Practice Problems
Constant Velocity: Position-Time Graphs
Directions:
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
10 meters.
The x-axis is scaled so that each square represents
1 second
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7,11,17 seconds
What was the cart's instantaneous speed at 6 seconds?
8.57 m/sec
cannot be determined
10.33 m/sec
8.57 m/sec
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Question 2
What was the cart's average speed during the first 7.5 seconds?
4.29 m/sec
8.00 m/sec
10.67 m/sec
11.43 m/sec
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Question 3
Where was the cart located at exactly 14 seconds?
20.6 m
25.0 m
18.3 m
30.0 m
cannot be determined
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Question 4
What was the magnitude of the cart's instantaneous velocity at 7 seconds?
8.00 m/sec
0 m/sec
cannot be determined
8.57 m/sec
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Question 5
What was the cart's average velocity between 7 and 14 seconds?
-55.0 m/sec
-3.9 m/sec
-7.9 m/sec
-5.50 m/sec
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Question 6
What was the cart's average speed for the entire 17 seconds?
-3.8 m/sec
-2.94 m/sec
13.1 m/sec
13.45 m/sec
10.0 m/sec
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