 4.1RCQ: Is acceleration proportional to net force, or does acceleration equ...
 4.2RCQ: When you push horizontally on a crate on a level floor that doesn’t...
 4.3RCQ: As you increase your push, will friction on the crate increase also?
 4.4RCQ: Once the crate is sliding, how hard do you push to keep it moving a...
 4.5RCQ: Which is normally greater, static friction or sliding friction on t...
 4.6RCQ: How does the force of friction for a sliding object vary with speed?
 4.8RCQ: Which is more fundamental, mass or weight? Which varies with location?
 4.7RCQ: Does fluid friction vary with speed? With area of contact?
 4.9RCQ: Fill in the blanks: Shake something to and fro and you’re measuring...
 4.10RCQ: Fill in the blanks: The Standard International unit for mass is the...
 4.11RCQ: What is the approximate weight of a quarterpound hamburger after i...
 4.12RCQ: What is the weight of a 1kilogram brick?
 4.14RCQ: In the stringpull illustration in Figure 4.8, a sharp jerk on the ...
 4.13RCQ: In the stringpull illustration in Figure 4.8, a gradual pull of th...
 4.15RCQ: Is acceleration directly proportional to mass, or is it inversely p...
 4.16RCQ: State Newton’s second law of motion.
 4.17RCQ: If we say that one quantity is directly proportional to another qua...
 4.18RCQ: If the net force acting on a sliding block is somehow tripled, by h...
 4.19RCQ: If the mass of a sliding block is tripled while a constant net forc...
 4.20RCQ: If the mass of a sliding block is somehow tripled at the same time ...
 4.21RCQ: How does the direction of acceleration compare with the direction o...
 4.22RCQ: What is the condition for an object experiencing free fall?
 4.24RCQ: Why doesn’t a heavy object accelerate more than a light object when...
 4.23RCQ: The ratio of circumference to diameter for all circles is ?. What i...
 4.25RCQ: What is the net force that acts on a 10N freely falling object?
 4.26RCQ: What is the net force that acts on a 10N falling object when it en...
 4.27RCQ: What two principal factors affect the force of air resistance on a ...
 4.28RCQ: What is the acceleration of a falling object that has reached its t...
 4.29RCQ: Why does a heavy parachutist fall faster than a lighter parachutist...
 4.30RCQ: If two objects having the same size fall through air at different s...
 4.35TAD: The net force acting on an object and the resulting acceleration ar...
 4.36PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.37PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.38PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.39PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.40PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.41PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.42PAC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.43PAC: Consider a 40kg block of cement that is pulled sideways with a net...
 4.44PAC: In Chapter acceleration is defined as Show that the acceleration of...
 4.45PAC: In this chapter we learn that the cause of acceleration is given by...
 4.46PAC: Knowing that a 1kg object weighs 10 N, confirm that the accelerati...
 4.47PAC: A simple rearrangement of Newton’s second law gives Fnet 5 ma. Show...
 4.48TAS: One pound is the same as 4.45 newtons. What is the weight in pounds...
 4.49TAS: If Lillian weighs 500 N, what is her weight in pounds?
 4.50TAS: Consider a mass of 1 kg accelerated 1 m/s2 by a force of 1 N. Show ...
 4.51TAS: Consider a business jet of mass 30,000 kg in takeoff when the thrus...
 4.52TAS: Alex, who has a mass of 100 kg, is skateboarding at 9.0 m/s when he...
 4.53TAS: A rock band’s tour bus, mass M, is accelerating away from a STOP si...
 4.54TAR: Boxes of various masses are on a frictionfree, level table. From g...
 4.55TAR: In all three cases, A, B, and C, the crate is in equilibrium (no ac...
 4.56TAR: Consider a 100kg box of tools in the locations A, B, and C. From g...
 4.57TAR: Three parachutists, A, B, and C, each have reached terminal velocit...
 4.58TAE: You exert a force on a ball when you toss it upward. How long does ...
 4.60TAE: If a motorcycle moves with a constant velocity, can you conclude th...
 4.59TAE: On a long alley, a bowling ball slows down as it rolls. Is any hori...
 4.61TAE: Since an object weighs less on the surface of the Moon than on Eart...
 4.62TAE: Which contains more apples, a 1pound bag of apples on Earth or a 1...
 4.63TAE: If gold were sold by weight, would you rather buy it in Denver or i...
 4.64TAE: In an orbiting space shuttle, you are handed two identical boxes, o...
 4.65TAE: Your empty hand is not hurt when it bangs lightly against a wall. W...
 4.67TAE: Why is a massive cleaver more effective for chopping vegetables tha...
 4.66TAE: Does the mass of an astronaut change when he or she is visiting the...
