AP Physics 1 Question 377: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 377

5. In which section of the following velocity-versus-time graph is the object speeding up and moving in the negative direction?

  • A. Section 1
  • B. Section 2
  • C. Section 3
  • D. Section 4

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

B

In section 1, the object is slowing down and moving in the positive direction. Eliminate (A). In section 3, the object is moving with constant speed in the negative direction. Eliminate (C). In section 4, the object is slowing down and moving in the negative direction. Eliminate (D). In section 2, the object is speeding up and moving in the negative direction. Choice (B) is correct.