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Physics
The intensity of an earthquake wave passing through the Earth is measured to be 2.5×106 J/m^2 at a distance of 48 km from the source. What was its intensity when it passed a point only 2.0 km from the source? At what rate did energy pass through an area of 3.0 m^2 at 2.0 km?
December 2, 2010 by Jake

Science
The intensity of an earthquake wave passing through the Earth is measured to be 1.5×10^6 J/m^2*s at a distance of 58km from the source. What was its intensity when it passed a point only 2.0 km from the source? At what rate did energy pass through an area of 3.0 m^2 at 2.0 km ?
January 25, 2013 by Chris

college physics
The intensity of an earthquake wave passing through the Earth is measured to be 2.5×10^6 J/m^2 at a distance of 43 km from the source. What was its intensity when it passed a point only 2.0 km from the source? AND At what rate did energy pass through an area of 4.0 m^2 at 2.0 ...
April 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
The intensity of a particular earthquake wave is measured to be 5.0 multiplied by 106 J/m2·s at a distance of 55 km from the source. (a) What was the intensity when it passed a point only 3.0 km from the source? (b) What was the rate energy passed through an area of 7.0 m2 at ...
January 31, 2010 by Eric

physics
The intensity of an earthquake wave is measured to be 6 x10 ^6 J ms at a distance of 50 km from its source. Calculate the intensity when it passed the point 4 km to source ? What is the rate energy passed through an area of 6 ms^2 at 4 kW?
November 30, 2008 by Sandhya

physics
Earthquakes are motions of the earth's crust. Essentially, they are big sound waves that travel through the earth. There are two types of waves. The first type is called a longitudinal or P wave, where the earth compresses in the same direction as the wave travels. The second ...
May 9, 2013 by rohit

earth science...help
for this question: Put the folloing words together in a few sentence to explain their meaning and relationship to one another: seismic waves, seismograms, seismoghaps, and seismologists. is this answer suitable: Seismic wave is an elastic shock wave that travels through the ...
January 13, 2009 by Anonymous

maths
The magnitude of an earthquake with intensity I is measured using a seismograph. The intensity I is converted into the Richter scale number using the following formula R=log10I. An earthquake in Town A was measured 3 on the Richter scale, while the earthquake in Town B ...
May 8, 2013 by hemant

EARTH SCIENCE- SO STUCK
How far from an earthquake epicenter is a city where the difference between the P-wave and the S-wave arrival times is 5 minutes and 00 seconds?
January 28, 2014 by andra

Earth Science
How much more energy is released in a 5.0 magnitude earthquake than a 4.0 magnitude earthquake? I know that a tenfold increase in wave amplitude equals an increase of 1 on the scale so 1 to 2 = 10times so does that mean that 2 to 3 would be 10 more times?
February 28, 2010 by Janet

d
Calculus help!!Suppose an earthquake is measured with a magnitude of 6 on the Richter scale with an error of at most 2%. Use differentials to find the error in the intensity of the earthquake
November 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Earth Science(Please help)
How much more energy is released in a 5.0 magnitude earthquake than a 4.0 magnitude earthquake? I know that a tenfold increase in wave amplitude equals an increase of 1 on the scale so 1 to 2 = 10times so does that mean that 2 to 3 would be 10 more times?
February 28, 2010 by Janet

Math
An earthquake was recorded which was 1584893 times more powerful than a reference level zero earthquake. What is the magnitude of this earthquake on the Richter scale? Intensity on the Richter scale is log(I/Io).
December 4, 2013 by DROSP

Math (PreCalculus)
An earthquake was recorded which was 1584893 times more powerful than a reference level zero earthquake. What is the magnitude of this earthquake on the Richter scale? Intensity on the Richter scale is log(I/Io). Correct Answer is 6.268. But how to get that?
December 4, 2013 by DROSP

physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves—called seismic waves—traveling through the earth. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse seismic waves. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is 7800m/s . Transverse waves, called S waves, ...
April 7, 2014 by Kate

Physics Waves
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves traveling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse seismic waves. These travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is...
April 21, 2010 by Mike

physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves travelling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse sismic waves, which travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
November 21, 2008 by Anonymous

Physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves travelling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse sismic waves, which travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
November 22, 2010 by Stella

Physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves travelling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse sismic waves, which travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
November 23, 2010 by Patrick

Physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves travelling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse sismic waves, which travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
November 23, 2010 by Mike

Physics HELP!!
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves travelling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse sismic waves, which travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
November 21, 2012 by sarah

