 2.1: While driving a car at 90 km/h, how far do you move while your eyes...
 2.2: Compute your average velocity in the following two cases: (a) You w...
 2.3: An automobile travels on a straight road for 40 km at 30 km/h. It t...
 2.4: A car moves uphill at 40 km/h and then back downhill at 60 km/h.Wha...
 2.5: The position of an object moving along an x axis is given by x 3t 4...
 2.6: The 1992 world speed record for a bicycle (humanpowered vehicle) w...
 2.7: Two trains, each having a speed of 30 km/h, are headed at each othe...
 2.8: Panic escape. Figure 224 shows a general situation in which a stre...
 2.9: In 1 km races, runner 1 on track 1 (with time 2 min, 27.95 s) appea...
 2.10: To set a speed record in a measured (straightline) distance d, a r...
 2.11: You are to drive 300 km to an interview. The interview is at 11:15 ...
 2.12: Traffic shock wave. An abrupt slowdown in concentrated traffic can ...
 2.13: You drive on Interstate 10 from San Antonio to Houston, half the ti...
 2.14: An electron moving along the x axis has a position given by x 16tet...
 2.15: (a) If a particles position is given by x 4 12t 3t 2 (where t is in...
 2.16: The position function x(t) of a particle moving along an x axis is ...
 2.17: The position of a particle moving along the x axis is given in cent...
 2.18: The position of a particle moving along an x axis is given by x 12t...
 2.19: At a certain time a particle had a speed of 18 m/s in the positive ...
 2.20: (a) If the position of a particle is given by x 20t 5t 3 , where x ...
 2.21: From t 0 to t 5.00 min, a man stands still, and from t 5.00 min to ...
 2.22: The position of a particle moving along the x axis depends on the t...
 2.23: An electron with an initial velocity v0 1.50 105 m/s enters a regio...
 2.24: Catapulting mushrooms. Certain mushrooms launch their spores by a c...
 2.25: An electric vehicle starts from rest and accelerates at a rate of 2...
 2.26: A muon (an elementary particle) enters a region with a speed of 5.0...
 2.27: An electron has a constant acceleration of 3.2 m/s2 . At a certain ...
 2.28: On a dry road, a car with good tires may be able to brake with a co...
 2.29: A certain elevator cab has a total run of 190 m and a maximum speed...
 2.30: The brakes on your car can slow you at a rate of 5.2 m/s2 . (a) If ...
 2.31: Suppose a rocket ship in deep space moves with constant acceleratio...
 2.32: A worlds land speed record was set by Colonel John P. Stapp when in...
 2.33: A car traveling 56.0 km/h is 24.0 m from a barrier when the driver ...
 2.34: In Fig. 227, a red car and a green car, identical except for the c...
 2.35: Figure 227 shows a red car and a green car that move toward each o...
 2.36: A car moves along an x axis through a distance of 900 m, starting a...
 2.37: Figure 229 depicts the motion of a particle moving along an x axis...
 2.38: (a) If the maximum acceleration that is tolerable for passengers in...
 2.39: Cars A and B move in the same direction in adjacent lanes.The posit...
 2.40: You are driving toward a traffic signal when it turns yellow. Your ...
 2.41: As two trains move along a track, their conductors suddenly notice ...
 2.42: You are arguing over a cell phone while trailing an unmarked police...
 2.43: When a highspeed passenger train traveling at 161 km/h rounds a be...
 2.44: When startled, an armadillo will leap upward. Suppose it rises 0.54...
 2.45: (a) With what speed must a ball be thrown vertically from ground le...
 2.46: Raindrops fall 1700 m from a cloud to the ground. (a) If they were ...
 2.47: At a construction site a pipe wrench struck the ground with a speed...
 2.48: A hoodlum throws a stone vertically downward with an initial speed ...
 2.49: A hotair balloon is ascending at the rate of 12 m/s and is 80 m ab...
 2.50: At time t 0, apple 1 is dropped from a bridge onto a roadway beneat...
 2.51: As a runaway scientific balloon ascends at 19.6 m/s, one of its ins...
 2.52: A bolt is dropped from a bridge under construction, falling 90 m to...
 2.53: A key falls from a bridge that is 45 m above the water. It falls di...
 2.54: A stone is dropped into a river from a bridge 43.9 m above the wate...
 2.55: A ball of moist clay falls 15.0 m to the ground. It is in contact w...
 2.56: Figure 235 shows the speed v versus height y of a ball tossed dire...
 2.57: To test the quality of a tennis ball, you drop it onto the floor fr...
 2.58: An object falls a distance h from rest. If it travels 0.50h in the ...
