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August 29, 2015
Total # Posts: 40

**Physics/Math**

Ok...I figured out part a but I am having trouble with b. part a was: Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 1.0x10^23 kg, a radius of 3.0x10^6 m, and no atmosphere. A 10 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an ...
*March 14, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

Ok...I figured out part a but I am having trouble with b. part a was: Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 1.0x10^23 kg, a radius of 3.0x10^6 m, and no atmosphere. A 10 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an ...
*March 12, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A 1.50 kg snowball is fired from a cliff 13.5 m high with an initial velocity of 14.0 m/s, directed 41.0° above the horizontal. (a) Using energy techniques, rather than techniques of Chapter 4, find the speed of the snowball as it reaches the ground below the cliff. >&...
*March 11, 2007*

**Physics**

A thin rod, of length L and negligible mass, that can pivot about one end to rotate in a vertical circle. A heavy ball of mass m is attached to the other end. The rod is pulled aside through an angle and released. What is the speed of the ball at the lowest point if L = 2.20 m...
*March 9, 2007*

**Physics**

Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 1.0 1023 kg, a radius of 3.0 106 m, and no atmosphere. A 10 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an initial kinetic energy of 5.0 107 J, what will be its kinetic energy when ...
*March 9, 2007*

**Physics**

Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 1.0x10^23 kg, a radius of 3.0x10^6 m, and no atmosphere. A 10 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an initial kinetic energy of 5.0x10^7 J, what will be its kinetic energy ...
*March 9, 2007*

**Re: Physics/Math**

Posted by Technoboi11 on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 1:09am. Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 1.0x10^23 kg, a radius of 3.0x10^6 m, and no atmosphere. A 10 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an initial ...
*March 9, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 1.0 1023 kg, a radius of 3.0 106 m, and no atmosphere. A 10 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an initial kinetic energy of 5.0 107 J, what will be its kinetic energy when ...
*March 7, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A thin rod, of length L and negligible mass, that can pivot about one end to rotate in a vertical circle. A heavy ball of mass m is attached to the other end. The rod is pulled aside through an angle and released. (a)What is the speed of the ball at the lowest point if L = 2....
*March 7, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A 1.50 kg snowball is fired from a cliff 12.5 m high with an initial velocity of 14.0 m/s, directed 41.0° above the horizontal. (a) Using energy techniques, rather than techniques of Chapter 4, find the speed of the snowball as it reaches the ground below the cliff. (b) ...
*March 7, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

You drop a 1.8 kg textbook to a friend who stands on the ground 9 m below the textbook with outstretched hands 1.50 m above the ground. (a) What is the speed of the textbook when it reaches the hands? m/s (b) If we substituted a second textbook with twice the mass, what would ...
*March 7, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A 2.8 kg body is at rest on a frictionless horizontal air track when a horizontal force F acting in the positive direction of an x axis along the track is applied to the body. The force F is applied to the body at t = 0, and the graph records the position of the body at 0.50 s...
*March 5, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A machine carries a 5.0 kg package from an initial position of di = (0.50 m) i + (0.75 m) j + (0.20 m) k at t = 0 to a final position of df = (8.00 m) i + (11.0 m) j + (7.40 m) k at t = 13 s. The constant force applied by the machine on the package is F = (2.00 N) i + (4.00 N...
*March 5, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

At a certain instant, a particle-like object is acted on by a force F = (3.0 N) i - (1.0 N) j + (8.0 N) k while the object's velocity is v = - (2.0 m/s) i + (4.0 m/s) k. What is the instantaneous rate at which the force does work on the object? (b) At some other time, the ...
*March 5, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

