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It moves with negative acceleration because the friction from the surface is slowing it down.

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Q: Why does a bowling ball move without acceleration when it rolls along a bowling alley?
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Why does bowling ball move without acceleration when it rolls along a bowling alley?

Strictly speaking, it moves with negative acceleration. The forces of friction and air resistance both act to slow the ball down. If the lane were long enough, the ball would eventually come to a complete stop.


No work is done by gravity on a bowling ball that rolls along a bowling alley because?

its motion is perpendicular to the direction of which the gravitational force acts on it.


Why is no work done by gravity on a bowling ball that is rolled along a bowling alley?

Work is definied in Physics as the Force acting on an object times the distance the object is moved by that Force, or W = fd Since Force is mass times acceleration (F=ma), and because the ball is on a surface that is perpendicular to the force exerted by gravity, there is no gravitational acceleration, hence no Force, so no Work is done by gravity.


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No work is done by gravity on a bowling ball that is rolled along a bowling ally because?

Work is definied in Physics as the Force acting on an object times the distance the object is moved by that Force, or W = fd Since Force is mass times acceleration, and because the ball is on a surface that is perpendicular to the force exerted by gravity, there is no gravitational acceleration, hence no Force, so no Work is done by gravity.


No work is doen by gravity on a bowling ball that is rolled along a bowling alley because?

Work = force x distance. The idea is that no force is applied to the ball - except for a small amount of force due to friction. Specifically, you don't apply a force to keep it moving - that's the ball's natural tendency, so it requires no force to do so.


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Most bowling alleys will let you rent their bowling shoes for free along with the game(s) you are paying for.


Why does the force of gravity do no work on a bowling ball rolling along a bowling alley?

Gravity most definatley works on a bowling ball as it goes down the lane. If gravity didn't affect it then the ball would go through the roof of the center. However the ball does not appear to slow down much because there is clear oil on the lane (in varying amounts) which allows the ball to skid across the lane without giving up a lot of speed.The ball is rolled down the lane with enough force to allow it to gain momentum (a sort of gravity) and the lane is heavily waxed, so there is little resistence to slow it down. The ball will sometimes 'break', or hook to the left or right; this makes the ball go into the 'gutter' if your ball doesn't have enough momentum. If you notice, on the lane before and after the foul line, there are arrows that guide where you stand and where you aim your ball to guide it so that the ball will turn left or right to hit the left or the right of the #1 pin to get a strike.Work is the force times the distance traveled in the direction of the force (vector multiplication). If the bowling alley is level, then as the ball moves it's distance from the center of the earth does not change. That is, it does not move at all in the direction of the force of gravity. Since the distance moved toward or against the force is zero, the work done is zero.Force of gravity will not effect the bowling ball because the Normal Force is equal to the Force of gravity. Therefore canceling each other out. The forces on the bowling ball rolling down a bowling alley would be Applied Force and some Force of Friction.Work (W) is defined in Physics as the Force (f) acting on an object times the distance (d) the object is moved by that Force, or W = fdSince Force is mass times acceleration, and because the ball is on a surface that is perpendicular to the force exerted by gravity, the ball does not move vertically; there is no gravitational acceleration, hence no Force, so no Work is done by gravity.


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It has negative acceleration east or positive acceleration west. West


If a bowling ball and a soccer ball are rolling along the ground at the same speed the bowling ball has more of this because its mass is greater?

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Objects that move along a circular path are they accelerated toward the outer edge of the circle?

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A cart of mass 10kg pulled along a smooth platform by a force of 60N. What is the acceleration of the cart?

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What is meant by centripetal acceleration is perpendicular to velocity?

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What is positive acceleration?

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On a V-t graph how does constant acceleration appear?

On a graph of speed versus time, where time is plotted along the horizontal (X) axis and speed along the vertical (Y) axis: -- constant speed (zero acceleration) produces a straight, horizontal line; -- constant acceleration produces a straight, sloped line; the slope of the line is equal to the acceleration; -- if the acceleration is positive, the line slopes up to the right (speed increases as time increases); -- if the acceleration is negative, the line slopes down to the right (speed decreases as time increases).


How can an object have acceleration and constant speed?

Acceleration is defined as the change in velocity over a given time period. Velocity is a vector quantity: it includes speed and direction. That being said, you can accelerate an object without changing its speed by simply changing its direction. A body moving along the circumference of a circle its speed may remain a constant, but its velocity will not be a constant since its direction of motion continuously changes, since the velocity changes it has an acceleration.


What do you call a negative acceleration?

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