Quiz1 - PHY 2048 Quiz 1 1. A car with a dripping gas tank...

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PHY 2048 Quiz 1 1. A car with a dripping gas tank travels along a road in a straight line. A drop falls from the gas tank every five seconds and over a section of road the spots from the gasoline can be used to determine the average speed of the car. From the spots in the figure below, the average speed of the car is determined to be a) 20 m/s, b) 24 m/s, c) 30 m/s, or d) 120 m/s? 2. A dragster starts from rest and takes off down a race track. At the precise moment that the dragster starts to move, its initial velocity is zero. At this precise moment, the instantaneous acceleration of the dragster is a) in the same direction as the subsequent motion of the dragster, b) in the opposite direction to the subsequent motion of the dragster, or c) zero? 3. When a car skids after applying its brakes, the acceleration of the car is in the opposite direction to the velocity of the car. If the acceleration of the car would remain constant in this direction, the car would a) eventually stop and remain stopped, (b) eventually stop
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2010 for the course PHY 2048 taught by Professor Bose during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Quiz1 - PHY 2048 Quiz 1 1. A car with a dripping gas tank...

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