Practice Problems
Constant Velocity - Position-Time Graphs
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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
11 meters.
The x-axis is scaled so that each square represents
1 second
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What was the cart's instantaneous speed at 1.3 seconds?
cannot be determined
0 m/sec
55.00 m/sec
-13.75 m/sec
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Question 2
What was the cart's average speed during the first 11 seconds?
11.00 m/sec
1.00 m/sec
6.00 m/sec
9.43 m/sec
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Question 3
Where was the cart located at exactly 12 seconds?
4.7 m
27.5 m
15.7 m
15.7 m
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Question 4
What was the cart's instantaneous velocity at 18 seconds?
-5.50 m/sec
cannot be determined
-19.80 m/sec
4.71 m/sec
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Question 5
What was the cart's instantaneous velocity at exactly 19.4 seconds?
-0.84 m/sec
-70.7 m/sec
-16.28 m/sec
-19.8 m/sec
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Question 6
What was the cart's average speed for the entire 17 seconds?
7.54 m/sec
8.6 m/sec
0 m/sec
1.41 m/sec
15.2 m/sec
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Question 7
When was the cart traveling in a positive direction?
between 4 and 18 seconds
only between 11 and 18 seconds
between 9.8 and 20.2 seconds
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