Answer:
(a)
(b)
(c)
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1 Diagram 1 shows the distancetime graph of the journey of a car.
(a) State the length of time, in minutes, during which the car is stationary.
(b) Calculate the speed, in m ! min, of the car in the first "# minutes .
(c) Calculate the $alue of d, if the a$erage speed of the car for the
whole journey is %# mh
1
.
&
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&% #(
&'
)ime (minutes)
Distance (m)
d
"#
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PROSA FASA 2 2012
" Diagram " shows the distancetime graph of the journey of a lorry.
(a) State the length of time, in min, during which the lorry is stationary.
(b) Calculate the a$erage speed, in m!min, of the lorry in the first
,' minutes.
(c) Calculate the $alue of t, if the a$erage speed of the lorry
tra$elled is '. m!min .
Answer:
(a)
(b)
(c)
,
Diagram "
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"' ,' t )ime (min)
Distance(m)
(ms
1
)
(
",
1#
PROSA FASA 2 2012
& Diagram & shows the distancetime graph of the journey of a car and
a $an during a period of 1"' minutes.)he graph AEB represents the journey
of the car from town P to town Q. )he graph CDEF represents the journey
of the $an from town Q to town P. )he car lea$es town . and the $an
lea$es town Q at the same time and they tra$el along the same route.
(a) State the duration of time, in minutes, during which the $an is
stationary.
(b /ind the distance, in m, from town Q when the $ehicles meet.
(c) Calculate the a$erage speed, in m h
1
, of the $an for the whole journey.
(d) 0i$en that the a$erage speed of the car is ' m h
1
, calculate
the $alue of t.
Answer:
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
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%# 1"'
1''
)ime (minutes)
Distance (m)
1,'
t
C
E D
A
Diagram &
B
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Q
P
F
#
PROSA FASA 2 2012
, Diagram , shows the speedtime graph for the mo$ement of a particle for a
period of t seconds.
(a) State the uniform speed, in m s
1
, of the particle.
(b) Calculate the rate of change of speed, in ms
"
, of the particle in the first
, seconds.
(c) )he total distance tra$elled in t seconds is 1, metres.
Calculate the $alue of t.
Answer:
(a)
(b)
(c)
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)ime (s)
Speed (m s
1
)
"'
,
1"
t
(
PROSA FASA 2 2012
# Diagram # shows the speedtime graph for the mo$ement of a particle for a
period of &' seconds.
(a) State the length of time, in s, for which the particle mo$es with uniform
speed.
(b) Calculate the rate of change of speed, in ms
"
, of the particle in the last
 seconds.
(c) Calculate the $alue of u, if the total distance tra$elled in the last 1,
seconds is ""1 m.
Answer:
(a)
(b)
(c)
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&' ""
)ime (s)
Speed (m s
1
)
"#
1(
#
u
Diagram #
%
PROSA FASA 2 2012
( Diagram ( shows the speedtime graph for the mo$ement of a particle for a
period of "' seconds.
(a) State the uniform speed, in ms
1
, of the particle.
(b) Calculate the rate of change of speed, in ms
"
, of the particle in the last
# seconds.
(c) 0i$en that the distance tra$elled 2y the particle in the first 1#
seconds is ,' metres, calculate the $alue of t .
Answer:
(a)
(b)
(c)
' t
"' )ime (s)
Speed (m s
1
)
&(
1#
",
Diagram (
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