Phsyics Waves
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves traveling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse seismic waves. These travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
April 25, 2010 by Michael Moskvich

Earth Science
To measure the strength of an earthquake, you can use either a______scale or______scale. A)Richter B)seismograph C)mercalli intensity part:2 A)moment magnitude B)seismogram C)mercalli intensity
December 7, 2009 by george

earth sceince
Which of the following statements is TRUE? S-waves are able to pass through the Earth's core. Continental-continental plate convergence is reponsible for the creation of mountain ranges. Oceanic crust is on average about 60 - 100 km thick. The Richter Scale measures earthquake...
October 10, 2008 by Deborah

physics
please help with either or both 1. a charge of 10C is passing in 2 second through a cross sectional area of a conductor. calculate the intensity of magnetic field at a distance of 10 cm from the conductor. 2. An amount of 3X10^20 electrons is passing in a conductor in 2 ms. ...
April 22, 2009 by jaden

Physics: Earthquakes
I'm studying for an upcoming exam and I came across this problem: 10 seconds separate the P- and S-wave arrival times of an earthquake which shakes you 1m. How far away is the earthquake epicenter and what is the magnitude? I'm stuck and would really appreciate the help! Thanks!
April 28, 2014 by Student

physics
A sound wave with intensity 37 mW/m2 interferes constructively with a sound wave that has an intensity of 18 mW/m2. What is the intensity of the superposition of the two?
April 10, 2012 by opp

earth science please help ....
How would the seperation between the p wave and s wave arrival at Savannah, GA compare to the data from the seismograph recorded in chicago, Il. the recorded for the chicago is: CHicago: P wave arrival time: 08:57:45 pm s wave arrival time: 09:02:05 pm difference in arrival ...
January 19, 2009 by Anonymous

Math - Working with Logs!!
On September 26 2001, an earthquake in North Bay measured 5.0 on the Ritcher scale. What is the magnitude of an earthquake 3 times as intense as North Bay's earthquake? I would post my answer, but in text, it's just confusing and I can't post picture links to show my work... ...
December 11, 2007 by Anonymous

physics??
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a person situated (a) at ...
February 14, 2011 by Gina

physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a person situated (a) at ...
February 23, 2011 by heather

Physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated...
March 3, 2008 by Zach

physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person ...
July 1, 2013 by brandan

Physics circular motion
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a person situated (a) at ...
February 15, 2011 by Gina

Physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated ...
November 6, 2012 by Don

Physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated ...
November 6, 2012 by Don

Advanced Functions - Grade 12
Radiation from the sun keeps us alive, but with the thinning of the ozone layer, it is important to limit exposure. Most of us know that the sun is far more intense at the equator than at the poles. The relationship between the intensity of radiation with respect to the ...
July 20, 2010 by Nish

Algebra 2
PLEASE HELP-DUE APRIL 5TH, 2011!!!! EARTHQUAKES an earthquake rated at 3.5 on the Richter scale is felt by many people, and an earthquake rated at 4.5 may cause local damage. The Richter scale magnitude reading m is given by m = log (base 10) x, where x represents the ...
March 27, 2011 by Lindsey

Physic
The distance between two nearest nodes of a standing wave is 17.3 cm. Hand generated pulses move up and down through a complete cycle four times every seven seconds. Find the velocity of the wave. Answer in units of m/s.
September 23, 2014 by Anonymous

physic
The distance between two nearest nodes of a standing wave is 16.3 cm. Hand generated pulses move up and down through a complete cycle four times every seven seconds. Find the velocity of the wave. Answer in units of m/s.
September 23, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
The distance between two nearest nodes of a standing wave is 22.9 cm. Hand generated pulses move up and down through a complete cycle five times every seven seconds. Find the velocity of the wave. Answer in units of m/s
October 19, 2014 by Anonymous

science
To locate the epicenter of an earthquake a seismologists must determine all of the following except ? a) the difference between arrival time of P and S waves b) seismographic locations data from the seismograph locations c) the distance from the epicenter to at least three ...
February 18, 2014 by victoria

math30
The 1933 earthquake in Japan registered 8.9 on the Richter scale. a.The 1985 earthquake in Peru registered 7.7 on the Richter scale. How many more times intense was the earthquake in Japan? Round your answer to one decimal place. b. What would the Richter scale reading be of ...
July 11, 2012 by alejandro

physic
How long will a radio wave, with a wave length of 200 m takes to travel to and for the moon from the earth? (Distance of moon from earth = 3.9 x 108 m)
March 27, 2011 by yumina

physics - sound level
The source of a sound wave has a power of 2.50 µW. Assume it is a point source. (a) What is the intensity 6.70 m away? I used I = Power / 4*pi*r^2 and found I to be 4.43x10^-9 W/m^2 (b) What is the sound level at that distance? Sound level = 10 dB*log [(Intensity)/(Intensity ...
April 21, 2007 by COFFEE

