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February 8, 2016
Number of results: 395

**AP Physics**

Momentum One of those Civil War cannons is fired. The Cannon has a mass of 873kg It fires a 35.0kg cannon ball at a velocity of 145 m/s at an elevation angle of 35.0 degrees. The length of the barrel is 2.10m. (a) What is the recoil velocity of the cannon?(b)What is the KE of ...
*January 8, 2013 by Daisy*

**physics**

A spring cannon is fastened to a glider at rest on a horizontal frictionless air track. The combined mass of the cannon and the glider is 0.560kg. The cannon fires a ball with a mass of 50g horizontally at a speed of 14 m/s. How fast does the cannon-glider assembly move ...
*March 12, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 500 kg cannon rests on wheels that are free to roll. The cannon fires a 2 kg cannon ball horizontally with an average force of 400 N. What is the acceleration of the cannon ball? What is the recoil acceleration of the cannon
*November 9, 2012 by Mark*

**Physics**

A cannon of mass 200kg, fires a cannonball with a mass of 10kg. The cannon ball leaves the barrel of the cannon with a velocity of 60 m/s. Using the law of conservation of momentum , explain what happens to the cannon when the cannon ball is fired. (Answer should include ...
*March 22, 2011 by Nelly*

**physics **

You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 20000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 1.88 m and the cannon is aimed at a 44◦ angle from the ground. ...
*February 19, 2015 by Anonymous*

**AP Physics**

22. a)You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 20000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 2.19 m and the cannon is aimed at a 32 angle from the ground. ...
*February 26, 2011 by jeff*

**Physics**

A cannon is mounted on a truck that moves forward at a speed of 5 m/s. The operator wants to launch a ball from a cannon so the ball goes as far as possible before hitting the level surface. The muzzle velocity of the cannon is 50 m/s. What angle from the horizontal should the...
*February 17, 2013 by Brian*

**physic--help ---**

one of the main battery of cannons protecting the entrance to San Francisco Bay were able t horizontally propel 7.3 kg cannon balls with an average speed of 26.2m/s. if the height of the cannon emplacement were 112m above San Francisco Bay, a. how far from the cannon's muzzle...
*November 12, 2013 by Tram*

**Dynamics**

an 800 lb cannon fires a 5 lb cannonball in a horizontal direction. the cannon sits on a skid; the kinetic coefficient of friction between the skid and the horizontal surface is .25. if the cannonball has a speed of 650 ft/s when it leaves the cannon, determine a) the recoil ...
*March 15, 2015 by Matt*

**physics**

Part 2 You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 20000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 2.19 m and the cannon is aimed at a 32◦ angle from the ...
*February 25, 2011 by ally*

**Physics**

Part 1 You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 10000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 2.47 m and the cannon is aimed at a 42degrees angle from the ...
*February 27, 2011 by Dave*

**Physics**

Part 1 You are a pirate working for Dread Pirate Roberts. You are in charge of a cannon that exerts a force 10000 N on a cannon ball while the ball is in the barrel of the cannon. The length of the cannon barrel is 2.47 m and the cannon is aimed at a 42degrees angle from the ...
*February 27, 2011 by Mike*

**algebra **

i was wondering if i did this right A cannon ball is shot from a cannon on top of a hill that is 73.5 meters above sea level. The cannon ball leaves the cannon with a velocity of 9.8 m/s. Write and solve a quadratic equation to determine when the cannon ball will reach sea ...
*August 22, 2011 by sarah *

**Dynamics**

Fundamental Problem 15.12 The cannon and support without a projectile have a mass of 250 kg. If a 20 kg projectile is fired from the cannon with a velocity of 400 m/s , measured relative to the cannon, determine the speed of the projectile as it leaves the barrel of the cannon...
*September 21, 2011 by Kate*

**Physics**

A 350 kg cannon shoots a 10 kg cannon ball at a speed of 420 m/s. Find the recoil velocity of the cannon.
*May 2, 2013 by Zar*

