 1.Question 1: Two rectangular rugs are on display in a showroom. If one rug istwi...
 1.Problems 1: A yacht is 20 m long. Express this length in feet.
 1.Challenges 1: Most cars can decrease their speed much more rapidly than they cani...
 1.Question 2: Explain what a derived unit of measure is.
 1.Problems 2: Express your height in (a) meters and (b) centimeters.
 1.Challenges 2: The Moons mass is 7.35 1022 kg, and it moves in a nearly circularor...
 1.Question 3: A pendulum clock is taken to a repair shop. Its pendulum isreplaced...
 1.Problems 3: A convenient time unit for short time intervals is the millisecond....
 1.Challenges 3: A car is stopped at a red light. When the light turns green, the ca...
 1.Question 4: What are the basic or fundamental physical quantities? Whyare they ...
 1.Problems 4: One mile is equal to 1,609 m. Express this distance in kilometers a...
 1.Challenges 4: A sports car is advertised to have a maximum cornering acceleration...
 1.Question 5: Many countries that formerly used the English system of measurehave...
 1.Problems 5: A hypnotists watch hanging from a chain swings back and forthevery ...
 1.Challenges 5: A spacecraft lands on a newly discovered planet, Bellerophon, orbit...
 1.Question 6: A wind is blowing from the north (the air is moving toward thesouth...
 1.Problems 6: The quartz crystal used in an electric watch vibrates with a freque...
 1.Challenges 6: When an object is thrown straight upward, gravity causes it to dece...
 1.Question 7: Scenes in films or television programs sometimes show peoplejumping...
 1.Problems 7: A passenger jet flies from one airport to another 1,200 miles away ...
 1.Challenges 7: For an object starting at rest with a constant acceleration, derive...
 1.Question 8: List the physical quantities identified in this chapter. From which...
 1.Problems 8: At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, U.S. speed skaterApol...
 1.Challenges 8: A race car starts from rest on a circular track with radius 100 m a...
 1.Question 9: What is the distinction between speed and velocity? Describea situa...
 1.Problems 9: A runner in a marathon passes the 5mile mark at 1 oclock and the20...
 1.Challenges 9: Of the three kinds of acceleration a car undergoes during normaldri...
 1.Question 10: A ball thrown at a brick wall bounces directly back with the samesp...
 1.Problems 10: The Moon is about 3.8 108 m from Earth. Traveling at the speedof li...
 1.Question 11: What is vector addition and how is it done?
 1.Problems 11: In Figure 1.13, assume that v1 8 m/s and v2 6 m/s. Use aruler to es...
 1.Question 12: Can the resultant of two velocities have zero magnitude? If so, giv...
 1.Problems 12: On a day when the wind is blowing toward the south at 3 m/s, arunne...
 1.Question 13: A swimmer heads for the opposite bank of a river. Make a sketchshow...
 1.Problems 13: How far does a car going 25 m/s travel in 5 s? How far would a jetg...
 1.Question 14: A basketball player shoots a free throw. Make a sketch showing theb...
 1.Problems 14: A longdistance runner has an average speed of 4 m/s during a race....
 1.Question 15: What is the relationship between velocity and acceleration?
 1.Problems 15: Draw an accurate graph showing the distance versus time for the car...
 1.Question 16: As a stop light changes from red to green, a car starts to crossthr...
 1.Problems 16: The graph in Figure 1.39 shows the distance versus time for aneleva...
 1.Question 17: How does the velocity of a freely falling body change with time?How...
 1.Problems 17: A highperformance sports car can go from 0 to 100 mph (44.7 m/s)in...
 1.Question 18: Using concepts and physical quantities discussed in this chapter,ex...
 1.Problems 18: As a baseball is being thrown, it goes from 0 to 40 m/s in 0.15 s.(...
 1.Question 19: What is centripetal acceleration? What is the direction of thecentr...
 1.Problems 19: A child attaches a rubber ball to a string and whirls it around in ...
 1.Question 20: During 200meter and 400meter races, runners must stay in lanesas ...
 1.Problems 20: A child sits on the edge of a spinning merrygoround that has arad...
 1.Question 21: An insect is able to cling to the side of a cars tire when the car ...
 1.Problems 21: A runner is going 10 m/s around a curved section of track thathas a...
 1.Question 22: As a car goes around a curve, the driver increases its speed. Thism...
 1.Problems 22: During a NASCAR race, a car goes 50 m/s around a curvedsection of t...
 1.Question 23: The following are speeds and headings displayed on a GPS receiver.(...
 1.Problems 23: A rocket accelerates from rest at a rate of 60 m/s2.(a) What is its...
 1.Question 24: In Figure 1.19, arrows show the directions of the velocity and thea...
 1.Problems 24: Initially stationary, a train has a constant acceleration of 0.5 m/...
 1.Question 25: If a ball is thrown straight up into the air, what is its accelerat...
 1.Problems 25: (a) Draw an accurate graph of the speed versus time for the train i...
 1.Question 26: What does the slope of a distanceversustime graph representphysic...
 1.Problems 26: Draw an accurate graph of the velocity versus time for the elevator...
 1.Question 27: Sketch a graph of velocity versus time for the motion illustrated i...
 1.Problems 27: A skydiver jumps out of a helicopter and falls freely for 3 s befor...
 1.Question 28: To what extent was Aristotles model of falling bodies correct?How w...
 1.Problems 28: A rock is dropped off the side of a bridge and hits the water below...
 1.Question 29: Describe two major discoveries or contributions that Galileomade to...
 1.Problems 29: A roller coaster in Figure 1.40 starts at the top of a straight tra...
 1.Problems 30: During takeoff, an airplane goes from 0 to 50 m/s in 8 s.(a) What i...
 1.Problems 31: The graph in Figure 1.41 shows the velocity versus time for a bull...
 1.Problems 32: A bungee jumper falls for 1.3 s before the bungee cord begins tostr...
 1.Problems 33: A dragracing car goes from 0 to 300 mph in 5 s. What is its averag...
Solutions for Chapter 1: The Study of Motion
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