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technology
Need help on the question below. I have read all about all 3 laws but still don't understand if this would be 1st or 2nd law. "A ball is rolling in a straight line on a hardwood floor. A cat hits it from the right, so the ball rolls left. Which Law of Motion is this? a. Netwon...
March 14, 2014 by Brandi

Physics - Newton's Law of universal gravitation
Describe how Newton used each of the following phenomena to support the law of universal gravitation a) the orbit of the moon b) kepler's third law
August 22, 2010 by Shaila

Newton's 3rd Law
How can I use Newton's 3rd law on a diver off of a diving board? Could I calculate friction against his feet?
March 22, 2011 by Joe

science/Newton's third law
if you kick a 5kg ball with one Newton it would push back on you with one Newton is this true???
June 4, 2011 by who wants 2 no?

physics
1.What if Newton’s Third Law did not exist?. In your response to this inquiry, think of some of the consequences if Newton’s Third Law were not true. Describe in detail at least two consequences that would result if the Third Law were not true.
April 26, 2011 by maria

Physics-Newton's Law
Hi-I have a question-we're studying Newton's Laws and my question is: If I have a constant, non-zero force, how does the accleration change as the mass is changed. I think it changes proportionally-yes, or no but I'm not sure why except to say that's the law
October 10, 2010 by Juliette

physics
A rock is moving through interstellar space towards a snow ball. Describe the motion of the rock until it hits the snow ball (in terms of Newton’s First Law). According to Newton’s 3rd Law, what will be the reaction to the force of the rock on the snow ball? How will these ...
December 18, 2013 by Anonymous

Columbs Law
I need help with the following questions from my homework. thanks! How does one coulomb of charge compare with the charge of a single electron? How is coulombs law similar to Newton's law of gravitation? How is it different?
November 5, 2007 by Whit

physics
Proponents of astrology claim that the positions of the planets at the time of a baby's birth will affect the life of that person in important ways. Some assert that this effect is due to gravity. Examine this claim with Newton's law of gravity. Calculate the maximum force ...
March 14, 2009 by cb

Physics
Do Newton's Law apply to motion inside your car? A.Yes, but only when at rest. B.Yes, but only when traveling at constant velocity or at rest. C.No, never. D.Yes, always. So I tried answering the question with D at first because I was thinking that it is a car in motion so ...
July 8, 2014 by Sophie

physics
why are you more likely to have an accident on your bicycle if you are riding it on a gravel or wet pathway?how do i explain this using newton's law(s)? thanks consider newtons first law. Then, consider friction on the tire on gravel, wet vs dry pavement. isn't it newton's 3rd...
June 29, 2007 by Emma

SCIENCE
For my science project i have to choose a sport and list five carefully thoughtout ways that Newton's three Laws of Motion are involed in the game i selected. The sport i have selected is tennis. i have 3 ways already but i am missing 2 more. Here are the 3 ways i have already...
November 11, 2007 by Anonymous

Physic II
Is Coulomb's law consistent with Newton's Third Law? In particular, how do F^elec A-->B and F^elec B--->A compare in magnitude? in direction?
January 26, 2014 by hulide

Physic
Is Coulomb's law consistent with Newton's Third Law? In particular, how do F^elec A-->B and F^elec B--->A compare in magnitude? in direction?
January 27, 2014 by Aliasa

physics - newtons 3rd law
According to Newton's third law, for every action force there is a reacgtion force, then how can a team win a tug of war contest
August 23, 2010 by Shaila

physics
at what angle must the two forces of 50 newton and 120 newton be acting so as to balanced by a force of 130 newton?
May 22, 2012 by anupriya

Physics
According to conservation of momentum, when two objects collide, the momentum lost by one object equals the momentum gained by the other. Give a common-sense, non-mathematical explanation of the connection between Newton’s 3rd law and momentum conservation. In other words,make...
March 28, 2011 by Tammy