**Physics**

A cannon is mounted on a truck that moves forward at a speed of 5 m/s. The operator wants to launch a ball from a cannon so the ball goes as far as possible before hitting the level surface. The muzzle velocity of the cannon is 50 m/s. What angle from the horizontal should the...
*February 13, 2013 by Brian*

**physics**

Suppose a fixed cannon is to fire a projectile at an enemy tank, which is moving toward the cannon at a speed of 15 mph. If the cannon is to fire at the moment the tank is 3 miles from the cannon and the muzzle speed of the cannon is 1100 mph, what is the correct equation to ...
*April 6, 2010 by Drew*

**vector geometry**

Suppose a fixed cannon is to fire a projectile at an enemy tank, which is moving toward the cannon at a speed of 15 mph. If the cannon is to fire at the moment the tank is 3 miles from the cannon and the muzzle speed of the cannon is 1100 mph, what is the correct equation to ...
*April 6, 2010 by Drew*

**physics**

A railway flat car is rushing along a level frictionless track at a speed of 45m/s. Mounted on the car and aimed forward is a cannon that fires 65 kg cannon balls with a muzzle speed of 625m/s. The total mass of the car, the cannon, and the large supply of cannon balls on the ...
*October 10, 2011 by Alejandro*

**physics**

A railway flat car is rushing along a level frictionless track at a speed of 45m/s. Mounted on the car and aimed forward is a cannon that fires 65 kg cannon balls with a muzzle speed of 625m/s. The total mass of the car, the cannon, and the large supply of cannon balls on the ...
*November 17, 2014 by togo*

**physics**

A cannon is mounted on a railroad car. The cannon shoots a 1.75 kg ball with a muzzle velocity if 300 m/s. The cannon and the railroad car together have a mass of 4500 kg. if the ball, cannon, and railroad car are initially at rest, what is the recoil velocity of the car and ...
*September 30, 2013 by Cori*

**physics **

A cannon fires a shell at an angle of 55.0° above the horizontal. The shell has a mass of 17.5 kg, and its initial speed as it leaves the cannon is 289 m/s. The cannon is not anchored to the ground. It is mounted on a base—a large block of wood—which is sitting on a level ...
*November 1, 2010 by becca*

**physics**

Suppose a fixed cannon is to fire a projectile at an enemy tank, which is moving toward the cannon at a speed of 15 mph. If the cannon is to fire at the moment the tank is 3 miles from the cannon and the muzzle speed of the cannon is 1100 mph, what is the correct equation to ...
*April 6, 2010 by drew*

**physics**

Two identical cannons fire cannonballs horizontally with the same initial velocity. One cannon is located on a platform partway up a tower, and the other is on top, four times higher than the first cannon. How much farther from the tower does the cannonball from the higher ...
*June 15, 2012 by daniel*

**physics**

A 580 kg cannon and a supply of 41 cannon balls, each with a mass of 38.9 kg, are inside a sealed railroad car with a mass of 31000 kg and a length of 53 m. The cannon fires to the right; the car recoils to the left. The cannon balls remain in the car after hitting the wall. ...
*October 10, 2014 by unless*

**Physics**

A cannon at ground level launches a cannon ball at an angle of 30 degrees with a velocity of 28.3m/s. How far will the cannon ball travel?
*March 7, 2012 by Brent *

**Phsyics**

To ward off oceanic invaders, a cannon is placed 10 meters from the water's edge, pointing out at sea. The cannon is capable of firing a projectile at a maximum velocity of 100m/s. a) what is the maximum firing range of the cannon? b)If the cannon was placed on a cliff that ...
*September 26, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

To ward off oceanic invaders, a cannon is placed 10 meters from the water's edge, pointing out at sea. The cannon is capable of firing a projectile at a maximum velocity of 100m/s. a) what is the maximum firing range of the cannon? b)If the cannon was placed on a cliff that ...
*September 27, 2015 by :(*

