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physics
A ball is thrown upward off the top of a 30-meter high building. 10 meters below the top of the roof, is the top of a window, which is 2 meters high. How long (time) does it take for the ball to pass from top to bottom of the window? What I have so far is: -10 = v(initial) t...
September 28, 2009 by Dreskillz89

Physics
A mass m = 1.50 kg oscillates on an ideal,massless horizontal spring with a constant k = 73.5 N/m.The amplitude of oscillation is 10.0 cm.The system is frictionless. The positive x-direction is to the right. What is the mass's natural period of oscillation? At t = 0, the mass ...
December 2, 2009 by Sandhya

Physics
a) A distant spaceship carrying a red headlight, emitting light with wavelength 600 nm, is heading towards the earth. Observers on the earth detect the light from the headlight as ultraviolet light with wavelength 200 nm. What is the velocity of the spaceship? b) After the ...
March 13, 2011 by Bob

Physics
A merry-go-round is a common piece of playground equipment. A 2.4 m diameter merry-go-round with a mass of 300 kg is spinning at 22 rpm. John runs tangent to the merry-go-round at 5.0 m/s, in the same direction that it is turning, and jumps onto the outer edge. John's mass is ...
December 2, 2011 by Danny

Physics
A swimmer wants to cross a river, from point A to point B, as shown in the figure. The distance d1 (from A to C) is 200 m, the distance d2 (from C to B) is 132 m, and the speed of the current in the river is 1.0 m/s. Suppose that the swimmer's velocity relative to the water ...
February 1, 2014 by Alison

Math-acceleration
An object moves across a straight line so that after t seconds, is distance from its starting point is: D(t)=t^3 - 12t^2 + 100t + 12 meters. Find the acceleration of the object after 3 seconds. I believe acceleration is calculated by taking the second derivative. D'(t) = 3t^2...
October 3, 2006 by becky

physics
Two blocks (one of which is on a ramp) are attached via a string looped over a pulley. The block on the incline has a mass of 5.0 kg; the block hanging downward (suspended by the pulley) has a mass of 7.0 kg. Assume the usual things (non-stretchy massless string, frictionless ...
October 6, 2011 by Sam

physics
Two blocks (one of which is on a ramp) are attached via a string looped over a pulley. The block on the incline has a mass of 5.0 kg; the block hanging downward (suspended by the pulley) has a mass of 7.0 kg. Assume the usual things (non-stretchy massless string, frictionless ...
October 6, 2011 by Sam

Physics
Two blocks (one of which is on a ramp) are attached via a string looped over a pulley. The block on the incline has a mass of 5.0 kg; the block hanging downward (suspended by the pulley) has a mass of 7.0 kg. Assume the usual things (non-stretchy massless string, frictionless ...
October 6, 2011 by Sam

Physics
Two blocks (one of which is on a ramp) are attached via a string looped over a pulley. The block on the incline has a mass of 5.0 kg; the block hanging downward (suspended by the pulley) has a mass of 7.0 kg. Assume the usual things (non-stretchy massless string, frictionless ...
October 6, 2011 by Sam

AP physics
Suppose a Chinook salmon needs to jump a waterfall that is 1.50 m high. If the fish starts from a distance 1.00 m from the base of the ledge over which the waterfall flows, find the x- and y-components of the initial velocity the salmon would need to just reach the ledge at ...
August 28, 2009 by Tifna

physics
A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. The plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 280 km/h (77.8 m/s). (b) Suppose, instead, that the plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425 m in advance of ...
September 26, 2009 by DJ

Physics - HELP
A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. The plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 280 km/h (77.8 m/s). (b) Suppose, instead, that the plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425 m in advance of ...
September 27, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. The plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 280 km/h (77.8 m/s). (b) Suppose, instead, that the plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425 m in advance of ...
September 27, 2009 by DJ

math
If an incompressible fluid rotates like a rigid body with an angular velocity, θ ˆ q = ωR , about a vertical zaxis and gravity, g, is the only external force acting, prove that, a) −∇gz −   ∇p = ∇   ωR − 2ωRR...
October 12, 2011 by paul gokool

