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October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014

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**Physical Science**

If the strength of gravity is 9.8 newtons per kilogram, that means: a. each newton of force equals 9.8 pounds. b. each pound of force equals 9.8 newtons. c. each newton of mass weighs 9.8 kilograms d. each kilogram of mass weighs 9.8 newtons
*October 15, 2013 by unknown*

**math**

How much force is needed to accelerate a 50-kg rider and her 250-kg motorcycle at 5 m/s2? This is really a physics question. The equation that you use is Newton's second law, Force = Mass x Acceleration. In this case, the total mass being accelerated is 300 kg. Multiply that ...
*June 12, 2007 by kent*

**Physics, 4 short questions**

VERY IMPORTANT FOR AN ESSAY ASSIGNMENT. PLEASE HELP ASAP! THANK U VERYYYYY MUCH! 1. What force is needed to give a mass of 25 kg an acceleration of 20m/s squared? 2. A force of 6N acts upon a 2-kg mass. What is the acceleration of the masS? 3. It takes a force of 50N to give a...
*December 13, 2006 by Nicola*

**Physical Science**

The static frictional between a 500 kilogram box of bricks and the floor is 500 Newton’s. The kinetic frictional force in only 220 Newton’s. How many Newton’s of force must a worker exert to get the moving?
*September 26, 2012 by Tala*

**Physics (Mathmate)**

When a force is applied to an object with mass equal to the standard kilogram, the acceleration of the mass is 3.25 m/s2. When the same magnitude force is applied to another object, the acceleration is 2.75 m/s2. What is the mass of the object? What would the second object's ...
*June 15, 2010 by Sarah*

**physics**

When a force is applied to an object with mass equal to the standard kilogram, the acceleration of the mass is 3.25 m/s2. When the same magnitude force is applied to another object, the acceleration is 2. 75 m/s2. What is the mass of the object? What would the second object's ...
*June 14, 2010 by Sarah*

**Physics Newton law**

A 10O0Kg elevator is hoisted upward from rest by a cable. In the first two seconds there is an 1100N tension force in the cable hoisting the elevator. What is the speed after two seconds and how far has it travelled ? Get the acceleration first. Tension=mg + m*acceleration. ...
*November 5, 2006 by harry*

**science cbse school**

a force of 10 newton gives a mass m1 an acceleration of 2m/s2 and a mass m2 an acceleration of 4m/s2.what acceleration would it givr if both the masses are tied together?
*August 17, 2014 by p.gayathri*

**chemistry**

"Newton's law tells us that Force= Mass x Acceleration. We also know that Energy = Force x Distance and Pressure= Force/Area. Using these relationships and table I-1 [I'll type it out], derive (do math stuff) the dimensions of newtons, joules, and pascals in terms of the ...
*September 13, 2006 by Jenn*

**science **

What is the acceleration of a boy on a skateboard is the net force on the boy is 14 N the total mass of the boy and a skateboard is 58 kilograms you said no
*December 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Newton's second law states that if an object has zero acceleration, the net force acting on it is zero. My question is if you have an object at constant acceleration moving downward is there a net force being applied to it? Does constant acceleration= zero net force? Yes, for ...
*April 3, 2007 by Mary*

**Science**

what is the acceleration of a boy on a skateboard if the unbalanced forward force on the boy is 15 N? The total mass of the boy and the skateboard in 58 kg
*November 4, 2010 by Fred*

**physics**

A six kilogram object undergoes an acceleration of 2.0 meters per second squared. Part a. What is magnitude of the net force acting on the object? Part B. If the same force is applied to a 4 kilogram object what acceleration is produced?
*October 19, 2011 by katrina*

** science**

A bowling ball has a mass of 10 kg and it is accelerating at a rate of 2m/s2. Calculate the force with which it hits the pins. force= mass*acceleration units: 1 newton= 1kg m/s^2
*March 18, 2007 by danny*

**Physics**

A 4-kilogram mass has a speed of 6 m/s on a horizontal frictionless surface. The mass collides head-on and elastically with an identical 4-kilogram mass initially at rest. The second 4-kilogram mass then collides head-on and sticks to a third 4-kilogram mass initially at rest...
*January 17, 2008 by Hannah*

**physics**

3 boys pulling at the end of 3 ropes held together on a knot. one boy pulls with a force of 20 Newton eastward, while a 2nd boy pulls with the same magnitude force northward. in what direction and with what force must a 3rd boy be pulling if his pull of the knot is to be equal...
*April 18, 2012 by sarah grace santiago*

