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Unformatted text preview: Name: ' 55; “110335;; ' StudentID#_ , IDCODEA Section #  TA Name Fill in your name, student ID # (not your social security #), and section # (under ABC of special codes) on the
Scantron sheet. Be sure to fill in the letter for the ID code on the upper right of this page for the ﬁrst question.
This determines which version of the test you took, and it is very important to get this correct. Make sure your exam has questions 221 and 6 total pages. Physics 103 Midterm Exam 1 I ' February 22, 2007 Multiple Choice, Closed Book v .. p
Circle the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question and also mark this answer on your Scantron sheet. You must do both. Please be very careful with the ﬁrstquestion: 1. ENTER THE ID CODE ABOVE IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER
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E. ID Code B Name: Student ID# 2. In mechanics, physicists use three basic quantities to derive additional quantities. Mass is one of the
three quantities. What are the other two? ' ~ a. length and force
b. power and force @length and time d. force and time
6. length and velocity 3. Suppose an equation relating position, x, to time, t, is given by x = b P + c t4, where b and c are constants. The dimensions of b and c are respectively: a. T3, T4.
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distance traveled by light in one year; if the speed of light is 3 x 108 m/s, about how far is it from our galaxy to Andromeda? (1 year = 3.15 x 107 s) a. l x1016m
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e. none of the above Name: Student ID# 6. A cheetah can run at approximately 100 krn/hr and a gazelle at 80.0 km/hr. If both animals are
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s the acceleration of the ball is zero. We know that at t = 5 s, a. the slope of the curve is nonzero.
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require if the aircraft is to be airborne after a take—off run of 240 m? w ‘53.: m 444%,?" t. a! ’ .
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falling for 6.0 s. What was the height from which the ball was dropped? (g = 9.8 m/s2 and assume air resistance is negligible) 36371 C9
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sume all blocks are of equal size. What is the magnitude of the taxi’s displacement, start to ﬁnish? a. 10 blocks 2 ‘ b. 12 blocks £3 ’ .
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m/s at an initial angle of 300° with respect to the horizontal. What is the maximum vertical displace ment that the ball reaches during its trajectory? 1 2:.
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the ﬂy at an equal shoulder level) by the catcher. At what point is the ball’s speed at a minimum? (air
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cliff at 50.0 m/s horizontal velocity. If the canyon is 100 m deep, how far horizontally from his starting point at the edge of the cliff does the cOyote land?
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5.6 5. What is the height of the cliff? (g _= 9.8 m/s2 and air resistance is negligible) ' ' a.58m Ali? 4“ (Lgxésf '4’ b. 154m 7 i ‘ I Azg
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velocity of 10 m/s due north relative to the water. If no correction is made for the current, how far downstream does the boat move by the time it reaches the far shore? at :2 was a.6m
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@ the net force acting on the object is zero. z: it} v...‘ a “a: b. there are no horizontal forces action on the object. ' 0. there are no forces acting on the object. 1:; W ﬂ (1. the object is accelerating. W M e. the object is losing mass. ' “g ' M5» MW 3:“: Wait M O 17. A cart of weight 20 N is accelerated across a level surface at 0.15 m/sz. What net force acts on the
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with the ball. What average force does she apply to the ball during the kick? ‘ f A’U’ 5%
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tween the two is 0.200. A string attached to the block is pulled horizontally, resulting in a'2.00—m/s2
acceleration by the block. Find the tension in the string. (g = 9.80 m/s2) a. 0.200N Twink! We. .
b. 9.80N ‘ ﬂ A
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hill he releases the sled. With what acceleration doe it sled go down the hill? a. 1.20m/s2 F 3"“ W 5109 4" g $ $1.1: F»W 5E.er
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