Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Video Lessons

Concept

# Problem: (a) Determine the magnitude of the acceleration for the speeding up phase.(b) Determine the magnitude of the acceleration for the slowing down phase.Express your answers to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

###### FREE Expert Solution

Acceleration:

$\overline{){\mathbf{a}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{t}}}$

Vertical scale:

1 division = 0.25 m/s

Horizontal scale:

1 division = 0.0667s

###### Problem Details

(a) Determine the magnitude of the acceleration for the speeding up phase.
(b) Determine the magnitude of the acceleration for the slowing down phase.
Express your answers to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.