Representing Kinematics with Graphs


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What key information is missing from the graph in this image?

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1. Why do you need to include negative numbers when graphing kinematics problems?

2. Which kinematic values can be represented graphically?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Kinematics can be visualized using simple graphs, and this quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your knowledge on how to graph kinematics and visualize different values. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on your understanding of the correct way to set up graphs, which kinematic values can be graphed, and the correct units of measurement for each axis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Identifying missing info from a given graph
  • Why negative numbers are included
  • Which kinematic values can be represented graphically
  • Identifying the correct measurement for the axes on a kinematic graph

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding graphing kinematics from the related lesson on this topic
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of graphing to recognize how to label given points in sample problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about kinematic values that can appear in a graph

Additional Learning

With our lesson, Representing Kinematics with Graphs, you can make sure you fully understand this type of graphing. The lesson's objectives include the following:

  • Define kinematics
  • Describe the process of graphing
  • Understand the correct form and look of a graph
  • Understand how to use graphing in different types of problems