration.
    positive slope = positive acceleration =
    negative slope = negative acceleration
    slope of zero = zero acceleration = constant motion
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