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Physics
Hi! I need some help with some physics questions. 1. When two point charges are moved farther apart, what is true about their resulting electric and gravitational forces? a. both forces stay the same b. gravitational force stays the same but electric force increases c. ...

science
In which of the following statement the word light year is used correctly? (A) Ceres dwarf galaxy is 2.46 million lightyear away from us.(B) light travels with the speed of 1 lightyear in the universe (c) the next complete solar eclipse will be seen after 32 light year. (D) ...

physics electromagnetism
Two long parallel vertical wires 0.3m apart are. ' placed east-west of one another. The current in the westerly wire is 30A and on the other 20A. The horizontal component of the earths magnetic flux density is 2*10^-5. Find the force per unit length on each wire. (The answers ...

PHYSICS
The gravitational forces of the Earth and the Moon are attractive, so there must be a point on a line joining their centers where the gravitational forces on an object cancel. How far is this distance from the Earth's center?

earth
When earth is seen from outer space,it looks mainly blue. This is because most of the earth is covered with.

Science Help Please
1.A weatherman reports, “The storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart.” What properties of waves is the reporter describing? (1 point) A.frequency and wavelength B.wavelength and wave speed C.amplitude and wavelength *** D.amplitude and frequency 2. ...

Science Help Please
1.A weatherman reports, “The storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart.” What properties of waves is the reporter describing? (1 point) A.frequency and wavelength B.wavelength and wave speed C.amplitude and wavelength *** D.amplitude and frequency 2. ...

Physics
A mass of 5Kg is 1st weighed on a balance at the top of a tower 20m high.The man is then suspended from a fine wire 20m long and reweivhed.find the difference in a weight ,assuming that the radius of the earth is 6400km,the mass of the earth is 6×10^24kg and G=6.673×-11 Nm^2...

Physics
At New York City, the earth's magnetic field has a vertical component of that points downward (perpendicular to the ground) and a horizontal component of that points toward geographic north (parallel to the ground). What are the magnitude and direction of the magnetic force on...

science
How long dose it take the moon to rotate once and how many days dose it take to orbit the earth

algebra--1 question
Radio signals travel at a rate of 3 * 10^8 meters per second. How many seconds would it take for a radio signal to travel from a satellite to the surface of Earth if the satellite is orbiting at a height of 9.6 * 10^6 meters? (1 point) 3.2 x 10^2 seconds 3.2 x 10^-2 seconds 3....

Religion
Many Christians seem to accept modern cosmology - Galileo's view that the earth is not the center of the Universe - while at the same time disagreeing with the theory of evolution. For this discussion, we will focus on the following questions (in 250 words total): 1. Why do ...

Physics
A strong lightning bolt transfers about 21.45 C to Earth. How many electrons are transferred? The elemental charge is 1.602 × 10^−19 C.

Functions - Please Help
In 2001, Windsor, Ontario received its maximum amount of sunlight, 15.28 hrs, on June 21, and its least amount of sunlight, 9.08 hrs, on December 21. 1) Due to the earth's revolution about the sun, the hours of daylight function is periodic. Determine an equation that can ...

physics
How many kilometers would you have to go above the surface of the earth for your weight to decrease to 39{\rm \\%} of what it was at the surface? Express your answer using two significant figures.

ap physics
(a) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its spinning motion on its axis, treating Earth as a uniform solid sphere. J · s (b) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its orbital motion about the Sun, treating Earth as a point particle. J · s

astronomy
The peak luminosity of a white dwarf supernova is around 10^10LSun and it remains above 10^8LSun for about 150 days. In comparison, the luminosity of a bright Cepheid variable star is about 10000LSun.The Hubble Space Telescope is sensitive enough to make accurate measurements ...

physics
The power output in the sun is about 4.00 x 10^26W. (a). Calculate the power per unit area (intensity), in kilowatts per square meter, reaching Earth's upper atmosphere from the sun. The radius of the Earth's orbit is 1.5 x 10^11m.

using skills
Which earth science lesson is especially appropriate for the primary grades? A. Moon B. Volcanoes C. Stars D. Weather my answer is d.

earth
what is 15 times 12

7th grade science
how much work is done on an object with 25 kg on earth if it moves 13m? i really need help

Physics
Can someone walk me through how to work this? It's worded weirdly and I'm not sure how to solve it. Mass M1= 2.2 kg lies on a frictionless table, pulled by another mass M2= 4.1 kg under the in of Earth's gravity. a) What is in N the net force acting on the system of both ...

