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math
a rock is thrown straight up in the air from an initial height of ho, in metres, with the initial velocity vo, in metres per second. The height in metres above the ground after t seconds is given by h(t) = -4.9t^2 + vo + ho. Find an expression for the time it takes the rock to...
November 29, 2013 by Kp

physics
A catapult gives a rock a vertical velocity of 122m/s. a. Determine the time the rock is in the air. b. Determine the maximum height the rock would reach. c. As the rock leaves the catapult the rock also has a horizontal velocity of 34m/s. solve for the rocks range. d. Solve ...
November 19, 2012 by Sadie

Physics
Upon spotting an insect on a twig overhanging water, an archer fish squirts water drops at the insect to knock it into the water. Although the insect is at distance d from the fish along a straight-line path at angle $ (as in the figure here), a drop must be launched at a ...
September 13, 2010 by Antonio

physics
A record of travel along a straight path is as follows: 1. Start from rest with constant acceleration of 2.59 m/s2 for 19.0 s. 2. Maintain a constant velocity for the next 2.15 min. 3. Apply a constant negative acceleration of −9.08 m/s2 for 5.42 s. (a) What was the ...
September 10, 2014 by Armando

Physics please help
While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the radius (in m) of the planet? What is the mass (in...
November 27, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics help please!
While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the radius (in m) of the planet? What is the mass (in...
November 29, 2011 by ...

Physics
A record of travel along a straight path is as follows: (a) Start from rest with constant acceleration of 3.51 m/s2 for 17.8 s; (b) Constant velocity of 62.478 m/s for the next 0.946 min; (c) Constant negative acceleration of −10.9 m/s2 for 3.89 s. What was the total ...
September 11, 2011 by Margo

Physics
A person walks the path shown below. The total trip consists of four straight-line paths. Path 1 is 30.0 m due east. Path 2 is 200.0 m due south. Path 3 is 140.0 m 30.0° south of west. Path 4 is 170.0 m 60.0° north of west. At the end of the walk, what is the person's ...
November 1, 2012 by Mel

science
A rock is thrown vertically upward with an initial speed of 100 ft/s. At the same instant another rock is thrown vertically downward from the top of a 280 ft cliff with an initial speed of 40 ft/s. Neglecting air friction,
January 9, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
A landscaper is designing a garden with hedges through which a straight path will lead from the exterior of the garden to the interior. If the polar coordinates of the endpoints of the path are (20, 90°) and (10, 150°), where r is measured in feet, what is the equation for the...
September 6, 2011 by Andrew

PHYSICS
A rock is dropped from rest into a well. The sound of the splash is heard 2.40 s after the rock is released from rest. (a) How far below the top of the well is the surface of the water? The speed of sound in air (at the ambient temperature) is 336 m/s. (3p) (b) What If? If the...
September 24, 2010 by JULIET

Physics
A person walks the path shown below. The total trip consists of four straight-line paths. Path 1 is 40.0 m due east. Path 2 is 170.0 m due south. Path 3 is 120.0 m 30.0° south of west. Path 4 is 190.0 m 60.0° north of west. At the end of the walk, what is the person's ...
September 17, 2012 by David

physics
please tell me if these are correct A track star in the long jump goes into the jump at 12 m/s and launches herself at 20.0 deg above the horizontal. What is teh magnitude of her horizontal displacement? (Assume no air resistance and that Ay= -g = -9.81 m/s^2) i got 9.2 m ...
February 15, 2009 by y912f

physics
A child standing on the edge of a sheer cliff wall throws a rock down towards the ground below. The rock is thrown 67° below the horizontal at a speed of 22 m/s & lands 43 m from the base of the cliff wall. Ignore air drag. A.) Determine how long the rock was in the air. s B...
September 6, 2012 by Cindy

