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
8 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 9.6 seconds?
16.00 m/sec
8.00 m/sec
the correct value is not listed
4.33 m/sec
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Question 2
During which interval of time was the object losing speed in a positive direction?
7 < t < 12 seconds
0 < t < 5 seconds
20 < t < 23 seconds
14 < t < 18 seconds
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Question 3
During which of these intervals of time was the object at rest?
18 < t < 20 seconds
5 < t < 7 seconds
the correct interval is not listed
12 < t < 15 seconds
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Question 4
During which interval of time was the object gaining speed in a negative direction?
20 < t < 23 seconds
14 < t < 18 seconds
7 < t < 12 seconds
0 < t < 5 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 13 seconds?
-176 meters
-31 meters
113 meters
217 meters
-135 meters
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Question 6
What was the object's average velocity between t = 10 seconds and t = 18 seconds?
8.00 m/sec
4.00 m/sec
12.80 m/sec
6.40 m/sec
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Question 7
What was the object's instantaneous speed at 15 seconds?
0 m/sec
16 m/sec
8.00 m/sec
cannot be determined
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Question 8
What was the object's average speed for the entire 25 seconds?
13.76 m/sec
8.00 m/sec
17.20 m/sec
0.32 m/sec
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