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## Solutions for University Physics (14th Edition)

Problem Q1.1DQ:

How many correct experiments do we need to disprove theory? How many do we need to prove a theory?...

Problem Q1.2DQ:

Suppose you are asked to compute the tangent of 5.00 meters. Is this possible? Why or why not?

Problem Q1.4DQ:

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) maintains several accurate copies of...

Problem Q1.5DQ:

What physical phenomena (other than a pendulum or cesium clock) could you use to define a time...

Problem Q1.6DQ:

Describe how you could measure the thickness of a sheet of paper with an ordinary ruler.

Problem Q1.7DQ:

The quantity = 3.14159... is a number with no dimensions, since it is a ratio of two lengths....

Problem Q1.8DQ:

What are the units of volume? Suppose another student tells you that a cylinder of radius r and...

Problem Q1.9DQ:

Three archers each fire four arrows at a target. Joes four arrows hit at points 10 cm above, 10 cm...

Problem Q1.10DQ:

Is the vector (i+j+k) a unit vector? Is the vector (3.0 2.0) a unit vector? Justify your answers.

Problem Q1.11DQ:

A circular racetrack has a radius of 500 m. What is the displacement of a bicyclist when she travels...

Problem Q1.12DQ:

Can you find two vectors with different lengths that have a vector sum of zero? What length...

Problem Q1.13DQ:

The direction of time is said to proceed from past to future. Does this mean that time is a vector...

Problem Q1.14DQ:

Air traffic controllers give instructions called vectors to tell airline pilots in which direction...

Problem Q1.15DQ:

Can you find a vector quantity that has a magnitude of zero but components that are not zero?...

Problem Q1.16DQ:

(a) Does it make sense to say that a vector is negative? Why? (b) Does it make sense to say that one...

Problem Q1.18DQ:

If A and B are nonzero vectors, is it possible for both AB and AB to be zero? Explain.

Problem Q1.21DQ:

Figure 1.7 shows the result of an unacceptable error in the stopping position of a train. If a train...

Problem Q1.22DQ:

Which of the following are legitimate mathematical operations:...

Problem Q1.23DQ:

Consider the vector products A (B C) and (AB)C. Give an example that illustrates the general rule...

Problem Q1.24DQ:

Show that, no matter what A and B are, A(AB)=0. (Hint: Do not look for an elaborate mathematical...

Problem Q1.25DQ:

(a) If AB=0, does it necessarily follow that A = 0 or B = 0? Explain, (b) If AB=0, does it...

Problem Q1.26DQ:

If A=0 for a vector in the xy-plane, does it follow that Ax= Ay? What can you say about Ax and Ay?

Problem 1.1E:

Starting with the definition 1 in. = 2.54 cm, find the number of (a) kilometers in 1.00 mile and (b)...

Problem 1.2E:

According to the label on a bottle of salad dressing, the volume of the contents is 0.473 liter (L)....

Problem 1.3E:

How many nanoseconds does it take light to travel 1.00 ft in vacuum? (This result is a useful...

Problem 1.5E:

The most powerful engine available for the classic 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray developed 360...

Problem 1.6E:

A square field measuring 100.0 m by 100.0 m has an area of 1.00 hectare. An acre has an area of...

Problem 1.9E:

A certain fuel-efficient hybrid car gets gasoline mileage of 55.0 mpg (miles per gallon). (a) If you...

Problem 1.10E:

The following conversions occur frequently in physics and are very useful. (a) Use 1 mi = 5280 ft...

Problem 1.11E:

Neptunium. In the fall of 2002, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory determined that the...

Problem 1.12E:

BIO (a) The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of the trace metal magnesium is 410 mg/day for males....

Problem 1.13E:

BIO Bacteria. Bacteria vary in size, but a diameter of 2.0 m is not unusual. What are the volume (in...

Problem 1.14E:

With a wooden ruler, you measure the length of a rectangular piece of sheet metal to be 12 mm. With...

Problem 1.16E:

Express each approximation of to six significant figures: (a) 22/7 and (b) 355/113. (c) Are these...

Problem 1.17E:

BIO A rather ordinary middle-aged man is in the hospital for a routine checkup. The nurse writes 200...

Problem 1.18E:

How many gallons of gasoline are used in the United States in one day? Assume that there are two...

Problem 1.20E:

BIO Four astronauts are in a spherical space station. (a) If as is typical, each of them breathes...

