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**Angular Velocity Question**

A disk with a mass of 18 kg, a diameter of 50 cm, and a thickness of 8 cm is mounted on a rough horizontal axle as shown on the left in the figure. (There is a friction force between the axle and the disk.) The disk is initially at rest. A constant force, F = 70 N,is applied ...

*October 25, 2010 by Oscar*

**Physics**

A small sphere of mass m and charge +q with zero velocity falls under the influence of gravity (acceleration = g from height h onto an infinite uniformly charged plane with positive charge density sigma as shown below. What will the velocity of the sphere be when it hits the ...

*October 21, 2013 by rosa*

**Physics**

Three masses, M1= 4.1 kg, M2= 4.1 kg, and M3= 6.7 kg are made of the same material. They are on a horizontal surface and connected by massless strings. The system accelerates to the right at 2.47 m/s2 due to an external force F pulling on M3. Given that T1 is 20.22 N, ...

*February 17, 2011 by Sarah*

**Physics**

HELP! I'm doing a webassign, and am completley lost on these problems. If you could help with any, that would be great. A crate weighing 9.40 103 N is pulled up a 36° incline by a force parallel to the plane. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the ...

*September 22, 2010 by Tom*

**Physics**

I don't really understand this aspect of physics yet, I need help understanding these problems. Problem One: Two particles, with identical positive charges and a separation of 2.00 10-2 m, are released from rest. Immediately after the release, particle 1 has an acceleration a1...

*August 31, 2007 by Jim*

**Physics**

The system shown in the figure is held initially at rest. Calculate the angular acceleration of the system as soon as it is released. You can treat MA (1 kg) and MB (12 kg) as point masses located on either end of the rod of mass MC (27 kg) and length L (9 m). (Indicate the ...

*June 20, 2012 by James*

**physics**

A small block of mass m = 1.1 kg slides, without friction, along the loop-the-loop track shown. The block starts from the point P a distance h = 56.0 m above the bottom of the loop of radius R = 17.0 m. What is the kinetic energy of the mass at the point A on the loop? What is...

*March 11, 2012 by Katie*

**physics**

A small block of mass m = 1.1 kg slides, without friction, along the loop-the-loop track shown. The block starts from the point P a distance h = 56.0 m above the bottom of the loop of radius R = 17.0 m. What is the kinetic energy of the mass at the point A on the loop? What is...

*March 11, 2012 by Katie*

**Physics**

A small block of mass m = 1.3 kg slides, without friction, along the loop-the-loop track shown. The block starts from the point P a distance h = 54.0 m above the bottom of the loop of radius R = 19.0 m. What is the kinetic energy of the mass at the point A on the loop? What is...

*December 24, 2013 by Daniel*

**physics**

The density of an unspecified material is 3.27 g/cm (cubed) . if the mass of a block of this material is 10.9kg, what is the volume of the block in cubic meters? A Wooden block is pulled to the right across a level surface at a constant velocity by a force of 47 Newtons, the ...

*May 24, 2012 by Jen*

**Physics**

The block shown in (Figure 1) has mass m = 7.0 kg and lies on a fixed smooth frictionless plane tilted at an angle θ = 22.0 ∘ to the horizontal. If the block starts from rest 15.2 m up the plane from its base, what will be the block's speed when it reaches the ...

*November 28, 2015 by Simone*

**physics**

The coefficient of kinetic friction for wood on wood is o.55. The coefficient of kinetic friction for wood on wood is 0.68. For a 3.5kg wood block being pulled horizontally: a. what is the pull force needed to start the wood block moving on a wood floor? b. how hard would you ...

*December 10, 2016 by maddie*

**Physics**

a) What is the total force of friction on a wagon’s wheels if it takes 30 N to move it at a constant speed across a bumpy path? b) Where on a bicycle do you want to reduce friction? How is this done? c What is meant by the coefficient of kinetic friction?

