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August 30, 2015
Number of results: 42,211

**physics**

a spring driven dark gun propels a .01kg dart. it has a spring constant of 784 N/m and the spring is compressed a distance of .05 m. with what speed will the dart leave the gun, assuming the spring has negligible mass?
*December 20, 2011 by Dasha*

**physics**

A block with a mass of 0.5kg is pushed against a horizontal spring of negligible mass and spring constant 450 N/m until the spring is compressed a distance x. When it is released, the block travels along a frictionless, horizontal surface to the bottom of a verticle circular ...
*March 28, 2012 by natasha*

**physics help please...**

A light spring of constant k = 170 N/m rests vertically on the bottom of a large beaker of water. A 5.70 kg block of wood (density = 650 kg/m3) is connected to the spring and the mass-spring system is allowed to come to static equilibrium. What is the elongation, ÄL, of the ...
*December 20, 2010 by julie*

**physics**

A cart of mass 223 g is placed on a frictionless horizontal air track. A spring having a spring constant of 10.20 N/ m is attached between the cart and the left end of the track. When in equilibrium, the cart is located 11.0 cm from the left end of the track. If the cart is ...
*November 26, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

The body of a 1269 kg car is supported on a frame by four springs. The spring constant of a single spring is 2.75 × 10 4 N/m. Four people riding in the car have a combined mass of 256 kg. When driven over a pothole in the road, the frame vibrates and for the ﬁrst few ...
*February 16, 2012 by Angel*

**Physics**

A small fly of mass 0.25 g is caught in a spider’s web. The web vibrates predominately with a frequency of 5 Hz. Find the value of the spring constant.
*August 4, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Your fishing bobber oscillates up and down from the current in the river in a harmonic motion. The bobber moves a total of 5.0 inches from its high point to its low point then returns up to the high point every 5 seconds. Write an equation modeling the motion of the bobber at ...
*December 11, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A block of mass m = 7.0 kg is dropped from a height H = 46.0 cm onto a spring of spring constant k = 2360 N/m (see the figure). Find the maximum distance the spring is compressed.
*April 21, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A modern sculpture has a large horizontal spring, with a spring constant of 277 N/m, that is attached to a 58.0-kg piece of uniform metal at its end and holds the metal at an angle of θ = 48.0° above the horizontal direction. The other end of the metal is wedged into a ...
*March 22, 2012 by opp*

**physics**

A light inflexible cable is wrapped around a cylinder of mass , radius , and moment of inertia about the center of mass . The cylinder rotates about its axis without friction. The cable does not slip on the cylinder when set in motion. The free end of the cable is attached to ...
*November 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 20 g mass is attached to a 120 cm long string. The tension in the string is measured to be .200N. What is the angle. l\ l \ l \ l \ l o l Sorry crappy picture, but the circle is the mass and the diagonal lines represent the string the mass is attached to.
*October 6, 2010 by Amanda*

**math**

If a spring stretches 0.9 m when a 3-kg weight is attached to it, how much will it stretch when a 4-kg weight is attached to it?
*April 8, 2012 by gwen*

**PHYSICS 1301 (COLLEGE)**

As shown in the figure below, two masses m1 = 4.10 kg and m2 which has a mass 50.0% that of m1, are attached to a cord of negligible mass which passes over a frictionless pulley also of negligible mass. If m1 and m2 start from rest, after they have each traveled a distance h...
*October 18, 2014 by Bree *

**Physics**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 17, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 17, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS(HELP)**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 18, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 18, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS(HELP)**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead ...
*October 19, 2013 by michael*

**PHYSICS (HELP)**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 21, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A moving 1.60 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 295 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 3.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.500. What is ...
*February 28, 2008 by rory*

**Physics**

A moving 4.80 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 243 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.390. What is ...
*March 5, 2008 by Courtney*

**physics**

A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
*December 30, 2013 by Laura*

**Physics**

A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
*December 31, 2013 by Laura*

**Physics**

A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
*January 1, 2014 by Laura*

