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Algebra
A ball is dropped from the top of a building that is 784 feet high. The height of the ball above ground level is given by the polynomial function h(t)= -16t to the second power + vot + ho where t is measured in seconds, vo is the initial velocity and ho is the initial height. ...
July 28, 2013 by Julie

TRIG Help help help test tommarow
A TV tower stands on top of the Empire State building. From a point (on the ground) 1150 feet from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the TV tower is 52 degrees. If the building is 1250 feet tall, what is the length of the TV tower?
May 22, 2013 by Precious

physics
Two golf balls are thrown with the same speed off the top of a large bridge at the same time. Ball A is thrown straight downward, and Ball B is thrown horizontally off the bridge. Which ball hits the ground first?
July 29, 2013 by cammi

Physics
Standing on the top ledge of a 55 m high building you throw a ball straight up with an initial speed of 29 m/s. How long to the nearest second, does it take to hit the ground? Answer after rounding is 7 seconds. The next question is "If the building in the previous problem is ...
August 26, 2012 by Anonymous

geometry
Marta is standing 4ft. Behind a fence 6 inches tall. When she looks over the fence, she can just. See the top of a building. She knows that the building is 32 ft. 6 inches behind the fence. Her eyes are 5 ft. From the ground. How tall is the building?
March 20, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics Repost
I need help setting up this problem. While standing on the roof of a building, a child tosses a tennis ball with an initial speed of 15 m/s at an angle of 20° below the horizontal. The ball lands on the ground 2.8 s later. How tall is the building? Thank you.
September 30, 2014 by Edward

physics
For an interesting physics field trip, we visit Tahquamenon Falls in the Upper Peninsula. We measure the horizontal speed of the water at the top of the falls to be 3.98 m/s. How far vertically below the top edge of the falls does the velocity vector of the water point ...
October 5, 2010 by Bansnoob

Physics
Ironman steps from the top of a tall building. He falls freely from rest to the ground a distance of h. He falls a distance of h/ 3 in the last interval of time of 1.1 s of his fall. Hint: First, compute the velocity when Ironman reaches the height equal to the distance fallen...
October 22, 2010 by Trevor

Algebra
A brick is dropped from the Empire State Building at a height of 324 meters. If you neglect any type of air resistance, what is the distance in meters that the ball falls during the interval between the 8th and 9th second?
September 21, 2008 by Mary

physics
A trapeze artist, starting from rest, swings downward on the bar, lets go at the bottom of the swing, and falls freely to the net. An assistant, standing on the same platform as the trapeze artist, jumps from rest straight downward. Friction and air resistance are negligible...
January 19, 2011 by megan

physics
A 3.00 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 176.4 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 12.0 N on it. a.)How far from the building does the ball hit the ground? b.)How long does it take to hit the ground? c.)What is ...
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
A stone is dropped from the top of a 83.0 m tall building. How far above the ground is the stone 1.60 seconds before it reaches the ground?
March 8, 2014 by Yarielis

Physics
I've tried a bunch, have no idea. Got the first part, no idea on the second one. A basketball, of mass m = 0.45 kg is dropped, from rest, from a stationary hellicopter at a high altitude. Use g = 9.81 N/kg. (a) If air resistance is negligible, using energy considerations alone...
May 12, 2011 by John

Physics
You can use any coordinate system you like in order to solve a projectile motion problem. To demonstrate the truth of this statement, consider a ball thrown off the top of a building with a velocity v at an angle θ with respect to the horizontal. Let the building be 49.0 ...
February 5, 2014 by Malorie

physics, please help me, this question is hard
John Stands at the edge of a flat roof of a three story building and throws a 180g ball straight up into the air that reaches a height of 3.0 meters above the roof. ( building is 14 meters high) A. What is the initial speed of the ball? B. How long does it take to reach it's ...
July 5, 2012 by andrew

physics
A 2.99 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 161.9 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 12.3 N on the ball. How long does it take to hit the ground> The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Answer the units in s...
November 7, 2010 by brian

