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January 18, 2017
Number of results: 78,787

**physics **

A train consists of 40 freight cars, each having a mass of 2.71 × 105 kg. If the engine (which has twice the mass of a freight car) exerts a net force of +1.12 × 105 N, what will be the acceleration of this train?

*August 24, 2012 by tyler*

**Weight Is Force! Science**

A space ship has a mass of 9000kg. the space ship is launched from Earth and lands on a distant planet where it has a mass of 390000 N. What is the acceleration of the gravity on this planet?

*March 3, 2016 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Calculate the maximum acc. of a car that is heading up a 4 degree slope. Assume that only half the weight of the car is supported by the two drive wheels and the static coefficient friction is involved- the tires can not slip during the acceleration a) on dry concrete, us=10 ...

*May 25, 2011 by jake moose*

**physics**

Chapter 02, Problem 62 A model rocket blasts off from the ground, rising straight upward with a constant acceleration that has a magnitude of 90.3 m/s2 for 1.75 seconds, at which point its fuel abruptly runs out. Air resistance has no effect on its flight. What maximum ...

*December 16, 2015 by trish*

**English**

1. In conducting a personal interview, setting limits on what will be covered should occur: A. at the beginning of the interview. B. in the middle of the interview. C. at the end of the interview. D. during the strategy stage. i'm confused between A & D 2. For Thomas to ...

*April 5, 2013 by Amy*

**Physics**

An astronaut is taking a space walk near the shuttle when her safety tether breaks. What should the astronaut do to get back to the shuttle? Answer: Take a tool from her tool belt and throw it away from the shuttle. Next Question:Assuming that the astronaut can throw any tool ...

*October 13, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A car of mass 1000kg is travelling along a straight flat road at a constant speed of 30.0ms^-1. It then accelerates with constant acceleration of 3.00ms^-2 for 10.0s, after which it continues to travels at a constant speed. Determine: (a) The final speed of the car (b) The ...

*October 17, 2016 by Saphina Almatary*

**precalculus**

Determine the maximum and minimum number of turning points for the function h(x) = -2x^4 - 8x^3 + 5x -6. Maximum:3 Minimum:1 Is this a valid reason: A quartic polynomial function has a 3 Turning points. The turning point is always 1 less than the degree. For example degree 4=3...

*December 9, 2011 by Melinda*

**Math**

Determine the maximum and minimum number of turning points for the function h(x) = -2x^4 - 8x^3 + 5x -6. Maximum:3 Minimum:1 Is this a valid reason: A quartic polynomial function has a 3 Turning points. The turning point is always 1 less than the degree. For example degree 4=3...

*December 9, 2011 by Melinda*

**PHYSICS**

A 200g block slides back and forth on a frictionless surface between two springs, as shown. The left-hand spring has k = 130 N/m and its maximum compression is 16cm. The right-hand spring has k = 280 N/m. Find (a) the maximum compression of the right-hand spring and (b) the ...

*February 12, 2014 by Sarah*

**math**

If a projectile is launched from a platform 30 feet high with an initial velocity of 128 feet per second, then the height of the projectile at t seconds is given by s(t) = –16t2 + 128t + 30 feet. (a) At what time does the projectile attain its maximum height? Show some work...

*November 9, 2010 by Math is HARD*

**physics**

two dogs play tug of war with a rope toy that has a mass of 0.50 kg. if one dog pulls on the toy with a force of 140.0 N, and the other dog pulls in the opposite direction with a force of 138.0 N, what is the horizontal acceleration of the toy?

*November 30, 2011 by kristi*

**physics**

21.At the airport, a person pushes a luggage cart with an applied force of 150 N [forward]. Assuming the cart and luggage have a total mass of 46.0 kg and the force of friction is 95.0 N [backward], the magnitude of the acceleration of the luggage is _____ m/s2.

*March 22, 2015 by Trex*

**Physics**

A cup of coffee is sitting in an airplane flying at constant speed and altitude. Mu between cup and table is .36. The plane accelerates, maintaining constant altitude. What is the maximum acceleration that the plan can have without the cup sliding backwards?

*September 18, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

In a 100 m race, Maggie and Judy cross the finish line in a dead heat, both taking 10.6 s. Accelerating uniformly, Maggie took 2.20 s and Judy 2.90 s to attain maximum speed, which they maintained for the rest of the race. What was Maggie's acceleration?

