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Physics
A 44.0 kg man stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the elevator ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.90 m/s in 1.19 s. It travels with this constant speed in the upward direction for the next 7.60 s. The elevator then slows down (undergoes a ...
September 9, 2011 by Elisabeth

Physics
From the top of a tower is an object with mass 25 kg which is lowered with ropes at a constant speed, 4 m / s to the ground. After 10 seconds the rope by which an object falls freely. From the moment there are 12 seconds to those standing on top of the tower hears the sound of...
October 19, 2010 by Oddbjørn

Physics
A person standing close to a railroad crossing hears the whistle of an approaching train. He notes that the pitch of the whistle drops as the train passes by and moves away from the crossing. The frequency of the distant approaching whistle is 540 Hz; it drops to 470 Hz after ...
December 7, 2012 by Emily

Physics
Compare the maximum speeds at which a car can safely navigate a flat, unbanked turn of radius 50.0 m in dry conditions versus snowy conditions. The coefficient of static friction in dry weather is 0.90, and in snowy weather it is 0.10. So, find the maximum speed for each ...
November 15, 2015 by Smit

Physics
Two stunt drivers drive directly toward each other. At time t=0 the two cars are a distance D apart, car 1 is at rest, and car 2 is moving to the left with speed v_0. Car 1 begins to move at t=0, speeding up with a constant acceleration a_x. Car 2 continues to move with a ...
May 26, 2009 by RJ

physics
A playground carousel (“merry-go-round”) is free to rotate frictionlessly in the horizontal plane (and air resistance is negligible). Without riders, the carousel has a moment of inertia of 152 kg·m2. But there is a single rider, initially standing 1.85 m from the axis of...
November 1, 2010 by becca

Classical Mechanics
Mary wants to throw a can straight up into the air and then hit it with a second can. She wants the collision to occur at height h=5.0 m above the throw point. In addition, she knows that she needs t1=4.0 s between successive throws. Assuming that she throws both cans with the...
September 18, 2013 by Anon

Physics
James and Steve have a contest to see who can kick a football further. James kicks the football at an angle up of 57 degrees, and a speed of 75m/s. Steve kicks the ball with a speed of 100m/s, at an angle up of 48 degrees? Who wins the contest?
June 21, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A heavy wooden block rests on a flat table and a high-speed bullet is fired horizontally into the block, the bullet stopping in it. How far will the block slide before coming to a stop? The mass of the bullet is 10.5 g, the mass of the block is 10.5 kg the bullet’s impact ...
March 10, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A heavy wooden block rests on a flat table and a high-speed bullet is fired horizontally into the block, the bullet stopping in it. How far will the block slide before coming to a stop? The mass of the bullet is 10.5 g, the mass of the block is 10.5 kg the bullet’s impact ...
March 10, 2010 by esther

physicS IMP PLS
Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of Vex = 1.5 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 5% of its mass in 280 seconds. (a) What is the speed V of the rocket after a burn time of 140 seconds (in m/s)? (b) What is the instantaneous ...
December 9, 2013 by Hil

Physics
A. Consider the motion of a projectile. It is fired at t= 0. Its initial speed is 12 m/s and its initial projection angle is 50◦ from the horizontal. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. What is the maximum height,h, of its trajectory? Answer in units of m. B. ...
February 19, 2014 by Fabricus

physics
In a simple model of the wind speed associated with hurricane Emily, we assume there is calm eye 10.0 km in radius. The winds, which extend to a height of 5550 m, begin with a speed of 208.0 km/hr at the eye wall and decrease linearly with radial distance down to 0 km/hr at a ...
March 19, 2008 by shelby

Physics doppler effect
A radar device emits microwaves with a frequency of 4.73E+9 Hz. When the waves are reflected from a van moving directly away from the emitter, the beat frequency between the source wave and the reflected wave is 751 beats per second. What is the speed of the van? (Note: ...
May 16, 2011 by Joan

