# PHYSICS~Acceleration

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An object is thrown vertically upward. a) What are its velocity and acceleration when it reaches its highest altitude? b) What is its acceleration on its way downward half a meter above the ground? My ans: a) velocity is zero and acceleration is 9.8 m/s^2 b) i am not sure but ...

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An object is thrown vertically upward. a) What are its velocity and acceleration when it reaches its highest altitude? b) What is its acceleration on its way downward half a meter above the ground? My ans: a) velocity is zero and acceleration is 9.8 m/s^2 b) i am not sure but ...

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A Force 5N gives a mass M an acceleration of 8m/s-2 and m an acceleration of 24m/s-2. What is the acceleration if both the masses are tied together?

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if force acts on body WHOSE ACTION LINE does not Passes through its center of gravity then body will experience A ANGULAR ACCELERATION b linear acceleration C ZERO ACCELERATION D ZERO ACCELERATION

### Physics - gravitational acceleration

How does and Atwood machine make it easier to determine g - the acceleration due to gravity, rather than by just measuring the acceleration of a free-falling object?

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A special train is traveling down a long, straight track with a constant acceleration of 9m/s^2 in the forward direction. The train is located on Mars where the acceleration due to gravity is 9 m/s^2. If a passenger drops a ball and measures the acceleration of the ball, the ...

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Compute the magnitude of the tangential acceleration, the radial acceleration, and the resultant acceleration of a point on its rim after it has turned through 38.2^\circ. Enter your answers separated with commas.

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Two objects moving with constant acceleration starting from rest are to cover the same distance. If the second is to cover that distance in ¼ of the time would need a: a quarter of the first’s acceleration. b: a half of the first’s acceleration. c: sixteen times the first...

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The drawing shows a top view of a square box lying on a frictionless floor. Three forces, which are drawn to scale, act on the box. Consider an angular acceleration with respect to an axis through the center of the box (perpendicular to the screen). Which one of the following ...

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Top fuel drag racer can reach the maximum speed of 304 mph at the end of the 1/4-mile (402 m) racetrack. (a) Assuming that the acceleration is constant during the race, calculate the average value of the acceleration of the top fuel car. (b) What is the ratio of that ...

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the top sprinter in the world can reach a terminal speed of 50km/h, in 20m. Assuming the acceleration to be constant, compute the acceleration such an individual experiences, and compare it (in percentage form) to the acceleration of gravity.

### Physics Changing Acceleration

Derive position, velocity, and acceleration kinematics equations for an object undergoing a changing acceleration? I understand that somehow we need to get (∆a/∆t) as the change in acceleration into the kinematic equations but I really don't know where to start.

### Physics- Accleration of a Falling Penny

A visitor to the observation deck of a skyscraper manages to drop a penny over the edge. As the penny falls faster, the force due to air resistance increases. How does this affect the acceleration of the penny? a. The acceleration decreases b. The acceleration remains constant...

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An athlete finished the 100 meter race in 10sec. What was his average speed? acceleration? Acceleration time? Acceleration distance Help with few questions already got the already got the first two V=d/t =100m/10s =10m/s and Acceleration= Vf-Vi/t =10m/s-0/10s =10m/s^2 how to ...

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Could you please check my answers and help me out with the last two? Thanxs! 1.Carefully define the following words: distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration. Does it make a difference if we designate distance as "x" or "d"? (I don't understand this question) 2....

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1.During a tennis serve,the top of the raquet,which is 15m from its pivot point,accelerats from rest to a speed of 10m/s in a time of 0.10s.Calculate the average tangential acceleration and the top of the racquet and also its angular acceleration. Tangential acceleration = ...

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Which of the following could be units of acceleration? A) mi/h B) m/s C) mph D) m/s/s I know acceleration is the velocity/Time so I think they are all units of acceleration. Is this right?

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A laboratory centrifuge on earth makes n rpm (rev/min) and produces an acceleration of 7.00 g at its outer end. What is the acceleration (in g's, i.e., acceleration divided by g) at a point halfway out to the end?

