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Physics
A cheetah starting form rest can reach a maximum speed of 28m.s in 2s and it can maintain this maxium speed for 15s after this it must rest. suppose an antelope and a cheetah initially at rest are seperated by a displcament of magnitude 100m.The antelope and cheetah see each ...
November 11, 2011 by Sivashen

Physics
Velocity/instantaneous velocity question? In a demonstration a ball falls directly to the ground. Which of the following statements about this event is not correct? (Assume downward is the positive direction.) a)The average velocity during the first half of the fall is greater...
October 7, 2012 by Lewis

math-calculus
Hi i've been struggling over this question for a while. Can anybody help me with this? A body's velocity at the time t sec is v = 2t^3 - 9t^2 +12t - 5 m/sec. Find the body's speed each time the acceleration is zero. ________________________________ What i have been doing is ...
October 1, 2007 by manny

Physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.10 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 60.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, 80.0 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? What is the swimmer's speed relative to the shore? In ...
September 6, 2012 by Sara

physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.10 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 52.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, 72.0 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? What is the swimmer's speed relative to the shore? In ...
September 11, 2012 by Ashley

Physics Rotaional Kinetic Energy
A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel with a radius of 1.50 m and a mass of 600 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy stored in the ...
March 17, 2010 by Anonymous

PHYSICS
When the speed booster is set up horizontally at the edge of a table (h=1.11 m) it sends a toy car of mass m=0.06kg in the projectile motion, so that it lands at horizontal distance of x1=1.36 m away from the edge of the table. When the sam car with the same speed booster are ...
November 1, 2012 by Emily

Physics
A small block on a frictionless surface has a mass of 70 g. It is attached to a massless string passing through a hole in a horizontal surface (see diagram). The block is originally rotating in a circle of radius 45 cm with angular speed 0.80 rad/s. The string is then pulled ...
March 24, 2014 by Luke

8th Grade Math
Tom was floating down the river on a raft when, 1km lower down, Michael took to the water in a rowing boat. Michael rowed downstream at his fastest pace. Then he turned around and rowed back, arriving at this starting point just as Tom drifted by. If Michael's rowing speed in ...
September 30, 2008 by Lexi

Physics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H of 31.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle q above the horizontal with an unknown speed v0. a. The projectile remains in flight for 6.00 ...
November 5, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
An escalator is 15.0 m long. If a person stands on the escalator, it takes 38.0 s to ride from the bottom to the top. (a) If a person walks up the moving escalator with a speed of 0.500 m/s relative to the escalator, how long does it take the person to get to the top? (b) If a...
November 7, 2010 by Kelly

Physics
You are driving at the speed of 33.4 m/s (74.7296 mph) when suddenly the car in front of you (previously traveling at the same speed) brakes. Considering an average human reaction, you press your brakes 0.484 s later. Assume that the brakes on both cars are fully engaged and ...
January 8, 2011 by Chris

Physics
A smooth circular hoop with a radius of 0.400 m is placed flat on the floor. A 0.450-kg particle slides around the inside edge of the hoop. The particle is given an initial speed of 8.50 m/s. After one revolution, its speed has dropped to 4.00 m/s because of friction with the ...
March 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A plane flies horizontally at constant ground speed v=720km/h. The pilot is informed by an air traffic controller that he must immediately change his direction of flight while keeping the same altitude. The pilot performs a turning maneuver by rolling the plane to a banked ...
April 2, 2013 by Crow

Physics
In an intense battle, gunfire is so intense that bullets from opposite sides collide in midair. Suppose that one (with mass M= 5.12 g moving to the right at a speed V= 214 m/s directed 21.3 degrees above the horizontal) collides and fuses with another with mass m = 3.05 g ...
June 28, 2011 by Casey

physics
A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 23 m/s. A car is traveling in the same direction as the train at 46 m/s. The car’s horn sounds at 550 Hz and the train’s whistle sounds at 360 Hz. When the car is behind the train what fre- quency ...
January 26, 2014 by Need answer by 10pm

physic
Hi!could anyone help me please, I don't get it. Thank you so much for your help. Question:(a) What is the tangential acceleration of a bug on the rim of a 9.0 in. diameter disk if the disk moves from rest to an angular speed of 79 rev/min in 4.0 s? ___m/s2 (b) When the disk is...
November 13, 2009 by Chan

precalc
a 21-speed bike has varying top speeds dependent on the gear it's in. the bike's tire diameter is 26 inches. the bike can pedal at a maximum of 130 revolutions per minute. the front chain wheel has sprokets of 24, 32, and 40 teeth. the rear cassette sprokets have 28, 24, 21, ...
January 20, 2009 by syd

precalc
a 21-speed bike has varying top speeds dependent on the gear it's in. the bike's tire diameter is 26 inches. the bike can pedal at a maximum of 130 revolutions per minute. the front chain wheel has sprokets of 24, 32, and 40 teeth. the rear cassette sprokets have 28, 24, 21, ...
January 20, 2009 by syd

