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2.78.
Model:
Jill and the grocery cart will be treated as particles that move according to the constant
acceleration kinematic equations.
Visualize:
Solve:
The final position of Jill when the cart is caught is given by
xxv
tt
a
a
t
t
J1
J0
J0
J1
J0
J0
J1
J0
J0
J1
2
J1
0 m
0 m
s
2.0 m/s
=+
−+
−
=
+
+
−
=
()()
(
)
(
)
1
2
1
2
0
1
2
22
2
The cart’s position when it is caught is
a
t
t
C1
C0
C0
C1
C0
C0
C1
C0
2
C1
2
C1
2
50 m
0 m
0.5 m/s
s
50 m
0.25 m/s )
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2008 for the course PHYSICS 2211 taught by Professor Uzer during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
 Spring '08
 UZER
 Acceleration

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