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}
= 13 seconds, and v
_{f}
= -3 m/sec
.
If the uniform acceleration between 3 and 13 seconds was
a = 1.5 m/sec
^{2}
, then what was the value of v
_{o}
?
12 m/sec
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Question 2
In
Question #1
, if the position of
point y equals 28 meters
, then what is the value of P?
223 m
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Question 3
In
Question #1
, what was the object's average velocity between 3 and 13 seconds?
19.5 m/sec
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Question 4
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 3 seconds, t
_{2}
= 13 seconds
. In addition, the positions of y and P in meters are:
y = 28 m
and
P = 41 m
.
If the value of
v
_{f}
= -4.5 m/sec
, then what is the value of v
_{o}
?
7.1 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
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Question 5
In
Questions #4
, what is the value for the object's acceleration, a?
-1.16 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
^{2}
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Question 6
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 3 seconds, t
_{2}
= 15 seconds, v
_{o}
= 6 m/sec, and v
_{f}
= 14 m/sec
^{2}
.
What was this object's uniform acceleration, a?
0.667 m/sec
^{2}
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Question 7
What was the object's displacement during the time interval graphed?
120 m
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Question 8
For these graphs,
t
_{1}
= 4 seconds, t
_{2}
= 13 seconds, v
_{o}
= 14 m/sec
, and
v
_{f}
= 6 m/sec
.
If the position of
y equals -28 meters
, then what is the value of P?
-48 m
-4wrong
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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 8
Question 6
Question 4
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