# Toss a rock straight up in the air, and at the top of its path its acceleration is

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**physics**

98. On which of these hills does the ball roll down with increasing speed and decreasing acceleration along the path? (Use this example if you wish to explain to someone the difference between speed and acceleration.) 99. If you drop an object, its acceleration toward the ...

**Physics**

A juggler has a set of balls that she can toss into the air. If it takes her 0.2 s to transfer a ball from the receiving hand to the launch hand and she is able to throw a given ball straight up with a maximum speed of 10 m/s how many balls can she successfully juggle at any ...

**Physics**

A rock thrown straight up with a velocity of 29 m/s from the edge of a building just misses the building as it comes down. The rock is moving at 44 m/s when it strikes the ground. How tall was the building? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s Answer in units of m

**physics**

A dynamite blast at a quarry launches a chunk of rock straight upward, and 2.3 s later it is rising at a speed of 18 m/s. Assuming air resistance has no effect on the rock, calculate its speed at (a) at launch and (b) 5.4 s after the launch.

**Calculus Help Please Urgent!!!**

At time t=0, an astronaut stands on a platform 3 meters above the moon's surface and throws a rock directly upward with an initial velocity of 32 m/sec. if the acceleration due to gravity is 1.6 m/sec^2. a) find the equations of motion for the throwing of this rock. b) how ...

**math word problem**

You are in a car. The car begins your journey by traveling 3 miles south in a straight path. The car then travels 9 miles east in a straight path and then turns and travels another 9 miles south in a straight path to end the journey. What is the straight-line distance between ...

**physics**

At a given instant in time, a 4.2-kg rock is observed to be falling with an acceleration of 8.4 m/s2. To two decimal places, what is the magnitude of the force of air resistance acting upon the rock at this instant?

**Physics**

A quarterback throws a football at 38 m/s at a certain angle above the horizontal. If it took the ball 6.41 s to reach the top of its path, how long was it in the air? * I want to say that the formula you use is distance. But im not sure. O r manybe even find out what ...

**physics**

An Astronaut on the Moon drops a rock straight downward from a height of 1.25 meters. If the acceleration of gravity on the Moon is 1.62 meters per second squared, what is the speed of the rock just before it lands?

**Science**

Hannah is comparing a rock from a riverbed and a rock from deep underground. One is very smooth, and the other has very rough edges. Explain why each rock was probably found in that location. Answer: The rock that is very smooth is likely to be the one near the riverbed ...

**physics**

Heather and Jerry are standing on a bridge 51 m above a river. Heather throws a rock straight down with a speed of 17 m/s . Jerry, at exactly the same instant of time, throws a rock straight up with the same speed. Ignore air resistance. How much time elapses between the first...

**math**

Your friend is standing below the window outside of our classroom and attempting to throw a rock past the window to get your attention. The rock is thrown straight up in the air and passes our window 0.40s after being released. It passes the same window on its way back down 1....

**physics**

Heather and Jerry are standing on a bridge 53m above a river. Heather throws a rock straight down with a speed of 12m/s . Jerry, at exactly the same instant of time, throws a rock straight up with the same speed. Ignore air resistance. How much time elapses between the first ...

**Physics**

A spring is compressed .02m by a 0.5kg rock. The spring and rock are on a frictionless horizontal table. a) If the spring has a spring constant of 5N/m what acceleration will the rock have when released? b) How fast will the rock be moving when it reached the equilibrium point...

**Physics**

An astronaut has crash landed on a planet that little is known about (not even the acceleration due to gravity). She must descend a steeo cliff to find shelter, but wants to know how high the cliff is before making the attempts. She happens to have salvaged a stopwatch from ...

**physics**

A person standing at the top of a hemispherical rock of radius R = 5.00 m kicks a ball (initially at rest on the top of the rock) to give it horizontal velocity vi. (a) What must be its minimum initial speed if the ball is never to hit the rock after it is kicked? (b) With ...

**Math**

Sagal works as a DJ at a local radio station.On occasion, she chooses some of the songs she will play based on the phone-in requests received by the switchboard the previous day. Sagal's list of 200 possible selections includes a)100 songs in the top 100 b)134 hard-rock songs ...

**Cal Word Problem**

Use a(t)= -9.8 meters per secondas the acceleration due to gravity.(Neglect air resistance) The Grand Canyon is 1800 meters deep at its deepest point. A rock is dropped from the rim above this point. Write the height f the rock as a function of the time t in seconds. How long ...

**Physics**

A 0.26 kg rock is thrown vertically upward from the top of a cliff that is 27 m high. When it hits the ground at the base of the cliff the rock has a speed of 24 m/s. (a) Assuming that air resistance can be ignored, find the initial speed of the rock. (b) Find the greatest ...

**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 mass (in kg) of the planet?

**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 mass (in kg) of the planet?

**Physics**

How high will a 1.60-{\rm kg} rock go if thrown straight up by someone who does 75.0 J of work on it? Neglect air resistance.

**physics**

Heather and Jerry are standing on a bridge 53m above a river. Heather throws a rock straight down with a speed of 12m/s . Jerry, at exactly the same instant of time, throws a rock straight up with the same speed. Ignore air resistance. How much time elapses between the first ...

