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Physics
A uniform piece of wire, 30 cm long, is bent in the center to give it an L-shape. How far from the bend is the center of mass? I know that the center of mass is ([m1]x+[m2]x)/([m1]+m2]), but I don't quite understand how to apply it to this problem.
November 22, 2010 by Avalon

Physics
two point masses are located in the same plane. the distance from mass 1 to the center of mass is 3.0m. The distance from mass 2 to the center of mass is 1.0m. What is m1/m2, the ratio of mass 1 to mass 2?
March 29, 2011 by Jacob

physics
For the purposes of this problem, there are three parts to the figure, and the center of mass of each one is shown in the drawing. These parts are: (1) the torso, neck, and head (total mass = 40.4 kg) with a center of mass located on the y axis at a point 0.403 m above the ...
March 27, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Find the center of mass of the three mass system given that m1 1.90 kg and m2 1.30 kg Specify relative to the center of the left mass "1.00 kg "
October 6, 2010 by ami

physics
To balance a 40.8-kg automobile tire and wheel, a mechanic must place a 41.7-g lead weight 25.0 cm from the center of the wheel. When the wheel is balanced, its center of mass is exactly at the center of the wheel. How far from the center of the wheel was its center of mass ...
December 2, 2010 by ann

Physics
I understand the basics of the center of mass, but I'm having a hard time with this wire one: "A uniform piece of wire, 20 cm long, is bent in the center to give it an L-shape. How far from the bend is the center of mass?" If you could help that'd be great. Thank you!
November 22, 2010 by Trisha

physics
A NON-UNIFORM board of length L and mass M has a center of mass at 5/6L. If the fulcrum is placed at the center of the board and a block of mass m is placed at the right of the board, then where must a block of mass 3m be placed to balance the board? I assumed new variables ...
November 15, 2012 by min

physics
Two stars in a binary system orbit around their center of mass. The centers of the two stars are 7.78x1011 m apart. The larger of the two stars has a mass of 4.19x1030 kg, and its center is 1.75x1011 m from the system's center of mass. What is the mass of the smaller star?
March 27, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
The drawing shows a human figure approximately in a sitting position. For the purposes of this problem, there are three parts to the figure, and the center of mass of each one is shown in the drawing. These parts are: (1) the torso, neck, and head (total mass = 40.5 kg) with a...
October 15, 2011 by riley

physics
The drawing shows a human figure approximately in a sitting position. For the purposes of this problem, there are three parts to the figure, and the center of mass of each one is shown in the drawing. These parts are: (1) the torso, neck, and head (total mass = 40.5 kg) with a...
October 16, 2011 by riley

Physics-torques
Suppose that a meter stick is balanced at its center. A 0.27-kg is positioned at 18 cm from the left end of the meter stick. Where should a 0.28 kg mass be placed to balance the 0.27 kg mass? Express your answer in terms of the position (in cm) of the 0.28-kg mass as measured ...
March 20, 2007 by Nicole

Physics
On a frictionless table, a glob of clay of mass 0.54 kg strikes a bar of mass 1.24 kg perpendicularly at a point 0.27 m from the center of the bar and sticks to it. 1. If the bar is 1.02 m long and the clay is moving at 6.3 m/s before striking the bar, what is the final speed ...
February 12, 2014 by Neomi

Physics
Two stars in a binary system orbit around their center of mass. The centers of the two stars are 7.80 x 10^11 m apart. The larger of the two stars has a mass of 3.50 x 10^30 kg, and its center is 3.00 x 10^11 m from the system's center of mass. What is the mass of the smaller ...
October 24, 2011 by Anne

ap physics c
Hi What is the center of mass of the following object measured from the center of the sphere?: a sphere of radius R and mass m2 is connected to a solid tube of mass m1 and length L Thank you!
November 23, 2010 by student2010

physics
Compute the force of attraction between a 25 kg. mass and a 45 kg. mass that are 9.6 meters apart from center to center.
January 20, 2014 by Marina

