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physics
A bell is rung at a sound intensity of 70dB . A trumpet is blown at an intensity that is greater by a factor of 10^3. What is the intensity level of the trumpet
May 20, 2012

physics
A vibrating 400.0Hz tuning fork is placed in fresh water. What is the frequencyin herbs and the wavelength in meters (A) within the water at 25c (B) when the sound waves move into the air at 25c
May 20, 2012

physics
A fan at a baseball game is 100.0m from the home plate. If the speed of sound is 350 m/s , how long after the batter actually hits the ball does the fan hear the crack? Assume that there is no wind.
May 20, 2012

physics
A 200m dash along a straight track was timed at 21.1 s by a timer located at the finish line who used the flash from the starters pistol to start the stopwatch. If the air temperature was 30.0c , what would the time have been if the timer had started the watch upon hearing the...
May 20, 2012

physics
How much time is required for sound to travel 1.4 km through air if the temperature is 30.0 c
May 20, 2012

physics
I tried that but it does not give me the correct answer which is 0.204 m/s
May 8, 2012

physics
The motor for an elevator can produce 2200 W of power. The elevator has a mass of 1100 kg complete with contents . At what constant speed will the elevator rise ?
May 8, 2012

physics
How much work can a 22 kW car engine do in 60 seconds if It is 30% efficient It is 100% efficient
May 8, 2012

physics
A boy fires a 60 g pebble with his slingshot. The pebble leaves the slingshot at 35m/s How high above the slingshot will the pebble rise if it's fired straight up?
May 8, 2012

Law
In law we watched a movie called 12 angry men , and there is a question I am stuck on, any help would be great! How does the film 12 angry men deepen our understanding of the guarantee of the right to trail by jury and the role of the jury system in America democracy? Thank ...
May 5, 2012

Life orientation
1: In 10-15 lines critically discuss 5 ways in which the human or environmental problem impacts on the community ( HIV AIDS ). 2: Provide recommendations on how to address HIV AIDS. Thank you!:-)
May 2, 2012

Life orientation
Poverty, pollution, hiv aids, nutrition, floods. Name two institutions or community organizations that are involved in supporting or giving redress to these disasters. Explain how these organizations are involved in providing a safe and healthy environment.
May 2, 2012

physics
A chair lift takes skiers to the top of a mountain that is 320 m high. The average mass of skiers complete with equipment is 85 kg . The chair lift can deliver three skiers to the top of the mountain every 36 s Determine the power required to carry out this task If friction ...
April 30, 2012

physics
An archer locks a 0.20kg arrow on a bowstring. Then the archer exerts an average force of 110N to draw the string back 0.60 m . Assume that friction is negligible . What speed does the bow give to the arrow? If the arrow is shot vertically upward,how high will it rise?
April 30, 2012

physics
two ropes are tied to a large boulder. one rope is pulled with a force of 400N due east. The other rope is pulled with a force of 300N due south. draw a vector diagram showing the forces
April 28, 2012

physics
A 6.0g pellet of lead at 32 degrees c gains 36.8 J of heat. What will be its final temperature
April 27, 2012

physics
A 50.0kg cyclist on a 10.0kg bicycle speeds up from 5.0m/s to 10.0m/s , the total kinetic energy before acceleratingis 750, and after acceleratingis 3000, how much work is done to increase the kinetic energy of the cyclist and the bicycle
April 27, 2012

Physics
HELP PLEASE. Hypothetically, you are standing on the balcony of an apartment on the 10th level of a building and you throw a ball at some angle, 0 , above the horizontal away from the building. the ball lands on the ground 10m from the building, 3.2s after it was thrown. the ...
April 26, 2012

physics
A 60 kg student does 60 push ups in 40s . With each push up , the student must lift 70% of the body mass a height of 40cm off the floor. Assuming two significant digits, calculate the following The work the student does against a force of gravity for each push up , assuming ...
April 25, 2012

Chemistry
If the acetylene were burned to form water and carbon dioxide, how many kilojoules of energy would be produced from the complete reaction of 20 of calcium carbide? CaC2(s)+2H2O(l) --> C2H2(g)+Ca(OH)2(s)
April 23, 2012

Chemistry
If the acetylene were burned to form water and carbon dioxide, how many kilojoules of energy would be produced from the complete reaction of 20 of calcium carbide? CaC2(s)+2H2O(l) --> C2H2(g)+Ca(OH)2(s)
April 23, 2012