**Math HELP PLEASE**

A particle P of mass m=1 moves on the x-axis under the force field F=36/(x^3) - 9/(x^2) (x>0). (a)Initially P is projected from the point x=4 with speed 0.5. Show that P oscillates between two extremes points and find the period of the motion. (b)Show that there is a single...
*April 26, 2011 by Daphine*

**Math/Calculus**

A spring with a 4 kg mass has natural length 1 m and is maintained stretched to a length of 1.3 m by a force of 24.3 N. If the spring is compressed to a length of 0.8 m and then released with zero velocity, find the position of the mass at any time t. Here is my work so far: ...
*July 11, 2007 by COFFEE*

**physics **

two air carts of mass m1=0.87kg and m2=0.48kg are placed on a frictionless track.cart 1 is at rest initally, and a spring bumper with a force constant of 690N/m. cart 2 has a flat metal surface for a bumper, and move toward the bumper of the stationary cart with an intial ...
*November 18, 2010 by jheel*

**physics**

A 5 g bullet is fired into a 2 kg wooden block attached to a spring with a force constant of 20 N/m. It lodges in the block, and the block and bullet compress the spring until they come to a rest. If the bullet was moving at 1000 m/s just before the collision, how far is the ...
*July 18, 2012 by shawn*

**algebra**

a load of 8 kg attached to the bottom of a coil spring stretches the spring to a length of 76 cm and a load of 14 kg stretches it to a length of 85cm. find the natural(unstretched)length of the spring
*October 6, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 21, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS HELP!!!**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 21, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 5 kg mass is thrown up with a velocity of 4 m/s from a height of 30 m onto a spring with a relaxed length of 10 m, and a constant of 400 N/m. What will the maximum compression of the spring be? What will the speed of the object be when the spring is compressed 0.3 m?
*January 15, 2009 by Al*

**Physics**

A 5 kg mass is thrown up with a velocity of 4 m/s from a height of 30 m onto a spring with a relaxed length of 10 m, and a constant of 400 N/m. What will the maximum compression of the spring be? What will the speed of the object be when the spring is compressed 0.3 m?
*January 15, 2009 by Bartholomew*

**physics**

A block of mass 0.433kg is hung from a vertical spring and allow it to reach equilibrium rest. As a result the spring is stretched by 0.603m. Find the spring constant.
*December 4, 2011 by briana wiliams*

**Physics**

A block having mass 90 kg.just contact the top of the free end of spring. (1) find the maximum deflection of spring if the block is released instantaneously with zero initial velocity. (2) if the block is very gradually lowered on the spring. The stiffness of spring is 5000 N/m
*October 23, 2013 by Sarsi*

**Physics**

A light spring of constant k = 158 N/m rests vertically on the bottom of a large beaker of water (Fig. P9.34a). A 5.55 kg block of wood (density = 650 kg/m3) is connected to the spring and the mass-spring system is allowed to come to static equilibrium (Fig. P9.34b). What is ...
*December 4, 2011 by Arianna*

**Physics**

A force (in this case, water) is applied to a waterwheel that turns and lifts a small weight that is attached to a string that is attached to the waterwheel's axle. How do Newton's 3 laws of motion describe this event?
*April 5, 2013 by Pat*

**Physics**

For the answer to the following post, do you mean that the frequency does not depend on the radius? Posted by Johnny on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 5:49pm. The frequency of circular motion for a charged particle moving around in the presence of a uniform magnetic field does ...
*March 15, 2010 by Sandra*

**physics**

In a game of pool the cue ball strikes another ball of the same mass and initially at rest. After the collision the cue ball moves at 3.50 m/s along a line making an angle of 22 degrees with its original direction of motion. and the second ball had a speed of 2 m/s. a)What is ...
*March 4, 2007 by Chris*

**Physics**

A bungee jumper with mass 61.3 kg jumps from a high bridge. After reaching his lowest point, he oscillates up and down, hitting a low point eight more times in 31.8 s. He finally comes to rest 25.3 m below the level of the bridge. Calculate the spring constant of the bungee ...
*November 27, 2011 by Maggie*

