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Physics 4A
FIRST EXAM
Chapters 1  4
Fall 1992
1
Name:_________________________________________
Solve the following problems in the space provided.
Use the back of the page if needed.
Each
problem is worth 20 points.
You
must
show your work in a logical fashion starting with the
correctly applied physical principles which are on the last page.
Your score will be maximized if
your work is easy to follow because partial credit will be awarded.
1. An airplane flies from Timbucktu to
Helenback by traveling due north for 1200km.
The plane then flies on to Farnaway in a
direction of 30˚ north of east for 1000km.
Find
the total displacement (magnitude and direction)
between Timbucktu and Farnaway.
2. A water rocket accelerates uniformly from rest to 40.0m/s.
During this acceleration the rocket
travels 2.0m.
Find the acceleration and time needed for this acceleration.
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3. Answer the questions below by
refering to the graph of velocity
vs. time shown at the right.
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