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geology
True or False: Sand dunes are one of the most stable features on the Earth's surface.

SCTD
Physics a satellite orbiting 3.22 times 10 to the 5th power meters above the surface of the earth get the mass of the satellite is 3.80 times 10 to the 4th kilograms what is the weight or gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the earth?

math
Find the weight of a 60 kg astronaut on earth?

Science
What are the reasons why human being is considered the most intelligent animal in the earth?

physics
show that the weight of an object on moon is one-sixth of its weight on the earth given mass of earth=5.98*10power24kg, radius of earth=6.37*10power6m. given mass of moon=7.36*10power22kg, radius of moon=1.74*10power6m.

Biology
The water cycle is best described by which of the following statements? Water in the atmosphere must be converted to another chemical before animals can use it. The water on earth changes forms as it moves from one reservoir to another.>----- My answer As water moves ...

Biology
Which of the following biomes covers the largest area of earth? tundra marine-----> My answer grassland forest

physics
Two satellites, A and B, are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbital speed of satellite A is thirty-four times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellites. Thank you!

physics
A student of weight 810 N was sent to another planet called Nerdland. If Nerdland has a mass that is 4 X the mass of the earth and a radius that is 1/2 the radius of the earth, what would be the mass in kg of the student when on Nerdland? what would be the weight in N of the ...

science
Darren the astronaut traveled to Planet U-427, a planet that is as big as Earth but is half the mass of Earth. What can you say about Darren's weight in this planet?

science
Darren the astronaut traveled to Planet U-427, a planet that is as big as Earth but is half the mass of Earth. What can you say about Darren's weight in this planet?

Science
What is the atmosphere's role in the exchange of gases on Earth?

Earth Science
What is the atmosphere's role in the exchange of gases on Earth?

L.A.
2.the most likely reason the author includes lines 17-25 is to A:Show how the main one another. B:provide an explanation of the values and rules that existed during the time in which the play is set. C:inform the audience of Jack's secret identity before other characters fine...

Urgent - physics
Air molecules and dust particles in the atmosphere will scatter sunlight. From a consideration of the position of the sun, estimate the direction of incidence of the sun's rays on the atmosphere. In what direction will an observer on the earth's surface need to look if he is ...

collocation
1.Analyze the occurrences of collocation used in the below article Puffin Therapy The Atlantic puffin simply vanishes for months at a time. But when it returns to land, the fearless, clown-faced seabird is a sight that soothes the soul of many a bird-watcher. Here they come, ...

Geometry
Max is building a spherical model of earth. He is building his model using 2-inch long pieces of wood to construct the radius. The first time he tries to build the model, he uses 3 of the 2-inch pieces of wood end-to-end to make the radius of the model. A.) What is the volume ...

Science
how many of earth's atmospheres is on you at sea level?

Science
A 13.0 kg block of concrete rests on a 5 cm by 2 cm board. What is the acceleration of the block of concrete here on Earth?

Algebra
the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?

Language Arts
ALGERNON Bring me that cigarette case Mr. Worthing left in the smoking-room the last time he dined here. LANE Yes, sir. [LANE goes out.] JACK Do you mean to say you have had my cigarette case all this time? I wish to goodness you had let me know. I have been writing frantic ...

geography
WHY ARE WEDDINGS IN VILLAGES PLANNED IN SUMMERS?(WITH RELEVANCE TO THE EARTH'S REVOLUTION)

geography
why are weddings usually planned in summers in villages?(beacause of the earth's revolution).

Physics
Assume that Earth’s magnetic field is every- where perpendicular to the path of a proton and that Earth’s magnetic field has an inten- sity of 4.10 × 10−8 T. What speed would a proton need to achieve in order to circle Earth 1170.0 km above the magnetic equator? ...

Earth science
Hello! Does Jiskha have Earth Science tutors? If not, could someone direct me to a site where I could ask for help? My questions regard finding out specific heat capacity and heat of fusion and heat of vapourization of water. Thank you!