Physics (Classical)
John and Mary are skating at an ice rink. John skates at a constant speed of 6.7 m/s, with respect to the ice surface, directly south. Mary skates at a constant speed of 11.5 m/s in a direction of 34° west of south, with respect to the ice. What are the magnitude and direction...
January 25, 2015 by Archie

Physics
(a) How high a hill can a car coast up (engine disengaged) if friction is negligible and its initial speed is 96.0 km/h? (b) If, in actuality, a 750 kg car with an initial speed of 96.0 km/h is observed to coast up a hill to a height 18.0 m above its starting point, how much ...
October 17, 2014 by Devin

physics
A train is moving parallel to a highway with a constant speed of 16.0 m/s. A car is traveling in the same direction as the train with a speed of 36.0 m/s. The car horn sounds at a frequency of 504 Hz, and the train whistle sounds at a frequency of 314 Hz. (a) When the car is ...
March 25, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A car stops for a red ligth. The light turns green and the car moves for 3 seconds at a steadily increasing speed. During this time, it travels 20 meters. The car then travels at a constant speed for another 3 seconds for a distance of 30 meters. Finally, when approaching ...
January 22, 2012 by Anna

physics
In the movie Spiderman 2, there's a famous minute long scene where Spiderman stops a train. If the initial speed of a five car out of control subway train was around the top speed of the NYC subway (27 m/s), and Spiderman stopped the train in exactly one minute, then what is ...
June 4, 2013 by keshav

Physics
A woman stands at the center of a platform. The woman and the platform rotate with an angular speed of 4.00 rad/s. Friction is negligible. Her arms are outstreched, and she is holding a dumbbell in each hand. In this position the total moment of inertia of the rotating system...
March 21, 2007 by CJ

Physic
I am having trouble with some of this question. 'A student standing at the top of a cliff shoots an arrow from a height of 30.0 m at 25.0 m/s and an initial angle of 32.0 degrees above the horizontal. b. How high above the landscape under the cliff with arrow rise? assume a ...
January 11, 2010 by Ahmad

physics
skateboards on a hill time speed kinetic energy and work starting from rest angel and Brittany skateboard down a hill as shown. angel rides down the steep side while britney rides down the shallow side. Angel has more mass than Britney. assume that friction and air Resistance ...
March 9, 2014 by xiara

Algebra!
Two cars leave town going opposite directions. One car is traveling 55 mph, and the other is traveling 65 mph How long will it take before they are 180 miles apart? Hint: The time for both cars is the same and can be represented by "t." The total distance is 180 miles. The ...
November 14, 2006 by Margie!!

general physics
The lob in tennis is an effective tactic when your opponent is near the net. It consists of lofting the ball over his head, forcing him to move quickly away from the net (see the drawing). Suppose that you loft the ball with an initial speed of 15.0 m/s at an angle of 50.0° ...
July 25, 2013 by ODU

Physics
The hare and the tortoise are at the starting line together. When the gun goes off, the hare moves off at a constant speed of 10 meters per second. (Ignore the acceleration required to get the animal to this speed.) The tortoise starts from a dead stop, but accelerates at a ...
October 2, 2014 by Sean

math word problem
Here's the latest from the UMW math department: Andy drove from Richmond to Boston at an average speed of 50 miles per hour. If it took 5 hours to drive from Richmond to Philadelphia at an average speed of 70 miles per hour and if the whole trip took 13 hours, how far is it ...
August 25, 2010 by M.A.

statistics
A researcher wishes to estimate with 95% confidence the proportion of adults who have high speed internet access. Her estimate must be accurate within 4% of the true proportion. 1. Find the minimum sample size needed using a prior study that found that 48% of the respondents ...
October 14, 2012 by Diana

