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December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

Number of results: 12,118

**physics**

Can an object's velocity change direction when its acceleration is constant? a) No this is not possible because it is always speeding up b) No this is not possible because it is always speeding up or always slowing down, but it can never turn around c) Yes it is possible and ...
*October 15, 2007 by Tammy*

**Physics**

A car moving at 8 m/s crashes into a barrier and stops in 0.050 s. There is a 19-kg child in the car. Assume that the child's velocity is changed by the same amount as that of the car, and in the same time period. (a) What is the impulse needed to stop the child in N*s?(b) ...
*November 21, 2010 by Preston*

**Calculus Please Help**

Hello I'm reposting this question because right now it's at the bottom and I don't think I will get an answer. Assume that the follwing function gives the position of an object at time t. Find the velocity indicated by setting up and evaluating a limt algebraically. s(t) = t...
*February 17, 2011 by Catherine*

**Dynamics**

Problem 13.185 A 9.13 kg sphere A of radius 90 mm moving with a velocity magnitude v(0)= 2 m/s strikes a 830 g sphere B of radius 40 mm which is hanging from an inextensible cord and is initially at rest. Sphere B swings to a maximum height h after impact. Determine the range...
*September 22, 2011 by Kate*

**Precalculus**

When a projectile leaves a starting point at an angle of elevation of theta with a velocity v, the horizontal distance it travels is determined by: d=v^2/(32) sin2theta Where d is measured in feet and v in feet per second. An outfielder throws the ball at a speed of 75 miles ...
*January 31, 2012 by jake*

**Physics HW, Help Please**

A turtle ambles leisurelyas turtles tend to dowhen it moves from a location with position vector r1,x = 1.53 m and r1,y = -2.25 m in a lettuce garden to another location, with position vector r2,x = 3.91 m and r2,y = -4.65 m, where the lettuce appears to be tastier (but ...
*December 7, 2012 by Michael*

**Physics 11 - Dynamics**

While standing on a horizontal frictionless surface a 50.0 kg student pushes against a wall with an average force of 125 N to the right for 0.110 s. Calculate the velocity of this student at 1.110 s. My answer: Vf = 0.275 m/s My solutions book has Vf = -0.275 m/s OR 0.275 m/s ...
*March 19, 2013 by Samuel*

**Physics**

An airport tram carries passengers between two terminal buildings 500 m apart. The tram starts from rest and accelerations at 1.5 m/s^2 for 20 m. It then travels at a constant velocity for 450 m. Finally, it slows down for 30 m at an acceleration of 1 m/s^2 and comes to rest. ...
*September 14, 2014 by Josh*

**Physics Help**

An airport tram carries passengers between two terminal buildings 500 m apart. The tram starts from rest and accelerations at 1.5 m/s^2 for 20 m. It then travels at a constant velocity for 450 m. Finally, it slows down for 30 m at an acceleration of 1 m/s^2 and comes to rest. ...
*September 15, 2014 by Josh*

**Physic Help!!!!**

I need help with ONE PROBLEM but it's really long. Can some please Look at it, and help me out? A Family is at the ice rink, trying out ice skating. Mother has a mass of 65kg, father has a mass of 85kg, and the twins, who are seven years old, each have a mass of 23kg, and all ...
*March 4, 2008 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a child on a beach kicks a beach ball, giving it an initial velocity of 4.0m/s.It was sitting on the ground when given the kick. The ball lands on the beach 5.0 m away with a speed of 2.2 m/s just before it hits. the final landing place is at the same level as the place where ...
*November 7, 2011 by bec*

**physics **

A Hollywood Daredevil plans to jump a canyon on a motorcycle. There is a 15 m drop and the horizontal distance originally planned was 60 m but it turns out the canyon is really 69.6 m across. If he desires a a 3.2 second flight time I've figured out the upward motion part of ...
*September 12, 2009 by Andy *