Physics
Viscous blood is flowing through an artery partially clogged by cholesterol. A surgeon wants to remove enough of the cholesterol to double the flow rate of blood through this artery. If the original diameter of the artery is D , what should be the new diameter (in terms of D...
April 23, 2012

math
a rectangular field measures 20 meters by y meters is surrounded by grass patch of width 2 meters . What is the area of the grass patch ? Leave your answer in the simplest form in terms of y .
April 21, 2012

math
from one piece of wood , Sam cut two 9 1/2 in. strips for 2 sides of a frame. He cut two 11 3/4 in . strips each for the other 2 sides Sam had 5 1/2 in.of wood left. How long was the piece of wood when he started ?
April 18, 2012

math
1. Gina wants to begin by figuring out how long the corn bed will be. She knows that in her previous two gardens, she was able to plant 2 rows in a 5 foot long space and 5 rows in an 11 foot long space. Find a linear equation for the length of the bed (y) in which she can fit ...
April 16, 2012

Chemistry
This answer is still not correct for me!!
April 15, 2012

statistics
20. Explain how the power of a hypothesis test is influenced by each of the following. Assume that all other factors are held constant. a. Increasing the alpha level from .01 to .05. b. Changing from a one-tailed test to a two-tailed test.
April 14, 2012

physics
Write the energy transformation equation for each situation Fireworks explodes An arrow is shot off a bow and flies through the air A paved driveway feels hot on a clear ,sunny day A camper raises an axe to chop a chunk of wood A lawn mower with a gasoline engine cuts a lawn
April 12, 2012

Physics
how does the slope of a Ff-Fg graph relate to the coefficients of friction , prove it mathematically.
April 12, 2012

physics
A 12 kg toboggan is pulled along at a constant velocity on a horizontal surface by a horizontal force of 11 N How much horizontal force is needed to pull the toboggan at a constant velocity if two 57 kg girls are sitting in it ?
April 10, 2012

science
a 40kg student goes to jupiter where the rate of acceleration is 24.5m/s squared what is the students weight on jupiter?
April 10, 2012

chemistry
Which of the following measures thermal energy in an object? (Points : 4) temperature mass heat volume
April 9, 2012

physics
A wagon is used to help deliver papers. There is a force applied at an angle of 25 degrees to the horizontal that causes the wagon to move a distance of 15m[N] in 10.0s from rest. There is a force of friction of 3.1 N acting on the 27kg wagon. What is the acceleration of the ...
April 9, 2012

Calculus
Verify if correct. Determine which line is parallel to the line with Cartesian equation 2x +3y + 5=0 a) r=(-1,-1) +s(2,3), seR b) x=3t-1, y=-2t-1, teR c) x=2t-1, 3t-1, teR d) none of the above. I chose D, none of the above because none of them are multiples of the given ...
April 7, 2012

Calculus
Explain fully please and thank you! =) Determine the point of intersection of the lines L1: r= (1,3,7) + s(1,2,-2),seR and L2: v=(0,2,-3) +t(1,1,4), teR. a) P(1,3,1) b P(1,3,7) c) The lines coincide d) no point of intersection
April 7, 2012

physics
Determine the magnitude of the force of gravity acting on a 340 kg satellite , 850 km above Earth's surface.
April 6, 2012

physics
A tug of war has started over a popular toy. One child pulls with a force of 2.0*10^1 N[W], a second child pulls with a force of 15N[N] and a third child pulls with a force of 4.0*10^1 N [30 S of E] calculate the net force on the toy
April 5, 2012

physics
If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25 , how much horizontal force is needed to pull each of the following masses along a rough desk at a constant speed? A) 25 kg
April 5, 2012

physics
A 650 N student is Rollerblading at a velocity of 7.8 m/s [W] when the student trips and slides horizontally along the trail, coming to a stop 0.95s. Determine the students average acceleration
April 5, 2012

physics
Determine the magnitude of the force of gravity acting on a 340 kg satellite, 850 km above Earth's surface
April 5, 2012

physics
How do i find the acceleration though
April 4, 2012

physics
Given the following forces acting on an object find the net force: 2.0N[N], 10N[S], 2.0N[W], 8.0N[E] The mass is 5.1 kg with the net force find the objects acceleration
April 4, 2012

physics
Two children on the beach are pulling on an inner tube. One exerts a force of 45 N[N]. The other exerts a force of 60N[SW]. What is the net force acting on the tube
April 3, 2012

physics
Two children on the beach are pulling on an inner tube. One exerts a force of 45 N[N]. The other exerts a force of 60N[SW]. What is the net force acting on the tube
April 3, 2012

