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November 25, 2014

November 25, 2014

**Recent Homework Questions About Physics**

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**physics **

A man standing on very slick ice fires a rifle horizontally. The mass of the man together with the rifle is 70 kg , and the mass of the bullet is 10 g If the bullet leaves the muzzle at a speed of 500 m/s, what is the final speed of the man?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:46pm*

**physics **

A small, 250\g cart is moving at 1.50m/s on a frictionless track when it collides with a larger, 4.00kg cart at rest. After the collision, the small cart recoils at 0.890m/s . What is the speed of the large cart after the collision?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:44pm*

**physics **

In a Little League baseball game, the 145 g ball enters the strike zone with a speed of 13.0 m/s. The batter hits the ball, and it leaves his bat with a speed of 21.0 m/s in exactly the opposite direction. 1. what is the magnitude of the impulse delivered by the bat to the ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:40pm*

**physics **

An ice hockey puck slides along the ice at 15 m/s . A hockey stick delivers an impulse of 4.8kg/m/s causing the puck to move off in the opposite direction with the same speed. what is the mass of the puck?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:35pm*

**Physics**

If a 648 N body on a carpeted surface has a μs of 0.86 and a μk of 0.68, what amount of force will be required to start dragging the body across the floor? Make sure to report your answer with the correct number of significant figures Is this correct? 0.86*648*9.8= 5...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:11pm*

**Physics**

If a 648 N body on a carpeted surface has a μs of 0.86 and a μk of 0.68, what amount of force will be required to start dragging the body across the floor? Make sure to report your answer with the correct number of significant figures am I doing this right? 648*.68=440
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:21pm*

**physics**

Speed in air is 340m.s Siren of ambulance emits waves of frequency 980Hz A detector at the scene measures the frequency as 1050Hz h0w d0 I w0rk this 0ut 1050 = 340 / 340 - vs (980) 1050 = 1 - vs (980) 1050 = -vs (980) 1050 + vs = 980 1050/1050 + vs = 980 / 1050 vs = 980 / 1050...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 2:51pm*

**physics**

A 755 N diver drops from a board 10.0m above the water's surface.Find the diver's speed 5.00 m above the water's surface. Then find the diver's speedjust before striking the water.
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 2:18pm*

**physics**

If a 648 N body on a carpeted surface has a μs of 0.86 and a μk of 0.68, what amount of force will be required to start dragging the body across the floor? Make sure to report your answer with the correct number of significant figures
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 2:11pm*

**physics**

A staging that weighs Wstaging supports a painter weighing 350 N. The reading on the left scale is 600 N and the reading on the right scale is 240 N. What is the weight of the staging?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:10pm*

**physics **

What is the work done by the two forces together in moving an object a distance of d = 5 m as shown in the diagram? The magnitude of each force is 19 N. Diagram: (The two forces, F1 and F2, have the same magnitud but F1 is 45º over de the x axis, and F2 is 45º below ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 11:29am*

**physics **

The rope of a swing is 3.1 m long. Calculate the angle from the vertical at which a 77-kg man must begin to swing in order to have the same kinetic energy at the bottom as a 1430-kg car moving at 1.05 m/s (2.35 mi/hr).
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 11:22am*

**physics **

A parachutist descends vertically a distance of 380 m at a constant speed of 2.9 m/s. The mass of the parachutist is 70 kg. What is the work done on the parachutist by the net force during this descent?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 11:20am*

**Physics**

Half life of radium is 44 years.The sample will reduce to 50% of its orignal value ater how many years?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:30am*

**physics**

It has been said that sometimes lead bullets melt upon impact. Assume that a bullet with an initial temperature of 301 K receives 73.9 % of the work done on it by a wall on impact as an increase in internal energy. (The melting point of lead is 601 K, the heat of fusion for ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:18am*

**physics**

A cryogenic storage container holds liquid helium, which boils at 4.20 K. Suppose a student painted the outer shell of the container black, turning it into a pseudo-blackbody, and that the shell has an effective area of 0.791 m2 and is at 2.95·102 K. What is the rate at...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:18am*

