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calculus
16. Given the following information, determine the constant speed, travel time, and cost that represent the minimum one-way trip delivery cost. Fuel costs per hour are equal to V^2/600 V is the speed in miles per hour Driver (labor) costs are $10 per hour One-way distance is ...
May 8, 2013 by James

calculus
16. Given the following information, determine the constant speed, travel time, and cost that represent the minimum one-way trip delivery cost. Fuel costs per hour are equal to V^2/600 V is the speed in miles per hour Driver (labor) costs are $10 per hour One-way distance is ...
May 8, 2013 by James

science
A British Concorde (BC) and a French Concorde (FC) flew in opposite directions around the earth (40 000 km). The BC covered half of its flight distance at a supersonic speed of 2500 km/h and the other half at a subsonic speed of 1000 km/h. The FC spent half of its flight time ...
February 8, 2014 by king12

physics
A person riding in the back of a pickup truck traveling at 60km/h on a straight, level road throws a ball with a speed of 10km/h relative to the truck in the direction of the truck's motion.What is the velocity of the ball relative to a stationary observer by the side of the ...
February 9, 2014 by beti

Physics
A child in danger of drowning in a river is being carried downstream by a current that has a speed of 2.35 km/hr. The child is 0.625 km from shore and 0.800 km upstream of a boat landing when a rescue boat sets out. If the boat proceeds at its maximum speed of 18.6 km/hr ...
February 5, 2012 by Hoss

physics
The cavle on an elevator is what pulls the elevator up, and allows it to come down safely. The mass of the elevator is 1400 kg. If the elevator starts from rest and is pulled upwards with a constant tension of 18 kN, what will its speed be after moving 6m? (Assume no ...
October 7, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics
You are driving down a highway at a speed of 20.0m/s when you spot a deer. You quickly slam on your brakes, trying to stop your car in front of the deer. Assume the braking force can be modeled as kinetic friction with a friction coefficient of 0.80. If the deer was 75.0m away...
October 28, 2014 by K

Math HELP
A man is walking at an average speed of 4 miles per hour alongside a railroad track. A freight train, going in the same direction at an average speed of 30 miles per hour, requires 5 seconds to pass the man. How long is the freight train? Give your answer in feet. What would ...
October 5, 2010 by Amy

algebra
Brandon starts running from the starting line of a track at a speed of 10 ft. per second. 60 seconds later david starts from the same point and runs in the same direction at a speed of 12 per second Let y represent brandons time and let x represent davids time. Write a system ...
December 12, 2011 by Vianey

physics
Two identical sources S1 and S2 are moving towards an observer P. The two sound sources S1 and S2 produce notes of frequency 500hz. If the speed of S1 and S2 are 20ms-1 and 23ms-1 respectively, calculate the beat frequency heard by P. (Speed of sound = 340ms-1) I don't ...
October 16, 2015 by shu yan

physics
Two friends, Al and Jo, have a combined mass of 171 kg. At an ice skating rink they stand close together on skates, at rest and facing each other, with a compressed spring between them. The spring is kept from pushing them apart, because they are holding each other. When they ...
January 25, 2012 by Jen

physics
A rock dropped from a small bridge encounters no air resistance and hits the pond below 1.0 s later. If it had been thrown horizontally with a speed of 10 m/s, then it would have hit the water A. more than 1.0 {s} later, since it has a greater distance to travel. B. 1.0 {s} ...
January 25, 2011 by mely

Pre-Calculus
I'm having trouble with this question. The number of horse-power H required to overcome wind drag on a certain automobile is approximated by: H(x)= 0.002(x)^2 + 0.005(x) - 0.029, [10 is less then/equal to (x) is less then/equal to 100]. Where x is the speed of the car in miles...
February 8, 2011 by Sam

physics
Billiard ball A of mass m_A = 0.130 kg moving with speed v_A = 2.50 m/s strikes ball B, initially at rest, of mass m_B = 0.145 kg. As a result of the collision, ball A is deflected off at an angle of 31.0 degree, with a speed v_A1 = 2.05 m/s. Write down the equation expressing...
April 24, 2012 by Caylee