 2.59: Water drips from the nozzle of a shower onto the floor 200 cm below...
 2.60: A rock is thrown vertically upward from ground level at time t 0.At...
 2.61: A steel ball is dropped from a buildings roof and passes a window, ...
 2.62: A basketball player grabbing a rebound jumps 76.0 cm vertically. Ho...
 2.63: A drowsy cat spots a flowerpot that sails first up and then down pa...
 2.64: A ball is shot vertically upward from the surface of another planet...
 2.65: Figure 215a gives the acceleration of a volunteers head and torso ...
 2.66: In a forward punch in karate, the fist begins at rest at the waist ...
 2.67: When a soccer ball is kicked toward a player and the player deflect...
 2.68: A salamander of the genus Hydromantes captures prey by launching it...
 2.69: How far does the runner whose velocitytime graph is shown in Fig. 2...
 2.70: Two particles move along an x axis. The position of particle 1 is g...
 2.71: In an arcade video game, a spot is programmed to move across the sc...
 2.72: A rock is shot vertically upward from the edge of the top of a tall...
 2.73: At the instant the traffic light turns green, an automobile starts ...
 2.74: A pilot flies horizontally at 1300 km/h, at height h 35 m above ini...
 2.75: To stop a car, first you require a certain reaction time to begin b...
 2.76: Figure 242 shows part of a street where traffic flow is to be cont...
 2.77: A hot rod can accelerate from 0 to 60 km/h in 5.4 s. (a) What is it...
 2.78: A red train traveling at 72 km/h and a green train traveling at 144...
 2.79: At time t 0, a rock climber accidentally allows a piton to fall fre...
 2.80: A train started from rest and moved with constant acceleration. At ...
 2.81: A particles acceleration along an x axis is a 5.0t, with t in secon...
 2.82: Figure 244 gives the acceleration a versus time t for a particle m...
 2.83: Figure 245 shows a simple device for measuring your reaction time....
 2.84: A rocketdriven sled running on a straight, level track is used to ...
 2.85: A mining cart is pulled up a hill at 20 km/h and then pulled back d...
 2.86: A motorcyclist who is moving along an x axis directed toward the ea...
 2.87: When the legal speed limit for the New York Thruway was increased f...
 2.88: A car moving with constant acceleration covered the distance betwee...
 2.89: A certain juggler usually tosses balls vertically to a height H. To...
 2.90: A particle starts from the origin at t 0 and moves along the positi...
 2.91: A rock is dropped from a 100mhigh cliff. How long does it take to...
 2.92: Two subway stops are separated by 1100 m. If a subway train acceler...
 2.93: A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point ...
 2.94: A rock is dropped (from rest) from the top of a 60mtall building....
 2.95: An iceboat has a constant velocity toward the east when a sudden gu...
 2.96: A lead ball is dropped in a lake from a diving board 5.20 m above t...
 2.97: The single cable supporting an unoccupied construction elevator bre...
 2.98: Two diamonds begin a free fall from rest from the same height, 1.0 ...
 2.99: A ball is thrown vertically downward from the top of a 36.6 mtall...
 2.100: A parachutist bails out and freely falls 50 m. Then the parachute o...
 2.101: A ball is thrown down vertically with an initial speed of v0 from a...
 2.102: The sport with the fastest moving ball is jai alai, where measured ...
 2.103: If a baseball pitcher throws a fastball at a horizontal speed of 16...
 2.104: A proton moves along the x axis according to the equation , where x...
 2.105: A motorcycle is moving at 30 m/s when the rider applies the brakes,...
 2.106: A shuffleboard disk is accelerated at a constant rate from rest to ...
 2.107: The head of a rattlesnake can accelerate at 50 m/s2 in striking a v...
 2.108: A jumbo jet must reach a speed of 360 km/h on the runway for takeof...
 2.109: An automobile driver increases the speed at a constant rate from 25...
 2.110: On average, an eye blink lasts about 100 ms. How far does a MiG25 ...
 2.111: A certain sprinter has a top speed of 11.0 m/s. If the sprinter sta...
 2.112: The speed of a bullet is measured to be 640 m/s as the bullet emerg...
 2.113: The Zero Gravity Research Facility at the NASA Glenn Research Cente...
 2.114: A car can be braked to a stop from the autobahnlike speed of 200 k...
 2.115: In 1889, at Jubbulpore, India, a tugofwar was finally won after 2...
 2.116: Most important in an investigation of an airplane crash by the U.S....
 2.117: From January 26, 1977, to September 18, 1983, George Meegan of Grea...
 2.118: The wings on a stonefly do not flap, and thus the insect cannot fly...
 2.119: The position of a particle as it moves along a y axis is given by y...
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