*February 2, 2012 by Stacy *

**Physics**

If a dog chases its tail in a perfect circle of radius r at constant speed v, which of the following is true? A. The dog's acceleration is zero. B. The dog's velocity is constant. C. The sum of the forces, F , acting on the dog is zero. D. The time it takes the dog to make one...

*September 24, 2016 by Lyon*

**Physics**

A 10 m platform diver during his diving can increase his rotation rate from an initial rate of 0.8 rev/s to a maximum of 3.3 rev/s. If his initial moment of inertia was 10 kg·m2, what is his moment of inertia at his maximum rotation rate?

*April 26, 2013 by Derrick*

**physics**

3- An electric motor can accelerate a Ferris wheel of moment of inertia (I =20 000 kg.m2) from rest to (10.0 rev/min) in (12.0 s). When the motor is turned off, friction causes the wheel to slow down from (10.0 to 8.00 rev/min) in (10.0 s). Determine (a) the torque generated ...

*March 16, 2013 by a*

**how to sketch a graph of..**

Local minimum and local maximum imply that the function approaches negative and positive infinite at opposite sides of the graph. Local minimum (1,1) and local maximum (3,3) means the slope of the function is 0 at these points. Thank you so much. So 1)when the local minima is...

*November 5, 2006 by Leo*

**math **

A plane flying a its maximum speed can go 200 miles per hour with a tailwind and 160 miles per hour into a head wind. a) What is the wind speed? b) What would the maximum speed of the plane be if there was no wind?

*March 31, 2016 by Stormi*

**physics**

An engine moves a boat through the water at a constant speed of 16 m/s. The engine must exert a force of 7.0 103 N to balance the force that water exerts against the hull. What power does the engine develop? answer:___ kW

*April 26, 2011 by Merlin*

**Physics**

I don't necessarily need an answer here... just a step in the right direction. If you drive into a wall at 5 m/sec, rebound at 1 m/sec, and make contact with the wall for .15 sec, with what force did the wall exert on the car? (mass = 220 kg) I can't really put my finger on it...

*May 27, 2008 by Mark*

**college physics 1**

As part of a fundraiser, the Chancellor has agreed to bungee jump from a crane 45 m above a pool filled with Jello. The plan is for the bungee cord to stop the Chancellor just before his head enters the Jello. Your task is to select a bungee cord that will safely stop the ...

*February 12, 2015 by somoan*

**Science**

What is the magnitude of the charge on two identical spheres that exert a force of 0.300 N when 75.0 apart?

*January 25, 2010 by Michael*

**physics**

How much force does an 60 kg astronaut exert on his chair while accelerating straight up at 8m/s squared?

*June 21, 2011 by Kate*

**physics**

How much force does an 60 kg astronaut exert on his chair while accelerating straight up at 8m/s squared?

*June 21, 2011 by Kate*

**physics**

if you exert a force of 500N to walk 4M up a flight of stairs in 4S , how much power do you use?

*December 17, 2011 by ghada*

**physics**

how much torque do you exert if you push perpendicularly on a door with a force of 30 N at a distance of 0.85 m from its hinges

*April 28, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

what force must the woman in Figure 3.38 exert on the floor with her hands in order to do a pushup?

*April 29, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics **

A 400.0 KG mass experiences a horizontal push force of +720N And friction force of 320N A) assuming the mass is initially moving at 5.0 m/s far will it travel in 6.0 s? B) how much work does the 720.0 newton force do over the distance determine in part a? C) calculate the ...

*October 20, 2015 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A tennis ball of mass 0.057 kg is served. It strikes the ground with a velocity of 54 m/s (120 mph) at an angle of 21° below the horizontal. Just after the bounce it is moving at 51 m/s at an angle of 19° above the horizontal. If the interaction with the ground lasts 0.064 s...

*August 2, 2011 by Ashley*

**physics**

A constant force is exerted for a short time interval on a cart that is initially at rest on an air track. This force gives the cart a certain final speed. Suppose we repeat the experiment but, instead of starting from rest, the cart is already moving with constant speed in ...

*January 29, 2013 by Kristal*

**Math(Please help)**

Projectile motion: Let's suppose you throw a ball straight up with an initial speed of 50 feet per second from a height of feet. a) Find the equation that describes the motion as a function of time. My answer was x = 0 and y=-16t^2+50t+6 b) How long is the ball in the air? ...