Physics
Amotorvehicle of mass 1200kg is travelling along alevel road at 54km/hr.The breaks are then applied and the speed of the vehicle reduced to 18km/hr over adistance of 50M .if the afriction motion resistant is constant at 160N .calculate the effective braking force of the brakes...
March 24, 2016 by John

chem 101
. In an electron microscope the electrons generate the image. For one of the scanning electron microscopes in our Central Analytical Facility, the electrons are accelerated to have a kinetic energy of 200,000 eV. Electrons with this kinetic energy have a velocity of 2.67 x 10^...
April 13, 2012 by Anonymous

PHYSICS IMP PLS
Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of v_ex= 2.0 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 10 % of its mass in 290 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed of the rocket after a burn time of 145.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
December 8, 2013 by ROMA

projectile motion physics
Imagine the ball on the left is given a nonzero initial speed in the horizontal direction, while the ball on the right continues to fall with zero initial velocity. What horizontal speed vx must the ball on the left start with so that it hits the ground at the same position as...
March 8, 2015 by Kevin

Physics
In the sport of skeleton a participant jumps onto a sled (known as a skeleton) and proceeds to slide down an icy track, belly down and head first. In the 2010 Winter Olympics, the track had sixteen turns and dropped 126 m in elevation from top to bottom. (a) In the absence of ...
February 26, 2013 by Bonny

Physics
In the sport of skeleton a participant jumps onto a sled (known as a skeleton) and proceeds to slide down an icy track, belly down and head first. In the 2010 Winter Olympics, the track had sixteen turns and dropped 126 m in elevation from top to bottom. (a) In the absence of ...
February 26, 2013 by Bonny

Physics
The potential at location A is 379 V. A positively charged particle is released there from rest and arrives at location B with a speed vB. The potential at location C is 789 V, and when released from rest from this spot, the particle arrives at B with twice the speed it ...
September 2, 2007 by Mary

Physics
The potential at location A is 370 V. A positively charged particle is released there from rest and arrives at location B with a speed vB. The potential at location C is 790 V, and when released from rest from this spot, the particle arrives at B with twice the speed it ...
September 25, 2007 by Mary

physics
A ball is thrown vertically upward with an initial speed of 20 m/s. Two seconds later, a stone is thrown vertically (from the same initial height as the ball) with an initial speed of 24 m/s. At what height above the release point will the ball and stone pass each other?
September 16, 2008 by Derek

physics
A 2,000-kg car moving east at 10.0 m/s collides with a 3,000-kg car moving north. The cars stick together and move as a unit after the collision, at an angle of 39.0° north of east and at a speed of 5.15 m/s. Find the speed of the 3,000-kg car before the collision.
November 12, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 17.3 m high located 131.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height of 1.0 m above the ground. (a) What is ...
September 29, 2011 by kaylee

Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 17.0 m high located 124.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height of 1.0 m above the ground. (a) What is ...
November 6, 2011 by Jennifer

Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 17.0 m high located 127.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height of 1.0 m above the ground. (a) What is ...
November 20, 2012 by .lex

Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 20.6 m high located 132.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height of 1.1 m above the ground. (a) What is ...
January 20, 2013 by bob

Physics
A ball player hits a home run, and the baseball just clears a wall 20.3 m high located 119.0 m from home plate. The ball is hit an an angle of 35° to the horizontal, and air resistance is negligible. Assume the ball is hit at a height of 1.0 m above the ground. (a) What is ...
October 23, 2014 by sam

MAT101
For each of the relationships below, explain whether you think it is best described by a linear function or a non-linear function. Explain your reasoning. a. A person's height as a function of the person's age (from age 0 to 100) b. The probability of getting into a car ...
March 2, 2010 by SEMA LOST!!!!!

Physics 203
The system shown below is released from rest. The mb = 35 kg block is 2 m above the ledge. The pulley is a uniform disk with a radius of 10 cm and mass M = 5.0 kg. Assume that the string does not slip on the pulley. (a) Find the speed of the 35 kg block just before it hits the...
April 6, 2011 by Kayla