Earth Science
What color will a star be with a surface temperature of 5000–6000 K? A. blue B. yellow C. white my choice is B yellow

Earth Science
Which of the following is NOT generally associated with a thunderstorm? A. tornado B. lightning C. dry air

physics
The weight of an object is 480N on the earth and 120N on the moon,calculate the mass of the object on the moon

physics
If a man weighs 820N on d earth what would be on Jupiter, where the acceleration due to gravity is 25.9m/s

Calculus Physics
Imagine a spaceship on its way to the moon from the earth. Find the point, as measured from the center of the earth, where the force of gravity due to the earth is balanced exactly by the gravity of the moon. This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the ...

science
Part I: Units of Measurement for Gas Laws For the following questions, use the following answer choices to indicate what each unit of measurement is used to measure (pressure, volume, or temperature). 1. atm 2. kPa 3. L 4. oC 5. torr 6. K 7. mL 8. cubic centimeters (cm3) ...

Physical science
The diameter of the planet saturn is 10 times that of the earth but the mass of the planet is only 90 times greater than that of the earth.what isthe gravitational acceleration(or number of 'gs'you"ll feel)on saturn?

Earth Science
Which of the following organisms is most likely to survive? A. the top carnivore in a food chain B. a herbivore in a food chain C. the top carnivore in a food web

Chemistry
What is the magnitude of the orbital velocity of the earth when the radius of the earth's orbit around the sun is 150000000?

Physics 1
In recent years, scientists have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting other stars. Some of these planets are in orbits that are similar to that of earth, which orbits the sun (Msun = 1.99 × 10^(30) kg) at a distance of 1.50 × 10^(11) m, called 1 astronomical unit (1 au). ...

physics
A 39-turn circular coil of wire has a diameter of 1.2m. It is placed with its axis along the direction of the Earth's magnetic field of 58μT at 52° below the horizontal, and then in 0.16s it is flipped 180°. a) What is volts the magnitude of the average induced emf in ...

Earth Science
Which of the following does NOT occur at a convergent boundary? A. The leading edges of both plates are bent downward. B. Oceanic crust is pushed down into the mantle. C. One continental plate moves into an oceanic plate. I think it's C

Earth Science - Please Check My Answer
Please help with the following: How does sleet differ from snow? A. It is not a form of precipitation. B. It is liquid and not ice. C. It starts as rain and freezes in the air. D. It starts as water vapor and changes to a solid. I know that answer is not D because I got it ...

Earth Science
2.   The Moon is made up of minerals similar to those on Earth, which are  A. rilles. B. lunar breccias. C. silicates. D. highlands. I am thinking either B or D?

math
The Position of two A and B on the earth’s surface are (36°N, 49°E) and (36°N, 131°W ) respectively. (a) The difference in long between town A and town

Physics
Calculate the weight of an astronaut whose mass (including spacesuit)is 72kg on the surface of the moon? What is the astronauts weight on Earth? Comment on the difference

math
A vector can be used to represent the path of a drill tip used to bore a deep mine shaft in Sudbury one quarter of the way to the centre of the Earth. Represent the vector using a directed line segment and Cartesian co-ordinates and describe which representation may be more ...

