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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 ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 10:46am by Inascent

physics
A simple harmonic oscillator consists of a block of mass 4.40 kg attached to a spring of spring constant 110 N/m. When t = 1.00 s, the position and velocity of the block are x = 0.126 m and v = 4.120 m/s. (a) What is the amplitude of the oscillations? What were the (b) ...
Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 2:04am by sarah

physics
A simple harmonic oscillator consists of a block of mass 4.40 kg attached to a spring of spring constant 110 N/m. When t = 1.00 s, the position and velocity of the block are x = 0.126 m and v = 4.120 m/s. (a) What is the amplitude of the oscillations? What were the (b) ...
Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 8:26am by sarah

Physics
A simple harmonic oscillator consists of a block of mass 1.70 kg attached to a spring of spring constant 390 N/m. When t = 2.30 s, the position and velocity of the block are x = 0.173 m and v = 2.830 m/s. (a) What is the amplitude of the oscillations? What were the (b) ...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 4:28pm by kendell

physicis
A block of mass m1 = 4.00 kg slides along a frictionless table with a speed of 16.0 m/s. Directly in front of it, and moving in the same direction, is a block of mass m2 = 5.00 kg moving at 7.00 m/s. A massless spring with a spring constant k = 1220 N/m is attached to the ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12:19am by PCm

Physics
A block of mass m1 = 2.4 kg initially moving to the right with a speed of 3.3 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal track collides with a spring attached to a second block of mass m2 = 4.1 kg initially moving to the left with a speed of 1.5 m/s as shown in figure (a). The spring ...
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 2:18pm by Leticia

Physics
A block of mass m1 = 2.4 kg initially moving to the right with a speed of 3.3 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal track collides with a spring attached to a second block of mass m2 = 4.1 kg initially moving to the left with a speed of 1.5 m/s as shown in figure (a). The spring ...
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 2:18pm by Leticia

Physics
A 2.60-kg block is attached to a horizontal spring that has a spring constant of 160. N/m. At the instant when the displacement of the spring from its unstrained length is -0.115 m, what is the acceleration a of the object?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 6:04pm by Kevin

Physics
An ideal spring with a stiffness of 329 N/m is attached to a wall, and its other end is attached to a block that has a mass of 15.0 kg. The spring/block system is then stretched away from the spring's relaxed position until 57.0 J of mechanical energy is stored in the spring. ...
Friday, December 4, 2009 at 3:37pm by John

physics
A 1.82 kg box moves back and forth on a horizontal frictionless surface between two different springs, as shown. The box is initially pressed against the stronger spring (k1 = 37.0 N/cm), compressing it 3.10 cm, and then is released from rest. By how much will the box compress...
Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 6:50pm by Megan

Physics
A 10 kg block is pushed across a rough surface by a 25N force the block moves at a constant velocity when this force is applied. A) determine the magnitude of the friction force acting on the block B) What is the coefficient of friction between the surface and the block
Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:51am by Edward

physics
Sir Robert Hooke (1635-1703), studied the elastic properties of springs and formulated the law that bears his name. Hooke found the relationship among the force a spring exerts, F, the distance from equilibrium the end of the spring is displaced, x, and a number k called the ...
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 11:44am by Anonymous

physics
A 4.0 kg block is put on top of a 5.0 kg block. To cause the top block to slip on the bottom one while the bottom one is held fixed, a horizontal force of at least 16 N must be applied to the top block. The assembly of blocks is now placed on a horizontal, frictionless table...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 10:29pm by Sadi

Physics
A bullet of mass m=0.060 kg hits a 5.0 kg block with an initial speed of 225 m/s. The block is connected to a spring that is attached to a wall. The friction between the block and the table is negligible. Upon impact, the bullet bounces back from the box with a speed of 75 m/s...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8:49pm by Rob

physics
8. A spring is compressed a distance of 0.15 m from its rest position and held in place while a ball of mass 0.150 kg is placed at its end. When the spring is released, the ball leaves the spring traveling at 9.0 m/s. What is the spring constant? 540 N/m 450 N/m 60 N/m 225 N/m...
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10:59pm by unknown

phsyics
an 8g bullet is shot into a 4kg block at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface. the bullet remains lodged in the block. the block movies into a spring and compresses it by 3cm. the force constant of the spring is 1500N/m. the initial speed of the bullet is closest to?
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 5:34pm by joyce

