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Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. One of the most worrisome waste products of a nuclear reactor is plutonium 239 (239Pu). This nucleus is radioactive and decays by splitting into a ...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A giant "egg" explodes as part of a fireworks display. The egg is at rest before the explosion, and after the explosion, it breaks into two pieces,...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A 140 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.60m/s by pushing off with his legs from a 1800 kg space capsule.(a) What is the cha...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. An internal explosion breaks an object, initially at rest, into two pieces, one of which has 1.7 times the mass of the other. If 7300 J is released...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A 226-kg projectile, fired with a speed of 126 m/s at a 61.0   angle, breaks into three pieces of equal mass at the highest point of its arc (where...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. An atomic nucleus at rest decays radioactively into an alpha particle and a smaller nucleus. What will be the speed of this recoiling nucleus if th...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. An atomic nucleus initially moving at 435 m/s emits an alpha particle in the direction of its velocity, and the remaining nucleus slows to 350 m/s....

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A 20.0-kg projectile is fired at an angle of 60.0° above the horizontal with a speed of 80.0 m/s{ m{ m/s}}. At the highest point of its trajectory,...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A 8.50 kg shell at rest explodes into two fragments, one with a mass of 2.50 kg and the other with a mass of 6.00 kg. If the heavier fragment gains...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. Old naval ships fired 13 kg cannon balls from a 230 kg cannon. It was very important to stop the recoil of the cannon, since otherwise the heavy ca...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A cannon is rigidly attached to a carriage, which can move along horizontal rails but is connected to a post by a large spring, initially unstretch...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. A 65.0-kg boy and his 40.0-kg sister, both wearing roller blades, face each other at rest. The girl pushes the boy hard, sending him backward with ...

Solved • Oct 24, 2018

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. Two blocks are at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface with a compressed spring of negligible mass between them. Block A has mass 2.00 kg and ...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. Blocks A and B are initially at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface with a spring of negligible mass compressed between them. Block A has mas...

Solved • Jan 27, 2017

Push-Away Problems With Energy

Q. Boxes A and B are at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface with a compressed spring of negligible mass between them. Box a has mass 2.0 kg and ...

Solved • Jan 27, 2017