**Science**

1.) Robin hood shoots an arrow up in the night sky. What is the acceleration at the very top of its path? 2.) Juan's car has an acceleration = -2.76m/s^2 and a velocity = 43m/s. Is he slowing down or speeding up?

**physics**

a rock is tossed straight up with a speed of 30m/s. when it returns it falls into a hole 10m deep. what is the rocks velocity as it hits the bottom of the whole? how long would the rock in the air, form the instant it is released until it hits the bottom on the hole

**math**

a fair coin is tossed in the air 4 times. if the coin lands heads up the first three tosses, what is the probability the coin will land heads up the fourth toss? I think it is 1/2 because the coin has 2 sides and 50% it will land on heads. My friend thinks it is 1/16, since ...

**Angular Acceleration**

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 ?

**physics**

A rock is shot vertically upward from the edge of the top of a tall building.The rock reaches its maximum height above the top of the building 1.90 s after being shot. Then, after barely missing the edge of the building as it falls downward, the rock strikes the ground 9.00 s ...

**physics**

A person walks the path shown below. The total trip consists of four straight-line paths. Path 1 is 80.0 m due east. Path 2 is 250.0 m due south. Path 3 is 130.0 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 ...

**science help!!!!!!!!!**

You are creating a carbon cycle poster. In which way would you draw the arrows to show the movement of carbon through the process of resperation? A.from the rock to the air B.from the rock to the grass C.from the air to the wolf D. From the wolf to the air Is the answer D?

**physics**

How high will a 1.95 rock go from the point of release if thrown straight up by someone who does 66.5 of work on it? Neglect air resistance.

**Physics**

Consider an object on a straight-line path undergoing constant acceleration. Can you get the object to change direction while still experiencing constant acceleration?

**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...

**science**

When a particle starts from rests and moves with constant acceleration then why its path is always a straight line?

**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 ...

**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 the magnitude of her horizontal displacement? (Assume no air resistance and that Ay= -g = -9.81 m/s^2) i got 9.2 m ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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...

**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...

**Physics**

An 8 kg bowling ball creates air resistance according to F(air)=2.14v. The bowling ball is rolled off the top of the sears tower. a) Calculate the acceleration (magnitude and direction at 1) The top of the building____ 2)when the ball reaches 5.6 m/s_____ b) What is the ...

**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 ...

**Physics**

A record of travel along a straight path is as follows: (a) Start from rest with constant acceleration of 3.07 m/s2 for 16.5 s; (b) Constant velocity of 50.655 m/s for the next 0.767 min; (c) Constant negative acceleration of −9.49 m/s2 for 5.89 s. What was the total ...

**algebra**

Rock is thrown from the top of a building. The formula h=-16t+234 describes the height of the rock, h in feet, t seconds after the rock is thrown. how long after the rock is thrown does it hit the ground?

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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,

**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...

**physics**

A 0.5 kg rock is projected from the edge of the top of a building with an initial velocity of 9.66 m/s at an angle of 41 degrees. The building is 10.1 m in height. At what horizontal distance, x, from the base of the building will the rock strike the ground? Assume the ground ...

**physics**

Question 1) A rock is dropped from the top of a 100 meter tall cliff. A. ) How long will it take for the rock to reach the ground. B) What will be the velocity of the rock when it hits the ground? C) How long will it take for the rock to reach the ground if the rock is thrown ...

**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 ...

**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...

**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 ...

**Grammar **

What is the prepositional phrase in The man sat on top of the historic rock. Underline on top and of the historic rock

**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 ...

**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...

**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 ...

**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?

**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?

**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 (...

**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?

**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.

**physics**

Brad tosses a rock straight up at 38.4 m/s. What is the rock's velocity after 2.0 seconds?

**Physics**

A 5.00×10^5-kg rocket is accelerating straight up. Its engines produce 1.250×10^7 N of thrust, and air resistance is 4.50×10^6 N. What is the rocket’s acceleration? I just need the formula for finding the acceleration.

**Math**

A rock falls straight down from a height of 10 m. How long will it take the rock to hit the ground?

**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 ...

**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?

**Pre Calculus**

A park has a circular walking path with a diameter of 250 meters. a) Write the equation to describe the walking path in your diagram. b) Find the distance traveled by someone walking once around the entire path. c) Find the distance traveled by someone walking counterclockwise...

**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...

**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

**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 ?

**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 ?

**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...

**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?

**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)

**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

**Physics**

If you throw a ball into the air at some angle with respect to the horizontal, which of the following statements about the ball is true? The acceleration is zero at the top of the motion The horizontal component of the velocity is zero at the top of the motion The velocity is ...

**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?

**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 ...

**physics**

A quarterback threw a football at 27 m/s at a certain angle above the horizontal. If it took the ball 3.3 s to reach the top of its path, how long was it in the air? s

**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?

**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?

**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...

**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?

**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!!!

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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.

**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...

**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:)

**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

**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.

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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?

**luma**

A rock weighs 100 N in air and has a volume of 0.00312 m^3. What is its apparent weight when submerged in water? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Answer in units of N.

**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 Earthâ€™s interior. (2)The rock cooled very rapidly. (3)The rock dates from the ...

**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?