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November 27, 2014

November 27, 2014

**Recent Homework Questions About Physics**

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**Physics **

A rocket lifts off its launching pas with a vertical velocity of 20. m/s and a horizontal velocity of 60. m/s. What are the magnitude and direction of its resultant velocity? I drew the x and Y axis. 20 m/s on the Y axis and 30 m/s on the X axis. I know I need to find the ...
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:37pm*

**Physics **

Two people Simultaneously kick the same soccer ball, each with a force of 10. N. One force is directed 45 degrees N of E, the other 30 degrees S of E. What are the magnitude and direction of the resultant of their forces?
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:33pm*

**physics**

four forces act as 10,12,9,15 calculate their resultant
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:11pm*

**physics**

A truck with mass 2000 kg tows a boat and trailer of total mass 500 kg. The rolling coefficient of friction for the truck is 0.080 and for the trailer is 0.050. The force of the truck’s drive wheels pushing backward on the pavement is 3.0 kN. (a) Determine the ...
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:50pm*

**Physics**

On June 9, 1988, Sergei Bubka broke the world pole-vaulting record for the 8th time in four years by attaining a height of 6.14 m. How long did it take Bubka to return to the ground from the highest part of his vault?
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:21pm*

**Physics**

In ammonia, 14g of nitrogen combines completely with 3g of hydrogen. How many grams of hydrogen are needed to combined completely with 56 g of nitrogen? Need Help
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 11:40am*

**Physics**

Two forces parallel to the x axis do 17.2 J of work on a small tray while moving it 19.0 m in the x direction across a gym floor. One of the forces has a value of +3.93 N in the x direction. What is the other force?
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:18am*

**physics**

Ten , one rupees coin are put on the top at of each other on a table. Each coin has a mass 'm'. Give the magnitude and direction of - (1)- The force of 7th coin (counted from bottom) due to all coins on its top. (2)- The force of 7th coin by 8th coin. (3)- The reaction...
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:48am*

**physics**

A disc revolve with a speed of 33.5 revolution per minute and has a radius of 15 cm .two coin are placed at 4 cm and 14 cm away from the center of disc. Coefficient of friction between coin and disc is 0.5 cm .which of the coin will revolve with the disc?
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:35am*

**physics**

Ten ,one rupees coin are put on the top of at each other on a table each coin has a mass 'm' give the magnitudes and direction of - 1. The force of seventh coin (counted from bottom) due to all the coins. 2. The reaction of 6th coin on the 7th coin. 3. The force at 7th...
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:26am*

**physics**

A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. The horizontal velocity of the plane is 250 km/h (69.4 m/s). Rescue plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425 m in advance of the mountain climbers
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:39am*

**physics**

a fire hose held near the ground shoots water at a speed of 6.4m/s, at what angle should
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 2:45am*

**physics**

A baseball player throws a ball at an angle N of E from 3rd base to 1st base. if it takes 1.2 seconds to get there, at what velocity did he throw it? (bases on a baseball field are 90 feet apart) -9.8=0-27.432m/ .24
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 2:29am*

**physics**

A baseball player throws a ball at an angle N of E from 3rd base to 1st base. if it takes 1.2 seconds to get there, at what velocity did he throw it? (bases on a baseball field are 90 feet apart) -9.8=0-27.432m/ .24
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:29am*

**Physics **

Sam, whose mass is 73.0kg , takes off down a 50.0m high, 12.0∘ slope on his jet-powered skis. The skis have a thrust of 210N . Sam's speed at the bottom is 45.0m/s . What is the coefficient of kinetic friction of his skis on the snow?
*Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:23am*

**physics**

Consider three force vectors F1 with magnitude 42N and direction 140°, F2 with magnitude 27N and direction -110°, and F3 with magnitude 19N and direction 120°. All direction angles 0 (0 with a line inside) are measured from the positive x axis: counter-clockwise ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:30pm*

**physics**

A water balloon is launched at a building 24m away with an initial velocity of 18 m/s at an angle of 50° above the horizontal. If the balloon misses or shoots over the building, how far will the balloon land from its launch location?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:13pm*

**College Physics 1401**

The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 7.60 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 100 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:06pm*

**physics**

A water balloon is launched at a building 24m away with an initial velocity of 18 m/s at an angle of 50° above the horizontal. At what height will the balloon strike the building?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:06pm*

**physics**

A person walks 27m east and then walks 31m at an angle 38° north of east. What is the magnitude of the total displacement. Answer in units of m
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:06pm*

