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
10 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?
cannot be determined
5.71 m/sec
10.50 m/sec
8.57 m/sec
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Question 2
What was the cart's average speed during the first 10.4 seconds?
7.69 m/sec
5.77 m/sec
11.43 m/sec
4.29 m/sec
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Question 3
Where was the cart located at exactly 12 seconds?
10.0 m
18.3 m
cannot be determined
17.3 m
61.7 m
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Question 4
What was the magnitude of the cart's instantaneous velocity at 7 seconds?
cannot be determined
5.77 m/sec
8.57 m/sec
0 m/sec
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Question 5
What was the cart's average velocity between 7 and 12 seconds?
-18.3 m/sec
-3.7 m/sec
-1.5 m/sec
-2.29 m/sec
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Question 6
What was the cart's average speed for the entire 17 seconds?
10.0 m/sec
-3.8 m/sec
-2.94 m/sec
13.1 m/sec
13.45 m/sec
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