# Vestal Regular Pirate Ship

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If you sit in the highest point in on the pirate ship, you are approximately 14 up at the highest point. If you have a mass of 65 kg, what is your potential energy at this point?
• A.

900 J

• B.

8900 J

• C.

75 00 J

• D.

137. 2 J

• 2.
If you sit in the highest point in on the pirate ship, you are approximately 14 up at the highest point. If you have a mass of 65 kg, what is your velocity at the lowest point?
• A.

1.7 m/s

• B.

32.4 m/s

• C.

-9.8 m/s

• D.

16.6 m/s

• 3.
Two forces you can be sure are acting on you when you are riding this ride are:
• A.

Force of gravity, normal force

• B.

Force of gravity, force of tension

• C.

Force of gravity, spring force

• D.

Normal Force, force of tension

• 4.
You have a mass of 65 kg. At the bottom of the arc, you experience a force of 1209 N. What is your acceleration at this point?
• A.

-9.8 m/s/s

• B.

4.5 m/s/s

• C.

15.7 m/s/s

• D.

18.6 m/s/s

• 5.
Where would you have the greatest momentum?
• A.

At the highest point of this ride

• B.

At the lowest point of this ride

• C.

The momentum is constant throughout this ride

• D.

There is not enough information to answer this question.

• 6.
After the ride gets going (and the passengers reach their highest point), it begins to come to a stop. Which of the following describes this situation.
• A.

The law of conservation of energy still applies, because energy changes form but isn't lost

• B.

The law of conservation of energy still applies, because energy disappears from the system

• C.

The law of conservation of energy doesn't apply, because energy changes form but isn't lost

• D.

The law of conservation of energy doesn't apply, because energy disappears from the system

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