Problem: For the motion diagram given (Figure 1), sketch the shape of a possible graph for the y position versus time, y(t). Use the indicated coordinate system. One unit of time elapses between consecutive dots in the motion diagram.

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Construct a possible graph for the y position versus time, y(t).

The change in y is not constant. Initially, y increases by 2 units, then 1 unit, then decreases by 1 unit and finally 2 units. 

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For the motion diagram given (Figure 1), sketch the shape of a possible graph for the y position versus time, y(t). Use the indicated coordinate system. One unit of time elapses between consecutive dots in the motion diagram.

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