# Physics (Energy and Momentum)

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physics
A ball attached to the end of a string is whirled on a horizontal circle at constant speed. Consider the linear momentum, total energy, and kinetic energy of the ball throughout its motion. Which of the following statements is true? Both linear momentum and kinetic energy are ...

physics # 3
3. In a perfectly inelastic collision which of the following is conserved, (give the most accurate answer). a.) Linear momentum b.) Kinetic energy c.) Linear momentum d.) Total mechanical energy, (KE +PE) e.) Heat energy

Physics
You drop an egg from rest with no air resistance. As it falls, a. only its momentum is conserved. b. only its kinetic energy is conserved. c. both its momentum and its mechanical energy are conserved. d. its mechanical energy is conserved, but its momentum is not conserved

physics
12. Which of the following statements is correct for a particle moving in a horizontal circle with constant angular velocity? A. The linear momentum is constant but the kinetic energy varies. B. The kinetic energy is constant but the linear momentum varies. C. Both kinetic ...

Physics
The 9-ball travelling and strikes the 13-ball, which is of equal mass and at rest. If this is an elastic collision, which statement below is true? Marks 3+4 = 7 a) All of the 9-ball’s energy and momentum are transferred to the 13-ball. b) All of the 9-ball’s energy and ...

Physics - drwls?
A 2000 kg truck traveling north at 38 km/hr turns east and accelerates to 55 km/hr. What is the change in the truck's kinetic energy? What is the magnitude of the change in the linear momentum of the truck? What is the direction of the change in linear momentum of the truck? (...

physics
Determine for each of the following statements whether it is always true or can be false. In a perfectly inelastic collision, the kinetic energy is conserved. Kinetic energy is conserved in an elastic collision. Two objects of different masses but moving at the same velocity ...

Physics
Find the linear momentum and kinetic energy of a bullet of mass 4.80e-2 kg moving at a speed of 320 m/s. I found the linear momentum to be 15.36 by doing m*v but I can't figure out the kinetic energy.

Physics
A hydrogen atom is in its third excited state (n=4). Using Bohr theory of the atom calculate (a) the radius of the orbit, (b) the linear momentum of the electron, (c) the angular momentum of the electron (d) the kinetic energy (e) the potential energy, and (f) the total energy...

Physics.
What is the transfer mechanism of energy, momentum, and angular momentum?

physics
A gun is fired vertically into a 1.55 kg block of wood at rest directly above it. If the bullet has a mass of 21.0 g and a speed of 190 m/s, how high will the block rise into the air after the bullet becomes embedded in it? i don't even know where to begin... would it have ...

physics
In a fully random distribution, we can determine the most probable state from what two quantities? Answer a. The number of particles and the net momentum. b. The number of particles and the total energy. c. The net momentum and the total energy. d. the total potential and the ...

Physics
A 1200 kg car is moving on the freeway at 65 mph. (A) find the magnitude of its momentum and its kinetic energy in SI units. (b) if a 2400 kg SUV has the same speed asthe 1200 kg car, how much momentum and kinetic energy does it have?

Physics
A bullet with a mass of 55 grams moving with a speed of 100 m/s slams into and wedges in a 1.9 kilogram block of wood supported by a string initially at rest. Which one, conservation of energy or conservation of momentum, can be applied to this situation? Why? I think it's ...

physics
Which of the following statements is true for an inelastic collision? A. Both momentum and kinetic energy are conserved. B. Momentum is conserved, but kinetic energy is not conserved. C. Kinetic energy is conserved, but momentum is not conserved. D. The amount of momentum lost...

Physics
Which of the following statements is true for an elastic collision? A. Both momentum and kinetic energy are conserved. B. Momentum is conserved, but kinetic energy is not conserved. C. Kinetic energy is conserved, but momentum is not conserved. D. The amount of momentum lost ...

Physics
Object A has mass mA = 9 kg and initial momentum A,i = < 19, -7, 0 > kg · m/s, just before it strikes object B, which has mass mB = 12 kg. Just before the collision object B has initial momentum B,i = < 5, 6, 0 > kg · m/s. Consider a system consisting of both ...

physics
the speed of the fastest pitched baseball was 45 m/s, and the ball's mass was 145 g. (a) What was the magnitude of the momentum of this ball, and how many joules of kinetic energy did it have? (b) How fast would a 57 gram ball have to travel to have the same amount of (i) ...