**physics**

A 25.1 g marble moving to the right at 22.9 cm/s overtakes and collides elastically with a 12.1 g marble moving in the same direction at 11.3 cm/s. After the collision, the 12.1 g marble moves to the right at 25.1 cm/s. Find the velocity of the 25.1 g marble after the collision
*February 24, 2011 by bob*

**Physics**

You are riding on a jet ski directed at an angle upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. If your velocity relative to the ground is 8.2 m/s at an angle of 25.0 upstream, what is the speed of the jet ski relative to the water?
*August 28, 2011 by Nikki*

**physics**

A 5 ft chain is sitting on a table with 2 ft hanging off (3 ft sitting on table). The table is 4 ft high, and the chain slides frictionless off the table. The chain weighs 15 lb. What is the velocity of the chain when it first hits the ground.
*November 21, 2014 by Trevor*

**physics**

Your electricity usage for a one month period is 500 kilowatt-hours. Assuming one month is equal to 30 days and that the electricity usage is uniform across the whole month, what would be the velocity of a 1 kg mass if it was given the kinetic energy equivalent to one day's ...
*November 3, 2011 by pakilina*

**Physics**

A car starts from rest and accelerates at 5 m/s^2 for 4 s, then maintains that velocity for 3 seconds, then decelerates at the rate of 2m/s^2 for 3 seconds. a) what is the final speed of the car? b) how far does the car travel? a) v = v_0 +at =0+2(3)= 6m/s Would I use the part...
*September 11, 2007 by Tammy*

**Physics**

The blades of a ceiling fan have a radius of 0.399 m and are rotating about a fixed axis with an angular velocity of +1.65 rad/s. When the switch on the fan is turned to a higher speed, the blades acquire an angular acceleration of 2.08 rad/s2. After 0.520 s have elapsed since...
*December 4, 2010 by Josh*

**Physics**

A car's initial velocity of 13.5 m/s accelerates at a rate of 1.9 m/s^2 for 6.2 s. Then, it accelerates at a rate of -1.2 m/s^2 until it stops. 1) What is the car's maximum speed? 2) What is the total time from the start of the first acceleration until the car is stopped? 3) ...
*February 1, 2012 by Erica*

**physics**

I have been stuck on this for a while now and cant figure out what it is i am doing wrong HELP!!! A tennis ball with a velocity of 15.5 m/s is thrown perpendicularly at a wall. After strik- ing the wall, the ball rebounds in the opposite direction with a speed of 9.3 m/s. If ...
*August 20, 2012 by Alex*

**physics**

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

**Physics, science, **

I'm desperate Please help 2. A bird, starting from rest, accelerates at 3 m/s2 north for 5 seconds. It then sees the rest of its flock and turns due east accelerating from its previous speed to 20 m/s in 2 seconds. A. What is the velocity of the bird after the initial leg (due...
*October 12, 2012 by Bri*

**Physics**

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

**maths**

A particle moves in a plane with trajectory given by the polar equation, r = a(1 + cos );where a is a positive constant Suppose that the particle moves such that theta(t) =omega for all t; that is, the angular velocity theta is constant.Show that the acceleration has radial...
*February 20, 2013 by Jenny*

**Physics**

A Honda Civic travels in a straight line along a road. Its distance x from a stop sign is given as a function of time t by the equation x(t)= α t^2− β t^3, where α = 1.54m/s2 and β = 5.0510−2m/s^3 . Calculate the average velocity of the car for...
*September 7, 2014 by Lekan*

**Physics**

The blades of a ceiling fan have a radius of 0.393 m and are rotating about a fixed axis with an angular velocity of +1.36 rad/s. When the switch on the fan is turned to a higher speed, the blades acquire an angular acceleration of 1.82 rad/s2. After 0.475 s have elapsed since...
*October 18, 2014 by Anon*

**Physics**

Alexis Farias realizes her dream to play golf on the moon. She hits a golf ball with an initial velocity of 23.5m/s at an angle of 35.0 degrees above the horizontal. The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.67m/s^2. A). How long is the golf ball in the air? B). How far...
*October 31, 2014 by Taylor*