Physics - Please help!
Ironman steps from the top of a tall building. He falls freely from rest to the ground a distance of h. He falls a distance of h/ 3 in the last interval of time of 1.1 s of his fall. Hint: First, compute the velocity when Ironman reaches the height equal to the distance fallen...
October 22, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A trapeze artist, starting from rest, swings downward on the bar, lets go at the bottom of the swing, and falls freely to the net. An assistant, standing on the same platform as the trapeze artist, jumps from rest straight downward. Friction and air resistance are negligible...
May 7, 2007 by Papito

HS Physics
Please help...I know the direction is up, but I can't figure out the magnitude, except that its label is kg · m/s, I think. A 0.400-kg ball is dropped from rest at a point 1.80 m above the floor. The ball rebounds straight upward to a height of 0.730 m. What are the magnitude ...
October 15, 2010 by Tzana

PHYSICS
the speed of a bowling ball is 2.0m/s as it falls past a window of a tall building. using conservation of energy ,determine how fast it was going as it past another window 3.0m below.
July 11, 2014 by EMMA

Trig
A 60 ft. antenna stands on top of a building, From a point on the ground, the angles of elevation to the top and bottom of the antenna measure 58 and 44 respectively. How tall is the building
April 5, 2011 by John

Algebra
A rubber ball rebounds 3/5 of the height from which it falls. If it is initially dropped from a height of 30 ft. What total vertical distance does it travel before coming to rest?
January 28, 2012 by PDF

math
A ball rebounds to one quarter from which it was dropped. approximate the total vertical distance the ball after being dropped from 3ft above the ground ,until it comes to rest
April 15, 2014 by anna

Physics
A ball is thrown straight up from the ground with speed v_0. At the same instant, a second ball is dropped from rest from a height H, directly above the point where the first ball was thrown upward. There is no air resistance. Find the value of H in terms of v_0 and g so that ...
May 28, 2010 by Anonymous

Pre-Cal
Angles of elevation to an airplane are measured from the top and the base of a building that is 40 m tall. The angle from the top of the building is 37°, and the angle from the base of the building is 40°. Find the altitude of the airplane. (Round your answer to two decimal ...
November 28, 2012 by Kendall

Physics
A ball is thrown straight upward (along the y-axis) with an initial velocity of 16 m/s from the top of a building located 20 m above ground. Find the maximum height of the ball. In other words, find the ball's maximum distance from the ground. Be aware that once you find the ...
June 20, 2011 by Promise

trig
angles of elevation to an airplane are measured from the top and the base of a building that is 40 m tall. The angle from the top of the building is 31°, and the angle from the base of the building is 40°. Find the altitude of the airplane. (Round your answer to two decimal ...
November 28, 2012 by Barb

physics please help
A soccer ball is kicked from the top of a 256 -foot building with an initial velocity of 6 ft/s. How far from the base of the building will the ball land?
October 19, 2008 by carissa

physics
If an object is dropped from a tall building and hits the ground 3.0 s later, what is the velocity of the object when it hits the ground? (Remember that the velocity is downward) i got -29m/s is this correct?
November 7, 2012 by kathryn

Physics
A soccer player kicks a 0.43 kg ball straight up to see how far it will rise. The ball starts with a velocity of 16m/s at a height of 0.85m above the ground. It rises then falls straight down to the ground. a) what is the total energy of the ball just after it is kicked? b) ...
May 4, 2014 by cee

physics
Standing on top of the science building, which is 48 m high, a group of students use a slingshot to shoot a steel ball bearing straight up into the air. The ball bearing passes the students on its way down to the ground 3.2 sec after it was shot. (once the ball bearing leaves ...
September 27, 2010 by karla

science
Two stones are launched from the top of a tall building. One stone is thrown in a direction 30.0degree above the horizontal with a speed of 10.0m/s ; the other is thrown in a direction 30.0degree below the horizontal with the same speed. Which stone lands farther away from the...
September 8, 2008 by bob

