
A polevaulter approaches the takeoff point at a speed of 9.50 m/s. Assuming that only this speed determines the height to which he can rise, find the maximum height at which the vaulter can clear the bar.

a high jumper approaches the takeoff point at a speed of 7.20 m/s. Assuming that only this speed determines the height to which he can rise, find the maximum height at which the jumper can clear the bar.

At the local playground a child on a swing has a speed of 2.14 m/s when the swing is at its lowest point. (a) To what maximum vertical height does the child rise, assuming he sits still and "coasts"? Ignore air resistance. (b) To what maximum vertical height does the child ...

please help i cannot figure this out A 0.27 kg ball of dough is thrown straight up into the air with an initial velocity of 12 m/s. Find the momentum of the ball of dough halfway to its maximum height on the way up. and A 61 kg polevaulter falls from rest from a height of 6.6...

A 31.0 kg child on a swing reaches a maximum height of 1.92 m above their rest position. Assuming no loss of energy: a) At what point during the swing will she attain their maximum speed? b) What will be her maximum speed through the subsequent swing? c) Assuming this maximum ...


A 31.0 kg child on a swing reaches a maximum height of 1.92 m above their rest position. Assuming no loss of energy: a) At what point during the swing will she attain their maximum speed? b) What will be her maximum speed through the subsequent swing? c) Assuming this maximum ...

to determine the height of a pole across a road, Justin takes two measurments. he stands at Point A directly across from the bass of the pole and determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 15.3 degrees. he then walks 30m parallel to the freeway to point C...

Two polevaulters just clear the bar at the same height. The first lands at a speed of 8.50 m/s, and the second lands at a speed of 8.80 m/s. The first vaulter clears the bar at a speed of 1.50 m/s. Ignore air resistance and friction and determine the speed at which the second...

A 31.0 kg child on a swing reaches a maximum height of 1.92 m above their rest position. Assuming no loss of energy: a) At what point during the swing will she attain their maximum speed? b) What will be her maximum speed through the subsequent swing? c) Assuming this maximum ...

A 59 kg polevaulter falls from rest from a height of 5.5 m onto a foam rubber pad. The polevaulter comes to rest 0.39 s after landing on the pad. a. Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. b. Calculate the constant force exerted on the polevaulter due...

A 55 kg pole vaulter falls from rest from a height of 5m onto a foam rubber pad. The pole vaulter comes to rest .3s after landing on the pad. A) calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad B) calculate the constant force exerted on the pole vaulter due to the...

A 85 kg polevaulter falls from rest from a height of 6.4 m onto a foamrubber pad. The polevaulter comes to rest 0.48 s after landing on the pad. (a) Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. m/s downward (b) Calculate the constant force exerted on the ...

A 57.8 kg polevaulter falls from rest from a height of 5.4 m onto a foamrubber pad. The polevaulter comes to rest 0.25 s after landing on the pad. (a) Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. ______ m/s downward (b) Calculate the constant force exerted...

a ball is launched at an angle to the ground with an initial speed of 65m/s. at it's maximum height it has a speed of 26m/s. determine it's maximum height.

A gray kangaroo can bound across level ground with each jump carrying it 8.4 from the takeoff point. Typically the kangaroo leaves the ground at a 23 angle. What is its takeoff speed? What is its maximum height above the ground?


A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 12.6 m higher than A, with speed v/2. Calculate the maximum height reached by the stone above point B. What equation can I use to get the maximum height?

The pole vault landing pad at an Olympic competition contains what is essentially a bag of air that compresses from its "resting" height of 1.1 m down to 0.1 m as the vaulter is slowed to a stop. (a) What is the time interval during which a vaulter who has just cleared a ...

The pole vault landing pad at an Olympic competition contains what is essentially a bag of air that compresses from its "resting" height of 1.1 m down to 0.1 m as the vaulter is slowed to a stop. (a) What is the time interval during which a vaulter who has just cleared a ...

The pole vault landing pad at an Olympic competition contains what is essentially a bag of air that compresses from its "resting" height of 1.1 m down to 0.1 m as the vaulter is slowed to a stop. (a) What is the time interval during which a vaulter who has just cleared a ...

The planet Tralfamador is a planet of mass M and radius R, and very thin atmosphere (neglect air resistance). A magnetic rail gun has been mounted on the surface of Tralfamador at the North pole. A projectile of mass m is fired from the magnetic rail of gun with an unknown ...

