What Is Motion? - Definition & Equations


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What is your current velocity?

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1. What is motion? How is it defined?

2. If an object travels 8 meters in two seconds, how fast is it moving?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding of current velocity, motion, acceleration, and average speed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this examination, you will be tested on your grasp on:

  • What your current velocity is
  • The definition of motion
  • Calculating average speed
  • Calculating acceleration

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the speed of objects
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on motion
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about calculating speed in a different light

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about motion? Read the associated lesson titled, What Is Motion? - Definition & Equations. This lesson will elaborate more on the following:

  • Calculations of motion
  • Acceleration
  • Velocity
  • Movement of the Earth