Total # Posts: 107
Low Earth orbiting satellites orbit between 200 and 500 miles above Earth. In order to keep the satellites at a constant distance from Earth, they must maintain a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. Find the angular velocity needed to ...
November 19, 2007
For a double replacement reaction to occur, is it that one of the products must be insoluble and form a solid? There has to be some mechanism to remove the products from the reaction so that the reaction does not proceed in the reverse direction. Product needs to be removed: ...
March 19, 2007
In the equation: 2Al+6HCl-->2AlCl3+3H2 Why is the hydrogen by itself instead of the chlorine? Al is above hydrogen in the activity series (sometimes called the electromotive force series); therefore, it replaces H. This is single replacement type reaction. Isn't Al ...
March 18, 2007
A 200.0 kg astronaut and equipment move with a velocity of 2.00 m/s toward an orbiting spacecraft. How long will the astronaut need to fire a 100.0 N rocket backpack to stop the motion relative to the spacecraft? 100*timefiring= mass*changevelocity
August 30, 2006