# Posts by physics

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**physics**

An alpha-particle collides with an oxygen nucleus which is initially at rest. The alpha-particle is scattered at an angle of 67.0 degrees from its initial direction of motion, and the oxygen nucleus recoils at an angle of 52.0 degrees on the other side of this initial ...

**physics**

An alpha-particle collides with an oxygen nucleus which is initially at rest. The alpha-particle is scattered at an angle of 67.0 degrees from its initial direction of motion, and the oxygen nucleus recoils at an angle of 52.0 degrees on the other side of this initial ...

**k**

Two wires parallel to each other and separated by a distance d carry different currents; they exert a force with magnitude F on each other. (a) The wires carry current in opposite directions. If the current carried by both wires is divided by five and the distance between the ...

**physics**

A roller-coaster car has a mass of 1100 kg when fully loaded with passengers. As the car passes over the top of a circular hill of radius 20 m, its speed is not changing. (a) At the top of the hill, what is the normal force (using the negative sign for the downward direction) ...

**Physics**

A uniform ladder weighing 197 N is leaning against a wall. The ladder slips when θ = 63.0°. Assuming that the coefficients of static friction at the wall and the ground are the same, obtain a value for µs.

**Ronit**

What is the current through a wire if 240 coulombs of charge pass through the wire in 2.0 minutes?

**Physics question**

A rope suspended from a ceiling supports an object of weight W at its opposite end. Another rope tied to the first at the middle is pulled horizontally with a force of 30N.the junction P of the rope is in equilibrum. Calculate the weight W and the tens.

**Physics question**

A boy intend to move an mkg crate across the floor by applying a constant force p newton on it.the coeficient of friction between the floor and crate is ü.which of these is the best option for his task?

**Science**

A 6 kg grinding wheel of radius 0.2 m rotates at a constant rotational frequency of 4 rad/s when an object makes contact with the outer edge of the wheel. Friction causes the wheel to stop in 2 seconds. What is the average torque on the wheel by the frictional force?

**Physics**

A 6 kg grinding wheel of radius 0.2 m rotates at a constant rotational frequency of 4 rad/s when an object makes contact with the outer edge of the wheel. Friction causes the wheel to stop in 2 seconds. What is the average torque on the wheel by the frictional force?

**5th grade math**

To find out how many bows Alicia can make, divide 4 yards by 1/3 and you will get the answer that Victoria provided.

**math6**

I presume that all you have to do is divide the amount of miles that she drove by how long she drove. 621miles/11.5hours=54miles/hour

**Melanie**

A right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 13 meters and one side of length 5 meters. What is the length of the third side and the angle between the hypotenuse and the 5 meter side? A. 144 meters, 67.38 degrees B. 12 meters, 22.62 degrees C. 10 meters, 22.62 degrees D. 12 ...

**physics**

A car with a mass of 3200 kg and a velocity of 50 m/s brakes to a final velocity of 25m/s in a distance of 85 m. what is the force the brakes apply to stop the car.

**physics**

A hiker, who weighs 1120 N, is strolling through the woods and crosses a small horizontal bridge. The bridge is uniform, weighs 3775 N, and rests on two concrete supports, one at each end. He stops one-fifth of the way along the bridge. What is the magnitude of the force that ...

**physics**

In an arcade game a 0.135 kg disk is shot across a frictionless horizontal surface by compressing it against a spring and releasing it. If the spring has a spring constant of 155 N/m and is compressed from its equilibrium position by 7 cm, ﬁnd the speed with which the ...

**Physics**

A basketball of mass 0.70 kg is dropped from rest from a height of 1.22 m. It rebounds to a height of 0.64 m. How much mechanical energy was lost during the collision with the floor? A basketball player dribbles the ball from a height of 1.22 m by exerting a constant downward ...

**physics**

Exactly 11 kJ of energy was absorbed by 1 mol of Cl2(g) at 298 K. What i s thefinal temperature of the Cl2(g)? The heat capacity of Cl2(g) is 25.635J.K-1.mol-1

**Taylor**

The blck mamba is one of the world's most poisonous snakes, and with a maximum speed of 18.0 km/h, it is also the fastest. Suppose a mamba waiting in a hide-out sees prey and begins slithering toward it with a velocity of +18.0 km/h. After 2.50 s, the mamba realizes that ...

**physics**

Boring physics

**Physics need work checked**

Physics lenses. Please help, my math is wrong and I need second opinion.? Consider three lenses with focal lengths of 25.9 cm, -15.8 cm, and 10.0 cm positioned on the x axis at x1 = 0 m, x2 = 0.412 m, and x3 = 0.514 m, respectively. An object is at d = -121 cm. Find the ...