Phizzics....
The Canadian microsatellite MOST (Microvariability and Oscillations of Stars) has a mass of just 52 kg. It travels in an almost circular orbit at an average altitude of 820 km above Earth’s surface. a) Calculate the gravitational force between Earth and the MOST satellite at ...
May 15, 2012 by dreamygirl

Trig/Pre-Calc...
Please help me with this. The finishing time for a runner completing the 200-meter dash is affected by the tail-wind speed, s. The change, t, in a runner's performance is modeled by the function shown below: t= 0.0119s^2 - 0.308s - 0.0003 Predict the change in a runner's ...
October 23, 2014 by AbelovedAngel

phys
A small metal cylinder rests on a circular turntable that is rotating at a constant speed. The small metal cylinder has a mass of 0.20kg, the coefficient of static friction between the cylinder and the turntable is 0.080, and the cylinder is located 0.15m from the center of ...
September 25, 2009 by Chelsea

Physics
A small metal cylinder rests on a circular turntable that is rotating at a constant speed. The small metal cylinder has a mass of 0.20kg, the coefficient of static friction between the cylinder and the turntable is 0.080, and the cylinder is located 0.15m from the center of ...
September 28, 2009 by Tiffany

Analytical Mechanics
a gun is fired with muzzle velocity v0 = 1000 m/s straight up along the z-axis. While moving through the air the Earth's gravity pulls on the bullet, which has mass m = 20 grams and the bullet's air resistance force can be approximated by the relationship Fresist = -cv^2 where...
October 20, 2015 by Ryan

math
drove from rich to boston at avg speed of 50 mph,if it took 5 hrs to drive from rich to phila at an avg speed of 70 mph and if the whole trip took 13 hrs how far is it from phila to boston?
August 25, 2010 by Bob

physic
a mass 2.9kg object moving at a speed of 5.9m\s sticks a mass 0.88kg object initially at rest. immeditaly after the collision the 2.9kg object has a velocity of 0.99m/s directed 27 degree from its initial line of motion. that is the speed of the 0.88kg mass immeditaly after ...
February 26, 2011 by Anonymous

math
harun and kuna competed in a 200-m race.harun ran at a speed of 5 m/s.kuna ran at a speed of 8 m/s.if they started at the same time, a.find the time kuna took to reach the finishing line. b.how far was kuna from harun when kuna reached the finishing line?
March 18, 2012 by Da S

physics # 1
1. If a particle moves in a plane so that its position is described by the function x = Acosłt, and y = Asinłt, it is a.) moving with varying speed along a circle b.) moving with constant speed along a circle c.) moving with constant acceleration along a straight line d.) ...
August 7, 2007 by gomez

+1 SCIENCE PHYSICS
A FROG SAW AN INSECT ON THE GROUND AT A HORIZONTAL DISTANCE OF 30 METER FROM IT. THE FROG CAN JUMP WITH A SPEED 20 METER/SECOND IN ANY DIRECTION. IT JUMPS WITH HIS INITIAL SPEED AND LAND ON THE INSECT. A: WHAT IS THA TYPE OF MOSSION MADE BY THE FROG? B: FIND THE ANGLE THAT THE...
August 28, 2011 by FATHIMA

AP physics
A 0.278-kg volleyball approaches a player horizontally with a speed of 16.2 m/s. The player strikes the ball with her fist and causes the ball to move in the opposite direction with a speed of 22.4 m/s. (a) What impulse is delivered to the ball by the player? (Take the ...
February 22, 2015 by alba

science
A comet is in an elliptical orbit around the Sun. Its closest approach to the Sun is a distance of 4.8 x10^10 m (inside the orbit of Mercury), at which point its speed is 9.1 x10^4 m/s. Its farthest distance from the Sun is far beyond the orbit of Pluto. What is its speed when...
July 8, 2014 by rachel

physics
Two objects (m1 = 5.15 kg and m2 = 2.75 kg) are connected by a light string passing over a light, frictionless pulley as in the figure below. The 5.15-kg object is released from rest at a point h = 4.00 m above the table. (a) Determine the speed of each object when the two ...
October 11, 2011 by dennis

