Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept

Problem: FIGURE EX2.12 shows the velocity-versus-time graph for a particle moving along the x-axis. Its initial position is x0 = 2.0 m at t 0 = 0 s.(a) What are the particle’s position, velocity, and acceleration at t = 1.0 s?(b) What are the particle’s position, velocity, and acceleration at t = 3.0 s?

FREE Expert Solution
93% (314 ratings)
Problem Details

FIGURE EX2.12 shows the velocity-versus-time graph for a particle moving along the x-axis. Its initial position is x0 = 2.0 m at t 0 = 0 s.
(a) What are the particle’s position, velocity, and acceleration at t = 1.0 s?
(b) What are the particle’s position, velocity, and acceleration at t = 3.0 s?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration concept. You can view video lessons to learn Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration. Or if you need more Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration practice, you can also practice Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration practice problems.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Physics tutor, Patrick took 5 minutes and 10 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Jiang's class at USF.