## Can a velocity time graph have a negative velocity?

Speed is always positive, while velocity can be negative. The speed/time graph would be the absolute value of the velocity/time graph. When velocity is negative, the area under the curve would also be negative.

**How does VT graph show negative acceleration?**

If the acceleration is negative, then the velocity-time graph is a downward sloping line (i.e., the slope is negative). If the acceleration is great, then the line slopes up steeply (i.e., the slope is great).

**Is acceleration constant in Vt graph?**

Curved lines on velocity-time graphs also show changes in velocity, but not with a constant acceleration or deceleration . The diagram shows some typical lines on a velocity-time graph. The steeper the line, the greater the acceleration of the object.

### When VT graph has negative slope acceleration is?

Slope of a velocity-time graph measures acceleration. Positive slope means acceleration and negative slope means retarded motion.

**Which graph shows a negative acceleration?**

acceleration-time graph

The acceleration-time graph shows a horizontal line in the negative region of the graph (meaning a negative acceleration).

**Can there be negative acceleration?**

According to our principle, when an object is slowing down, the acceleration is in the opposite direction as the velocity. Thus, this object has a negative acceleration.

## Which part of the graph shows that the object is moving at constant positive acceleration?

If the velocity is constant, then the slope is constant (i.e., a straight line). If the velocity is changing, then the slope is changing (i.e., a curved line). If the velocity is positive, then the slope is positive (i.e., moving upwards and to the right).

**What is negative acceleration?**

Mathematically, a negative acceleration means you will subtract from the current value of the velocity, and a positive acceleration means you will add to the current value of the velocity.

**What is the shape of velocity-time graph for constant acceleration?**

Since acceleration is a function of time, the velocity-time graph will be a curve. Note: Since the acceleration is continuously increasing with time, the magnitude of the slope will also continuously increase with time.

### What does a negative constant acceleration mean?

**What is constant negative velocity?**

Negative Slope = Negative Constant Velocity. Object is moving to the left with a fast negative constant velocity. No Acceleration and No Unbalanced Forces. If the velocity is changing, then the slope is changing (i.e., a curved line).

**How to get a constant negative acceleration graph from a graph?**

The velocity now is the negative velocity with decreasing slope. The acceleration obtained by the graph has a negative sign, which means the particle is decelerating with a constant decrease in velocity. Thus we get a constant negative acceleration graph by plotting the v-t graph.

## When is the acceleration constant on a position time graph?

In the position-time graph, the acceleration will be constant only when the path traced by the particle on the x-t graph is a parabolic curve. The position-time graph represents the distance traveled by the particle in the given time; thus, its slope gives the change in velocity.

**When velocity is constant the velocity time graph is like?**

When the velocity is constant, the velocity time graph, with Y-axis denoting velocity and X-axis denoting time, will be like: As clear from the graph, the velocity is constant (c) throughout the time interval.

**Why the plot of the motion of the car has constant acceleration?**

Since the velocity is decreasing at a uniform rate, the plot of the motion of the car has a constant negative acceleration graph. The constant negative acceleration can be plotted using the position-time graph.