HOMEWORK #6 - 8.01 MIT - Prof. Kowalski
Due 4:00PM Thursday Oct. 16, 2003
Topics: Potential Energy and Mechanical Energy Conservation
Any following problems designated with a bold number indicate problems from Young
and Freedman 11th ed
1. Is acceleration proportional to net force, or does acceleration equal net force?
Acceleration is proportional to net force meaning if you want to double the acceleration of an
object you would have to double the net force.
2. How does friction affect t