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Physics
I see where my mistake was. I multiplied in the pi when I wasn't supposed to. This question had an obvious answer.
July 13, 2012

Physics
Any help is appreciated.
July 13, 2012

Physics
A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string is moving in the positive x-direction. The wave has a wavelength of 6 m, a frequency of 48 Hz, and an amplitude of 9 cm. What is the wave function for this wave? (Use any variable or symbol stated above as necessary.) I know the answer ...
July 13, 2012

Physics
Thank you! I was able to figure out the correct answer. However, in this case shouldn't (.011^2) be (.011/2)^2?
July 13, 2012

Physics
The tension in a 2.6-m-long, 1.1-cm-diameter steel cable (ρ = 7800 kg/m3) is 860 N. What is the fundamental frequency of vibration of the cable? The answer is 6.55 Hz. I know that I'm going to use the formula: f=nsqrt(T/4L^2u) However, I'm not sure how to get the ...
July 13, 2012

Physics
Also, shouldn't f=48.9 m be f=48.9 Hz?
July 12, 2012

Physics
Thank you. I guess WebAssign made a mistake.
July 12, 2012

Physics
I'm not really sure how to figure out part (b); however, I'm sure that it's answer relies on me figure out part (a) correctly.
July 12, 2012

Physics
For part (a) I've been doing the following work: u=M/L; where u= mass per unit length u=(0.011)/(.48)= 0.022916667 v= sqrt(T/u); where T = tension v= sqrt(50.5/0.022916667) = 47.0 m/s
July 12, 2012

Physics
A 48-cm-long wire with a mass of 11.0 g is under a tension of 50.5 N. Both ends of the wire are held rigidly while it is plucked. (a) What is the speed of the waves on the wire? (b) What is the fundamental frequency of the standing wave? The answers are 50.5 m/s and 48.9 Hz ...
July 12, 2012

Physics
A string is 37.5 cm long and has a mass per unit length of 5.95 10-4 kg/m. What tension must be applied to the string so that it vibrates at the fundamental frequency of 612 Hz? The answer is supposed to be 125 N, but I'm not sure how to get this answer. So far, I have ...
July 12, 2012

distance 2 cars
if car A is going 40 mph and car B is stationary , how fast would car b have to go to cath up to car A in 4/10 of a mile
July 11, 2012

Physics
A 3-kg mass attached to a spring with k = 145 N/m is oscillating in a vat of oil, which damps the oscillations. (a) If the damping constant of the oil is b = 14 kg/s, how long will it take the amplitude of the oscillations to decrease to 1% of its original value? (b) What ...
July 9, 2012

Stats
In a study of children with a particular disorder, parents were asked to rate their child on a variety of items related to how well their child performs different tasks. One item was "Has difficulty organizing work," rated on a five-point scale of 0 to 4 with 0 ...
July 9, 2012

Stats
Thank you!
July 9, 2012

Stats
You want to rent an unfurnished one-bedroom apartment in Boston next year. The mean monthly rent for a random sample of 14 apartments advertised in the local newspaper is $1200. Assume that the standard deviation is $230. Find a 95% confidence interval for the mean monthly ...
July 9, 2012

Probability & Statistics
You want to rent an unfurnished one-bedroom apartment in Boston next year. The mean monthly rent for a random sample of 14 apartments advertised in the local newspaper is $1200. Assume that the standard deviation is $230. Find a 95% confidence interval for the mean monthly ...
July 9, 2012

Physics
One of the related questions helped me. Thank you Jiskha!
July 7, 2012

Physics
When a mass is attached to a vertical spring, the spring is stretched a distance d. The mass is then pulled down from this position and released. It undergoes 53 oscillations in 30.6 s. What was the distance d? The answer is supposed to be 8.28 cm. How can I get this answer? ...
July 7, 2012

physics
Suppose a cars brakes can produce an acceleration of -7m/s^2. If the car is traveling at an initial speed of 28m/s, what is the minimum distance necessary to stop the car?
July 7, 2012

Economics
I believe the answer is A
July 6, 2012

Algebra
At what time between 7 and 8 on an analog clock do the hour and minute hand overlap?
July 4, 2012

Physics
Thank you! By the way, using 101325 instead of 1.01e+05 and using pi instead of 3.14 gives a more accurate answer. Using these values gives me 80425.39066 N, which rounds down to 80400 N.
July 2, 2012

Physics
I have tried to follow the similar problem under the "related questions", but I get 5.29e+6 N from doing it this way.
July 2, 2012

Physics
In a hydraulic lift, the maximum gauge pressure is 16.70 atm. If the diameter of the output line is 24.6 cm, what is the heaviest vehicle that can be lifted? The answer is 80400 N. How do I get this answer? Isn't weight measured in kg? Thank you in advance.
July 2, 2012

