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Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth, had a mass of 83.6kg and travelled at 7574 m/s. The radius of the earth is 6371 km and its mass is 5.972 x 10^24 kg. What gravitational force did Sputnik apply to the earth during this orbit? What I've got so far...
February 22, 2017
I have already calculated the mass using volume multiplied by density and the resulting answer was incorrect. However, I just realised that I had forgotten to convert the mass from grams to kilograms. Thanks for your help.
February 17, 2017
Hi, the following is a problem that concerns angular momentum: Modern hard drives spin very fast! The part that holds the data is a disk called the platter. Assume an aluminum platter that is 3.5in. in diameter, 1mm thick, and spinning at 5400 rpm. Treat the platter as a solid...
February 17, 2017
Hi, I'm stuck with the following question: The acceleration due to gravity on Mars is only 3.75m/s^2. You would like to modify an antique grandfather clock so that it would still keep accurate time on Mars. If the length of the pendulum on Earth is l, what should the ...
February 14, 2017
Find the volume of a cone of height 8 centimeters and base radius 6 centimeters. This cone is sliced by a plane that is parallel to the base and 2 centimeters from it. Find the volumes of the two resulting solids. One is a cone, while the other is called a frustum.
January 31, 2017
Honors English 9
What are examples of characterization in Antigone? This is a review question in a small packet that follows every book. I have no recollection of reading direct characterization and our books are taken at the end of each quiz.
January 3, 2017
A cardboard box of unknown mass is sliding upon a mythical frictionless surface. The box has a velocity of 4.56 m/s when it encounters a bit of friction. After sliding 0.700m, the box has a velocity of 3.33 m/s. What is the coefficient of friction of the surface? Am I right to...
December 15, 2016
A. how long will it take for a 55.0 kg steel brick to fall 75 meters on earth. A. how far from the base will a 55.o kg steel brick to land,(horizontally) if it dropped a vertical distance of 75 meters on earth, and what is its velocity just before it hits the ground?
December 15, 2016
If the volume of a cylindrical block is equal to 800cm^3 prove that the total surface area is equal to 2(pi)x^2 + (1600)/x, where x cm is the radius of the base. hence obtain the value x which makes the surface area a minimum
December 1, 2016
A force F =(8.700 N)i +(?9.000 N)j F?=(8.700 N)i +(?9.000 N)j is exerted on a particle located at r=(?8.400 m)i +(7.700 m)j r?=(?8.400 m)i +(7.700 m)j. What is the torque on the particle about the origin?
November 23, 2016
Susie wants to have at least a 90 average for the year in her Algebra class. Her current test scores are 85, 100, 86, and 97. What does she need to score on her fifth test to have at least a 90 average?
October 29, 2016
A sample of 120 bags of potatoes produced by a factory was found to have a mean weight of 2.47 kg and a standard deviation of 0.12 kg. Obtain a 95% confidence interval for the mean weight of all bags of potatoes produced by the factory.
October 24, 2016
Movers are looking to lower a cabinet out of an open window to a mattress on the ground below. One end of a rope is tied to a 188 kg dresser, looped through a pulley, and the other end of the rope is tied to a cabinet. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the dresser...
October 20, 2016
Tire pressure is directly proportional to temp on a temp scale where zero degrees is absolute zero. given that temp in degrees celcius and degrees Fahrenheit are related by the formula F=9/5C +32 and absolute zero is -273.15C, by what % does tire pressure decrease when the ...
October 18, 2016
A 2260kg truck drives East with a constant velocity of 18m/s. It comes to a stop after traveling 123m. What is the noraml force exerted by the road on the truck? Also, is the distance travelled essential to solve the problem or is unnecessary information?
October 17, 2016
You're driving parallel to train tracks at 40.0 km/h when a train passes you, going a steady 105 km/h. A track crossing is up ahead, so you begin to speed up at 6.50 m/s2. How far do you drive before you pass the train?
October 2, 2016
A wind turbine rotates at 8.40 rpm and has an angular acceleration of 0.0326 rad/s2. If the wind turbine takes 27.0 s to come to a complete stop, how many revolutions will this take?
