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May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015

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**physics**

A person weights 685 N in air but only 497 N when standing in water up to the hips. Find (a) the volume of each of the person’s legs and (b) the mass of each leg, assuming they have a density that is 1.05 times the density of water.
*March 25, 2013 by Jess*

**Physics**

A 70 kg person is having a tug-of-war. The rope is horizontal and 1.3 m above the ground. This person’s center of mass is 1.0 m from the ground when he is in an upright standing position. If the force his opponent exerts on the rope is 400 N, what angle must the person be from...
*February 21, 2015 by Rachel*

**Physics**

Jane is sitting on a chair with her lower leg at a 30.0° angle with respect to the vertical. You need to develop a computer model of her leg to assist in some medical research. If you assume that her leg can be modeled as two uniform cylinders, one with mass M1 = 17 kg and ...
*October 25, 2007 by Dante*

**physics**

A particular person’s lower leg is 59 cm long and has a mass of 8.0 kg. If allowed to swing freely, with what time period would the leg swing? (Treat the leg as a simple pendulum with length equal to half the leg length and all the leg’s mass concentrated at this point.)
*April 3, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Jane is sitting on a chair with her lower leg at a 30.0° angle with respect to the vertical, as shown. You need to develop a computer model of her leg to assist in some medical research. If you assume that her leg can be modeled as two uniform cylinders, one with mass M1 = 17 ...
*October 24, 2007 by Dante*

**physics**

Estimate the change in gravitational potential energy when a person with mass 95kg rise from bed to a standing position. Assuming that the center of mass of a person is elevated by approximately Δh=0.50m.
*February 21, 2015 by phys 220 *

**POETRY**

Discuss what functions of poetic writing the author of this poem is using? What is the poem expressing? Who is the speaker? Auditor? What is the rhyme scheme? Meter? Homage to my hips These hips are big hips they need space to move around in. They don't fit in little pretty ...
*October 24, 2007 by question didn't post?*

**college physics**

From what maximum height can a 61 kg person jump without breaking the lower leg bone of either leg? Ignore air resistance and assume the CM of the person moves a distance of 0.65 m from the standing to the seated position (that is, in breaking the fall). Assume the breaking ...
*March 14, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a person of mass 80 kg standing on a boat of mass 320 kg which at rest in still water the person is initially 12m from the shore the person walk on boat for 6 sec with a constant speed 1 m/s toward the shore and then stop distance of the person from the shore finally
*October 18, 2014 by anjali*

**physics help please!!!**

From what maximum height can a 61 kg person jump without breaking the lower leg bone of either leg? Ignore air resistance and assume the CM of the person moves a distance of 0.65 m from the standing to the seated position (that is, in breaking the fall). Assume the breaking ...
*March 14, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

PERIOD OF THE LEG The period of the leg can be approximated by treating the leg as a physical pendulum, with a period of 2pi*sqrt(I/mgh), where I is the moment of inertia, m is the mass, and h is the distance from the pivot point to the center of mass. The leg can be ...
*February 26, 2010 by Jennifer*

**physics **

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

**Physics**

When standing erect a person's weight is supported chiefly by the larger of the two leg bones. Assuming this bone to be a hollow cylinder of 2.5 cm internal diameter and 3.5 cm external diameter, what is the compressive stress on the bone (in each leg) in the case of a person ...
*March 4, 2012 by Brittnieee.*

**physics**

Calculate the mass needed in order to suspend the leg shown in the figure(Figure 1) . Assume the leg (with cast) has a mass of 14.0 , and its CG is 34.0 from the hip joint; the sling is 81.5 from the hip joint.
*March 22, 2013 by Megan*

**physics-torque**

A person is doing leg lifts with 3.0-kg ankle weights. She is sitting in a chair with her legs bent at a right angle initially. The quadriceps muscles are attached to the patella via a tendon; the patella is connected to the tibia by the patellar tendon, which attaches to ...
*January 19, 2011 by Trace*

