physics

what are the units for speed and gravity?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 54
  1. In the "mks" or SI system, the units of speed are meters per second.

    The units of the ACCELERATION of gravity (g) are meters per second-squared. I think that is what you meant by "gravity"

    The universal constant of gravity (G) has units of Newtons/(m^2*kg^2)

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by drwls

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A 4.36 × 10−5 kg raindrop falls vertically at constant speed under the influence of gravity and air resistance. After the drop has fallen 88.1 m, what is the work done by gravity? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

    asked by lynn on October 26, 2011
  2. physics

    A 4.36 × 10−5 kg raindrop falls vertically at constant speed under the influence of gravity and air resistance. After the drop has fallen 88.1 m, what is the work done by gravity? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

    asked by lynn on October 26, 2011
  3. Physics

    Tarzan swings on a 33.0 m long vine initially inclined at an angle of 31.0◦ with the vertical. The acceleration of gravity if 9.81 m/s What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he a) starts from rest? Answer in units of

    asked by Jessica on December 7, 2016
  4. Physics

    Can anyone explain this to me, it was on my exam and i don't get it ; A 14.0 kg crate is pulled up a rough incline with an initial speed of 1.6 m/s. The pulling force is 131.0 N parallel to the incline, which makes an angle of

    asked by Johnnie on March 2, 2011
  5. physics

    A 4.62 x 10-5 kg raindrop falls vertically at constant speed under the influence of gravity and air resistance. After the drop has fallen 83.7 m, what is the work done by gravity? Answer in units of milliJoule (a thousandth of a

    asked by hannah on September 16, 2011
  6. physics

    A 3.56 x 10-5 kg raindrop falls vertically at constant speed under the influence of gravity and air resistance. After the drop has fallen 83.8 m, what is the work done by gravity? Answer in units of milliJoule (a thousandth of a

    asked by Elisabeth on September 13, 2011
  7. Physics

    In deep space (no gravity), the bolt (arrow) of a crossbow accelerates at 187m/s^2 and attains a speed of 114m/s when it leaves the bow. For how long is it accelerated? Answer in units of m/s What speed will the bolt have attained

    asked by Emily on September 16, 2012
  8. physics

    A ball is thrown straight up with an initial speed of 60 m/s. How high does it go? Assume the acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s 2 . Answer in units of m 010 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points How long is it in the air? Answer in units of s

    asked by Anonymous on October 22, 2012
  9. physics

    A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 20.8 ◦ to the horizontal and at a speed of 10.3 m/s. How far does he jump? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Answer in units of m and What maximum height does he reach?

    asked by norma on October 23, 2011
  10. Physics

    A hockey puck is hit on a frozen lake and starts moving with a speed of 12.1 m/s. Four seconds later, its speed is 6.7 m/s. What is its average acceleration? The ac- celeration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of m/s2.

    asked by Mikayla on November 2, 2016

More Similar Questions