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
^{1}
+ 10. What would be its instantaneous position at t = 5 seconds?
50 meters
40 meters
15 meters
90 meters
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Question 2
What is the cart's displacement between t = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
74 meters
164 meters
64 meters
114 meters
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Question 3
What is the cart's average velocity during the interval t = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
14.3 m/sec
20.5 m/sec
8 m/sec
6.3 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?
-1.2 m/sec
8.0 m/sec
0 m/sec
10.0 m/sec
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Question 5
What would be its instantaneous acceleration at 13 seconds?
0.0 m/sec
^{2}
7.69 x 10
^{-1}
m/sec
^{2}
-9.47 x 10
^{-2}
m/sec
^{2}
2 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 = 5 seconds and t = 13 seconds?
False
True
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