# Homework Help: Science: Physics

## Recent Homework Questions About Physics

**Physics**

While playing catch with your sister, you accidentally throw a tennis ball past her and horizontally out the window of your third floor apartment. If a window washer is startled by the passing tennis ball and drops her sponge from rest at that very moment, which describes the ...

**Physics**

A missile is fired with a launch velocity of 15000 ft/s at a target 1200 miles away. At what angle must it be fired to hit the target? how long after it is fired will the target be hit?

**Physics**

If a dog chases its tail in a perfect circle of radius r at constant speed v, which of the following is true? A. The dog's acceleration is zero. B. The dog's velocity is constant. C. The sum of the forces, F , acting on the dog is zero. D. The time it takes the dog to make one...

**Physics**

Ximena stands near the edge of a cliff 20 ma bove her friend Javier. If she throws a ball to Javier at an angle = 30 below the horizontal and it reaches him in 1.0 s, ignoring air resistance, what was the magnitude of the sandwich's initial velocity? (use g = 10 m/s2)

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HARRY GIVES SAM A 30m head start in 100m dash. Harry can run 10m/s, while sam only runs 6.0 m/s per second, how much of a head start does sam need to win!

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Two kittens are running toward each other, one is named Chloe and the other is named Luna. Chloe runs at a speed of 2.80 m/s and Luna runs at a speed of 1.60 m/s. If Chloe jumps at an angle of 17.0° while still running toward Luna, at what distance from Luna should Chloe jump...

**Physics**

Four charges are located at the four corners of a square of side b: Q1 = 3 nC at the top right corner, Q2 = -4 nC at the bottom right corner, Q3 = 5 nC at the top left corner, Q4 = 7 nC at the bottom left corner. What is the electric field at the midpoint between Q3 and Q4?

**Physics**

An electric dipole p-> (-> is vector symbol) where p-> = (5x10^-15 C m, -5x10^-15 C m, 0 C m) located at r-> = (0 m, -0.005 m, 0m) Q = 1x10^-6 C at origin. What's the torque on the dipole?

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You are walking a dog when the dog sees a cat and runs away from you. You immediately run after the dog at 4.90 m/s. You jump at an angle of 30.0° to try and catch the dog. While you are in the air the dog is able to move an extra 1.72 m away from you. If you are able to land...

**Physics**

Block A (Mass = 3.500 kg) and Block B (Mass = 2.450 kg) are attached by a massless string Block A sits on a horizontal tabletop. There is friction between the surface and Block A. The string passes overa frictionless, massless pulley. Block B hangs down vertically as shown. ...

**Physics**

Two kittens are running toward each other, one is named Chloe and the other is named Luna. Chloe runs at a speed of 2.00 m/s and Luna runs at a speed of 1.20 m/s. If Chloe jumps at an angle of 37.0° while still running toward Luna, at what distance from Luna should Chloe jump...

**Physics**

A BMX rider is coming up to a ramp that is set to 23.0° and the end point is 1.60 m above the ground. They travel up the ramp at a steady speed of 9.20 m/s. What speed will they have just before they hit the ground?

**Physics**

Block A (Mass = 3.146 kg) and Block B (Mass = 2.330 kg) are attached by a massless string Block A sits on a horizontal tabletop. There is friction between the surface and Block A. The string passes overa frictionless, massless pulley. Block B hangs down vertically as shown. ...

**Physics**

"You can jump 2 feet vertically on Earth. Figure out how high you would be able to jump on the Moon, where acceleration due to gravity is ⅙ that of Earth. Assume you launch upwards with the same speed on the Moon as you do on the Earth." I've already measured how high I ...

**Physics**

You are walking a dog when the dog sees a cat and runs away from you. You immediately run after the dog at 4.20 m/s. You jump at an angle of 28.0° to try and catch the dog. While you are in the air the dog is able to move an extra 1.57 m away from you. If you are able to land...

**Physics**

A fired bullet sounds is heard after2sec .its speed in air is 340m\sec.what is the distance of sound.

**Physics**

A 40 tonne jumbo jet accelerates down the runway at 5 m/s^2. What must be the thrust on each of its four engines? What is the horizontal force that a 700 N pilot exerts on his seat?

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Hello everyone I'm working on this problem and I need some clarification. A 40 tonne jumbo jet accelerates down the runway at 5 m/s^2. What must be the thrust on each of its four engines? What is the horizontal force that a 700 N pilot exerts on his seat? I can calculate the ...