**AP Physics - Equilibrium**

The Achilles tendon is attached to the rear of the foot as shown in the figure below. When a person elevates himself just barely off the floor on the ball of one foot, estimate the tension Ft in the Achilles tendon (pulling upward) and the (downward) force Fb exerted by the ...
*November 13, 2009 by Henry*

**Physics**

Leg traction is applied to a patient's leg as shown in the figure below. If the physician has requested a 57 N force to be applied to the leg, and the angle is θ = 60o , what mass m must be used for the object hanging from the massless cable? So < represents angle ...
*October 14, 2009 by Sam*

**physics**

A person is standing on and facing the front of a stationary skateboard while holding a construction brick. The mass of the person is 89.0 kg, the mass of the skateboard is 4.10 kg, and the mass of the brick is 2.50 kg. If the person throws the brick forward (in the direction ...
*January 15, 2015 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A person is standing on and facing the front of a stationary skateboard while holding a construction brick. The mass of the person is 87.0 kg, the mass of the skateboard is 4.10 kg, and the mass of the brick is 2.50 kg. If the person throws the brick forward (in the direction ...
*January 15, 2015 by Daniel*

**physic angular momentum and torque**

Calculate the mass m needed in order to suspend the leg shown in the figure(Figure 1) . Assume the leg (with cast) has a mass of 15.5kg , and its CG is 35.5cm from the hip joint; the sling is 76.5cm from the hip joint.
*March 29, 2014 by Jenna*

**Physic **

Calculate the mass m needed in order to suspend the leg shown in the figure(Figure 1) . Assume the leg (with cast) has a mass of 15.5kg , and its CG is 35.5cm from the hip joint; the sling is 76.5cm from the hip joint.
*March 29, 2014 by Charles*

**physics**

What is likely identity of a metal, if a sample has a mass of 67.5g when measured in air and an apparent mass of 59.5g when submerged in water?
*May 31, 2010 by fillemon*

**AP Physics - Linear Momentum**

During a Chicago storm, winds can whip horizontally at speeds of 100 km/h. If the air strikes a person at the rate of 40 kg/s per square meter and is brought to rest, estimate the force of the wind on a person. Assume the person is 1.50m high and 0.50m wide. Compare to the ...
*October 16, 2009 by Henry*

**physics**

A person of mass 60 kg is standing on a raft of mass 40kg in a lake. The distance of a person from bank is 30m. If a person starts running towards bank with velocity 10m/s then his distance from bank after 1s will be ?? And explain with diagram and proper steps
*September 16, 2014 by saira*

**physics**

Persons A and B are standing on a board of uniform linear density that is balanced on two supports, as shown in the figure. What is the maximum distance x from the right end of the board at which person A can stand without tipping the board? Treat persons A and B as point ...
*April 10, 2011 by I need help*

**Physics**

Estimate the number of h20 molecules in a human body of mass 80.2 kg. Assume that, on average, water makes up about 62 % of the mass of a human body.
*November 15, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An exceptional standing jump would raise a person 0.90 m off the ground. To do this, what force must a person of mass 66 kg exert against the ground? Assume the person crouches a distance of 0.20 m prior to jumping, and thus the upward force has this distance to act before he ...
*March 8, 2015 by Jrom*

**Tech Math**

A 490 newton woman stands on a bathroom scale while riding in a elevator that is accelerating downward at 2m/sec/sec. Find her apparent weight and her apparent mass. Compare to her starting mass.
*July 19, 2012 by Jennifer*

**Physics**

A balloon carrying a basket is descendign with a constant acceleration of g/3. the total mass of the basket and contents is mB.you see water below and decide you need to throuw out some mass to allow the basket to rise and not hit the water. how much mass should you throw out ...
*October 8, 2012 by Jane*