Chemistry
What is the mass of a 4 kg object, A. On the earth (g=-10 m/s/s) B. On the moon (g=-2 m/s/s)

help please
here is a public debate between the three candidates for the U.S. Senate. During the debate, the topics of oil and energy are addressed. Each candidate expressed their view on the issue: Edgar Eisenhower: "We need to cut our dependence on foreign oil. Instead, let's use the ...

earth science
_____ currents assist in the transfer of energy from warmer climates to cooler climates

Biology
Based partially on his comparative studies of the fossils of woolly mammoths and the bones of modern-day elephants, Georges Cuvier proposed several new ideas about the history of life on earth. Which general statement can be made about this example? Through specific studies, ...

English
Read the sentence from "Zoos: Joys or Jails?" Which best describes the author? "Though zoos are meant to be a joy to viewers and teach lessons about our earth, the zoo jails its inhabitants and passes on faulty knowledge. The wild animals in our world are a wonder, and they ...

Science- 8th grade- please help!!
1) What evidence is there that the human species has been successful so far? Explain. 2) What environmental pressures in the past do you think were most important in shaping the human species as it exists today? 3) What environmental pressures exist now that you think may be ...

please help asap
can u help and give me feedback please Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who used to frolic and play...

english
i need help checking this paper can you please give me feedback Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who ...

Science
1.A weatherman reports, “The storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart.” What properties of waves is the reporter describing? (1 point) A.frequency and wavelength B.wavelength and wave speed C.amplitude and wavelength D.amplitude and frequency 2. ...

English
1.Which of the following is used when political candidate highlights his or her experience in finance as the basis of a plan for economic recovery? A.Ethos B.Pathos C.Logo***** 2. Identify the sentence that most strongly relies on emotional language. A. It took a lot of work, ...

science (any tutor)
Very few fossils of jellyfish or their close relatives have been found. This makes it hard to trace the evolutionary history of jellyfish using the fossil record. What explains this? A. Jellyfish fossils are buried deep under the ocean floor, not in land areas where scientists...

algebra
The distance D , in miles to the horizon from an obsever's point of view over water or flat earth is given below , where H is the height of the point of view in feet . if a person whose eyes are 5ft above ground level is standing at the top of hill 45 ft above 'flat"earth, ...

Language Arts
I have 6 questions but the story "the importance of being earnest" Act 1, Sence 1 1.which sentence best reveals the theme of this passage? A: "more than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn't read." B: "the truth is rarely pure and never simple."*** C: "you don't...

math
2.If a sledgehammer that weighs 18 newtons on Earth will weigh about 4 newtons on the planet Namar, then your weight on Namar would be about ___ times your weight on Earth. A. 0.25 B. 4 C. 0.5 D. Not enough information

biology o science
Very few fossils of jellyfish or their close relatives have been found. This makes it hard to trace the evolutionary history of jellyfish using the fossil record. What explains this? (1 point) Jellyfish fossils are buried deep under the ocean floor, not in land areas where ...

English
1. Which of these lines contains the clearest example of dialect in poetry? A.) "I'll get a blessin' wi' the lave..." B.) "By the stream & o'er the mead..." C.) "To such a deep delight 'twould win me..." D.) "But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din..." 2. Which line from ...

Physics
A satellite of the Earth has a mass of 1550 kg. It orbits Earth with a mean radius of orbit of 7.00 x 10^6 m. a) What is the gravitational potential energy of the satellite with respect to Earth?

Science: Space
I'm having trouble finding the answers to these fill-in-the-blank questions: Our understanding of the solar system has changed from an Earth-centered model of ____ and ____ to the sun centered model of _____ and _____. I was thinking for the first 2 blanks: rocks; oxygen and ...

