A large passenger aircraft accelerates down the runway for a distance of 2900m before leaving the ground. It then climbs at a steady 8.0 angle. Part A After the plane has traveled 2900 along this new trajectory, how high is it? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units. Part B […]

## Problem 1.50

The end of Hubbard Glacier in Alaska advances by an average of 105 feet per year. Part A What is the speed of advance of the glacier in m/s? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

## Problem 1.38

Problem 1.38 is motion problem similar to those you will learn to solve in Chapter 2. For now, simply interpret the problem by drawing a motion diagram showing the object’s position and its velocity vectors. Do not solve this problem or do any mathematics. Part A The giant eland, an African antelope, is an exceptional […]

## Problem 1.34

Problem 1.34 is a motion problem similar to those you will learn to solve in Chapter 2. For now, simply interpret the problem by choosing the correct motion diagram showing the object’s position and its velocity vectors. Do not solve this problem or do any mathematics. Part A In a typical greyhound race, a dog […]

## Problem 1.33

A kicker punts a football from the very center of the field to the sideline 45 yards downfield. Part A What is the magnitude of the net displacement of the ball? (A football field is 52 yards wide.) Note that the unit expression for yards is yd. Express your answer to two significant figures and […]

## Problem 1.12

A dog trots from -11m to 2.0m in 12s. Part A What is its velocity? Express your answer using two significant figures.

## Problem 1.6

A car travels along a straight east-west road. A coordinate system is established on the road, with increasing to the east. The car ends up 14mi west of the intersection with Mulberry Road. Part A If its displacement was -21mi, how far from Mulberry Road did it start? Express your answer using two significant figures. […]

## Multiple Choice Question 1.23

A bird flies 2.8 km due west and then 2.1 km due north. Another bird flies 2.1 km due west and 2.8 km due north. Part A What is the angle between the net displacement vectors for the two birds?

## Multiple Choice Question 1.22

A bird flies 3.0 km due west and then 1.2 km due north. Part A What is the magnitude of the bird’s displacement?

## Measurements in SI Units

Familiarity with SI units will aid your study of physics and all other sciences. Part A What is the approximate height of the average adult in centimeters? Part B Approximately what is the mass of the average adult in kilograms?