 3.1E: What is the impact speed when a car moving at 100 km/h bumps into t...
 3.1P: You toss a ball straight up with an initial speed of 30 m/s. How hi...
 3.1PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.1R: Jogging Jake runs along a train flatcar that moves at the velocitie...
 3.1RQ: As you read this, how fast are you moving relative to the chair you...
 3.2E: Suzie Surefoot can paddle a canoe in still water at 8 km/h. How suc...
 3.2P: A ball is tossed with enough speed straight up so that it is in the...
 3.2PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.2R: A track is made of a piece of channel iron bent as shown. A ball re...
 3.2RQ: What two units of measurement are necessary for describing speed?
 3.3E: Is a fine for speeding based on ones average speed or one’s instant...
 3.3P: What is the instantaneous velocity of a freely falling object 10 s ...
 3.3PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.3R: A ball is released at the left end of these different tracks. The t...
 3.3RQ: What kind of speed is registered by an automobile speedometer—avera...
 3.4E: One airplane travels due north at 300 km/h while another travels du...
 3.4P: A car takes 10 s to go from v = 0 m/s to v = 25 m/s at constant acc...
 3.4PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.4R: Three balls of different masses are thrown straight upward with ini...
 3.4RQ: Distinguish between instantaneous speed and average speed.
 3.5E: Light travels in a straight line at a constant speed of 300,000 km/...
 3.5P: Surprisingly, very few athletes can jump more than 2 feet (0.6 m) s...
 3.5PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.5RQ: What is the average speed in kilometers per hour for a horse that g...
 3.6E: Can an automobile with a velocity toward the north simultaneously h...
 3.6P: •A dart leaves the barrel of a blowgun at a speed v. The length of ...
 3.6PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.6RQ: How far does a horse travel if it gallops at an average speed of 25...
 3.7E: You’re in a car traveling at some specified speed limit. You see a ...
 3.7PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.7RQ: Distinguish between speed and velocity.
 3.8E: Can an object reverse its direction of travel while maintaining a c...
 3.8PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.8RQ: If a car moves with a constant velocity, does it also move with a c...
 3.9E: For straightline motion, how does a speedometer indicate whether o...
 3.9PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.9RQ: If a car is moving at 90 km/h and it rounds a corner, also at 90 km...
 3.10E: Correct your friend who says, “The dragster rounded the curve at a ...
 3.10PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.10RQ: Distinguish between velocity and acceleration.
 3.11E: You are driving north on a highway. Then, without changing speed, y...
 3.11PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.11RQ: What is the acceleration of a car that increases its velocity from ...
 3.12E: Jacob says acceleration is how fast you go. Emily says acceleration...
 3.12PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.12RQ: What is the acceleration of a car that maintains a constant velocit...
 3.13E: Starting from rest, one car accelerates to a speed of 50 km/h, and ...
 3.13PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.13RQ: When are you most aware of motion in a moving vehicle—when it is mo...
 3.14E: Cite an example of something with a constant speed that also has a ...
 3.14PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.14RQ: Acceleration is generally defined as the time rate of change of vel...
 3.15E: Cite an instance in which your speed could be zero while your accel...
 3.15PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.15RQ: What did Galileo discover about the amount of speed a ball gained e...
 3.16E: Cite an example of something that undergoes acceleration while movi...
 3.16PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.16RQ: What relationship did Galileo discover for the velocity acquired on...
 3.17E: (a) Can an object be moving when its acceleration is zero? If so, g...
 3.17PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.17RQ: What relationship did Galileo discover about a ball’s acceleration ...
 3.18E: Can you cite an example in which the acceleration of a body is oppo...
 3.18PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.18RQ: What exactly is meant by a “freely falling” object?
 3.19PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.19E: On which of these hills does the ball roll down with increasing spe...
 3.19RQ: What is the gain in speed per second for a freely falling object?
 3.20E: Suppose that the three balls shown in Exercise 1 start simultaneous...
 3.20PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.20RQ: What is the velocity acquired by a freely falling object 5 s after ...
 3.21E: What is the acceleration of a car that moves at a steady velocity o...
 3.21PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.21RQ: The acceleration of free fall is about 10 m/s2. Why does the second...
 3.22E: Which is greater, an acceleration from 25 km/h to 30 km/h or one fr...
 3.22PC: These are “pluginthenumber” type activities to familiarize yon w...
 3.22RQ: When an object is thrown upward, how much speed does it lose each s...
 3.23E: Galileo experimented with balls rolling on inclined planes of vario...
 3.23RQ: What relationship between distance traveled and time did Galileo di...
 3.24E: Be picky and correct your friend who says, “In free fall, air resis...
 3.24RQ: What is the distance fallen for a freely falling object 1 s after b...
 3.25E: Suppose that a freely falling object were somehow equipped with a s...
 3.26E: Suppose that the freely falling object in the exercise 1 were also ...
 3.25RQ: What is the effect of air resistance on the acceleration of falling...
 3.26RQ: Consider these measurements: 10 m, 10 m/s, and 10 m/s2. Which is a ...
 3.27E: For a freely falling object dropped from rest, what is the accelera...
 3.28E: If air resistance can be neglected, how does the acceleration of a ...
 3.30E: Someone standing at the edge of a cliff (as in Figure 3.8) throws a...
 3.29E: When a ballplayer throws a ball straight up, by how much does the s...
 3.31E: Answer the question 1 for the case where air resistance is not negl...
 3.32E: If you drop an object, its acceleration toward the ground is 10 m/s...
 3.33E: In the exercise 1, can you think of a reason why the acceleration o...
 3.34E: While rolling balls down an inclined plane, Galileo observes that t...
 3.35E: Consider a vertically launched projectile when air drag is negligib...
 3.36E: Extend Tables 3.2 and 3.3 to include times of fall of 6 to 10 s, as...
 3.37E: If it were not for air resistance, why would it be dangerous to go ...
 3.38E: As speed increases for an object in free fall, does acceleration in...
 3.39E: A ball tossed upward will return to the same point with the same in...
 3.40E: Two balls are released simultaneously from rest at the left end of ...
 3.41E: Refer to the pair of tracks in Exercise 1. (a) On which track is th...
 3.42E: In this chapter, we studied idealized cases of balls rolling down s...
 3.43E: A person’s hang time would be considerably greater on the Moon. Why?
 3.44E: Why does a stream of water get narrower as it falls from a faucet?
 3.45E: Make up two multiplechoice questions that would check a classmate’...
Solutions for Chapter 3: Conceptual Physics 11th Edition
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