Making Inferences From Motion Graphs

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The question is: "How can you tell from a velocity-time graph that you are moving in the negative?

I don't believe a velocity-time graph reveals that sort of information. Can't you only determine when the direction of motion has changed?
 

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Bashyboy
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Perhaps you can...Would the answer be that the graph would lie under the time-axis?
 
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SydDF
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If you mean going backwards, your velocity would be negative. Thus you would actually be reversing
 

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