Physics
A hotair balloonist, rising vertically with a constant speed of 5.00 m/s, releases a sadndbag at the instant the balloon is 40.0 m above the ground. after it is released, the sandbag encounters no appreciable air drag. a. compute the position and velocity of the sandbag at ....
January 22, 2013 by Kayla

Physics
A hotair balloonist, rising vertically with a constant speed of 5.00 m/s, releases a sadndbag at the instant the balloon is 40.0 m above the ground. after it is released, the sandbag encounters no appreciable air drag. a. compute the position and velocity of the sandbag at ....
January 22, 2013 by Kayla

Physics- Elena please help!
A coin rests 18.0 cm from the center of a turntable. The coefficient of static friction between the coin and turntable surface is 0.420. The turntable starts from rest at t = 0 and rotates with a constant angular acceleration of 0.650 rad/s2. (a) After 3.00 s, what is the ...
October 29, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics- Elena please help!
A coin rests 18.0 cm from the center of a turntable. The coefficient of static friction between the coin and turntable surface is 0.420. The turntable starts from rest at t = 0 and rotates with a constant angular acceleration of 0.650 rad/s2. (a) After 3.00 s, what is the ...
October 29, 2012 by Stan

Physics
A rolling barrel with initial velocity 20 m/s encounters a hill 10m tall to slow it down 1. state where its angular speed is 0 2. state where its rotational kinetic energy will be 0 3. state where its translation kinetic energy will be 0 4. for each of the two flat surfaces ...
May 2, 2014 by Michelle

Physics- Elena please help!
A large grinding wheel in the shape of a solid cylinder of radius 0.450m is free to rotate on a frictionless, vertical axle. A constant tangential force of 180 N applied to its edge causes the wheel to have an angular acceleration of 0.870 rad/s2. (a) What is the moment of ...
November 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Math
One popular ride at carnivals is the Roundabout, which works in the following manner. Riders stand on the inside edge of a circle, with their backs against a wall mounted on the edge of the circle. The wheel begins to spin. Once it is spinning fast enough the whole wheel tilts...
June 9, 2013 by A

physics
sound waves travel faster in humidity than in dry air. But as temperature increases the velocity of sound also increases. So sound travels faaster in hot day than in winter. But during winter there is also presence of humidity in fog. Why doesn't sound travel faster in winter?
February 3, 2013 by edward

physics
Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed and each having the same mass. The first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly north. If the centre of mass of the two-car system is travelling at 51 km/h (i.e. ...
November 8, 2011 by henry

physics
Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed and each having the same mass. The first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly north. If the centre of mass of the two-car system is travelling at 51 km/h (i.e. ...
November 8, 2011 by john

Physics
Mr. Anderson shoots an arrow straight up into the air. The arrow leaves her bow at 1.2[m] above ground, and reaches a height of 95 feet above ground. It then falls down and penetrates 14 inches into the ground. Find: a) The velocity of the arrow just before reaching the ground...
January 28, 2013 by Ashley

Physics!
Ms. Anderson shoots an arrow straight up into the air. The arrow leaves her bow at 1.2[m] above ground, and reaches a height of 95 feet above ground. It then falls down and penetrates 14 inches into the ground. Find: a) The velocity of the arrow just before reaching the ground...
January 28, 2013 by Ashley

PHYSICS
Ms. Anderson shoots an arrow straight up into the air. The arrow leaves her bow at 1.2[m] above ground, and reaches a height of 95 feet above ground. It then falls down and penetrates 14 inches into the ground. Find: a) The velocity of the arrow just before reaching the ground...
January 28, 2013 by Ashley

