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December 4, 2013

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PHySics
I understand now, thank you.

PHySics
A 1.63 nF parallel-plate capacitor is charged to an initial potential difference ΔVi = 100 V and then isolated. The dielectric material between the plates is mica, with a dielectric constant of 5.00. (a) How much work is required to withdraw the mica sheet? Work = .5CV^2...

PHYSICS
awesome thanks, that's the correct answer. I was using the wrong conversion. :)

PHYSICS
A 4.00 µF capacitor is connected to a 18.0 V battery. How much energy is stored in the capacitor? This should be a relatively easy problem yet, I can't get it. Isn't it just E=.5*C*V^2

Physics
I have solved this problem.

Physics
A 0.400 kg block of wood hangs from the ceiling by a string, and a 0.0700 kg wad of putty is thrown straight upward, striking the bottom of the block with a speed of 6.40 m/s. The wad of putty sticks to the block. How high does the putty-block system rise above the original po...

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A 0.409 kg block is attached to a horizontal spring that is at its equilibrium length, and whose force constant is 19.5 N/m. The block rests on a frictionless surface. A 0.0500 kg wad of putty is thrown horizontally at the block, hitting it with an initial speed of 2.32 m/s an...

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A 95 kg astronaut and a 1500 kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.15 m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with the shuttle. What was ...

Physics
this is a repeat of the question before it.

Physics
A 0.135 kg ball is dropped from rest. If the magnitude of the ball's momentum is 0.730 kg·m/s just before it lands on the ground, from what height was it dropped?

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