An iceboat is at rest on a frictionless frozen lake when a sudden wind exerts a constant force of 212 N, toward east, on the boat. due to the angle of the sail, the wind causes the boat to slide in a straight line for a distance of 7.0 m in a direction 20° north of east. ...
*March 5, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A can of sardines is made to move along an x axis from x1 = 0.2 m to x2 = 1.2 m by a force given by F = iF0exp(-0.4x), with x in meters and F0 = 4.5 N. (Here exp is the exponential function.) How much work is done on the can by the force? For Further Reading * Physics/Math - ...
*March 3, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A single force acts on a 5.0 kg particle-like object in such a way that the position of the object as a function of time is given by x = 3.0t - 4.0t 2 + 1.0t 3, with x in meters and t in seconds. Find the work done on the object by the force from t = 0 to t = 2.0 s. For ...
*March 3, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

What work is done by a force (in newtons) F = 3.1xi + 3.1j, with x in meters, that moves a particle from a position r1 = 2.1i + 2.5j to r2 = - -4.9i -3.9j? For Further Reading * Physics/Math - bobpursley, Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 6:27am Work is the dot product of Force and ...
*March 3, 2007*

**Re: Physics/Math**

What work is done by a force (in newtons) F = 3.1xi + 3.1j, with x in meters, that moves a particle from a position r1 = 2.1i + 2.5j to r2 = - -4.9i -3.9j? For Further Reading * Physics/Math - bobpursley, Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 6:27am Work is the dot product of Force and ...
*March 2, 2007*

**Re: Physics/Math**

A single force acts on a 5.0 kg particle-like object in such a way that the position of the object as a function of time is given by x = 3.0t - 4.0t 2 + 1.0t 3, with x in meters and t in seconds. Find the work done on the object by the force from t = 0 to t = 2.0 s. For ...
*March 2, 2007*

**Re: Physics/Math**

A can of sardines is made to move along an x axis from x1 = 0.2 m to x2 = 1.2 m by a force given by F = iF0exp(-0.4x), with x in meters and F0 = 4.5 N. (Here exp is the exponential function.) How much work is done on the can by the force? For Further Reading * Physics/Math - ...
*March 2, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

What work is done by a force (in newtons) F = 3.1xi + 3.1j, with x in meters, that moves a particle from a position r1 = 2.1i + 2.5j to r2 = - -4.9i -3.9j? Work is the dot product of Force and displacement. Change in displacement is r2 minus r1. I will be happy to critique ...
*March 1, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A single force acts on a 5.0 kg particle-like object in such a way that the position of the object as a function of time is given by x = 3.0t - 4.0t 2 + 1.0t 3, with x in meters and t in seconds. Find the work done on the object by the force from t = 0 to t = 2.0 s. find the ...
*March 1, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A can of sardines is made to move along an x axis from x1 = 0.2 m to x2 = 1.2 m by a force given by F = iF0exp(-0.4x), with x in meters and F0 = 4.5 N. (Here exp is the exponential function.) How much work is done on the can by the force? Work is the integral of force x ...
*March 1, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A cold package of hot dogs slides rightward across a frictionless floor through a distance d = 20.5 cm while three forces are applied to it. Two of the forces are horizontal and have the magnitudes F1 = 5.00 N and F2 = 1.00 N; the third force is angled down by = 65.0° and ...
*March 1, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A force F = (4.0 N)i + cj acts on a particle as the particle goes through displacement d = (3.4 m)i - (2.0 m)j. (Other forces also act on the particle.) What is the value of c if the work done on the particle by force F is each of the following? (a) zero (b) 19 J (c) -17 J ...
*March 1, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

Two vectors are given by a = 3.3i + 6.5j, and b = 2.5i + 4.9j. Find a) a·b = b) (a + b)·b = c) the component of a in the direction of b = a) (3.3x2.5) + (6.6x4.9) = b) (5.8x2.5) + (11.4x4.9)= c) (a·b)/(magnitude of b)= Great! I got it :)
*March 1, 2007*

**PHYSICS**

When a particle moves on a circle at constant speed, its acceleration vector: a) is zero m/s^2 b) points toward the center of the circle. c) points parallel to its velocity vector. It's zero m/s^2 since it's moving at a constant speed, right? No. Remember, acceleration...
*February 18, 2007*