Physics
Four rocks are thrown horizontally from a building, with varying speeds and from various floors. Rock 1 lands a distance r away from the building, rock 2 lands 2r away from the building, rock 3 lands at distance 3r, and rock 4 at 4r. Ignore air resistance. Drag the rocks into ...
July 5, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
Ball A is thrown straight down off the top of a tall building with an initial velocity of 20m/s. Ball b is thrown straight up from the top of the same building with initial velocity of 20 m/s. Which ball, if either, experiences the greater acceleration after leaving the ...
February 7, 2014 by Chris

physics
a 100 kg boulder is placed under the surface of water. its volume is 0.5 x 10^5 cm^3. what is the weight of the rock while under water; compare that to the weight of the rock in air (sitting on the ground) i just found the weight of the rock in air by multiplying 100 kg by 9.8...
March 16, 2010 by john

physics
A rock is thrown upwards from the top of a 100m cliff, on the way down the rock misses the edge of the cliff and continues falling to the ground. What is the distance that the rock travelled?
November 4, 2012 by dhkk

Physics
Two grenades, A and B, are thrown horizontally with different speeds from the top of a cliff 70 m high. The speed of A is 2.50 m/s and the speed of B is 3.40 m/s. Both grenades remain in air for 3.77 s. Assume that the acceleration due to gravity is 9.86 m/s^2. What is the ...
September 21, 2009 by Willie

Physics
You shoot a rock with a wrist-rocket straight up, it takes 6 seconds for it to come back down (IGNORE THE HEIGHT YOU SHOT IT FROM.) How high did the rock go? what was the rock's speed initially going up (V1)? How fast is it traveling when it hits the ground on the way down?
October 21, 2011 by Dakota

physics
ignoring air resistance, describe how an object would fall to the ground using the words velocity and acceleration for a ball that is thrown straight up: a.) the velocity is __on the way up (increasing, decreasing, constant, zero) b.)the velocity is __at the very top (...
October 9, 2012 by Anita

physics
Mrs bautista accelerates her bicycle uniformly along a straight path from 10.5 m/s to rest in 5.2s. A. What is her acceleration? B. What is her displacement during this time interval?
July 15, 2014 by Alyssa ponce

physics
Brad tosses a rock straight up at 38.4 m/s. What is the rock's velocity after 2.0 seconds?
October 21, 2011 by Jinnie

Physics 1
A rock is thrown straight upward with an initial velocity of 9.6 m/s in a location where the acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 9.81 m/s2. To what height does it rise? Help meh please.
September 29, 2010 by Aisumi

Calculus
A rock is dropped from the top of a 400-foot-tall building. Its distance s (in feet) from the top of the building after t seconds is s(t) = 16t^2. How many seconds will it take the rock to hit the ground?
June 8, 2014 by Syed

Physics
A 1.1 kg lizard lies on a flat rock tilted. A person decides to tilt the rock hoping that the lizard falls off. The rock is tilted at an angle of 15 degrees with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient between the rock and the lizard is .16. What is the acceleration of the ...
November 19, 2012 by Elle

Physics
acceleration due to gravity questions A rock is dropped from a height of 7meters a) what is the average velocity of the rock during its fall b) how long does it take the rock to fall
February 25, 2010 by jake

Physics
A rock stuck in the tread of a 50.0 cm diameter bicycle wheel has a tangential speed of 3.5 0m/s . When the brakes are applied, the rock's tangential deceleration is 1.40 m/s^2 . What is the magnitudes of the rock's angular acceleration at = 1.70 ?
February 14, 2012 by Max

Physics
A rock stuck in the tread of a 50.0 cm diameter bicycle wheel has a tangential speed of 3.5 0m/s . When the brakes are applied, the rock's tangential deceleration is 1.40 m/s^2 . What is the magnitudes of the rock's angular acceleration at = 1.70 ?
February 14, 2012 by Max

Physics
When a drag strip vehicle reaches a velocity of 60 m/s, it begins a negative acceleration by releasing a drag chute and applying its brakes. While reducing its velocity back to zero, its acceleration along a straight line path is a constant -7.5 m/s2. What displacement does it...
December 5, 2010 by Jesse

physics
A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.50 m long, joined by rungs 0.470 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 0.780 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...
April 4, 2011 by Bob

physics
Whirl a rock at the end of a string and it follows a circular path. If the string breaks, the tendency of the rock is to (1pts)
June 12, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A rock stuck in the tread of a 57.0 cm diameter bicycle wheel has a tangential speed of 3.00 m/s. When the brakes are applied, the rock's tangential deceleration is 1.40 m/s^2. At what time is the magnitude of the rock's acceleration equal to g?
November 27, 2010 by skywalker