Problem 1.22E:

BIO How many times does a human heart beat during a persons lifetime? How many gallons of blood does...

Problem 1.24E:

For the vectors A and B in Fig. E1.24, use a scale drawing to find the magnitude and direction of...

Problem 1.25E:

A postal employee drives a delivery truck along the route shown in Fig. E1.25. Determine the...

Problem 1.26E:

A spelunker is surveying a cave. She follows a passage 180 m straight west, then 210 m in a...

Problem 1.28E:

Let be the angle that the vector A makes with the +x-axis, measured counterclockwise from that...

Problem 1.31E:

For the vectors A and B in Fig. E1.24, use the method of components to find the magnitude and...

Problem 1.32E:

A postal employee drives a delivery truck over the route shown in Fig. E1.25. Use the method of...

Problem 1.33E:

A disoriented physics professor drives 3.25 km north, then 2.20 km west, and then 1.50 km south....

Problem 1.34E:

Find the magnitude and direction of the vector represented by the following pairs of components: (a)...

Problem 1.35E:

Vector A is 2.80 cm long and is 60.0 above the x-axis in the first quadrant. Vector B is 1.90 cm...

Problem 1.36E:

In each case, find the x- and y-components of vector...

Problem 1.38E:

Given two vectors A=4.00i+7.00j and B=5.00i2.00j, (a) find the magnitude of each vector; (b) use...

Problem 1.39E:

(a) Write each vector in Fig. E1.39 in terms of the unit vectors i and j. (b) Use unit vectors to...

Problem 1.41E:

Given two vectors A=2.00i+3.00j+4.00k and B=3.00i+1.00j3.00k, (a) find the magnitude of each vector;...

Problem 1.42E:

(a) Find the scalar product of the vectors A and B given in Exercise 1.38. (b) Find the angle...

Problem 1.43E:

For the vectors A,B and C in Fig. E1.24, find the scalar products (a) AB; (b) BC; (c) AC.

Problem 1.44E:

Find the vector product AB (expressed in unit vectors) of the two vectors given in Exercise 1.38....

Problem 1.45E:

Find the angle between each of these pairs of vectors: (a) A=2.00i+6.00j and B=2.00i3.00j (b)...

Problem 1.46E:

For the two vectors in Fig. E1.35, find the magnitude and direction of (a) the vector product AB;...

Problem 1.47E:

For the two vectors A and D in Fig. E1.24, find the magnitude and direction of (a) the vector...

Problem 1.48P:

For the two vectors A and B in Fig. E1.39, find (a) the scalar product AB; (b) the magnitude and...

Problem 1.50P:

An acre has a length of one furlong (18 mi) and a width one-tenth of its length. (a) How many acres...

Problem 1.51P:

An Earthlike Planet. In January 2006 astronomers reported the discovery of a planet, comparable in...

Problem 1.52P:

The Hydrogen Maser. A maser is a laser-type device that produces electromagnetic waves with...

Problem 1.53P:

BIO Breathing Oxygen. The density of air under standard laboratory conditions is 1.29 kg/m3, and...

Problem 1.54P:

A rectangular piece of aluminum is 7.60 0.01 cm long and 1.90 0.01 cm wide, (a) Find the area of...

Problem 1.57P:

BIO Estimate the number of atoms in your body. (Hint: Based on what you know about biology and...

Problem 1.58P:

Two ropes in a vertical plane exert equal-magnitude forces on a hanging weight but pull with an...

Problem 1.59P:

Two workers pull horizontally on a heavy box, but one pulls twice as hard as the other. The larger...

Problem 1.60P:

Three horizontal ropes pull on a large stone stuck in the ground, producing the vector forces A,B,,...

Problem 1.61P:

As noted in Exercise 1.26, a spelunker is surveying a cave. She follows a passage 180 m straight...

Problem 1.62P:

Emergency Landing. A plane leaves the airport in Galisteo anti flies 170 km at 68.0 cast of north;...

Problem 1.63P:

BIO Dislocated Shoulder. A patient with a dislocated shoulder is put into a traction apparatus as...

Problem 1.64P:

A sailor in a small sailboat encounters shifting winds. She sails 2.00 km cast, next 3.50 km...

Problem 1.65P:

You leave the airport in College Station and fly 23.0 km in a direction 34.0 south of cast. You then...

Problem 1.66P:

On a training flight, a student pilot flies from Lincoln, Nebraska, to Clarinda, Iowa, next to St....

