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April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014

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**Physics 4a**

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 7.85 m higher than A, with speed v. Calculate (a) the speed v and (b) the maximum height reached by the stone above point B.
*Friday, September 10, 2010 at 10:43am by Antonio*

**physics**

A stone is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A with speed v, and point B, 7.85 m higher than A, with speed v/2. Calculate (a) the speed v and (b) the maximum height reached by the stone above point B.
*Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:15am by Antonio*

**Physics**

A person swings a 0.33 kg tether ball tied to a 5.4 m rope in an approximately horizontal circle. (a) If the maximum tension the rope can withstand before breaking is 11 N, what is the maximum angular speed of the ball?
*Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 7:01pm by John*

**Physics**

Suppose that one oscillation of a swinging lamp takes 5.5s. What maximum speed does the lamp have if its maximum angle from vertical is 3.0degrees? I first found L to be 7.51m. That was right. Now, I calculated the angular frequency of the pendulum to be 1.14. I'm pretty sure ...
*Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 10:31pm by Samantha*

**physics**

A mass M of 2.95 kg is attached to the end of a string whose length is 0.420 m. The mass slides without friction on a horizontal surface as indicated in the diagram. If the string can withstand a maximum tension of 127.5 N, what is the maximum tangential speed the ball can ...
*Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 8:48pm by Anonymous*

**physics**

A block of mass m=.75kg is fastened to an unstrained horizontal springwhose spring constant is 82 N/m. The block is given a displacement of +.12m, where + sign indicates that the displacement is along the +x axis, and then released from rest. Find the angular frequency w of ...
*Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 1:05pm by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Analyzing Roller Coaster Performance Using Conservation of Mechanical Energy At the beginning of a roller coaster ride, the car is lifted to the top of a large hill and released. The speed of the car at the top of the hill is small, so we will assume it to be zero. The car ...
*Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 5:35pm by Angie*

**Physics**

This speed is the maximum possible speed attained by the roller coaster, or the “theoretical speed”. Roller coasters are carefully designed to minimize frictional forces so that they approach these theoretical speeds. The efficiency of a roller coaster design can be found by ...
*Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 10:51pm by Angie Need Help ASAP*

**Physics**

This speed is the maximum possible speed attained by the roller coaster, or the “theoretical speed”. Roller coasters are carefully designed to minimize frictional forces so that they approach these theoretical speeds. The efficiency of a roller coaster design can be found by ...
*Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 3:44pm by Angie Need Help ASAP*

**Physics**

This speed is the maximum possible speed attained by the roller coaster, or the “theoretical speed”. Roller coasters are carefully designed to minimize frictional forces so that they approach these theoretical speeds. The efficiency of a roller coaster design can be found by ...
*Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 9:57pm by Angie Need Help ASAP NOW*

**Physics**

A rope can withstand a maximum tension of 75 N before snapping . What maximum speed can you spin a 6.0 kg rock in a vertical circle of radius 1.5 m without breaking the rope? My answer: At the bottom of the spin: Fnet=ma Ft-Fg=m(v^2/r) 75-58.8=6(v^2/1.5) v=2.01m/s Is this ...
*Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:35pm by Dwight*

**Physics**

The position of a body moving in simple harmonic motion is given by m t x ï£· ï£¸ ï£¶ ï£¬ ï£ ï£« + = 4 9 cos 3 Ï€ . For this motion, what are the (a) amplitude, period, phase constant, frequency, and angular frequency? Determine the bodyâ€™s (b) maximum speed and maximum ...
*Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 8:43am by Dia*

**Physics**

An astronaut on the planet Vimrom IV finds that she can jump a maximum horizontal distance of 12.00 m if her initial speed is 4.90 m/s. What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? In the previous problem, what is the maximum height about the ground reached by the ...
*Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:59pm by Yera*