Physics
Two balls are approaching each other head on. Their velocities are + 9.55 and -11.0 m/s (a) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if they have the same mass. (b) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if the mass of one ball(v=9....
March 2, 2007 by Cavin

Physics
A 28 kg canoe has a 24 kg passenger. The passenger is 2.0 m from the left end of the canoe and the center of mass of the canoe by itself is 2.9 m from the left end. a. Calculate the position of the center of mass of the canoe/passenger system. b. if we neglect any horizontal ...
October 21, 2012 by Ezek

Physics
Two stars in a binary system orbit around their center of mass. The centers of the two stars are 7.80 1011 m apart. The larger of the two stars has a mass of 3.50 1030 kg, and its center is 3.00 1011 m from the system's center of mass. What is the mass of the smaller star?
October 24, 2011 by Anne

Physics
Two stars in a binary system orbit around their center of mass. The centers of the two stars are 7.80 1011 m apart. The larger of the two stars has a mass of 3.50 1030 kg, and its center is 3.00 1011 m from the system's center of mass. What is the mass of the smaller star?
October 24, 2011 by Anne

Physics
Two stars in a binary system orbit around their center of mass. The centers of the two stars are 7.40 1011 m apart. The larger of the two stars has a mass of 3.40 1030 kg, and its center is 2.50 1011 m from the system's center of mass. What is the mass of the smaller star?
March 13, 2012 by Natasha

physics! center of mass
a long non uniform board of length 8 m and mass m = 12 kg is suspended by two ropes if the tensions in the ropes are mg/3 (on left) and 2mg/3 (on right) what is the location of the board's center of mass thank you!
October 7, 2010 by liz

physics! center of mass
a long non uniform board of length 8 m and mass m = 12 kg is suspended by two ropes if the tensions in the ropes are mg/3 (on left) and 2mg/3 (on right) what is the location of the board's center of mass thank you!
October 7, 2010 by liz

physics
two planets of masses "m" and "M" respectively. have a center to center separation of "R".At what distance from the center of the planet of mass"M" do the gravitational force of planets cancel each other?????
April 26, 2012 by hameed ehsan

College physics - Center of mass
College Physics- Center of Mass? The objects in the figure below are constructed of uniform wire bent into the shapes shown (Figure 1) . Each peice has a length of 0.15 . There are two objects that we need to figure out the x- and y-coordinates of the center of mass of the ...
October 10, 2012 by Herosugar

physics
two planets of masses "m" and "M" respectively. have a center to center separation of "R".At what distance from the center of the planet of mass"M" do the gravitational force of planets cancel each other????? help me plzzz??????
April 30, 2012 by m sani

physics
A rod of length 39.0 cm has linear density (mass-per-length) given by the following equation, where x is the distance from one end. Ž = 50.0 g/m + 21.0x g/m2 (a) What is its mass? (b) How far from the x = 0 end is its center of mass? I think you would plug in the 39cm for the ...
March 22, 2009 by mightymouse

physics
A thin, light string is wrapped around the rim of a 4.00kg solid uniform disk that is 30.0cm in diameter. A person pulls on the string with a constant force of 100N tangent to the disk. Find the linear acceleration of its center of mass. If the disk is replaced by a hollow ...
April 12, 2008 by Erin

Physics Classical Mechanics
The mean distance from the center of the earth to the center of the moon is rem = 3.84 ◊ 108 m. The mass of the earth is me = 5.98 ◊ 1024 kg and the mass of the moon is mm = 7.34 ◊ 1022 kg. The mean radius of the earth is re = 6.37 ◊ 106 m. The mean radius of the moon is rm = ...
October 28, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.40 m apart If the left scale reads 278 N, and the right scale reads 116 N, calculate the student's mass. Calculate the distance from the student's head ...
March 4, 2011 by Megan

physics
To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.44 m apart. If the left scale reads 309 N, and the right scale reads 125 N, calculate the student's mass. Calculate the distance from the student's ...
October 21, 2012 by Emily

