Kinematics Problem 8.1.1

Description

Physicists use arrows to represent many things in diagrams (position is in meters and time is in seconds).

Question

What vector quantity is being represented by the arrow in this simulation?  Begin 

Answer

What appears constant in the above animation? Acceleration.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 2-5, Giancoli-SE: 2-5.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian.

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