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The sun’s mass is about 2.7 x 107 times greater than the moon’s mass. The sun is about 400 times farther from Earth than the moon. How does the gravitational force exerted on Earth by the sun compare with the gravitational force exerted on Earth by the moon? Amoon = g* ...

physics
At a particular point, a satellite in an elliptical orbit has a gravitational potential energy of 7000 MJ with respect to Earth’s surface and a kinetic energy of 4000 MJ. At another point in its orbit, the satellite’s potential energy is 2000 MJ. What is its kinetic energy...

Physics
If a person weighs 500 N on Earth, what would she weigh on Jupiter, where the acceleration due to gravity is 26 m/s2? Show all work leading to your answer.

Physics
Suppose we had a straight tunnel, through Earth's center, to a point on the opposite side of the planet, and used it to deliver mail to the other side. With what speed would our packages pass through Earth's center. So: ag = (GM)/R2 Mins = (4/3)πR3*ρ So, I'm assuming...

Physics
What is the ratio of the wight of a man when he is in a tunnel 1000 km below the surface of the Earth to his weight at the surface? ...I'm not sure how to proceed, not because I don't know how to do it, but because I have no idea how to come up with a(g) 1000 km inside the ...

Science
Which statement describes the relationship among the sun wing and ocean currents A. The sun heats the ocean surface causing water to evaporate producing wind currents B.The sun heats earth unequally cuaing winds that drive ocean surface currents C.The sun heats the air and the...

History
1. Why is Lincoln giving a speech at Gettysburg? A.To declare the Confederacy an outlaw nation B.To declare that to goal of the Union is to abolish slavery C.To dedicate a national cemetery for Union and Confederate dead D.To try Confederate soldiers for treason A? 2.When ...

Physic
If your weight on Earth is 637 Newton, what is your mass in kg?

Mathematics
The distance to the nearest 100,000 km from the earth to the moon is given as 400,000 km. The average speed to the Nearest 500km/h is 3500km/h. Calculate the least and greatest time it takes the rocket to reach the moon  I figured out the formula speed = distance / time but ...

math
The distance to the nearest 100,000 km from the earth to the moon is given as 400,000 km. The average speed to the Nearest 500km/h is 3500km/h. Calculate the least and greatest time it takes the rocket to reach the moon I figured out the formula speed = distance / time but ...

science PLZ HELP
electric charges that are different A) attract each other B) repel each other C) exist in pairs D) do not interact Magnetic field lines around a bar magnet A) are only perpendicular to the magnet B) spread out from one pole and curve around the other C) cross back and forth ...

Precalculus
Find an equation of the circular orbit of a satellite 500 miles above the surface of earth. Place the origin of the rectangular coordinate system at the center of Earth and assume that the radius of Eatch is 4000 miles.

Physics
The drawing (not to scale) shows one alignment of the sun, earth, and moon. The gravitational force that the sun exerts on the moon is perpendicular to the force that the earth exerts on the moon. The masses are: mass of sun=1.99 × 1030 kg, mass of earth=5.98 × 1024 kg, mass...

physics
The gravitational force that the sun exerts on the moon is perpendicular to the force that the earth exerts on the moon. The masses are: mass of sun=1.99 × 1030 kg, mass of earth=5.98 × 1024 kg, mass of moon=7.35 × 1022 kg. The distances shown in the drawing are rSM = 1.50...

Earth Space Science
the horizontal distance between a crest to the next trough of an ocean wave is 5 meters. what is the wavelength of the ocean wave? A)2 meters B)5 meters C)10 meters D)20 meters I think its 10 meters but im not so sure, I would like to make sure.

physics
The gravitational force that the sun exerts on the moon is perpendicular to the force that the earth exerts on the moon. The masses are: mass of sun=1.99 × 1030 kg, mass of earth=5.98 × 1024 kg, mass of moon=7.35 × 1022 kg. The distances shown in the drawing are rSM = 1.50...

physics
mercury rotates about its own axis once every 58.6 Earth days. a satellite orbits mercury once every murcurian day. how high is this satellite above mercury's surface? mass of mercury = 3.2x10^23 kg. the radius of mercury is 2400km.