Physics
How far is the center of mass of the Earth-Moon system from the center of the Earth? The Earth's mass is 5.97◊1024 kg, the Moon's mass is 7.4◊1022 kg, and the distance between their centers is 3.8◊108 m.
June 4, 2012 by Jamie

Physics
How far is the center of mass of the Earth-Moon system from the center of the Earth? The Earth's mass is 5.97e24 Kg, the Moon's mass is 7.4e22 Kg, and the distance between their centers is 3.8e8m.
December 7, 2012 by Osamudiamen

Physics
Johnís mass is 81.0 kg, and Barbaraís is 62.4 kg. He is standing on the x axis at xJ = +9.41 m, while she is standing on the x axis at xB = +4.34 m. They switch positions. How far and in which direction does their center of mass move as a result of the switch? Distance moved ...
November 7, 2012 by Orla

physics
A uniform, square metal plate with side L = 3.50 cm and mass 0.087 kg is located with its lower left corner at (x, y) = (0, 0) as shown in the figure. Two squares with side length L/4 are removed from the plate. (a) What is the x-coordinate of the center of mass? (b) What is ...
March 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
If the create has a mass of 90 kg and is 1.6 {\rm m} tall and 0.80 {\rm m} in depth and width, what is the minimum force needed to make the crate start tipping? (Assume the center of mass of the crate is at its center and static friction great enough to prevent slipping.)
November 28, 2010 by Danny

Physics please help
How far from the center of the Earth (in km) is the center of mass of the Earth + satellite system if the satellite has a mass of 6560 kg and is in orbit 46200 km above the surface of the Earth. The mass of the Earth is 5.98 * 10^24 kg and the radius of the Earth is 6370 km.
November 14, 2011 by Me

Physics - Center of Mass
The density of a 5.0-m long rod can be described by the linear density function λ(x) = 145 g/m + 14.2x g/m2. One end of the rod is positioned at x = 0 and the other at x = 5 m. a) Determine the total mass of the rod. b) Determine the center-of-mass coordinate.
June 16, 2012 by Joe

phy
Find the center of mass of the three mass system that m1 = 1.90 kg and m2 = 1.30 kg. Specify relative to the center of the left hand (1.00 kg) mass.
October 7, 2010 by ami

physics
The mass of the Earth is 5.98x10^24 kg, and the mass of the Moon is 7.36x 10^22 kg. The distance of separation, measured between their centers, is 3.84x10^8 m. Locate the center of mass of the Earth-Moon system as measured from the center of the Earth. I tried using the ...
October 3, 2008 by tom

Physics help!
How far from the center of the Earth (in km) is the center of mass of the Earth + satellite system if the satellite has a mass of 6560 kg and is in orbit 46200 km above the surface of the Earth. The mass of the Earth is 5.98 * 10^24 kg and the radius of the Earth is 6370 km
November 14, 2011 by Me

physics
A solid uniform sphere has a mass of 7.0 104 kg and a radius of 1.2 m. (a) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force due to the sphere on a particle of mass m = 0.7 kg located at a distance of 2.1 m from the center of the sphere? N (b) What if it is 1.0 m from the ...
July 16, 2010 by Sam

Physics
A sheet of siding has a centrally-located doorway of width 2.0 m and height 6.0 m cut out of it. The sheet, with the doorway hole, has a mass of 264 kg. (a) What is the x coordinate of the center of mass? (b) What is the y coordinate of the center of mass? Assume the lower ...
June 3, 2012 by Amanda

Physics
A CD (radius 6.0 cm) is spinning freely with an angular velocity of 450 rpm when a bug drops onto the CD a distance 4.6 cm from the center. If the CD slows to 260 rpm, what is the ratio of the bug's mass to the mass of the CD? (Ignore the effect of the hole in the center of ...
June 5, 2012 by Alex

