CBSE PHYSICS class 9th Motion Numerical Problems
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12/16/2014
CBSE
1. An airplane
accelerates down a runway at 3.20 m/s2 for 32.8 s until is finally lifts off the
ground. Determine the distance traveled before takeoff.
2. A car starts from rest and accelerates uniformly over a time of 5.21 seconds
for a distance of 110 m. Determine the acceleration of the car.
3. Upton Chuck is riding the Giant Drop at Great America. If Upton free falls
for 2.6 seconds, what will be his final velocity and how far will he fall?
4. A race car accelerates uniformly from 18.5 m/s to 46.1 m/s in 2.47 seconds.
Determine the acceleration of the car and the distance traveled.
5. A feather is dropped on the moon from a height of 1.40 meters. The
acceleration of gravity on the
moon is 1.67 m/s2. Determine the time for the feather to fall to the surface of
the moon.
6. Rocketpowered sleds are used to test the human response to acceleration. If
a rocketpowered sled is
accelerated to a speed of 444 m/s in 1.8 seconds, then what is the acceleration
and what is the distance that the sled travels?
7. A bike accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 7.10 m/s over a distance
of 35.4 m. Determine the acceleration of the bike.
8. An engineer is designing the runway for an airport. Of the planes that will
use the airport, the lowest acceleration rate is likely to be 3 m/s2. The takeoff speed for this plane will
be 65 m/s. Assuming this minimum acceleration, what is the minimum allowed length for the runway?
9. A car traveling at 22.4 m/s skids to a stop in 2.55 s. Determine the skidding
distance of the car (assume uniform acceleration).
10. A kangaroo is capable of jumping to a height of 2.62 m. Determine the
takeoff speed of the kangaroo.
11. If Michael Jordan has a vertical leap of 1.29 m, then what is his takeoff
speed and his hang time (total time to move upwards to the peak and then return to the ground)?
12. A bullet leaves a rifle with a muzzle velocity of 521 m/s. While
accelerating through the barrel of the rifle, the bullet moves a distance of
0.840 m. Determine the acceleration of the bullet (assume a
uniform acceleration).
13. A baseball is popped straight up into the air and has a hangtime of 6.25 s.
Determine the height to which the ball rises before it reaches its peak. (Hint: the time to rise to the
peak is onehalf the total hangtime.)
14. The observation deck of tall skyscraper 370 m above the street. Determine
the time required for a penny to free fall from the deck to the street below.
15. A bullet is moving at a speed of 367 m/s when it embeds into a lump of moist
clay. The bullet penetrates for a distance of 0.0621 m. Determine the acceleration of the bullet
while moving into the clay. (Assume a uniform acceleration.)
16. A stone is dropped into a deep well and is heard to hit the water 3.41 s
after being dropped. Determine the depth of the well.
17. It was once recorded that a Jaguar left skid marks that were 290 m in
length. Assuming that the Jaguar skidded to a stop with a constant acceleration of 3.90 m/s2, determine
the speed of the Jaguar before it began to skid.
18. A plane has a takeoff speed of 88.3 m/s and requires 1365 m to reach that
speed. Determine the acceleration of the plane and the time required to reach this speed.
19. A dragster accelerates to a speed of 112 m/s over a distance of 398 m.
Determine the acceleration (assume uniform) of the dragster.
20. With what speed in miles/hr (1 m/s = 2.23 mi/hr) must an object be thrown to
reach a height of 91.5 m (equivalent to one football field)? Assume negligible air resistance.
Solutions
1. . d = 1720 m
2. a = 8.10 m/ s2
3. V = 25.5 m/s ( indicates direction)
4. a = 11.2 m/s2 , d = 79.8 m
5. t = 1.29 s
6. a = 247 m/s2
7. d = 400 m
8. a = 0.712 m/s2
9. d = 704 m
10. d = 28.6 m
11. vi = 7.17 m/s
12. vi = 5.03 m/s
13. hang time = 1.03 s
14. a = 1.62*105 m /s2
15. vi = 30.6 m/s , d = 47.9 m
16. t = 8.69 s
17. a = 1.08*106 m /s2
18. d = 57.0 m
19. vi = 47.6 m /s
20. a = 2.86 m/s2
21. t = 30. 8 sa = 15.8 m/s2
22. vi = 42.3 m/s , vi = 94.4 mi/hr