PHYSICS HELP
Suppose the aliens watching the show are on the surface of Mars. Mass of Mars: 6.42 x 10^23 kg Radius of Mars: 3.394 x 10^6 m Calculate; A) the weight of a 40.0 kg alien on Mars B) the weight of 40.0kg alien on earh Earth-sun distance:1.50x10^11m Mars-sun distance: 2.28 x10^11...

astronomy
The distance from Earth of the red supergiant Betelgeuse is approximately 643 light-years. If it were to explode as a supernova, it would be one of the brightest stars in the sky. Right now, the brightest star other than the Sun is Sirius, with a luminosity of 26LSun and a ...

Earth science
how does the temperature of ocean currents affect climate?

physics
An object is projected from the surface of the earth with a speed of 2.73x10^4 m/s. What is its speed when it is very far from the earth? (Neglect air resistance).

PHYSICS -urgent
A bomber in level flight, flying at 92m/s, releases a bomb at a height of 1950m. (a) How long is it before the bomb strikes earth? (19.9s) (b) How far does it travel horizontally? (1832m) (c) What are the horizontal and vertical components of its velocity when it strikes? (...

Biology
The metabolic pathways of organism living today evolved over a long period of time- undoubtedly in a step wise fashion because of their complexity. Considering everything you have learned to date about the evolution of life on Earth, put the following in the order in which ...

Earth science
What kind of front sometimes spawns tornadoes between an advancing cold and dry air mass and a warm moist air mass? 1) cold 3) stationary 2) warm 4) occluded

Earth science
13 of the19 lives lost you to the Wichita Andover tornado were at the mobile home park in Andover. Even though there was some advanced warning what could explain the relatively high death toll at this location?

physics
a 70 kg block rests on the earth's surface. How much energy is required to move the block very far from the earth, ending up at rest again?

science
1.why is freshwater a limited resource? a)because most water on earth is in lakes** b)because most water on earth is in clouds c)because most water on earth is in the ground d)because most water on earth is salt water

application of differential equation
somebody please help me find the solution totally lost.... An object of mass 100g is thrown vertically upward from a point 60cm above the earths surface with an initial velocity of 150cm/sec. It rises briefly and then falls vertically to the earth, all of which time it is ...

application of differential equation
An object of mass 100g is thrown vertically upward from a point 60cm above the earths surface with an initial velocity of 150cm/sec. It rises briefly and then falls vertically to the earth, all of which time it is acted on by air resistance that is numerically equal to 200v (...

differencI also equation
An object of mass 100g is thrown vertically upward from a point 60cm upabove the earth's surface with an initial velocity of 150cm/sec

Science!
1. What would happen to an object if the force of gravity on Earth was decreased by half? (1 point) Its mass would decrease. Its weight would decrease.* Its density would decrease. Its volume would decrease. 2. Which of the following represents a heterogeneous mixture? (1 ...

math
An object of mass 100g is thrown vertically upward from a point 60cm above the earths surface with an initial velocity of 150cm/sec. It rises briefly and then falls vertically to the earth, all of which time it is acted on by air resistance that is numerically equal to 200v (...

Help with physics!
Hi! I need some help with some physics questions. 1. When two point charges are moved farther apart, what is true about their resulting electric and gravitational forces? a. both forces stay the same b. gravitational force stays the same but electric force increases c. ...

Physics
For the normal force exerted on the book by the wedge in the diagram, which force(s) complete(s) the force pair for Newton’s third law (action-reaction)? 1) the sum of the component of gravity perpendicular to the surface of the incline and the component of Fhand ...

Science
1. Which type of weather technology often carries cameras that can make images of Earth's surface, clouds, and snow cover? A. weather balloon B. weather satellite**** C. computer D. automated weather station 2. Why are weather forecasts more reliable now compared to hundreds ...

