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physics
A proton, traveling with a velocity of 4.9 106 m/s due east, experiences a magnetic force that has a maximum magnitude of 7.4 10-14 N and a direction of due south. What are the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field causing the force?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:16am

physics
The drawing shows a parallel plate capacitor that is moving with a speed of 30 m/s through a 3.1 T magnetic field. The velocity vector v is perpendicular to the magnetic field. The electric field within the capacitor has a value of 170 N/C, and each plate has an area of 7.5 10...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:07am

Physics
An airplane pilot fell 355 m after jumping without his parachute opening. He landed in a snowbank, creating a crater 1.4 m deep, but survived with only minor injuries. Assume that the pilot's mass was 81 kg and his terminal velocity was 50 m/s. (a) Estimate the work done ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:02am

Physics Please help!
If it requires 5.5J of work to stretch a particular spring by 2.3cm from its equilibrium length, how much more work will be required to stretch it an additional 4.5cm ? Express your answer using two significant figures. W=_____ J?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:59pm

Physics
Three vectors are given by: a=0i+oj+4.0k b=3.0i+-3.0j+-1.0k c=1.0i+2.0j+-1.0k a) Find a(bxc) b) Find a(b+c)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:09pm

Physics
A wooden block of mass m = 2.3 kg starts from rest on an inclined plane sloped at an angle 26 degrees from the horizontal. The block is originally located 1.9 m from the bottom of the plane. Assume the inclined plane is friction less. 1)What is the magnitude of the component ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:16pm

physics
A 2.284 km car is moving down a road with a slope of 13% at a constant speed of 11 m/s. What is the direction and magnitude of the frictional force?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:57pm

physics
A jet flying at 138 m/s banks to make a horizontal circular turn. The radius of the turn is 3810 m, and the mass of the jet is 2.40 × 105 kg. Calculate the magnitude of the necessary lifting force.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:50pm

physics
a 2250 kg car is traveling at 20 m/s to the west. the force required to stop the car at 7890 N to the east. How long will it take the car to stop? How far would the car move before stopping?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:28pm

physics
A woman is riding a Jet Ski at a speed of 20 m/s and notices a seawall straight ahead. The farthest she can lean the craft in order to make a turn is 20°. This situation is like that of a car on a curve that is banked at an angle of 20°. If she tries to make the turn ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:20pm

Physics 130
A 20kg child slides down a long slide in a playground. She starts from rest at a height of 25m. When she is part way down the slide at a height of 10m, she is moving at 16m/s. Calculate the mechanical energy lost due to friction.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:59pm

Physics 130
you push a 15kg cart with a force of 20N, 30 degrees below the horizontal. what is the normal force? Please help test tomorrow.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:13pm

physics
A 1.761 km car is moving down a road with a slope (grade) of 12% at a constant direction and magnitude of the frictional force? Please show step by step if possible, I am extremely lost! Thanks!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:05pm

physics
The pulley is light and frictionless. Find the mass M1, given that M2 (7.00 kg) is moving downwards and accelerates downwards at 3.01 m/s2, that θ is 15.0°, and that μk is 0.270.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:17pm

Physics
two cars of equal mass with equal speeds traveling perpendicular to one another collide completely in elastically. what percentage of the cars' total energy is lost in the collision?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:35pm

physics
A person of mass M lies on the floor doing leg raises. His leg is 0.85m long and pivots at the hip. Treat his legs (including feet) as uniform cylinders, with both legs comprising 34.5% of body mass, and the rest of his body as a uniform cylinder comprising the rest of his ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:53pm

physics
Cheetahs can sustain speeds of 25 m/s over short distances. One of their prey is Thomson's gazelle, with top speed about 22 m/s. If a 52kg cheetah running southward at top speed grabs and holds onto a 23kg gazelle running westward at 22 m/s, find the velocity of these ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:52pm

physics
The oxygen taken in by the body reacts with fats, carbohydrates, and protein, liberating energy internally at a rate of about 2.12×104 J /liter. If a 85.4 kg man requires 73.0 W of power even while sleeping, what is his rate of oxygen consumption?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

Physics
a car and a truck start from rest at the same instant with the car initially 50m behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 2m/s^2 and the car has a constant acceleration of 3m/s^2. The car overtakes the truck after how many seconds? At what speed is the car ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:49pm

Physics
If the gravitational force on you is 670N on the earth, how strong is the gravitational force on you on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun and a diameter of 20.0km ? Take the mass of the sun to be ms = 1.99×1030kg , the gravitational constant...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:13pm

