 3.3PE: Find the north and east components of the displacement for the hike...
 3.1CQ: Which of the following is a vector: a person’s height, the altitude...
 3.1PE: Find the following for path A in Figure 3.54: (a) the total distanc...
 3.2CQ: Give a specific example of a vector, stating its magnitude, units, ...
 3.2PE: Find the following for path B in Figure 3.54: (a) the total distanc...
 3.3CQ: What do vectors and scalars have in common? How do they differ?
 3.4CQ: Two campers in a national park hike from their cabin to the same sp...
 3.4PE: Suppose you walk 18.0 m straight west and then 25.0 m straight nort...
 3.5CQ: If an airplane pilot is told to fly 123 km in a straight line to ge...
 3.5PE: Suppose you first walk 12.0 m in a direction 20º west of north and ...
 3.6CQ: Suppose you take two steps A and B (that is, two nonzero displaceme...
 3.6PE: Repeat the problem above, but reverse the order of the two legs of ...
 3.7CQ: Explain why it is not possible to add a scalar to a vector.
 3.7PE: (a) Repeat the problem two problems prior, but for the second leg y...
 3.8CQ: If you take two steps of different sizes, can you end up at your st...
 3.8PE: Show that the order of addition of three vectors does not affect th...
 3.9CQ: Suppose you add two vectors A and B. What relative direction betwee...
 3.9PE: Show that the sum of the vectors discussed in Example 3.2 gives the...
 3.10CQ: Give an example of a nonzero vector that has a component of zero.
 3.10PE: Find the magnitudes of velocities vA and vB in Figure 3.57
 3.11CQ: Explain why a vector cannot have a component greater than its own m...
 3.11PE: Find the components of vtot along the x and yaxes in Figure 3.57.
 3.12CQ: If the vectors A and B are perpendicular, what is the component of ...
 3.12PE: Find the components of vtot along a set of perpendicular axes rotat...
 3.13CQ: Answer the following questions for projectile motion on level groun...
 3.13PE: Find the following for path C in Figure 3.58: (a) the total distanc...
 3.14CQ: Answer the following questions for projectile motion on level groun...
 3.14PE: Find the following for path D in Figure 3.58: (a) the total distanc...
 3.15CQ: For a fixed initial speed, the range of a projectile is determined ...
 3.15PE: Find the north and east components of the displacement from San Fra...
 3.16CQ: During a lecture demonstration, a professor places two coins on the...
 3.16PE: Solve the following problem using analytical techniques: Suppose yo...
 3.17CQ: What frame or frames of reference do you instinctively use when dri...
 3.17PE: Repeat Exercise 3.16 using analytical techniques, but reverse the o...
 3.18CQ: A basketball player dribbling down the court usually keeps his eyes...
 3.18PE: You drive 7.50 km in a straight line in a direction 15º east of nor...
 3.19CQ: If someone is riding in the back of a pickup truck and throws a sof...
 3.19PE: Do Exercise 3.16 again using analytical techniques and change the s...
 3.20CQ: The hat of a jogger running at constant velocity falls off the back...
 3.20PE: A new landowner has a triangular piece of flat land she wishes to f...
 3.21CQ: A clod of dirt falls from the bed of a moving truck. It strikes the...
 3.21PE: You fly 32.0 km in a straight line in still air in the direction 35...
 3.22PE: A farmer wants to fence off his foursided plot of flat land. He me...
 3.23PE: In an attempt to escape his island, Gilligan builds a raft and sets...
 3.24PE: Suppose a pilot flies 40.0 km in a direction 60º north of east and ...
 3.25PE: A projectile is launched at ground level with an initial speed of 5...
 3.26PE: A ball is kicked with an initial velocity of 16 m/s in the horizont...
 3.27PE: A ball is thrown horizontally from the top of a 60.0m building and...
 3.28PE: (a) A daredevil is attempting to jump his motorcycle over a line of...
 3.29PE: An archer shoots an arrow at a 75.0 m distant target; the bull’sey...
 3.30PE: A rugby player passes the ball 7.00 m across the field, where it is...
 3.31PE: Verify the ranges for the projectiles in Figure 3.41(a) for ? = 45º...
 3.32PE: Verify the ranges shown for the projectiles in Figure 3.41(b) for a...
 3.33PE: The cannon on a battleship can fire a shell a maximum distance of 3...
 3.34PE: An arrow is shot from a height of 1.5 m toward a cliff of height H ...
 3.35PE: In the standing broad jump, one squats and then pushes off with the...
 3.36PE: The world long jump record is 8.95 m (Mike Powell, USA, 1991). Trea...
 3.37PE: Serving at a speed of 170 km/h, a tennis player hits the ball at a ...
 3.38PE: A football quarterback is moving straight backward at a speed of 2....
 3.39PE: Gun sights are adjusted to aim high to compensate for the effect of...
 3.40PE: An eagle is flying horizontally at a speed of 3.00 m/s when the fis...
 3.41PE: An owl is carrying a mouse to the chicks in its nest. Its position ...
 3.42PE: Suppose a soccer player kicks the ball from a distance 30 m toward ...
 3.43PE: Can a goalkeeper at her/ his goal kick a soccer ball into the oppon...
 3.44PE: The free throw line in basketball is 4.57 m (15 ft) from the basket...
 3.45PE: In 2007, Michael Carter (U.S.) set a world record in the shot put w...
 3.46PE: A basketball player is running at 5.00 m/s directly toward the bask...
 3.47PE: A football player punts the ball at a 45.0º angle. Without an effec...
 3.48PE: Prove that the trajectory of a projectile is parabolic, having the ...
 3.49PE: Derive for the range of a projectile on level ground by finding the...
 3.50PE: Unreasonable Results (a) Find the maximum range of a super cannon t...
 3.51PE: Construct Your Own a ball tossed over a fence. Construct a problem ...
 3.52PE: Bryan Allen pedaled a humanpowered aircraft across the English Cha...
 3.53PE: A seagull flies at a velocity of 9.00 m/s straight into the wind. (...
 3.54PE: Near the end of a marathon race, the first two runners are separate...
 3.55PE: Verify that the coin dropped by the airline passenger in the Exampl...
 3.56PE: A football quarterback is moving straight backward at a speed of 2....
 3.57PE: A ship sets sail from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, heading due north...
 3.58PE: (a) A jet airplane flying from Darwin, Australia, has an air speed ...
 3.59PE: (a) In what direction would the ship in Exercise 3.57 have to trave...
 3.60PE: (a) Another airplane is flying in a jet stream that is blowing at 4...
 3.61PE: A sandal is dropped from the top of a 15.0mhigh mast on a ship mo...
 3.62PE: The velocity of the wind relative to the water is crucial to sailbo...
 3.63PE: The great astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered that all distant galax...
 3.64PE: (a) Use the distance and velocity data in Figure 3.64 to find the r...
 3.65PE: An athlete crosses a 25mwide river by swimming perpendicular to t...
 3.66PE: A ship sailing in the Gulf Stream is heading 25.0º west of north at...
 3.67PE: An ice hockey player is moving at 8.00 m/s when he hits the puck to...
 3.68PE: Unreasonable ResultsSuppose you wish to shoot supplies straight up ...
 3.69PE: Unreasonable ResultsA commercial airplane has an air speed of 280 m...
 3.70PE: Construct Your Own an airplane headed for a runway in a cross wind....
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