Quick English check
(21) Before they leave this festival, many visit the insect petting zoo. (22) Scientists believe some insects have been on Earth since prehistoric times. (23) Children line up for the opportunity to hold strange bugs of all kinds. (24) Most people agree that Purdue's Bug Bowl ...

Science
what is the distance above Earth's surface?

english
These are the times that try men’s souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we ...

Physics
Hi! I need some help with some physics questions. 1. When two point charges are moved farther apart, what is true about their resulting electric and gravitational forces? a. both forces stay the same b. gravitational force stays the same but electric force increases c. ...

science
In which of the following statement the word light year is used correctly? (A) Ceres dwarf galaxy is 2.46 million lightyear away from us.(B) light travels with the speed of 1 lightyear in the universe (c) the next complete solar eclipse will be seen after 32 light year. (D) ...

physics electromagnetism
Two long parallel vertical wires 0.3m apart are. ' placed east-west of one another. The current in the westerly wire is 30A and on the other 20A. The horizontal component of the earths magnetic flux density is 2*10^-5. Find the force per unit length on each wire. (The answers ...

PHYSICS
The gravitational forces of the Earth and the Moon are attractive, so there must be a point on a line joining their centers where the gravitational forces on an object cancel. How far is this distance from the Earth's center?

earth
When earth is seen from outer space,it looks mainly blue. This is because most of the earth is covered with.

Science Help Please
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. ...

Science Help Please
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. ...

Physics
A mass of 5Kg is 1st weighed on a balance at the top of a tower 20m high.The man is then suspended from a fine wire 20m long and reweivhed.find the difference in a weight ,assuming that the radius of the earth is 6400km,the mass of the earth is 6×10^24kg and G=6.673×-11 Nm^2...

Physics
At New York City, the earth's magnetic field has a vertical component of that points downward (perpendicular to the ground) and a horizontal component of that points toward geographic north (parallel to the ground). What are the magnitude and direction of the magnetic force on...

science
How long dose it take the moon to rotate once and how many days dose it take to orbit the earth

algebra--1 question
Radio signals travel at a rate of 3 * 10^8 meters per second. How many seconds would it take for a radio signal to travel from a satellite to the surface of Earth if the satellite is orbiting at a height of 9.6 * 10^6 meters? (1 point) 3.2 x 10^2 seconds 3.2 x 10^-2 seconds 3....

Religion
Many Christians seem to accept modern cosmology - Galileo's view that the earth is not the center of the Universe - while at the same time disagreeing with the theory of evolution. For this discussion, we will focus on the following questions (in 250 words total): 1. Why do ...

Physics
A strong lightning bolt transfers about 21.45 C to Earth. How many electrons are transferred? The elemental charge is 1.602 × 10^−19 C.

Functions - Please Help
In 2001, Windsor, Ontario received its maximum amount of sunlight, 15.28 hrs, on June 21, and its least amount of sunlight, 9.08 hrs, on December 21. 1) Due to the earth's revolution about the sun, the hours of daylight function is periodic. Determine an equation that can ...

physics
How many kilometers would you have to go above the surface of the earth for your weight to decrease to 39{\rm \\%} of what it was at the surface? Express your answer using two significant figures.

ap physics
(a) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its spinning motion on its axis, treating Earth as a uniform solid sphere. J · s (b) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its orbital motion about the Sun, treating Earth as a point particle. J · s

astronomy
The peak luminosity of a white dwarf supernova is around 10^10LSun and it remains above 10^8LSun for about 150 days. In comparison, the luminosity of a bright Cepheid variable star is about 10000LSun.The Hubble Space Telescope is sensitive enough to make accurate measurements ...

physics
The power output in the sun is about 4.00 x 10^26W. (a). Calculate the power per unit area (intensity), in kilowatts per square meter, reaching Earth's upper atmosphere from the sun. The radius of the Earth's orbit is 1.5 x 10^11m.

using skills
Which earth science lesson is especially appropriate for the primary grades? A. Moon B. Volcanoes C. Stars D. Weather my answer is d.

earth
what is 15 times 12

7th grade science
how much work is done on an object with 25 kg on earth if it moves 13m? i really need help

Physics
Can someone walk me through how to work this? It's worded weirdly and I'm not sure how to solve it. Mass M1= 2.2 kg lies on a frictionless table, pulled by another mass M2= 4.1 kg under the in of Earth's gravity. a) What is in N the net force acting on the system of both ...