**Physics**

1.A race car has a mass of 707 kg. It starts from rest and travels 42.0 m in 3.0 s. The car is uniformly accelerated during the entire time. What net force is exerted on it? 2.A 4430 kg helicopter accelerates upward at 2.2 m/s2. What lift force is exerted by the air on the ...
*October 5, 2007 by Lee*

**physics**

Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on the moon. The moon\'s radius is about 1.74 E 6 m and its mass is 7.35 E 22 kg ok aparently there\'s an easier way to do this I applied Newtons second law in the radial direction net force radial = m (radial acceleration) = Fg were ...
*September 12, 2009 by physics*

**physical science**

What is the acceleration of a girl on a skateboard if the The unbalanced forward force on the boy is 15 N? The total mass of the boy and skateboard is 58 kg.
*March 16, 2011 by Ariel*

**physics**

Proponents of astrology claim that the positions of the planets at the time of a baby's birth will affect the life of that person in important ways. Some assert that this effect is due to gravity. Examine this claim with Newton's law of gravity. Calculate the maximum force ...
*March 14, 2009 by cb*

**Science**

I don't understand Newton's second law: Net Force = Mass x Acceleration I don't understand what this says. Does it mean that the higher the mass, the more force it takes to move it the same distance as a lighter mass or something? HEEELP! The equation, F=ma, is just a ...
*April 2, 2007 by charlottethetragedy (:*

**physics**

A light rope is attached to a block with a mass of 6 kg that rests on a horizontal, frictionless surface. THe horizontal rope passes over a frictionless, massless pulley, and a block of mass m is suspended from the other end. When the blocks are released, the tension in the ...
*November 16, 2006 by Benji*

**Science**

1)Newton's laws of motion are concerned with relationships among a) force, mass and motion b) Displacement, mass and acceleration c) Velocity, fore and acceleration d) mass, acceleration and velocity I feel that thay deal with force, mass and motion which is A, am I correct 2)...
*January 27, 2010 by hello*

**physics**

Newton was holding an apple of mass 120 g and thinking about the gravitational forces exerted on the apple by himself and by the Sun. Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force acting on the apple due to Newton, the Sun, and the Earth, assuming that the distance from ...
*October 30, 2011 by mymi*

**physics**

A boy is sledding down a slope that is inclined at 30.0° with respect to the horizontal. A moderate wind is aiding the motion by providing a steady force of 108 N that is parallel to the motion of the sled. The combined mass of the boy and sled is 53.6 kg, and the coefficient ...
*September 24, 2012 by simon*

**Science**

A 55 kg boy and 40 kg girl usa a rope while engaged in a tug-of-war. If the girl accelerates towards the boy at 5.1 m/s/s, what is the acceleration of the boy towards the girl? The force on the rope is the same both ways. Forceonrope=massgirl*accelerationgirl solve for the ...
*December 29, 2006 by leafprincess*

**physics**

A mass of 20 kg on a plane inclined at 40 degrees. A string attached to that mass goes up the plane, passed over a pullley and is attached to mass of 30 kg that hangs verticalyy. a) find the acceleration and it's dirction b) the tension in the string. Assume no friction. I ...
*November 20, 2006 by Benji*

**Physics**

Two colliding objects exert equal and opposite forces on each other (Newton's Third Law). However, acceleration experienced by an object is inversely related to its mass: the smaller the mass, the larger the acceleration for a given force (pp. 49-50). Therefore the motorcycle ...
*September 15, 2013 by Need help badly*

**Physics**

A 10 m long frictionless ramp is inclined at an angle of 30 degress to the horizontal. A boy of mass 57 kg coasts down the incline on a skateboard of mass 3.0 kg. The acceleration due to gravity may be taken as 9.8 m/s^2 and the effects of air resistance can be ignored. a) ...
*October 22, 2011 by Erin*

**newton law science**

A tricycle has a mass of 5.5 kg and the force needed to stop it is 1.65N. What is the acceleration?
*February 24, 2014 by J lynch*

**AP Physics B**

can you check my reasoning 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data ok well then... we did a lab were you have a hanging mass attached to a stirng that went through a straw and was attached to a rubber stopper. The lab was to find the mass of the rubber ...
*September 13, 2009 by AP Physics B*

**Physics**

A 43.3 kg boy and a 60.0 kg girl are on the surface of a frozen lake, 10.5 m apart. Using a rope, the boy exerts a horizontal 5.90 N force on the girl, pulling her toward him. Calculate the magnitude of the boy's acceleration.
*January 25, 2011 by Megan*