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A laboratory centrifuge on earth makes n rpm (rev/min) and produces an acceleration of 7.00 g at its outer end. What is the acceleration (in g's, i.e., acceleration divided by g) at a point halfway out to the end?

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A car engine accelerates at a constant rate from 170 rpm to 3050 rpm in 7 seconds. I have found that at t=0, the angular velocity (omega)=17.8 rad/s, the angular acceleration (alpha)= 43.1 rad/s^2, the tangential acceleration = 7.76 m/s^2, and the centripetal acceleration is ...

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A fan blade is rotating with a constant angular acceleration of +13.7 rad/s2. At what point on the blade, as measured from the axis of rotation, does the magnitude of the tangential acceleration equal that of the acceleration due to gravity?

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A fan blade is rotating with a constant angular acceleration of +8.4 rad/s2. At what point on the blade, as measured from the axis of rotation, does the magnitude of the tangential acceleration equal that of the acceleration due to gravity?

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An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 106 m/s. The 81.0 kg pilot does not want the centripetal acceleration to exceed 6.16 times free-fall acceleration. Find the minimum radius of the plane’s path. The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Answer in ...

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An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 104 m/s. The 73.0 kg pilot does not want the centripetal acceleration to exceed 6.98 times free-fall acceleration. Find the minimum radius of the plane’s path. The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Answer in ...

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A fan blade is rotating with a constant angular acceleration of +12.4 rad/s2. At what point on the blade, as measured from the axis of rotation, does the magnitude of the tangential acceleration equal that of the acceleration due to gravity? I do not know how to start this.

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if an obejct has an horizontal acceleration of -0.51 m/s squared and vertical acceleration of -7.683 m/s squared, what is the resultant acceleration?

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To find the velocity and acceleration vectors for uniform circular motion and to recognize that this acceleration is the centripetal acceleration. Suppose that a particle's position is given by the following expression: r(t) = Rcos(omega*t)i + Rsin(omega*t)j Velocity equals...

### Physics - acceleration..need to find velocity

I am given two points on an acceleration vs time graph: (-2,13),(4,0). When t = -2s, v = 10 m\s. What velocity at t = 6s? I believe acceleration average is (-13/6), but how do I solve the rest get the correct answer, which is 44.7 m/s? Any help or hints would be greatly ...

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An airplane is ﬂying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 104 m/s. The 88.0 kg pilot does not want the centripetal acceleration to exceed 6.15 times free-fall acceleration. Find the minimum radius of the plane’s path. The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81m/s2. ...

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a body moves for a total of 9 seconds starting from rest with uniform acceleration and then with uniform retardation which is twice of value of acceleration to stop .what is the duration of uniform acceleration

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Rocket-powered sleds are used to test the responses of humans to acceleration. Starting from rest, one sled can reach a speed of 444 m/s in 1.80 s and can be brought to a stop again in 2.15 s. (a) Calculate the acceleration of the sled when starting, and compare it to the ...

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Newton's second law states that if an object has zero acceleration, the net force acting on it is zero. My question is if you have an object at constant acceleration moving downward is there a net force being applied to it? Does constant acceleration= zero net force? Yes, for ...

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Could someone please check another one of my answer for me? Thank you! A commuter backs her car out of her garage with an acceleration of 1.40 m/s2. (a) How long does it take her to reach a speed of 2.00 m/s? (b) If she then brakes to a stop in 0.800 s, what is her ...

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If you accelerate due to gravity (free fall), your acceleration is -9.8 m/s2. In some fields, particularly aviation, this is referred to as 1 g of acceleration. If you were accelerating at 2.5 g, what would be your average acceleration? If you started from rest, what would be ...

### PHYSICS~Acceleration

Two students get in an elevator on the ground floor and ride the elevator up to the fifth floor? Describe what happens to their velocity and acceleration during the trip. Would their velocity be increasing? There would be upward acceleration at first and then there would be ...