Earth Science
What color will a star be with a surface temperature of 5000–6000 K? A. blue B. yellow C. white my choice is B yellow

Earth Science
Which of the following is NOT generally associated with a thunderstorm? A. tornado B. lightning C. dry air

physics
The weight of an object is 480N on the earth and 120N on the moon,calculate the mass of the object on the moon

physics
If a man weighs 820N on d earth what would be on Jupiter, where the acceleration due to gravity is 25.9m/s

Calculus Physics
Imagine a spaceship on its way to the moon from the earth. Find the point, as measured from the center of the earth, where the force of gravity due to the earth is balanced exactly by the gravity of the moon. This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the ...

science
Part I: Units of Measurement for Gas Laws For the following questions, use the following answer choices to indicate what each unit of measurement is used to measure (pressure, volume, or temperature). 1. atm 2. kPa 3. L 4. oC 5. torr 6. K 7. mL 8. cubic centimeters (cm3) ...

Physical science
The diameter of the planet saturn is 10 times that of the earth but the mass of the planet is only 90 times greater than that of the earth.what isthe gravitational acceleration(or number of 'gs'you"ll feel)on saturn?

Earth Science
Which of the following organisms is most likely to survive? A. the top carnivore in a food chain B. a herbivore in a food chain C. the top carnivore in a food web

Chemistry
What is the magnitude of the orbital velocity of the earth when the radius of the earth's orbit around the sun is 150000000?

Physics 1
In recent years, scientists have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting other stars. Some of these planets are in orbits that are similar to that of earth, which orbits the sun (Msun = 1.99 × 10^(30) kg) at a distance of 1.50 × 10^(11) m, called 1 astronomical unit (1 au). ...

physics
A 39-turn circular coil of wire has a diameter of 1.2m. It is placed with its axis along the direction of the Earth's magnetic field of 58μT at 52° below the horizontal, and then in 0.16s it is flipped 180°. a) What is volts the magnitude of the average induced emf in ...

Earth Science
Which of the following does NOT occur at a convergent boundary? A. The leading edges of both plates are bent downward. B. Oceanic crust is pushed down into the mantle. C. One continental plate moves into an oceanic plate. I think it's C

Earth Science - Please Check My Answer
Please help with the following: How does sleet differ from snow? A. It is not a form of precipitation. B. It is liquid and not ice. C. It starts as rain and freezes in the air. D. It starts as water vapor and changes to a solid. I know that answer is not D because I got it ...

Earth Science
2.   The Moon is made up of minerals similar to those on Earth, which are  A. rilles. B. lunar breccias. C. silicates. D. highlands. I am thinking either B or D?

math
The Position of two A and B on the earth’s surface are (36°N, 49°E) and (36°N, 131°W ) respectively. (a) The difference in long between town A and town

Physics
Calculate the weight of an astronaut whose mass (including spacesuit)is 72kg on the surface of the moon? What is the astronauts weight on Earth? Comment on the difference

math
A vector can be used to represent the path of a drill tip used to bore a deep mine shaft in Sudbury one quarter of the way to the centre of the Earth. Represent the vector using a directed line segment and Cartesian co-ordinates and describe which representation may be more ...

Earth Science
Hubble said that stars are moving away from the Earth because they have more of what color? Blue, Green, Red or Violet

physical science
If the mans weight is 490N on earth,calculate his weight on the moon that has the gravitational force 1/2 of the gravitational force of the aerth

Earth Science to Ms.Sue (urgent )
18.   The Cenozoic Era is also referred to as the  A. Age of Dinosaurs. B. Age of Mammals. C. Age of Fish. D. First Era. B???

