 2.1: What is the average velocity over the round trip of an object that ...
 2.2: An object thrown straight up falls back and is caught at the same p...
 2.3: Using the information in the previous question, what is its average...
 2.4: Give an everyday example of onedimensional motion where (a) the ve...
 2.5: Stand in the center of a large room. Call the direction to your rig...
 2.6: True/false: The displacement always equals the product of the avera...
 2.7: Is the statement for an objects velocity to remain constant, its ac...
 2.8: MULTISTEP Draw careful graphs of the position and velocity and acce...
 2.9: True/false: Average velocity always equals onehalf the sum of the ...
 2.10: Identical twin brothers standing on a horizontal bridge each throw ...
 2.11: Dr. Josiah S. Carberry stands at the top of the Sears Tower in Chic...
 2.12: Which of the positionversustime curves in Figure 228 best shows ...
 2.13: Which of the velocityversustime curves in Figure 229 best descri...
 2.14: The diagram in Figure 230 tracks the location of an object moving ...
 2.15: An object moves along a straight line. Its positionversus time gra...
 2.16: For each of the four graphs of x versus t in Figure 231 answer the...
 2.17: True/false: (a) If the acceleration of an object is always zero, th...
 2.18: Ahardthrown tennis ball is moving horizontally when it bangs into ...
 2.19: Aball is thrown straight up. Neglect any effects due to air resista...
 2.20: An object that is launched straight up from the ground, reaches a m...
 2.21: A small lead ball is thrown directly upward. True or false: (Neglec...
 2.22: At t _ 0, object A is dropped from the roof of a building. At the s...
 2.23: CONTEXTRICH You are driving a Porsche that accelerates uniformly f...
 2.24: Asmall heavy object is dropped from rest and falls a distance D in ...
 2.25: In a race, at an instant when two horses are running right next to ...
 2.26: True or false: (a) The equation is always valid for particle motion...
 2.27: If an object is moving in a straight line at constant acceleration,...
 2.28: A turtle, seeing his owner put some fresh lettuce on the opposite s...
 2.29: The positions of two cars in parallel lanes of a straight stretch o...
 2.30: A car driving at constant velocity passes the origin at time t _ 0....
 2.31: Reginald is out for a morning jog, and during the course of his run...
 2.32: Which graph (or graphs), if any, of vx versus t in Figure 236 best...
 2.33: Which graph (or graphs), if any, of vx versus t in Figure 236 best...
 2.34: Sketch a vversust curve for each of the following conditions: (a)...
 2.35: Figure 237 shows nine graphs of position, velocity, and accelerati...
 2.36: CONTEXTRICH While engrossed in thought about the scintillating lec...
 2.37: BIOLOGICAL APPLICATION Occasionally, people can survive falling lar...
 2.38: When we solve freefall problems near Earth, its important to remem...
 2.39: BIOLOGICAL APPLICATION On June 14, 2005, Asafa Powell of Jamaica se...
 2.40: The photograph in Figure 238 is a shorttime exposure (1/30 s) of ...
 2.41: A rough rule of thumb for determining the distance between you and ...
 2.42: ENGINEERING APPLICATION (a) An electron in a television tube travel...
 2.43: Arunner runs 2.5 km, in a straight line, in 9.0 min and then takes ...
 2.44: A car travels in a straight line with an average velocity of 80 km/...
 2.45: One busy air route across the Atlantic Ocean is about 5500 km. The ...
 2.46: The speed of light, designated by the universally recognized symbol...
 2.47: Proxima Centauri, the closest star to us besides our own Sun, is 4....
 2.48: A car making a 100km journey travels 40 km/h for the first 50 km. ...
 2.49: CONTEXTRICH Late in ice hockey games, the team that is losing some...
 2.50: Cosmonaut Andrei, your coworker at the International Space Station...
 2.51: Figure 239 shows the position of a particle as a function of time....
 2.52: ENGINEERING APPLICATION It has been found that, on average, galaxie...
 2.53: The cheetah can run as fast as 113 km/h, the falcon can fly as fast...
 2.54: Two cars are traveling along a straight road. Car A maintains a con...
 2.55: MULTISTEP A car traveling at a constant speed of 20 m/s passes an i...
 2.56: BIOLOGICAL APPLICATION Bats use echolocation to determine their dis...
 2.57: ENGINEERING APPLICATION A submarine can use sonar (sound traveling ...
 2.58: A sports car accelerates in third gear from 48.3 km/h (about 30 mi/...
 2.59: An object is moving along the x axis. At t _ 5.0 s, the object is a...
 2.60: A particle moves along the x axis with velocity vx _ (8.0 m/s2)t 2 ...
 2.61: MULTISTEP The position of a certain particle depends on time accord...
