Vector Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.7

(a) Repeat the problem two problems prior, but for the second leg you walk 20.0 m in a direction 40.0º north of east (which is equivalent to subtracting B from A —that is, to finding R′ =A−B ). (b) Repeat the problem two problems prior, but now you first walk 20.0 m in a direction 40.0º south of west and then 12.0 m in a direction 20.0º east of south (which is equivalent to subtracting A from B —that is, to finding R′′ = B - A = - R′ ). Show that this is the case.

Vector Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.6

Repeat the problem above, but reverse the order of the two legs of the walk; show that you get the same final result. That is, you first walk leg B , which is 20.0 m in a direction exactly 40º south of west, and then leg A , which is 12.0 m in a direction exactly 20º west of north. (This problem shows that A+B=B+A.)

Vector Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.5

Suppose you first walk 12.0 m in a direction 20º west of north and then 20.0 m in a direction 40.0º south of west. How far are you from your starting point, and what is the compass direction of a line connecting your starting point to your final position? (If you represent the two legs of the walk as vector displacements A and B , as in Figure 3.56, then this problem finds their sum R=A+B.)

Vector Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.4

Suppose you walk 18.0 m straight west and then 25.0 m straight north. How far are you from your starting point, and what is the compass direction of a line connecting your starting point to your final position? (If you represent the two legs of the walk as vector displacements A and B, as in Figure 3.55, then this problem asks you to find their sum R = A + B .)

Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.3

Find the north and east components of the displacement for the hikers shown in Figure 3.52.

Distance vs Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.2

Find the following for path B in Figure 3.54: (a) the total distance traveled, and (b) the magnitude and direction of the displacement from start to finish.

Distance vs Displacement| Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Method| Two-Dimensional Kinematics| College Physics Problem 3.1

Find the following for path A in Figure 3.54: (a) the total distance traveled, and (b) the magnitude and direction of the displacement from start to finish.

Skateboarder on a ramp| Physics

A skateboarder starts up a 1.0-m-high, 30° ramp at a speed of 6.9 m/s. The skateboard wheels roll without friction. At the top, she leaves the ramp and sails through the air. A) How far from the end of the ramp does the skateboarder touch down?

Angular Acceleration| Circular Motion| Physics

Your car tire is rotating at 4.0 rev/s when suddenly you press down hard on the accelerator. After traveling 300 m, the tire's rotation has increased to 6.5 rev/s . The radius of the tire is 32 cm. What was the tire's angular acceleration? Give your answer in rad/s²?

Revolutions from angular velocity vs time graph| Circular Motion| Physics

The figure shows the angular-velocity-versus-time graph for a particle moving in a circle. A) How many revolutions does the object make during the first 4.0 s?