English
Are these right? IF not please help me understand them thank you. Identify the sentence that most strongly relies on emotional language. It took a lot of work, but we finally got the job done. With hard work and dedication, we got the job done.** We had to move heaven and ...

science please help
in evolutionary terms, RNA is thought to have preceded proteins and DNA. Which of the following observations provides the most convincing support for hypothesis? a) there are more types of RNA than there are DNA b) RNA contains combined catalytic, structural, and genetic ...

math
Q2. An agriculture field is rectangular,with dimensions 100m by 42m.A 20m deep well of diameter 14m is dug in acorner of the field and the earth taken out is spread evenly over the remaining part of the field. Find the increase in the level of the field.

math
A40m deep well with radius 3.5m is dug and the earth taken out is evenly spread to form aplateform of dimension 28m by 22m.find the height of the platform.

Physics
If a small planet were discovered whose orbital period was twice that of Earth, how many times farther from the Sun would this planet be? The answer for this one is 1.6 earth radii, but I can't seems to get solution to find the answer. I would appreciate for any hint or help.

English
Do I need parentheses or dashes in this sentence? Copernicus as you might know. decided that the earth travels around the sun.

physics questions
1. The batteries in a digital alarm clock provide a terminal voltage of 9 V. What is the potential difference across the entire clock current? A. 4.5 V B. 18.0 V C. 9.0 V D. 6.0 V **C is my answer 2. Why does the earth have a magnetic declination? a. the earth's axis of ...

Physics
Consider a situation where immediately after birth, twins are separated. One continues to live on earth, while the other is whisked away in a space ship at 90% of the speed of light. After 65 years they are reunited. Will they look the same? Show proof of your answer through ...

Science
one year ago How many Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites are required to pinpoint your location on Earth’s surface? (1 point) 24 12 3 5 i think it's 4, but 4 is not an option

physics
If a small planet were discovered whose orbital period was twice that of Earth, how many times farther from the Sun would this planet be?

Physics
The speed of light is about 3.00 x 10 to the power of 5 km/s. It takes approx. 1.28 seconds for light reflected from the moon to reach Earth. What is the average distance from Earth to the moon? Thank you

Physics
The space shuttle releases a space telescope into orbit around the earth. The telescope is traveling at a speed of 1700m/s in 25 seconds. What is the distance of the satellite? d = v x t d = 1700 x 25 = Is that the correct formula? Thank you.

physics
Light is shining perpendicularly on the surface of the earth with an intensity of 680 W/m2. Assuming that all the photons in the light have the same wavelength (in vacuum) of 521 nm, determine the number of photons per second per square meter that reach the earth.

Science
Are these answers correct? 1. Which layer of the sun's atmosphere are you looking at when you look at an image of the sun? Photosphere**** Chromosphere Corona Prominence 2. Which of the following materials could have been found in the giant cloud that formed the solar system? ...

Science
WHICH SYSTEM HAS THE GREATEST TIDAL EFFECT? EARTH-SUN OR EARTH-MOON?

science
Earth's energy sources include both nonrenewable and renewable resources. Name at least three sources of energy that could be used in your house. The describe the ideal energy source for generating most of your home's electricity, and explain why you chose that source. (only ...

functions
A person’s weight, w, on a planet of radius r is given by: w= kr^-2 k < 0 where the constant, k, depends on the masses of the person and the planet.What fraction of the Earth’s radius must an equally massive planet have for a person to weigh ten times more on that ...

physics
The length of a moving spaceship is 27.0 m according to an astronaut on the spaceship. If the spaceship is contracted by 14.5 cm according to an Earth observer, what is the speed of the spaceship? I know L=27m and delta L= 0.145 so our contracted length is 26.855 so what ...

Earth Science
the magnification of a telescope is changed by changing what? my answer is the eyepiece

Science
On what sides does a "bulge" in the earth's oceans appear on the earth?

