Friday

July 25, 2014

July 25, 2014

Number of results: 620

**civil engineering**

the propane gas tank has an inner diameter of 1500mm and wall thickness of 15mm. If the wall is pressurized to 2MPa, determine the absolute maximum shear stress in the wall of tank.
*December 11, 2012 by andyy*

**Heat Transfer**

A hollow tube having an inside diameter of 2.5 cm and a wall thickness of 0.4 mm is exposed to an environment at h=100 W/m2¨¬C and T¡Ä =40¨¬C. What heat generation rate in the tube will produce a maximum tube temperature of 250¨¬C for k =24 W/m¨¬C?
*March 4, 2014 by Ritesh*

**Heat Transfer**

A hollow tube having an inside diameter of 2.5 cm and a wall thickness of 0.4 mm is exposed to an environment at h=100 W/m2¨¬C and T¡Ä =40¨¬C. What heat generation rate in the tube will produce a maximum tube temperature of 250¨¬C for k =24 W/m¨¬C?
*March 11, 2014 by RHS*

**Engineering/Algebra**

A balsa wood glider wing has the following properties during flight: Thickness= 0.3175 cm I= 0.0733 cm^4 Moment= 4.2 N-cm Find the bending stress in the wing. Express your answer in N/m^2. Is the answer either 9.096 N/m^2 or 18.192 N/m^2
*November 4, 2008 by George*

**Physics**

A bullet travelling at a velocity of 10metres per second hits a plank of thickness 10g. calculate the velocity of the bullet if it has to pass through 10 such planks. Please let me know the concept which I have to take to solve this problem.
*August 14, 2011 by Prathiksha *

**physics**

Find the thickness of a aluminum matal in between glass. if a light of 550nm is shined onto glass which makes 31 black lines . with black lines on the edges.
*June 8, 2011 by steve*

**MATH**

In metric units what is the thickness of a dime, the width of a little finger, and the length of one big step? http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&hl=en&num=10&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=thickness+of+a+dime&as_oq=&as_eq=&lr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype=&as_qdr=all&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&...
*March 11, 2007 by Jillian*

**science (chem)**

In general when instructions are to let a solution cool to room temp would it be incorrect to put the bottle containing the solution into a cold water bath so it could cool faster? Would it affect the solution in an adverse way? or does it depend on what you are cooling? ...
*June 27, 2007 by christina*

**physics**

A woman finds the front windshield of her car covered with ice at -12.6°C. The ice has a thickness of 4.80 10-4 m, and the windshield has an area of 1.25 m2. The density of ice is 917 kg/m3. How much heat is required to melt the ice?
*April 14, 2008 by Jaime*

**Chemistry**

A sheet of aluminum foil has a total area of 1.000 ft squared and a mass of 3.636 grams. What is the thickness of the foil in millimeters? (Density of Aluminum is 2.699 grams/cm cubed.)
*September 12, 2008 by Paige*

**Chemistry**

Please help: A silicon wafer has a thickness of 0.084cm, a diameter of 10.16 cm, and a mass of 15.87 g. what is the density of silicon based on these measurement? I know that D=mass/volume. Is this equation right: 15.87g/(0.084cm*10.16cm)? thank you for your help.
*October 7, 2012 by Thy*

**Math**

The frame for a shipping crate is to be constructed from 24feet of 2x2 lumber. If the crate is to have square ends of side x feet, express the outer volume v of the crate as a function of x (disregard the thickness of he lumber). Well, I know that v=lwh, but I don't know what ...
*February 2, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

A sheet of aluminum (Al) foil has a total area of 2.119 ft2 and a mass of 2.714 g. What is the thickness of the foil in millimeters? (Density of Al = 2.699 g/cm3? I got 5.108*10^-4 cm but that is wrong. (2.714g)/(2.699g/cm^3)/(2.119ft^2) * 1ft/30.48cm = 5.108*10^-4 cm
*September 15, 2013 by Andy*

**Physics**

The inner and outer surfaces of a cell membrane carry a negative and positive charge, respectively. Because of these charges, a potential difference of about 0.070 V exists across the membrane. The thickness of the membrane is 0.000000008 m. What is the magnitude of the ...
*April 19, 2014 by Lena*