Physics (Energy and Momentum)
A block of mass m1 = 1.00 kg slides along a frictionless table with a speed of 16.0 m/s. Directly in front of it, and moving in the same direction, is a block of mass m2 = 6.00 kg moving at 8.00 m/s. A massless spring with a spring constant k = 1320 N/m is attached to the ...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 6:25pm by Andrew

College Physics
A 6.76 kg block is attached to a spring with spring constant 36.9 N/m. While the block is sitting at rest, a student hits it with a hammer and almost instantaneously gives it a speed of 57 cm/s. What are The amplitude of the subsequent oscillations?
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 12:05am by Anonymous

Physics
To measure the static friction coefficient between a 1.9 kg block and a vertical wall. A spring (spring constant = 458 N/m) is attached to the block. Someone pushes on the end of the spring in a direction perpendicular to the wall until the block does not slip downward. If the...
Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 1:06am by Mary

Grade 12 University physics
A 1.2kg block is dropped from 48cm above a spring in equilibrium. The force constant for the spring is 124N/m. Calculate the maximum compression in the spring.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 11:51am by Alex

physics
A 0.230-kg block along a horizontal track has a speed of 1.70 m/s immediately before colliding with a light spring of force constant 48.0 N/m located at the end of the track. What is the spring's maximum compression if the track is frictionless?
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 12:26pm by krys

physics
A 0.70 kg block along a horizontal track has a speed of 1.10 m/s immediately before colliding with a light spring of force constant 3.50 N/m located at the end of the track. (a) What is the spring’s maximum compression if the track is frictionless?
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:06pm by Anonymous

physics
A 5.0-kg block is at rest on a horizontal floor. If you push horizontally on the 5.0-kg block with a force of 10.0 N, it just starts to move. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction? (b) A 12.0-kg block is stacked on top of the 5.0-kg block. What is the magnitude F of ...
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7:27pm by Julie

physic12-dymanics
A 5kg block slides down an incline of 25 degrees to the horizontal at a constant speed. a) what is the net force on the block? b) what is the magnitude of the friction force acting on the block? c) If friction was negligible and the block was accelerating down , what would be ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 11:19pm by sk

physics PLEASE help
A 5.0-kg block is at rest on a horizontal floor. If you push horizontally on the 5.0-kg block with a force of 10.0 N, it just starts to move. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction? (b) A 12.0-kg block is stacked on top of the 5.0-kg block. What is the magnitude F of ...
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 8:08pm by Julie

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.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 8:57pm by Anonymous

physics
A block of weight w = 25.0 N sits on a frictionless inclined plane, which makes an angle = 25.0 with respect to the horizontal, as shown in the figure. A force of magnitude F= 10.6 N , applied parallel to the incline, is just sufficient to pull the block up the plane at ...
Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 10:17pm by michelle

physics
A block is pressed against a vertical wall by a force , as the drawing shows. This force can either push the block upward at a constant velocity or allow it to slide downward at a constant velocity. The magnitude of the force is different in the two cases, while the ...
Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 1:18pm by bill

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 ...
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 4:04pm by Arianna

Physics
A spring with a spring constant of 223.9 N/m is compressed by 0.220 m. Then a steel ball bearing of mass 0.0372 kg is put against the end of the spring, and the spring is released. What is the speed of the ball bearing right after it loses contact with the spring? (The ball ...
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 1:14pm by Gina

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.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:07am by Sarsi

intro to physics
In the figure, a block of mass m = 3.20 kg slides from rest a distance d down a frictionless incline at angle θ = 30.0° where it runs into a spring of spring constant 431 N/m. When the block momentarily stops, it has compressed the spring by 19.5 cm. (a) What is the ...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 6:25pm by Anonymous

physics
A spring (spring 1) with a spring constant of 520N/m is attached to a wall and connected to another weaker spring (spring 2) with a spring constant of 270N/m on a horizontal surface. Then an external force of 70N is applied to the end of the weaker spring (#2). how much ...
Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12:36pm by victoria

Physics
An ideal massless spring is fixed to the wall at one end. A block of mass M attached to the other end of the spring oscillates with amplitude A on a frictionless, horizontal surface. The maximum speed of the block is V_m. The force constant of the spring is a)Mg/A b)MgV_m/2A c...
Sunday, March 25, 2007 at 2:17pm by Tammy