Physics
A star of mass 2.0 1028 kg that is 1.6 1020 m from the center of a galaxy revolves around that center once every 3.4 108 years. Assuming that this star is essentially at the edge of the galaxy, each of the stars in the galaxy has a mass equal to that of this star, and the ...
February 16, 2007 by winterWX

physics Only one part left !!!!!! PLZ HELP
A uniform, square metal plate with side L = 3.50 cm and mass 0.087 kg is located with its lower left corner at (x, y) = (0, 0) as shown in the figure. Two squares with side length L/4 are removed from the plate. (a) What is the x-coordinate of the center of mass? = L/2 (b) ...
March 7, 2011 by HELP!!!!

physics Only one part left !!!!!! PLZ HELP
A uniform, square metal plate with side L = 3.50 cm and mass 0.087 kg is located with its lower left corner at (x, y) = (0, 0) as shown in the figure. Two squares with side length L/4 are removed from the plate. (a) What is the x-coordinate of the center of mass? = L/2 (b) ...
March 7, 2011 by HELP!!!!

physics
Consider the earth following its nearly circular orbit (dashed curve) about the sun.(Figure 2) The earth has mass mearth=5.98◊1024kg and the sun has mass msun=1.99◊1030kg. They are separated, center to center, by r=93millionmiles=150millionkm.
November 27, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics - Center of Mass
A 32-cm-by-32-cm checkerboard has a mass of 120 g. There are four 19-g checkers located on the checkerboard, as shown in the figure. Relative to the origin located at the bottom left corner of the checkerboard, where is the center of mass of the checkerboard-checkers system?
June 16, 2012 by Newman

Physics
A round body of mass M, radius R, and moment of inertia I= BMR^2 is rolling without slipping. Its kinetic energy can be decomposed into the energy of its center of mass motion (translation) and the enrgy of rotation about its center of mass. The fractions of the body's kinetc ...
May 10, 2011 by Jason

Physics
A round body of mass M, radius R, and moment of inertia I= BMR^2 is rolling without slipping. Its kinetic energy can be decomposed into the energy of its center of mass motion (translation) and the enrgy of rotation about its center of mass. The fractions of the body's kinetc ...
May 10, 2011 by Jason

Physics
A round body of mass M, radius R, and moment of inertia I= BMR^2 is rolling without slipping. Its kinetic energy can be decomposed into the energy of its center of mass motion (translation) and the enrgy of rotation about its center of mass. The fractions of the body's kinetc ...
May 11, 2011 by Jason

physics
A high jumper wants to clear the bar at 2.1m. To do so he needs to raise his center of mass to a height of 2.4m. Assuming that air resistance can be neglected and his center of mass is 1.1m above the ground at take-off, determine the required vertical take-off speed.
March 24, 2012 by jamie

physics
A star of mass 2.0 1031 kg that is 4.8 1020 m from the center of a galaxy revolves around that center once every 4.2 108 years. Assuming that this star is essentially at the edge of the galaxy, each of the stars in the galaxy has a mass equal to that of this star, and the ...
July 16, 2010 by Sam

physics
A suspension bridge supported by a cable 100ft long has a sag of 10ft at its center. If the bridge has a weight of 20,000 lbs and its center of mass is the center of the bridge, what is the tension on the cable?
January 17, 2011 by bird

physics
A bullet with mass m and a velocity of v is shot perpendicular to the edge of a uniform rod with length L and mass 4m which is free to move and rotate on a frictionless horizontal surface. The bullet is lodged into the rod and move together after the collision. a) Calculate ...
July 21, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
You are standing on a merry-go-round of mass 500 kg and radius 2 m. Initially you are at 1.2 m from the center and you are rotating with an angular speed of 45 rad/s. (a) If you move in to a point 0.2 m from the center, what speed will you be rotating at? Assume your mass is ...
November 19, 2011 by anonymous

Physics
The uniform sheet of siding shown has a centrally-located doorway of width 2.0 m and height 6.0 m cut out of it. The sheet, with the doorway hole, has a mass of 264 kg. (a) What is the x coordinate of the center of mass? (b) What is the y coordinate of the center of mass? ...
June 4, 2012 by Jamie