Physics
According to conservation of momentum, when two objects collide, the momentum lost by one object equals the momentum gained by the other. Give a common-sense, non-mathematical explanation of the connection between Newton’s 3rd law and momentum conservation. In other words,make...
March 26, 2011 by Tammy

physical science
what physical law/s were used during the "burns" of Apollo 13 to adjust its path/trajectory and get it home? I know the thrusters used Newton's third law. What else?
January 1, 2011 by anonymous

physics question
The sum of the emfs and potential difference around a closed loop equals zero" is a consequence of: a) Newton's third law b) Ohm's law c) Newton's second law d) conservation of energy e) conservation of charge For this question: I had picked d conservation of energy but now I ...
March 28, 2007 by susane

physics
The relationship between magnetic force and magnetic pole strength is similar to the relationship between which of the following?. A) force, mass, and distance as in Newton's law of gravity.B) All of these.C) current, voltage, and resistance as in Ohm's law.D) Two of these.E) ...
April 16, 2012 by Christy

chemistry
newton 1st law of motion
February 6, 2013 by baron

physic
Which of these is not a statement of newton's law of universal gravitation?
February 7, 2014 by femi

physics
The relationship between magnetic force and magnetic pole strength is similar to the relationship between which of the following?. A) force, mass, and distance as in Newton's law of gravity.B) All of these.C) current, voltage, and resistance as in Ohm's law.D) Two of these.E) ...
April 14, 2012 by Christy

sience
whats the laws of newton's first law of motion?
October 3, 2007 by naijah

Science
According to Newton's second law of motion____. F = mv F = m/a a = Fnet /m F = ma
March 5, 2013 by TheFriendlyUnicorn

science
state Newton's law of cooling.express it mathmatically.
March 11, 2013 by shubhakar jha

physics
a) You are sitting at the center of the back seat of a car without seat belts and friction is low. The car suddenly makses a right turn. Describe what happens to you. WHich of Newton's laws is applicable? The car would be goind straight before the turn so when it suddenly ...
November 20, 2006 by Benji

Physics- Newton's 1st and 2nd Law
Please help me :( Briefly explain the following scenario's using Newton's first law. a) Trevor wants to tow Kevin's car with his truck. He attached a small tow rope between the vehicles and leaves the rope slack (loose). Trevor quickly accelerates forwards making the rope ...
October 14, 2010 by Emily

What is the answer
Newton's _____ law explains why my hands hurt when I clap loudly
August 19, 2009 by Waka FLocka

Science
Newton's _____ law explains why my hands hurt when I clap loudly
January 10, 2011 by Cristal

science
According to Newton's second law of motion, _____? A. F = mv B. F = m/a C. a = Fnet /m D. F = ma I think it is B..?
March 14, 2013 by Roger

Physics
How is the Sky Screamer at Six Flags an example of Newton's First Law?
August 25, 2014 by Brittney

Physics
A bike is hanging from a hook in a garage. You need to consider the following forces. (a) The force of the Earth pulling down on the bike. (b) The force of the bike pulling up on the Earth. (c) The force of the hook pulling up on the bike. (d) The force of the hook pulling ...
February 15, 2010 by Max

Physics
A bike is hanging from a hook in a garage. You need to consider the following forces. (a) The force of the Earth pulling down on the bike. (b) The force of the bike pulling up on the Earth. (c) The force of the hook pulling up on the bike. (d) The force of the hook pulling ...
February 16, 2010 by Max

newton law science
A tricycle has a mass of 5.5 kg and the force needed to stop it is 1.65N. What is the acceleration?
February 24, 2014 by J lynch

Physics Newtons Law
If a cart and a string are attached and there is a weight on the end of the string to pull the cart, and both the cart and the weight on the string were the same.. what would I expect acceleration to be using Newton's second law?
October 15, 2013 by Katie

physics
Newton was holding an apple of mass 120 g and thinking about the gravitational forces exerted on the apple by himself and by the Sun. Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force acting on the apple due to Newton, the Sun, and the Earth, assuming that the distance from ...
October 30, 2011 by mymi

