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astronomy
A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite whose orbital period matches the rotation of the Earth. Calculate the height above the surface of the Earth which a satellite must have in order to be in a geosynchronous orbit. (Please enter your answer in units of kilometers)

Science
Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA)What was this particular time period called? Why is this time period not really considered a part of Earth’s geologic history?

Science
I am having trouble with this one question. Please help? (: Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA)

AP WORLD HISTORY TEST TODAY!!!
Man is believed to have migrated from what region of the earth? A. southeast Asia B. Iberian Peninsula C. Fertile crescent D. Indo-Europe E. Mediterranean Basin I NEED A FAST RESPONSE!! THANK YOU

DMMS
Chemistry What characteristics are shared by all alkali metals and alkaline earth metals? A They conduct electricity very well B They are strong and shiny C They form alkaline solutions when mixed with water D They do not react with water at all

Science
Which of Earth sprees contain most of the mass?

Science please help :)?
3. which if the following factors determines how long a star will live ? ( 1point ) A . star’s color b. the star’s mass**** c. the star’s diameter d. the star’s distance from the sun 4 . which of the following causes constellations to appear to move throughout the ...

Math2
The scale of a globe is 1/8 inch= 125 miles. How many inches is the circumference of that globe? Hint 1: Circumference means distance around. Hint 2: Use 25,000 miles for the circumference of the Earth.

astronomy
The orbit of the comet Encke has a perihelion distance of 0.331 AU and an eccentricity of 0.850. Suppose that the arrival of the comet at its perihelion distance happens to occur at a point directly in line between the Sun and the Earth. Roughly how many years will it be ...

Trig
mercury rotates around the sun in approx. 89 earth days (or 7,689,600 s. use a calculator to approximate its angular speed. choices: 4.09x10^-7 0.035 0.071 8.17x10^-7

Earth Science
Which of the following is not a process that forms metallic ore? placer deposits *** fossil compaction hydrothermal solutions igneous processes 5. Which of the following nonmetallic mineral resources is used both as a building material and as an industrial mineral? sulfur ...

SS HELP PLZ
1)Which of the following does NOT concern dividing up the earth into smaller sections? A. Parallels B. Meridian C. Cardinal Directions**** D. Hemispheres 2)Which of the five themes includes human and physical features at a specific location? A. Locations B. Place**** C. ...

Analytical Mechanics
a gun is fired with muzzle velocity v0 = 1000 m/s straight up along the z-axis. While moving through the air the Earth's gravity pulls on the bullet, which has mass m = 20 grams and the bullet's air resistance force can be approximated by the relationship Fresist = -cv^2 where...

Physics 101 (I'm stupid)!
And Astronaut wearing an environment suit has a total mass of 130 kg. What is his weight on earth? What would his weight be on Mars where the acceleration of gravity is 3.26? What is his mass on Mars? Why? If he should end up adrift and deep space what what his mask be? Why?

Physics 101 (I'm stupid)!
And Astronaut wearing an environment suit has a total mass of 130 kg. What is his weight on earth? What would his weight be on Mars where the acceleration of gravity is 3.26? What is his mass on Mars? Why? If he should end up adrift and deep space what what his mask be? Why?

astronomy
A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite whose orbital period matches the rotation of the Earth. Calculate the height above the surface of the Earth which a satellite must have in order to be in a geosynchronous orbit. (Please enter your answer in units of kilometers)

gaya ,college science
Which one of the following is an alkaline earth element? a) carbon b)sodium c)zinc d)iron

Chemistry- Dr. Bob
Please check the following. 1. What compound is sodium sulfite? My answer:Na2SO3 2. Which element is a noble gas? a. N2 b. Cl2 c. Xe d. I2 My answer: c 3. Which element is most likely to form a cation with a 2+ charge? a. S b. P c. Be d. Al My answer: c 4. Which species ...

Chemistry
Please check the following. 1. What compound is sodium sulfite? My answer:Na2SO3 2. Which element is a noble gas? a. N2 b. Cl2 c. Xe d. I2 My answer: c 3. Which element is most likely to form a cation with a 2+ charge? a. S b. P c. Be d. Al My answer: c 4. Which species ...

Chemistry
Please check the following. 1. What compound is sodium sulfite? My answer:Na2SO3 2. Which element is a noble gas? a. N2 b. Cl2 c. Xe d. I2 My answer: c 3. Which element is most likely to form a cation with a 2+ charge? a. S b. P c. Be d. Al My answer: c 4. Which species ...

