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Tutorial

## Velocity and Acceleration

the equations of position, velocity and acceleration

## First Problem Set

For each position function find

(a) the velocity function

(b) the acceleration function

(c)  The position, velocity and acceleration at t=1

1.

2.

3.

Source: Calculus Early Transcendentals by Howard Anton, Irl Bivens, Stephen Davis

## Speeding Up vs. Slowing Down

Averting a common misconception!

## Problem set #2

For the 3 problems you did earlier, also answer the following questions for each one:

(d)  At what times is the particle stopped?

(e)  When is the particle speeding up?  When is it slowing down?

(f)  What is the speed of the particle when t=1?

Source: Calculus Early Transcendentals by Howard Anton, Irl Bivens, Stephen Davis