# Homework Help: Science: Physics

## Recent Homework Questions About Physics

**General Physics II**

Hi, this is about thin film interference in ray optics. My book presents two similar problems, but somehow uses different paths for the same variable. I'll list out the given variables: --Problem A-- n1 < nf > n2, delta phase is therefore lambda over two. Film thickness ...

**Physics**

A 55.0 kg diver steps off a diving board and drops straight down into the water. The water provides an upward average net force 1480 N. If the diver comes to rest 5.6 m below the water's surface, what is the total distance between the diving board and the diver's stopping ...

**Physics**

We have a heat engine that produces 150 J of heat, does 40 J of work, and emits 110 J into another system. What is the efficiency of the heat engine? Please don't give me the answer! Just help figure out how to find it! The description for the lesson with this question was 1 ...

**Physics**

ou build a loop-the-loop in your backyard. It has a diameter of 3.10 m. a) How fast will you have to be moving at the top of the loop to avoid falling off? b)If you'll be coasting from the time you get to the bottom of the loop, how fast will you have to be going at the bottom?

**Physics**

Two identical racing horses go around a semicircular turn in a racecourse. The horses have the same speed, but horse A is on the inner side while horse B is on the outer side of the circular turn. Which horse has the greater acceleration while in the turn?

**Science Physics**

I don't understand how I would know what would happen if it collided or bounced, etc. How do I solve a question like this? Suppose the total momentum of two masses before collision is 100kg m/s. What is the total momentum of the two masses after they collide? 0 kg m/s 50 k m/s...

**Physics**

Kate (m = 50 kg) is swinging on a tire tied by a (light) rope (L = 3 m) to a tree limb. Her twin Ashley comes along and squeezes into the tire with her. Assume that at all times the centre of mass of the person(s) riding the tire is at the end of the rope. a) What was the ...

**Physics**

A mass (0.5 kg) and spring (k = 250 N/m) system oscillates with an amplitude of 3.5 cm. a) What is the total mechanical energy of the system? b) What is the maximum speed of the mass? c) What is the maximum acceleration of the mass? I need help please. What equation should I ...

**Physics**

A 0.5 kg air-track car is attached to the end of a horizontal spring of constant k = 20 N/m. The car is displaced 15 cm from its equilibrium point and released. a) What is the car's maximum speed? b) What is the car's maximum acceleration? c) What is the frequency f of the car...

**Physics**

A 200kg wagon is pushed along a horizontal surface at a constant 10m/s when it is released. After rolling a distance of 45m the wagon comes to a complete stop. Find the coefficient of friction.

**Physics**

A 15 kg box is given an initial push to start it moving up a frictionless ramp with angle theta = 30 degree and length delta r = 22m. What horizontal force F will keep the box moving with constant speed to the top of the ramp?

**Physics**

A ball having a weight of 1.5 N is dropped from a height of 4 meters. (Neglect air friction.) How much mechanical energy is "lost" just before it hits the ground?

**Physics!!!!!!**

In a scene in an action movie, a stunt man jumps from the top of one building to the top of another building 5.0 m away. After a running start, he leaps at an angle of 10◦ with respect to the flat roof while traveling at a speed of 5.6 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9....

**Physics**

(a) If the wavelength of an electron is 5.37 ✕ 10−7 m, how fast is it moving? (b) If the electron has a speed equal to 3.80 ✕ 106 m/s, what is its wavelength? What equation should I use?

**physics**

A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 49.7◦ to the horizontal with an initial speed of 29.9 m/s. A net is positioned at a horizontal dis- tance of 49.8 m from the cannon from which the daredevil is shot. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . At what height above the ...

**physics**

In a scene in an action movie, a stunt man jumps from the top of one building to the top of another building 4.4 m away. After a unning start, he leaps at an angle of 17◦ with respect to the flat roof while traveling at a speed of 4.3 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81...

**physics**

A force is applied to a 3 kg mass and produces 5 m/s 2 acceleration. What acceleration would be produced by the same force applied to a 12.2 kg mass? Answer in units of m/s 2 .

**PHYSICS HELP**

Two identical gas cylinders each contain 20.0 kg of compresses air at 1.00 x 106 pa and 275 K. One of the cylinders if fitted with a safety valve that releases air into the atmosphere if and only if the pressure in the cylinders raises above 1.10 x106 pa (the other cylinder ...

