# P4_ Fma - PHY 101 Free Fall Force Mass Newtons laws of...

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PHY 101 Free Fall, Newton’s laws of motion

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Free Fall Δx = area Δv = g t = ½ g t2
Free Fall All objects, under the influence of only gravity fall. (We are neglecting air resistance) They all fall with a constant acceleration (down) of g = 9.8 m/s (on earth)

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Tennis balls are tested by measuring their bounce when dropped from a height of approximately 2.5 m. What is the final speed of a ball dropped from this height? Example Problem v i =0 v = a Δ t Δ x= ½ a ( Δ t) 2 v 2 = 2 a Δ x A. v = 1 m/sec B. v = 3 m/sec C. v = 7 m/sec D. v = 14 m/sec
Throwing stones (up) What happens if you toss a stone straight up? v(3) v(1) v(0) . v(4) =0. It reaches its highest point when it stops going up, i.e. when v = 0 a is always downward it is g

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Throwing stones (up) What happens when it starts coming down again? v(3) v(1) v(0) . v(4) =0. It reaches its highest point when it stops going up and then begins to fall with a=-g. It re-traces its path and velocity but down a is always downward it is g
An arrow is launched vertically upward. It

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## This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PHYSICS 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Syracuse.

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P4_ Fma - PHY 101 Free Fall Force Mass Newtons laws of...

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