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Q: Spectators watch a bicycle stunt rider travel off the end of a

Spectators watch a bicycle stunt rider travel off the end of a 60.0° ramp, rise to the top of his trajectory and, at that instant, suddenly push his bike away from him so that he falls vertically stra...

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Q: A hiker inspects a tree frog sitting on a small stick in

A hiker inspects a tree frog sitting on a small stick in his hand. Suddenly startled, the hiker drops the stick from rest at a height of 1.85 m above the ground and, at the same instant, the frog leap...

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Q: The Xanthar mothership locks onto an enemy cruiser with its tractor beam

The Xanthar mothership locks onto an enemy cruiser with its tractor beam (Fig. P8.14); each ship is at rest in deep space with no propulsion following a devastating battle. The mothership is at x = 0...

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Q: A block of mass m = 1.50 kg is at

A block of mass m = 1.50 kg is at rest on a ramp of mass M = 4.50 kg which, in turn, is at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface (Fig. P8.13a). The block and the ramp are aligned so that each has...

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Q: Find the x- and y -coordinates of the center of

Find the x- and y -coordinates of the center of gravity for the boomerang in Figure P8.12a, modeling the boomerang as in Figure P8.12b, where each uniform leg of the model has a length of 0.300 m and...

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Q: Find the x- and y-coordinates of the center of

Find the x- and y-coordinates of the center of gravity of a 4.00-ft by 8.00-ft uniform sheet of plywood with the upper right quadrant removed as shown in Figure P8.11. Hint: The mass of any segment of...

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Q: A horizontal disk with moment of inertia I1 rotates with angular speed

A horizontal disk with moment of inertia I1 rotates with angular speed v1 about a vertical frictionless axle. A second horizontal disk having moment of inertia I2 drops onto the first, initially not r...

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Q: Three solid, uniform boxes are aligned as in Figure P8.

Three solid, uniform boxes are aligned as in Figure P8.10. Find the x- and y-coordinates of the center of mass of the three boxes, measured from the bottom left corner of box A. Figure P8.10:

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Q: Two bowling balls are at rest on top of a uniform wooden

Two bowling balls are at rest on top of a uniform wooden plank with their centers of mass located as in Figure P8.9. The plank has a mass of 5.00 kg and is 1.00 m long. Find the horizontal distance fr...

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Q: Consider the following mass distribution, where x- and y-

Consider the following mass distribution, where x- and y-coordinates are given in meters: 5.0 kg at (0.0, 0.0) m, 3.0 kg at (0.0, 4.0) m, and 4.0 kg at (3.0, 0.0) m. Where should a fourth object of 8....

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