**chemistry**

"Newton's law tells us that Force= Mass x Acceleration. We also know that Energy = Force x Distance and Pressure= Force/Area. Using these relationships and table I-1 [I'll type it out], derive (do math stuff) the dimensions of newtons, joules, and pascals in terms of the ...
*September 13, 2006 by Jenn*

**Physics please help!!**

A 43.3 kg boy and a 60.0 kg girl are on the surface of a frozen lake, 10.5 m apart. Using a rope, the boy exerts a horizontal 5.90 N force on the girl, pulling her toward him. Calculate the magnitude of the boy's acceleration.
*January 25, 2011 by Megan*

**physics**

25 gram mass is given an upward acceleration of 30 m/s^2 by a rope. need help finding tension in the rope? not sure how to set up the problem?? Tension is the reaction force. Clearly you have two forces in opposite directions. Let T be the tension in the rope. The net force ...
*September 25, 2006 by greg*

**science **

Newton’s Second Law of Motion is expressed as F = ma. If you are pushing a lawn mower in your backyard and suddenly double the pushing force, what will happen to the lawn mower's rate of acceleration? The mass of the lawn mower is constant. A. The acceleration will double. B. ...
*February 8, 2013 by katie*

**Applied Physics**

A 10 kilogram object subjected to a 20 Newton force moves across a horizontal frictionless surface in the direction of the force. Before the force was applied, the speed of the object was 2.0 meters/second. When the force is removed the object is traveling at 6.0 meters per ...
*May 14, 2011 by EJ*

**physics**

A box,is resting on a smooth(frictionless)table.The mass of the box is 10 kg. (a)Determine the weight of the box and the normal force acting on(b)If the box is pushed down with a force of 40 Newton determine the normal force(c) If the box was pulled up with a force of 40 ...
*July 22, 2008 by Jodie*

**Physics**

An elevator and its load have a combined mass of 1600 kg. Find the tension in the supporting cable when the elevator, originally moving downward at 12 m/s is brought to rest with constant acceleration in a distance of 42m. T=w which means that T=mg. My book said that the ...
*November 12, 2006 by Amy*

**Astronomy**

According to Newton's second law, when the same force acts on two bodies, the body with the larger mass will have the ________ acceleration.
*January 23, 2011 by Marie*

**physics**

1. Two point charges are separated by 6 cm. The attractive force between them is 14 N. Find the force between them when they are separated by 12 cm. 2. The SI unit of mass is the kilogram. What is the SI unit of charge? 3. The proportionality constant k in Coulomb’s law is ...
*July 14, 2010 by Nicole*

**Physics**

A single 11 Newton force is applied to an object of mass 19 kg. What is the acceleration of this object in m/s2
*January 3, 2010 by Aly*

**physics (newton's laws)**

A 5.00 kg object placed on a frictionless, horizontal table is connected to a string that passes over a pulley and then is fasted to a hanging 9.00 kg object. Find the acceleration of the two objects and the tension in the string. First, there is just one force acting on the ...
*February 20, 2007 by Eric (please help me)*

**Physics**

This problem concerns a student that is attempting Newton's 2nd Law, but the cart does not run without friction. How do I calculate the drag force, givin the mass of the cart (7.6kg), the mass of the load (4.2kg), and the resulting acceleration (1.2m/s2)? I'd appreciate the ...
*October 6, 2007 by Jenny*

**Physics Classical Mechanics**

A uniform steel beam of mass m1= 300.0 kg is held up by a steel cable that is connected to the beam a distance L= 5.0 m from the wall, at an angle θ= 40.0∘ as shown in the sketch. The beam is bolted to the wall with an unknown force F⃗ exerted by the wall on ...
*November 26, 2013 by A*

**physics- drbob can u plz help me???**

VERY IMPORTANT FOR AN ESSAY ASSIGNMENT. PLEASE HELP ASAP! THANK U VERYYYYY MUCH! 1. What force is needed to give a mass of 25 kg an acceleration of 20m/s squared? 2. A force of 6N acts upon a 2-kg mass. What is the acceleration of the masS? 3. It takes a force of 50N to give a...
*December 13, 2006 by Nicola*

**physics**

A certain force gives mass m1 an acceleration of 10.0 m/s2 and mass m2 an acceleration of 4.0 m/s2. What acceleration would the force give to an object with a mass of (m2-m1)?
*September 28, 2009 by Brian*

