Practice Problems
Net F = ma
Directions:
On this worksheet, positive horizontal directions are towards the right and positive vertical directions are upwards.
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Question 1
What is the net force acting on a 2-kg mass if it is accelerating at a rate of 3 m/sec
^{2}
?
5 x 10
^{0}
nts
0 nts
6 x 10
^{0}
nts
1.5 x 10
^{0}
nts
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Question 2
What is the magnitude of the frictional force present if a 2-kg mass being pulled by a horizontal force of 11 newtons towards the right experiences an acceleration of 4.5 m/sec
^{2}
?
9 x 10
^{0}
nts
2 x 10
^{0}
nts
4.44 x 10
^{-1}
nts
1.22 x 10
^{0}
nts
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Question 3
A 2-kg mass experiences two vertical forces: 31.2 newtons pulling upward and 19.6 newtons pulling downward. What acceleration does the 2-kg mass undergo?
5.8 m/sec
^{2}
13.6 m/sec
^{2}
11.6 m/sec
^{2}
25.4 m/sec
^{2}
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Question 4
A 2-kg mass is being pulled towards the right with a rope that has a tension of 77 newtons at an angle of 32 degrees to the x-axis. If the surface is frictionless, what acceleration will the mass develop?
32.6 m/sec
^{2}
38.5 m/sec
^{2}
20.4 m/sec
^{2}
12.2 m/sec
^{2}
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Question 5
A 22-gram bullet travelling at 80 m/sec is fired into a tree. If the bullet is brought to a stop in a distance of 32 centimeters, what average resistive force did the tree exert upon it?
-2.2 x 10
^{2}
nts
-1.76 x 10
^{0}
nts
-5.5 x 10
^{0}
nts
-2.2 x 10
^{3}
nts
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