**Physics Classical Mechanics**

A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
*October 21, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS **

MAXIMUM ELLONGATION IN SPRING WHEN THE MASS WITH SPRING IS THROWN WITH VELOCITY 4M FROM EQUILIBRIUM GIVEN THAT K=50 MASS OF BODY IS 5KG
*November 3, 2010 by KOMAL*

**physics**

a mass of 65 kg falls from rest 4.3m onto a spring with a stiffness coefficient of 62000 n/m. How far does the mass compress the spring?
*February 26, 2011 by Elmer*

**college physics**

A 190 g air-track glider is attached to a spring. The glider is pushed in 9.8 cm and released. A student with a stopwatch finds that 14 oscillations take 18.5 sec. What is the spring constant?
*October 30, 2009 by Dan*

**physics**

A spring (k = 905 N/m) is hanging from the ceiling of an elevator, and a 4.8-kg object is attached to the lower end. By how much does the spring stretch (relative to its unstrained length) when the elevator is accelerating upward at a = 0.74 m/s2?
*April 25, 2014 by Elle*

**Science Help Please**

1. Which of the following correctly describes a radio wave? A. long wavelength and high frequency B. long wavelength and low frequency C. short wavelengh and low frequency D. short wavelengh and high frequency Is the answer B? 2. When the energy of a light wave is transferred ...
*March 10, 2015 by callie*

**PHYSICS HELP PLEASE**

The spring constant of a toy dart gun is 4442 N=m. To!@#$%^& the gun the spring is compressed 1.5 cm. The 8 g dart, fired straight upward, reaches a maximum height of 26 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 : Determine the magnitude of the energy dissipated by air ...
*March 4, 2007 by kitt*

**physics **

Consider the mass on a spring in the figure below. If the spring constant is k = 28 N/m and the mass is m = 2.1 kg, what is the period? _____ s Any help will be appreciated.Thank you.
*December 5, 2012 by Jennifer*

**Physics**

The body of a 1297 kg car is supported on a frame by four springs. The spring constant of a single spring is 1.24 × 10 4 N/m. Four people riding in the car have a combined mass of 259 kg. When driven over a pothole in the road, the frame vibrates and for the ﬁrst few ...
*February 16, 2012 by Angel*

**physics**

The body of a 1285 kg car is supported on a frame by four springs. The spring constant of a single spring is 2.80 × 104 N/m. Four people riding in the car have a combined mass of 275 kg. When driven over a pothole in the road, the frame vibrates and for the first few seconds ...
*March 16, 2015 by d*

**physics**

have a question involving the spring costant: A 2-kg block is attached to a horizontal ideal spring with a spring constant of 200N/m. When the spring has its equilibrium length the block is given a speed of 5 m/s. What is the maximum elongation of the spring? The answer is ...
*November 5, 2006 by Diane*

**conceptual physics problem**

A particle is oscillating in simple harmonic motion. The time required for the particle to travel through one complete cycle is equal to the period of the motion, no matter what the amplitude is. But how can this be, since larger amplitudes mean that the particle travels farther?
*November 11, 2008 by Miss.Seena*

**Physics**

A 100 g mass is attached and wrapped around an apparatus at a constant radius of 10 cm. The hanging mass is dropped and obtains a speed of 0.2 m/s after 1 m. Using energy considerations, what is the moment of inertia of the apparatus?
*April 9, 2014 by Isabelle*

**physics**

A small piece of cork in a ripple tank oscillates up and down as ripples pass it. If the ripples travel at 0.20m/s, have a wavelength of 15mm and an amplitude of 5.0mm, what is the maximum velocity of the cork?
*March 27, 2010 by Edwin*

**mathematics**

A spring with a mass of 4 kg has damping constant 28, and a force of 12 N is required to keep the spring stretched 0.5 m beyond its natural length. The spring is stretched 1 m beyond its natural length and then released with zero velocity. Find the position of the mass at any ...
*April 24, 2012 by Marwan*

