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Physics
Student A is on a 9m high bridge while Student B is on the ground. Student B throws an apple up to Student B with a velocity of 18m/s. How long does it take for the apple to reach student A's hand? if student A is unable to catch the apple, how long would it take for the ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:23pm

Physics
Student A is on a 9m Hugh bridge while Student B is on the ground. Student B throws an apple up to Student B with a velocity of 18m/s. How long does it take for the apple to reach student A's hand? if student A is unable to catch the apple, how long would it take for the ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:18pm

physics
A bomb is dropped out of a plane 100 m above the ground, how fast will it be moving when it hits the ground?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:13pm

physics
a)Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 24.5m/s and the other car at 29.6m/s. At the moment the cars are 41.6m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing her car to have an acceleration of -2.00m/s2. How long does it take ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:13pm

physics
A(n) 800 kg drag race car accelerates from rest to 103 km/h in 1.05 s. What average net force is exerted on the car?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:57pm

physics
The instant before a squishy ball of mass meets a horizontal floor and comes to rest in time ?t it has momentum p = p0 (ˆi −ˆj ) .What average force does the floor exert on the ball in order to stop it during this time interval?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:56pm

Physics
At time 9 s, a car with mass 1400 kg is lo- cated at <94m, 0 m, 30m> and has momentum <4500 kg · m/sec, 0 kg · m/sec,−3000 kg · m/sec> . The car’s momentum is not changing. At time 18 s, find the position of the car: ~d = <dx, dy...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:52pm

Physics
At time 9 s, a car with mass 1400 kg is lo- cated at <94m, 0 m, 30m> and has momentum <4500 kg · m/sec, 0 kg · m/sec,−3000 kg · m/sec> . The car’s momentum is not changing. At time 18 s, find the position of the car: ~d = <dx, dy...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:42pm

physics
A model rocket is launched straight upward with an initial speed of 47.7 m/s. It accelerates with a constant upward acceleration of 2.02 m/s2 until its engines stop at an altitude of 157 m. What is the maximum height reached by the rocket? How long after lift off does the ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:34pm

physics
A 0.5 kg soccer ball is kicked with a force of 50 Newtons for 0.2 sec. The ball was at rest before the kick. What is the speed of the soccer ball after the kick?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:12pm

physics
A model rocket is launched straight upward with an initial speed of 47.7 m/s. It accelerates with a constant upward acceleration of 2.02 m/s2 until its engines stop at an altitude of 157 m. What is the maximum height reached by the rocket?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:11pm

physics
A 3kg ball is accelerated from rest to a speed of 10 m/s. What is the ball's change in momentum?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:02pm

physics
A net force of 100 newtons is applied to a 20 kg cart that is already moving at 3 meters per second. The final speed of the cart was 8 m/s. For how long was the force applied?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:50pm

physics
A 1,400kg car is traveling in a straight line. Its momentum is equal to 2,000 kg. What is the velocity of the car?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:43pm

physics
A beach ball rolling in a straight line toward you at a speed of 0.5 m/sec. Its momentum is 0.25kg m/sec. What is the mass of the beach ball?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:34pm

physics
A tennis ball has a mass of 0.057 kg. A professional tennis player hits the ball hard enough to give it a speed of 52 m/s (about 117 miles per hour.) The ball moves toward the left, hits a wall and bounces straight back to the right with almost the same speed (52 m/s). As ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 4:55pm

College Physics
Assume that an MX missile goes from rest to a suborbital velocity of 4.50 km/s in 30.0 s (the actual speed and time are classified). What is its average acceleration in m/s2? What is its average acceleration in multiples of g?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2:41pm

college physics
A commuter backs her car out of her garage with a constant acceleration of 1.20 m/s2. (a) How long does it take her to reach a speed of 1.60 m/s? s (b) If she then brakes to a stop in 0.8 s, what is her (constant) deceleration?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 1:07pm

physics
Water drips from a faucet into a flask at the rate of two drops every 3 seconds. A cubic centimeter contains 20 drops. What volume of water, in cubic decimeters will be collected in 1 hour?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 12:13pm

physics
A baseball of mass 0.145 kg approaches a bat at 40.0 m/s. After it is hit, the ball leaves the bat at 50.0 m/s directly back. Find the impulse of the bat on the ball.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:07am

