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1. Can anyone help im stuck on q. 7 January 03..OCR btw

7. A particle starts from rest at the point O and travels in a straight line until it comes to rest at the point A. Its Velocity vms-1, t seconds after leaving O is given by: v= 0.3t - 0.003t2<----(squared!)

(i)Find the distance OA

(ii) Show that for the motion from O to A, the maximum speed of the particle is 1.5 times its average speed.

i can do sum of it but then i kinda get lost half way thru.....lol, anyhelp wud be appreciated, esp since i suck at mechanics!

Thanx..
2. (Original post by zaaks786)
Can anyone help im stuck on q. 7 January 03..OCR btw

7. A particle starts from rest at the point O and travels in a straight line until it comes to rest at the point A. Its Velocity vms-1, t seconds after leaving O is given by: v= 0.3t - 0.003t2<----(squared!)

(i)Find the distance OA

(ii) Show that for the motion from O to A, the maximum speed of the particle is 1.5 times its average speed.

i can do sum of it but then i kinda get lost half way thru.....lol, anyhelp wud be appreciated, esp since i suck at mechanics!

Thanx..
ok... this is what i'm doing for m2 though!!

i) when particle is at rest:

0 = t(0.3 - 0.003t)

Therefore, it is at rest

t = 0

and

0.3 - 0.003t = 0s
t = 100s

Next you must intergrate v= 0.3t - 0.003t2 using t = 0s and t = 100s the limits

s = [0.3 x 1002 / 2 - 0.003 x 1003 / 3] - 0
s = 1500 - 1000
s = 500m

ok... in order to find the maximum speed you need to differenciate

max speed occurs when dx/dt = 0

v = 0.3t - 0.003t2
0 = 0.3 - 0.006t
t = 0.3 / 0.006
t = 50s

v = 0.3(50) - 0.003(50)2
v = 7.5 m/s

Average speed = s / t
= 500 / 100
= 5 m/s

Therefore,

7.5 / 5 = 1.5

I agree, that's a very hard question for m1!
3. I get the same.
4. i wrote a plus instead of a minus first though but managed to correct it before you checked it... took me ages to figure out that the problem was just 1 sign though!
5. Here's the rest.
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6. this is m2 Edexcel... wonder why it's m1 OCR
7. This is OCR m1??

*Comes one step closer to failing mechanics*
8. thanx u guys
thts brill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!
9. Does anyone have any OCR M1 past papers? Please PM me if you do.

Thanks
Jono

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