# physics-speed

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An airplane travels 2800 km at a speed of 700 km/h, decreases its speed to 500 km/h for the next 1500 km and travels the last 1000 km at a speed of 400 km/hr. Find the average speed of the plane for the trip.

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A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.

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A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.

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A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.

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A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.

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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? Ok so I got a vertical final velocity of 17.714 m/s. Now I need to find the horizontal speed, correct? Which equation can I ...

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if a plane is flying at a speed so that the apex half-angle of its shock wave is 30 degrees, what is the speed if the speed of sound is 320 m/s?

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a girl of mass 40 kg is skating at a constant speed of 1 m/s. supposed she doubles her speed, how much work will be needed to double her speed?

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A cart has a constant acceleration of a = 2m/s2. At a certain instant its speed is 5 m/s. What is its speed 2 s later and 2 s earlier?. What is its average speed during the time interval of 4s.?

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A object of mass 3.00 kg is subject to a force Fx that varies with position as in the figure below. Find the work done by the force on the object as it moves as follows: (a) from x = 0 to x = 4.00 m 1 Your response differs from the correct answer by 10% to 100%. J (b) from x...

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A pick up truck travelling at constant speed begins to accelerate at 1.5m/s squared for 6 seconds, by which times it has reached a speed of 20m/s. What was its original speed?

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If a projectile is launched from Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how high above the Earth's surface is it when its speed is one third the escape speed?

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When a football in a field goal attemp reaches its max height how does its speed compare to its inital speed? a)it's zero b) it is less than its inital speed c)it is equal to its inital speed d)it is greater than its inital speed since at the max height v=0 isn't the answer a)?

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When a football in a field goal attemp reaches its max height how does its speed compare to its inital speed? a)it's zero b) it is less than its inital speed c)it is equal to its inital speed d)it is greater than its inital speed since at the max height v=0 isn't the answer a)?

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An object moving with constant acceleration at time t=0 its speed is v. , at t=t. its speed is v./2 , at t=2t. its speed is v./4 . What will be its speed at time t=3t.?

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during a journey over which speed varies, the maximum attained speed in comparison to the average speed is always: A)one half of it B) greater than it C)less than it D) equal to it E) none of this

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A runner, beginning at rest, completed a 50 m run with a final speed of 6 m/s. Assuming constant acceleration. a) What was the average speed of the runner? b) What was the runner's time? c) What was the acceleration? a) half the final speed b) distance/(average speed) c) (...

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Can anyone please help me with this question? I don't understand why the speed is v m/s. A sport utility vehicle is travelling at a speed of v m/s. If its momentum has a magnitude of 32,800 kg·m/s, what is the SUV's mass? Thanks I know that I have to use the formula p= m*v ...

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If a projectile is launched from Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how high above the Earth's surface is it when its speed is three-fifths the escape speed? I keep getting the answer 2.56x10^6 m after solving it a few different ways. Help would be great.

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1. How is average speed related to instantaneous speed? What certain conditions must be met for the two variables to have the same or close value? 2. Cite one practical example on the use of the concepts of instantaneous speed, average speed in observing safety on the road.

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a woman drives at a speed of 20m/s for part of a trip and at a speed of 30m/s for the rest of the trip if she spends 10 minutes driving at each speed determine her average speed for the full trip. If instead she drives 10 kilometers at each speed determine her average speed ...

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If a projectile is launched vertically from the Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how far from the Earth's center is it when its speed is 1/9 of the escape speed?

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Calculate the magnitude of the linear momentum for the following cases. (a) a proton with mass 1.67 10-27 kg, moving with a speed of 4.00 106 m/s (b) a 16.5 g bullet moving with a speed of 270 m/s (c) a 70.5 kg sprinter running with a speed of 12.5 m/s (d) the Earth (mass = 5....

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A police van moving on a highway with a speed of 30km/hr, fires a bullet at a theif's car speeding away in the same direction with a speed of 192km/hr. If the muzzle speed of the bullet is 150m/sec. With what speed does the bullet hit the thief's car

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A car moving with an initial speed v collides with a second stationary car that is 50.7 percent as massive. After the collision the first car moves in the same direction as before with a speed that is 33.2 percent of the original speed. Calculate the final speed of the second ...

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A baseball is hit with a horizontal speed of 16 m/s and a vertical speed of 16 m/s upward. What are these speeds 5 s later? horizontal speed ?? m/s vertical speed ?? m/s

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suppose a treadmill has an average acceleration of 4.7 x 10^-3 m/s^2. a. how much does its speed change after 5.0 min? b. if the treadmill's initial speed is 1.7 m/s, what will its final speed be?