Science
I need help with finding a picture that goes with Newton's first, second,and third law of motion
September 29, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
Why is your weight not one-quarter as much when you climb to the top of a twice as tall tree? A) Because, quite simply, of Newton's law of action and reaction.B) Because parts of the tree itself gravitationally attract you.C) But it is, in accord with the inverse-square law.D...
March 4, 2012 by Christie

physics
A bike is hanging from a hook in a garage. Consider the following forces. (a) The force of the Earth pulling down on the bike. (b) The force of the bike pulling up on the Earth. (c) The force of the hook pulling up on the bike. (d) The force of the hook pulling down on the ...
February 19, 2010 by jared

science
Newton's _____ law explains why my hands hurt when I clap loudly. 1st 2nd 3rd
October 22, 2008 by Alie

physics
why it is easier to tear a paper off a full roll than a mostly used one? Is it because of Newton's law?
August 26, 2012 by mary

science
How does Newton's first law of motion explain the movement of your body when in a car in which you are riding stops suddenly?
April 3, 2014 by victoria

science
How does Newton's first law of motion explain the movement of your body when in a car in which you are riding stops suddenly?
April 3, 2014 by victoria

math
How much force is needed to accelerate a 50-kg rider and her 250-kg motorcycle at 5 m/s2? This is really a physics question. The equation that you use is Newton's second law, Force = Mass x Acceleration. In this case, the total mass being accelerated is 300 kg. Multiply that ...
June 12, 2007 by kent

physics
A light rope is attached to a block with a mass of 6 kg that rests on a horizontal, frictionless surface. THe horizontal rope passes over a frictionless, massless pulley, and a block of mass m is suspended from the other end. When the blocks are released, the tension in the ...
November 16, 2006 by Benji

physics
According to Newton's version of Kepler's third law, how would the ratio T^2/r^3 change if the mass of the Sun were doubled?
January 16, 2010 by kendra

Physics
A particular asteroid has a circular orbit about the Sun with a radius of 450 million miles. How long does it take to go around the sun? Compare the prediction of Kepler's 2nd law to a direct computation with Newton's 2nd law. How much area does the line connecting the ...
December 5, 2013 by Shelby

Physics
Each of the following statements has 1, 2, or 3 conceptual flaws. Explain what is wrong with each sentence (I just need help finding a website for this) 1. A rocket moves through space because the exhaust from the rocket's engine pushes against the atmosphere. 2. If an ...
February 1, 2008 by Aestas

Newtons Second Law Physics
If a cart and a string are attached and there is a weight on the end of the string to pull the cart, and both the cart and the weight on the string were the same.. what would I expect acceleration to be using Newton's second law?
October 16, 2013 by Katie

science
A person's body is thronw outward as a car rounds a curve on the highway is this newton's 1st 2nd or 3rd law
January 24, 2008 by summer

physical science
true /false for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction is best defined as Newton's Third Law
May 23, 2011 by peter

Science
Can someone please send me a picture explination of Newton's third law and about a paragraph explaining how it works and stuff thank you .
September 29, 2013 by Bs

Science
Use Newton’s first law of motion to explain how wearing a seat belt in a moving car could help prevent injury.
April 7, 2014 by Cindy

Science
Use Newton's 1st law of motion to explain how wearing a seat belt in a moving car could help prevent injury.
May 20, 2014 by steve

Physical Science
The static frictional between a 500 kilogram box of bricks and the floor is 500 Newton’s. The kinetic frictional force in only 220 Newton’s. How many Newton’s of force must a worker exert to get the moving?
September 26, 2012 by Tala

science
When I bumped the table, the coffee in my cup spilled out. Newton's _____ law explains this reaction. 1st 2nd 3rd
October 22, 2008 by Alie

newton's law
Find the acceleration and tension in an Atwood's machine. Two different masses connected by a string over a pulley which is at rest.
October 13, 2012 by jack

science
while wearing roller blades, you push against a wall. Use Newton's third law of motion to explain what happens next.
April 13, 2010 by Jen

Astronomy
According to Newton's second law, when the same force acts on two bodies, the body with the larger mass will have the ________ acceleration.
January 23, 2011 by Marie

Science: physics
Why does the moon not require a push to keep it along its orbit around the earth? -I have to use Newton's first law of motion.
September 30, 2013 by Losa