physics
Two children on the beach are pulling on an inner tube. One exerts a force of 45 N[N]. The other exerts a force of 60N[SW]. What is the net force acting on the tube
April 3, 2012

physics
Two children on the beach are pulling on an inner tube. One exerts a force of 45 N[N]. The other exerts a force of 60N[SW]. What is the net force acting on the tube
April 3, 2012

physics
Two children on the beach are pulling on an inner tube. One exerts a force of 45 N[N]. The other exerts a force of 60N[SW]. What is the net force acting on the tube
April 3, 2012

physics
The force of gravity at Earth's surface on an astronaut is 634N. What is the force of gravity on the same person at each of the following distances, in multiples of Earth's radius, from the centre of Earth? A)2 B)5 C)10 D)17.2
April 2, 2012

physics
The mass of Earth can be calculated using the fact that the weight of an object (in newtons) is equal to the force of gravity between the object and Earth. Given that the radius of Earth is 6.4*10^6m , determine its mass
April 2, 2012

physics
Any my text book for the 12.0kg steel ball it says the answer is 1.2*10^2N, not 117.6N how did they get that answer?
April 1, 2012

physics
Calculate Earth's force of gravity on each of two steel balls of masses 6.0kg and 12.0kg I the forces of gravity on the 12-kg ball is greater than that on the other ball, why do the two balls accelerate at the same rate when dropped?
April 1, 2012

Trigonometry
A ladder that is 15 feet long is placed so that it reaches from level ground to the top of a vertical wall that is 13 feet high A. Use the law of sines to find the angle that the ladder makes with the ground to the nearest hundredth B. Is more than one position of the ladder ...
March 27, 2012

physics
When the crampton coal-fired train engine was built in 1852 , its mass was 48.3t ( 1.0 t= 1.0*10^3) and its force capability was rated at 22.4 kN. Assuming it was pulling train cars whose total mass doubled its own was and the total friction on the engine and cars was 10.1 kN...
March 25, 2012

physics
When the crampton coal-fired train engine was built in 1852 , its mass was 48.3t ( 1.0 t= 1.0*10^3) and its force capability was rated at 22.4 kN. Assuming it was pulling train cars whose total mass doubled its own was and the total friction on the engine and cars was 10.1 kN...
March 25, 2012

physics
Lol :) thanks , i should have thought of that
March 25, 2012

physics
According to newtons 1st law , construction workers are warned not to leave their hard hats on the rear window ledge of their cars, explain why?
March 25, 2012

physics
Sorry i meant 4000 kg is the mass
March 25, 2012

physics
A jet plane pilot decides to accelerate horizontally. If the thrust of the engine is increased to 50 000 N at a time when the air resistance ( or drag) acting on the 4000kg plane amounts to 30 000 N , what will the planes acceleration be I believe you at the 50 000 and the 30 ...
March 25, 2012

physics
Thank you so much I understand now !
March 25, 2012

physics
How much applied force is needed to accelerate a 2.0 kg block of wood at 4.0m/s^2 along a rough table, against a 10 N force of friction?
March 25, 2012

physics
Thank you for helping me ! It takes me a little bit longer to grasp concepts, i think now the correct answer is it is unbalanced because it accelerates?
March 25, 2012

physics
Is the net forces balanced because it accelerates steadily in a straight line?.
March 25, 2012

physics
I have no clue we never covered it in class!
March 25, 2012

physics
A 1200 kg boat accelerates steadily at 0.05 m/s^2 in a straight line . Are the forces on this boat balanced or unbalanced?
March 25, 2012

physics
The force of friction is zero?
March 25, 2012

physics
A woman pushes a refrigerator across the floor at a steady speed of 20cm/s . If she has to push with a horizontal force of 400 N to keep it moving , is the force of friction less than 400 N , 400 N, more than 400 N, why
March 25, 2012

physics
Thank you so much, i understand a lot more now !
March 25, 2012

physics
A jet plane is traveling at a constant speed in a straight line in level speed. What does this tell you about the forces acting on it, what forces are acting on it .
March 25, 2012

physics
thank you bobpursley
March 23, 2012

physics
A triathlete swims 1200 m due to east followed by 1500 m due northeast (45o). What is the overall displacement? (magnitude and angle). Calculate the displacement with long-hand calculations.
March 23, 2012

physics
Thanks bobpursely I need this for my Quantitative Biomechanics class
March 23, 2012

physics
A diver is jumping straight up with 2 m/s from a 15 meter platform. Calculate the maximum height of the diver, the diver’s velocity when reaches the water, and total time to reach the water.
March 23, 2012