**Physics**

A certain force gives mass m1 an acceleration of 10.0 m/s2 and mass m2 an acceleration of 4.0 m/s2. What acceleration would the force give to an object with a mass of (m2-m1)?
*September 28, 2009 by Brian*

**physics**

A resultant force of 25 Newton acts on mass of 0.5 kg standing from rest. find: a) the acceleration in m/s square b) the final velocity after 20 seconds c) the distance moved in meter
*March 21, 2011 by chocolate*

**physics**

we can say that the force of gravity is equal to mass times acceleration were the acceleration is equal to gravity sense gravity is an acceleration because of newtons second law force = mass times acceleration hence Fg = mass times acceleration Fg = mass times gravity Fg = mg ...
*September 12, 2009 by physics*

**Physics - Newton's 2nd Law of Motion**

Under the action of a constant net force, a 3.1-kg object moves a distance of 15 meters in 8.99 seconds starting from rest. What is the magnitude of this net force? I got the answer of 0.58 Newtons, but the book says the solution is 1.2 Newtons. To get this I found the ...
*February 24, 2007 by Mike*

**Physics**

A 200-pound boy lifts a 40-kilogram box off of the floor 1.3 meters in 0.7 seconds. His brother lifts a 48-kilogram box off the floor 0.9 meters in 0.6 seconds. Which boy is more powerful? Explain.
*March 4, 2013 by Kayla*

**science**

How much work will be necessary for the band members to move the new 120 kilogram amplifier to the garage where they practice, if they were to slide the amplifier a distance of 35 meters on a frictionless surface at an acceleration of 2 meters/second? Show all calculations, ...
*November 4, 2009 by anonymous*

**Mechanics**

What force accelerates a 3kg mass at a rate of 4m/s^2? Assuming this is on smooth surface with no frictional force Force = mass x acceleration F = 3 x 4 F = 12N If there is a frictional force will have to look at the acceleration in the opposing direction first. thanks again
*February 4, 2007 by Janine*

**Physics**

Let mass be: m1=0.100 kg m2=0.300 kg m3=0.500 kg (a.)Compute for the acceleration of the system if the table is frictionless. (b.)Compute the acceleration of the system if the coefficient of the friction between the m2 and the table is 0.400. You can't compute acceleration ...
*September 10, 2006 by frosty*

**physics**

Which of the following is a unit of temperature? celsius degree joule (my choice) kilogram calorie My first choice is joules and then maybe celsius but not real sure. Can someone please help? My other question is using newtons second law of motion if the force on an object is ...
*May 6, 2012 by lilman*

**physics**

Which of the following is a unit of temperature? celsius degree joule (my choice) kilogram calorie My first choice is joules and then maybe celsius but not real sure. Can someone please help? My other question is using newtons second law of motion if the force on an object is ...
*May 6, 2012 by lilman*

**physics**

at what angle must the two forces of 50 newton and 120 newton be acting so as to balanced by a force of 130 newton?
*May 22, 2012 by anupriya*

**physics**

Two blocks are pushed along a horizontal frictionless surface by a force of 20 newtons to the right. The force acts on the 3 kg block, which in turn pushes the 2kg block sitting next to it. The force that the 2-kilogram block exerts on the 3-kilogram block is......
*January 20, 2008 by Hannah*

**SCIENCE**

For my science project i have to choose a sport and list five carefully thoughtout ways that Newton's three Laws of Motion are involed in the game i selected. The sport i have selected is tennis. i have 3 ways already but i am missing 2 more. Here are the 3 ways i have already...
*November 11, 2007 by Anonymous*

**physics**

the mass of the boy is 70kg. calculate the force in newtons acting on the boy due to his deceleration. how do i work this out
*March 31, 2012 by evie*

**Physics**

Three blocks of masses 1.0, 2.0, and 4.0 kilograms are connected by massless strings, one of which passes over a frictionless pulley of negligible mass, as shown above. Calculate each of the following. a. The acceleration of the 4 kilogram block b. The tension in the string ...
*February 28, 2010 by Kate*

**PHYSICS! **

an object weighs 528.0 Newton. It is being pushed along a horizontal surface by a 475.0-Newton force. Determine the mass of the object in a numerical form.
*October 31, 2012 by Michael*

**Newton' law of motion**

A resultant force of 50N pulls a body of mass 10kg along a smooth horizontal surface. Calculate the acceleration with which the body is moved
*March 9, 2011 by Alex*

**Physics**

A person is pushing on a refrigerator that sits on a level floor. Use Newton's third law along with his second law to find the magnitude of the acceleration of a man as he pushes the refrigerator. Assume the man has a mass of 62 kg, he exerts a force of 128 N, the refrigerator...
*May 14, 2012 by Alex*

