# Homework Help: Science: Physics

## Recent Homework Questions About Physics

**physics**

Suppose a river flows due south with a speed of 2.0 m/s. Given that speed of motorboat relative to water is 4.2 m/s due east. (a) In what direction should the motorboat head to reach a point on the opposite bank directly east from your starting point? (b) What is the velocity ...

**Algebra**

A physics student stands at the top of a hill that has an elevation of 37 meters. He throws a rock and it goes up into the air and then falls back past him and lands on the ground below. The path of the rock can be modeled by the equation y = -0.02x^2 + 0.8x + 37, where x is ...

**Physics- Fluids**

Please help! Any advice is appreciated A water faucet in a house is h=8 m below the water surface in the local water tower. The radius of the orifice in the fully opened faucet is r=0.01 m. We assume non-viscous flow in this problem. a) How long does it take to fill a 20 liter...

**Physics**

Any help is appreciated! A grandfather clock is based on the period of oscillation of a pendulum. The clock keeps perfect time on the first floor of the Sears tower but when carefully moved to the top floor h=436 m above the surface of the earth, the clock is found to be slow...

**Physics**

An object is 3 cm tall is placed 24 cm from a converging lens.a real image is formed 8 cm from the lens.the focal length of the lens is

**Physics**

An airplane is flying above the Earth's surface at a height of 10.9 km. The centripetal acceleration of the plane is 16.7 m/s2. What is the angular velocity of the plane moving in uniform circular motion? Take the radius of the earth to be 6400 km.

**physics**

An airplane is flying above the Earth's surface at a height of 10.9 km. The centripetal acceleration of the plane is 16.7 m/s2. What is the angular velocity of the plane moving in uniform circular motion? Take the radius of the earth to be 6400 km. Please help, I've tried ...

**Physics**

An ore car of mass 44000 kg starts from rest and rolls downhill on tracks from a mine. At the end of the tracks, 26 m lower vertically, is a horizontally situated spring with constant 4.5 × 105 N/m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Ignore friction. How much is the ...

**Physics**

A 250kg rollercoaster cart loaded with people has an initial velocity of 3m/s. Find the velocity of the cart at part A (10m high), B (35m), and C (44m) Assume that friction is negligible.

**Physics**

Not sure where to go with this problem, any help is appreciated! A bike is turned upside down for repairs. The front wheel can be described as a hoop with radius R=0.6 m and mass M=1.0 kg and a small point mass m=0.005 kg attached to the perimeter to represent the valve for ...

**Physics**

An iron ball of diameter 15.23cm rests on a brass ring of internal diameter 15.0cm at a temperature of 20 degrees celsius. To what temperature must both be heated for the ball to pass through the ring?

**physics**

why you expect the temperature of water at the bottom of Niagara falls to be slightly higher than the temperature at the top of the falls. Why?

**physics**

so i created a graph Fe(N) vs. 1/r^2,so electric force vs the inverse squared of the radius.My slope was 9.21E-28, which was right. But what does the slope represent and how would I answer this question? a. Based on the slope of the line you created, determine the charge of ...

**physics**

a simple pendulum of lengh l,the mass of whose bob is m,is observed to have a speed v0 when the cord makes an angle theta0(0<theta<pi/2).In terms of g and the foregoing given quantities,determinate the least value v2 that v0 could have if the cord is to achieve a ...

**physics**

a simple pendulum of lengh l,the mass of whose bob is m,is obseved to have a speed v when the cord makes an angle with the vertical.Determine the least value v2 that v could have if the cord is to achieve a horizontal position during the motion

**Physics: HELP PLS**

The speed of a wave in a string is given by v = Ö(FT/m), where FT is the tension in the string and m = mass / length of the string. A 2.00 m long string has a mass of 15.5 g. A 93 g mass is attached to the string and hung over a pulley. The end of the string is then vibrated ...

**Physics**

Not sure where to go with this problem, any help is appreciated! A bike is turned upside down for repairs. The front wheel can be described as a hoop with radius R=0.6 m and mass M=1.0 kg and a small point mass m=0.005 kg attached to the perimeter to represent the valve for ...

**Physics**

A 42-kg box slides down a frictionless inclined plane. The angle of the inclined plane is 34.0 degrees. The distance from the box to the bottom of the inclined plane is 3 m. Draw the free body diagram of the force vectors acting on the box. Determine: a. The weight of the box ...

**AP Physics**

Block A (mass 40 kg) and block B (mass 80 kg) are connected by a string of negligible mass as shown in the figure. The pulley is frictionless and has a negligible mass. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between block A and the incline is μk = 0.27 and the blocks are ...