Calculus- To Reiney
I have 3 calc problems that i have not been able to do please help me... i've been on here yesterday as well but no one was able to assist me with these particular ones... 1. If f(x)=5x^3–2/x^4 find f'(x)____ what i got was (4x^2+7x-12)/x^8 2. The position function of a ...
April 28, 2008 by John

physics
i'm not very good at physics and i have an exam tomorrow!! for the first one do i use the formula F=-Kx to make the answer -4500 ? and for the second i really have no idea what formula to use what is the value for k if a spring stretches 0.4m when submitted to a 1800N force? ...
October 15, 2008 by sammi

Physics
An electron is accelerated horizontally from rest in a television picture tube by a potential difference of 1.00 × 104 V. (a) Find the final velocity after the original acceleration period. (b) It then passes between two horizontal plates 6.0 cm long and 1.0 cm apart which ...
February 24, 2010 by Dave

physics....answer this!
An airplane of mass 2800 Kg has just lifted off the runway. It is gaining altitude at a constant 2.3 M/s while the horizontal component of its velocity is increasing at a rate of 0.86 M/s2. Assume g= 9.81 M/s2. (a) Find the direction of the force exerted on the airplane by the...
September 14, 2011 by John

physics
Compute your average velocity in the following two cases: (a) You walk 73.6 m at a speed of 1.79 m/s and then run 73.6 m at a speed of 4.31 m/s along a straight track. (b) You walk for 1.00 min at a speed of 1.79 m/s and then run for 1.30 min at 4.31 m/s along a straight track.
September 9, 2012 by Corey

Physics
I studied the equation of time recently and understand the Earths keplerian orbit is responsible for it. I understand the keplerian orbit described the Earths elliptical path and it was this alone that created the equation of time. I have just read that the Earth does not ...
October 15, 2007 by Mike

physics
( 1.) An objectis thrown upward from the edge of a tall building with a velocity of 10m/s. Where will the object be 3s after it is thrown? Take g = 10m/s^2 15m above the top of the building 30m below the top of the building 15m below the top of the building 30m above the ...
October 12, 2011 by lawrence

Physics repost please check
Posted by Mary on Monday, November 5, 2007 at 8:19pm. A charged particle, passing through a certain region of space, has a velocity whose magnitude and direction remain constant. (a) If it is known that the external magnetic field is zero everywhere in this region, can you ...
November 6, 2007 by Mary

math
The only part of the height equation that we have not discussed is the constant. You have probably noticed that the constant is always equal to the initial height of the ball (80 m in our previous exercises). Now, let’s have you develop a height equation. A ball is thrown ...
July 18, 2007 by Lindsey

Physics
A boy is standing on a skateboard holding two 5.0 kg bowling balls. Initially they are moving to the left at a speed of 3.0 m/s. At one point the boy throws one ball to the right at 4.0 m/s causing his speed to increase. Before he can slow down, he throws the second ball to ...
November 29, 2012 by Jordan

physics
A satellite with a mass of ms = 7.00 × 103 kg is in a planet's equatorial plane in a circular "synchronous" orbit. This means that an observer at the equator will see the satellite being stationary overhead (see figure below). The planet has mass mp = 8.59 × 1025 kg and a day ...
October 17, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A truck travels beneath an airplane that is moving 100 km/h at an angle of 49 degrees to the ground. A) how fast must the truck travel to stay beneath the airplane? Answer in units of km/h The answer I got was 65.6 km/h, but i just wanted to make sure someone else got the same...
August 26, 2009 by bubba

physics
When it is 152 m above the ground, a rocket traveling vertically upward at a constant 9.50 m/s relative to the ground launches a secondary rocket at a speed of 12.4 m/s at an angle of 50.0 degrees above the horizontal, both quantities being measured by an observer sitting in ...
November 17, 2010 by alejandrob

Physics
Relative to the center of the Earth, the position of the Moon can be approximated by (t) = r [cos (ωt) + sin (ωt) ], where r = 3.84 108 m and ω = 2.46 10-6 radians/s. (a) Find the magnitude and direction of the Moon's average velocity between t = 0 and t = 3.12 ...
October 15, 2011 by Anmol

help help physics
An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
May 12, 2011 by H.T

physics
An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
May 12, 2011 by H.T ( helppppppp)

physics
A falling skydiver has a mass of 123 kg. (a) What is the magnitude of the skydiver's acceleration when the upward force of air resistance has a magnitude that is equal to one-fourth of his weight? 7.35 m/s^2 (b) After the parachute opens, the skydiver descends at a constant ...
October 21, 2011 by Peter