PHYSICS
Two objects (m1 = 4.90 kg and m2 = 2.75 kg) are connected by a light string passing over a light, frictionless pulley as in the figure below. The 4.90-kg object is released from rest at a point h = 4.00 m above the table. (a) Determine the speed of each object when the two ...
February 25, 2013 by Lindse

Physics
. (a) How high a hill can a car coast up (engine disengaged) if work done by friction is negligible and its initial speed is 110 km/h? (b) If, in actuality, a 750-kg car with an initial speed of 110 km/h is observed to coast up a hill to a height 22.0 m above its starting ...
June 10, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
(a) How high a hill can a car coast up (engine disengaged) if work done by friction is negligible and its initial speed is 110 km/h? (b) If, in actuality, a 750-kg car with an initial speed of 110 km/h is observed to coast up a hill to a height 22.0 m above its starting point...
June 10, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
(a) How high a hill can a car coast up (engine disengaged) if work done by friction is negligible and its initial speed is 110 km/h? (b) If, in actuality, a 750-kg car with an initial speed of 110 km/h is observed to coast up a hill to a height 22.0 m above its starting point...
June 10, 2014 by Anonymous

ap physics
can you check my answers? 2.is more work required to bring a fully loaded truck up to a given speed, than the same truck lightly loaded? defend your answer? -more work is required to bring a fully loaded truck up to a given speed because it is doing more work since it is fully...
October 16, 2007 by Elisabeth

Maths/Science
Please could someone remind me how to calculate mean speed? I have to work out the mean speed of lava flow that travelled 13.5km over 21 days. I don't expect the answer, but some help on how to obtain it would be heplful! Thank you. All you can do is average speed: Average ...
May 7, 2007 by Bean

physics SHM
A particle is moving with SHM of period 16s and amplitude 10m. Find the speed of teh particle when it is 6.0m from its equilibrium position. First I found the value of w: w= 2 pi/ T = 2 pie/ 16 =0.393 s^-1 Then I used: v= +/- w root a^2 - x^2 = +/- 0.393 root 10^2 - 6^2 = 3.14...
December 28, 2007 by Claire

college physics 1
Reviewing Interactive Solution 5.46 will help in solving this problem. A stone is tied to a string (length = 1.29 m) and whirled in a circle at the same constant speed in two different ways. First, the circle is horizontal and the string is nearly parallel to the ground. Next...
March 5, 2014 by anonymous

physics
An enemy plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 2.0km with a speed of 340m/s.An army man with anti-craft gun on the ground sight the enemy with a muzzle speed at 60m/s .when the enemy plane is directly overhead.find a)at what angle from the verticals should the gun be ...
January 16, 2016 by henro

Physics... Please Help
An arrow is fired with a speed of 20.0 m/s at a block of Styrofoam resting on a smooth surface. The arrow penetrates a certain distance into the block before coming to rest relative to it. During this process the arrow's deceleration has a magnitude of 1300 m/s2 and the block'...
October 14, 2009 by Robert C

Physics
At the airport they have people movers (horizontal escalators). Your friend decides to use the people mover and since you've been sitting decide to walk along side. You would like to continue your conversation and thus need to continue moving at the same speed. Assuming your ...
September 16, 2013 by Kelsey

Physics
A trapeze artist, starting from rest, swings downward on the bar, lets go at the bottom of the swing, and falls freely to the net. An assistant, standing on the same platform as the trapeze artist, jumps from rest straight downward. Friction and air resistance are negligible...
May 8, 2007 by Papito

Physics
A 15 kg model airplane flies horizontally at point A that is 20 m about point B. It has a speed of 19.993 m/s at point A. It then flies horizontally at point B. If the loss of potential energy is reflected as an increase in kinetic energy, what is the speed of the model ...
November 17, 2011 by Brooke