Physics HELP!
A 20.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 85 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 156 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:05pm by Megan

spring physics check work plz
A block (mass 0.5 kg) is hanging from the end of a spring. The spring is observed to stretch by 20 cm in order to come to equilibrium. a) What is the spring constant? F=-kx F=mg=.5(9.8)=4.9 N and x=-.2meters -4.9/-.2meters=24.5 =k should the constant be negative or positive ...
Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 7:18pm by Anonymous

physics
a spring of force constant 'k' is cut into 2 parts whose lengths are in the ratio 1:2.The 2 parts are now connected in parallel and a block of mass 'm' is suspended at the end of the combined spring.find the period of oscillation performed by the block
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 10:24am by akshara

PHYSICS
A block is on a 24 degree incline, with a rope attached to a spring at the top of the ramp which has a spring constant of 65 N/m. If the spring is stretched 1.3 m, the coefficient of friction is 0.01, and the acceleration of the block is 0.35 up the incline, what is the mass ...
Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 9:43pm by Bob

physics
A 0.5-kg block attached to an ideal spring with a spring constant of 65N/m oscillates on a horizontal frictionless surface. The total mechanical energy is 0.79 J. What is the greatest extension of the spring from its equilibrium length?
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 11:06am by Anonymous

Physics
In a "worst-case" design scenario, a 2000-{\rm kg} elevator with broken cables is falling at 4.00 {\rm m/s} when it first contacts a cushioning spring at the bottom of the shaft. The spring is supposed to stop the elevator, compressing 2.00 {\rm m} as it does so. During the ...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 9:27pm by Trevor

physics
5. A 2.00-kg block hangs from a rubber cord, being supported so that the cord is not stretched. The unstretched length of the cord is 0.500 m, and its mass is 5.00 g. The “spring constant” for the cord is 100 N/m. The block is released and stops momentarily at the lowest point...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 6:56am by arjunsareen

physics
A 1.79 kg block slides across a horizontal surface directly toward a massless spring with spring constant 5,300 N/m. The surface is frictionless except for a rough patch of length 0.45 m that has coefficient of kinetic friction 0.28. The initial velocity of the block is 3.24 m...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 2:44am by Mike

Physics
A 500 g block is released from rest and slides down a frictionless track that begins h = 1.70 m above the horizontal, as shown in Figure P13.56. At the bottom of the track, where the surface is horizontal, the block strikes and sticks to a light spring with a spring constant ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 3:36pm by Anonymous

physics
Janet wants to find the spring constant of a given spring, so she hangs the spring vertically and attaches a 0.42 kg mass to the spring's other end. If the spring stretches 4.0 cm from its equilibrium position, what is the spring constant?
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 1:48pm by McKenzie

Physics... Help!
A bullet of mass m=0.060 kg hits a 5.0 kg block with an initial speed of 225 m/s. The block is connected to a spring that is attached to a wall. The friction between the block and the table is negligible. Upon impact, the bullet bounces back from the box with a speed of 75 m/s...
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 10:28pm by Rob

physics
A 2.14 kg block is held in equilibrium on an incline of angle q = 67.7o by a horizontal force, F. If the coefficient of static friction between block and incline is ms = 0.314, determine the minimum value of F. Determine the normal force of the incline on the block.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:52am by AB

physics
a 1.5 kg box moves back and forth on a horizontal frictionless surface between two different springs. the box is initially pressed against the stronger spring compressing it 4.0 cm , and then is released from rest,A) by how much will the box compress the weaker spring,B) what ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:59pm by brad

Physics- Elena please help!
A 20.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 85 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 156 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 4:16pm by Megan

physics
A mass, m1 = 5.5 kg, is in equilibrium while connected to a light spring of constant k = 132 N/m that is fastened to a wall (see a). A second mass, m2 = 10.9 kg, is slowly pushed up against mass m1, compressing the spring by the amount Ai = 0.17 m (see b). The system is then ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:13pm by Anonymous

physics
A 67.0 g ice cube can slide without friction up and down a 26.0 degree slope. The ice cube is pressed against a spring at the bottom of the slope, compressing the spring 12.0 cm . The spring constant is 20.0 N/m .When the ice cube is released, what distance will it travel up ...
Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 10:32pm by Anonymous

