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algebra i
two rubber balls are dropped from two different heights 136 ft and 287 ft. Find the function that describes them. I believe it is H(t) = -16t^2 + 136 and H(t) = -16 ^2 + 287. There are no answers in the book . I assumed velocity is 0. Am I correct? Thanks, Sandy

calculus
A particle p moves in a straight line with a velocity v m/sec that is given by v=4t^2-1 where t is the time after passing through a fixed point O on the line .find the instant when p is instantaneously at rest .also find at that instant ,displacement of p from O.

physics
A metal ball is thrown vertically upwards from the top of a tower with an initial velocity of 20 metres per seconds. If the ball took a total of 6 seconds to reach ground level, determine the height of the tower.

math
A ball is dropped from the roof a building which is 256 m high. The height h of the ball at any instant t is described by h(t) = – 16t2 + 256 Find i) Instantaneous velocity of ball at t = 3 seconds ii) The time taken by ball to reach the ground level.

physics
A 1500 kg car traveling West at 90.0 km/h collides with a 1400 kg truck traveling North at 72.0 km/h.The two vehicles entangle after the collision and head off as one. What is the velocity of the wreckage immediately after the collision?

Physics
A tennis player strikes a ball when it is 2.20m above the ground, with a velocity 18.7 m/s at 20 degrees above the horizontal. The net is 5m away horizontally and it is 0.90m high. after 0.37 seconds, what is the direction of the ball with respect to the horizontal?

Quick calc question
A particle moves on a line away from its initial position so that after t hours it is s = 4t^2 + t miles from its initial position. Find the average velocity of the particle over the interval [1, 4]. Include units in your answer.

sc
A car is moving on a straight road due north with a uniform speed of 50km/hour when it left through 90degree if the speed remains unchanged after turning the change in velocity of the car in turning process is

physics
The muzzle velocity of a projectile fired from a gun has an upward component of 49 m/s and a horizontal component of 60 m/s. A. What Maximum height does the projectile reach? B. How far forward does it go (assume a level surface) Show step by step and how you did it and explain.

physics
a stone is projected upwards at an angle of 30 degree to the horizontal from the top of a tower 100m and it hits the ground at a point Q. If the initial velocity of projection is 100m/s2.calculate the maximum height of the stone above the ground

math
A toy rocket is launched straight up into the air with an initial velocity of 60 ft/s from a table 3 ft above the ground. If acceleration due to gravity is –16 ft/s2, approximately how many seconds after the launch will the toy rocket reach the ground?

physics
a woman walks along a circular path of radius of 15m it takes her 2min to get halfway around the path at this halfway point what is her approximate distance traveled, displacement, average speed in m/s, and average velocity in m/s?

Math
a small plane flies due south with a speed of 112 m/s while a tailwind blows due south at 31 m/s. Draw and label a vector diagram and calculate the magnitude and direction of the plane's resultant velocity

physics forces/kinematic
What does it mean that 1) A body can have zero acceleration but still in motion. 2) A body can have zero velocity but it's also accelerating. I don't really understand this two points, please explain it to me, thks!

calc
A car is heading northwest at 80 km/h and a truck is heading east at 60 km/h. Determine the velocity of the truck relative to the car.

calculus
A stone is dropped from a height of 144 feet. a. When will the stone hit the ground? b. With what velocity does it hit the ground?

physics
What is the velocity of a car going east for 50 miles in one hour? my answer. 50 miles/hour (east)?????

physics
A vehicle with an initial displacement of 10.om and an initial velocity of 16.0 m/s accelerates at an average rate of 0.50 m/s2 for 4.0 s. What is the vehicle's displacement after 4.0 s?

Science
The rider to a Ferris wheel moves at a rate of 0.18m/s2. If the rider is 5.0m from the center of the Ferris wheel, what is his/her velocity?

Science
1. A truck is traveling 20 m/s to the left and bill is moving at 4 m/s left. If you are in Postion A what velocity do you see bill moving at?

Science
What is the average speed in average velocity of a tip of minute hand in 1 hour where the length of the minute hand is 10 cm

Physics
A snowball is launched horizontally from the top of a building at v = 15 m/s. If it lands d = 44.5 meters from the bottom, how high (in m) was the building? For this problem, do I need to solve for any other velocities? I'm a little stuck...I'm not quite sure how to solve ...