Physics
A particle rotates in a circle with centripetal acceleration a = 8.8 m/s2 . What is a if the radius is doubled without changing the particle's speed? What is a if the speed is doubled without changing the circle's radius?
October 12, 2015 by Shiv

physics
a 1.5-kg object moves up the y-axis at a constant speed. When it reaches the origin,the forces F1 =5.0 N at 37 deg above the the + x-axis, F2 = 2.5 N in the +x-direction, F3 = 3.5 N at 45 deg below the -x-axis, and F4 = 1.5 N in the -y direction are applied to it(a) Will the ...
January 17, 2008 by melissa

Physics
Now your bicycle wheel is rotating with an angular speed of 43.8 rad/s. The wheel has a mass of 4.9 kg and a radius of 48.6 cm. Treat the wheel as a solid thin disc. (a) Calculate the rotational kinetic energy of the wheel in J. (b) Calculate the angular speed the wheel must ...
April 22, 2016 by Jannia

Physics
A bullet with a mass m = 4:83 g and initial speed of 330 m/s passes through a wheel which is initially at rest as in the The wheel is a solid disk with mass M = 2.29 kg and radius R = 1.:6 cm. The wheel rotates freely about an axis through its center and out of the plane shown...
December 25, 2011 by Lindsay

Physics
A 91 kg man stands on a spring scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the eleva- tor ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.7 m/s in 1.07 s. It travels with this constant speed for the next 5 s, undergoes a uniform negative acceleration for 1.67 s, and comes to rest. ...
January 11, 2016 by Mariah

calculus
2. A bullet is fired from the ground at an angle of 45o above the horizontal. What initial speed vo must the bullet have in order to hit a point 550 ft high on a tower located 600 ft away (ignoring air resistance)? 3. The Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna has radius R = 30 m (...
April 14, 2012 by nady

Physics
In attempting to pass the puck to a teammate, a hockey player gives it an initial speed of 2.0m/s, but because of the kinetic friction between the puck and the ice, the puck travels only half the distance between the players before coming to rest. Assuming that the ice's ...
December 4, 2009 by John

Precalculus
An observer 2 km from the launching pad observes a vertically ascending missile at an angle of elevation of 21 degrees. 5 seconds later the nagle has increased to 35 degrees. What was its average speed during this interval? If it keeps going vertically at the same average ...
December 1, 2010 by Harchit

physics
Three objects lie in the x, y plane. Each rotates about the z axis with an angular speed of 4.44 rad/s. The mass m of each object and its perpendicular distance r from the z axis are as follows: (1) m1 = 6.00 kg and r1 = 1.00 m, (2) m2 = 4.50 kg and r2 = 7.10 m, (3) m3 = 3.60 ...
April 22, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
The sun has a mass of 1.99 × 1030 kg and is moving in a circular orbit about the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The radius of the orbit is 2.3 × 104 light-years (1 light-year = 9.5 × 1015 m), and the angular speed of the sun is 1.1 × 10-15 rad/s. a) Determine the ...
March 9, 2015 by Jennifer

physics(kinematics)
A police officer in a patrol car parked in a 70 Km/h speed zone observes a passing automobile might be intoxicated,the officer starts his car,accelerates uniformly to 90 Km/h in 8s ,and maintaining a constant velocity of 90 Km/h,overtakes the motorist 42s after the automobile ...
July 31, 2015 by benjamin

Physics
The “Giant Swing” ride consists of a vertical shaft with a number of horizontal arms attached at the top as shown. A rigid cable 5.0 m long connects a seat to the arm at a point 2.0 m from the center shaft. When the ride reaches its full speed, the angle made by the arm is 35....
February 24, 2013 by Meder

Physics
A plane, diving with constant speed at an angle of 52.0° with the vertical, releases a projectile at an altitude of 790 m. The projectile hits the ground 6.00 s after release. (Assume a coordinate system in which the airplane is moving in the positive horizontal direction, and...
September 26, 2013 by Matt

Physics
A plane, diving with constant speed at an angle of 52.0° with the vertical, releases a projectile at an altitude of 790 m. The projectile hits the ground 6.00 s after release. (Assume a coordinate system in which the airplane is moving in the positive horizontal direction, and...
September 26, 2013 by URGENT PLS HELP

