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# Version 001 oldmidterm 01 turner (57340)

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## 0.0159 s, what is the average acceleration of

the ball while it is in contact with the wall?
Take toward the wall to be the positive
direction.

Volume Dimension 02
001 10.0 points
Suppose the volume V of some object happens
to depend on time t according to the equation
B
V (t) = A t3 + , where A and B are some
t2

## Correct answer: 1324.53 m/s2 .

1. L/T

Paths Cross 02
004 10.0 points
Runner A is initially 3.5 mi west of a flagpole
and is running with a constant velocity of
5.8 mi/h due east. Runner B is initially 3.5 mi
east of the flagpole and is running with a
constant velocity of 5.9 mi/h due west.
What is the displacement of runner B from
the flagpole when their paths cross? Consider
East to be the positive direction.

2. L/T3

3. L2 /T

Serway CP 02 57
005 10.0 points
A ball is thrown upward from the ground with
an initial speed of 33 m/s; at the same instant,
a ball is dropped from a building 12 m high.
After how long will the balls be at the
same height? The acceleration of gravity is
9.8 m/s2 .

## constants. Let L and T denote dimensions of

length and time, respectively.
What is the dimension of the constant A?

4. L3 /T3 correct
5. L3 T3
Car and Checkpoints 01 v1
002 10.0 points
Consider a car which is traveling along a
straight road with constant acceleration a.
There are two checkpoints A and B which are
a distance 111 m apart. The time it takes for
the car to travel from A to B is 5.12 s.
7.36 m/s2
A

111 m

## Find the velocity vB for the case where the

acceleration is 7.36 m/s2 .
Rebounding Tennis Ball 02
003 10.0 points
A tennis ball with a speed of 12 m/s is moving perpendicular to a wall. After striking
the wall, the ball rebounds in the opposite
direction with a speed of 9.06 m/s.
If the ball is in contact with the wall for

Serway CP 03 43 v1
006 10.0 points
A particle undergoes two displacements. The
first has a magnitude of 149 cm and makes an
angle of 104.5 with the positive x axis. The
resultant of the two displacements is 64 cm
directed at an angle of 34.3 to the positive x
axis.
Find the magnitude of the second displacement.
Building Height 01
007 10.0 points
A 0.43 kg rock is projected from the edge of
the top of a building with an initial velocity of
9.34 m/s at an angle 53 above the horizontal.

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Due to gravity, the rock strikes the ground at
a horizontal distance of 14.8 m from the base
of the building.

resistance.

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4m
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Building

## Monkey and Hunter 04

009 10.0 points
Consider the setup of a gun aimed at a target
(such as a monkey) as shown in the figure.
A

53

h
P

## How tall is the building? Assume the

ground is level and that the side of the building is vertical. The acceleration of gravity is
9.8 m/s2 .
Tipler PSE5 03 92 02
008 10.0 points
The speed of an arrow fired from a compound
bow is about 40 m/s. An archer sits astride
his horse and launches an arrow into the air,
elevating the bow at an angle of 67 above the
horizontal and 2.7 m above the ground.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .

v0

14.8 m

x
O

## The target is to be dropped from the point

A at t = 0, the same moment as the gun is
fired. The bullet hits the target at a point
P. Let the initial speed of the bullet be v0 =
106 m/s, let the angle between the vector v0
and the horizontal (x) direction be = 55.9
and let AB = 96 m. The distance d = OB is
the x-coordinate of the target.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
The height BP where the collision takes
place is

40

m/

## Block on Incline Graphs 01

010 10.0 points
The initial position of the block is the origin;
i.e., x = 0 at t = 0 . Consider up the track to
be the positive x-direction. A block with an
initial velocity v0 slides up and back down a
frictionless incline.

67

2.7 m
range
What is the arrows range?

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x
t

6.

v0

x
t

7.
Which graph best represents a description
the position of the block versus time?
x

x
t

8.
t

1.

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correct

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t

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projectile trajectory
011 (part 1 of 3) 10.0 points
Consider a projectile motion, where the air
resistance is negligible. The projectile trajectory is symmetric with respect to reflection
R
about y-axis at x = .
2

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y

1. h =

v0 sin ttrip
correct
4

2. h = v0 cot ttrip
3. h = v0 tan ttrip

v0

v0 ttrip
2
v0 cos ttrip
5. h =
4

4. h =

## The initial position is at ri = 0, 0, 0

The final position is at rf = R, 0, 0
The net force is Fnet = 0, m g, 0 .
The magnitude of acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
Based on the momentum principle, calculate the total time ttrip of flight; i.e., the total
time from the initial point to the final point,
if the magnitude of initial velocity is 44 m/s
and the angle between the initial velocity v0
and the horizontal plane is 64 .
012 (part 2 of 3) 10.0 points
Based on the position update expression
rf ri = vavg ttrip ,
what is the range?

## Car Passing a Train

014 10.0 points
A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a
highway with a constant speed of 23 m/s. Initially a car is 57 m behind the train, traveling
in the same direction as the train at 33 m/s
and accelerating at 2 m/s2 .
What is the speed of the car just as it passes
the train?
Throwing an Apple
015 10.0 points
Jimmy is at the bottom of a hill while Billy
is on the hill a distance 38 m up the hill from
the bottom. Jimmy is at the origin of an xy
coordinate system, and the line that follows
the slope of the hill has an equation y =
(0.25) x . Jimmy throws an apple to Billy at
an angle of 52 with respect to the horizontal.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

## 1. R = v0 cos ttrip correct

v0

2. R = v0 sin ttrip
3. R = v0 tan ttrip
4. R = v0 ttrip

y
52

38

.2
=0

5x

Billy

Jimmy

5. R = v0 cot ttrip
013 (part 3 of 3) 10.0 points
Based on the position update and the assumption the y-component of the average velocity
is the arithmetic average velocity, what is the
height?

## With what speed v0 must he throw the

apple to reach Billy?
Velocity Relationships 01

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016 10.0 points
Consider three position curves between time
points tA and tB .
s
sA A
3
2
1
sB
B
0 tA
tB t
Choose the correct relationship among
vA + vB
quantities v 1 , v 2 , and v 3 . v =
when
2
a is a constant.

## Consider the two vectors

M = (a, b) = a + b
4
3
2
1
5 4 3 2 1
1

1. v 1 = v 2 = v 3 correct

3
4
where a = 3, b = 2 and

2. v 1 < v 2 < v 3
3. v 1 > v 2 > v 3

N = (c, d) = c + d .

## Camel Crosses the Desert

017 (part 1 of 2) 10.0 points
A camel sets out to cross the desert, which
is 40.3 km wide in the north-south direction. The camel walks at the uniform speed
3.75 km/hr along a straight line in the direction 39.1 north of East (only the camel knows
why he chose that particular direction).

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W

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S

## How long will it take the camel to cross the

desert?
018 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points
Calculate the camels eastward displacement
while he crosses the desert.
Math review for vectors 03
019 10.0 points

2
3
4
where c = 5, and d = 3.
Which vector correctly represents the vector M + N ?

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Vector Difference 02
020 10.0 points
Consider the vectors A and B.
A

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Which sketch shows the vector A B to the
same scale?

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