Physics URGENT!!!
A commuter train passes a passenger platform at a constant speed of 31 m/s. The train horn is sounded at its characteristic frequency of 330 Hz.Assume the speed of sound is 343 m/s. (a) What is the frequency detected by a person on the platform as the train approaches? (b) ...
December 2, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Water moves through a constricted pipe in steady, ideal flow. At the lower point shown in the figure below, the pressure is 1.85x10^5 Pa and the pipe radius is 2.80 cm. At the higher point located at y = 2.50 m, the pressure is 1.28X10^5 Pa and the pipe radius is 1.20 cm. (a) ...
November 20, 2012 by Chelsea

Physics
Some rental cars have a GPS unit installed, which allows the rental car company to check where you are at all times and thus also know your speed at any time. One of these rental cars is driven by an employee in the company's lot and, during the time interval from 0 to 10 s, ...
September 10, 2010 by Gina

Physics
A 290 g block is dropped onto a relaxed vertical spring that has a spring constant of k = 2.6 N/cm. The block becomes attached to the spring and compresses the spring 10 cm before momentarily stopping. (a) While the spring is being compressed, what work is done on the block by...
October 5, 2009 by Mario

Physics
A curve of radius 40 m is banked so that a 1070 kg car traveling at 60 km/h can round it even if the road is so icy that the coefficient of static friction is approximately zero. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s a)Find the minimum speed at which a car can travel ...
March 2, 2011 by Johnnie

physics
A projectile is being launched from ground level with no air resistance. You want to avoid having it enter a temperature inversion layer in the atmosphere a height h above the ground. 1) What is the maximum launch speed you could give this projectile if you shot it straight up...
September 10, 2010 by Ami

Math
Cars P and Q started simultaneously from opposite ends of a straight 300-mile expressway and traveled toward each other, without stopping, until they passed atlocation X . To the nearest mile, how many miles of the expressway had car P traveled when the two cars passed each ...
November 3, 2010 by Dhiraj

Physics - drwls can you help me with this?
A 2.00kg block hangs from a rubber cord, being supported so that the cord is not stretched. The unstretched length of the cord is 0.500m and it's mass is 5.00g.The "spring constant" for the cord is 100N/m. Block is released and stops at lowest point. a) determine the tension ...
February 20, 2008 by ~christina~

Physics
Firemen are shooting a stream of water at a burning building. A high-pressure hose shoots out the water with a speed of 21.0 m/s as it leaves the hose nozzle. Once it leaves the hose, the water moves in projectile motion. The firemen adjust the angle of elevation of the hose ...
September 17, 2006 by Josh

Science
1. Acceleration involves a change in ____. (1 point) speed velocity displacement direction 2. Which of the following statements about acceleration is true? (1 point) Like velocity, acceleration has a direction. Your acceleration is positive when you speed up. Your acceleration...
March 12, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A student holds two lead weights, each of mass 12 kg. When the students’ arms are extended horizontally, the lead weights are 0.82 m from the axis of rotation and the student rotates with an angular speed of 1.5 rad/sec. The moment of inertia of student plus stool is 5.5 kg m2...
February 12, 2015 by d

physics
Two pucks collide on an air hockey table. Puck A has a mass of 17.0 g and is initially traveling in the +x direction at 7.00 m/s. Puck B has a mass of 51.0 g and is initially at rest. After the pucks collide, puck A moves away at an angle of 52.0 deg above the +x axis, while ...
March 24, 2014 by Tsion

physics
In a game of pool, the cue ball strikes another ball of the same mass and initially at rest. After the collision, the cue ball moves at 3.10 m/s along a line making an angle of 27.0° with its original direction of motion, and the second ball has a speed of 2.30 m/s. Find (a) ...
November 1, 2010 by Vipre

physics
A cylindrically shaped space station is rotating about the axis of the cylinder to create artificial gravity. The radius of the cylinder is 159 m. The moment of inertia of the station without people is 4.23 x 109 kg·m2. Suppose 299 people, with an average mass of 67.0 kg each...
November 2, 2014 by S

physics
A mass m is attached to a cord passing through a small hole in a frictionless, horizontal surface. The mass is initially orbiting with speed vi in a circle of radius ri. The cord is then slowly pulled from below, and the radius of the circle decreases to r. (Use r_i for ri, ...
April 6, 2009 by Jessi

Physics
2-A 10.0 Kg block is released from point A in the figure below. The block travels along a smooth frictionless track except for the rough 1 m long portion between points B and C. At the end of the track, the 10 kg block hits a spring of force constant (k) = 2000 N/m, and ...
May 25, 2013 by Maryam