Chemistry!
1. If the distance from the earth to the moon is 3.82 x 10^8 m, how many times could the paper stack reach to the MOON AND BACK? 1 mole of papers=1.505E20

physics
The force of gravity on a box is 597 N on the surface of the Earth. Find the mass of the box.

science
a crew of astronauts leaves earth on a Monday , lands on the moon on a Thursday. they and on the side of the moon facing away from the earth. on what day would the astronauts be able to see earth from the moon, explain

math
An ant weights about 2*10 to the fifth power pounds. There are about 1*10 to the 15 power ants on Earth. How many pounds of ants are on Earth

science
A rock sample weight 60N on earth. what would be the weight of the same rock on moon?

Physics
An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 765 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 99.9 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? ______ m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? ______m/s^2

Physics
A rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 350 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2450 kg.

physics
Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 427 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 873 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

Math
If a rock falls from a height of 50 meters on​ Earth, the height H​ (in meters) after x seconds is approximately H(x)=50-4.9x^2 1. ​What is the height of the rock when x=1.6 ​seconds? 2. ​When is the height of the rock 5 meters? 3. When does the ...

english 1
Which excerpt from the passage best allows the reader to infer that the Maori people felt cared for by the earth?

Science
which of the following features make earth and venus similar to each other ? (1point ) A . their size and mass b. their rates of rotation c. their atmospheres d. their directions of rotation****

Shalee ^~^
1) Which of the following statements about the sun's structure is true? The sun has a solid surface The sun has an interior and an atmosphere The sun's interior is similar to the Earth's; it has a core, mantle, and crust*** The sun's outermost layer is called the radiation ...

Science
1) Which of the following statements about the sun's structure is true? The sun has a solid surface The sun has an interior and an atmosphere The sun's interior is similar to the Earth's; it has a core, mantle, and crust*** The sun's outermost layer is called the radiation ...

Science
Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly**** Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

math
geologists estimate that earths temperature rises about 10 degrees celsius for every kilometer k below earths surface. suppose it is 50 degrees celsius on the surface of the earth. What is the formula for the temperature t in degrees celsius at a dept of k km?

Physics
An airplane with a speed of 82.2 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 71.6 ° with respect to the horizontal. When the plane's altitude is 772 m, the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point of ...

math
Find the distance btw two cities. Assume that the Earth is is a sphere of the radius 4000 miles and that the cities are the on the same longitude(one city is due north of the other).

Science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

Math
Earth is represented on a map of a portion of the solar system so that its surface is the circle with equation x squared + y squared + 8x + 6y - 3575=0. A weather satellite circles 0.4 unit above Earth with the center of its circular orbit at the center of Earth. Find the ...

Physics. Interesting group question
Does Newton's laws apply on earth even though we are constantly accelerating? I thought it would be true because it would apply to the uniform circular motion wouldn't it?

physics
On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball with a golf club improvised from a tool. The free-fall acceleration on the moon is 1/6 of its value on earth. Suppose he hit the ball with a speed of 25 m/s at an angle 24 ∘ above the horizontal...

astronomy
The Keck telescope on Mauna Kea has an angular resolution on Earth of half an arcsecond. How far away (in meters) could you read ("resolve the letters of") a book with 3 mm square type, using the Keck telescope on Earth?

Physics
A ship sets sail from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, heading due north at 5.00 m/s relative to the water. The local ocean current is 1.54 m/s in a direction 40° north of east. What is the velocity of the ship relative to the earth?

Physics addition of velocities
A seagull flies at a velocity of 7.00 m/s straight into the wind. (a) If it takes the bird 17.0 min to travel 6.00 km relative to the earth, what is the velocity of the wind? (b) If the bird turns around and flies with the wind, how long will he take to return 6.00 km?