**Check Answers Quick -Physics**

What causes the centripetal acceleration of an electron in a hydrogen atom? electrical attraction gravity friction <-- tension Question 2. Which of the following terms might a jet pilot use to describe a force that presses him against his seat during a high-speed turn? ...
*December 16, 2013 by Greg*

**physics**

boy pulls a toy cart of mass 2 kg with a force of 3 N at an angle of 60° with respect to the horizontal road. What is the acceleration produced by the cart?
*October 15, 2010 by kimberly*

**Algebra**

2. The following formula relates three quantities: Force (F), mass (m), and acceleration (a). F = ma a. Solve this equation for a. b. If the force is F = –25 units and the mass is m = 10 units, find the acceleration, a. c. If the force is F = 25 units and the acceleration is a...
*November 12, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics I Newton's 2nd Law**

I need help! I cannot seem to figure out what I will need to do for my final tomorrow. I will be given a mass of a glider and an acceleration. Another mass (my unknown) will be tied to a string to the glider and will graphically give me my acceleration. How do I find the mass ...
*December 4, 2013 by Chrissie*

**Precalculus**

What is the magnitude of the resultant of a 100 newton force along the x-axis and a 150 newton force at an angle of 40° to each other? Where do i start?? help!
*August 8, 2011 by Hanson*

**Physics**

A horizontal force with a magnitude of 3.0 newtons applied to a 7.0 kilogram mass moves the mass horizontally a distance of 2.0 meters. Determine the work done against gravity in moving the mass. What is the formula that you use?
*January 16, 2012 by Carlos*

**Calculus **

Can someone check my answer? The change in the momentum of an object (Δ p) is given by the force, F, acting on the object multiplied by the time interval that the force was acting: Δ p = F Δt . If the force (in newtons) acting on a particular object is given by ...
*May 5, 2014 by Samantha*

**Physics**

Kelly is driving a car with a mass of 800 kilograms in a south direction with a speed of 18 meters/second. Dominic is driving a truck with a mass of 1500 kilograms with a velocity of 15 meters/second to the east. They undergo perfectly inelastic collision. What is the ...
*March 27, 2013 by Fredrick*

**physics**

A force F applied to an object of mass m1 produces an acceleration of 3.20 m/s2. The same force applied to a second object of mass m2 produces an acceleration of 2.00 m/s2. (a) What is the value of the ratio m1/m2? (b) If m1 and m2 are combined, find their acceleration under ...
*October 31, 2009 by delphine*

**physics**

a 60 kilogram student sitting on a hardwood floor accelerates at 1.3 meters per second squared when pulled by a 240 newton horizontal force. what is the coefficient of friction between the student and the floor?
*November 21, 2010 by bob*

**physics**

A 38.3 kg girl and a 55.4 kg boy are on the surface of a frozen lake, 10.0 m apart. Using a rope, the girl exerts a horizontal 5.50 N force on the boy, pulling him toward her. Calculate the magnitude of the girl's acceleration.
*February 28, 2012 by meyer *

**physics**

A 38.5 kg girl and a 57.0 kg boy are on the surface of a frozen lake, 10.0 m apart. Using a rope, the girl exerts a horizontal 5.55 N force on the boy, pulling him toward her. Calculate the magnitude of the girl's acceleration
*October 4, 2012 by kay*

**Physics -URGENT-**

A 55 kg boy and a 37 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 2.4 m/s^2, determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl in m/s^2
*October 6, 2013 by Natalie*

**physics**

Suppose a 65-kg boy and a 45-kg girl use a massless rope in a tug-of-war on an icy, resistance-free surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.0 m/s2, find the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
*October 28, 2009 by Liz*

**Physics**

Suppose a 68-kg boy and a 40-kg girl use a massless rope in a tug-of-war on an icy, resistance-free surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.0 m/s^2, find the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
*January 3, 2010 by Sasha*

**Physics**

Suppose a 68-kg boy and a 40-kg girl use a massless rope in a tug-of-war on an icy, resistance-free surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.0 m/s2, find the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
*January 5, 2010 by Sasha*

**physics**

Suppose a 64-kg boy and a 49-kg girl use a massless rope in a tug-of-war on an icy, resistance-free surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.0 m/s2, find the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
*June 10, 2010 by Anonymous*

**science**

A 63 kg boy and a 44 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 1.7 m/s 2 , determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl
*September 12, 2011 by jasmine*

