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Q. Three balls of different masses are thrown straight upward with initial speeds as indicateda. From fastest to slowest, rank the speeds of the balls...

Solved • May 20, 2020

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Q. A ball is thrown up from the top of the tower. For parts a-c, state whether the ball's acceleration is larger than g, equal to g, zero, or -g (assu...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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Q. 7. When a rock thrown straight upwards gets to the exact top of its path, its A) velocity is zero and its acceleration is about 10 meters per secon...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. 4. Twelve seconds after starting from rest, an object falling freely will have a speed of A) 10 m/s B) 50 m/s. C) more than 100 m/s. D) 100 m/s. 

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. A ball is thrown up from the top of the tower. Draw graphs of (a) position vs. time, (b) velocity vs. time, and (c) acceleration vs. time for the b...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. A stone is thrown upward from the edge of a cliff, reaches its maximum height, and then falls down into the valley below. A motion diagram for this...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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Q. A stone is thrown upward from the edge of a cliff, reaches its maximum height, and then falls down into the valley below. A motion diagram for this...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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Q. A stone is thrown upward from the edge of a cliff, reaches its maximum height, and then falls down into the valley below. A motion diagram for this...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. A ball is thrown upward from the ground with and initial speed of 41 m/s; at the same instant, a ball is dropped from a building 37 m high. The acc...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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Q. A small rock is thrown straight up from the edge of the roof of a building with an initial speed of v0. The rock reaches the ground 3.00 s after be...

Solved • Jan 24, 2017

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Q. A rock is dropped from a high cliff (with an initial velocity of zero). Through what distance does the rock fall in the first 3.6 seconds of its fl...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A rock is dropped from a high cliff (with an initial velocity of zero). Through what distance does the rock fall in the first 1.8 seconds of its fl...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A rock is dropped from a high cliff (with an initial velocity of zero). What is the velocity of the 3.6 seconds after its release? A) 9.8 m/s B) ...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A rock is dropped from a high cliff (with an initial velocity of zero). What is the velocity of the rock 1.8 seconds after its release? A) 9.8 m/s...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A ball is thrown straight upward and then returns to the earth. Does the acceleration change during this motion? A) The acceleration first decreas...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A ball is thrown downward with a large starting velocity. Will this accelerate more rapidly than one that is just dropped at the same time from the...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A ball is thrown downward with a large starting velocity. Will this ball reach the ground sooner than one that is just dropped at the same time fro...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. An object is thrown vertically into the air at 15 m/s. How long will it take the object to be moving downwards with a speed of 8 m/s?

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

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Q. An object is thrown vertically into the air at 20 m/s. What will the object’s speed be after 0.5 s?

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

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Q. An object is thrown vertically into the air at 5 m/s. What is the maximum height the object will reach?

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

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Q. A ball is thrown into the air, directly upward. If it feels no air resistance, which of the following statements is true: a) The acceleration of t...

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

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Q. An object is dropped from an arbitrary height. How much further does the object fall in the 2nd second than it does in its 1st second of free fall?

Solved • Jan 5, 2017

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Q. While visiting New York City, you want to see how long it would take a penny to fall from the top of the Empire State Building. If the observation ...

Solved • Jan 5, 2017