Roller Coaster Interactive Lab

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Question 1

Will the car make it over the loop?

A) yes *

B) no

Question 2

Will the car make it to the top of the final segment of track?

A) yes

B) no *

Question 3

Set the MASS to the largest value.

Now, will the car make it over the loop and to the top of the last segment?

A) It will not make it over the loop and therefore also not to the top of the last segment.

B) It will make it over the loop and also to the top of the last segment. *

C) It will make it over the loop but not to the top of the last segment.

Question 4

Set the simulation speed to the lowest values.

When does the car have the greatest kinetic energy?

A) At the very beginning of the track. *

B) At the very end of the track.

C) At the bottom of the loop.

D) At the top of the loop.

E) When it is halfway to the top of the loop.

Question 5

When does the car have the greatest potential energy?

A) At the very beginning of the track.

B) At the very end of the track. *

C) At the bottom of the loop.

D) At the top of the loop.

E) When it is halfway to the top of the loop.

Question 6

When does the car have the greatest acceleration (force on the occupant)?

A) At the very beginning of the track.

B) At the very end of the track.

C) At the bottom of the loop. *

D) At the top of the loop.

E) When it is halfway to the top of the loop.

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