# Describing Position-Time Graphs REINFORCEMENT Goal

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NAME:
CLASS:
BLM 10-1
CHAPTER 10
Describing Position-Time
Graphs
REINFORCEMENT
Goal • Describe the motion represented on a position-time graph.
What to Do
A dog starts to walk from a position that is 5.0 m to the right of its owner. A graph of the dog’s motion is below.
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Position of Dog Against Time
d
9
B
8
7
A
6
5
C
Position (m)
4
3
2
1
D
0
–1
1
2
3
4
5
6
t
7 8 9 10
0 11 12 13 14 15
E
Time (s)
–2
–3
F
–4
–5
G
–6
Examine the position-time graph carefully. Write one sentence to describe the motion of the dog in each section.
Describe both speed and direction.
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DATE:
NAME:
BLM 10-1
CHAPTER 10
REINFORCEMENT
CLASS:
Describing Position-Time
Graphs (continued)
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F.
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G. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
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