Practice Problems
Constant Velocity: Position-Time Graphs
Directions:
On this worksheet you will review some of the properties of position-time graphs when the object is moving at a "constant velocity."
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Question 1
The y-axis, representing position, is scaled so that each square (vertical division) represents
13 meters.
The x-axis is scaled so that each square represents
1 second
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7,11,17 seconds
What was the cart's instantaneous speed at 4 seconds?
13.50 m/sec
cannot be determined
7.43 m/sec
11.14 m/sec
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Question 2
What was the cart's average speed during the first 8.3 seconds?
5.57 m/sec
9.40 m/sec
12.53 m/sec
14.86 m/sec
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Question 3
Where was the cart located at exactly 12 seconds?
80.2 m
13.0 m
22.5 m
23.8 m
cannot be determined
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Question 4
What was the magnitude of the cart's instantaneous velocity at 7 seconds?
9.40 m/sec
cannot be determined
0 m/sec
11.14 m/sec
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Question 5
What was the cart's average velocity between 7 and 12 seconds?
-2.0 m/sec
-23.8 m/sec
-2.98 m/sec
-4.8 m/sec
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Question 6
What was the cart's average speed for the entire 17 seconds?
17.49 m/sec
-5.0 m/sec
17.0 m/sec
13.0 m/sec
-3.82 m/sec
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