 2.1: Does a car speedometer measure speed, velocity, or both?
 2.2: Can an object have a varying speed if its velocity isconstant? Can ...
 2.3: When an object moves with constant velocity, does itsaverage veloci...
 2.4: If one object has a greater speed than a second object, doesthe fir...
 2.5: Compare the acceleration of a motorcycle that acceleratesfrom 80 km...
 2.6: Can an object have a northward velocity and a southwardacceleration...
 2.7: Can the velocity of an object be negative when its accelerationis p...
 2.8: Give an example where both the velocity and accelerationare negative.
 2.9: Two cars emerge side by side from a tunnel. Car A is travelingwith ...
 2.10: Can an object be increasing in speed as its accelerationdecreases? ...
 2.11: A baseball player hits a ball straight up into the air. It leaves t...
 2.12: As a freely falling object speeds up, what is happening to itsaccel...
 2.13: You travel from point A to point B in a car moving at aconstant spe...
 2.14: Can an object have zero velocity and nonzero accelerationat the sam...
 2.15: Can an object have zero acceleration and nonzero velocityat the sam...
 2.16: "Which of these motions is not at constant acceleration: arock fall...
 2.17: In a lecture demonstration, a 3.0mlong vertical string with tenbo...
 2.18: Describe in words the motion plotted in Fig. 236 in terms of v, a,...
 2.19: Describe in words the motion of the object graphed in Fig. 237.
 2.20: (I) A sports car accelerates from rest to 95 km/h in 4.5 s.What is ...
 2.21: (I) At highway speeds, a particular automobile is capable ofan acce...
 2.22: (I) A sprinter accelerates from rest to 9.00 m/s in 1.28 s.What is ...
 2.23: (I) Figure 237 shows the velocity of a train as a function oftime,...
 2.24: (II) A sports car moving at constant speed travels 110 m in5.0 s. I...
 2.25: (II) A car moving in a straight line starts at x = 0 at t = 0.It pa...
 2.26: (II) A particular automobile can accelerate approximatelyas shown i...
 2.27: (II) A particle moves along the x axis. Its position as a functiono...
 2.28: (II) The position of a racing car, which starts from rest att = 0 a...
 2.29: (II) The position of an object is given by x = At + Bt2,where x is ...
 2.30: (I) A car slows down from 25 m/s to rest in a distance of85 m. What...
 2.31: (I) A car accelerates from 12 m/s to 21 m/s in 6.0 s. Whatwas its a...
 2.32: (I) A light plane must reach a speed of 32 m/s for takeoff.How long...
 2.33: (II) A baseball pitcher throws a baseball with a speed of41 m/s. Es...
 2.34: (II) Show that v = (v + v0)/2 (see Eq. 212d) is not validwhen the ...
 2.35: (II) A worldclass sprinter can reach a top speed (of about11.5 m/s...
 2.36: (II) An inattentive driver is traveling 18.0 m/s when henotices a r...
 2.37: (II) A car slows down uniformly from a speed of 18.0 m/s torest in ...
 2.38: (II) In coming to a stop, a car leaves skid marks 85 m longon the h...
 2.39: (II) A car traveling 85 km/h slows down at a constant0.50 m/s2 just...
 2.40: (II) A car traveling at 105 km/h strikes a tree. The front endof th...
 2.41: (II) Determine the stopping distances for an automobilewith an init...
 2.42: (II) A space vehicle accelerates uniformly from 65 m/s att = 0 to 1...
 2.43: (II) A 75mlong train begins uniform acceleration from rest.The fr...
 2.44: (II) An unmarked police car traveling a constant 95 km/h ispassed b...
 2.45: (Ill) Assume in that the speeders speed is notknown. If the police ...
 2.46: (Ill) A runner hopes to complete the 10,000m run in lessthan 30.0 ...
 2.47: (Ill) Mary and Sally are in a foot race (Fig. 243). WhenMary is 22...
 2.48: (I) A stone is dropped from the top of a cliff. It is seen to hitth...