Macroeconomics
Suppose that velocity is constant. The economy's output of goods and services rises by 5% each year. What will happen to nominal GDP and the price level next year if the Fed keeps the money supply constant? (Hint--put the variables into the formula) Help!

math
Suppose you drop a ball from the top of a five-story building onto the sidewalk 70 feet below. a. What is the initial velocity of the ball? b.Determine a function for the height of the ball t seconds after it's released. c. How long will the ball be in the air before it hits ...

physics
A car is moving along with a velocity of 88ft/sec and has a weight of 2000lbs. The engine suddenly stops. If the coefficient of frictgion between the car and road is .2.(a) Find the acceleration. (b) How long will it take to come to rest? (c) How far will it travel before it ...

physics
Two planes of the same mass collide head-on and becomes tangled so that they move on together. If the engines of both were stopped at the moment of impact and the speeds of the planes at impact were 120m/s and 200 m/s, find the joint velocity immediately after collision.

physics
A rocket flies upward with a velocity of 1050 km/h and at an angle of 30 degrees to the vertical. If the rocket runs out of fuel determine: (i) The maximum additional altitude, h. (ii) The corresponding time. (iii) The horizontal distance at this time The gravitational ...

rotational motion physics
A 3.7 m diameter merry-go-round is rotating freely with an angular velocity of 0.63 rad/s. Its total moment of inertia is 1600 kg\cdot m^2. Four people standing on the ground, each of mass 70 kg, suddenly step onto the edge of the merry-go-round.

algebra
a ball is thrown straight up into the air with an initial velocity of 128 ft/sec, the total amount of time in seconds that it takes the object to return to the earth can be calculated by using the quadratic, 128t-16t^2=0. Determine the "flight time," t, of the ball.

physics
A boat moves through the water with two forces acting on it. One is a 5.3 103 N forward push by the motor, and the other is a 0.9 103 N resistive force due to the water. a)) If it starts from rest, how far will it move in 6 s? b) What will its velocity be at the end of this ...

physics
A tennis player smashes a serve so that the racquet is in contact with the ball for 0.055 s, giving it an impulse of 2.5 N ⋅ s. What average force was applied during this time? Assume that the vertical motion of the ball can be ignored. If the ball's mass is 0.060 kg, ...

physics
A plane is flying horizontally at a height of 500 m and a constant speed of 429 km/h when an object is projected vertically downward at an initial speed of 35.0 m/s. If air resistance is neglected, the average vertical component of velocity between the object's release and its...

physcis
A spring of negligible mass stretches 2.20 cm from its relaxed length when a force of 10.50 N is applied. A 1.100 kg particle rests on a frictionless horizontal surface and is attached to the free end of the spring. The particle is displaced from the origin to x=5.0 cm and ...

physics
A spring of negligible mass stretches 2.20 cm from its relaxed length when a force of 10.50 N is applied. A 1.100 kg particle rests on a frictionless horizontal surface and is attached to the free end of the spring. The particle is displaced from the origin to x=5.0 cm and ...

physics
A spring of negligible mass stretches 2.20 cm from its relaxed length when a force of 10.50 N is applied. A 1.100 kg particle rests on a frictionless horizontal surface and is attached to the free end of the spring. The particle is displaced from the origin to x=5.0 cm and ...

chemistry
Atoms of ionized lithium gas (Li2+) are struck by neutrons moving at a velocity of 1.46e5 m/s. Calculate the shortest wavelength in the emission spectrum of Li2+ under these circumstances. You can assume that all electrons start in the ground state. Enter the wavelength in m:

physics
A 1310-kg racecar is driving around a circular track of radius 153 m. In the instant shown in the figure, the vehicle has a forward speed of 31.7 m/s and is slowing at a rate of 5.35 m/s2. What is the magnitude of the net force acting on the vehicle at this time and the force...

physics
A runner of mass m = 48 kg and running at 3.7 m/s runs as shown and jumps on the rim of a playground merry-go-round which has a moment of inertia of 378 kg·m2 and a radius of 2 meters. Assuming the merry-go-round is initially at rest, what is its final angular velocity to ...

Pre-Calculus
Jake serves a volleyball with an initial velocity of 32 feet per second from 4.5 feet above the ground at an angle 0f 35 degrees. a) Write parametric equations to model the situation. b) How far will the ball travel( if it hits the ground)show work

physics
A runner of mass m = 58 kg and running at 2 m/s runs as shown and jumps on the rim of a playground merry-go-round which has a moment of inertia of 408 kg·m2 and a radius of 2 meters. Assuming the merry-go-round is initially at rest, what is its final angular velocity to three...

calculus
Use a(t) = -32 ft/sec2 as the acceleration due to gravity. (Neglect air resistance.) A ball is thrown vertically upward from a height of 4 feet with an initial velocity of 79 feet per second. How high will the ball go? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

calculus
Use a(t) = -32 ft/sec2 as the acceleration due to gravity. (Neglect air resistance.) A ball is thrown vertically upward from a height of 4 feet with an initial velocity of 79 feet per second. How high will the ball go? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

calculus
Use a(t) = -32 ft/sec2 as the acceleration due to gravity. (Neglect air resistance.) A ball is thrown vertically upward from a height of 4 feet with an initial velocity of 79 feet per second. How high will the ball go? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

Physics
If a .3kg arrow is fired at 120m/s at a 30degree angle with the horizontal, how high is it at the top of its arc? I'm confused. Do I break up the x and y components of velocity or do I set initial KE + PE = KE (top of arc)+ PE (top of arc) to get 1/2(.3)(120)*2+ 0 = 0 +.3(9.8)...

