Worksheet SVA Relationships #2
 s-t v-t a-t instantaneous position y-coordinate of point - - - - - - displacement difference in two y-coordinates area between graph and x-axis - - - instantaneous velocity slope of tangent (to the graph) at specified time y-coordinate of point - - - change in velocity - - - difference in two y-coordinates area between graph and x-axis instantaneous acceleration - - - slope of graph at specified time y-coordinate of point

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Group #1: Use the given position-time, velocity-time, and acceleration-time graphs to determine the missing values for position, P, and the acceleration, a.

True or False? The cart in the above graphs in traveling in a positive direction.
True or False? The cart is experiencing a constant positive acceleration.
 What is the cart's acceleration?

 What is the change in the cart's velocity?

True or False? The chart is losing speed.
 What is the total distance that the cart traveled?

 What is the value of P?

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Group #2: Use the given position-time, velocity-time, and acceleration-time graphs to determine the missing values for the initial velocity, v, and the acceleration, a.

True or False? The cart in the above graphs in traveling in a positive direction.
True or False? The cart is experiencing a constant positive acceleration.
 What is the cart's displacement?

 Write an expression for the displacement using the areas under the v-t graph.

 What is the value of the cart's initial velocity, v?

 What is the cart's acceleration?