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20 - Velocity Acceleration

What is the role of the derivative in the real world?

Homework: Handout

Vocabulary: Average rate of change, Instantaneous rate of change, Displacement, Speed vs Velocity

Study Questions:

  1. What is the association between speed and velocity?
  2. What is the difference between distance traveled vs displacement?
  3. When is a particle speeding up or slowing down based on velocity and acceleration?
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