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physics
An airplane travels 2800 km at a speed of 700 km/h, decreases its speed to 500 km/h for the next 1500 km and travels the last 1000 km at a speed of 400 km/hr. Find the average speed of the plane for the trip.
September 13, 2011 by nikita

physics
A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.
June 20, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.
June 20, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.
June 20, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A train travel some distance with a speed of 30km/hr and return with a speed of 45km/hr. Calculate average speed.
June 20, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 16.01 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 5.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed? Ok so I got a vertical final velocity of 17.714 m/s. Now I need to find the horizontal speed, correct? Which equation can I ...
November 4, 2007 by Lindsay

physics
if a plane is flying at a speed so that the apex half-angle of its shock wave is 30 degrees, what is the speed if the speed of sound is 320 m/s?
May 13, 2011 by Cam

physics
a girl of mass 40 kg is skating at a constant speed of 1 m/s. supposed she doubles her speed, how much work will be needed to double her speed?
January 7, 2013 by merlyn

Physics
A cart has a constant acceleration of a = 2m/s2. At a certain instant its speed is 5 m/s. What is its speed 2 s later and 2 s earlier?. What is its average speed during the time interval of 4s.?
October 3, 2010 by Jay

physics
A object of mass 3.00 kg is subject to a force Fx that varies with position as in the figure below. Find the work done by the force on the object as it moves as follows: (a) from x = 0 to x = 4.00 m 1 Your response differs from the correct answer by 10% to 100%. J (b) from x...
October 20, 2009 by fdtc

physics
A pick up truck travelling at constant speed begins to accelerate at 1.5m/s squared for 6 seconds, by which times it has reached a speed of 20m/s. What was its original speed?
February 25, 2013 by Poppy Proasheck

Physics
When a football in a field goal attemp reaches its max height how does its speed compare to its inital speed? a)it's zero b) it is less than its inital speed c)it is equal to its inital speed d)it is greater than its inital speed since at the max height v=0 isn't the answer a)?
September 25, 2007 by Tammy

Physics
When a football in a field goal attemp reaches its max height how does its speed compare to its inital speed? a)it's zero b) it is less than its inital speed c)it is equal to its inital speed d)it is greater than its inital speed since at the max height v=0 isn't the answer a)?
September 26, 2007 by Tammy

physics
An object moving with constant acceleration at time t=0 its speed is v. , at t=t. its speed is v./2 , at t=2t. its speed is v./4 . What will be its speed at time t=3t.?
July 26, 2011 by Tillu

physics
during a journey over which speed varies, the maximum attained speed in comparison to the average speed is always: A)one half of it B) greater than it C)less than it D) equal to it E) none of this
September 2, 2013 by jack

physics
A runner, beginning at rest, completed a 50 m run with a final speed of 6 m/s. Assuming constant acceleration. a) What was the average speed of the runner? b) What was the runner's time? c) What was the acceleration? a) half the final speed b) distance/(average speed) c) (...
October 2, 2006 by maria

Physics
Can anyone please help me with this question? I don't understand why the speed is v m/s. A sport utility vehicle is travelling at a speed of v m/s. If its momentum has a magnitude of 32,800 kg·m/s, what is the SUV's mass? Thanks I know that I have to use the formula p= m*v and...
May 2, 2013 by Kathy

Physics
If a projectile is launched from Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how high above the Earth's surface is it when its speed is three-fifths the escape speed? I keep getting the answer 2.56x10^6 m after solving it a few different ways. Help would be great.
April 28, 2012 by Kristin

Physics
1. How is average speed related to instantaneous speed? What certain conditions must be met for the two variables to have the same or close value? 2. Cite one practical example on the use of the concepts of instantaneous speed, average speed in observing safety on the road.
July 2, 2014 by Jade

physics
If a projectile is launched vertically from the Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how far from the Earth's center is it when its speed is 1/9 of the escape speed?
April 28, 2012 by Turk

physics
Calculate the magnitude of the linear momentum for the following cases. (a) a proton with mass 1.67 10-27 kg, moving with a speed of 4.00 106 m/s (b) a 16.5 g bullet moving with a speed of 270 m/s (c) a 70.5 kg sprinter running with a speed of 12.5 m/s (d) the Earth (mass = 5....
July 7, 2008 by Elisa

physics
A car moving with an initial speed v collides with a second stationary car that is 50.7 percent as massive. After the collision the first car moves in the same direction as before with a speed that is 33.2 percent of the original speed. Calculate the final speed of the second ...
March 26, 2014 by Erin

