# Kinematics / Graphs Flashcards

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1
Q

The slope of a position vs time graph is __________

A

velocity

2
Q

Which object has a greater acceleration?

A

A

3
Q

The slope of a velocity vs time graph is _______

A

Acceleration

4
Q

Does this graph have a positive or negative velocity?

A

Negative

5
Q

Does this graph have a constant velocity or a changing velocity?

A

Constant

6
Q

Does this graph have a constant velocity or a changing velocity?

A

Changing

7
Q

Does this graph have a positive or negative acceleration?

A

Positive

8
Q

Does this graph have a positive or a negative acceleration?

A

Positive

9
Q

Does this graph have a positive or a negative acceleration?

A

negative

10
Q

On a position graph, a smiley face means ____________

A

Positive acceleration

11
Q

On a position graph, a sad face means ____________

A

Negative acceleration

12
Q

What formula should you use for a collision problem?

A
13
Q

Draw a velocity vs time graph for an object that was thrown vertically into the air and then comes back down.

A
14
Q

Does the horizontal speed of a projectile affect how long it takes to fall?

A

No

15
Q

The slope of a spring force vs elongation graph is _________

A

Spring constant

16
Q

What formula should you use to find the weight of an object?

A
17
Q

What should you plug in for g when you are calculating the weight of an object?

A

9.81 m/s2