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August 27, 2016
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**physics**

It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 3.6 s to reach its cruising speed of 10 m/s. A 69 kg passenger gets aboard on the ground floor. 1.What is the passenger's weight before the elevator starts moving? 2.What is the passenger's weight while the elevator is speeding up? 3.What ...
*September 28, 2010 by madiha*

**physics**

It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 4.0 to reach its cruising speed of 10 . A 60 passenger gets aboard on the ground floor.What is the passenger's apparent weight while the elevator is speeding up?
*October 22, 2010 by Luke*

**physics**

It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 4.5s to reach its cruising speed of 11m/s . A 70kg passenger gets aboard on the ground floor. What is the passenger's weight before the elevator starts moving? What is the passenger's weight while the elevator is speeding up?
*September 27, 2014 by willia*

**physics**

An elevator without a ceiling is ascending with a constant speed of 9.7 m/s. A boy on the elevator shoots a ball directly upward, from a height of 2.0 m above the elevator floor, just as the elevator floor is 25 m above the ground. The initial speed of the ball with respect to...
*September 21, 2010 by kay*

**Vector**

Your engineering firm plans to design an elevator for a hospital. The force exerted on a passenger by the floor of the elevator is not to exceed 1.60 times the passenger¡¦s weight. The elevator accelerates upward with constant acceleration for a distance of 3.0 m and then ...
*September 23, 2014 by HelpMaths*

**Help:)**

Can someone help me with this? Someone was helping, but I'm still confused! Amos gets in an elevator at the 30th floor and begins to move downward at a speed of 8 feet per second. After 12 seconds, the elevator is 240 feet above the ground. A.) Let y= the height in feet of the...
*November 19, 2013 by Pebbles*

**physics**

An elevator without a ceiling is ascending with a constant speed of 10m/s. A boy on the elevator shoots a ball directly upward, from a height of 2.0m above the elevator floor, just as the elevator floor is 28m above the ground. The initial speed of the ball with respect to the...
*August 24, 2008 by alk*

**Saint Joseph's high school **

An elevator can lifts 10 people up 12 floors. Each person weighs approximately 60 kg. each floor is 3m high, and it takes 15s to reach the 12th floor from the ground floor without stopping. How much work does the elevator do? How much power does the elavator use?
*July 9, 2015 by Richellen b. bustamante*

**physics**

In a large hotel, a fast elevator takes you from the ground floor to the 21st floor. The elevator takes 17 s for this trip: 5 s at constant acceleration, 7 s at constant velocity, and 5 s at constant deceleration. Each floor in the hotel has a height of 2.5 m. Calculate the ...
*September 26, 2011 by K*

**PHYSICS**

A 578 Newton person takes an elevator from the first floor to the second floor of a building. The elevator quickly accelerates at a rate of 1.1 m/s^2 and then moves at a constant speed. Find the passenger's apparent weight during this period of acceleration. (578N)(9.8)=5664....
*February 5, 2012 by GRISSELL*

**equations**

you decide to ride ann elevator until it takes you to the ground floor withour pushing any buttons the elevator takes you up 4 floors down 6 floors up 1 floor down eight floors down 3 floors up 1 and then down six floors to ground level on what floor did you begin
*September 7, 2011 by bata*

**Physics**

A 500 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 4.00 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.75 m/s. (a) What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? (b) How does this power compare with the motor power when the ...
*March 16, 2013 by Michelle*

**Algebra**

Neil gets in an elevator at the 30th floor and it begins to move downward at a speed of 8 feet per second. After 12 seconds the elevator is 240 feet above ground. a. Let y= the height in feet of the elevator 'x' secinds after Neil got in. Write an equation to show the ...
*March 4, 2014 by Natalie*

**Physical science**

An elevator motor did 300,000 Joules of work lifting a freight elevator(mass=500.0kg). If this story is 5.0 m and the elevator started on the ground floor, what is the highest level it could reach?
*October 13, 2007 by Sarah*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by kyle*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by kyle*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by kyle*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by anon*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by anon*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by HELP!*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 5, 2013 by HELP PLS*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 7, 2013 by Help!!*