7th grade science
Q: An igneous intrusion cuts through three layers of sedimentary rock. which rock is the youngest? and why? A: A) the igneous intrusion B) the top layer of sedimentary rock C) the middle layer of sedimentary rock D) the bottom layer of sedimentary rock
November 18, 2012 by Kate

Physics
The acceleration of gravity at the surface of a newly discovered planet is 5.2 m/s^2. An astronaut throws a rock straight up at 10.5 m/s on this planet. How high will it go?
September 25, 2012 by REALLY NEED HELP

physics
To measure the height of a tree, you throw a rock directly upward, with a speed just fast enough that the rock brushes against the uppermost leaves and then falls back to the ground. If the rock is in the air for 2.1 s, how tall is the tree?
September 7, 2010 by frank

physics
To measure the height of a tree, you throw a rock directly upward, with a speed just fast enough that the rock brushes against the uppermost leaves and then falls back to the ground. If the rock is in the air for 2.1 s, how tall is the tree?
September 7, 2010 by frank

Physics
Using energy considerations and neglecting air resistance, calculate how far a rock will rise above its point of release if it is tossed straight up with an initial speed of 10m/sec. Using energy considerations and neglecting air resistance, calculate how far a rock will rise ...
January 29, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A rock is thrown horizontally from a bridge with a speed of 30.3 m/s. If the rock is 27.2 meters above the river at the moment of release, a)how long the rock is in the air? b)what is the horizontal distance to the point of impact from the point of release? c)what is the speed...
November 3, 2010 by Nathaniel

Physics
a small rock with mass 0.20 kg is released from rest at point A which is at the top edge of a large, hemispherical bowl with radius R = .5m. assume that the size of the rock is small compared to R, so that the rock can be treated as a particle, and assume that the rock slides ...
October 23, 2012 by Frankie

Physics
A 3 kg ball is dropped from the top of a cliff. At the same time, a 9 kg ball is fired straight down from the top of the cliff. Ignoring air resistance, what can we say about their accelerations after being released?
November 4, 2010 by Zaphod

Physics
You are standing at the top of a deep, vertical cave and want to determine the depth of the cave. Unfortunately, all you have is a rock and a stopwatch. You drop the rock into the cave and measure the time that passes until you hear the rock hitting the floor of the cave far ...
September 30, 2012 by Arya

Physics
The acceleration of gravity at the surface of a newly discovered planet is 5.2 m/s^2. An astronaut throws a rock straight up at 10.5 m/s on this planet. How high will it go? Please help!!!
September 25, 2012 by Savannah

Physics
A rock is thrown vertically from the edge of a cliff that is 500 ft high. It takes 6.5 seconds for the rock to hit the ground at the base of the cliff. Assume air resistance is negligible. (a) What was the initial velocity (magnitude and direction) of the rock? (b) What was ...
September 21, 2012 by josephz

Physics
display.cgi?id=1225682948 I'm still confused about how you got the (1/8)kx^2 and how to find the weight's maximum height at the top of its path through the air.
November 3, 2008 by Bertrand

physics
A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.80 m long, joined by rungs 5.100 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 3.100 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...
March 14, 2011 by kia

physics
A 0.67 kg rock is projected from the edge of the top of a building with an initial velocity of 11.6 m/s at an angle 52 ◦ above the horizontal. Due to gravity, the rock strikes the ground at a horizontal distance of 19.5 m from the base of the building. How tall is the ...
September 2, 2012 by Noah

Physics
A 0.54 kg rock is projected from the edge of the top of a building with an initial velocity of 13.8 m/s at an angle 59◦ above the horizontal.Due to gravity, the rock strikes the ground at a horizontal distance of 20.3 m from the base of the building.How tall is the ...
November 29, 2012 by Big Poppa Smurf

physics homework
You throw a 20 N rock into the air from ground level and observe that when it is 1 5.0 M high, it is traveling upward at 25.0 m/s. Use the work energy principle to find (a) the rock’s speed just as it left the ground and (b) the maximum height the rock will reach.
February 23, 2013 by samantha

