# How do you find the stationary points of a particle that moves along a line?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 6, 2018

Finding the zeros of the derivative of the position function.

#### Explanation:

The Derivative of the Position function is known as the Velocity. Logically speaking, when our distance over time equals zero we are neither increasing to the left of a line or to the right of a line. This means we stop.