Problem Statement The mass of sun is 2 × 10^30 kg and the mass of earth is 6 × 10^24 kg. If the average distance between the sun and the earth be 1.5 × 10^8 km, calculate the force of gravitation between them. Solution M1 = mass of the sun = 2 × 1030 kgM2 […]

## Solution to problems – class 9 – Set 1 Q35

Problem Statement What is the force of gravity on a body of mass 150 kg lying on the surface of the earth ? (Mass of earth = 6 × 10^24 kg; Radius of earth = 6.4 × 10^6 m; G = 6.7 × 10–11 Nm2/kg^2) Solution M1 = mass of the body = 150 kgM2 […]

## Solution to problems – class 9 – Set 1 Q 27

Problem Statement A bullet leaves a rifle with a muzzle velocity of 600 m/s. While accelerating through the barrel of the rifle, the bullet moves a distance of 0.8 m. Determine the acceleration of the bullet (assume a uniform acceleration). Solution Initial velocity of the bullet U=0 Final velocity of the bullet = muzzle velocity […]

## Solution to problems – class 9 – Set 1 Q 30

Problem Statement A baseball is popped straight up into the air and has a hang-time of 6 s. Determine the height to which the ball rises before it reaches its peak. (Hint: the time to rise to the max height is one-half the total hang-time.) Solution Hang time = Total time required for upward plus […]