 2.49: (I) If a car rolls gently (v0 = 0) off a vertical cliff, how longdo...
 2.50: (I) Estimate (a) how long it took King Kong to fall straightdown fr...
 2.51: (II) A baseball is hit almost straight up into the air with aspeed ...
 2.52: (II) A ball player catches a ball 3.2 s after throwing it verticall...
 2.53: (II) A kangaroo jumps to a vertical height of 1.65 m. Howlong was i...
 2.54: (II) The best rebounders in basketball have a vertical leap(that is...
 2.55: (II) A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of5.10 m/s. ...
 2.56: (II) For an object falling freely from rest, show that thedistance ...
 2.57: (II) A baseball is seen to pass upward by a window 23 mabove the st...
 2.58: (II) A rocket rises vertically, from rest, with an accelerationof 3...
 2.59: (II) Roger sees water balloons fall past his window. Henotices that...
 2.60: (II) A stone is thrown vertically upward with a speed of24.0 m/s. (...
 2.61: (II) A falling stone takes 0.33 s to travel past a window2.2 m tall...
 2.62: (II) Suppose you adjust your garden hose nozzle for a hardstream of...
 2.63: (Ill) A toy rocket moving vertically upward passes by a2.0mhigh w...
 2.64: (Ill) A ball is dropped from the top of a 50.0mhigh cliff. Atthe ...
 2.65: (Ill) A rock is dropped from a sea cliff and the sound of itstrikin...
 2.66: (Ill) A rock is thrown vertically upward with a speed of12.0 m/s. E...
 2.67: (II) Given v(t) = 25 + 181, where v is in m/s and t is in s,use cal...
 2.68: (Ill) The acceleration of a particle is given by a = A \ / iwhere A...
 2.69: (Ill) Air resistance acting on a falling body can betaken into acco...
 2.70: A fugitive tries to hop on a freight train traveling at aconstant s...
 2.71: The acceleration due to gravity on the Moon is about onesixthwhat i...
 2.72: A person jumps from a fourthstory window 15.0 m above afirefighter...
 2.73: A person who is properly restrained by an overtheshoulderseat belt...
 2.74: Pelicans tuck their wings and freefall straight down whei}diving f...
 2.75: Suppose a car manufacturer tested its cars for fronten4collisions ...
 2.76: A stone is dropped from the roof of a high building. A secondstone ...
 2.77: A bicyclist in the Tour de France crests a mountain pass ashe moves...
 2.78: Consider the street pattern shown in Fig. 247. Each intersectionha...
 2.79: In putting, the force with which a golfer strikes a ball isplanned ...
 2.80: robot used in a pharmacy picks up a medicine bottle att = 0. It acc...
 2.81: A stone is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 12.5 m/sfrom th...
 2.82: Figure 250 is a position versus time graph for the motion of anobj...
 2.83: In the design of a rapid transit system, it is necessary tobalance ...
 2.84: A person jumps off a diving board 4.0 m above the waterssurface int...
 2.85: Bill can throw a ball vertically at a speed 1.5 times faster thanJo...
 2.86: Sketch the v vs. t graph for the object whose displacementas a func...
 2.87: A person driving her car at 45 km/h approaches an intersectionjust ...
 2.88: A car is behind a truck going 25 m/s on the highway. Thedriver look...
 2.89: Agent Bond is standing on a bridge, 13 m above the roadbelow, and h...
 2.90: A police car at rest, passed by a speeder traveling at aconstant 13...
 2.91: A fastfood restaurant uses a conveyor belt to send theburgers thro...
 2.92: Two students are asked to find the height of a particularbuilding u...
 2.93: Figure 252 shows the position vs. time graph for twobicycles, A an...
 2.94: You are traveling at a constant speed vM, and there is a carin fron...
 2.95: (II) The Table below gives the speed of a particular dragracer as a...
 2.96: (Ill) The acceleration of an object (in m/s2) is measuredat 1.00s ...
 2.97: (Ill) A lifeguard standing at the side of a swimming poolspots a ch...
Solutions for Chapter 2: Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension
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