A physics question
I was researching amusement park rides for a recent project (from this site I have noticed that many others are in the same boat as me). Anywho, I am doing the Ferris wheel or the Giant Wheel, and I was wondering if this was right, with respect to potential energy: this is due...
November 2, 2007 by Nessa

physics
A basketball of mass 0.602 kg is passed to a player of mass 83.0 kg who jumps off the floor while catching the ball. The player's center of mass is instantaneously at rest just before he catches the ball, which is initially moving at a velocity of 11.5 m/s, directed 30.0į ...
November 29, 2012 by Anthony

Physics(please help)
Four very thin rods, each 8.3 m long, are joined to form a square. The center of mass of the square is located at the coordinate origin. The rod on the right is then removed. What are the x- and y-coordinates of the center of mass of the remaining three-rod system? I have no ...
June 3, 2012 by Hannah

Physics
a 32 kg child stands at the edge of a circular platform that rotates at w=2rad/s about its center. Mass of platform=60kg, radius=2m. The child walks from the rim towards the center. Find the Angular speed when the child reaches a point 0.500 m from the center.
December 14, 2012 by Help!

Physics
A spaceship of mass m travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. (a) At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth five times the magnitude of the force due to the Moon? ...
October 6, 2009 by jawn

center of mass
3 point mass of 4g placed at x=1,3,-6. where should a point fourth mass of 4 gm be placed to make the center of the mass at the orgin? this what i got : -24+4+12+4x/16=-8+4x/16. this what i did but i didn't get the right answer(which is 2) can someone tell me what is the problem
March 27, 2011 by lou

Physics
A stone is dropped at t = 0. A second stone, with 4 times the mass of the first, is dropped from the same point at t = 110 ms. (a) How far below the release point is the center of mass of the two stones at t = 410 ms? (Neither stone has yet reached the ground.) (b) How fast is...
April 1, 2014 by Patricia

physics
A bullet of mass = 0.13 kg is fired with a velocity of = 87.1 m/s into a solid cylinder of mass = 17.1 kg and radius = 0.29 m. The cylinder is initially at rest and is mounted on a fixed vertical axis that runs through its center of mass. The line of motion of the bullet is ...
April 2, 2008 by shelby

Physics
The density of a 5.0-m long rod can be described by the linear density function λ(x) = 140 g/m + 14.8x g/m2. One end of the rod is positioned at x = 0 and the other at x = 5 m. (a) Determine the total mass of the rod. (b) Determine the center-of-mass coordinate. I found ...
June 11, 2012 by James

physics/calculus
I need help in calculating work. following quantites are given. * G: 6.67E-11 *Mass of earth:5.98E24 *mass of satelightt:80kg *x(initial) center of the earth-7E6 m *x(final) center of the earth 12E6 m How do I make integral equation I need use 20 interval.
April 7, 2014 by jenny

Physics
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has recorded evidence of a black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy. Using Doppler data, it's been measured that matter is orbiting the center of this galaxy at an orbital speed of 7.5x10 5 m/s, out at a radius of 5.7x10 17 m. Calculate the ...
July 26, 2012 by Zac

Physics
Consider the earth following its nearly circular orbit about the sun. The earth has mass 5.98*10^24 and the sun has mass 1.99*10^30. They are separated, center to center, by r=150 million k. What is the size of the gravitational force acting on the earth due to the sun?
October 3, 2010 by Eden

physics
In the figure below, a constant horizontal force Fapp of magnitude 17 N is applied to a wheel of mass 8 kg and radius 0.70 m. The wheel rolls smoothly on the horizontal surface, and the acceleration of its center of mass has magnitude 0.75 m/s2. (a) In unit-vector notation, ...
January 5, 2011 by Joey

Physics
Two balls are approaching each other head-on. Their velocities are +10.00 and -12.8 m/s. (a) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if they have the same mass. m/s (b) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if the mass of one ball...
November 2, 2008 by Brandon