**math**

When an F14 fighter jet takes off, its wings are 110 degrees from the line of flight. To reach its maximum speed, the wings pull to a back position that cretes an angle from the line of flight that is 22 degrees less than a straight angle. Moving at 0.5 degrees per second, how...
*Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7:01am by Viking*

**Physics**

In an electric shaver, the blade moves back and forth over a distance of 2.2 mm in simple harmonic motion, with frequency 116 Hz. Find (a) the amplitude (in mm), (b) the maximum blade speed, and (c) the magnitude of the maximum blade acceleration. I got that (a) is 1.1 mm, but...
*Monday, December 5, 2011 at 4:00pm by Lisa*

**Physics**

Can someone help me find Delta Time for the first 150 meters of this question. Everytime I try and get it by using the quadratic formula I get two negative numbers which I don't think is right. A model rocket is launched straight upward with an initial speed of 50.0m/s. It ...
*Friday, September 28, 2007 at 3:43pm by Dustin*

**Physics**

A driver approaches an intersection at a speed of 50km/h, when the light turns amber. The driver applies brakes to get the maximum stopping force without skidding. The car has a mass of 1500kg and the force of static friction between the tires and the road is 1.1*10^4N. ...
*Monday, November 12, 2012 at 5:30pm by ashley*

**physics**

A particle with a mass of 3.00 10-20 kg is oscillating with simple harmonic motion with a period of 7.00 10-5 s and a maximum speed of 4.50 103 m/s. (a) Calculate the angular frequency of the particle. rad/s (b) Calculate the maximum displacement of the particle. m
*Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:24pm by Pipsy*

**Physics**

Light-rail passenger trains that provide transportation within and between cities are capable of modest accelerations. The magnitude of the maximum acceleration is typically 1.3 m/s ^2, but the driver will usually maintain a constant acceleration that is less than the maximum...
*Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:34pm by Aubree*

**Physics**

A 0.77 kg mass, attached to the end of a 0.86 m string, is whirled around in a circular horizontal path. If the maximum tension that the string can withstand is 683 N, then what maximum speed can the mass have if the string is not to break?
*Friday, December 17, 2010 at 8:01pm by Cassaundra*

**Physics**

A runner travels 100 m in 10.9 s. Assume that it takes him 1.35 s to reach his top speed, which is then maintained for the rest of the race. Find the following values: a) acceleration during the first 1.35 s b) maximum speed
*Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 11:59am by Katie*

**Physics**

A dentist causes the bit of a high-speed drill to accelerate from an angular speed of 1.20x10^4 rad/s to an angular speed of 3.14x10^4 rad/s. In the process, the bit turns through 1.92x10^4 rad. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, how long would it take the bit to reach ...
*Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 8:38am by Sam*

**PHYSICS **

A car is safely negotiating an unbanked circular turn at a speed of 29 m/s. The road is dry, and the maximum static frictional force acts on the tires. Suddenly a long wet patch in the road decreases the maximum static frictional force to one-ninth of its dry-road value. If ...
*Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 9:18pm by Lindsay*

**physics**

The launching speed of a certain projectile is 3.0 times the speed it has at its maximum height. Calculate the elevation angle at launching
*Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:43am by julia*

**Physics**

The launching speed of a certain projectile is 9.8 times the speed it has at its maximum height. Calculate the elevation angle at launching.
*Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:45pm by Vinny*

**Physics**

The launching speed of a certain projectile is 9.8 times the speed it has at its maximum height. Calculate the elevation angle at launching.
*Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:45pm by Vinny*

**Physics**

The launching speed of a certain projectile is 9.8 times the speed it has at its maximum height. Calculate the elevation angle at launching.
*Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:54pm by Vinny*

**physics**

A daredevil leaves the end of a ramp with a speed of 32.0 m/s if his speed is 29.8 m/s when he reaches the peak of the path, what is the maximum height that he reaches? how do i do thiss?
*Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 3:45pm by Maddy*

