Practice Problems
Kinematics Functions
Directions:
On this worksheet you will work with position, velocity, and acceleration functions expressed in terms of time.
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Question 1
Given that a cart obeys the position function s(t) = 5t
^{1}
+ 8. What would be its instantaneous position at t = 3 seconds?
15 meters
23 meters
11 meters
39 meters
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Question 2
What is the cart's displacement between t = 3 seconds and t = 8 seconds?
48 meters
25 meters
71 meters
33 meters
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Question 3
What is the cart's average velocity during the interval t = 3 seconds and t = 8 seconds?
5 m/sec
14.2 m/sec
4.6 m/sec
9.6 m/sec
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Question 4
What is the cart's change in velocity during the interval t = 3 seconds and t = 8 seconds?
-1.7 m/sec
8.0 m/sec
0 m/sec
5.0 m/sec
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Question 5
What would be its instantaneous acceleration at 8 seconds?
0.0 m/sec
^{2}
3 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
^{2}
-2.08 x 10
^{-1}
m/sec
^{2}
1 x 10
^{0}
m/sec
^{2}
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Question 6
True or False. The acceleration in
Question 5
was constant between between t = 3 seconds and t = 8 seconds?
False
True
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