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physics
In the figure, forces A, B, C and D each have magnitude 50.0 N and act at the same point on the object. What torque (magnitude and direction) does A force exert on the object about point P? What torque (magnitude and direction) B does force exert on the object about point P? ...
April 12, 2008 by Erin

Physics
The 22 cm diameter disk in the figure below can rotate on an axle through its center. At the end of this problem, you will calculate the magnitude and direction of the net torque about the axle when F = 22 N. The net torque is just the sum of the individual torques. Depending ...
October 28, 2014 by Jenny

Physics
A uniform disk with mass m = 8.54 kg and radius R = 1.35 m lies in the x-y plane and centered at the origin. Three forces act in the +y-direction on the disk: 1) a force 333 N at the edge of the disk on the +x-axis, 2) a force 333 N at the edge of the disk on the y-axis, and ...
November 10, 2014 by stewart

Physics
A body is pivoted at a Point O. Three forces act on it in the directions shown on the figure. FA = 11 N at point A, 8.0 m from O. FB = 15 N at point B, 4.0 m from O. FC = 20 N at point C, 3.0 m from O. What is the net torque about point O? You have to also have the direction ...
March 18, 2007 by wolfpak

physics
Two ropes are attached to a skater as sketched in the figure below and exert forces on her as shown. Find the magnitude and direction of the total force exerted by the ropes on the skater if θ1 = 32.0 and θ2 = 53.0. what is the magnitude and direction (horizontal) ?
February 21, 2009 by kj

physics- torque
1. Find the magnitude of the torque produced by a 3.0 N force applied to a door at a perpendicular distance of 0.25 m from the hinge. 2. A simple pendulum consists of a 3.0 kg point mass hanging at the end of a 2.0 m long light string that is connected to a pivot point. a. ...
January 13, 2007 by Anonymous

INTRO TO PHYSICS
a) A simple pendulum consists of a small object of mass 3.3 kg hanging at the end of a 2.0-m-long light string that is connected to a pivot point.Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) about this pivot point when the string makes a 4.5 angle with ...
October 31, 2012 by Sandy

physics
A force in the +y direction applied at the point x=2.3m,y=1.4m gives rise to a torque of 39n*m about the origin. Find the magnitude of the force.
November 16, 2012 by jenn

Physics
Two forces act concurrently on a point P. One force is 60nt due east. The second force is 80nt due north. (a) Find the magnitude and direction of their resultant. (b) What is the magnitude and direction of the equilibriant?
January 17, 2011 by Elise

physics
Consider a 9kg disk with a radius of 0.9m and rotating about an axis passing through its center. (a) What is its rotational inertia? ______ kgm2 ? (b) Suppose the disk is rotating counterclockwise and speeding up with a rotational acceleration of 4rad/s2. What is the net ...
February 6, 2013 by wally

Physics, check my answer pls
4. All of the following are true about torque except: A. its units are Newton-meters. B. it can only be produced by a force. C. torque is zero unless the force is pointed perpendicular to the moment arm. D. a force whose line of action passes through the axis of rotation ...
December 6, 2012 by Nev

Physics HELP!
A simple pendulum consists of a small object of mass 7.40 kg hanging at the end of a 2.10 m long light string that is connected to a pivot point. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) about this pivot point when the string makes a 3.00 angle ...
November 7, 2012 by Brad

physics
A simple pendulum consists of a small object of mass 3.20 kg hanging at the end of a 3.70 m long light string that is connected to a pivot point. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) about this pivot point when the string makes a 7.00 angle ...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
1. Consider the two vectors P and Q. The definition of P is P = 􀀃i (􀀃i 􀀃j). The definition of Q is Q = (􀀃i 􀀃i) 􀀃j . a. The magnitude of P is equal to the magnitude of Q. b. The magnitude of P is greater than the ...
December 27, 2011 by Sarah

physics
A simple pendulum consists of a small object of mass 1.2 kg hanging at the end of a 2.07 m long light string that is connected to a pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) about this pivot point when the string makes an angle of 6.59 ...
March 26, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
A pendulum consists of an object of mass 1.07 kg that hangs at the end of a massless bar, a distance 1.14 m from the pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque due to gravity about the pivot point if the bar makes an angle of 22 with the vertical. torque = ...
October 11, 2008 by Vishnu

physics
A pendulum consists of an object of mass 1.07 kg that hangs at the end of a massless bar, a distance 1.14 m from the pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque due to gravity about the pivot point if the bar makes an angle of 22 with the vertical. torque = ...
October 13, 2008 by Samuel

