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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

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

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 27, 2009 by DJ

TRIG
A circular power saw has an 8-1/2 inch diameter blade that rotates at 4400 revolutions per minute. a)Find the angular speed of the saw blade in radians per minute. b)Find the linear speed in feet per minute of one of the 24 cutting teeth as they contact the wood being cut. I'd...
September 23, 2012 by Daisy

physics
A driver runs to the south at 20 m / s for 3 min, then turns west and runs to 25 m / s for 2 min, and finally turns to the northwest at 30 ni / s for I min. Find in this movement, 6 min, (a) the displacement vector the driver, (b) the speed climb and the average driver (C) the...
August 22, 2010 by EXCEL

Phisic
A driver runs to the south at 20 m / s for 3 min, then turns west and runs to 25 m / s for 2 min, and finally turns to the northwest at 30 ni / s for I min. Find in this movement, 6 min, (a) the displacement vector the driver, (b) the speed climb and the average driver (C) the...
August 23, 2010 by EXCEL

Physics Concepts
A father racing his son has one-third the kinetic energy of the son, who has two-fifths the mass of the father. The father speeds up by 1.5 m/s and then has the same kinetic energy as the son. What is the Father's initial speed? What is the Son's initial speed?
March 5, 2011 by Bill

Physics
Two Train whistles, A and B each have a frequency of 408Hz. A is stationary and B is moving toward the right (away from A) at a speed of 35.0m/s. A listener is between the two whistles and is moving toward the right at a speed of 15.0m/s. What is the frequency from A and B as ...
April 25, 2014 by tre

physics
A cannon fires a shell straight upward; 2.4 s after it is launched, the shell is moving upward with a speed of 18 m/s. Assuming air resistance is negligible, find the speed (magnitude of velocity) of the shell at launch and 5.4 s after the launch. What is the velocity at ...
January 25, 2015 by Vinay

Physics
Consider a roller coster car moving along a track from point A to point B to point C. a)if the roller coaster car starts from rest at point A (30m above the bottom of a dip (point b). What would be the speed of the car at the top of the next hill (point C), which is 20 m above...
October 17, 2007 by Andrea

physics
A horizontal spring attached to a wall has a force constant of 800 N/m. A block of mass 1.10 kg is attached to the spring and oscillates freely on a horizontal, frictionless surface as in the figure below. The initial goal of this problem is to find the velocity at the ...
September 27, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
A 22.8 kg turntable with a radius of 47 cm is covered with a uniform layer of dry ice that has a mass of 4.08 kg. The angular speed of the turntable and dry ice is initially 0.52 rad/s, but it increases as the dry ice evaporates. What is the angular speed of the turntable once...
April 14, 2008 by Christina

Algebra 2
As a rule of thumb, the power P (in horsepower) that a ship needs can be modeled by P = d^2/3 • s^3 / c where d is the ship’s displacement (in tons), s is the normal speed (in knots), and c is the Admiralty coefficient. If a ship displaces 30,090 tons, has a normal speed ...
October 23, 2011 by jay

Physics Fluids
Water is flowing through a rectangular channel that is 12 m wide with a speed of 0.75 m/s. The water then flows into four identical rectangular channels that have a width of 3.0 m. The depth of the water does not change as it flows into the four channels. What is the speed of ...
April 6, 2015 by Drew

Physics
On a frictionless table, a glob of clay of mass 0.54 kg strikes a bar of mass 1.24 kg perpendicularly at a point 0.27 m from the center of the bar and sticks to it. 1. If the bar is 1.02 m long and the clay is moving at 6.3 m/s before striking the bar, what is the final speed ...
February 12, 2014 by Neomi