**physics**

An air-cooled motorcycle engine loses a significant amount of heat through thermal radiation according to the Stefan-Boltzmann equation. Assume that the ambient temperature is T0 = 24.5°C (297.65 K). Suppose the engine generates 11.5 hp (8.58 kW) of power and, due to ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:17am*

**physics**

A copper sheet of thickness 2.13 mm is bonded to a steel sheet of thickness 1.41 mm. The outside surface of the copper sheet is held at a temperature of 100.0°C and the steel sheet at 24.3°C. a) Determine the temperature (in °C) of the copper-steel interface. b) ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:16am*

**Physics**

someone please answer these Physics Q answers no explanation 1 What is the opposite force to gravity 2 an example of a contact force 3 an example of a non-contact force 4 What effect does ‘mass’ have on inertia 5 two examples of forces that could slow an object down ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:28am*

**physics**

A truck moves with a constant acceleration and covers a distance between two points 180 apart in 10 seconds. The velocity as it passes the second point is 30 m/s. Whats the acceleration of the truck ? whats the velocity in the first point ?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 5:53am*

**physics**

the speed of a train is reduced uniformly from 10 m/s to 5 m/s while covering a distance of 150 m. What is the acceleration of the train? how much farther will it travel before coming to rest, assuming the same acceleration ?
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 5:24am*

**pe**

"Being an athlete takes more brains than brawn. It takes time and effort. It takes endurance and commitment. It takes an athlete who can stay in the air for 2.5 seconds while shooting a goal; an athlete who knows which laws of physics keep him there." Assess the ...
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:49am*

**physics**

while cruising along dark stretch of highway at a speed of 25 m/s you see that bridge ahead has been washed out. you apply the breaks to and come to a stop in 4.0 sec construct the position vs time graph and acceleration vs time graph and motion graph for 4 sec interval
*Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:04am*

**physics**

a motorcycle wants to jump a ditch 4m wide. he leaves one side on a ramp that slopes up at 30 above horizontal. he lands at the same elevation at which he took off. his front wheel leaves the ground 2m before the edge of the ditch and comes down 3 m past the far side of the ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:41pm*

**PHYSICS**

What magnitude is not possible when a vector of magnitude 3 is added to a vector of magnitude 4?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:39pm*

**Physics**

A 4.9 kg block initially at rest is pulled to the right along a horizontal, frictionless surface by a constant, horizontal force of 14 N. Find the speed of the block after it has
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:05pm*

**Physics**

An 8.00g bullet is fired at 220m/s into a 250g wooden block that is initially at rest. The bullet remains in the block and after the collision the two slide up a 30° incline. a. Solve for the velocity of the bullet-block after the collision. (ans: 6.82m/s) b. Determine ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 10:35pm*

**physics**

During a neighborhood baseball game in a vacant lot, a particularly wild hit sends a 0.144-kg baseball crashing through the pane of a second-floor window in a nearby building. The ball strikes the glass at 14.9 m / s, shatters the glass as it passes through, and leaves the ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:55pm*

**physics **

a standard coordinate system (+x to the right, +y upwards and +z out of the page) a particle with a positive charge is travelling in the +x direction when it encounters a magnetic field in the −y direction. In which direction will the magnetic force act on the particle?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:41pm*

**Physics**

gazelle traveling 200 m/s is launched at a 40 degree angle with respect to the horizontal.
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:32pm*

**physics**

You are loading a refrigerator weighing 2250 N onto a truck, using a wheeled cart. The refrigerator is raised 1.00 m to the truck bed when it is rolled up a ramp. Calculate the minimum work that must be done by the force you apply and the magnitude of the force if the ramp is ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:24pm*

**Physics**

A vector is directed at an angle tangent above the +x axis, pointing into the first quadrant. If the x component of this vector is 10 m, the magnitude of the vector is?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:44pm*

