Tuesday

January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015

Posted by **mary** on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 4:41am.

displacement of 12 km at 840 north of east. After a second leg has been completed, the yacht's resultant

displacement is 10 miles at 230 west of south. Determine the magnitude and direction of the second leg

of the course.

2. A ferry boat crosses a 550-m wide river from the east to the west shore in 1 min and 9 s. (a) What is the

boat's average velocity? (b) The boat makes the return trip 500 m in 58 s. What is the boat's average

velocity for the return trip? (c) What is the boat's average speed for the entire round trip? What is the

boat's average velocity for the entire round-trip?

3. Suppose a gazelle is capable of accelerating from rest to its top speed of 25 m/s in a distance of 50 m

and, after attaining its speed, the animal can maintain it for an extended period of time. In addition,

suppose a cheetah can accelerate from rest to its top speed of 30 m/s in a distance of 60m, but then

can maintain this speed for only 4.0 s before it must give up the chase. How close to a gazelle must a

cheetah be before it can launch a successful attack?

4. A student throws a set of keys vertically upward to her sorority sister, who is in a window 4.00 m above.

The keys are caught 1.50 s later by the sister's outstretched hand. (a) With what initial velocity were

the keys thrown? (b) What was the velocity of the keys just before they were caught?

- physics -
**Writeacher**, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 8:16amYour umpteen posts have been removed.

Once you write up**YOUR THOUGHTS**, please re-post, and someone here will be happy to comment.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - Two lookout stations, which are 25 miles apart along the coast on a north...

trigonometry - 2. two look out situations, which are 25 miles apart along the ...

math - two look out situations, which are 25 miles apart along the coast on a ...

Math Trig - A coast guard patrol boat is 14.8 km east of the Brier Island ...

maths - a yacht is moving at 10km/h in a south easterly direction and encounters...

Math - A yacht is moving at 10kmh in a south easterly direction and encounters a...

algebra - Three people decide to share the cost of a yacht. By bringing in an ...

math - .Three people decide to share the cost of a yacht, By bringing in an ...

physics - Donald Duck and his nephews manage to sink Uncle Scrooge's yacht (m = ...

maths - At the beginning of a race, a yacht crosses the start line and sails in ...