**physics (urgent)**

Two identical gas cylinders each contain 20.0 kg of compresses air at 1.00 x 106 pa and 275 K. One of the cylinders if fitted with a safety valve that releases air into the atmosphere if and only if the pressure in the cylinders raises above 1.10 x106 pa (the other cylinder ...

**Physics**

A 52.4 kg pole vaulter running at 10.8 m/s vaults over the bar. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . If the vaulter’s horizontal component of ve- locity over the bar is 0.60 m/s and air resis- tance is disregarded, how high is the jump? Answer in units of m.

**PHYSICS (REALLY DIFFICULT PLEASE HELP)**

At a temperature of 18.0°C of 23.0cm^3 of a certain gas occupies has pressure of 103 kPa. (a) What volume would the gas occupy at a temperature of 0.00°C and pressure of 101kPa? (b) 1.00 moles of a certain gas occupies a volume of 22.4 litres at 0.00°C and 101325 Pa. Show ...

**Physics**

In a scene in an action movie, a stunt man jumps from the top of one building to the top of another building 5.0 m away. After a running start, he leaps at an angle of 10◦ with respect to the flat roof while traveling at a speed of 5.6 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9....

**Physics**

A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 44.9◦ to the horizontal with an initial speed of 27.5 m/s. A net is positioned at a horizontal dis- tance of 41.2 m from the cannon from which the daredevil is shot. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . At what height above the ...

**physics 2**

How much higher will mercury stand in the open arm in a J-Tube manometer, if air column in the closed arm is reduced to 4 cm, the mercury id at the same level in both open and closed arms when the air column in the closed arm is 15 cm long. Assume barometric pressure, 1 atm.

**physics**

A 2000-kg automobile with four-wheel drive and weight distributed equally on the four 60-cm diameter wheels can accelerate from 0 to 27 m/s (60 MPH) in 6 seconds. a. Calculate the minimum coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground. (10 pts.) b. What torque...

**Physics**

A car of weight 1.4*10^4N is moving up an incline at a constant speed of 6.2 m/s . The incline makes an angle of 5.0 to the horizontal. A frictional force of 600 N acts on the car in opposite direction. State the net force of the car

**physics**

Determine the force per meter on a lightning bolt at the equator that carries 20 000 A and is perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field, 3x10-5 T. What is the direction of the force if the current is straight up and the Earth’s field direction is due north which is ...

**Physics**

Santa Claus (mass = 150 kg) is leaning his sled(mass = 50 kg, length = 6 m) at an angle of 72° against the wall of the house to enter from the roof the living room. Considering a coefficient of friction of 0.29 between the ground and the sled and no friction between the sled ...

**Physics**

Material X has a coefficient of linear expansion a = 0.00000271/degree C. What value would you expect its volume coefficient of expansion to be

**Physics**

A baseball is thrown at an angle of 20◦ relative to the ground at a speed of 25.8 m/s. The ball is caught 43.6152 m from the thrower. The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .

**Physics**

If a ball is rolling down an inclined ramp straight, will the change in position be squared for every passing second or would it just be multiplied by two? I'm not sure if this makes sense so here's what I mean in an example for the change in position will be squared for every...

**Physics**

To a cyclist riding west at 20 kg/hr, the rain appears to meet him at an angle of 45° with the vertical. When he rides at 12 km/hr, the rain meets him at an angle of 19°48’ with the vertical. What is the actual direction of the rain?

**Physics**

Not at all sure where to start with this problem. Any help would be appreciated! The siren of an ambulance has a frequency f=500 Hz. A pedestrian standing on a sidewalk listens to this siren as the ambulance passes by at a speed of 65 mph. The speed of sound in air is 330 m/s...

**Physics**

A 30 kg child sits in a swing supported by two chains, each 1.4 m long. (a) If the tension in each chain at the lowest point is 265 N, find the child’s speed at the lowest point. (Neglect the mass of the seat.) Answer in units of m/s. (b) Find the force of the seat on the ...

**Physics**

A pan flute is based on standing wave resonance in a tube that is open where the musician blows and closed at the bottom end with bee’s wax. (a) Describe the standing wave pattern of air displacement in such a tube when a tone is played. (b) Determine the length of the tube ...

**Physics**

Two kids sitting on opposite sides of a small lake use sticks to beat the surface of the water at a frequency f=1.5 Hz. They notice that a standing wave pattern develops between the points where they are disturbing the water surface. They count n=5 nodes over the L=10 m ...