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suppose a treadmill has an avg acceleration of 4.7m/s^2. a) how much does its speed change after 5 min? b) If the treadmill's initial speed is .017 km/s, what will it's final speed be?

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A particle is projected from the surface of Earth with a speed equal to 2.4 times the escape speed. When it is very far from Earth, what is its speed? ?km/s

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A washing machine needs 17.9 s to speed up from rest to top speed of 5 rotation for every 2.78 s. If the damp cloths inside are 7.13 cm from the center, what is it's radial acceleration at top speed?

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A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 19.17 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 4.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?

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A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 18.18 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 4.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?

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A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 24.93 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 3.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?

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A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 24.93 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 3.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?

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A person walking across the room with a constant speed of 2m/s, and they run back with a constant speed of 8m/s. What is their average speed for the trip? I know the answer is 3.2m/s but I need help knowing how it's done. Greatly appreciated!

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A person walking across the room with a constant speed of 2m/s, and they run back with a constant speed of 8m/s. What is their average speed for the trip? I know the answer is 3.2m/s but I need help knowing how it's done. Greatly appreciated!

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In laboratory situations, a projectile’s range can be used to determine its speed. To see how this is done, suppose a ball rolls off a horizontal table and lands 1.2m out from the edge of the table. If the tabletop is 95cm above the floor, I figured out the ball is in the ...

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A .324 kg air track glider moves linearly with an initial speed of 1.37 m/s.In order to increase the speed of the mass, 7.31 J of work are done. What is the final speed of the glider? (Ignore the negligible friction)

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The acceleration due to gravity near a planet's surface is known to be 3.20 . Part A If the escape speed from the planet is 9.54 , determine its radius. Part B Find the mass of the planet. Part C If a probe is launched from its surface with a speed twice the escape speed and ...

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solve physics question. a train moves 3.6km from rest to rest in 3minutes. the greatest speed is 90km/h, and the acceleration and retardation are uniform. find the distance travelled at full speed.

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PHYSICS HELP PLS!!How does the equation of a displacement v. speed graph (cart moving down an incline through a speed gate) relate to the work-energy principle. Pls answer asap! Thanks!

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A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 3 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 4.80 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?

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A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 2 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 5.20 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?

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A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 2 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 5.20 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?

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A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 2 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 5.20 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?

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Can anyone please help me with this question? I don't understand why the speed is v m/s. A sport utility vehicle is travelling at a speed of v m/s. If its momentum has a magnitude of 32,800 kg·m/s, what is the SUV's mass? Thanks I know that I have to use the formula p= m*v ...

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1. A person runs 800. m at an average speed of 6.00 m/s and then the next 800. m at an average speed of 8.00 m/s. Calculate (a) the total time of travel and (b) the average speed. 2. A boy kicked a can horizontally from a 6.5 m high rock with a speed of 4.0 m/s. How far from ...

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When you approach a blinking source of light, the frequency of its blinking is seen to: decrease, increase, or remain the same always. I THINK IT IS INCREASING. If you are traveling at close to the speed of light and shine a flashlight out in front of you, a third observer at ...

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A race car enters a flat 200 m radius curve at a speed of 20 m/swhile increasing its speed at a constant 2 m/s2. If thecoefficient of static friction is .700, what will the speed of thecar be when the car beings to slide?

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An automobile tire has a radius of 0.335 m, and its center moves forward with a linear speed of v = 24.1 m/s. (a) Determine the angular speed of the wheel. (b) Relative to the axle, what is the tangential speed of a point located 0.243 m from the axle?

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AN AUTOMOBILE TIRE HAS A RADIUS OF 0.330M AND ITS CENTER MOVES FORWARD WITH A LINEAR SPEED OF V= 15.0M/S. a) DETERMINE THE ANGULAR SPEED OF THE WHEEL. B) RELATIVE TO THE AXLE, WHAT IS THE TANGENTIAL SPEED OF A POINT LOCATED 0.175M FROM THE AXLE?

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a police van moving on a highway with a speed of 30 kmph fired a bullet at a thief car speeding away in the same direction with a speed of 192kmph. if the muzzle speed of the bullet is 150 m per sec. the speed eith which the bullet hit the thief car is

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Posted by sandhu on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 6:23am. A block starts with a speed of 18.0 m/s and slides for a distance of 2.2 m down a 40° ramp (ìk = 0.43). What is its final speed? (m/s) physics - drwls, Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 9:19am Final KE = PE loss - (work...

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A skydiver of mass 81.5 kg jumps from a slow-moving aircraft and reaches a terminal speed of 54.9 m/s. (a) What is her acceleration when her speed is 30.0 m/s? (b) What is the drag force on the skydiver when her speed is 54.9 m/s? (c) What is the drag force on the skydiver ...

