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mechanics (plz help..)
A man walking on straight path at15km/h finds that the rain is falling at an angle of 45degree to the vertical.As the man increases his speed to 20km/h,he finds the rain now falling at 30degree with the vertical. What is the true velocity of the rain.
December 9, 2014 by sneha

Pre-calculus
A golf ball is hit with an initial velocity of 135 feet per second at an angle of 22 degrees above the horizontal. Will the ball clear a 25 foot wide sand trap whose nearest edge is 300 feet from the golfer? Will be through with all the word problems soon. I have managed to ...
October 19, 2008 by Lucy

physics
10. A cannon elevated at an angle of 35º to the horizontal fires a cannonball, which travels the path shown in the diagram below. [Neglect air resistance and assume the ball lands at the same height above the ground from which it was launched.] If the ball lands 7.0 × 10² ...
November 12, 2009 by Physics Student need help

AP Physics - Fluids
A 6.0-cm diameter horizontal pipe gradually narrows to 4.0 cm. When water flows through this pipe at a certain rate, the gauge pressure in these two sections is 32 kPa and 24 kPa, respectively. What is the volume rate of flow? I know to use Bernoulli's Equation and the ...
November 20, 2009 by Henry

Physics
I have a sheet full of equations, I just don't know which one to use or what type of problem this is. A cannon is on a hill. The hill is 20 m high. The cannon is at an angle of 26 degress. If a cannonball is shot into the valley below. a.) Find the x and y components of ...
February 8, 2010 by Jill

physics
Engineers are developing new types of guns that might someday be used to launch satellites as if they were bullets. One such gun can give a small object a velocity of 2.5 km/s while moving it through a distance of only 1.7 cm. (a) What acceleration does the gun give this ...
September 21, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A father pushes horizontally on his daughter's sled to move it up a snowy incline, as illustrated in the figure, with h = 3.4 m and θ = 14°. The total mass of the sled and the girl is 35 kg and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the sled runners and the snow is 0...
October 5, 2010 by jibinn

physics
Engineers are developing new types of guns that might someday be used to launch satellites as if they were bullets. One such gun can give a small object a velocity of 2.7 km/s while moving it through a distance of only 2.5 cm. (a) What acceleration does the gun give this ...
November 26, 2010 by javane

Physics
A father pushes horizontally on his daughter's sled to move it up a snowy incline, as illustrated in the figure, with h = 3.9 m and θ = 11°. The total mass of the sled and the girl is 35 kg and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the sled runners and the snow is 0...
December 4, 2010 by Sandi

physics
A mass 5kg is whirled in a horizontal circle @ 1 end of a string 50cm long,the other end being fixed. If the string when hanging vertically will just support a load of 200kg mass without breaking,find the maximum whirling speed in revolution per second and the maximum angular ...
May 8, 2011 by Fate

Physic
A father pushes horizontally on his daughter's sled to move it up a snowy incline, as illustrated in the figure, with h = 3.7 m and θ = 18°. The total mass of the sled and the girl is 35 kg and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the sled runners and the snow is 0...
November 18, 2012 by Thanh

Physics
Engineers are developing new types of guns that might someday be used to launch satellites as if they were bullets. One such gun can give a small object a velocity of 4.4 km/s while moving it through a distance of only 1.6 cm. (a) What acceleration does the gun give this ...
January 14, 2013 by Billy

Physics
A 1800 kg mass car is traveling south at a velocity of 15 m/s through an intersection. It is hit by a 3500 kg mass car traveling east at 20 m/s. If the two cars collide and become one object (perfectly inelastic). What will be the final displacement of the cars after the ...
January 30, 2015 by Clara

Physics
Question: A car goes down a ramp, and once it hits the floor it must travel 6 metres and then stop. Create the procedure in order to find the angle that the board must be to make this scenerio possible. You cannot test on both the floor and the board at the same time. Given/...
April 7, 2015 by Wren

