Physics Applications To Derivatives

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  • 1. 
    Acceleration is the derivative of:
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 2. 
    Velocity is:
    • A. 

      How far away something is

    • B. 

      How quickly something speeds up

    • C. 

      How fast something is going

  • 3. 
    The derivative of 4x is:
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      4x^2

  • 4. 
    If an object is slowing down, that means it exhibits negative acceleration.  Does this mean that it also suddenly switches to negative velocity?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not enough information to answer

  • 5. 
    If velocity is represented on a graph as a positively sloped straight line, acceleration is shown as:
    • A. 

      A horizontal line above 0

    • B. 

      A horizontal line at 0

    • C. 

      An upward curved line

    • D. 

      A vertical line

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