*April 16, 2010 by Abbey*

**maths,science, physics**

A block of mass 50kg was left to slide down a ramp elevated at an angle of 45 decrease as shown in the diagram below (assume g=9.8 ms^-2). I . Calculate the net force causing the block to slide down the ramp (assume no friction) II. Calculate the net force causing the block to...

*June 5, 2016 by Oxy *

**Physics**

Suppose your car was mired deeply in the mud and you wanted to use the method illustrated in the figure to pull it out. (a) What force in newtons would you have to exert perpendicular to the center of a rope to produce a force of 10,000 N on the car if the angle is 1.80°? ...

*November 7, 2016 by Sara*

**physics134**

A ball, with a mass of 0.144 kg, is thrown from the top of a 76.8 m building (point A) at an angle, θ = 65º with respect to the horizontal. The initial speed of the ball is unknown. The ball reaches a maximum height of 12 m above the building after which it hits the ...

*May 4, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics help**

A car travels in a circle whose radius is 31 m, with a speed of 19 m/s. (1) What is the magnitude of the car's acceleration? _____ m/s2 (2) What is the nature (origin) of the horizontal force on the car? (What is exerting the force?) The force causing the car to turn is: ...

*October 28, 2012 by arcos15*

**physics **

A.A pair of narrow, parallel slits separated by a distance of 0.335 mm are illuminated by green laser light with wavelength = 543.0 nm. The interference pattern is observed on a screen 2.43 m from the plane of the parallel slits. Calculate the distance from the central maximum...

*March 21, 2010 by Andy *

**Math**

This is for grade 11 math, under quadratic extrema and roots. Fred and Ginger have 24 m of fencing to enclose a garden at the back of their house. From the pictures you can see (shows a large rectangle for the house, with a smaller one attached on the bottom line, to the right...

*November 1, 2007 by Laura*

**Algebra 2 HELP plz**

An object is launched upward with an initial velocity of 64 feet per second from a platform 80 feet high. 1.) Write a height model for the object. I wrote my model as .... h=-16t^2 +64t +80 2.) How many seconds until the maximum height is reached? I had 2 seconds as my answer ...

*November 12, 2014 by kylie*

**math **

A cable company charges $40 plus $12 for each cable jack. If x is the number of jacks installed, the linear equation is C=12x+40. graph the total

*February 20, 2013 by phil*

**physics**

a 3 m long weightless beam is supported at each end by cables. a painter weighing 90 N stands 1 m from the left cable. Calculate the tension in each cable.

*March 20, 2013 by markcampo*

**Physics**

A student decides to move a box of books into her dormitory room by pulling on a rope attached to the box. She pulls with a force of 100.0 N at an angle of 25.0° above the horizontal. The box has a mass of 25.0 kg, and the coefficient of kinetic friction between box and floor...

*September 22, 2008 by Jenny*

**Physics**

Mass 1 and mass 2 are connected as shown by a massless, non-stretch rope that passes over a massless, frictionless pulley. The masses are on inclines which have friction. When the angles of the string are as given, mass 1 experiences an acceleration up the incline of 1.00 m/s/...

*July 25, 2012 by Zac*

**physics**

A ping pong ball (m= 6g) bounces off a table. Before striking the table the ball has a velocity of 4m/s in a direction pheta below the x-axis. It leaves the table with the same speed moving in a direction pheta above the x axis. What impulse does the table exert on the tennis ...

*October 22, 2007 by Anonymous*

**College Chemistry**

The sun bombards the earth with about 1KJ m^-2s^-1. Calculate the maximum mass of pure ethanol that can be vaporized in 10 min from a beaker left in strong sunshine, assuming the surface area of the ethanol t be 50cm^2.

*August 15, 2012 by James*

**Physics**

An electron of mass 9.11 10-31 kg has an initial speed of 2.60 105 m/s. It travels in a straight line, and its speed increases to 6.00 105 m/s in a distance of 4.40 cm. Assume its acceleration is constant. (a) Determine the magnitude of the force exerted on the electron. ...N...

*October 2, 2016 by Jack*

**theory of machine**

1. the contact ratio is....... (a)zero (b)more than one (c)less than one (d)none of these 2. the ratio of maximum displacement of the forced vibration to the deflection due to the static force is known as................ (a)damping factor (b)magnification factor (c)damping ...

