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December 12, 2013

# Posts by meagan

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physics
A uniform plank of length 5.0 m and weight 225 N rests horizontally on two supports, with 1.1 m of the plank hanging over the right support (see the drawing). To what distance x can a person who weighs 408 N walk on the overhanging part of the plank before it just begins to tip?

physics
Review Conceptual Example 7 before starting this problem. A uniform plank of length 5.0 m and weight 225 N rests horizontally on two supports, with 1.1 m of the plank hanging over the right support (see the drawing). To what distance x can a person who weighs 408 N walk on the...

physics
One end of a meter stick is pinned to a table, so the stick can rotate freely in a plane parallel to the tabletop. Two forces, both parallel to the tabletop, are applied to the stick in such a way that the net torque is zero. The first force has a magnitude of 2.00 N and is ap...

physics
A top is a toy that is made to spin on its pointed end by pulling on a string wrapped around the body of the top. The string has a length of 59 cm and is wrapped around the top at a place where its radius is 1.9 cm. The thickness of the string is negligible. The top is initial...

physics
A 4.15-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +369 m/s, where the sign + indicates that it is moving to the right (see part a of the drawing). The bullet is approaching two blocks resting on a horizontal frictionless surface. Air resistance is negligible. The bulle...

physics
A ball is attached to one end of a wire, the other end being fastened to the ceiling. The wire is held horizontal, and the ball is released from rest (see the drawing). It swings downward and strikes a block initially at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface. Air resistanc...

physics

physics
A wagon is rolling forward on level ground. Friction is negligible. The person sitting in the wagon is holding a rock. The total mass of the wagon, rider, and rock is 95 kg. The mass of the rock is 0.34 kg. Initially the wagon is rolling forward at a speed of 0.50 m/s. Then th...

physics
A 4.15-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +369 m/s, where the sign + indicates that it is moving to the right (see part a of the drawing). The bullet is approaching two blocks resting on a horizontal frictionless surface. Air resistance is negligible. The bulle...

physics/ 2D motion
A projectile of mass 0.539 kg is shot from a cannon. The end of the cannon’s barrel is at height 6.4 m, as shown in the figure. The initial velocity of the projectile is 9 m/s . How long does it take the projectile to hit the ground? Answer in units of s

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