PHYSICS
A simple pendulum consits of a 3.0 kg point mass hanging at the end of a 2.0 long light string that is connected to a pivot point. a. Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) around this pivot point when the string makes a 5 degree angle with the ...
January 16, 2007 by Anonymous

physics
A one-piece cylinder is shaped as in the Figure, with a core section protruding from the larger drum. The cylinder is free to rotate around the central axis shown in the drawing. A rope wrapped around the drum, of radius 2.70 m, exerts a force F1 to the right on the cylinder. ...
November 4, 2014 by Misaki

Physics
As a swimmer pulls his arm through the water, various muscles exert forces on the upper arm. The figure below shows a force F exerted on the humerus (upper arm bone) by the pectoral muscle. The muscle is connected to the bone d = 7.00 cm from the center point O of the shoulder...
November 8, 2012 by Pat

physics
Hi! could anyone help me to solve this problem please. Three point charges are located at the corners of an equilateral triangle as in the figure below. Find the magnitude and direction of the net electric force on the 1.60 C charge. (A = 1.60 C, B = 7.20 C, and C = -3.80 ...
May 15, 2010 by Chan

Physics
Consider a torque ⃗τ that is constant in both magnitude and direction, and acts on a rigid body of mass 10 kg at a point 1 m from the pivot. How much work does the torque do on the rigid body, if it turns through an angle of 180◦ while the torque is acting? ...
July 2, 2014 by Kaylee

physics
Four masses are positioned at the corners of a rectangle, as indicated in the figure below (not to scale). (a) Find the magnitude and direction of the net force acting on the 2.0 kg mass if x = 0.40 m and y = 0.12 m. (b) How do your answers to part (a) change (if at all) if ...
November 27, 2011 by tara

Physics
A force, F = (3x + 4y) N, is applied to an object at a point whose position vector with respect to the pivot point is r = (3x + 3y + 3z) m. Calculate the torque created by the force about that pivot point. I know that torque = -12x + 9y + 3z, but why is -12x negative? Thank ...
June 18, 2012 by James

Physics
An infinite straight wire carrying a current I=5 A flowing to the right is placed above a rectangular loop of wire with width w=11 cm and length L=27 cm, as shown in the figure below. The distance from the infinite wire to the closest side of the rectangle is h=1.7 cm. The ...
June 14, 2013 by Annoyingmous

Physics
An infinite straight wire carrying a current I=5 A flowing to the right is placed above a rectangular loop of wire with width w=11 cm and length L=27 cm, as shown in the figure below. The distance from the infinite wire to the closest side of the rectangle is h=1.7 cm. The ...
June 15, 2013 by Annoyingmous

Physics
q1= 25 pC q2 = -75 pC A) calculate the magnitude of the electric force between the two charges B) Is the force attractive or repulsive? C) calculate the magnitude and direction of E1 *( there is an arrow above E1) , the electric field at the orgin due to charge q1. D) ...
April 12, 2011 by Angela Britt

help me please
Four 9.5 kg spheres are located at the corners of a square of side 0.70 m. Calculate the magnitude and direction of the gravitational force on one sphere due to the other three. What is the magnitude? ___ N Figure the vector of the opposite corner, and the adjacent corners ...
October 9, 2006 by Teri D

physics
A forse of 75 N due north and 105 N due east is acting on a point. What is the magnitude and direction of the resultant force? What is the magnitde and direction of the equilibrant?
November 2, 2011 by Sarah

Physics
Four point charges are at the corners of a square of side a as shown in the figure below. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant electric force on q, with ke, q, and a left in symbolic form. (Let B = 2.5q and C = 8q. Let the +x-axis be pointing to the right.) ...
June 30, 2014 by Harley

Physics
A force 1 of magnitude 7.20 units acts on an object at the origin in a direction θ = 29.0 above the positive x-axis. (See the figure below.) A second force 2 of magnitude 5.00 units acts on the object in the direction of the positive y-axis. Find graphically the ...
February 14, 2012 by Haroula