Physics
A truck driver slams on the brakes and skids to a stop through a displacement of delta x. (a) IF the truck has twice the mass, by what factor does the stopping distance change? 1) 0.25 or 2) 1 or 3) 4 (b) If the initial velocity of the truck were halved, by what factor would ...
February 25, 2008 by John

Physics
Double check this for me: A player kicks a football with an initial velocity of 3.00 m/s at an angle of 60.0* above the horizontal. What is the horizontal distance traveled by the football? s = vi*t + (1/2)(a)(t2) 0 = 3sin(30)t + 0.5(-9.8)(t2) t = 0.306 seconds x = vt there is...
April 10, 2009 by LeRoy

Physics
How am I doing this problem wrong On a strange, airless planet, a ball is thrown downward from a height of 17 m. The ball initally travels at 15 m/s. If the ball hits the ground in 1 s, what is this planet's gravitational acceleration? by definition of acceleration a = (v - vo...
October 11, 2009 by Physics

physics
The prong of a tuning fork moves back and forth when it is set into vibration. The distance the prong moves between its extreme positions is 2.24 mm. If the frequency of the tuning fork is 440.7 Hz, what are the maximum velocity and the maximum acceleration of the prong? ...
March 31, 2010 by jess

calculus
a particle moves along the x-axis (units in cm) its initial position at t=0 sec is x(0)=15. the figure shows the graph of the particle's velocity v(t). the numbers are areas of the enclosed regions. in the graph 0 to a is 4 under the x-axis, a to b is 5 above the x-axis, b to ...
April 28, 2010 by shelby

physics
a(n) 6kg object moving with a speed of 8.3 m/s collides with a(n) 18kg object moving with a velocity of 10 m/s in a direction 23(degrees) from the initial direction of motion of the 6kg object. What is the speed of the two objects after the collision if they remain stuck ...
October 30, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A block is released on an inclined plane from a height of 1m. There is friction (static and kinetic =.4) and the mass of the block is 5 kg, the mass of the pulley is 1 kg and it has a radius of 5 cm. The slope of the incline is 30 degrees. Find the acceleration of the block as...
November 18, 2011 by Rachael

physics
A sprinter mass 72 kg runs the 50 meter dash in 8.35 s. Assume that the sprinter accelerates in the first second and runs the rest of the race at a constant velocity. (a) Calculate the average power produced for that first second. 1 W (b) What is the maximum power the sprinter...
December 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
A wooden plank is inclined at and angle of 23 degrees above the horizontal. A 2.0 kg box attached to a rope is is pulled up the incline. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the wooden plank is 0.15. What does the tension in the rope is the box moves up the ...
February 6, 2012 by Eunice

physics
A 58-kg astronaut inside a 9-m-long space capsule of mass 550 kg is floating weightlessly on one end of the capsule. He kicks off the wall at a velocity of 3.6 m/s toward the other end of the capsule. How long does it take the astronaut to reach the far wall?
June 12, 2012 by lanre

Physics calculus based
Consider the Sun to be at the origin of an xy-coordinate system. A telescope spots an asteroid in the xy-plane at a position given by (x, y) with a velocity given by (vx, vy). [DATA: (x, y) = (3.3, 5.2) ×10^11 m; (vx, vy) = (-6.1, -4.0) ×10^3 m/s.] (A) What will the asteroid's...
June 19, 2012 by JASON

physics
an automobile moving at constant velocity of 15m/sec passes a gasoline station. two seconds later another automobile leaves the gasoline station and accelerates at a constant rate of 2m/ sec squared. how soon will the second automobile overtake the first ?
December 1, 2012 by john daniel

Physics
A car travels due east with a speed of 50.0 km/h. Raindrops are falling at a constant speed vertically with respect to the Earth.The traces of the rain on the windows of the car make an angle of 60 degrees with the vertical. Find the velocity of the rain with respect to (a) ...
September 10, 2013 by Cassie

