Instantaneous Velocity: Definition & Formula


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Which term refers to a data reading that is taken at a particular moment in time?

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1. The difference between velocity and speed is that velocity also includes the _____ an object is traveling.

2. Which is an accurate velocity reading?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On these assessments, you'll be expected to answer questions in regard to subjects like velocity and speed. Some of these questions will be word problems on velocity calculation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more particular you'll be asked about:

  • Data readings that are taken at precise moments
  • A difference between speed and velocity
  • The way velocity should be read
  • How to calculate velocity

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding velocity's calculation and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as speed and velocity
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related instantaneous velocity lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more information as far as instantaneous velocity goes, you can read our associated lesson, Instantaneous Velocity: Definition & Formula. Reading this lesson will further your knowledge of subjects such as:

  • What precisely instantaneous velocity is
  • The instantaneous velocity formula
  • Speed's relationship with velocity
  • Applications of velocity