Physics
Two identical teflon rods are 10 centimeters long and rubbed with fur so that they each have a total negative charge of 20 microCoulombs that is uniformly distributed along their length. They are arranged along the same axis, with their ends 5 centimeters apart. What is the ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 1:54am

physics
A 0.55 kg block of ice is sliding by you on a very slippery floor at 4 m/s. As it goes by, you give it a kick perpendicular to its path. Your foot is in contact with the ice block for 0.0025 seconds. The block eventually slides at an angle of 23 degrees from its original ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 12:25am

physics
A 1.70 kg ball is attached to a ceiling by a 1.50 m long string. The height of the room is 3.36 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . What is the gravitational potential energy associated with the ball relative to a) the ceiling? Answer in units of J b) the floor? ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 10:22pm

physics
Atom Ant is traveling with an initial velocity of 20.0 cm/s. He begins to accelerate at a rate of 8.00 cm/s2 for 5.00 s. What is his total displacement in the 5.00 second interval? What is his displacement in the last second?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 10:17pm

Physics
A tennis ball is thrown up with an initial speed of 22.5m/s. It is caught at the same distance above the ground. A) how high does the ball rise B) how long does the ball remain in the air?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 9:14pm

Physics
An airplane starts from rest and accelerates at a constant rate if 3.00m/s^2 for 30.0s before leaving the ground. A)How far did it move? B) how fast was it going when it took off?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:32pm

Physics
A car traveling at 20m/s when the driver sees a child standing in the road. He takes 0.80s to react, then steps on the brakes and slows at 7.0m/s^2. How far does the car go before it stops?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:30pm

Physics
A bike first accelerates from 0.0m/s to 5.0m/s in 4.5s, then continues at this constant speed for another 4.5s. What is the total distance traveled by the bike?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:29pm

Physics
A bike first accelerates from 0.0m/s to 5.0m/s in 4.5s, then continues at this constant speed for another 4.5s. What is the total distance traveled by the bike?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:29pm

Physics
If a car travelling 48km per hour and is 10 metres behind a car travelling 35km per hour, how much time before it catches up?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:24pm

Physics
A spring with a force constant of 5.4 N/m has a relaxed length of 2.63 m. When a mass is attached to the end of the spring and allowed to come to rest, the vertical length of the spring is 3.64 m. Calculate the elastic potential energy stored in the spring. Answer in units of ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:19pm

Physics
Two spheres with masses of 5.00 g and 10. kg respectively are .500 m apart. calculate the force of attraction between them.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:19pm

Physics
A 0.5 kg wooden block is dropped from a height of 15 m. At what height must a 5g bullet be traveling upward strike the block in order to momentarily stop its fall? Assume that the time required for the bullet to come to rest in the block in negligibly short, that no internal ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:43pm

physics
A ray of light goes through the centre of a semicircular glass disk, n = 1.58, and onto a wall (x = 19.4 cm, y = 5.06 cm). What is the incident angle, θ?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:21pm

physics
A boy of mass 50kg runs up a set of stairs of total height of 3.0m.find the work done against gravity
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:39pm

physics
Which of the following was explained by the Bohr atom? 1. atomic spectra 2. the fact that most of the mass of an atom is in the nucleus 3. nuclear fission 4. the photoelectric effect
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:02pm

physics
How far would a car of 126 horse power have gone when it attains a speed of 70 km/hour going up the hill with 15 degrees incline. Total weight of the car is 1338 kg
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11:31am

physics
A man walks 10km due south. The displacement of the man from the initial position is
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:37am

Physics
The goblins fists cut through the air and connects with the dwarfs face in an elastic collision. The goblins fists each weigh 2kg and the dwarfs head weighs 5kg. What is the kinetic energy imparted to the dwarfs face by the goblins fists if the goblins fists had an initial ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:50am

Physics
A lamp is 4m from wall. Calculate the focal length of a concave mirror which forms a five time magnified image of lamp on wall. How far from wall must the mirror be placed?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:07am