**Physics**

The siren of an ambulance has a frequency f=500 Hz. A pedestrian standing on a sidewalk listens to this siren as the ambulance passes by at a speed of 65 mph. The speed of sound in air is 330 m/s. a) Calculate the total shift in frequency detected by the pedestrian as the ...

**Physics**

Poiseuille’s equation relates the volumetric flow rate Q (volume per time unit) to the pressure differential ΔP that drives the flow: Q = (πr^4)/(8η) x (ΔP/L) Here η is the viscosity of the fluid and the tube has length L and radius r. A fire brigade needs to triple its...

**Physics**

Any help appreciated! Pull out a blank piece of paper from your exam book. Hold it from one of its ends and blow air horizontally over the top of the paper as shown in the figure below. If you blow hard enough you will see the paper rise to become almost horizontal. (a) ...

**physics**

Determine the force per meter on a lightning bolt at the equator that carries 20 000 A and is perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field, 3x10-5 T. What is the direction of the force if the current is straight up and the Earth’s field direction is due north which is ...

**Physics**

You build a loop-the-loop in your backyard. It has a diameter of 3.10 m. a) How fast will you have to be moving at the top of the loop to avoid falling off? The answer I got was 3.90 m/s. Is this correct? b)If you'll be coasting from the time you get to the bottom of the loop...

**Physics**

A 0.5 kg air-track car is attached to the end of a horizontal spring of constant k = 20 N/m. The car is displaced 15 cm from its equilibrium point and released. a) What is the car's maximum speed? b) What is the car's maximum acceleration? c) What is the frequency f of the car...

**Physics**

A mass (0.5 kg) and spring (k = 250 N/m) system oscillates with an amplitude of 3.5 cm. a) What is the total mechanical energy of the system? b) What is the maximum speed of the mass? c) What is the maximum acceleration of the mass? I need help please! Do it step by step and ...

**Physics**

Kate (m = 50 kg) is swinging on a tire tied by a (light) rope (L = 3 m) to a tree limb. Her twin Ashley comes along and squeezes into the tire with her. Assume that at all times the centre of mass of the person(s) riding the tire is at the end of the rope. a) What was the ...

**Physics**

a stationary 25 kg object is located on a table near the surface of the earth. The coefficient of static friction between the surface is 0.50 and of kinetic friction is 0.30.

**physics**

the maximum height attained by the projectile motion is 600m and the range is 500m find a. angle of projection b. velocity of projection c. total time of flight

**Physics**

A photographer uses a camera lens with focal length of 50.0 mm to photograph a tree that is 4.60 m tall. She wishes to fill her 24.0-mm slide with the tree. a) how far from the lens should the film be? b) what is the magnification of the image?

**physics**

A 1.26×103 kg car accelerates uniformly from rest to 14.8 m/s in 2.79 s. What is the work done on the car in this time interval?

**Physics**

1)We consider a hot-air balloon of mass 251 kg (basket and envelope). The spherical envelope of the balloon has a diameter of 19 m when fully inflated. To what temperature (in °C) must the enclosed air be heated for the balloon to carry five standard men? Assume the ...

**Pressure in Physics**

Calculate the pressure of the body with mass 60kg and area of 10m2.

**Physics**

Alice is going on a picnic and is aware that it will be easier to carry the picnic basket if it balances at the center where the handle is attached. She has placed a 2.15-kg container of potato salad at one end and a 0.750-kg package of hot dogs at the other end of a 52.0-cm ...

**Physics**

A square loop,circular loop prepared from a straight wire of length L are moved out of a uniform magnetic field,acting normal to the plane of the paper at a constant velocity v.Draw the variation of induced emf with time for both the loops. How will the graphs look

**Physics**

Given below are the some of the function of x and t to represent the displacement (transverse or longitudnal ) of an elastic wave . State whether it is stationary or travelling wave or none of them. (i) y = 3sin(5x+0.5t) + 4cos(5x+0.5t) (ii) y = 3sin(5x+0.5t) + 4cos(5x-0.5t) (...

**Physics**

A hoop of mass 'm' is projected on a floor with linear velocity 'v' and reverse spin 'w'. The co efficient of friction is 'u'. What is the (i) time of pure rolling? (ii) velocity of return?

**Physics**

If 0.01% of electrons are removed from 18 gm water, then calculate the charge produced in the water.

**Physics**

The crew men in space are discussing whether they can crack a wall nut with a hammer. Man A says that hitting wall nut with a hammer would be no more effective than hitting it with a feather. Because the hammer is weightless in space. Man B says that he found mass of the ...