physics
Ball A is dropped from the top of a building of height h at the same instant that ball B is thrown vertically upward from the ground. When the balls collide, they are moving in opposite directions, and the speed of A is twice the speed of B. At what height does the collision ...
August 9, 2014 by Danielle

math
how do i work out the following word problem. a particular ball retains half of its heght on each bounce when dropped from a height of 80 m. give the height of the ball on the fifth bounce after being dropped?(will the ball comes to rest?)
May 19, 2012 by ladane

calc
A light is at the top of a pole 80ft high. A ball is dropped at the same height from a point 20ft from the light. If the ball falls according to 2=16t^2, how fast is the shadow of the ball moving along the ground 1 second later? please help!!! Let x be the distance of the ...
November 9, 2006 by keneth

calculus
A light is attached to the wall of a building 64 feet above the ground. A ball is dropped from the same height, but 20 feet away from the side of the building. The height y of the ball at time t is given by y(t) = 64 − 16t 2 . How fast is the shadow of the ball moving ...
February 27, 2012 by anonymous

Physics
You can use any coordinate system you like in order to solve a projectile motion problem. To demonstrate the truth of this statement, consider a ball thrown off the top of a building with a velocity v at an angle θ with respect to the horizontal. Let the building be 49.0 ...
February 5, 2014 by Malorie

trig
Question Part Points Submissions Used The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 7° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
October 2, 2011 by sanam

Physics
A rock thrown straight up with a velocity of 29 m/s from the edge of a building just misses the building as it comes down. The rock is moving at 44 m/s when it strikes the ground. How tall was the building? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s Answer in units of m
September 3, 2012 by Diane

Math - Trig
From the foot of a building I have to look upwards at an angle of 22degrees to sight the top of a tree. From the top of a building, 150 meters above ground level, I have to look down at an angle of depression of 50degrees to look at the top of the tree. a. How tall is the tree...
December 14, 2013 by McKenna Louise

Trigonometry
From the foot of a building I have to look upwards at an angle of 22degrees to sight the top of a tree. From the top of a building, 150 meters above ground level, I have to look down at an angle of depression of 50degrees to look at the top of the tree. a. How tall is the tree...
December 15, 2013 by Marie Ashley

Science
A ball dropped from the roof of a building take 4s to reach the street. How high is the building?
September 21, 2011 by yolanda

science
If we drilled a hole straight through the earth, and dropped a golf ball down the hole, starting initially at rest, how fast would the ball be traveling when it reached the center of the earth. The earth’s radius is 6378 km.
February 6, 2014 by kristi

Math - Trig
From the foot of a building I have to look upwards at an angle of 22° to sight the top of a tree. From the top of a building, 150 meters above ground level, I have to look down at an angle of depression of 50° to look at the top of the tree. a. How tall is the tree? b. How far...
December 12, 2013 by Shelley Nicole

AP Physics
A rock thrown straight up with a velocity of 30 m/s from the edge of a building just misses the building as it comes down. The rock is moving at 47 m/s when it strikes the ground. How tall was the building? The accelera- tion of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of m.
August 24, 2010 by Alex

physics
a ball is dropped off a 20m high building, the ball weights 5 g. how long does it take to hit the ground and what is the instaneous speed of the the ball at each second of it's fall?
October 17, 2010 by m,ary

Physics ?#2
A ball is dropped from the top of a 53.0m high cliff. At the same time, a carefully aimed stone is thrown straight up from the bottom of the cliff with a speed of 25.0m/s The stone and ball collide part way up. How far above the base of the cliff does this happen in meters?
September 8, 2009 by Cara

trig
At 2 points 95 ft apart on a horizontal line perpendicular to the front of a building, the angles of elevation of the top of the building are 25 degrees and 16 degrees. How tall is the building?
February 14, 2011 by Greg

math
From the foot of a building I have to look upwards at an angle of 22° to sight the top of a tree. From the top of a building, 150 meters above ground level, I have to look down at an angle of depression of 50° to look at the top of the tree. a. How tall is the tree? b. How far...
February 11, 2014 by mackenzie