Physics
A ship maneuvers to within 2500 m of an island's 1800 m high mountain peak and fires a projectile at an enemy ship 610 m on the other side of the peak, as illustrated in Figure 3-29. If the ship shoots the projectile with an initial velocity of v = 256 m/s at an angle of θ...
February 27, 2012 by Shawn

scince
During a rain storm, rain comes straight down with velocity Vi =-15 m/s and hits the roof of a car perpendicularly. The mass of the rain per second that strikes the roof is 0.060 kg every second. Assuming that the rain comes to rest upon strikingthe car ( Vf = 0 m/s), find the...
July 26, 2013 by trina

science
A soccer ball is kicked with an initial speed of 8.4 m/s in a direction 22.0° above the horizontal.Find the magnitude and direction of its velocity at the following times. (Take the +x axis to be parallel to the ground, in the direction that the ball is kicked.)0.250 s after ...
August 10, 2012 by Caitlin

physical
a crate rest on a ramp that makes an angle of tangent with the horizontal.the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35 and the coefficient of static friction is 0.45.the inclination of the ramp is slowly increased.(a)find the angle at which the crate starts to slip down the ...
September 6, 2012 by kim

physics
Which one of the following statements is true for two bodies having same kinetic energy but different masses? a. they have same velocity b. they have same momentum c. the momentum of smaller mass body is smaller than the other d. the momentum of smaller mass body is larger ...
June 14, 2012 by Jeremy

Physics
A shell is shot with an inital velocity of 20m/s at an angle 60 degrees with the horizontal. At the top of the trajectory, the shell explodes into two fragments of equal mass. One fragment whose speed is immediately after the explosion zero falls vertically. How far from the ...
January 29, 2007 by Jamie

Biomechanics
While pushing off against the starting blocks at the beginning of a race, Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps generates a force that increases linearly from 0 N to 800 N over the first 0.30 s, and then decreases steadily back to 0 N over the remaining 0.30 s (see the graph ...
April 6, 2014 by Brendan

trig
An airplane has an airspeed of 450 km/hr bearing N45E. The wind velocity is 30 km/hr in the direction N30W. What is the ground speed and what is its direction?. I have gotten this far: A= 450cos(45), 450sin(45) = (318.20, 318.20) W= 30cos(120), 30sin(120) = (-15, 25.98) A+W= ...
July 13, 2011 by VEJ

physics
During a Science day learners use a plastic cold drink bottle as a rocket.They use a bicycle pump to increas the presure inside the bottle.When the presure becomes high enough,the bottle is launched vertically upwards into the air.The bottle returns to its original position ...
January 22, 2012 by Thabang

Physics
The fastest recorded pitch in Major League Baseball was thrown by Nolan Ryan in 1974. If this pitch were thrown horizontally, the ball would fall 0.809 meters by the time it reached home plate, 18.3 meters away. How fast was the pitch? So for i know that change in y ...
October 13, 2012 by Michael

science(physics)
A car goes from a dead stop to 25m/s in 5s going east. It keeps going then slows down after it reaches 60m/s. It is being drived on level ground. For the first 5s the magnitude of the velocity vector increases at a constant rate. What is the Instantaneous velocity of the car ...
August 1, 2007 by ~christina~

physics
A block of unknown mass is attached to a spring with a spring constant of 6.00 N/m and undergoes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 12.0 cm. When the block is halfway between its equilibrium position and the end point, its speed is measured to be 33.0 cm/s a)Calculate...
April 27, 2009 by Jessi

chemistry
when a ball is dropped throuh a height, its potential energy changes. Suppose all this energy gets converted into internal energyof the ball once it has stopped bouncing and the specfic heat of the vall is 0.850 j/g-k(no heat loss to the environment). Calculate the height from...
September 17, 2012 by gary