Physics
The average intensity of sunlight at earth's surface is approximately 1400 W/m^2 , if the Sun is directly overhead. The average distance between the earth and the sun is 1.50E11 m. What is the average power emitted by the Sun? Ok so intensity is power over area. so power is ...
November 15, 2011 by Raquel

Physics
The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is 7274.0 m/s. Transverse waves, called S waves, travel at a slower 3803.0 m/s. A seismograph records the two waves from a distant earthquake. If the S wave arrives 4.47 min after the P wave, how far away was the earthquake?
November 23, 2010 by Pete

physics
Find the distance (measured in earth radii, RE) from the center of the earth to a point outside the earth where the acceleration of gravity due to the earth is exactly one ninth of its value on the surface of the earth.
April 24, 2010 by Muhammad

Earth Science
Where a major earthquake has happened in the past, but not in a while, is called a seismic? a)gap b)wave c)fault d)scale
December 7, 2009 by george

Calculus
Determine the equation of the line described by the given information. a) slope -2/3, passing through (0,6) b) passing through points (2,7) and (6,11) c) parallel to y=4x-6 passing through point (2,6)
February 8, 2012 by Jake

physics
n object is dropped from rest from a height 5.8 × 106 m above the surface of the earth. If there is no air resistance, what is its speed when it strikes the earth? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 and the radius of the Earth is 6.37 × 106 m. Answer in units of km/s.
April 5, 2011 by donna

Physics
Some people believe that the Moon controls their activities. The Moon moves from being directly on the opposite side of Earth from you to be being directly overhead. Assume that the Earth-Moon (center-to-center) distance is 3.82 multiplied by 108 m and Earth's radius is 6.37 ...
November 9, 2009 by Ray

physics help please!
A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the moon. The...
February 10, 2011 by Hannah

physics
A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the moon. The...
February 12, 2013 by Dee

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 please help!!
A distant galaxy is simultaneously rotating and receding from the earth. As the drawing shows, the galactic center is receding from the earth at a relative speed of uG = 1.90 106 m/s. Relative to the center, the tangential speed is vT = 3.00 105 m/s for locations A and B, ...
March 27, 2012 by linds

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

math
the seismic waves of a magnitude 6 earthquake are 10 squared times as great as a magnitude 4 earthquake. The seismic waves of a magnitude 4 earthquake are 10 times as great as a magnitude 3 earthquake. How many times as great are the seismic waves of a magnitude 6 earthquake ...
February 9, 2014 by nicey

science
how does a magnitude-8.0 earthquake could be classified as a low-intensity earthquake? LAST SCIENCE QUESTION!
April 1, 2009 by Sara

College Physics
A radio station with a power of 20 kW sends out an omnidirectional wave at 1.25 MHz. a. If the electromagnetic wave has an electric field of 0.22 V/m, what is the magnetic field amplitude? b. What is the intensity of the wave at 5 km? c. What is the wavelength of the ...
April 4, 2012 by charlie

Easy physics...having trouble with part b
Moon effect. Some people believe that the Moon controls their activities. If the Moon moves from being directly on the opposite side of Earth from you to being directly overhead, by what percentage does (a) the Moon's gravitational pull on you increase and (b) your weight (as ...
May 2, 2014 by Rodrick

Math - Proportion
The acoustic intensity, I, of a sound wave is proportional to the square of the pressure amplitude, P, and inversely proportional to the velocity, v, of the wave. a) what is the proportionality relationship? b) what happens to the intensity if both the pressure and velocity ...
May 13, 2014 by Kiirsty

physics
A skipper on a boat notices wave crests passing his anchor chain every 9 s. He estimates the distance between wave crests to be 15 m. He also correctly estimates the speed of the waves. What is this speed? Wavelenght* frequency= wave speed remember that frequency here is 1wave...
November 5, 2006 by Barry

physics please help!!
A distant galaxy is simultaneously rotating and receding from the earth. As the drawing shows, the galactic center is receding from the earth at a relative speed of uG = 1.90 106 m/s. Relative to the center, the tangential speed is vT = 3.00 105 m/s for locations A and B, ...
March 27, 2012 by linds