Physics
A 50 g ice cube can slide without friction up and down a 32° slope. The ice cube is pressed against a spring at the bottom of the slope, compressing the spring 10.16 cm. The spring constant is 22 N/m. When the ice cube is released, what distance will it travel up the slope ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 9:39pm by Joe

Physics
A 50 g ice cube can slide without friction up and down a 32° slope. The ice cube is pressed against a spring at the bottom of the slope, compressing the spring 10.16 cm. The spring constant is 22 N/m. When the ice cube is released, what distance will it travel up the slope ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 9:41pm by Joe

Physics
A 250 g block is dropped onto a relaxed veritcal spring that has a spring constant of k=2.5 N/cm. The block becomes attached to the spring and compresses the spring 12 cm befor momentarily stopping. While the spring is being compressed, what work is done on the block by a) ...
Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 3:32pm by Me

Physics--Please Help!!
A bullet of mass m=0.060 kg hits a 5.0 kg block with an initial speed of 225 m/s. The block is connected to a spring that is attached to a wall. The friction between the block and the table is negligible. Upon impact, the bullet bounces back from the box with a speed of 75 m/s...
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:48pm by Rob

PHYSICS
A block with mass m1 = 9.0 kg is on an incline with an angle θ = 32.0° with respect to the horizontal. For the first question there is no friction, but for the rest of this problem the coefficients of friction are: μk = 0.28 and μs = 0.308. To keep the mass ...
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 4:10am by HIBA

physics
A 0.150 kg block moving vertically upward collides with a light vertical spring and compresses it 4.50cm before coming to rest. If the spring constant is 54.0 N/m, what was the initial speed of the block? (Ignore energy losses to sound and other factors during the collision.)
Friday, December 18, 2009 at 6:20pm by Ramon

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A 16.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 87 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 168 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 10:46pm by Anonymous

physics
A 10.0-g bullet is fired horizontally into a 101-g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 155 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. If the bullet-block system compresses the spring ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:09am by lilly

Physics
A 11.0-g bullet is fired horizontally into a 101-g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 160 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. If the bullet-block system compresses the spring ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 11:01am by Kelly

Re: PHYSICS
"Relative" is an important word. Block L of mass mL = 1.90 kg and block R of mass mR = 0.500 kg are held in place with a compressed spring between them. When the blocks are released, the spring sends them sliding across a frictionless floor. (The spring has negligible mass and...
Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at 10:24pm by COFFEE

physics
In Figure (a), a block of mass m lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to one end of a horizontal spring (spring constant k) whose other end is fixed. The block is initially at rest at the position where the spring is unstretched (x = 0) when a constant ...
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 8:28pm by Jin

physics
A block with mass m = 14 kg rests on a frictionless table and is accelerated by a spring with spring constant k = 4545 N/m after being compressed a distance x1 = 0.515 m from the spring’s unstretched length. The floor is frictionless except for a rough patch a distance d = 2....
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 11:32pm by a

Physics
You have been asked to design a "ballistic spring system" to measure the speed of bullets. A bullet of mass m is fired into a block of mass M. The block, with the embedded bullet, then slides across a frictionless table and collides with a horizontal spring whose spring ...
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 8:38pm by Marie

physics
A 2.00 kg block is held in equilibrium on an incline of angle θ = 75° by a horizontal force applied in the direction shown in the figure below. If the coefficient of static friction between block and incline is μs = 0.300, determine the following. (a) the minimum ...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 3:31pm by Anonymous

physics
A 16.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 87 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 168 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 10:17pm by Anonymous

physics
A 16.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 87 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 168 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 9:00am by Anonymous

Physics
A 0.20-kg block rests on a frictionless level surface and is attached to a horizontally aligned spring with a spring constant of 40 N/m. The block is initially displaced 4.0 cm from the equilibrium point and then released to set up a simple harmonic motion. What is the speed ...
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 5:42pm by Shawn

physicssssss
A block with mass m = 14 kg rests on a frictionless table and is accelerated by a spring with spring constant k = 4545 N/m after being compressed a distance x1 = 0.515 m from the spring’s unstretched length. The floor is frictionless except for a rough patch a distance d = 2.8...
Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 3:16pm by aaa

