A2L Item 259

Goal: Interrelate representations of kinematical quantities

Source: CT151.2-8

An object’s motion is described by the graph above. The position of the
object at t = 9 seconds is most nearly…

  1. 0 meters
  2. 200 meters
  3. 300 meters
  4. 400 meters
  5. 500 meters
  6. Cannot be determined



(6) This problem is primarily to determine if students appreciate the
information available from a graph. Many students will determine the
displacement forgetting that the initial position is unknown.