Physics
A ball leaves a table with an initial horizontal velocity of 2.4m/s. The height of the table is adjustable. In two runs, the height of the table is set at 2.5m and 5.0m respectively. Assume air resistance is negligible. What is the horizontal distance between the two landing ...
May 8, 2014 by Tim

physics
You stand at the edge of a cliff, holding a ball out over the edge. You give the ball an initial velocity of 7.00 m/s straight up, releasing the ball when it is 17.0 m above ground level (the level of the ground at the base of the cliff). Use g = 10.0 m/s2, and neglect air ...
September 15, 2014 by Hannah

physics
a ball is thrown straight up with a speed of 8.0 m/s from a third-floor window located 13.0 m above ground. Calculate the maximum height, measured from the ground, of the ball; calculate the ball's velocity when it reaches the ground, and calculate the total time it takes the ...
October 13, 2014 by Arleen

science
the change in velocity takes place in 10 sec interval. What is the magnitude, the algebraic sign and the direction of the average acceleration in each interval? At the beginning of the interval a body is moving to the right along the x-axis at 5 ft/sec, and at the end of the ...
February 17, 2015 by rhine

HELP
A car increases its velocity from 12 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour in .3 hours. what was the car's acceleration.
February 22, 2008 by Mike

science
Harry walks 1.5 km/h to the mall. Earl walks 2.75 km/h to the mall. What is Earl's relative velocity with respect to Harry?
January 11, 2011 by chelsie

science
Harry walks 1.5 km/h to the mall. Earl walks 2.75 km/h to the mall. What is Earl's relative velocity with respect to Harry?
January 11, 2011 by chelsie

Physics
A small ball rolls horizontally off the edge of a table that is 1.20 m high. It strikes the floor at a point 1.52 m horizontally from the table edge. How long is the ball in the air? What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the floor?
May 1, 2008 by Eva

physics
A small first-aid kit is dropped by a rock climber who is descending steadily at 1.6 m/s. After 1.6 s, what is the velocity of the first-aid kit? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2. 2)How far is the kit below the climber after the 1.6 s?
November 12, 2010 by john

physics
a ball is thrown at an initial angle of 37 and initial velocity of 23.0 m/s reaches a maximum height h, as shown in the Figure. With what initial speed must a ball be thrown straight up to reach the same maximum height h?
January 3, 2011 by Anonymous

special relativity
A photon of energy E collides with a stationary particle of rest mass m0 and is absorbed by it. what is the velocity of the resulting composite particle ? what is the mass of the resulting composite particle? (use conservation of momentum and energy)
June 7, 2011 by Deforest

Physics
A golf ball of mass 30.0 grams is struck by a 4.00 kg golf club for a time of 3.00 ms. If the golf ball obtains a velocity of 25.0 m/s after being struck then with what force did the club strike the golf ball? a. 2.50 N b. 7.50 N c. 250 N d. 750 N e. 25.0 N
October 15, 2012 by Tiffany

physics
A bug rides on a phonograph record. In which direction does the change in velocity of the bug point? A. toward the center of the record B. tangent to the circular path C. away from the center of the record D. up I thought C.away from the center of the record.
March 11, 2014 by anonymous

physcial science
How do I calculate the orbital velocity of a satellite that is 400 miles above the earth? Set the centripetal acceleration V^2/(R+h) equal to the gravitational acceleration, g * [R/(R+h)]^2 Then solve for V R is the earth's radius and h is the 400 mile height. g is the ...
June 25, 2007 by dave

Physical Science
This is the question in my homework: In orbiting the Earth, what kind of motion is it, uniformly velocity, uniformly accelerated or non-uniformly accelerated motion? I have searched for almost an hour on the internet in any variety of those terms I could think of, and I still ...
September 25, 2007 by Beth

Physics
Tom the cat is chasing Jerry the mouse across the surface of a table 1.5 m above the floor Jerry steps out of the way at the last second, and Tom slides off the edge of the table at a speed of 5.0 m/s. Where will Tom strike the floor, and what velocity components will he have ...
August 27, 2009 by Tobin

