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}
= 6 seconds, t
_{2}
= 8 seconds, and v
_{f}
= -3 m/sec
.
If the uniform acceleration between 6 and 8 seconds was
a = 3 m/sec
^{2}
, then what was the value of v
_{o}
?
3 m/sec
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Question 2
In
Question #1
, if the position of
point y equals 29 meters
, then what is the value of P?
41 m
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Question 3
In
Question #1
, what was the object's average velocity between 6 and 8 seconds?
6 m/sec
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Question 4
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 6 seconds, t
_{2}
= 8 seconds
. In addition, the positions of y and P in meters are:
y = 29 m
and
P = 37 m
.
If the value of
v
_{f}
= -4.5 m/sec
, then what is the value of v
_{o}
?
1.25 x 10
^{1}
m/sec
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Question 5
In
Questions #4
, what is the value for the object's acceleration, a?
-8.5 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
^{2}
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Question 6
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 6 seconds, t
_{2}
= 10 seconds, v
_{o}
= 12 m/sec, and v
_{f}
= 14.5 m/sec
^{2}
.
What was this object's uniform acceleration, a?
0.625 m/sec
^{2}
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Question 7
What was the object's displacement during the time interval graphed?
53 m
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Question 8
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 7 seconds, t
_{2}
= 8 seconds, v
_{o}
= 14.5 m/sec
, and
v
_{f}
= 12 m/sec
.
If the position of
y equals -29 meters
, then what is the value of P?
-55.5 m
-1.25wrong
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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 4
Question 8
Question 6
Question 1
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