Physics
an object 2.6 cm high is 24cm from concave mirror whose radius of curvature is 16cm. Determine the location of its image. the answer is 12cm in front of mirror. I want to know what to get this. What steps and which formulas are used? please help
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:26am

physics
A wave is described by the equation y = 3sin(5t - 3x + 2ð). What is the velocity of the wave?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:08am

physics
Two ping pong balls each have a mass of 1.4 grams and carry a net charge of 0.450uC. one ball is held fixed. at what height should the second ball be placed directly above the fixed ball if it is to remain at rest there?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:31am

physics(online)
Find the change in the force of gravity between two planets when distance between them is decreased by 12
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:20pm

Physics
A rock is dropped from rest. How fast is it going after it has been falling for 8.3 s?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9:31pm

physics
If instead, the swimmer makes 77.5 laps in the same pool in 1.5 h, determine the total distance the swimmer traveled, the swimmer's total displacement, the swimmer's average velocity, and the swimmer's average speed.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:54pm

physics
If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 1.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 77 laps in a swimming pool that is 27 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of the swimmer, the ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:53pm

Physics
A submarine is at a depth of 15.0 m under the ocean surface. The inside of the submarine is kept at atmospheric pressure. What is the net force being exerted on a circular window of the submarine that has a radius of 25 cm? The density of the ocean water is 1030 kg/m3. I know ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:52pm

physics
A rock is dropped from rest. How fast is it going after it has been falling for 8.3 s?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:51pm

Physics
The velocity vector V1 has a magnitude of 4.0 m/s and is directed along the +x-axis. The velocity vector V2 has a magnitude of 3.0 m/s. The sum of the two is V3, so that V3 = V1+V2 A. The x-component of V3 can be 3.0 m/s B. The magnitude of V3 can be 8.0 m/s C. The magnitude ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:48pm

physics
A boy standing on top of a building throws a small ball from a height of H1 = 43.0 m. The ball leaves with a speed of 14.9 m/s, at an angle of 55.0 degrees from the horizontal, and lands on a building with a height of H2 = 14.0 m. Calculate for how long the ball is in the air...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:45pm

physics
A fireman, 29.1 m away from a burning building, directs a stream of water from a ground level fire hose at an angle of 48.5° above the horizontal. If the speed is 51.6 m/s, at what height will the stream of water hit the building?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:31pm

physics
A car starts at a position of x=6 km and has a speed of 6 mph. After 42 s the car has a speed of 60 mph. Determine the magnitude of the car's average acceleration during this time.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:30pm

physics
an aluminium of mass 2.1 kg rests on a steel platform. A horizontal force of 15N is applied to block(a) given the coefficient of limiting friction is 0.61 will the block move? (b)if it moves what will be its acceleration?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 5:46pm

physics
The blades of a ceiling fan have a radius of 0.340m and are rotating about a fixed axis with an intial angular velocity of +1.25rad/s2. When the switch on the fan is turned to a higher speed, the blades acire an angular acceleration of +2.55rad/s2. After 0.480s have elapsed ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:35pm

Physics
Attempting to stop on a slippery road, a car initially moving at 80 km/h skids at 30° to its initial motion, stopping in 3.9 s. Determine the average acceleration in m/s2 in coordinates with the x-axis in the direction of the original motion and the y- axis toward the side...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:15pm

Physics
The figure shows a 7 kg block being pulled along a frictionless floor by a cord that applies a force of constant magnitude 20 N but with an angle θ(t) that varies with time. When angle θ = 29°, at what rate is the block's acceleration changing if (a)θ(t...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 3:05pm

Physics
A 33.4 kg child, with a 3.05 kg backpack on his back, first stands on a sidewalk and then jumps up into the air. Find the force (positive up/negative down) on the sidewalk from the child when the child is (a) standing still and (b) in the air. Now find the net force (positive ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 2:55pm

Physics
Correct if i am wrong? Which of the following is a quantitative property of minerals? a. Cleavage b. Hardness **** c. Luster d. Streak Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of minerals? a. Occur in gaseous and liquid state b. Formed by inorganic processes c. Naturally...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 12:47pm