*September 29, 2012 by Hanu*

**Physics**

a) What is the total force of friction on a wagon’s wheels if it takes 30 N to move it at a constant speed across a bumpy path? b) Where on a bicycle do you want to reduce friction? How is this done? c What is meant by the coefficient of kinetic friction?

*September 30, 2012 by Hanu30/09*

**Physics**

A 4.00g bullet, traveling horizontally with a velocity of magnitude 410m/s , is fired into a wooden block with mass of 0.780kg , initially at rest on a level surface. The bullet passes through the block and emerges with its speed reduced to 220m/s . The block slides a distance...

*October 15, 2014 by Stas*

**physics**

A car travelling at 25 m/s slams its break leaving skids marks along a distance 125 m as it comes to rest. the coefficient f friction between the tire and the road is a 5 b 2.5 c 1 2 .4 e .25 A 500N worker pulling a 500 N crate on a rope with a force of 50 N at a constant ...

*February 20, 2017 by Anthony*

**Physics**

The lower half of an inclined plane is rough the upper half being smooth a particle is allowed to slide from the top and is brought to rest by friction just as it reaches the bottom, find the ratio of the force of friction to the weight of the particle intermes of the ...

*March 3, 2014 by Ermias Abebe*

**Physics**

The lower half of an inclined plane is rough the upper half being smooth a particle is allowed to slide from the top and is brought to rest by friction just as it reaches the bottom, find the ratio of the force of friction to the weight of the particle intermes of the ...

*March 3, 2014 by Ermias Abebe*

**Impulse and Momentum**

A bullet of mass m is fired at speed v0 into a wooden block of mass M. The bullet instantaneously comes to rest in the block. The block with the embedded bullet slides along a horizontal surface with a coefficient of kinetic friction . What is the algebraic expression ...

*March 1, 2015 by Jennifer*

**Physics**

This is a theoretical question, ignore the numbers. A 205-kg log is pulled up and to the right on a ramp by means of a rope that is parallel to the surface of the ramp. The ramp is inclined at 30.0 degrees with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction ...

*June 4, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

On a mass of 100 kg, a force of 120 N acts right and at an angle of 30 degrees to the horizontal. If the coefficient of sliding friction is .1 what is the acceleration of the mass? 100N* cos30 -(100sin30+mg)(.1)= m*acceleration does "m*acceleration mean the acceleration of the...

*August 23, 2006 by Tiff*

**Physics**

You want to push a 66-kg box up a 30° ramp. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the ramp and the box is 0.35. With what magnitude force parallel to the ramp should you push on the box so that it moves up the ramp at a constant speed? N Physics - bobpursley, Thursday, ...

*February 16, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Consider a beam as shown in the figure that is 2 m long and supported by a rope. It is pressed against the wall. There is no friction between the wall and the beam. If the beam has a mass of 2 kg and a sign with a mass of 10 kg is hung off of the end of the beam, can the ...

*July 18, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An object of mass 20kg slides down an inclined plane at an angle of 30 degree to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction is?

*April 25, 2013 by Sbjjayo*

**college physics**

A small sphere of mass m and charge +q with zero velocity falls under the influence of gravity (acceleration = g from height h onto an infinite uniformly charged plane with positive charge density sigma as shown below. What will the velocity of the sphere be when it hits the ...

*October 22, 2013 by rosa*

**Physics**

A horizontal force, F1 = 85 N, and a force, F2 = 18.4 N acting at an angle of θ to the horizontal, are applied to a block of mass m = 2.1 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the surface is μk = 0.2. The block is moving to the right. A. Solve...

*October 9, 2014 by Harry*

**physics**

A man pushing a crate of mass m = 92.0 kg at a speed of v = 0.875 m/s encounters a rough horizontal surface of length ℓ = 0.65 m as in the figure below. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and rough surface is 0.357 and he exerts a constant ...

