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Velocity and Distance Questions

1) A car is traveling at 48.55 MPH. How fast is that in m/s?

2) The average distance for a field goal in the NFL over the past 5 years is 25.19 yards. what is this distance in meters?

3) A car rolls off the edge of the Grand Canyon with a velocity of 20.99 m/s. How far in meters from the edge has it traveled in 1.88 seconds?

4) A bullet is shot from a gun at 3.69 feet horizontal from the ground. How long does it take in seconds to hit the ground?

5) A roof shingle is dropped from a height of 8.36 meters. It did 103.9 Joules of work. What was the mass of the shingle?

6) On Mars, the acceleration due to gravity is g = 3.7 meters per second squared. A watermelon weighs 6.6 kilograms on earth. What would it weigh on Mars?

7) How far in miles has a car gone in 0.01 hours if it is traveling at 27.28 m/s?

8) How many meters is 10.35 feet?

9) A car rolls off the edge of the Grand Canyon with a velocity of 15.02 m/s. How far in meters down into the canyon has it traveled in 0.6 seconds?

10) An object has 93.24 Joules of energy and is traveling at 11.49 m/s. What is the object's mass?

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A car is traveling at 48.55 MPH. How fast is that in m/s?

Calculations: As 1MPH=0.44704 m/s, 48.55 MPH=48.55*0.44704=21.70 m/s

The average distance for a field goal in the NFL over the past 5 years is 25.19 yards. what is this distance in meters?