September 29, 2016
A quarter on a spinning vinyl record has a centripetal acceleration of 31.8 m/s2. What is the acceleration of the quarter if it is placed twice as far from the centre of the vinyl record?
September 29, 2016
A bag contains 8 white, 6 black and 4 red discs. They are selected at random and not replaced. What is the probability that there is at least one black disc in the first four discs drawn out of the bag?
September 9, 2016
The temperature is 12 degrees lower that 4 hours ago. Write an integer equation for the situation and what is the average temperature change per hour? 12/4= 3 3 degrees is the average temperature change per hour.
July 17, 2016
You have a solution that contains 0.25g grams of oxalic acid dissolved in 100 mL of water. This solution is placed in a separating funnel, and the 100 mL of butanol is added to the solution. calculate the mass of oxalic acid in the organic solvent
June 16, 2016
Suppose a saturated solution of barium fluoride contains 1.5 x 10 ^ -2 M of F-. What is the Ksp of BaF2. I know that the balanced equation of this reaction is: BaF2 (s) --> Ba2+ (aq) + 2F- (aq) There is a 1:1 ratio between BaF2 and Ba2+ and there is a 1:2 ration between ...
March 31, 2016
Consider the following system: -> 0.73 -> 0.73 -> Determine the probability that the system will operate under each of these conditions: (Round your final answers to 4 decimal places, not your intermediate calculations.) a.) The system as shown b.) Each system ...
March 6, 2016
Geography and Society
Areas near the Equator. because the sun is very strong near the equator which means more evaporation happens. The more evaporation the more condensation. AKA the water cycle.
March 1, 2016
In a shipment of 21 parts, four of the parts are defective. If three parts are selected at random without replacement, find the probability that : a.) All three parts selected are defective. 4/21*3/20*2/19=.003 b.) None of the tree parts selected are defective. 3/17*2/16*1/15...
February 26, 2016
1. Many agree that Native Americans migrated from Asia as early as _______ years ago. (1 point) 2,000 5,000* 30,000 100,000 2. What country controlled the majority of the Americas in 1783? (1 point) Great Britain* France Spain Native American 3. The Treaty of _______, signed ...
February 16, 2016
There is a bridge that is 1 mile long. You have a piece of steel cable that measures 1 mile and 1 inch. You get 2 very strong people to hold each end of the cable and stand at the ends of the bridge. You, also very strong, stand at the exact middle of the bridge and hold the ...
February 15, 2016
In spermatogenesis four sperm cells are produced from the original spermatocyte, while in oogenesis only one egg cell is produced from the original oocyte. Explain two reasons why this design increases the likelihood of fertilization and pregnancy.
February 11, 2016
A 7.30-L container holds a mixture of two gases at 45 °C. The partial pressures of gas A and gas B, respectively, are 0.410 atm and 0.620 atm. If 0.150 mol of a third gas is added with no change in volume or temperature, what will the total pressure become?
February 4, 2016
A man uses a lever jack to lift a 2.00 × 10^3 kg car to change a tire. Each stroke of the jack lifts the car a distance of 5.00 × 10^(-3) m. The vertical displacement of the handle is 0.75 m for each stroke. How much total force does he use with each stroke of the ...
January 28, 2016
Two parallel chords of length 20cm and 11cm lie on opposite sides of a circle. The distance between the two chords is 15cm. Calculate, correct to the nearest whole number the radius of the circle
January 8, 2016
Tropical storm alpha has winds of 50 miles per hour. Write and solve and an inequality to find how much of the winds need to decrease so that the storm is downgraded to 39. Please help, explain steps
December 1, 2015
Social Studies Check My Work
I go to connections too and this is a quiz. You posted the entire quiz and I think you need to actually read the assingment and then take the quiz yourself WITHOUT having someone do it for you.
November 25, 2015
HEALTH PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Answers are B and C, D, A, C, and D. Just took the quiz.
November 25, 2015