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Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A dart is thrown horizontally with an initial speed of 10 m/s toward point  P, the bull’s-eye on a dart board. It hits at point Q on the rim, verti...

Solved • Nov 6, 2019

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A rock is kicked horizontally at 15 m/s from a hill with a 45 slope .How long does it take for the rock to hit the ground?

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. The cliff divers of Acapulco push off horizontally from rock platforms about 35 m above the water, but they must clear rocky outcrops at water leve...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. At serve, a tennis player aims to hit the ball horizontally. What minimum speed is required for the ball to clear the 0.90 m-high net about 15.0 m ...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A ball is thrown horizontally from the top of a cliff with initial speed v0 (at t = 0). At any moment, its direction of motion makes an angle θ het...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A ball is thrown horizontally from the roof of a building 9.2 m tall and lands 9.7 m from the base.What was the balls initial speed?

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A ball thrown horizontally at 24.2 m/s from the roof of a building lands 33.0 m from the base of the building.How high is the building?

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. Extreme-sports enthusiasts have been known to jump off the top of El Capitan, a sheer granite cliff of height 910 m in Yosemite National Park. Assu...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A tiger leaps horizontally from a 7.6 m -high rock with a speed of 3.3 m/s .How far from the base of the rock will she land?

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. Inside a starship at rest on the earth, a ball rolls off the top of a horizontal table and lands a distance D from the foot of the table. This star...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A physics book slides off a horizontal table top with a speed of 1.60 m/s. It strikes the floor after a time of 0.460 s. Ignore air resista...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. Crickets Chirpy and Milada jump from the top of a vertical cliff. Chirpy just drops and reaches the ground in 3.60 s , while Milada jumps hori...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A small marble rolls horizontally with speed v0 off the top of a platform 2.75 m tall and feels no appreciable air resistance. On the level ground,...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. Some plants disperse their seeds when the fruit splits and contracts, propelling the seeds through the air. The trajectory of these seeds can be de...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A snowball rolls off a barn roof that slopes downward at an angle of 40°. The edge of the roof is 14.0 m above the ground, and the snowball has a s...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A 76.0-kg boulder is rolling horizontally at the top of a vertical cliff that is 20 m above the surface of a lake, as shown in the figure. The top ...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A jungle veterinarian with a blow-gun loaded with a tranquilizer dart and a sly 1.5-kg monkey are each a height 25 m above the ground in trees a d...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A toy rocket is launched with an initial velocity of 12.0 m/s in the horizontal direction from the roof of a 30.0 m-tall building. The rocket’s eng...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A car comes to a bridge during a storm and finds the bridge washed out. The driver must get to the other side, so he decides to try leaping it with...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A daring 510-N swimmer dives off a cliff with a running horizontal leap, as shown in the figure .What must her minimum speed be just as she leaves ...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. An electromagnet on the ceiling of an airplane holds a steel ball. When a button is pushed, the magnet releases the ball. The experiment is first d...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A baseball player friend of yours wants to determine his pitching speed. You have him stand on a ledge and throw the ball horizontally from an elev...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. You are watching an archery tournament when you start wondering how fast an arrow is shot from the bow. Remembering your physics, you ask one of th...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. Sand moves without slipping at 6.0 m/s down a conveyer that is tilted at 15°. The sand enters a pipe h = 3.6 m below the end of the conveyer belt, ...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A block of mass m = 2.00 kg is released from rest at h = 0.500 m above the surface of a table, at the top of a θ = 30.0° incline as shown in Figure...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A ball is tossed from an upper-story window of a building. The ball is given an initial velocity of 8.00 m/s at an angle of 20.0° below the horizon...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A soccer player kicks a rock horizontally off a W 40.0-m-high cliff into a pool of water. If the player hears the sound of the splash 3.00 s later ...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A student stands at the edge of a cliff and throws a stone horizontally over the edge with a speed of vi 5 18.0 m/s. The cliff is h 5 50.0 m above ...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. In a local bar a customer slides an empty beer mug down the counter for a refill. The height of the counter is 1.22 m. The mug slides off the count...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. In a local bar a customer slides an empty beer mug down the counter for a refill. The height of the counter is h. The mug slides off the counter an...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A student throws a heavy red ball horizontally from a balcony of a tall building with an initial speed vi . At the same time a second student drops...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A car is parked on a steep incline making an angle of 37.0° below the horizontal and overlooking the ocean when its brakes fail and it begins to ro...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. An aging coyote cannot run fast enough to catch a roadrunner. He purchases on eBay a set of jet-powered roller skates which provide a constant hori...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A boy throws a stone horizontally from the top of a cliff of height h toward the ocean below. The stone strikes the ocean at distance d from the ba...

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

Projectile Motion: Horizontal & Negative Launch

Q. A toy rocket is launched with an initial velocity of 12.0 m/s in the horizontal direction from the roof of a 30.0 m-tall building. The rocket’s eng...

Solved • Oct 3, 2018