**physics**

A Styrofoam box has a surface area of 0.75 m2 and a wall thickness of 2.0 cm. The temperature of the inner surface is 5.0°C, and the outside temperature is 24°C. If it takes 7.6 h for 5.0 kg of ice to melt in the container, determine the thermal conductivity of the Styrofoam.
*November 9, 2010 by Erica--help!*

**physics**

A Styrofoam box has a surface area of 0.78 m2 and a wall thickness of 2.0 cm. The temperature of the inner surface is 5.0°C, and the outside temperature is 24°C. If it takes 7.6 h for 5.0 kg of ice to melt in the container, determine the thermal conductivity of the Styrofoam.
*August 30, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

the frame for a shipping crate is to be constructed from 24 feet of 2 by 2 lumber. if the crate is to have square ends of side x feet, express the outer volume V as a function of x (disregard the thickness of the lumber)
*October 3, 2012 by sarah*

**Math**

1. Using a metric micrometer caliper to measure the thickness of a plate, we found that graduation line 4 is visible on the sleeve, one additional 0.5 mm is visible in the sleeve, line 4 on the thimble coincides with the reading line on the sleeve. What is the measured ...
*September 12, 2007 by Mary*

**calculus**

an open topped cylingrical pot is to have a volume of 125 cm^3. determine the minimal possible amount of material used in making this pot.( neglect the thickness of the material as well as possible waste)
*October 24, 2011 by mike*

**physics**

a cell membrane is 70 angstrom (A)unit thick if angstrom unit is o.1nm what is the membrane thickness in a. meter b. micrometers
*April 15, 2010 by glyn jane*

**physic**

if a tape is wound around a cylinder at a rate of 1 rad/s for a half hour, if each rotation deposits one layer of tape and if the final difference between inner ad outer radii of the winding in one cm, what is the thickness of the tape?
*October 27, 2010 by angie*

**Physics HELP**

A student has six textbooks, each with a thickness of 4.0 cm and a weight of 30 N. What is the minimum work the student would have to do to place all the books in a single vertical stack, starting with all the books on the surface of the table?
*October 4, 2011 by Kels*

**physics**

A student has six textbooks, each with a thickness of 3.6 cm and a weight of 38 N. What is the minimum work the student would have to do to place all the books in a single vertical stack, starting with all the books on the surface of the table?
*November 22, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A student has six textbooks, each with a thickness of 3.6 cm and a weight of 38 N. What is the minimum work the student would have to do to place all the books in a single vertical stack, starting with all the books on the surface of the table?
*November 22, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A capacitor consisting of two parallel plates of area A = 4.6 m2 and spacing d = 0.150 m is filled with two parallel slabs of dielectric material of equal thickness and with dielectric constants 1 = 2.20 and 2 = 5.50, respectively. What is the total capacitance?
*February 26, 2012 by Meghan*

**Physics**

A student has six textbooks, each with a thickness of 4.8 cm and a weight of 26 N. What is the minimum work the student would have to do to place all the books in a single vertical stack, starting with all the books on the surface of the table?
*October 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

Jeremy collected nickels for one week. He is making stacks of his nickels to determine how many he has. The thickness of one nickel is 1/4 in. How tall is a stack of 4 nickels? 3 nickels, 2 nickels?
*January 16, 2013 by Jade*

**Physics**

Which kind of pot would be better to use on a halogen cooktop? A. A shiny stainless steel pot B. A black cast iron pot C. It's equally OK to use either as long as you adjust the thickness so that the heat conduction is the same.
*December 1, 2012 by StressedStudent*

**Science - The Sun**

What is the true thickness of each of the sun's layers (core, radiation zone, convection zone, photosphere, chromosphere, and corona)? What is the age, composition, average density, period of rotation, distance from Earth, and source of energy from the sun?
*November 7, 2013 by Help*

**math**

Jeremy collected nickels for 1 week. He is making stacks of his nickels to determine how many he has. The thickness of 1 nickel is 1/16 inches. -How tall is a stack of 16 nickels? -What is the combined height of 3 nickels, 2 nickels, and 1 nickel? I NEED HELP!!!!!!!:D @(+___+)@
*March 26, 2012 by Gabby ( 5 grade)*

**physics**

a student has six textbooks, each has a thickness of 3.6cm and a weight of 28 N. What is the minimum work the student would have to do to place all of the books in a single vertical stack, starting with all the books on the surface of the table?
*November 6, 2011 by bec*