physics
The mean distance of the planet Neptune from the Sun is 30.05 times the mean distance of Earth from the Sun. a.) Determine how many Earth-years it takes Neptune to orbit the Sun. b.) The mass of teh Sun is 1.99 x 10^30 kg, and the closest distance of Neptune from the Sun is 4....
December 16, 2008 by Michelle

physics
An earthquake wave has a wave length of 523m and travels with a speed of 4.6km through a portiin of Earths crust. a) what is its frequency? b) if it travels into a different portion of Earths crust, where its speed is 7.5km/s,what is its new wavelength?
October 9, 2014 by lenex purre

physics
A piece of copper is made into a rod with a square cross-section. The side of the square is 2.00 centimeters. The resistivity of copper is 1.7 \cdot 10^{-8} \Omega\cdot {\rm m}. An unknown electric field E, directed along the rod, creates a current of 12.0 amperes through the ...
October 10, 2011 by tom

Calculus
Determine the equations of the following lines: (a) having slope ˇ1 and passing through (0; 2) (b) parallel to y=2x-1 and passing through (ˇ2; 0) (c) passing through (1; 0) and (ˇ1; 3) (d) with x-intercept 6 and y-intercept 3.
September 14, 2010 by Preston

Physics HELP!!!!!!!!
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated ...
April 3, 2007 by Mary

Meteorology/ Natural Hazards
Determine the epicenter of an earthquake from the seismographic data below: Time of wave arrival p wave s wave San Francisco 13:03:21 13:06:04 Dallas 12:04:34 12:05:59 New York City 12:24:54 12:29:50 P wave Speed 5.5 km/sec S wave Speed 3.5 km/sec where Z is time Zulu (GMT). -...
August 28, 2013 by Nicole

UNIVERSITY
a sound wave has a beta that is 10 dB, calculate the intensity of the sound wave in units of international standards and the amplitude of the pressure wave
May 4, 2014 by rosa

Physics-just oen more time, please
The sound intensity at a certain distance from a car is 2*10^-7 W/m^2. - If the distance is tripled, what is the new intensity of the sounds? - if the distance is halved, what is the new intensity of the sound? for the first question I tried doing I2/2E^-7=3 since I'm assuming...
October 21, 2008 by Ziyi

PHYSICS
A point source of a wave emits 195 watts. What is the intensity at a distance of 4.56 meters? I =
April 21, 2014 by joe

math-algebra
How do i solve these problems: 1. 2(-5y^3)^2+(-3y^3)^3 2. Lemon juice is 10^2 times as acidic as tomato juice. Tomato juice is 10^3 times as acidic as egg whites. How many times as acidic is lemon juice as egg whites? Write as a monomial. 3. The seismic waves of a magnitude 6 ...
February 5, 2008 by Jaylin

math
What is the magnitude on the Richter Scale of an earthquake measuring 3.7 x 10^5 i(sub 0)? How many times more intense is a Richter 5 earthquake than a Richter 2.5 earthquake?
November 12, 2011 by Nabil

Maths
If a plane travels halfway round the world at an altitude of 11300m, what extra distance in km, will it fly compared with the distance measured at the surface of the Earth? The radius of the earth is approximately 6400km
February 27, 2014 by Anonymous

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
At the heighest point on earth, the distance to the center of the earth is approximately equal to 1.0014 times the radius of the earth. What would be in N/kg the magnitude of the gravitational field (g) due to the earth at that position? Assume 9.8 N/kg for g at the surface of...
September 6, 2011 by Hannah

Word problem 2
The 1985 Mexico city earthquake had a magnitude of 8.1 on the Richter scale. The 1976 earthquake in Tangshan, China was 1.26 times and intense. What was the magnitude of the Tangshan earthquake. Thanks
February 14, 2007 by Jen

Applied maths
2. When light passes through a transparent medium, its intensity I at a depth d can be modelled using the equation where I0 is the initial intensity, and k is a constant. If the intensity of sunlight is reduced to 54% of its original value after penetrating through a depth of...
February 13, 2013 by DAVID

Physics
1.The mass of a string is , and it is stretched so that the tension in it is 180 N. A transverse wave traveling on this string has a frequency of 260 Hz and a wavelength of 0.60 m. What is the length of the string? 2.A rocket engine emits of sound energy every second. The ...
December 6, 2006 by Jena

