Rocket Problem: An observer 2 km from the launching pad observes a rocket ascending vertically. At one instant, the angle of elevation is 21. Five seconds later, the angle has increased to 35. Space shuttle on launch pad at Cape Kennedy, Florida a. How far did the rocket travel during the 5-sec interval? b. What was its average speed during this interval? c. If the rocket keeps going vertically at the same average speed, what will be the angle of elevation 15 sec after the first sighting?
Week 4 Notes: Law & Babylon Hammurabi (The most famous king) o Wanted to create violence free streets o Built dams and dikes o He’s doing what he’s told from the Gods to keep them happy Hammurabi’s Code o Displayed in the Louvre in Paris o 7.5 feet high o Written in cuneiform o Set punishment for each crime o Not the first set of laws o Similar in format and structure with other laws o Wrote more laws to keep people from finding loop holes o Punishment depends on the person’s status of living (elite, commoner, etc.)* o Set a minimum wage* o Anyone is innocent until proven guilty o Meant to be displayed in a public area o It is not proven that people were actually punished with these consequences o An EyeforanEye* o Influenced our laws today Code of UrNammu (21 century BCE) o Created 300 years prior to the Hammurabi code Code of LipitIshtar o Two centuries prior to Hammurabi’s code Civilizations 1: Africa 600 BCE – 600 CE (North Eastern Africa) Savanna: Green, water, animals Steppe: Not a lot of water, a few animals Both now the Sahara Desert Nubian C