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Suppose a runner completes one lap around a 400-m track in a time of 50 s. Calculate the average velocity of the runner. Express your answer in meters per second to the nearest integer.
September 12, 2015
You are buying a fence to enclose a garden that has an area of 360 square feet. x + 9 The bottom of garden x side of garden a) What is the width of the area to be enclosed? Answer in units of ft b) How much fencing do you need? Answer in units of ft
January 28, 2015
The cost for a student ticket to a basketball game is $1 and a non student ticket is $2. The total sales for the game were $460 with 360 tickets sold, how many student tickets were sold?
October 20, 2014
At the top of a hill, a roller coaster has 67,500 J of kinetic energy and 290,000 J of potential energy. Gradually, the roller coaster comes to a stop due to friction. If the roller coaster has 30,000 J of potential energy when it stops, how much heat energy is generated by ...
May 21, 2014
Graph the function y=2sin(x-2pi/3). To draw the graph, plot all x-intercepts, minima and maxima within on period. I need to graph at least 5 points. I have -pi, 0, pi, 2pi, 3pi, and 4pi along the x-axis
March 24, 2014
A 12.0 g bullet is fired into a 13.9kg wooden block that is hanging straight down, suspended by a 2.00 m length of light line. The bullet has a muzzle velocity of 94.2 m/s. When the bullet hits the block, the bullet stays in the block. The block swings outward so that the line...
March 15, 2014
A verb phrase that acts as a noun is called a? participial. adverbial. infinitive. gerund. Which of the following is the prepositional phrase in the sentence below? Applause came from the bleachers. A) Applause came B) came from C) from D) from the bleachers My answers: D. ...
January 12, 2014
When the end of a particular garden hose is held at a height of 1m, water flows out of it at 8 cm/s. What is the difference in fluid pressure between the end of the hose and a portion resting on the ground? Suppose I cover half of the area at the end with my thumb. What ...
December 5, 2013
Seawater has a density of about 1024 kg/m^3. In fresh water, the water line on a certain rectangular raft (8.8cm thick) moves 3.2 cm when a load of cargo is placed on it. How much will the same load of cargo move the water line in seawater? What is the pressure in fresh water ...
December 5, 2013
The gravitational acceleration on the surface of Mercury is 0.38 times that of Earth. Its radius is also about 0.38 times that of the Earth. What is the ratio of the density of Mars to that of Earth?
December 5, 2013
A particular asteroid has a circular orbit about the Sun with a radius of 450 million miles. How long does it take to go around the sun? Compare the prediction of Kepler's 2nd law to a direct computation with Newton's 2nd law. How much area does the line connecting the...
December 5, 2013
Placing a 215 g mass on a vertical spring causes a stretch of 5.1 cm. The mass is released at t=0 with y=0.15m (higher than the equilibrium hanging length) with a velocity of v=-1.3 m/s. What is the spring constant of the spring? What is the amplitude of the motion of the mass...
December 5, 2013
A particular piano wire has middle C (261.7 Hz) for its second harmonic. The wire's length is 2.7m. What is the speed of the wave in the wire? If the wire has 270 lbs of tension what is its linear density? What is the wavelength of this tone emitted into the air? Suppose ...
December 5, 2013
Last month, Sue, of sue's sandwiches, sold $3000 worth of product(sandwiches and sodas) from her sidewalk cart to 300 customers. She spent $600 on the sandwich ingredients and buying the sodas wholesale. Her monthly costs are the following: Utilities = $60, salary =$1,500...
November 20, 2013
Question 3 Terry invests $3,000, at 10% interest, compounded semiannually for 12 years. Use the compound interest formula to calculate the compound amount for his investment. a. $9,675.30 b. $6,760.00 c. $6,663.28 d. $9,860.00
October 31, 2013
A university has 1,000 computers available for students to use. Each computer has a 250-gigabyte hard drive. The university wants to estimate the space occupied on the hard drives. A random sample of 100 computers showed a mean of 115 gigabytes used with a standard deviation ...
October 27, 2013
1 hour=360 seconds (60*60) 1 kilometer=1000 meters to convert kilometers/hour to meters/second you can just do 1(kilometer)/1(hour)=1000(meters)/360(seconds) seeing as how you want your final answer in hours well convert the 89.44m/s train into km/h 89.44*1000/360=?km/h then ...
October 20, 2013
A dock worker applies a constant horizontal force of 80.0N to a block of ice on a smooth horizontal floor. The frictional force is negligible. The block starts from rest and moves 10.0m in the first 6.00s. What is the mass of the block of ice?
October 2, 2013
What descriptive statistical information is needed in order to determine if a current temperature of 75-degree is a departure from the average temperature of 65 for that date of the year in that particular location, if the record low is 35 and record high is 90 for that date?
June 11, 2013
I came here earlier with this question: "A force of 20 N acts toward the west. Another force acts at the same point so that the resultant of the two forces is zero. What is the magnitude and direction of the second force?" I was wondering if someone could explain to ...
