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#### Q. An arrow is shot at an angle of 0-45° above the horizontal with initial speed of 46.5 m/s. The arrow hits a tree a horizontal distance D, at the sa...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

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#### Q. During a baseball game, a baseball is struck at ground level by a batter. The ball leaves the baseball bat with an initial velocity v0 = 25 m/s at ...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. An arrow is shot at an angle of θ = 45° above the horizontal. The arrow hits a tree a horizontal distance D = 220m away, at the same height above t...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. A physics student on Planet Exidor throws a ball, and it follows the parabolic trajectory shown in the figure. The ball's position is shown at 1s i...

Solved • Jun 1, 2020

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#### Q. A physics student on Planet Exidor throws a ball, and it follows the parabolic trajectory shown in the figure. The ball's position is shown at 1s i...

Solved • Jun 1, 2020

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#### Q. A physics student on Planet Exidor throws a ball, and it follows the parabolic trajectory shown in the figure. The ball's position is shown at 1s i...

Solved • Jun 1, 2020

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#### Q. A physics student on Planet Exidor throws a ball, and it follows the parabolic trajectory shown in the figure. The ball's position is shown at 1s i...

Solved • Jun 1, 2020

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#### Q. A physics student on Planet Exidor throws a ball, and it follows the parabolic trajectory shown in the figure. The ball's position is shown at 1s i...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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#### Q. A 20.0 kg wood ball hangs from a 2.10 m-long wire. The maximum tension the wire can withstand without breaking is 400 N. A 0.900 kg projectile trav...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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#### Q. At a local swimming pool, the diving board is elevated h = 25.5 ft above the pool's surface and overhangs the pool edge by L = 6 ft. A diver runs h...

Solved • May 20, 2020

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#### Q. Neglecting air resistance, the vertical component of the initial velocity A) increases with time to reach the top. B) decreases with time to reach ...

Solved • May 18, 2020

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#### Q. A running mountain lion can make a leap 10.0 m long, reaching a maximum height of 3.0 m.1. What is the speed of the mountain lion just as it leaves...

Solved • May 13, 2020

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#### Q. Which ball, dropped or thrown horizontally, (if either) has the greatest speed at the moment of impact? A) The dropped ballC) Both balls have the s...

Solved • May 11, 2020

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#### Q. c) Find H, the maximum height attained by the projectile. Express the time in terms of v0, θ, and g. d) Find the total distance R (often called the...

Solved • May 3, 2020

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#### Q. 1. Theoretically, the angle of projection for maximum range is 45 degree. does this set a limit on the range? Explain.2. What effect does air resis...

Solved • May 2, 2020

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#### Q. For the motion diagram given (Figure 1), sketch the shape of a possible graph for the x velocity versus time, vx(t). Use the indicated coordinate s...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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#### Q. For the motion diagram given (Figure 1), sketch the shape of a possible graph for the y velocity versus time, vy(t). Use the indicated coordinate s...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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#### Q. For the motion diagram given (Figure 1), sketch the shape of a possible graph for the y position versus time, y(t). Use the indicated coordinate sy...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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#### Q. Which statements are not valid for a projectile? Take up as positive.Check all that apply.a) The projectile has the same x velocity at any point on...

Solved • Apr 29, 2020

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#### Q. a) Find the time that it takes the projectile to reach its maximum height H. Express the answer in terms of v0, theta, and g (the magnitude of the ...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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#### Q. For the motion diagram given (Figure 1), sketch the shape of a possible graph for the x position versus time, x(t). Use the indicated coordinate sy...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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#### Q. Which projectile spends more time in the air, one fired at 30 degrees or one fired at 60 degrees?

Solved • Apr 24, 2020

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#### Q. A 1500 kg car is approaching the hill shown in the figure below at 12m/s when it suddenly runs out of gas. Neglect any friction.Part ACan the car m...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

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#### Q. Rank these throws based on the amount of time it takes the ball to hit the ground.Rank from largest to smallest. To rank items as equivalent, overl...

Solved • Apr 14, 2020

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#### Q. A pipe discharges storm water into a creek. Water flows horizontally out of the pipe at 1.8 m/s, and the end of the pipe is 2.3 m above the creek.H...

Solved • Mar 24, 2020

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#### Q. The figure (Intro 1 figure) shows the trajectory (i.e., the path) of a ball undergoing projectile motion over level ground. The time t0 = 0 s corre...

Solved • Mar 11, 2020

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#### Q. A cannon is placed on a tower an UNKNOWN height h from the ground. The cannon is inclined an angle α from the horizontal when a ball is fired. Assu...

Solved • May 29, 2017

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#### Q. A man throws a rock from a height of 10 m above the ground with an intial speed of 10 m/s at an angle of 30° above the horizontal. Use g = 10m/s2. ...

Solved • May 29, 2017

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#### Q. Consider the setup of a gun aimed at a target (such as a monkey) as shown in the figure. The target is to be dropped from the point A at t = 0, the...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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#### Q. The speed of an arrow fired from a compound bow is about 37 m/s. An archer sits astride his horse and launches an arrow into the air, elevating the...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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#### Q. Given: The battleship and enemy ships A and B lie along a straight line. Neglect air friction. A battleship simultaneously fires two shells (with t...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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#### Q. A cat chases a mouse across a 0.94 m high table. The mouse steps out of the way, and the cat slides off the table and strikes the floor 1.0 m from ...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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#### Q. A ball is thrown and follows the parabolic path shown. Air friction is negligible. Point Q is the highest point on the path. Points P and R are the...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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#### Q. Given: The battleship and enemy ships 1 and 2 lie along a straight line. Neglect air friction. Consider the motion of the two projectiles fired at ...

Solved • May 24, 2017

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#### Q. Two children are playing catch. One throws a ball with an initial velocity of 3 m/s at an angle of 40 degrees with respect to the horizontal. What ...

Solved • Mar 3, 2017

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#### Q. A small rock is projected from the ground with velocity with magnitude v0 and direction 53.1° above the horizontal. A tall building is a horizontal...

Solved • Jan 24, 2017

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#### Q. At the highest point on the trajectory of a particle moving in projectile motion, which quantity below is equal to zero? A) the speed of the parti...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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#### Q. Superman's arch nemesis Lex Luthor pushes Lois Lane horizontally with a speed of 5 m/s off a 35 m tall building. Superman stands on the ground just...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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#### Q. Superman's arch nemesis Lex Luthor pushes Lois Lane horizontally with a speed of 5 m/s off a 35 m tall building. Superman stands on the ground just...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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#### Q. A projectile is launched at an angle of 45 o. If the projectile takes 2 s to reach half its maximum height, what is the launch speed of the project...

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

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#### Q. A projectile is fired from the ground at 50 m/s with a launch angle of 30o. What will the height of the projectile be after 1 s?

Solved • Jan 6, 2017

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#### Q. An NFL quarterback will often throw lobs at 20 m/s with a launch angle of 50  o. If a wide receiver runs away from the quarterback at a speed of 7 ...

Solved • Jan 5, 2017

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#### Q. A projectile is launched through the air at 20 m/s with a launch angle of 65 o. At what height will the projectile have lost 50% of its speed?

Solved • Jan 5, 2017