Physics
Dumping sealed containers from ship decks that are 2 meters above the water surface. With a final depth of 100 meters. Find the final velocity of the container on impact. 1. Container in the shape of right circular cylinders, containers of .5 meters diameter and 1.0 meter ...
October 31, 2010 by Christopher

physics
A person is riding a bicycle, and its wheels have an angular velocity of +15.5 rad/s. Then, the brakes are applied and the bike is brought to a uniform stop. During braking, the angular displacement of each wheel is +15.5 revolutions. (a) How much time does it take for the ...
November 3, 2010 by james

Physics - conservative and non conservative (check
If a sled reaches the base of the hill with a speed of 15.6m/s, how much work was done by the snow on the sled between points x and y, where x is 3m above the ground with a velocity of 14.30m/s and y is toughing the ground. the sled and the rider are 70kg Ans: i tried the ...
December 4, 2010 by Farah

physics
8. A pitcher throws a baseball off a 20m high cliff into a canyon at 30degrees above the horizon at an initial velocity of 35m/s. How far will the ball travel horizontally from the pitcher? Assume no air resistance. 9. How high will the ball get from the bottom of a canyon? 10...
October 19, 2011 by teresa

Physics
Comic-strip hero Superman meets an asteroid in outer space, and hurls it at 750 m/s, as fast as a bullet. The asteroid is three thousand times more massive than Superman. In the strip, Superman is seen at rest after the throw. Taking physics into account, what would be his ...
February 15, 2012 by Jason

Physics
A gray kangaroo can bound across level ground with each jump carrying it 8.4m from the takeoff point. Typically the kangaroo leaves the ground at a 23 angle. 1. Provide knowns and unknown values. 2. What is the initial velocity or takeoff speed? 3. What is its maximum height ...
September 27, 2012 by Yuki

Physics
In a Bohr of a Hydrogen atom, an electron moves in a circle with a radius of 5.10(^-9) cm around a nucleus charged positive due to electrostatic force. What is the intensity of the force so that the electron has a velocity of 2.3 x 10(^8) cm/s? The mass of the electron is 9x10...
November 9, 2012 by Leslie

physics
A motorbike starts from rest at time t=0 and begins to accelerate around a circular track as shown in the figure below. Eventually, at time t=t_1 the motorbike reaches the maximum velocity possible without slipping off the track. What's the minimum length in meters the ...
May 6, 2013 by dfghndfghncbfv

mechanics and heat
At the same instant that a 0.5 kg ball is dropped from 25 m above earth , a second ball , with a mass of 0.25 kg , is thrown straight upward from earth’s surface with an initial speed of 15 m/s . They move along nearby lines and pass without colliding. What is the velocity of ...
January 7, 2015 by awash

physics
A record of travel along a straight path is as follows: 1. Start from rest with constant acceleration of 2.77 m/s^2 for 15 s 2. Constant velocity for the next 2.05 min 3. Constant negative acceleration -9.47 m/s^2 for 4.39 s. (a) What was the total displacement for complete ...
September 6, 2007 by Anonymous

physics
An electron is moving through a magnetic field whose magnitude is 8.70*10^-4 T. The electron experiences only a magnetic force and has an acceleration of magnitude 3.50*10^14 m/s^2. At a certain instant, it has a speed of 6.80*10^6m/s. Determine the angle (less than 90degrees...
April 1, 2008 by Kelly

Physics
An aeroplane flies from Achester to Beeton taking 7.7 hours however the return flight takes 11.4 hours. This difference is caused by a constant wind which blows at 22.8 m/s from Achester to Beeton. Assuming that the plane travels at a constant airspeed (i.e. velocity relative ...
September 30, 2010 by Rebecca