Physics
Calculate the percentage of Earth’s gravitational force on the ISS astronauts while orbiting at an altitude of 248 miles above Earth’s surface. To do this, compare the gravitational force on an orbiting astronaut to the force on the astronaut here at Earth’s surface using the ...
January 28, 2014 by Haley

Science
picture of Newton's second law of motion and explanation or description also an explanation of inertia
September 29, 2013 by Yb

Science
Write on Newton law of cooling and cooling collision.
January 26, 2013 by Peter

Science
Newton's first law of motion states that an object remains at rest unless a ___force acts on it. A.balanced B.frictional C.gravitational D. net I think it's D..?
March 13, 2013 by Cassie

astronomy/physics
Use Newton’s Law of Gravity to calculate the force of gravity between a 39 kg person and Earth.
December 1, 2011 by silvia

science
According to Newton's Second Law of Motion, when an object is acted on by an unbalanced force, how will that object respond?
February 4, 2014 by jp

Calculus
Can someone check my answer? The change in the momentum of an object (Δ p) is given by the force, F, acting on the object multiplied by the time interval that the force was acting: Δ p = F Δt . If the force (in newtons) acting on a particular object is given by ...
May 5, 2014 by Samantha

Physics
Newton law of cooling and cooling collision.
January 27, 2013 by Peter

Newtons Law of Cooling
using Newton's Law of Cooling: At 10:30 am the medical examiner arrives at a crime scene where a dead body has been found. The temperature of the body is 80 degrees F and the thermostat for the room in which the body was found is set at 68 degrees F. One hour later the ...
September 4, 2014 by Tracy

physics
can someone please help me with this question quick... Which of the following equations expresses Newton's law of universal gravitation? a. Fc=MVt^2/r b. Fg=M1M2/r c. g=Gme/r^2 d. Fg=Gmme/r^2 i really need help..thanks:-)
February 20, 2009 by Bella

Science - Newton
How did Isaac Newton affect the Heliocentric Theory?
October 28, 2013 by Chipe Martinez

Physics Newton law
A 10O0Kg elevator is hoisted upward from rest by a cable. In the first two seconds there is an 1100N tension force in the cable hoisting the elevator. What is the speed after two seconds and how far has it travelled ? Get the acceleration first. Tension=mg + m*acceleration. ...
November 5, 2006 by harry

science
Newton’s law of gravity is used with great success in most everyday situations, and indeed, in planning planetary space missions such as the Rosetta probe. However, Einstein’s theory of general relativity and a theory of quantum gravity are needed to describe the observed ...
August 28, 2011 by mj

Physics
What equation is the rotational equilvalent of newton's law ? give the meaning of each symbol and state which rotational quantites are analogous to which linear quantities.
October 13, 2011 by leslie

physics
Which of the following is true of inertia? a. It is described in Newton's first law of motion b. It is a property of motion c. It is measured by weight d. all of the above
February 6, 2013 by Carolyn

Physics
A person is pushing on a refrigerator that sits on a level floor. Use Newton's third law along with his second law to find the magnitude of the acceleration of a man as he pushes the refrigerator. Assume the man has a mass of 62 kg, he exerts a force of 128 N, the refrigerator...
May 14, 2012 by Alex

physics
1. Two point charges are separated by 6 cm. The attractive force between them is 14 N. Find the force between them when they are separated by 12 cm. 2. The SI unit of mass is the kilogram. What is the SI unit of charge? 3. The proportionality constant k in Coulomb’s law is ...
July 14, 2010 by Nicole

physics
a gardener pushes a wheelbarrow. according to Newton's third law the barrow's reaction force on the gardener is the exact opposite of her force on the barrow. a bystander concludes the gardener and barrow will not move because they push equally against each other. how can i ...
June 29, 2007 by Emma

science
a teacher pushed a 98 newton desk acrosss a floor for a distance of 5 meters she exerted a horizontal force of 20 newton How much work was done?
October 24, 2009 by Barb

physics (Newton's Laws)
Please help, A cat is stuck in a tree. You are designated with the job to get it out, yet you do not want to climb the tree, because you may get stuck as well. Instead you set up a pulley system. A rope (consider it massless) runs from the seat you sit on over an ideal pulley...
March 17, 2013 by Kathy