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

physics
A large grinding wheel in the shape of a solid cylinder of radius 0.330 m is free to rotate on a frictionless, vertical axle. A constant tangential force of 260 N applied to its edge causes the wheel to have an angular acceleration of 0.795 rad/s2. (a) What is the moment of ...
November 15, 2012 by Shane

physics
A large grinding wheel in the shape of a solid cylinder of radius 0.330 m is free to rotate on a frictionless, vertical axle. A constant tangential force of 250 N applied to its edge causes the wheel to have an angular acceleration of 1.053 rad/s2. (a) What is the moment of ...
November 30, 2012 by heather

Physics
Hey I'm not sure how to solve this problem: An 1840 kg car is moving to the right at a constant velocity of 2.94 m/s. What's the netforce? What's the netforce if the car would be moving to the left? I'm thinking that the net force going right and the net force going left is ...
September 16, 2008 by Robert

physics
Find the value of the magnetic field necessary to cause a proton moving at a speed of 2.50 ×10^3 m/s to go into a circular orbit of 15.5-cm radius. An electron has an energy of 100 eV as it enters a magnetic field of 3.50 × 10−2 T. Find the radius of the orbit. A ...
July 24, 2011 by Kayla

physics
Smyrna and Marietta are 35 mi apart. A car takes 45 min to go from Exeter to Manchester. The return trip takes 35 min. a) determine the average SPEED of the car for the round trip. b) determine the average VELOCITY of the car for the round trip
August 31, 2010 by Kyle

physics
you slide a 325N trunk up a 20 degree inclined plane w/ constant velocity by exerting a force of 211 N parallel to the inclined plane a) what is the comp. of the trunk's weight parallel to the plane? b) what is the sum of the Fa, friction and the parallel comp. of the trunk's ...
January 13, 2008 by physics time..

ALGEBRA 1
The height h is the time of seconds that the ball has been in the air with an initial vertical velocity of 48 feet per second from a height of 5 feet above the ground is given by the equation h=-16t^2 + 48t + 5 where t is the time in seconds that the ball has been in the air. ...
January 3, 2012 by CRAig

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=t1 the motorbike reaches the maximum velocity possible without slipping off the track. What's the minimum length in meters the ...
May 6, 2013 by Mathslover Please help

Physics help
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=t1 the motorbike reaches the maximum velocity possible without slipping off the track. What's the minimum length in meters the ...
May 8, 2013 by Mathslover Please help

Calculus (Derivatives)
Two particles are moving in straight lines. The displacement (in meters) of particle 1 is given by the function e^(4cos(t)) , where t is in seconds. The displacement (in meters) of particle 2 is given by the function -(t^3)/(3) - (t^2)/(2) + 2 , where t is in seconds. Find the...
October 29, 2011 by Mishaka

Physics
SEQUENCE of questions: 1)A typical steel B-string in a guitar resonates at its fundamental frequency at 240 Hertz. The length of the string is 0.620 m. What is the wave velocity along the string? Find your answer in m/s MY ANSWER 148.8m/s? 2)The tension in the above string is ...
March 31, 2011 by Jamie

physics
A stationary bicycle is raised off the ground, and its front wheel (m = 1.3 kg) is rotating at an angular velocity of 14.0 rad/s (see the drawing). The front brake is then applied for 3.0 s, and the wheel slows down to 2.7 rad/s. Assume that all the mass of the wheel is ...
October 28, 2011 by Anonymous

math
a launched rocket has an altitude, in meters, given by the polynimial h+vt-4.9t^2 where h is the height, in meters, from which the launch occurs, at velocity v in meters per second, and t is the number of seconds for which the rocket is airborne. If a rocket is launched from ...
March 21, 2013 by pam

