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trig
earth is 149 600 000 km from the sun. this distance is equal to 1 A.U (astronomical unit). Mars is seen form earth to make an angle of 68degrees with the sun. a) draw a diagram and label b)how far are earth and mars c) do you think the distance between earth and mars are the ...

English III HELP ME PLEASE
Please tell me which ones are wrong and the corrections The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) ...

English III
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...

English III
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...

Essay
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...

English III
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...

Earth Science Regents!!!
Two students in different parts of New York State measure the altitude of Polaris is above the horizon. The student near New York City finds the angle to be 41 degrees. The student near Massena finds the angle to be 45 degrees. Which state is best supported by this information...

Physics -- check answers please
The earth's magnetic field a) is slightly off centre compared to the Earth's rotational axis of rotation b) has its magnetic south pole at the geographic north pole c) attracts the north end of the compass needle to the geographic north pole d) all of the above Would it be d? ...

Physics
The earth's magnetic field a) is slightly off centre compared to the Earth's rotational axis of rotation b) has its magnetic south pole at the geographic north pole c) attracts the north end of the compass needle to the geographic north pole d) all of the above 2. A magnetic ...

Science
1) A person roller skates down a street heading east. Which of the following would be true about friction in this scenario? a; friction does not affect the skates in the scenario b; friction pulls the skates wheels eastward c; friction pulls the skates wheels downward, toward ...

Physics
An airplane whose air speed is 600 mi/h is flying perpendicularly to jet stream whose speed relative to the Earth's surface is 100 mi/h. What is the airplane's speed relative to the Earth?

physics
A 4.0 kg ceiling fan is placed 2.5 m above the floor. What is the gravitational potential energy of the fan(use Earth's value for gravitational acceleration)?

calculus
Consider the motion of a particle of mass m falling vertically under the earth’s gravitational field, and suppose the downward motion is opposed by a frictional force p(v) dependent on the velocity v(t) of the particle. Then the velocity satisfies the equation mv0(t) = &#...

Science
A person roller skates down a street heading West. What is true about friction in this case? the choices are 1- does not effect the skates 2- pulls the skates eastward 3- pulls the skates downward toward the center of the earth 4- pulls the skates westward my answer is # 4

Science
A person roller skates down a street heading West. What is true about friction in this case? the choices are 1- does not effect the skates 2- pulls the skates eastward 3- pulls the skates downward toward the center of the earth 4- pulls the skates westward my answer is # 4

HELP I DON'T UNDERSTAND THIS QUESTION !
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 energy source for generating most of your home's electricity and explain why you chose that source.

Physics
What is the centre of mass if the mass of the earth is 81 times that of the moon and the distance between them is 384 Mm=60 rj ?

Physics
How long would the year be if the distince of the earth from the sun where 20% more?

science help
1.Why do the islands of Indonesia have many volcanoes and experience frequent earthquakes? A.The islands are located at the boundaries of tectonic plates. B.Many hotspots are found near the islands. C.Magma is less abundant under Earth’s crust near the islands. D.The islands...

main idea
The main conclusion you can draw from this paragraph is that A. because of the greenhouse effect, plants on Earth should thrive. B. a greenhouse helps plants to grow faster. C. the atmosphere keeps Earth warm D. in a greenhouse, the Sun's heat is trapped by the glass

English 3
Question 1 “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's...

HELP PLEASE !!
1.How does the glass of a greenhouse model the carbon dioxide and other gases in Earth’s atmosphere? a)The glass absorbs light and releases energy in the form of heat. b) The glass allows light in and traps much of the radiated heat. c) Plants in a greenhouse absorb energy ...

calculus
Consider the motion of a particle of mass m falling vertically under the earth’s gravitational field, and suppose the downward motion is opposed by a frictional force p(v) dependent on the velocity v(t) of the particle. Then the velocity satisfies the equation mv0(t) = &#...

science
hree light beams encounter a medium. One light ray is reflected, while the other two are absorbed. How can the medium be described? Transparent Translucent Opaque or Clear In satellite communication, does the satellite... Receive radio signals Prevent radio signals Send radio ...

Science
What are reasons you should pick up trash of the ground if the someone leaves it. I have 2, 1. less pollution and 2. keeps earth healthy and clean. I need 2 more

Physics
Calculate the escape velocity of a satellite launched from the earth surface if the radius of the earth is 6.4x10^6m

science
1. How is the equator similar to the prime meridian? (1 point) Both the equator and prime meridian are lines that divide Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Both the equator and the prime meridian are imaginary base lines from which locations of Earth can be ...

Science
Earth travels around the sun at a spreed of 30,000 meters per second. Express this in kilometers per hour.