**physics**

Rocket-powered sleds are been used to test the responses of humans to acceleration. Start- ing from rest, one sled can reach a speed of 510 m/s in 2.37 s and can be brought to a stop again in 3.15 s. Find the acceleration of the sled while ac- celerating. Answer in units of m/...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:37pm*

**physics**

Tony Hawk skates down a ramp. If he is moving at 5.4 m/s at the bottom of the ramp and has a mass of 82 kg, how tall was the ramp?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:26pm*

**physics**

How fast will a roller coaster, with a mass of 1200 kg, be moving at the bottom of an 18 meter tall hill?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:24pm*

**physics**

Bobo jumps out of a plane 2,000 m in the air. If Bobo has a mass of 100 kg, how much kinetic energy will he have after falling for 200 m? Assume no air resistance.
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:23pm*

**physics**

A team of sled rides has a mass of 180 kg. If they have 8,000 J of kinetic energy at the bottom of the hill, how tall was the hill they just tackled?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:22pm*

**Physics**

A wheel is rotating freely with an angular speed of 4840rad/s on a shaft whose moment of inertia is negligible. A second wheel, initially at rest and with 8 times the rotational inertia of the first is suddenly coupled to the same shaft. a) What is the angular speed of the ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:07pm*

**Science Physics**

How many Btu of heat must be added to 1200 lb of copper to raise its temperature from 100°F to 450°F -specific heat for copper is 0.092-
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:06pm*

**physics**

A 1100- kg car collides with a 1500- kg car that was initially at rest at the origin of an x-y coordinate system. After the collision, the lighter car moves at 20.0 km/h in a direction of 35 o with respect to the positive x axis. The heavier car moves at 23 km/h at -50 o with ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 5:45pm*

**Physics**

A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 5:45pm*

**physics-distance **

Here's a stationary bike. If you pedal such that the front wheel rotates at 6.9 rad/s, and that wheel's radius is half a meter, how far would you have gone in 35 minutes, if the bike where a non-stationary bike? (Assume a constant speed of rotation) I am not sure where...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 5:29pm*

**physics**

Find the height of a cliff if the 87.6 kg cliff diver hits the water at 15.5 m/s.
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 5:00pm*

**physics**

A particle undergoes three successive displacement in a plane as follows 4m southwest, 5m east, 6m in a direction 60 degree north of east (a) draw an apropraite vector diagram to represcent the displacement (b) detarmine the displacement that would be required to bring the ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:14pm*

**physics**

A one-piece cylinder is shaped as in the Figure, with a core section protruding from the larger drum. The cylinder is free to rotate around the central axis shown in the drawing. A rope wrapped around the drum, of radius 2.70 m, exerts a force F1 to the right on the cylinder. ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:01pm*

**Physics- linear acceleration **

A wagon, starting from rest has a linear acceleration in the positive x direction of 0.3 m/s2. For the next 19 seconds, the wheels roll without slipping. The radius of each wheel is 37.4 cm. After this time, how many radians has each wheel rotated through?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:56pm*

**physics**

A block of mass m = 1.02 kg is suspended above the ground at a height h = 14.4 m by a spool with two arms. The spool-with- arms arrangement is a combination of a solid uniform cylinder of mass M = 3.43 kg and radius R = 0.440 m, and two rods, each of length l = 0.559 m and ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:18pm*

**physics**

Suppose a bimetallic strip is constructed of copper and steel strips of thickness 1.23 mm and length 22.3 mm, and the temperature of the strip is reduced by 6.30 K. Determine the radius of curvature of the cooled strip (the radius of curvature of the interface between the two ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:04pm*

**physics **

The average car today has a mass of 1100 kg, and when accelerating from rest, covers 0.25 miles in 15 seconds. Each rim and tire together has a diameter of 46 cm and a mass of 9.1kg. If we agree the rim and tire have the shape of a solid disk that rotates through its ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 2:51pm*

**physics**

Two masses are connected by a light string passing over a frictionless pulley as shown on Figure. The M2= 6.1 kg mass is released from rest at height h = 2.8 m . We are given that M1=2.7 kg and I, the moment of inertia of the pulley is I = 0.198 kg m2 and its radius is R = 0....
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 2:50pm*