**physics**

A daredevil leaves the end of a ramp with a speed of 32.0 m/s if his speed is 29.8 m/s when he reaches the peak of the path, what is the maximum height that he reaches? how do i do thiss?
*Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 3:45pm by Maddy*

**Physics please help!!**

The launching speed of a certain projectile is 9.0 times the speed it has at its maximum height. Calculate the elevation angle at launching.
*Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:42pm by Julia *

**physics**

A person swings a 0.33 kg tether ball tied to a 5.4 m rope in an approximately horizontal circle. (a) If the maximum tension the rope can withstand before breaking is 11 N, what is the maximum angular speed of the ball? --I figured out the rest of the problem and i just need ...
*Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 9:07pm by John*

**physics**

You throw a baseball directly upward at time t = 0 at an initial speed of 12.5 m/s. What is the maximum height the ball reaches above where it leaves your hand? At what times does the ball pass through half the maximum height? Ignore air resistance and take g = 9.80 m/s2.
*Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 5:11pm by chris*

**Physics: urgent help needed**

i have a test on monday 1 A beach ball is thrown straight up with a speed of 10m/s from a point 2 m above the ground a) Assuming no air reistance, calculate how far up the ball will go b)At what speed will the ball eventually hit the ground? c) If the air resistance exerts a ...
*Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 9:08pm by deepti*

**physics**

In the absence of air resistance two balls are thrown upward from the same launch point. Ball A rises to a maximum height above the launch point that is four times greater than that of ball B. The launch speed of ball A is _______ times greater than that of ball B. a)2 b)4 c)8...
*Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 11:00am by Brantley*

**Physics**

A Chinook Salmon has a maximum underwater speed of 3.58 m/s, but it can jump out of water with a speed of 6.68 m/s. to move upstream past a waterfall, the salmon does not need to jump to the top of the fall, but only to a point in the fall where the water speed is less than 3....
*Sunday, September 24, 2006 at 2:44am by JIll*

**PHYSICS**

An athlete on a trampoline leaps straight up into the air with an initial speed of 9.3 m/s. Find the following: (b) the speed of the athlete when she is halfway up to her maximum height
*Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 5:12pm by Petrik*

**physics**

Two curves on a highway have the same radii. However, one is unbanked and the other is banked at an angle θ. A car can safely travel along the unbanked curve at a maximum speed v0 under conditions when the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the road is...
*Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2:27pm by Dee*

**Physics**

Two curves on a highway have the same radii. However, one is unbanked and the other is banked at an angle θ. A car can safely travel along the unbanked curve at a maximum speed v0 under conditions when the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the road is...
*Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:05pm by Dee*

**phyics**

When responding to sound, the human eardrum vibrates about its equilibrium position. Suppose an eardrum is vibrating with an amplitude of 5.0 x10-7 m and a maximum speed of 3.3 x10-3 m/s. (a) What is the frequency (in Hz) of the eardrum's vibrations? (b) What is the maximum ...
*Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:02am by Joey*

**physics**

Derive a formula for the maximum speed vmax of a simple pendulum bob in terms of g, the length ℓ, and the maximum angle of swing θmax. Express your answer in terms of the variables g, l, and θmax.
*Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 3:15am by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 1.20 kg mass on a horizontal spring oscillates on a frictionless surface with a displacement as a function of time given by x(t) = 0.075cos(4.16t – 2.45). (Units are standard units.) a.) Find the time for one complete vibration. b.) Find the force constant of the spring. c...
*Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 6:03pm by Lauren*

**Physics**

A ball is thrown upwards on the moon with an initial speed of 35m/s. Calculate (a)the time taken to reach the maximum height. (b) the maximum height reached by the ball (c) Its velocity 3seconds after it has been thrown. (g=1.6ms^2)
*Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 9:21pm by Jess*