**physics**

If a person weighs 700N on Earth, what force due to gravity would they exert on a 1500kg car they are standing 1.5m from? Assume the distance is between their centres of mass. F=Gm1xm2/r^2?
*February 20, 2015 by Emma *

**physics**

A geologist finds that a Moon rock whose mass is 9.97 kg has an apparent mass of 6.40 kg when submerged in water. What is the density of the rock?
*January 24, 2012 by B*

**Physics Archimedes buoyancy lab**

In calculating the density of a heavy solid. The string holding the heavy solid will cause error. specific gravity= (mass object in air)/ (mass object in air- mass object in water) = density When does it lead to an experimental density that is too high? Too low? not sure...
*December 12, 2007 by ~christina~*

**chemistry**

cold water mass of calimeter+ water: 68.66g mass of calimeter: 19.19g mass of water: 49.47g final temperature of water: 39.1C initial temperature of water: 25.5C delta(T) of water: 13.6C hot water mass of calimeter+ water: 79.55g mass of calimeter: 20.61g mass of water: 58.94g...
*November 30, 2011 by Yuli*

**Physics**

A variation Russel traction supports the lower leg in a cast. suppose that the patient's leg and cast have a combined mass of 15.0kg and m1 is 4.50kg. (a) what is reaction force of the leg muscles to the traction? (b) what must m2 be to keep the leg horizontal?
*January 31, 2010 by C. Standard *

**physics**

Suppose all the people of the Earth go to the North Pole and, on a signal, all jump straight up. Estimate the recoil speed of the Earth. The mass of the Earth is 6 1024 kg, and there are about 6 billion people (6 109). Take the average mass of a person to be 74 kg and the ...
*February 10, 2012 by marcos*

**Science **

A diver standing on the diving board has a mass of 89.0 kg and has a gravitational potential energy of 2.50 x 103 J. Determine how high the diver is above the water surface. (Assume the water is at ground level).Use 9.81 m/s2 as the value for gravity.
*April 29, 2012 by JodyAnn*

**physics**

a 50 kg person is standing on mercury. mercury's mass is .0553 times the earths mass and has a radius of 2439 kilometers a. what is the persons weight on saturn b. what is the persons mass on saturn how do i solve this, i dont need the answers, just an explanation
*November 14, 2008 by kim*

**Chemistry**

How much salt could an average person hold? (Ignore safety concerns) Given equation: 0.3x=y 0.3x meaning mass of water y mean mass of salt that could be dissolved in the given mass of water Assuming the average human body has 60-75% of water, let us just use 75% Solve.
*March 11, 2013 by Juan*

**physics**

A man of mass 60kg standing inside a lift with an acceleration of 2m/s(square).Find the apparent weight that a man feels(g is 10).
*December 18, 2013 by joelinho*

**Physics**

The Achilles tendon is attached to the rear of the foot as shown in (Figure 1) . A person elevates himself just barely off the floor on the "ball of one foot." Assume the person has a mass of 65kg and D is twice as long as d. Find the tension FT in the Achilles tendon (pulling...
*June 10, 2014 by George*

**Physics**

A plumb bob (a mass m hanging on a string) is deflected from the vertical by an angle θ due to a massive mountain. A) Make an estimate of the mass of Mt. Everest, assuming it has the shape of a cone 3910 m high and base of diameter 3910 m. Assume its mass per unit volume ...
*April 28, 2012 by Brett*

**Kennard Dale**

Estimate what the value of G would need to be if you could actually "feel" yourself gravitationally attracted to someone near you. Assume that each person has a mass of 72 kg, the force of attraction is F = 4 N, and the distance of separation is 0.5 m.
*October 28, 2010 by Jake*

**Physics**

The Achilles tendon is attached to the rear of the foot. Assume that a person has a mass of 53 kg and that D is twice as long as d. When a person elevates himself just barely off the floor on the "ball of one foot," estimate the tension in the Achilles tendon (pulling upward).
*March 15, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Bird bones have air pockets in them to reduce their weight–this also gives them an average density significantly less than that of the bones of other animals. Suppose an ornithologist weighs a bird bone in air and in water and finds its mass is 43.0 g and its apparent mass ...
*April 10, 2014 by Paige*