Problem 1.67P:

As a test of orienteering skills, your physics class holds a contest in a large, open field. Each...

Problem 1.68P:

Getting Back. An explorer in Antarctica leaves his shelter during a whiteout. He takes 40 steps...

Problem 1.69P:

You are lost at night in a large, open field. Your GPS tells you that you are 122.0 m from your...

Problem 1.70P:

A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails 285 km at 62.0 north of west. In which direction must it...

Problem 1.71P:

BIO Bones and Muscles. A physical therapy patient has a forearm that weighs 20.5 N and lifts a...

Problem 1.72P:

You decide to go to your favorite neighborhood restaurant. You leave your apartment, take the...

Problem 1.73P:

While following a treasure map, you start at an old oak tree. You first walk 825 m directly south,...

Problem 1.74P:

A fence post is 52.0 m from where you are standing, in a direction 37.0 north of east. A second...

Problem 1.75P:

A dog in an open field runs 12.0 m cast and then 28.0 m in a direction 50.0 west of north. In what...

Problem 1.76P:

Ricardo and Jane are standing under a tree in the middle of a pasture. An argument ensues, and they...

Problem 1.77P:

You are camping with Joe and Karl. Since all three of you like your privacy, you dont pitch your...

Problem 1.78P:

Bond Angle in Methane. In the methane molecule, CH4, each hydrogen atom is at a corner of a regular...

Problem 1.79P:

Vectors A and B have scalar product 6.00, and their vector product has magnitude +9.00. What is the...

Problem 1.80P:

A cube is placed so that one corner is at the origin and three edges are along the x-y-, and z-axes...

Problem 1.81P:

Vector A has magnitude 12.0 m, and vector B has magnitude 16.0 m. The scalar product AB is 112.0 m2....

Problem 1.83P:

The scalar product of vectors A and B is +48.0 m2. Vector A has magnitude 9.00 m and direction 28.0...

Problem 1.84P:

Two vectors A and B have magnitudes A = 3.00 and B = 3.00. Their vector product is AB=5.00k+2.00i....

Problem 1.85P:

You are given vectors A=5.0i6.5j and 3.5i7.0j. A third vector, C, lies in the xy-plane. Vector C is...

Problem 1.88P:

DATA You are a mechanical engineer working for a manufacturing company. Two forces, F1 and F2, act...

Problem 1.89CP:

DATA Navigating in the Solar System. The Mars Polar Lander spacecraft was launched on January 3....

Problem 1.90PP:

Completed Pass. The football team at Enormous State University (ESU) uses vector displacements to...

Problem 1.91PP:

Navigating in the Big Dipper. All of the stars of the Big Dipper (part of the constellation Ursa...

Problem 1.92PP:

BIO CALCULATING LUNG VOLUME IN HUMANS. In humans, oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged in the...

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Chapter 1 - Units, Physical Quantities, And VectorsChapter 2 - Motion Along A Straight LineChapter 3 - Motion In Two Or Three DimensionsChapter 4 - Newton's Laws Of MotionChapter 5 - Applying Newton 's LawsChapter 6 - Work And Kinetic EnergyChapter 7 - Potential Energy And Energy ConservationChapter 8 - Momentum , Impulse, And CollisionsChapter 9 - Rotation Of Rigid BodiesChapter 10 - Dynamics Of Rotational Motion

Chapter 11 - Equilibrium And ElasticityChapter 12 - Fluid MechanicsChapter 13 - GravitationChapter 14 - Periodic MotionChapter 15 - Mechanical WavesChapter 16 - Sound And HearingChapter 17 - Temperature And HeatChapter 18 - Thermal Properties Of MatterChapter 19 - The First Law Of ThermodynamicsChapter 20 - The Second Law Of ThermodynamicsChapter 21 - Electric Charge And Electric FieldChapter 22 - Gauss's LawChapter 23 - Electric PotentialChapter 24 - Capacitance And DielectricsChapter 25 - Current, Resist Ance, And Electromotive ForceChapter 26 - Direct-current CircuitsChapter 27 - Magnetic Field And Magnetic ForcesChapter 28 - Sources Of Magnetic FieldChapter 29 - Electromagnetic InductionChapter 30 - InductanceChapter 31 - Alternating CurrentChapter 32 - Electromagnetic WavesChapter 33 - The Nature And Propagation Of LightChapter 34 - Geometric OpticsChapter 35 - InterferenceChapter 36 - DiffractionChapter 37 - Relativity

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