**algebra 2**

A cannonball is launched from a cannon on a wall. If the path is traced on piece of paper so that the cannon is situated on the y axis, the equation of the path is y= -1/600x^2 + 1/2x + 20. How high above the ground is the cannon.
*March 22, 2010 by DEE*

**physics**

a cannon fires at a castle. the walls are 9m high. if the cannon is pointed at an angle of 60 degrees and has a muzzle velocity of 35m/s will the cannon balls go over the wall or hit the wall?
*October 18, 2010 by Natalie*

**physics**

When a cannon fires a cannonball, the cannon will recoil backward because the a) energy of the cannonball and the cannon is conserved b) momentum of the cannonball and cannon is conserved c)energy of the cannon is greater than the energy of the cannonball d) momentum of the ...
*October 24, 2007 by Tammy*

**physics**

a cannon with mass of 2000kg fires a 10kg shell at an angle of 60 degrees above the horizontal. if the recoil velocity of the cannon across the level ground is 0.5 m/s what is the velocity of the cannon ball.
*July 8, 2013 by larry*

**physics**

A 500-kg cannon and a supply of 80 cannon balls, each with a mass of 45.0 kg, are inside a sealed railroad car with a mass of 11000 kg and a length of 49 m. The cannon fires to the right; the car recoils to the left. The cannon balls remain in the car after hitting the wall. ...
*March 3, 2012 by Katie*

**physic**

A cannon ball is fired at an angle of 30° above horizontal with an initial speed vi = 55 m/s. Assume the cannon ball leaves the cannon at ground level and ignore air resistance. (a) How long is the cannon ball in the air? (b) How far from the base of the cannon does the cannon...
*November 21, 2014 by Nicolas*

**Physics**

A revolutionary cannon, with a mass of 2000kg, fires a 20kg ball horizontally. The cannonball has a speed of 140m/s after it has left the barrel. The cannon carriage is on a flat platform and is free to roll horizontally. What is the speed of the cannon immediately after it ...
*September 18, 2006 by puff puff*

**Physics**

A cannon ball is fired from ground level with a speed of 86.0 m/s at an angle of 32 deg. above the horizontal. A 8.5 m tall wall is located 265 m away from the cannon. By how much does the cannon ball clear the wall? In the previous problem, what is the speed of the cannon ...
*March 2, 2014 by Yarielis*

**physics**

A 1175-kg cannon shoots a 33-kg shell at an angle of 25° above the horizontal and a speed of 495 m/s. What is the recoil velocity of the cannon? (Take the direction the cannon is firing to be the positive direction. Indicate the direction with the sign of your answer.)
*October 11, 2011 by mymi*

**PHY - C of M**

A 1100-kg cannon shoots a 31-kg shell at an angle of 25¡ above the horizontal and a speed of 520 m/s. What is the recoil velocity of the cannon? (Take the direction the cannon is firing to be the positive direction. Indicate the direction with the sign of your answer.)
*June 16, 2012 by Sarah*

**Physics**

a 1.5kg cannon is mounted on top of a 2.0kg cart and loaded with a 52.7 gram ball. The cannon, car, and ball are moving forward with a speed of 1.27m/s. The cannon is ignited and launches a 52.7 gram ball forward with a speed of 75m/s. Determine the post-explosion velocity of ...
*April 29, 2012 by Sarah*

**Physics**

a 1.5kg cannon is mounted on top of a 2.0kg cart and loaded with a 52.7 gram ball. The cannon, car, and ball are moving forward with a speed of 1.27m/s. The cannon is ignited and launches a 52.7 gram ball forward with a speed of 75m/s. Determine the post-explosion velocity of ...
*April 30, 2012 by Sarah*

