What do you need to know to be able to tackle Mechanics STEP questions?
An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.
How do these modelling assumption affect the solutions?
A ball whooshes down a slide and hits another ball which flies off the slide horizontally as a projectile. How far does it go?
A space craft is ten thousand kilometres from the centre of the Earth moving away at 10 km per second. At what distance will it have half that speed?
A cone is glued to a hemisphere. When you place it on a table in what position does it come to rest?