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03-03 - Position, Velociy, & Acceleration



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

A particle starts by moving to the right along a horizontal line; the graph of its position function is shown in the graph.




For which time interval is the particle’s velocity the greatest?
mc001-1.jpg
a.
(0, 1)
d.
(2, 4)
b.
(1, 2)
e.
(4, 5)
c.
(1, 4)
f.
(5, 7)
 

 2. 

A particle starts by moving to the right along a horizontal line; the graph of its velocity function is shown in the graph from t = 0 seconds to t = 6 seconds.



For which interval of time is the particle moving to the left (or backwards) based on the graph?
mc002-1.jpg
a.
mc002-2.jpg
d.
mc002-5.jpg
b.
mc002-3.jpg
e.
mc002-6.jpg
c.
mc002-4.jpg
f.
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 3. 

A particle moves along a straight line with equation of motion mc003-1.jpg. Find the instantaneous velocity of the particle at time mc003-2.jpg.


a.
mc003-3.jpg
d.
mc003-6.jpg
b.
mc003-4.jpg
e.
mc003-7.jpg
c.
mc003-5.jpg
f.
mc003-8.jpg
 

 4. 

A particle starts by moving to the right along a horizontal line; the graph of its position function is shown in the graph from t = 0 seconds to t = 6 seconds.


What would be the only graph below that is a possible graph of the velocity of the particle based on the graph of the position of the function?
mc004-1.jpg
a.
mc004-2.jpg
c.
mc004-4.jpg
b.
mc004-3.jpg
d.
mc004-5.jpg
 

 5. 

A particle starts by moving to the left along a horizontal line; the graph of its velocity function in feet per second is shown in the graph from t = 0 seconds to t = 7 seconds




What is the acceleration of the particle at
t = 2 seconds?
mc005-1.jpg
a.
- 2 ft/s2
d.
2 ft/s2
b.
0 ft/s2
e.
2.2 ft/s2
c.
1 ft/s2
f.
3 ft/s2
 

 6. 

The equation of motion of a particle is  defined by  mc006-1.jpg, where ‘s’ is in meters and ‘t’ is in seconds.  (Assume mc006-2.jpg.)

Find the time(s) at which the acceleration of the particle  is 0.
a.
mc006-3.jpg
d.
mc006-6.jpg
b.
mc006-4.jpg
e.
mc006-7.jpg
c.
mc006-5.jpg
 



 
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