*March 9, 2015 by Ange*

**Simmons**

A 2.0 kg box rests on a plank that is inclined at an angle of 65° above the horizontal. The upper end of the box is attached to a spring with a force constant of 17 N/m, as shown in the figure. If the coefficient of static friction between the box and the plank is 0.30, what ...

*May 8, 2015 by Lisa*

**Physics**

A uniform, spherical bowling ball of mass m and radius R is projected horizontally along the ﬂoor at an initial velocity v0 = 6.00 m/s. The ball is not rotating initially, so ω0 = 0. It picks up rotation due to (kinetic) friction as it initially slips along the &#...

*November 19, 2008 by Samantha*

**Phyics**

two blocks are moving down a ramp that is inclined at 30.0. Box 1(of mass 1.55kg) is above box 2(of 3.1kg) and they are connected by a massless rod. Find the tension of the rod if the coefficient of kinetic friction for box 1 is .226 and box 2 is .113 my work so far: a=...

*November 26, 2015 by Jess*

**Physics B**

Objects with masses of 105 kg and 528 kg are separated by 0.482 m. A 41.1 kg mass is placed midway between them. 0.482 m b b 105 kg 41.1 kg 528 kg Find the magnitude of the net gravitational force exerted by the two larger masses on the 41.1 kg mass. The value of the universal...

*November 6, 2012 by Mary*

**Physics**

A youngster shoots a bottle cap up a 15.0° inclined board at 1.92 m/s. The cap slides in a straight line, slowing to 0.95 m/s after traveling some distance. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35, find that distance. I still don't quite understand this one. How do I ...

*December 5, 2007 by Lindsay*

**physics**

A 5.55 kg block covered in sandpaper is pushed along the ceiling of a room under construction. The block is pushed across the ceiling with a force of 77.9 N directed at an angle of 71.5° to the horizontal. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the paper and the ...

*September 25, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 5.55 kg block covered in sandpaper is pushed along the ceiling of a room under construction. The block is pushed across the ceiling with a force of 77.9 N directed at an angle of 71.5° to the horizontal. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the paper and the ...

*September 26, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Acceleration of a Mass in a Pulley System Block 1 of mass m1 slides on a frictionless plane inclined at angle θ with respect to the horizontal. One end of a massless inextensible string is attached to block 1. The string is wound around a frictionless movable pulley P of ...

*November 15, 2016 by simon*

**science cbse school**

a force of 10 newton gives a mass m1 an acceleration of 2m/s2 and a mass m2 an acceleration of 4m/s2.what acceleration would it givr if both the masses are tied together?

*August 17, 2014 by p.gayathri*

**science**

A force of 5N gives a mass M,an acceleration of 18ms-2qnd a mass m,an acceleration of 24m s-2.what acceleration wouldit give if both the masses were tied together?

*September 28, 2016 by arsh*

**Physics...help!**

A sled slides along a horizontal surface on which the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. Its velocity at point A is 7.6 m/s and at point B is 4.0 m/s. Use the impulse-momentum theorem to find how long (in s) the sled takes to travel from A to B. Assume that the local ...

*October 26, 2011 by Me*

**Science: Physics and Chemistry**

Can someone please help me with this??? I was given a systems equation. Two masses are on a flat frictionless surface tied together. There is a pulley type thing and another mass is hanging over the edge of the table. It is attatched to the other 2 masses. It has no Fn, only ...

*February 8, 2010 by Marina*

**physics**

A block of ice at 0°C whose mass initially is m = 12.5 kg slides along a horizontal surface, starting at a speed vo = 4.10 m/s and finally coming to rest after traveling a distance d = 10.07 m. Compute the mass of ice melted as a result of the friction between the block and ...

*December 8, 2009 by AK*

**11th grade**

A flight attendant pulls her 70.0 N flight bag a distance of 263 m along a level airport floor at a constant speed. The force she exerts is 41.0 N at an angle of 52.0° above the horizontal. (a) Find the work she does on the flight bag. (b) Find the work done by the force of ...

