Q. 234.4( 12 Votes )

A man is pushing a cart down a slope. Suddenly the cart starts moving faster and he wants to slow it down. What should he do?

Answer :

Men should follow the steps given below:

i. If the force is applied in the direction of opposite to the direction of motion, then it results in a decrease in the speed of the object.


ii. Hence, to slow down the cart, he should apply an opposite force to the moving cart.


iii. To balance the downward motion of cart which is due to the force of gravity, he can start pulling the cart instead of pushing the cart.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Smart Revision | Force and Its Types in One ShotSmart Revision | Force and Its Types in One ShotSmart Revision | Force and Its Types in One Shot45 mins
Quiz | Force and PressureQuiz | Force and PressureQuiz | Force and Pressure36 mins
Champ Quiz | Force & PressureChamp Quiz | Force & PressureChamp Quiz | Force & Pressure30 mins
Champ Quiz | Mastering Friction ForceChamp Quiz | Mastering Friction ForceChamp Quiz | Mastering Friction Force35 mins
Various types of ForceVarious types of ForceVarious types of Force43 mins
Quiz on Friction + ForceQuiz on Friction + ForceQuiz on Friction + Force30 mins
Force and PressureForce and PressureForce and Pressure48 mins
Quiz | Mastering Force & PressureQuiz | Mastering Force & PressureQuiz | Mastering Force & Pressure25 mins
Understanding ForceUnderstanding ForceUnderstanding Force43 mins
Champ Quiz | Force, Pressure & FrictionChamp Quiz | Force, Pressure & FrictionChamp Quiz | Force, Pressure & Friction41 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses