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01 - Motion Graphs
Due: 8:00pm on Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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Given Positions, Find Velocity and Acceleration
Learning Goal: To understand how to graph position, velocity, and acceleration of an object starting with a table of positions vs. time. The table shows the x coordinate of a moving object. The position is tabulated at 1-s intervals. The x coordinate is indicated below each time. You should make the simplification that the acceleration of the object is bounded and contains no spikes. time (s) x (m) 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 9 4 16 5 24 6 32 7 40 8 46 9 48

Part A Which graph best represents the function x(t), describing the object's position vs. time?

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Part B Which of the following graphs best represents the function v(t), describing the object's velocity as a function of time?

Hint B.1

Compute and plot the average velocity
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Hint B.2

Finding the position from the velocity graph
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Hint B.3

Implications of zero velocity
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Hint B.4

Characteristics of the velocity function
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Time Graph Learning Goal: To learn to read and interpolate on a graph of position versus time and to change units. . http://session. describing the acceleration of this object? [ Print ] Hint C.3 Regions of constant acceleration Hint not displayed ANSWER: 1 2 3 4 Correct Average Velocity from a Position vs.1 Definition of average velocity Hint not displayed Answer to the nearest integer. Thus is the Part A Find the average velocity over the time interval from 0 to 1 second. We will use the notation to .masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrintView?assignmentID=1737843 4/16/2012 .MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View Page 2 of 5 1 2 3 4 Correct Part C Which of the following graphs best represents the function a(t). In this problem you must find the average velocity from a graph of to indicate the average velocity over the time interval from average velocity over the time interval from 1 to 3 s.2 Acceleration in the region of constant velocity Hint not displayed Hint C.1 Identify the region of constant velocity Hint not displayed Hint C. Hint A.