 2.1CQ: Give an example in which there are clear distinctions among distanc...
 2.1PE: Find the following for path A in Figure 2.59: (a) The distance trav...
 2.2CQ: Under what circumstances does distance traveled equal magnitude of ...
 2.2PE: Find the following for path B in Figure 2.59: (a) The distance trav...
 2.3CQ: Bacteria move back and forth by using their flagella (structures th...
 2.3PE: Find the following for path C in Figure 2.59: (a) The distance trav...
 2.4CQ: A student writes, “A bird that is diving for prey has a speed of ? ...
 2.4PE: Find the following for path D in Figure 2.59: (a) The distance trav...
 2.5CQ: What is the speed of the bird in Exercise 2.4?Exercise 2.4:A studen...
 2.5PE: (a) Calculate Earth’s average speed relative to the Sun. (b) What i...
 2.6CQ: Acceleration is the change in velocity over time. Given this inform...
 2.6PE: A helicopter blade spins at exactly 100 revolutions per minute. Its...
 2.7CQ: A weather forecast states that the temperature is predicted to be ?...
 2.7PE: The North American and European continents are moving apart at a ra...
 2.8CQ: Give an example (but not one from the text) of a device used to mea...
 2.8PE: Land west of the San Andreas fault in southern California is moving...
 2.9CQ: There is a distinction between average speed and the magnitude of a...
 2.9PE: On May 26, 1934, a streamlined, stainless steel diesel train called...
 2.10CQ: Does a car’s odometer measure position or displacement? Does its sp...
 2.10PE: Tidal friction is slowing the rotation of the Earth. As a result, t...
 2.11CQ: If you divide the total distance traveled on a car trip (as determi...
 2.11PE: A student drove to the university from her home and noted that the ...
 2.12CQ: How are instantaneous velocity and instantaneous speed related to o...
 2.12PE: The speed of propagation of the action potential (an electrical sig...
 2.13CQ: Is it possible for speed to be constant while acceleration is not z...
 2.13PE: Conversations with astronauts on the lunar surface were characteriz...
 2.14CQ: Is it possible for velocity to be constant while acceleration is no...
 2.14PE: A football quarterback runs 15.0 m straight down the playing field ...
 2.15CQ: Give an example in which velocity is zero yet acceleration is not
 2.15PE: The planetary model of the atom pictures electrons orbiting the ato...
 2.16CQ: If a subway train is moving to the left (has a negative velocity) a...
 2.16PE: A cheetah can accelerate from rest to a speed of 30.0 m/s in 7.00 s...
 2.17CQ: Plus and minus signs are used in onedimensional motion to indicate...
 2.17PE: Professional Application Dr. John Paul Stapp was U.S. Air Force off...
 2.18CQ: What information do you need in order to choose which equation or e...
 2.18PE: A commuter backs her car out of her garage with an acceleration of ...
 2.19CQ: What is the last thing you should do when solving a problem? Explain.
 2.19PE: Assume that an intercontinental ballistic missile goes from rest to...
 2.20CQ: What is the acceleration of a rock thrown straight upward on the wa...
 2.20PE: An Olympicclass sprinter starts a race with an acceleration of 4.5...
 2.21CQ: An object that is thrown straight up falls back to Earth. This is o...
 2.21PE: A wellthrown ball is caught in a wellpadded mitt. If the decelera...
 2.22CQ: Suppose you throw a rock nearly straight up at a coconut in a palm ...
 2.22PE: A bullet in a gun is accelerated from the firing chamber to the end...
 2.23CQ: If an object is thrown straight up and air resistance is negligible...
 2.23PE: (a) A lightrail commuter train accelerates at a rate of 1.35 m/s2 ...
 2.24CQ: The severity of a fall depends on your speed when you strike the gr...
 2.24PE: While entering a freeway, a car accelerates from rest at a rate of ...
 2.25CQ: How many times higher could an astronaut jump on the Moon than on E...