1. A 12 kg wagon is being pulled at an angle of 38o above horizontal. What force is applied to the wagon if it accelerates from rest to a speed of 2.2 m/s over a distance of 3.4 m? (4 marks) 2. A 31.0 kg child on a swing reaches a maximum height of 1.92 m above their rest ...

Find the speed, v, of a pendulum at the bottom of its swing (B), given that it has mass m and initial height at A is h (the difference in height from B to A). Your answer will be in terms of g as well. Included is a drawing of a pendulum at its maximum height (A), and at its ...

The pole vault landing pad at an Olympic competition contains what is essentially a bag of air that compresses from its "resting" height of 1.1 m down to 0.1 m as the vaulter is slowed to a stop. (a) What is the time interval during which a vaulter who has just cleared a ...

Q23. Object is thrown vertically upwards and has a speed of 18 m/s when it reaches onefourth of its maximum height h above its launch point. Label the relevant points and answer the following; a) Determine the maximum height h. b) What is the initial speed of throwing the ...

An object is thrown vertically upward such that it has a speed of 56 m/s when it reaches two thirds of its maximum height above the launch point. Find the maximum height h. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Answer in units of m


A gray kangaroo can bound across level ground with each jump carrying it 8.4m from the takeoff point. Typically the kangaroo leaves the ground at a 23 angle. 1. Provide knowns and unknown values. 2. What is the initial velocity or takeoff speed? 3. What is its maximum height ...

An object is thrown vertically upward such that it has a speed of 32 m/s when it reaches two thirds of its maximum height above the launch point. Find the maximum height h. The accelera tion of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of m

I am reposting to correct a mistake. I forgot to add a decimal point. An object is fired vertically upward with an initial speed of 68.6 meters/second. After t seconds, the height is shown by y = 4.9 t^2 + 68.6 t meters. Given that this object has an initial speed of 68.6 m/s...

A ball is thrown upward in such a way that its speed is 32.3 m/s when it is at half its maximum height. Find (a) its maximum height, (b) its velocity 2.0 s after it's thrown, (c) its height 2.0 s after it's thrown, and (d) its acceleration at its maximum height. Please show work.

You throw a baseball directly upward at time t=0 at an initial speed of 13.1 m/s. What is the maximum height the ball reaches above where it leaves your hand? Ignore air resistance and take g=9.80 m/s2. maximum height: At what times does the ball pass through half the maximum ...

A 62 foot rope hangs from the top of a pole. When pulled taut to its fullest length the rope reaches a point on the ground 31 feet from the base of the pole. Find the height of the pole to the nearest tenth of a foot. Let p equal the height of the pole.

An object is thrown vertically upward and has a speed of 12 m/s when it reaches one fifth of its maximum height above the launch point. Determine its maximum height. g=9.81 m/s^2. Please help

An object is thrown vertically upward and has a speed of 12 m/s when it reaches one fifth of its maximum height above the launch point. Determine its maximum height. g=9.81 m/s^2. Please help

A polevaulter of mass 60.2 kg vaults to a height of 6.1 m before dropping to thick padding placed below to cushion her fall. (a) Find the speed with which she lands. (b) If the padding brings her to a stop in a time of 0.52 s, what is the average force on her body due to the ...

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 7.85 m higher than A, with speed v. Calculate (a) the speed v and (b) the maximum height reached by the stone above point B.


A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 7.85 m higher than A, with speed v/2. Calculate (a) the speed v and (b) the maximum height reached by the stone above point B.

Charlene made the sketch below in order to find the height x of a pole. She positioned a mirror on the ground so that she could see the reflection of the top of the pole. Her height, her distance from the mirror, and her line of sight to the mirror determine the smaller ...

Charlene made the sketch below in order to find the height x of a pole. She positioned a mirror on the ground so that she could see the reflection of the top of the pole. Her height, her distance from the mirror, and her line of sight to the mirror determine the smaller ...

a 60.00kg athlete leaps straight up into the air from a trampoline with an intial speed of 9.0 m/s. The goal of this problem is to find the maxiumum height she attains and her speed at half maximum height. what are the interacting objects and how do they interact?

A ball is thrown straight upward with a speed of +12 m/s. A) what's the ball's acceleration just after it is thrown? B) how much time does it take for the ball to rise to its maximum height? C) what's the approximate maximum height the ball reaches?