**physics**

An elevator is stopped at the ground floor. It starts moving upwards at constant acceleration a>0 for 5 seconds. It then keeps a constant speed for 35 seconds. Finally, it slows down with an acceleration of the same magnitude (but opposite direction) −a , until it ...
*October 7, 2013 by Help!!*

**college physics**

A 55 kg engineer leaves her office on the 33rd floor of a skyscraper and takes an elevator to the 59th floor. Later she descends to street level. If the engineer takes her office as the zero for potential energy and if the distance from one floor to the next is 3.5 m, what is ...
*May 14, 2010 by Adam*

**Physics**

1. While riding on an elevator descending with a constant speed of 1.5 m/s, you accidentally drop a book form under your arm. (a) How long does it take for the book to reach the elevator floor, 1.2 m below your arm? (b) What is your book's speed relative to you when it hits ...
*February 19, 2012 by Priscilla*

**Physics**

A ball is thrown upwards at 15m/s from a window 20 metres above the ground. Find: a)How long the ball the takes to reach the level of the window b)How much longer it takes to reach the ground? c)What speed it takes to reach the ground?
*February 13, 2013 by Aquile*

**Physics**

007 (part 1 of 2) An elevator accelerates upward at 1.2 m/s2. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . What is the upward force exerted by the floor of the elevator on a(n) 92 kg passenger? Answer in units of N 008 (part 2 of 2) If the same elevator accelerates downwards with...
*October 22, 2012 by Amelia *

**Physics**

007 (part 1 of 2) An elevator accelerates upward at 1.2 m/s2. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . What is the upward force exerted by the floor of the elevator on a(n) 92 kg passenger? Answer in units of N 008 (part 2 of 2) If the same elevator accelerates downwards with...
*October 22, 2012 by Jessica*

**physics**

an elevator motor provides 45 W of power while lifting a 2000 kg elevator 35 m. if the elevator contains six passengers of the same mass and it takes 20.0 to accomplish this task, determine pass of each passenger.
*January 12, 2013 by tanya*

**physics**

A person in a stationary, non-moving elevator drops a coin and it reaches the floor 0.6 seconds later. Now he repeats the experiment with the elevator moving. Would the coin reach the floor in less time same time or more time, if it were dropped when the elevator was: ...
*September 19, 2010 by Rose Victory*

**Physics**

A 645-kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for t = 3.13 s with a constant acceleration until it reaches its constant cruising speed of v = 1.26 m/s. It moved 2.75m during that time. a) What is the average power (W)is delivered by the motor during the initial ...
*December 14, 2011 by Sarah*

**Physics**

I just need help with part c. I know stopping takes longer but we have to explain why. A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale reads 849 N. (a) As the elevator moves up, the scale reading increases to 912 N. Find ...
*January 5, 2010 by Sasha*

**Physics**

WOMAN IN ELEVATOR A woman weighs Fg= 650 N when standing on a stationary scale. Now, the woman is riding an elevator from the 1st floor to the 10th floor. As the elevator approaches the 10th floor, it decreases its upward speed from 8 m/s to 1 m/s in a time interval of 1 s. ...
*November 2, 2013 by Mary*

**Physics**

An elevator motor provides 45.0 kW of power while lifting a 2000 kg elevator 35 m. If the elevator contains six passengers of the same mass and it takes 20.0 s to accomplish this task, determine the mass of each passenger. Assume the system is 83 % efficient.
*January 16, 2014 by Holly*

**Physics **

A woman weighs Fg= 600 N when standing on a stationary scale. Now, the woman is riding an elevator from the 1st floor to the 10th floor. As the elevator approaches the 10th floor, it decreases its upward speed from 7 m/s to 1 m/s in a time interval of 1 s. What is the average ...
*November 2, 2013 by Phy*

**calculus**

An observer is 20 m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 20 m horizontally from the observer (see figure). The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle that the observer's line of sight makes with the ...
*November 9, 2014 by tom*