### AP Physics B

can you check my reasoning 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data ok well then... we did a lab were you have a hanging mass attached to a stirng that went through a straw and was attached to a rubber stopper. The lab was to find the mass of the rubber ...

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(a) What is the tangential acceleration of a bug on the rim of a 6.0 in. diameter disk if the disk moves from rest to an angular speed of 79 rev/min in 5.0 s? m/s2 (b) When the disk is at its final speed, what is the tangential velocity of the bug? m/s (c) One second after the...

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Can an object with constant acceleration reverse it's direction of travel? I think it's yes because when a ball is thrown in the air it has a constant acceleration of gravity and the acceleration continues when it reverses it's direction. Am I right??

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An accelerometer is a device that uses the extension of a spring to measure acceleration in terms of Earth's gravitational acceleration (g). What is the approximate acceleration if this accelerometer spring is extended just 0.43 centimeters?

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A car speeds up form 0m/s to 4m/s in 10 seconds. What is the acceleration? Look up the formula for acceleration, and then this is simple plug-n-chug. Use (v_final - v_initial)/time = average acceleration. Here v_final=4m/s, v_initial=0m/s and t=10.

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Landing with a speed of 87.7 m/s, and traveling due south, a jet comes to rest in 939 m. Assuming the jet slows with constant acceleration, find the magnitude and direction of its acceleration. Magnitude of acceleration

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A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 25.9 m/s in 7.6 seconds and then slows to 15.4 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the entire time?What was the acceleration during the first acceleration period?

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Two objects are connected by a massless string, as shown in the figure below. The incline and pulley are frictionless. (a) Find the acceleration of the objects. (Assume that positive acceleration is to the right for m1 and downward for m2. Answer using m1 for m1, m2 for m2, g ...

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In a physics experiment with an inclined air track, what do you predict about the following: a) Position graph b) Velocity c) Acceleration My ans: For a i predicted there would be a curve and i didn't know why b) velocity will decrease with time but why? c) acceleration is 0 m...

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The tension on a string from which a 5.00kg object is suspended in an elevator is T=(44.0j)N. What is the acceleration of the elevator? Specify the acceleration in unit vector notation. T - Mg = M a with positive force upward. a = T/m - g = 8.8 - 9.8 = -1.0 m/s^2 Multiply that...

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A racing car reaches a speed of 40 m/s. At this instant, it begins a uniform negative acceleration, using a parachute and a braking system, and comes to rest 5.0 s later. (a) Determine the acceleration of the car. (b) How far does the car travel after acceleration starts?

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A passenger on a train notices that a 2.00 kg mass is displaced 10.0° from the vertical as the train accelerates. (a) What is the acceleration of the train? (b) What would the acceleration be if the mass was 5.00 kg? c. What would angle have to be to indicate a horizontal ...

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A passenger on a train notices that a 2.00 kg mass is displaced 10.0° from the vertical as the train accelerates. (a) What is the acceleration of the train? (b) What would the acceleration be if the mass was 5.00 kg? c. What would angle have to be to indicate a horizontal ...

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A model airplane is flying in a horizontal circle with a constant speed. The initial radius of the circle is R. The boy holding the cord to which the airplane is attached, then decides to increase the length of the cord so that the radius of the circle increases to 2R. The ...

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A model airplane is flying in a horizontal circle with a constant speed. The initial radius of the circle is R. The boy holding the cord to which the airplane is attached, then decides to increase the length of the cord so that the radius of the circle increases to 2R. The ...

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98. On which of these hills does the ball roll down with increasing speed and decreasing acceleration along the path? (Use this example if you wish to explain to someone the difference between speed and acceleration.) 99. If you drop an object, its acceleration toward the ...

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At time t1 = 2.00 s, the acceleration of a particle in counterclockwise circular motion is (9.00i + 8.00j) m/s^2. It moves at constant speed. At time t2 = 3.00s (3/4 of a revolution later), it's acceleration is (8.00i - 9.00j) m/s^2. Find the radius of the path taken by the ...