Physics Momentum
1) Two 1 kg balls move away from each other, one traveling 5 m/s to the right, the other 5 m/s to the left. What is the magnitude of the total momentum of the system? 2) Two 1000 kg cars drive east; the first moving at 20 m/s, the second at 40 m/s. What is the magnitude of the...

physics
A cart of mass 340 g moving on a frictionless linear air track at an initial speed of 1.2 m/s undergoes an elastic collision with an initially stationary cart of unknown mass. After the collision the first cart continues in its original direction at .66m/s. a) what is the mass...

PHYSICS
A light spring (k= 130 N/m) is compressed 15 cm between two masses (1.2 kg and 2.4 kg) on a frictionless surface. The system is released and the masses fly apart. Which mass will have the larger magnitude momentum? Why? Which mass will have more kinetic energy? What is the ...

Physics
A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...

Physics
A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...

Physics
A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...

physics
A skater spinning with angular speed of 1.5 rad/s draws in her outstretched arms thereby reducing her moment of inertia by a factor a 3. a) Find her final angular speed. b)What is the ratio of her final angular momentum to her initial angular momentum? c) Determine the ratio ...

Physics
If an electron has a total energy of 5.6 MeV, how would I find the kinetic energy and momentum??

1. Which of the following are conserved in a totally inelastic collision? Only momentum Only kinetic energy Both momentum and kinetic energy Neither momentum nor kinetic energy <--- It depends on the objects. 2. Two skaters stand face to face. Skater 1 has a mass of 55 kg, ...

Physics Work and Energy, Momentum
Let g be the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of a planet of radius R. Which of the following is a dimensionally correct formula for the minimum kinetic energy K that a projectile of mass m must have at the planet's surface if the projectile is to escape from the ...

Physics
two objects collide when sliding on a fricitonless horizontal surface. Which quantity is conserved during their collision? a) velocity b) momentum of both objects c)energy d) momentum of each object isn't c) or b) correct? I really think it's c)

physics
i need some help wih this, thanks!! Blocks A and B are moving toward each other along the x axis. A has a mass of 2.0 kg and a velocity of 50 m/s ( in the positive x direction ), while B has a mass of 4.0 kg and a velocity of -25 m/s ( in the negative x direction). They suffer...

physics
When a cannon fires a cannonball, the cannon will recoil backward because the a) energy of the cannonball and the cannon is conserved b) momentum of the cannonball and cannon is conserved c)energy of the cannon is greater than the energy of the cannonball d) momentum of the ...

In the quantum mechanical picture of the hydrogen atom, the orbital angular momentum of the electron may be zero in any of the possible energy states. For which energy state must the orbital angular momentum be zero? n = 1 n = 2 n = 3 n = 4 Give your reasoning. I am not sure ...

physics
write down in terms of the mass m and the velocity v of the body, expressions for i) momentum ii) the kinetic energy use your answer to (b) to help calculate the mass and the velocity of the ball momentum is mass*velocity Kinetic energy is 1/2 mass*velocity squared.

physics
a 2646lb car is moving on the freeway at 69 mph. (a) Find the magnitude of its momentum and its kinetic energy in SI units. (b) At what speed, in m/s, will the car's momentum be half of what it is in part (a). (c) At what speed, in m/s, will the cats kinetic energy be half of ...

physics
Let a force of 1500 Newtons act through a distance of 200 meters on a 1500 kg car which starts from rest. a. What is the work done? b. What is the final velocity? c. What is the car's momentum? d. What is the car's change in momentum? e. What is the car's Kinetic Energy? f. ...

physics
a 1200kg car is moving on the freeway at 30 m/s. (a) Find the magnitude of its momentum and its kinetic energy in SI units. (b) At what speed, in m/s, will the car's momentum be half of what it is in part (a). (c) At what speed, in m/s, will the cars kinetic energy be half of ...

The momentum and the kinetic energy of particle A is eight times and nine times the momentum and the kinetic energy of particle B, respectively. What is the ratio of the mass of particle A to that of particle B?

modern physics
The rest energy of a proton is 938 MeV. If its kinetic energy is also 938MeV, calculate its momentum and speed.

physics
please check my answers what are the SI units for momentum? kg*m/s which of the following is not involved in hitting a tennis ball? a. kinetic energy b. chemical potential energy c. gravitational potential energy d. elastic potential energy i picked B How much power is ...

