Motion Along a Line - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

We can use the vector equation of a line to describe the motion along a line. We can also rewrite these equations to represent the motion along a line as a parametric equation. In order to create a vector equation or a parametric equation to describe the motion along a line we need to determine a starting position for time zero and a velocity.

Sample Sample Problems (3)

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Motion Along a Line - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to write equations describing motion in a straight line given the velocity and the position when t=2.
Motion Along a Line - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to find the velocity and speed, and the displacement and distance traveled, of an object traveling in a straight line.
Motion Along a Line - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to determine whether two ants, each moving in a straight line, ever meet.