Practice Problems
Constant Velocity: Velocity-Time Graphs
Directions:
On this worksheet you will practice working with velocity-time graphs for "constant velocity."
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Question 1
The y-axis, representing velocity, is scaled so that each square (vertical division) represents
9 m/sec.
The x-axis is scaled so that each square represents
1 second
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What was the cart's instantaneous speed at 14.6 seconds?
18.00 m/sec
-18.00 m/sec
0.77 m/sec
-0.77 m/sec
cannot be determined
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Question 2
During which interval of time was the object losing speed in a positive direction?
11 < t < 12 seconds
4 < t < 6 seconds
6 < t < 9 seconds
10 < t < 11 seconds
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Question 3
During which of these intervals of time was the object at rest?
12 < t < 15 seconds
none of the intervals stated
17 < t < 18 seconds
4 < t < 6 seconds
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Question 4
During which interval of time was the object losing speed in a negative direction?
6 < t < 12 seconds
6 < t < 9 seconds
11 < t < 12 seconds
15 < t < 17 seconds
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Question 5
If the object's initial position at t = 0 seconds was 41 meters, N, what was its instantaneous position at exactly 10 seconds?
275 meters, N
126 meters, N
cannot be determined
167 meters, N
234 meters, N
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Question 6
What was the object's average velocity between t = 6 seconds and t = 15 seconds?
-13.00 m/sec
-0.67 m/sec
-9.00 m/sec
-1.00 m/sec
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Question 7
What was the object's instantaneous speed at 15 seconds?
1.0 m/sec
2.0 m/sec
-1.5 m/sec
cannot be determined
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Question 8
What was the object's average speed for the entire 18 seconds?
9.00 m/sec
7.36 m/sec
8.50 m/sec
17.50 m/sec
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