**help**

from which equations is the following equation derived from: length=(time^2 * g)/4

**emily**

What is the potential halfway between two point charges spaced 1 mm apart if q1=10 micro culumbs and q2= -5 micro culumbs

**jane**

In an electric field described by E = (20i+60j) V/m calculate the change in potential for a particle that moves from the origin to the coordinates (3,3)m

**TOm**

Hello, this is the last question that I can't seem to or be able to solve: 1. Jenny (75 kg) goes on a ski trip. She goes down a slope that's inclined at 15*. The drag coefficient of Jenny is 0.300, the surface of contact with air is 0.750 m^2 and the air density is 1,...

**electric force/field**

Three point charges, A = 2.2 µC, B = 7.5 µC, and C = -3.9 µC, are located at the corners of an equilateral triangle . Find the magnitude and direction of the electric field at the position of the 2.2 µC charge. magnitude = . N/C direction =

**victor.M**

What is the resulting temperature when a 150g cube of ice at zero degrees is added to 200g of water in a aluminium cup at 30 degrees

**A man wants to cross a river 500 m wide which flows at speed of 2 km/hr.the man rows a boat perpendicular to the river flow at 3 km/hr relative to the river.what is relative velocity of boat relative to the ground?**

Velocity of boat relative to the river(vbr):3 km/hr, velocity of river relative to ground(vrg) :2 km/hr. Velocity of boat relative to the ground(vbg): square root of 9+4

**Physics 101**

The systemis in equilibrium and the pulleys are frictionless and massless. |_________________________| l l l ( . ) l / \ | / \ ( . ) 8kg | I 2kg ( . ) | / \ | I 6kg ______V____I____________________ _________________________________| Find the force T. The acceleration of ...

**physics101**

A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor.

**physics**

A boat moves through the water with two forces acting on it. One is a 2.80×10 3 N forward push by the motor, and the other is a 1.56×10 3 N resistive force due to the water. a)What is the acceleration of the 1312.6 kg boat? Answer in units of m/s^2 b)If it starts ...

**physics 911**

A force ~F = Fx ˆı+Fy ˆ| acts on a particle that undergoes a displacement of ~s = sx ˆı + sy ˆ| where Fx = 10 N, Fy = −1 N, sx = 5 m, and sy = 3 m. Find the work done by the force on the particle. Answer in units of J b) Find the angle ...

**physics**

I think it's saying only gravity is affecting the particle on the y-axis.

**physics**

The vertical acceleration is 9.8 m/s^2 because of gravity. So in the negative y direction.

**physics**

Initially (at time t = 0) a particle is moving vertically at 5.8 m/s and horizontally at 0 m/s. Its horizontal acceleration is 2.1 m/s2. At what time will the particle be traveling at 54 with respect to the horizontal? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2.

**physics**

A linear charge of nonuniform density E(x)=bx C/m, where b = 5.2 nC/m2, is distributed along the x-axis from 4.9 m to 6 m. Determine the electric potential (relative to zero at infinity) of the point y = 8.6 m on the positive y-axis.

**physics**

The electric potential in a certain region is V = a x2 + b x + c, where a = 15 V/m2, b = −13 V/m, and c = 67 V. 1)Determine the electric field at x = 4 m. 2)Determine the position where the electric field is zero.

**physics**

A linear charge of nonuniform density (x) = 5.2 x C/m, is distributed along the x-axis from 4.9 m to 6 m. Determine the electric potential (relative to zero at infinity) of the point y = 8.6 m on the positive y-axis. Answer in units of V

**physics**

A charge of 10.104 nC is uniformly distributed along the x-axis from −1 m to 1 m. What is the electric potential (relative to zero at infinity) of the point at 5 m on the x-axis?

**physics**

A place kicker must kick a football from a point 36 m (about 39 yd) from the goal, and the ball must clear the crossbar, which is 3.05 m high. When kicked, the ball leaves the ground with a speed of 24 m/s at an angle of 50 to the horizontal. The acceleration of gravity ...

**physics**

Particle 1 is moving on the x-axis with an acceleration of 5.55 m/s2 in the positive x-direction. Particle 2 is moving on the y-axis with an acceleration of 7.45 m/s2 in the negative y-direction. Both particles were at rest at the origin at t = 0 s. Find the speed of particle ...

**physics**

Initially (at time t = 0) a particle is moving vertically at 5.8 m/s and horizontally at 0 m/s. Its horizontal acceleration is 2.1 m/s2. At what time will the particle be traveling at 54 with respect to the horizontal? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2. Answer ...