Logic
Even if you know only some of them please help! 1. Give a proof of the following: (∀F)( (P)( [ιxGx][Px] ⊃ F(P) ) ⊃ F(G)) (∃F)( (P)( F(P) ≡ [ιxGx][Px]) Therefore, E!(ιxGx) 2. Prove the following: [ιxMx][Thales believed that Bx...

science
help fill in the blanks please?? Similarities in the early development of chickens and opossums suggest that these organisms share a _________. Niles Eldredge found evidence in trilobite fossils in a pattern of evolution in which short periods of long change are mixed in with ...

english
Read the following passage and identify at least 3 elements of figurative language; explain how each element brings out the theme of the passage. "The Wrong Place" by Susan Michalski Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted the shade ...

science
how is the equator similar to the prime meridian A. both the prime meridian and equator are lines that divide earth into norther and southern hemispheres B. both the prime meridian and equator are imaginary base lines from which locations of earth can be measured D. both the ...

Physics
The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's cargo bay? B) What is the ...

Physics please help?????
Two small spaceships, each with mass m = 2000 kg, are in the circular Earth orbit of the figure, at an altitude h of 450 km. Igor, the commander of one of the ships, arrives at any fixed point in the orbit 90.0 s ahead of Picard, the commander of the other ship. At point P in ...

Astronomy
Put the following in order from earliest to latest. In doing so, assume that the Nice model occurred as described and that the Grand Tack model also occurred as described. 1) The formation of Jupiter 2) The inward migration of Jupiter due to gas forces 3) The instability "...

physics
What is the average linear speed of the Earth about the Sun? (The distance from the Sun to the Earth is 1.50 1011 meters. The orbital period around the Sun is 365.3 days.)

English III (11th grade)
Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted the shade to see that the sun had hidden itself in a bank of clouds fluffy as the eiderdown her mother had wrapped her in as a child. Her darling Ted, a military man with a distinguished career, ...

earth science
What latitudes are most likely to see glaciers? A. 30° N and 30° S B. 10° N and 10° S C. 45° N and 45° S D. 90° N and 90° S

math
The fastest car on earth a Thrust SSC would win every NASCAR race in America. If it takes 0.5 hours to travel 380 miles, what is its speed?

Astronomy
Imagine that you have found an object out in space. When you use the inverse square law to compute its luminosity, you get a ridiculously large value. You therefore suspect that relativistic beaming is at work - the radiation is coming from a jet traveling at speed v directly...

Astronomy
Imagine that you are a particle physicist, and you have come up with a theory that some gamma-ray bursts come from the decay of a new and exotic sub-atomic particle that you think might exist. You calculated that if this particle really does exist and decay as you predict, ...

physics- answers check
1. For a bar magnet, the magnetic field lines point a. towards the South pole. b. towards the North pole. c. always towards the magnet. d. always away from the magnet. my answer: a 2. Magnetic field lines a. are straight lines. b. are always circles. c. form continuous loops. ...

Science 2
One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from earth. If you are about 11 years old now , how old will you be when light that is leaving. Arcturus today reaches Earth ? How far, in kilometers, will it have traveled? Show your work...

math
A 40m deep well with radius 3.5m is dug and the earth taken out is evenly spread to form a plat form of dimension 28m by 22m. Find the height of the platform.

Math
I know some of these are really simple, and I can figure them out easy enough, but please answer all questions. I'm learning this subject, but I have to complete the entire school year within a month and I'm up to my head in homework and I just don't have time to learn this at...

science
Which evidence from the sea floor shows that tectonic plates move? A) the sea floor is youngest near a mid ridge and farther away. B) the sea floor is much older the cont. C) mid ocean ridges form the longest range of mountains on earth. D) the sea floor is thinner than the ...

MATH
LIGHT TRAVES AT 186,300 MILES PER SECOND. IF IT TAKES 8.32 MINUTES FOR LIGHT TO TRAVEL TO EARTH FROM THE SUN, HOW FAR AWAY FROM EARTH IS THE SUN. WRITE YOUR ANSWER IN SCIENTIFIC NOTATION.

SCIENCE
1. where does the conversation current in the mantle obtain its heat energy? a. earths core and crust b. earths mantle c. earths core and mantle*** d. earths mantle 2. How do convection currents cause movement of earth's plates? a. The weathering of rocks in Earth's mantle ...

science PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWERS
1. where does the conversation current in the mantle obtain its heat energy? a. earths core and crust b. earths mantle c. earths core and mantle*** d. earths mantle 2. How do convection currents cause movement of earth's plates? a. The weathering of rocks in Earth's mantle ...

science
gravitational force decreases with distance. what does this mean for a space traveler who leaves earth in a spaceship?

physics
The gravitational field strength at 35700km above earth is .225N/kg. what is the tangental velocity of a 100000kg communication satellite? mass of earth = 5.98E24kg and radius of earth = 6.37E6m

physics
find the moment of inertia of the earth. Radius is 6,000 km and mass is 6 x 10^24 kg

science
The study of the Earth's magnetic field is known as

physics
An american system of communication is based on the radio frequency of 76 Hz. Compute the wavelength of theses waves and compare it to the diameter of the earth.

science
1. Why do earthquakes occur along the San Andreas Fault? a. Two plates meet at the San Andreas Fault and they slide next to each other causing earthquakes b. Two plates converge at the San Andreas Fault causing earthquakes*** c. Two plates pull apart at the San Andreas Fault ...

