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Physics
Calculate the pressure on the top lid of a chest buried under 4.30 meters of mud with density 1.75 103 kg/m3 at the bottom of a 12.5-m-deep lake
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10:18am

physics
2. A spring of spring constant 220 N/m is sitting on a table. You pick it up and stretch it so that it is 8.0 cm longer than it was on the table top. How much work did it take you to stretch the spring? (Hint: This work is just negative the work done by the spring on you!)
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:30am

physics
A uniform rod is set up so that it can rotate about a perpendicular axis at one of its ends. The length and mass of the rod are 0.849 m and 1.17 kg. What constant-magnitude force acting at the other end of the rod perpendicularly both to the rod and to the axis will accelerate...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:59am

Physics
Your electric drill rotates initially at 5.11 rad/s. You slide the speed control and cause the drill to undergo constant angular acceleration of 0.363 rad/s^2 for 4.13 s. What is the drill's angular displacement during that time interval? ______ rad
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:18am

physics
A man holds a 185-N ball in his hand, with the forearm horizontal (see the figure). He can support the ball in this position because of the flexor muscle force , which is applied perpendicular to the forearm. The forearm weighs 24.3 N and has a center of gravity as indicated. ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:16am

Physics
You are driving down a highway at a speed of 20.0m/s when you spot a deer. You quickly slam on your brakes, trying to stop your car in front of the deer. Assume the braking force can be modeled as kinetic friction with a friction coefficient of 0.80. If the deer was 75.0m away...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 2:33am

Physics
There is a block resting on a table attached to a hanging mass around a pulley. Assume a value of g = 10 m/s2. If there is no friction, and the mass on the table has a value of 5.0 kg and the hanging mass has a value of 1.0 kg, what is the value of the kinetic friction ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1:12am

Physics
A 3.0 kg brick rests on a perfectly smooth ramp inclined at 34 above the horizontal. The brick is kept from sliding down the plane by an ideal spring that is aligned with the surface and attached to a wall above the brick. The spring has a spring constant (force constant) of ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:45am

physics
A rocket blasts off from rest and attains a speed of 58.9 m/s in 14.4 s. An astronaut has a mass of 57.5 kg. What is the astronaut's apparent weight during takeoff?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:41am

physics
Two people (from the 1950s!) sit on opposite sides of a uniform board of length L. One person, of mass m1 = 50.0 kg, sits at a point 1.90 m to the left of the fulcrum. The fulcrum is located at the center of the board. The other person, of mass 45.0 kg, sits at a point a ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:24am

Physics
A 3.0 kg brick rests on a perfectly smooth ramp inclined at 34 above the horizontal. The brick is kept from sliding down the plane by an ideal spring that is aligned with the surface and attached to a wall above the brick. The spring has a spring constant (force constant) of ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:16am

Physics
A person pushes a 10 kg crate 5 m up a 29 degree incline with an 80 N force parallel to the incline. The fricitonal force is 20 N. Find the work done: a) by the person b) by gravity c) by friction
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 11:11pm

physics
A figure skater is spinning with an angular velocity of +10 rad/s. She then comes to a stop over a brief period of time. During this time, her angular displacement is +5.8 rad. Determine (a) her average angular acceleration and (b) the time during which she comes to rest.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 10:37pm

physics
If the mass of the skier is 50 kg, what is the magnitude of the force of kinetic friction on the skier? Be sure to show your work, and use g = 10 m/s^2 for the magnitude of acceleration due to gravity. Sin 30degrees = 1/2 Cos 30degrees = square root 3/4 Tan 30degrees = square ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 10:35pm

Physics
A cargo plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 11.2 km with a constant speed of 1260 km/hr when a large crate slides out of the rear of the plane. How long does it take the crate to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2 . Answer in units of s, please.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 10:11pm

Physics
A 2.32 kg block slide down a ramp from a height of 4.19 m. The block has a speed of 3.25 m/s when it reaches the bottom. There is friction. What is the work (in J) done by gravity? What is the work done by friction? I found the work of friction already. KE= .5m(v^2) KE= .5(2....
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 10:05pm