**vectors**

The position vectors, r km, and the velocity vectors, v km/h, of two boats at a certain time are given by ... Boat A:at 10:00 am rA=6i+10j vA=8i2j Boat B:at 10:30 am rB=8i+5j vB=4i+j ... determine the time at which boat B should head out so that the two boats do collide.
*February 7, 2013 by Molly*

**Math - PreCalc (12th Grade)**

If the distance covered by an object in time t is given by s(t) = 2t2 + 3t, where s(t) is in meters and t is in seconds, what is the average velocity over the interval from 2 seconds to 4 seconds? A) 15 meters/second B) 14 meters/second C) 13 meters/second D) 12 meters/second ...
*March 21, 2014 by Shawna*

**physics**

A ball of mass 0.35 kg is fired with velocity 157 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 1.8 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*November 1, 2009 by kevin*

**math**

A projectile is fired directly upward with a muzzle velocity of 860 feet per second from a height of 7 feet above the ground. a. Determine a function for the height of the projectile t seconds after its released. b. How long does it take the projectile to reach of height of ...
*March 7, 2010 by bill*

**Physics**

An object is being acted upon by three forces and moves with a constant velocity. One force is 60N along the x-axis, the second force is 75N along a direction making a counterclockwise angle of 150 degrees with the x-axis. What is the direction of the third force, measured ...
*October 6, 2010 by Amanda*

**College Physics**

A batted baseball is hit with a velocity of 47.3 m/s, starting from an initial height of 8 m. Find how high the ball travels in two cases: (a) a ball hit directly upward and (b) a ball hit at an angle of 70 with respect to the horizontal. Also find how long the ball stays in ...
*September 12, 2011 by HELP*

**College Physics**

A batted baseball is hit with a velocity of 47.3 m/s, starting from an initial height of 8 m. Find how high the ball travels in two cases: (a) a ball hit directly upward and (b) a ball hit at an angle of 70 with respect to the horizontal Also find how long the ball stays in ...
*September 12, 2011 by HELP*

**physics help!**

Objects of equal mass are oscillating up and down in simple harmonic motion on two different vertical springs. The spring constant of spring 1 is 155 N/m. The motion of the object on spring 1 has twice the amplitude as the motion of the object on spring 2. The magnitude of the...
*November 19, 2011 by meagan*

**Physics**

A ball of mass 0.30 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.2 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*March 28, 2012 by Danielle*

**physics**

a cyclist start from rest and accelerate uniformly to achieve a velocity of 12m/sec in 5 sec.immediately he applied brake and come to rest in next 4 sec .calculate a)distance traveled during acceleration b)distance traveled during retardation. c)total displacement during whole...
*May 28, 2012 by parul*

**phyics**

Objects of equal mass are oscillating up and down in simple harmonic motion on two different vertical springs. The spring constant of spring 1 is 175 N/m. The motion of the object on spring 1 has twice the amplitude as the motion of the object on spring 2. The magnitude of the...
*November 12, 2013 by MATT*

**Pre cal**

1. An airplane flies 200 km on course 110 degrees from point A to point B. At point B the pilot changes course to 37 degrees. The plane then flies 100 km to point C. Find the magnitude of the net displacement from A to C. 2. A plane is flying on a bearing of 25 degrees west of...
*May 15, 2014 by Henry*

**Physics**

A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*November 4, 2014 by Alex*

**Physics**

A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*November 4, 2014 by Alex*

**Physics**

A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
*November 6, 2014 by Alex*

**geometry**

In problems 1 and 2, the initial point and the terminal point of a vector are given. Write the vector in component form. 1. Initial point: (0, 0); Terminal point: (3, -4) A Lesson 13 B Lesson 13 C Lesson 13 D Lesson 13 E Lesson 13 F Lesson 13 2. Initial point: (3, 5); Terminal...
*December 6, 2011 by Cam*

**Physics (Really need help with this)**

An astronaut lands on an alien planet. He places a pendulum (L = 0.200 m) on the surface and sets it in simple harmonic motion. a. What is the period and frequency of the pendulums motion? b. How many seconds out of phase with the displacements shown would graphs of the ...
*December 12, 2011 by Mishaka*

