 2.1CQ: A person gets in an elevator on the ground floor and rides it to th...
 2.1P: Figure P2.1 shows a motion diagram of a car traveling down a street...
 2.2CQ: a. Give an example of a vertical motion with a positive velocity an...
 2.2P: For each motion diagram in Figure P2.2 , determine the sign (positi...
 2.3CQ: Sketch a velocityversustime graph for a rock that is thrown strai...
 2.3P: Write a short description of the motion of a real object for which ...
 2.4CQ: You are driving down the road at a constant speed. Another car goin...
 2.4P: Write a short description of the motion of a real object for which ...
 2.26P: A Thomson’s gazelle can reach a speed of 13 m/s in 3.0 s. A lion ca...
 2.5CQ: A car is traveling north. Can its acceleration vector every point s...
 2.5P: The position graph of Figure P2.3 shows a dog slowly sneaking up on...
 2.6CQ: Certain animals are capable of running at great speeds; other anima...
 2.6P: The position graph of Figure 6 represents the motion of a ball bein...
 2.7CQ: A ball is thrown straight up into the air. At each of the following...
 2.7P: A rural mail carrier is driving slowly, putting mail in mailboxes n...
 2.8CQ: A rock is thrown (not dropped) straight down from a bridge into the...
 2.8P: For the velocityversustime graph of Figure P2.5 :a. Draw the corr...
 2.9CQ: Figure Q2.10 shows an object’s positionversustime graph. The lett...
 2.9P: A bicyclist has the positionversustime graph shown in Figure P2.6...
 2.10CQ: Figure Q2.11 shows the position graph for an object moving along th...
 2.10P: In college softball, the distance from the pitcher’s mound to the b...
 2.11CQ: Figure Q2.12 shows the positionversustime graphs for two objects,...
 2.11P: Alan leaves Los Angeles at 8:00 am to drive to San Francisco, 400 m...
 2.12CQ: Figure Q2.13 shows a positionversustime graph. At which lettered ...
 2.12P: Richard is driving home to visit his parents. 125 mi of the trip ar...
 2.13CQ: Figure Q2.14 is the velocityversustime graph for an object moving...
 2.13P: In a 5.00 km race, one runner runs at a steady 12.0 km/h and anothe...
 2.14CQ: A car traveling at velocity v takes distance d to stop after the br...
 2.14P: In an 8.00 km race, one runner runs at a steady 11.0 km/h and anoth...
 2.15MCQ: Figure Q2.15 shows the position graph of a car traveling on a strai...
 2.15P: A car moves with constant velocity along a straight road. Its posit...
 2.16MCQ: Figure Q2.16 shows the position graph of a car traveling on a strai...
 2.16P: While running a marathon, a longdistance runner uses a stopwatch t...
 2.17MCQ: Figure Q2.17 shows an object’s positionversustime graph. What is ...
 2.17P: Figure P2.15 shows the position graph of a particle.a. Draw the par...
 2.18MCQ: The following options describe the motion of four cars A–D. Which c...
 2.18P: A somewhat idealized graph of the speed of the blood in the ascendi...
 2.19MCQ: A car is traveling at . The driver applies the brakes, and the car ...
 2.19P: A car starts from and moves with the velocity graph shown in Figure...
 2.20MCQ: Velocityversustime graphs for three drag racers are shown in Figu...
 2.20P: Figure P2.18 shows a graph of actual positionversustime data for ...
 2.21MCQ: Which of the three drag racers in Question 20 had the greatest acce...
 2.21P: Figure P2.19 shows the velocity graph of a bicycle. Draw the bicycl...
 2.22MCQ: Ball 1 is thrown straight up in the air and, at the same instant, b...
 2.22P: Figure 22 shows the velocity graph of a train that starts from the ...
 2.23MCQ: Figure Q2.24 shows a motion diagram with the clock reading (in seco...
 2.23P: For each motion diagram shown earlier in Figure P2.2, determine the...
 2.24MCQ: A car can go from 0 to 60 mph in 7.0 s. Assuming that it could main...
 2.24P: Figure P2.16 showed data for the speed of blood in the aorta. Deter...
 2.25MCQ: A car can go from 0 to 60 mph in 12 s. A second car is capable of t...
