Problem:  shows a motion diagram of a car traveling down a street. The camera took one frame every 10 s. A distance scale is provided.You may want to review (Page 2).For help with math skills, you may want to review:Plotting Points on a GraphFor general problem-solving tips and strategies for this topic, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of Tossed ball.Make a position-versus-time graph for the car.

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In the image, we are given the x-position as dots and the time interval between the dots. 

We'll represent the information in the form of a table then plot the graph.

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The figure shows a motion diagram with a point made every 10 seconds. Distance is measured from 0 to 1200 meters. There are 9 points, that are consequently placed at 1200, 1000, 800, 700, 650, 600, 500, 300, and 0 meters. shows a motion diagram of a car traveling down a street. The camera took one frame every 10 s. A distance scale is provided.

You may want to review (Page 2).

For help with math skills, you may want to review:

Plotting Points on a Graph

For general problem-solving tips and strategies for this topic, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of Tossed ball.

Make a position-versus-time graph for the car.

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