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Starting from rest, a disk rotates about its central axis with constant angular acceleration. In 4.0 s, it has rotated 30 rad. Assuming that the acceleration does not change, through what additional angle will the disk turn during the next 7.0 s? I calculated the acceleration ...

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Astronauts use a centrifuge to simulate the acceleration of a rocket launch. The centrifuge takes 30.0 s to speed up from rest to its top speed of 1 rotation every 1.10 s. the astronaut is strapped into a seat 7.40 m from the axis. A) What is the astronaut's tangential ...

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Astronauts use a centrifuge to simulate the acceleration of a rocket launch. The centrifuge takes 40.0s to speed up from rest to its top speed of 1 rotation every 1.40s . The astronaut is strapped into a seat 4.50m from the axis. What is the astronaut's tangential acceleration...

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a jet plane flying at 550 m/s makes a curve. The radius of the circle in which the plane is flying is 9.0 X 10^3 m. What centripetal acceleration does the plane experience? Express this acceleration relative to g, the acceleration due to gravity.

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A 2.6 kg block slides down a 25° inclined plane with constant acceleration. The block starts from rest at the top. At the bottom, its velocity is 0.80 m/s. The incline is 1.6 m long. (a) What is the acceleration of the block? m/s2 wb=m*g=2.6*9.8=25.48 fp=25.48sin25=10.77n Fn=...

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You are enjoying the frictionless frozen surface of the Rideau canal with your friend. While together, you try a physics experiment in which you push off of each other at the same time. If your acceleration is 2 m/s 2, what is your friend’s acceleration, in m/s 2, if your ...

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A 3.00 kg book is dropped from a height of 2.2 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . a) What is its acceleration? Answer in units of m/s2.

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a comet experiences a uniforn acceleration from 60m/s to 183m/s what is the rate of acceleration?

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Which is greater, an acceleration from 30 km/h to 40 km/h or an acceleration from 85 km/h to 93 km/h if both occur during the same time?

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1) what does the y intercept on a force vs acceleration graph represent? 2)what is the relationship of mass and acceleration?

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Express the acceleration as a multiple of the gravitational acceleration, g (9.8 m/s^2) a=15 m/s divide by g, ie 15g's = 15*9.8m/s

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a comet experiences uniform acceleration from 60 m/s to 183 m/s in 10.0 s. what is its rate of acceleration ?

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A comet experiences uniform acceleration from 60 m/s to 183 m/s in 10.0. what is the rate of acceleration a. 6.0 m/s^2 b. 12.3 m/s^2 c. 18.3 m/s^2 d. 24.3 m/s^2

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Rocket-powered sleds are used to test the responses of humans to acceleration. Starting from rest, one sled can reach a speed of 444 m/s in 1.80 s and can be brought to a stop again in 2.15 s. (b) Find the acceleration of the sled as it is braking and compare it to the ...

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A g (pronounced "gee") is a unit of acceleration. Notice it is italicized. This is so it won't be confused with g (grams). 1 g = 9.8 m/s2. Typically a person will black out if they experience an acceleration of 4 to 6 g for more than a few seconds. Determine how fast an object...

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Can a car move around a racetrack so that it has tangential acceleration byt no centripetal acceleration?

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A 3.03 kg briefcase is sitting at rest on a level ﬂoor. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2 . a) What is its acceleration?

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An object traveling along the x-axis with constant acceleration has velocity v = +11.0 m/s when it is at x = 6.0 m and v = +20.0 m/s when it is at x = 10.0 m. What is its acceleration? HELP PLEASE!!!!!

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Use the equation for acceleration to determine the acceleration for the following motion. Time(s) 0 1 2 3 4 Velocity(m/s) 0 2 4 6 8

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n object is dropped from rest. What is the acceleration after 6 s? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Answer in units of m/

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If the rotation of a planet of radius 3.41 × 106 m and free-fall acceleration 8.71 m/s2 increased to the point that the cen- tripetal acceleration was equal to the gravita- tional acceleration at the equator, what would be the tangential speed of a person standing at the ...

