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
12 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 3 seconds?
cannot be determined
5.14 m/sec
12.67 m/sec
10.29 m/sec
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Question 2
What was the cart's average speed during the first 10.1 seconds?
7.13 m/sec
13.71 m/sec
9.50 m/sec
5.14 m/sec
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Question 3
Where was the cart located at exactly 13 seconds?
22.0 m
52.0 m
24.0 m
22.7 m
cannot be determined
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Question 4
What was the magnitude of the cart's instantaneous velocity at 7 seconds?
10.29 m/sec
cannot be determined
0 m/sec
7.13 m/sec
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Question 5
What was the cart's average velocity between 7 and 13 seconds?
-44.0 m/sec
-3.4 m/sec
-7.3 m/sec
-4.89 m/sec
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Question 6
What was the cart's average speed for the entire 17 seconds?
12.0 m/sec
15.7 m/sec
-3.53 m/sec
-4.6 m/sec
16.14 m/sec
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