Calculus
A rectangular prism is defined by vectors (2,0,0) (0,9,6) and (0,0,3). Find the volume.
March 22, 2012

Geometry
The height of the segment from the apex of the cone to the base is 10 feet. The length of the diameter of the circular base is 4 feet. Calculate the volume
March 22, 2012

Geometry
The height of the segment from the apex of the pyramid to the base is 10 feet. The length of the diagonal of the square base is 4 feet. Calculate the volume
March 22, 2012

geometry
a ladder is 53 inches. how tall is it in feet and inches
March 20, 2012

Calculus and vectors
I don't know, I think that it is A-B=C
March 18, 2012

Calculus and vectors
Explain how the vector C⃗(Going from the head of B⃗ to the head of A⃗) can be written in terms of vectors A⃗ and B⃗ Given the shape in this url: imgur dot com/5nT3V
March 18, 2012

Calculus and vectors
Please, help I don't understand vectors T.T 1. In the prism, assume all dimensions have different lengths, state the following: a) state 3 equal vectors to DC⃗ b) state 4 opposite vectors to BC⃗ ------------------------------------- Here is the prism below, ...
March 18, 2012

art history
How would you compare and contrast the northern and southern style temple?
March 15, 2012

Physics
A athlete in good physical condition can land on the ground at a speed of 12m/s without injury , calculate the max height from which the athlete can jump without injury, assuming the takeoff speed is zero
March 12, 2012

Physics
A student throws a baseball vertically upward, and 2.8s later catches it at the same level. Neglecting air resistance , calculate the following (a) the velocity at which the ball left the students hand (b) the height to which the ball climbed above the students hand
March 12, 2012

math
B
March 11, 2012

Physics
A car is doing a loop-the-loop. The loop has a radius of .4m. Assume the car is starting with the minimum speed it needs in order to stay in contact with the track at all times (at the top of the track, the car is not applying a force to the track). neglect friction. What is ...
March 6, 2012

college algebra
A triangle is bounded by the x-and y-axes and must pass through P(2,2) a.) find the area of the triangle as a function of x (Hint: let C be the point (0,2) and D be the point (2,0). Use the fact that ACP and PDB are similar triangles.) b.) What is the domain of the function ...
February 28, 2012

college algebra
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln is shown for various times (in minutes) in the following table. Time(min) Temperature (F) 15 2200...
February 28, 2012

college algebra
A rectangle is bounded by the x-and y- axes and the graph of y = -1/2x + 4. a.) Find the area of the rectangle as a function of x. b.) Complete the following table x area 1 2 4 6 7 c.) What is the domain of this function?
February 28, 2012

college algebra
A magazine company had a profit of $98,000 per year when it had 32,000 subscribers. When it obtained 35,000 subscribers, it had a profit of $117,500. Assume that the profit P is a linear function of the number of subscribers s. a.) Find the function P b.) What will the profit ...
February 28, 2012

college algebra
Thank you and sorry someone impersonated you.
February 28, 2012

college algebra
sorry I will resubmit them. Thanks.
February 28, 2012

college algebra
yes
February 28, 2012

physics
If you were asked to design a capacitor in which small size and large capacitance were required, what factors would be important in your design?
February 27, 2012

physics
A river is moving at 4.0 m/s [s] , and a swimmer swims across it at 1.4 m/s [e] relative to the water. What is the swimmers velocity measure with respect to the river bank
February 26, 2012

physics
A river is moving at 4.0 m/s [s] , and a swimmer swims across it at 1.4 m/s [e] relative to the water. What is the swimmers velocity measure with respect to the river bank
February 26, 2012

college algebra
Given f(x)= 3x^2+x-30 and g(x)=x-3 find f(x)-g(x)
February 24, 2012

college algebra
Find the vertex for f(x)=-5x^2-6x=3
February 23, 2012

economics
An article in Business Week warned of the dangers of deflation as the collapse of numerous Asian economies was creating worries that Asia might try to “ export its way out of trouble” by oversupplying everything from automobiles to semiconductors. Evidence that ...
February 21, 2012

Math
A sensor light installed on the edge of a home can detect motion for a distance of 50ft. in front and with a range of motion of 192degree. Over what area will the sensor detect motion and become illuminated?
February 20, 2012

math
B=1.69 (sqrt (s)+4.45)-3.49 solve for s
February 16, 2012

Math
4t+14=6t/5+7
February 16, 2012

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