Velocity vs. Time: Determining Displacement of an Object


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On a velocity vs. time graph, an object's displacement can be determined by

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1. Looking at this graph, what assumption can you make about the displacement of the object over the time period indicated by the letter A?

2. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled A.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple choice quiz and practice worksheet covers calculating for displacement using the appropriate equation provided in the lesson. Be sure to review position vs. time graphs for an accurate understanding of displacement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test your knowledge of:

  • Object acceleration and velocity/time
  • Calculating displacement
  • Using graphs to make assumptions about the displacement of an object

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related calculating displacement lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge of the velocity/time equation to practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding displacement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about calculating acceleration and area

Additional Learning

To learn more about displacement, review the accompanying lesson titled Velocity vs. Time: Determining Displacement of an Object. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Calculating the acceleration of an object
  • Determining an object's displacement
  • Understanding positive and negative displacement