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A car moving with an initial speed v collides with a second stationary car that is 46.0 percent as massive. After the collision the first car moves in the same direction as before with a speed that is 37.7 percent of the original speed. Calculate the final speed of the second ...

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A roulette wheel with a 1.0m radius reaches a maximum angular speed of 18 rad/s before it stops 35 revolutions ( 220 rad ) after attaining the maximum speed. How long did it take the wheel to stop? Unless you mean the 35 revs occur after max speed, it cannot be solved. The ...

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A boat’s speed in still water is 1.80 m/s . The boat is to travel directly across a river whose current has speed 1.20 m/s . Determine the speed of the boat with respect to the shore.

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starting from reast a boat increases its speed to 4.12 m/s with constant acceleration. (a) what is the boat's average speed? (b) If it take the boat 4.77s to reach this speed, how for has it traveled?

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Starting from rest, a boat increases its speed to 4.92 m/s with constant acceleration. (a) What is the boat's average speed? (b) If it takes the boat 5.07 s to reach this speed, how far has it traveled?

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A horse is running across a field. The horse accelerates at 8.00 m/s2 over a distance of 9.70 m. It runs until its speed is 23.4 m/s and continues at this speed. What was the horse's initial speed?

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A speed skater goes into a turn with a 31 meter radius. The skater has a speed of 14 m/s and experiences a centripetal force of 460 n. What is the mass of the speed skater

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When a small object is launched from the surface of a fictitious planet with a speed of 52.0 m/s, its final speed when it is very far away from the planet is 32.0 m/s. Use this information to determine the escape speed of the planet.

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When would instantaneous speed be the same as average speed? would it be when the speed is constant? when the position changes linearly with time or would it be in the limit when the time interval goes to zero? I thought it would be when the speed is constant, but i'm not sure...

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Set a frictionless incline at various measured angles then determine the acceleration of a block by measuring the time it takes to increase from an initial speed to a final speed.If the angle is 20 and the initial speed is 0.68m/s and final speed is 2.43m/s and the time is 0....

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When would instantaneous speed be the same as average speed? would it be when the speed is constant? when the position changes linearly with time or would it be in the limit when the time interval goes to zero? I thought it would be when the speed is constant, but i'm not sure...

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a wheelof diameter 0.70 meterolls without slipping. a point at the top of the wheel moves with a tangential speed of 2.0 meter/second. a) at what speed is the axis of the wheel moving? b) What is the angular speed of the wheel?

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A 96kg soul ascended to heaven at a speed of 12m/s, when he bumps against a 50 kg soul descending to hell at the speed of 15m/s, assuming that soul number 2 has an initial speed of 1m/s, find the initial speed of soul number 1.

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Speed of a satellite orbit (physics problem)? What is the speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit about Earth? _________m/s Compare it with the speed of the Earth as it orbits the Sun. _________m/s

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An athlete executing a long jumper leaves the ground at a 27.0 degree angle and travels 7.89 m. What was the takeoff speed? If this speed were increased by just 5.0%, how much longer would the jump be? I came up with a take off speed of 27.4 but the system is saying that is ...

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A girl riding a bicycle with a speed of 5m/s towards northdirection , observes rain falling vertically down. If she increases her speed to 10m/s , rain appears to meet her at 45degree tp the vertical .what is the speed of rain ?

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A 9.00 kg object starting from rest falls through a viscous medium and experiences a resistive force = -b , where is the velocity of the object. The object reaches one half its terminal speed in 5.54 s. (a) Determine the terminal speed. (b) At what time is the speed of the ...

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A spaceship of mass 2.1×10^6 kg is cruising at a speed of 5.0×10^6 m/s when the antimatter reactor fails, blowing the ship into three pieces. One section, having a mass of 4.8×10^5 kg , is blown straight backward with a speed of 2.3×10^6 m/s . A second piece, with mass 8.4...

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a horizontal speed of 15.8 m/s and a vertical speed 10.0 m/s upward. What is the vertical speed 1.12 s later?

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How to find average speed with a given initial speed, theta, and delta x? I know average speed= total distance/total time, but I am given an initial speed, an angle and delta x. Mark throws a ball to Daniel with an initial speed of 20 m/s at an angle of 45 degrees. If they are...

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the earthis moving around the sun in a circular orbit of radius 1.5*10^11. it makes one revolution per year.find the angular speed of earth in radian/sec, and the tangential speed of earth using the formula v=r.w , and tangetial speed ?

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a patrol of timing paths each vehicle needs to travel the first half of the distance at a speed of 140 km / h. if the speed limit is 80km / h. which should be the highest average speed of the car in the second half of the section, to avoid being fined?