Chemistry problem
The formula for the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution is given below,where y is proportional to the fraction of particles of molecular mass m at temperature T traveling at speed u. The expression frac(u1,u2) gives the fraction of particles between speeds of u1 and u2. Determine ...
April 25, 2016 by windal

math
Jim and Joe were running together. Jim's average speed was 400 meters per minute.Jim started running four minutes before Joe. ten minutes after Joe started, he caught up with Jim. What was Joe's average speed?
November 29, 2011 by iris

math
Please explain how to solve: The wavelength of a radio wave is defined as speed divided by frequency. An FM radio station has a frequency of 9 x 10(power of 7) waves per second. The speed of the waves is about 3 x 10 (power of 8) meters per second. What is the wavelength of ...
January 5, 2012 by Jane

Physics
A fire helicopter carries a 555 kg empty water bucket at the end of a cable 20.9 m long. As the aircraft flies back from a fire at a constant speed of 38.4 m/s, the cable makes an angle of 38.3° with respect to the vertical. A) After filling the bucket with sea water, the ...
September 27, 2011 by Bella

Physics
A fire helicopter carries a 555 kg empty water bucket at the end of a cable 20.9 m long. As the aircraft flies back from a fire at a constant speed of 38.4 m/s, the cable makes an angle of 38.3° with respect to the vertical. A) After filling the bucket with sea water, the ...
September 28, 2011 by Bella

Physics
A fire helicopter carries a 555 kg empty water bucket at the end of a cable 20.9 m long. As the aircraft flies back from a fire at a constant speed of 38.4 m/s, the cable makes an angle of 38.3° with respect to the vertical. A) After filling the bucket with sea water, the ...
September 28, 2011 by pete

Physics please answer the a) for me :(
Ill do the rest. A ball was thrown up at 25.0 m/s. It was released when it was 2.0 m above the ground. a) For how long did the ball rise? b) at the top of its trajectory, how far above the ground was it? c) what was the ball's speed, direction and height 2.0 s after release? d...
November 9, 2010 by Michael

Physics
A man of mass 75.5 kg walks down the aisle of an airplane at a speed of 1.50 m/s in the forward direction while the plane moves at a speed of 305 m/s relative to the earth. (a) Find the man's kinetic energy relative to the plane. (b) Find the man's kinetic energy relative to ...
October 10, 2011 by Kellie

NCSU
A man of mass 83.5 kg walks down the aisle of an airplane at a speed of 1.60 m/s in the forward direction while the plane moves at a speed of 295 m/s relative to the earth. (a) Find the man's kinetic energy relative to the plane. (b) Find the man's kinetic energy relative to ...
March 24, 2012 by Amber

physics
A man of mass 78.5 kg walks down the aisle of an airplane at a speed of 1.40 m/s in the forward direction while the plane moves at a speed of 320 m/s relative to the earth. (a) Find the man's kinetic energy relative to the plane. (b) Find the man's kinetic energy relative to ...
April 4, 2013 by Help

Physics 1
A golf ball of mass 125 g hits a billiards ball of mass 172.5 g that is initially at rest. After the collision, the golf ball moves to the right at a speed of 10 cm/s. The billiards ball moves to the left with a speed of 58 cm/s. (a) What was the velocity of the golf ball ...
March 8, 2016 by David

pHYSICS
A BALL IS THROWN STRIAGHT UPWARD AND RETURMS TO THE THROWER'S HAND AFTER 3 SECONDS IN THE AIR. A SECOND BALL IS THROWN AT AN ANGLE OF 30 DEGREES WITH THE HORIZONTAL. AT WHAT SPEED MUST THE 2ND BALL BE THROWN SO THAT IT REACHES THE SAME HIEGHT AS THE ONE THORWN VERTICALLY? I ...
November 1, 2006 by Jill Hefner

Physics
You are practicing throwing darts in your dorm. You stand 3.21 m from the wall on which the board hangs. The dart leaves your hand with a horizontal velocity at a point 1.94 m above the ground. The dart strikes the board at a point 1.73 m from the ground. a) Calculate the time...
January 27, 2015 by Sally