**math**

A spring with a mass of 4 kg has damping constant 28, and a force of 12 N is required to keep the spring stretched 0.5 m beyond its natural length. The spring is stretched 1 m beyond its natural length and then released with zero velocity. Find the position of the mass at any ...
*April 24, 2012 by Marwan*

**physics please help!!**

A moving 2.20kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 419 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 9.00cm from its rest postion. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.140. a) What is ...
*October 6, 2011 by archi*

**physics**

A physics student pulls a block of mass m = 20 kg up an incline at a slow constant velocity for a distance of d = 4.5 m. The incline makes an angle Δ = 30° with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the inclined plane is µk = 0.2. a)...
*March 8, 2015 by sunny*

**physic**

A box with a mass of m = 7.50 kg is set on top of a spring with a spring constant of k = 500 N/m. The box is pushed down 30.0 cm and released. (a) What is the maximum height the box reaches after being launched by the spring? (b) What is the instantaneous power delivered to ...
*October 13, 2014 by Elvis*

**physic**

A box with a mass of m = 7.50 kg is set on top of a spring with a spring constant of k = 500 N/m. The box is pushed down 30.0 cm and released. (a) What is the maximum height the box reaches after being launched by the spring? (b) What is the instantaneous power delivered to ...
*October 14, 2014 by Elvis*

**Physics**

Hi, I've been having issues with solving this problem. Could anyone help? Two blocks, of masses M = 2.0 kg and 2M are connected to a spring of spring constant k = 215 N/m that has one end fixed, as shown in the figure below. The horizontal surface and the pulley are ...
*March 21, 2010 by Jack*

**Science**

Does intensity increase as amplitude increases? (in reference to SOUND WAVES) Or does it decrease? I'm so confused now. I wrote that loudness, energy and intensity inreases as amplitude increases. Am I right? thank you.
*November 9, 2011 by Lola*

**physics**

In compressed state, a spring 3.00 meters long hanging from the ceiling has a potential energy of 2.0 joules. If the entire potential energy is used to release a ball of mass 1.2 kilograms vertically downward, then what is the kinetic energy of the ball when it reaches the ...
*December 17, 2014 by juan*

**Physics**

The maximum kinetic energy of a mass-spring system in SHM is equal to
*April 29, 2014 by Spaceman*

**Science**

describe the relationship between amplitude and frequency.
*March 27, 2009 by Tyshera*

**Physics 141**

x=3.5Cos(8pi.t) Amplitude=3.5m What is the frequency?
*April 5, 2014 by dakota22*

**Physics 141**

x=3.5cos(8pi.t) Amplitude=3.5m Frequency?
*April 5, 2014 by dakota22*

**PHYSICS**

A baby bounces up and down in her crib. Her mass is 13.5 kg, and the crib mattress can be modeled as a light spring with force constant 682 N/m. If she were to use the mattress as a trampoline—losing contact with it for part of each cycle—what minimum amplitude of oscillation ...
*May 20, 2010 by gill*

**Physics**

A spring with k = 54 N/cm is initially stretched 1 cm from its equilibrium length. (a) How much more energy is needed to further stretch the spring to 2 cm beyond its equilibrium length? (b) From this new position, how much energy is needed to compress the spring to 2 cm ...
*June 2, 2012 by Kelly*

**Physics**

I got part a and b, but not c. We are trying to find delta T in part c, but I'm still confused on where to start even with the help. (a) An iron block of the mass 1.2 kg is suspended on a spring of the spring constant 140 N/m, and merged into a vessel with 5 liters of water. ...
*December 3, 2010 by Susan*

**physics**

a .3kg mass moving on a horizontal, smooth incline has a speed of 5m/s and hits a spring with spring constant 3.0N/m. What is the maximum amount that the spring is compressed? I did Ei=PE + KE = Ef= PE =1/2mv(i)^2 + mgH = 1/2 k (y2-y1) =(1/2)(.3)^2 + (.3)(9.8)H=(1/2)3(y2-y1) ...
*June 14, 2009 by sarah*