Physics
The potential difference between the plates of a capacitor is 335 V. Midway between the plates, a proton and an electron are released. The electron is released from rest. The proton is projected perpendicularly toward the negative plate with an initial speed. The proton ...
October 10, 2014 by Maria

Physics
A book whose mass is 3 kg is projected up a long 40 degree incline with an initial speed of 25 m/s The coefficient of kinetic friction between the book and the Mane is 0.20. a. Find the magnitude of the friction force acting on the book as it moves up the plane. b. For how ...
November 19, 2006 by QT

Physics-Please check
I posted this question this morning but I'm not sure of the response Damon provided. If you were in a rotor style ride and the riders accelerate until the speed of ride is reached- if the radius of the cylinder is 5.0m and the coefficient of friction between clothes and wall ...
December 7, 2010 by Joey

college physics
One athlete in a race runnng on a long, straight track with a constanct speed v1 is a distance d behind a second athlete running with a constant speed v2. (a) Under what circumstances is the first athlete able to overtake the second athlete? (Use v_1 for v1, v_2 for v2, and d ...
October 21, 2013 by alaa

abac
The speed of an object and the direction in which it moves constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. An ostrich is running at a speed of 19.5 m/s in a direction of 65° north of west. (a) What is the magnitude of the ostrich's velocity component that is directed due ...
August 30, 2010 by heather

physics
An electron ( mass = 9.11×10−31 kg) leaves one end of a TV picture tube with zero initial speed and travels in a straight line to the accelerating grid, which is 1.85 cm away. It reaches the grid with a speed of 2.95×10^6 m/s . (You can ignore the gravitational force on ...
May 19, 2012 by Jennifer

Science
I needed help with this question. I’m not sure I got it quite right. Is it correct to say that in every case, without exception, any radio wave travels faster than any sound wave? ANSWER: Yes, it is correct to say because radio waves are electromagnetic waves, and travel at ...
January 25, 2010 by Lizzie

physics
The drawing shows a type of flow meter that can be used to measure the speed of blood in situations when a blood vessel is sufficiently exposed (e.g., during surgery). Blood is conductive enough that it can be treated as a moving conductor. When it flows perpendicularly with ...
November 4, 2010 by tee

physics
The drawing shows a type of flow meter that can be used to measure the speed of blood in situations when a blood vessel is sufficiently exposed (e.g., during surgery). Blood is conductive enough that it can be treated as a moving conductor. When it flows perpendicularly with ...
November 4, 2010 by tee

physics
ques 1.......a boy walks from his home to his school at an average speed of 10 km per hour and returns to his home at an average speed of 15 km per hour . what is his average speed in km per hour during the entire round trip ? ques 2........a thief running at a speed of 8 km ...
August 14, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
ques 1.......a boy walks from his home to his school at an average speed of 10 km per hour and returns to his home at an average speed of 15 km per hour . what is his average speed in km per hour during the entire round trip ? ques 2........a thief running at a speed of 8 km ...
August 14, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
ques 1.......a boy walks from his home to his school at an average speed of 10 km per hour and returns to his home at an average speed of 15 km per hour . what is his average speed in km per hour during the entire round trip ? ques 2........a thief running at a speed of 8 km ...
August 14, 2011 by Anonymous

physics - drwls?
A disk rotates about its central axis starting from rest and accelerates with constant angular acceleration. At one time it is rotating at 7 rev/s. 55 revolutions later, its angular speed is 21 rev/s. (a) Calculate the angular acceleration. (b) Calculate the time required to ...
March 12, 2007 by winterWX

Physucs
A clerk pushes a filing cabinet of mass 22.0 kg accross the floor by exerting a horizontal force of magnitude 98 N. The magnitude of the force of kinetic friction acting on the cabinet is 87 N. The cabinet starts from rest. Use the law of conservation of energy to determine ...
November 30, 2006 by Raj

physics
A curve of radius 20 m is banked so that a 970 kg car traveling at 50 km/h can round it even if the road is so icy that the coefficient of static friction is approximately zero. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2 Find the minimum speed at which a car can travel ...
November 1, 2012 by JoAnna

physics
A 5.40 Kg package slides 1.47 meters down a long ramp that is inclined at 11.6 degress below the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the package and the ramp is = 0.313. Calculate the work done on the package by friction. Calculate the work done on the ...
December 3, 2012 by clariza gonzalez

Physics
A box of mass 1kg is placed on a table and is connected to a hanging mass m by a string strung over a pulley. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the table is .3 and the box slides at a constant speed of .5m/s what is the weight of the hanging mass? ...
November 14, 2007 by Andrea

