Ticker Tape Moving at Constant or Accelerated Velocity

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This simple ticker tape Demonstration illustrates constant velocity motion in a straight line. For accelerated motion, the velocity of the object increases 1 per second, so the acceleration is 1 . This Demonstration would be useful for discussing introductory ideas of position, velocity, acceleration, slope, and so on in a calculus or physics class.

Contributed by: Tom De Vries (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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