# AP Calculus

A particle is moving along a horizontal straight line. The graph of the position function (the distance to the right of a fixed point as a function of time) is shown below. Answer the following questions only on the interval (0,8).

1. When is the particle moving toward the right?

2. When is the particle moving toward the left?

3. When does the particle have positive acceleration?

4. When does the particle have negative acceleration?

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1. when slope is +, velocity is to right

when slope is -, velocity is to left

when curvature is + acceleration is + (holds water)

when curvature is -, acceleration is - (sheds water)

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