**Physics**

An arrow is shot from a height of 1.4 m toward a cliff of height H. It is shot with a velocity of 28 m/s at an angle of 60° above the horizontal. It lands on the top edge of the cliff 3.6 s later. a) What is the height of the cliff (in m)? I got 25.191 m and that's the ...

**Physics**

Christiano Ronaldo kicks a soccer ball with an initial velocity of 24.0 m/s at an angle of 25.0°. How far away does the ball land?

**Physics**

A dart is being thrown at a board that is 2.80 m away. When it hits the board it is 0.486 m below the point where it was aimed and it was thrown at 8.90 m/s. How long was the dart in the air?

**Physics**

At an instant when a soccer ball is in contact with the foot of the player kicking it, the horizontal or x component of the ball's acceleration is 930 m/s2 and the vertical or y component of its acceleration is 930 m/s2. The ball's mass is 0.39 kg. What is the magnitude of the...

**Physics**

A box of mass m slides down an inclined plane that makes an angle of φ with the horizontal. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is μk, find an expression for the acceleration of the box down the slope. The acceleration due to gravity is g. a. g ( cosφ + μ...

**Physics**

A car of mass accelerates from rest to a speed in time with negligible friction and air resistance. What is an expression for the average power delivered by the car's engine? a) Mv22t b) Mv2t c) Mvt D) Mv2t

**Physics**

A person in a kayak starts paddling, and it accelerates from 0 to 0.568 m/s in a distance of 0.389 m. If the combined mass of the person and the kayak is 79.5 kg, what is the magnitude of the net force acting on the kayak?

**physics**

A baseball has a mass of 145 g. A bat exerts a force of 18,400 N on the ball. What is the acceleration of the ball

**physics**

a stone is thrown vertically upward an initial velocity of 12m/s from the top of a building . it takes 3.4s for the stone to hit the ground a. find the height of the building b. find the maximum height that the stone will reach c. find the speed of the stone when it reaches ...

**Physics**

Keisha throws a baseball with an initial velocity of 30 m/s at 30.0° above the horizontal. If air resistance is negligible, how long does it take for the baseball to reach the maximum height of its trajectory? Assume that the acceleration due to gravity is given by: g = 10 m/...

**Physics**

A large engine with mass of 400 kg must be lifted 3 meters out of a truck for repair. A normal mechanic can lift with about 250 N of pulling force. They use a system of pulleys to do this. If we assume the engine starts on the ground, how long must the ropes be on the pulley ...

**Physics**

If C⃗ = -5 i^ - 3 j^ - 4 k^, what is C⃗ × j^?

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An electron with a speed of 1.9 × 107 m/s moves horizontally into a region where a constant vertical force of 6.0 × 10-16 N acts on it. The mass of the electron is 9.11 × 10-31 kg. Determine the vertical distance the electron is deflected during the time it has moved 35 mm ...

**Physics**

Given the masses of the sun and earth are 1.99x10^30 kg and 5.98x10^24 kg respectively. Calculate the gravitational force between them when their centers are 1.50x10^11m apart

**Physics**

If a man is able to row at 5m/s in still water and he points his boat at a 50 degree angle from the shore in an upstream direction in a river that's flowing at 4 m/s how far, either up or downstream will be land on the other side of the river if the river is 45n across?

**physics**

A bullet leaves a rifle with a muzzle velocity of 553 m/s. While accelerating through the barrel of the rifle, the bullet moves a distance of 0.648 m. Determine the acceleration of the bullet (assume a uniform acceleration).

**PHYSICS**

does an object speed up or slow down when: 1. its velocity is positive (right) and its acceleration is positive (right)? I said it speeds up 2. its velocity is positive (right) and its acceleration is negative (left)? I said it slows down 3. its velocity is negative (left) and...

**Physics**

You are testing a car on the Nevada salt flats traveling 85 m/s. Your parachute deploys and you decelerate at 13 m/s^2. How long does it take to come to a complete stop?

**Physics**

a person pushes a 8 kg cart up a 13 degree incline. Find the magnitude of the horizontal force needed to give the cart an acceleration of 1.55 m/s^2.

**Physics**

An object is thrown up in the air at 15 meters per second. You want to figure out how high the object will be at 2.5 seconds after its release. Use the 5 motion variables and list the values and directions of the variables already known. Use a motion equation to find the ...