Physics
A 0.2 kg hockey puck is placed against a spring lying on a horizontal frictionless surface. The spring is compressed 0.2 m, with the hockey puck, and then released. The hockey puck when released is able to go up a frictionless slope with an angle of 30 degrees to a height of 0...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 6:05pm by Amy

physics
A block of mass 2.50 kg is pushed 2.80 m along a frictionless horizontal table by a constant 12.0 N force directed 25.0° below the horizontal. (a) Determine the work done by the applied force. J (b) Determine the work done by the normal force exerted by the table. J (c) ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 11:24pm by monic

physics
A block of mass 2.50 kg is pushed 2.80 m along a frictionless horizontal table by a constant 12.0 N force directed 25.0° below the horizontal. (a) Determine the work done by the applied force. J (b) Determine the work done by the normal force exerted by the table. J (c) ...
Friday, October 12, 2012 at 12:10am by monic

Physics
A block is sliding along a frictionless surface at a speed of 3.6 m/s. It hits a spring of spring stiffness constant k = 150 N/m. How far has the spring compressed when the block comes to a stop?
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 1:14am by Madi

physics
A 250 g block is dropped onto a relaxed veritcal spring that has a spring constant of k=2.5 N/cm. The block becomes attached to the spring and compresses the spring 12 cm befor momentarily stopping. While the spring is being compressed, what work is done on the block by a) ...
Monday, December 18, 2006 at 3:34pm by me

Physics Block and ramp
A crate of mass 0.812 kg is placed on a rough incline of an angle 35.3 degrees. Near the base of the incline is a spring of spring constant 1140 N/m. The mass is pressed against the spring a distance x and released. It moves up the slope 0.169 meters from the compressed ...
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 6:28pm by Casey

honors physics
A 3.2 kg block is hanging stationary from the end of a vertical spring that is attached to the ceiling. The elastic potential energy of this spring/mass sytem is 2.1 J. What is the elastic potential energy of the system when the 3.2 kg block is replaced by a 5.3 kg block?
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:10pm by tom

physics
My bad. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction between a 4.3-kg block and the horizontal surface on which it rests if an 80 N/m spring must be stretched by 2.7 cm to pull the block with constant speed. Assume the spring pulls in a direction 13 degree above the horizontal.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:26pm by emily

Physics! Please help me!
An oscillating block-spring system has a mechanical energy of 5.1 J, an amplitude of 0.81 m, and a maximum speed 1.6 m/s. Find the spring constant k of the spring. What is the mass of the block? What is the frequency of oscillation?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:31pm by Chelsea

Physics
A 2.60-kg block is attached to a horizontal spring that has a spring constant of 203 N/m. At the instant when the displacement of the spring from its unstrained length is -0.115 m, what is the acceleration a of the object? In your answer, be sure to include the proper plus or ...
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 3:51pm by Cheech

Physics
A 1440-kg crate of cabbages is laid on a level, frictionless track at the end of a heavy spring. The spring is compressed a distance of 0.100 m by a force of 83500 N. When the spring is released, it propels the crate. the spring constant of the spring equals 835000 N/m. What ...
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 5:48pm by Kristen

Physics
A 1440-kg crate of cabbages is laid on a level, frictionless track at the end of a heavy spring. The spring is compressed a distance of 0.100 m by a force of 83500 N. When the spring is released, it propels the crate. the spring constant of the spring equals 835000 N/m. What ...
Monday, April 11, 2011 at 11:07pm by Kristen

Physics
When a 9.00 kg mass is placed on top of a vertical spring, the spring compresses 4.5cm, FIND THE FORCE CONSTANT OF THE SPRING.
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 5:08pm by Alyssa

Physics Help!
A 2.2 kg mass is attached to a spring with a force constant of 560 N/m on a smooth horizontal surface. The mass is pulled to one side, released, and allowed to oscillate back and forth. (a) find the maximum compression and expansion of the spring if the maximum speed of the ...
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 11:10pm by Erica L

Physics
A spring has an equilibrium length of 20.0 cm and a spring constant of 57.9 N/m. The spring is connected to the underside of the roof of a car and a 0.294 kg block suspended from it. How long (in cm) is the spring when the car is at rest? How long is the spring if the car is ...
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 1:32am by Anonymous

physics
a simple harmonic oscillator consists of a block of mass 2 kg attached to a spring of spring constant 100 N/m. when t=1 s, the position and velocity of the block are x=.129 m and v=3.415 m/s. A) what is the amplitude i figured that out and got sqrt(50) B) what is the position ...
Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 9:37pm by Sarah

