Open study

is now brainly

With Brainly you can:

  • Get homework help from millions of students and moderators
  • Learn how to solve problems with step-by-step explanations
  • Share your knowledge and earn points by helping other students
  • Learn anywhere, anytime with the Brainly app!

A community for students.

on a velocity-time graph who can you tell a person goes backwards

Mathematics
See more answers at brainly.com
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Join Brainly to access

this expert answer

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

To see the expert answer you'll need to create a free account at Brainly

If you consider forward as the positive direction, as many people probably would... then what sign would the backwards direction be?
If this just confused you, I'm sorry! I want to make a small point, though, that signs often matter in physics.
negative

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

Right! So if the velocity is backwards, it is considered negative. So if you see that the velocity is negative, the velocity is backwards :)
Oh, I guess I should also say... If the velocity is backwards, then you'll see that the velocity is negative!
|dw:1350527399138:dw|
if the velocity line or curve is below velocity = 0, which will be below the time axis because the time axis is at velocity = 0, then the velocity is backwards.
|dw:1350528332182:dw|
From t=0, meaning "the start", this guy was heading backwards. At various speeds! But backwards the whole time. At the end, there, he or she was heading backwards pretty fast (compared to how fast she or he was going earlier).

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question