**physics**

A particle undergoes two displacements. The first has a magnitude of 135cm and makes an angle of 114° with the positive x axis. The resultant displacement had a magnitude of 183cm and is directed at an angle of 21.8° to the positive x axis. Find the magnitude of the ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:02pm*

**physics**

A metal sphere is launched with an initial velocity of 1.5 m/s as it leaves the ramp. The end of the ramp is 1.2 m above the floor. Calculate the range of the sphere.
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:00pm*

**math physics**

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:54pm*

**math physics**

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:54pm*

**math physics**

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:54pm*

**physics**

Now the ramp is tilted downwards and the sphere leaves the ramp at 1.5 m/s. The bottom of the ramp is 0.90 m above the floor. Calculate the range of the sphere.
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:51pm*

**physics**

As shown in the figure below, a box of mass m = 57.0 kg (initially at rest) is pushed a distance d = 79.0 m across a rough warehouse floor by an applied force of FA = 202 N directed at an angle of 30.0° below the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:25pm*

**Science Physics**

A 250 kg part falls from a plane and hits the ground at 150 km/h. Find its kinetic energy. Would I need to convert 150km/h to m/s? then multiply with the mass?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:08pm*

**854 physics**

A 1.06 kg ball is attached to a ceiling by a 1.25 m long string. The height of the room is 5.82 m The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . What is the gravitational potential energy associated with the ball relative to the ceiling? Answer in units of J
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:06pm*

**physics**

A block is pushed against the spring with spring constant 11 kN/m
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:42pm*

**physics**

Find the final speed of the train assuming no friction. Answer in units of m/s
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:34pm*

**Science Physics**

The Hoover Dam is 726 ft high. Find the potential energy of 1.00 million ft3 of water at the top of the dam.(1 ft3 of water weighs 62.4 lb.)
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:32pm*

**physics**

distance a cannonball travels when shot horizontally with a velocity of 28.3 at 30 degrees? I'm not sure what formula I need to use. Please help.
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:15pm*

**physics**

In the 1950’s, an experimental train that had a mass of 16200 kg was powered across a level track by a jet engine that produced a thrust of 5.02 × 105 N for a distance of 565 m. Find the work done on the train. Answer in units of J
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:13pm*

**physics**

A 92.7 N grocery cart is pushed 13.7 m along an aisle by a shopper who exerts a constant horizontal force of 33.4 N. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2 . If all frictional forces are neglected and the cart starts from rest, what is the grocery cart’s final speed? ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:01pm*

**Physics**

Spiderman is standing on the edge of a rooftop 100m above a swimming pool. He decides to jump in to cool off, so he springs out at a velocity of 30 m/s at an angle of 35 degrees above the horizontal. The near edge pool is located 127 m from the base of the building. It is a ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:47pm*

**physics**

a cat chases a mouse across a 0.55 m high table. The mouse steps out of the way, and the cat slides off the table and strikes the floor 2.7 m from the edge of the table. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s. what was the cats speed when it slid off the table?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:43pm*

**physics**

A car travels 15.5 km due north and then 38.6 km in a direction φ = 74.3 ◦ west of north.Find the magnitude of the car’s resultant displacement. Answer in units of km
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:56pm*

**Physics**

A square loop of wire of side 3.0 cm carries 3.0 A of current. A uniform magnetic field of magnitude 0.67 T makes an angle of 37degree with the plane of the loop. What is the magnitude of the torque on the loop? What is the net magnetic force on the loop?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:35pm*

**physics**

A frictionless massless pulley has 7 kg tied to a cable on the left side and an unknown mass (M) on the right. The unknown mass accelerates downward at 6.6 m/s2 What is the accelerationof the system/tension of the rope
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:12pm*

**Physics**

a singly charged ion of uknown mass moves in a circle of radius 12.5 cm in a magnetic field of 1.7 t. the ion was accelerated through qa potential difference of 5.7 kv before it entered the magnetic field. what is the mass of the ion
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 4:53pm*

**Physics **

A particle of mass =6.50 kg moves with a velocity v1=x1i+y1j+z1k. A second particle of mass =3.50 kg moves with a velocity v2=x2i+y2j+z2k. And a third particle of mass =6.30 kg moves with a velocity v3=x3i+y3j+z3k. Here, (x1,y1,z1)=(-2.5,5.4,1.2), (x2,y2,z2)=(-2.3,0.1,-2.5) ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 4:21pm*

**Physics **

High-speed stroboscopic photographs show that the head of a golf club of mass 231g is traveling at 59.0m/s just before it strikes a 47.1g golf ball at rest on a tee. After the collision, the club head travels (in the same direction) at 44.3m/s. Calculate the speed of the golf ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:55pm*