Physics
An ideal spring with a force constant (spring constant) of 15 N/m is initially compressed by 3.0 cm from its uncompressed position. How much work is required to compress the spring an additional 4.0 cm?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:42pm

Physics
3Mhz = 2db Attenuation in 1cm. What is attenuation of 6 MHz, 0.5 of same tissue? Again,(sorry, but thank you) I know the answer is 2 db, but I do not understand how? Can you explain?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:00pm

Physics
Intensity of 4Mhz in 1.54mm = 2W/cm2 at 4cm intensity =? I know the answer is 0.32, but I do not understand why. Can you please explain? I did figure out that Attenuation= 8db. 4/2 x 4cm = 8db. Thank you in advance. I appreciate it!
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:55pm

physics
A 35.2 kg wagon is towed up a hill inclined at 18.3◦ with respect to the horizontal. The tow rope is parallel to the incline and exerts a force of 125 N on the wagon. Assume that the wagon starts from rest at the bottom of the hill, and disregard friction. The ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:54pm

Physics please help
A cylindrical glass of water (H2O) has a radius of 3.49 cm and a height of 9.85 cm. The density of water is 1.00 g/cm3. How many moles of water are contained in the glass?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:47pm

Physics
The atomic mass of a nitrogen atom (N) is 14.0 u, while that of an oxygen atom (O) is 16.0 u. Three diatomic gases have the same temperature: nitrogen (N2), oxygen (O2), and nitric oxide (NO). Rank these gases in ascending order (smallest first), according to the values of ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:45pm

Physics
The cylinder in the drawing contains 3.81 mol of an ideal gas. By moving the piston, the volume of the gas is reduced to one-fourth its initial value, while the temperature is held constant. How many moles Δn of the gas must be allowed to escape through the valve, so that...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:40pm

Physics
Two thin slits with separation of .0250mm are placed over monochromatic orange laser light at 610.nm. What is the small angle measurement from the central maximum (zero degrees, inline with the source) to the first maximum?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:26pm

Physics-Light
light diffraction help? a single monochromatic indigo light source is shined through an etched, flat prism with a slit separation of .0250mm. the resulting interference pattern is viewed on a screen 1.25 m away. the third Maximum is found to be 6.6 cm from the central maximum...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:11pm

Physics
In the movie Superman, Lois Lane falls from a building and is caught by the diving superhero. Assuming that Lois, with a mass of 45 kg, is falling at a terminal velocity of 56 m/s, A)how much force does Superman exert on her if it takes 0.7 s to slow her to a stop? B)If Lois ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:08pm

physics
A toy car in the figure below runs off the edge of a table that is h = 1.150 m high. The car lands d = 0.410 m from the base of the table.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:02pm

Physics need help
Carbon monoxide is a gas at 0 degree Celsius and a pressure of 1.51x10^5 Pa. It is a diatomic gas, each of its molecules consisting of one carbon atom (atomic mass = 12.o u) and one oxygen atom (atomic mass = 16.0 u). Assuming that carbon monoxide is an ideal gas, calculate ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:43pm

Physics
A car, moving along a straight stretch of highway, begins to accelerate at 0.0235 m/s 2 It takes the car 67.8 s to cover 1 km.How fast was the car going when it first began to accelerate?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:41pm

Physics
In the movie Superman, Lois Lane falls from a building and is caught by the diving superhero. Assuming that Lois, with a mass of 45 kg, is falling at a terminal velocity of 56 m/s, A)how much force does Superman exert on her if it takes 0.7 s to slow her to a stop? B)If Lois ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:39pm

Physics
A circular pond of radius 12 m has a layer of ice 0.25 m thick. On a spring day, the temperature of the water below the ice is 4.0°C and the temperature of the air above is 11°C. What is the rate of heat transfer through the ice, in kW?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:36pm