PHYSICS
A baseball is hit with a horizontal speed of 16 m/s and a vertical speed of 16 m/s upward. What are these speeds 5 s later? horizontal speed ?? m/s vertical speed ?? m/s
March 8, 2008 by jena

physics
suppose a treadmill has an average acceleration of 4.7 x 10^-3 m/s^2. a. how much does its speed change after 5.0 min? b. if the treadmill's initial speed is 1.7 m/s, what will its final speed be?
September 3, 2010 by Ally

physics
suppose a treadmill has an avg acceleration of 4.7m/s^2. a) how much does its speed change after 5 min? b) If the treadmill's initial speed is .017 km/s, what will it's final speed be?
September 21, 2014 by nicole

Physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 19.17 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 4.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?
September 18, 2011 by Alexandria

physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 18.18 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 4.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?
October 10, 2011 by chad

physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 24.93 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 3.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?
February 1, 2014 by Tsion

physics
A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 24.93 m and hits the ground with a speed that is 3.0 times its initial speed. What was the initial speed?
February 1, 2014 by Tsion

physics
The acceleration due to gravity near a planet's surface is known to be 3.20 . Part A If the escape speed from the planet is 9.54 , determine its radius. Part B Find the mass of the planet. Part C If a probe is launched from its surface with a speed twice the escape speed and ...
September 29, 2012 by sammy

Physics
1. A person runs 800. m at an average speed of 6.00 m/s and then the next 800. m at an average speed of 8.00 m/s. Calculate (a) the total time of travel and (b) the average speed. 2. A boy kicked a can horizontally from a 6.5 m high rock with a speed of 4.0 m/s. How far from ...
June 18, 2014 by Piper

physics
A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 3 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 4.80 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?
June 26, 2011 by Brittany

physics
A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 2 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 5.20 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?
September 18, 2012 by mk

physics
A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 2 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 5.20 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?
September 18, 2012 by mk

physics
A 3 kg toy car with a speed of 10 m/s collides head-on with a 2 kg car traveling in the opposite direction with a speed of 2 m/s. If the cars are locked together after the collision with a speed of 5.20 m/s, how much kinetic energy is lost?
September 18, 2012 by mk

Physics (Momentum)
Can anyone please help me with this question? I don't understand why the speed is v m/s. A sport utility vehicle is travelling at a speed of v m/s. If its momentum has a magnitude of 32,800 kg·m/s, what is the SUV's mass? Thanks I know that I have to use the formula p= m*v and...
May 2, 2013 by Kathy

Physics
solve physics question. a train moves 3.6km from rest to rest in 3minutes. the greatest speed is 90km/h, and the acceleration and retardation are uniform. find the distance travelled at full speed.
June 17, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
When you approach a blinking source of light, the frequency of its blinking is seen to: decrease, increase, or remain the same always. I THINK IT IS INCREASING. If you are traveling at close to the speed of light and shine a flashlight out in front of you, a third observer at ...
May 3, 2008 by clark

physics
A race car enters a flat 200 m radius curve at a speed of 20 m/swhile increasing its speed at a constant 2 m/s2. If thecoefficient of static friction is .700, what will the speed of thecar be when the car beings to slide?
October 13, 2011 by holt

physics
An automobile tire has a radius of 0.335 m, and its center moves forward with a linear speed of v = 24.1 m/s. (a) Determine the angular speed of the wheel. (b) Relative to the axle, what is the tangential speed of a point located 0.243 m from the axle?
July 16, 2013 by katie

physics
A car moving with an initial speed v collides with a second stationary car that is 46.0 percent as massive. After the collision the first car moves in the same direction as before with a speed that is 37.7 percent of the original speed. Calculate the final speed of the second...
March 24, 2014 by Sami

Physics
A roulette wheel with a 1.0m radius reaches a maximum angular speed of 18 rad/s before it stops 35 revolutions ( 220 rad ) after attaining the maximum speed. How long did it take the wheel to stop? Unless you mean the 35 revs occur after max speed, it cannot be solved. The ...
December 19, 2006 by Robert

physics
Posted by sandhu on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 6:23am. A block starts with a speed of 18.0 m/s and slides for a distance of 2.2 m down a 40° ramp (ìk = 0.43). What is its final speed? (m/s) physics - drwls, Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 9:19am Final KE = PE loss - (work ...
November 25, 2010 by sandhu

physics
A skydiver of mass 81.5 kg jumps from a slow-moving aircraft and reaches a terminal speed of 54.9 m/s. (a) What is her acceleration when her speed is 30.0 m/s? (b) What is the drag force on the skydiver when her speed is 54.9 m/s? (c) What is the drag force on the skydiver ...
October 25, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
starting from reast a boat increases its speed to 4.12 m/s with constant acceleration. (a) what is the boat's average speed? (b) If it take the boat 4.77s to reach this speed, how for has it traveled?
November 17, 2011 by taylor

physics
Starting from rest, a boat increases its speed to 4.92 m/s with constant acceleration. (a) What is the boat's average speed? (b) If it takes the boat 5.07 s to reach this speed, how far has it traveled?
August 29, 2012 by stoic-rider77