Earth Science
Hubble said that stars are moving away from the Earth because they have more of what color? Blue, Green, Red or Violet

physical science
If the mans weight is 490N on earth,calculate his weight on the moon that has the gravitational force 1/2 of the gravitational force of the aerth

Earth Science to Ms.Sue (urgent )
18.   The Cenozoic Era is also referred to as the  A. Age of Dinosaurs. B. Age of Mammals. C. Age of Fish. D. First Era. B???

Earth Science to Ms.Sue
9.   Another name for unicellular organisms that dominated Earth up to the Precambrian time is  A. eukaryotes. B. cyanobacteria. C. stromatolites. D. prokaryotes. D?

Earth Science
Why does the Earth have a magnetic field?

physics
Calculate the distance between the center of the earth and the center of the moon at which the gravitational force exerted by the earth on an object is equal in magnitude to the force exerted by the moon on the object.

physics
A satellite is in a circular orbit around the Earth at an altitude of 3.30 106 m. (a) Find the period of the orbit. (Hint: Modify Kepler's third law so it is suitable for objects orbiting the Earth rather than the Sun. The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106 m, and the mass of the...

physics
After the Sun exhausts its nuclear fuel, its ultimate fate may be to collapse to a white dwarf state. In this state, it would have approximately the same mass as it has now, but its radius would be equal to the radius of the Earth. (a) Calculate the average density of the ...

Earth Science
4.   Ancient cyanobacteria released ______, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today.  A. oxygen B. lead C. hydrogen D. ore A?

math
A vector can be used to represent the path of a drill tip used to bore a deep mine shaft in Sudbury one quarter of the way to the centre of the Earth. Represent the vector using a directed line segment and Cartesian co-ordinates and describe which representation may be more ...

physics
If a person weighs 700N on Earth, what force due to gravity would they exert on a 1500kg car they are standing 1.5m from? Assume the distance is between their centres of mass. F=Gm1xm2/r^2?

Overdue Science Lesson, Very Urgent.
1: How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2, Which features form the...

physics
The magnetic field of the Earth is 0.50 x 10-4 T in a certain location. a) What will be in Newtons the force on a completely ionized carbon atom (Z = 6, A = 12) traveling with the solar wind with a velocity of 18.00 x 103 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field? b) How fast ...

physics
A 25,000 kg rocket ship near the surface of the Earth accelerates upwards due to a constant 1.25 MN of thrust from its engine. A simple pendulum on the ship is observed to complete 100 full swings in 75.0 s. What is the length of the string? 1. For a simple pendulum: T = 2&#...

PHYSICS
A hypothetical planet has a mass 1.55 times that of Earth, but the same radius. What is g near its surface?

Algebra 1
Earth has a radius of about 6.4 x 10 to the 6th power m. Approximate the surface area of earth using the formula for the surface area is a sphere, S = 4 pi r squared. Earths surface is about 70 percent water. About how many square meters of earths surface are covered with ...

physics
The magnetic field of the Earth is 0.60 x 10-4 T in a certain location. a) What will be in Newtons the force on a completely ionized carbon atom (Z = 6, A = 12) traveling with the solar wind with a velocity of 10.50 x 103 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field? b) How fast ...

science
1. What would happen to an object if the force of gravity on Earth was decreased by half? (1 point) Its mass would decrease. Its weight would decrease.* Its density would decrease. Its volume would decrease. 2. Which of the following represents a heterogeneous mixture? (1 ...

physics
a pendulum is 0.75 meters long and has a period of 4.17seconds is this pendulum on the earth moon or mars?

math
The Position of two A and B on the earth’s surface are (36°N, 49°E) and (360°N, 131°W ) respectively. (a) The difference in long between town A and town (b) Given that the radius of the earth is 6370, calculate the distance town A and town B. (c) Another town, C is 840 ...

physics
A woman with mass of 63 kg stands at the rim of a horizontal table having a moment of inertia of 520 kg m2 and a radius of 1.5 m. The turntable is initially at rest and is free to rotate about a frictionless, vertical axis through its center. The woman then starts walking ...