Physics
In a playground, there is a small merry-go-round of radius 1.20 m and mass 190 kg. Its radius of gyration (see Problem 85 of Chapter 10) is 91.0 cm. A child of mass 44.0 kg runs at a speed of 4.50 m/s along a path that is tangent to the rim of the initially stationary merry-go...
October 26, 2009 by Ray

Physics ~ CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM ~
1.) A 10,000 kg railroad car traveling at a speed of 24.0 m/s strikes an identical car at rest. If the cars lock together as a result of the collision, what is their common speed afterward? 2.) A 3.0 kg ball at 3 m/s and strikes a 1.5 kg ball moving at -2 m/s. After the ...
February 19, 2013 by Isis

Physics
Some rental cars have a GPS unit installed, which allows the rental car company to check where you are at all times and thus also know your speed at any time. One of these rental cars is driven by an employee in the company’s lot and, during the time interval from 0 to 10 s, ...
March 18, 2013 by Ozgun

Mathematics
an aircraft's reading shows time 8:55 at distance travelled 957km time 9:07 at distance travelled 1083 calculate distance travelled in km calculate the average speed of aircraft in km/h (for the 1st question 1083-957= 126km) (the second one should i add 1083+957km then divided...
July 26, 2012 by INDIANA

Physics
A 10.0-kg object experiences a drag force due to air resistance. The magnitude of this drag force depends on its speed, and obeys the equation Fdrag =(12.0 N-s/m)v + (4.00 N-s2/m2)v2. (a) What is the terminal speed of this object if it is falling due to gravity? (b) At what ...
February 19, 2013 by Stehlin

College Physics
Some bacteria are propelled by motors that spin hair-like flagella. A typical bacterial motor turning at a constant angular velocity has a radius of 1.1x10-8m, and a tangential speed at the rim of 2.0x10-5 m/s. (a) What is the angular speed (the magnitude of the angular ...
March 5, 2012 by Angela

PHYSICS!!!
A liquid (ń = 1.65 g/cm3) flows through a horizontal pipe of varying cross section as in the figure below. In the first section, the cross-sectional area is 10.0 cm2, the flow speed is 288 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second section, the cross-sectional area ...
November 11, 2012 by k

physics
20. does the international space station have gravitational pe? ke? explain? -It has gravitation pe. I thought that Gravitational potential energy is the energy stored in an object as the result of its vertical position or height? 30.a moving hammer hits a nail and drives it ...
October 17, 2007 by jess

Physics
a) A cannonball is fired horizontally from the top of a cliff. The cannon is at height H = 100 m above ground level, and the ball is fired with initial horizontal speed v_0. Assume acceleration due to gravity to be g = 9.80 m/s^2. Assume that the cannon is fired at time t = 0 ...
September 26, 2008 by Sam

physics
The range R of a projectile is defined as the magnitude of the horizontal displacement of the projectile when it returns to its original altitude. (In other words, the range is the distance between the launch point and the impact point on flat ground.) A projectile is launched...
February 14, 2010 by candace

help,math
can some set the equation up for me. Science and medicine. A plane flies 720 mi against a steady 30-mi/h headwind and then returns to the same point with the wind. If the entire trip takes 10 h, what is the plane’s speed in still air? i thought it was this set up but its not...
February 25, 2007 by jas20

Physics
A car drives up a straight hill at a constant speed of 60 kilometers per hour. A truck drives over the crest of the hill at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour. What is the net force on the car and on the truck? 1. both not zero 2. not zero; zero 3. both zero 4. zero; not zero
October 13, 2011 by Mathew

Phys
i cant get this no matter what i try; A curve of radius 40 m is banked so that a 1070 kg car traveling at 60 km/h can round it even if the road is so icy that the coefficient of static friction is approximately zero. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s a)Find the ...
March 2, 2011 by HELP JOHN

physics help please please please!!!
A spaceship lands on a new planet. the crew decides to measure the speed of sound in the planets atmosphere. taking a tube with a length of 50 cm, they find that one resonant frequency occurs at 2,520 Hz, and the next resonant frequency at 2,940 hz. what is the speed of the ...
December 8, 2014 by Kayla

physic HELP
On a banked race track, the smallest circular path on which cars can move has a radius r1 = 106 m, while the largest has a radius r2 = 153 m, as the drawing illustrates. The height of the outer wall is 18 m. Find the smallest speed at which cars can move on this track without ...
December 20, 2010 by jessica