Physics
A car travels due east with a speed of 40.0 km/h. Raindrops are falling at a constant speed vertically with respect to the Earth. The traces of the rain on the side windows of the car make an angle of 54.0° with the vertical. Find the velocity of the rain with respect to the ...

physics
every year the earth travels on its orbit about the sun. What is earth average speed in m/s, taken that the average orbital radius in 93,200,000 miles

Science
Three major branches of earth science: Meteorology Geology Oceanography

physics
NASA launches a satellite into orbit at a height above the surface of the Earth equal to the Earth's mean radius. The mass of the satellite is 550 kg. (Assume the Earth's mass is 5.97 1024 kg and its radius is 6.38 106 m.) (a) How long does it take the satellite to go around ...

physics
realation between earth gravity and moon gravity

physics
the gravitational force on an object on the surface of the earth is F , what's the gravitational force on the satelite when at height R/20, where R is the radius of the Earth ?

algebra
please review the questions and table and check my answers. tank you tutors. table planets' orbital velocity planet orbital velocity (mi/s) mercury 29.74 venus 21.76 earth 18.5 mars 14.99 jupiter 8.12 saturn 6.02 uranus 4.23 solve. show your work. express the answer in ...

history
1. The Inca's huge empire was located in which mountain chain? (1 point) A. Rocky Mountains B. Alps C. Andes----- D. Amazons 2. The Incan people believed their emperor was related to whom? (1 point) A. Cuzco B. Quipo C. the god of Earth D. the sun­god----- 3. All of the ...

earth science
Stellar evolution is the life cycle of a star. A cycle suggests that upon death of a star, another star is born. How is this possible? Stars never really die. The death is a black dwarf star. This type of death triggers the birth of a new star. The death is a red giant. This ...

Science
Find the gravitational acceleration if a spaceship at a distance equal to double of earth's radius from the centre of the earth (g on earth is 9.8 m/s)

astronomy
If you drop a feather and a steel hammer at the same moment, they should hit the ground at the same instant. Why doesn’t this work on Earth, and why does it work on the Moon? Will it work on Phobos, a moon of Mars?

Physics
the weight of the body on the surface of earth is 392N what will be the weight of this body in another body whose mass is double of earth mass and radius is fourth multiple of earth radius?

English
Will someone assist me in answering the first question below? Once I figure out an answer for the first question, I should be able to answer the other two. "Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and ...

physics
Light from the Sun reaches Earth in 8.3 min. The speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/s. How far is Earth from the Sun?

math/science
The total surface area of Earth is about 1.97 × 10^8 square miles. The surface area of land on Earth is about 5.73 × 10^7 square miles. Find the ratio of surface area of land to that of the entire planet.

Chemistry (Check)
Q: Name the group that has a general electron configuration of ns^2 and provide an example of an atom with this general configuration. A: Alkaline Earth Metals and Beryllium [He] 2s^2 Q: Name the group that has a general electron configuration of ns^2np^6 and provide an ...

Physics
how are the fundamental laws and principles of physics related to the complexity that we see in nature? 2) How do the laws of physics apply to other sciences such ad biology, chemistry, and earth science? Give a specific example to show the connection - is it because there ...

PHYSICS
An object weighs 480 N on earth. What would its weight be on a planet whose mass is twice the mass and ratio of the earth?

PHYSICS
An object weighs 480 N on earth. what would its weight be on a planet whose mass is twice the mass and half the ratio of the earth?

maths
Two places on the same meridian have latitudes 10 degree south and 53 degree north. What is their distance apart measured along the meridian?(radius of the earth R=6400km,pi=22/7)

Physics. Help Please
Gabriele enters an east-w straight bike path at the 3.0-km mark and rides w at a constant speed of 8.0 m/s. At the same time, Xena rides east from the1.0-km mark at a constant speed of 6.0 m/s. 1. Write function x(t) that describe the position of Gabriele as a function of time...

Physics Using hydrostatic equilbrium)
3. A model of Earth’s interior: Look up the radius and mass of the Earth. Radius is 6,371 km Mass is 5.974 x 10^24 kg Calculate its average density. p_e = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi r^3 = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi (6371)^3 = 5.54 g/cm^3 Using this Imagine a planet of the ...

Physics ( using earth to find pressure of planet y
3. A model of Earth’s interior: Look up the radius and mass of the Earth. Radius is 6,371 km Mass is 5.974 x 10^24 kg Calculate its average density. p_e = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi r^3 = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi (6371)^3 = 5.54 g/cm^3 Imagine a planet of the same radius...

Physics- Relativity
A lighthouse sweeps its beam of light around in a circle once every 7.2 s. To an observer in a spaceship moving away from Earth, the beam of light completes one full circle every 9 s. What is the speed of the spaceship relative to Earth

math
How big is the sun compared to earth.

