Physics Graphs: Position vs. Time
The following
graph
represents the position of a particle as it moves along a straight line. Use the
data
on the
graph
to answer the questions.
General Questions
At what time(s) was the particle at rest?
1.
When was the particle moving in a positive direction? negative direction?
2.
What is the total distance traveled over the 20 second interval?
3.
What is the particle's
net
displacement over the 20 second interval?
4.
What is the instantaneous
velocity
(magnitude and direction) of the particle at t = 4 seconds?
5.
What is the instantaneous
speed
t = 13 seconds?
6.
What is the particle's instantaneous
speed
at t = 16 seconds?
7.
What is the average
speed
of the particle over the 20 second interval?
8.
What is the average
velocity
of the particle of the 20 second interval?
9.
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