Physics
A 40,000 kg railroad car initially traveling at 10 m/s collides inelastically with a 20,000 kg railroad car intially at rest. The cars stick together. What is their final speed?
November 19, 2012 by Joshua

Physics
A 40,000 kg railroad car initially traveling at 10 m/s collides inelastically with a 20,000 kg railroad car intially at rest. The cars stick together. What is their final speed?
November 19, 2012 by Joshua

Physics
A 40,000 kg railroad car initially traveling at 10 m/s collides inelastically with a 20,000 kg railroad car intially at rest. The cars stick together. What is their final speed?
November 19, 2012 by Joshua

Physics
A 40,000 kg railroad car initially traveling at 10 m/s collides inelastically with a 20,000 kg railroad car intially at rest. The cars stick together. What is their final speed?
November 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A 40,000 kg railroad car initially traveling at 10 m/s collides inelastically with a 20,000 kg railroad car intially at rest. The cars stick together. What is their final speed?
November 21, 2012 by Stan

College Algebra
How long would it take for a ball dropped from the top of a 400 foot building to hit the ground? Round your answer to two decimal places Use gravity formula
January 25, 2012 by Heather

Physics
A ball, dropped from rest, cover 2/7 of the distant to the ground in the last 2 seconds of its fall. From what height was the ball dropped? What was the total time of the fall?
October 11, 2009 by Robert C

Physics
A boy jumps from rest, straight down from the top of a cliff. He falls halfway down to the water below in 0.620 s. How much time passes during his entire trip from the top down to the water? Ignore air resistance.
September 8, 2014 by Hoku

physics
From the top of a tall building, a gun is fired. The bullet leaves the gun at a speed of 340 m/s, parallel to the ground. As the drawing shows, the bullet puts a hole in a window of another building and hits the wall that faces the window. h is 0.54 m and d is 8.0 m. Assume ...
October 24, 2010 by Gabbi

physics
A stone is dropped from the roof of a tall building. A person measures the speed of hte stone to be 49 m/s when it hits the ground. What is the height of the building?
September 18, 2011 by shannon

science
a ball is dropped from the roof of a building. it takes 10 seconds to reach the ground. find the height of the building.(g=9.8/s square)
August 8, 2013 by swagster

math
Standing on the top of a building, Eric spots his friend's car at an angle of depression of 35°. The car is 360 feet from the base of the building. How tall is the building to the nearest hundredth of a foot?
June 12, 2013 by Anonymous

algebra 2
if a rock is dropped from the top of a 200 ft building, solve for the time it takes for it to hit the ground. (when h=0) hint-initial velocity when dropped is 0
May 26, 2013 by maddy

Physics
On a planet that has no atmosphere, a rocket 14.2 m tall is resting on its launch pad. Freefall acceleration on the planet is 4.45 m/s2. A ball is dropped from the top of the rocket with zero initial velocity. (a) How long does it take to reach the launch pad? (b) What is the ...
October 20, 2010 by Maria

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

Algebra I
A 15 foot flagpole is mounted on top of a school building. If the top of the flagpole forms a 31° angle with the ground 50 ft from the base of the building, about how tall is the school building? 28 feet <-My answer 15 feet 30 feet <-second choice 11 feet
September 10, 2012 by Panda

physics
A man stands at the top of a 27-m high building and throws a penny straight downward. If the penny has an initial velocity of -3.9 m/s, what is the velocity of the penny in m/s when it hits the ground?
September 9, 2014 by Carissa

Physics
Mass 1 with a mass of 28.5 kg starts at rest at the top of a frictionless from a height of 17 meters. It then slides down the incline and moves over a horizontal frictionless surface and collides inelastically (head on) with mass 2 which is of unknown mass. After the ...
November 15, 2012 by Chelsea