**physics **

A solenoid is wound with a single layer of insulated copper wire of diameter 2.800 mm and has a diameter 5.000 cm and is 1.500 m long. Assume that the adjacent wires touch and that the insulation thickness negligible. what is the inductance per meter(H/m) for the solenoid near...
*February 21, 2010 by Andy *

**physics **

A solenoid is wound with a single layer of insulated copper wire of diameter 2.800 mm and has a diameter 5.000 cm and is 1.500 m long. Assume that the adjacent wires touch and that the insulation thickness is negligible. what is the inductance per meter(H/m) for the solenoid ...
*February 21, 2010 by Andy *

**social studies**

Despite temperatures of more than 5,000º F, Earth's inner core is solid because of _____________________. a layer of ice just above it. the fact that Earth rotates so quickly. a thickness of over 1,000 miles. great pressure from the layers around it.
*December 4, 2012 by Sammy, !!!Please Answer!!*

**Physics**

We have an infinite, non-conducting sheet of negligible thickness carrying a uniform surface charge density +σ=7.00e-6 C/m2 and, next to it, an infinite parallel slab of thickness D=17 cm with uniform volume charge density ρ=−4.94e-5 C/m3 (see sketch). Note ...
*June 15, 2013 by Annoyingmous*

**physics**

A bullet travelling with velocity of 100 ms-1 pierces a block of wood and moves with a velocity of 10 ms-1 . If the thickness of the block reduces to one half of the previous value, what wiil be the emerging velocity of the bullet?
*January 25, 2014 by Ram*

**physics**

a bullet moving with a velocity of 100m/s pirces a block of wood and moves out with velocity of 10m/s.if thickness of the block reduces tn one half of the previous value what will be the emerging velocity of bullet
*August 31, 2011 by gallium*

**physics**

a bullet moving with velocity of 100m/s pierces a block of wood and moves out with a velocity of 10m/s.if the thickness of the block reduces to one half of the previous value,what will be the emerging velocity of the bullet?
*September 1, 2011 by armando*

**Algebra**

A rectangular sheet of aluminum foil is 50 centimeters long and 20 centimeters wide, and weighs 5.4 grams. Find the thickness of the aluminum foil in centimeters.
*February 13, 2011 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

A rectangular sheet of aluminum foil is 50 centimeters long and 20 centimeters wide, and weighs 5.4 grams. Find the thickness of the aluminum foil in centimeters.
*February 27, 2011 by De Angelis *

**Calculus 1, Help!**

The rate of transmission r in a telephone cable is obseed to be approximately r(x)=x^2*ln(1/x, where x is the ratio of the radius of the core to the thickness of the insulation. Due to manufacturing constraints, the only possible ratios are 1/4<=x<=1. What value of x ...
*August 17, 2011 by Callie*

**physics 2**

The inner and outer surface of a cell membrane carry a negative and a positive charge, respectively. Because of these charges, a potential difference of about 0.070 V exists across the membrane. The thickness of the cell membrane is 8.0 × 10−9m. What is the magnitude of ...
*February 4, 2010 by Diane*

**Physics 112**

The inner and outer surfaces of a cell membrane carry a negative and a positive charge, respectively. Because of these charges, a potential difference of about 0.075 V exists across the membrane. The thickness of the cell membrane is 7.80 10-9 m. What is the magnitude of the ...
*January 18, 2011 by Anonymous*

**modeling and equation solving**

using a formla to relate variable quantities associated with the phenomena. a pizza place sells rectangular 18" by 24" pizza for the same price as its large round 24" diameter. if both are the same thickness which option gives you the most pizza for the money.
*May 4, 2011 by anon*

**physics**

I need to make an egg protection device using only sipping straws and duct tape. Any ideas? I was thinking of making a parachute but how would I do that with just tape and straws? i've done that before.. wrap the egg all the way around with straws with the egg in the middle of...
*January 27, 2007 by anonymous*

**math**

A two dimensional picture of a circular onion ring is shown at the right. The inner radius of the onion ring is x cm. and the thickness of the ring is 1 cm. Which of the numbered choices represents the area, in square centimeters, of the onion ring (the shaded region)? 1) 2) ...
*December 23, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

A two dimensional picture of a circular onion ring is shown at the right. The inner radius of the onion ring is x cm. and the thickness of the ring is 1 cm. Which of the numbered choices represents the area, in square centimeters, of the onion ring (the shaded region)? 1) (2x+...
*December 23, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Calculus**