**Physics (Sound)**

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma plays a note at 250 Hz. A studio technician performs an analysis of the frequency spectrum and reports that she measured the SIL of its peaks (those of the frequency spectrum): 63 dB at 250 Hz, 58 dB at 500 Hz, 56 dB at 750 Hz, and 51 dB at 1000 Hz. Assuming ...

**physics**

You push a skateboard so that it rolls down the road at a speed of 1.40 m/s. You run after the skateboard at a speed of 3.80 m/s and while still behind the skateboard you jump off the ground at an angle of 30.0° above the horizontal hoping to land on the skateboard. How much ...

**Physics**

If a ball is thrown off a 123 m cliff at a speed of 18 m/s, how far from the base of the diff is the ball? Givens: Unknown: Equation: Substitute: Solve:

**Physics**

What happens to an object which is initially stationary, if a non-zero resultant force acts on it? Thanks.

**physics sir damon help**

a uniform disk of moment of inertia 75kgm^2 and radius of gyration 3m rotates with an angular velocity of 2rad/s. determine d : mass , radius , angular momentum . . and . . kinetic energy of d disk . . . .

**Physics science - forces**

A jet plane lands on a runway and decelerate so to rest. What can you say about the direction of the resultant force on the ane as it decelerates? What can yu say about the resultant force acting on the plane as it has come to rest? Many thanks.

**physics**

A rope of mass M uniformly distributed along its length L ,can slide without friction on a horizontal table. At instant to=0 the hanging part of the rope has a length b and the rope is held at rest .When it is left the rope begins to slide. At instant t the part of the rope ...

**Physics**

Jennifer swims 4 complete lengths of a 50m pool. What distance did she swim? What is her displacement?

**physics**

A bead slides on the frictionless wire as shown in the figure attached. If the speed of the beead is 2.0 m/s when its at A, how fast will the bead be going at point B and at point C?

**Physics**

A tropical cyclone with wind speed of 170km/h. "Estimate the air pressure at the eye of the cyclone." Assuming that: *it is a laminar flow of air *wind speed outside the cyclone is zero. * the pressure is at normal atm pressure outside the cyclone. *measurement taken at the ...

**physics**

You walk for 6.44 km with at a constant velocity of 2.55 m/s due west, turn around, and then walk with an average velocity of 0.440 m/s due east. From your starting point to your destination, your overall average velocity is 1.33 m/s due west. During the trip, how far east did...

**AP physics**

Two planes approach each other head-on. Each has a speed of 780 km/hour,and they spot each other when they are 10.0 km apart. How much time do the pilots have to take evasive action?

**Physics**

A painter of mass 80.0 kg stands on a platform of mass 75.0 kg and pulls on two ropes which hang over pulleys, as shown. He pulls each rope with a force of 400.0 N. Assuming a coordinate system where +y is up, calculate the y-component of the acceleration ay. ay can either be ...

**AP physics**

A person going for a morning jog an the deck of a cruise ship is running toward the bow (front) of the ship at 2.0m/s while the ship is moving ahead at 8.5m/s. What is the velocity of the jogger relative to the water? Later, the jogger is moving toward the stern (rear) of the ...

**Physics**

A 70kg wannabe stuntman at the edge of a roof top jumps vertical up with a speed of 4m/s and falls on a trampoline 2meters below where he started. If the trampoline acts like a Hooke's spring and does a maximum extension of 0.284m going down towards ground, what is the spring ...

**Physics**

A small child is learning to ride a bike for the first time. Her dad decides it would be a good idea to start her on a small hill. The hill is inclined at 3.30° to the horizontal. The child starts partway down the hill, 9.00 m away from her dad, who stays at the top. She ...

**Physics**

While curling, you push a rock for 1.70 m and release it when it has a speed of 1.70 m/s. It continues to slide at constant speed for 0.700 s and then hits a rough patch of ice. It finally comes to rest 9.20 m from where it was released.

**science(physics)**

A powerful motorcycle can accelerate from rest to 28m/s in only 4 second . a.what is its average acceleration? b.how far does it travel in that time

**AP physics**

A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountains climbers on Rocky ridge 235m below. If the plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 250 km/h (69.4m/s), how far in advance of the recipients (horizontal distance) must the good be dropped? "Dropped" (Vyo=0)

**Physics**

A superhero flies 285 m from the top of a tall building at an angle of 20 ◦ below the horizontal. What is the horizontal component of the superhero’s displacement? What is the vertical component of the superhero’s displacement?

**physics**

A roller coaster is on a flat track heading towards an incline, moving at 4.80 m/s. After it has gone down the 66.0° incline (measured from the horizontal), the roller coaster is now going at a speed of 23.3 m/s. What is the length of the incline?

