 5.17E: Why can you exert greater force on the pedals of a bicycle if you p...
 5.17RQ: Cite three examples of a vector quantity and three examples of a sc...
 5.18E: Does a baseball bat slow down when it hits a ball? Defend your answer.
 5.18RQ: Why is speed considered a scalar and velocity a vector?
 5.19E: Why does a rope climber pull downward on the rope to move upward?
 5.19RQ: According to the parallelogram rule, what quantity is represented b...
 5.20E: A farmer urges his horse to pull a wagon. The horse refuses, saying...
 5.20RQ: Consider Nellie hanging at rest in Figure 5.25. If the ropes were v...
 5.21E: You push a heavy car by hand. The car, in turn, pushes back with an...
 5.21RQ: When Nellie’s ropes make an angle, what quantity must be equal and ...
 5.22E: The strong man will push the two initially stationary freight cars ...
 5.22RQ: When a pair of vectors are at right angles, is the resultant always...
 5.23E: Suppose that two carts, one twice as massive as the other, fly apar...
 5.24E: If a Mack truck and Honda Civic have a headon collision, upon whic...
 5.25E: Ken and Joanne are astronauts floating some distance apart in space...
 5.26E: Which team wins in a tugofwar—the team that pulls harder on the r...
 5.27E: In a tugofwar between Sam and Maddy, each pulls on the rope with ...
 5.28E: Your instructor challenges you and your friend to each pull on a pa...
 5.29E: Two people of equal mass attempt a tugofwar with a 12m rope whil...
 5.30E: What aspect of physics was not known by the writer of this newspape...
 5.31E: Which of the following are scalar quantities, which are vector quan...
 5.32E: What can you correctly say about two vectors that add together to e...
 5.33E: Can a pair of vectors with unequal magnitudes ever add to zero? Can...
 5.34E: When can a nonzero vector have a zero horizontal component?
 5.35E: When, if ever, can a vector quantity be added to a scalar quantity?
 5.36E: Which is more likely to break—a hammock stretched tightly between a...
 5.37E: A heavy bird sits on a clothesline. Will the tension in the clothes...
 5.38E: The rope supports a lantern that weighs 50 N. Is the tension in the...
 5.39E: The rope is repositioned as shown and still supports the 50N lante...
 5.40E: Why does vertically falling rain make slanted streaks on the side w...
 5.41E: A balloon floats motionless in the air. A balloonist begins climbin...
 5.42E: Consider a stone at rest on the ground. There are two interactions ...
 5.43E: A stone is shown at rest on the ground. (a) The vector shows the we...
 5.44E: Here a stone is suspended at rest by a string. (a) Draw force vecto...
 5.45E: Here the same stone is being accelerated vertically upward. (a) Dra...
 5.46E: Suppose the string in the exercise 1 breaks and the stone slows in ...
 5.47E: What is the acceleration of the stone of Exercise 1 at the top of i...
 5.48E: Here the stone is sliding down a frictionfree incline. (a) Identif...
 5.49E: Here the stone is at rest, interacting with both the surface of the...
 5.50E: The strong man can withstand the tension force exerted by the two h...
 5.1E: A rocket becomes progressively easier to accelerate as it travels t...
 5.1P: A boxer punches a sheet of paper in midair and brings it from rest ...
 5.1R: As seen from above, a stubborn stump is pulled by a pair of ropes, ...
 5.1PC: Calculate the resultant of the pair of velocities 100 km/h north an...
 5.1RQ: When you push against a wall with your fingers, they bend because t...
 5.2E: The photo shows Steve Hewitt and daughter Gretchen. Is Gretchen tou...
 5.2P: If you stand next to a wall on a frictionless skateboard and push t...
 5.2PC: Calculate the magnitude of the resultant of a pair of 100km/h velo...
 5.2R: Nellie Newton hangs motionless by one hand from a clothesline. Whic...
 5.2RQ: A boxer can hit a heavy bag with great force. Why can’t he hit a pi...
 5.3E: When you rub your hands together, can you push harder on one hand t...
 5.3P: If raindrops fall vertically at a speed of 3 m/s and you are runnin...
 5.3PC: Calculate the resultant of a horizontal vector with a magnitude of ...
 5.3R: Here we see a top view of an airplane being blown off course by win...
 5.3RQ: How many forces are required for an interaction?
 5.4E: For each of the following interactions, identify action and reactio...
 5.4P: Forces of 3.0 N and 4.0 N act at right angles on a block of mass 2....
 5.4PC: Calculate the resultant velocity of an airplane that normally flies...
 5.4R: Here we see top views of three motorboats crossing a river. All hav...
 5.4RQ: State Newton’s third law of motion.
 5.5E: You hold an apple over your head. (a) Identify all the forces actin...
 5.5P: Consider an airplane that normally has an airspeed of 100 km/h in a...
 5.5RQ: Consider hitting a baseball with a bat. If we call the force on the...
 5.6E: Identify the action–reaction pairs of forces for the following situ...
 5.6P: You are paddling a canoe at a speed of 4 km/h directly across a riv...
 5.6RQ: Consider the apple and the orange (Figure 5.9). If the system is co...
 5.7E: Consider a baseball player batting a ball. (a) Identify the action–...
 5.7P: When two identical air pucks with repelling magnets are held togeth...
 5.7RQ: If the system is considered to be the apple and the orange together...
 5.8E: What physics is involved for a passenger feeling pushed backward in...
 5.8RQ: To produce a net force on a system, must there be an externally app...
 5.9E: If you drop a rubber ball on the floor, it bounces back up. What fo...
 5.9RQ: Consider the system of a single football. If you kick it, is there ...
 5.10E: When you kick a football, what action and reaction forces are invol...
 5.10RQ: Earth pulls down on you with a gravitational force that you call yo...
 5.11E: Is it true that when you drop from a branch to the ground below, yo...
 5.11RQ: If the forces that act on a cannonball and the recoiling cannon fro...
 5.12E: Within a book on a table, there are billions of forces pushing and ...
 5.12RQ: Identify the force that propels a rocket.
 5.13E: Two 100N weights are attached to a spring scale as shown. Does the...
 5.13RQ: How does a helicopter get its lifting force?
 5.14E: If you exert a horizontal force of 200 N to slide a crate across a ...
 5.14RQ: Can you physically touch a person without that person touching you ...
 5.15E: When the athlete holds the barbell overhead, the reaction force is ...
 5.15RQ: Fill in the blanks: Newton’s first law is often called the law of _...
 5.16E: Consider the two forces acting on the person who stands still—namel...
 5.16RQ: Which of the three laws deals with interactions?
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