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Uniform Linear Motion

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Uniform Linear Motion

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You will investigate uniform linear motion and interpret position-time and velocity–time graphs of uniform linear motion.

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After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

  • Explain uniform linear motion.
  • Interpret the position-time graph of uniform linear motion.
  • Interpret the velocity-time graph of uniform linear motion.
  • Describe and analyze motion in one dimension using equations with the concepts of displacement, speed, average velocity, and instantaneous velocity.

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Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 20 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should be able to define a position vector, a displacement vector, velocity, and speed.
Course Physics
Type of Tutorial Concept Development
Key Vocabulary area under a line, area under the line, average velocity