STUPID PHYSICS
As measured from centre ice, a single wildly cheering hockey fan can produce a sound intensity level of 60dB. What sound intensity level would be produced by 20 000 cheering fans? --------- If sound waves travel through the ground with an average speed of 6150 m/s and a ...
May 15, 2012 by HelpMeWithPhysics

physics
An ambulance car is going with a speed of 60 km/h, while a car is trying to go around it in a circle with a speed 50 km/h. If the sound that ambulance car emits has a frequency of 1 kHz, which frequency does the driver of the car hear in Hz when the ambulance car is in the ...
September 22, 2013 by aron

algebra word problem: still stuck
question: rachel allows herself 1 hour to reach a sales appt 50 miles away. after she has driven 30 miles, she realizes that she must increase her speed by 15mph in order to get there on time. what was her speed for the first 30 miles? Responses * college algebra word problem...
February 17, 2009 by john

College Physics
The rms speed of the molecules in 1.7 g of hydrogen gas is 1700 m/s. What is the total translational kinetic energy of the gas molecules? What is the thermal energy of the gas? 500 J of work are done to compress the gas while, in the same process, 1700 J of heat energy are ...
April 26, 2010 by Helly

Physics
1. A science teacher wanting to demonstrate centripetal acceleration holds a bucketful of water by its handle and spins it in a vertical circle. If the teacher’s arm is 1.15m long, at what speed must the bucket be rotated so that at the top of its path there is no tension ...
December 10, 2015 by Anonymous

phys2
Grace is playing with her dolls and decides to give them a ride on a merry-go-round. She places one of them on an old record player turntable and sets the angular speed at 45.0 rpm. (a) What is their angular speed in rad/s? 1 Correct: Your answer is correct. rad/s (b) If the ...
February 20, 2012 by opp

social studies
The Emergency Highway Energy Conservation Act was passed in 1974. Under this act, states would only get federal highway funding if they set a speed limit of 55 mph on all four-lane highways. Why would the federal government deny funding the states instead of just directly ...
December 21, 2016 by Anonymous

Precalculus
Can someone check my answers please? Thank you :) 30. What is Earth's rotational speed at (a) Bangor, Maine (latitude 45 degrees N) and (b) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (latitude 23 degrees S)? (It's given in the problem also that Earth's rotational speed at the equator is about 1,...
January 13, 2010 by Emily

Math/Science
Three bullets are fired simultaneously by three guns aimed toward the center of a circle where the bullets mash into a stationary lump. The angle between the guns is 120°. Two of the bullets have a mass of 9.30 10-3 kg and are fired with a speed of 440 m/s. The third bullet ...
October 19, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
You throw a glob of putty straight up toward the ceiling. Which is 3.60 m above the point where the putty leaves your hand. The initial speed of the putty leaves  as it leaves your hand is 9.50m/s.<br> (A) what is the speed of the putty just before it strikes the ...
August 24, 2015 by Dave Ang

Math
This is also another problem that I'm having trouble on. A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 16 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 20 minutes; the return trip takes 15 minutes. What is the speed of the current? ...
September 16, 2010 by amy

science(velocity&speed)
these are the only 2 questions i don't get: -how long would it take for a car to travel a distance of 200 km if it is travaling at a velocity of 55 km/hr? is the answer 4hrs and 3 min.? -an an carries food at a speed of 1 cm/s.how long will it take the ant to carry a cookie ...
January 18, 2011 by please i need help!!!

Physics
A plane is flying horizontally at a speed of 290m/s. He drops a package (ignoring air resistance). A)If it take 15s for the package to hit the ground, how high above is the plane? B) How far (horizontally) before the island should Steven drop the package? C) Assuming the ...
September 22, 2013 by Jason

Physics Please help4
Two 1.50cm -diameter disks spaced 1.80mm apart form a parallel-plate capacitor. The electric field between the disks is 5.10×10^5 V/m I got the voltage as =918 but B. How much charge is on each disk? _________C? and C. An electron is launched from the negative plate. It ...
May 21, 2014 by Josh

Physics
A Car moving North at 9 m/s strikes a stationary car of equal mass. The first car moves off after the collision at an angle of 30 degrees West of North, with a speed of 6 m/s. What is the speed of the second car after the collision? My resources have poor explanation of what ...
September 18, 2014 by BB

Physics
A regulation volleyball court is L = 18.0 m long and a regulation volleyball net is d = 2.43 m high. A volleyball player strikes the ball a height h = 1.76 m directly above the back line, and the ball's initial velocity makes an angle q = 55° with respect to the ground. From ...
November 12, 2007 by Lindsay