Physics
A large pot is placed on a stove and 1.2 kg of water at 14°C is added to the pot. The temperature of the water is raised evenly to 100°C just before it starts to boil. (a) What amount of heat is absorbed by the water in reaching 100°C? (b) The water then boils ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:36pm

Physics Science
(a) Find the total force on the bottom of a cylindrical gasoline storage tank 15.0 m high with radius 23.0 m. (b) Find the total force on the side of the tank.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:30pm

Physics
The initial speed of a body is 3.01 m/s. What is its speed after 3.89 s if it accelerates uniformly at 3.63 m/s 2 ? Answer in units of m/s
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:30pm

Physics
A block of mass m1 = 41.3 kg on a horizontal surface is connected to a mass m2 = 13.2 kg that hangs vertically as shown in the figure below. The two blocks are connected by a string of negligible mass passing over a frictionless pulley. Assume that the horizontal surface is ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:20pm

Physics
What is the minimum energy needed to change the speed of a 1600 kg sport utility vehicle from 15.0 m/s to 40.0 m/s?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:01pm

physics
A car accelerates uniformly in a straight line from rest at the rate of 3.7 m/s2 . What is the speed of the car after it has traveled 67 m? Answer in units of m/s 014 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points How long does it take the car to travel 67 m? Answer in units of s
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:01pm

physics
The velocity v(t) of a particle is plotted as a function of time. The scale on the horizontal axis is 9 s per grid square and on the vertical axis 2 m/s per grid square. Initially, the particle is at x0 = 43 m.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:00pm

physics
016 (part 1 of 2) 10.0 points A speedboat increases in speed from 17.9 m/s to 31.8 m/s in a distance 188 m. Find the magnitude of its acceleration.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:50pm

Science Physics
A pile driver falls a distance of 1.75 m before hitting a pile. Find its velocity as it hits the pile. So its 1.75x9.80=17.15?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:48pm

physics
A 65kg astronaut (including spacesuit and equipment), is floating at rest a distance of 6m from the spaceship when she runs out of oxygen and fuel to power her back to the spaceship. She removes her oxygen tank (3.0 kg) and flings it away from the ship at a speed of 15 m/s ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:41pm

Physics
A space craft made up of two parts with masses m1 = 2.3 kg and m2 = 3.4 kg is held together by explosive bolts against a spring. The spring is compressed by 73.0 cm and has negligible mass. After the bolts are exploded m1 is found to have a speed of 3.6 m/s away from the ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:28pm

physics intro
A 0.175-lb ball is thrown upward with an initial velocity of 75.0 ft/s. What is the maximum height reached by the ball? Would I need to set it up like √2*75.0*-32.2/0/175?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:02pm

Physics
A traveler pulls on a suitcase strap at an angle 36 above the horizontal. If 555 J of work are done by the strap while moving the suitcase a horizontal distance of 15 m, what is the tension in the strap?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:40pm

Math Physics
Water is pumped at 250m^3/min from a lake into a tank 65.0 m above the lake. (a) What power, in kW, must be delivered by the pump? (b) What horsepower rating does this pump motor have? (c) What is the increase in potential energy of the water each minute?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:21pm

physics
A small block of mass m = 225 g is released from rest at point circled A along the horizontal diameter on the inside of a frictionless, hemispherical bowl of radius R = 27.5 cm as shown in the figure below. (a) Calculate the gravitational potential energy of the block-Earth ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:06pm

Physics
The wheels, axle, and handles of a wheelbarrow weigh W = 57 N. The load chamber and its contents weigh WL = 674 N. The drawing shows these two forces in two different wheelbarrow designs. To support the wheelbarrow in equilibrium, the man’s hands apply a force to the ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 3:09pm

