*Graphing
Motion ***Name
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**Part A**

*The graph in Figure 1
shows data for two objects that start from rest and travel in a straight*

*line**. Interpret the graph to
answer the following questions.*

Figure
1 Movement of Objects A and B

1. What does each point plotted
on the graph in Figure 1 represent?

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2. What does line A tell you
about the speed at which object A moved?

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3. What does line B tell you
about the speed at which object B moved?

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4. The lines that connect plotted
points on a graph are called the *curve of the graph. *What can you
tell about the way object B moved from looking at the curve?

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5. Which object moved faster for
50 meters? How do you know?

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6. What was object A’s speed?
Show your calculations.

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7. What was object B’s speed from
start to point b? From point b to point c? From point
c to

point e? Show your
calculations.

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8. What was the average speed of
object B from start to point e?

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**Part B**

*Data Table 1 shows the speed of object C at different times as it moves.
Use the information in Data Table 1 to plot a curve on the graph in Figure 2.
Fill in the third column on the data table by calculating the speed of the
object.*

**Data Table 1**

Figure
2 Movement of Object C

1. What was the average speed of
object C?

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2. Plot the average speed on
Figure 2.