Velocity - high school - math problems
Number of problems found: 145
- Up and down motion
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?
- Journey to spa
Mr. Dvorak took his wife to the spa, and the journey took 3.5 hours. On the way back, he drove 12 km/h faster and was home in 3 hours. At what speed did he go to the spa, and at what speed did he return?
- Hiking trip
Rosie went on a hiking trip. The first day she walked 18kilometers. Each day since she walked 90 percent of what she walked the day before. What is the total distance Rosie has traveled by the end of the 10th day? Round your final answer to the nearest ki
- 2 cyclists and car
One cyclist rides at a constant speed over a bridge. It is 100 meters long. When he is 40 meters behind him, he meets an oncoming cyclist who is riding at the same speed. The car travels along the bridge in the same direction as the first cyclist at a spe
Before Christmas, Eva bought two cylindrical candles - red and green. Red was 1 cm longer than green. She lit a red candle on Christmas Day at 5:30 p. M. , lit a green candle at 7:00 p. M. , and left them both on fire until they burned. At 9:30 p. M. , bo
- A particle
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?
- The tourist
The tourist wanted to walk the route 16 km at a specific time. He, therefore, came out at the necessary constant speed. However, after a 4 km walk, he fell unplanned into the lake, where he almost drowned. It took him 20 minutes to get to the shore and re
- Self-oscillation period
The water in the vessel carried by the boy has a self-oscillation period of 0.8 s. What is the size of the boy's movement speed when the length of the boy's step is 60 cm? Give the result in m/s.
- Water current
John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle.
- Angled cyclist turn
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?
- A hammer
A hammer weighing 500 g hits the nail at a speed of 3 m/s. What is the average force acting on the nail, which penetrates the board to a depth of 5 cm?
Describe how the cyclist's acceleration changes on individual sections (sections AB plane, BC turn, CD plane, DA turn), which describes the trajectory in the shape of an eight at a constant speed. The speed on the cyclist's tachometer is constant
- Two friends
Two friends on a bicycle rode against each other from two places 49 km apart. The first set off at 8.00 at a speed of 20km/h, the second 12 minutes later at a speed of 25km/h. What time do they meet? How many km will each of them travel since then?
- Accelerated motion - mechanics
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?
- Six speeds
A drilling machine is to have 6 speeds ranging from 50 to 750 revolutions per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values.
- Friction coefficient
What is the weight of a car when it moves on a horizontal road at a speed of v = 50 km/h at engine power P = 7 kW? The friction coefficient is 0.07
- Uphill and downhill
The cyclist moves uphill at a constant speed of v1 = 10 km/h. When he reaches the top of the hill, he turns and passes the same track downhill at a speed of v2 = 40 km/h. What is the average speed of a cyclist?
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)
- Two gears
A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ]
- Car and motorcyclist
A car and a motorcyclist rode against each other from a distance of 190 km. The car drove 10km/h higher than the motorcyclist and started half an hour later. It met a motorcyclist in an hour and thirty minutes. Determine their speeds.
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