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physics
A house with its own well has a pump in the basement with an output pipe of inner radius 6.4 mm. Assume that the pump can maintain a gauge pressure of 420 kPa in the output pipe. A showerhead on the second floor (7.5 m above the pump's output pipe) has 38 holes, each of radius...
April 9, 2012 by Angelina

physics
In a World Cup soccer match, Juan is running due north toward the goal with a speed of 7.80 m/s relative to the ground. A teammate passes the ball to him. The ball has a speed of 13.6 m/s and is moving in a direction of 32.5 degrees east of north, relative to the ground. a)...
November 2, 2010 by bobjahng

physics
An ice skater spins about a vertical axis at an angular speed of 15 rad s−1 when her arms are outstretched. She then quickly pulls her arms into her sides in a very small time interval so that the frictional forces due to ice are negligible. Her initial moment of inertia...
March 15, 2012 by swapnali

physics
A certain truck can slow at a maximum rate of 4.6 m/s2 in an emergency. When traveling in this truck at a constant speed of 19 m/s the driver spots a large hole in the road 48.2 m in from of his position. The truck continues moving forward at a constant speed until the driver ...
September 22, 2013 by lanaaaaaa

science
A gear with 30 teeth turns a gear with 5 teeth. How many turns will the driven gear turn for every turn the drive gear makes? Is this type of gear train usedto increase force or speed and distance? The tumber of teeth engaged is the same for both gears, but 30 teeth (1 turn) ...
March 27, 2007 by kelly5

physics college
An antelope moving with constant acceleration covers the distance between two points 70.0 m apart in 7.00 s. Its speed as it passes the second point is 15.0 m/s. (a) What is its speed at the first point? (b) What is its acceleration? A car is stopped at a traffic light. It ...
October 8, 2010 by meera

PHYSICS
A roller coaster powered by a spring launcher follows a frictionless track as shown below. The roller coaster cart has a mass of 500 kg, and the spring launcher has a spring constant of 1500 N/m. a. If the cart starts at a height h1 = 10m, how much must the spring be ...
February 12, 2014 by Sarah

physics
A race car is able to accelerate at a rate of 14m/s2. After exiting a turn at a speed of 15m/s, the car enters a straightaway and accelerates to a speed of 96m/s just as it reaches the end of the straightaway and enters the next turn. A)how long did it take the car to ...
July 18, 2011 by Edward

Physics
Jack and Jill are skating. Jill has a mass of 50 kg, Jack has a mass of 80 kg. At t=0 seconds Jill starts skating across a 50 m diameter rink at a speed of 3 m/s. After 3 seconds Jack skates after her with a speed of 5 m/s. When they meet, Jack scoops up Jill and they glide to...
May 13, 2013 by Hale

math
One train left the station and traveled toward its destination at a speed of 65 miles per hour. Later, another train left the station traveling in the opposite direction of the first train, it was going at a speed of 75 miles per hour. After the first train had traveled for 14...
May 23, 2013 by jake

physics
A uranium nucleus 238U may stay in one piece for billions of years, but sooner or later it decays into an a particle of mass 6.64×10^−27 kg and 234Th nucleus of mass 3.88 × 10^−25 kg, and the decay process itself is extremely fast(it takes about 10^−20 s). ...
January 16, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
Two tanks are engaged in a training exercise on level ground. The first tank fires a paint-filled training round with a muzzle speed of 250 m/s at 10.0◦ above the horizontal while advancing toward the second tank with a speed of 15.0 m/s relative to the ground. The ...
October 5, 2014 by Anonymous

math
At an airport, a flight controller was in a tower 40m above the ground. When she first observed a plane it was at an angle of elevation of 12 (degrees) from her line of sight and flying at a constant altitude (height) The plane had a constant speed of 360km/h Eight seconds ...
May 19, 2013 by alice

Physics
A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 2.8 m/s^2 until it reaches a speed of 16 m/s. Then the truck travels for 16s at constant speed until the brakes are applied,stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 3.6 s. How long is the truck in ...
September 9, 2014 by Isaac

physics
A person is riding on a flatcar traveling at a constant speed v1= 15 m/s with respect to the ground. He wishes to throw a ball through a stationary hoop in such a manner that the ball will move horizontally as it passes through the hoop. The hoop is at a height h=4 m above his...
October 4, 2013 by leonard

physics
Two arrows are shot vertically upward. The second arrow is shot after the first one, but while the first is still on its way up. The initial speeds are such that both arrows reach their maximum heights at the same instant, although these heights are different. Suppose that the...
August 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Two arrows are shot vertically upward. The second arrow is shot after the first one, but while the first is still on its way up. The initial speeds are such that both arrows reach their maximum heights at the same instant, although these heights are different. Suppose that the...
August 31, 2012 by Marissa

physics
Two arrows are shot vertically upward. The second arrow is shot after the first one, but while the first is still on its way up. The initial speeds are such that both arrows reach their maximum heights at the same instant, although these heights are different. Suppose that the...
September 5, 2012 by Tracie

physics
A 316-kg boat is sailing 12.0° north of east at a speed of 1.60 m/s. 39.0 s later, it is sailing 36.0° north of east at a speed of 4.00 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 31.4-N force directed 12.0° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 20.7-N force...
September 14, 2012 by marissa

physics
A collision occurs between two pucks on an air-hockey table. Puck A has a mass of 0.020 kg and is moving along the x axis with a velocity of +5.5 m/s. It makes a collision with puck B, which has a mass of 0.040 kg and is initially at rest. The collision is not head-on. After ...
January 13, 2013 by Miranda

