Question

# The Kingda Ka roller coaster in New Jersey is the world's tallest...

The Kingda Ka roller coaster in New Jersey is the world's tallest ride of its kind. As the passenger cars are launched from rest at the start, they are accelerated uniformly to a speed of 57 m/s (128 mph) in just 3.5 s. (Assume the cars are launched in the positive horizontal direction. Indicate the direction with the sign of your answer where appropriate.)

(a) What is the acceleration experienced by passengers on this ride in m/s2

m/s2

What is the acceleration experienced by passengers on this ride in g's?

g

(b) If a certain passenger has a mass of 74 kg, what is the force in newtons that acts on him during the launch phase of this ride?

N

What is the force in pounds that acts on him during the launch phase of this ride?

lb

Solved by verified expert

ac, dictum vitae odio. Donec aliquet. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,opulvinaro

facilisis. Pellentesque dapibus efficitur laoreet. Nam risusiitur laoreet

ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam lacinia pulvinar tortor nec facilisis. Pellentesque dapibus efficitur laoreet. Nam risu

gue