Physics
An aeroplane flies from Achester to Beeton taking 7.7 hours however the return flight takes 11.4 hours. This difference is caused by a constant wind which blows at 22.8 m/s from Achester to Beeton. Assuming that the plane travels at a constant airspeed (i.e. velocity relative ...
September 30, 2010 by Rebecca

physics problem ???
A projectile is ejected from a 25-m high tower with a velocity of 40 m/s at an angle of 30 degrees to the horizontal first on Earth and then on Mars. What is the ratio of the time taken to hit the ground on Mars compared to Earth?? (Assume gravity of mars= 0.38 gravity on ...
December 1, 2010 by mK

Physics
A 975 N object is pulled at a constant velocity up an incline with a force of 327 N parallel to the incline as shown in the diagram. Assume that the difference between the work output and the work input is the work required to overcome friction. a) what is the force of ...
April 12, 2011 by Jeremy

Repost-Physics 1
A skier of mass 109 kg travels down a frictionless ski trail. a)If the top of the trail is a height 218 m above the bottom, what is the work done by gravity on the skier? _____J b)Find the velocity of the skier when he reaches the bottom of the ski trail. Assume he starts from...
October 9, 2012 by John

physics
Two cars both start from rest and have the same constant acceleration. When radar is used to measure the velocity of each car, car A is found to be moving twice as fast as car B. At the instant the radar is used, car A has a displacement that is ______ times as great as the ...
September 13, 2010 by Joey

physics
a train slows down from 104m/s to 76m/s with constant decceleration in 440m. 1) what is the acceleration of the train? 2) how long does it take the train to travel this distance? 3) plot the position, velocity and acceleration of the train during this time interval as a ...
September 14, 2011 by arty

physics
A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 2.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 20 m/s. Then the truck travels for 20 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.0 s. (a) How long is the truck ...
January 22, 2012 by seanso

physics
if u have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means from one end to the other and back. In 3.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 60 laps in the pool, that is 40 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of the swimmer, the swimmer's average ...
January 14, 2014 by Bre

Precal
Suppose that Tiger hit a golf ball with an initial velocity of 150 ft/sec at an angle of elevation of 30°. Write the parametric equations to represent the flight of the ball. How long is the golf ball in the air? Determine the distance the ball traveled. When is the ball at ...
May 26, 2014 by jessica

college level physics
a 40 kg skier skis down a frictionless slope angled at 10 degrees to the horizontal. Assume the skier moves in the negative direction of an x axis along the slope. A wind force with component Fx acts on the skier. What is Fx is the magnitude of the skier's velocity is (a) ...
October 19, 2008 by jane

Physics
A markman fires a .22 caliber rifle horizontally at a target the bullet has a muzzle velocity with magnitude 750 ft/s. How much does the bullet drop in flight if the target is (a) 50.0 yd away and (b) 150.0 yd away? for this question i was given the equation S= ut + at^2/2 I ...
June 7, 2009 by Sarah

physics
While standing on a bridge 15.0 m above the ground, you drop a stone from rest. When the stone has fallen 3.10 m, you throw a second stone straight down. What initial velocity must you give the second stone if they are both to reach the ground at the same instant? Take the ...
January 31, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
While standing on a bridge 15.0 m above the ground, you drop a stone from rest. When the stone has fallen 3.10 m, you throw a second stone straight down. What initial velocity must you give the second stone if they are both to reach the ground at the same instant? Take the ...
January 31, 2010 by brittany

physics
While standing on a bridge 15.0 m above the ground, you drop a stone from rest. When the stone has fallen 5.00 m, you throw a second stone straight down. What initial velocity must you give the second stone if they are both to reach the ground at the same instant? Take the ...
September 9, 2010 by bethany

physics
A robot probe drops a camera off the rim of a 245 m high cliff on Mars, where the free-fall acceleration is 3.7 m/s2. Find the velocity with which it hits the ground. Answer in units of m/s. 2)Find the time required for the camera to reach the ground. Answer in units of s. ...
November 12, 2010 by clue