**Physics**

A car has an initial velocity of 45m/s and a final velocity of 0m/s 9 seconds later. A. What is the Acceleration? B. How far did they travel during the 9s?

**physics**

A pitcher throws a baseball horizontally from the mound to home plate. The ball falls 0.868 m (2.85 ft) by the time it reaches home plate 18.3 m (60 ft) away. How fast was the pitcher's pitch?

**physics**

Block A (Mass = 5.195 kg) and Block B (Mass = 3.330 kg) are attached by a massless string as shown in the diagram. Block A sits on a horizontal tabletop. There is friction between the surface and Block A. The string passes over (you guessed it) a frictionless, massless pulley...

**Physics**

You are thinking about taking gymnastics, so you go to the facility and get an idea of what to expect by looking out from the viewing room. The viewing room window is 1.50 m above the trampoline directly below, so it is perfect for viewing the the facility. Occasionally ...

**Physics**

You're driving parallel to train tracks at 52.0 km/h when a train passes you, going a steady 91.0 km/h. A track crossing is up ahead, so you begin to speed up at 8.00 m/s2. How far do you drive before you pass the train?

**Physics**

At a track and field meet, the best long jump is measured as 8.30 m. The jumper took off at an angle of 31 ° to the horizontal. What was the jumper’s initial speed?

**PHYSICS**

looking over the edge of a cliff, you become curious as to how high up you are. you take a rock and drop it over the edge and count. The rock strikes the ground in between 3 and 4 of your count. so let's estimate that it took 3.5s for it to hit the ground. using the bottom of ...

**physics**

A car is driving in the negative X direction at a steady speed of 15 m/s. if it starts at a position of 30m: What is its displacement in the first second? My answer was 15m and used Xf-Xo (final-initial) to find the displacement What is his displacement in the first two ...

**physics**

A riverboat travels with a velocity of 4.60 m/s from one shore to another. The velocity of the river is 2.30 m/s. If the width of the river is 72.0 m, how far does the boat travel downstream to reach the other shore?

**Physics**

A model rocket is launched at 62 degrees above the horizontal with an initial speed of 28m/s. the rocket travels for 4.5s along its initial line of motion with a constant acceleration of 13 m/s^2. At this time, the engine of the rocket stops and the rocket proceeds to move as ...

**physics**

A pendulum is formed of a particle of mass 100g suspended from the end of an inextensible string of negligible mass and of length L=100cm. The pendulum is shifted by an angle of 60 degrees from its equilibrium position about a horizontal axis passing through the other end of ...

**Physics**

While standing at the edge of the roof of a building, you throw a stone upward with an initial speed of 6.87 m/s. The stone subsequently falls to the ground, which is 13.5 m below the point where the stone leaves your hand. At what speed does the stone impact the ground? How ...

**physics**

we launched a solid of mass m on an inclined slide. The natural length of the spring is Lo. Before launching, the spring is compressed to a length L. After launching the center of mass of the solid reaches the point A of altitude Z with velocity v. Neglect friction. a) ...

**physics**

A pendulum is formed of a particle of mass 100g suspended from the end of an inextensible string of negligible mass and of length L=100cm. The pendulum is shifted by an angle of 60 degrees from its equilibrium position about a horizontal axis passing through the other end of ...

**Physics**

If C⃗ = -5 i^ - 3 j^ - 4 k^, what is C⃗ × j^? If = -5 - 3 - 4 , what is × ?

**Physics**

What is the airspeed relative to the ground of an airplane with an airspeed of 120km/h when it is in a 90-km/h crosswind?

**Physics**

The system starts at rest. A mass of 20kg (m1) is connected to a pulley of uniform mass m=5kg and radius 10cm and a mass of 30kg (m2) hangs on the other side of the pulley hanging 2m above the ledge Find the tension of the strings I tried to find the acceleration by finding ...

**Physics**

A 70kg wannabe stuntman at the edge of a roof top jumps vertical up with a speed of 4m/s and falls on a trampoline 2meters below where he started. If the trampoline acts like a Hooke's spring and does a maximum extension of 0.284m going down towards ground, what is the spring ...

**Physics**

a solid of density 2700 kg/m³ and volume 0.0015 m³ is completely immersed in alcohol of density 800kg/m³.Calculate: 1) weight on solid in SI system 2) upthrust on solid in SI system 3) apparent weight of solid in alcohol 4) will the apparent weight of solid be less or more,...