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.)

physics
A coin of 5.30 gram is placed 12.0 cm from the center of a turntable. The coin has static and kinetic coefficients of friction with the turntable surface of = 0.900 and = 0.470. What is the maximum angular velocity with which the turntable can spin without the coin sliding?

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.)

physics
A playground merry-go-round has a radius 2.6 m and a rotational inertia 83 kg.m^2. When the merry-go-round is at rest, a child with mass 27 runs with speed 4.3 along a line tangent to the rim and jumps on. The angular velocity of the merry-go-round is then:

physics
A 32 kg gun is standing on a frictionless surface. The gun fires a 55.1 g bullet with a muzzle velocity of 320 m/s. The positive direction is that of the bullet. Calculate the momentum of the bullet immediately after the gun was fired. Answer in units of kg · m/s.

physics 1401
a 15kg crate initially at rest slides down a ramp 2m long and inclined at an angle of 20 degrees with the horizontal. If there is no friction between the ramp surface and crate, what is the velocity of the crate at the bottom of the ramp?

Physical science
A ball rolls down a hill which has a vertical height of 15m .ignoring friction, what would be the (A)gravitation potential energy of the ball when it is at the top of the hill? (B)velocity of the ball when it reaches the bottom of the hill?

Physics
A few kids decide to go to the park to go on the merry-go-round. They are the only ones there so the merry-go-round is not moving yet. They push it for 6.00 s and it moves over an angle of 129°. What is the final angular velocity of the merry-go-round?

physics
Which of the following is the correct unit of k in the equation of a damped harmonic oscillator given as , where b is the damping factor and all the symbols have their usual meaning? 2 If s is distance and t is time, what must be the dimensions of a and b in the equation...

PreCalculus 1
Please help me answer this question. I have finished the other two parametric equations on my own, but I am confused as to how to do this one. 4. A ball is hit at an angle of 17¢X. The ball is hit when it is 2.5 feet above the ground and is hit at a velocity of 136 feet per ...

physics- multiple choice
1. A transport truck pulls on a trailer with a force of 600N [E]. The trailer pulls on the transport truck with a force a) of zero b) of less than 600 N is the truck is slowing down c) equal to 600 N only if the truck is moving at constant velocity d) equal to 600 N no matter ...

Physics
I have posted this one before, but the help I received went over my head... Firemen are shooting a stream of water at a burning building. A high-pressure hose shoots out the water with a speed of 21.0 m/s as it leaves the hose nozzle. Once it leaves the hose, the water moves ...

physics
A toy car runed off the edge of a table that is 1.225m high. If the car lands 0.400m from the base of the car to fall, a)how long does it take the car to fall 2(1.225)/-9.80=-0.25=0.5s b)what is the horizontal velocity of the car?

biomechanics
A cyclist is coasting up a hill. At t=0, the cyclist has a velocity of 14.27 m/s. If the acceleration of the cyclist is constant at -1.67 m/s2, how long will it take the cyclist to come to a complete stop? If the peak of the hill is 40 m away from the cyclist at t=0, will she ...

Okay, here's the problem: During a football game, the quarterback rolls out to his right with two huge linebackers in close pursuit. An instant before the linebackers bury him at the 50 yard line (46-m), he releases a towering pass down the sideling. The ball sails toward the ...

physics 133
1 Which of the following is the correct unit of k in the equation of a damped harmonic oscillator given as , where b is the damping factor and all the symbols have their usual meaning? 2 If s is distance and t is time, what must be the dimensions of a and b in the equation...

physics
A hot air balloon is descending at a rate of 2.4 m/s when a passenger drops a camera. (a) If the camera is 50 m above the ground when it is dropped, how long does it take for the camera to reach the ground? (s) (b) What is its velocity just before it lands? Let upward be the ...

Calculus
A ball is thrown upward with an initial velocity of 96 feet per second from the top of a 100 foot building. (a) When well the ball attain its maximum height? (b) When will the ball hit the ground? Give a decimal answers correct to 2 decimal places.