Physics
The helicopter in the drawing is moving horizontally to the right at a constant velocity. The weight of the helicopter is W=54300 N. The lift force L generated by the rotating blade makes an angle of 21.0° with respect to the vertical. (a) What is the magnitude of the lift...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 3:03pm

physics
A traveler pulls on a suitcase strap at an angle 36 above the horizontal. If 555 J of work are done by the strap while moving the suitcase a horizontal distance of 15 m, what is the tension in the strap?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 2:13pm

physics
A person is pulled to the right on a sled (total mass of 60.1 kg) across the surface of a frozen pond with a force of 62.9 Newtons so that they move with a constant velocity. What is the force of friction acting on the sled? Choose your coordinate system so that upward, and to...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 2:09pm

physics
Let's say you measure an average acceleration to be 0.44 ms-2. What is the height (in centimeters) of the riser block? Assume the legs of the track span 1.0000 m and that there is neither friction nor drag. Also assume the block is under one of the legs.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 1:52pm

physics
A force of 1.35 newtons is required to accelerate a book by 1.5 meters/second2 along a frictionless surface. What is the mass of the book? 0.45 kilograms 0.90 kilograms 1.35 kilograms 1.5 kilograms 1.8 kilograms
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 10:13am

Physics
A beam of particles is directed at a 0.017-kg tumor. There are 2.4 x 1010 particles per second reaching the tumor, and the energy of each particle is 5.2 MeV. The RBE for the radiation is 14. Find the biologically equivalent dose given to the tumor in 27 s.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:01am

Physics
Two springs, each with spring constant 20 N/m, are connected in parallel, and the combination is hung vertically from one end. A 10-N weight is then suspended from the other end of the combined spring. How far does the combined spring stretch as it comes to equilibrium?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:17am

physics
A beam of particles is directed at a 0.016-kg tumor. There are 2.1 x 1010 particles per second reaching the tumor, and the energy of each particle is 5.4 MeV. The RBE for the radiation is 14. Find the biologically equivalent dose given to the tumor in 16 s.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 2:50am

physics
A 150-N ladder leans against a smooth wall, inclined at an angle of 60 degrees above the floor. The centre of gravity of the ladder is at point on the ladder which is one-third the length of the ladder from the bottom. How large a horizontal force must the floor provide if the...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 1:55am

physics
a 20-kg box sits on a level floor. the coefficient of kinetic friction between floor and box is 0,60. how large a friction force opposes the motion of the box while moving? how much work must be done against friction to move the box 5,0 m?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 12:22am

physics
A person is kayaking in the ocean at 5.6 m/s 75° to the horizon when he experiences a current of 3.8 m/s 45° south of west. What is the speed and direction of his kayak?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:18pm

Physics
A 15 kg sled experiences an applied force of 5.5 N [north] and an opposing frictional force of 2.5 N [south]. If the sled starts from rest, what will be the velocity of the sled after 4.0 s?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:00pm

Physics
(a) A small mail bag is released from a helicopter that is descending steadily at 2.13 m/s. After 4.38 s, what is the speed of the mail- bag? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . (b) After the mailbag is dropped, the helicopter continues descending for 1 s but then stops...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:17pm

Physics
A 940 kg car moves along a horizontal road at speed v0 = 16.8 m/s. The road is wet, so the static friction coefficient between the tires and the road is only μs = 0.196 and the kinetic friction coefficient is even lower, μk = 0.1372. The acceleration of gravity is 9....
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:26pm

Physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from the top of a building 17.6 m high. The ball strikes the ground at a point 67.7 m from the base of the building. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2. Find the time the ball is in motion
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:16pm

physics
The system of blocks shown in the diagram below is being accelerated to the right at 4.4 m/s2 What is the applied force Small box mass- 0.10 kg Big box mass - 0.20 kg Acceleration - 4.4 m/s2 Coefficient kinetic - 0.35
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:25pm

PHYSICS (VECTOR)
A plane is flying due South (270º) at 474.8 km/h. A wind blows from West to East (0°) at 46 km/h. Find the direction of the plane's travel. Report your answer in degrees from 0° as a reference.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:44pm

physics
A diving bell has a weight of 30000 N when measured on shore. In the water, suspended by a cable, the tension in the cable is only 12000 N. What is the buoyant force, FB, on the diving bell when it is in the water?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:21pm