Physics
A honeybee with a mass of 0.175 g lands on one end of a popsicle stick. After sitting at rest for a moment, the bee runs toward the other end with a velocity 1.41 cm/s relative to the still water. What is the speed of the 5.20-g stick relative to the water? (Assume the bee's ...
November 19, 2011 by Daniel

Physics(Please respond)
A golfer, standing on a fairway, hits a shot to a green that is elevated 5.33 m above where she is standing. If the ball leaves her club with a velocity of 48.0 m/s at an angle of 35.7 ° above the ground, find the time that the ball is in the air before it hits the green. ...
May 28, 2012 by Hannah

Physics
A projectile is fired from ground level with an initial velocity of 50m/s and an initial angle of 30degree. Assuming g= 9.8 m/s*2, find: (a) The projectile total time of flight. (b) The maximum height attained (c) The total horizontal traveled (d) The final horizontal and ...
September 24, 2012 by Abraham

physics
While standing on a bridge 30.0 m above the ground, you drop a stone from rest. When the stone has fallen 3.20 m, you throw a second stone straight down. What initial velocity must you give the second stone if they are both to reach the ground at the same instant? Take the ...
January 26, 2013 by brizett

math
galileo showed that objects of different weights fall at the same velocity by dropping 2 objects of different weight form the top of the leaning tower of pisa. a model for the heigh h in feet of an object dropped from an initial h0 feet is h=16t^2+h0, where t is the time in ...
January 28, 2013 by Leslie

Physics
A parachutist relies on air resistance (mainly on her parachute) to decrease her downward velocity. She and her parachute have a mass of 55.5kg and air resistance exerts a total upward force of 620N on her and her parachute. What is the combined weight of the parachutist and ...
April 1, 2013 by Ben

science
an astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronauts mass is 100kg. He has takesa 1kr "safety week" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. what speed does the astronaut move back ...
September 25, 2013 by trisha

science
An astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronauts mass is 100kg. He has takes a 1kg "safety week" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. What speed does the astronaut move back ...
September 26, 2013 by Trisha

Science
An astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronauts mass is 100kg. He has takes a 1kg "safety week" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. What speed does the astronaut move back ...
October 1, 2013 by Please help me.

physics
You jog at 9.5 km/h for 7.0km , then you jump into a car and drive an additional 16km . With what average speed must you drive your car if your average speed for the entire 23km is to be 22 km/h? Work: i tried setting up a proportion and setting it to each other using the ...
August 12, 2014 by Zara

Physics
What is the kinetic energy of an ideal projectile of mass 19.4 kg at the apex (highest point) of its trajectory, if it was launched with an initial speed of 29.2 m/s and at an initial angle of 46.9° with respect to the horizontal? I know kinetic energy equals half of mass ...
October 21, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
An arrow is shot from the top of a building (height of 30 meters). The arrow travels 100 meters in the horizontal direction from the base of the building to the point where it hits the ground in 4 seconds. Find the angle of release, actual velocity at release, and maximum ...
February 22, 2010 by Brad

College Physics
At t=0 the current to a dc electric motor is reversed, resulting in an angular displacement of the motor shaft given by theta(t)= 258t - 20.4t^2 - 1.47t^3 How many revolutions does the motor shaft turn through between the time when the current is reversed and the instant when ...
October 30, 2012 by Lizzy

Pre-Calculus
An Alfa Romeo going at 70 mph requires 169 feet to stop. Assuming that the stopping distance is proportional to the square of velocity, find the stopping distances required by an Alfa Romeo going at 35 mph and at 140 mph (its top speed).
February 3, 2013 by Becky

physics
Which of the following statements about a system in resonance is true A.The energy of the system is always increasing. B.The greater the damping the larger the amplitude of the oscillations C.The driving force is always in the direction of the velocity. D.The frequency of the ...
April 16, 2014 by Paige