**Physics**

A 2.15 kg disc is attached to the end of a string whose length is 0.410 m. The disc slides without friction on a horizontal surface. If the string can withstand a maximum tension of 131.1 N, what is the maximum tangential speed the disc can have before the cord breaks?
*Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 12:29pm by Reven*

**phy**

A blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 20.6 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the ground. 2.5 seconds after the blue ball is thrown, a red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 8.2 m/s from a height of 23.7 meters above the ground. The force of ...
*Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 12:22am by a*

**Physics**

The launching speed of a certain projectile is 6.4 times the speed it has at its maximum height. Calculate the elevation angle at launching. I have noo idea how to start this one. Please help!
*Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 9:09pm by Lindsay*

**Physics**

A 0.40-kg ball, attached to the end of a horizontal cord, is rotated in a circle of radius 1.3 m on a frictionless surface. If the cord will break when the tension in it exceeds 60 N, what is the maximum speed the ball can have? How would your answer be affected if there were ...
*Friday, December 24, 2010 at 11:32pm by Matt*

**physics**

A 60 kg skydiver moving at terminal speed falls 50 m in 1 sec. What power is the skydiver expending on the air? The terminal speed of the falling object is the maximum constant speed the object will reach due to the opposing force of air resistance.
*Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 10:55am by pakilina*

**physics**

In an electric shaver, the blade moves back and forth over a distance of 2.0 mm. The motion is simple harmonic, with frequency 118 Hz. (a) Find the amplitude. mm (b) Find the maximum blade speed. m/s (c) Find the magnitude of the maximum blade acceleration. m/s2
*Monday, December 8, 2008 at 9:08pm by johnny*

**physics**

In an electric shaver, the blade moves back and forth over a distance of 2.0 mm. The motion is simple harmonic, with frequency 118 Hz. (a) Find the amplitude. mm (b) Find the maximum blade speed. m/s (c) Find the magnitude of the maximum blade acceleration. m/s2
*Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 8:08pm by johnny*

**physics**

A daredevil on a motorcycle leaves the end of a ramp with a speed of 29.0 m/s as in the figure below. If his speed is 26.7 m/s when he reaches the peak of the path, what is the maximum height that he reaches? Ignore friction and air resistance.
*Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 5:52pm by Sandhya*

**Physics**

A daredevil on a motorcycle leaves the end of a ramp with a speed of 33.0 m/s as in the figure below. If his speed is 31.3 m/s when he reaches the peak of the path, what is the maximum height that he reaches? Ignore friction and air resistance.
*Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 1:57am by Abdullah*

**physics**

A daredevil on a motorcycle leaves the end of a ramp with a speed of 29.5 m/s as in the figure below. If his speed is 27.1 m/s when he reaches the peak of the path, what is the maximum height that he reaches? Ignore friction and air resistance.
*Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 4:20pm by Allie*

**Physics**

A small rocket is launched vertically, attaining a maximum speed at burnout of 1.0 102 m/s and thereafter coasting straight up to a maximum altitude of 1482 m. Assuming the rocket accelerated uniformly while the engine was on, how long did it fire and how high was it at engine...
*Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 11:01pm by Preetha*

**calculus**

The cost of running a ship at a constant speed of v km/h is 160 + 1/100*v^3 dollars per hour. a)Find the cost of a journey of 1000km at a speed of v km/h. b)Find the most economical speed for the journey, and the minimum cost. c)If the ship were to have maximum speed of 16 km/...
*Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 8:37am by jim_segs*

**Mechanics**

A 1000-kg car whose motor delivers a maximum power of 40.0 hp to its wheel can maintain a steady speed of 130 km/h on a horizontal roadway. How large is the friction force that impedes its motion at this speed? Show the solution and answer
*Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 12:37am by Jason*

**physics**

1. A basketball player passes the ball to his teammate at an angle of 40degrees above the horizontal. The ball is released 1.5m above the floor at a speed of 5m/s. Find: a) the maximum height reached by the ball from the floor b) the horizontal required to reach the maximum ...
*Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 12:33pm by bella*