Science
How does the sun's gravitational attraction to the earth compare to that of the moon?

physics
GPS satellites orbit the earth about 20,000 km above the surface of the earth. The radius of the earth is 6,371 km. What is the acceleration due to earth’s gravity on the GPS satellites? i've tried fooling around with the A = V^2/ R and V = 2pir/T equations, but I cant seem ...

Physics
Update: Planets are not uniform inside. Normally, they are densest at the center and have decreasing density outward toward the surface. Model a spherically symmetric planet, with the same radius as the earth, as having a density that decreases linearly with distance from the ...

Earth Science
What are some factors that make it difficult for geologist to learn about the Precambrian era?? Please Explain

English, pls help ASAP!!
MY answers are below the poems, pls check them for me!!!! Match the category of poetry with the except or poem A. Poetry of place B. Poetry of spirit C. Poetry of nature D. Poetry of family think it is (in order): Poetry of Nature, Poetry of Place, Poetry of Spirit, and Poetry...

Physics please help
He drops a ninja ball device from a height of 10.0m. The mass of the enter device is 190g and the mass of the top (smallest) ball is 2.90g A) calculate the momentum of the device as it hits the ground (ignore air resistance) I know that this answer is 2.66 for sure B) if the ...

World Geo, Help pls
3. According to Aborigine spiritual beliefs, the Earth is (1 point) a place of unending suffering and pain. a source of wealth to conquer in the name of one's ancestors. an ancient gift of the gods. a place where humans were banished from the gods. 4. All of the following ...

World Geo, Help pls
Please help!!! Which of the following is not true about Aborigine culture? (1 point) It is the oldest surviving culture on Earth. Traditional Aborigine societies formed agricultural settlements. Aborigines do not believe that land belongs to humans. Aborigine groups are spread...

Physics
A large pendulum with a 200-lb gold-plated bob 12 inches in diameter is on display in the lobby of the United Nations building. Assume that the pendulum has a length of 78.4 ft. It is used to show the rotation of the Earth - for this reason it is referred to as a Foucault ...

Science
Which evidence from the sea floor shows that tectonic plates move? a) the sea floor is youngest near a mid-ocean ridge and older farther away b) The sea floor is much older than the continents c) mid-ocean ridges form the longest range of mountains on earth d) The sea floor is...

Science
the force of gravity on jupiter is much stronger than the force of gravity on earth. which of the following explains why this is true. A. Jupiter's orbit is farther away from the Sun and Earths orbit B. Jupiter has more mass than Earth C. Jupiter's orbit is closer to the Sun ...

Science- Earth's History- 1 question
Which of the following events occurred during the Mesozoic era? a. Dinosaurs became common on land. b. Whales and dolphins evolved in the oceans. c. Reptiles evolved on land. d. The supercontinent Pangaea formed. i think its c

science
the sun photosphere gives off radiation that reaches earth as what

maath algegra 5
force of gravity on Earth is 6 times greater than on the moon. As a result, objects weigh 6 times as much on Earth as they do on the moon. A scientific instrument weighs 34 pounds on the moon. How much does the instrument weigh on Earth

physics
The coil in a generator has 200 windings and a cross-sectional area of 0.0100 m^2. If the coil turns at a constant rotational speed and the magnetic field in the generator is that of Earth (B = 0.500 × 10^-4 T), how many 360 rotations must the coil complete each second to ...

Science
The diagram below shows a process in Earth's crust. Which of the following statements best describes the process in the diagram. A Converging plates from Mountains B Converging plates from Volcanoes C Diverging plates form Mountains D Diverging plates form a rift valley I ...

Science
Which of the following statements is true? A. There is more water on Earth now than there was millions of years ago. B. There is less water on Earth now than there was millions of years ago. C. There is no way to tell how much water was on Earth millions of years ago. D. There...

