Length + acceleration - math problems

Number of problems found: 18

  • Deceleration of car
    cars The car has a speed of 60 km/h and after 100 m journey speed of 40 km/h. What is the deceleration of a car if we assume that its movement is constantly slowed down?
  • Up and down motion
    ballistic We throw the body from a height h = 5 m above the Earth vertically upwards v0 = 10 m/s. How long before we have to let the second body fall freely from the same height to hit the Earth at the same time?
  • The projectile
    ballistic The projectile was fired horizontally from a height of h = 25 meters above the ground at a speed of v0 = 250 m/s. Find the range and flight time of the projectile.
  • Rocket start
    freefall1 The body launched vertically up returns to the start site in 6 seconds. What height did it have?
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Traffic collision
    crash When investigating a traffic accident, it was found that the driver stopped the vehicle immediately after the accident by constant braking on a 150 m track in 15 seconds. Do you approve that the driver exceeded the permitted speed (50 km/h) in the village
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Train 2
    zssk_vlak The train slowed down from 90 km/h to 72 km/h in 5 seconds. How long track travel?
  • Train
    sncf 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.
  • Bomber
    tu-160 The aircraft flies at an altitude of 4100 m above the ground at speed 777 km/h. At what horizontal distance from the point B should be release any body from the aircraft body to fall into point B? (g = 9.81 m/s2)
  • Abyss
    Mountain Stone was pushed into the abyss: 2 seconds after we heard hitting the bottom. How deep is the abyss (neglecting air resistance)? (gravitational acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2 and the speed of sound in air v = 343 m/s)
  • Free fall
    volny_pad Lloyd fall from height 7 m. Calculate the speed he hit the ground when falling with acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2
  • Fall
    rocket The body was thrown vertically upward at speed v0 = 79 m/s. Body height versus time describe equation ?. What is the maximum height body reach?
  • Subway
    metro Subway train went between two stations that gradually accelerated for 26 seconds and reached a speed of 72 km/h. At this rate, went 56 seconds. Then 16 seconds slowed to a stop. What was the distance between the stations?
  • Reconstruction of the corridor
    koridor 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

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