Physics
A heavy concrete panel is being lifted into position in a building by means of a crane (see figure below). The tension of 2.52 104 N in the supporting cable produces a torque with respect to point O. (Let L = 41.0 m.) (a) Does this torque tend to rotate the panel clockwise or ...
July 25, 2012 by Velma

Physics - Torque
A particle is acted on by two torques about the origin: T1 has a magnitude of 4.3 N*m and is directed in the positive direction of the x axis, and T2 has a magnitude of 3.2 N*m and is directed in the negative direction of the y axis. What are the magnitude [in N*m] and ...
March 31, 2007 by COFFEE

physics
Two point charges, q1 and q2, are placed 0.30 m apart on the x-axis, as shown in the figure above. Charge q1 has a value of 3.0 x 109 C. The net electric field at point P is zero Q: Calculate the magnitude of charge q2. Q: Calculate the magnitude of the electric force on q2 ...
February 23, 2012 by Kayberlynn

Physics
Three lead balls of mass m1 = 16kg, m2 = 26kg, and m3 = 9.3kg are arranged as shown in the figure below. Find the total gravitational force exerted by balls 1 and 2 on ball 3. Be sure to give the magnitude and the direction of this force. magnitude N direction ...
June 14, 2013 by Jody

Physics
A 50-story building is being planned. It is to be 200.0 high with a base 48.0 by 66.0 . Its total mass will be about 2.5107 , and its weight therefore about 2.5108 . Suppose a 200 wind exerts a force of 860 over the 66.0 wide face . Part A Calculate the magnitude of the ...
June 29, 2011 by Jenny

physics
Find the magnitude and direction of the net electrostatic force exerted on the point charge q3 in the figure below, where q = +2.5 μC and d = 28 cm. The picture is of a square. q1=+q, q2=-2q, q3=-3q, q4=-4
July 17, 2011 by Chloe

physics
Find the magnitude and direction of the net electrostatic force exerted on the point charge q3 in the figure below, where q = +2.5 μC and d = 28 cm. The picture is of a square. q1=+q, q2=-2q, q3=-3q, q4=-4
July 17, 2011 by Chloe

physics
A pendulum consists of an object of mass 1.07 kg that hangs at the end of a massless bar, a distance 1.14 m from the pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque due to gravity about the pivot point if the bar makes an angle of 22 with the vertical.
October 9, 2008 by Ellen

Mcmaster
A pendulum consists of an object of mass 2.26 kg that hangs at the end of a massless bar, a distance 2.02 m from the pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque due to gravity about the pivot point if the bar makes an angle of 54 with the vertical.
March 7, 2012 by Gabbie

physics
A force Farrowbold1 of magnitude 5.00 units acts on an object at the origin in a direction θ = 34.0 above the positive x-axis. (See the figure below.) A second force Farrowbold2 of magnitude 5.00 units acts on the object in the direction of the positive y-axis. Find ...
January 28, 2013 by george

Physics
A simple pendulum consists of a 3 kg point of mass hanging at the end of a 2 m long light string that is connected to a pivot point. a. Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to gravitational force) around this pivot point when the string makes a 5 degree angle with the ...
December 7, 2008 by Kathrine

physics
A 3.5 kg block, initially in motion, is pushed along a horizontal floor by a force F of magnitude 17 N at an angle θ = 35 with the horizontal (Figure 6-20). The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and floor is 0.25. (Assume the positive direction is to the ...
July 14, 2010 by Sam


A 3.5 kg block, initially in motion, is pushed along a horizontal floor by a force F of magnitude 17 N at an angle θ = 35 with the horizontal (Figure 6-20). The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and floor is 0.25. (Assume the positive direction is to the ...
July 14, 2010 by Sam

Physics
Four point charges are at the corners of a square of side a as shown in the figure below. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant electric force on q, with ke, q, and a left in symbolic form. (B = 4q and C = 6.5q. Let the +x-axis be pointing to the right.) F = ...
March 30, 2013 by Sofia

physics
The figure below shows two current carrying wires and the directions of the currents they carry. The wires carry the following currents: I1 = 12.5 A and I2 = 9.8 A. Wire 1 is at (0, 4.0) mm; wire 2 is at (13.3, 0) mm; point P is at (13.3, 4.0) mm. webassign. net/userimages/...
April 10, 2013 by k