In the figure below, a stone is projected at a cliff of height h with an initial speed of 46.0 m/s directed 60.0° above the horizontal. The stone strikes at A, 5.30 s after launching. (a) Find the height, h, of the cliff. m (b) Find the speed of the stone just before impact ...

A athlete in good physical condition can land on the ground at a speed of 12m/s without injury , calculate the max height from which the athlete can jump without injury, assuming the takeoff speed is zero

In the figure below, a stone is projected at a cliff of height h with an initial speed of 44m/s directed 60° above the horizontal. The stone strikes at A, 5.8s after launching. (a) Find the height, h, of the cliff. (b) Find the speed of the stone just before impact at A. (c) ...

a model rocket rises with constant accerleration to a height of 3.2 m, at which point its speed is 26.0 m/s. (a) how much time does it take for the rocket to reach this height? (b) what was the magnitude of the rocket's acceration? (c) find the height and speed of the rocket 0...

A stone is projected at a cliff of height h with an initial speed of 48.0 m/s directed 60.0° above the horizontal. The stone strikes at A, 5.20 s after launching. Find the height, h, of the cliff. Find the speed of the stone just before impact at A. Find the maximum height H ...


a model rocket rises with constant accerleration to a height of 3.2 m, at which point its speed is 26.0 m/s. (a) how much time does it take for the rocket to reach this height? (b) what was the magnitude of the rocket's acceration? (c) find the height and speed of the rocket 0...

A ball of mass m = 0.75 kg is thrown straight upward with an initial speed of 8.9 m/s. Plot the gravitational potential energy of the block from its launch height, y = 0, to the height y = 5.0 m. Let U = 0 correspond to y = 0. Determine the turning point (maximum height) of ...

A ball of mass m = 0.75 kg is thrown straight upward with an initial speed of 8.9 m/s. Plot the gravitational potential energy of the block from its launch height, y = 0, to the height y = 5.0 m. Let U = 0 correspond to y = 0. Determine the turning point (maximum height) of ...

A body is projected vertically upwards from the ground such that its speed at half the maximum height is 20m/s. Find the maximum height attained by it.

A 64.1kg athlete leaps straight up into the air from a trampoline with an initial speed of 7.4 m/s. The goal of this problem is to find the maximum height she attains and her speed at half maximum height. Write the general equation for energy conservation and solve for the ...

An athlete with mass (m) running at speed (v) grabs a light rope that hangs from a ceiling of height H and swings to a maximum height of h₁. In another room with a lower ceiling of height H/2, a second athlete with mass 2m running at the same speed (v) grabs a light rope ...

A Chinook Salmon has a maximum underwater speed of 3.58 m/s, but it can jump out of water with a speed of 6.68 m/s. to move upstream past a waterfall, the salmon does not need to jump to the top of the fall, but only to a point in the fall where the water speed is less than 3....

An explosion causes debris to rise vertically with an initial velocity of 75 ft/sec. a. In how many seconds does it attain maximum height? b. What is the maximum height? c. What is the speed of the debris as it reaches 12 ft on the way back to the ground? d. What is the ...

An explosion causes debris to rise vertically with an initial velocity of 75 ft/sec. a. In how many seconds does it attain maximum height? b. What is the maximum height? c. What is the speed of the debris as it reaches 12 ft on the way back to the ground? d. What is the ...

In a water balloon toss a contestant throws her balloon with a speed of 4.84 m/s at an angle of 16.5 degrees above the horizontal. Find the maximum height, the time of flight and the range of the balloon assuming her partner catches the balloon at the same height at which it ...


A champion discus thrower throws a discus with an initial speed of 26 m /s. If the discus is thrown upward at an angle of 45o, what maximum height and what range will the discus attain? What is its time of flight? For the sake of simplicity, ignore the height of the hand over ...

A polevaulter of mass 59.9 kg vaults to a height of 5.9 m before dropping to thick padding placed below to cushion her fall. (a) Find the speed with which she lands. m/s (b) If the padding brings her to a stop in a time of 0.48 s, what is the average force on her body due to ...

A point P is 500m from the base of a pole. If the angle of elevation of the top of the pole to the point P is 40 degrees, find the height of the pole

The speed of a projectile when it reaches its maximum height is 0.46 times its speed when it is at half its maximum height. What is the initial projection angle of the projectile?

