A parcel of air moving in a straight tube with a constant acceleration of −4.00 m/s 2 has a velocity of 13.0 m/s at 10:05:00 a.m. (a) What is its velocity at 10:05:01 a.m.? (b) At 10:05:04 a.m.? (c) At 10:04:50 a.m.? (d) Describe the shape of a graph of velocity versus time for this parcel of air. (e) Argue for or against the following statement: “Knowing the single value of an object’s constant acceleration is like knowing a whole list of values for its velocity.”

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A parcel of air moving in a straight tube with a constant acceleration of −4.00 m/s2 has a velocity of 13.0 m/s at 10:05:00 a.m. (a) What is its velocity at 10:05:01 a.m.? (b) At 10:05:04 a.m.? (c) At 10:04:50 a.m.? (d) Describe the shape of a graph of velocity versus time for this parcel of air. (e) Argue for or against the following statement: “Knowing the single value of an object’s constant acceleration is like knowing a whole list of values for its velocity.”

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