Acceleration - math word problems

Number of problems found: 42

  • Bisectors
    right_triangle As shown, in △ ABC, ∠C = 90°, AD bisects ∠BAC, DE⊥AB to E, BE = 2, BC = 6. Find the perimeter of triangle △ BDE.
  • Brakes
    pneu The braking efficiency of a passenger car is required to stop at 12.5 m at an initial speed of 40 km/h. What is the acceleration braking by brakes?
  • Angled cyclist turn
    cyclistTurn The cyclist passes through a curve with a radius of 20 m at 25 km/h. How much angle does it have to bend from the vertical inward to the turn?
  • Brakes of a car
    motion2_6 For the brakes of a passenger car to be effective, it is prescribed that a car moving on a horizontal road at a speed of 40 km. A car must stop on the track 15.4 m. What is the deceleration of the car?
  • Hydrostatic force
    water3_5 What hydrostatic force is applied to an area of 30 cm2 in water at a depth of 20 m? (Water density is 1000 kg/m3)
  • Accelerated motion - mechanics
    dodavka The delivery truck with a total weight of 3.6 t accelerates from 76km/h to 130km/h in the 0.286 km long way. How much was the force needed to achieve this acceleration?
  • Chained winch
    vedro When digging a well, a chained winch is used to balance the material. An empty shackle weighs 8 kg, a full 64 kg. What force must the worker exert on the crank handle when pulling the shackle with a uniform movement from a depth of 5 m, if the shaft diame
  • Car overtaking
    crash_2 A passenger car travels at a speed of 30 m/s, and before it travels freight truck that drives at a constant speed of 10 m/s. Within 30 meters of the truck, the driver of the car finds out that the truck can not overtake. That's why it starts braking with
  • Overload
    aircraft-02_10 What overload in g (g-force) has passed the pilot if he accelerated from 0 to 600 km/h in 3 seconds?
  • Gravitation
    vodorovny_vrh From the top of the 80m high tower, the body is thrown horizontally with an initial speed of 15 m/s. At what time and at what distance from the foot of the tower does the body hit the horizontal surface of the Earth? (use g = 10 ms-2)
  • Rocket start
    freefall1 The body launched vertically up returns to the start site in 6 seconds. What height did it have?
  • Free fall
    volny pad How long does the stone fall freely into a depth of 80m? What speed will it hit the bottom of the abyss?
  • Acceleration 2
    car_14 if a car traveling at a velocity of 80 m/s/south accelerated to a velocity of 100 m/s east in 5 seconds, what is the cars acceleration? using Pythagorean theorem
  • Skid friction
    trenie Find the smallest coefficient of skid friction between the car tires and the road so that the car can drive at a 200 m radius at 108 km/h and does not skid.
  • Free fall
    volny_pad_2_ap The free fall body has gone 10m in the last 0.5s. Find the body speed at the moment of impact.
  • The position
    motion2_3 The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t3-2t2-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero.
  • Orlík hydroelectric plant
    1280px-Orlík_1 The Orlík hydroelectric power plant, built in 1954-1961, consists of four Kaplan turbines. For each of them, the water with a flow rate of Q = 150 m3/s is supplied with a flow rate of h = 70.5 m at full power. a) What is the total installed power of the p
  • Car crash
    car1_7 On the road, with a maximum permitted speed of 60 km/h, there was a car crash. From the length of the vehicle's braking distance, which was 40 m, the police investigated whether the driver did not exceed that speed. What is the conclusion of the police, a
  • Car
    motor_cylinders_kW At what horizontal distance reaches the car weight m = 753 kg speed v = 74 km/h when the car engine develops a tensile force F = 3061 N. (Neglect resistance of the environment.)
  • Shot
    wood_projectile Shot with a mass 43 g flying at 256 m/s penetrates into the wood to a depth 25 cm. What is the average force of resistance of wood?

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