**Physics**

A solid sphere of mass 2.07kg rolls up an incline with an inclination angle of 24.40°. At the bottom of the incline, the center of mass of the sphere has a translational speed of 2.80m/s. a) What is in J, the linear kinetic energy of the sphere at the bottom of the incline...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 2:19pm*

**Physics**

A 1100- kg car collides with a 1500- kg car that was initially at rest at the origin of an x-y coordinate system. After the collision, the lighter car moves at 20.0 km/h in a direction of 35 o with respect to the positive x axis. The heavier car moves at 23 km/h at -50 o with ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 2:01pm*

**Physics**

A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 1:08pm*

**Physics**

A 0.145- kg baseball with an initial speed of 27 m/s rebounds with a speed of 32 m/s after being struck with a bat. If the duration of contact between ball and bat was 1.5 ms, what was the magnitude of the average force between ball and bat?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:52pm*

**Physics**

What is the momentum (in kg m/s) of a 131- kg football player running at a top speed of 9.9 m/s? What is the momentum of a 9.32- g rifle bullet traveling at 618 m/s
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:52pm*

**physics**

in passing theough a wooden block 8cm thick the velocity of a beullet reduces from 700m/s to 300 m/s if the mass of the bullet is 10g find the average resitance to penetrate ?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:42pm*

**Physics **

A 8.9 kg block initially at rest is pulled to the right along a horizontal, frictionless surface by a constant, horizontal force of 12.1 N. Find the speed of the block after it has moved 3.3 m. Answer in units of m/s
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:27pm*

**Physics**

Calculate the ideal gas constant using the moles of air, temperature of air and slope of the air vs. 1/Pressure graph. Moles of air = 4.89*10^-4 Temperature of air = 23C Slope = 2317
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:25pm*

**physics**

An aluminum vessel with a volume capacity of 510 cm3 is filled with water to the brim at 20.0°C. The vessel and contents are heated heated to 49.9°C. During the heating process, will the water spill over the top (in this case the answer would be positive), will there ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:03pm*

**physics**

Suppose a bimetallic strip is constructed of copper and steel strips of thickness 1.33 mm and length 23.5 mm, and the temperature of the strip is reduced by 4.50 K. If the strip is 23.5 mm long, how far is the maximum deviation of the strip from the straight orientation?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:47am*

**Physics**

An aircraft moving horizontally at a speed of 80m/s and at a height of 500m releases a bomb to destroy a tank moving away from it. If the bomb is released when the tank is at a horizontal distance of 600m from the aircraft, find the speed of the tank.
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:11am*

**physics**

A 1.2 kg tether ball is hit so that it circles the pole with an angular speed of 3 radians/s. The length of the tether is 2m. What is the angle measured from the tether to the vertical pole?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:09am*

**Physics**

"Being an athlete takes more brains than brawn. It takes time and effort. It takes endurance and commitment. It takes an athlete who can stay in the air for 2.5 seconds while shooting a goal; an athlete who knows which laws of physics keep him there." Assess the ...
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:08am*

**physics**

Calculate the PRP, PRF, PD, DF, SPL, wavelength, period, and Axial Resolution if a 2 cycle pulse emitted from a 10 MHz transducer if the echo time received was 0.26 ms in soft tissue.
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:38am*

**physics**

a50g ball is hit to roll by a force of 100N.it rolls over 20m.what was its initial speed
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:17am*

**Physics**

what are vector quantities?
*Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:38am*

**physics 1403**

10kg mass is attached to a 5kg mass by a 20cm cord. The 5 kg mass is attached by a 30cm cord to a motor that rotates the entire mass/cord system 5rev/s in the horizontal plane. What is the tension in each cord?
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:22pm*

**physics**

A rifle fires a 1.27 x 10-2-kg pellet straight upward, because the pellet rests on a compressed spring that is released when the trigger is pulled. The spring has a negligible mass and is compressed by 7.87 x 10-2 m from its unstrained length. The pellet rises to a maximum ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:48pm*