**Calculus**

An observer is 23m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 15m horizontally from the observer. The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle of the observer's line of sight makes with the horizontal (it may be ...
*March 10, 2015 by Zee*

**Math (PLEASE HELP!)**

A ferris wheel has a radius of 13 m. It rotates once every 24 seconds. A passenger gets on at the bottom of the wheel from a ramp which is one metre above ground level. a) If the height of the passenger is measured from the ground, determine an equation for the height of the ...
*July 13, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Math (PLEASE HELP!)**

A ferris wheel has a radius of 13 m. It rotates once every 24 seconds. A passenger gets on at the bottom of the wheel from a ramp which is one metre above ground level. a) If the height of the passenger is measured from the ground, determine an equation for the height of the ...
*July 13, 2016 by Anonymous*

**math**

one elevator leaves first floor of a building at 9:00 a.m. It takes 5 seconds to travel between floors, stays 10 seconds at each floor and stops at each floor on its way to the top. Another elevator leaves the 12th (top) floor at 9:00 a.m. ; it takes 5 seconds to travel ...
*February 2, 2013 by Sena*

**Physics **

An elevator accelerates upward at 1.2 m/s2. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . What is the upward force exerted by the floor of the elevator on a(n) 92 kg passenger? Answer in units of N
*October 22, 2012 by Amelia *

**Physics **

An elevator accelerates upward at 1.2 m/s2. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . What is the upward force exerted by the floor of the elevator on a(n) 92 kg passenger? Answer in units of N
*October 22, 2012 by Jessica*

**physics**

a ball is thrown straight up with a speed of 8.0 m/s from a third-floor window located 13.0 m above ground. Calculate the maximum height, measured from the ground, of the ball; calculate the ball's velocity when it reaches the ground, and calculate the total time it takes the ...
*October 13, 2014 by Arleen *

**physic **

an elevator is accelerating downward at 3.5 m/s^2. A person standing inside releases a coin from 2 m above the floor. (a)how long will the coin take to reach the floor? (b)from the point of view of a person on a floor outside the elevator how much distance did the coin fall?
*September 19, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a woman weighs Fg=650 when standing on a stationary scale. The woman is riding an elevator from the 1st floor to the 10th floor. As the elevator approaches the 10th floor, it decreases its upward speed from 9 m/s to 1 m/s in a time interval of 1 second. What is the average ...
*November 2, 2013 by D*

**physics**

The upward normal force exerted by the floor is 620 N on an elevator passenger who weighs 650N. What are the reaction forces to these two forces? Is the passenger accelerating? If so, what are the magnitude and direction of acceleration?
*August 22, 2009 by colleen*

**Physics **

Calculate the change in potential energy of a 86.9 kg man when he takes an elevator from the first floor to 15th floor, if the distance between floors is 4.47 m. *This building has a thirteenth floor! Keep in mind that he stands on the floor of the top floor, not its ceiling!
*June 18, 2013 by Tony *

**Math**

An elevator named L in "63 Building" in Seoul is notorious for its low speed. It takes 3 seconds for L just to move one floor. It takes another 20 seconds for it to have its door open and close automatically. What is even more frustrating, is that the elevator travels only to ...
*May 7, 2013 by Bob *

**Calculus angle of elevation**

An observer is 31m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 22m horizontally from the observer. The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle of the observer's line of sight makes with the horizontal (it may be ...
*November 10, 2014 by fredric *

**physics**

A passenger with mass of 80 kg stands on the floor of an elevator of mass 250 kg as it accelerates upward with an acceleration of 3 m/s^2. Determine the tension in the elevator cable. Draw a free-body diagram.
*September 30, 2011 by hello*

**Calculus**

An observer is 36m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 26m horizontally from the observer. The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle of the observer's line of sight makes with the horizontal (it may be ...
*March 10, 2015 by Zee*

**Math (Algebra)**

An elevator named L in "63 Building" in Seoul is notorious for its low speed. It takes 3 seconds for L just to move one floor. It takes another 20 seconds for it to have its door open and close automatically. What is even more frustrating, is that the elevator travels only to ...
*May 11, 2013 by Shin*

