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Converting Between Linear & Rotational

Q. The tangential speed on the outer edge of a rotating carousel is _______.A. four times as great for twice the distanceB. greater than toward the ce...

Solved • Oct 14, 2020

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Q. Two ladybugs sit on a rotating disk, as shown in the figure (the ladybugs are at rest with respect to the surface of the disk and do not slip). (Fi...

Solved • Aug 6, 2020

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Q. The radius of the earth's very nearly circular orbit around the sun is 1.5x1011m.A. Find the magnitude of the earth's velocity as it travels around...

Solved • Jul 17, 2020

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Q. A merry-go-round is rotating at constant angular speed. Two children are riding the merry-go-round: Ana is riding at point A and Bobby is riding at...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

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Q. During a very quick stop, a car decelerates at 7.8 m/s2. Assume the forward motion of the car corresponds to a positive direction for the rotation ...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

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Q. A spot of paint on a bicycle tire moves in a circular path of radius 0.33 m.  When the spot has traveled a linear distance of 1.76 m, through what ...

Solved • Jul 1, 2020

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Q. Modern wind turbines are larger than they appear, and despite their apparently lazy motion, the speed of the blades' tips can be quite high-many ti...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. A car with 70-cm -diameter tires accelerates uniformly from rest to 20 m/s in 10s.How many times does each tire rotate?

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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Q. A bicyclist notes that the pedal sprocket has a radius of rp = 8.5 cm while the wheel sprocket has a radius of rw = 6.5 cm.The two sprockets are co...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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Q. A bicyclist notes that the pedal sprocket has a radius of rp = 11 cm while the wheel sprocket has a radius of rw = 5.5 cm. The two sprockets are co...

Solved • Apr 24, 2020

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Q. Your roommate is working on his bicycle and has the bike upside down. He spins the 62.0 cm-diameter wheel, and you notice that a pebble stuck in th...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

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Q. Two blocks, which can be modeled as point masses, are connected by a massless string which passes through a hole in a frictionless table. A tube ex...

Solved • Apr 10, 2020

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Q. The earth's radius is 6.37 x 106 m; it rotates once every 24 hours. a) What is the earth's angular speed? b) Viewed from a point above the north po...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. A fan blade rotates with angular velocity given by ωz(t)= γ − β t2, where γ = 4.85 rad/s and β = 0.780 rad/s3.a- Calculate the angular acceleration...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. Four children are playing in a field. The children form a line, holding hands. The player at the front of the line starts to spin around faster and...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. What is the maximum speed of a point on the outside of the wheel 15 cm from the axle? Express your answer with the appropriate units. 

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

Converting Between Linear & Rotational

Q. a. What is the linear speed of a point on the equator due to the Earths rotation?b. What is the linear speed of a point on the Arctic Circle (latit...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Converting Between Linear & Rotational

Q. A 10 cm radius disk is rotating about an axis through its center with a small ant at the rim. From t = 0s to t = 5s, it rotates at a constant angul...

Solved • Mar 6, 2017

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Q. When leaving the starting line in a race, a cars wheels (45 cm in diameter) spin at an angular acceleration of 60 rad/s2, while the car accelerates...

Solved • Mar 6, 2017

Converting Between Linear & Rotational

Q. An inelastic string is wrapped tightly around a cylindrical drum of 10 cm radius. If enough string is pulled out to cause the drum to rotate comple...

Solved • Mar 6, 2017

Converting Between Linear & Rotational

Q. A car moves forward at a speed of 15 m/s. In order for the car to maintain traction, the wheels have to rotate without slipping. What, then, is the...

Solved • Mar 1, 2017

Converting Between Linear & Rotational

Q. An ant is walking on a disk of radius 15 cm rotating at an angular speed of 150 rad/s. At the center of the disk, what is the ant’s linear speed? W...

Solved • Mar 1, 2017

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Q. A car’s wheel rotates along the floor without slipping. If the car is moving at 30 m/s, and the wheels are 45 cm in diameter, what is the rotationa...

Solved • Mar 1, 2017

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Q. A wheel of radius 0.300 m is mounted with frictionless bearings about an axle through its center. A light rope is wrapped around the wheel around t...

Solved • Feb 7, 2017