**Physics**

Two acrobats, each of 50.0 kg, launch themselves together from a swing, holding hands. Their velocity at launch was 6.80 m/s and the angle of their initial velocity relative to the horizontal was 36.0 degrees upwards. At the top of their trajectory, their act calls for them to...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:54pm*

**Physics **

The space shuttle, with an initial mass M = 2.41×106 kg, is launched from the surface of the earth with an initial net acceleration a = 26.1 m/s^2. The rate of fuel consumption is R = 6.90×103 kg/s. The shuttle reaches outer space with a velocity of vo = 4632. m/s...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:51pm*

**College Physics**

Two crates are connected by a massless rope that passes over a pulley. If the crates have mass 33 kg and 82 kg, find their acceleration. If the system begins at rest, with the more massive crate a distance 12 m above the floor, how long does it take for the more massive crate ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:43pm*

**College Physics**

A hockey puck is sliding down an inclined plane with angle θ = 12.4° as shown in the figure below. If the puck is moving with a constant speed, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the puck and the plane?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:42pm*

**College Physics**

There are two forces acting on an object. One force has a magnitude of 35 N and is directed along the +x axis. The other force has a magnitude of 20 N and is directed along the +y axis. What is the direction of the acceleration of the object? Express your answer by giving the ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:41pm*

**Physics**

A balloon, when rubbed against denim, gains a charge of -10ìC. The force between the balloon and the denim when they are separated by a distance of 5 cm is:
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:24pm*

**physics**

With friction turned on, set the initial velocity of the box to 1.75 m/s, the coefficient of friction to 0.60, and the mass to 1.5 kg. Assume the acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 9.8 m/s2.
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:21pm*

**physics **

A space probe is to be put into a circular orbit of radius 42.00 km about an asteroid. At this radius the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration, normally referred to as the "gravitational field", is 1.00×10-3 meters per second squared. What speed, in ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 2:34pm*

**physics**

Suppose a roller-coaster car starts at a height of 39 m with a speed of 2.51 m/s. What will its speed be at height = 0m if the average force of friction is equal to 0.22 times its weight? The total distance traveled is 53m.
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 2:11pm*

**College Physics**

A skier is traveling at a speed of 39.7 m/s when she reaches the base of a frictionless ski hill. This hill makes an angle of 14° with the horizontal. She then coasts up the hill as far as possible. What height (measured vertically above the base of the hill) does she reach?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 1:48pm*

**Physics - Spring Gun**

A toy gun uses a spring to shoot a ball with a mass of 5.0 g. The spring is “loaded” by compressing it 5.0 cm and has a spring constant of 288 N/m. The end of the spring is at the end of the gun (the ball does not travel any distance inside the gun after the spring) ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 1:12pm*

**Physics**

While moving in, a new homeowner is pushing a box across the floor at a constant velocity. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.27. The pushing force is directed downward at an angle θ below the horizontal. When θ is greater than a ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 11:26am*

**Physics**

You are pulling your little sister on her sled across an icy (frictionless) surface. When you exert a constant horizontal force of 120 N, the sled has an acceleration of 1.7 m/s2 If the sled has a mass of 8.4 kg, what is the mass of your little sister?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10:44am*

**Physics graphing**

Im making a graph of magnetic force vs current, after investigating the magnetic force exerted on a current-carrying wire, and how it varies with current, length, magnetic field and angle. How do I know when to use the point (0,0) on the graph?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10:27am*

**physics**

the intensity level of a sound A is5dB greater than that of sound B and 3dB less than that of C. determine the ratio (Ic/Ib) of the intensity of sound C to that of sound B.
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:28am*

**physics please help**

Forces of 4.57 N and 4.74 N act at right angles on a reddish-green block of mass 5.76 kg. How much acceleration occurs?
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:06am*

**physics **

for the uniform T shaped structure with mass 3M moment of inertia about an axis normal to the plane & passing through O would be
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:44am*

**physics**

a ball is thrown straight up with a speed of 8.0 m/s from a third-floor window located 13.0 m above ground. Calculate the maximum height, measured from the ground, of the ball; calculate the ball's velocity when it reaches the ground, and calculate the total time it takes ...
*Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:40am*

**physics**

Jordan throws a golfball straight up from the top of a building 50 meters high. The initial speed of the golfball is 20 m/s and it just misses the edge of the roof when it eventually falls. Neglecting air resistance, find the velocity of the golfball just at the instant it ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 11:21pm*