Chemistry
Which of the following processes are spontaneous? (Select all that apply.) a. average car prices increasing b. a soft-boiled egg becoming raw c. a satellite falling to Earth d. water decomposing to H2 and O2 at 298 K and 1 atm I thought it would c and maybe d

Science
1. Which layer of the sun's atmosphere are you looking at when you look at an image of the sun? Photosphere Chromosphere*************** Corona Prominence 2. Which of the following materials could have been found in the giant cloud that formed the solar system? Hydrogen and ...

Science
1. Which layer of the sun's atmosphere are you looking at when you look at an image of the sun? Photosphere Chromosphere*************** Corona Prominence 2. Which of the following materials could have been found in the giant cloud that formed the solar system? Hydrogen and ...

Science
"Earth's energy sources include both renewable and nonrenewable resources. Name at least three sources of energy that could be used in your house. Then describe the ideal source of energy for generating most of your home's electricity, and explain why you chose that source."

physics
If I weigh 741 N on Earth at a place where g = 9.80 m/s2 and 5320 N on the surface of another planet, what is the acceleration due to gravity (in m/s2) on that planet?

Science
Which sphere of the Earth system contains nearly all of Earth's mass? A. the geosphere B. the atmosphere C. the biosphere D. the hydrosphere

trigonometry
I wont be receiving credit for these problems but i was just wondering how would i answer them... A) The area of a sector of a circle with a central angle of 25π rad is 21 mm². B) The angle between 0 and 2π in radians that is coterminal with the angle 487π in ...

earth science
What is the most abundant fossil fuel? A:Coal B:Gas C:Wood D:Oil

math
what is the linear velocity of a point in Sydney, Australia which is at latitude 33deg 55'S. Radius of earth is 6370km.

Math
A probe launched from Earth to Mars is traveling at an average speed of 1.8 * 10^4 kilometers per hour. If the distance between Earth and Mars is approximately 2.25 * 10^6 kilometers, about how many hours will it take the probe to reach Mars? PLEASE EXPLAIN YOUR REASONING

Physics
The velocity of the Moon relative to the center of the Earth can be approximated by varrowbold(t) = v [−sin (ωt) xhatbold + cos (ωt) yhatbold], where v = 945 m/s and ω = 2.46 multiplied by 10−6 radians/s. (The time required for the Moon to complete ...

science ms sue plz help
1. Which layer of the sun's atmosphere are you looking at when you look at an image of a sun? A) Photosphere B) Chromosphere C) Corona D) Prominence 2. What materials could have been found in a giant cloud that formed the solar system? A- hydrogen and helium B- hydrogen and ...

Earth Science
Which of the following are you most likely to experience a-total solar eclipse b-total lunar eclipse c-full moon d-partial lunar eclipse? my answer is full moon

satellite communication
If a satellite is launched at an orbital radious of twice that of a geostationary satellite ,how much time will the launched satellite take to travel around the earth ?

trigonometry
You are standing on the equator of the earth (radius 3960 miles). a) what is your linear speed in miles per hour? b) what is the angular speed in radians per hour?

science
these are all very confusing for me 1. 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, and why is this time period not really ...

Science(need help)
1) What evidence is there that the human species has been successful so far? Explain. 2) What environmental pressures in the past do you think were most important in shaping the human species as it exists today? 3) What environmental pressures exist now that you think may be ...

science plz hep
1. Which layer of the sun's atmosphere are you looking at when you look at an image of a sun? A) Photosphere B) Chromosphere C) Corona D) Prominence 2. What materials could have been found in a giant cloud that formed the solar system? A- hydrogen and helium B- hydrogen and ...

Physics 1
A rotating cylinder about 5.0 miles in diameter is designed to be used as a space colony. With what tangential velocity must it rotate so that the residents on it will experience the same acceleration as that due to gravity on Earth? Recall that ag=g=-9.8 m/s^2 and 1 mi=1609 m...

Astronomy
Why will detecting Earth-sized planets be much more difficult than finding Jupiter-sized planets around other stars?

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