# Kinematics graphing practice ```Graphing Motion
Name __________________________
Kinematics WS ___
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1. A car travels at a constant 20 m/s for 10 s. Fill in the table showing the cars displacement from the origin at the end of
each second. Then graph the motion.
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2. What is the slope of the curve plotted? __________
3. How does this compare to the velocity, given, in number 1 above?
4. Complete the table showing the cars velocity at the end of each second. Then complete the velocity-time plot.
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5. Find the area under the curve for the first 5 seconds. __________
6. How does this compare to the displacement, for the first 5 seconds, in number 1 above?
Study Guide and Review
Worksheet: Graphing Motion
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7. The slope of the displacement-time graph is
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8. The slope of the velocity-time graph is
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9. The area under the acceleration-time graph is
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10. The area under the velocity-time graph is
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Answer the next series of questions using the following displacement-time graph.
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11. How far does the object travel during the first 5 seconds (1 to 5 s)?
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12. How far does the object travel during the second 5 seconds (5 to 10 s)?
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13. How far does the object travel during the third 5 seconds (10 to 15 s)?
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14. How far does the object travel during the fourth 5 seconds (15 to 20 s)?
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15. How far does the object travel during the last 10 seconds (20 to 30 s)?
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16. During which time interval(s) is the object standing still?
17. Does the car ever accelerate in this scenario?
18. Draw the velocity time graph for the above scenario.
Study Guide and Review
Worksheet: Graphing Motion
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Answer the next series of questions using the following velocity-time graph.
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19. During which interval(s) is the object accelerating?
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20. During which interval(s) is the acceleration the greatest?
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21. During which interval(s) is the object standing still?
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22. During which intervals does the object have the same speed?
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23. What is the displacement during interval A?
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24. What is the displacement during interval B?
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25. What is the displacement during interval C?
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26. What is the displacement during interval D?
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27. What is the displacement during interval E?
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28. Draw the acceleration-time graph for the above scenario.
Study Guide and Review
Worksheet: Graphing Motion
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Complete the series of graphs: displacement-time, velocity-time, and acceleration-time.
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