Physics
If a current is flowing with a value of 5.9 A, how much electron charge passes any single point in 25 seconds? A) 1.9 x 1020 e
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 11:07am

physics
A 1500 kg car at rest rolls down a hill inclined at 10 degrees with the horizontal. A 400 N friction force opposes its motion on the inclined plane and a 600 N on the horizontal surface a) how fast will it be moving at point B b) how far from point C will it travel before ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:35am

physics
When a car is 100 meters from its starting position traveling at 60.0 m/s., it starts braking and comes to a stop 350 meters from its starting position in 8.3 s.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:27am

physics
When a car is 100 meters from its starting position traveling at 60.0 m/s., it starts braking and comes to a stop 350 meters from its starting position in 8.3 s.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:27am

physics
A body of mass 10kg in air and 4kg in water calculate the volume and its density
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 2:11am

physics
An object of volume 4 metercube is immersed in a liquid of density 1030 kilogramme per meter cubic meter calculate the upthrust of liquid of the object
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 12:40am

Physics
The speed of light in polythene is 1.99 x 108 m/s What is the index of refraction of polythene
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10:29pm

physics
How much time does it take a pulse of light to travel through 180\({\rm {\rm m}}\) of water?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 9:11pm

Physics
A motorist travels at a constant speed of 37.0 m/s through a school zone, exceeding the posted speed limit. A policeman waits 7.0 s before giving chase at an acceleration of 3.2 m/s2. I have solved that it will take 36 seconds for the cop to catch up to the car. However, I am ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 9:00pm

Physics
an alpha particle of mass m= 6.6 x 10^-27 kg has a speed of .81c, where the speed of light is c= 3 x 10^8 m/s. The alpha particle collides with a gold nucleus and rebounds with the same speed in the opposite direction. If the collision lasted for t= 4 x 10^-7s, what is the ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 8:42pm

physics
A golfer hits a ball off a tee from an elevated platform 13m above the ground. if the golf ball leaves the tee at 85 m/s @ 15 degrees, find the flight time, the maximum height above the ground and the horizontal displacement of the golf ball.
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 8:35pm

physics
an electron of mass m has a speed of v. at what speed would the ration of the magnitudes of the relativistic and non relativistic momenta be equal to 2?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 8:28pm

physics
A soccer ball is kicked off of the ground at 17 ft/sec @ 30 degrees. Determine the maximum height above the ground the ball reaches and how far downfield the ball lands.
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 8:05pm

physics
A boy runs off the edge of a 5 foot high wall @ 2.5 ft/sec. How long will he spend in the air? How far from the base of the wall will he land?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 8:04pm

physics
A truck of mass 1.0 tonne moving at 4.0 m/s catches up and collides with a truck of mass 2.0 tonne moving at 3.0m/s in the same direction. The trucks become coupled together. Calculate their common velocity
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 7:34pm

physics
is this right?if 5.0m/s^2=6.0m/s-0/1.2s a=fn/m 5.0m/s=15.0N/3kg show that the 5.0m/s^2 acceleration can result from a net force of 15N exerted on a 3.ok cart
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:51pm

physics
a wheel with an angular velocity of 300. rev/min increases to 500. rev/min in 10.0 sec. what is the angular acceleration the wheel is traveling?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 5:17pm

PHYSICS(HELP)
Eight charges (50μC each) are arranged on the corners of a cube side length 1 cm. What is the magnitude of the force on each charge in Newtons?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:26pm

physics
An object of volume 4 metercube is immersed in a liquid of density 1030 kilogramme per meter cubic meter calculate the upthrust of liquid of the object
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:11pm

physics
An object of volume 4 metercube is immersed in a liquid of density 1030 kilogramme per meter cubic meter calculate the upthrust of liquid of the object
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:11pm

physics
An object of volume 4 metercube is immersed in a liquid of density 1030 kilogramme per meter cubic meter calculate the upthrust of liquid of the object
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:10pm

physics
An object of volume 4 metercube is immersed in a liquid of density 1030 kilogramme per meter cubic meter calculate the upthrust of liquid of the object
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:08pm

physics-forces
Kara (55kg) is standing next to her brother Ben (80kg) on a large piece on frictionless ice. Kara decided to push her brother with a force of 200N expecting him to slide across the ice while she remains standing in the middle of the ice rink laughing. a) Describe the motion ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 3:15pm

physics
Eight charges (50μC each) are arranged on the corners of a cube side length 1 cm. What is the magnitude of the force on each charge in Newtons?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 2:28pm