**Physics**

A spring that has a force constant of 1100 N/m is mounted vertically on the ground. A block of mass 1.90 kg is dropped from rest from height of 1.65 m above the free end of the spring. By what distance does the spring compress?
*November 2, 2010 by Pranav*

**physics**

A 2kg block situated on a rough incline is connected to a spring of negligible mass having a spring costant of 100N/m.the pulley is frictionless.the block is released from rest when the spring is unstretched.the block moves 20 cm down the incline before coming to rest. a.find ...
*April 2, 2015 by virginia*

**physics problem**

An archer pulls the bowstring back for a distance of 0.400 m before releasing the arrow. The bow and string act like a spring whose spring constant is 490 N/m. (a) What is the elastic potential energy of the drawn bow? (b) The arrow has a mass of 0.0300 kg. How fast is it ...
*November 9, 2008 by Albee*

**Physics**

A spring (k = 857 N/m) is hanging from the ceiling of an elevator, and a 5.9 kg object is attached to the lower end. By how much does the spring stretch (relative to its unstrained length) when the elevator is accelerating upward at a = 0.81 m/s2? force= kx mg+ma=kx solve for a.
*March 29, 2007 by Mary*

**torque problem!**

A spring (k =819N/m) is hanging from the ceiling of an elevator, and a 5.1-kg object is attached to the lower end. By how much does the spring stretch (relative to its unstrained length) when the elevator is accelerating upward at a = 0.46m/s^2?
*November 8, 2008 by Cecilia*

**physics**

You generate a wave in a spring, stretched out on the floor, by oscillating your hand back and forth at a frequency of 1.6 Hz. The wave has a 1.5-m wavelength. If the wave takes 2.9 s to travel to the other end of the spring and back to your hand, what is the length of the ...
*January 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A string (A) hanging from the ceiling has a 1 kg mass attached to it and hanging below this mass is string (B) with a 2 kg mass attached. Both of the strings are massless. How do I calculate the tension in Cord B?
*November 24, 2009 by Ashley*

**physics**

A vertical spring with constant 830 N/m has a ball of mass 3 kg attached to the bottom of it, which is held with the spring unstretched. (a) How far must the ball be lowered to reach its equilibrium position? (b) The ball is given a charge of 0.060 C. If an electric field ...
*December 16, 2010 by Jessica*

**physics**

When a 4.48 kg mass is hung vertically on a certain light spring that obeys Hooke's law, the spring stretches 2.68 cm. How much work must an external agent do to stretch the spring 3.96 cm from its unstretched position?
*October 31, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

I would like to thoroughly understand each steo to solve this. In 0.750s, a 7.0kg block is pulled through a distance of 4.0m on a frictionless horizontal surface from rest. the block has a constant acceleration and is pulled by means of a horizontal spring attached to the ...
*November 12, 2009 by Inascent*

**Chemistry**

There are three isotopes of phosphorus. Only one of them is stable. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon (in MeV) for P-32 (atomic mass = 31.9739 u). mass H = 1.007825 u and mass n = 1.008665 u. I multiplied the protons(15) by the mass H, and the neutrons(16) by the mass n...
*April 30, 2015 by JUNDY*

**Physics**

Suppose that you let the masses m1 and m2 slide (without adding the third mass). a) What is the acceleration of the mass 25g? Hint: identify the force that produces the motion and the one that opposses and write the equation for the net force. b) What is the change in momemtum...
*December 2, 2008 by lulu*

**physics again it didnt work.**

A moving 1.60 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 295 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 3.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.500. What is ...
*March 1, 2008 by rory*

**physics**

The position of a 0.43 kg object attached to a spring is described by [x = (0.49 m) cos(1.25πt)] a) What is the amplitude of oscillations in m? b) What is in meters/second the maximum speed of the oscillating object? Answer in meters/seconds . c) Find in meters/second the...
*November 11, 2014 by Serena*

**physics**

The position of a 0.31 kg object attached to a spring is described by [x = (0.85 m) sin(2.37πt + 0.35)] a) What is the amplitude of oscillations in m? b) What is in meters/second the maximum speed of the oscillating object? Answer in meters/seconds . c) Find in meters/...
*November 11, 2014 by Serena*