March 5, 2013
A force of 20 N acts toward the west. Another force acts at the same point so that the resultant of the two forces is zero. What is the magnitude and direction of the second force?
March 4, 2013
help please, have no clue how to solve this. (a) you are given a mixture containing two compounds, A and B. both compounds have a solubility of 1g/100mL of solvent at 20 deg C and 16g/100mL of solvent at 100 deg C. The sample is composed of 3.5 g of A and 10 g of B. at 100 deg...
February 11, 2013
a tree grew at a 3 degree slant from the vertical. at a point 60 feet from the tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 14 degrees. find the height of the tree to the nearest tenth of a foot.
December 11, 2012
A truck is moving 40 m/s when it encounters a ramp inclined by 30% above the horizontal. Gravel provides a frictional force to slow the truck and has a coefficient of friction(.5). How far along the ramp would the truck travel before coming to a stop?
December 9, 2012
a lighthouse is 1 km from the shoreline and revolves at 10 pi radians a minute what is the speed of the light as it sweeps across the shore as it lights up at sand at 2 km from the light house
December 6, 2012
How much heat, in Kj, is required to melt 11.0g of ice, at -13.0 degrees C, and vaporize the H20, and rise the temperature of the steam to 114 degrees C. Need help. Anyone, please!
November 19, 2012
A typical propeller of a turbine used to generate electricity from the wind consists of three blades as in the figure below. Each blade has a length of L = 33 m and a mass of m = 415 kg. The propeller rotates at the rate of 21 rev/min. 120degree angle between blades a) Convert...
October 31, 2012
A farmer has 120 meters of wire fencing to make enclosures for his pigs and cows. The rectangular enclosure he is considering will have one side up against a barn (in the center of one side that is 150 meters long, so the enclosure won't require fencing along that edge) ...
October 30, 2012
Two moles of Mg and five moles of O2 are placed in a reaction vessel, and then the Mg is ignited to produce Mg (F.W.= 40.31 g/mole). What is the actual mole ratio, the calculated mole ratio, how many moles of MgO are formed, and what is the weight of MgO formed?
October 21, 2012
128=x+16 128= number of total students. X= the number of boys so, 16+X because there are 16 more girls than boys... so subract 16 from 128 which equals 112 so the number of boys is 112 and the number of girls is 112+16
October 13, 2012
Jon begins jogging at a steady 3m/sec down the middle of lane one of a public track. Laura starts even with him in the center of lane two but moves 4m/sec. At the instant they begin, Ellie is located 100 meters down he track in lane four, and is heading towards them in his ...
October 2, 2012
A car is traveling 15 m/s when the driver sees a child standing on the road. He takes 0.8 s to react, then steps on the brakes and slows at 8.0 m/s2. How far does the car go before it stops?
September 16, 2012
Determine the final velocity of a proton that has an initial velocity of 2.15x10^5 m/s, and then is accelerated uniformly in an electric field at the rate of -1.10x10^12 m/s2 for 1.20x10^-7 s.
September 13, 2012
For another picnic you want to make hamburgers with pickles, again without having any left over. You need to balance the number of packages of buns (which usually contain 8 buns) with the number of packages of hamburger patties (which usually contain 12 patties) and the number...
September 8, 2012
In naming polypeptides, if asparagine is the second peptide from the N terminal, would it be named asparagyl? Would aspartate be aspartyl if it is the second peptide from the N terminal of a polypeptide?
July 25, 2012
A stoplight at the corner of Lincolnway and Duff Avenue is red 20% of the time. For someone who drives through this stoplight 10 times a week, what is the probability that they will stop at least three times?
June 12, 2012
Functions - more info
Sorry, I forgot to enter all the info before. Below is the updated info for the problem. What's the best way to solve functions? I can do basic ones, but have trouble with the harder ones. I'm having trouble with the following: Inputs x 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Outputs y 0, 2, 6...
May 22, 2012
What's the best way to solve functions? I can do basic ones, but have trouble with the harder ones. I'm having trouble with the following: Inputs x 1, 2, 3, ? Outputs y 0, 2, 6, ? I have tried everything and can't come up with the equation. Please help! Also, if ...
May 22, 2012
Na₂CO₃ (s) + 2HCL (ag) → 2NaCl (ag) + CO₂ + H₂O (l) If 4.25g of sodium carbonate is reacted completely with excess hydrochloric acid as 3M HCl, how many mL of HCl would be consumed? Note: Assume 3M HCl contains 3.00 moles of HCl per liter of ...
April 30, 2012
Maleic acid is a carbon-hydrogen-oxygen compound used in dyeing and finishing fabrics and as a preservative of oils and fats. * In a combustion analysis, a 1.054-\rm g sample of maleic acid yields 1.599 \rm g of \rm CO_2 and 0.327 \rm g of \rm H_2O. * When 0.609 \rm g of ...
April 24, 2012
I have to watch a movie of my choice and then write a paper consisting of 4-5 paragraphs about 2 characters and a major moral issue they each face and then identify the moral approach (egoism, religious ethics, and contractarianism) each uses to resolve the issue. I need help ...
March 1, 2012