Help on Physics Problem

I have started studying Physics recently.

I need some help in this problem on 11-Dimensional Motion.

Suppose that a passenger intent on lunch during his first ride in a hot-air balloon accidentally drops an apple over the side during the balloon’s liftoff. At the moment of the apple’s release, the balloon is accelerating upward with a magnitude of 4.04.0 m/s2^2 and has an upward velocity of magnitude 22 m/s. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the acceleration of
the apple just after it is released? (c) Just then, is the apple moving upward or downward, or is it stationary? (d) What is the magnitude of its velocity just then? (e) In the next few moments, does the speed of the apple increase, decrease, or remain constant?

My solution is:
(a) 9.8 m/s2^2.
(b) Downward.
(c) For a moment, it will move upward as the last velocity is 22 m/s.
(d) Immediately after it is released the velocity is 22 m/s.
(e) Speed will increase downward.

Am I right, please?

Note by Muhammad Rasel Parvej
3 years, 5 months ago

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Hi....U r wrong saying (e) speed INCREASESDOWNWARDS\color{#D61F06}{INCREASES DOWNWARDS }, speed refers to magnitude of velocity which in this case is decreasing initially, reaches zero and then increase . But u can say that velocity increases downwards always even if it goes up initially.

Hari Govind Sekhar - 3 years, 5 months ago

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Well, I have the same view as you have.

But, I took 'in the next few moments' phrase to mean 'eventually'.


Am I right in other points, from a to d, please?

Muhammad Rasel Parvej - 3 years, 4 months ago

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Yes u r.....also when we talk of speed we dont mention dierection(downwarads )

Hari Govind Sekhar - 3 years, 4 months ago

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@Hari Govind Sekhar Thank you very much!

Muhammad Rasel Parvej - 3 years, 4 months ago

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Michael Jason - 2 years, 4 months ago

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