**Physics**

Could someone please help walk me through this problem I'm struggling with? Thanks in advance! A brick with mass m1=2.5 kg can move without friction on a horizontal plane. The brick is attached to a wall by an ideal spring with spring constant k=2300 N/m. A second brick with ...

**Physics**

A stuntman drives a dirt bike on a curved track with a radius of 17.0 m. If he starts from rest and accelerates at 1.74 m/s^2, at what time will the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bike be 7.04 m/s^2?

**PHYSICS**

A girl on a carousel has a centripetal acceleration of 21.3 m/s2. What is the acceleration of the girl if the carousel's angular velocity is doubled?

**Physics**

Hi, I've been having trouble with this physics problem. I'm not sure where to begin. A brick with mass m1=2.5 kg can move without friction on a horizontal plane. The brick is attached to a wall by an ideal spring with spring constant k=2300 N/m. A second brick with mass m2=1.2...

**physics**

When the experimental set up is immerse in water of refractive index n=1.5.what will be the charge in beta?

**physics**

Dependence of fringe width on lamda D and d

**physics**

A body at rest explodes into three equal parts, two parts after explosion fly off due north and west respectively with velocity 8m/s then calculate the magnitude and direction of velocity of 3rd pat.

**physics**

When the wind is blowing an average of 31.8 mph, a wind tower with its propellors centered at a height of 80 m off the ground is supplied with energy at a rate of 14.4 kW. A large bank of batteries collects the energy from the wind tower. If the efficiency of each object (...

**Physics**

A Carnot engine of efficiency 41% operates with a cold reservoir at 24 °C and exhausts 1290 J of heat each cycle. What is the entropy change for the hot reservoir? Answer in J/K. I keep getting the answer incorrect. Here is the work: Efficiency = 100*(Th- Tc)/Th 41 = 100*(Th...

**Physics**

A cylindrically shaped piece of collagen (a substance found in the body in connective tissue) is being stretched by a force that increases from 0 to 0.0436 N. The length and radius of the collagen are, respectively, 2.90 cm and 0.0815 cm, and Young's modulus is 3.1 x 106 N/m2...

**Physics**

A gun is shot horizontally from a building that is 10 meters high at a velocity of 220 meters/ second: I need to know what Vx is and Vy along with answering Vx after 3 seconds Vy after 3 second. We were given these equations Vy= Vy0-9.8t y= y0+Vy0t-4.9t^2 x=Vxt ,but I'm still ...

**Physics, Math, Science**

A 56 kg student is standing atop a spring in an elevator that is accelerating upward at 3.5 m/s^2. The spring constant is 2300 N/m. By how much is the spring compressed? I'm not exactly sure how to approach this problem, much less solve it. The acceleration threw me off, as my...

**Physics**

2. A ham sandwich consists of one slice of ham (7grams) and two slices of bread (25 grams each). You have 1kg of ham and 1kg of bread. You make as many as you can. How many sandwiches did you make? What is the mass of the sandwiches? What is the mass of the ingredients that is...

**Physics**

1.Given that 1g of hydrogen combines completely with 8g of oxygen to form water, how much water can you make with 9g of hydrogen and 32g of oxygen?

**Physics - Collisions**

A big toy school bus rear-ends a small toy school bus initially at rest. The bigger bus is several times heavier than the smaller one. Which of the following statements are true if the collision is totally inelastic? 1. The big bus exerts the same amount of force on the small ...

**Physics**

What is the change in entropy of the lead when 2.0 kg of molten lead at its melting point temperature solidifies? For lead: L V = 207 kcal/kg at 1744°C, L F = 5.9 kcal/kg at 328°C. Express your answer using two significant figures in kcal/K

**physics**

a sound generator is set up 5 m above the diving end of a swimming pool. the depth of the pool is known to be 12 m deep. the generator sends one short pulse of sound down at the pool. it takes 0.05s for an echo to return from the bottom of the pool.What is the speed of sound ...

**physics**

a 7.0kg block and a 12kg block sit on a frictionless table. Between and touching, but not attached to, the blocks is a spring that is compressed by 13.5 cm. the spring has a spring constant of 1200 N/m. if the spring were released at what speed would each block move away.

**Physics**

The figure shows a pV diagram of a gas for a complete cycle. During part bc of the cycle, 1190 J of heat flows into a system, and at the same time the system expands against a constant external pressure of 7.00 × 104 Pa as its volume increases from 0.0200 m3 to 0.0800 m3. ...

**physics**

Just like the efficiency can be used to tell how 'good' an engine is, the Coefficient of Performance can be used to compare refrigerators. If a refrigerator requires 1.21×104 J of work to remove 3.23×104 J of energy from the inside of a refrigerator, what is the coefficient ...