*August 1, 2012 by raju*

**physics**

Could anyone help me set up this equation? I drew my force body diagram but wasn't sure how to include the downward force (im assuming i use either sine or cosine?) A force of 340 N pushes a 54 kg object. Find the acceleration of the box if the force makes an angle of 70 ...

*October 3, 2014 by xxhennessy*

**Physics**

A clerk moves a box of cans down an aisle by pulling on a strap attached to the box. The clerk pulls with a force of 189.0 N at an angle of 30.0◦ with the horizontal. The box has a mass of 39.0 kg, and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and floor is 0....

*November 11, 2014 by Shanii*

**Science**

The same force acts on two objects with different masses. Why does the object with less mass have a larger acceleration?

*September 10, 2008 by Stacy*

**biomechanics**

If a soccor ball with a mass of 0.43 kg is kicked while it is in the air, with a force of 15 N oriented 32 degrees above the horizontal, what is the resultant acceleration?

*April 8, 2011 by katie*

**Physics**

A motorcycle with a mass of 350 kg is accelerated from rest to a velocity of 30 m/s by a force of 4000 N. calculate the distance over which this acceleration occurred.

*April 19, 2011 by helpp*

**physics**

what is the maximum speed with which a 1050kg car can round a turn of radius 70 m on a flat road if the coefficient of friction between tires and road is .80? is this result independent of the mass of the car?

*January 2, 2011 by Jessie*

**chemistry**

since 1991, house paint produced in Canada must contain no more than 600 ppm of lead. What is the maximum mass of lead permitted ion a 2.50 kg can of paint?

*December 15, 2014 by GEORGE`*

**physics**

1. How much acceleration does a 747 jumbo jet of mass 31600 kg experience in takeoff when the thrust for each of four engines is 30000 N? 2. Two boxes are seen to accelerate at the same rate when a force F is applied to the first and 5F is applied to second. What is the mass ...

*November 22, 2010 by confused*

**physics**

A 100kg mass starts from rest at the top of an incline plane that makes an angle of 35 degrees with the horizontal, the coefficient of friction of 0.005 between the ramp and the mass. The mass slides down the ramp and then slides to a stop on a surface with coefficient of ...

*May 6, 2010 by Ariel*

**physics**

A 100kg mass starts from rest at the top of an incline plane that makes an angle of 35 degrees with the horizontal, the coefficient of friction of 0.005 between the ramp and the mass. The mass slides down the ramp and then slides to a stop on a surface with coefficient of ...

*May 6, 2010 by Ariel*

**algebra 2**

The height of an arrow shot in the air is given by the function h(t)=-16t^2+144t+24, where h(t) represents the height in feet, and t represents the time in seconds. what is the maximum height of the arrow? how long does it take to reach the maximum height? how long does it ...

*June 16, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

You are installing a new spark plug in your car, and the manual specifies that it be tightened to a torque that has a magnitude of 45 N·m. Using the data in the drawing, determine the magnitude F of the force that you must exert on the wrench. Lenght of the wrench is .28 m ...

*March 24, 2008 by Zach*

**Static Equilibrium**

This has been causing me some pain. An 89.03 kg person is half way up a uniform ladder of length 3.453 m and mass 22.75 kg that is leaning against a wall. The angle between the ladder and the wall is θ. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor ...

*November 6, 2014 by Rhyan*

**physics mechanics**

A 2 kg mass rests on a horizontal table with a light spring with a force constant of 200 Nm-1 attached to it. The coefficient of static friction between the mass and the table is 0.7 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.5. How far must the spring be stretched ...

*October 26, 2013 by njood*

**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*

**physics**

The problem propmpts us with the info: "Two friends play with a card-board box on a grassy hill side. The boy in the box has a mass of 50.0 kg and the box has a mass of 5.00 kg. The incline of the hill is 44° and its height is 10 meter. Assume that friction plays a negligible...

*October 11, 2015 by ana*

**Geometry**

Hi, one Professor gave me a very hard question, He has a little Disk (used in machines) that has a big hole in the middle, he measured the thickness every 90°, and he got the following measurements: 0.95 mm 1.02 mm 1.02 mm 0.96 mm He tells me that with 3 of these measurements...