Science
We are studying energy my questions What happens to the momentum of a car when it comes to a stop? The momentum is transfered to the Earth. Momentum is always conserved. What happens to the momentum of a car when it comes to a stop?

momentum/impulse
The following data concerns a tennis ball at a given instant before it is struck by a tennis racket; horizontal momentum of tennis ball= 2.4Ns kinetic energy of ball= 45J a) why is correct to give the direction of the momentum but not the kinetic energy b) write down in terms ...

The following data concerns a tennis ball at a given instant before it is struck by a tennis racket; horizontal momentum of tennis ball= 2.4Ns kinetic energy of ball= 45J a) why is correct to give the direction of the momentum but not the kinetic energy b) write down in terms ...

physics
work & energy homework problems: please help me =] my teacher is bad a teaching how to do stuff =/ 1)A 5.000kg plastic ball moves with a velocity of 10.00 m/s x. It collides with a second plastic ball of mass of 10.00kg at rest. The collision is completely elastic. find: a)the...

Physics
When a skydiver jumps from a plane and achieves terminal speed. Which quantity remains constant? (a) Momentum (b) kinetic energy (c) potential energy (d) both a and b (e) both a and c I say kinetic energy, am i right?

physics
You accelerate your 1500 Kg from 2 m/s to 12 m/s in 2 seconds. How do you determine the cars acceleration initial momentum final momentum change in momentum the force required to do this?

Physics
Please Help ! A child throws a snowball at a tree and it sticks to the tree. Does this motion defy the Law of Conservation of Momentum? Explain. The Law of Conservation of Energy states: "If there is no net force acting on a system of objects, the total momentum in that system...

physics
You accelerate your 1500 Kg car from 2 m/s to 12 m/s in 2 seconds. How do you determine the cars acceleration initial momentum final momentum change in momentum the force required to do this?

Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...

Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...

physics
Consider a single photon of red laser light, with wavelength of 633 nm (nano is 10-9). What energy does this carry? What momentum? How does the energy compare to typical atomic energies of a few times 10-19 J?

physics
Which one of the following statements is true for two bodies having same kinetic energy but different masses? a. they have same velocity b. they have same momentum c. the momentum of smaller mass body is smaller than the other d. the momentum of smaller mass body is larger ...

Physics
Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...

Physics
Part A: A cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis) of mass 4.50×10^−2 kg and a baseball of mass 0.142 kg have the same kinetic energy. What is the ratio of the cardinal's magnitude p(c) of momentum to the magnitude p(b) of the baseball's momentum? Part B: A man weighing 650 N ...

physics
(a) What is the frequency of a photon whose energy is 3.5 times the rest energy of an electron? (b) What would be the linear momentum of the photon?

Physics - drwls
Posted by winterWX on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 11:51pm. A 2600 kg truck traveling north at 38 km/hr turns east and accelerates to 55 km/hr. What is the change in the truck's kinetic energy? What is the magnitude of the change in the linear momentum of the truck? What is the ...

Physics
A skater spinning with angular speed of 1.5 rad/s draws in her outstretched arms thereby reducing her moment of inertia by a factor a 3. a) Find her angular speed. b)What is the ratio of her final angular momentum to her initial angular momentum? c)Did her mechanical energy ...

Physics
Neutrons have a rest mass of 1.6749*10-27 kg (equivalent to 939.6 MeV). If a certain neutron has a total energy of 949 MeV, what are its relativistic mass energy in MeV, its speed in m/s, its kinetic energy in MeV, and its momentum in kg.m.s-1?

Physical science
Is it possible for an object to have more kinetic energy but less momentum than the other object? Less kinetic energy but more momentum? *i know the answer to both questions is yes, however, i cannot think of examples ??

Physics ~MOMENTUM~
a) what is the momentum of a 4.6 kg baseball moving at 1.4 m/s? b) a child is running with a velocity of 4.5 m/s and has a momentum of 120 kgm/s. What is the child's mass? ~formula~ P=mv help please!!!

Physics (MOMENTUM)
Please, help me answer this question. Two balls are moving in the same direction. Ball A has half the mass of ball B, and is moving at twice its speed. (a) Which ball has the greater momentum? (b) Which ball has greater kinetic energy? Thank you.