**Physics**

A roach that runs for its life because you try to hit it with your physics book runs off the horizontal tabletop with a speed of 0.582 m/s. It strikes the floor a horizontal distance 0.315 m away from the edge of the table. Ignore air resistance. What will be the vertical ...
*February 18, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A person pushes a 10.5-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 25.7 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 30.9 below the horizontal. A 35.3-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the magnitude of the force that ...
*May 31, 2011 by cswidener*

**Physics**

A person pushes a 23.4-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 31.1 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 34.8 below the horizontal. A 38.5-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the magnitude of the force that ...
*September 21, 2011 by Hannah*

**Physics**

A person pushes a 19.5-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 35.6 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 25.4 below the horizontal. A 53.1-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the magnitude of the force that ...
*October 5, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A person pushes a 23.5-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 30.3 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 31.5 below the horizontal. A 37.3-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the magnitude of the force that ...
*February 26, 2013 by Randy*

**physics**

A person pushes a 24.7-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 34.0 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 23.2 below the horizontal. A 48.5-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the magnitude of the force that ...
*July 8, 2013 by johhnny*

**physics**

A person pushes a 20.1-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 39.5 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 27.3 below the horizontal. A 40.6-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the magnitude of the force that ...
*October 14, 2014 by iamstupid*

**Physics**

1) A circular disk 0.20m in diameter starts from rest and accelerates with constant angular acceleration to an angular acceleration to an angular velocity of 210 rad/s in 10.00s. Find the angular acceleration and the angle which the disk has turned in degrees. 2) A car with ...
*April 9, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS. HELP.**

A motorboat heads due west at 10 m/s. The river has a current that travels south at 6 m/s. a) what is the resultant velocity? b) If the river is 200 m wide, how long doe sit take the boat to cross the river? c) How far downstream is the boat when it reaches the other side? ...
*November 4, 2008 by Kiley*

**physics**

The drawing shows a parallel plate capacitor that is moving with a speed of 30 m/s through a 3.1 T magnetic field. The velocity vector v is perpendicular to the magnetic field. The electric field within the capacitor has a value of 170 N/C, and each plate has an area of 7.5 10...
*February 26, 2014 by Dee*

**physic**

Search: The barrels of the 16 in guns (bore diameter = 16 in. = 41 cm) on the World War II battleship U.S.S. Massachusetts were each 15 m long. The shells each had a mass of 1050 kg and were fired with sufficient explosive force to provide them with a muzzle velocity of 730 m/...
*October 14, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A cart of 2kg travellin @6m/s collides wit another cart of mass of 0.4kg travellin in the same direction @ 2m/s. The 2kg cart bounc off and cntinues wt 3m/s in the same direction after impact.calculate the velocity of the 0.4kg trolley afta collision
*June 7, 2011 by Lara*

**algebra**

an arrow is shot into the air with an initial velocity of 96 feet per second. the height in feet of the arrow t seconds after it was shot into the air is given by the function h(x)=-16t^2+96t. find the maximum height of the arrow. what is the answer
*June 14, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Science**

A satellite orbiting at an elevation of 3200 km does what a) Stays beyond the earth's gravity, which is why it stays up there. B) in an elliptical orbit, since its speed is less than the escape velocity. C) Falling toward earth with an acceleration equal to g. D) Falling ...
*September 11, 2011 by Erica*

**Physics**

An electron is moving paralel to the Earth's surface at the equator in a direction 12 degrees south of east. Its velocity is 9.2 x 10^4 m/s and a magnetic force of 9.4 x 10^-18 N is exerted on the electron. If the magnetic field points south at this location, what is the ...
*February 27, 2012 by Doryn*

**physics**

two -8.1 nC charges, are each separated by 5.0 mm from a proton. If the two negative charges are held fixed at their locations and the proton is given an initial velocity v, what is the minimum initial speed v that the proton needs to totally escape from the negative charges...
*November 2, 2012 by riiii*

