Acceleration - math word problems

  1. 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.
  2. 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?
  3. 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.
  4. 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?
  5. 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)
  6. Rocket start
    freefall1 The body launched vertically up returns to the start site in 6 seconds. What height did it have?
  7. 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
  8. A car
    car_31 A car weighing 1.05 tonnes driving at the maximum allowed speed in the village (50 km/h) hit a solid concrete bulkhead. Calculate height it would have to fall on the concrete surface to make the impact intensity the same as in the first case!
  9. 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.
  10. Driver
    cargo_truck_4 The driver of the car at a speed of 100 km/h faced the obstacle and began to brake with a slowing of 5 m/s². What is the path to stopping the car when the driver has registered the obstacle with a delay of 0.7 s?
  11. Pre účinnosť
    motion2_6 Pre účinnosť bŕzd osobného vozidla je predpísané, že automobil pohybujúci sa po vodorovnej vozovke rýchlosťou 40km. H musí zastaviť na dráhe 15,4 m. Aké veľké je pritom spomalenie automobilu?
  12. 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
  13. 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?
  14. Collision
    motion2_4 The two bodies, whose initial distance is 240 m, move evenly against each other consistently. The first body has an initial velocity of 4 m/s and an acceleration of 3 m/s2, the second body has an initial speed of 6 m/s and an acceleration of 2 m/s2. Fin
  15. 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, as
  16. 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.
  17. 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?
  18. 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?
  19. 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
  20. The tram
    elektricky_1 The tram is moving with acceleration a = 0.3m/s2. How long it will pass the first meter of track? How long does it take 10 meters. What is its speed at the end of the 10 meters track?

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