Easy physics...having trouble with part b
Moon effect. Some people believe that the Moon controls their activities. If the Moon moves from being directly on the opposite side of Earth from you to being directly overhead, by what percentage does (a) the Moon's gravitational pull on you increase and (b) your weight (as ...

Science
Am I correct? Which of the following is an example of human impact on climate changes? • the greenhouse effect • changes in solar output • global warming • changes in the tilt of Earth's axis

Space Exploration
Give two reasons why observatories are still being built on Earth instead of launching more space telescopes? I I'm assuming one reason is the cost but can't find another reason .

math
The radius of the earth is approximately 3950 miles. The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,400 miles. Since the radius of Jupiter is more than 11 times that of the earth, which comes closest to the volume of Jupiter ?

Physics
An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite. ____min Ive tried everything I can think of the value im getting through the equations though isn't ...

Math
A plumber's assistant's rate of pay is $0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. He moves the same amount to fill the trench. What is his pay for this job?

Math
A plumber is laying pipe. His assistant digs a trench in roughly the shape of a rectangular solid measuring 150 ft. in length, 9 inches deep along both sides, and 12 inches wide at the top and bottom. How many cubic feet of earth did he remove (to the nearest tenth)?

Science
If a rock weighs 100 pounds on Jupiter, what will it weigh on earth?

Physics
At the Earth's surface, a projectile is launched straight up at a speed of 9.9 km/s. To what height will it rise? Ignore air resistance and the rotation of the Earth. _____m

Physics
An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite.

Astronomy
The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 erg/s, and its radius is 7*10^10 cm. What is the Sun's effective temperature? Please enter your answer in units of Kelvin. What is the Sun's effective temperature? Please enter your answer in units of Kelvin. - unanswered What is the flux ...

Astronomy
Choose one answer for each question How old is the universe? 6,000 years old 380,000 years old 13.8 billion years old 13.8 million years old A parsec is: Longer than a light year The distance between the Earth and the Sun Approximately 3x10^24 cm None of the above The distance...

Physics
On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball. The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6 of its value on the earth (gravity on moon -1.633m/s2). On earth, golf balls are driven at about 70 m/s with a loft angle of about 15º and have a ...

precalc
Memphis and New Orleans are approximately on the same meridian. Memphis has a lattitude of 35 degrees north and New Orleans has a lattitude of 30 degrees north. Find distance between them, assuming radius of Earth is 3960 miles.

earth
Which of the following illustrates the formation of a delta? A)Sediment is deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake. B)Sediment is deposited where an ocean flows into a river. C)Sediment is deposited where a stream leaves a mountain range. D)Sediment is deposited ...

physics
Why can astronauts jump higher on the surface of the moon than on the surface of the earth? Is it because their legs are stronger? Has the amount of "body matter," i.e., "mass" changed? Do they weigh less on the moon than on earth? Why

physics
Compute your mass in kilograms (1 pound has a mass of 0.45 kg on Earth) and then your weight in Newton’s for the earth, moon, and several planets. Where are you heaviest?

Astronomy
A roughly spherical asteroid with a diameter of 1 km, and a mean density of 4 g/cm^3, hits the Earth with a relative speed 1.5 times the orbital velocity of the Earth. Compute the amount of energy released upon the impact. Compare that with the energy released by a 10-Megaton ...

science
1. The image above shows the Andes Mountains. Which of the following processes formed this feature? (1 point) (pic of Andes Mountains) Glaciers deposited sediment. Plates converged together to form the mountains. Plates pulled apart and released magma. Sand dunes hardened and ...

Science
1. How does sea-floor spreading occur? A. New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B. Earthquakes brake apart the ocean floor. C. Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D. Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface.*

physics
he sun radiates like a perfect blackbody with an emissivity of exactly 1. (a) Calculate the surface temperature of the sun, given it is a sphere with a 7.00 ✕ 108 m radius that radiates 3.80 ✕ 1026 W into 3 K space. K (b) How much power does the sun radiate per ...

physics
Two stars are 4.40 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth. A telescope has an objective lens with a diameter of 1.03 m and just detects these stars as separate objects. Assume that light of wavelength 550 nm is being observed. Also assume that diffraction effects...

