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Posted by **Deawn** on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 8:47pm.

The position versus time for a certain object moving along the x-axis. The object's initial position is -2 m. Find the instantaneous velocity at 2 s. Answer in m/s

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 9:04pmAt time zero, position -2. The rest depends on the velocity. Just compute postion based on

x=xi + v*time

instantaneous velocity is the slope of the position vs time at t=2.

examples

http://dev.physicslab.org/Document.aspx?doctype=5&filename=Kinematics_ConstantVelocityPositionTimeGraphs1.xml

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedia/kinema/fs.cfm

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/mechanics/motgraph.html

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