*April 15, 2010 by brittany*

**Physics Urgent please help**

A small sphere of mass m and charge +q with zero velocity falls under the influence of gravity (acceleration = g from height h onto an infinite uniformly charged plane with positive charge density sigma as shown below. What will the velocity of the sphere be when it hits the ...

*October 21, 2013 by rosa*

**Physics Urgent please help**

A small sphere of mass m and charge +q with zero velocity falls under the influence of gravity (acceleration = g from height h onto an infinite uniformly charged plane with positive charge density sigma as shown below. What will the velocity of the sphere be when it hits the ...

*October 21, 2013 by aaka*

**AP Physics**

A mystery surprise box is sliding down a ramp at a constant speed. The box has a mass of 55.0kg and the ramp makes a 40.0œ angle with the horizontal. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the ramp? Please help asap. Thank you.

*November 8, 2015 by Anna*

**Physics**

A box with a mass of 10 kg slides along a horizontal surface. A force of 50 N is needed to keep it moving. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction?

*July 4, 2016 by ylopez*

**assignment**

Q.17: In the Figure 3.22 find the acceleration of the masses and the tension in the string.

*October 27, 2010 by saad*

**just checking**

My method was correct right?, sorry to post again I just wanted to double check that I had the setup right: A 8000N car is traveling 12 m/s along a horizntal road when the brakes are applied. The car skids to a stop in 4.0s. How much kinetic energy does the car have. my work: ...

*November 6, 2006 by Jenny*

**phyiscs help please**

A 3.00*10^2 N force is pulling an 80.0 kg refrigerator across a horizontal surface. The force acts at an angle of 18.0° above the surface. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.200, and the refrigerator moves a distance of 8.00 m. (a) Find the work done by the pulling ...

*October 29, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Let the radius of the circular segment be 92 m, the mass of the car 2393 kg, and the coefficient of the static friction between the road and the tire 0.9. Find the magnitude of the normal force N which the road exerts on the car at the opti- mal speed (the speed at which the ...

*September 29, 2012 by mark*

**Physics**

Two lumps of clay having equal masses and speeds, but traveling in opposite directions, collide and stick together. Which of the following statements about this system of lumps must be true? A. The momentum of the system is conserved during the collision. B. The kinetic energy...

*March 5, 2011 by Joe*

**high school physics static friction**

The system shown below is in equilibrium. Using the fact that block A is placed on a table, has a normal force of 40.2 N and it is not moving, what is the coefficient of static friction on block A? I know you can't answer this but if you have any suggestions: Calculate the ...

*December 8, 2010 by Jess*

**Physics**

A server at a diner slides a 0.521 kg root beer from the end of the counter to a thirsty customer. A force of friction of 1.32 N brings the drink to a stop right in front of the customer. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the glass and the counter?

*December 11, 2012 by Asia*

**physics**

Radius of Curvature A bicyclist traveling at 8 m/s rides around an unbanked curve. The coefficient of friction (is this static or kinetic friction?) between the tires and the road is 0.36. What is the radius of the shortest turn that the bicyclist can safely make? Please, ...

*November 9, 2013 by Amanda*

**physics**

A toboggan approaches a snowy hill moving at 15.0 m/s. The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the snow and the toboggan are 0.460 and 0.350, respectively, and the hill slopes upward at 41.0 above the horizontal. Find the acceleration of the toboggan as it is ...

*February 8, 2013 by Alex*

**Physics**

Consider the hip joint. The bones are normally not in direct contact , but instead are covered with cartilage to reduce friction. The space between them is filled with synovial fluid, which reduces the friction further. Due to this fluid, the coefficient of kinetic friction ...

*March 8, 2016 by tom*

**Physics**

Consider the hip joint. The bones are normally not in direct contact , but instead are covered with cartilage to reduce friction. The space between them is filled with synovial fluid, which reduces the friction further. Due to this fluid, the coefficient of kinetic friction ...

