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to move?
the raft,
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its cart had
ﬁre it horizontally into a massive
speed, traveling 0.80
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friction, we then measure the velocity with which the wood
50 g and the wood and
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5. One way of
measuring the muzzle velocity
of a bullet is to
begin
In one experiment the bullet had
a mass of
to move.
of the
on a cart.
Assuming no
containing the bullet and
a combined
before it hits the cart.)
m in 0.40
velocity. What is the change in
a very low friction ﬂoor at 2.0 m/s.
so that
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velocity of the
is moving at 2 m/s
that
direction of
kg boy, riding in the cart,
ball of mass 1 kg
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the magnitude and
momentum of the cart?
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after the collision?
westward. The balls stick together after the impact. What is
moving at 2 m/s eastward,
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8. If you throw a ball horizontally while standing on roller skates, you roll backwards. Will you roll backwards if you go through the motions of throwing the ball, but hold on to it instead? Explain your reasoning.
9. Which has the greater change in momentum, a 50 gram clay ball that strikes a wall at 1 m/s and sticks or a 50 gram superball that strikes a wall at 1 m/s and bounces away from the wall at 0.8 m/s? Explain your reasoning.
10. Why are padded dashboards safer than hard dashboards in automobiles?
11. Why are nylon ropes, which stretch considerably under stress, favored by mountain climbers?
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in this drama.
negligible
down
how much she weighs.
12. Julio (an 80 kg ice
Annoyed, Grace pushes away from Julio
champion)
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Julio keeps asking Grace
to 4 m/s
in the physics sense, is
3 m/s.
on a rink at
so that she speeds up
lasts for 0.20 seconds. Friction,
push
Grace are skating together
The
and
to 2.25 m/s, in the same direction.
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