MP25- Orbits, Apparent Weight

MP25- Orbits, Apparent Weight - radius of curvature Part A...

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3/2/08 4:54 PM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View Page 1 of 1 [ Print View ] PHYS 2211 ABCDE Spring 08 MP25: Orbits, Apparent Weight Due at 11:59pm on Thursday, February 21, 2008 View Grading Details Problem 7.18 Part A What is the acceleration due to gravity of the sun at the distance of the earth's orbit? ANSWER: 6.00 × 10 3 Problem 7.19 The passengers in a roller coaster car feel 50% heavier than their true weight as the car goes through a dip with a 20.0
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Unformatted text preview: radius of curvature. Part A What is the car's speed at the bottom of the dip? ANSWER: 9.90 Problem 7.23 A car speeds up as it turns from traveling due south to heading due east. When exactly halfway around the curve, the car's acceleration is 3.10 , 10.0 north of east. Part A What is the radial component of the acceleration at that point? ANSWER: 2.54 Part B What is the tangential component of the acceleration at that point? ANSWER: 1.78 Summary 3 of 3 items complete (41.23% avg. score) 1.24 of 3 points...
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