Accelerated Science
Match each situation with the correct method of heat transfer: a. radiation b. conduction c. convection __A_ 1) The inside of a car gets very hot when that car is parked on a parking lot in the middle of August. __A_ 2) During the winter when the furnace is running in a two-...

Physics
A simple pendulum has mass 1.14 kg and length 0.760 m. (a) What is the period of the pendulum near the surface of Earth? (b) If the same mass is attached to a spring, what spring constant would result in the period of motion found in part (a)?

Physics Circular Motion
A satellite in orbit around the earth has a period of one hour. An identical satellite is placed in an orbit having a radius that is nine times larger than that of the first satellite. What is the period of the second satellite?

Astronomy
The Hubble Space Telescope orbits at an altitude of 600 km above the Earth's surface. Assuming it is in a stable circular orbit, what is its velocity? For reference, the Earth's radius is 6400 km and Earth's mass is 6 x 10^24 kg. The formula to solve for circular velocity is v...

math
John was the first US astronaut to orbit Earth. His 3 orbit flight took 4 hours and 55 minutes. His spacecraft took off at 7:15 am. What time was John flight complete?

Earth Science
18.   Which of the following is a factor that determines the composition of magma?  A. Texture B. Elasticity C. Color D. Viscosity  D or B?

Earth Science
16.   What type of instrument measures seismic waves?  A. Mercalli scale B. Seismic scale C. Seismogram D. Seismometer D?

Earth Science
15.   _______ currents assist in the transfer of thermal energy from warmer climates to cooler climates.  A. Platonic B. Plutonium C. Convection D. Tectonic C? Please explain

Earth Science
12.   The original location of an earthquake is also known as the  A. horizon. B. epicenter. C. hotspot. D. magnitude. B?

Earth Science
11.   Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake?  A. Amplitude scale B. Moment magnitude scale C. Richter scale D. Modified Mercalli scale D?

Physics
The potential difference between a storm cloud and the ground is 2.13 × 108 V. If a bolt carrying 2 C falls from a cloud to Earth, what is the magnitude of the change of potential energy of the charge? Answer in units of J.

Earth Science
5.   Most tornadoes carry wind speeds that range from  A. 105 to 177 km per hour. B. 178 to 266 km per hour. C. 267 to 322 km per hour. D. 1 to 105 km per hour. A?

Earth Science
Could I have some help with the question down below?

Earth Science
18.   How many chemical reactions are possible regarding the formation of carbonic acid and the dissolving of calcite?  A. 23 B. 10 C. 2 D. 3 I am stuck on this I looked in my text book and it shows the words but not the number answers!

science
The flowerpot weighs 5 pounds on Earth and 0.29 pounds on Pluto. Which proportion could you use to calculate a 115-pound person’s weight on Pluto? A. 5 over 0.29 = 115 over w B. 0.29 over 5 = w over 115 C. 5 over 0.29 = w over 115 D. either A or B

science
The same astronaut visited Pluto. His weight on Earth was still 170 pounds, and his weight on Pluto was only 10 pounds. He removed an ice core with a weight of 25 pounds on Pluto. What is the weight of the ice core on Earth? A. 1.5 pounds B. 15 pounds C. 42.5 pounds D. 425 pounds

science
An astronaut who weighed 170 pounds on Earth found that his weight on Jupiter was 400 pounds. He captured an alien that weighed 120 pounds on Jupiter. What is the alien's weight on Earth? A. 34 pounds B. 51 pounds C. 78 pounds D. 283 pounds

Physics
You are hitting a tennis ball against a wall. The 0.057-kg tennis ball traveling at 29 m/s strikes the wall and rebounds at the same speed. Earth is the object of reference. Determine the ball's change in momentum (magnitude).

Physics
When man stands on a bathroom scale here on Earth, it reads 560N . Assume each planet to be a perfect sphere with the following parameters. What would his mass be on Mars if Mars has a mass of 6.419 x 10^23 kg and a radius of 3.396 x10^6 m? and what is the magnitude of the ...

