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Mass and weight – problems and solutions

Solved problems in Newton’s laws of motion – Mass, and weight 1. The weight of a 1 kg mass at the surface of the Earth is… g = 9.8 m/s2 Known : Mass (m) = 1 kg The acceleration...

Up and down motion in free fall – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Up and down motion in free fall 1. A person throws a ball upward into the air with an initial velocity of 20 m/s. Calculate how high it goes. Ignore air resistance. Acceleration...

Down motion in free fall – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Down motion in free fall 1. A ball is thrown vertically downward with initial speed 10 m/s and reach the ground in 2 seconds. Find final speed just before the ball hits the...

Freely falling objects – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Freely falling objects 1. An object dropped from the top of a cliff. It is seen to hit the ground below after 3 seconds. Determine its velocity just before hitting the ground. Acceleration...

Motion with constant acceleration – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Constant acceleration 1. A car accelerates from rest to 20 m/s in 10 seconds. Determine the car’s acceleration! Solution Known : Initial velocity (vo) = 0 (rest) Time interval (t) = 10 seconds...

Motion with constant velocity – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Constant velocity 1. A car travels at a constant 10 m/s. Determine distance after 10 seconds and 60 seconds. Solution Constant speed 10 meters/second means car travels 10 meters every 1 second. After...

Average speed and average velocity – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Average speed and average velocity 1. A car travels along a straight road to the east for 100 meters in 4 seconds, then go the west for 50 meters in 1 second. Determine average...

Distance and displacement – problems and solutions

Solved Problems in Linear Motion – Distance and displacement  1. A car travels along a straight road 100 m east then 50 m west. Find distance and displacement of the car. Solution Distance is 100 meters + 50 meters...

Determine resultant of two vectors using components of vector

Solved problems in vectors – determine resultant of two vectors using components of the vector 1. F1 = 6 N, F2 = 10 N. Determine resultant vector. Solution F1x = F1 cos 60o = (6)(0.5) = 3 N (positive...

Determine resultant of two vectors using cosines equation

Solved problems in vectors – determine resultant of two vectors using cosines equation 1. F1 = 10 N and F2 = 20 N. Determine resultant vector. 2. A1 = 15 and A2 = 9. The angle between the two...