**physics**

Zach, whose mass is 69 kg, is in an elevator descending at 10 m/s. The elevator takes 2.5 s to brake to a stop at the first floor. (a) What is Zach's apparent weight before the elevator starts braking? 1 N
*October 8, 2010 by Anonymous*

**what is the rate of change of the angle of eleva**

An observer is 20 m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 20 m horizontally from the observer (see figure). The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle that the observer's line of sight makes with the ...
*November 10, 2014 by tom*

**Calculus angle of elevation with elevator**

An observer is 20m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 18m horizontally from the observer. The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle of the observer's line of sight makes with the horizontal (it may be ...
*November 10, 2014 by Sarah*

**physics please help**

A 690 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 2.56 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.84 m/s. What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? What is the power of the elevator motor during an upward cruise with ...
*February 20, 2012 by Riley*

**physics**

A 690 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 2.56 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.84 m/s. What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period?, What is the power of the elevator motor during an upward cruise with ...
*February 19, 2012 by Joe*

**physics**

A 690 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 2.56 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.84 m/s. What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? What is the power of the elevator motor during an upward cruise with ...
*February 20, 2012 by Harry*

**physics**

A 690 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 2.56 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.84 m/s. What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? What is the power of the elevator motor during an upward cruise with ...
*February 20, 2012 by Tom*

**Math**

An elevator moves at a rate of -5.8 feet per second from a height of 300 feet above the ground. It takes 3 seconds for the elevator to make its first stop. How many feet above the ground is the elevator now?
*September 21, 2013 by Alicia*

**Math**

A high rise apartment building has four elevators. Each elevator travels upward at an average rate of 18 feet per second. The elevator travels 12 feet from one floor to the next. Suppose you get on the elevator on the first floor and travel straight to the fiftieth floor ...
*December 17, 2013 by Kristen*

**PHYSICS**

WORKER ARE LOADING EQUIPMENT INTO A FREIGHT ELEVATOR AT THE TOP FLOOR OF A BUILDING HOWEVER THEY OVERLOAD THE ELEVATORAND THE WORN CABLE SNAPS THE MASS OF THE LOADED ELEVATOR AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT IS 1600KG..AS THE ELEVATOR FALLS,THE GUIDE RAILS EXCERT A CONSTANT ...
*January 23, 2016 by WASEEM*

**Algebra **

While touring a city ,you see a skyscraper and wonder how tall is it.You see that it is clearly divided into floors.You estimate that each floor is 20 feet high.You count that the skyscraper has122 floors.How tall is this skyscraper ?
*August 22, 2015 by Alexis*

**Math**

An elevator starts on the 100th floor of a building. It descends 4 floors every 10 seconds. At what floor will the elevator be 60 seconds after it starts? a.) 60th floor. b.) 66th floor. c.)72nd floor. d.)76th floor. my answer is ( c ).
*January 8, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

The cable of an elevator of mass = 5320 kg snaps when the elevator is a rest at one of the floors of a skyscraper. At this point the elevator is a distance = 31.6 m above a cushioning spring whose spring constant is = 11700 N/m. A safety device clamps the elevator against the ...
*March 7, 2008 by shelby*

**Physics Help..**

The cable of an elevator of mass M = 1900 kg snaps when the elevator is at rest at one of the floors of a skyscraper. At this point the elevator is a distance d = 10.6 m above a cushioning spring whose spring constant is k = 8500 N/m. A safety device clamps the elevator ...
*December 30, 2013 by Rick*

**Math**

A jet climbs at an angle of 26 degrees to the ground. The cruising height for the jet is 8000m, the climbing speed is 300km/hr and the cruising speed is 450km/hr. How far is it from the airport 5 minutes after taking off? Please explain thoroughly.
*February 15, 2014 by Brenard*

**Physics**

A(n) 563 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 3.18 s with a constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed of 1.96 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Find the average power delivered by the elevator motor during this period. Answer in units...
*December 20, 2012 by Nick*