**Physics**

A hollow plastic spherical bobber of mass 0.005 kg and volume of 50 cm3 floats on the surface of a lake supporting a submersed fishhook and a bait with a combined mass of 0.01 kg and a combined volume of 2 cm3. The density of water is 0.001 kg/cm3. If a fish grabs the bait, ...
*March 24, 2010 by Ellen*

**phsyics**

A young girl sits at the edge of a dock by the bay, dipping her feet in the water. At the instant shown in the figure , she holds her lower leg stationary with her quadriceps muscle at an angle of 39 degree with respect to the horizontal. Use the information given in the ...
*December 16, 2010 by Lisa*

**Physics**

Leg traction is applied to a patient's leg. If the physician requested a 32N force to be applied to the leg, and the angle is 60 degrees, what mass m must be used for the object hanging from the massless cable?
*October 10, 2009 by Lisa*

**physics**

38. A rock of mass 0.400 kg is released from the surface and sinks in the ocean. As the rock descends it is acted upon by three forces: gravity, buoyancy, and drag. The buoyancy is an upward force equal to half its weight. Drag from the water can be modeled by F = kv, where k...
*February 17, 2015 by Danny*

**physics**

a ball of mass of 4kg,of density 4000kg/m3 is completely immersed in water of density 1000kg/m3.find the force of buoyancy.[g=10m/s2]
*October 23, 2012 by keerthiga*

**Chemistry**

When 10.00g of phosphorus is burned in O2(g) to form P4O10(s), enough heat is generated to raise the temperature of 2990g of water from 18.0 ∘C to 38.0 ∘C. Calculate the heat of formation of P4O10(s) under these conditions. -------------------------------------- ...
*February 25, 2014 by John*

**Physics**

John’s mass is 81.0 kg, and Barbara’s is 62.4 kg. He is standing on the x axis at xJ = +9.41 m, while she is standing on the x axis at xB = +4.34 m. They switch positions. How far and in which direction does their center of mass move as a result of the switch? Distance moved ...
*November 7, 2012 by Orla*

**physics**

Consider a 1kg mass at rest at the equator.Because of the earths rotation , the mass experiences a centripetal acceleration. a)Draw free body diagram of mass b)Find centripetal force acting in the mass c)Compare apparent weight and true weight d)what fictitious force would the...
*February 24, 2011 by Sandra*

**Physics**

A Ferris Wheel, 24.0 m in diameter, rotates once every 12.5s. What is the fractional change in a person's apparent weight: a) at the top, and b) at the bottom? I need to know if I'm doing this right. Here's my work: Equation Used: Net Force = [(4(pi)^2)(R)(M)] / [T^2] M=mass T...
*January 20, 2011 by Ricky*

**physics**

A submerged submarine alters its buoyancy so that it initially accelerates upward at 0.325 m/s^2. What is the submarine's average density at this time? (Hint: the density of sea water is 1.025*10^3 kg/m^3). The difference of densities will give you the net bouyant force on the...
*May 9, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

19. Two people of unequal mass are initially standing still on the ice with negligible friction. They then simultaneously push each other horizontally. Afterward, which of the following is true? * -The center of mass of the two person system moves in the direction of the less ...
*January 26, 2015 by Lexie*

**physics**

Water is poured into a container that has a leak.The mass 'm' of the water is given as a function of time 't' by, m=5t^0.8 -3t + 20 , with t>=0, mass in grams and t in seconds A) at what time is the water mass greatest,and B) what is the greatest mass? In kilogram per ...
*October 19, 2014 by bill*