**physics**

A ball is rolling on a table and leaves the end side of the table with a velocity of 1.5 m/s. The table is 0.70 m high and the ball has a mass of 0.850 kg. What's the speed of the ball when it hits the ground? What equation should I use?
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 10:32pm*

**physics**

A bicycle tire rotates at 30 radians/s. If the bicyclist travels at 10m/s, what is the diameter of the tire?
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:26pm*

**Physics**

Two children are playing on two trampolines. The first child can jump one and a half times higher than the second child. The initial speed of the second child is 5 m/s. What is the maximum height of the second child? What is the initial speed of the first child? How long was ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:16pm*

**Physics**

A northbound 3000 kg truck collides with an eastbound 2000 kg car. The two vehicles slide together as a single mangled object after the collision, and the direction of the slide is exactly northeast (45 degree angle between north and east). Which vehicle was going faster ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 5:14pm*

**physics**

A particle of mass 7.7 × 10-8 kg and charge +11 μC is traveling due east. It enters perpendicularly a magnetic field whose magnitude is 4.2 T. After entering the field, the particle completes one-half of a circle and exits the field traveling due west. How much time...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 5:13pm*

**Physics 12**

how to calculate the tie when the initial velocity of and object (rock) is given ( 12m/s 42 degrees above the horizontal. The object land at the other side of say a moat at a level of 9.5 m below the initial level. Air resistance is negligible. What is the time of flight? (the...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 4:54pm*

**physics**

Stones are thrown horizontally with the same velocity from two buildings. One stone lands 1.81 as far away from its building as the other stone. Determine the ratio of the heights of the two buildings.
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 2:06pm*

**physics**

A box slides down a 28° ramp with an acceleration of 0.98 m/s2. Determine the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the ramp.
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:38pm*

**physics**

If you wanted to make a barometer that had a column of liquid about 6 feet tall, what would the density of the liquid have to be? 1 meter = 3.28 ft 1 inch = 2.54 cm Density Hg = 13.6 g/mL 1atm = 760 torr
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:04pm*

**physics**

A projectile is fired with muzzle velocity v uphill over ground that slopes at an angle α to the horizontal. If the angle of projection is θ to the horizontal: i) show that the horizontal range is x = 2v2 (cos θ sin θ − cos2 θ tan α) /g ii) ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 11:17am*

**Physics**

If a car increases its speed from 5 meters per second to 25 meters per second over 40 seconds. what is the acceleration? Give the unit.
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 10:28am*

**Physics**

A student is swinging a 9 kg ball in a circular path in the vertical plane. Consider the instant when the string is horizontal as the ball is on its way up as shown in the figure. At this instant, the instantaneous tangential speed is 6 m/s, and the radius is 6 m. What is the ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 9:49am*

**Physics**

A cart of mass m (including the mass of the crane) has a pendulum hanging from a crane attached to the cart. There is no friction due to the normal force, u = 0, or wheel bearings of the cart wheels. The cart is experiencing and applied force to the left of 10N. The ball at ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 9:44am*

**physics**

a stone is dropped from the peak of a hill . IT covers the distance of 30m in last second of its motion. Find the height of the peak?
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 9:14am*

**physics**

. What is the resultant momentum of a system of two particles with these masses and velocities: 3.75 kg moving north at 5.6 m/s and 4.2 kg moving northwest at 2.3 m/s?
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:59am*

**Physics**

If a car increases its speed from 5 m/s to 25 m/s over 40 seconds. what is the acceleration? Give the unit.
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 7:51am*

**physics **

A ball is dropped from rest at the top of a 5.89-m-tall building, falls straight downward, collides inelastically with the ground, and bounces back. The ball loses 5.34% of its kinetic energy every time it collides with the ground. How many bounces can the ball make and still ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3:33am*

**physics**

A 2.20-kg ball, moving to the right at a velocity of +1.27 m/s on a frictionless table, collides head-on with a stationary 7.20-kg ball. Find the final velocities of (a) the 2.20-kg ball and of (b) the 7.20-kg ball if the collision is elastic. (c) Find the magnitude and ...
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:53am*

**physics**

A driver take 0.20 second to apply the breaks (reaction time). If he is driving car at a speed of 54 kmh–1 and the breaks cause a deceleration of 6.0 ms–2. Find the distance travelled by car after he sees the need to put the breaks.
*Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:18am*

**physics**

An 80 kg skateboarder going 10 m / s is launched nearly vertically off a ramp as shown. Approximately how high does he go?
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:32pm*

**Physics**

Iam looking for the entire formula on how to solve this. If a person on a 35.0 m diameter Ferris wheel feels 30% heavier at the bottom of the wheel, how fast is it going around? Is N/Mg = 1 + v^2/Rg actual weight
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:24pm*