**phycis**

a bullet of mass 0.01kg is fired into a sandbag of mass 0.49kg handing from atree.the sandbag with the bullet embedded into it swing away at 10m/s find: a.the momentum after collision b.the momentum before the collision c.the velocity of the bullet
*February 15, 2013 by najma*

**physics help..ty**

What value of F can pull the 5.00 kg box at constant velocity up the incline plane if uk=0.25. uk is coefficient friction The force that the box applies normal to the plane is M g cos A and the friction force is M g cos A * uk You need to kmow the incline angle A to compute ...
*September 18, 2006 by *

**physics**

A basketball player is balancing a spinning basketball on the tip of his finger. The angular velocity of the ball slows down from 18.0 to 14.7 rad/s, during the slow down the angular displacement is 85.4 rad. Determine the time it takes for the ball to slow down.
*April 13, 2013 by anonymous*

**physics**

A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. The horizontal velocity of the plane is 250 km/h (69.4 m/s). Rescue plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425 m in advance of the mountain climbers
*October 14, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A softball of mass 0.200 kg that is moving with a speed of 8.2 m/s collides head-on and elastically with another ball initially at rest. Afterward the incoming softball bounces backward with a speed of 3.9 m/s. 1. Calculate the velocity of the target ball after the collision. ...
*November 12, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

The captain sinks a ship located x distance away with a cannon located on the top of a cliff that is 65m high. if the cannon ball has a velocity of 55m/s and the captain sinks the ship, how far was the ship from the base of the cliff. I got 731.5 meters. is that right?
*October 28, 2010 by Amy*

**Calculus**

According to Car and Driver, an Alfa Romeo going 70 mph requires 177 feet to stop. Assuming that the stopping distance is proportional to the square of the velocity, find the stopping distance required by an Alfa Romeo going at 55 mph and at 115 mph.
*January 19, 2011 by Brittany *

**calculus**

According to Car and Driver, an Alfa Romeo going 70 mph requires 177 feet to stop. Assuming that the stopping distance is proportional to the square of the velocity, find the stopping distance required by an Alfa Romeo going at 45 mph and at 115 mph.
*January 19, 2011 by Jamie*

**physics**

A railway track travelling along a level at 9 m/s collides with, and becoms coupled to a stationary truck. Find the velocity of the coupled trucks immediately after the collision if the stationary truck has a mass which is : A ) equal to the mass of the moving truck B) twice ...
*February 23, 2011 by Nelly*

**Physics**

A runner completes an 850m race with two laps of the 425m track in the x-y plane centered at the origin in 1 mins, 50.6s . A runner rounds the track counterclockwise starting at the point (67.6 , 0). Find the runner's average velocity for the race. Find the runner's average ...
*February 8, 2012 by Tig*

**physics**

An ambulance is traveling east at 60.7 m/s. Behind it there is a car traveling along the same direction at 32.3 m/s. The ambulance driver hears his siren at a frequency of 521 Hz. At what frequency does the driver of the car hear the ambulances siren? The velocity of sound in...
*January 26, 2014 by Need answer by 10pm*

**Science**

A supersonic jet flying at 145 m/s is accelerated uniformly at the rate of 23.1 m/s squared for 20.0 s. a. What is its final velocity? b. The speed of sound in air is 331 m/s. How many times the speed of sound is the plane's final speed? I don't care what it is. Instead of ...
*October 5, 2006 by Rob*

**Math**

The equation h=-16t^2+112t gives the height of an arrow, shot upward from the ground with an initial velocity of 112ft/s,where t is the time after the arrow leaves the ground. Find the time it takes for the arrow to reach a height of 120ft. Put in h for 120, rearrange it into ...
*June 9, 2007 by Audrey*

**College Physics PLEASE HELP**

A spring stretches 0.150 m when a 0.30 kg mass is hung from it. The spring is then stretched an additional 0.100 m from this equilibrium point and released. Determine a). the spring constant, k, b). the maximum velocity of the mass, c. ) the maximum acceleration of the mass, d...
*February 23, 2013 by Lori*