**Decaf Coffee**

Is decaf coffee completely decaffinated?? .. or are there low amounts of caffiene in brewed decaf coffee? (i'm researching about people with health conditions concerning caffiene... if they even should be drinking decaf coffee at all!!) - can anyone find some links to ...
*February 14, 2007*

**Physics**

An electron's position is given by r = 4.00t i - 6.00t2 j + 5.00 k, with t in seconds and r in meters. (a) In unit-vector notation, what is the electron's velocity v(t)? (Answer in terms of i, j, k, and t.) ___ m/s (b) What is v in unit-vector notation at t = 8.00 s? ...
*February 1, 2007*

**Physics - Projectile Motion**

A ball rolls horizontally off the edge of a tabletop that is 1.60 m high. It strikes the floor at a point 1.58 m horizontally away from the table edge. (Neglect air resistance.) (a) How long was the ball in the air? ___ s (b) What was its speed at the instant it left the table...
*February 1, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

In the vector sum A + B = C , vector A has a magnitude of 13.1 m and is angled 49° counterclockwise from the +x direction, and vector C has a magnitude of 15.0 m and is angled 20.0° counterclockwise from the -x direction. What are (a) the magnitude and (b) the ...
*January 27, 2007*

**physics - converting radians to degrees**

i know how to convert degrees to radians.. ie: 40* x (2pi rad/360*) = 0.70 rad .. i cant figure out how to do the opposite.. can anyone show me how? thanks! ~lor .70 rad (360 deg/2PI rad )= 40o radians = degrees*2*pi/360 = 0.69813 degrees = rad*360/2*pi degrees = 0.69813*360/2...
*January 27, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

A displacement vector r in the xy plane is 6 m long and directed at angle [Theta] = 36°. Determine the x and y components of the vector. _____ m (x component) _____ m (y component) I will be happy to check your answers, or critique your thinking. We dont do tests for ...
*January 27, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

What is the sum of the following four vectors in unit-vector notation? For that sum, what are (b) the magnitude, (c) the angle in degrees, and (d) the angle in radians? E: 6.36 m at +0.90 rad F: 4.52 m at -75 ° G: 3.31 m at +1.20 rad H: 5.4 m at -210 ° [[[Warning! Make...
*January 27, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

In the vector sum A + B = C , vector A has a magnitude of 13.1 m and is angled 49° counterclockwise from the +x direction, and vector C has a magnitude of 15.0 m and is angled 20.0° counterclockwise from the -x direction. What are (a) the magnitude and (b) the ...
*January 27, 2007*

**Physics/Math**

For the vectors a = (3.9 m)i + (4.8 m)j, and b = (5.4 m)i - (2.0 m)j, give the x and y components, magnitudes, and directions of the following vector operations. (a.) a + b ______(x component) ______(y component) ______(magnitude) ______° (direction from the positive x ...
*January 27, 2007*

**Physics/Science #3**

A ball is thrown vertically downward from the top of a 35.9-m tall building. The ball then passes the top of a window that is 10.7 m above the ground 2.00 s after being thrown. What is the speed of the ball as it passes the top of the window? The equation for the speed of the ...
*January 25, 2007*

**Physics/Science #2**

A rock is thrown verticaly upward from ground level at time t = 0. At t = 1.65 s it passes the top of a tall tower, and 0.95 s later it reaches its maximum height. What is the height of the tower? height = _______ m First, find the initial velocity from the height of the tower...
*January 25, 2007*

**Physics/Science**

A startled armadillo leaps upward rising 0.547 m in the first 0.202 s. (a) What is its initial speed as it leaves the ground? _____m/s (b) What is its speed at the height of 0.547 m? _____m/s (c) How much higher does it go? _____m Use distance vs time: d=vi*t - 1/2 g t^2 solve...
*January 25, 2007*

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