An open-topped cylindrical pot is to have volume 125 cm3. Determine the minimum possible amount of material used in making this pot? Neglect the thickness of the material as well as possible wastage. Give your answer accurate to 2 decimal places.
*March 28, 2011 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

An open-topped cylindrical pot is to have volume 125 cm3. Determine the minimum possible amount of material used in making this pot? Neglect the thickness of the material as well as possible wastage. Give your answer accurate to 2 decimal places
*March 25, 2011 by Anonymous*

**science**

a)A dielectric in the shape of a thick-walled cylinder of outer radius R1 = 5.15 cm, inner radius R2 = 3.65 cm, thickness d = 3.95 mm, and dielectric constant κ = 3.87 is placed between the plates, coaxial with the plates, as shown in the figure. Calculate the capacitance...
*March 20, 2011 by cevahir*

**physics**

a)A dielectric in the shape of a thick-walled cylinder of outer radius R1 = 5.15 cm, inner radius R2 = 3.65 cm, thickness d = 3.95 mm, and dielectric constant κ = 3.87 is placed between the plates, coaxial with the plates, as shown in the figure. Calculate the capacitance...
*March 20, 2011 by cevahir*

**physics**

A dielectric in the shape of a thick-walled cylinder of outer radius R1 = 5.15 cm, inner radius R2 = 3.65 cm, thickness d = 3.95 mm, and dielectric constant κ = 3.87 is placed between the plates, coaxial with the plates, as shown in the figure. Calculate the capacitance ...
*March 20, 2011 by cevahir*

**Physics**

Some cooking pan whose bottom is made out of copper has a radius 0.1 m and thickness 0.003 m. The water in the pan boils at 1.7e-3 kg/s. How much higher is temperature of the outside surface of the pan's bottom compared to the inside surface?
*April 22, 2011 by Daniel*

**maths --plse help me..**

How many cubic centimeter of iron is required to construct an open box whose external dimensions are 36cm,25cm, and 16.5 cm provided the thickness of the iron is 1.5cm. If one cubic cm of iron weighs 7.5g find the weight of the box.
*December 17, 2012 by Anamika*

**physics**

HELP!You are handed a 8.0 cm stack of new one-dollar bills. Assume the thickness of a dollar bill is 1.4 times thicker than your textbook paper (textbook paper = 63 um). (that's "micrometers") How many dollars are in your stack?
*January 20, 2011 by Joe*

**Physics**

A 40 W (120V) light bulb has a tungsten filament of thickness 0.035 mm. The filament's operating temperature is 1500 degrees C. PART A How long is the filament? PART B What is the resistance of the filament at 20 degrees C?
*March 14, 2010 by JOTHEY*

**Math**

A tabletop is made of two layers of plywood. The top layer is .584 inch thick. The bottom layer is .258 inch thick. What is the total thickness of the tabletop?
*February 24, 2011 by DestinyLashea*

**maths**

What length of a solid cylinder 2cm in diameter must be taken to recast into hollow cylinder of length 16cm,external diameter 2cm and thickness 2.5mm?
*December 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A circular plate of uniform thickness has a diameter of 56cm.A circular portion of diameter 42cm is removed from one edge of the plate .find the position of the center of mass of the remaining portion.
*October 13, 2012 by sony*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.31 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.11 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by Odesa*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.7 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.52 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.35 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.57 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by lena*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.87 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.87 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by troubled student*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.5 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.72 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by student*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.5 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.72 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by student*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.31 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.11 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by Paul*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.35 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.57 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by timur*

**chimistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.82 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.39 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by School girl*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.35 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.57 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by student*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.87 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.87 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by mangozier*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.79 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.47 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by anonymous*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.86 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.56 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 14, 2012 by kkr*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.35 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.57 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by anita*

**Problem**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.92 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.26 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by asd*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.92 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.26 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by asd*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.35 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.88 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by JoeBob*

**Physics**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.35 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.88 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by JoeBob*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.66 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.88 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 16, 2012 by meshy*

**science**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.23 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.46 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 16, 2012 by fatine*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.3 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.33 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 16, 2012 by T*

**physics**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.72 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.17 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 16, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.72 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.17 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 16, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.3 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.33 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 16, 2012 by Please Help Me!!!!!!!!*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.55 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.78 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 17, 2012 by hk*

