Practice Problems
Uniform Acceleration: SVA Graphs
Directions:
On this worksheet you will have an opportunity to practice the relationships between families of position-time, velocity-time, and acceleration-time graphs. Please note that the diagrams are not drawn to scale.
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Question 1
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 3 seconds, t
_{2}
= 9 seconds, and v
_{f}
= -3 m/sec
.
If the uniform acceleration between 3 and 9 seconds was
a = 1.5 m/sec
^{2}
, then what was the value of v
_{o}
?
6 m/sec
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Question 2
In
Question #1
, if the position of
point y equals 26 meters
, then what is the value of P?
89 m
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Question 3
In
Question #1
, what was the object's average velocity between 3 and 9 seconds?
10.5 m/sec
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Question 4
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 3 seconds, t
_{2}
= 9 seconds
. In addition, the positions of y and P in meters are:
y = 26 m
and
P = 35 m
.
If the value of
v
_{f}
= -4.5 m/sec
, then what is the value of v
_{o}
?
7.5 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
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Question 5
In
Questions #4
, what is the value for the object's acceleration, a?
-2 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
^{2}
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Question 6
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 3 seconds, t
_{2}
= 11 seconds, v
_{o}
= 6 m/sec, and v
_{f}
= 13 m/sec
^{2}
.
What was this object's uniform acceleration, a?
0.875 m/sec
^{2}
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Question 7
What was the object's displacement during the time interval graphed?
76 m
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Question 8
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 4 seconds, t
_{2}
= 9 seconds, v
_{o}
= 13 m/sec
, and
v
_{f}
= 6 m/sec
.
If the position of
y equals -26 meters
, then what is the value of P?
-45 m
-3.5wrong
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Question 9
In which set does the object have a positive acceleration despite the fact that it is losing speed?
Question 1
Question 6
Question 4
Question 8
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