Physics- springs
Block A has a mass 1.00kg, and block B has a mass 3.00 kg. the blocks are forced together, compressing a spring S between them; then the system is released from rest on a level, frictionless surface. The spring which egligible mass, is not fastened to either block and drops to...
April 25, 2012 by David E.

physics
A block is hung by a string from the inside roof of a van. When the van goes straight ahead at a speed of 28.9 m/s, the block hangs vertically down. But when the van maintains this same speed around an unbanked curve (radius = 144 m), the block swings toward the outside of the...
October 19, 2011 by Dan

MAT101
8. For each of the relationships below, explain whether you think it is best described by a linear function or a non-linear function. Explain your reasoning thoroughly a. A person's height as a function of the person's age (from age 0 to 100) b. The probability of getting into...
March 1, 2010 by SEMA

Algebra help
Which of the following best defines the quantities that should be measured to find Andy's driving speed? The quantity of time measured in hours depends on the quantity of distance measures in miles.*** The quantity of distance measures in miles depends on the quantity of time ...
August 31, 2016 by Summer Moriarty

Physics
A bicyclist is coasting straight down a hill at a constant speed. The mass of the rider and bicycle is 85.0 kg, and the hill is inclined at 19.0° with respect to the horizontal. Air resistance opposes the motion of the cyclist. Later, the bicyclist climbs the same hill at the...
February 3, 2011 by Lauren

Physics
A bicyclist is coasting straight down a hill at a constant speed. The mass of the rider and bicycle is 55.0 kg, and the hill is inclined at 16.0° with respect to the horizontal. Air resistance opposes the motion of the cyclist. Later, the bicyclist climbs the same hill at the...
October 25, 2011 by Kelsey

Physics
A 63-kg ice-skater glides with a speed of 10 m/s toward a 14-kg sled at rest on the ice. The ice-skater reaches the sled and holds on to it. The ice-skater and the sled then continue sliding in the same direction in which the ice-skater was originally skating. What is the ...
March 22, 2016 by Emily

Physics
A blue car moving at constant speed of 10m/s passes a polic car that is at rest. The police car accelerates from rest at 4m/s^2 for 3.0 seconds and then maintains a constant speed. The blue car maintains constant speed for the entire 12 seconds. When does the police car pass ...
April 17, 2009 by Lena

maths
A speed boat at he shore wants to overtake a sail boat that is 3 km out at sea. If the sail boat is travelling away from the shore at 1.5 km/hr, how fast should the speed boat travel to overtake the sail boat in 5 minutes from the shore
July 18, 2015 by manavi

Physics
a car manufacture advertise that a car goes "from zero to sixty in 8 seconds" is a description of: a) average speed b) instantaneous speed c) average velocity d) instantaneous acceleration a) and b) are incorrect since it's a change in velocity, whcih means it's acceleration. ...
September 9, 2007 by Tammy

College Physics
A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
November 27, 2012 by Lelia

College Physics
A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
November 27, 2012 by Lelia

Physics
An Escort and a Camaro traveling at right angles collide and stick together. The Escort has a mass of 1200 kg and a speed of 25 km/h in the positive x direction before the collision. The Camaro has a mass of 1700 kg and was traveling in the positive y direction. After the ...
November 6, 2014 by Alex

Physics
A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
November 27, 2012 by Lelia

Physics
You throw a 20-N rock vertically into the air from ground level. You observe that when it is a height 14.8m above the ground, it is traveling at a speed of 25.0m/s upward. A) Use the work-energy theorem to find its speed just as it left the ground. What is it? B) Use the work-...
March 17, 2014 by Garrett

PHYSICS
You throw a 20-N rock vertically into the air from ground level. You observe that when it is a height 14.8m above the ground, it is traveling at a speed of 25.0m/s upward. A) Use the work-energy theorem to find its speed just as it left the ground. What is it? B) Use the work-...
March 17, 2014 by Garrett

physics
A 5 kg object moving with a speed of 6.6 m/s collides with an 18 kg object moving with a velocity of 8.4 m/s in a direction 19 degrees from the initial direction of the motion of the 5 kg object. What is the speed of the two objects after collision if they remain stuck ...
December 14, 2014 by hayden

ph 411
a baloon is rising at a constant speed of 10m/s. when the balloon is 1400 m above the ground a bullet is fired from a gun at ground level straight up at the balloon with a speed of 200 m/s. a) does the bullet hit the balloon? b)if so how high above the ground does it hit the ...
June 16, 2013 by adesh