Physics
When would instantaneous speed be the same as average speed? would it be when the speed is constant? when the position changes linearly with time or would it be in the limit when the time interval goes to zero? I thought it would be when the speed is constant, but i'm not sure...
September 5, 2011 by Katie

Physics
When a small object is launched from the surface of a fictitious planet with a speed of 52.0 m/s, its final speed when it is very far away from the planet is 32.0 m/s. Use this information to determine the escape speed of the planet.
April 1, 2014 by Ying

physics
Set a frictionless incline at various measured angles then determine the acceleration of a block by measuring the time it takes to increase from an initial speed to a final speed.If the angle is 20 and the initial speed is 0.68m/s and final speed is 2.43m/s and the time is 0....
November 21, 2010 by Trista

Physics
When would instantaneous speed be the same as average speed? would it be when the speed is constant? when the position changes linearly with time or would it be in the limit when the time interval goes to zero? I thought it would be when the speed is constant, but i'm not sure...
September 5, 2011 by Katie

Physics
A 96kg soul ascended to heaven at a speed of 12m/s, when he bumps against a 50 kg soul descending to hell at the speed of 15m/s, assuming that soul number 2 has an initial speed of 1m/s, find the initial speed of soul number 1.
January 2, 2011 by DAnielle

physics
a wheelof diameter 0.70 meterolls without slipping. a point at the top of the wheel moves with a tangential speed of 2.0 meter/second. a) at what speed is the axis of the wheel moving? b) What is the angular speed of the wheel?
March 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
Speed of a satellite orbit (physics problem)? What is the speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit about Earth? _________m/s Compare it with the speed of the Earth as it orbits the Sun. _________m/s
June 29, 2012 by Sierra

physics
An athlete executing a long jumper leaves the ground at a 27.0 degree angle and travels 7.89 m. What was the takeoff speed? If this speed were increased by just 5.0%, how much longer would the jump be? I came up with a take off speed of 27.4 but the system is saying that is ...
September 22, 2010 by jason

physics
A girl riding a bicycle with a speed of 5m/s towards northdirection , observes rain falling vertically down. If she increases her speed to 10m/s , rain appears to meet her at 45degree tp the vertical .what is the speed of rain ?
August 28, 2012 by manish dagar

physics
A 9.00 kg object starting from rest falls through a viscous medium and experiences a resistive force = -b , where is the velocity of the object. The object reaches one half its terminal speed in 5.54 s. (a) Determine the terminal speed. (b) At what time is the speed of the ...
March 3, 2011 by kia

College Physics
a horizontal speed of 15.8 m/s and a vertical speed 10.0 m/s upward. What is the vertical speed 1.12 s later?
September 26, 2010 by J

Physics- HELP
How to find average speed with a given initial speed, theta, and delta x? I know average speed= total distance/total time, but I am given an initial speed, an angle and delta x. Mark throws a ball to Daniel with an initial speed of 20 m/s at an angle of 45 degrees. If they are...
December 1, 2010 by Amm

physics
the earthis moving around the sun in a circular orbit of radius 1.5*10^11. it makes one revolution per year.find the angular speed of earth in radian/sec, and the tangential speed of earth using the formula v=r.w , and tangetial speed ?
April 25, 2010 by mo

physics
a patrol of timing paths each vehicle needs to travel the first half of the distance at a speed of 140 km / h. if the speed limit is 80km / h. which should be the highest average speed of the car in the second half of the section, to avoid being fined?
October 10, 2010 by liz

Physics
a steel ball drops onto a thick steel plate. its speed just before it hits is 10 m/s and it rebounds with a speed of 9 m/s. what percentage of its kinetic energy did it lose during the collision? what would you expect its speed to be after the second rebound?
September 6, 2012 by Megan

