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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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