Vertical Velocity: Definition & Equation - Quiz & Worksheet


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Vertical velocity calculations will provide which of the following types of answers?

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1. A boy throws a rock down from a cliff with an initial velocity of -3.5 meters/second. What is the vertical velocity of the rock after 1.5 seconds?

2. A toy rocket is launched with a speed of 50 meters/second. What is the vertical velocity of the rocket after 5 seconds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vertical velocity is a unique calculation, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its formula and application.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Calculating vertical velocity
  • Type of answers vertical velocity yields

Skills Practiced

Students will have the chance to practice:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the calculation of vertical velocity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the kinds of answers given by vertical velocity
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of vertical velocity within different contexts

Additional Learning

The lesson called Vertical Velocity: Definition & Equation can help you gather more information about this subject. You'll study these objectives:

  • Define velocity
  • Familiarize yourself with magnitude and direction of velocity
  • Understand how gravity affects vertical velocity