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Set 1 – Drawing Displacement-Time Graphs

1. The table below shows the movement of a car as it travels along a straight road.

Time (s) 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50

Displacement (m) 0 3 6 9 12 18 32 40 40 32 20

a) Graph the data on the grid below. !

b) Determine the displacement at 27.0 s.

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c) Identify how long the car took to travel 13.0 m.

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d) What was the velocity at 10.0 s?

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e) Determine the velocity at 45.0 s.

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YEAR 11 HSC PHYSICS

8.4 – MOVING ABOUT

Worksheet – Displacement-Time Graphs

8.4.1.B

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Set 2 – Interpreting Displacement-Time Graphs

2. The displacement-time graph on the right represents the motion ! of a

car accelerating from rest in a straight line. !

a) Calculate the average speed between t = 0 s and t = 10.0 s. !

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b) What is the instantaneous speed at t = 20.0 s? !

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c) What is the displacement between t = 0 s and t = 20.0 s?

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d) Determine the average velocity between t = 0 s and t = 20.0 s.

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3. The displacement-time graph on the right represents the motion ! of

a motorbike along a straight race track. !

a) Determine the displacement during the first three seconds. !

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b) What is the displacement over the entire six seconds of the

journey?

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c) What is the distance travelled during the six seconds of the

journey?

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d) Determine the instantaneous velocity at t = 2.0 s. !

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e) Find the velocity at t = 5.0 s.

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4. A dynamics cart in a physics laboratory moves in ! a straight line according to the displacement-!time graph below....

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