**physics**

suppose the force of 20.0 N pushes on two boxes of unknown mass. We know, however, that the acceleration of the boxes is 1.25 m/s2 and the contact force has a magnitude of 2.73 N. (a) Find the mass of box 1. (b) Find the mass of box 2. So do I subtract the contact force from ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:10pm*

**physics**

In a tennis serve, a 0.070 kg ball can be accelerated from rest to 41 m/s over a distance of 0.90 m. Find the magnitude fo the average force exerted by the racket on the ball during the serve. I know it is a force problem, but I am not even sure how to set this up.
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:06pm*

**physics**

Two crewmen pull a boat through a lock, as shown in Figure 5-25. One crewman pulls with a force of F1 = 155 N at an angle of θ = 32° relative to the forward direction of the raft. The second crewman, on the opposite side of the lock, pulls at an angle of 45°. With...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:04pm*

**Physics**

A basketball player makes a jump shot. The 0.580-kg ball is released at a height of 1.90 m above the floor with a speed of 7.18 m/s. The ball goes through the net 3.05 m above the floor at a speed of 4.23 m/s. What is the work done on the ball by air resistance, a ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8:21pm*

**Physics**

A puck of mass 0.165 kg, initially resting on ice, is hit by a stick to gain a speed of 32.0 m/s and then slides 25.0 m to lose 5.00% of its kinetic energy. (a) What is the work done on the puck by the stick? (b) What is the kinetic friction coefficient between the ice and puck?
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 7:45pm*

**Physics 30**

inquiry lab determining the refractive index of a variety of materials (Snell's Law Lab): Basically this lab: We us a polar coordinate paper and a semicircular shaped containers which we switch between, which are composed of different material. We shine a narrow light ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 6:30pm*

**physics**

The figure shows a girl and a boy each exerting a force to move a crate horizontally a distance of 13 m at a constant speed. The girl’s applied force is 75 N [22° below the horizontal]. The tension in the rope pulled by the boy is 75 N [32° above the horizontal].
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 4:29pm*

**physics**

A golfer hits a shot to a green that is elevated 3 m above the point where the ball is struck. The ball leaves the club at a speed of 13.6 m/s at an angle of 43.1° above the horizontal. It rises to its maximum height and then falls down to the green. Ignoring air ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2:43pm*

**physics**

A meteoroid is speeding through the atmosphere, traveling east at 15.5 km/s while descending at a rate of 10.6 km/s. What is its speed, in km/s?
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 1:56pm*

**Physics**

A pilot gets into trouble flying 2000m above the pacific ovean. He flies 550 km/h [S 30(degree)W] with a wind from the NW of 100 km/h. he ejects himself at a velocity of 10m/s [upwards]. What is his velocity at the instant he hits the ocean surface? Express your answer in km/h.
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 1:15pm*

**physics**

A 78 kg bag of mortar mix is sitting in the back of a truck rounding a traffic circle of radius 27 m at a speed of 21 km/h. Using the truck's frame of reference, find the force of contact between the bag and the side of the truck. Assume that the floor at the back of the ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:06pm*

**physics**

Assume that a particular crash test expert can withstand 18 times the acceleration due to gravity. Find the shortest distance over which her car can be brought to a stop from a speed of 78 km/h without the acceleration exceeding 18g.
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:03pm*

**physics**

Four forces are acting on an object. Force 1 has a magnitude of 5N at an angle of 70° above the +x-axis; force 2 has a magnitude of 8N at an angle of 35° above the +x-axis; force 3 has a magnitude of 4N at an angle of 20° above the -x-axis; force 4 has a magnitude ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:51am*

**physics**

An object has three component velocities: 5mi/hr toward the east, 12mi/hr toward the south, and 8mi/hr toward the northwest. Find the resultant velocity of the object. For resultant velocity, I got 6mi/hr I don't understand how to find the direction angle and direction (ex...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:31am*

**physics**

An airplane whose speed is 150km/hr climbs from a runway at an angle of 20° above the horizontal. What is its altitude two minutes after takeoff? How many kilometers does it travel in a horizontal direction during this two minute period? Find the altitude and horizontal ...
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:29am*

**Physics**

a car enters a 300m radius flat curve on a rainy day when the coefficient of static friction is between its tires and the road is .600. What is the maximum speed a car can travel around a curve without sliding.
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:29am*

**Physics**

A ball is tied to the end of a cable of negligible mass. The ball is spun in a circle with a radius 2.00 m making 0.700 revolutions per second. What is the centripetal acceleration of the ball?
*Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:01am*

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