Physics
A 2.98 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 158.3 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 13.1 N on the ball. A.)How long does it take to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2. Answer in units of s ...
January 29, 2013 by Big Poppa Smurf

physics
A ball is tossed with enough speed straight up so that it is in the air several seconds. Assume upward direction is positive and downward is negative.What is the acceleration of the ball during any of these time intervals? What is the acceleration of the ball at the moment the...
September 8, 2014 by Mia

Physics
You can use any coordinate system you like in order to solve a projectile motion problem. To demonstrate the truth of this statement, consider a ball thrown off the top of a building with a velocity v at an angle č with respect to the horizontal. Let the building be 50.0 m ...
August 30, 2009 by Annmay

math
the angle of depression of the top and bottom of an 8m tall building from the top of a multi storyed buiding are 30degree and 45 degree respectively find the height of the multi storyed building and the distance between 2 buildings
January 17, 2012 by rim

Math
math word problem a building 240ft tall casts a 100 foot long shadow. If a person stands at the end of the shadow and looks up to the top of the building, what is the angle of the persons eyes to the top of the building(to the nearest hundredth of a degree)?(assume the persons...
April 29, 2013 by Jay

MATH
A silver dollar is dropped from the top of a building that is 1398 feet tall. Use the position function below for free-falling objects. (Round your answers to 3 decimal places.) s(t) = -16t2 + v0t + s0 (a) Determine the position and velocity functions for the coin. s(t) = v(t) =
February 15, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
a ball is dropped from a tower 122.5meters tall. how long does it take the ball to reach the ground?
October 5, 2011 by m kay

physics
a ball dropped from a cliff falls with a constant acceleration of 10m/s*s . through how much distance the ball will fall in the 5th second
August 29, 2009 by sara

trig
From the foot of a building i have to look upwards at an angle of 22 degrees to sight the top of a tree. From the top of a building, 150 meters above ground level, I have to look down at an angle of depression of 50 degrees to look at the top of the tree. A) How tall is the ...
February 27, 2014 by Jiskha

math
The angle of depression of two points on opposite sides of a building are on the same horizontal level with the foot of the buiding are 58 and 49 respectively from the top of the building. If the building is 38m tall, calculate the distance between the points.
July 15, 2010 by Daniel

Calculus
A chain 64 meters long whose mass is 20 kilograms is hanging over the edge of a tall building and does not touch the ground. How much work is required to lift the top 3 meters of the chain to the top of the building?
September 29, 2012 by Ryan

trigo
the L and C State building is 1,250 m tall. What is the angle of elevation of the top from a point on the ground 1,760 m from the base of the building?
July 31, 2010 by trigofunctions

trigo
The L and C State Building is 1,250 m tall. What is the angle od elevation of the top from a point on the ground 1,760 m from the base of the building?
August 1, 2010 by trigofunctions

Physics
A solid brass ball of mass 9.5 g will roll smoothly along a loop-the-loop track when released from rest along the straight section. The circular loop has radius R = 4.2 m, and the ball has radius r << R. (a) What is h if the ball is on the verge of leaving the track when...
November 17, 2011 by Bridgette

Calc
When a certain type of ball falls froma height of h onto a hard level surface, it bounce straight back up to a height of kh, where k is constant with 0<k<1. suppose this ball is dropped from an initial height h0 a) let the terms of the sequence {hn}from n=1 to infinity ...
April 21, 2014 by Stuck in Math

physics
metal ball and rubber ball dropped in the 20 ft building in the same time.
February 7, 2010 by marvin

physics
a ball is thrown vertically upward from the top of the building with a velocity 10m/s.it reaches the ground in 5 sec.Find the height of the building the ball strikes the ground?
September 13, 2012 by p