Physics
Consider the earth following its nearly circular orbit (dashed curve) about the sun.(Figure 2) The earth has mass mearth=5.98×1024kg and the sun has mass msun=1.99×1030kg. They are separated, center to center, by r=93millionmiles=150millionkm. What is the size of ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:09pm

physics
A 0.272- kg coffee mug rests on a table top 0.71 m above the floor. What is the potential energy of the mug with respect to the floor?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:03pm

physics 111
a 50kg boy suspends himself from a point on a rope tied horizontally between two vertical poles.the two segments of the rope are then inclined at angle 30 degrees and 60degrees to the horizontal.the tensions in the segments of the rope is?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:47pm

physics
A block rests on a horizontal frictionless surface. A string is attached to the block, and is pulled with a force of 60.0 N at an angle θ above the horizontal. After the block is pulled through a distance of 2.00 m, its speed is 2.70 m/s, and 43.0 J of work has been done ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:09pm

physics
A 0.349 kg particle slides around a horizontal track. The track has a smooth, vertical outer wall forming a circle with a radius of 1.68 m. The particle is given an initial speed of 8.66 m/s. After one revolution, its speed has dropped to 6.05 m/s because of friction with the ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:07pm

physics
A 1,160-N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force vector F of 310 N at an angle of 20.0° below the horizontal, as shown in the figure (a) below.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:33pm

physics
Two spheres are mounted on identical horizontal springs and rest on a frictionless table, as in the drawing. When the spheres are uncharged, the spacing between them is 0.05 m, and the springs are unstrained. When each sphere has a charge of +1.6 £gC, the spacing doubles...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:07pm

Physics
A 7.65- g bullet from a 9-mm pistol has a velocity of 329.0 m/s. It strikes the 0.625- kg block of a ballistic pendulum and passes completely through the block. If the block rises through a distance h = 29.75 cm, what was the velocity of the bullet as it emerged from the block?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:40am

physics
An accelerometer is a device that uses the extension of a spring to measure acceleration in terms of Earth's gravitational acceleration (g). What is the approximate acceleration if this accelerometer spring is extended just 0.43 centimeters?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:02am

Physics
The students made it to the bottom with out a problem but added 400 kg for a total of 455 kg and slides for 12.2 s across the surface of a frozen lake. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the kid and the ice is 0.071, what is the change in the students momentum as ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:20am

physics
A force of 1.24 N pushes against an object with a mass of 0.16 kg for 4.00 min. The object does not move. What is the work done on the object by the force?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:10am

Physics
A 6.2 kg model rocket is traveling horizontally and due south with a speed of 20.3 m/s when it explodes into two pieces. The velocity of one piece, with a mass of 1.6 kg, is v1 = (-12 m/s)i + (30 m/s)j + (15 m/s)k, with i pointing due east, j pointing due north, and k pointing...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:49pm

physics
A 0.13 kg ball of dough is thrown straight up into the air with an initial speed of 18 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .What is its momentum halfway to its max- imum height on the way up?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:31pm

physics
the rotation of earth is a period of 86164 seconds. the earth has a radius of 6380 km. how fast would you be moving due to earths rotation at the equator? also how fast would you be moving at a latitude of 27 degrees north of the equator? also calculate the centripetal ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:19pm

physics
Explain why should torques, not forces, play essential roles in the following actions. (a) open or close a door (b) tighten or loosen a screw using a wrench c) "Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the Earth with it"
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:09pm

physics
if I weigh 177 lb on a stationary scale and stand on that same scale inside an elevator going up at an acceleration of 12 ft/s^2 the scale will read 238lbs. if the elevator, still moving upwards, decelerates at the rate of 32 ft/s^2 what will the scale read?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:42pm

Physics
A 1250 kg car travelling at 60.0 km/h comes to a sudden stop in 35 m. What is the coefficient of friction acting on the brakes?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:36pm

physics
At what altitude the value of g becomes 3/4 of its value on the surface of earth?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:31pm

physics
if I weigh 177 lb on a stationary scale and stand on that same scale inside an elevator going up at an acceleration of 12 ft/s^2 what will the ending scale reading be?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:29pm

physics
Two 250-µF capacitors, with equal capacitances, and a 1.5-mH inductor are connected as shown in the figure. It is desired to "drive" the circuit by placing an ac generator in series with the inductor. Which output voltage for the generator will produce the ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:15pm

physics
A 58.2 g object is attached to a horizontal spring with a spring constant of 11.8 N/m and released from rest with an amplitude of 24.4 cm. What is the velocity of the object when it is halfway to the equilibrium position if the surface is frictionless?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:34pm

physics
A 8.05- g bullet from a 9-mm pistol has a velocity of 346.0 m/s. It strikes the 0.785- kg block of a ballistic pendulum and passes completely through the block. If the block rises through a distance h = 16.04 cm, what was the velocity of the bullet as it emerged from the block?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:24pm