Physics
Three point charges are located at the corners of an equilateral triangle as in the figure below. Find the magnitude and direction of the net electric force on the 0.70 C charge. (A = 0.70 C, B = 6.50 C, and C = -3.90 C.)
March 30, 2013 by Yannic

physics
Find the net torque on the wheel in the figure below about the axle through O perpendicular to the page, taking a = 11.0 cm and b = 23.0 cm. (Indicate the direction with the sign of your answer. Assume that the positive direction is counterclockwise.)
April 30, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Find the net torque on the wheel in the figure below about the axle through O perpendicular to the page, taking a = 5.00 cm and b = 23.0 cm. (Indicate the direction with the sign of your answer. Assume that the positive direction is counterclockwise.) f1= 10 f2= 9 f3=12
March 4, 2015 by alba

Physics
A duck has a mass of 2.3 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.08 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.21 N in a direction of 55 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.10 m/s in a...
October 12, 2010 by Niveen

physics
A proton, traveling with a velocity of 4.9 106 m/s due east, experiences a magnetic force that has a maximum magnitude of 7.4 10-14 N and a direction of due south. What are the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field causing the force?
February 26, 2014 by Dee

physics
Before starting this problem, review Conceptual Example 7. The force vector A has a magnitude of 79.0 newtons (N) and points due east. The force vector B has a magnitude of 107 N and points 75.0 north of east. Find the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of A - B. (Give the ...
January 30, 2011 by thaokieu

physics
Before starting this problem, review Conceptual Example 7. The force vector A has a magnitude of 70.0 newtons (N) and points due east. The force vector B has a magnitude of 111 N and points 71.4 north of east. Find the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of A - B. (Give the ...
January 30, 2012 by jim

physics
Before starting this problem, review Conceptual Example 7. The force vector A has a magnitude of 97.0 newtons (N) and points due east. The force vector B has a magnitude of 107 N and points 71.4 north of east. Find the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of A - B. (Give the ...
March 4, 2015 by n

science physics
1.) What is the Magnitude of the electrostatic force on a +5 C charge 1.75 m to the left of a -2.5 C charge? (show your work) 2.) In What direction does the force on the +5 C charge act? 3.)Calculate the magnitude of the electric field of the -2.5 C charge at the location of ...
May 14, 2013 by Todd

physics
A 301-kg boat is sailing 16.5 north of east at a speed of 2.08 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 37.2 north of east at a speed of 3.60 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 32.7-N force directed 16.5 north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 21.7...
October 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A 301-kg boat is sailing 16.5 north of east at a speed of 2.08 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 37.2 north of east at a speed of 3.60 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 32.7-N force directed 16.5 north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 21.7...
October 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Given the vector from the pivot point to the force and the magnitude of the force. 1.How would one find the angle of the force? 2.How would one find the torque? 3.How would one calculate the maximum/minimum torque?
October 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Calc 3
A wrench .9m long lies along the positive y-axis, and grips a bolt at the origin. A force is applied in the direction of (0,1,3) at the end of the wrench. Find the magnitude of the force in newtons needed to supply 100 J of torque to the bolt. This is the formula i have: T=|r ...
September 13, 2007 by Raquel

p
A newly planted tree is supported against the wind by a rope tied to a stake in the ground, as shown in the figure below. The force of the wind, though distributed over the tree, is equivalent to a single force F, as shown in the figure. Find the tension in the rope. Assume ...
March 26, 2012 by JOHN

Physics
The drawing shows two identical systems of objects; each consists of the same three small balls connected by massless rods. In both systems the axis is perpendicular to the page, but it is located at a different place, as shown. The same force of magnitude F is applied to the ...
April 1, 2012 by Beth

physics
A particle has a charge of +1.5 C and moves from point A to point B, a distance of 0.19 m. The particle experiences a constant electric force, and its motion is along the line of action of the force. The difference between the particle's electric potential energy at A and B ...
January 17, 2012 by Taylor

physics
A particle has a charge of +1.5 C and moves from point A to point B, a distance of 0.19 m. The particle experiences a constant electric force, and its motion is along the line of action of the force. The difference between the particle's electric potential energy at A and B ...
January 17, 2012 by Taylor