algebra
The height of a ball dropped from a tall building is modeled by the equation d(t) = 16t2 where d equals the distance traveled at time t seconds and t equals the time in seconds. What does the average rate of change of d(t) from t = 2 to t = 5 represent?
March 29, 2014 by Anonymous

calculus
A ball is dropped from the top of a building. The height, , of the ball above the ground (in feet) is given as a function of time, , (in seconds) by y = 1640 - 16t^2 y'= -32t When does the ball hit the ground, and how fast is it going at that time? Give your answer in feet per...
November 14, 2010 by Ashley

college physics
A 49-kg lead ball is dropped from the leaning tower of Pisa. The tower is 54 m high. (a) How far does the ball fall in the first 2.4 seconds of flight? (b) What is the speed of the ball after it has traveled 4.1 m downward? (c) What is the speed of the ball 1.7 s after it is ...
September 7, 2014 by Monika

physics
A ball of volume V=8 L is full of air with pressure higher than atmospheric pressure by Δp=2×10^4 Pa. The total mass of the ball and the air inside is 200 g. The ball is tossed up to a height h=20 m, then it falls down, collides with the ground, and bounces back up. ...
April 30, 2013 by jfchfrhrc

physics
A ball of volume V=8 L is full of air with pressure higher than atmospheric pressure by Δp=2×10^4 Pa. The total mass of the ball and the air inside is 200 g. The ball is tossed up to a height h=20 m, then it falls down, collides with the ground, and bounces back up. ...
April 30, 2013 by jfchfrhrc

math
a building casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 65 degrees, what is the height of the building to the nearest tenth of a foot? I did tan =x/25 x=25tan65 x=53.61267301 x=53.6 feet the height of...
March 3, 2014 by diane

physics
A 3.60 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 184.8 m high. While the ball is falling to earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 12.1 N on the ball. How long does it take to hit the ground? (acceleration of gravity = 9.81 m/s^2)
November 6, 2009 by Ash

physics
A 4.05 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 171.4 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 12.5 N on the ball. How long does it take to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2.
November 6, 2010 by Harmonie

physics
A 3.61 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 152.5 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 11.6 N on the ball. How long does it take to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2
December 17, 2010 by john

Physics
A 50-g ball collides elastically with a 290-g ball that is at rest. If the 50-g ball was traveling in the positive x-direction at 4.75 m/s before the collision, what are the velocities of the two balls after the collision? 290-g ball: magnitude m/s ? 50-g ball: magnitude m/s...
March 17, 2012 by Angelina

Physics
A ball is thrown upwards, from a building. It's height(h), in meters above the ground seconds(t) after being thrown is given by h(t)=-5t^2+15t+50 a) How tall is the building? (explain your answer) b) How long does it take the ball to reach the ground? c) For how long is the ...
September 3, 2014 by Anonymos

Calculus
A ball is dropped from the top of a building. The height, , of the ball above the ground (in feet) is given as a function of time, , (in seconds) by y = 1640 - 16t^2 y'= -32t When does the ball hit the ground, and how fast is it going at that time? Give your answer in feet ...
November 14, 2010 by Ashley

physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from a building of height 80m. the kine joining the top of the building to the point where it hits the ground makes an angle of 45 degrees with the ground. what is the initial velocity of the ball?
September 19, 2014 by aditya

phy
A ball of mass 0.540 kg moving east (+x direction) with a speed of 3.30 m/s collides head-on with a 0.740 kg ball at rest. If the collision is perfectly elastic, what will be the speed and direction of each ball after the collision? a)ball originally at rest m/s b)ball ...
October 7, 2010 by ami

physics
A ball falls from rest on another planet. It falls 30 m, reaching a velocity of 15m/s. Determine its acceleration.
September 28, 2010 by katelyn

physics
a projectile is fired from the top of a building with an initial velocity straight upward at 40m/sec. the top of the building is 50 meters above the ground? a) the maximun height of the projectile above the building b) the time for the projectile to reach the top c) the ...
October 15, 2011 by daniel

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