5 Answered Questions for the topic High School Science
Calculating acceleration of a braking car.
A 1.5 tonne car travelling at 100km/h suddenly brakes. The brakes provide an overall force of 50 times the normal reaction. Calculate the acceleration of the car.
Finding velocity after a collision
On a very wet and slippery rugby field a 120 kg halfback tackles a 90 kg second rower. Prior to the collision the halfback is slipping with a velocity of 5.6m/s south and the second rower is... more
A car of 1 tonne travels at a speed of 100km/h collides with a 3 tonne van travelling 20km/h in the same direction. After the collision the car rebounds at 20km/h. Calculate the impulse on the van.
Calculating momentum, velocity, impulse and force.
A car (m=900kg) travelling at 70km/h hits a pedestrian (m=60kg) who is travelling at 1m/s in the same direction. After the collision the car has a velocity of 30km/h in the same direction it was... more