PHYSICS
The cutting tool on a lathe is given two displacements, one of magnitude 4 cm and one of magnitude 3 cm, in each one of five situations (a) through (e) diagrammed in the figure below. Rank these situations according to the magnitude of the total displacement of the tool, ...
November 20, 2012 by JOAN

Trig..please help!
Two forces are pushing an ice shanty along the Ice. One has a magnitude of 330 lb in a direction due east. The other force has a magnitude of 110 lb in a direction 54 degrees east of north. What are the magnitude and direction of the resulant force?
January 6, 2013 by Rachel

Physics
Consider a torque ⃗τ that is constant in both magnitude and direction, and acts on a rigid body of mass 10 kg at a point 1 m from the pivot. How much work does the torque do on the rigid body, if it turns through an angle of 180◦ while the torque is acting? ...
July 2, 2014 by Kaylee

physics
A force, F = (2x + 5y) N, is applied to an object at a point whose position vector with respect to the pivot point is r = (2x + 4y + 5z) m. Calculate the torque created by the force about that pivot point.
March 25, 2011 by HELP!!!!

Physics
TORQUE, ROTATION AND TRANSLATION A Yo-Yo of mass m has an axle of radius b and a spool of radius R . Its moment of inertia about the center can be taken to be I=(1/2)mR2 and the thickness of the string can be neglected. The Yo-Yo is released from rest. You will need to assume ...
November 24, 2013 by Anon

College Physics
A force, F = (2x + 3y) N, is applied to an object at a point whose position vector with respect to the pivot point is r = (5x + 4y + 2z) m. Calculate the torque (in units on Nm) created by the force about that pivot point.
November 3, 2013 by Kimmy

physics
Two forces are applied to a tree stump to pull it out of the ground. Force A has a magnitude of 2880 newtons (N) and points 42.0 south of east, while force B has a magnitude of 4360 N and points due south. Using the component method, find the (a) magnitude and (b) direction ...
September 5, 2014 by Shant

Physics
A ball (mass = 250 g) on the end of an ideal string is moving in circular motion as a conical pendulum. The length L of the string is 1.92 m and the angle with the vertical is 37 degrees. A) What is the magnitude of the torque (N m) and direction (from the listed answers) of ...
November 13, 2010 by Miki

physics
A duck has a mass of 2.9 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.07 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.21 N in a direction of 60 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.12 m/s in a...
October 13, 2010 by Sean

Physics
Four point charges are at the corners of a square of side a as shown in the figure below. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant electric force on q, with ke, q, and a left in symbolic form. (B = 4q and C = 6.5q. Let the +x-axis be pointing to the right.) b|---...
March 30, 2013 by Sofia

physics help
A pendulum of mass m= 0.8 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 10, 2014 by Anonymous

physics help
A pendulum of mass m= 0.8 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 10, 2014 by Anonymous

PHYSICS(HELP)
A pendulum of mass m= 0.8 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 11, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Three charged particles are placed at the corners of an equilateral triangle of side 1.20 m (see figure). The charges are Q1 = +3.8 C, Q2 = -9.0 C, and Q3 = -6.1 C. Calculate the magnitude and direction of the net force on each due to the other two. (Assume the +x axis ...
February 6, 2013 by Anonymous

PHY 131
three forces act on a moving force object. one cforce has a magnitude of 80.O N and is directed due north. another has a magnitude of 60.0N and is due west. What must the magnitude and direction of the 3rd force, such that the object continues to move at a constant velocity.
March 23, 2010 by S.Strange

physics
A man opens a 1.14-m wide door by pushing on it with a force of 49.5 N directed perpendicular to its surface. (a) What magnitude torque does he apply about an axis through the hinges if the force is applied at the center of the door? N m (b) What magnitude torque does he ...
March 6, 2015 by alba

Physics 1
A man opens a 1.14-m wide door by pushing on it with a force of 49.5 N directed perpendicular to its surface. (a) What magnitude torque does he apply about an axis through the hinges if the force is applied at the center of the door? N m (b) What magnitude torque does he ...
March 6, 2015 by Gina

ap physics
A man opens a 1.14-m wide door by pushing on it with a force of 49.5 N directed perpendicular to its surface. (a) What magnitude torque does he apply about an axis through the hinges if the force is applied at the center of the door? N m (b) What magnitude torque does he ...
March 19, 2015 by amar

