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Physics
A car comes to a stop in 6s from a velicity of 30m/s. what is its acceleration? At the same acceleration, how long would it take the car to come to a stop from a velocity of 40m/s?
Sunday, July 3, 2016 by Laarni jhuzel Navidad

physics
4N force applied on a body mass 20kg then calculate work done in 3sec?
Sunday, July 3, 2016 by rohit

Physics
An 11N force acting due north and a 22-N force acting 30° North of east act concurrently on a point. What is the equilibrant force at that point? I'm having such a hard time.=(
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by Marvin

PHYSICS
a block of a material of volume 20cmand density 2.5cm is suspended frm a spring balance wit half of the vol of the block immersed in a water,what is the reading of a spring balance?
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by ZAKKA

Physics
What % increase in momentum if increase of k.e is 23% A. 46% B. 33% C. 50% D. 11% E. 46%
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by SAGAR

physics
Rain drops fall on a tile surface at a density of 4585 drops/ft2 . There are 15 tiles/ft2 . How many drops fall on each tile? Answer in units of drops/tile.
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by imani

physics
A novice captain is pointing his ferryboat directly across the river at a speed of 15.7 mi/h. If he does not pay attention to the current that is headed downriver at 5.35 mi/h, what will be his resultant speed and direction? (Consider that the current and the boat’s ...
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by hassan yousif

Physics
A planet with density equal to Earth is 2R times far away from earth, if we double the distancs from 2R to 4R then "g" becomes:-
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by Sagar

physics
A swimming pool of width 9.0 m and lenght 24.0 mis filled with water to a deepth of 3.0 m force 1215 m.Calculate pressure on the bottom of the pool due to the water
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by Deek!@#$%^&haa

physics
Two forces 5N &10N are acting at an angle of 120° between them. Find the resultant force in magnitude and direction.
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by sai

physics
As a movie stunt coordinator, you need to be sure a stunt will be safe before it is performed. If a stunt- woman is to run horizontally off the roof of a three-story building and land on a foam pad 7.35 m away from the base of the building, how fast should she run as she ...
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by hassan yousif

physics
As a newspaper delivery boy, Jason needs to know his projectile motion to throw a paper horizontally from a height of 1.40 m to a door that is 13.5 m away. What must the paper’s velocity be for it to reach the door?
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by hassan yousif

physics
A novice captain is pointing his ferryboat directly across the river at a speed of 15.7 mi/h. If he does not pay attention to the current that is headed downriver at 5.35 mi/h, what will be his resultant speed and direction? (Consider that the current and the boat’s ...
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by hassan yousif

Physics
A potter's wheel—a thick stone disk with a radius of 0.420m and a mass of 120kg—is freely rotating at 53.0rev/min. The potter can stop the wheel in 5.50s by pressing a wet rag against the rim and exerting a radially inward force of 79.4N. Calculate the effective ...
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by Tim

Physics/Chem
A cube of aluminum 24.0 cm on each side is cooled from 128 °C to 20 °C. If the energy removed from the aluminum cube were added to a copper cube of the same size at 30 °C, what would be the final temperature of the copper cube?(ρAl = 2700 kg/m³; ρ...
Friday, July 1, 2016 by Jeff Kinka

Physics/Chem
an experiment, a 0.280-kg piece of ceramic superconducting material at 23 °C is placed in liquid nitrogen at its boiling point (−195.8 °C) to cool. The nitrogen is in a perfectly insulated flask that allows the gaseous N2 to escape immediately. How much mass of ...
Friday, July 1, 2016 by Jeff Kinka

