Physics
posted by Zalak .
The Falling Paint Can: A painter is standing on scaffolding that is raised at a constant speed vi. As he travels upward he accidentally nudges a paint can off the scaffolding and it falls 15m to the ground. You are watching and measure with your stopwatch that it takes 3.25s for the can to reach the ground.
a.What is the speed of the can just before it hits the ground?
b.Another painter is standing on the ledge, which his hands 4m above the can when it falls off. He has lightning fast reflexes and if the paint can passes in front of him, he can catch it. Does he get the chance?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
If painter A can paint a room in three hours by themselves, and painter B can paint the same room in four hours, and painter C can paint the same room in six hours, how long will it take for all three to paint the room together if … 
Math
A painter working at 100 feet from the ground, drops his paint brush onto the street below. The function, s(t)=16t^2+100, gives the height(in feet) of the paint brush as it falls to the ground. The velocity at time t=2 seconds is … 
physics
A 2 kg brick is accidentally dropped off some scaffolding from a height of 20 m above ground levele.Calculate how much potential energy it will have lost by th e time it hits the ground. 
college physics
You are on a ladder painting your house. You accidentally drop a bucket of paint weighing 10lb from a height of 17ft. With what speed do the paint and bucket hit the rose bushes below? 
physics
a 6.3 kg watermelon is placed at one end of a 7.6 m, 201 n scaffolding supported by two cables. one supporting cable is at the opposite end of the scaffolding, and the other is 1.1 m from the watermelon 
Math help please
A painter used 1 1/2 gallons of paint to paint 3/4 of a room. At this same rate, how many gallons will it take to paint the whole room? 
Math
A painter bought some paint for $500. He paid $x for each litre of paint. He accidentally spilt 5 liters of paint and sold the remainder of the psint for $2/litre more than he paid for it. If he made a profit of $40, find the amount … 
AMDM1
The amount of paint a painter needs is directly proportional to the area of the object he is painting. If a painter needs g gallons of paint for every s square feet that he paints, what is the total amount of paint that he needs to … 
Mathematics
If 4 painters can paint 3 rooms in 12 hours, how long will it take for: a) 1 painter to paint 3 rooms? 
Algebra
A painter needs to purchase enough paint to paint a bedroom that consists of four walls. Two of the walls are 11 feet by 10 feet and the other two walls are 12 feet by 10 feet. The paint is sold in 1 gallon cans, and each gallon of …