Physics
A car moving initially at a speed of 80 km/h and weighing 13,000 N is brought to a stop ina distance of 61 m. Find(a) the braking force and (b) the time required to stop. Assuming the same braking force, find (c) the distance and (d) the time required to stop if the car were ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:39pm

Physics-check answer please (multiple choice)
1. A 2.5 kg mass at rest on a horizontal surface is acted upon by an applied horizontal force of 150 N. A frictional force of 100 N acts on the mass. How much work is done on the mass? my answer: would the work be 0? 2. When a rock is thrown straight up in the air, after it ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:59pm

physics
A 2.5kg solid homogenous ball is rolling without slipping at 3.0 meters per second to the right on a level surface. The diameter of the ball is 80 centimeters. What is the total kinetic energy of the ball? Can someone give me the equation for this?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:08pm

Physics
I need help, i'm not sure if i have the correct answers and i'm scared to submit them. A man carries a 10 kg sack of groceries in his arms with a force of 50 N as he walks forward a distance of 10 m. How much work has he done? (Points : 1) 0 J 50 J 100 J 500 J <...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:23pm

physics
A 72- kg ice hockey player standing on a frictionless sheet of ice throws a 5.6- kg bowling ball horizontally with a speed of 3.9 m/s. With what speed does the hockey player recoil?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2:14pm

physics
An old battery with an emf of 9.0 V has a terminal voltage of 7.8 V when it is supplying a current of 1.5 mA. What is the internal resistance of the battery? 800 Ω 900 Ω 400 Ω 600 Ω
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:39pm

physics
An old battery with an emf of 9.0 V has a terminal voltage of 7.8 V when it is supplying a current of 1.5 mA. What is the internal resistance of the battery?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:38pm

physics
1500 cm^3 of ideal gas at STP is cooled to -20°C and put into a 1000 cm^3 container. What is the final gauge pressure? 1-11 kPa 2-40 kPa 3-113 kPa 4-141 kPa 5-240 kPa
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:36pm

physics
20.00 cm of space is available. How long a piece of brass at 20°C can be put there and still fit at 200°C? Brass has a linear expansion coefficient of 19 × 10^-6/C°. 1-19.93 cm 2-19.69 cm 3-19.50 cm 4-19.09 cm
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:35pm

physics
A heat engine receives 7.0 x 10^3 J of heat and loses 3.0 x 10^3 J in each cycle. What is the efficiency? 1-30% 2-43% 3-57% 4-70% 5-100%
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:31pm

Physics
A 2.5kg solid homogenous ball is rolling without slipping at 3.0 meters per second to the right on a level surface. The diameter of the ball is 80 centimeters. What is the total kinetic energy of the ball? Can someone give me the equation for this?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:03pm

ela
could anyone help me answer this question , plz , thank you The following question is about the poem " We are cool " 3. Alliteration , or repeated consonant sounds , is used in this poem to ( 1point ) A . compare beginning and ending sounds b. create a flowing , ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:51am

Physics
3. Yellow light travels through a glass block at a speed of 1.97x108 m/s. The wavelength of the light in this type of glass is 3.81x10-7 m. What is the frequency of yellow light?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:38am

physics
A partly-full paint can has 0.40 gallons of paint left in it. (a) What is the volume of the paint, in cubic meters? (b) If all the remaining paint is used to coat a wall evenly (wall area = 11 m2), how thick is the layer of wet paint? Give your answer in meters
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:44am

physics lab
The experiment done in lab is repeated, using a ball that has unknown mass m. You plot your data in the form of f 2 versus M/L, with f in rev/s, M in kg, and L in m. Your data falls close to a straight line that has slope 7.82 m/(kg · s2). Use g = 9.80 m/s2 and ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:44am

physics
A small block has a horizontal velocity of 4.00 m/s as it slides off the edge of a table. The table is a vertical distance of 0.95 m above the floor. If g = 9.80 m/s2, how far does the block travel horizontally while it is in the air?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:36am

physics
A planet has a mass of 5.71 × 1023 kg and a radius of 3.93 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 61.8-kg person weigh on this planet?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 11:01pm