**phy 111**

A daredevil on a motorcycle leaves the end of a ramp with a speed of 34.5 m/s as in the figure below. If his speed is 32.1 m/s when he reaches the peak of the path, what is the maximum height that he reaches? Ignore friction and air resistance.
*Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 4:30pm by blake *

**Physics**

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 1.6 km wide and that flows with a speed of 4.8 km/h. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 9.6 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing?
*Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 8:01pm by Emily*

**physics**

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 2.5 km wide and that flows with a speed of 6.0 km/h. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 9.8 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing?
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:08pm by Anonymous*

**physics **

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 2.0 km wide and that flows with a speed of 5.1 km/h. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 12.3 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing?
*Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9:10pm by Anonymous*

**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 ...
*Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 10:57pm by lanaaaaaa*

**physics**

A ball is thrown straight downward from the surface of the moon. Is the maximum height it reaches less than, equal to, or greater than the maximum height reached by a ball thrown upwards on the earth with the same initial speed? Ignore air resistance in both cases
*Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:49pm by tiffany*

**physics**

a 60.00-kg athlete leaps straight up into the air from a trampoline with an intial speed of 9.0 m/s. The goal of this problem is to find the maxiumum height she attains and her speed at half maximum height. what are the interacting objects and how do they interact?
*Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 5:16pm by yue xing lu*

**Physics**

A coiled Hookean spring is stretched 10 cm when a 1.5kg mass is hung from it. Suppose a 4 kg mass hangs from the spring and is set into vibration with an amplitude of 12 cm. A. Find the force constant of the spring. B. Find the Maximum restoring force acting on the vibrating ...
*Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 12:53pm by Kristin*

**Physics**

A dentist causes the bit of a high-speed drill to accelerate from an angular speed of 1.20 104 rad/s to an angular speed of 3.14 104 rad/s. In the process, the bit turns through 1.92 104 rad. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, how long would it take the bit to reach its...
*Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:34pm by Sam*

**physics**

A dentist causes the bit of a high-speed drill to accelerate from an angular speed of 1.50 x 104 rad/s to an angular speed of 3.76 x 104 rad/s. In the process, the bit turns through 3.13 x 104 rad. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, how long would it take the bit to ...
*Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 12:02am 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 ...
*Friday, November 11, 2011 at 12:05pm by Sivashen*

**college physic**

A 1.25kg mass stretches a vertical spring 0.215m.If the spring is stretches an additional 0.130m and released, (a)how long does it take to reach the equilibrium position again? (b)Write an equation giving its position y as a function of time t. (c)What will be its maximum ...
*Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 10:47am by noah*

**physics**

The maximum speed of a 3.7-{\rm kg} mass attached to a spring is 0.66 m/s, and the maximum force exerted on the mass is 11 N. What is the amplitude of motion for this mass? What is the force constant of the spring? What is the frequency of this system?
*Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 8:43pm by shaz*

**Physics**

Find the speed, v, of a pendulum at the bottom of its swing (B), given that it has mass m and initial height at A is h (the difference in height from B to A). Your answer will be in terms of g as well. Included is a drawing of a pendulum at its maximum height (A), and at its ...
*Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 8:14pm by Dan*

**physics**

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 1.1 km wide and flows with a speed of 5.0 km/h parallel to its banks. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 9 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing?
*Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:11am by john*

**physics**

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 1.1 km wide and flows with a speed of 5.0 km/h parallel to its banks. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 9 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing?
*Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:11am by john*

**physics**

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 1.1 km wide and flows with a speed of 5.0 km/h parallel to its banks. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 9 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing?
*Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:11am by john*

**college physic SHM**

A 1.25kg mass stretches a vertical spring 0.215m.If the spring is stretches an additional 0.130m and released, (a)how long does it take to reach the equilibrium position again? (b)Write an equation giving its position y as a function of time t. (c)What will be its maximum ...
*Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 11:22pm by noah*

