# Kinematics / Graphs Flashcards

The slope of a position vs time graph is __________

velocity

Which object has a greater acceleration?

A

The slope of a velocity vs time graph is _______

Acceleration

Does this graph have a positive or negative velocity?

Negative

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

Constant

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

Changing

Does this graph have a positive or negative acceleration?

Positive

Does this graph have a positive or a negative acceleration?

Positive

Does this graph have a positive or a negative acceleration?

negative

On a position graph, a smiley face means ____________

Positive acceleration

On a position graph, a sad face means ____________

Negative acceleration

What formula should you use for a collision problem?

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

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

No

The slope of a spring force vs elongation graph is _________

Spring constant