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**Page No. 100****Ques.1. An object has moved through a distance. Can it have zero ****displacements****? If yes, support your answer with an example.****Ans. **Yes, an object can have zero displacements even if it has moved through a distance. For example, if an athlete runs around a circular path of radius 'r' and comes back to initial point, then distance covered = 2Ï€r, displacement = zero.**Ques.2. A farmer moves along the boundary of a square field of side 10 m in 40s. What will be the magnitude of displacement of the farmer at the end of 2 minutes 20 seconds from his initial position?****Ans. **

Distance covered by farmer in 40 s = 40 m, i.e. perimeter of the square field. If he completes one round in 40 s, then in 2 min 20s, i.e. 140s, he completes 140/40 = 3.5 rounds. Thus, if he starts from point B (see figure), and reaches at point D.

Displacement, BD = length of diagonal

Diagonal of square = side âˆš2 = 10âˆš2

= 10 x 1.414

= 14.14 m**Ques.3. Which of the following is true for displacement?****(a) It cannot be zero.****(b) Its magnitude is greater than the distance travelled by the object.****Ans.** (a) False; because the displacement is zero if an object returns to its initial position after completing the trip.

(b) False; the displacement always has equal or less magnitude than the distance travelled.**Page No. 102****Ques.1. Distinguish between speed and velocity.****Ans. **

Speed | Velocity |

1. It is the distance travelled by a body in unit time. | 1. Velocity is the speed of an object moving in definite direction. |

2. It is a scalar quantity. | 2. It is a vector quantity. |

3. As per definition, it can be changed by changing the distance travelled by a body in a particular time. | 3. It can be changed by changing the speed of a body. |

4. It is always positive or zero but can never be negative. | 4. It some times may be positive, zero or negative. |

**Ques.2. Under what condition(s) is the magnitude of average velocity of an object equal to its average speed?****Ans. **When the object travels along a straight line path, then distance travelled = displacement hence, average speed = average velocity**Ques.3.** **What does the odometer of an automobile measure? ****Ans.** The odometer of an automobile measures the distance covered by it.**Ques.4.** **What does the path of an object look like when it is in uniform motion?****Ans. **The path of the object will be a straight line at the instant of measurement when it is in uniform motion.**Ques.5.** **During an experiment, a signal from a spaceship reached the ground station in five minutes. What was the distance of the spaceship from the ground station? The signal travels at the speed of light, that is 3 Ã— 10 ^{8} ms^{-}^{1}.**

Time in which signal reaches ground = 5 min = 5 Ã— 60 = 300 s

Distance of spaceship from the ground level = speed Ã— time = 3 Ã— 10

(ii) If an object travels in a straight line and its velocity changes by unequal amounts in equal intervals of time, then the body is said to be in non-uniform acceleration. For example, if a car is travelling along a straight road and passes through a crowd, suffers unequal change in velocity, in equal intervals of time, so the car is moving with non-uniform acceleration.

**Ans. ****Ques.3. A train starting from a railway station and moving with uniform acceleration attains a speed 40 km/h in 10 minutes. Find its acceleration.****Ans.** Initial velocity, u = 0 km h^{-1}, Final velocity,

v = 40 kmh^{-1}

Time, t = 10 min = 1/6 h

Acceleration, **Page No. 107****Ques.1.** **What is the nature of the distance-time graphs for uniform and non-uniform motion of an object?****Ans.** When the motion is uniform, the distance time graph is a straight line with a slope.

When the motion is non-uniform, the distance-time graph is not a straight line. It can be any curve.

**Ques.2. What can you say about the motion of an object whose distance time-graph is a straight line parallel to the time axis?****Ans.** If distance time graph is a straight line parallel to the time axis, the body is at rest.**Ques.3. What can you say about the motion of an object if its speed-time graph is a straight line parallel to the time axis?****Ans.** If speed time graph is a straight line parallel to the time axis, the object is moving uniformly.**Ques.4.** **What is the quantity which is measured by the area occupied below the velocity-time graph? **

**Ans.** Area under velocity-time graph = displacement of the body.**Page No. 109****Q****ues.1. A bus starting from rest moves with a uniform acceleration of 0.1 ms ^{-}^{2} for 2 minutes. Find**

Time, t = 2 min = 120 s

(a) Speed, v = u + at = 0 + 0.1 x 120

= 12 ms

(b) Distance, s

= 720 m

Final speed of the train, v = 0 (finally the train comes to rest)

Acceleration = - 0.5 m s

According to third equation of motion:

v

(0)

Where, s is the distance covered by the train

The train will cover a distance of 625 m before it comes to rest.

Acceleration, a= 2 cm s

Time, t= 3 s

We know that final velocity, v= u + at = 0 + 2 x 3 cms

Therefore, The velocity of train after 3 seconds = 6 cms

Acceleration, a= 4 m s

Time, t= 10 s

We know Distance, s= ut + (1/2)at

Therefore, Distance covered by car in 10 second= 0 Ã— 10 + (1/2) Ã— 4 Ã— 102

= 0 + (1/2) Ã— 4 Ã— 10 Ã— 10 m

= (1/2) Ã— 400 m

= 200 m

Downward of negative Acceleration, a= 10 m s

We know that 2 as= v

**Page No. 112****Ques.1. An athlete completes one round of a circular track of diameter 200 m in 40 s. What will be the distance covered and the displacement at the end of 2 minutes 20 s?****Ans. **Here, the diameter of circular track = 200 m.

radius of circular track, r = 100 m.