**physics**

A sinusoidal transverse wave of amplitude ym = 3.2 cm and wavelength = 3.4 cm travels on a stretched cord. Find the ratio of the maximum particle speed (the speed with which a single particle in the cord moves transverse to the wave) to the wave speed.
*Friday, December 24, 2010 at 10:37am by Bashr*

**physics**

A sinusoidal transverse wave of amplitude ym = 6.4 cm and wavelength = 5.2 cm travels on a stretched cord. Find the ratio of the maximum particle speed (the speed with which a single particle in the cord moves transverse to the wave) to the wave speed.
*Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 2:31pm by john*

**Physics**

A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.0 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, determine each of the following values. (a) the mechanical energy of the system J (b) the maximum speed of the object m/s (c) the maximum ...
*Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 1:32pm by Josh*

**Physics**

A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.0 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, determine each of the following values. (a) the mechanical energy of the system (b) the maximum speed of the object (c) the maximum acceleration ...
*Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11:11am by Anonymous*

**physics**

a ball is thrown at an initial angle of 37 and initail velocity of 23.0 m/s reaches a maximum height h, as shwon in the Figure. With what initial speed must a ball be thrown straight up to reach the same maximum height h?
*Monday, January 3, 2011 at 3:10pm by Anonymous*

**Physics AP**

A ball is thrown straight upward with a speed of +12 m/s. A) what's the ball's acceleration just after it is thrown? B) how much time does it take for the ball to rise to its maximum height? C) what's the approximate maximum height the ball reaches?
*Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 9:15pm by Anna*

**Physics**

The pistons in an internal combustion engine undergo a motion that is approximately simple harmonic. If the amplitude of motion is 3.8cm , and the engine runs at 1500rpm , find the maximum acceleration of the pistons. Find their maximum speed.
*Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:02am by Phy help!*

**physics**

Two parallel narrow slits are at a distance of 0.840 mm apart. Each of them has a width of 0.140 mm. The double slit is illuminated with parallel light of wavelength 546.1 nm. (a) Find the ratio of the intensity of the central maximum to that of its adjacent maximum. (1 : 0....
*Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 9:02pm by mattheaus*

**physics**

Two parallel narrow slits are at a distance of 0.840 mm apart. Each of them has a width of 0.140 mm. The double slit is illuminated with parallel light of wavelength 546.1 nm. (a) Find the ratio of the intensity of the central maximum to that of its adjacent maximum. (1 : 0....
*Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:29pm by mattheaus*

**physics**

A 2000 kg car negotiates a curve of radius 40.0m on a level road. The static friction coefficient between the tires and the pavement is 0.7. Calculate the maximum force of static friction for the car and the maximum speed with which it will be able to negotiate the curve.
*Monday, October 29, 2007 at 3:11pm by johnny*

**physics**

In the design of a passenger bus, it is proposed to derive the motive power from the energy stored in a flywheel. The flywheel, which has a moment of inertia of 4.0 x 10^2 kgm^2, is accelerated to its maximum rate of rotation 3.0 x 10^3 revolutions per minute by electric ...
*Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 10:45am by Edwin*

**physics**

The range R of a projectile is defined as the magnitude of the horizontal displacement of the projectile when it returns to its original altitude. (In other words, the range is the distance between the launch point and the impact point on flat ground.) A projectile is launched...
*Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 5:14pm by candace*

**Physics**

My question had 2 parts: a) A 2.0 kg object oscillates with simple harmonic motion on a spring of force constant 580.0 N/m. The maximum speed is 1.0 m/s. What is the total energy of the object and the spring? Answer: 1.0 J b) What is the maximum amplitude of the oscillation? ...
*Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 4:55pm by Lindsay*