Physics waves- check answers please
1. If a bat emits 10 sounds in 5 seconds, what is the frequency of the bat's vocal outbursts (rounded to first decimal place) My answer: 2.0 Hz 2.If one crest has a 3 cm amplitude and interacts with another pulse to produce a crest 8 cm high this demonstration" a) constructive...
April 20, 2014 by Liz

physics
Suppose that you and I are having a singing contest, and you produce a sound intensity (measured in W/ m2) about 32 times greater than mine. How many dB louder than me are you singing ? His is 30dB. For 79 times greater the answer is 19dB For 63 times greater the answer is ...
March 7, 2011 by Student in Need

physics
At a point high in the Earth’s atmosphere, He 2+ ions in a concentration of 2.8 X 1012/m3 are moving due north at a speed of 2.0 X 105 m/s. Also, a 7.0 X 1011/m3 concentration of O2 ions is moving due south at a speed of 7.2 X 106 m/s. Determine the magnitude and direction of ...
September 12, 2011 by kassi

Math - Logorithms
The intensity, I, of light, in lumens, passing through the glass of a pair of sunglasses if given by the equation I(x) = I^o(0.8)^x, where x is the thickness of the glass, in millimeters, and I^o is the intensity of light entering the glasses. How thick should the glass be so ...
June 10, 2012 by Labz

physics
Suppose the straight-line distance between New York and San Francisco is 4.4 106 m (neglecting the curvature of the earth). A UFO is flying between these two cities at a speed of 0.69c relative to the earth. What do the voyagers aboard the UFO measure for this distance?
July 8, 2013 by albert

Physics
The distance between earth and the moon can be determined from the time it takes for a laser beam to travel from earth to a reflector on the moon and back. If the round-trip time can be measured to an accuracy of 0.19 of a nanosecond (1 ns = 10-9 s), what is the corresponding ...
October 13, 2007 by Mary

Physics please help!
The distance between earth and the moon can be determined from the time it takes for a laser beam to travel from earth to a reflector on the moon and back. If the round-trip time can be measured to an accuracy of 0.19 of a nanosecond (1 ns = 10-9 s), what is the corresponding ...
October 14, 2007 by Mary

Physics
1.The mass of a string is , and it is stretched so that the tension in it is 180 N. A transverse wave traveling on this string has a frequency of 260 Hz and a wavelength of 0.60 m. What is the length of the string? 2.A rocket engine emits of sound energy every second. The ...
December 6, 2006 by Jena

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 three times the magnitude of the force due to the Moon?
December 2, 2011 by Bob

Physics repost please clarify
The distance between earth and the moon can be determined from the time it takes for a laser beam to travel from earth to a reflector on the moon and back. If the round-trip time can be measured to an accuracy of 0.19 of a nanosecond (1 ns = 10-9 s), what is the corresponding ...
October 16, 2007 by Mary

physics
A wave travels a distance of 20m in 3s. The distance btw successive crests of the wave is 4cm. What is the frequency of the wave?
January 29, 2014 by bisi

physics
Help me with this problem i do not get it? A light wave can travel the earth to the moon in 1.3 s. the distance to the moon is 384,790 km. how long would it take a sound wave to travel the same distance at 343 m/s? state you answer in days. I got 2 days but i really think its ...
December 1, 2011 by susan

math
after passing therough a material t centimeters thick, the intensity I(t) of a light beam is given by I(t) =(4^-ct)Io, where Io is the initial intensity and c is a constant called the absorption factor. Ocean water absorbs light with an absorption factor of c= .0101. at what ...
February 24, 2012 by Suzie

physics
An electromagnetic wave in a vacuum has a magnetic field with a magnitude of 1.7 x 10^-6 T. What is the intensity S of the wave?
March 26, 2012 by Sarah

physics
A satellite circles the earth in an orbit whose radius is 2.01 times the earth's radius. The earth's mass is 5.98 x 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 x 106 m. What is the period of the satellite?
October 8, 2012 by sammy

Phyiscs
A satellite circles the earth in an orbit whose radius is 2.07 times the earth's radius. The earth's mass is 5.98 x 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 x 106 m. What is the period of the satellite?
June 30, 2013 by Justin S.

physics
An asteroid, whose mass is 2.0 10-4 times the mass of Earth, revolves in a circular orbit around the Sun at a distance that is 2.9 times Earth's distance from the Sun. (a) Calculate the period of revolution of the asteroid in years. (b) What is the ratio of the kinetic energy ...
April 8, 2007 by gobind

Physics
The intensity of sunlight at the the top of the Earth's atmosphere is about 1350 W/m2. (The intensity at the surface of the Earth is somewhat smaller due to absorption and reflection by the atmosphere.) What is the total power emitted by the Sun?
July 31, 2012 by Sierra

geology
a ____ wave is an elastic rebound wave that travels outward in all directions from the point of an earthquake? I'm debating between, seismic, body and surface which one is correct? Thanks
August 7, 2011 by Anonymous

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