Earth Science to Ms.Sue
9.   Another name for unicellular organisms that dominated Earth up to the Precambrian time is  A. eukaryotes. B. cyanobacteria. C. stromatolites. D. prokaryotes. D?

Earth Science
Why does the Earth have a magnetic field?

physics
Calculate the distance between the center of the earth and the center of the moon at which the gravitational force exerted by the earth on an object is equal in magnitude to the force exerted by the moon on the object.

physics
A satellite is in a circular orbit around the Earth at an altitude of 3.30 106 m. (a) Find the period of the orbit. (Hint: Modify Kepler's third law so it is suitable for objects orbiting the Earth rather than the Sun. The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106 m, and the mass of the...

physics
After the Sun exhausts its nuclear fuel, its ultimate fate may be to collapse to a white dwarf state. In this state, it would have approximately the same mass as it has now, but its radius would be equal to the radius of the Earth. (a) Calculate the average density of the ...

Earth Science
4.   Ancient cyanobacteria released ______, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today.  A. oxygen B. lead C. hydrogen D. ore A?

math
A vector can be used to represent the path of a drill tip used to bore a deep mine shaft in Sudbury one quarter of the way to the centre of the Earth. Represent the vector using a directed line segment and Cartesian co-ordinates and describe which representation may be more ...

physics
If a person weighs 700N on Earth, what force due to gravity would they exert on a 1500kg car they are standing 1.5m from? Assume the distance is between their centres of mass. F=Gm1xm2/r^2?

Overdue Science Lesson, Very Urgent.
1: How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2, Which features form the...

physics
The magnetic field of the Earth is 0.50 x 10-4 T in a certain location. a) What will be in Newtons the force on a completely ionized carbon atom (Z = 6, A = 12) traveling with the solar wind with a velocity of 18.00 x 103 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field? b) How fast ...

physics
A 25,000 kg rocket ship near the surface of the Earth accelerates upwards due to a constant 1.25 MN of thrust from its engine. A simple pendulum on the ship is observed to complete 100 full swings in 75.0 s. What is the length of the string? 1. For a simple pendulum: T = 2&#...

PHYSICS
A hypothetical planet has a mass 1.55 times that of Earth, but the same radius. What is g near its surface?

Algebra 1
Earth has a radius of about 6.4 x 10 to the 6th power m. Approximate the surface area of earth using the formula for the surface area is a sphere, S = 4 pi r squared. Earths surface is about 70 percent water. About how many square meters of earths surface are covered with ...

physics
The magnetic field of the Earth is 0.60 x 10-4 T in a certain location. a) What will be in Newtons the force on a completely ionized carbon atom (Z = 6, A = 12) traveling with the solar wind with a velocity of 10.50 x 103 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field? b) How fast ...

science
1. What would happen to an object if the force of gravity on Earth was decreased by half? (1 point) Its mass would decrease. Its weight would decrease.* Its density would decrease. Its volume would decrease. 2. Which of the following represents a heterogeneous mixture? (1 ...

physics
a pendulum is 0.75 meters long and has a period of 4.17seconds is this pendulum on the earth moon or mars?

math
The Position of two A and B on the earth’s surface are (36°N, 49°E) and (360°N, 131°W ) respectively. (a) The difference in long between town A and town (b) Given that the radius of the earth is 6370, calculate the distance town A and town B. (c) Another town, C is 840 ...

physics
A woman with mass of 63 kg stands at the rim of a horizontal table having a moment of inertia of 520 kg m2 and a radius of 1.5 m. The turntable is initially at rest and is free to rotate about a frictionless, vertical axis through its center. The woman then starts walking ...

Accelerated Science
Match each situation with the correct method of heat transfer: a. radiation b. conduction c. convection __A_ 1) The inside of a car gets very hot when that car is parked on a parking lot in the middle of August. __A_ 2) During the winter when the furnace is running in a two-...

Physics
A simple pendulum has mass 1.14 kg and length 0.760 m. (a) What is the period of the pendulum near the surface of Earth? (b) If the same mass is attached to a spring, what spring constant would result in the period of motion found in part (a)?

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