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1) One coffee filter is wadded up into a small ball and another coffee filter is kept in its original shape. Each is released from rest so that it falls to the ground.

2) You drop a basketball. It falls, hits the floor, and bounces back up again.

3) A ball attached to string that is swinging slowly in a horizontal circle. (ignore measurements on diagram). circle.gif

4)  In order to raise money for a scholarship fund, you have managed to convince your physics professor, to bungee jump from a crane. To add some interest, the jump will be made from 44 m above a 2.5m deep pool of Slime.

5) The UCD Skydiving Club has asked you to plan a stunt for an air show. In this stunt, two skydivers will step out of opposite sides of a basket held up by a stationary hot air balloon 5,000 feet above the ground. They step out at different times and they both deploy their parachutes before landing softly.

6) A skier skis down a mountain slope.

7)  Two masses are connected by a string that is hung over a massless pulley. As mass Mb falls it pulls mass Ma to the right along the top of the table.


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