Physics
Earlier I posted the tension question I knew how to get the equation of 50*9.81 = 2 (4360) sin A. I just don't know how to find (sin A) from here.
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 2:13pm

physics
Two charged spheres of charge q and mass m are each hanging from strings and are at equilibrium as shown below: Give an expression for tanθ in terms of ke (use "k" to write ke), q, m, g (gravity), and d (the distance between the spheres). tanθ=
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 1:29pm

physics
The combined mass of a man and a chair suspended at the midpoint of a rope of negligible mass is 50 kilograms. The rope is connected to a weight of 4360 newtons hanging from a massless frictionless pulley. Find the angle.
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 1:23pm

physics-forces
Kara (55kg) is standing next to her brother Ben (80kg) on a large piece on frictionless ice. Kara decided to push her brother with a force of 200N expecting him to slide across the ice while she remains standing in the middle of the ice rink laughing. a) Describe the motion ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 1:09pm

physics
Consider the freight train in Figure below. Suppose 17 boxcars pass by in a time of 10.7 s and each has a length of 15.3 m. (a) What is the frequency at which each boxcar passes? (b) What is the speed of the train?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 1:00pm

physics
How much force is needed to accelerate a 125 kg block up a 35 degree include at 3.4 m/s2 if the coefficient of friction is 0.28?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12:11pm

physics
A 625 N crate, which is at rest on the floor, is pulled along the floor by a horizontal force of 85 N. The coefficient of friction is 0.11. How far will the crate go in 4.5 seconds?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12:09pm

physics
Two cables suspend a 500 N sign above the hallway. The left cable makes a 40 degree angle with the ceiling and the right cable makes a 50 degree angle with the ceiling. What is the tension in the left and right cables?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:55am

physics
What is the apparent weight of a 55 kg person in an elevator accelerating downward at 2.2 m/s2?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:33am

PHYSICS
A wave pulse on a string moves a distance of 8 m in 0.04 s. What would be the wavelength of the wave on the same string if its frequency is 200 Hz? (A) 0.4 m (B) 0.5 m (C) 0.8 m (D) 0.10 m.
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:11am

physics
Compute the force of attraction between a 25 kg. mass and a 45 kg. mass that are 9.6 meters apart from center to center.
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 1:12am

physics
A 50 foot see-saw has 4 kids sitting on it. A 62 lb. girl sits on the left end, with a 76 lb. girl sitting 2.5 feet in front of her. On the right side, a 96 lb. boy sits on the end and has another boy sitting 2.5 feet in front of him. How much does this other boy weigh?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 1:09am

Physics
If an electron moves perpendicular to the same field with this speed,what is the radius of its circular orbit?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12:48am

Physics-forces
1. NASA launched a 550kg satellite into space. Its engines have a thrust of 8000N. a) What is the downward froce of gravity acting on the rocket at blast off? (is it 5390N?) b) What is the acceleration of the rocket at blast-off? (Hint: Fine Fnet first) 2. A planet has a mass ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12:18am

Physics
An electron passes location <0.02m, 0.04m,−0.06m>, and 4 μs later is de- tected at location <0.02 m, 1.84 m,−0.86 m>. Find the average velocity of the elecron: ¯v = <vx, vy, vz> If the electron continues to travel at this av- erage ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 9:07pm

physics
An electron passes location h0.02m, 0.04m,−0.06mi, and 4 μs later is de- tected at location h0.02 m, 1.84 m,−0.86 mi. Find the average velocity of the elecron: ¯v = <vx, vy, vz> If the electron continues to travel at this av- erage velocity, find ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 8:48pm

Physics
Friction is usually the killer of efficiency. How does a ramp relate to friction?
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 7:45pm

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