Thursday

March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

Posted by **Susan** on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 9:08pm.

- physics -
**drwls**, Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 12:17amWrite equations for Tom and Dick's locations and solve for the time they are equal. After you have the time, the other two unknowns are easily computed.

X1 = (5/2) t^2 is Tom's location in feet, if t is in seconds. Assume he starts at the origin, X = 0

X2 = 25 - 3 (t-0.21)^2 is Dick's location for t>0.21 s

Solve for t when X1 = X2.

Tom's velocity at that time is 5 t ft/s

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Calculus - On Dick's birthday, his brother Harry is seventeen years younger than...

Grammar - Which sentence is correctly punctuated? A) Tom, Dick, and Harry each ...

Econ MC - Dick owns a dog whose barking annoys Dick's neighbor Jane. Suppose ...

Econ MC - Dick owns a dog whose barking annoys Dick's neighbor Jane. Suppose ...

math for business and finance - dick hercher borrowed $7,000 to travel to london...

business math - Dick Hercher borrowed $7,000 to travel to London. His loan is to...

Distance Problems - James and tom are in 2 cities which are 186 miles apart and ...

English - 1. He has as many books as Tom. 2. He has as much money as Tom. 3. He ...

AP-English - what do the ''sea'', ''coffin'', doubloon'', and ''moby dick mean ...

Econ MC - Dick owns a dog whose barking annoys Dick's neighbor Jane. Dick ...