Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Video Lessons

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# Problem: The graph in the figure shows the velocity v of a sports car as a function of time t. Find the maximum acceleration amax of the car.

###### FREE Expert Solution

Acceleration:

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

The slope of the graph is the acceleration.

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###### Problem Details

The graph in the figure shows the velocity v of a sports car as a function of time t.

Find the maximum acceleration amax of the car.