*May 26, 2009 by Alessio*

**Geometry**

Hi, one Professor gave me a very hard question, He has a little Disk (used in machines) that has a big hole in the middle, he measured the thickness every 90°, and he got the following measurements: 0.95 mm 1.02 mm 1.02 mm 0.96 mm He tells me that with 3 of these measurements...

*May 27, 2009 by Alessio*

**physics 1 please help!**

A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.99. What is the greatest...

*February 10, 2011 by Hannah*

**physics 1 please help!**

A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.99. What is the greatest...

*February 10, 2011 by Hannah*

**science**

A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106,000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.82. What is the ...

*October 4, 2013 by Donna*

**physics**

A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 104,000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 93 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.78. What is the ...

*November 17, 2013 by Hanna*

**physics**

A 2.0 kg mass is fastened to a spring with force constant of 45 N/m. The mass is held motionless by a student at a position 15 cm below the spring's natural unstretched position. When the ball is released, what is the Fnet acting on it? What is the acceleration of the ball at ...

*June 4, 2014 by grey*

**Algebra **

A woman wishes to invest $12,500 in three types of bonds: municipal bonds paying 8% interest per year, bank investment certificates paying 9%, and high-risk bonds paying 12%. For tax reasons she wants the amount invested in municipal bonds to be at least three times the amount...

*November 30, 2014 by Jessica*

**Physics**

A range in a national park is driving at 47 km/h when a deer jumps onto the road 70m ahead of the vehicle . After a reaction of t seconds, the ranger applies the brakes to produce an acceleration of -2.00 m/s^2. What is the maximum reaction time allowed if the ranger is to ...

*February 14, 2011 by Shannon*

**Physics 101 (I'm stupid)!**

And Astronaut wearing an environment suit has a total mass of 130 kg. What is his weight on earth? What would his weight be on Mars where the acceleration of gravity is 3.26? What is his mass on Mars? Why? If he should end up adrift and deep space what what his mask be? Why?

*October 19, 2015 by Haley*

**Physics 101 (I'm stupid)!**

And Astronaut wearing an environment suit has a total mass of 130 kg. What is his weight on earth? What would his weight be on Mars where the acceleration of gravity is 3.26? What is his mass on Mars? Why? If he should end up adrift and deep space what what his mask be? Why?

*October 20, 2015 by Haley*

**physics**

Discuss the relationship between motion and force including the following terms: velocity, acceleration, equilibrium, contact force, and field force.

*May 9, 2013 by Adam*

**science**

Discuss the relationship between motion and force including the following terms: velocity, acceleration, equilibrium, contact force, and field force.

*May 9, 2013 by Adam*

**physics**

Jennifer, who has a mass of 50.0 kg, is riding at 35.0 m/s in her red sports car when she must suddenly slam on the brakes to avoid hitting a deer crossing the road. She strikes the air bag that brings her body to a stop in 0.500 s. What average force does the seat belt exert ...

*December 3, 2012 by Chelsey Achord*

**Ap physics**

A person pushes a 15.0 kg lawn mower at constant speed with a force of 77.0 N directed along the handle, which is at an angle of θ = 49.0° to the horizontal . (a) Draw the free-body diagram showing all forces acting on the mower. (Do this on paper. Your instructor may ...

*September 10, 2010 by rayray*

**physics**

A frictionless massless pulley has 7 kg tied to a cable on the left side and an unknown mass (M) on the right. The unknown mass accelerates downward at 6.6 m/s2 What is the accelerationof the system/tension of the rope

*October 13, 2014 by Alex*

**physics**

When you are running and want to stop quickly, you must decelerate quickly. What is the origin of the force that causes you to stop? Estimate the maximum rate of deceleration of a person running at top speed to come to rest.

*September 11, 2009 by perry*

**science**

How much work will be necessary for the band members to move the new 120 kilogram amplifier to the garage where they practice, if they were to slide the amplifier a distance of 35 meters on a frictionless surface at an acceleration of 2 meters/second? Show all calculations, ...

*November 4, 2009 by anonymous*

**physical sciences **

The mass of a minibus is 1500kg,assume that the passenger have an average mass of 50kg each.The driver is moving at a speed of 30m/s when he notice that the traffic light ahead have turned to red.he applied a force of 9000N on the break pedal,calculate acceleration of the taxi...