**Physics 2**

A sheet of plastic (n = 1.56) covers one slit of a double slit (see the drawing). When the double slit is illuminated by monochromatic light (vacuum = 568 nm), the center of the screen appears dark rather than bright. What is the minimum thickness of the plastic?
*December 8, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

So I'm having some trouble with this problem.. Is there an equation or is it just a ratio? I'm having so many problems with this one! THANKS! What is the minimum thickness of coating which should be placed on a lens in order to minimize reflection of 531 nm light? The index of...
*April 7, 2009 by Marissa*

**Geometry**

A cylindrical container of paint with a radius of 6 inches is 15 inches tall. If all of the surface area except the top are made of metal, how much metal is used to make the container? Assume the thickness of the material is negligable. Round to the nearest square inch.
*May 29, 2012 by Sholanda*

**physics**

The information on a one-gallon paint can is that the coverage, when properly applied, is 450 ft sq. One gallon is 231 cubic inches. What is the avg. thickness of the paint in such an application? Please explain how to do this. The answer should be in inches.
*September 15, 2008 by gg*

**science**

If the density of a piece of wood and the density of water are exactly the same, how much of the piece of wood remains above the water if it has a thickness of 5cm?
*February 13, 2011 by Logan*

**CHEM**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.43 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.68 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by Jaigaon*

**Decimal problem #2**

The glass mirror of the Hubble telescope had to be repaired in space because it would not focus properly. The problem was that the mirror's outer edge had a thickness of 0.6248 cm when it was supposed to be 0.625 cm. Was the edge too thick or thin? By how much?
*October 24, 2011 by Alex L.*

**Physics**

A 550-nm light is incident on a double slit interference arrangements and fringes are viewed on screen. A thin flake of mica (n = 1.58) is used to cover one of slits. As a result the central point on the viewing screen is now at the location of seventh bright fringe (m = 7) ...
*May 27, 2009 by Jemmy*

**Physics**

Is a small or large decay constant best for protection against gamma radiation? Hint: Calculate half thickness. Example: Decay constants for Pb, Al, water, and Fe are 0.77, 0.16, 107, and 0.44. Which is better for radiation shielding? The larger the decay constant, the fewer ...
*April 30, 2007 by Caleb*

**science**

5.00 lb of mercury is spilled onto a counter and forms a circular puddle with a diameter of 67.2 cm. Assuming the puddle is cylindrical shape, what is the thickness of the puddle of mercury? Extra info: [1 lb = 435.6 g. Mercury is a liquid metal having a density of 13.6 g/mL. ...
*September 6, 2011 by Monica*

**chemistry**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.53 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.2 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by mike*

**Physics 1**

Consider an airplane wing of area 15 m2. The airflow speed over the top of the wing is 205 m/s, while the speed across the bottom is 160 m/s. Estimate the thickness of the wing. What is the lift force on the wing at sea level at 0°C? (Use your estimate.) ____ N
*December 5, 2012 by Dave*

**Chemistry (balloon)**

A latex balloon, wall thickness 3.091 x 10-4 m, contains helium at a concentration of 0.3 kg m-3. Under these conditions the total surface area of the balloon is 0.33 m2. The diffusion coefficient of He in latex at room temperature is 4.9 x 10-9 m2s-1. Calculate the rate of ...
*December 15, 2012 by T*

**science**

Given that Antarctica is roughly semicircular with a radius of 2000 km and has an average ice thickness of 3000 m. a) How many km3 of ice does Antarctica contain? b) Assuming all the ice melts, how much will this raise sea level (ignoring that the Earth has curvature and ...
*February 12, 2012 by bibi meeble*

**AP Physics B**

A soap bubble of index of refraction 1.43 strongly reflects both the red and the green components of white light. What minimum film thickness allows this to happen? (In air,the wavelength of red light is 703 nm, of green light 502.143 nm.) Answer in units of nm
*February 19, 2013 by Daisy*

**science**

The temperature of an electronic oven is 160 °C. The temperature at the outer surface of the oven in the kitchen is 50 °C. The oven (surface area = 1.6 m2) is insulated with material that has a thickness of 0.020 m and a thermal conductivity of 0.045 J/(s m C°). How much ...
*November 21, 2012 by Nhlanhla*

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