**11th grade-physics**

a cannon with a mass of 1,500kg fired a 7kg cannonball along its 3m long barrel in 0.015 seconds a)calculate the acceleration of the cannonball b)the force acting on the cannonball c) the reaction force exerted on the cannon d)the acceleration of the cannon e) the distance the...
*March 28, 2010 by Bill Williams*

**physics**

A cannon with a muzzle speed of 1008 m/s is used to start an avalanche on a mountain slope. The target is 1900 m from the cannon horizontally and 802 m above the cannon. At what angle, above the horizontal, should the cannon be fired? (Ignore air resistance.) Someone help ...
*October 10, 2011 by tibby*

**Physics**

During a circus performance, a 75-kg human cannonball is shot out of an 19-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.94 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon
*September 29, 2010 by Xavier*

**Physics**

During a circus performance, a 75-kg human cannonball is shot out of an 19-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.94 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon
*October 3, 2010 by Jibri*

**Physics**

During a circus performance, a 64-kg human cannonball is shot out of an 17-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.99 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon.
*October 3, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

During a circus performance, a 64-kg human cannonball is shot out of an 17-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.99 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon.
*October 3, 2012 by Donald*

**Physics**

During a circus performance, a 77-kg human cannonball is shot out of an 20-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.91 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon.
*February 22, 2013 by Ronnica*

**Physics!!**

During a circus performance, a 73.1-kg human cannonball is shot out of a 19.5-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.921 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon.
*February 2, 2011 by Tiffany*

**physics**

During a circus performance, a 67.2-kg human cannonball is shot out of a 17.1-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.772 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon.
*February 23, 2011 by heather*

**physics **

During a circus performance, a 74.8-kg human cannonball is shot out of a 18.0-m-long cannon. If the human cannonball spends 0.844 s in the cannon, determine the average net force exerted on him in the barrel of the cannon.
*February 1, 2012 by Erin*

**physics**

If the vertical initial speed of the ball is 4.0m/s as the cannon moves horizontally at a speed of 0.70m/s , how far from the launch point does the ball fall back into the cannon? What would happen if the cannon were accelerating?
*February 9, 2014 by beti*

**physics**

f the vertical initial speed of the ball is 4.0m/s as the cannon moves horizontally at a speed of 0.70m/s , how far from the launch point does the ball fall back into the cannon? What would happen if the cannon were accelerating?
*February 9, 2014 by beti*

**Physics**

A cannon is fired from the ground at an angle of 30 degrees. It is being shot an an initial velocity of 200m/s. What is the maximum height of the cannon ball? How fat will the cannon ball travel before it hits the ground
*November 7, 2014 by James*

**physics**

A projectile of mass 0.528 kg is shot from a cannon, at height 6.7 m, as shown in the figure, with an initial velocity vi having a horizontal component of 7 m/s. The projectile rises to a maximum height of 3.8 m above the end of the cannon’s barrel and strikes the ground a ...
*January 22, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A cannon is rigidly attached to a carriage,which can move along horizontal rails but is connected to a post by a large spring, initially unstretched, of force constant 60000 N/m. The cannon ﬁres a 305 kg projectile at a velocity of 174 m/s directed 38.9◦ above the...
*January 29, 2012 by amanda and leah*

**Physics**

Assume you are a medieval knight attacking a castle with a canon. The ball leaves the cannon with a speed of 34.9 m/s. The barrel's angle with respect to the ground is 39.5 deg, and you make a perfect hit on the tyrant's chamber which is at the same level as the cannon's ...
*November 5, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A cannon is shooting emergency packets to people stranded on the roof of a flooded building of height H = 104 meters relative to the cannon, the corner of which is located a distance D = 53 meters from the cannon. It is desired that the incoming packets are flying tangent to ...
*July 13, 2014 by text*

**science**

A cannon ball is fired straight up into the air at a speed of 80 ft/sec from a height of 2 ft. a)when will be the cannon ball be 98 feet in the air. b) when will the cannon ball hit the ground?
*September 29, 2011 by muthu*