*March 8, 2016 by tom*

**physics**

Consider the hip joint. The bones are normally not in direct contact , but instead are covered with cartilage to reduce friction. The space between them is filled with synovial fluid, which reduces the friction further. Due to this fluid, the coefficient of kinetic friction ...

*March 8, 2016 by vanessa*

**physics**

Two boxes of fruit on a frictionless horizontal surface are connected by a light string as in the figures below, where m1 = 10 kg and m2 = 19 kg. A force of 46 N is applied to the 19 kg box. Repeat the problem for the case where the coefficient of kinetic friction between each...

*October 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physic**

Hi! I try already but, the answer is wrong could you help me to fix it out. A sledge loaded with bricks has a total mass of 17.8 kg and is pulled at constant speed by a rope inclined at 20.8° above the horizontal. The sledge moves a distance of 20.6 m on a horizontal surface...

*October 27, 2009 by Chan*

**Physics**

You're driving along at 101 km/hr on a rainy day. Suddenly a deer jumps out 30 m ahead of you. You slam on the brakes of your 1972 Mustang (no ABS) with Goodyear tires (coefficient of kinetic friction= 0.525, coefficient of static friction=0.750). Will you hit the deer?

*April 9, 2015 by Ashleigh*

**physicsss**

A cable attached to a block of mass 11 kg pulls the block along a horizontal floor at a constant velocity. If the tension in the cable is 5.3 N, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the floor?

*February 14, 2009 by kj*

**Physics**

A cable attached to a block of mass 14 kg pulls the block along a horizontal floor at a constant velocity. If the tension in the cable is 5.4 N, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the floor?

*September 11, 2011 by Heather*

**Physics**

A cable attached to a block of mass 8 kg pulls the block along a horizontal floor at a constant velocity. If the tension in the cable is 5.3 N, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the floor?

*June 20, 2012 by Sierra*

**Physics**

A) An object with mass M=10kg is held on a incline. The object and the incline surfaces have a static friction coefficient of 0.3. What is the maximum angle at which the object starts moving? B) Again, suppose that the force in A) is a push applied horizontally on the mass ...

*October 16, 2016 by Timothy*

**Physics**

A 27.9 kg block (m1) is on a horizontal surface, connected to a 6.50 kg block (m2) by a massless string as shown in the figure below. The frictionless pulley has a radius R = 0.090 m and a moment of inertia I=0.060 kgm2. A force F = 192.1 N acts on m1 at an angle theta = 32.1...

*November 28, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A car enters a circular flat curve with a radius of curvature of 0.40 km with a maximum speed of 130 km/h. If the friction between the road and the car's tires can supply a centripetal acceleration, what is the static coefficient of friction?

*June 9, 2016 by Luke Michaels*

**Physics**

Can someone help with the following physics problem? This is the only one I'm having trouble solving. Thanks. A 3.6-m-long ladder leans against a frictionless wall as shown in the figure below. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.30. What ...

*April 13, 2014 by Holly*

**physics**

?????Two books of mass m1 = 6.9 kg and m2 = 3.8 kg are stacked on a table as shown in the figure below. Find the normal force acting between the table and the book on the bottom. SO g*m1+g*m2=104.86 N = mgcos(θ) N= (104.86)(9.81)Cos? Where do i find cos? IS THIS RIGHT?

*September 9, 2010 by tommy*

**Physics**

you slide a 325-N trunk up a 20.0 degree incline plane with a constant velocity by exerting a force of 211 N parallel to the incline plane a)what is the component of the trunk's weight parallel to the plane ? b)what is the sum of your applied force ,friction and the parallel ...