**physics**

An elevator was design to transport 13 passenger between floor of a ten story building. The unloaded elevator car weighs 1050kg. Assuming tha the average passengers weighs 70kg,determine the weight of the counter weight.
*April 3, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 607-kg elevator starts from rest and moves upward for 4.40 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.73 m/s. (a) What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? . (b) How does this amount of power compare with its power during an...
*October 3, 2012 by KK*

**physics**

A 650-kg elevator starts from rest and moves upward for 2.80 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.64 m/s. (a) What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? W (b) How does this amount of power compare with its power during an...
*October 12, 2012 by monic*

**Physics**

An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.3 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a distance of 3.4 m if the elevator has a mass of 1330 kg including occupants?
*October 14, 2010 by John*

**Physics**

An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.55 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a distance of 2.30 m if the elevator has a mass of 1270 kg including occupants? (in N)
*February 10, 2015 by Cait*

**physics**

The single cable supporting an unoccupied elevator breaks when the elevator is at rest at the top of a 155 m high building. With what speed does the elevator hit the ground?
*December 4, 2010 by Brittany*

**PHYSICS**

Zach, whose mass is 67 kg, is in an elevator descending at 12 m/s. The elevator takes 3.5 s to brake to a stop at the first floor. (a) What is Zach's apparent weight before the elevator starts braking? (b) What is Zach's apparent weight while the elevator is braking?
*June 19, 2011 by kate*

**physics**

An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.61 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a duration of 3 seconds if the elevator has a mass of 1370 kg including occupants?
*October 11, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PYSICS**

The upward normal force exerted by the floor is 600 N on an elevator passenger who weighs 610 N. What is the reaction force to the upward normal force exerted by the floor? What is the reaction force to weight of the passenger? What is the magnitude of the acceleration?
*October 19, 2011 by Ruth*

**physics**

A 650kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 3s with constant acceleration until it reases its cruising speed, 1.75m/s. (a) what is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? (b) How does this compare with its power during an upward cruise with ...
*October 28, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Physics **

An 80 kg man stands in an elevator. What force does the floor of the elevator exert on the man if a) the elevator is stationary? b) the elevator accelerates upward at 2 m/s2? c) the elevator rises with constant velocity 4 m/s? d) while rising, the elevator decelerates at 1.5 m...
*October 4, 2015 by John Scott*

**physics....need help!**

An 80 kg man is riding in an elevator from the first floor to the 34th floor. The elevator and man are moving at a constant speed. What is the net force on the man in Newtons.
*March 25, 2013 by i need help from anyone!*

**Physics**

An 80 kg man is riding in an elevator from the first floor to the 34th floor. The elevator and man are moving at a constant speed. What is the net force on the man in Newtons (g=9.8)
*March 27, 2013 by John*

**PHYSICS!!!!**

An 80 kg man is riding in an elevator from the first floor to the 34th floor. The elevator and man are moving at a constant speed. What is the net force on the man in Newtons.
*March 28, 2013 by please help me out!!*

**Physics**

If the maximum speed of the elevator is 1.30 m/s and it takes a total of 3.00 s for the elevator to move between the floors, what is the distance between the floors if the time that the elevator is at its top speed is 2.52 s ?
*September 16, 2007 by Stumped Student*

**Physics**

The cable of an elevator of mass M = 1020 kg snaps when the elevator is at rest at one of the floors of a skyscraper. At this point the elevator is a distance d = 18.4 m above a cushioning spring whose spring constant is k = 6500 N/m. A safety device clamps the elevator ...
*October 27, 2007 by Elle*

**Physics**

The cable of an elevator of mass M = 1020 kg snaps when the elevator is at rest at one of the floors of a skyscraper. At this point the elevator is a distance d = 18.4 m above a cushioning spring whose spring constant is k = 6500 N/m. A safety device clamps the elevator ...
*October 27, 2007 by Elle*