**Physics**

A cannon fires a shell at an angle of 55.0 above the horizontal. The shell has a mass of 17.5kg, and its initial speed as it leaves the cannon is 289m/s. The cannon is not anchored to the ground. It is mounted on a base -a large block of wood- which is sittin go n a level ...
*November 2, 2009 by John*

**Physics**

A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 45.0° to the horizontal with an initial speed of 28.0 m/s. A net is positioned a horizontal distance of 51.0 m from the cannon. At what height above the cannon should the net be placed in order to catch the daredevil?
*September 30, 2010 by Caroline*

**Physics**

HOW DO I DO THIS? A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 45.0° to the horizontal with an initial speed of 28.0 m/s. A net is positioned a horizontal distance of 51.0 m from the cannon. At what height above the cannon should the net be placed in order to catch the daredevil?
*September 30, 2010 by Maddy*

**Eligugu high school physical science**

A cannon with a mass of 10 tons fires a bullet horizontally with a mass of 50kg. The velocity of the bullet when it leaves the barrel of the cannon is 800 m / s. calculate the recoil velocity of the cannon.
*October 4, 2015 by Mandla*

**physics**

A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 43.0° to the horizontal with an initial speed of 25.0 m/s. A net is positioned a horizontal distance of 50.0 m from the cannon. At what height above the cannon should the net be placed in order to catch the daredevil? please walk me ...
*November 8, 2010 by alecia*

**Physics**

A cannon ball is fired at 50 m/s at a 37 degree angle above the horizontal. Calculate the time the cannon ball in the air, calculate how high it rises and calculate how far from the cannon the ball lands? Answers: 6.14 s, 46.2 m, 245.2 m
*November 13, 2012 by Victoria*

**Physics**

A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 54 degrees to the horizontal with an initial speed of 33.3 m/s. A net is positioned a horizontal distance of 41.8 m from the cannon. At what height above the cannon should the net be placed in order to catch the daredevil? The ...
*September 19, 2011 by Ronald*

**physics**

A daredevil is shot out of a cannon at 41.6 ◦ to the horizontal with an initial speed of 28.6 m/s. A net is positioned a horizontal distance of 29 m from the cannon. At what height above the cannon should the net be placed in order to catch the daredevil? The ...
*September 20, 2012 by asdfghjk*

**Physics**

A cannon on a railroad car is facing in a direction parallel to the tracks. It fires a 99 kg shell at a speed of 105 m/s (relative to the ground) at an angle of 60.0° above the horizontal. If the cannon plus car have a mass of 5.5 104 kg, what is the recoil speed of the car if...
*October 22, 2007 by Dante*

**Physics**

A bronze cannon ball with a mass of 4.5 kg is fired vertically from a small cannon and reaches a height of 10.0 m. If the canon is now aimed at an angle 33 degrees above the horizontal, calculate the horizontal distance the cannon ball would travel before it reaches the ground.
*March 8, 2014 by Yarielis*

**physics**

A cannon on a stationery railway truck fires a shell of mass 5 kg with a velocity of 240 m.s -1. The mass of the cannon is 600kg. The cannon recoils and moves back on the rails and collides with a stationery truck of mass 400 kg. The velocity of the cannon after the collision ...
*February 10, 2011 by Claudia*

**physics**

A cannon on a railroad car is facing in a direction parallel to the tracks (the figure below ). It fires a 99-kg shell at a speed of 105 m/s (relative to the ground) at an angle of 60 above the horizontal. If the cannon plus car have a mass of 4.6 104 kg, what is the recoil ...
*February 25, 2011 by Renee*

**Science**

A revolutionary war cannon, with a mass of 2170 kg, fires a 18.1 kg ball horizontally. The cannonball has a speed of 146 m/s after it has left the barrel. The cannon carriage is on a flat platform and is free to roll horizontally. What is the speed of the cannon immedi- ately ...
*October 18, 2010 by Cole*