Physics
What is the rotational speed of the Second Hand on a clock. Note, the answer must be in rev/s. The Hour Hand is 2.31e-05 rev/s; The Minute Hand is 2.78e-4 rev/s. I've checked with 3 tutors and none of them have gotten an answer that is considered correct. I'm ...
Friday, July 1, 2016 by Annabelle

physics
If an hour hand is .01667 rev/s, a minute hand is 2.78e-4 rev/s, what is the second hand rotation speed? I've tried everything and can't get a correct answer. Thank you
Friday, July 1, 2016 by Anna

physics
To protect her new two-wheeler, Iroda Bike buys a length of chain. She finds that its linear density is 0.62 lb/ft. If she wants to keep its weight below 1.6 lb, what length of chain is she allowed? Answer in units of ft.
Friday, July 1, 2016 by imani

physics
A plastic tube allows a flow of 11.3 cm3 /s of water through it. How long will it take to fill a 245 cm3 bottle with water? Answer in units of s
Friday, July 1, 2016 by imani

physics
A group of soldiers walked 15km north from their camp then covered 10km more due east. 1. What is the total distance walked by the soldiers? 2. Define the displacement?
Friday, July 1, 2016 by geobon

physics
The angle of elevation of a tree at a place 80m away is 12 degree 5 minute.what is a height of tree?
Friday, July 1, 2016 by yash patwa

Physics
A stone is dropped from the root of a building. A person in the building observes that the stone crosses his window that is 2 meters tall in a time of 0.2 second. How far is the roof from the top of the window?
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Joe

physics
A cyclist is attached to a rope which is looped over a pulley (disc of mass 10kg and radius 0.5m). The rope is then attached to a hanging block of mass 5kg. What force must the cyclist generate such that the block will move with an acceleration of 2.25 m/s2. Let’s make ...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by sam

science (physics)
how far will a stone travel over level ground if it is thrown upward at an angle 30 with the horizontal and with a speed of 12m/s?what maximum range could be achieved with the same initial speed?
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by tena

science physics
a force acted upon a body by 3 given force is under equilibrium if f1 =10n and f2 =6n find f3 and angle
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by vaani

physics
A ball reaches the ground at 6 seconds when thrown vertically upwards from the top of a tower with an inoitial velocity 24m/s. Find the height of the tower.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by kowalski

physics
A cyclist is attached to a rope which is looped over a pulley (disc of mass 10kg and radius 0.5m). The rope is then attached to a hanging block of mass 5kg. What force must the cyclist generate such that the block will move with an acceleration of 2.25 m/s2. Let’s make ...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by sam

physics
The contestants at a cycling race travel around a 0.5km radius track. The peloton travels 33 laps in 1 hour to complete the race. What is the total angular distance they have traveled? On the first lap, they start from rest and after traveling ½ the circumference of the...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by dave

physics
A cyclist is on a rolling stationary trainer pedaling such that his wheels are traveling at 30 km/h. He has an unfortunate incident and ends up falling over 90° on his side onto a large patch of ice. Given the cyclist and bicycle have an 4.5 kg*m^2, find the angular ...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by joe

physics
A particle A having a charge of 2×10^-6 Coulomb and a mass of 100g is fixed at the bottom of a smooth inclined plane of inclination 30 degree. Where should another particle B having same charge and mass, be placed on the inclined plane so that B may remain in equilibrium...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by anonymous 111

physics
A motorcycle/rider combination has a center of mass that is half a meter diagonally upward and in front of the point of contact between the wheel and the road at an angle of 30 degrees when the bike is level. What acceleration is necessary to keep the bike tilted up stably ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
A 0.2kg toy car rolls down a ramp with a height of 0.7m. What is the speed of the car at the bottom of the ramp. At the bottom it hits a stationary car with a mass of .4 kg. The two cars have velcro bumpers and stick together. At what speed do the two cars move after the ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Anna

Physics
Calculate the formula for coefficient of kinetic friction in an inclined plane with a pulley and two masses coonected by a rope. You can only use the weight of the two masses, the height where the second object is and the distance that the first object does and the angle of ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Nelson

Physics
A satellite orbits the Earth with a radius of 7000km. The acceleration of gravity at this distance=8.17m/s/s. How do I find the velocity of the satellite? I'm really struggling with finding the correct formula. I know the answer but can't figure out how to get there. ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Leslie

physics
a stone is projected vertically upward and reaches a maximum height of 20m before it returns to the thrower find the total time taken
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by gunjan

Physics
A rock falls off the edge of a cliff that is 145 m above the ground beneath it. For how long a time is the rock falling? Assume air resistance is negligible. A. 4.9 s B. 2.9 s C. 4.5 s D. 3.3 s E. 5.4 s
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Karri

