Physics 100: Homework 3 Solutions
Chapters 6 and 7: due Sep 29
1) When an apple falls from a tree and strikes the ground without bouncing, what happens to its
The momentum of the falling apple is transferred to the Earth. Because of Earths very
Physics 100: Homework 5 Solutions
1) Somewhere between the Earth and the moon, the gravitational force on a space shuttle would
cancel. Is this location closer to the moon or to the Earth? Explain your answer.
The gravitational force on the shuttle due to
Fall 2015 Physics 100: Homework 1 solutions
To be counted for credit, these problems must be turned in by the due date. Solutions will be posted after the due date.
You are also encouraged to look at the exercises and problems in your book
Chapters 2 an
Physics 100: Homework Problems
Chapter 8: due Oct 6
1) A bowling ball, a hula-hoop, and a frisbee, initially at rest, roll down a hill. In which order do they
reach the bottom? Explain the reasoning behind your answer.
The bowling ball reaches first, then