Physics-check answer please (multiple choice)
1. A 2.5 kg mass at rest on a horizontal surface is acted upon by an applied horizontal force of 150 N. A frictional force of 100 N acts on the mass. How much work is done on the mass? my answer: would the work be 0? 2. When a rock is thrown straight up in the air, after it ...
February 24, 2014 by Lisa

Physics
A rock is thrown straight upward with an initial velocity of 9.6 m/s in a location where the acceleration due to gravity ahs a magnitude of 9.81 m/s^2. To what height does it rise? please walk me through this problem:)
February 7, 2009 by y912f

physics
A rock is thrown straight upward with an initial velocity of 9.6 m/s in a location where the acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 9.81 m/s^2. To what height does it rise? i got 4.7 can you please show me how to solve for this last one
February 17, 2009 by y912f

Earth Science
1. In the classroom during a visual inspection of a rock, a student recorded four statements about the rock. Which statement about the rock is an observation? (1)The rock formed deep in Earth’s interior. (2)The rock cooled very rapidly. (3)The rock dates from the Cambrian ...
June 18, 2008 by Anonymous

Calculus
The acceleration due to gravity near the surface of Mars is 3.72ms^-2 . A rock is thrown straight up from the surface with an initial velocity of 23ms^-2 . How high does it go?
May 13, 2013 by Grant

Physics
A rock of mass m = 1.8 kg is tied to a string of length L = 2.4 m and is twirled in a vertical circle as shown in the figure below. The speed v of the rock is constant; that is, it is the same at the top and the bottom of the circle. If the tension in the string is zero when ...
October 26, 2011 by Freud

Geometry
A streetlight is mounted on top of a 15 ft. pole. A 6-ft tal man walks away from the pole along straight path. How long is his shadow when he is 40 ft from the pole?
January 8, 2012 by M.C.

Calculus Help Please!!! Check
If a rock is propelled upward from the surface of Mars at a velocity of 93 m/sec, it reaches a height s = 93t – 1.86t^2 after t sec. a. Find the rock’s velocity and acceleration at time t. v'(t)=93-3.72t a''(t)=-3.73 b. How long does it take the rock to reach its highest point...
April 8, 2014 by Tenshi

Calculus Help Please!!! Check
If a rock is propelled upward from the surface of Mars at a velocity of 93 m/sec, it reaches a height s = 93t – 1.86t^2 after t sec. a. Find the rock’s velocity and acceleration at time t. v'(t)=93-3.72t a''(t)=-3.73 b. How long does it take the rock to reach its highest point...
April 8, 2014 by Tenshi

physics
Julie throws a rock vertically upward. From a height of 64.0 meters above thehow ground. The initial velocity of the rock is 31.0 meters per second neglect air resistance How long does it take for the rock to hit the ground? What is the velocity of the rock just before it hit ...
April 1, 2013 by kieshà

General Science
A power boat accelerates along a straight path from 0km/h in 10.0s.Find the average acceleration of the boat in meters per second.
January 30, 2013 by K-Lynn

Physics Find mass and radius of planet.
While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 15 m/s and catch it 2.4 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 240 min. What is the mass of Planet Physics? What is the radius of Planet Physics?
April 5, 2010 by Mike

Physics
A rock of a mass 0.2kg is attatched to a 0.75m long string and swung in a vertical plane. What is the slowest speed that the rock can travel and still maintain a circular path. so, i started with the following equation: Fc= mv2/r but where do i go from there to solve for v(...
October 24, 2009 by NeedHelp!

Physics
A rock of a mass 0.2kg is attatched to a 0.75m long string and swung in a vertical plane. What is the slowest speed that the rock can travel and still maintain a circular path. so, i started with the following equation: Fc= mv2/r but where do i go from there to solve for v (...
October 24, 2009 by Lila

physics
A rocket, initially at rest on the ground, accelerates straight upward from rest with constant acceleration 49.0 . The acceleration period lasts for time 10.0 until the fuel is exhausted. After that, the rocket is in free fall. What's the max height? Ignore air resistance and ...
September 28, 2011 by Uzz

physics
A rock is dropped. How fast will the 5.0 kg rock be traveling in 4.0s if a 5.o N force of air resistance acts on it?
December 16, 2010 by Nate

physics
a rock is dropped from the top of diving platform into the swimming pool below. will the distance traveled by the rock in a 0.1 second interval near the top of the flights be the same as the distance covered in a 1.1 second interval just before it hits the water? Explain?
February 24, 2011 by jb