College Physics
A very long wire carries an I1 = 7.80 A current along the x axis and another long wire carries an I2 = 5.13 A current along the y axis. (I2 is directed upward on the y axis, and I1 is directed to the right on the x axis) What is the magnetic field at point P located at x = 4....
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 10:49pm

physics
A jet flying at 138 m/s banks to make a horizontal circular turn. The radius of the turn is 3810 m, and the mass of the jet is 2.40 × 105 kg. Calculate the magnitude of the necessary lifting force.
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:50pm

physics
A woman is riding a Jet Ski at a speed of 20 m/s and notices a seawall straight ahead. The farthest she can lean the craft in order to make a turn is 20°. This situation is like that of a car on a curve that is banked at an angle of 20°. If she tries to make the turn ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:46pm

physics
A penny is placed at the outer edge of a disk (radius = 0.119 m) that rotates about an axis perpendicular to the plane of the disk at its center. The period of the rotation is 1.70 s. Find the minimum coefficient of friction necessary to allow the penny to rotate along with ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:15pm

physics
A 3.3 kg ball strikes a wall with a velocity of 8.4 m/s to the left. The ball bounces off with a velocity of 6.8 m/s to the right. If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.27 s, what is the constant force exerted on the ball by the wall? Answer in units of N
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:13pm

physics 1
A speed skater goes around a turn that has a radius of 35 m. The skater has a speed of 14 m/s and experiences a centripetal force of 460 N. What is the mass of the skater?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:45pm

physics
A football is thrown from the edge of a cliff from a height of 22 m at a velocity of 18 m/s [39degrees above the horizontal]. A player at the bottom of the cliff is 12 m away from the base of the cliff and runs at a maximum speed of 6.0 m/s to catch the ball. Is it possible ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:39pm

physics
you and your friend are riding on a helicopter that is traveling west at a speed of 10 meters per second. You throw a baseball with a velocity of 2 meters per second north, straight across the inside of the helicopter to your friend on the other side. What is the velocity of ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:38pm

PHYSICS
A large stone block has been loaded in the bed of a dump truck. The bed is slowly raised until it makes an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal; at this point, the block starts to slide downward. What is the coefficient of static friction between the block and the truck bed...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:21pm

PHYSICS
A -kg block is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface. It is pulled with a constant horizontal force N. How long must it be pulled before its speed is m/s? t pull =
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:18pm

PHYSICS
A block with a mass of 126 kg is pulled with a horizontal force of F applied across a rough floor. The coefficent of friction between the floor and the block is 0.7. If the block is moving at a constant velocity, what is the magnitude of F applied? F applied =
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:16pm

PHYSICS
A 7 kg purse is dropped from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and falls 53 m before reaching the ground with a speed of 17 m/s. What was the average force of air resistance? F =
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:12pm

PHYSICS
6. Drag-race tires in contact with an asphalt surface have a very high coefficient of static friction. Assuming a constant acceleration and no slipping of tires, estimate the coefficient of static friction needed for a drag racer to cover 2.1 km in 8 s, starting from rest. ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:10pm

PHYSICS
5. What is the maximum acceleration a car can undergo if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground is 0.24? acceleration max=
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:06pm

Physics
4. A force of 48 N is required to start a 7.8 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? = (b) Does the coefficent of friction have a unit? A. No, it is a ratio B. No, the units are not real C...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:03pm

physics
10. A large stone block has been loaded in the bed of a dump truck. The bed is slowly raised until it makes an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal; at this point, the block starts to slide downward. What is the coefficient of static friction between the block and the truck...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 6:57pm

Physics -- check answers please
1. In moving an object of mass 10 kg through a distance of 8.0 m, 40 J of work is done. The average force exerted is? my answer: 320N 2. What is the kinetic energy of a 20 kg object moving at a speed of 10 m/s? my answer: 1000J 3. the gravitational potential energy of a bird ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 6:39pm

physics
how far does a wave travel in one period?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 6:12pm

Physics -- check answers
1. In moving an object of mass 10 kg through a distance of 8.0 m, 40 J of work is done. The average force exerted is? my answer: 320N 2. What is the kinetic energy of a 20 kg object moving at a speed of 10 m/s? my answer: 1000J 3. the gravitational potential energy of a bird ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 5:36pm

physics
A baseball has a mass of about 0.14 kg, and it is pitched towards home plate at a speed of about 46 m/s. If the bat exerts an average force of 9500 N for 1.7 ms, what is the final speed of the ball in m/s?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 4:22pm