Let the athlete start moving from A which is treated as reference point.

The distance covered by the athletes in 40 s

= circumference of the circle

= 2Ï€r = 2Ï€ x 100 m = 200Ï€ m

The distance traversed in one second = 200Ï€/40 = 5Ï€

Distance covered by athletes in 2 minutes and 20 seconds, i.e., 140 s

Number of complete rounds done by the athlete

Therefore, the final position of athletes at the end of 2 minutes and 20 seconds or just after three and a half rounds is B.

The displacement at the end of 2 minutes and 20 seconds.

= AB; the shortest distance between initial and final position.

= diameter of track = 200 m**Ques.2.** **Joseph jogs from one end A to the other end B of a straight 300 m road in 2 minutes 50 seconds and then turns around and jogs 100 m back to point C in another 1 minute. What are Joseph's average speeds and velocities in Jogging (a) from A to B and (b) from A to C? ****Ans. **Let Joseph jogs from A to B and back to C as shown.

(a) From A to B,

distance covered = displacement = 300 m

Time taken = 2 minutes 30 s = 150 s

âˆ´ Average speed = average velocity

(b) From A to C,

distance covered = 300 m + 100 m

= 400 m

Total time = 150 s + 60 s = 210 s

Average speed = 400m/210s = 1.9 ms^{-1}

However,

displacement = 300 m -100 m = 200 m

Total time = 210 s

Average velocity = 200m/210s = 0.952 ms^{-1}**Ques.3. Abdul while driving to school computes the average speed for his trip to be 20 kmh ^{-}^{1}. On his return trip along the same route, there is less traffic and the average speed is 40 kmh^{-}^{1}. What is the average speed for Abdul's trip? **

Time taken by Abdul from home to school,

Time taken by Abdul from school to home,

Total time, t = t

Total distance, s = x + x = 2x km

Average speed =

a = 3 ms

t = 8 s

Using, s = ut + 1/2 at

s = 0 x 8 + 1/2 x 3 x 8

**Ans.**

Speed of car A = 52 km/h

Speed of car B = 3 km/h

= 3 âˆ— 5/18 = 0.833 m/s

Distance covered by car 1 = area of Î”ABC

Distance covered by car 2 = area of Î”BDE

= 4.166m

Thus, car 1 travelled farther after the brakes were applied.**Ques.6. Figure below shows the distance-time graph of three objects A, B and C. Study the graph and answer the following questions :****(a) Which of the three is travelling the fastest?****(b) Are all three ever at the same point on the road?****(c) How far has C travelled when B passes A?****(d) How far has B travelled by the time it passes C?**

**Ans.** (a) The slope of graph of object B is maximum. Thus object B is travelling the fastest.

(b) No, all three are never at the same point on the road as the graphs are not intersecting at a single point.

(c) When B crosses A, i.e. at point D, then corresponding position of C, i.e. at point E will be 7 km from the start.

(d) B crosses C at point E Corresponding position on graph is 4.5 km from the start.**Ques.7. A ball is gently dropped from a height of 20 m. If its velocity increases uniformly at the rate of 10 ms ^{-}^{2}, with what velocity will it strike the ground? After what time will it strike the ground?**

Height, h = 20 m, Acceleration, a = 10 ms

Final velocity, v = ?, Time, t = ?

v

Here, s = h

âˆ´ v

or Final velocity, v = 20 ms

v = u + at

20 = 0 + 10t

âˆ´ t = 20/10

or time, t = 2 s

**Ans.** (a)

The shaded area which is equal to 1/2 Ã— 4 Ã— 6 = 12 m represents the distance travelled by the car in the first 4 s.

(b)

The part of the graph in red colour between time 6 s to 10 s represents uniform motion of the car.**Ques.9. State which of the following situations are possible and given an example for each of these.****(a) An object with a constant acceleration but with zero velocity.****(b) An object moving in a certain direction with acceleration in the perpendicular direction.****(b) an object moving with an acceleration but with uniform speed.****Ans.** (a) When an object is thrown upwards, it comes to a momentary rest at the highest point. Thus velocity is zero, but acceleration due to gravitational pull of the earth still acts upon it.

(b) In uniform circular motion, the speed remains constant but there is varying velocity as it changes itâ€™s direction so there always be acceleration which is given by centripetal force.

(c) When an object is thrown in forward direction, then during its motion in horizontal direction, the acceleration due to gravity of earth acts in vertically downward direction.**Ques.10. An artificial satellite is moving in a circular orbit of radius 42250 km. Calculate its speed if it takes 24 hours to revolve around the earth.****Ans.** Satellite completes one round in 24 hours

t = 24 h = 24 x 60 min. = 24 x 3600 s

Angle traversed by the satellite in completing one round = 2Ï€

Linear speed of satellite =

(âˆµ Ï€ = 3.14)

= 3.1 km/s

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