Physics
In order to convert a tough split in bowling, it is necessary to strike the pin a glancing blow as shown in Fig. 9-47. The bowling ball, initially traveling at 13.0 m/s, has four times the mass of a pin and the pin flies off at 80° from the original direction of the ball. ...
March 5, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
A 800·kg elevator is attached to a cable whose tension is 7800·N. Which of the following statements could describe the motion of the elevator? Choose all that apply. slowing down as it moves upward moving upward at constant speed speeding up as it moves downward slowing down ...
January 17, 2013 by wally

Physics HELP!
A war-wolf, or trebuchet, is a device used during the Middle Ages to throw rocks at castles and now sometimes used to fling pumpkins and pianos. A simple trebuchet is shown in the figure. Model it as a stiff rod of negligible mass 3.00 m long and joining particles of mass 74....
November 6, 2012 by Holly

Math
For one pony, thecritical force was 1.16 times its body weight. It experienced a force of 0.75 times its body weight at a speed of 2 meters per second, and a force of 0.93 times its body weight at 3 meters per second. At what speed did the pony switch from a trot to a gallop? ...
January 26, 2012 by Aryan

ap chem0 frequency
how do u do this type of problem... What is the frequency of a photon with a wavelength of 2.25 102 nm? (The speed of light in a vacuum is 2.998 108 m/s. Planck's constant is 6.626 10-34 Js c = fw. c is speed of light which you have, f is frequency for which you must solve, w ...
September 28, 2006 by ash

PHYSICS--SHM
PLZ HELP. THANKS. The balance wheel of a watch oscillates with an angular amplitude of rad and a period of 0.220 s. a) Find the maximum angular speed of the wheel. (b) Find the angular speed of the wheel when its displacement is /4 rad. (c) Find the magnitude of the angular ...
January 27, 2007 by wooh

College Physics
Two shuffleboard disks of equal mass, one orange and the other yellow, are involved in a glancing collision. The yellow disk is initially at rest and is struck by the orange disk moving with a speed vi. After the collision, the orange disk moves along a direction that makes an...
May 18, 2011 by Josh

physics
1. the pilot of a private plane flies 20km in a direction 60 degrees north of east,then 30km straight east,then 10km straight north.how far and in what direction is the plane from the starting point. 2. two forces acts on a point object as follows 100N at 170 degrees and 100N ...
October 30, 2011 by oluwatoyin

physics
1. the pilot of a private plane flies 20km in a direction 60 degrees north of east,then 30km straight east,then 10km straight north.how far and in what direction is the plane from the starting point. 2. two forces acts on a point object as follows 100N at 170 degrees and 100N ...
October 30, 2011 by oluwatoyin

physics
1. the pilot of a private plane flies 20km in a direction 60 degrees north of east,then 30km straight east,then 10km straight north.how far and in what direction is the plane from the starting point. 2. two forces acts on a point object as follows 100N at 170 degrees and 100N ...
October 30, 2011 by oluwatoyin

physics
an ice skater spins about a vertical axis at an angular speed of 15 rad/s when her arms are outstreched . she then quickly pulls her arms into her sides in a very small time interval so that the frictional force due to ice are negligible.her initial moment of inertia about the...
February 11, 2012 by ashely

Physics
A 15.0-kg block rests on a horizontal table and is attached to one end of a massless, horizontal spring. By pulling horizontally on the other end of the spring, someone causes the block to accelerate uniformly and reach a speed of 5.00 m/s in 0.460 s. In the process, the ...
November 29, 2012 by Elizabeth

Physics
A 15.0-kg block rests on a horizontal table and is attached to one end of a massless, horizontal spring. By pulling horizontally on the other end of the spring, someone causes the block to accelerate uniformly and reach a speed of 5.00 m/s in 0.460 s. In the process, the ...
November 30, 2012 by Elizabeth

Physics*
A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 1.00 m and a mass of 575 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 5,000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy ...
October 20, 2011 by Allie

Physics
A mass of 0.475 kg, on a frictionless table, is attached to a string which passes through a hole in the table. The hole is at the center of a horizontal circle in which the mass moves with constant speed. The radius of the circle is 0.510 m and the speed of the mass is 13.0 m/...
April 18, 2013 by CPhy

Physics
A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge H = 231 m below. If the plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 227 km/h (63.1 m/s), how far in advance of the recipients (horizontal distance) must the goods be dropped? 433m Suppose...
February 7, 2012 by Kim

