Physics Chapter 11  Picture Problems

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1. Using this distance  time graph, calculate the average SPEED. 
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2. Using this distance  time graph, explain the relative speeds of A, B, & C. 
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3. Part #1: Calculate the speeds of segments A, B, & C. Part #2: What is the total average speed of the trip? 
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4. a) What is the total distance covered? b) What is the total time spent? c) What is the average speed for the entire trip? 
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5. Calculate the average speed of the trip. 
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6. Using this data chart as your model of collected data, what is the missing number in the Distance column? 
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7. What is the acceleration shown on a) Line segment AB, b) Line segment BC, and c) Line segment CD? 
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8. If this is a graph showing a straight line for speed versus time, what does it say about acceleration? 
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9. a) Which line segments show positive acceleration? b) Which line segments show negative acceleration? 
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10. A plane takes 3 hours to cover 750 km. What is the SPEED of the plane? 
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11. A bullet train covers 354 kilometers in 2 hours. What is its average SPEED? 
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12. The dragster takes 5 seconds to reach a velocity of 250 km/hr. What is its acceleration? 
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13. Your new sports car can reach 150 km/hr in 4.5 seconds. What is its acceleration? 
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14. The hydrofoil speedboat covers an 8 km course in 0.09 hours. What is its average speed? 
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15. At what SPEED is a plane traveling if it covers 1,786 kilometers in 1.5 hours? 
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16. The bicycle racer increased his velocity from 0.0 m/s to 9 m/s in 8s. What is his acceleration? 
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17. A millipede decreases its velocity from 0.23 m/min to 0.15 m/min in 2 minutes. What is its acceleration? 
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18. Sara covers 46 meters on her skateboard in 4 minutes. What is her SPEED? 
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19. A fly travels 3 meters from the kitchen door to a donut on the countertop in 5 seconds. What is its SPEED? 
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20. Your new gocart can cover 3km in 7 minutes. What is its top SPEED? 
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