**Chem**

A Texas Aggie buys 12 cans of dehydrated water. The cans weigh an average of 63.46g each before the dehydrated water is removed. If the density of pure distilled water is 0.9979 g/mL and each can has a volume of 3.154L, what is the total mass of the cans AFTER the removal of ...
*February 28, 2007 by Mercedes*

**PHYSICS**

Fish achieve neutral buoyancy (so they don't have to swim constantly to stay in place) via a swim bladder. A swim bladder is a little internal sack that they can inflate/deflate with air, which changes their volume but not their total mass. To see how this allows them to ...
*October 21, 2013 by Saiba*

**chem/phys**

Calculate the number of H2O molecules in a human body of mass 66.5 kg. Assume that, on average, water makes up 62% of the mass of a human body. (Use 1.0 u for the atomic mass of hydrogen, and 16.0 u for the atomic mass of oxygen.) 1
*April 25, 2012 by opp*

**physics**

Calculate the number of H2O molecules in a human body of mass 50.6 kg. Assume that, on average, water makes up 62% of the mass of a human body. (Use 1.0 u for the atomic mass of hydrogen, and 16.0 u for the atomic mass of oxygen.)
*April 12, 2013 by kira*

**Physics**

Calculate the number of H2O molecules in a human body of mass 65.9 kg. Assume that, on average, water makes up 62% of the mass of a human body. (Use 1.0 u for the atomic mass of hydrogen, and 16.0 u for the atomic mass of oxygen.)
*April 27, 2014 by Steve*

**Physic**

A person weighs 872 N in air and has a body fat percentage of 20.7%. a. What is the overall density of this person's body? b. What is the volume of this person's body? c. Find the apparent weight of this person when completely submerged in water.
*April 18, 2010 by Ann*

**physics**

Severe stresses can be produced in the joints by jogging on hard surfaces or with insufficiently padded shoes.If the downward velocity of the leg is 7.3m/s when the joggers foot hits the ground. If the leg stops in a distance of 1.1 cm. Calculate the force on the ankle joint. ...
*February 12, 2014 by Paul*

**Physics**

A lumberjack (mass = 98 kg) is standing at rest on one end of a floating log (mass = 220 kg) that is also at rest. The lumberjack runs to the other end of the log, attaining a velocity of +3.5 m/s relative to the shore, and then hops onto an identical floating log that is ...
*February 9, 2011 by hy*

**physics**

find the apparent weight of a 18 cm by 12 cm by 6 cm block of concrete with a mass of 1.82 kg that is submerged under water.
*January 18, 2012 by james *

**Physics**

Buoyancy. A Team of 6 scouts plan to cross a lake on a raft they designed. The dimensions of each plank is 30 cm x 30 cm x 3m. The density of the wooden planks is of .80. The average mass of the members is 65KG. And for their safety they want the top of the raft to be 3 cm ...
*August 13, 2012 by Alex*

**physics**

Proponents of astrology claim that the positions of the planets at the time of a baby's birth will affect the life of that person in important ways. Some assert that this effect is due to gravity. Examine this claim with Newton's law of gravity. Calculate the maximum force ...
*March 15, 2009 by cb*

**physics**

A copper container of mass 100g contains 500g of water. A steel paddle of mass 85g stirs the water. A pulley system operates the paddle. A) the mass (15kg) drops 2,4m, turning the steel paddle. Assume heat lost to surrounding is negligible. 1. Find the energy transfered to the...
*July 20, 2014 by Haiano*

**physics**

Suppose that it takes exactly 17.0 hr to drain a container of 6.20 liters of water. What is the average mass flow rate (in kilograms/second) of water from the container? Assume that the density (mass/volume) of water is exactly 1 g/cm^3.
*September 9, 2013 by lucas*