**Physics**

A cannon is mounted on a railway flatcar, the muzzle elevated to 31.4° and pointed in the direction of the track. The cannon fires a 1.10-metric-ton projectile at 1.10 km/s. (a) If the flatcar and cannon together have a mass of 36.0 metric tons (not including the projectile), ...
*May 3, 2011 by Dani*

**physics**

A cannon barrel is elevated at an angle of 45°. It fires a ball with a speed of 350 m/s What is the horizontal range of the cannon?
*August 25, 2011 by yelya*

**physics**

Rhonda Vous, the 445N human cannonball, is shot from her cannon, leaving it at 18.0 m/s. How much work did the cannon do on her?
*December 7, 2011 by beth*

**physical scinsce**

A cannon that is 10m long is designed to launch a 10kg ball over a castle wall. In order to do this the ball must have a speed of at least 50m/s as it exits the cannon. For every 10kg of explosives used, the force on the ball in the cannon increases by 1000N. How many kg of ...
*September 27, 2012 by Christian*

**physical scinsce**

A cannon that is 10m long is designed to launch a 10kg ball over a castle wall. In order to do this the ball must have a speed of at least 50m/s as it exits the cannon. For every 10kg of explosives used, the force on the ball in the cannon increases by 1000N. How many kg of ...
*May 9, 2013 by Help*

**physics**

A cannon res a cannonball from ground level at an angle of 18 above the horizontal, and the cannonball lands on the ground some distance away. If the muzzle velocity of the cannon remains unchanged, at what angle should the cannon be red so that the cannonball travels twice ...
*September 19, 2014 by kristen*

**Physics**

A projectile of mass 0.413 kg is shot from a cannon, at height 6.8 m, with an initial velocity vi having a horizontal component of 7.5m/s. The projectile rises to a maximum height of ∆y above the end of the cannon’s barrel and strikes the ground a horizontal distance &#...
*September 16, 2015 by Joseph*

**physical**

A cannon that is 10m long is designed to launch a 10kg ball over a castle wall. In order to do this the ball must have a speed of at least 50m/s as it exits the cannon. For every 10kg of explosives used, the force on the ball in the cannon increases by 1000N. How many kg of ...
*September 27, 2012 by Christian*

**math**

Mighty Mouse (who flies at a constant speed of 600mph) was standing by a cannon that was pointed straight up. A cannonball was shot vertically into the air with an initial velocity of 300 mph. Exactly one second after the cannon was fired, Mighty Mouse flew up to touch the ...
*April 24, 2013 by bern*

**Physics**

I have a projectile motion question. If let's say a cannon which was placed on a moving cart with negligible friction projects a cannonball straight up in the air where will it fall? Would it be behind the cannon, on the rider or fall straight down back into the cannon? And ...
*September 17, 2011 by Jen*

**physics**

A 530 cannon fires a 12 cannonball with a speed of 200 relative to the muzzle. The cannon is on wheels that roll without friction.
*November 30, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Mighty Mouse (who flies at a constant speed of 1400 ft/sec) was standing next to a cannon that was pointed straight up. A cannonball was shot vertically into the air with an initial velocity of 880 ft/sec. Exactly one second after the cannon was fired, Might Mouse flew up to ...
*December 10, 2012 by Jeremie*

**Physical Sciene**

A cannon is fired horizontally from a top of a 15-m platform. What is the cannon balls horizontal speed when it hits the ground 250 m downrange?
*November 1, 2011 by Diana*

**Physics**

The spring in a spring loaded cannon has a spring constant of 470N/m. A 0.05kg ball bearing is loaded into the cannon and the spring is compressed 0.1m. What will be the velocity of the ball bearing the instant before it hits the ground if the cannon s fired horizontally off ...
*December 14, 2015 by V*

**physics**

A cannon is fired horizontally from a platform . The platform rests on a flat, icy, frictionless surface. Just after the shell is fired and while it is moving through the barrel of the gun, the shell (mass 3.2 kg) has an acceleration of 12500 m/s2. At the same time, the cannon...
*September 30, 2014 by sara*