**Physics**

Water flows through a garden hose that goes up a step 20.0 cm high. The cross sectional area of the hose on top of the step is half that at the bottom of the step. If the water pressure is 143 kPa at the bottom of the step, and the speed of the water at the bottom of the step ...

**PHYSICS (PLEASE HELP ME ASAP)**

At a temperature of 18.0°C of 23.0cm^3 of a certain gas occupies has pressure of 103 kPa. (a) What volume would the gas occupy at a temperature of 0.00°C and pressure of 101kPa? (b) 1.00 moles of a certain gas occupies a volume of 22.4 litres at 0.00°C and 101325 Pa. Show ...

**Physics**

What consumes when work is done

**Physics**

A tennis ball is served from the back line of the court such that it leaves the racket 2.4 m above the ground in a horizontal direction at a speed of 22.3 m/s. (a) will the ball cross a 0.91-m-high net in front of the server? Will the ball land in the service court, which is ...

**Physics**

A box is given a push up a 26.0° incline. When it reaches the bottom again it is only going 0.51 its original speed. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction.

**Physics**

A 1.5 kilowatt electric motor on a water well pumps water from 10 meters below the surface. The density of the water is 1 kilogram per liter. How many liters of water does the motor pump in one hour?

**Physics**

How long would it take a 1.5 x 10^5 kilogram airplane with engines that produce 100 megawatts of power to reach a speed of 250 m/s at an altitude of 12 kilometers is air resistance were negligible? If it actually takes 900 seconds, what is the power? Given this power what is ...

**Physics**

One of their side jobs is a safe delivery and installation. A pulley system is used to lift the safe 2 meters above the ground. But the rope snaps! To avoid cracking from any drops, a large, stiff spring is placed below the safe while it's lifted. If the 1200 kilograms safe ...

**Physics**

On a hot summer day, you've got nothing better to do than play with ice cubes. You are currently sliding a 75 gram Ice Cube up and down a basically frictionless slope. At the bottom of the slope, which is inclined at 30 degrees relative to the horizontal, Is a spring with a ...

**Physics**

You find yourself driving 35 kilometers an hour when you take your foot off the accelerator and descend 18 meters into the valley. Just as you reach the bottom, you see a policeman hiding between a speed limit sign that reads 70 kilometers per hour. Will he issue you a ...

**Physics**

After school you have been working on your slingshotmanship. Interested in the physics of the slingshot, you take data that compares the force of the extended slingshot versus the displacement from equilibrium. You think this graph is very similar to that of a spring so you ...

**Physics**

The modern boxing glove was introduced in 1743. Before then, gloves weren’t used. Let's assume that the average boxer's arm has a mass of 7 kilograms and reaches 10 m/s before hitting an opponent's face. If upon Collision the face was compressed about three centimeters, what...

**Physics**

The kinetic friction force between a 60kg object and a horizontal surface is 50N. If the initial speed of the object is 25m/s, what distance will it slide before coming to a stop?

**Physics**

The latent heat of vaporization for water is Lv = 540cal/g = 2.26*10^6 J/kg. If 300 g of water went from the room temperature, 22 degrees C, to 50 degrees C in the calorimeter, how much steam (expressed in grams) was produced? So Idk if it's a trick question cause I thought it...

**Physics**

a coin is placed on a stereo revolving at 33.3 revolutions per minute. what is its centripetal acceleration when it is placed 5 cm from the center of the turntable?

**physics**

Calculate the kinetic energy of a tennis ball with a mass of 58g served by Andy Murray at 58 m/s

**physics**

a stone is dropped from a height of 100 m. How long will it take to hit the ground? with what speed will it hit the ground?

**Physics**

Find the orbital speed of a satellite in a circular orbit 3.70×107 m above the surface of the Earth. v = 3030 m/s So I've been trying to solve this problem for some time now and haven't figured it out. What I did is find orbital radius, use that to find the circumference of ...

**physics**

the angular speed of the hour hand of a clock is

**physics**

at any instant a car is observed to be moving at a velocity of 10 m/s. Five seconds later the car is found to be moving at a velocity of 20 m/s. how far did the car travel in 5 s?

**physics**

an object of mass 10 kg is at rest when a net force of 20 N acts on it in a direction east. The acceleration produced on the object is? a) 2 m/s^2 in the direction east b) 2 m/s^2 in the direction west c) 0.5 m/s^2 in the direction east d) 0.5 m/s^2 in the direction west e) ...