Physics
What is the acceleration of a car that goes from 20 to 30 km/h in 1.5s? At the same acceleration, how long will it take the car to go from 30 to 36 km/h?
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Yoongi

Physics
I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does it take the ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Anna

Physics
What is the acceleration of a car that goes from 20 to 30 km/h in 1.5s? At the same acceleration, how long will it take the car to go from 30 to 36 km/h?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Yoongi

Physics
I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does it take the ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Anna

Physics
An object moves with constant acceleration 4.20 m/s2 and over a time interval reaches a final velocity of 10.4 m/s. (a) If its original velocity is 5.20 m/s, what is its displacement during the time interval?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Tulsi

Physics
A cube of side L is place in a uniform electric field E = 3200 N/C. What is the net flux through the cube. Assume the electric field lines are parallel with the edges of the cube. Make sure you know why this is the answer. I know its not perpendicular or at an angle So if it...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Laura

Physics
How much kinetic energy does the electron gain?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
What is the final temperature when 8.0 x 105 J are added to 1.50 kg of ice at 0.0 °C?
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Winsome

Physics
A flat-topped toy cart moves on frictionless wheels, pulled by a rope under tension T. The mass of the cart is m1. A load of mass m2 rests on top of the cart with the coefficient of static friction μs between the cart and the load. The cart is pulled up a ramp that is ...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Weasley

Physics
A 4.0-kg block slides down an inclined plane that makes an angle of 25° with the horizontal. Starting from rest, the block slides a distance of 2.5 m in 5.4 s. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and plane.
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Maddie

physics
a particle starts moving from rest with uniform acceleration . it travels a distance y in the next 2 sec
Monday, June 27, 2016 by kpavaniswetha

physics
Two mirrors are inclined at each other such that a ray of light incident on the 1st mirror and parallel to the 2nd mirror is reflected from the 2nd parallel to the 1st mirror.Determine the angle between the mirrors and the deviation suffered by the incident ray.
Monday, June 27, 2016 by maina

physics
In a city grid, each block on the east-west streets is 180 meters long. Each block on the north-south streets is also 180 meters long. A walker walks 4 blocks north and then 3 blocks east. How much farther did the walker travel than the actual distance between the start and ...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Shelby

physics
a car travelling at 60km/h uniformly retards for 10s and reaches a velocity of 45km/h. find the retardation.
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Anonymous

physics
an object undergoes an acceleration of 10m/s2 starting from rest. find the distance travelled by it in seconds
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Anonymous

physics
what is the scientific n otation of 75mm to inches?
Monday, June 27, 2016 by allal

physics
A piccolo and a flute can be approximated as cylindrical tubes with both ends open. The lowest fundamental frequency produced by one kind of piccolo is 508.7 Hz, and that produced by one kind of flute is 220.3 Hz. What is the ratio of the piccolo's length to the flute'...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by nop

Physics
A bat strikes a 0.145-kg baseball. Just before impact, the ball is traveling horizontally to the right at 47.0 m/s ; when it leaves the bat, the ball is traveling to the left at an angle of 31.0 ∘ above horizontal with a speed of 58.0 m/s . The ball and bat are in ...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by Jordan

Physics
A uniform ladder of mass (m = 14.5 kg) and length (L) leans against a frictionless wall, see figure. Find the static friction force between the ladder and the floor if the angle θ = 64.0°?
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by Ryan Keefe

Physics: Oscillations and spring constant
A student measured 15s for the 20 complete oscillations for an object of 200g attached at the free end of a spring. Calculate the period of oscillation (T) and the spring constant (k). My work (just wanted to ask for opinions if this is right): T = 2π√(m/k) T = 20 ...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by Jenna

Physics
I've figured out the first part that the v is 1.25 m/s, but even with that knowledge can't determine how to calculate the horizontal distance. Can someone help with a formula? You let a ball roll from rest from the top of a ramp sitting on a table. If the top of the ...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by Anna

Physics
At what displacement the instantaneous velocity become equal to half of its maximum velocity? Plz help me
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by Ali

physics
a particle executing shm time period t from mean position the time to complete 5/8 oscillation
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by rachel