Physics
Belinda needs to find the center of mass of a sculpture she has made so that it will hang in a gallery correctly. The sculpture is all in one plane and consists of various shaped uniform objects with masses and sizes as shown. The length of the rectangle is L = 1.4 m and the ...
March 18, 2012 by Priyanka

physics
Three guns are aimed at the center of a circle,and each fires a bullet simultaneously. The directions in which they fire are 120 degrees apart. Two of the bullets have the same mass of 4.50*10^-3 kg and the same speed of 324 m/s. The other bullet has an unknown mass and a ...
October 16, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A spaceship of mass 175,000 kg travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth twice the magnitude of the force due to the Moon? ...
February 24, 2013 by Meder

college physics help please...
The location of the center of mass of the partially eaten, 11 inch diameter pizza (r = 5.5) shown in Figure 9-20 is Xcm = -1.1 in. and Ycm = -1.1 in. Assuming each quadrant of the pizza to be the same, find the center of mass of the uneaten pizza above the x axis (that is, the...
October 19, 2008 by sally

physics
A curcial part of a piece of machinery starts as a flat uniform cylindrical disk of radius R0 and mass M. It then has a circular hole of radius R1 drilled into it. The hole's center is a distance h from the center of the disk. Find the moment of inertia of this disk (with off-...
April 12, 2008 by Sleepless

Physics
Determine the center of mass of a raft if a 72kg paddle is 0.81m from the stern and the 48kg paddle is 4.5m from the stern? Neglect the mass of the canoe itself. How far is the center of mass from the stern? Do i use the formula x=(m1x1+m2x2)/M m1=72kg x1=.81m m2=48kg x2=4.5m ...
April 1, 2009 by Malcom

Physics
An trapdoor is 0.91 m square, has a mass of 11 kg, and is hinged along one side with a latch on the opposite side. If the center of mass is located 0.1 m toward the hinged side from the center, what are the magnitudes of the forces on the latch and the hinge from the door?
April 28, 2013 by Ben

Physics
5. A circular pizza of radius R has a circular piece of radius R/3 removed from one side. The center of mass of the pizza with the hole is at a distance of_____ from the center of mass of the original pizza. A. R/20 B. R/2 C. R/30 D. R/3 E. R/12 The answer is E, but why is it ...
June 16, 2012 by James

Physics gravity
A thin spherical shell has a radius of 2.4 m and a mass of 410 kg, and its center is located at the origin of a coordinate system. Another spherical shell with a radius of 1 m and mass 135 kg is inside the larger shell with its center at 0.6 m on the x axis. What is the ...
April 8, 2013 by Chel

Physics
Consider the earth following its nearly circular orbit (dashed curve) about the sun.(Figure 2) The earth has mass mearth=5.98◊1024kg and the sun has mass msun=1.99◊1030kg. They are separated, center to center, by r=93millionmiles=150millionkm. What is the size of the ...
February 25, 2014 by Mary

Physics
A solid uniform sphere has a mass of 2.0 104 kg and a radius of 1.5 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force due to the sphere on a particle of mass m = 0.2 kg located at a distance of 1.6 m from the center of the sphere? What if it is 1.1 m from the center of the ...
February 13, 2007 by winterWX

Physics
A square of side 2L is removed from one corner of a square sandwich that has sides of length L. The center of mass of the remainder of the sandwich moves from C to Cí. The displacement of the x coordinate of the center of mass (from C to Cí) is? In the picture, C' moves up and...
December 10, 2008 by Malinda

physics
the three weights are hanging in static equilibrium. The two weights left and right of center have a mass of 100 Kg. The weight in the center has a mass of 100 Kg. Treat the strings as massless and the pulleys as frictionless. If the sin of the angle theta in the figure is sin...
January 12, 2012 by frank

physics
A 10.0-kg cylinder rolls without slipping on a rough surface. At the instant its center of amss has a speed of 10m/s, determine (a) the translational kinetic of its center of mass (b) the rotational kinetic energy about its center of mass and (c) its total kinetic energy. can ...
January 29, 2007 by cyndi

physics
An 3730 kg airplane has a center of mass located 32 m from the front of the plane. A 123 kg man sits 25 m from the front of the plane. Where should a 76 kg woman sit so that the center of mass of the loaded plane is the same as the empty airplane? (m from front)
November 22, 2010 by sandhu

physics
one can determine a persons center of mass by having them recline on a plank resting on two scales. A person 2m tall lies on such a plank and the scale near her head reads 405 N and the one near her feet reads 360 N. Find the center of her mass.
May 2, 2014 by Michelle