Physics
A figure skater is spinning at a rate of 1.1 rev/s with her arms outstretched. She then draws her arms in to her chest, reducing her rotational inertia to 66% of its original value. What is her new rate of rotation?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:20pm

physics
how much will the velocty of a car be in 24 seconds
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:08pm

physics
The position of a toy locomotive moving on a straight track along the x-axis is given by the equation x = t4 − 6 t2 + 9 t , where x is in meters and t is in seconds. The net force on the locomotive is equal to zero when t is equal to
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 6:18pm

physics
A copper (Young's modulus 1.1 x 1011 N/m2) cylinder and a brass (Young's modulus 9.0 x 1010 N/m2) cylinder are stacked end to end, as in the drawing. Each cylinder has a radius of 0.14 cm. A compressive force of F = 4800 N is applied to the right end of the brass ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 6:15pm

Physics
Jeff’s basketball falls into a pond. There is no wind and the water is still. Jeff wants to get the ball. He throws a rock into the pond, which hits water at 2 ft behind the ball from Jeff’s view. What will happen to the ball?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 5:07pm

Physics
A solid wood door, 90.0 cm wide by 2.00 m tall has a mass of 35.0 kg. It is open and at rest. A small 500-g ball is thrown perpendicular to the door with a speed of 20.0 m/s and hits the door 60.0 cm from the hinged side. The ball rebounds with a speed of 16.0 m/s along the ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:55pm

CHEMISTRY
As you may well know, placing metal objects inside a microwave oven can generate sparks. Two of your friends are arguing over the cause of the sparking, with one stating that the microwaves "herd" electrons into "pointy" areas of the metal object, from ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:52pm

Physics
While following the directions on a treasure map, a pirate walks 49.7 m north, then turns and walks 4.1 m east. What is the magnitude of the single straight-line displacement that the pirate could have taken to reach the treasure?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:47pm

physics
1- An elevator, when fully loaded, has a mass of 5500 kg. The elevator needs to accelerate anywhere from 2.7 m/s^2 [D] to 2.7 m/s^2 [U]. What is the maximum tension force that the elevator cable will need to support during normal use? can we use fnet principle here, so when ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:20pm

physics
A 1300-kg car moving north at 27.0 m/s is struck by a 2165-kg car moving east at 17.0 m/s. The cars are stuck together. How fast and in what direction do they move immediately after the collision?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:06pm

Physics(Science)
Waves on a 5.0 m rope travel at a speed of 92 m/s. If the tension in the rope is 497 N, what is the mass of the rope?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:32pm

physics
A 83 kg person is hanging off the edge of a cliff, holding a rope. A 101 kg person is on the top of the cliff holding the other end of the rope. Find the minimum coefficient of static friction that would prevent the 83 kg person from falling.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:08pm

physics
a student leaves home and walks 100 m in a northerly direction. he then walks in a direction of 45 degree north of east for 50 m to reach school. calculate the displacement graphically. choose a scale to draw the diagram
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:54am

physics
draw the following position vectors, find the displacement and present it on diagram. di=2 m df=5m di=3m df= -4m
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:47am

physics
A compact car, mass 730 kg, is moving at 1.00 ✕ 102 km/h toward the east. The driver of the compact car suddenly applies the brakes hard for 1.9 s. As a result, an average force of 4.8 ✕ 103 N is exerted on the car to slow it down. What is the momentum now?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:42am

Physics
A 1300-kg car moving north at 27.0 m/s is struck by a 2165-kg car moving east at 17.0 m/s. The cars are stuck together. How fast and in what direction do they move immediately after the collision?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:35am

physics
draw a particle model and a motion diagram for A bike travels at constant speed of 4.0 m/s for 4 s then slow down to come at rest in 3 s.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:17am

physics
If an object is initially moving with a constant velocity of 20m/s towards positive x-axis and after 5 sec it changes its direction and moving at an angle of 30o with x-axis, find magnitude and direction of its acceleration.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:13am

n. i. o. s physics
How would you design a black body?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:52am