**Physics**

A military jet is flying at 224 m/s in a tight circular turn. If the military jet reaches a centripetal acceleration of 8.00 times the free-fall acceleration, what must the radius of its turn be?

**Physics**

A washing machine needs 17.9 s to speed up from rest to top speed of 5 rotation for every 2.78 s. If the damp cloths inside are 7.13 cm from the center, what is it's radial acceleration at top speed?

**Physics**

A few kids decide to go to the park to go on the merry-go-round. They are the only ones there so the merry-go-round is not moving yet. They push it for 6.00 s and it moves over an angle of 129°. What is the final angular velocity of the merry-go-round?

**Physics**

How much faster would a person be moving if they stood on top of a 18.2 m high building compared to the ground? Take the period to be one day, and the radius of the earth to be 6400 km?

**physics**

A ball is attached to a spring on a frictionless horizontal surface. The ball is pulled to the right and released from rest at t = 0 s. If the ball reaches a maximum speed of 34.1 cm/s and oscillates with a period of 4.50 s, what is the ball's velocity at t = 0.350 s?

**Physics**

A 27.9 kg block (m1) is on a horizontal surface, connected to a 6.50 kg block (m2) by a massless string as shown in the figure below. The frictionless pulley has a radius R = 0.090 m and a moment of inertia I=0.060 kgm2. A force F = 192.1 N acts on m1 at an angle theta = 32.1...

**physics**

A police van moving on a highway with a speed of 30km/hr, fires a bullet at a theif's car speeding away in the same direction with a speed of 192km/hr. If the muzzle speed of the bullet is 150m/sec. With what speed does the bullet hit the thief's car

**Physics**

A 0.1134kg spherical meteor of diameter 3 cm enters the earth’s atmosphere at an elevation of 121920m with a velocity of 13411.2 m/s. The meteor’s temperature is -73.15˚C. The specific heat at constant volume (Cv) of the meteor is 800 J/kg˚C. (a) If the meteor has a ...

**physics**

A pendulum clock has a pendulum shaft made of aluminum which has a coefficient of linear expansion of 24.0*10^-6K^-1. At 22 degrees celsius the period of the swing of the pendulum is 1.00seconds. If the temperature is reduced is reduced by 0.625°C every hour, how much time ...

**Physics**

A block of mass 2.5 kg hangs vertically from a frictionless pulley of mass 6.5 kg and radius 16 cm. Treat the pulley as a disk. Find: a) the acceleration of the block b) the tension in the rope I don't even know where to begin,

**Physics**

A torque of 50 N*m acts on a wheel of moment of inertia 25 kg*m^2 for 4 s and then is removed. b)How many revolutions does it make in 15 s if it starts at rest? I found the angular acceleration, 2 rad/s^2, but I don't know how to find the amount of revolutions.

**physics**

A block and tackle pulley system is used to lift a mass of 200 kg.if the machine has a velocity ratio of 5 and efficiency of 80%.sketch the possible arrangement of the system

**physics**

Car A with a mass of 1000kg is travelling east at 25m/s when it collides with car B, 2000kg, travelling north at 15m/s. After the collision, the two cars stick together and have the same velocity. Assume that they slide without friction after collision. (a) What is the final ...

**Physics**

A bullet of mass 10g strikes a wooden block with velocity of 300m/s after penetrating 20cm into it, it's velocity drops to 200m/s. Then average resistance offered by the block is

**Physics**

An aluminum (with Young's modulus 7 x 10^10 Pa) rail is 88.0 m long and has cross-sectional area 0.00050 m^2. The rail is fixed at one end and a 4000 N force is applied at the other end. By how much does the bar stretch?

**Physics**

A brick of mass 2kg just begins to slide down an inclined plane at an angle of 45 degree with horizontal.what will be the force of friction

**Physics**

Block A, with a mass of 10 kg, rests on a 36.9° incline. It is attached to a string that is parallel to the incline and passes over a massless, frictionless pulley at the top. Block B, also with a mass of 10 kg, is attached to the dangling end of the string. The two blocks ...

**Physics**

A substance has the following properties; Boiling Point = 140 °C, Freezing Point = -10 °C, specific heat as a gas, liquid and solid, 0.3 cal/g.C°, 1.8 cal/g.C° and 0.8 cal/g.C° respectively. Heat of fusion =100 cal/g and heat of vaporization = 480 cal/g. How much heat ...

