Posts by Oriana
Total # Posts: 6
Let U, V be random numbers chosen independently from the interval [0; 1] with uniform distribution. Find the cumulative distribution and density of each of the variables (a) Y = U + V. (b) Y = Absolute value of (U - V).
March 23, 2012
College Physics w/Calculus
(a) What is the escape speed on a spherical asteroid whose radius is 570 km and whose gravitational acceleration at the surface is 3.1 m/s2? (b) How far from the surface will a particle go if it leaves the asteroid's surface with a radial speed of 1000 m/s? (c) With what ...
December 14, 2010
A car traveling at 50 km/h hits a bridge abutment. A passenger in the car moves forward a distance of 74 cm (with respect to the road) while being brought to rest by an inflated air bag. What magnitude of force (assumed constant) acts on the passenger's upper torso, which ...
December 12, 2010