Physics
A wooden block floating in seawater has two thirds of its volume submerged. When the block is placed in mineral oil, 10% of its volume is submerged. ( a) Find the density of the wooden block. (The density of seawater is 1.024 g/cm3.) (b) Find the density of the mineral oil.
July 2, 2012

Math
p=80000, r=10.5, t=15, m=12
July 1, 2012

Physics
A comet orbits the Sun with a period of 72.0 yr. (a) Find the semimajor axis of the orbit of the comet in astronomical units (1 AU is equal to the semimajor axis of the Earth's orbit). (b) If the comet is 0.60 AU from the Sun at perihelion, what is its maximum distance ...
June 30, 2012

Physics
Eris, the largest dwarf planet known in the Solar System, has a radius R = 1200 km and an acceleration due to gravity on its surface of magnitude g = 0.77 m/s2. (a) Use these numbers to calculate the escape speed from the surface of Eris. (b) If an object is fired directly ...
June 29, 2012

Writing/BME
I meant to say "The material's tolerance to stress..." not "The material tolerance."
June 28, 2012

Writing/BME
As strength is defined as the amount of stress a material can withstand before fracturing, the material used to construct a toric lens should have a relatively high tolerance to stress. The material tolerance to stress should be relatively high when facing each type of stress...
June 28, 2012

Writing/BME
Strength is defined as the amount of stress a material can withstand before fracturing. Therefore, the more strength a material has, the more durable it is. Thus, a toric lens should be constructed from a material with high strength. Every time I read this to myself, it sounds...
June 28, 2012

Physics
I'm getting a negative answer when I checked your math. Also, shouldn't the mass of the rock be considered?
June 28, 2012

Physics
Standing on the surface of a small spherical moon whose radius is 6.30 104 m and whose mass is 8.00 1018 kg, an astronaut throws a rock of mass 2.02 kg straight upward with an initial speed 42.2 m/s. (This moon is too small to have an atmosphere.) What maximum height above the...
June 28, 2012

statistics
A firm has 30% of its service calls made by a contractor, and 15% of these calls result in customer complaints. The other 70% of the service calls are made by their own employees, and these calls have a 5% complaint rate. Use Bayes’ theorem to find the probability that a ...
June 27, 2012

statistics
In a statistic class, 10 scores were randomly selected with the following results were obtained: 74, 73, 87, 57, 71, 68, 65, 77, 67, 66. What are the inner fences? What is the coefficient of variation?
June 27, 2012

Physics
Suppose a new extrasolar planet is discovered. Its mass is double the mass of the Earth, but it has the same density and spherical shape as the Earth. How would the weight of an object at the new planet's surface differ from its weight on Earth? (Let Wnew be the weight of ...
June 26, 2012

Physics
A ladder of mass 39.4 kg and length 2.88 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.282; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
June 25, 2012

business finance
Hot Wings, Inc., has an odd dividend policy. The company has just paid a dividend of $11.25 per share and has announced that it will increase the dividend by $9.25 per share for each of the next four years, and then never pay another dividend. Required: If you require a 13 ...
June 25, 2012

physics
Now I'm getting over 1000. However, I may be reading your explanation wrong. I'll reread your explanation again.
June 22, 2012

Physics
Thank you for the help. I managed to get the correct solution.
June 22, 2012

Physics
I forgot about the negative. Thank you!
June 22, 2012

Physics
The quadratic equation is not really working. I keep getting imaginary numbers from the negative under the radical.
June 22, 2012

Physics
Thank you. I completely forgot about the quadratic formula.
June 22, 2012

Physics
A track has a height that is a function of horizontal position x, given by h(x) = x^3 + 4x^2 − 44x + 16. Find all the positions on the track where a marble will remain where it is placed. What kind of equilibrium exists at each of these positions? (Enter your answers ...
June 22, 2012

Physics
Thank you so much! I've been trying to figure this one out for a few hours.
June 21, 2012

Physics
A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the pole provides the only ...
June 21, 2012

Medical coding
Which of the following is true about the ICD-10-CM? A. An eighth character was added. B. There are combination diagnosis/symptom codes. C. There are limited injury codes. D. There's additional information relevant to inpatient encounters. unsure of answer? What category ...
June 20, 2012

Physics
The system shown in the figure is held initially at rest. Calculate the angular acceleration of the system as soon as it is released. You can treat MA (1 kg) and MB (12 kg) as point masses located on either end of the rod of mass MC (27 kg) and length L (9 m). (Indicate the ...
June 20, 2012

Medical coding
yes I am so sorry.
June 19, 2012

penn foster
A cause-and-effect relationship must be stated or evident in order to code which of the following? A. Sequence B. Hypertensive condition C. Atherosclerosis D. Manifestation unsure of answer? 16. Which of the following is true about the ICD-10-CM? A. An eighth character was ...
June 19, 2012

