# Recent questions tagged displacement

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The hydrogen lines observed in the spectrum of the quasar $$3 \mathrm{C9}$$ are shifted so far into the red that their wavelengths are three times as long as those observ...
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The rate at which a student learns new material is proportional to the difference between a maximum, $$M$$, and the amount she already knows at time $$t$$, $$A(t)$$. This...
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What are frames of reference in displacement?
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The distance, $$d$$, through which a stone falls from rest varies directly as the square of the time, $$t$$, taken. If the stone falls $$45 \mathrm{~cm}$$ in 3 seconds, h...
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Work is equal to which of the following?w) the cross product of force and displacement.x) the product of force times timey) force divided by timez) the dot product of for...
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What is displacement current?
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Solve for $k$ in $\sqrt{8 k}=k$
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If the displacement of a particle is zero, then what can we say about its distance covered?
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What is the angle between instantaneous displacement and acceleration during the retarded motion
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Which of the following can be zero when the particle is in motion for some time?(a) Displacement(b) Distance covered(c) speed(d) none of the above
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Which of the following statement is false for motion with uniform velocity(a) The motion is along a straight line path(b) The motion is always in the same direction(c) Ma...
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The velocity $v$ and displacement $r$ of a body are related as $: v^{2}=k r$ where $k$ is constant. What will be the velocity after 1 second. Given that the displacement ...
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Tian measured her steps and found that it took her 625 steps to walk $500 \mathrm{~m}$. If she walks 10000 steps at this same rate, what distance will she walk?
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(a) For an object released from rest, describe the distance the object falls varies with time.(b) Describe how the object's speed varies with time
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For constant acceleration, describe the relationship among displacement, initial and final velocities, and acceleration when the the time variable is algebraically elimin...
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If Henry travels 10 units north, 5 units south, what is his displacement?
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In the displacement vs position graph, what do we mean by position? Where is time? Is this not just position through time, which is basically displacement, which is the y...
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When an object is dropped or thrown downward, the distance, d, that it falls in time, t, is described by the following equation:s = 5t^2 + (v0)tIn this equation, v0 is th...
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A farmer goes out to get his goose for an end of the semester celebratory dinner. The goose, knowing that his time has come, tries to dart away from the farmer. He quickl...
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What is the difference between distance and displacement?
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The distance $s$, in metres, covered by a train on a straight track in the first two seconds is given by $s=\int_{0}^{2}20(1-e^{-t})dt$. Find $s$
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The displacement of a car is given by the formula: $s=-2t^3+2t^2+16t-1$ where $s$ is in metres and $t$ is in secondsFind the formula for the velocity of the car at any ti...
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Draw a position versus time graph on the graph paper
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A baby leaves a bowl of food on the floor and crawls westwards to fetch a toy placed 5 m away. At the same time a dog walks eastwards towards the baby. It takes the baby ...
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The city bus travels 5 blocks east, 7 blocks south, and then 2 blocks west. Determine the displacement of the bus. (Draw a picture!!!)
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An airplane travels 400 meters north and then 300 meters east. Determine the displacement of the airplane. (Picture may help!)
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The Port Jefferson ferry travels 20 miles north to Connecticut and then 20 miles south to Long Island. What is the displacement of the ferry?
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