Physics
A car moves for half of its time at 80km/hr and for rest half of time at 40km/hr.The total distance covered is 60km.What is the average speed of the car?
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Aadithya

Physics
A bullet moving at 20m/sec strikes a wooden plank and penetrates 4cm before coming to stop.The time taken to stop is?
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Aadithya

Physics
A spring that has a force constant of 1200 N/m is mounted vertically on the ground. A block of mass 1.60 kg is dropped from rest from height of 1.50 m above the free end of the spring. By what distance does the spring compress?
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Jeff Kinka

Physics
A uniform ladder of mass (m = 14.5 kg) and length (L) leans against a frictionless wall, see figure. Find the static friction force between the ladder and the floor if the angle θ = 64.0°?
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Jeff Kinka

Physics
Completely lost on what formula to use: A 50 gram ball enters a pendulum with mass 200 g. The pair then swings up to a height of 12 cm. Find the velocity at which the pair move immediately after the collision. Find the initial velocity of the ball before the collision. ...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Leslie

physics
A block and tackle system of 5 pulleys is used to raise a load of 50kg through a height of 20m the work done against friction is 200J.Calculate the work done by effort,the efficiency of the system and the effort applied.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Mohamedy

physics
find the relative velocity of boat w.r.t water .The velocity of boat is 3i^+4j^ and that of the water is -3i^-4i^
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by gaurav

physics
A boy moves 400m towards north 300m towards west and again 400m towards south calculate displacement of the boy from initial position
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by rom

Physics
What is net capacitance if maximum potential is 40 volt and instant charge is 60 coulomb.?
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
A 7.25 μC and a -2.00 μC charge are placed 20 cm apart. Where can a third charge be placed so that it experiences no net force. Express your answer in cm. The answer is 22.12 from the online answer key, but how do you set this up?
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Kim

physics 1
If the position of an object is given by x = 2.00t^3, where x is measured in meters and t in seconds, find (a) the average velocity and (b) the average acceleration between t = 1.0 s and t = 2.0 s. Then find (c) the instantaneous velocity v and (d) the instantaneous ...
Friday, June 24, 2016 by lolo

physics
an atom is placed in a uniform magnetic induction B. such that its plane normal to the electron orbit makes an angle of 30 degrees with the magnetic induction the torque acting on the orbiting electron?
Friday, June 24, 2016 by manu

Physics
Research on the physics of living systems. Give two examples to show how physics helps to understand the concepts of evolution, biological systems of living organisms.�
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Aadi

Physics
On a day that is 30°c, you drop a rock from the top of a well. You hear the sound of the rock hitting the bottom 0.6s after you drop it. How deep is the well?
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
A satellite orbits at a distance from the Earth's center of abut 3.00 earth radii and takes 7.30 hours to go around once. What distance (in meters) does the satellite travel in one day? And, what is the orbital velocity (in m/s)? I'm completely lost. I haven't ...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Leslie

Physics
the diameter of the moon is 3.48x10^3 km. what is its surface area in m2?
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by hi

Physics
A square 1 m on its side has charges on every corner. Calculate the electric field on the upper right corner of the square. Let the charge on each corner be 40 x10-9C. Do I use K(Q*4)/r^2=F Then F/(Q*4)=E K=8.99*10^9 Nm^2/C^2
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Kim

physics
A body moves with uniform acceleration with a distance x for 1st sec. What is relation b/w x & y? A) y=24x B) y=16x C) y=12x D) y=8x
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Jahangeer

physics
An object experiences an impulse, moves and attains a momentum of 100 kg·m/sec. If its mass is 50 kg, what would its velocity be?
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Eli

General Physics
Clarification: this is calculus-based physics, so the methodology is not restricted to trigonometry only. I have two questions, so hopefully I can divide them up nice and evenly. Also, if you know where I should copy and paste proper vector notation from, please tell me so I ...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Justin

Physics
Two parallel forces of magnitude 4 and 6 newton are acting on a body placed at 4m apart. Resultant force will be
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Rajesh

Physics
When an 8-lb rifle is fired, the 0.02-lb bullet receives an acceleration of 10^5 ft/s^2 while it is the barrel? (a) How much force acts on the bullet? (b) Does any force act on the rifle? If so, how much and in what direction? (c) The bullet is accelerated for 0.007 s. How ...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Trisha

