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Circular Motion

Q. An object is in a uniform circular motion. Which of the following statements must be true?A) The net force acting on the object is zero.B) The velo...

Solved • Apr 6, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. It is common to see birds of prey rising upward on thermals. The path they take may be spiral-like. You can model the spiral motion as uniform circ...

Solved • Jan 19, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. You are taking a turn at 30.0 m/s on a ramp of radius 25.0 m. What is your acceleration? A) 20.8 m/s2 B) 0.833 m/s2 C) 1.20 m/s2 D) 36.0 m/s2

Solved • Jan 18, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. If the acceleration of an object is always directed perpendicular to its velocity,A) the object is slowing down.B) the object is speeding up.C) thi...

Solved • Jan 18, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. Shown here are the velocity and acceleration vectors for an object in several different types of motion. In which case is the object's velocity cha...

Solved • Jan 18, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. Which of the following is an accurate statement?A) All points on a rotating disk experience the same radial acceleration.B) The vector sum of the t...

Solved • Jan 18, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. An object is moving with a constant speed of 11 m/s and an acceleration of 2.6 m/s2. Which statement is true?A) Impossible. With acceleration, the ...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. An object is moving with a constant speed of 18 m/s and an acceleration of 4.7 m/s2. Which statement is true? A) This could be a leaf falling from...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. You spin in a circle with a ball attached to the end of a 1 m string. If the maximum centripetal acceleration the string can withstand is 15 m/s2, ...

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

Circular Motion

Q. In a game of tetherball, the ball is hit such that it spins around the pole at 500 rpm, spinning with a 0.5 m orbit. What is the centripetal accele...

Solved • Jan 5, 2017