College algebra
It took Eric 8 hours to drive to a job interview. On the way home, he was able to increase his average speed by 18mph and make the return drive in only 5 hours. Find his average speed on the return drive. Rate x time =distance Original drive- x. ____ _____ Return drive- ____ ...
January 24, 2016 by Tyler

Physics
A cyclist approaches the bottom of a gradual hill at a speed of 20 m/s. The hill is 4.4 m high, and the cyclist estimates that she is going fast enough to coast up and over it without peddling. Ignoring air resistance and friction, find the speed at which the cyclist crests ...
February 25, 2008 by Zach

Pre-Algebra
Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
November 13, 2011 by Carol

Pre-Algebra
Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
November 13, 2011 by Carol

mit physics
A spherical non-rotating planet (with no atmosphere) has mass m 1= 6 ×10 24 kg and radius r 1= 9000 km. A projectile of mass m 2≪ m 1 is fired from the surface of the planet at a point A with a speed v A at an angle α=30 ∘ with respect to the radial direction...
December 6, 2013 by juanpro

Physics
A Cessna 150 aircraft has a lift-off speed of approximately 125 km/h. What minimum constant acceleration does this require if the aircraft is to be airborne after a take-off run of 172 m? Answer in units of m/s2 What is the corresponding take-off time? Answer...
October 13, 2011 by Asdfghjkl

physics
A box of unknown mass is sliding with an initial speed vi = 5.60 m/s across a horizontal frictionless warehouse floor when it encounters a rough section of flooring d = 3.40 m long. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rough section of flooring and the box is 0.100...
July 8, 2013 by Amy

Physics
Blood flow rates in the umbilical cord can be found by measuring the Doppler shift of the ultrasound signal reflected by the red blood cells. If the source emits a frequency f, what is the measured reflected frequency fR? Assume that all of the red blood cells move directly ...
January 13, 2016 by Becky

physics
(a) What is the tangential acceleration of a bug on the rim of a 6.0 in. diameter disk if the disk moves from rest to an angular speed of 79 rev/min in 5.0 s? m/s2 (b) When the disk is at its final speed, what is the tangential velocity of the bug? m/s (c) One second after the...
March 27, 2010 by Kelsey

Physics
Let's consider some of the things that affect the velocity of a standing wave on a string: decide whether each of the following statements are T-True, or F-False. (If the first is T and the rest are F, enter TFFFF) A) The velocity of the wave traveling on a string is higher if...
March 31, 2011 by College student in need of help

Physics
A baseball with a mass of 150 g is thrown horizontally with a speed of 39.5 m/s (88 mi/h) at a bat. The ball is in contact with the bat for 1.15 ms and then travels straight back at a speed of 45.0 m/s (101 mi/h). Determine the average force exerted on the ball by the bat. ...
March 2, 2014 by Elaine

Physics help
A 31.0 kg child on a swing reaches a maximum height of 1.92 m above their rest position. Assuming no loss of energy: a) At what point during the swing will she attain their maximum speed? b) What will be her maximum speed through the subsequent swing? c) Assuming this maximum ...
January 11, 2016 by Help me in Physics

physics
Eris, the largest dwarf planet known in the Solar System, has a radius R = 1200 km and an acceleration due to gravity on its surface of magnitude g = 0.77 m/s2. (a) Use these numbers to calculate the escape speed from the surface of Eris. 1360 m/s correct answer. (b) If an ...
October 30, 2011 by mymi

Physics
A hockey player is standing on his skates on a frozen pond when an opposing player, moving with a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s, skates by with the puck. After 1.00 s, the first player makes up his mind to chase his opponent. If he accelerates uniformly at 0.20 m/s2, determine each...
September 13, 2015 by Tina

Vibration and Wave Fundamentals
Vibration and Wave Fundamentals 1. A machine gun fires 10 rounds per second. The speed of the bullets is 300 m/s. (A.) What is the distance in the air between the flying bullets? ____ ANSWER=30 (B.)What happens to the distance between the bullets if the rate of fire is ...
January 24, 2010 by Sam