**Physics**

A freestyle skier hits the take off ramp with an initial velocity of 17.5 m/s with a purely vertical take off (90 degrees). What is the peak height that the skier will reach? Can you fully explain to me how to get this answer? I did the formula d=Vi*deltT+(1/2)(a)(t^2). To get...
*February 27, 2013 by Caitlyn*

**Chem/Physics**

1. How much work is necessary to accelerate a bullet having a mass of 5.0 g to a velocity of 1000. m/sec? This was on a chemistry problem set of mine, and it seems like a very physics-oriented question [I have not taken physics.] Could someone point me in the right direction ...
*February 3, 2007 by Jess*

**Adams**

Sorry I am completly lost on this one and it is my last homework problem. Due in a couple of hours if someone could help. I would greatly appreciate it. A block is placed on an inclined plane. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. What force is required to push the block ...
*September 26, 2012 by Carrie*

**Physics**

Sorry I am completly lost on this one and it is my last homework problem. Due in a couple of hours if someone could help. I would greatly appreciate it. A block is placed on an inclined plane. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. What force is required to push the block ...
*September 26, 2012 by Carrie*

**physics**

Jack drops a stone from rest off of the top of a bridge that is 24.4 m above the ground. After the stone falls 6.6 m, Jill throws a second stone straight down. Both rocks hit the water at the exact same time. What was the initial velocity of Jill's rock? Assume upward is the ...
*August 30, 2014 by Tracy*

**Physics**

Figure 10-42 shows a uniform disk that can rotate around its center like a merry-go-round. The disk has a radius of 2.00 cm and a mass of 20.0 grams and is initially at rest. Starting at time t = 0, two forces are to be applied tangentially to the rim as indicated, so that at ...
*July 28, 2010 by Abigail*

**physics**

A cannon ﬁres a 0.639 kg shell with initial velocity vi = 10 m/s in the direction θ = 55 ◦ above the horizontal. The shells trajectory curves downward because of gravity, so at the time t = 0.217 s the shell is below the straight line by some vertical ...
*September 2, 2012 by Noah*

**precalculus**

If a projectile is fired with velocity v0 at an angle θ, then its range, the horizontal distance it travels (in feet), is modeled by the function R(θ) = v02 sin 2θ 32 . If v0 = 2600 ft/s, what angle (in degrees) should be chosen for the projectile to hit a ...
*October 28, 2012 by Ama*

**physics**

A boy sitting on the edge of a vertical cliff fires a rock with a slingshot at a velocity of 16.45758956 m/s and an angle of 59.78 degrees above the horizontal. The rock lands in a lake at the base of the cliff, a horizontal distance of 89.67 meters beyond the base of the ...
*September 14, 2009 by projectile motion*

**PHYSICS**

The microwaves in a microwave oven are produced in a special tube called a magnetron. The electrons orbit in a magnetic field of 9.310−2 T at a frequency of 2.6 GHz, and as they do so they emit 2.6 GHz electromagnetic waves. If the maximum diameter of the electron orbit...
*April 2, 2010 by CAMCAM*

**physics**

A car starts from rest and moves along x-axis with constant acceleration (5m/secondsquare) fr 8 sec. If it then countinues with constant velocity. What distance will the car cover in 12 sec since it started frm rest. plz anybody explain me u gave me explaination before also bt...
*July 6, 2012 by Maihul*

**physics**

An ice sled powered by a rocket engine starts from rest on a large frozen lake and accelerates at +40 ft/s2. After some time t1, the rocket engine is shut down and the sled moves with constant velocity v for a time t2. If the total distance traveled by the sled is 17 500 ft ...
*February 11, 2008 by kinematics*

**physics**

In a playground there is a small merry-go-round of radius 1.40 m and mass 140 kg. The radius of gyration is 0.960 m. A child of mass 43.0 kg runs at a speed of 3.70 m/s tangent to the rim of the merry-go-round while it is at rest, and then jumps on. Find the angular velocity (...
*May 6, 2013 by Help!:)*