 4.68TAE: When a junked car is crushed into a compact cube, does its mass cha...
 4.69TAE: Gravity on the surface of the Moon is only 1/6 as strong as gravity...
 4.70TAE: What happens to the weight reading on a scale you stand on when you...
 4.71TAE: What weight change occurs when your mass increases by 2 kg?
 4.72TAE: What is your own mass in kilograms? Your weight in newtons?
 4.73TAE: A grocery bag can withstand 300 N of force before it rips apart. Ho...
 4.74TAE: A crate remains at rest on a factory floor while you push on it wit...
 4.75TAE: Explain how Newton’s first law of motion can be considered to be a ...
 4.76TAE: When a car is moving in reverse, backing from a drive way, the driv...
 4.77TAE: The auto in the sketch moves forward as the brakes are applied. A b...
 4.78TAE: Aristotle claimed that the speed of a falling object depends on its...
 4.79TAE: When blocking in football, a defending lineman often attempts to ge...
 4.80TAE: A race car travels along a raceway at a constant velocity of 200 km...
 4.81TAE: Free fall is motion in which gravity is the only force acting. (a) ...
 4.82TAE: When a coin is tossed upward, what happens to its velocity while as...
 4.83TAE: How much force acts on a tossed coin when it is halfway to its maxi...
 4.84TAE: What is the acceleration of a rock at the top of its trajectory whe...
 4.85TAE: A friend says that, as long as a car is at rest, no forces act on i...
 4.86TAE: When your car moves along the highway at constant velocity, the net...
 4.87TAE: What is the net force on a 1N apple when you hold it at rest above...
 4.88TAE: A “shooting star” is usually a grain of sand from outer space that ...
 4.89TAE: A parachutist, after opening her parachute, finds herself gently fl...
 4.90TAE: How does the force of gravity on a raindrop compare with the air dr...
 4.91TAE: When a parachutist opens her parachute after reaching terminal spee...
 4.92TAE: How does the terminal speed of a parachutist before opening a parac...
 4.93TAE: How does the gravitational force on a falling body compare with the...
 4.94TAE: Why is it that a cat that accidentally falls from the top of a 50s...
 4.95TAE: Under what conditions would a metal sphere dropping through a visco...
 4.96TAE: When and if Galileo dropped two balls from the top of the Leaning T...
 4.97TAE: A regular tennis ball and another filled with lead pellets are drop...
 4.98TAE: In the absence of air resistance, if a ball is thrown vertically up...
 4.99TAE: If a ball is thrown vertically into the air in the presence of air ...
 4.100TAE: Make up two multiplechoice questions that would check a classmate’...
 4.101TAD: Discuss whether or not the velocity of an object can reverse direct...
 4.102TAD: Discuss whether or not a stick of dynamite contains force. In your ...
 4.103TAD: Is it possible to move in a curved path in the absence of a force? ...
 4.104TAD: An astronaut tosses a rock on the Moon. What force(s) act(s) on the...
 4.105TAD: Does a dieting person more accurately lose mass or lose weight?
 4.106TAD: Consider a heavy crate resting on the bed of a flatbed truck. When ...
 4.108TAD: To pull a wagon across a lawn with constant velocity, you have to e...
 4.107TAD: Three identical blocks are pulled, as shown, on a horizontal fricti...
 4.109TAD: A common saying goes, “It’s not the fall that hurts you; it’s the s...
 4.110TAD: Sketch the path of a ball tossed vertically into the air. (Neglect ...
 4.111TAD: As you leap upward in a standing jump, how does the force that you ...
 4.112TAD: When you jump vertically off the ground, what is your acceleration ...
 4.113TAD: Discuss whether or not a falling object increases in speed when its...
 4.114TAD: What is the net force acting on a 1kg ball in free fall?
 4.115TAD: What is the net force acting on a falling 1kg ball if it encounter...
 4.116TAD: A discussion partner says that, before the falling ball in the prec...
 4.117TAD: Explain to others whether or not a sheet of paper falls more slowly...
 4.118TAD: Upon which will air resistance be greater—a sheet of falling paper ...
 4.119TAD: Suppose you hold a PingPong ball and a golf ball at arm’s length a...
 4.121TAD: When skydiver Nellie opens her parachute, the air drag pushing the ...
 4.1E: Can the velocity of an object reverse direction while maintaining a...
 4.1P: One pound is the same as 4.45 newtons. What is the weight in pounds...
 4.1PC: Make these simple onestep calculations and familiarize yourself wi...
 4.1R: Boxes of various masses are on a frictionfree, level table. From g...
 4.1RQ: Is acceleration proportional to net force, or does acceleration equ...
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