Physics
The acceleration due to gravity on Earth is 9.80 m/s2. If the mass of a dog is 40.0 kg, what is the weight of the dog?

physics
The moon's diameter is 3.48 106 m, and its mean distance from the earth is 3.85 108 m. The moon is being photographed by a camera whose lens has a focal length of 48.5 mm. (a) Find the diameter of the moon's image on the slide film. (b) When the slide is projected onto a ...

Physics 1
What is the rotational kinetic energy of the Earth in its orbit around the sun?

geometry
The radius of the earth is approximately 6371 km.If the international space station (ISS) is orbiting 353 km above the earth, find the distance from the ISS to the horizon(x)

Physics
Gravity on Mars is 1/3 of that on earth. If Mars atmosphere is only 2 km thick, what is atmospheric pressure on Mars?

science
why does an person in space craft orbiting earth experiance a feeling of weightless?

science
Find the angular and linear velocities of a man due to the rotation of the earth if he standing A) at the equator B) in Muscat(latitude23.5) C) in oslo(latitude60) Take tha radius of the earth as 6380km

Physics
Gravity on Mars is 1/3 of that on earth. If Mars atmosphere is only 2 km thick, what is atmospheric pressure on Mars?

Astrophysics
The Earth formed at a redshift of z∼0.53. That means that when our world was young, the universe was quite a bit smaller than it is today. The nearest galaxies to our own are around 10 kpc (kilo-parsecs) in size, lie at a distance of around 1 Mpc from us (Mega-parsecs), ...

Pyhsics
The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m2{\rm m}^{2} of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N{\rm N}. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m3{\rm kg}/{\rm m}^{3}. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be. ...

Math
The population of the Earth is approximately 6 billion people and is growing at an annual rate of 1.9%. Assuming a Malthusian growth model, find the world population in 42 years

Memorable Letter Evaluation (Writeacher)
Write a letter to your parents about a memorable moment in your life, using imagery to capture your experience. I origionally sumbitted a different letter, but Bob insisted that I should write more about my feelings toward my experience than using imagery. "Dear Mom and Dad, ...

physics
A baseball pitcher throws a baseball horizontally at a linear speed of 41.3 m/s. Before being caught, the baseball travels a horizontal distance of 15.4 m and rotates through an angle of 52.7 rad. The baseball has a radius of 3.74 cm and is rotating about an axis as it travels...

college alg
The height of a projectile fired upward is given by the formula s = v0t − 16t2, where s is the height, v0 is the initial velocity, and t is the time. Find the time for a projectile to return to Earth if it has an initial velocity of 184 ft/s.

college alg.
The height of a projectile fired upward is given by the formula s = v0t − 16t2, where s is the height, v0 is the initial velocity, and t is the time. Find the time for a projectile to return to Earth if it has an initial velocity of 184 ft/s. ____________ s

Single Room, Earth View by Sally Ride--Help!
This regards the story "Single Room, Earth View" by Sally Ride. Choose one of the following quotations; then in a few paragraphs, discuss how Sally Ride's observations support or refute the quotation. Quotations: 1. "Observation is a passive science, experimentation is an ...

History
How did we get water on earth?

physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves—called seismic waves—traveling through the earth. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse seismic waves. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is 7800m/s . Transverse waves, called S ...

Physic II
A 992.0-g iron meteor impacts the earth at a speed of 1447.0 m/s. If its energy is entirely converted to heat of the meteorite, what will the resultant temperature rise be? (The specific heat for iron is 113 cal/kg.C)

Science - Check my answers please (6th grade)
When are tides in Earths oceans the highest? 1. during the moon's waning gibbous phase 2. during the moon's waxing gibbous phase 3. when the moon is at a right angle to the sun 4. When the sun, Earth, and moon are in a line.

Science - Check my answers please (6th grade)
earth and the moon are kept in their respective orbits due to the influence of ? a) inertia b) gravity c) both inertia and gravity d) neither inertia and gravity Is it c) both inertia and gravity?

physics plz help
I need help in calculating work. following quantites are given. * G: 6.67E-11 *Mass of earth:5.98E24 *mass of satelightt:80kg *x(initial) center of the earth-7E6 m *x(final) center of the earth 12E6 m How do I make integral equation I need use 20 interval or calculate in excel...

physics/calculus
I need help in calculating work. following quantites are given. * G: 6.67E-11 *Mass of earth:5.98E24 *mass of satelightt:80kg *x(initial) center of the earth-7E6 m *x(final) center of the earth 12E6 m How do I make integral equation I need use 20 interval.

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