   Chapter 4, Problem 15CQ

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

As a block slides down a frictionless incline, which of the following statements is true? (a) Both its speed and acceleration increase. (b) Its speed and acceleration remain constant. (c) Its speed increases and its acceleration remains constant. (d) Both its speed and acceleration decrease. (e) Its speed increases and its acceleration decreases.

(a)

To determine

To say True or False: Both its speed and acceleration increases.

Explanation
The speed of the block sliding down the plane increases. The acceleration is not increas...

(b)

To determine

To say True or False: It’s speed and acceleration remains constant.

(c)

To determine

To say True or False: It’s speed increases and acceleration remains constant.

(d)

To determine

To say True or False: Both its speed and acceleration decreases.

(e)

To determine

To say True or False: its speed increases and its acceleration decreases.

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