**physics**

A joggler throws an apple vertically upward just enough to reach the ceiling exactly 4 meters from the jogglers hand . What is the initial velocity of the apple ?

**Physics**

A racing car of mass 850 kg accelerates from 20 km/h to 160 km/h over a distance of 300 metres. Frictional forces and wind resistance can be assumed to be 800N. Determine the following: (i)The average acceleration (ii)The time taken to accelerate from 20 km/h to 160 km/h (iii)...

**Physics**

A vehicle of mass 1200 kg accelerates uniformly from rest to a velocity of 15 m/s in 5 seconds. It continues at this velocity for 15 seconds before decelerating uniformly at a rate of 5m/s2 to rest. Determine the following: (i)The acceleration (ii)The time taken to decelerate ...

**physics**

if mass is not an issue then how much force is required to move a ten no. 'shake flashlight' .will it be equal to move a single flashlight or will have to work ten times more to shake these ten flashlights? Note these flashlights are based on magnetic induction

**physics**

an object of height 5cm is placed 20cm in front of a concave mirror of radius of curvature 20cm by graphical method, find image distance from the mirror

**physics**

a baseball is batted with a speed of 120 ft/sec at an angle of 37 degrees with the ground. find how long the ball is in the air, how high the ball goes, how far from the plate it is caught, and the components of the velocity of the ball 4 sec after it is hit.

**mathematical physics**

For a scaler field ϕ(x, y, z) = x^n+y^n+z^n, show that (🔻ϕ ).r = nϕ , where n is a non-zero real constant.

**mathematical physics**

A metal sheet has ,on the average , 5 defects per 1.0 m^2. Assuming a poisson distribution , calculate the probability that a 1.5 m^2 piece of the metal sheet will have at least 4 defects.

**physics**

A car is traveling along a straight road at a velocity of +35.1 m/s when its engine cuts out. For the next 1.95 seconds, the car slows down, and its average acceleration is . For the next 6.52 seconds, the car slows down further, and its average acceleration is . The velocity ...

**AP physics**

A student preformed a sphere drop experiment from 1.50m above ground and the sphere has a mass of 0.875kg. Free fall times for the students experiment are below. Calculate the average acceleration due to gravity from the students data. Free fall times (s) 0.553 0.700 0.557 0....

**Physics**

A car traveling in a straight line has a velocity of 3.7 m/s at some instant. After 7.99 s, its velocity is 12.2 m/s. What is its average acceleration in this time interval? Answer in units of m/s 2

**Physics**

Initially (at time t = 0) a particle is moving vertically at 7.2 m/s and horizontally at 0 m/s. Its horizontal acceleration is 1.3 m/s 2 . At what time will the particle be traveling at 59◦ with respect to the horizontal? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . ...

**Physics**

A car accelerates uniformly in a straight line from rest at the rate of 3.6 m/s2 . What is the speed of the car after it has traveled 61 m? Answer in units of m/s

**AP physics**

Galileo carried out his seminal free-fall experiment using and incline plane. Why is such and approach feasible,and sometimes preferable to the simple drop meathod, for determining g?

**physics**

A person takes a trip, driving with a constant speed of 99.5 km/h, except for a 24.0-min rest stop. The person's average speed is 66.4 km/h. how far does the person travel?

**Physics**

If a subway train is moving to the left (has a negative velocity) and then comes to a stop, what is the direction of its acceleration? Is the acceleration positive or negative?

**Physics**

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**Physics**

A ball is rolling on a table with a horizontal velocity of 5 m/s when it rolls off the edge. How far from the base of the table does the ball land in the table is 0.8 m tall?

**physics**

Two particles A and B of respective masses M(B) and M(A) are connected together by means of an inextensible string of negligible mass. The string passes over the groove of a pulley of negligible mass. At instant to=0 the system S(pulley,mass,string) is left without initial ...

**physics**

A particle C can move along a slide placed in a vertical plane. Points A and B are at the same horizontal level. Determine with respect to B the point where the velocity of C is zero for the first time in the three following cases: a) C is released from A without initial ...

**Physics**

A Dare daredevil wants to jump his motorcycle across a 50 m Canyon a) If his speed is 30m/s and a ramp angle is 50 degrees where should the landing ramp be placed? b) With the same ramp what initial speed should he have if the landing ramp is 10 m from the far edge

**Physics**

A woman stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.70 of her regular weight. 1).Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of the elevator. Express your answer to two significant figures and include ...