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Problems from the Whole Course
Sean T Scully  GSCI121_3_4_SP10
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Problems from the Whole Course
Suppose that a radio signal travels through space at a speed of
3 × 108 m/s. How far does the signal travel after 29 minutes?
Suppose that a radio signal travels through space at a speed of
3 × 108 m/s. How far does the signal travel after 29 minutes?
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PRACTICE PROBLEMS Consider the velocity vs. time plot below: Click on the portion of the plot that shows constant velocity
Consider the velocity vs. time plot below: Click on the portion of the plot that shows constant velocity GENERAL SCIENCE 121 SUMMER Answer
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m/s if the acceleration is 5 m/s2? ANSWER: 3 seconds
12. What is the resulting force (in N) when an object of mass 9 kg experiences a constant
acceleration of 83 (in m/s2) ? ANSWER: 747 N
13. What is the weight of a 92 kg person (in N)? ANSWER: 901.6 N
14. Hanging a mass of 3 kg on a certain spring causes its length to increase 0.4 m. What is the spring
constant (in N/m) of the spring? ANSWER: 73.5 N/m
15. Astronauts can jump so high on the Moon because:
A) they weigh less
B) there is no air resistance
C) FOX tells me that was fake
D) they have less mass
16. A car rounds a corner maintaining a constant speed. Which of the following is true?
A) there is a normal force due to the curve
B) there is no force because the speed is constant
C) there are lots of forces acting on the car that make it appear to move a constant speed
D) there is a force because the velocity changes since the direction changes
17. Two equal forces act on two different objects. The ﬁrst force acts on an object that has 10 times
the mass of the other. We can then say that its resultant acceleration is
A) 1/10 times that of the less massive object
B) exactly the same as the less massive object
C) there is not enough information to draw conclusions about the objects’ accelerations
D) 10 times that of the less massive object
18. Using a block and tackle, I lift a 20 kg crate until it is suspended 8 m above the ﬂoor. How much
potential energy will it contain? ANSWER: 1568 J
19. I toss a 0.05 kg ball straight up into the air. When I release it, it has a speed of 9.2 m/s. What
height above the release point in meters will the ball achieve? ANSWER: 4.3 m
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20. A Sean T Scully  GSCI121_3_4_SP10at 44 m/s. What is its kinetic energy in Joules? ANSWER: 1.36 x
1400 kg car is traveling
Homework #3
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Consider the situation illustrated below. If the block of
A pendulum on the Earth’s m = 5 kg of length 0.2
21. Consider the situation illustrated below. If the block of mass surface has a bobslides down the incline
mass m = 5 kg slides down
incline
from a height his= 10 m,the the bottom (in height at the What is the (in m/s)?
what is from speed
its a m/s)? m. bottom natural frequency in Hz of this system?
h = 10 m, what
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Sig 0  15 Most grandfather clocks have a pendulum that ticks each second. The clock ticks with each swing meaning that each tick
is 1/2 of its total period. What length of pendulum is required
to produce this periodic motion?
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Sig 0  15 Practice Problems 23. A massspring system has a frequency of 0.8 Hz. What is the period of the system in seconds?
ANSWER: 1.25 s
24. A massspring system consists of a spring of spring constant k = 90 N/m and a mass attached to
the spring of mass m = 1.9 kg. What is the natural frequency in Hz of this system? ANSWER:
1.1 Hz. Summer 3 Practice Problems ...
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