Physics
What is the longest wavelength of light that can be absorbed by a hydrogen atom that is initially in the second excited state?
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Hannah

Physics
A plane wants to fly east. It is capable of flying at 250 m/s, yet a 50 m/s wind is blowing [SW]. What heading must the plane set and what will be the plane's speed relative to the ground?
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Sophie

Physics
Problem 6.08 A highway curve with radius 1000 ft is to be banked so that a car traveling 52.0 mph will not skid sideways even in the absence of friction. Part A At what angle should the curve be banked? θ = ∘
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Spencer Egolf

physics
A square 1 m on its side has charges on every corner. Calculate the electric field on the upper right corner of the square. Let the charge on each corner be 40 x10-9C. Do I use K(Q*4)/r^2=F Then F/(Q*4)=E K=8.99*10^9 Nm^2/C^2
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Kim

Physics
A bullet is moving with velocity u after emerging from a plank its velocity reduces by u/20 then find the total number of planks required to stop this bullet?
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Shreya

physics
A reflecting telescope is used to observe two distant point sources that are 3.50 m apart with light of wavelength 600 nm. The telescope's mirror has a radius of 5.0 cm . What is the maximum distance in meters at which the two sources may be distinguished?
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by kay

physics
Two point charges lie along the y axis. A charge of q1 = -12.0 µC is at y = 6.0 m, and a charge of q2 = -5.0 µC is at y = -3.0 m. Locate the point (other than infinity) at which the total electric field is zero.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by bukky

physics
A car accelerates from rest for ten seconds with a linearly increasing speed of 3 m/s every second. If the diameter of the tires is 2/3 m and they roll without slipping, find their final angular velocity in radians per second.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
0.255 kg catcher is attached by a 45.0 cm long massless cable to a frictionless axle. The catcher is initially at rest. A 0.144 kg ball with a radius of 0.0875 m rolls without slipping from a height of 1.25 m and is captured by the catcher. For a solid ball, I = (2/5)MR2. (a) ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by Ashley

Physics
A parallel-plate capacitor is constructed with circular plates of radius 5.6×10−2 m . The plates are separated by 0.27 mm , and the space between the plates is filled with a dielectric with dielectric constant κ. When the charge on the capacitor is 1.9 μC...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by Alli

physics
A car moves for half of its time at 80km/hr and for rest half of timeat 40km/hr. Total distance covered is 60km.What is the average speed of car
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by devansh

PHYSICS
a mass of 3kg rests on smooth horizontal table connected by a light string passion over a smooth pulley at the edge of the table to another mass of 2kg hanging vertically. when the system is released from rest with what acceleration do the masses move and what is the tension ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by CHRISTINE

physics
A body with uniform acceleration covers 76 m in the 5th sec and 116 m in the 10th sec.Find the distance traveled in the 15th sec.what is the distance traveled in next 5 seconds. As the body is travelling with uniform acceleration so the distance traveled by it would in 15th ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 by rati

Physics
A squash ball hits a wall at a height of 4m and a distance of 6m away. If the ball left the racquet with a speed of 15m/s, with what angle did the player hit the ball? I have applied concepts of projectile motion and tried kinematic equations. However I have two unknowns that ...
Monday, June 20, 2016 by Tim

Physics
A skier slides down a frictionless slope of angle 30, is the mechanical energy conserved?
Monday, June 20, 2016 by Hannah

physics
A body is moving with uniform acceleration of 10m per second square.lf it start from rest calculate its displacement afrer 5s
Monday, June 20, 2016 by Anonymous

physics
a boy travels a distance of 10m towards south and then he runs towards east and travels 12m in that direction calculate: i)total distance covered by the boy ii)displacement from his initial position
Monday, June 20, 2016 by suwani

physics 2
A reservoir dam holds an 8 km2 lake behind it. Just behind the dam, the lake is 14.0m deep. What is the gauge pressure at the base of the dam (in Pascals)? What is the absolute pressure at a point 2.5 m down from the surface? Assume the pressure at the surface is one atmosphere.
Monday, June 20, 2016 by pat

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