Physics
On a banked race track, the smallest circular path on which cars can move has a radius of 119 m, while the largest has a radius 155 m, as the drawing illustrates. The height of the outer wall is 18 m. (a) Find the smallest speed at which cars can move on this track without ...
October 6, 2012 by Moises

Physics (Rotation)
In Fig. 10-28, wheel A of radius rA is coupled by belt B to wheel C of radius rC. The angular speed of wheel A is increased from rest at a constant rate α. Find the time needed for wheel C to reach angular speed ω assuming the belt does not slip. (Hint: If the belt ...
March 2, 2012 by M

physics!!!
A copper rod is given a sharp compressional blow at one end. The sound of the blow, traveling through air at -2.79 degrees Celsius, reaches the opposite end of the rod 9.39ms later than the sound transmitted through the rod. What is the length of the rod? The speed of sound in...
November 8, 2010 by Ashleigh

Physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
October 17, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
October 17, 2013 by Anonymous

PHYSICS(HELP)
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
October 18, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
October 18, 2013 by Anonymous

PHYSICS(HELP)
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead ...
October 19, 2013 by michael

PHYSICS (HELP)
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...
October 21, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
A car traveled 281 miles in 4 hours 41 minutes. What was the average speed of the car in miles per hour? 4 hours 41 minutes = 4 × 60 + 41 = 281 minutes Average speed S is given by distance/ time. S = 281 miles/281 minutes =1 mile/minute = 60 miles/hour
April 26, 2012 by Rezu

physics
A glider with a mass of 3 kg is moving rightward at a speed of 2 m/s on a frictionless horizontal air track. It collides with a stationary glider whose mass is 18 kg. If the collision is elastic, what is the speed of the gliders after the collision? Use SI units in your answer...
March 12, 2014 by Anonymous

MATH
How can solve this? help For one pony, the critical force was 1.16 times its body weight. It experienced a force of 0.75 times its body weight at a speed of 2 meters per second, and a force of 0.93 times its body weight at 3 meters per second. At what speed did the pony switch...
January 28, 2012 by aryan

Physics
In a playground, there is a small merry-go-round of radius 1.20 m and mass 190 kg. Its radius of gyration (see Problem 85 of Chapter 10) is 91.0 cm. A child of mass 44.0 kg runs at a speed of 4.50 m/s along a path that is tangent to the rim of the initially stationary merry-go...
October 26, 2009 by Ray

physics
An unstable atomic nucleus of mass 17.0 ˇŃ 10ˇV27 kg which is at rest disintegrates into three particles. One of the particles, of mass 5.00 ˇŃ 10ˇV27 kg, moves in the y direction with speed 4.50 Mm/s. Another, with mass 8.40 ˇŃ 10ˇV27 kg, moves in the x direction with speed ...
March 28, 2011 by Matthew

Physics
A soccer ball is kicked with an initial horizonal velocity of 18 m/s and an initial vertical velocity of 18 m/s. 1) What is the initial speed of the ball? 2)What is the initial angle of the ball with respect to the ground? 3)What is the maximum height the ball goes above the ...
September 29, 2011 by Aziz

PHYSICS
A tuning fork of frequency 558 Hz is placed near the top of the pipe shown in the Figure. The water level is lowered so that the length L slowly increases from an initial value of 20.0 cm. Determine the next two values of L that correspond to resonant modes. (Assume that the ...
June 18, 2007 by JAY

physics
need help on this three part one its about inelastic collisions momentum and energy related with work Find the speed at which Superman (mass=76.0 kg) must fly into a train (mass = 17620 kg) traveling at 60.0 km/hr to stop it. Running into the train at that speed would severely...
February 26, 2008 by kdhgwiu

Physics
A 343-kg boat is sailing 16.2° north of east at a speed of 1.98 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 37.5° north of east at a speed of 3.76 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 30.3-N force directed 16.2° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 22.3...
February 9, 2012 by Natasha

physics
A spacecraft of mass is first brought into an orbit around the earth. The earth (together with the spacecraft) orbits the sun in a near circular orbit with radius ( is the mean distance between the earth and the sun; it is about 150 million km). (a) What is the speed (in m/s) ...
November 22, 2013 by juanpro

physics
In many countries, automatic number plate recognition is used to catch speeders. The system takes a time-stamped license plate photo at one location (like an on-ramp to a freeway), and then takes a second time-stamped photo at a second location a known distance from the first ...
September 1, 2012 by Natasha

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