Physics- Elena please help!
A 20.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 85 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 156 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:01pm by Megan

physics (Newton's Laws)
One end of a spring is attached firmly to a wall, and a block is attached to the other end. When the spring is fully compressed, it exerts a force F on the block, and when the spring is fully extended, the force it exerts on the block is −F. What is the force of the ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 10:39pm by Kathy

physics
A 4.85-kg block is placed on top of a 12.0-kg block that rests on a frictionless table. The coefficient of static friction between the two blocks is 0.645. What is the maximum horizontal force that can be applied before the 4.85-kg block begins to slip relative to the 12.0-kg ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:45pm by zach

physics
A 10.0-kg block is at rest on a horizontal floor. If you push horizontally on the 10.0-kg block with a force of 20.0 N, it just starts to move. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction? b) A 12.0-kg block is stacked on top of the 10.0-kg block. What is the magnitude F of...
Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:22am by melad

physics
Find the coefficient of kinetic friction between a 4.3-kg block and the horizontal surface on which it rests if an 80 Newton/meter spring must be stretched by 2.7 cm to pull the block with constant speed. Assume the spring pulls in a direction 13 degree above the horizontal.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:47pm by emily

Physics
A 34-g bullet traveling at 120m/s embeds itself in a wooden block on a smooth surface. The block then slides toward a spring and collides with it. The block compresses the spring (k=100 N/m) a maximum of 1.25 cm. Calculate the mass of the block of wood.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:39am by Zach

Physics
A 34-g bullet traveling at 120m/s embeds itself in a wooden block on a smooth surface. The block then slides toward a spring and collides with it. The block compresses the spring (k=100 N/m) a maximum of 1.25 cm. Calculate the mass of the block of wood.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:39am by Brian

physics
A 200 gram block is attached to a spring with a spring constant of 8 N/m. The spring oscillates horizontally on a frictionless surface. Its velocity is 80 cm/s when x = - 4.2 cm. a. What is the amplitude of oscillation? b. What is the block’s maximum acceleration? c. What is ...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 10:11pm by Anonymous

physics
A spring with spring constant k = 810 N/m is placed in a vertical orientation with its lower end supported by a horizontal surface. The upper end is depressed 25 cm, and a block with a weight of 29 N is placed (unattached) on the depressed spring. The system is then released ...
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 6:17pm by Lynn

physics
Block M = 7.50 kg is initially moving up the incline and is increasing speed with a = 3.82 m/s2 . The applied force F is horizontal. The coecients of friction between the block and incline are s = 0.443 and k = 0.312. The angle of the incline is 25.0 degrees. (a) What is ...
Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 9:29am by waqas

physics
A block of mass m = 14 kg is pressed with a horizontal force F against a frictionless ramp of angle θ = 78∘. What is the magnitude of the normal force exerted by the incline surface on the block?
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 2:39am by ss01

Physics
A 12.0 kg block sits on a frictionless table. On top of this block is placed a 5.00 kg block. The coefficient of static friction between the two blocks is 0.70. a) What is the maximum force that can be applied horizontally to the 5.00 kg block before it slips? b) What is the ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 8:21pm by Zac

physics
A child's toy consists of a piece of plastic attached to a spring, as shown below. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance 1.8 cm and released. If the spring constant is 107 N/m, what is the magnitude of the spring force acting on the toy at the moment it is ...
Monday, September 13, 2010 at 3:53pm by storm

physics
A 2.00 kg frictionless block is attached to a horizontal spring as shown. At t = 0, the position x = 0.225 m, and the velocity is 4.25 m/s toward the right in the positive x direction. Position x as a function of t is: x = A*cos(ωt ) , where A is the amplitude of motion ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 2:04am by toby

Physics
8.1 kg weighs M g = 73.4 N; so the spring constant must be k = 73.4/0.12 = 661.5 N/m After compressing another X = 0.27 m, the releasable potential energy in the spring is (1/2)kX^2 = 24.1 J Set 24.1 J = M g H to get the height H that the stone can rise. H = 24.1 J/(8.1*9.8...
Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 3:23pm by drwls

damped harmonic oscillation
For a damped simple harmonic oscillator, the block has a mass of 2.4 kg and the spring constant is 14 N/m. The damping force is given by -b(dx/dt), where b = 260 g/s. The block is pulled down 11.0 cm and released. (a) Calculate the time required for the amplitude of the ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 3:35pm by Javan

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