Physics
An automobile with a mass of 1450 kg is parked on a moving flatbed railcar; the flatbed is 1.50 m above the ground. The railcar has a mass of 38500 kg and is moving to the right at a constant speed of 8.70 m/s on a frictionless rail. The automobile them accelerates to the left...
January 19, 2016 by Khalid

Physics
***EXTRA CREDIT*** An arrow is fired with a speed of 20.0 m/s at a block of Styrofoam resting on a smooth surface. The arrow penetrates a certain distance into the block before coming to rest relative to it. During this process the arrow's deceleration has a magnitude of 1300 ...
October 13, 2009 by Robert C

physics
Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed of 89.0 km/h and each having the same mass. However, the first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly south. At what speed (the magnitude of the velocity) is the ...
November 7, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed of 89.0 km/h and each having the same mass. However, the first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly south. At what speed (the magnitude of the velocity) is the ...
November 7, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed of 89.0 km/h and each having the same mass. However, the first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly south. At what speed (the magnitude of the velocity) is the ...
November 7, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed of 89.0 km/h and each having the same mass. However, the first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly south. At what speed (the magnitude of the velocity) is the ...
November 7, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 52 mph. The distance from your home to town is 106 miles. However, at 53 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 39 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an ...
August 9, 2012 by amanda and leah

Physics
On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 44 mph. The distance from your home to town is 106 miles. However, at 53 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 33 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an overall ...
August 20, 2015 by Joe

Physics
On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 52 mph. The distance from your home to town is 108 miles. However, at 54 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 39 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an overall ...
September 9, 2015 by Karen

math
A race car driver starts along a 50-mile race course traveling at an average speed of 90 mph. Fifteen minutes later a second driver starts along the same course at an average speed of 120 mph. Will the second car overtake the first car before the drivers reach the end of the ...
July 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
A long-range jet liner flies (almost exactly) level at constant speed, subject to the forces of drag fD=(1/2)CDrhoSv^2, thrust Ft, and weight Mg. Given the plane's wing area, lift and drag coefficients, speed and takeoff mass, calculate the engine power required for level ...
May 10, 2011 by Ferdinand

Physics
A long-range jet liner flies (almost exactly) level at constant speed, subject to the forces of drag fD=(1/2)CDrhoSv^2, thrust Ft, and weight Mg. Given the plane's wing area, lift and drag coefficients, speed and takeoff mass, calculate the engine power required for level ...
May 10, 2011 by Ferdinand

Math
Flying into the wind, a plane takes 8h to travel 5432 km from Paris to Montreal.The same plane flying with the wind from Montreal to Paris takes only 7 h. Find the speed of the plane and the speed of the wind.
January 22, 2009 by gagan

physics
An amusement park ride consists of a car moving in a vertical circle on the end of a rigid boom of negligible mass. The combined weight of the car and riders is 5.1 kN, and the circle’s radius is 10 m. At the top of the circle, what are the (a) magnitude FB and (b) direction (...
March 2, 2010 by beav

physics
A steel ball of mass 0.300 kg is fastened to a cord that is 70.0 cm long and fixed at the far end. The ball is then released when the cord is horizontal. At the bottom of its path, the ball strikes a 2.50 kg steel block initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ...
March 28, 2011 by Taylor

physics
A 68.0 kg person throws a 0.0450 kg snowball forward with a ground speed of 27.0 m/s. A second person, with a mass of 58.0 kg, catches the snowball. Both people are on skates. The first person is initially moving forward with a speed of 2.50 m/s, and the second person is ...
March 28, 2011 by Alexandria

physics
A 69.0 kg person throws a 0.0410 kg snowball forward with a ground speed of 35.0 m/s. A second person, with a mass of 60.0 kg, catches the snowball. Both people are on skates. The first person is initially moving forward with a speed of 2.00 m/s, and the second person is ...
June 2, 2011 by sam

physics
A 69.0 kg person throws a 0.0410 kg snowball forward with a ground speed of 35.0 m/s. A second person, with a mass of 60.0 kg, catches the snowball. Both people are on skates. The first person is initially moving forward with a speed of 2.00 m/s, and the second person is ...
June 2, 2011 by sam

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