*February 21, 2016 by ascentia*

**Physics**

1. A pair of narrow, parallel slits separated by a distance of 0.408 mm are illuminated by green laser light with wavelength of λ = 537.5 nm. The interference pattern is observed on a screen 1.56 m from the plane of the parallel slits. Calculate the distance from the ...

*March 23, 2010 by Matt*

**calculus**

A box with a square base is to be constructed with a surface area of 726 square centimeters. 1. Draw a diagram of the box. Label the diagram appropriately with variables. 2. Write an objective equation and a constraint equation (label each one as objective or constraint). 3. ...

*April 8, 2015 by Courtney*

**Physics**

The Mariana trench is located in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 10300 m below the surface of the water. The density of seawater is 1025 kg/m3 (a) If an underwater vehicle were to explore such a depth, what force would the water exert on the vehicle's observation window...

*November 3, 2007 by pete*

**Physics**

The Mariana trench is located in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 11800 m below the surface of the water. The density of seawater is 1025 kg/m3. (a) If an underwater vehicle were to explore such a depth, what force would the water exert on the vehicle's observation window...

*December 4, 2008 by Brandon*

**Math000**

The height (in meters) of a projectile shot vertically upward from a point 3 m above ground level with an initial velocity of 21.5 m/s is h = 3 + 21.5t − 4.9t2 after t seconds. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) (a) Find the velocity after 2 s and after 4 s. v(2...

*October 13, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics(Please help)**

Some bacteria are propelled by motors that spin hair-like flagella. A typical bacterial motor turning at a constant angular velocity has a radius of 1.9x10-8m, and a tangential speed at the rim of 2.7x10-5 m/s. (a) What is the angular speed (the magnitude of the angular ...

*June 9, 2012 by Hannah*

**Physics**

A charged particle A exerts a force of 2.39 ìN to the right on charged particle B when the particles are 13.3 mm apart. Particle B moves straight away from A to make the distance between them 16.1 mm. What vector force does particle B then exert on A?

*February 6, 2010 by Jan*

**physics**

The small piston has a diameter of 2cm and the large piston has a diameter of 6cm. How much more force can the larger piston exert compared with the force applied to the smaller piston?

*January 28, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics **

A 5 kg magnet exerts a constant force of 3 N on a 0.25 kg magnet. 1) What force will the smaller magnet exert on the larger magnet? Please show step by step including the right equations for this problem

*October 2, 2016 by Anonymous *

**Physics - Torque**

Consider a rectangular block of mass 30kg, height= 3m, length = 2m. A force F is applied horizontally at the upper edge. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. 1)What is the minimum force required to start to TIP the block? 2)What is the minimum coefficient of static ...

*April 22, 2007 by Belle*

**physics**

At an outdoor market, a bunch of bananas attached to the bottom of a vertical spring of force constant 16.0 N/m is set into oscillatory motion with an amplitude of 20.0 cm. It is observed that the maximum speed of the bunch of bananas is 39.6 cm/s. What is the weight of the ...

*November 9, 2011 by kate*

**physics**

Stephanie serves a volleyball from a height of 0.76 m and gives it an initial velocity of +7.2m/s straight up.How high will the volleyball go? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Answer in units of m. 2) How long will it take the ball to reach its maximum height? Answer ...

*November 12, 2010 by wow*

**college algebra word problem**

Here's the problem I was asked: You are visiting your parents on a farm. They have asked you to design a small rectangular-shaped vegetable garden along an existing wall in their backyard. They wish to surround it with a small fence to protect their plants from animals. You ...

*December 2, 2009 by confused*

**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**

An electron of mass 9.11 10-31 kg has an initial speed of 3.00 105 m/s. It travels in a straight line, and its speed increases to 8.00 105 m/s in a distance of 10.0 cm. (a) Assuming its acceleration is constant, determine the force exerted on the electron. N (in the direction ...

*October 17, 2011 by carlton*

**Physics**

Imagine a fender bender between a large truck and a small car. During the impact, Choose one answer. a. the truck exerts a greater amount of force on the car than the car exerts on the truck b. the car exerts a greater amount of force on the truck than the truck exerts on the ...

*February 8, 2013 by Kirk*

**Calculus**

Glenview Community College wants to build a rectangular parking lot on land bordered on one side by a highway. It has 380 feet of fencing to use on the other three sides. What should be the dimensions of the lot if the enclosed area is to be a maximum?

*March 8, 2012 by Andrew*