6th grade science (physics)
explain Newton's 1st law in relation to forces, balanced forces and unbalanced forces
April 18, 2010 by Brandon

physics
newton third law says that action and reaction are equal and opposite but if we throw wet soil on the wall it sticks to wall, it does not returns back, why it happens
September 14, 2010 by Bilal

Newton' law of motion
A resultant force of 50N pulls a body of mass 10kg along a smooth horizontal surface. Calculate the acceleration with which the body is moved
March 9, 2011 by Alex

physics
In a paragraph, use the following words: Inertia, Acceleration, Kinetic Energy, and Newton's 1st Law to describe the physics at work during a car crash
November 4, 2012 by Nigear

physics
In a paragraph, use the following words: Inertia, Acceleration, Kinetic Energy, and Newton's 1st Law to describe the physics at work during a car crash
November 4, 2012 by Nigear

Physics
Suppose you viewed a movie that was running backwards. You would see lots of odd things happen: streams would flow uphill, a diver would emerge upwards and go back to the diving board etc. If these backward moving events actually happened in nature, which principle or ...
February 20, 2009 by Kate

6th grade science (physics)
explain and describe Newton's 1st law and as it applies to forces, balanced forces and unbalanced forces
April 18, 2010 by Brandon

physics
1. The acceleration due to gravity calculated this way works well for objects near the Earth’s surface. How would you have to change the above equation if the object was 100,000 meters above the ground? (Note: this question refers to Newton’s equation for the force of gravity ...
August 21, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
1. The acceleration due to gravity calculated this way works well for objects near the Earth’s surface. How would you have to change the above equation if the object was 100,000 meters above the ground? (Note: this question refers to Newton’s equation for the force of gravity ...
January 24, 2014 by Anika

government
Which branch of the law regulates wrongful acts involving injury to one’s person, property, or reputation in a situation not covered by the terms of a contract? A. common law B. tort law C. civil law D. contract law
March 8, 2012 by Johana

government
Which branch of the law regulates wrongful acts involving injury to one's person, property, or reputation in a situation not covered by the term of a contract? A. common law B. tort law C. civil law D. contract law
April 2, 2012 by Charlette

calculus
Use Newton's method to solve the equation sec x = 4 in the interval x in (0, pi/2). In other words, use Newton's Method to compute arcsec(4). (You need to make a good initial guess for the root otherwise Newton's method will probably fail. Please justify how you came up with ...
April 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
Two spheres S1 and S2 of the same metal and having the same type of surface, have radii 20cm and 10cm respectively. Compare their rates of fall of temperature as they cool (a) when S1 is at 50 degree centigrade, S2 is at 40 degree centigrade, the surroundings are at 20 degree ...
March 14, 2010 by Edwin

bus law
What is the chronological order of the major legislation that makes up the history of employment law in this country? For each law, state the social problem the law was designed to address, and discuss how employment law has affected the workplace in the last two decades.
September 2, 2010 by kash

Science-Chemistry
1. What is Charles’s law? • State the definition of the law in words. • What are the assumptions of Charles’s law? • Write mathematical equations that represent the law. • What can you do with Charles’s law? • Using a gas-filled balloon as an example, describe what happens to ...
May 31, 2013 by Help needed.... Danielle

College physics
According to Newton's Third Law, for every action there is an equal an opposite reaction. If the current on the wire is such so that the magnetic force on the wire points upward, what must be true?
July 26, 2010 by emoni

Physics
Using newton's law of universal gravitation and the following data calculate the theoretical value of the acceleration due to gravity on mars. Mars Mass= 6.4185x 10^23 kg Radius (equatorial)= 3.3962x 10^6m
November 9, 2010 by Amy

Physics
When you're riding a city bus sometimes there are no seats left and you have to stand. Why are there vertical and horizontal metal hand bars on the bus? Use the concept of inertia and Newton's 1st law
July 11, 2013 by Jai

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