Calculus
A ball is thrown upward with an initial velocity of 96 feet per second from the top of a 100 foot building. (a) When will the ball attain its maximum height? (b) When will the ball hit the ground? Give a decimal answers correct to 2 decimal places.

Math
A bicycle wheel is 30 inches in diameter. a. To the nearest revolution,how many times will the wheel turn if the bicycle is ridden for 3 miles? b. Suppose the wheel turns at a constant rate of 2.75 rev per second. What is the linear velocity in mph of a point on the tire?

calculus
A ball is thrown upward with an initial velocity of 96 feet per second from the top of a 100 foot building. (a) When well the ball attain its maximum height? (b) When will the ball hit the ground? Give a decimal answers correct to 2 decimal places

Physics
A crow is flying horizontally with a constant speed of 3.05 m/s when it releases a clam from its beak. The clam lands on the rocky beach 2.05 s later. Consider the moment just before the clam lands. (Neglect air resistance.) (a) What is its horizontal component of velocity?

Physics
A tomato is thrown upward from a bridge 23 m above the ground at 40 m/sec. Take the acceleration of gravity be equal to 9.8 m/s^2 (a) Give formulas for the acceleration, velocity, and height of the tomato at time t. (b) How high does the tomato go, and when does it reach its ...

calculus 2
A tomato is thrown upward from a bridge 23 m above the ground at 40 m/sec. Take the acceleration of gravity be equal to 9.8 m/s^2 (a) Give formulas for the acceleration, velocity, and height of the tomato at time t. (b) How high does the tomato go, and when does it reach its ...

physics
1. A ship has a top speed of 3.0 m/s in calm water. The current of the ocean tends to push the boat at 2.0 m/s on a bearing of due South. What will be the net velocity of the ship if the captain points his ship on a bearing of 55 North or West and applies full power?

physics
a girl is using a rope to pull a box that weighs 300N across a level surface with constant velocity. the rope makes an angle of 30 degree above the horizontal and the tension in the rope is 100N. What is the normal force of the floor on the box?

physics
The engine of a racing car of mass m delivers a constant power P at full throttle. Assuming that the friction drag force on the car is proportional to the velocity: Fdrag = -cv where c is a positive constant.What maximum speed can be attained by the car on level ground?

physics
The engine of a racing car of mass m delivers a constant power P at full throttle. Assuming that the friction drag force on the car is proportional to the velocity: Fdrag = -cv where c is a positive constant.What maximum speed can be attained by the car on level ground?

physics
A black and tackle with a velocity ratio of 5 is used to raise a mass of 25kg through a vertical distance of 40cm at a steady rate.if the effort is equal to 60N, determine a. The distance moved by the effort b. The work done by the effort in lifting the load

Math
A ball is thrown straight up from the top of a building 148 ft. tall with an initial velocity of 72 ft per second. The distance s(t) (in feet) of the ball from the ground is given by s(t) = 148 + 72t − 16t2. Find the maximum height attained by the ball.

physics 11
Timmy twirls a dead rat (mass = 2 kg) attached to a rusty chain (length = 1m) in a vertical circle. With what velocity should Timmy rotate the rodent so that the chain just goes slack (no force in the chain) at the top? pls answer :(

physics
A ball is rolled off a table that is 1.25 meters tall and lands on the ground 0.48 meters away. If it took 0.505 seconds for the ball to land, what was the horizontal velocity of the ball? Record your answer to the nearest hundreth m/s (You do not need include units)

Math
Marting throws a baseball upwards at a velocity of 80 ft/sec. The following equation models this situation: H (t) = -16t squared + 80t + 6 , where H(t) is the height of the ball in feet and t is the time in seconds after the ball was released. HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE THE BALL TO...

Physics
a 1.0 metal head of a geology hammer strikes a solid rock with a velocity of 5.0 m/s. Assuming all the energy is retained by the hammer head, how much will its temperature increase? (Chead=0.11 kcal/kg degrees C) 1/2 m v^2 = mc Deltatemp solve for deltaTemp.

Physics
1)The x- and y-components of a velocity vector of 100 N at 240 degrees would be? 2) A man pushes a lawn mower across the lawn exerting 5 N of force along the handle at an angle of 25 degrees with the ground. What is the x-component of the force he exerts?

