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1. Two people sit on a park bench 6.0 ft long, weighing 160 lb. A boy weighing
75lb sits directly over the legs on the left side. A man weighing 170 lb sits 2.0 ft
to the right of the boy. How much weight is supported by each leg on the right
2. Can two velocities be added in such a way as to give a resultant with zero
magnitude? If so, give an example of such a situation.
3. The iron ball shown is being swung in a vertical circle at the end of a 0.7-m
string. How slowly, in ft/s, can the ball go through its top position without
having the string go slack?

4. A 215 g particle is released from rest at point A inside a smooth hemispheric

bowl of radius 30 cm. Calculate the following: a) the gravitational potential
energy at A relative to B, b) the particle's kinetic energy at B, c) the particle's
speed at B and d) the kinetic energy and potential energy at C.

5. A tube has a pressure difference of 15,000 Pa. The entrance radius is 3 cm and
the exit radius is 1 cm. What is a) the entrance velocity?, b) the exit velocity?
and c) the flow rate if the fluid is gasoline (density of gasoline is 700 kg/m^3)?

6. A shell is fired with a speed of 52 m/s at an unknown angle. It attains a

maximum height of 8 m. Find the required angle of projection of the shell.
7. A 1.38 kg block at rest on a tabletop is attached to a horizontal spring having
constant 18.1 N/m. The spring is initially unstretched. Find the speed of the
block after it has moved 0.281 m from equilibrium if the surface between
block and tabletop is frictionless. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2.
Answer in units of m/s.
8. A block of mass m = 2.10 kg slides down a 30.0 incline which is 3.60 m high. At
the bottom, it strikes a block of mass M = 6.70 kg which is at rest on a
horizontal surface.
Assume a smooth transition at the bottom of the incline, an elastic collision,
and ignore friction. Determine the speeds of the two blocks after the collision
a) lighter block & b) heavier block. Determine how far back up the incline, the
smaller mass will go?

9. The planet Mars has a mass of 6.1 1023 kg and radius of 3.1 106 m. What is
the acceleration of an object in free fall near the surface of Mars? The value of
the gravitational constant is 6.67259 1011 N m2/kg2. Answer in units of

10.Please tick the correct answer and explain the reason for answer given.

11.Please explain the reason for your answer.

12.Find the resultant of a vector whose component vectors are +6.50m vertically
and +9.60m horizontally.
13.A uniform plank of a length 2.00 m and mass of 30.0kgis supported by three
ropes, as indicated in figure. Find the tension in each rope when a 700N
person is 0.500 m from the left end.

14.You blow up a balloon and pinch the open end closed. Predict what will
happen when you let go of the balloon in terms of Newton's Third Law of
Motion? I predict that the atmospheric air pressure will squeeze the air out of
the balloon when I let go. When the air comes out of the balloon, it exerts a
force on the lower layers of atmospheric air. This is the action. The layers of
atmospheric air are the division of the air in the atmosphere into five layers.
The density of the air in the bottom layer, the one closest to the ground, is
thick but as height increases the upper layers of air get thinner. The reaction
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16.A spherical balloon has a radius of 7.35 m and is filled with helium. How large a
cargo can lift it? Given mass is 930kgs.Density of air=1.2kg/m^3.

17.A car approaches a level, circular curve with R = 40 m. If the concrete is dry,
what is the maximum speed the car can negotiate the curve at constant
speed? (Take s = 1.3).
18.A fisherman yanks a fish vertically out of the water with an acceleration of 2.25
m/s2using very light fishing line that has a breaking strength of 25 N. The
fisherman unfortunately loses the fish as the line snaps. What can you say
about the mass of the fish?
19.A 155 N box is suspended from the ceiling by two ropes making an angle
with the horizontal. If is 530 what is the tension on each wire?
20.Compare the weight of a mass of 1 kg at a ceiling of h = 3 m to that on the
floor. On the floor g = 9.8 m/s2.