Tag Archive: initial speed

Sep 13 2011

The problem of a rock thrown vertically up

A rock is thrown vertically upward from the ground with an initial speed 15m/s. a. how high does it go b. how much time is required for the rock to reach its maximum height? c. what is the rock’s height at t=2.00s? (Posted by Merhawi) Answer: (a) u=15m/s a=-10m/s2 v=0 m/s (at the max height) …

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Oct 30 2010

A numerical from Projectile motion, friction and more

Hale asked: One side of the roof of a building slopes up at 33.5°. A roofer kicks a round, flat rock that has been thrown onto the roof by a neighborhood child. The rock slides straight up the incline with an initial speed of 15.0 m/s. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rock and …

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