GCSE Physics – Distancetime and velocitytime graphs
Learning Objectives
I can state that the speed of an object is constantly changing
I can draw and interpret distancetime graphs and can calculate the speed of an object from a distancetime graph
I can describe the difference between speed and velocity
I can describe situations where an object has a constant speed but is accelerating
I can draw and interpret velocitytime graphs and can calculate the distance travelled by an object and the acceleration of an object from a velocitytime graph
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Question 1 of 30
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What is the area of a triangle equal to?
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2. Question
What is the area of a rectangle equal to?
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3. Question
How can we calculate the area under a graph?
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4. Question
How else can we calculate the area under a graph?
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5. Question
What method should you use to calculate the area under a curved graph?
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Question 6 of 30
6. Question
How can we calculate the gradient of a graph?
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Question 7 of 30
7. Question
What is the gradient of a distancetime graph equal to?
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Question 8 of 30
8. Question
What causes an object to have a straight distancetime graph?
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Question 9 of 30
9. Question
What causes an object to have a flat distancetime graph?
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Question 10 of 30
10. Question
What causes an object to have a curved distancetime graph?
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Question 11 of 30
11. Question
If an object has a steep distancetime graph, what is true?
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Question 12 of 30
12. Question
If an object has a shallow distancetime graph, what is true?
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Question 13 of 30
13. Question
Calculate the speed of an object that travels 27 m in 3 s.
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Question 14 of 30
14. Question
Calculate the speed of an object that travels 18 m in 4 s.
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Question 15 of 30
15. Question
Calculate the speed of an object that travels 8 m in 4 s.
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Question 16 of 30
16. Question
Calculate the speed of an object that travels 80 m in 2 s.
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Question 17 of 30
17. Question
Calculate the speed of an object that travels 8 m in 400 s.
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Question 18 of 30
18. Question
Calculate the speed of an object that travels 10 m in 0.5 s.
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Question 19 of 30
19. Question
If car A has a higher gradient distancetime graph than car B, which car will reach 1 km first?
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Question 20 of 30
20. Question
If car A has a higher gradient distancetime graph than car B, which car will reach 1 km last?
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Question 21 of 30
21. Question
What are the units for acceleration?
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Question 22 of 30
22. Question
What is the difference between speed and velocity?
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Question 23 of 30
23. Question
Give an example of a constant speed but a changing velocity.
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Question 24 of 30
24. Question
If an object has a nonconstant velocity what does it have?
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Question 25 of 30
25. Question
What does the gradient of a velocitytime graph represent?
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Question 26 of 30
26. Question
What does the area underneath a velocitytime graph represent?
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Question 27 of 30
27. Question
What does a line downwards on a velocitytime graph show?
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Question 28 of 30
28. Question
What does a flat line on a velocitytime graph show?
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Question 29 of 30
29. Question
How do you calculate the distance from a velocitytime graph?
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Question 30 of 30
30. Question
How do you calculate the acceleration from a velocitytime graph?
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