 2.25P: Figure P2.23 is a somewhat simplified velocity graph for Olympic sp...
 2.27P: When striking, the pike, a predatory fish, can accelerate from rest...
 2.28P: a. What constant acceleration, in SI units, must a car have to go f...
 2.29P: Lightrail passenger trains that provide transportation within and ...
 2.30P: A speed skater moving across frictionless ice at 8.0 m/s hits a 5.0...
 2.31P: A small propeller airplane can comfortably achieve a high enough sp...
 2.32P: Figure P2.34 shows a velocityversustime graph for a particle movi...
 2.33P: A driver has a reaction time of 0.50 s, and the maximum deceleratio...
 2.34P: Chameleons catch insects with their tongues, which they can rapidly...
 2.35P: You’re driving down the highway late one night at 20 m/s when a dee...
 2.36P: A lightrail train going from one station to the next on a straight...
 2.37P: A simple model for a person running the 100m dash is to assume the ...
 2.38P: Ball bearings can be made by letting spherical drops of molten meta...
 2.39P: In the chapter, we saw that a person’s reaction time is generally n...
 2.40P: A ball is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 19.6 m/s.a. What...
 2.41P: A student at the top of a building of height h throws ball A straig...
 2.42P: Excellent human jumpers can leap straight up to a height of 110 cm ...
 2.43P: A football is kicked straight up into the air; it hits the ground 5...
 2.44P: In an action movie, the villain is rescued from the ocean by grabbi...
 2.45P: A rock climber stands on top of a 50mhigh cliff overhanging a poo...
 2.46GP: Actual velocity data for a lion pursuing prey are shown in Figure P...
 2.47GP: s concern nerve impulses, electrical signals propagated along nerve...
 2.48GP: s concern nerve impulses, electrical signals propagated along nerve...
 2.49GP: A truck driver has a shipment of apples to deliver to a destination...
 2.50GP: When you sneeze, the air in your lungs accelerates from rest to app...
 2.51GP: Figure P2.55 shows the motion diagram, made at two frames of film p...
 2.52GP: Julie drives 100 mi to Grandmother’s house. On the way to Grandmoth...
 2.53GP: The takeoff speed for an Airbus A320 jetliner is 80 m/s. Velocity d...
 2.54GP: Does a real automobile have constant acceleration? Measured data fo...
 2.55GP: People hoping to travel to other worlds are faced with huge challen...
 2.56GP: You are driving to the grocery store at 20 m/s. You are 110 m from ...
 2.57GP: When you blink your eye, the upper lid goes from rest with your eye...
 2.58GP: A bush baby, an African primate, is capable of a remarkable vertica...
 2.59GP: When jumping, a flea reaches a takeoff speed of 1.0 m/s over a dist...
 2.60GP: Certain insects can achieve seemingly impossible accelerations whil...
 2.61GP: Divers compete by diving into a 3.0mdeep pool from a platform 10 ...
 2.62GP: A student standing on the ground throws a ball straight up. The bal...
 2.63GP: A rock is tossed straight up with a speed of 20 m/s. When it return...
 2.64GP: A 200 kg weather rocket is loaded with 100 kg of fuel and fired str...
 2.65GP: A juggler throws a ball straight up into the air with a speed of 10...
 2.66GP: A hotel elevator ascends 200 m with a maximum speed of 5.0 m/s. Its...
 2.67GP: A car starts from rest at a stop sign. It accelerates at for 6.0 se...
 2.68GP: A toy train is pushed forward and released at with a speed of 2.0 m...
 2.69GP: Heather and Jerry are standing on a bridge 50 m above a river. Heat...
 2.70GP: A motorist is driving at 20 m/s when she sees that a traffic light ...
 2.71GP: A “rocket car” is launched along a long straight track at t = 0 s. ...
 2.72GP: A Porsche challenges a Honda to a 400 m race. Because the Porsche’s...
 2.73GP: The minimum stopping distance for a car traveling at a speed of 30 ...
 2.74GP: A rocket is launched straight up with constant acceleration. Four s...
 2.75PP: Free Fall on Different WorldsObjects in free fall on the earth have...
 2.76PP: ?
 2.77PP: ?
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