physics
A record of travel along a straight path is as follows: 1. Start from rest with constant acceleration of 2.77 m/s^2 for 15 s 2. Constant velocity for the next 2.05 min 3. Constant negative acceleration -9.47 m/s^2 for 4.39 s. (a) What was the total displacement for complete ...
September 6, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics
From the edge of a 25 m building, a student threw s rock up 35 m/s and it landed on the ground. How long was the rock in the air?
November 12, 2010 by Marie

physics
A 8kg ball is thrown up with an initial speed of 20m/s. Suppose there is a constant air resistence of 30N opposing the motion during its entire up and down path. How long will it take to get to the highest point in its path? how high is the highest point? How much work was ...
December 20, 2010 by dipset

Physics
A boy jumps from rest, straight down from the top of a cliff. He falls halfway down to the water below in 0.620 s. How much time passes during his entire trip from the top down to the water? Ignore air resistance.
September 8, 2014 by Hoku

earth
#40 which type of rock is a result of a rock changing by heat and pressure? a. metamorphic rock b. igneous rock c. sedimentary rock d. metal ores
January 13, 2013 by ?

Physics -- check answers
1. In moving an object of mass 10 kg through a distance of 8.0 m, 40 J of work is done. The average force exerted is? my answer: 320N 2. What is the kinetic energy of a 20 kg object moving at a speed of 10 m/s? my answer: 1000J 3. the gravitational potential energy of a bird ...
February 23, 2014 by Lisa

physics
what speed must you toss a ball straight up so it takes 2s to return to you
October 25, 2012 by manuel

Physics
A boy kicks a rock off a cliff with a speed of 19.4 m/s at an angle of 52.5° above the horizontal. The rock hits the ground 5.41 s after it was kicked. a) How high is the cliff? (I found the height to be 60.3 m) b) What is the speed of the rock right before it hits the ground...
February 5, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A 4.2 kg rock is initially at rest at the top of a cliff. Assume that the rock falls into the sea at the foot of the cliff and that its kinetic energy is transferred entirely to the water. How high is the cliff if the temperature of 1.5 kg of water is raised ...
February 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics -- check answers please
1. In moving an object of mass 10 kg through a distance of 8.0 m, 40 J of work is done. The average force exerted is? my answer: 320N 2. What is the kinetic energy of a 20 kg object moving at a speed of 10 m/s? my answer: 1000J 3. the gravitational potential energy of a bird ...
February 23, 2014 by Lisa

Physics
Top fuel drag racer can reach the maximum speed of 304 mph at the end of the 1/4-mile (402 m) racetrack. (a) Assuming that the acceleration is constant during the race, calculate the average value of the acceleration of the top fuel car. (b) What is the ratio of that ...
September 1, 2011 by Logan

Physics Help
A crane is used to lift air conditioning units to the top of a 5-story building. Each story is 3.5 m high. The crane accelerates the units while lifting the units past the first story and then lifts them at a constant velocity past the second through fourth stories. it hen ...
September 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
A rock is thrown vertically with a velocity of 21 m/s from the edge of a bridge 41 m above the river. How long does the rock stay in the air? V = 21 m/s d = 41 m a = -9.80 m/s^2 t = ?
September 4, 2007 by Anon

physics
A stone is thrown with an initial speed of 15 m/s at an angle of 37 above the horizontal from the top of a 35 m building. If g = 9.8 m/s2 and air resistance is negligible, then what is the magnitude of the vertical velocity component of the rock as it hits the ground?
June 11, 2010 by anonymous

12 Math
Graph the results of a coin toss: Toss Coins 0 20 1 12 2 5 3 1 4 0 State an equation that best fits the results (use n to represent the number of the toss). What physical phenomenon does this model? I was able to graph this, I just do not understand how to write the equation, ...
November 10, 2010 by Ali

math
on earth, in the absence of air, the rock in excersise 13 would reach a height of s=24t- 4.9t^2 meters in t seconds. How high would the rock go? (exercise 13:a rock thrown vertically upward from the surface of the moon at a velocity of 24m/sec reaches aheight of s=24t-0.t^2.
October 12, 2009 by sammi

physics
You and your friend are on the roof of a 20 m tall building investigating a free fall. Your friend releases a small rock from rest. You throw another rock simultaneously with your friend aiming it straight down. (a) What initial speed should you supply to the rock so it hits ...
September 28, 2014 by Jane