College Physics
The electron-volt, eV, is a unit of energy (1eV = 1.602 ·10–19 J, 1 MeV = 1.602 ·10–13 J). Since the unit of momentum is an energy unit divided by a velocity unit, nuclear physicists usually specify momenta of nuclei in units of MeV/c, where c is the speed of light (c = ...

Physics
An electron has a total energy of 2.8 MeV. What is its momentum?

Physics
3. Two vehicles collide at a 90 degree intersection. If the momentum of vehicle A is 6.10 x10^5 kg km/h south and the momentum of vehicle B is 7.20 x 10^5 kg km/h east, what is the magnitude of the resulting momentum of the final mass?

physics
A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...

physics
A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...

Physics
A relativistic proton has a momentum of 1.0×10^-17 kg ∙ m/s and a rest energy of 0.15 nJ. What is the kinetic energy of this proton? (c = 3.00 × 108 m/s, mass of proton = 1.67 × 10-27 kg)

Physics
A relativistic proton has a momentum of 1.0×10^-17 kg ∙ m/s and a rest energy of 0.15 nJ. What is the kinetic energy of this proton? (c = 3.00 × 108 m/s, mass of proton = 1.67 × 10-27 kg)

physics
Hello, I'm trying to figure out which of the following statements are TRUE. I suspect that 2, 6, 8 are true...and that there is one more that is true, but not sure which one? Thanks! It is impossible to have a collision between two objects in which the center-of-mass of the ...

Physics
Hello, I'm trying to figure out which of the following statements are TRUE. I suspect that 2, 6, 8 are true...and that there is one more that is true, but not sure which one? Thanks! It is impossible to have a collision between two objects in which the center-of-mass of the ...

Physics
Two objects are mocing about so that their total momentum is zero. What can be said about their kinetic energy? Choose the most descriptive answer. a. the kinetic energy must be greater than zero b. the kinetic energy must be negative c. the kinetic energy must be equal to or ...

Physics
Consider an isolated system consisting of two masses, each of which has a velocity vector in two dimensions. When these two masses collide the total momentum of the system is conserved. (a) Show that if the total momentum of the system is conserved then the component momenta ...

physics
A 3 kg block is released from rest at the top of a 20 m long frictionless ramp that is 5 m high. Find the values for the block just before it reaches ground level. (a) gravitational potential energy ----J (b) kinetic energy ----J (c) speed -----m/s (d) momentum ------kg·m/s

special relativity
A projectile of rest mass M1, total energy E1, and momentum p1, is directed at a stationary target of mass m2. Find the the velocity of the centre-of-momentum frame .

1. How are impulse and momentum related? (Points : 1) Impulse is the change in momentum of an object. Momentum is the change in impulse acting on an object. Impulse and momentum are always equal in magnitude. Impulse and momentum are the same thing. Question 2. 2. Which of ...

Physics
A 125 ball has a kinetic energy 33.6 What is the magnitude of it's momentum? What is the speed?

physics
. If the momentum of an object is tripled, its kinetic energy will change by what factor?

physics
If the kinetic energy of an automobile triples because of a speed change, it momentum is ?

Physics
2. Two pickup trucks crash at a 90 degree intersection. If the momentum of pickup A is 4.60 x10^4 kg km/h north and the momentum of pickup B is 6.25 x 10^4 kg km/h east, what is the magnitude of the resulting momentum of the final mass?

Physics
fill in the blank ( Energy and momentum unit) 1. the work done to stretch a spring is not equal to the to force multiplied by displacement because force is ____ as the spring stretches 2. A child goes down a slide at the playground, gaining speed as she goes. Her momentum ____...

Physics
Bernoulli's equation is an expression of: the conservation of mass the conservation of total energy the conservation of kinetic energy the conservation of momentum the conservation of velocity My ans: the equation states that it should be a constant when there is a streamline ...

physics
Car 1 approaches an intersection with a momentum of p1i=(11,000 kg*m/s)x + (-370 kg*m/s)y. Car 2 approaches the same intersection with momentum p2i= (4,000 kg*m/s)x + (2470 kg*m/s)y. The cars collide and immediately the momentum of Car2 is p2f= (2100 kg*m/s)y. What is the ...

