Physic

an "extended object" is in balance when the center of mass is located directly over the fulcrum. By using a test mass mT placed at various points xT on the object (as measured from some fixed reference point), a linear relationship between xT and the fulcrum location xF is found (equation 6):

m_(T)x_(T) = (M+m_(T))x_(F) - MX_(CM)

If a plot of mTxT versus xF were made from an object of M = 125 g with XCM = 4 cm, using a test mass of mT = 30 g, what would be the slope and y-intercept of the line? Your answers will need units.

Slope:
Y-intercept:

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 174

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    To better understand the concept of static equilibrium a laboratory procedure asks the student to make a calculation before performing the experiment. The apparatus consists of a round level table in the center of which is a

  2. physics

    when one boy is sitting 1.20 meter from the center of he seesaw the girl must sit on the other side 1.50 meter from the center to maintain an even balance . however the boy carries an additional mass pf 14 kg and sit 1.80 meter

  3. Physics

    1. Which is NOT true about the variables in the relationship F = ma? Acceleration is directly proportional to mass. Force is directly proportional to mass. Force is directly proportional to acceleration. Acceleration will double

  4. physics

    For the purposes of this problem, there are three parts to the figure, and the center of mass of each one is shown in the drawing. These parts are: (1) the torso, neck, and head (total mass = 40.4 kg) with a center of mass located

  1. Algebra

    The weight an object exerts on a scale varies directly with the mass of an object. If a bowling ball has a mass of 6 kg,the scale reads 54. a.write an equation for the relationship between weight and mass. b.If another object has

  2. Science

    what is the difference between mass and weight? The mass of an object is the amount of matter it contains, while its weight is a measurement of the force that gravity exerts on it. The mass of an object is always less than the

  3. Physics

    As the distance between an object and the center of the Earth is increased 1)the object's mass decreases and its weight remains the same. 2)both the object's mass and its weight remain the same 3)both the object's mass and its

  4. Physics

    Three children are trying to balance on a seesaw, which consists of a fulcrum rock, acting as a pivot at the center, and a very light board 6.0 long . Two playmates are already on either end. Boy A has a mass of 50 , and girl B a

  1. physics

    A meter stick is pivoted at its 50-cm mark but does not balance because of non-uniformities in its material that cause its center of gravity to be displaced from its geometrical center. However, when masses of 150 and 200 grams

  2. Physics - Center of Mass

    A 32-cm-by-32-cm checkerboard has a mass of 120 g. There are four 19-g checkers located on the checkerboard, as shown in the figure. Relative to the origin located at the bottom left corner of the checkerboard, where is the center

  3. Physics

    Consider the following distribution of objects: a 4.00-kg object with its center of gravity at (0, 0) m, a 1.20-kg object at (0, 3.00) m, and a 5.40-kg object at (2.00, 0) m. Where should a fourth object of mass 7.00 kg be placed

  4. PHYSICS(HELP!!)

    A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.