Physics 4A
FIRST EXAM Chapters 1  4
Spring 2004
1
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problem is worth 20 points.
You must show your work in a logical fashion starting with the
correctly applied physical principles shown on the last page.
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1.
The velocity of an object as a function of
time is shown in the graph at the right.
Answer the following questions about the
object’s motion.
Be sure to explain your
reasoning for full credit.
(a)When is the velocity a maximum?
(b)What is the maximum velocity?
(c)When is the velocity zero?
(d)When is the acceleration zero?
(e) When is the acceleration a maximum?
(f)What is the maximum acceleration?
(g)When is the object the farthest away from its starting point?
(h)How can you tell if the object will ever return to its starting point?
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A runner stealing second base is running at 8.00m/s.
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