*October 19, 2009 by Amanda*

**Physics**

You are an explorer on a tiny planet with no atmosphere. You drop a coffee filter and find that it falls 2.0m in 1.6s. As you were approaching the planet, you measured the radius to be 1.8x10^6 m. What is the mass of the planet? So I used the 2.0m and 1.6s to figure out the ...

*September 15, 2015 by Sam*

**Physics **

The A box is being pulled by a rope across a level floor as shown in the diagram. The box is accelerating at 1 m/s2, the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.5. What is the tension in the rope?

*March 6, 2017 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

Flight Path. In this problem you will use a cosine function to model the flight path of a plane that begins its descent from 20000 ft when it is 45 miles from the airport. Find the fuction p(x)= ACos(wx)+B that that gives the altitude in ft when the plane is x miles from the ...

*April 1, 2013 by Tom*

**math**

Flight Path. In this problem you will use a cosine function to model the flight path of a plane that begins its descent from 20000 ft when it is 45 miles from the airport. Find the fuction p(x)= ACos(wx)+B that that gives the altitude in ft when the plane is x miles from the ...

*April 2, 2013 by T-Man*

**math**

Flight Path. In this problem you will use a cosine function to model the flight path of a plane that begins its descent from 20000 ft when it is 45 miles from the airport. Find the fuction p(x)= ACos(wx)+B that that gives the altitude in ft when the plane is x miles from the ...

*April 2, 2013 by tom*

**math**

Flight Path. In this problem you will use a cosine function to model the flight path of a plane that begins its descent from 20000 ft when it is 45 miles from the airport. Find the fuction p(x)= ACos(wx)+B that that gives the altitude in ft when the plane is x miles from the ...

*April 3, 2013 by momo*

**physics**

In the Figure the pulley has negligible mass, and both it and the inclined plane are frictionless. Block A has a mass of 1.3 kg, block B has a mass of 2.7 kg, and angle è is 26 °. If the blocks are released from rest with the connecting cord taut, what is their total kinetic...

*March 21, 2009 by sweety*

**Physics**

A mass of 14 kg is moving at a speed of 39 m/s at the bottom of incline which is inclined at an angle of 51.6 degrees. The incline has friction and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.6. The mass travels up the incline and stops due to both gravity and friction and then ...

*October 17, 2014 by Kimmy*

**phsics**

Assuming that Albertine's mass is 60.0kg , what is μk, the coefficient of kinetic friction between the chair and the waxed floor? Use g = 9.80m/s2 for the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity. Assume that the value of k found in Part A has three significant ...

*December 12, 2014 by jame*

**physics**

A car is traveling at 55.1 km/h on a ﬂat highway. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2. a) If the coeﬃcient of kinetic friction between the road and the tires on a rainy day is 0.116, what is the minimum distance needed for the car to stop b) What is the ...

*December 24, 2010 by jay*

**physics**

a 70 kg box is pulled by a rope that exerts a 400 N force at angle of 30 degrees to the horizontal the leading coefficient of kinetic friction id 0.50. draw a diagram. draw a free body diagram . find the acceleration of the box.

*November 13, 2012 by tionne*

**physics**

A 20 g fridge magnet is being held onto the fridge by a 0.9 N force. coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.3 . a. calculate the friction acting on the magnet. b. calculate the weight of the magnet c.the acceleration of the magnet. also, explain the situation, cause i don't get it.

*October 25, 2014 by sara*

**physics**

A 236 kg block is released at a 4.2 m height as shown. The track is frictionless except for a portion of length 6.2 m . The block travels down the track, hits a spring of force constant k = 1483 N/m . The coefficient of kinetic fric- tion between surface and block over the 6.2...

*June 24, 2014 by jennifer*

**Grade 11 Physics: Forces**

A girl pushes a wooden box across a floor and exerts 140 N to keep the box moving at constant velocity. If the kinetic coefficient of friction is 0.55, find the mass of the box.

