Physlet Workbook: Exploration 1.2

 

Graph A Graph B. Graph C

Please wait for the animation to completely load.

View the animation of the red ball and describe its motion in words (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds).   Restart.

Now view the three possible x vs. t graphs: A, B, and C by clicking the links in the table above. Which one is the correct graph? Give at least one reason why each of the other two graphs are incorrect.

Graph D Graph E Graph F

Now view the three possible vx vs. t graphs: D, E, and F by clicking the links in the table above. Which one is the correct graph? Give at least one reason why each of the other two graphs are incorrect.

 

 

Exploration authored by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni and modified by Aaron Titus.
2003 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. A Pearson Company