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Making Inferences From Motion Graphs

  1. Sep 6, 2012 #1
    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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  3. Sep 6, 2012 #2
    Perhaps you can...Would the answer be that the graph would lie under the time-axis?
     
  4. Sep 6, 2012 #3
    If you mean going backwards, your velocity would be negative. Thus you would actually be reversing
     
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