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Chapter 1: Concepts of Motion

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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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70 Questions for Chapter 1: Concepts of Motion

  1. 1. How many significant figures does each of the following numbers have?

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  2. A car skids to a halt to avoid hitting an object in the road.

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  3. FIGURE EX1.10 shows two dots of a motion diagram and vector v1→. Copy this figure, then add dot 3 and the next velocity vector v2→if the acceleration vector a→at dot 2

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  4. FIGURE EX1.11 shows two dots of a motion diagram and vector v2→. Copy this figure, then add dot 4 and the next velocity vector v3→if the acceleration vector a→

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  5. A speed skater accelerates from rest and then keeps skating at a constant speed. Draw a complete motion diagram of the skater

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  6. A car travels to the left at a steady speed for a few seconds, then brakes for a stop sign. Draw a complete motion diagram of the car

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  7. A goose flies toward a pond. It lands on the water and slides for some distance before it comes to a stop. Draw the motion diagram of the goose, starting shortly before it hits the water and assuming the motion is entirely horizontal

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  8. You use a long rubber band to launch a paper wad straight up. Draw a complete motion diagram of the paper wad from the moment you release the stretched rubber band until the paper wad reaches its highest point.

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  9. A roof tile falls straight down from a two-story building. It

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  10. Your roommate drops a tennis ball from a third-story balcony.

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