Having aced your Physics 2111 class, you get a sweet summer-job working in the International Space Station. Your room-mate, Cosmonaut Valdim

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Having aced your Physics 2111 class, you get a sweet summer-job working in the International Space Station. Your room-mate, Cosmonaut Valdimir tosses a banana at you at a speed of 16 m/s. At exactly the same instant, you fling a scoop of ice cream at Valdimir along exactly the same path. The collision between banana and ice cream produces a banana split 8.2 m from your location 1.4 s after the banana and ice cream were launched.

1. How fast did you toss the ice cream?

2. How far were you from Valdimir when you tossed the ice cream?

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    2021-09-01T19:12:27+00:00

    Answer:

    a

    The speed is   [tex]s = 5.857 m/s[/tex]

    b

    The distance is  [tex]D = 22.4 \ m[/tex]

    Explanation:

    From the question we are told that

         The speed of the banana is  [tex]v = 16 \ m/s[/tex]

       The distance from my  location is  [tex]d = 8.2 \ m[/tex]  

         The time taken is  [tex]t = 1.4 \ s[/tex]

    The speed of the ice cream is

              [tex]s = \frac{d}{t}[/tex]

    substituting values

            [tex]s = \frac{8.4}{1.4}[/tex]

            [tex]s = 5.857 m/s[/tex]

    The distance of separation between i and Valdimir is the same as the distance covered by the banana

       So  

              [tex]D = v * t[/tex]

    substituting values

            [tex]D = 16 * 1.4[/tex]

            [tex]D = 22.4 \ m[/tex]

         

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