Physics
Actually since it's shot vertically upwards, the angle should be 90 degrees. I was able to figure this question out. Thank you for trying to help.
June 19, 2012

Physics
It's not given.
June 19, 2012

Physics
A small circular object with mass m and radius r has a moment of inertia given by I = cmr^2. The object rolls without slipping along the track shown in the figure. The track ends with a ramp of height R = 3.0 m that launches the object vertically. The object starts from a ...
June 19, 2012

Physics
A force, F = (3x + 4y) N, is applied to an object at a point whose position vector with respect to the pivot point is r = (3x + 3y + 3z) m. Calculate the torque created by the force about that pivot point. I know that torque = -12x + 9y + 3z, but why is -12x negative? Thank ...
June 18, 2012

Physics
A solid ball and a hollow ball, each with a mass of 2 kg and radius of 0.1 m, start from rest and roll down a ramp of length 2 m at an incline of 34°. An ice cube of the same mass slides without friction down the same ramp. What is the speed of the solid ball at the bottom...
June 18, 2012

Physics
10. A yo-yo is made by wrapping a 2-m long string around a 500-g 10-cm diameter uniform disk. The string is fastened to the ceiling, and the yo-yo is released. What is the tension in the string as the yo-yo falls? A.9.8N B.1.6N C.4.9N D. 0.49N E.3.3N The answer is B. How do I ...
June 17, 2012

math
75 is 5/2 of greg's age
June 17, 2012

help
Post those question you are having trouble with on this site and one of the tutors should answer your question.
June 16, 2012

Physics
How is it known that the mass of the cutout is centered at (2/3)R?
June 16, 2012

Physics
5. A circular pizza of radius R has a circular piece of radius R/3 removed from one side. The center of mass of the pizza with the hole is at a distance of_____ from the center of mass of the original pizza. A. R/20 B. R/2 C. R/30 D. R/3 E. R/12 The answer is E, but why is it ...
June 16, 2012

Physics
Thank you.
June 16, 2012

Physics
A ball of mass m = 0.2 kg is attached to a (massless) string of length L = 2 m and is undergoing circular motion in the horizontal plane (imagine a wave swinger ride at the amusement park). What should the speed of the mass be for θ to be 39°? What is the tension in ...
June 16, 2012

Physics
A ball having a mass of 4 kg is attached to a string 1 m long and is whirled in a vertical circle at a constant speed of 23 m/s. (a) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the top of the circle. (b) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the ...
June 14, 2012

math
How many cement blocks are needed to construct a wall 0.5 ft. thick, 6 ft. high, and 60 ft. long if it takes 10 standard cement blocks to make 1 cubic foot of wall?
June 14, 2012

math
A pile of coal is stored in a barrel-shaped bin whose base has a radius of 3 meters. The height of the pile measures 1.5 meters. What volume of coal is in the pile (to the nearest hundredth)?
June 14, 2012

Math
You are to paint the globe held aloft by a statue of Atlas. Its diameter is 10.5 in. How much surface area must you cover with paint if 27 square inches does not need to be painted (to the nearest hundredth)?
June 14, 2012

Physics
A discus thrower (with arm length of 1.2 m) starts from rest and begins to rotate counterclockwise with an angular acceleration of 3.6 rad/s2. (a) How long does it take the discus thrower's speed to get to 5.1 rad/s? (b) How many revolutions does the thrower make to reach ...
June 14, 2012

Physics
Thank you.
June 14, 2012

Physics
1. A slingshot is used to launch a 5.00-gram rock. The effective spring constant of the slingshot is 200 N/m. By what distance must the slingshot be stretched in order to launch the rock at 20.0 m/s?
June 14, 2012

early childhood
When children learning. Alphabet which do they recognize first. A.oc B.kc C.br D.te
June 12, 2012

Physics
A system consists of two particles. Particle 1 with mass 2.0 kg is located at (2.0 m, 6.0 m) and has a velocity of (2.1 m/s, 4.1 m/s). Particle 2 with mass 4.5 kg is located at (4.0 m, 1.0 m) and has a velocity of (4.6 m/s, 4.6 m/s). Determine the position and the velocity of ...
June 12, 2012

Physics
The density of a 5.0-m long rod can be described by the linear density function λ(x) = 140 g/m + 14.8x g/m2. One end of the rod is positioned at x = 0 and the other at x = 5 m. (a) Determine the total mass of the rod. (b) Determine the center-of-mass coordinate. I found ...
June 11, 2012

Physics
A fire hose 3.8 cm in diameter is capable of spraying water at a velocity of 20 m/s. For a continuous horizontal flow of water, what horizontal force should a fireman exert on the hose to keep it stationary? I know the answer is 454 N but how does one arrive at this answer?
June 11, 2012