 2.62: The position of an object as a function of time is given by , where...
 2.63: The onedimensional motion of a particle is plotted in Figure 240....
 2.64: An object projected vertically upward with initial speed v0 attains...
 2.65: A car traveling along the x axis starts from rest at x _ 50 m and a...
 2.66: An object traveling along the x axis with an initial velocity of _5...
 2.67: An object traveling along the x axis at constant acceleration has a...
 2.68: The speed of an object traveling along the x axis increases at the ...
 2.69: A ball is launched directly upward from ground level with an initia...
 2.70: In the Blackhawk landslide in California, a mass of rock and mud fe...
 2.71: Aload of bricks is lifted by a crane at a steady velocity of 5.0 m/...
 2.72: A bolt comes loose from underneath an elevator that is moving upwar...
 2.73: An object is dropped from rest at a height of 120 m. Find the dista...
 2.74: An object is released from rest at a height h. During the final sec...
 2.75: A stone is thrown vertically downward from the top of a 200m cliff...
 2.76: An object is released from rest at a height h. It travels 0.4h duri...
 2.77: A bus accelerates from rest at 1.5 m/s2 for 12 s. It then travels a...
 2.78: Al and Bert are jogging sidebyside on a trail in the woods at a s...
 2.79: You have designed a rocket to be used to sample the local atmospher...
 2.80: Aflowerpot falls from a windowsill of an apartment that is on the t...
 2.81: In a classroom demonstration, a glider moves along an inclined trac...
 2.82: A rock dropped from a cliff covers onethird of its total distance ...
 2.83: A typical automobile under hard braking loses speed at a rate of ab...
 2.84: Two trains face each other on adjacent tracks. They are initially a...
 2.85: Two stones are dropped from the edge of a 60m cliff, the second st...
 2.86: A motorcycle officer hidden at an intersection observes a car drive...
 2.87: At t _ 0, a stone is dropped from the top of a cliff above a lake. ...
 2.88: A passenger train is traveling at 29 m/s when the engineer sees a f...
 2.89: BIOLOGICAL APPLICATION The click beetle can project itself vertical...
 2.90: An automobile accelerates from rest at 2.0 m/s2 for 20 s. The speed...
 2.91: Consider measuring the freefall motion of a particle (neglect air ...
 2.92: Starting from rest, a particle travels along the x axis with a cons...
 2.93: If it were possible for a spacecraft to maintain a constant acceler...
 2.94: The Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas is 1137 ft high. It takes 1 min...
 2.95: A train pulls away from a station with a constant acceleration of 0...
 2.96: Ball A is dropped from the top of a building of height h at the sam...
 2.97: Solve if the collision occurs when the balls are moving in the same...
 2.98: Starting at one station, a subway train accelerates from rest at a ...
 2.99: A speeder traveling at a constant speed of 125 km/h races past a bi...
 2.100: When the patrol car in (traveling at 190 km/h) is 100 m behind the ...
 2.101: Leadfoot Lou enters the ResttoRest auto competition, in which eac...
 2.102: A physics professor, equipped with a rocket backpack, steps out of ...
 2.103: The velocity of a particle is given by vx(t) _ (6.0 m/s2)t _ (3.0 m...
 2.104: Figure 241 shows the velocity of a particle versus time. (a) What ...
 2.105: The velocity of a particle is given by vx _ (7.0 m/s3)t2 _ 5.0 m/s....
 2.106: Consider the velocity graph in Figure 242. Assuming x _ 0 at t _ 0...
 2.107: Figure 243 shows the acceleration of a particle versus time. (a) W...
 2.108: Figure 244 is a graph of vx versus t for a particle moving along a...
 2.109: CONCEPTUAL Figure 245 shows a plot of x versus t for an object mov...
 2.110: MULTISTEP The acceleration of a certain rocket is given by ax _ bt,...
 2.111: In the time interval from 0.0 s to 10.0 s, the acceleration of a pa...
 2.112: Consider the motion of a particle that experiences a variable accel...
 2.113: CONTEXTRICH You are a student in a science class that is using the...
 2.114: MULTISTEP The position of a body oscillating on a spring is given b...
 2.115: CONCEPTUAL Consider an object that is attached to a horizontally os...
 2.116: Suppose the acceleration of a particle is a function of x, where ax...
 2.117: A rock falls through water with a continuously decreasing accelerat...
 2.118: A small rock sinking through water (see 117) experiences an exponen...
 2.119: SPREADSHEET The acceleration of a skydiver jumping from an airplane...
 2.120: APPROXIMATION Imagine that you are standing at a wishing well, wish...
 2.121: CONTEXTRICH You are driving a car at the 25mi/h speed limit when ...
 2.122: For a spherical celestial object of radius R, the acceleration due ...
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