chp2 problem12

Physics: Principles with Applications

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Chapter 2, Problem 12 Question Problem Express kilometers per hour in meters per second. Choose the truck as our frame of reference. The velocity of the car with respect to the truck as frame of reference is . The average velocity , the displacement , and the time interval are connected by the equation . Re-arrange. Let be the position of the car, and
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Unformatted text preview: be the position of the truck. It is given that the car is 110 m behind the truck. Draw a diagram showing positions of the truck and the car, and the displacement vector of the car. . Find the displacement of the car. . Substitute for , and 110 m for . Find . Thus, the car will reach the truck in . [1/31/2008 11:38:59 AM]...
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