Managerial Accounting
What is FedEx’s strategy for success in the marketplace? Does the company rely primarily on a customer intimacy, operations excellence, or product leadership customer value proposition? What evidence supports your conclusion? What are FedEx’s four main business ...
June 10, 2012

physics
A motor drives a rope drum of 820 mm diameter, which in turn drags a component of mass 650 kg, 175 m up a slope that makes an angle of 8 degrees to the horizontal. the component starts from rest and uniformly reaches a velocity of 5.3 m/s on completion of its journey. use d&#...
June 7, 2012

English 125 Introduction to literature
The performance qualities of drama and poetry
June 6, 2012

Physics
A 0.421-kg ball has an elastic, head-on collision with a second ball that is initially at rest. The second ball moves off with half the original speed of the first ball. (a) What is the mass of the second ball? (b) What fraction of the original kinetic energy (ΔK/K) is ...
June 6, 2012

Physics
I think my book has a typo. It should say book, not ball.
June 5, 2012

Physics
Stuck in the middle of a frozen pond with only your physics book, you decide to put physics in action and throw the 9-kg book. If your mass is 45 kg and you throw the book at 10 m/s, how fast do you then slide across the ice? (Assume the absence of friction. Let the direction ...
June 5, 2012

Science/Biomaterials
Hooke's law relates the amount of strain a material to the absolute amount of force applied. True or False?
June 5, 2012

Science/Biomaterials
Where did you find this equation? I didn't find anything like that.
June 3, 2012

Science/Biomaterials
Given the following properties, how much stretch would you expect to occur in a specimen of polyethylene to which a tensile load is applied? l = change in length Length = 10 cm Cross-Sectional Area = 1 cm2 Young's Modulus = 200 GPa Applied Load = 1000 kN Find answer in cm...
June 3, 2012

Physics
If it takes an average force of 5.4 N to push a 4.8-g dart 5.4 cm into a dart gun, assuming the barrel is frictionless, how fast will the dart exit the gun?
June 2, 2012

Physics
Suppose you throw a 0.054-kg ball with a speed of 11.5 m/s and at an angle of 31.8° above the horizontal from a building 13.1 m high. (a) What will be its kinetic energy when it hits the ground? (b) What will be its speed when it hits the ground?
June 1, 2012

physics
Find the diameter of a gold coin that has a weight of 1.00 (troy) oz and a thickness of 3.00 mm.
May 31, 2012

Physics
How much work is done against gravity in lifting a 6.5-kg weight through a distance of 21 cm?
May 28, 2012

Physics
Oh sorry, I copied and pasted the wrong thing. This question has already been solved. Look at the related questions.
May 28, 2012

Physics
Never mind, I figured this one out.
May 28, 2012

Math
how much simple interest would Karen earn on $300 at 6% for 6 months
May 27, 2012

Physics
Yes, Wnet is 105 J. Thank you.
May 27, 2012

Physics
A man throws a rock of mass m = 0.310 kg straight up into the air. In this process, his arm does a total amount of work Wnet = 105 J on the rock. Calculate the maximum distance, h, above the man's throwing hand that the rock will travel. Neglect air resistance.
May 27, 2012

Physics
An ideal spring has the spring constant k = 414 N/m. Calculate the distance this spring must be stretched from its equilibrium position for 22 J of work to be done in meters.
May 27, 2012

Algebra
According to a poll conducted in a company, 47% of the employees regularly use the internet while at work. You conduct a similar survey at your mother's office where there are 250 respondents. What is the probability you find between 102 and 117.5 employees who use the ...
May 24, 2012

Physics
A hanging mass, M1 = 0.78 kg, is attached by a light string that runs over a frictionless pulley to a mass M2 = 1.48 kg that is initially at rest on a frictionless table. Find the magnitude of the acceleration, a, of M2 in m/s^2.
May 24, 2012

physics
7. Two cars are moving. The first car has twice the mass of the second car, but only half as much kinetic energy. Then, both cars increase their speed by 8.00 m/s. They then have the same kinetic energy. The original speeds of the two cars are, respectively, A. v1 = 5.66 m/s, ...
May 23, 2012

Physics
Salmon often jump upstream through waterfalls to reach their breeding grounds. One salmon came across a waterfall 1.30 m in height, which she jumped in 1.3 s at an angle of 72° to continue upstream. What was the initial speed of her jump? (Assume the launch angle is ...
May 21, 2012

Physics
A car drives straight off the edge of a cliff that is 68 m high. The police at the scene of the accident note that the point of impact is 148 m from the base of the cliff. How fast was the car traveling when it went over the cliff?
May 21, 2012

Physics
A car drives straight off the edge of a cliff that is 68 m high. The police at the scene of the accident note that the point of impact is 148 m from the base of the cliff. How fast was the car traveling when it went over the cliff?
May 21, 2012

Physics
Yes, it's a super frog.
May 21, 2012

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