Physics
1. if a 0.05kg coin is hanging from 22m above the ground: a. If you drop it, how fast will the coin be moving halfway to the ground? b. How fast will it be moving just before it hits the ground? If you could point me the right direction with equations that would be great. I ...
June 28, 2011 by Tina

physics
1) Two large vertical plates parallel to each other are 2mm apart. A thin flat plate of 1 mm thickness,0.6 m*0.6 m size and 25 N weight is towed vertically up b/w the two large plates with a velocity of 0.2 m/s. the inside plate is equidistant from the two stationary plates. ...
September 2, 2011 by sumit

Challenger institution of technology
An airplane of mass 2800 Kg has just lifted off the runway. It is gaining altitude at a constant 2.3 M/s while the horizontal component of its velocity is increasing at a rate of 0.86 M/s2. Assume g= 9.81 M/s2. (a) Find the direction of the force exerted on the airplane by the...
September 5, 2011 by John

Physics
Two 2.00kg balls are attached to the ends of a thin rod length 50.0cm and negligible mass. The rod is free to rotate about a horizontal axis at the center, without friction. With the rod horizontal, a 50.0 gram glob of putty drops onto one of the balls, hitting it with a speed...
January 4, 2011 by Lil

Physics
Two waves are combined to form this standing wave equation of y(x,t) = (3 mm)sin[x/(2 m]cos[(100 rad/s)t] a. What's the amplitude of the right moving wave and left moving wave? b. What's the wavelength of the right moving wave and left moving wave? c. What's the velocity of ...
February 11, 2011 by Dan

Physics
Two waves are combined to form this standing wave equation of y(x,t) = (3 mm)sin[x/(2 m]cos[(100 rad/s)t] a. What's the amplitude of the right moving wave and left moving wave? b. What's the wavelength of the right moving wave and left moving wave? c. What's the velocity of ...
February 11, 2011 by Alan

Physics
A rabbit runs in a garden such that the x- and y-components of its displacement as function of times are given by x(t) = −0.44t2 − 6.0t + 73 and y(t)= 0.35t2 + 8.3t + 34. (Both x and y are in meters and t is in seconds.) (a) Calculate the rabbit's position (...
September 10, 2010 by Gina

Physics
Two motorcycles are traveling due east with different velocities. However, 2.16 seconds later, they have the same velocity. During this 2.16-second interval, motorcycle A has an average acceleration of 1.30 m/s2 due east, while motorcycle B has an average acceleration of 19.4 ...
September 13, 2010 by Jeff

physics
Two motorcycles are traveling due east with different velocities. However, 5.81 seconds later, they have the same velocity. During this 5.81 -second interval, motorcycle A has an average acceleration of 4.07 m/s2 due east, while motorcycle B has an average acceleration of 16.1...
September 11, 2012 by Kendall

chem 101
In an electron microscope the electrons generate the image. For one of the scanning electron microscopes in our Central Analytical Facility, the electrons are accelerated to have a kinetic energy of 200,000 eV. Electrons with this kinetic energy have a velocity of 2.67 x 10^8 ...
April 15, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A golf ball is released from rest from the top of a very tall building. Choose a coordinate system whose origin is at the starting point of the ball, and whose y axis points vertically upward. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. a.Neglecting air resistance, calculate the...
February 9, 2014 by Fabricus

physics
A bullet with a mass 0.05kg is speeding toward a block of mass 10kg. the bullet is initially moving with a velocity of 200m/s while the block is initially at rest....The bullet collides with the block, sticking inside, and knocks the block horizontally of the edge of a cliff. ...
January 27, 2009 by maria

math
Throwing a Wrench. An angry construction worker throws his wrench downward from a height of 128 feet with an initial velocity of 32 feet per second. The height of the wrench above the ground after t seconds is given by S(t)=-16t^2-32t+128. a) What is the height of the wrench ...
March 5, 2009 by Debbie

math-algebra
A launched rocket has an altitude, in meters, given by the polynomial h = vt -4.9t^2, where h is the height, in meters, from which the launch occurs, at velocity v in meters per second, and t is the number of seconds for which the rocket is airborne. If a rocket is launched ...
October 9, 2010 by Michelle

