Physics

The center of a 1.50 diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.20 beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is 800 kg/m^3. Solve for delta g/ g = %

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 288

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    A fuel oil tank is an upright cylinder, buried so that its circular top 12 feet beneath ground level. The tank has a radius of 6 feet and is 18 feet high, although the current oil level is only 13 feet deep. Calculate the work

  2. AP Physics

    You can obtain a rough estimate of the size of a molecule by the following simple experiment. Let a droplet of oil spread out on a smooth water surface. The resulting oil slick will be approximately one molecule thick. Given an

  3. Physics

    1. A cylindrical disk of wood weighing 45.0N and having a diameter of 30.0 cm floats on a cylinder of oil of density 0.850 g/cm3. The cylinder of oil is 75.0 cm deep and has the same diameter of the wood. (a) What is the gauge

  4. physics

    A point charge of 2.4 μC is located at the center of a spherical shell of radius 17 cm, which has a charge −2.4 μC uniformly distributed on its surface. Given: ke = 8.98755 × 109 Nm2/C2 . a)Find the electric field for all

  1. numerical methods

    Consider a spherical storage tank containing oil. The tank has a diameter of 8 ft. You are asked to calculate the height h to which a dipstick 10 ft long would be wet with oil when immersed in the tank when it contains 6 3 ft of

  2. physics

    9. The surface of the earth is approximately 6,400 km from its center. If the mass of the earth is 6.0 x 1024 kg, what is the acceleration due to gravity near the surface?

  3. Chemistry

    The mass of the earth is known to be about 5.98 X10^24kg assume that it is approx. spherical with an average diameter of 1.276X10^7 METERS. from these data calculate the average density of the earth(g/cm^3) could the earth be made

  4. physics

    In an experiment to estimate the diameter of an oil molecule,an oil drop of diameter 0.05cm spreads over a circular patch whose diameter is 20cm. ¡)determine the volume of the oil drop.

  1. Physics Problem 6.20

    The center of a 1.40 km diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.50 km beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage g directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of g for a uniform Earth? Assume

  2. Maths

    The earth is approximately a sphere of average diameter 12740km. The smallest of the planets is Mercury, also spherical, with average diameter 4840km. Determine what percentages (to the nearest hundredth) the volume and surface

  3. physics

    Which of these pairs of objects has the smallest number of powers of ten difference in their sizes? Select one: a. Earth's moon's diameter and Earth diameter b. Diameter of Earth and diameter of the solar system c. Proton and a

  4. physics

    Careful measurements of local variations in the acceleration due to gravity can reveal the locations of oil deposits. Assume that the Earth is a uniform sphere of radius 6370 km and density 5500 kg/m3, except that there is a

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