**Physics**

In a front-end collision, a 1400 kg car that has shock-absorbing bumpers can only withstand a maximum force of 75 kN before any sort of damage occurs.If the maximum speed for a car that is nondamaged in a collision is 10 Km/h, by how much must the bumper be able to move ...
*Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 1:41pm by Harold*

**physics**

A professional golfer can hit a ball with a speed of 70 m/s. What is the maximum distance a golf ball hit with this speed could travel on Mars, where the value of g is 3.71 m/s^2?
*Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 12:01am by Anonymous*

**Physics(Please help)**

A dentist causes the bit of a high-speed drill to accelerate from an angular speed of 1.44 x 104 rad/s to an angular speed of 5.05 x 104 rad/s. In the process, the bit turns through 1.77 x 104 rad. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, how long would it take the bit to ...
*Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 4:57pm by Hannah*

**Physics please help!!**

A projectile is fired at 45.0° above the horizontal. Its initial speed is equal to 42.5 m/s. Assume that the free-fall acceleration is constant throughout and that the effects of the air can be ignored. What is the maximum height reached by the projectile? At what time after ...
*Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:41pm by Julia *

**Math**

Can someone help me with these questions? 1.What are the maximum and minimum values for Y=28(1.21)^x on the interval 0<x<12? a) 275.8 and 0 b) 275.8 and 28 c) 249.7 and 28 d) 188.4 and 28 2. For what value of x does the maximum or minimum of f(x)= x^2 +8x + 12 occur? Is ...
*Friday, December 2, 2011 at 3:55pm by Jay*

**Physics**

A particle executes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 9.00 cm. At what positions does its speed equal two thirds of its maximum speed? I got: v2 +ω^2x^2 =ω^2A^2 vmax =ω A and v = ωA/2?
*Monday, January 4, 2010 at 11:41pm by Zoe*

**AP Physics**

A pole-vaulter approaches the takeoff point at a speed of 9.50 m/s. Assuming that only this speed determines the height to which he can rise, find the maximum height at which the vaulter can clear the bar.
*Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 9:37am by Greg*

**physics**

Olympic champion Justin gaitlin set a new world record for 100.0 m sprint at the last lympics by clocking 9.86 s for the race.Calculate a)His average speed for the race b)Assuming that he accelerated uniformly for the first 4.86 s after taking off the blocks to reach a maximum...
*Monday, September 24, 2007 at 7:05pm by JohnX*

**physics**

Olympic champion Justin gaitlin set a new world record for 100.0 m sprint at the last lympics by clocking 9.86 s for the race.Calculate a)His average speed for the race b)Assuming that he accelerated uniformly for the first 4.86 s after taking off the blocks to reach a maximum...
*Monday, September 24, 2007 at 8:05pm by Sam*

**College Physics**

A hunter wishes to cross a river that is 1.6 km wide and flows with a speed of 5.0 km/h parallel to its banks. The hunter uses a small powerboat that moves at a maximum speed of 15 km/h with respect to the water. What is the minimum time necessary for crossing? min
*Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 3:58pm by Dumb-Dumb*

**Physics**

In the design of a passenger bus, it is proposed to derive the motive power from the energy stored in a flywheel. The flywheel, which has a moment of inertia of 4.0 x 102 kgm2, is accelerated to its maximum rate of rotation of 3.0 x 103 revolutions per minute by electric ...
*Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10:31pm by Vertrex*

**physics**

1. A 3.25 kg steel ball strikes a wall with a speed of 10.0 m/s at an angle of 60.0° with the surface. It bounces off with the same speed and angle. If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.195 s, what is the average force exerted on the ball by the wall? x component: N y...
*Sunday, July 6, 2008 at 11:01pm by Elisa*

**physics**

Why is it impossible for a skier to reach maximum speed that is physically possible by converting the change in height to speed? what is this question asking? Some of the potential energy available is lost due to friction. Friction on the skis, friction on the air.
*Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 10:09pm by Sam*

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