11th grade Physics
Consider a situation in which your car, when coasting down a straight downhill road, acquires a constant velocity. In this situation: a. gravity is the only force on the car b. friction is the only force acting on the car c. the net force acting on the car is zero d. there ...
November 5, 2010 by Krys

Physics
A bicycle chain is wrapped around a rear sprocket (r = 0.037 m) and a front sprocket (r = 0.06 m). The chain moves with a speed of 1.2 m/s around the sprockets, while the bike moves at a constant velocity. Find the magnitude of the acceleration of a chain link that is in ...
March 16, 2011 by Shanniganz

Algbrah
A launched rocket has an altitude in meters, given by the polynomial h+vt-4.9^2, h is the height in meters v is the velocity in meters per second and t is the number of seconds for which it takes the rocket to become airborne. If the rocket is launched from the top of a tower ...
May 15, 2011 by Jessie

physics
A flight attendant pulls her 66 N flight bag a distance of 318 m along a level airport floor at a constant velocity. The force she exerts is 43 N at an angle of 52° above the horizontal. (a) Find the work she does on the flight bag. (b) Find the work done by the force of ...
January 26, 2013 by Brianna Smith

physics
Can someone tell me if my answers are correct? A .145 kg block of wood hangs from the ceiling by a string. A bullet with a mass of .004 kg and a speed of 540 m/s strikes the block. After the collision, the block with the bullet embedded rises 42 cm up. a) What is the velocity ...
October 13, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
I need to find the centripetal acceleration of my clothes dryer. How would I go about doing it... Would the tangential speed just be 2pi*R*number of rotations/time, or how would I find that? Put a shoe in the dryer. Count the number of times the shoe tumbles in a minute (that ...
May 1, 2007 by Mischa

Pre-Calculus
Hello, A projectile is launched straight up from the ground with an initial velocity of 320 ft/sec. a. When will the projectiles height above the ground be 1024 ft? For this I got 16 seconds b. When will the height of the projectile be at least 24 ft? I am not sure how to ...
September 6, 2009 by Ashley

physics6
In a cathode ray tube, electrons are accelerated from rest by a constant electric force of magnitude 6.2 multiplied by 10-17 N during the first 2.2 cm of the tube's length; then they move at essentially constant velocity another 43 cm before hitting the screen. (a) Find the ...
February 16, 2012 by Anonymous

physics14
In a cathode ray tube, electrons are accelerated from rest by a constant electric force of magnitude 6.2 multiplied by 10-17 N during the first 2.2 cm of the tube's length; then they move at essentially constant velocity another 43 cm before hitting the screen. (a) Find the ...
February 16, 2012 by jm

Physics
A loaded penguin sled weighing 60 N rests on a plane inclined at 20° to the horizontal. Between the sled and the plane the coefficient of static friction is 0.27, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.13. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of the force F, parallel to the...
February 19, 2013 by Rachel

Physics
A small blimp is used for advertising purposes at a football game. It has a mass of 93.0 kg and is attached by a towrope to a truck on the ground. The towrope makes an angle of 53.3° downward from the horizontal, and the blimp hovers at a constant height of 20.7 m above the ...
September 21, 2010 by Gina

Algebra~Scary problem!
A launched rocket has an altitude, in meters, given by the polynomial h+vt-4.9t^2, where h is the height, in meters, from which the launch occurs, at the velocity v in meters per second, and the t is the number of seconds for which the rocket is airborne. If a rocket is ...
May 27, 2008 by Sahara

math 117
A launched rocket has an altitude in meters, given by the polynomial h+vt-4.9^2, h is the height in meters v is the velocity in meters per second and t is the number of seconds for which it takes the rocket to become airborne. If the rocket is launched from the top of a tower ...
May 15, 2011 by Jessie

math 116
A launched rocket has an altitude in meters, given by the polynomial h+vt-4.9^2, h is the height in meters v is the velocity in meters per second and t is the number of seconds for which it takes the rocket to become airborne. If the rocket is launched from the top of a tower ...
May 15, 2011 by Jessie

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