# Fundamentals of Physics - examples

- Two airports

Two airports are 2690 km away. From the first airport, the airplane flies at a speed of 600 km/h, from a second airplane at a speed of 780 km/h. When will they meet if they flew at 10:00? How far from the first airport? - Two cities

The car goes from city A to city B at an average speed of 70 km/h, back at an average speed of 50 km/h. If it goes to B and back at an average speed of 60 km/h, the whole ride would take 8 minutes less. What is the distance between cities A and B? - Iron density

Calculate the weight of a 2 m long rail pipe with an internal diameter of 10 cm and a wall thickness of 3 mm. The iron density is p = 7.8 g/cm3. - The cyclist

The cyclist drove from A to B, 60 km away. The first half drove at 30km/h, the second at 20km/h. How long did it take for him? - Two trains

Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it tak - Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower in Paris is 300 meters high, is made of steel. Its weight is 8000 tons. How tall is the tower model made of the same material, if it weigh is 2.4 kg? - Forces

In point O acts three orthogonal forces: F_{1}= 20 N, F_{2}= 7 N and F_{3}= 19 N. Determine the resultant of F and the angles between F and forces F_{1}, F_{2}and F_{3}. - Widescreen monitor

Computer business hit by a wave of widescreen monitors and televisions. Calculate the area of the LCD monitor with a diagonal size 20 inches at ratio 4:3 and then 16:9 aspect ratio. Is buying widescreen monitors with same diagonal more advantageous tha - Reconstruction of the corridor

Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac - Tourists

From the cottage started first group of tourists at 10:00 AM at speed 4 km/h. The second started after them 47 minutes later at speed 6 km/h. How long and how many kilometers from the cottage will catch the first group? - Reservoir + water

Reservoir completely filled with water weighs 12 kg. After pouring off three quarters of the amount of water weights 3 kg. Calculate the weight and volume of the reservoir. - Two forces

Two forces with magnitudes of 25 and 30 pounds act on an object at angles of 10° and 100° respectively. Find the direction and magnitude of the resultant force. Round to two decimal places in all intermediate steps and in your final answer. - Hollow sphere

Steel hollow sphere floats on the water plunged into half its volume. Determine the outer radius of the sphere and wall thickness, if you know that the weight of the sphere is 0.5 kg and density of steel is 7850 kg/m^{3} - Train

The train is running at speeds of 96 km/h. From the beginning of braking to full stop train run for 3.3 minutes. If the train slows the braking equally, calculate the distance of the place from the station where you need to start to brake. - Two runners

Two runners ran simultaneously towards each other from locations distant 34.6 km. The average speed of the first runner was 1/5 higher than the average speed of the second runner. How long should each ran a 34.6 km, if you know that they meet after 67 mi - Icerink

Rectangular rink with dimensions of 68.7 m and 561 dm must be covered with a layer of ice 4.2 cm thick. How many liters of water is necessary for the formation of ice when the volume of ice is 9.7% greater than the volume of water. - Average

What is the average speed of the car, where half of the distance covered passed at speed 66 km/h and the other half at 86 km/h. - BMI index

Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. Index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of diff - Circular motion

Mass point moves moves uniformly in a circle with radius r = 3.4 m angular velocity ω = 3.6 rad/s. Calculate the period, frequency, and the centripetal acceleration of this movement. - Motor physics

Car traveling at 130 km/h on the highway. Pulling power of the motor is 8 kN. Determine engine power in kW.

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