Acceleration of a Horse

This app helps explain the concept of a derivative by showing you how the acceleration of the horse and the slope of the velocity and equal to one another.

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Acceleration (Meters per Second Squared)

A horse's velocity in meters per second is modeled by the polynomial -5^2+5x, where "x" is minutes after the horses start. Slide the point around to find the horse's acceleration in meters per second squared.

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