**physics**

A person is standing on a spring bathroom scale on the floor of an elevator which is moving up and slowing down at the rate of 1.53 m/s 2 . The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . If the person’s mass is 83.4 kg, what does the scale read?
*October 23, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 640 N student stands on a bathroom scale in an elebator. As the elevator starts moving, the scale reads 800 N. a) find the acceleration of the elevator (magnitude and direction) b) acceleration if the scale reads 450N? c) If the scale reads 0 should the student worry? ...
*November 16, 2006 by Christina*

**physics - leg cast**

The leg and cast in the figure below weigh 280 N, with the center of mass as indicated by the blue arrow in the diagram. The counterbalance w1 weighs 105 N. Determine the weight w2 and the angle α needed so that no force is exerted on the hip joint by the leg plus cast.
*May 25, 2010 by lau*

**physic**

Calculate the true mass (in vacuum) of a piece of aluminum whose apparent mass is 4.5000 kg when weighed in air.
*August 8, 2010 by Ash *

**Physics **

Calculate the true mass (in vacuum) of a piece of aluminum whose apparent mass is 1.6000kg when weighed in air.
*November 10, 2012 by Melissa *

**physics**

A new type of spring is found where the spring force F is given by F=-kx + bx^2 where k=400 N/ m and b=100 N/m^2 and x is the expansion (or compression) of the spring from its equilibrium position. The spring is attached to a point mass of 1 kg sitting on a horizontal ...
*April 4, 2011 by Physics*

**chem**

A small sterling silver braclet has a mass of 76.0g and a volume of 7.33ml(by water displacement) Calculate the mass and % Ag and the mass and % Cu in the braclet. Assume the volumes to be linerly additive. density of Ag= 10.5 g/ml;density of Cu=8.96 g/ml.
*January 23, 2011 by billy*

**Chemistry**

Commercial bleach contains 5.25% (by mass) of NaClO in water. It has a density of 1.08 g/mL. Calculate the molarity of this solution. (Hints: assume you have 1 L of solution (mass 1080 g); molar mass of NaClO is 74.4 g/mol)
*March 3, 2010 by Drew*

**physics**

A person jumps off a diving board 4.6 m above the water's surface into a deep pool. The person's downward motion stops 1.6 m below the surface of the water. Estimate the average deceleration (magnitude) of the person while under the water.
*January 9, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

mass of empty flask with stopper = 32.634 g mass of flask with water and stopper = 59.479 g density of the water = 0.9973 g/cm^3 mass of water = 26.845 g volume of water = 26.918 cm^3 the flask is then emptied and an unknown substance is added mass of flask with new liquid and...
*October 16, 2007 by Vanessa*

**College Algebra 2**

The number of kilograms of water in the human body varies dirctly as the mass of the body. An 84-kg person contains 64-kg of water. How many kg of water is in a 63-kg person?
*September 25, 2011 by Francine*

**Physics**

A person is standing on a spring bathroom scale on the ﬂoor of an elevator which is moving up and slowing down at the rate of 2.73 m/s^2. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. If the person’s mass is 75.2 kg, what does the scale read? Answer in units of n
*September 24, 2012 by sam*

**physics**

Water is poured into a container that has a leak. The mass m of the water is given as a function of time t by m = 4.8t^0.8 - 2.9t + 21, with t ≥ 0, m in grams, and t in seconds. (a) At what time is the water mass greatest, and (b) what is that greatest mass? In kilograms...
*January 26, 2011 by sagara*

**PHSYICS 12 HELP PLEASE!**

Determine the specific gravity of a fish which masses 320g in air and has an apparent mass of 21g in water
*June 3, 2012 by VIJ*

**physics**

Water is poured into a container that has a small leak.The mass 'm' of the water is given as a function of time 't' by,m=5t^0.8 -3t + 20 , with t>=0, t in seconds: A) at what time is the water mass greatest, B) what is the greatest mass? *In kilogram per minute what is the ...
*February 2, 2015 by shorouq*