Physics Urgent please help
A physical pendulum consists of a body of mass contained in the xy-plane. The moment of inertia of the object about an axis perpendicular to the plane and passing through the object's center of mass is I_cm . The object oscillates in the xy-plane about the point S a distance d...
November 13, 2013 by Ramana

physics
Four very thin rods, each 5.9 m long, are joined to form a square, as part (a) of the drawing shows. The center of mass of the square is located at the coordinate origin. The rod on the right is then removed, as shown in part (b) of the drawing. What are the x- and y-...
February 27, 2012 by Day

physics
Two children, each with mass m = 11.0 kg, sit on opposite ends of a narrow board with length L = 4.5 m, width W = 0.30 m, and mass M = 9.4 kg. The board is pivoted at its center and is free to rotate in a horizontal circle without friction. What is the rotational inertia of ...
March 16, 2012 by Katie

physics plz help
I need help in calculating work. following quantites are given. * G: 6.67E-11 *Mass of earth:5.98E24 *mass of satelightt:80kg *x(initial) center of the earth-7E6 m *x(final) center of the earth 12E6 m How do I make integral equation I need use 20 interval or calculate in excel...
April 7, 2014 by jenny

physics(help me with the angle)
In the 1968 Olympic Games, University of Oregon jumper Dick Fosbury introduced a new technique of high jumping called the "Fosbury flop." It contributed to raising the world record by about 30 cm and is presently used by nearly every world-class jumper. In this technique, the ...
April 1, 2010 by phys

Physics
Find the center of mass of the carbon monoxide molecule , given that carbon has a mass of 12 u, oxygen has a mass of 16 u , and the two atoms are 0.111 nm apart.
November 30, 2010 by Mattie

physics
Find the center of mass of the carbon monoxide molecule , given that carbon has a mass of 12 u, oxygen has a mass of 16 u , and the two atoms are 0.111 nm apart.
November 30, 2010 by Mattie

physics
three uniform thin rods, each of length L = 16 cm, form an inverted U. The vertical rods each have mass of 14 g; the horizontal rod has mass of 50 g. Where is the center of mass of the assembly (x, y)?
November 8, 2012 by rafeh

physics
Three uniform thin rods, each of length L = 16 cm, form an inverted U. The vertical rods each have mass of 14 g; the horizontal rod has mass of 50 g. Where is the center of mass of the assembly (x, y)?
November 11, 2012 by KRISTEL

Physics
Three uniform thin rods, each of length L = 16 cm, form an inverted U. The vertical rods each have mass of 14 g; the horizontal rod has mass of 50 g. Where is the center of mass of the assembly (x, y)?
November 12, 2012 by emma

Physics
Car 1 has a mass of m1 = 65 103 kg and moves at a velocity of v01 = +0.78 m/s. Car 2, with a mass of m2 = 92 103 kg and a velocity of v02 = +1.4 m/s, overtakes car 1 and couples to it. Neglect the effects of friction in your answer. (a) Determine the velocity of their center ...
November 9, 2011 by Taylor

Physics
Car 1 has a mass of m1 = 65 103 kg and moves at a velocity of v01 = +0.76 m/s. Car 2, with a mass of m2 = 92 103 kg and a velocity of v02 = +1.5 m/s, overtakes car 1 and couples to it. Neglect the effects of friction in your answer. (a) Determine the velocity of their center ...
July 10, 2012 by Emily

Physics
A machine part is made from a uniform solid disk of radius R and mass M. A hole of radius R/2 is drilled into the disk, with the center of the hole at a distance R/2 from the center of the disk (the diameter of the hole spans from the center of the disk to its outer edge). ...
October 24, 2011 by mymi

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