**Ida**

What does duracell manufacture say about the durability of their brand

**physics...........**

What is the probability that the bulb is glowing for a circuit set up as: |-------------(Bulb)-----------| | | | | (Voltage) | | | | | |----(Switch-1)---(Switch-2)---|

**physics**

Two identical traveling waves, moving in the same direction, are out of phase by /5.0 rad. What is the amplitude of the resultant wave in terms of the common amplitude ym of the two combining waves? (Give the answer as the ratio of the total amplitude to the common amplitude.)

**phyiscs**

what is the derivative of velocity squared? i know that the derivative of regular velocity is acceleration, but what about velocity squared? thank you very much!

**physics**

if the second derivative is not uniform, then is the third derivative also not uniform? thank you!

**Physics**

A scaffold of mass 50kg and length 5m is supported in a horizontal position by a vertical cable at each end. A window cleaner of mass 70kg stands at a point 2m from one end. Determine the tension in the nearer cable and also the farther cable.

**physics**

A new type of spring is found where the spring force F is given by F=-kx + bx^2 where k=400 N/ m and b=100 N/m^2 and x is the expansion (or compression) of the spring from its equilibrium position. The spring is attached to a point mass of 1 kg sitting on a horizontal ...

**Physics**

A brick of mass 1.0 kg slides down an icy roof inclined at 30.0 degrees with respect to the horizontal. (a) If the brick starts from rest, how fast is it moving when it reaches the edge of the roof 2.00 m away? Ignore friction. (b) Redo part (a) if the coefficient of kinetic ...

**physics multiple choice**

A. Because on a fricitionless horizontal surface any finite mass will accelerate if any finite net force is applied in any direction that is not perpendicular to the said surface.

**physics**

Pulling up on a rope, you lift a 4.05-{\rm kg} bucket of water from a well with an acceleration of 2.20 m/s^2. What is the tension in the rope?

**physics**

the maximum height a typical person can jump from a crouched start is about 60cm. By how much does the gravitational potential energy increase for a 72kg person in such a jump? Where does this energy come from? I know the formula for gravitational potential energy is U=mgh. I ...

**11th grade**

which ons is stronger 1)A solid cylinder of 2)A hollow cylinser of iron 3) A cylinder made up of slits of iron

**Kristen**

Thank you for your help!

**Kristen**

A flywheel has a moment of inertia of 2.6 kg·m2. What is the average power needed to spin it up from rest to an angular velocity of 100 rad/s in 30 seconds?

**physics**

Both of the answers above are wrong answer is 24°

**carrol high school**

A car brakes from 60 mph to a full stop in 4 seconds. Find the accelerayion of the car during this interval

**science**

what is the farmula of electric field due to postive charge

**Physics**

Obtain the final temperature, pressure and volume of the compressed air? this is the actual question part:)

**Physics**

A diesel engine takes in 0.5 moles of air at 20.0C and at atmospheric pressure. It then compresses it adiabatically to one twentieth of its original volume. which means n = 0.5 T = 20 and Vfinal = V1/20 but where do I go from here? can anyone help?

**Physics**

(b)A coin is placed 20 cm from the axis of a rotating turntable of variable speed. This speed is gradually increased and the coin remains fixed on the turntable until a rate of 36 rpm is reached. At this point, the coin slides off. What is the coefficient of static friction ...

**Phyics**

A Carnot engine has 200 g of helium as its working substance and operates between two reservoirs which are at temperatures of 500C and 30C. The initial volume of the gas is 20 litres while the volume after isothermal expansion is 60 litres. For one ...

**physics**

The problem has 55m/s... the instructor changed numbers in the original problem and I guess he wanted to change that number to 55. I thought it was strange too at first. So for conservation of momentum, would i use mhvh=mcvc where h is for human and c is for car?

**physics**

A man (weighing 915 N) stands on a long railroad flatcar (weighing 2720 N) as it rolls at 18.5 m/s in the positive direction of an x axis, with negligible friction. Then the man runs along the flatcar in the negative x direction at 55.00 m/s relative to the flatcar. What is ...

**PHYSICS**

density=mass/volume volume-mass/density

**Physics**

A boxer punches a 50 Kg bag. Just as his fist hits the bag, it travels at a speed of 7 m/s. As a result of hitting the bag, his hand comes to a complete stop. Assuming that the moving part of his hand weigh 5 Kg, calculate the rebound velocity and kinetic energy of the bag.