Physics
Example 1: (Rock A) is thrown against a larger stationary rock(Rock B). considering the following possibilities... 1. Rock A bounces off of Rock B 2. Rock A splits into two pieces off of Rock B 3. Rock A explodes into many pieces off of Rock B What factors are affecting the ...
November 8, 2013 by Cole

Physics
A rock thrown from a bridge hits hte water below at a horizontal distance x directly below the throwing point. The rock travels a smooth parabolic path in time t. a. Show that the virtical distance of the bridge above water is 1/2gt^2. b. What is the height of the bridge if ...
July 17, 2011 by Allen

physics
A 7.40 lb rock sits on top of a 76.0 foot cliff. it is pushed off. What is the energy in Joules of the rock just before it hits the ground?
January 20, 2012 by Emeline

physics
A dynamite blast at a quarry launches a chunk of rock straight upward, and 2.0s later it is rising at a speed of 15m/s. Assuming air resistance has no effect, calculate its speed A) at launch and B) 5.0s after lauch
January 29, 2012 by Natasha

Physics Help Urgent Please!!!
A crane is used to lift air conditioning units to the top of a 5-story building. Each story is 3.5 m high. The crane accelerates the units while lifting the units past the first story and then lifts them at a constant velocity past the second through fourth stories. it hen ...
September 15, 2014 by Kimberly

physics
A rock thrown horizontally from a bridge hits the water below at a horizontal distance x directly below the throwing point. The rock travels a smooth parabolic path in time t. A.) Show that Therapy vertical distance of the bridge above water is 1/2gr2. B.) What is the height ...
March 29, 2012 by liz

science
A rock tumbles straight down from a cliff, its moving at 20 m/s when it hits. What is the height of the cliff? The mass of the rock is 8 kg. a) 2.5 m b) 400 m C) 20.4 m d) 160 m
May 23, 2014 by katie

pre-cal
aj uses a lingshot to launch a rock straight up from the a point of 6 ft. above ground level with an initial velocity of 170 ft per second. A) find an equation that models the height of the rock t seconds after it is launched. b) what is the maximum height of the rock and when...
October 24, 2012 by jhon avendano

physical science
A force of 1 N is exerted on a 10-kg rock. What is the acceleration of the rock?
December 15, 2011 by Fonda

math
At a carnival, there is a game where you throw a coin on a colored square. You are given 3 coins and can land on any square more than once. What is the probability of landing on a red square on your first toss, a red square on your second toss, and a white square on your third...
July 23, 2010 by angel

physics
A rock is dropped from rest from a height above a strange planet, and a strobe-light photograph is taken. The image is damaged in transmission to earth so that an unknown part of the top of the picture is lost. However, five successive images of the falling rock can be seen. ...
June 6, 2011 by tank

physics
A projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 15 m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
October 12, 2011 by Ellen

physics
A projectile is fired straight up at a speed of 15 m/s. How long does it take to reach the top of its motion? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
October 12, 2011 by Ellen

physics
A rocket, initially at rest on the ground, accelerates straight upward from rest with constant acceleration 29.4 . The acceleration period lasts for time 9.00 until the fuel is exhausted. After that, the rocket is in free fall. Find the maximum height reached by the rocket. ...
May 25, 2011 by ahhhh!

physics
A rocket, initially at rest on the ground, accelerates straight upward from rest with constant acceleration 49.0 . The acceleration period lasts for time 6.00 until the fuel is exhausted. After that, the rocket is in free fall. Find the maximum height reached by the rocket. ...
September 8, 2011 by Anonymous

calculus
A 160-lb man carries a 25-lb can of paint up a helical staircase that encircles a silo witha radius of 20 ft. If the silo is 90 ft high and the man makes exactly three complete revolutions, how much work is done by the man against gravity in climbing to the top? I looked at ...
April 16, 2012 by Bryant

physics
A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.50 m long, joined by rungs 4.800 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 3.400 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...
March 30, 2009 by Jessi

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