Physics
for this question the answer is 680..the answer i get is 684 please help 1. it takes you 9.5 mins to walk with an average velocity of 1.2 meters per second to the north from the bus stop to the museum entrance. what is your displacement? i did: 9.5 * 60=570 570 * 1.2 = 684

Physics
A particle is in uniform circular motion about the origin of an xy coordinate system, moving clockwise with a period of 3.50 s. At one instant, its position vector (from the origin) is r = (8.00 m) ihat - (7.00 m) jhat. At that instant, what is its velocity in unit-vector ...

physics
A balloonist, riding in the basket of a hot air balloon that is rising vertically with a constant velocity of 10.1 m/s, releases a sandbag when the balloon is 43.4 m above the ground. Neglecting air resistance, what is the bag's speed when it hits the ground? Assume g = 9.80 m...

college algebra
The height of an object thrown upward with an initial velocity of 96 feet per second is given by the formula h = -16t2 + 96t, where t is the time in seconds. How long will it take the object to reach a height of 144 feet?

physics
need some help, A ball with an initial angular velocity of 20.0 rads /s and a rotational inertia of 0.4kgm rolls uphill with an acceleration of -4.00 rad/s . Calculate the net torque acting on the ball. Calculate the angular displacement after 5.00 s.

physics
need some help, A ball with an initial angular velocity of 20.0 rads /s and a rotational inertia of 0.4kgm rolls uphill with an acceleration of -4.00 rad/s . Calculate the net torque acting on the ball. Calculate the angular displacement after 5.00 s.

Physics
A stone is thrown vertically upwards from the top of a tower 50.0m high with an intial velocity of 20.0m/s. (a) whats the maximum height the stone reaches? (b) Whats the time it takes to reach the maximim height? (c) What is the total distance it covers?

physics
A 3640 lb roller coaster experiences a constant air-resistance force of 26 lb and a constant friction force of 20 lb. What initial velocity is required for the coaster to make it around the 0.57 mile track and coast to a stop at its starting location?

physics
A 3640 lb roller coaster experiences a constant air-resistance force of 26 lb and a constant friction force of 20 lb. What initial velocity is required for the coaster to make it around the 0.57 mile track and coast to a stop at its starting location?

Physics
Two stones are thrown vertically up with initial velocity Vo, second stone with a time delay To with respect to the first one. At which time after the beginning of the motion the two stones will collide? Is this scenario possible for any Vo and To? What are the limitations?

Physics
A hockey puck is sliding on frictionless ice. It slams against a wall and bounces back toward the player with the same speed that it had before hitting the wall. Does the velocity of the hockey puck change in this process?

physics
Suppose a stone is thrown at an angle of 30 degrees below the horizontal, if it strikes the ground 57m away, find (a)the time of flight, (b)the initial speed, and (c) the speed and the angle of the velocity vector with respect to the horizontal impact.

Trig
The path of a projectile fired at an inclination t0 to the horizontal with initial velocity v feet per second is a parabola. The horizontal distance R, in feet, that the projectile travels is given by R = v2sin(2t)/32.2. What is R if v = 152 and t = 74? Give your answer to the...

physics
A tennis ball of mass 100g is dropped from a height of 40m.It hits the ground and bounces back to a height of 30m after an impact of 0,01s.Ignore the air resistance .what was the velocity of the ball when it hit the ground ?

Physics
A balloonist, riding in the basket of a hot air balloon that is rising vertically with a constant velocity of 9.5 m/s, releases a sandbag when the balloon is 44.3 m above the ground. Neglecting air resistance, what is the bag's speed when it hits the ground? Assume g = 9.80 m/s2.

Physics
The position of a particle moves along the equation X = Vo/K (1 - e^(-KT)) Vo and K are constants a)determine the total distance that the particle moves b) Show that the aceleration is derived from the velocity c) Reason how it could take an infinite amount of time to move a ...

physics
A projectile MUST____. List all that apply. a) experience a net downward force b) have a constant speed c) be accelerating d) be changing its velocity e) be moving downward f) have a horizontal motion in addition to a vertical motion

physics
A projectile MUST____. List all that apply. a) experience a net downward force b) have a constant speed c) be accelerating d) be changing its velocity e) be moving downward f) have a horizontal motion in addition to a vertical motion

Physics
An object of mass .550kg is lifted from the floor to a height of 3.5m at a constant speed. If the object is released from rest after it is lifted, what is its kinetic energy just before it hits the floor? What is its velocity? Show your work and units.

Physics
A car with engine trouble slides 85 meters up along a 14 degrees ramp before coming to a stop. If the coefficient of friction between the tires and the road is 0.9, what was the velocity of the car at the bottom of the ramp? I get 32.43 meters / second is this correct?

Physics
Two Students are pulling on a box initially at rest with a mass of 13.5 kg on a frictionless surface. Student #1 is applying a force of 16.5 N to the left while student #2 is apply a force of 3.7 N to the right. Find the velocity of the box after 6 sec

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