**magnetic field**

A square loop with resistance R=0.001 Ohms,mass 1.0 gram, and side length 1.0 m is falling into a region of uniform magnetic field. The magnetic field has strength 1 Gauss and is pointing out of the page. The speed of the loop just before it enters the region with the uniform ...

**electric fields *easy**

A charged particle is at the origin of coordinates. The particle produces an electric field of 4 kN/C at the point with position vector 36 cm. At what location does the field have the value 1 kN/C? Ans: 72 cm Could someone please explain to me what equation I would use and how...

**PHYSICS**

A long, straight wire lies on a horizontal table and carries a current of 1.45 µA. In a vacuum, a proton moves parallel to the wire (opposite the current) with a constant speed of 3.00 104 m/s at a distance d above the wire. Determine the value of d. Ignore the magnetic ...

**Right Hand Rule**

Consider an electron near the Earth's equator. In which direction does it tend to deflect if its velocity is directed in each of the following directions? (a) downward: WEST (b) northward . (c) westward d) southeastward I go the first one right using the right hand rule ...

**Physics**

The inner conductor of a coaxial cable has a radius of 0.900 mm, and the outer conductor's inside radius is 5.00 mm. The space between the conductors is filled with polyethylene, which has a dielectric constant of 2.30 and a dielectric strength of 18E6 V/m. What is the ...

**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 ...

**Physics**

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 ...

**Physics**

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?

**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?

**Physics**

In order to keep a leaking ship from sinking, it is necessary to pump 15.0 {\rm lb} of water each second from below deck up a height of 2.00 {\rm m} and over the side.What is the minimum horsepower motor that can be used to save the ship? What is the minimum horsepower motor ...

**physics**

A wire 28 cm long is parallel to a 0.36 T uniform magnetic field. The current through the wire is 4.5 A. What force acts on the wire? What equation do you use? I tried F= ILBsin(90) and that didn't work!

**11th grade**

A wire 28 cm long is parallel to a 0.36 T uniform magnetic field. The current through the wire is 4.5 A. What force acts on the wire? What equation do you use?

**Gweedo8**

a man stand on a 100 m cliff and throws a rock with speed of 40ms at 42degrees above horizontal. what time before rock hits ground. the horizontal distance the rock traveled from base of cliff.? my answer is 4.08 sec before rock hits ground 81.6 m distance traveled from base ...

**Paul**

Determien the mass of the Sun using the known value for the period of the Earth and its distance from the Sun. I do not remeber how to do this F = ma = Fg = GmM/r^2 Period of earth 3.16 E 7 s radius earth to moon = 1.5 E 11 m

**Phys sci**

ITS C

**9th grade**

The height of the wooden block if it were to have a GPE of 300j

**Physics**

I could also just do sheet of glass

**Physics**

How much pressure is required to crack an egg under water Is there like a table I could look at that has values for how much pressure things can withstand before cracking

**Physics (Please)**

I'm confused and am hoping someone could help me understand energy can neither be created nor destroyed... great... so in physics classes we can set up problems and stuff were KEo + PEo = KE + PE Energy intial equals energy final sense energy is conserved but then when ...

**Physics**

i was woundering if you could point in the right direction i'm looking for very easy physics topics that makes use of the law of sines or the law of cosines Thanks

**physics**

when an object is rotating in a circle and the only force is acting on it is friction how is force of friction vector pointing towards the circle because an object in circular motion is traveling in that direction, it's accelerating towards the center of the circle, but ...

**Physics**

How am I doing this problem wrong On a strange, airless planet, a ball is thrown downward from a height of 17 m. The ball initally travels at 15 m/s. If the ball hits the ground in 1 s, what is this planet's gravitational acceleration? by definition of acceleration a = (v...

**Physics**

Ok work... work = net force parallel to displacement lets say something was pushed up a ramp at a constant velocity and you were asked how much work was done by pushing the block well the forces parellel to the displacement is the x component of gravity friction opposing ...

**physics egg drop**

What is the best idea for an egg drop project. it has to survive a 5 meter drope without craking or breaking open.(grade A egg wich is a bog egg). The desinge or idea has to be able to be opened and have the egg in hand within 10 sec, so packing it into boxes over and over ...

**Physics**

I agree with this and see were it comes from net force = (delta p)/t so momentum is conserved when net force equals zero... net force = (delta p)/t 0 = (delta p)/t however the following is not true 0 = (delta p)/t = P - Po were p is momentum and Po is used to indicate inital ...

**Physics**

momentum equals = mass (velocity) yet for problems I end up using this P = m (delta v) what allows us to simply put the delta infront of the v to find the momentum?