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December 5, 2013

# Posts by Beth

Total # Posts: 593

physics
Find the wavelength (in nm) of a photon whose energy is 5.90 x 10-19 J. I understand that I have to use this equation to figure out the problem E=nhf, I just keep getting the wrong answer. Which is 33.68 nm

Physics
As Section 27.5 discusses, sound waves diffract or bend around the edges of a doorway. Larger wavelengths diffract more than smaller wavelengths. (a) The speed of sound is 343 m/s. With what speed would a 57.0 kg person have to move through a doorway to diffract to the same ex...

Physics
Interesting. Im glad I wasn't to far off on the answer. Makes me feel a little better about everything. Thank you so much!!!

Physics
Two spaceships A and B are exploring a new planet. Relative to this planet, spaceship A has a speed of 0.54c, and spaceship B has a speed of 0.74c. What is the ratio DA/DB of the values for the planet's diameter that each spaceship measures in a direction that is parallel ...

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A woman is 1.6 m tall and has a mass of 53 kg. She moves past an observer with the direction of the motion parallel to her height. The observer measures her relativistic momentum to have a magnitude of 2.6 x 1011 kg·m/s. What does the observer measure for her height?

Physics
Thank you. i sort of had to back track to get the answer you got but eventually got it. Thank you!!

Physics
A spacecraft approaching the earth launches an exploration vehicle. After the launch, an observer on earth sees the spacecraft approaching at a speed of 0.74c and the exploration vehicle approaching at a speed of 0.98c. What is the speed of the exploration vehicle relative to ...

Physics
Determine the ratio of the relativistic kinetic energy to the nonrelativistic kinetic energy (1/2mv2) when a particle has a speed of (a) 2.12 x 10-3c. and (b) 0.959c.

Physics
suppose that the angle of incidence is 1 = 37.1°, the thickness of the pane is 4.17 mm, and the refractive index of the pane is n2 = 1.50. Find the amount (in mm) by which the emergent ray is displaced relative to the incident ray.

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Light waves with two different wavelengths, 632 nm and 474 nm, pass simultaneously through a single slit whose width is 4.47 x 10-5 m and strike a screen 1.70 m from the slit. Two diffraction patterns are formed on the screen. What is the distance (in cm) between the common ce...

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