**physics**

if a rocket engine delivers a constant thrust, does it deliver more power as the rocket speeds up force = mass*(acceleration) if the rocket accelerates, the force will increase wow,uh constant thrust means it is delivering constant power. the kenetic potential of the rocket ...
*October 30, 2006 by nicole*

**College Algebra**

A ball is thrown up from a twelve foot platform with an initial velocity of 112 feet/second. The formula that describes the height of the ball in terms of time is: f(t) = -16t^2+112t+12. Determine the time at which the ball reaches its maximum height. Determine the maximum ...
*August 11, 2011 by Lauren Marie*

**Physics**

A student argues that as a satellite orbits the earth in a circular path, it moves with a constant velocity and therefore has no acceleration. The professor claims that the student is wrong since the satellite must have a centripetal acceleration as it moves in its circular ...
*February 8, 2012 by sarah*

**physics**

A student argues that as a satellite orbits the earth in a circular path, it moves with a constant velocity and therefore has no acceleration. The professor claims that the student is wrong since the satellite must have a centripetal acceleration as it moves in its circular ...
*February 8, 2012 by julia*

**Mechanics M1**

A girl swims across a river. When she swims in still water, she swims at 1.25 m/s, the river flows parallel to its banks at v m/s. The girl aims to swim upstream at angle θ degree to the river bank so that her resultant velocity of 1 m/s is along AB, perpendicular to the ...
*March 7, 2012 by Sunder*

**Physics **

1)The speedometer on a cars dashboard measure average speed average velocity instantaneous acceleration instantaneousspeed 2)A car movingon a straight road increases its speed from 30 m/s to 50 m/s in a distance of 180 m. If the acceleration is constant, how much time ...
*October 2, 2013 by Maryam*

**PHYSICS**

An electron is initially at rest in, but not on the axis of, a solenoid that is carrying a steady current I directed as shown in the cross section below. The electron is initially at rest on the -x axis. The current in the solenoid is suddenly increaed to 2I. In what direction...
*December 15, 2013 by Marc*

**algebra**

Please help me solve this: If an object is projected upward with an initial velocity of 112 feet per second from a height h of 128 feet, then its height t seconds after it is projected is defined by the equation h=-16t^2 + 112t + 128. How many seconds after it is projected ...
*July 14, 2014 by Danielle*

**physics**

How to solve: If a man walk with speed of 2km/hour and rain fall became in the shape of 90 degree.then find out velocity n direction of rain if man walk with speed of 4km/hour and angle of rain is 45 degree
*October 5, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a bullet is fired horizontally from the top of a cliff that is 30m above a long lake. if the horizontal speed of the bullet is 600 m/s, how far from the bottom of the cliff does the bullet strike the surface of the lake ? with what velocity will the bullet strike the lake's ...
*September 13, 2014 by lea*

**physics**

A golf ball rolled off the edge of a table that has a height of 1.25 m and lands 0.48 m away from the table. The golf ball took 0.505 s to hit the ground 0.48 m from the table. What was the horizontal velocity, to the nearest hundredth m/s, of the ball as it rolled off the ...
*December 9, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Three forces acting on an object are given by F1 = ( - 1.85i + 2.50j) N, F2 = ( - 5.10i + 3.25j ) N, and F3 = ( - 45.0i + 48.0j ) N. The object experiences an acceleration of magnitude 3.75 m/s2. (a) What is the direction of the acceleration? _________ (from the positive x ...
*March 3, 2010 by anonymous*

**Fluid Mechanics**

Water flows into a cylindrical tank through pipe 1 at a rate of 25 ft/s and leaves through pipe 2 at 10 ft/s and through pipe 3 at 12 ft/s. Pipe 4 is an open air vent. Internal diameters of the pipes are: D1=3 in, D2= 2 in, D3=2.5 in, D4=2 in. Calculate a) dh/dt and b) the ...
*September 10, 2013 by Katy*

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