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Problem: The position graph of the figure shows a dog slowly sneaking up on a squirrel, then putting on a burst of speed.For how many seconds does the dog move at the slower speed? (1 sigfig with appropriate units)

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The slope of the position-time graph gives the velocity. 

There are two parts of motion in the graph, between times 0s and 8 s, and between times 8 s and 10 s.

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The position graph of the figure shows a dog slowly sneaking up on a squirrel, then putting on a burst of speed.
For how many seconds does the dog move at the slower speed? (1 sigfig with appropriate units)

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