 2.25PE: At the end of a race, a runner decelerates from a velocity of 9.00 ...
 2.26CQ: (a) Explain how you can use the graph of position versus time in Fi...
 2.26PE: Professional Application: Blood is accelerated from rest to 30.0 cm...
 2.27CQ: (a) Sketch a graph of velocity versus time corresponding to the gra...
 2.27PE: In a slap shot, a hockey player accelerates the puck from a velocit...
 2.28CQ: (a) Explain how you can determine the acceleration over time from a...
 2.28PE: A powerful motorcycle can accelerate from rest to 26.8 m/ s (100 km...
 2.29CQ: (a) Sketch a graph of acceleration versus time corresponding to the...
 2.29PE: Freight trains can produce only relatively small accelerations and ...
 2.30CQ: Consider the velocity vs. time graph of a person in an elevator sho...
 2.30PE: A fireworks shell is accelerated from rest to a velocity of 65.0 m/...
 2.31CQ: A cylinder is given a push and then rolls up an inclined plane. If ...
 2.31PE: A swan on a lake gets airborne by flapping its wings and running on...
 2.32PE: Professional Application: A woodpecker’s brain is specially protect...
 2.33PE: An unwary football player collides with a padded goalpost while run...
 2.34PE: In World War II, there were several reported cases of airmen who ju...
 2.35PE: Consider a grey squirrel falling out of a tree to the ground. (a) I...
 2.36PE: An express train passes through a station. It enters with an initia...
 2.37PE: Dragsters can actually reach a top speed of 145 m/s in only 4.45 s—...
 2.38PE: A bicycle racer sprints at the end of a race to clinch a victory. T...
 2.39PE: In 1967, New Zealander Burt Munro set the world record for an India...
 2.40PE: (a) A world record was set for the men’s 100m dash in the 2008 Oly...
 2.41PE: Calculate the displacement and velocity at times of (a) 0.500, (b) ...
 2.42PE: Calculate the displacement and velocity at times of (a) 0.500, (b) ...
 2.43PE: A basketball referee tosses the ball straight up for the starting t...
 2.44PE: A rescue helicopter is hovering over a person whose boat has sunk. ...
 2.45PE: A dolphin in an aquatic show jumps straight up out of the water at ...
 2.46PE: A swimmer bounces straight up from a diving board and falls feet fi...
 2.47PE: (a) Calculate the height of a cliff if it takes 2.35 s for a rock t...
 2.48PE: A very strong, but inept, shot putter puts the shot straight up ver...
 2.49PE: You throw a ball straight up with an initial velocity of 15.0 m/s. ...
 2.51PE: Standing at the base of one of the cliffs of Mt. Arapiles in Victor...
 2.52PE: An object is dropped from a height of 75.0 m above ground level. (a...
 2.53PE: There is a 250mhigh cliff at Half Dome in Yosemite National Park ...
 2.54PE: Suppose you drop a rock into a dark well and, using precision equip...
 2.55PE: Suppose you drop a rock into a dark well and, using precision equip...
 2.56PE: A steel ball is dropped onto a hard floor from a height of 1.50 m a...
 2.57PE: A coin is dropped from a hotair balloon that is 300 m above the gr...
 2.58PE: A coin is dropped from a hotair balloon that is 300 m above the gr...
 2.59PE: (a) By taking the slope of the curve in Figure 2.60, verify that th...
 2.60PE: Using approximate values, calculate the slope of the curve in Figur...
 2.61PE: Using approximate values, calculate the slope of the curve in Figur...
 2.62PE: By taking the slope of the curve in Figure 2.63, verify that the ac...
 2.63PE: Construct the displacement graph for the subway shuttle train as sh...
 2.64PE: (a) Take the slope of the curve in Figure 2.64 to find the jogger’s...
 2.65PE: A graph of v(t) is shown for a worldclass track sprinter in a 100...
 2.66PE: Figure 2.68 shows the displacement graph for a particle for 5 s. Dr...
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