Physics
A GPS satellite orbits at an altitude of 2.0 x 10^7 m and a speed of 3.9 x 10^3 m/s, Earth’s radius is 6.4 x 10^6 m, and a point at its equator has tangential speed of 460 m/s, By approximately what fraction must the time be adjusted to account for both regular/speed-dependent...
January 21, 2013 by Katie

Physics
an automobile tire has a radius of 0.350M, and its center forward with a liner speed of v=13.0m/s. (a) Determine the angular speed of the wheel. (Assume that there is no slipping of the surfaces in contact during the rolling motion.) (b) Relative to the axle, what is the ...
March 14, 2007 by CJ

Physics
A car is driven from point A to B at a constant speed of 25.0 m/s along a straight line, and then back from point B to A at a constant speed of 20.0 m/s. The values of the average speed over the entire trip is?
January 19, 2010 by Mandy

physics
If a car completes a 3.8 mi oval track in 69.7 s, what is the average speed? answer in mph Did the car accelerate? (A.yes the direction of the motion changed or B. yes the speed changed or C. no the speed didnt change)
June 14, 2011 by alexa

Physics
An airplane takes off at 9:00 A.M. and flies at 300. km/h until 1:00 P.M. At 1:00 P.M. its speed is increased to 400. km/h, and it maintains this speed until it lands at 3:30 P.M. What is the airplane’s average speed for the entire flight?
June 16, 2014 by Piper

physics
If a runner travels at a speed of 10 m/s for 5 seconds, stops for a short time then continues on at a speed of 8 m/s for 4 seconds. How long was the runner stopped for if his average speed at the end of the trip is 4 m/s.
February 22, 2011 by mikey

college physics
A car is driven from point A to B at a constant speed of 25.0 m/s along a straight line, and then back from point B to A at a constant speed of 20.0 m/s. The values of the average speed over the entire trip is?
January 19, 2010 by Mandy

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?
March 10, 2010 by Kelsey

physics
Tarzan swings on a 34.0-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? m/s (b) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he pushes off with a speed of 5.00 m/s? m/s
October 10, 2012 by monic

physics
A supersonic jet flying at 137 m/s is accelerated uniformly at the rate of 23.1 m/s2 for 20.0 s. (a) What is its final velocity? (b) The speed of sound in air is 331 m/s. How many times the speed of sound is the plane's final speed?
October 23, 2012 by miranda

physics
a boy walks to a school at a rate of 6km with a speed of 2.5km/h and walks back with a constant speed of 5km/h. his average speed for round trip in km/h is ?
June 25, 2011 by aleeza

physics
The speed of an automobile increases from 11 m/s to a speed of 47 m/s over a time period of 9.0 seconds. What is the average rate at which the speed of this car is changing during this time period?
September 2, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
If a race car completes a 3 mi oval track in 50 s, what is its average speed? Did the car accelerate? 1. Yes, the speed changed. 2. No, the speed didn’t change. 3. Yes, the direction of the motion changed.
September 25, 2011 by anon

Physics
A sound wave in a solid has a frequency of 15.0 kHz and a wavelength of 0.333 m. What would be the wave speed, and how much faster is this speed than the speed of sound in air?
March 4, 2014 by Melanie

Physics
a train travels the first 30 km of 120 km track with a uniform speed of 30km/h.What should be the speed of train to cover the remaining distance of the track so that its average speed is 60km/h for the entire trip
June 22, 2014 by Hitesh

physics
A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?
August 12, 2014 by samson

physics
A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?
September 2, 2014 by AYANKPELE ASIAGBE

physics
In 1954, Roger Bannister became the first human to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. Suppose that a runner on a straight track covers a distance of 1.00 mi in exactly 4.00 min. 1. What is his average speed in mi/h? 2. What is his average speed in ft/s? 3. What is his average ...
January 20, 2011 by andrea

physics
A hockey puck moving due east with speed 1.00 m/s collides with an identical puck moving 40 degrees south of west with speed 2.00 m/s. After they collide, the first puck is moving south with speed 1.50 m/s. What is the direction and speed of the second puck?
September 16, 2010 by Jess

Physics - Doppler Effect
The siren in an ambulance has a frequency (according to you) of 1100 hz as it moves towards you at a speed v. It then makes a u-turn and travels away from you with a speed v, and you hear a frequency of 950 hz. What is the final speed v of the siren?
March 28, 2011 by J Velji

physics
A cyclist enters a curve of 30 m radius at a speed of 12 m s-1. He applies the brakes and decreases his speed at a constant rate of 0.5 m s-2. Calculate the cyclist’s centripetal (radial) [3 marks] and tangential [15 marks] accelerations when he is travelling at a speed of 10 ...
February 28, 2012 by alex

