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December 5, 2013

# Posts by natasha

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Physics
Can you think of any ways to measure instantaneous speed directly?

Physics
What equation gives the velocity as a function of time for an object with constant acceleration?

physics
What equation gives the position as a function of time for an object with constant acceleration?

physics
A dynamite blast at a quarry launches a chunk of rock straight upward, and 2.0s later it is rising at a speed of 15m/s. Assuming air resistance has no effect, calculate its speed A) at launch and B) 5.0s after lauch

Physics
In a historical movie, two knights on horseback start from rest 88.0m apart and ride directly toward each other to do battle. Sir George's acceleration has a magnitude of 0.300m/s (squared), While Sir Alfred's has a magnitude of 0.200m/s (squared). Relative to Sir Geor...

physics
(a) Just for fun, a person jumps from rest from the top of a cliff overlooking a lake. In falling through a distance H, she acquires a certain speed v. Assuming free-fall conditions, how much farther must she fall in order to acquire speed 2v? Express your answer in terms of H.

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Two cars cover the same distance in a straight line. Car A covers the distance at a constant velocity. Car B starts from rest and maintains a constant acceleration. Both cars cover a distance of 487 m in 216 s. Assume that they are moving in the +x direction. Determine (a) the...

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The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 13.0 m, B = 11.0 m, C = 12.0 m, and D = 27.0 m. Determine the magnitude and directional angle for the resultant that occurs when these vectors are added together.

Physics
A jetliner, traveling northward, is landing with a speed of 67 m/s. Once the jet touches down, it has 765 m of runway in which to reduce its speed to 5.1 m/s. Compute the average acceleration (magnitude and direction) of the plane during landing (take the positive direction to...

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An 18-year-old runner can complete a 10.0 km course with an average speed of 4.58 m/s. A 50-year-old runner can cover the same distance with an average speed of 4.36 m/s. How much later (in seconds) should the younger runner start in order to finish the the course at the same ...

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