Chapter 1 Motion: Short Answer Practice

Describe how you can tell if an object is in motion.
An object is changing position relative to reference point.
What equation is used to calculate speed?
Distance / Time (distance divided by time)
Explain why it is important to be able to calculate average speed.
Objects tend to to travel at a constant speed.
What are the possible ways an object could accelerate?
An object could speed up,slow down or change direction.
How do you calculate average speed?
Total Distance / Total Time (total distance divided by total time)