# Velocity - high school - math 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.

- A particle

A particle moves in a straight line so that its velocity (m/s) at time t seconds is given by v(t) = 3t^{2}-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. After a 4 km walk, however, 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. - Skid friction

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. - The bridge

A vehicle weighing 5,800 kg passes 41 km/h on an arched bridge with a radius of curvature of 62 m. What force is pushing the car onto the bridge as it passes through the center? What is the maximum speed it can cross over the center of the bridge so that - 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? - Rotaty motion

What is the minimum speed and frequency that we need to rotate with water can in a vertical plane along a circle with a radius of 70 cm to prevent water from spilling? - Six speeds

A drilling machine is to have 6 speed ranging from 50 to 750 revolution per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values. - 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? - 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? - Gravitation

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) - A large

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. - Two cyclists 2

At the same time, two cyclists left the towns A and B at constant speeds. The first one going from town A to town B, and the second one from town B to town A. At one point of the trip they met. After they met, the first cyclist arrived at town B in 36min, - Journey 5

A man has to do a journey of 84km in 3 hours. He travels the first 30km at 20km/hr. At what rate must he travel the remaining distance to complete his journey on time? - Two cities

The car goes from city A to city B at an average speed of 70 km/h, back at an average speed of 50 km/h. If it goes to B and back at an average speed of 60 km/h, the whole ride would take 8 minutes less. What is the distance between cities A and B? - Two trains

Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it ta - Water current speed.

Two cities along the river are 100 km apart. The powerboat downstream runs for 4 hours, upstream for 10 hours. Determines the river's current speed.

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