# Physics

posted by .

A roller coaster is initially at a height of 40 m above the ground and has an initial velocity of 15 m/s. Using conservation of energy, find the velocity of the roller coaster at a height of 5 m above the ground.

• Physics -

h₁=40 m, h₂=5m, v₁=15 m/s
PE1+KE1 =PE2+KE2
mgh₁+mv ₁²= mgh₂+ mv₂²/2
Solve for v₂

## Similar Questions

1. ### PHYSICS HELP!

A frictionless roller coaster is given an initial velocity of v0 at height h = 24 m . The radius of curvature of the track at point A is R = 31 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 a)Find the maximum value of v0 so that the roller …
2. ### physics

A roller coaster of mass 1000.0 kg passes point A with a speed of 1.80 m/s?
3. ### Physics

A roller coaster is initially at a height of 40 m above the ground and has an initial velocity of 15 m/s. Using conservation of energy, find the velocity of the roller coaster at a height of 5 m above the ground.
4. ### Physics

A roller coaster is initially at a height of 40 m above the ground and has an initial velocity of 15 m/s. Using conservation of energy, find the velocity of the roller coaster at a height of 5 m above the ground.
5. ### Physics

A roller coaster is initially at a height of 40 m above the ground and has an initial velocity of 15 m/s. Using conservation of energy, find the velocity of the roller coaster at a height of 5 m above the ground.
6. ### Physics

A roller coaster is initially at a height of 40 m above the ground and has an initial velocity of 15 m/s. Using conservation of energy, find the velocity of the roller coaster at a height of 5 m above the ground.
7. ### Science

Can you Describe what happens when a roller coaster rolls downhill in terms of velocity and acceleration. Is the roller coaster increasing in velocity?
8. ### Algebra

I NEED HELP A\$AP, PLEASE! I don't understand how to do this :( I have to draw a short roller coaster on graph paper Directions: 1. Draw the side view of your roller coaster on graph paper. For the sake of simplicity, assume that your …
9. ### Science

The Millennium Force is the highest roller coaster in North America. It reached a maximum height to 94.5 m. The total mass of the roller coaster car and its passengers is 1380 kg. The speed of the roller coaster is 41.1 m/s at its …
10. ### Physics

a 4,500 kg roller coaster starts from the top of a 45 m hill with a velocity of 3m/s. The car travels to the bottom through a loop and continues up the next hill. The end of the roller coaster has a level surface that is 4m off the …

More Similar Questions