Physics
A cannon ball is fired horizontally with velocity of 15m from the top of a cliff 90m high.after how many seconds will it hit the foot of the cliff(a)time (b)at what distance from the foot of the cliff will it strike.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:18pm

Physics , Pls help
A space station consists of two donut-shaped living chambers, A and B, that have the radii shown in the figure. As the station rotates, an astronaut in chamber A is moved 2.06 x 102 m along a circular arc. How far along a circular arc is an astronaut in chamber B moved during ...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:46pm

Physics
Three charges are placed at the vertices of an isosceles triangle as shown in the figure. If q = 5.00 μC, calculate the electric potential at the midpoint of the base of the triangle. Also calculate the electric field vector at the same point due to the 3 charges. +q 4cm...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:01pm

physics
A motorcycle has a mass of 1000 kg. The motorcycle is slowed from 50 km/hr to a stop in 5s. What is the net force causing the deceleration?
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:52pm

Physics
In a football game, a quarterback (G), hit simultaneously by two linebackers, experiences horizontal forces of 412 N [27.0° W of N] and 478 N [36.0° N of E]. Determine the net force of the quarterback.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:31pm

physics
the 5.0 kilogram block shown below is accelerated from rest across a wood floor (coefficient kinetic friction 0.22) by a 40 N pulling force for 3.0 seconds What us the blocks final velocity/speed? I am not sure what force i am supposed to calculate??
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:02pm

physics
A ball is dropped from the top of a building. The balls fall 3 times farther during its last second of freefall than it did during its third second of freefall. The ball fell 4.9 meters during its first second, how tall is the building and how much time is the ball in the air...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 6:48pm

physics
A Titan IV rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 230 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational attraction between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2300 kg.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 3:58pm

physics
To determine an athlete's body fat, she is weighed first in air and then again while she's completely underwater. It is found that she weighs 690 N when weighed in air and 36.0 N when weighed underwater. What is her average density?
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 3:34pm

Physics
A 66.0 kg base runner begins his slide into second base when moving at a speed of 4.4 m/s. The coefficient of friction between his clothes and Earth is 0.70. He slides so that his speed is zero just as he reaches the base. (a) How much mechanical energy is lost due to friction...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:56pm

Physics
A 1200 kg car pulls a 510 kg trailer. The car exerts a horizontal force of 4040 N against the ground in order to accelerate. What force does the car exert on the trailer? Assume an effective friction coefficient of 0.160 for the trailer.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:34pm

Physics
A(n) 160 g block is pushed by an external force against a spring with spring constant of 1260 N/m until the spring is compressed by 11.8 cm from its uncompressed length. The compressed spring and block rests at the bottom of an incline of angle θ = 39.0°. Note that ...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:19pm

Physics
A block of mass 11.2 kg slides from rest down a frictionless 24.0° incline and is stopped by a strong spring with a spring constant 31.3 kN/m (note the unit). The block slides 8.90 m from the point of release to the point where it comes to rest against the spring. When the...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:41am

physics
A 20 g fridge magnet is being held onto the fridge by a 0.9 N force. coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.3 . (please include an FBD when giving the solutions) a. calculate the friction acting on the magnet. b. calculate the weight of the magnet c.the acceleration of the ...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:39am

physics
A 20 g fridge magnet is being held onto the fridge by a 0.9 N force. coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.3 . a. calculate the friction acting on the magnet. b. calculate the weight of the magnet c.the acceleration of the magnet. also, explain the situation, cause i dont get it.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:38am

physics
a car accidently roll off a cliff. as it leaves the cliff it has a horizontal velocity of 13m/s.it hits the ground 60m from the shoreline. calculate the height of cliff.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:32am

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