Posts by chuikia
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A test rocket is fired vertically upward from a well. A catapult gives it an initial speed of 81.0 m/s at ground level. Its engines then fire and it accelerates upward at 4.10 m/s2 until it reaches an altitude of 940 m. At that point its engines fail, and the rocket goes into ...
The height of a helicopter above the ground is given by h = 2.90t3, where h is in meters and t is in seconds. After 2.35 s, the helicopter releases a small mailbag. How long after its release does the mailbag reach the ground?
As soon as a traffic light turns green, a car speeds up from rest to 46.0 mi/h with constant acceleration 8.50 mi/h-s. In the adjoining bike lane, a cyclist speeds up from rest to 24.0 mi/h with constant acceleration 12.00 mi/h-s. Each vehicle maintains constant velocity after...
A hard rubber ball, released at chest height, falls to the pavement and bounces back to nearly the same height. When it is in contact with the pavement, the lower side of the ball is temporarily flattened. Suppose the maximum depth of the dent is on the order of 1 cm. Compute ...
Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 5.00 m/s2. She decides to test the car by racing with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting line 1.00 s before Kathy. Stan moves with a constant ...