Physics
The helicopter view in the figure below shows two people pulling on a stubborn mule. Assume that F1 is 130 N, and F2 is 65 N. The forces are measured in units of newtons (N). (a) Find the single force that is equivalent to the two forces shown. In both magnitude and direction...
May 18, 2011 by anne

Physics Classical Mechanics Help ASAP
A pendulum of mass m= 0.8 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 10, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
A 10.0-kg object experiences a drag force due to air resistance. The magnitude of this drag force depends on its speed, and obeys the equation Fdrag =(12.0 N-s/m)v + (4.00 N-s2/m2)v2. (a) What is the terminal speed of this object if it is falling due to gravity? (b) At what ...
February 19, 2013 by Stehlin

Physics
A particle with a mass of 1.55 kg is acted on by a force Fx acting in the x-direction. If the magnitude of the force varies in time as shown in the figure below, determine the following.
January 12, 2015 by Anonymous

Classical mechanics
A pendulum of mass m= 0.9 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 10, 2014 by JuanPro

statics
A1 Helicopter in flight with unbalanced stores A helicopter in forward flight is shown in Figure 1. The helicopter in forward flight experiences a horizontal drag force DF  . The drag force DF  is assumed to pass through O. The helicopter is held up in the air ...
February 2, 2015 by Erika

Physics - Torque
A particle is acted on by two torques about the origin: T1 has a magnitude of 4.3 N*m and is directed in the positive direction of the x axis, and T2 has a magnitude of 3.2 N*m and is directed in the negative direction of the y axis. What are the magnitude [in N*m] and ...
March 31, 2007 by COFFEE

physics
Two forces act on a 10-kg mass. The first force has a magnitude of 15 N and pushes the mass due North. The second force has a magnitude of 25 N and pushes the force due West. What is the magnitude and direction of the acceleration of the mass?
June 27, 2013 by gale

physics
When we studied the concept of work, we learned that work = force x distance. Now we learn that torque = force x distance. What's different about these two definitions?A) For work, distance and force are in the same direction; for torque they are perpendicular to each other.B...
March 1, 2012 by jim

principles of physics
When we studied the concept of work, we learned that work = force x distance. Now we learn that torque = force x distance. What's different about these two definitions?A) For work, distance and force are in the same direction; for torque they are perpendicular to each other.B...
March 2, 2012 by CHRIS

Phisics (Urgent)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A pendulum of mass m= 0.9 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 12, 2014 by Anonimus

physics
A duck has a mass of 2.3 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.07 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.26 N in a direction of 48 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.15 m/s in a...
September 23, 2010 by ellen

Physics
A duck has a mass of 2.8 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.09 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.20 N in a direction of 47 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.12 m/s in a...
September 21, 2012 by Bob

Physics
A duck has a mass of 2.8 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.09 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.20 N in a direction of 47 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.12 m/s in a...
September 21, 2012 by Bob

physics
A duck has a mass of 2.2 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.11 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.12 N in a direction of 50 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.12 m/s in a...
September 25, 2014 by Yiah

Physics please help
A duck has a mass of 2.8 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.05 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.15 N in a direction of 60 south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.12 m/s in a...
January 21, 2012 by Sushmitha

PHYSICS
3 FORCES ACT ON MOVING OBJECT.FIRST FORCE HAS MAGNITUDE OF 80.0N AND DIRECTED DUE NORTH.ANOTHER HAS MAGNITUDE 60.0N AND DIRECTED DUE WEST.WHAT IS THE MAGNITUDE AND DIRECTION OF THIRD FORCE,SUCH THAT THE OBJECT MOVE IN CONSTANT VELOCITY?
June 25, 2012 by Anonymous

physics Classical Mechanics
A pendulum of mass m= 0.9 kg and length l=1 m is hanging from the ceiling. The massless string of the pendulum is attached at point P. The bob of the pendulum is a uniform shell (very thin hollow sphere) of radius r=0.4 m, and the length l of the pendulum is measured from the ...
January 12, 2014 by Anonimus

physics
The figure below shows a claw hammer being used to pull a nail out of a horizontal board where θ = 32.2. The mass of the hammer is 1.00 kg. A force of 125 N is exerted horizontally as shown, and the nail does not yet move relative to the board. Assume the force the ...
March 31, 2014 by Anonymous

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