Physics
Someone please help me with this. The speed of ocean waves depends on their wavelength λ (in meters) and the gravitational field strength g (in m/sˆ2) in this way: V=Kλˆp Gˆq Where K is a dimentionless constant. Find the value of the exponents p and q. This ...
August 28, 2005 by Nisar

PHYSICS LEC
please help...i need this immediately.. rolling friction. two bicycles are set rolling with the same initial speed of 3.50m/s on a long, straight road, and the distance each travels before its speed is reduced by half is measured. One tire is inflated to a pressure of 40psi ...
August 16, 2010 by josh

physics
2 identical cars capable of accelerating at 3.00m/s^2 are racing on a straight track with running starts. car A has an initial speed of 2.50m/s and car B has an initial speed of 5.00m/s. what is the seperation of the 2 cars after 10seconds? which car is moving faster after ...
September 20, 2010 by Anonymous

physical
You are traveling in a car toward a hill at a speed of 42.1 mph. The car's horn emits sound waves of frequency 251 Hz, which move with a speed of 343 m/s. a) Determine the frequency with which the waves strike the hill. b) What is the frequency of the reflected sound waves you...
July 16, 2012 by itufizik

physics help please!
A race car is one lap behind the lead race car when the lead car has 57 laps to go in a race. If the speed of the lead car is 66.2 m/s, what must be the average speed of the second car to catch the lead car just before the end of the race (i.e., right at the finish line...
September 3, 2012 by Amanda

Physics
The pilot of an aircraft wishes to fly due west in a 50.0 km/h wind blowing toward the south. The speed of the aircraft in the absence of a wind is 228 km/h. a) How many degrees from west should the aircraft head? Let clockwise be positive. Answer in units of degrees. b) What ...
October 15, 2014 by Steven

math,correction
Problem #3 Science and medicine. Adriana took 2 h longer to drive 360 mi on the first day of a trip than she took to drive 270 mi on the second day. If her speed was the same on both days, what was the driving time each day? my answer: Her driving time was 8h for her first day...
March 7, 2007 by jas20

physics please help
suppose a cart of mass m = 969 g is initial moving at speed v0 = 5.17 m/s. It strikes a spring attached to a fixed wall, comes to a stop, and bounces back at speed vf = 4.48 m/s. Assume the track is frictionless. a) Find the magnitude of the impulse exerted by the spring on ...
November 1, 2010 by john

physics
meerany A flat (unbanked) curve on a highway has a radius of 220.0 Ill. A car rounds the curve at a speed of 25.0 m/s. (a) What is the minimum coefficient of friction that will prevent sliding? (b) Suppose the highway is icy and the coefficient of friction between the tires ...
December 8, 2010 by aleen

Classical Mechanics Physics
Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of vex= 1.5 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 6 % of its mass in 310 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed v of the rocket after a burn time of 155.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
December 6, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island in a direction 60.0° north of west with a speed of 36.1 km/h. Three hours later, the course of the hurricane suddenly shifts due north, and its speed slows to 26.9 km/h. How far (in km) from Grand Bahama is the hurricane ...
September 9, 2012 by nate

Math
The formula W = 35.74 + 0.6215T - 35.75V^4/25 + 0.4275TV^4/25 relates the wind chill temperature W to the air temperature T in degrees Fahrenheit and the wind speed V in miles per hour. Use a calculator to find the wind chill to the nearest degree when the air temperature is ...
January 12, 2015 by Anonymous

PHYSICS answer check
A 25 gram arrow fired from a bow has a speed of 80m/s. The energy in the arrow came from work done by the bow that acted over a 1m "draw" distance. What average force acted on the arrow over this distance mass=0.025kg speed=80m/s avg force 2N
April 25, 2015 by MJW

physics
1)A fire hose held near the ground shoots water at a speed of6.5 mps At what angle should the nozzle point in order that the water land 2.5 meters away? Answers: 18 degrees and 72 degrees 2) A long jumper leaves the ground at 45 degrees above the horizontal and lands 8 meters ...
November 22, 2011 by Maggie