**physics**

A uniform beam weighing 1300N is attached to a vertical wall so that it is perfectly horizontal. the beam is 8 m long. A support race is anchored to the wall beneath the beam, making contact with the beam 3 m away from the wall at an angle of 25 degrees. the maximum force the ...

**physics**

A 1-kg rock is suspended from the tip pf a uniform meter at 0 cm mark so that the meter stick balances like a see-saw when the fulcrum is at 20 cm mark. what is the mass of the meter stick?

**physics**

a car is slowing down while it is moving west. the direction on the car is ?

**physics**

An object of mass 5 kg weighs 30 N on planet Z. The acceleration due to gravity on planet z is? a) 30 m/s^2 b) 10 m/s^2 c) 6 m/s^2 d) 0.17 m/s^2 e) 150 N

**physics**

It takes 5 seconds for a stone to fall to the bottom of a mine shaft. How deep is the shaft?

**Physics**

1. A photographer uses a camera lens with focal length of 50.0 mm to photograph a tree that is 4.60 m tall. She wishes to fill her 24.0-mm slide with the tree. (a) How far from the lens should the film be? 1/o + 1/24 = 1/50 600 + 25o = 24o o = -600/13 or -46.15 mm Therefore, ...

**physics**

Probability of getting two heads among 4 coins for r = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 find values of Pr, rPr, (r - r̄)2Pr and sum of r

**SMCT Physics**

two force of 38N and 64N respectively act in the trunk pull it across the warehouse.if the angle between the force is 65. find its resultant and specify the angle it makes with the larger force?

**physics**

Probability of getting two heads among 4 coins Complete the columns r Pr rPr (r - r̄)2Pr 0 1 2 3 4 sum

**Physics**

If I have a solution of standard household vinegar and 3% peroxide mixed in equal parts and one drop is dropped through the sure how far must it fall before hitting an 80 degree steel plate to produce vaporization?

**Physics**

A uniform metre rule is balanced at the 35cm mark when a mass of 500g is placed at the 20cm mark .determine the mass of the rule ..

**Physics**

A HeNe laser produces light with a wavelength of 632.8nm. The neon atoms, which emit the light, are moving at a mean velocity of 406m/s? a. What is the difference in the observed freq of light emitted from Ne atoms moving direction toward the exit mirror as opposed to those ...

**physics**

An object is projected at an angle of elevation of 45 degree with a velocity of 100m/s. Calculate it's range

**Physics**

Light of wavelength 469 nm passes through a slit, creating a diffraction pattern on a screen. The angular separation between the first diffraction minima on either side of the central maximum is 6.0∘ . Determine the width of the slit. I used this equation to solve for the ...

**physics**

A ship us heading north at 15 km/h in a tide moving at 6 km/h west ward. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant velocity of the ship.

**Physics**

A ship is heading north at 15km/h in a tide moving at 6km/h westward. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant velocity of the ship.

**Physics**

During an adiabatic process, the temperature of 6.50 moles of a monatomic ideal gas drops from 525 °C to 169 °C. What is the work done? Here is my work, is it correct? T1 = 525+273 = 798 K T2 = 169 + 273 = 442 K work done = R[T2-T1]/1-gamma = 8.314[525 - 798]/(1-1.67) = - ...

**physics**

Suppose Captain Marvel leaps from the top of a 20 m tall building. If his initial speed is 12 m/s, then what is his speed just before he lands on the ground?

**physics**

the speed of the train increased from 15 mi/hr to 25 mi/hr in distance of 500 ft. calculate the average acceleration in ft/s^2

**Physics**

You set up a ramp with a length of 1.15 m, raising one end to a height of 0.4 m. You then roll a 0.300 kg toy car down the ramp, starting at rest a)What is the change in potential energy of the toy car rolling down this ramp? b)If all of that energy is changed into kinetic ...

**Physics**

A ship is heading North at 15 km/h in a tide moving a 6 km/h westward. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant velocity of the ship.

**Physics**

Gas is confined in a tank at a pressure of 11.0 atm and a temperature of 25.0 degrees C. If two-thirds of the gas is withdrawn and the temperature is raised to 75.0 degrees C, what is the new pressure of the gas remaining in the tank? Please help!

**Physics**

A container is filled to a depth of 20cm with water. on top of the water floats a 30.0 cm thick layer of oil with specific gravity of 0.700, what is the absolute pressure at the bottom? Please help!