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a steel ball drops onto a thick steel plate. its speed just before it hits is 10 m/s and it rebounds with a speed of 9 m/s. what percentage of its kinetic energy did it lose during the collision? what would you expect its speed to be after the second rebound?

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A GPS satellite orbits at an altitude of 2.0 x 10^7 m and a speed of 3.9 x 10^3 m/s, Earth’s radius is 6.4 x 10^6 m, and a point at its equator has tangential speed of 460 m/s, By approximately what fraction must the time be adjusted to account for both regular/speed-...

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an automobile tire has a radius of 0.350M, and its center forward with a liner speed of v=13.0m/s. (a) Determine the angular speed of the wheel. (Assume that there is no slipping of the surfaces in contact during the rolling motion.) (b) Relative to the axle, what is the ...

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A car is driven from point A to B at a constant speed of 25.0 m/s along a straight line, and then back from point B to A at a constant speed of 20.0 m/s. The values of the average speed over the entire trip is?

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An airplane takes off at 9:00 A.M. and flies at 300. km/h until 1:00 P.M. At 1:00 P.M. its speed is increased to 400. km/h, and it maintains this speed until it lands at 3:30 P.M. What is the airplane’s average speed for the entire flight?

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If a runner travels at a speed of 10 m/s for 5 seconds, stops for a short time then continues on at a speed of 8 m/s for 4 seconds. How long was the runner stopped for if his average speed at the end of the trip is 4 m/s.

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If a car completes a 3.8 mi oval track in 69.7 s, what is the average speed? answer in mph Did the car accelerate? (A.yes the direction of the motion changed or B. yes the speed changed or C. no the speed didn't change)

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A car is driven from point A to B at a constant speed of 25.0 m/s along a straight line, and then back from point B to A at a constant speed of 20.0 m/s. The values of the average speed over the entire trip is?

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Tarzan swings on a 27.0 m long vine initially inclined at an angle of 33.0° with the vertical. (a) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he starts from rest?(b) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he pushes off with a speed of 3.00 m/s?

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Tarzan swings on a 34.0-m-long vine initially inclined at an angle of 33.0° with the vertical. (a) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he starts from rest? m/s (b) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he pushes off with a speed of 5.00 m/s? m/s

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A supersonic jet flying at 137 m/s is accelerated uniformly at the rate of 23.1 m/s2 for 20.0 s. (a) What is its final velocity? (b) The speed of sound in air is 331 m/s. How many times the speed of sound is the plane's final speed?

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a boy walks to a school at a rate of 6km with a speed of 2.5km/h and walks back with a constant speed of 5km/h. his average speed for round trip in km/h is ?

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The speed of an automobile increases from 11 m/s to a speed of 47 m/s over a time period of 9.0 seconds. What is the average rate at which the speed of this car is changing during this time period?

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If a race car completes a 3 mi oval track in 50 s, what is its average speed? Did the car accelerate? 1. Yes, the speed changed. 2. No, the speed didn’t change. 3. Yes, the direction of the motion changed.

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A sound wave in a solid has a frequency of 15.0 kHz and a wavelength of 0.333 m. What would be the wave speed, and how much faster is this speed than the speed of sound in air?

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a train travels the first 30 km of 120 km track with a uniform speed of 30km/h.What should be the speed of train to cover the remaining distance of the track so that its average speed is 60km/h for the entire trip

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A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?

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A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?

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In 1954, Roger Bannister became the first human to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. Suppose that a runner on a straight track covers a distance of 1.00 mi in exactly 4.00 min. 1. What is his average speed in mi/h? 2. What is his average speed in ft/s? 3. What is his average ...

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A hockey puck moving due east with speed 1.00 m/s collides with an identical puck moving 40 degrees south of west with speed 2.00 m/s. After they collide, the first puck is moving south with speed 1.50 m/s. What is the direction and speed of the second puck?

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The siren in an ambulance has a frequency (according to you) of 1100 hz as it moves towards you at a speed v. It then makes a u-turn and travels away from you with a speed v, and you hear a frequency of 950 hz. What is the final speed v of the siren?

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A cyclist enters a curve of 30 m radius at a speed of 12 m s-1. He applies the brakes and decreases his speed at a constant rate of 0.5 m s-2. Calculate the cyclist’s centripetal (radial) [3 marks] and tangential [15 marks] accelerations when he is travelling at a speed of ...

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A car is speeding up and has an instantaneous speed of 14.2 m/s when a stopwatch reads 9.1 s. It has a constant acceleration of 1.8 m/s^2. (a) What change in speed occurs between t = 9.1 s and t = 12.6 s? (b) What is the speed when the stopwatch reads 12.6 s?