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A level 2008 Physics Paper 2
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2008
'A'
Level
H2
Physics
P2
-
Suqgested
Solutions
1(aXi)Taking downwards
as
positive
u
=0
s=32ma=9.81ms']
y
=.12"g61"32
=
25
1rn
sl
1(aXii)
34msl
Vv=
25
1
sine
=iil
34
e
=
47.6"
1(b)
,
dD
',
dtdvdt
34-20
=
0.'130
x
0.95
=
4.38
N
1(c)
lf
a
large splash is
created, signiflcantproportion
of
energypossessed
by
the stone
wi
be
transferred
tokinetjc
energyand
potentialenergy
of
the
water
(alsoas sound).
..
rernainlng energy
of stone
uponentering
the
sea
will
be
reduced
(i.e.
slowed
down
in
a
shorterdistance)
The
terminal
velacity
which
the
stone
will
rcach
is
theIowest constant
velocitv.
This
is
unlike
an
object
drcpped from
a
height,
which
will
also
attain
teminal
velocity.
ln
this
case,
the
terminal
velocity
is
the
hiqhest
constant velocitv.
2(al
For
SHM,
a
.r
-r,-r2x,
where
c0
is
a
constant.Sincegraph
is
a
straight
line
with
a
and
it
also
passesthrough
the
origin,
the
osc
.alions
o'
lhe
plate
a'e
simple
l'a
mo'r'c
'Directly
ptopotlional'
is
only
used when
the
straight
linepasses
thtough
the
arigin.
lf
the
straight
line
has
a
not
1Jl-a!le

passthrough
the
oigin,
we
say
that
it
is
'prapoftional'.
2(bxi)
9.81
m
s',
downwards.
This
loss
of
contact
will take
place
when
the
plate
nloves
downwards
frorn
maximum
displacement(where
acceleration
is
a
maximum).
When downwards acceleration
of
the
plate
isgreaterthan that of free fall,
the
normal
contact
force on the
sand
will
be
zero.
2(bxii)
3.8mm
3(aXi)
Centripetal
force
is
provided
by the
gravitationalforce.
GMm
mv2
,'r
GMm_
mv2
2t2
Glvlm
2t
Remember
that
centripetal
force is the resultantforce
that
acts
tawards the centre of
the
circulat motion!3(aXii)
GMmgravitationalpotentialenergy
=
-
r
GMmgravitationalpotential
energy
=-,
=_2
kinetic
energy
GMm
2t3(bxi)
Use
rclatianship
in deuved tn(a)(ii)
lo
plot
out
4 sels
al
coatdtndlestRp.5O
'
1ae).
(2Rp.2.5
x
10").
l3Rp
1
4
\
1O')
and(4Ra.1.3
/
10')Then draw
the
hest fit
curve.
Note
that
if
gtidlines
are
given,
youare
expected
ta
do
anaccurateplot.
lf
only
a
sketch
is
required,
you
willjust
begiven
axes.
ln
doing
gtaph
work,
always
remember
to
label
the
axesand
possibleintercepts.
2lP?rge

3(bxii)2x1
25xfie
KE-125x10eJ1.".|-u,2
=1
25,16s
=
1250
m
s_r
When
R
=
2Rp,
KE=25x1OeJ
...1^u.z
=2.5r1gn
2x
2.5x
1oe
=1768ms1
1600change
ln
velocity
=
1768-
1250
=
518
m
s-1
do
nat
be
mistakenthat:
^KE=%m(^vf!!!
Obviously,
1v,
vS'?
+
1v.1'z-
1v)')4(aXi)
maxP=5.62W
Since
P
=lV,
y=9J4=125a
45
4(aXii)
5.62=1.252R
R=3.60O
4(b)
E=lR+lr
E
=
(1
25)(3
60)
+
(1.2s)r
E
=
(1
60X2
03)
+
(1.60)r
E=3.25+1.6t
---
,(2)
(1)=\2):
4
5+125r
=3.25
+
1.6r
1)q
|=
:a:
=357A
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preseDts
2
sels
of
boundary conditiotis.
A
typicalmethod
of
solving
such
questionsinvolves forming
2
simultaneous
equations
andsolving them!
Simple
as that!
You
might
havenaticed
that
the
maximum
powet
theorcmalso
predictsthat the
internal
reslsiarce
ls 3.60
O.
Hawever,
you
cannot
quote
the
theorembecause
the
questian
specified
theapproach
you
shauld
take.
ln
any case,
knowledge
of
this
theorem
canhelp
you
verifythat
your
is
coffect.3|
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ir
.j
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