Physics
A car is speeding up and has an instantaneous speed of 14.2 m/s when a stopwatch reads 9.1 s. It has a constant acceleration of 1.8 m/s^2. (a) What change in speed occurs between t = 9.1 s and t = 12.6 s? (b) What is the speed when the stopwatch reads 12.6 s?
September 23, 2009 by Megan

Physics
A car travels up a hill at a constant speed of 33 km/h and returns down the hill at a constant speed of 60 km/h. Calculate the average speed (in km/h) for the round trip.
January 16, 2011 by Ethan

physics
A car travels up a hill at a constant speed of 45 km/h and returns down the hill at a constant speed of 70 km/h. Calculate the average speed for the round trip.
September 22, 2011 by Jonoathan

physics
A car travels up a hill at a constant speed of 45 km/h and returns down the hill at a constant speed of 70 km/h. Calculate the average speed for the round trip.
September 22, 2011 by Jonoathan

physics
A car travels up a hill at a constant speed of 45 km/h and returns down the hill at a constant speed of 70 km/h. Calculate the average speed for the round trip.
September 22, 2011 by Jonoathan

Physics
Car travels up hill at a constant speed of 50 km/h and returns down the hill at a constant speed of 65 km/h. Calculate the avg speed for the round trip in km/h.
September 22, 2011 by JP

physics
a bus travels from one point to another wuth a speed of 40km/h and returns with a speed of 60km/h.what is e average speed and average velocity of the bus?
August 7, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
a bus travels from one point to another wuth a speed of 40km/h and returns with a speed of 60km/h.what is e average speed and average velocity of the bus?
August 7, 2014 by Zubi

physical
I have no idea what does this have to do with physics but hope you can explain... A passenger on a bus moving east sees a man standing on a curb. From the passenger's perspective, the man appears to be... a)stand still. b) move west at a speed that is less than the bus's speed...
October 30, 2010 by Aisumi

physics
in 1954 roger bannister became the first human to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. suppose that a runner on a straight track covers a distance of 1.00 mi in exactly 4.00 min. What is the average speed in mi/h What is his average speed in ft/s what is his average speed in m/s...
September 16, 2013 by deb

physics
A cart starts from position 4 (which is 20m above ground) in the figure below with a velocity of 11 m/s to the left. Find the speed with which the cart reaches positions 1, 2, and 3. Neglect friction. speed at position 1 m/s? speed at position 2 m/s? speed at position 3 m/s? ...
February 27, 2012 by Jacky

College Physics - Speed
Traveling at a speed of 15.6 m/s, the driver of an automobile suddenly locks the wheels by slamming on the brakes. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and the road is 0.730. What is the speed of the automobile after 1.25 s have elapsed? Ignore the effects of ...
March 14, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A 0.44 kg object connected to a light spring with a spring constant of 22.0 N/m oscillates on a frictionless horizontal surface. The spring is compressed 4.0 cm and released from rest. (a) Determine the maximum speed of the mass. 28.28 cm/s (b) Determine the speed of the mass ...
January 11, 2011 by julie

physics
A car travels up a hill at a constant speed of 32 km/h and returns down the hill at a constant speed of 61 km/h. Calculate the average speed and the answer is not 46.5
September 19, 2011 by Ann2793

physics
A 0.43 kg object connected to a light spring with a spring constant of 21.4 N/m oscillates on a frictionless horizontal surface. The spring is compressed 4.0 cm and released from rest. (a) Determine the maximum speed of the mass. (b) Determine the speed of the mass when the ...
October 21, 2012 by roro

physics
A 56.0-kg skater is traveling due east at a speed of 2.80 m/s. A 77.0-kg skater is moving due south at a speed of 4.40 m/s. They collide and hold on to each other after the collision, managing to move off at an angle south of east, with a speed of vf. Find (a) the angle and (b...
October 16, 2008 by chris

physics
A 59.0-kg skater is traveling due east at a speed of 1.80 m/s. A 61.0-kg skater is moving due south at a speed of 6.20 m/s. They collide and hold on to each other after the collision, managing to move off at an angle south of east, with a speed of vf. Find (a) the angle and (b...
October 22, 2012 by sammy

Physics
A 1200-kg automobile is stolen by the notorious Physics joyriders known as “the centripetal gang”. The gang tests their grasp on Newtonian physics by cruising around a banked circular track of radius 1025 m. From previous ‘experiments’ the gang has discovered the car’s ...
February 24, 2013 by Meder

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