The speed of a projectile when it reaches its maximum height is 0.42 times its speed when it is at half its maximum height. What is the initial projection angle of the projectile?

A Boeing 747 has a mass of 400,000kg and a takeoff speed of 100m/s . It cruises at a height of 10,000m at a speed of 255m/s

The car shown in the figure has a mass of 395 kg when it passes through point A with a speed of 17.7 m/s, being the height of A 7.2 m above the ground (y = 0). In the instant that passes through C its speed is diminished to 7.6 m/s. Assuming that the path has no friction (a) ...

An object is fired vertically upward with an initial speed of 68.6 meters/second. After t seconds, the height is shown by y= 4.9t^2+68.6t meters. Given that this object has an initial speed of 68.6 m/s, what is the maximum height it will reach? How long did it take the rocket...

An object is fired vertically upward with an initial speed of 68.6 meters/second. After t seconds, the height is shown by y = 4.9 t^2 + 68.6 t meters. Given that this object has an initial speed of 68.6 m/s, what is the maximum height it will reach? How long did it take the ...

An object is fired vertically upward with an initial speed of 68.6 meters/second. After t seconds, the height is shown by y = 4.9 t^2 + 68.6 t meters. Given that this object has an initial speed of 68.6 m/s, what is the maximum height it will reach? How long did it take the ...


An object is fired vertically upward with an initial speed of 68.6 meters/second. After t seconds, the height is shown by y = 4.9 t^2 + 68.6 t meters. Given that this object has an initial speed of 68.6 m/s, what is the maximum height it will reach? How long did it take the ...

In the absence of air resistance two balls are thrown upward from the same launch point. Ball A rises to a maximum height above the launch point that is four times greater than that of ball B. The launch speed of ball A is _______ times greater than that of ball B. a)2 b)4 c)8...

In 1993, Javier Sotomayor set a world record of 2.43 m in the men's outdoor high jump. He is 193 cm(6ft 4in) tall. BY treating his body as a point located at half his height, given that he left the ground a horizontal distance from the bar 1.5 m at a takeoff angle of 65 ...

A pendulum is initially displaced to a height 1 y above the table top, as in figure 1. It is released with an initial speed of 1 v = 0 . At the lowest point of its motion, it is at a height 2 y above the table top, and with a speed of 2 v . Derive an equation of 2 v , in terms...

Imagine that you throw a ball vertically upwards from the rooftop of a building. The ball abandons your hand at a point that has the same height as the railway of the rooftop with an ascending speed of 15m/s, been left in free falling. Coming down the ball crosses the railway...

a model rocket rises with constant accerleration to a height of 3.2 m, at which point its speed is 26.0 m/s. (a) how much time does it take for the rocket to reach this height? (b) what was the magnitude of the rocket's acceration? (c) find the height and speed of the rocket 0...

A golf ball is stuck at point o on the ground and moves with an initial velocity of 20ms1 at an angle of 53 degrees to the horizontal.The ball subsequently lands at a point x which is on the same horizontal levelas o. a) show that the time taken by the ball to reach point x ...

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed, v and point B, 3 m higher than A, with speed 1/2v. Calculate a) the speed v and b) the max height reached by the stone above point B. I can't find the equation You need to derive the solution in ...

A 50 kg pole vaulter falls from rest from a height of 5 meters onto a foam rubber pad. The pole vaulter comes to rest 0.22 seconds after landing on the pad. Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. Answer in m/s. I am so confused about which formula to ...

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 6.2 m higher than A, with speed v/2. Calculate the maximum height reached by the stone above point B.


Let’s suppose you throw a ball straight up with an initial speed of 50 feet per second from a height of 6 feet. a.Find the parametric equations that describe the motion of the ball as a function of time. b.How long is the ball in the air? c.Determine when the ball is at ...

You toss a tennis ball straight upward. At the moment it leaves your hand it is at a height of 1.5 m above the ground, and it is moving at a speed of 8.0 m/s. (a) How much time does it take for the tennis ball to reach its maximum height? (b) What is the maximum height above ...

at a point 27 m from the front of a pole, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 53. find the height of the pole

A catapult launches a boulder with an upward velocity of 92 m/s. The height of the boulder, h, in meters after t seconds is given by the function h = –5t2+ 92t + 16. How long does it take to reach maximum height? What is the boulder’s maximum height? Round to the nearest ...

A blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 20.6 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the ground. 2.5 seconds after the blue ball is thrown, a red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 8.2 m/s from a height of 23.7 meters above the ground. The force of ...

What is the height of a pole standing 20 feet from the base of pole and measure the angle of the elevation to the top of the pole to be 54 degrees what's the height of the pole

You toss a tennis ball straight upward. At the moment it leaves your hand it is at a height of 1.3 m above the ground, and it is moving at a speed of 7.4 m/s. (a) How much time does it take for the tennis ball to reach its maximum height? (b) What is the maximum height above ...

Last two problems on the homework! please help with these 2. it helps when detailed explanations are given! thanks A 2 kg ball is thrown horizontally, at 5m/s, from a height of 5 m. How fast will it be moving when it contacts the ground? A 70 kg polevaulter converts the ...

Alice throws a ball straight up with an initial speed of 40 feet per second from a height of 5 feet? a) Find parametric equations that model the motion of the ball as a function of time. b) How long is the ball in the air? c) When is the ball at its maximum height? Determine ...

Alice throws a ball straight up with an initial speed of 40 feet per second from a height of 5 feet? a) Find parametric equations that model the motion of the ball as a function of time. b) How long is the ball in the air? c) When is the ball at its maximum height? Determine ...


An elevator in a high rise building accelerates and decelerates at the rate of 1 foot per second squared. Its maximum speed is 8 feet per second. It starts from rest, accelerates to its maximum speed and stays at that maximum speed until it approaches its destination where it ...

An elevator in a high rise building accelerates and decelerates at the rate of 1 foot per second squared. Its maximum speed is 8 feet per second. It starts from rest, accelerates to its maximum speed and stays at that maximum speed until it approaches its destination where it ...

An elevator in a high rise building accelerates and decelerates at the rate of 1 foot per second squared. Its maximum speed is 8 feet per second. It starts from rest, accelerates to its maximum speed and stays at that maximum speed until it approaches its destination where it ...

In the figure below, a stone is projected at a cliff of height h with an initial speed of 45.0 m/s directed 60.0° above the horizontal. The stone strikes at A, 5.20 s after launching. Find the speed of the stone just before impact at A. Find the maximum height H reached above...

A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 16.01 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 5.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed? This question really boggles my brain. I have no idea how to solve this, given only the height. Could someone please steer ...

⦁ An arrow is shot with speed 36.0 m/s at an angle of 24.0° above the horizontal. Assuming the archer was on level ground, find the maximum height and the range.

You toss a tennis ball straight upward. At the moment it leaves your hand it is at a height of 1.5 m above the ground, and it is moving at a speed of 7.8 m/s. (a) How much time does it take for the tennis ball to reach its maximum height? (b) What is the maximum height above ...

A ball is thrown toward a cliff of height h with a speed of 27m/s and an angle of 60 degrees above horizontal. It lands on the edge of the cliff 3.0s later. What is the height of the cliff? What is the maximum height of the ball? What is the ball's impact speed? Please provide...

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 12.6 m higher than A, with speed v/2. Calculate the maximum height reached by the stone above point B. I was told the equation to this was "h=1/2(v2)^2/g." However, I’m still ...

A bean jumps vertically off of a table. It has a speed of 10 m/s when it reaches half of its maximum height. How high does it rise?


Randy throw a base ball straight upwards, releasing it 6 ft above the round, and giving it an initial speed of v = 128 ft/sec. Use the formula h = 16t^2 + vt + 6 ft( where t = time , h = height ) to find the maximum height of the ball to reach this height.

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 12.6 m higher than A, with speed v/2. Calculate the maximum height reached by the stone above point B. I am still stuck on this problem, mainly because I can't seem to get v/2. I ...

A ball is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 25.0 m/s from a height of 2.0 m. How high does the ball rise? How long does it take to reach its highest point? How long does the ball take to hit the ground after it reaches its highest point? What is the ball's velocity when...

A 0.400 kg ball is shot directly upward at initial speed 40.0 m/s. What is its angular momentum about a point 2.0 m horizontal from the launch point, when the ball is a) at maximum height and b) halfway back to the ground? What is the torque on the ball about the point 2m from...

TIgers pitcher justin throws a basketball staright upward 29.0m/s. Calculate A) the height to which the ball will rise b) the time it takes to reach the highest point c) the speed with which it will return to the same height which it was thrown d) the speed of the ball 2.50s ...
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