Velocity - math word problems

The velocity of an object is the time rate of change of its position. Velocity is a specification of an object's speed and direction of motion (e.g. 20 m/s to the south).

In everyday use and in kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position) - scalar.

Number of problems found: 358

  • Minute
    compass Two boys started from one place. First went north at velocity 3 m/s and the second to the east with velocity 4 m/s. How far apart they are after minute?
  • Velocity ratio
    rov_kontinuity Determine the ratio at which the fluid velocity in different parts of the pipeline (one part has a diameter of 5 cm and the other has a diameter of 3 cm), when you know that at every point of the liquid is the product of the area of tube [S] and the fluid
  • 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
  • Pumps
    water_pump Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
  • Water flow
    pipe2 How much water flow in pipe with a diameter of 16 cm in 1 hour if the water velocity is 2.5 m/s?
  • 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.
  • Ball
    balicstic The Ball was fired at an angle of 35° at an initial velocity of 292 m/s. Determine the length of the litter. (g = 9.81 m/s2).
  • Circular motion
    mass_point_circle 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.
  • Positional energy
    energy What velocity in km/h must a body weighing 60 kg have for its kinetic energy to be the same as its positional energy at the height 50 m?
  • A particle
    integral_speed A particle moves in a straight line so that its velocity (m/s) at time t seconds is given by v(t) = 3t2-4t-4, t>0. Initially the particle is 8 meters to the right of a fixed origin. After how many seconds is the particle at the origin?
  • Paratrooper
    padak After the parachute is opened, the paratrooper drops to the ground at a constant speed of 2 m/s, with the sidewinding at a steady speed of 1.5 m/s. Find: a) the magnitude of its resulting velocity with respect to the ground, b) the distance of his land fr
  • Constant Angular Acceleration
    angle_velocity The particle began to move from rest along a circle with a constant angular acceleration. After five cycles (n = 5), its angular velocity reached the value ω = 12 rad/s. Calculate the magnitude of the angular acceleration ε of this motion and the time int
  • 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
  • Two people
    crossing Two straight lines cross at right angles. Two people start simultaneously at the point of intersection. John walking at the rate of 4 kph in one road, Jenelyn walking at the rate of 8 kph on the other road. How long will it take for them to be 20√5 km apa
  • Aircraft nose down
    stall_747 How long will fall airliner from a height of 10000 m at speed 1,000 km/h?
  • Wavelength
    wave_length Calculate the wavelength of the tone frequency 11 kHz if the sound travels at speeds of 343 m/s.
  • Speed of clock
    clocks2 In how many minutes will the hour hand pass a straight angle and a right angle?
  • Knight
    jazdec Knight passed 13 km long track in 26 minutes, what was his average speed?
  • Doug biked
    cyclist Doug biked 5 1/4 miles in 3/4 of an hour. What is his average speed?
  • Cyclist 12
    cyclist What is the average speed of a cycle traveling at 20 km in 60 minutes in km/h?

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