**Physics**

John's mass is 92 kg, and Barbara's is 67 kg. He is standing on the x axis at xJ = +7.50 m, while she is standing on the x axis at xB = +2.50 m. They switch positions. How far and in which direction does their center of mass move as a result of the switch? Answer in distance (m)
*October 22, 2012 by Elizabeth*

**Physics**

A man with a mass of 65 kg stands up in a 64-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How far does the canoe ...
*October 14, 2010 by Gina*

**physics**

A man with a mass of 52 kg stands up in a 66-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How far does the canoe ...
*February 14, 2012 by sara*

**physics**

A man with a mass of 50 kg stands up in a 66-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How far does the canoe ...
*February 15, 2012 by sara*

**physics**

A man with a mass of 62 kg stands up in a 64-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How far does the canoe ...
*February 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A man with a mass of 58 kg stands up in a 69-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How far does the canoe ...
*October 8, 2012 by noah*

**Dudas**

John's mass is 86 kg, and Barbara's is 55 kg. He is standing on the x axis at xj = +9.0 m, while she is standing on the x axis at xb = +2.0 m. They switch positions. How far and in which direction does their center of mass move as a result of the switch?
*October 29, 2014 by Ann*

**physics**

1) a bullet of mass 0.02 kg is fired into a block of wood of mass 1.5 kg resting on a horizontal table. The block moves offwith an initial speed of 8 m/s. Estimate the speed with the bullet strikes the block. 2) The bullet in question 1 is fired from a rifle of mass 2.5 kg. ...
*March 15, 2014 by waslat *

**physics-buoyancy**

Use Archimedes' law of buoyancy. - to calculate what fraction of the volume of an iceberg floating in the ocean is above the water level. -how many 20kg penguins can be supported by a 1000 cubic meter iceberg that is on the verge of being completely submerged?
*May 8, 2011 by jen*

**Honors Physics **

A lumberjack (mass = 98 kg) is standing at rest on one end of a floating log (mass = 290 kg) that is also at rest. The lumberjack runs to the other end of the log, attaining a velocity of +3.1 m/s relative to the shore, and then hops onto an identical floating log that is ...
*February 22, 2012 by Elizabeth *

**Physics**

A pilot, whose mass is 91.0 kg, makes a loop-the-loop in a fast jet. Assume that the jet maintains a constant speed of 125 m/s and that the radius of the loop-the-loop is 0.478 km. What is the apparent weight that the pilot feels (i.e., the force with which the pilot presses ...
*December 24, 2013 by Dan*

**physics**

A person is standing at the edge of the water and looking out at the ocean. The height of the person's eyes above the water is h = 1.6m. and the radius of the earth is R = 6.38 X 10^6 m. (a) How far is it to the horizon?
*September 14, 2010 by linda *

**Physics **

1) Planet Zero has a mass of 5.0*10^23 kg and a radius of 2.0*10^6 meters. What is the acceleration of gravity on planet zero? 2)Phobos, a satellite of Mars, has a radius of 11km and a mass of 10^16 kg. Its a bit lumpy, but let's assume its spherical to get a doable problem. (...
*December 6, 2014 by Charlie*

**AP Physics**

Hi im new so maybe one of you can help me understand this question, can't find it anywhere in the book. A person weighs 723N in air and has a body-fat percentage of 29.3% . What is the overall density of this person's body? What is the volume of this person's body? Find the ...
*December 3, 2009 by Danny*

**Physics**

Hi im new so maybe one of you can help me understand this question, can't find it anywhere in the book. A person weighs 723N in air and has a body-fat percentage of 29.3% . What is the overall density of this person's body? What is the volume of this person's body? Find the ...
*December 3, 2009 by Danny*

**physics**

A rectangular box of negligible mass measures 5m by 1m by .5m. How many kgs of mass can be loaded onto the box before it sinks in the water? V=5*1*.5 = 2.5m^3 density of water =1g/cm^3 =1000 kg/m^3 I also know that when the density of the mass is greater than the density of ...
*December 3, 2007 by Tammy*