Physics
What is the magnitude of the momentum of a 10,000-kg truck whose speed is 12.0 m/s? What is the kinetic energy?

physics
a 2.5 kg rifle fires a 20 g bullet at 400 m/s. What is the magnitude of the recoil velocity of the rifle? I still don't understand. Could you please help with a formula? Thank you. physics - drwls, Monday, February 7, 2011 at 6:38pm Try using conservation of momentum. recoil ...

Physics - Momentum
Define momentum qualitatively and quanititatively. (qualitatively - a measure of an object's mass to resist changes in its velocity or acceleration. Is this correct? How do I define momentum quantitatively)

Physics
4. Two vehicles of equal mass collide at a 90° degree intersection. If the momentum of vehicle A is 1.20x10^5 kg km/h east and the momentum of vehicle B is 8.50x10^4 kg km/h north, what is the resulting momentum of the final mass?

A 60.0 kg person bends his knees and then jumps straight up. After his feet leave the floor, his motion is unaffected by air resistance and his center of mass rises by a maximum of 14.9 cm. Model the floor as completely solid and motionless. (a) Does the floor impart impulse ...

physics
Suppose a ball of putty moving horizontally with 1kg.m/s of momentum collides and sticks to an identical ball of puffy moving vertically with 1 kg.m/s of momentum. Why is their combined momentum not simply the arithmetic sum, 2 kg.m/s?

Physics
1.Two motorcycles of equal mass collide at a 90 degree intersection. If the momentum of motorcycle A is 450 kg km/h west and the momentum of motorcycle B is 725 kg km/h south, what is the magnitude of the resulting momentum of the final mass?

Physics
A billiard ball of mass m = 0.250 kg hits the cushion of a billiard table at an angle of θ1 = 56.2° and a speed of v1 = 24.8 m/s. It bounces off at an angle of θ2 = 71.0° and a speed of v2 = 10.0 m/s. (a) What is the magnitude of the change in momentum of the ...

Physics - Angular Momentum
When the angular momentum changes, the 'change' in the angular momentum vector (ie. dL) is ____. [a.] perpendicular to the torque vector. [b.] parallel to the angular momentum vector. [c.] parallel to the torque vector. .. im confused on this one.. i think it's [A]. am i right...

physics
A car is released from rest on a frictionless inclined plane. (Figure: twitpic com/e8nkhj) Calculate the momentum pi at the end of the plane in terms of measured quantities x, y, l, and m. Assume θ is very small so that h/l ~= y/x. (Hint: use conservation of energy and K...

science
how should each form of energy be identified? A) energy A:gravitational energy /energy B:chemical energy B) energy A: nuclear energy/ energy B: electrical energy C) energy A: electromagnetic energy energy B:sound energy D) energy A: mechanical energy /energy B: thermal energy

physics
Two astronauts, each having a mass of 78.5 kg, are connected by a 10.0-m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.50 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the following...

Physics
A photon of energy E strikes an electron at rest undergoes pair production, producing a positive electron(positron) and an electron, photon+electron produce positron+electron+electron The two electrons and the positron move off with identical momenta in the direction of the ...

physics intro
A ball of mass 0.50 kg is thrown straight up at 6.0 m/s. (a)What is the initial momentum of the ball? (b) What is the momentum of the ball at its peak? (c)What is the momentum of the ball as it hits the ground

physics
calculate angular momentum and rotational kinetic energy of earth about its own axis

Science
Which of the following statements is true about a collison between two cars? The total momentum after the collision is the same as the total momentum befor the collision *** The total momentum after the collision is greater than the total momentum beforethe collision The total...

Physics
A solid metal ball and a hollow plastic ball of the same external radius are released from rest in a large vacuum chamber. When each has fallen 1 m, they both have the same 1. momentum. 2. inertia. 3. speed. 4. change in potential energy. 5. kinetic energy.

Physics
Two rollerbladers throw a frisbie back and forth on a frictionless surface. Which does not change? a. Momentum of an individual rollerblader b. Momentum of the frisbie c. Momentum of the system consisting of the frisbie and rollerbladers throwing the ball d. Momentum of the ...

physics
Two hypothetical planets of masses m1 and m2 and radii r1 and r2, respectively, are nearly at rest when they are an infinite distance apart. Because of their gravitational attraction, they head toward each other on a collision course. Note: Both the energy and momentum of the ...

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