**Physics**

True or False: If a cannon fires a cannonball in an easterly direction, the tendency of the cannon to move to the west is a result of the principle of conservation of energy.
*December 13, 2011 by David*

**physics**

A human cannonball is launched from a cannon at 26.4 m/s at 20.4 degrees above the horizontal. (Assume he/she lands in a net the same height as the cannon.) How high in the air does he/she go?
*May 16, 2013 by John*

**physics**

A cannon is fired horizontally from a platform (see figure). The platform rests on a flat, icy, frictionless surface. Just after the shell is fired and while it is moving through the barrel of the gun, the shell (mass 3.0 kg) has an acceleration of +2450 m/s2. At the same time...
*September 16, 2011 by angela*

**Projectile motion**

A cannon is fired from a cliff top 15m high and at 30 degrees. It takes 3 seconds for canon to reach the earth, what is the initial velocity of the cannon
*October 20, 2013 by Lorna*

**physics**

A projectile of mass 0.777 kg is shot from a cannon, at height 6.6 m, as shown in the ﬁgure, with an initial velocity vi having a horizontal component of 7.8m/s. The projectile rises to a maximum height of ∆y above the end of the cannon’s barrel and strikes the ...
*October 4, 2011 by steve*

**maths**

A cannon is placed on a hillside pointing up the hill, where the hill is at an angle a Pi/4 to the horizontal. The cannon points at an angle Pi/6 to the slope. and a shot is red uphill with initial speed v0. (i) Find the maximum value of the distance between the cannon ball ...
*March 2, 2013 by hayley*

**maths and physics**

A cannon is placed on a hillside pointing up the hill, where the hill is at an angle a Pi/4 to the horizontal. The cannon points at an angle Pi/6 to the slope. and a shot is red uphill with initial speed v0. (i) Find the maximum value of the distance between the cannon ball ...
*March 3, 2013 by tom*

**physics**

a spring loaded "cannon" on a wheeled car fires a metal ball vertically. the car is given a push and set in motion horizontally with a constant velocity. A pin is pulled with a string to launch the ball, which travels upward and then falls back into the moving cannon everytime...
*January 1, 2008 by melissa*

**science**

You are standing stationary along the side of the railroad tracks. A toy cannon shoots a baseball at 9 m/s. The cannon is mounted facing forward on the handlebars of a bike. Your friend is riding the bike from the front toward the back of a train car at 5 m/s. The train is ...
*February 26, 2013 by aly*

**Physics**

Suppose you are a general in the Napoleonic wars. You are no top of a plain 50 m high overlooking the enemy soldiers. You now have a brand new cannon that will decimate the enemy. Unfortunately in the christening process you used some rather cheap grade champagne and all the ...
*February 19, 2014 by Michelle*

**Physics**

Suppose you are a general in the Napoleonic wars. You are no top of a plain 50 m high overlooking the enemy soldiers. You now have a brand new cannon that will decimate the enemy. Unfortunately in the christening process you used some rather cheap grade champagne and all the ...
*February 22, 2014 by Michelle*

**Physics Honors**

A cannon fires a cannonball 500 m downrange when sest at a 45° angle. At what velocity does the cannonball leave the cannon?
*December 2, 2011 by Jacqueline*

**Physics**

A cannon is rigidly attached to a carriage,which can move along horizontal rails but is connected to a post by a large spring, initially unstretched, of force constant 60000 N/m. The cannon ﬁres a 305 kg projectile at a velocity of 174 m/s directed 38.9◦ above the...
*January 29, 2012 by amanda and leah*

**physics**

A cannon tilted up at a 26.0 degree angle fires a cannon ball at 78.0 m/s from atop a 12.0 m-high fortress wall. What is the ball's impact speed on the ground below?
*March 21, 2011 by duke*