Physics
A light string can support a stationary hanging load of 26.4 kg before breaking. An object of mass m = 3.19 kg attached to the string rotates on a frictionless, horizontal table in a circle of radius r = 0.795 m, and the other end of the string is held fixed as in the figure ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:47pm

physics
You are given a 1kg trolley of unknown mass. Explain how the mass of the unknown trolley can be determined if a mass meter scale is not available
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 1:05pm

physics
Explain in terms of the conservation of momentum why the ratio of the masses of a bullet and a gun must be carefully considered
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:59pm

Physics
A canoe has a velocity of 0.480m/s southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing at 0.510m/s east relative to the earth. Find the magnitude of the velocity (V(C/R)) of the canoe relative to the river. Also, find the direction of the velocity of the ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:29pm

Physics
A man driving his car into 20.0 ft garage with a velocity of 20.0mi/h applies the brakes, producing a constant deceleration. Find the smallest deceleration necessary to avoid striking the back wall of the garage. And find how many seconds it takes for the car to come to rest
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:59am

physics
An canon ball is launched from ground level directly upward at 39.2 m/s. For how long is the canon ball at or above a height of 34.3 meters?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 5:34am

Physics
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 90 km/h. The radius of the curve is 70 m. If the coefficient of static friction is 0.30 (wet pavement), at what range of minimum and maximum speeds can a car safely make the curve?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:42am

Physics
A 1.34‒kg ball is attached to a rigid vertical rod by means of two massless strings each 1.70 m long. The strings are attached to the rod at points 1.70 m apart. The system is rotating about the axis of the rod, both strings being taut and forming an equilateral triangle...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:42am

Physics
A governor (centrifugal pendulum) consists of two 200–g spheres attached by light, rigid 10.0–cm rods to a vertical rotating axle. The rods are hinged so that the spheres swing out from the axle as they rotate with it. However, when the angle θ is 45.0°, the...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:41am

Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 482 km⁄h. The wings of the plane are tilted at 38.2° with respect to the horizontal as shown in the figure below. Find the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying. Assume that the centripetal force ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:41am

Physics
An exceptional standing jump would raise a person 0.80 m off the ground. To do this, the person must first lower himself about 0.20 m prior to jumping. What force must a 70‒kg person, ready to jump at this position, exert against the ground in order to reach that height ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:41am

Physics
The horizontal force F, shown in the figure above, accelerates the 4‒kg block at 1 m/s2 to the right. Assume that the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.5 for both blocks. Given that the 5‒kg block moves up the slope, find (a) the magnitude of the force F and (b...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:40am

Physics
A 4.8‒kg block on a 39° inclined plane is acted on by a horizontal force of 46 N as shown below. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the plane is 0.33. (a) What is the acceleration of the block if it is moving up the plane? (b) With the ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:40am

Physics
A 5 kg block is placed on top of a 10 kg block as shown above. A horizontal force of 45 N is applied to the 10 kg block, while the 5 kg block is tied to the wall. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the moving surfaces is 0.20. Determine (a) the tension in the string ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:39am

Physics
A 5.1–kg block is pulled along a frictionless floor by a cord that exerts a force P = 12 N at an angle θ = 25° above the horizontal, as shown below. (a) What is the acceleration of the block? (b) The force P is slowly increased. What is the value of P just before...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:39am

Physics
A bullet of mass kg moving at 500 m⁄s embeds itself in a large, fixed piece of wood and travels 6 cm before coming to rest. Assuming that the deceleration of the bullet is constant, find the force exerted by the wood on the bullet.
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:38am

Physics
A light string can support a stationary hanging load of 26.4 kg before breaking. An object of mass m = 3.19 kg attached to the string rotates on a frictionless, horizontal table in a circle of radius r = 0.795 m, and the other end of the string is held fixed as in the figure ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 9:28pm

Physics
The object in the figure has a mass of 3.45 kg and is pulled up a slope AB, which is 36 m long; the height BC is 3.00 m. There is no friction and the acceleration is constant. The speed v1 at A is 3.5 m/s whereas the speed v2 at B is 5.5 m/s. The average power developed by the...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8:48pm

physics
A block with mass m = 24.0 kg slides down an inclined plane of slope angle 41.4 ° with a constant velocity. It is then projected up the same plane with an initial speed 3.80 m/s. How far up the incline will the block move before coming to rest?
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 6:57pm

Physics
The Lamborghini Murcielago can accelerate from 0 to 27.8 m/s (100 km/hr or 62.2 mi/hr) in a time of 3.40 seconds. How fast will the car be traveling (m/s) after 5.1 seconds.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 6:41pm

Physics
Determine the displacement of a plane that experiences uniform acceleration from 77 m/s to 110 m/s in 16 seconds.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 6:06pm

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