Physics
Two objects moving with a speed v travel in opposite directions in a straight line. The objects stick together when they collide, and move with a speed of v/10 after the collision. (a) What is the ratio of the final kinetic energy of the system to the initial kinetic energy? 1...
March 3, 2010 by Zane

maths
The distance between 2 town x and y, is 50km.alan drive from x to y at an average speed of vkm/ h. Write down an expression,in term of v,for the time in hour, that he took to complete the journey from x to y. Write down an expression in term of v,for the time in hour,if the ...
February 15, 2013 by kennard

Science
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 23, 2010 by Sam

Physics
The air speed indicator of a plane that took off from Detroit reads 373 km/h and the compass indicates that it is heading due east to Boston. A steady wind is blowing due north at 42.3 km/h. Calculate the speed of the plane with reference to the ground. If the pilot wishes to ...
January 30, 2011 by Emily

Physics
The air speed indicator of a plane that took off from Detroit reads 349 km/h and the compass indicates that it is heading due east to Boston. A steady wind is blowing due north at 46.5 km/h. a) Calculate the speed of the plane with reference to the ground. b) If the pilot ...
January 27, 2015 by Chris

Math
the tortoise can run with a speed of 0.1m/s and the hare can run with a speed of 2m/s. They start their race at the same time, but the hare, feeling confident, stops along the way for a two minute nap, and the tortoise wins by the length of his shell,0.2m. How much time did ...
September 7, 2016 by Anonymous

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction θ = 49° north of west with speed v1 = 41.0 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 19.5 km/h, as shown below. How far ...
December 21, 2009 by Trisha

physics
An electron moves from one plate to another across which there is a potential difference of 2000 V. a) Find the speed with which the electron strikes the positive plate. For this problem, I used the Potential difference equation: (2000)(1.60x10^-19)=3.2E-16=delta PE I was ...
February 25, 2010 by Linh

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction 60.0° north of west with a speed of v1 = 42.0 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 24.0 km/h, as shown in Figure 3-30. How...
September 11, 2010 by stef

physics
A mass m is attached to the end of a spring (constant k). The mass is given an initial displacement x0 from equilibrium, and an initial speed v0. Ignoring friction and the mass of the spring, use energy methods to find the following in terms of the given quantities. (Use x_0 ...
November 7, 2010 by Lily

Physics
The pilot of an aircraft wishes to fly due west in a 52.6 km/h wind blowing toward the south. The speed of the aircraft in the absence of a wind is 154 km/h. A.) How many degrees from west should the aircraft head? Let clockwise be positive. Answer in units of ◦ (...
November 8, 2012 by Sam

physics
(a) Calculate the mass flow rate (in grams per second) of blood (ρ = 1.0 g/cm3) in an aorta with a cross-sectional area of 2.0 cm2 if the flow speed is 35 cm/s. g/s (b) Assume that the aorta branches to form a large number of capillaries with a combined cross-sectional ...
January 26, 2013 by monic

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction θ = 50° north of west with speed v1 = 34.5 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 16.1 km/h, as shown below. How far ...
September 24, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction θ = 50° north of west with speed v1 = 34.5 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 16.1 km/h, as shown below. How far ...
September 25, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction θ = 50° north of west with speed v1 = 34.5 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 16.1 km/h, as shown below. How far ...
September 25, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction θ = 50° north of west with speed v1 = 34.5 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 16.1 km/h, as shown below. How far ...
September 25, 2013 by Anonymous

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

Physics help!!
A plane is flying horizontally at constant speed, vo. when it releases a package. The package lands on the ground at t seconds later. Just before the package lands... a. What is its horizontal component of velocity? Leave in terms of vo and t. b. What is its vertical component...
September 25, 2015 by jeff

physics
A swimmer wants to cross a river, from point A to point B, as shown in the figure. The distance d1 (from A to C) is 200 m, the distance d2 (from C to B) is 180 m, and the speed of the current in the river is 1.0 m/s. Suppose that the swimmer's velocity relative to the water ...
October 15, 2015 by walter

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

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

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