Physics
A billiard ball of mass m = 0.150 kg hits the cushion of a billiard table at an angle of θ1 = 60.0° at a speed of v1 = 2.50 m/s. It bounces off at an angle of θ2 = 47.0° and a speed of v2 = 2.20 m/s. a) What is the magnitude of the change in momentum of the ...
February 27, 2011 by Em

physics
A stone is tied to a string (length = 1.05 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 ...
November 12, 2011 by nelson

math
how do i solve this: a Train leaves Poughkeepsie to grand central station in NYC at an average speed of 40 mph. a half hour later an express train leaves poughkeepsie station to NYC at a speed of 50 mph. both trains arrive at NYC the same time. based on this info calculate the...
November 12, 2011 by israel

physics
You are traveling in a car toward a hill at a speed of 40.8 mph. The car's horn emits sound waves of frequency 243 Hz, which move with a speed of 340 m/s.The frequency with which the waves strike the hill is 254.7Hz and the frequency of the reflected sound waves you hear 271.2...
March 31, 2012 by sara

Physics
You have setup an experiment with two 50g masses attached to strings that are connected on opposite sides of a scale that measures weight in Newtons. a.) What is the reading on the scale? b.) The whole system is now moving to the left at a speed of 10m/s. What is the reading ...
November 25, 2012 by Tim

physics
A stone is tied to a string (length = 1.25 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 ...
March 4, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
1)Johnny Football throws a football straight up in the air. It travels to a maximum height of 7.1 m. It then falls and is caught at the exact location where it was released 2.4 seconds later. a) What was the ball's average speed during this entire toss? b) What was the ball's...
September 21, 2015 by Anonymous

Physics Check
A man leaves his house and begins walking in a straight line. After 2 hours he is ten miles from home. Calculate the man's average speed in terms of feet per second. (There are 3600 seconds in an hour and 5280 feet in a mile.) so i used Average speed=total distance traveled/ ...
July 12, 2010 by Ariel

Physics
A small utility car is pulled along a straight section of railroad tracks by a rope. When the ropepulls the car for 10 seconds the car reaches a final speed, after starting from rest, of 8m/s. Now the situation is modified slightly so that the rope pulls, just as hard as in ...
February 13, 2011 by John

physics
A car initially traveling eastward turns north by traveling in a circular path at uniform speed as in the figure below. The length of the arc ABC is 210 m, and the car completes the turn in 38.0 s. (a) What is the acceleration when the car is at B located at an angle of 35.0...
October 25, 2011 by carlton

physics
A car initially traveling eastward turns north by traveling in a circular path at uniform speed as in the figure below. The length of the arc ABC is 210 m, and the car completes the turn in 38.0 s. (a) What is the acceleration when the car is at B located at an angle of 35.0...
October 25, 2011 by carlton

Physics
A baggage carousel at an airport is rotating with an angular speed of 0.397 rad/s when the baggage begins to be loaded onto it. The moment of inertia of the carousel is 2440 kg·m2. Ten pieces of baggage with an average mass of 16.5 kg each are dropped vertically onto the ...
January 27, 2014 by Sam

Physics
A baggage carousel at an airport is rotating with an angular speed of 0.397 rad/s when the baggage begins to be loaded onto it. The moment of inertia of the carousel is 2440 kg·m2. Ten pieces of baggage with an average mass of 16.5 kg each are dropped vertically onto the ...
January 27, 2014 by Ben

Algebra
An air plane can travel 560 miles per hour with the wind and 480 miles per hour against the wind. Determine the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
March 28, 2013 by Lora

Physics
A projectile is launched from the earth’s surface at initial speed v0 at angle θ0 with the horizontal. When the projectile is at its maximum height h, it has half the speed it had when it was at half its maximum height (h/2). At what angle was the projectile launched?
September 13, 2014 by M

Algebra
A raft was sent away from point A downstream. A patrol-boat left A 5 hour and 20 min later and caught up with the raft 20 km away from point A. What was the speed of the raft if the speed of the patrol-boat was 12 km/hour?
March 27, 2016 by Anish Panda

physics
1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary? The speed of sound is 343 m/s. fs(v-vd/v-vs) 343(1/1-987...
April 6, 2008 by Jon

Physics
A 0.250 kilogram box has a speed of 2m/s when it is 1.2 meters from a second mass. It is sliding on a table with a coefficient of friction of 0.20. The box collides and sticks to a 0.5kg box that sits on the end of the table, causing the boxes to fall. How fast are the boxes ...
November 18, 2008 by Dan

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