*January 30, 2017 by Katie*

**Physics**

An object of mass M rests on a horizontal table and is connected to a cable that passes over a pulley and is then fastened to a hanging object with mass m. There is static friction between the horizontal surface and mass M. The coefficient of static friction is 0.75 and M=15. ...

*October 22, 2009 by Nikita*

**phy**

A brick of mass 0.6 kg slides down an icy roof inclined at 30.0° with respect to the horizontal. (a) If the brick starts from rest, how fast is it moving when it reaches the edge of the roof 1.75 m away? Ignore friction. m/s (b) Redo part (a) if the coefficient of kinetic ...

*February 25, 2013 by kyoya*

**physics**

Two objects with masses 2.0 and 3.0 kg move toward each other, both with speeds V0 = 5.0 m/s. They collide head on and stick together. (a) Calculate their final velocity. (b) Calculate the amount of kinetic energy lost during the process. (c) Suppose the two masses approach ...

*September 6, 2014 by Physics*

**Physics**

A block of mass m1 = 2.4 kg initially moving to the right with a speed of 3.3 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal track collides with a spring attached to a second block of mass m2 = 4.1 kg initially moving to the left with a speed of 1.5 m/s as shown in figure (a). The spring ...

*October 14, 2013 by Leticia*

**Physics**

A block of mass m1 = 2.4 kg initially moving to the right with a speed of 3.3 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal track collides with a spring attached to a second block of mass m2 = 4.1 kg initially moving to the left with a speed of 1.5 m/s as shown in figure (a). The spring ...

*October 14, 2013 by Leticia*

**physic**

Please help me I have no idea how to do this problem at all. Question:A sledge loaded with bricks has a total mass of 17.8 kg and is pulled at constant speed by a rope inclined at 20.8° above the horizontal. The sledge moves a distance of 20.6 m on a horizontal surface. The ...

*October 24, 2009 by Chan*

**physics**

To measure the static friction coefficient between a 1.6-kg block and a vertical wall, the setup shown in the drawing is used. A spring (spring constant = 400 N/m) is attached to the block. Someone pushes on the end of the spring in a direction perpendicular to the wall until ...

*November 26, 2013 by Donna*

**science**

To measure the static friction coefficient between a 1.7-kg block and a vertical wall, the setup shown in the drawing is used. A spring (spring constant = 416 N/m) is attached to the block. Someone pushes on the end of the spring in a direction perpendicular to the wall until ...

*January 6, 2016 by xxxxxxx*

**physics**

In a game of shuffleboard, a disk with an initial speed travels of 3.2m/s travels 6.0m (a) what is the acceleration of the disk? (b) what is the coefficient of friction between the floor and the disk? So far I've gotten to the equation vf^2 - vi^2 = 2a(xf-xi) because time isn'...

*October 19, 2014 by Jordan*

**Physics**

*I really don't know how to get started. I have done lots of the homework, but this one (and a couple of others) are really giving me PROBLEMS.* A stockroom worker pushes a box with a mass 10.5 kg on a horizontal surface with a constant speed of 3.00 m/s. The coeffecients of ...

*October 1, 2006 by John*

**Physics**

Santa Claus (mass = 150 kg) is leaning his sled(mass = 50 kg, length = 6 m) at an angle of 72° against the wall of the house to enter from the roof the living room. Considering a coefficient of friction of 0.29 between the ground and the sled and no friction between the sled ...

*December 4, 2016 by Chika*

**PHYSICS**

Whats the difference between the formulas for kinetic and static friction. Kinetic: Ff= ukFn Static: Ff= usFn Are the 'f' and the 'n' the mass of the object? Are the 'k' and the 's' just the

*April 16, 2009 by Lena*

**physics**

Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...

*November 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...

*November 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...

*November 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physcis**

Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...

*November 12, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A car is moving with a velocity of 16 m/s when the brakes are applied and the wheels lock (stop spinning). The car then slides to a stop in 37 m. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and the road.

*May 14, 2012 by Alex*