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) = 8t
^{3}
+ 5t
^{2}
- 10t - 4. What would be its instantaneous position at t = 5 seconds?
1000 meters
9 meters
1171 meters
1025 meters
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Question 2
What is the cart's displacement between t = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
4492 meters
18547 meters
19718 meters
17376 meters
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Question 3
What is the cart's average velocity during the interval t = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
2172 m/sec
2318.4 m/sec
2464.8 m/sec
146.4 m/sec
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Question 4
What is the cart's change in velocity during the interval t = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
4196.0 m/sec
660.0 m/sec
1192.5 m/sec
3536.0 m/sec
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Question 5
What would be its instantaneous acceleration at 13 seconds?
3.23 x 10
^{2}
m/sec
^{2}
1.49 x 10
^{2}
m/sec
^{2}
4.42 x 10
^{2}
m/sec
^{2}
7.54 x 10
^{2}
m/sec
^{2}
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Question 6
True or False. The acceleration in
Question 5
was constant between between t = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
True
False
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