**physics6**

A 64-kg boy and a 42-kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on an icy frictionless surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.5 m/s2, determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
*December 11, 2011 by Hannah*

**PHYSICS**

55 kg boy and a 37 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 2.4 m/s 2 , determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl in m/s^2
*October 6, 2013 by Natalie*

**physics**

Suppose a 69-kg boy and a 42-kg girl use a massless rope in a tug-of-war on an icy, resistance-free surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.0 m/s2, find the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
*August 30, 2014 by sarah*

**physic**

A 57 kg boy and a 42 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.4 m/s2, determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl. Answer in units of m/s2.
*September 22, 2010 by Wendia*

**Physics **

A 57 kg boy and a 45 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 1.5 m/s2, determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl. Answer in units of m/s2
*October 14, 2012 by Jessica*

**physics**

A 58 kg boy and a 38 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.1 m/s 2 , determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl. Answer in units of m/s 2
*September 13, 2013 by Shareka*

**PHYSICS**

Two crates , one with mass 4.00 kg and the other with 6.00 kg, sit on the frictionless surface of a frozen pond, connected by a light rope. Awoman wearing golf shoes(so she can get traction on the ice)pulls horizontally on the 6.00-kg crate with a force F that gives the crate ...
*March 4, 2012 by evelyn*

**physics**

a force F applied to an object of mass m1 produces an acceleration of 3.30m/s^2. the same force applied to a second object of mass m2 produces an acceleration of 1.5m/s^2 if m1 and m2 are combined, find their acceleration under the action of the force F.
*November 20, 2008 by raymond*

**physics**

A certain force gives an object of mass m1 an acceleration of 13.0 m/s2 and an object of mass m2 an acceleration of 2.10 m/s2. What acceleration would the force give to an object of mass (b)m2 + m1? is b) equal to 2.1?
*October 9, 2010 by koraile*

**science**

a bicyclist and his bike have a combined mass of 105 kg. He is traveling at 15.0 m/s along the path when he sees a fallen tree 4 m in front of him. In order to stop before hits the tree, find the boy's minimum acceleration and the minimum force that must be applied. Thank You...
*December 30, 2006 by leafprincess*

**physics**

A boy on ice skates is atationary on a frozen lake(no friction).He throws a package of mass 5kg at 4m/s horizontally east.the mass of the boy is 60kg.at the instant the package leaves the boy's hand,the boy starts moving. Calculate the magnitude of the velocity of the boy ...
*June 12, 2014 by Philisiwe*

**Physics**

A 4610 kg helicopter accelerated upwards at 2 m/s^2. What lift force is exerted by the air on the propellers? I was given this reply: The air force on the prop blades is what accelerates the helicopter upward. Use good old Newton's second law: F = M a Concern: When I mulplied ...
*December 15, 2007 by Einstein*

**Physics**

A small boy of mass 0.2kg moves uniformly in a circle on a horizontal frictionless surface, attached by a cord 0.2m long to a pin set in the surface. If the body makes two complete revolutions per second, find the force P exterted on it by the cord. The speed of the boy is V...
*April 12, 2007 by Febby*

**BOBPURSLEY or anyone**

h t t p : / / w w w . j i s k h a .c o m / d i s p l a y . c g i ? i d = 1 25 2 8 8 8 9 2 9 ok hmmm m2 g = m1 (acceleration radial) so then if this is the correct equation my question... is how do you know when to consider the masses as a system and when not to? net force = ...
*September 13, 2009 by AP Physics B*

**Physics**

(10 points) 3. Use your data from Part 3 and Newton’s laws to explain why the force meter measures a force if the cart is moving at a constant velocity. The forces acting on the cart are the applied force (FA), the force of friction (Ff), weight (Fg) and the normal force (FN...
*October 29, 2010 by Margaret Yeager*

**Physics**

Two horizontal forces act on a 2.4 kg chopping block that can slide over a frictionless kitchen counter, which lies in an xy plane. One force is F1 = (3.4 N) i + (3.7 N) j. Find the acceleration of the chopping block in unit-vector notation for each of the following second ...
*February 3, 2007 by COFFEE*

**Physics**

On a mass of 100 kg, a force of 120 N acts right and at an angle of 30 degrees to the horizontal. If the coefficient of sliding friction is .1 what is the acceleration of the mass? 100N* cos30 -(100sin30+mg)(.1)= m*acceleration does "m*acceleration mean the acceleration of the...
*August 23, 2006 by Tiff*

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