**physics **

The spring constant of the spring in the ﬁgure is 25 N/m, and the mass of the object is 4 kg. The spring is unstretched and the surface is frictionless. A constant 18 N force is applied horizontally to the object (stretching the spring). v0 = 0 Find the speed of the ...
*March 2, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physical science**

A smoke particle undergoing Brownian motion in air has a mass of 2.00 x 10 -5 kg. a) what is the its average velocity if the temperature is 300 K? b) what is its average kinetic energy? The average kinetic energy of a particle or molecule of any mass is Eav = (3/2) k T where k...
*June 22, 2007 by jan*

**physics**

A 2.40 kg object is hanging from the end of a vertical spring. The spring constant is 53.0 N/m. The object is pulled 0.200 m downward and released from rest. Complete the table below by calculating the translational kinetic energy, the gravitational potential energy, the ...
*April 15, 2010 by mike*

**Physics**

A cannon is rigidly attached to a carriage,which can move along horizontal rails but is connected to a post by a large spring, initially unstretched, of force constant 60000 N/m. The cannon ﬁres a 305 kg projectile at a velocity of 174 m/s directed 38.9◦ above the...
*January 29, 2012 by amanda and leah*

**physics**

A cylinder is fitted with a piston that is connected to the bottom by a spring. The spring has a spring constant of k = 3600 N/m. The cylinder is open to air at the top and is frictionless. The radius of the cylinder is 25 mm and the piston has negligible mass. The air beneath...
*November 21, 2013 by jeremy*

**11th grade**

a spring with a spring constant of 4 newtons per meter is compressed by a force of 1.2 newtons. what is the total elastic potential energy stored in this compressed spring
*April 13, 2010 by Anonymous*

**AP Physics**

Hello given that I person 65 kg takes 4.5 s to climb a flight of stairs that is 5.5 m my question is well I was asked to solve for the work and W=fd and in this case f is equal to the normal force correct? Just take the opposite of mg??????? Also I'm asked to solve for PE and ...
*June 16, 2009 by AP Physics*

**Simple Harmonic Motion**

have performed an experiment of simple harmonic motion and the values I got Mass(g) Distance (m) 200 0.438 250 0.398 300 0.345 350 0.312 400 0.297 450 0.281 500 0.259 I would like to know how to calculate the spring constant... since I have been having weird values, if ...
*February 8, 2011 by Abi*

**physics - Energy**

An ore car of mass 41000 kg starts from rest and rolls downhill on tracks from a mine. At the end of the tracks, 9.6 m lower vertically, is a horizontally situated spring with constant 4.7 × 10^ 5 N/m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^ 2. Ignore friction. How much is the...
*January 14, 2012 by rei*

**physics**

A moving 2.8 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 215 N/m (see figure). The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 11.5 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.48...
*November 23, 2010 by help*

**physics**

What effect does increasing each of the following have on the wavelength of a wave? a)amplitude, if speed is constant b)speed, if frequency is constant c)frequency, if speed is constant
*November 24, 2008 by Sabina*

**Chemistry (Electrons in Atoms)**

True or False. 1)Electrons give off light as they drop to lower energy levels. 2)Electrons travel around the nucleus as waves. 3)A photon of low frequency light has more energy than a photon of high frequency light. 4)Orbitals with equal energy levels each contain one electron...
*May 22, 2011 by Jennie*

**help on physics**

A 3.30 kg object is hanging from the end of a vertical spring. The spring constant is 48.0 N/m. The object is pulled 0.200 m downward and released from rest. Complete the table below by calculating the translational kinetic energy, the gravitational potential energy, the ...
*November 11, 2008 by GiGi*

**Chemistry**

What is the energy in Joules of a mole of photons of microwave light having a frequency typical of microwave? (frequency = 3.0 x 10^9 Hz) I tried using the equation E= h x frequency, but I ended up with the answer 1.98 x 10^-24 instead of the correct answer 1.2 J, so there ...
*November 14, 2012 by Sarah*