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examples of: 1) acceleration against the direction of motion 2) acceleration in direction of motion 3)acceleration is uniform 4)acceleration is non-uniform

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1) would dropping an object higher than it's usual point change it's acceleration? 2) would throwing an object upward change it's acceleration? 3)does the mass of an object affect it's acceleration? 4) how does altitude affect the value of g? what other factors cause this ...

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a cars speedometer reads 20 m/s after acceleration from standing start, for 25s. what was the magnitude of acceleration?

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A body travels with uniform acceleration.Its final velocity,v=180-7x,where x is the displacement.Then find its acceleration.

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Spark timer acceleration lab How do you determine the acceleration from the slope of your best fit line?

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What is a tire's angular acceleration if the tangential acceleration at a radius of 0.15 m is 9.4 x 10-2 m/s2?

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a stone is dropped vertically into a lake which one of the following statements best describes the motion of the stone at the instant it enters the water?a)Its velocity and acceleration are both downwards b)It has an upwards velocity and a downward acceleration c)Its velocity ...

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which of the following situations are impossible : A) velocity negative, acceleration positive B) velocity positive , acceleration negative C) velocity increasing, acceleration negative D) velocity decreasing , acceleration zero E) velocity negative , acceleration negative

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Is it possible for a car to move in a circular path in such a way that it has a tangential acceleration but no centripetal acceleration?

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An electron, starting from rest and moving with a constant acceleration, travels 4.7 cm in 5.2 ms. What is the magnitude of this acceleration? Answer in units of km/s2

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An electron, starting from rest and moving with a constant acceleration, travels 5.5 cm in 10 ms. What is the magnitude of this acceleration? Answer in units of km/s

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A motor cycle starts from rest and reaches a speed of 6m/s after travelling with uniform acceleration for 3s. What is his acceleration?

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An electron, starting from rest and moving with a constant acceleration, travels 5.8 cm in 14 ms. What is the magnitude of this acceleration? Answer in units of km/s2

### Physics 203 ( College)

A disk of radius 12 cm, initially at rest, begins rotating about its axis with a constant angular acceleration of 7.8 rad/s2. What are the following values at t = 4.0 s? (a) the angular velocity of the disk (b) the tangential acceleration at and the centripetal acceleration ac...

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A car is traveling around a horizontal circular track with radius r = 190.0 m at a constant speed v = 22.0 m/s as shown. The angle èA = 15.0° above the x axis, and the angle èB = 63.0° below the x axis. 1) What is the magnitude of the car’s acceleration? 2) What is the x...

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a)maximum acceleration that the human body can be subjected to resasonably saftely b) what happens when the acceleration is larger than this

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If you drop an object, its acceleration toward the ground is 10.0 m/s^2. If you throw it down instead, is its acceleration after throwing greater than 10.0 m/^2 ? Why or why not?

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If you drop an object, its acceleration toward the ground is 10.0 m/s^2. If you throw it down instead, is its acceleration after throwing greater than 10.0 m/^2 ? Why or why not?

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A sprinter explodes out of the starting block with an acceleration of + 2.29 m/s2, which she sustains for 1.13 s. Then, her acceleration drops to zero for the rest of the race.

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5. What is the maximum acceleration a car can undergo if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground is 0.24? acceleration max=

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A car which is traveling at a velocity of 9.6 m/s undergoes an acceleration of 4.2 m/s2 over a distance of 450 m. How fast is it going after that acceleration?

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A firefighter with a mass of 52 kg slides down a vertical pole with an acceleration of 3 m/s/s . The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s/s. What is the friction force that is acting on him

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The block of mass 1.43443 kg has an acceleration of 3.6 m/s^2 as shown. What is the magnitude of F? Assume the acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s^2 and the surface is frictionles

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A car traveling at a velocity of 2m/s undergoes an acceleration of 4.5m/s2 over a distance of 340m.How fast will it be going after the acceleration?

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The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s2. What is the acceleration of a 46 kg pail of cement that is pulled upward (not sideways) with a force of 478 N? Answer in units of m/s2.