**physics**

a certain force gives m1 an acceleration of 12m/s^2 the same force gives object m2 an acceleration 3.3m/s^2. wahty acceleration gives to an object having mass(A) the difference m1 and m2 (B)the sum of m1 and m2

**Physics**

(a) Would the pattern change if you were to use a shorter wavelength of light? Clearly state what change(s) would occur (if any) and briefly explain why. (b) The apparatus is surrounded by air. Would the pattern change if it were immersed in water instead? Clearly state what ...

**physics**

An airplane is flying above the Earth's surface at a height of 9.30 km. The centripetal acceleration of the plane is 18.2 m/s2. What is the angular velocity of the plane moving in uniform circular motion? Take the radius of the earth to be 6400 km.

**Physics**

A tension spring opposes being stretched, but offers no resistance to being compressed (think of a slinky!). A tension spring, with an equilibrium length of 1.25 m, is suspended by one end from a ceiling at a height of 2.5 m above the ground; a mass of 100 g is attached to the...

**physics**

A pendulum clock has a pendulum shaft made of aluminum which has a coefficient of linear expansion of 24.0*10^-6K^-1. At 22 degrees celsius the period of the swing of the pendulum is 1.00seconds. If the temperature is reduced to 5 degrees celcius, how much time does the clock ...

**Physics**

A satellite orbits the Earth in an orbits 750 km high. Find (*) the satellite's orbital speed and (**) period. (The mass and radius of the Earth are 5.98E + 24 kg and 6370000 m, respectively.)

**Physics**

A bank robber, after completing his heist, jumps into his getaway car and drives away from the scene of a crime, down a straight highway at 40 m/s. A police vehicle follows in pursuit, leaving the bank 2 minutes after the robber left. If the police travel at 42 m/s, how much ...

**Physics**

If the angle of incidence is 30degree and refractive index is 2 find the angle of refraction.find whether the medium is denser or rarer

**Physics , static fluids**

The density of ice is ρ(ice) = 920 kg/m3, and the average density of water is ρ(water) = 1.00 g/cm3. What fraction of the total volume of a block of ice is exposed when floating in water? what does this even mean?

**Physics**

A plank 3m long and having a mass of 20kg is supported at its ends. Imagine that a person with a mass of 50 kg stands m from one end. What are the magnitudes of the force exerted by the supports?

**Physics , static fluids**

A particular object weighs 313 N in air and 264 N when immersed in alcohol of density 0.70 g/cm3. What is the volume (in L) and the density (in kg/m3) of the object? I had origionally used the 264N as the force of buoyancy and did the Fb=density*volume*g, then solved for ...

**Physics , static fluids**

hello, I hope you can help... A diver accustomed to standard snorkel tubing of length 25 cm tries a self-made tube of length 8.6 m. During the attempt, what is the pressure difference (in kPa) between the external pressure on the diver's chest and the air pressure in the diver...

**Physics**

A diver accustomed to standard snorkel tubing of length 25 cm tries a self-made tube of length 8.6 m. During the attempt, what is the pressure difference (in kPa) between the external pressure on the diver's chest and the air pressure in the diver's lungs? I've been trying to ...

**Physics**

A playground merry–go–round has a mass of 118 kg and a radius of 1.80 m and it is rotating with an angular velocity of 0.470 rev/s. What is its angular velocity after a 20.0–kg child gets onto it by grabbing its outer edge? The child is initially at rest.

**Physics**

Jacob is a little too excited about finishing his homework and throws his hands up in the to shout, "I'm done!" He accidentally drops his 2.3 kg pencil straight down from a height of 2.12 m. what will be the kinetic energy of the pencil just before it hits the ground?

**Physics**

Jacob is working on his physics portfolio and stands on a 0.45m high step. If Jacob’s mass is 103kg, what is his potential energy while on top of the step? Givens: Unknown: Equation: Substitute: Solve:

**Physics**

A catapult of a spring constant 100N/M contains 2.0J of elastic potential energy when it is pulled back. What is the extension of the rubber band? I know that E= F/K but I don't know how to work out the force from the information provided, help would be much appreciated, thanks

**Physics**

A siren emits a sound of frequency 1200 kHz. With which frequency is it received by a car moving at a speed of 20 m/s. a) Away from the siren? b) Towards the siren?

**Physics y.s.n.**

A body start with an initial velocity of 10metre per second move along the straight line with constant acceleration and the velocity of the body is 50 metre per second the acceleration is reversein the direction find the velocity of the particle as it reach the starting point

**physics**

an aeroplane has a mass of 15 tonnes. At cruising speed,air flows over the top of it's wing at 150 m/s and under the wing at 120m/s. Calculate the pressure in difference between the top and the bottom of the wing and the surface area underside the wing

**Circuits and electronics applications3**

One way to model a vehicle is as a massive object that is connected by springs and shock absorbers to the wheels. Here is a simple model: There is a mass m suspended by a spring with spring constant k and a oil-filled shock-absorber with viscous friction constant b over a ...