Physics
Two trains approach each other on parallel tracks. Each has a speed of 20.0 km/hr with respect to the earth. If they are initially 18.0 km apart, how long (in seconds) will it be before they pass each other?

Physics
The weight of an astronaut plus his space suit on the Moon is only 270 N. A. How much do they weigh on Earth, in Newtons, assuming the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.67m/s^2= 1584is this right? B. What is the mass of the astronaut and his space suit on the moon ...

science
A boy runs a 100meter distance race in 20seconds as measured by an observer on earth.how long does it take according to an observer in space ship moving with speed of 0.98c for the boy to complete the run? What is the length of the track according to the moving observer?

physics(relativity)
A boy runs a 100m distance in 20s as measured by an observer on earth.how long does it take according to an observer in space ship moving with speed of 0.98c for the boy to complete the run? What is the length of the track according to the moving observer

Science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly.*** Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

physics
1.will hall voltage be same for conductor and semiconductor in hall effect experiment? 2.can hall effect experiment be used for determining earth's magnetic field? 3.what is the importance of hall experiment? 4. can we use intrinsic semiconductor for hall experiment?

SCIENCE!
i was not taught in my science class any of this, probably a review over 6th grade science, because i learned these in 6th grade.(im in 7th grade now) identifying Errors read the following paragraph and then answer the questions. andrew arrived at school and went directly to ...

biology
why is carbon so abundant in living things when oxygen is the most abundant element on earth

Science
do radioactive elements occur naturally on earth

Trigonometry
Two planes are flying at the height of 10-km. They are going at the same speed, and both traveling due north. If the planes are 3,000 km apart as measured along the surface of the earth, what angle do the lines from the planes make to the center of the Earth make?

ss
what are latitude and longitude? lines of __________ and lines __________ cross one another. they form a ____________ around the earth. lines of latitude lines of latitude are also called___________ they circle the earth parallel to the_______ they measure north and south of ...

Algebra
suppose a pendulum use to show the rotation of the earth has a period of approximately 16.9 seconds. What is the length using formula T=2pi sq root L/32

Selamola secondary
What is micro-organism that is regarded as non-living thing and its found only on Earth

PHYSICS
A hypothetical planet has a mass 1.49 times that of Earth, but the same radius. What is g near its surface?

Physics
A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from (the centre of) Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the Earth ...

Electrical principles
a. What current is flowing in a 2.0m length of wire in the Earth's field of 55μT if it experiences a force of 10mN? b. A 2 wire cable is suppling 100 A to a DC motor. Each wire has a 2 mm insulation layer and there is also a 2 mm separate insulation layer between the 2 ...

Physics
What is the speed of a geosynchronous satellite on Earth?

Science
Having trouble with the independent and dependent variable in an if then statement. "If root growth is related to gravity, then roots will always turn toward the earth regardless of a seed's orientation."

Physics
A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. Can someone please confirm if my answer of ...

physics
light from the sun travels 1.5x10km to reach the earth .how long does it journey take in minutes?

Physics
Just reposting. A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the sun to...

Physics
If a man weighs 900 N on the earth, what would he weigh on jupiter, where acceleration due to gravity is 25.9 m/s^2?

Physics
A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the sun to the moon is 150...

science
How are moon observations from space different from moon observations made on Earth? I think there is no deifference.

Science
Minerals make up most of the rocks on Earth's surface. What are three changes that can cause minerals to form by metamorphism? pressure, temperature, melting temperature, melting, physical makeup temperature, pressure, chemical makeup pressure, physical makeup, melting I ...

maths
The Weight of an object varies inversely as the square of its distance from the centre of the earth.the weight of a spacecraft is observed to be only a quater of its weight on earth.How far is the spacecraft from the surface of the earth? [take radius of the earth to be 6400km ]

science
Florida was once part of Gondwana, which was a supercontinent that later divided into Africa and South America. Which statement best describes this process? Africa and South America go through cycles of dividing and colliding. The continents have been moving throughout Earth's...

Physics
A particle is projected from the surface of Earth with a speed equal to 2.4 times the escape speed. When it is very far from Earth, what is its speed? ?km/s

science
Amanda is holding a compass and notices that the north pole of the compass points toward the north pole of the Earth. She is confused because she knows from her science classes that the north poles of two magnets will repel each other. How can she explain this phenomenon? The ...

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