AP LIT
A VALEDICTION FORBIDDING MOURNING by John Donne As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say, "Now his breath goes," and some say, "No." So let us melt, and make no noise, [5] No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests ...

Science
Why are the days typically hotter in June than in December here in the US? D. Because the United States faces the sun in the summer and faces away from the sun in the winter E.Because the tilt of the Earth causes the sun's rays to be more concentrated in the summer due to the ...

Science
Why are the days typically hotter in June than in December here in the US? A.Beacuse the sun gives off more light and heat in the summer B.Because the Earth is closer to the sun in the summer and farther from the sun in the winter C.because the Earth's tilt causes the sun to ...

Chemistry
A 35.00 mL sample of water at 30.0°C is placed in an open container with an external pressure of 1.00 atm. 30.0 kJ of heat is added to the water sample. The density of water is 1 g/mL. (a) How many grams of liquid water remain at the end of the process? Like, the equation I ...

english
1 Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation: conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. 2 Now we are engaged in a great civil war ... testing whether that nation, or any nation so ...

physics
Is the charge on the surface of the earth due to an excess or a deficit of electrons?

science
what type of eclipse would you expect to see if the moon passes directly between earth and the sun

science
1) The force of gravity on the moon is 1/6 the force of gravity on earth. If you had a 1 kg box of cereal on earth which had a weight of 2.4 N, what would its mass be on the moon? why? 2) what is the volume of a textbook with dimensions 21.3 cm, 27.5 cm, 2.9 cm? please help me...

math
The position of two towns X and Y are given to the nearest degree as X(45° N, 10° W) and Y (45 N°, 70° W). Find (a) The distance between the two towns in (i) Kilometers ( take the radius of the earth as 63711) (ii) Nautical miles ( take I nautical mile to be 1.85 km) (b) ...

Physics
How do I find the recoil velocity of the earth immediately after the popper popped?

Interior Design
please check my answers? Your client wants his dining room to be a cozy, dark, nighttime room where he can entertain just one or two people for casual, intimate dinners. The room won't be used during the day. The unfurnished room has a low seven-foot ceiling, two small windows...

science
i need help with a reason for the season science lab of how earth orbits sun

physics (gravitation)
At what height above the surface of the earth does the acceleration due to gravity reduces by 64% .radius of earth 6400 km

Physics
Determine the ratio of Earth's gravitational force exerted on an 80-kg person when at Earth's surface and when 1000km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is 6370 km. I have tried (6370)^2/(7370)^2 = 0.747 and it is wrong??

Science
List some of the atmospheric conditions that might be described as weather? What is the purpose of weather on the earth?

English check
Read the following passage from the Odyssey: Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ship— around the point, or down the shore, I wonder?’ He thought he’d find out, but I saw through this, and answered with ready lie: Poseidon Lord, who sets the earth a-tremble, broke ...

physics
What is the net gravitational field due the sun and earth at the center of the moon? You are given that the mass of the sun in 1.99 x 10^30 and the mass of the earth is 5.97 x 10^24. The distance from the center of the sun to the center of the earth is 1.496 x 10^8 and the ...

Math
Polar ice is about 3/4 of the 3% of Earth's fresh water. What fraction of all of Earth's water is polar ice?

Earth Science
1.   What term is used to describe the process by which agents are carried from one place to another because of erosion?  A. Disposition B. Deposition C. Reposition D. Transplantation B?

Physics
An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 946 km above Earth's surface with a period of 103.8 min. What are (a) the speed and (b) the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? I got an answer of 7388.897 m/s for part a, but I'm stuck on part b

Physics
7. An early objection to the idea that the earth is spinning on its axis was that the earth would turn so fast at the equator that people would be thrown into space. Show the error in this logic by calculating the centripetal force needed to hold a 100. kg person in place at ...

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