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
14 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 5 seconds?
12.00 m/sec
14.40 m/sec
10.00 m/sec
cannot be determined
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Question 2
What was the cart's average speed during the first 8.7 seconds?
6.00 m/sec
16.00 m/sec
12.87 m/sec
9.66 m/sec
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Question 3
Where was the cart located at exactly 13 seconds?
26.5 m
28.0 m
60.7 m
25.7 m
cannot be determined
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Question 4
What was the magnitude of the cart's instantaneous velocity at 7 seconds?
9.66 m/sec
12.00 m/sec
cannot be determined
0 m/sec
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Question 5
What was the cart's average velocity between 7 and 13 seconds?
-51.3 m/sec
-8.6 m/sec
-5.70 m/sec
-3.9 m/sec
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Question 6
What was the cart's average speed for the entire 17 seconds?
14.0 m/sec
18.83 m/sec
-5.4 m/sec
-4.12 m/sec
18.3 m/sec
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