Physics
object of mass 2 kg is attached to string and rotate in vertical circle of radius 1 m. at highest point it has velocity of 4 m/s. what is tension in string at that point. at lowest point it is .5 m above ground. if string breaks at highest point how far does it travel ...
November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
A skateboarder approaches the circular hill with a velocity of 8.0 m/s at point B. The angle formed between the lines that join point AO and BO is 20 degrees. a) what is her speed at the top of the hill(Point A) if she coasts up to this point? b) what min speed must she have ...
April 7, 2015 by Matthew

physics
A tallest vocano in the Solar System is the 24 km tall Martian volcano, Olympus Mons. Assume an astronaut drops a ball off the rim of the crater and that the free fall acceleration remains constant throughout the ball's 24 km fall at a value of 3.7m/s^2. Find (a) the time for ...
September 16, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics / Dynamics
After the fuel is turned off, the rotor of a jet engine decelerates under the action of air friction, which depends on the square of its speed, and constant bearing friction. Thus the deceleration is written as b + c * w^2, where b and c are constants and w is the angular ...
April 11, 2008 by Kyle

Physics
Tarzan swings on a 27.0 m long vine initially inclined at an angle of 33.0° with the vertical. (a) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he starts from rest? (b) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he pushes off with a speed of 3.00 m/s? I tried to use ...
March 10, 2010 by Kelsey

physics
An airplane with a speed of 46.4 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 44° counterclockwise from the positive x axis. When the plane's altitude is 700 m the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point ...
December 10, 2013 by Bree

Physics
A floor polisher has a rotating disk that has an 11-cm radius. The disk rotates at a constant angular velocity of 1.1 rev/s and is covered with a soft material that does the polishing. An operator holds the polisher in one place for 43 s, in order to buff an especially scuffed...
October 15, 2014 by Anon

Science
An airplane with a speed of 27.4 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 48° counterclockwise from the positive x axis. When the plane's altitude is 860 m the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point ...
December 12, 2014 by Prachi

Physics Help
1.9 kg block slides along a frictionless surface at 1.8 m/s. A second block, sliding at a faster 4.5 m/s, collides with the first from behind and sticks to it. The final velocity of the combined blocks is 3.5 m/s. What was the mass of the second block? How do you set this ...
August 10, 2011 by falcon306

PHYSICS
When the force F acting on a particle depends only on the particle's position coordinate x, and when the particle moves along the x-axis, then the work done by the force is the area under: a) F versus x curve b) F versus v curve (v is velocity) c) F versus a curve (a is ...
March 19, 2007 by terrence

physics
Mary walked north from her home to Sheila's home, which is 4.0 kilometers away. Then she turned right and walked another 3.0 kilometers to the supermarket, which is 5.0 kilometers from her own home. She walked the total distance in 1.5 hours. What were her average speed and ...
January 27, 2012 by Nakiya

physics
A group of engineering students constructs a slingshot to launch water balloons. The angle of launch is 30° and the initial velocity of the balloon is 14 m/s. The students launch a balloon from the roof of a building and the balloon lands 42 m away from the building. How tall ...
September 21, 2012 by joseph

Physics
A group of engineering students constructs a slingshot to launch water balloons. The angle of launch is 30° and the initial velocity of the balloon is 14 m/s. The students launch a balloon from the roof of a building and the balloon lands 42 m away from the building. How tall ...
September 21, 2012 by josephz

Physics
A rifle aimed horizontally at a target fired a bullet which lands 2 cm below the aim point. If the rifle was 25 m away find a) the flight time and b) the velocity with which the bullet left the rifle. I would first have to convert the 2 cm into m but what would be the ...
November 2, 2006 by nix

physics
A 3.0-kg object moving 8.0 m/s in the positive x direction has a one-dimensional elastic collision with an object (mass = M) initially at rest. After the collision the object of unknown mass has a velocity of 6.0 m/s in the positive x direction. What is M?
March 18, 2014 by Anonymous

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