**Physics, Class XI**

If a force of 15 kg. weight acts on a mass of 14 kg, what will be its velocity after 8 seconds? What is the process to apply the formulas in this question? Please help me fast!

**Physics**

If a force of 15kg. wt acts on a mass of 14 kg, what will be its velocity after 8 seconds?

**Physics**

Two glass microscope slides, of length 10 cm, are in contact at one end and separated by a sheet of paper at the other end, which creates a wedge-shaped film of air. The thickness of the paper is t = 59 μm, and the glass has index of refraction n = 1.5. Light with wavelength ...

**Physics**

Find the resultant of 50 N acting east and 30 N acting 30 degrees northeast

**physics**

a body of massb20kg slides down a plane inclined at 30degree to the horizontal if a constant resting force of 40N act on the body it acceleration down the plane is what? f=mgsin ma=mg sin 20×a=20×10sin30 20a=100 a=50

**physics**

a body of massb20kg slides down a plane inclined at 30degree to the horizontal if a constant resting force of 40N act on the body it acceleration down the plane is what?

**math,physics,chemisty,biology**

the number of moles of H2O2 required to completely react with 400ml of 0.5N KMnO4 in acidic medium are

**Momentum physics 11 conceptual question**

A pitcher throws a fastball to a catcher. assume the speed of the ball does not change Which player exerys the larger impulse on the ball Which player exerts the larger force on the ball?

**physics**

To test the speed of a bullet, you create a pendulum by attaching a 5.40 kg wooden block to the bottom of a 2.40 m long, 0.700 kg rod. The top of the rod is attached to a frictionless axle and is free to rotate about that point. You fire a 10 g bullet into the block, where it ...

**physics**

Two blocks are connected by massless string that is wrapped around a pulley. Block 1 has a mass m1=6.50 kg, block 2 has a mass m2=2.50kg, while the pulley has a mass of 1.40 kg and a radius of 22.0 cm. When the pulley turns, there is friction in the axel that exerts a torque ...

**Physics**

A bike wheel is spun until it reaches an angular velocity of 2.00 rad/s. It was spun for 1.96 s. What was its change in angle during this time if it started from rest?

**physics**

A 0.200 m long string that has a ball attached to it is spinning around on a flat horizontal plane. It spins over a 116° angle in 0.360 s. What is the centripetal acceleration of the ball if it is in uniform circular motion?

**Physics**

A merry-go-round has an angular velocity of 5.20 rad/s. A ribbon is tied at the end of one of the arms and it has speed of 3.60 m/s. At what distance is the ribbon from the center of the merry-go-round?

**physics**

A ladder has a weight of 400 N and a length of 10.0 m, it is plac s over a wall without friction. A person whose wight is of 800N stands in the ladder and is 2m from the bottom of the ladder, which is 8 m over the inferior part of the wall. Calculate the force that the wall ...

**physics**

A liquid stands at the same level in the u-Tube when at rest what will the difference in height h of the liquid in the two limbs of the u-Tube, when the system is given An acceleration a towards right? take a as area of a cross section and G as the acceleration due to gravity

**Physics**

A truck travelling at 50 kph. It brakes retarding it at 5 m/sec. How long it will take up to stop the truck? What distance reached it when it finally stop?

**physics**

a bullet is fired into a trunk of a tree losses1/4 kinetic energy in travelling distance of 5cm .before stopping it travels a further distance of ....

**Physics**

Two questions and a small confusion that is not letting me do my homework: When is said that an object is rotating it is mandatory that the addition of rotational momentums gives 0? Under what conditions, two forces of same magnitude but different direction exerted in a body, ...

**physics**

A student uses spring balance of range 500gwt. He records the weight of a small iron cube of mass 100g in air, in tap water and in a concentrated solution of common salt in water. His three readings taken in the goben order are w1,w2,w3 his measurement is

**physics**

a particle starts from rest and travels a distance x with uniform acceleration, then it travels a distance 2x with uniform speed ,finally it travels a distance of 3x with uniform retardation and comes to rest. If the whole motion of the particle is a straight line, then the ...

**Physics**

A 5kg ball is dropped from a height of 10m a) find the initial potential energy of the ball B. Find the kinetic energy of the ball just before it reaches ground. C. Calculate the velocity before it reaches the ground.

**Physics**

A bullet of mass .03 kg moving with a speed of 400m/s penetrates 12cm into a fixed block of wood calculate the average force exerted by the wood on the bullet.