Intro-Physics Help Please
A spaceship lands on a new planet. the crew decides to measure the speed of sound in the planets atmosphere. taking a tube with a length of 50 cm, they find that one resonant frequency occurs at 2,520 Hz, and the next resonant frequency at 2,940 hz. what is the speed of the ...
December 7, 2014 by Kayla

physics
A 2kg. lump of clay traveling at a speed of 20m/s collides with and sticks to a 5kg. lump of clay initially at rest and hanging from a string. Find the final speed of the new lump of clay. How high will the clay swing after the collision? (initial) m1=2kg. v1=20m/s (final) m2=...
November 18, 2010 by please just check my work

Algebra 1
It takes a lot of snow ofr the federal government in Washington D.C. to shut down, but even they experienced a two-hour delay last Friday. This is to allow people to take it slow in thier way to work. A commute to work that usually takes someone 24 minutes traveling at an ...
February 7, 2008 by Libby

physics
You are hired as ballistics expert and need to measure the muzzle speed of the bullet (with a mass, m = 20 g) for the gun. You fire a ballistic gun horizontally into a 2-kg ballistic pendulum (M = 2 kg) hanging at rest on a massless rod. After the bullet hits it and becomes ...
February 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
A 325-kg boat is sailing 15.0° north of east at a speed of 2.00 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 35.0° north of east at a speed of 4.00 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 31.0-N force directed 15.0° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 23.0...
November 13, 2009 by Litany

Physics
A 325-kg boat is sailing 15.0° north of east at a speed of 2.00 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 35.0° north of east at a speed of 4.00 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 31.0-N force directed 15.0° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 23.0...
November 13, 2009 by Litany

Physics
A 358-kg boat is sailing 15.9° north of east at a speed of 1.80 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 36.6° north of east at a speed of 3.68 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 29.7-N force directed 15.9° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 23.9...
September 22, 2011 by Jasmin

physics
A 358-kg boat is sailing 15.9° north of east at a speed of 1.80 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 36.6° north of east at a speed of 3.68 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 29.7-N force directed 15.9° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 23.9...
September 23, 2011 by Jasmin

Physics
A 343-kg boat is sailing 16.2° north of east at a speed of 1.98 m/s. Thirty seconds later, it is sailing 37.5° north of east at a speed of 3.76 m/s. During this time, three forces act on the boat: a 30.3-N force directed 16.2° north of east (due to an auxiliary engine), a 22.3...
February 12, 2012 by Natasha

Physics
The differential gear of a car axle allows the wheel on the left side of a car to rotate at a different angular speed than the wheel on the right side. A car is driving at a constant speed around a circular track on level ground, completing each lap in 19.9 s. The distance ...
October 28, 2012 by Sam

Physics
The differential gear of a car axle allows the wheel on the left side of a car to rotate at a different angular speed than the wheel on the right side. A car is driving at a constant speed around a circular track on level ground, completing each lap in 20.2 s. The distance ...
March 9, 2014 by Emma

Physics
A student stands at the edge of a cliff and throws a stone horizontally over the edge with a speed of 10.6 m/s. The cliff is 25 m above a flat, horizontal beach. A.) How long after being released does the stone strike the beach below the cliff? The ...
November 29, 2012 by Big Poppa Smurf

physics
Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at 11.0 °, and curve B is banked at an angle of 17.4 °. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 15.3 m/s. At what speed can this car travel around curve B without relying on friction?
February 23, 2011 by heather

physics
Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at 11.0 °, and curve B is banked at an angle of 17.4 °. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 15.3 m/s. At what speed can this car travel around curve B without relying on friction?
February 23, 2011 by heather

Maths
Tom was floating down the river on a raft when, 1km down, Michael took to the water in a rowing boat. Michael rowed downstream at his fastest pace. Then he turned around and rowed back, arriving at his starting point just when Tom drifted by. If Michael's rowing speed in still...
August 19, 2008 by Maybel

magnetism
In earlier learning sequences we described how a static magnetic field cannot change the speed (and therefore kinetic energy) of a free charged particle. A changing magnetic field can, and this is one way particle beams are accelerated. Consider free protons following a ...
December 3, 2013 by manu

eletromagnets
In earlier learning sequences we described how a static magnetic field cannot change the speed (and therefore kinetic energy) of a free charged particle. A changing magnetic field can, and this is one way particle beams are accelerated. Consider free protons following a ...
December 5, 2013 by BJ

physics
In earlier learning sequences we described how a static magnetic field cannot change the speed (and therefore kinetic energy) of a free charged particle. A changing magnetic field can, and this is one way particle beams are accelerated. Consider free protons following a ...
December 5, 2013 by J.O

physics
A uranium nucleus 238U may stay in one piece for billions of years, but sooner or later it decays into an a particle of mass 6.64×10−27 kg and 234Th nucleus of mass 3.88 × 10−25 kg, and the decay process itself is extremely fast(it takes about 10−20 s). ...
January 16, 2010 by Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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