**physics**

A horizontal force of 2.0 N is applied to a 1.5 kg cart on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction is 0.55. What is the acceleration of the cart given that the cart was originally moving?
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 9:46pm*

**physics**

find the mass of a ball on a roof 30 meters high, if the ball's gravitational energy is 58.8 joules.
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 9:25pm*

**Physics**

A flat circular coil with 193 turns, a radius of 5.50 x 10-2 m, and a resistance of 0.241 Ω is exposed to an external magnetic field that is directed perpendicular to the plane of the coil. The magnitude of the external magnetic field is changing at a rate of ΔB/&#...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:44pm*

**Physics**

A 5.9 kg block initially at rest is pulled to the right along a horizontal, frictionless surface by a constant, horizontal force of 12.1 N. Find the speed of the block after it has moved 2.6 m.
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:40pm*

**physics**

a 10.0m long bar is attached by a frictionless hing to a wall and held horizontally by a rope that makes an angle of 53 deg with the bar the bar is uniform and weights 39.9 N. how far from the hinge should a 10.0kg mass be suspended for the tension T in the rope to be 125 N
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:32pm*

**Reactor Physics**

There is an infinite non-multiplying medium with diffusion length 3 cm and diffusion coefficient 1 cm. There are 3 point sources of neutrons on the x-y plane: „h Source S1 = 108 s-1 at (x, y) = (2 cm, 0) „h Source S2 = 2*108 s-1 at (x, y) = (0, 2 cm) „h Source ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:56pm*

**Reactor Physics**

Design the smallest cubical uniform nuclear reactor which will have a fission rate at any point not greater than 2.1*1011 fissions.cm-3.s-1 and a fission power not smaller than 2,500 MW. [Neglect the extrapolation distance.]
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:52pm*

**physics**

Erica throws a ball out of a window with a horizontal speed of 3.8m/s. If the ball hits the ground 15m away, how high up is the window? My work: X-direction v1x=3.8m/s v2x=3.8m/s a=0m/s2 d=15m y-direction I don't know how to find the initial and final velocity. a=-9.8m/s2 ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:43pm*

**physics**

A hollow 0.358 kg sphere rolls without slipping down an inclined plane that makes an angle of 41.0o with the horizontal direction. The sphere is released from rest a distance 0.734 m from the lower end of the plane. a. How fast is the hollow sphere moving as it reaches the end...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:41pm*

**physics**

A hollow 0.358 kg sphere rolls without slipping down an inclined plane that makes an angle of 41.0o with the horizontal direction. The sphere is released from rest a distance 0.734 m from the lower end of the plane. a. How fast is the hollow sphere moving as it reaches the end...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:40pm*

**physics**

Please Help The human outer ear contains a more-or-less cylindrical cavity called the auditory canal that behaves like a resonant tube to aid in the hearing process. One end terminates at the eardrum (tympanic membrane), while the other opens to the outside. (See the figure (...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:24pm*

**Physics**

Consider the rods plus disc system shown in the Figure. The rod has a length L =0.50 m, and mass M = 0.270kg. The large disc has a radius of R = 0.130m and mass m=0.810kg. The second disk should be treated as a point mass of 0.405kg. It is glued to the rod at position X = 0....
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:22pm*

**physics **

The average car today has a mass of 1100 kg, and when accelerating from rest, covers 0.25 miles in 15 seconds. Each rim and tire together has a diameter of 46 cm and a mass of 9.1kg. If we agree the rim and tire have the shape of a solid disk that rotates through its geometric...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:22pm*

**PHYSICS**

A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far would this person walk due east? Answer in units of km
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:04pm*

**PHYSICS**

A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km.
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:03pm*

**Physics**

A circular coil (660 turns, radius = 0.037 m) is rotating in a uniform magnetic field. At t = 0 s, the normal to the coil is perpendicular to the magnetic field. At t = 0.024 s, the normal makes an angle of 45o with the field because the coil has made one-eighth of a ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:02pm*

