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Physics
Which of the following is not a good example of uniform circular motion? a) a person riding on a ferris wheel that is turning at a constant rate b) a person taking off on an airplane to fly around the world on a path defined by the equator c) a race car driving at a constant ...
October 16, 2012 by Lewis

Physics
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 12, 2009 by Robert C

physics
Stickman is driving a dragster. He does the quarter mile in 4 seconds and at the finish line is speed is 100m/s. He deploys his parachute after he crosses the finish line and wished to slow to a speed of 10m/s in 10s. What diameter parachute does he need if the drag force is ...
October 1, 2011 by Norman

physics
Stickman is driving a dragster. He does the quarter mile in 4 seconds and at the finish line is speed is 100m/s. He deploys his parachute after he crosses the finish line and wished to slow to a speed of 10m/s in 10s. What diameter parachute does he need if the drag force is ...
October 2, 2011 by Matt

physics
A 10 g particle has the potential energy shown in a graph with the y-axis label U(J) and the x axis is labeled in cm. There is a diagonal line from 4 J down to 1 cm and the line levels out on the x axis to 3 cm and rises again to a height of 2 J at 5 cm and levels out to 7 cm ...
December 2, 2009 by Ashley

Physics - 2-D kinematics
A soccer ball is kicked with an initial horizontal velocity of 20 m/s and an initial vertical velocity of 16 m/s. I've calculated: Initial Speed: 25.61 m/s Angle: 38.66 degrees Maximum Height it reaches: 13.06 m Distance kicked: 65.29m NOW I NEED: What is the speed of the ball...
February 3, 2012 by Anonymous

math (pre calc)
Imagine that you are driving 150 miles and you want your average speed for the trip to be 60 miles per hour.Imagine that you drive the first half (by distance) of the trip at 50 mph. How fast must you drive on the second half to make your average speed for the whole trip 60 ...
February 16, 2016 by Ray

projectile motion
Two cars,A and B, are traveling in the sam direction, although car A is 208m behind car B. The speed of A is 24.4 m/s, and the speed of B ia 18.6m/s. How much time does it take for A to catch B? The answer is 208/5.8 which equals 35.8 seconds. Since displacement is equal to ...
February 1, 2007 by leann

AP Physics
A stone is tied to a string (length = 0.450 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, the circle is vertical. In the vertical case the maximum tension in ...
October 26, 2010 by PLEASE HELP

AP PHYSICS
A stone is tied to a string (length = 0.450 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, the circle is vertical. In the vertical case the maximum tension in ...
October 27, 2010 by PLEASE HELP NEED IT PLEASE

Physics
A rock is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 11.0 m/s from the roof of a building that is 70.0 m above the ground. Assume free fall. In how many seconds after being thrown does the rock strike the ground? GOT THIS!!!! t=5.07s What is the speed of the rock just before it ...
September 11, 2006 by Josh

physics
A car moving with constant acceleration covered the distance between two points 60.0 m apart in 6.00 s. Its speed as it passed the second point was 15.0 m/s. (a) What was the speed at the first point? (b) What was the magnitude of the acceleration? (c) At what prior distance ...
September 10, 2011 by Rebekah

physic
an enemy spaceship is moving toward your starfighter with a speed of 0.4c, as measured in your reference frame. The enemy ship fires a missile toward you at a speed of 0.7c relative to the enemy ship. If you measure the enemy ship to be 8.0 x 10^6 km away from you when the ...
May 13, 2013 by yanis

physics
A person is standing on and facing the front of a stationary skateboard while holding a construction brick. The mass of the person is 89.0 kg, the mass of the skateboard is 4.10 kg, and the mass of the brick is 2.50 kg. If the person throws the brick forward (in the direction ...
January 15, 2015 by Anonymous

Physics
The game is called Ice Bocci. You play by sliding pucks across the ice into each other, sort of like marbles. One player slides the red puck straight into a stationary green puck. The red puck is sliding with a speed of 4 m/s and weighs twice as much as the green puck. What ...
March 20, 2011 by Paige

physics
During a track event two runners, Mary, and Alice, round the last turn and head into the final stretch with Mary a distance d = 4.0 m in front of Alice. They are both running with the same speed of v0= 7.0 m/s. When the finish line is a distance L= 45.0 m away from Alice, ...
September 11, 2013 by tini

anonymous
I need help solving these problems. I tried but my teacher did not teach it to us so it is very difficult for me. Thanks. "Projectiles launched at an angle" 1. A golfer can hit a golf ball a horizontal distance of over 300 m on a good drive. What maximum height will a 301.5 m ...
October 25, 2006 by PHYSICS.....confused

Phisics (Urgent)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 8 % of its mass in 280 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed v of the rocket after a burn time of 140.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
December 8, 2013 by Anonimus

ALGEBRA 2
A plane takes off from an aiport and flies east at a speed of 350 mi/h. Ten minutes later, a second plane takes off from the same airport and flies east at a higher altitude at a speed of 400 mi/h. How long does it take the second plane to overtake the first plane? I have ...
August 16, 2009 by Emily

Physics
When a high speed passenger train travelling at 161km/h rounds a bend,the engineer is shocked to see that a locomtive has improperly entered onto track from a siding and is a distance D=676m ahead.The locomotive is moving at 29km/h. The engineer of the high speed train ...
September 13, 2008 by Waqas

Physics Help
This is confusing me. I have to questions and I picked 2 answers but can someone tell me if I'm wrong and why? 1.)The distance an object travels per unit of time =a)Is its speed b)Is its velocity c)Is its acceleration 2.)The distance and direction an object travels per unit of...
July 12, 2010 by Ariel

math
If it takes 6 minutes to travel from Point A to Point B at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour, how many minutes does it take to travel the same route from point A to point B a constant speed of 50 miles per hour? I need an equation and a thorough/ clear explanation on how ...
August 9, 2012 by anony

physics
Two objects are connected by a light string passing over a light, frictionless pulley as in the diagram. m1 = 4.50 kg, m2 = 2.10 kg, and h = 4.30 m. The 4.50 kg object is released from rest at a point 4.30 m above the floor. Determine the speed of each object when the two pass...
October 25, 2010 by Anonymous

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

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