**math**

an air plane takes off with an elevation of 27degrees. what is the total land distance the plane reaches a cruising altitude of 875 feet ? if the plane is traveling at a steady speed of 651 feet per hour, how much time will it take the plane to reach its cruising distance? ...
*February 13, 2014 by molly*

**physics**

A 685 kg elevator starts from rest and moves upward for 2.80 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.71 m/s. (a) What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? (b) What is the average power during an upward cruise with constant ...
*December 12, 2010 by Eric*

**physics**

Two stones, A and B, are thrown horizontally from the top of a cliff. Stone A has an initial speed of 15 meters per second and stone B has an initial speed of 30 meters per second. Compared to the time it takes stone A to reach the ground, the time it takes stone B to reach ...
*November 18, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.0 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a distance of 2.4 m if the elevator has a mass of 1500 kg including occupants? Need step by step help please!
*May 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale reads 845 N. As the elevator moves up,the scale reading increases to 940N,then decreases back to 845N. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Find the acceleration of the ...
*July 12, 2011 by alexa*

**Physics -- URGENTTT**

Calculate the change in potential energy of a 78.9 kg man when he takes an elevator from the first floor to 43th floor, if the distance between floors is 4.59 m. (in J)
*December 12, 2015 by Shaxx*

**Physics**

A weight is hung from the ceiling of an elevator by a massless string. under which circumstances will the tension in the cord be the greatest? smallest? a.) The elevator rises with decreasing speed b.) The elevator rises with increasing speed c.) The elevator is at rest d.) ...
*December 11, 2012 by Maggie*

**algebra**

The speed of a passenger train is 18mph faster than the speed of a freight train. The passenger train travels 260 miles in the same it takes the same time it takes the freight train to travel 170 miles. Find the speed of each train.
*June 1, 2012 by plz hlp*

**physics**

A) A hot air balloon has just lifted off and is rising at the constant rate of 1.70 m/s. Suddenly, one of the passengers realizes she has left her camera on the ground. A friend picks it up and tosses it straight upward with an initial speed of 10.4 m/s. If the passenger is 3....
*January 25, 2014 by Cat*

**MATH HELP**

A soccer ball is kicked toward the goal. The height of the ball is modeled by the function h(t) = −16t2 + 48t where t equals the time in seconds and h(t) represents the height of the ball at time t seconds. What is the axis of symmetry, and what does it represent? t = 1....
*February 15, 2016 by Oscar*

**algebra**

A soccer ball is kicked toward the goal. The height of the ball is modeled by the function h(t) = −16t2 + 48t where t equals the time in seconds and h(t) represents the height of the ball at time t seconds. What is the axis of symmetry, and what does it represent? t = 1....
*April 27, 2016 by anon*

**PHYSICS~Acceleration**

Two students get in an elevator on the ground floor and ride the elevator up to the fifth floor? Describe what happens to their velocity and acceleration during the trip. Would their velocity be increasing? There would be upward acceleration at first and then there would be ...
*November 22, 2010 by Anabelle*

**PHYSICS**

RESPONDING TO AN ALARM, A 102 KG FIREMAN GETS UP FROM DINNER AND SLIDES DOWN A POLE TO THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE BUILDING, 3.3 M BELOW. THE FIREMEN STARTS AT REST AND LANDS ON THE GROUND FLOOR WITH A SPEED OF 4.2 M/S. A.FIND THE FORCE EXERTED ON THE FIREMEN BY THE POLICE. B.IF ...
*March 23, 2010 by Stacy*

**Physics**

A passenger in a helicopter traveling upwards at 19 m/s accidentally drops a package out the window. If it takes 14 seconds to reach the ground, how high to the nearest meter was the helicopter when the package was dropped? To the nearest meter what was the maximum height of ...
*July 13, 2010 by Me*

**Physics**

A passenger in a helicopter traveling upwards at 18 m/s accidentally drops a package out the window. If it takes 17 seconds to reach the ground, how high to the nearest meter was the helicopter when the package was dropped? To the nearest meter what was the maximum height of ...
*November 7, 2010 by Jsnl*