**Physics 11U**

At the moment when a shot putter releases a 5.00 kg shot, the shot is 2.00 m above the ground and travelling at 15.0 m/s. It reaches a maximum height of 8.0 m above the ground and then falls to the ground. Assume air resistance is negligible. a) What was the velocity of the ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:43pm*

**physics**

car doing 60 mph and skids for 52.3 meters what is the speed at end of skid co/friction is 0.693 urgent help please
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:35pm*

**Physics**

A flat circular coil with 193 turns, a radius of 5.50 x 10-2 m, and a resistance of 0.241 Ω is exposed to an external magnetic field that is directed perpendicular to the plane of the coil. The magnitude of the external magnetic field is changing at a rate of ΔB/&#...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:22pm*

**Science Physics**

How many Btu of heat must be added to 1200 lb of copper to raise its temperature from 100°F to 450°F
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:58pm*

**physics**

Please help I cant breath with this qn, due today exam pending, thanks for taking your time to help. The human outer ear contains a more-or-less cylindrical cavity called the auditory canal that behaves like a resonant tube to aid in the hearing process. One end terminates at ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:55pm*

**Physics (heat)**

A coal sample yields 1.25 X 10^4 Btu/lb. How many foot-pounds of work result from burning 1.00 ton of this coal?
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:35pm*

**physics **

The average car today has a mass of 1100 kg, and when accelerating from rest, covers 0.25 miles in 15 seconds. Each rim and tire together has a diameter of 46 cm and a mass of 9.1kg. If we agree the rim and tire have the shape of a solid disk that rotates through its geometric...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:32pm*

**physics**

Three people pull simultaneously on a stubborn donkey. Jack pulls eastward with a force of 72.7 N, Jill pulls with 79.9 N in the northeast direction, and Jane pulls to the southeast with 103 N. (Since the donkey is involved with such uncoordinated people, who can blame it for ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:20pm*

**Physics**

A flat circular coil with 193 turns, a radius of 5.50 x 10-2 m, and a resistance of 0.241 Ω is exposed to an external magnetic field that is directed perpendicular to the plane of the coil. The magnitude of the external magnetic field is changing at a rate of ΔB/&#...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:17pm*

**Physics **

A moving object has a kinetic energy of 182 J and a momentum with magnitude of 27.6 kg·m/s. (a) Determine the mass of the object. kg (b) Determine the speed of the object. m/s
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 4:43pm*

**Physics**

A 73.5 kg ice skater moving to the right with a velocity of 2.97 m/s throws a 0.21 kg snowball to the right with a velocity of 29.3 m/s relative to the ground. (a) What is the velocity of the ice skater after throwing the snowball? Disregard the friction between the skates and...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 4:27pm*

**Science Physics**

A lifeguard swims with her head just above the water. What is the volume of the submerged part of her body if she weighs 600 N? Would I need to divide by 9800 or 62.4?
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 4:15pm*

**physics**

A disk with mass m = 8.1 kg and radius R = 0.33 m begins at rest and accelerates uniformly for t = 18 s, to a final angular speed of ω = 34 rad/s. What is the angular acceleration of the disk? What is the angular displacement over the 18 s? What is the moment of inertia ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 3:40pm*

**Physics**

A beaker of mass 5kg containing oil of mass 17.4 kg and density 8.5 x102kg/m3 rests on the scale A block of iron of mass 6.7kg is suspended from the spring scale and completely submerged in the oil as shown in Figure below. Determine the equilibrium readings of lower scale in ...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 2:17pm*

**physics**

Which parameter of a projectile depends on the horizontal as well as the vertical component of velocity of projection?
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 2:12pm*

**physics **

The average car today has a mass of 1100 kg, and when accelerating from rest, covers 0.25 miles in 15 seconds. Each rim and tire together has a diameter of 46 cm and a mass of 9.1kg. If we agree the rim and tire have the shape of a solid disk that rotates through its geometric...
*Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:41pm*

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