# Earth

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 ...

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 Ã— 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 ...

Physics
A 4.03-kg object is thrown vertically upward from the surface of Earth, where the acceleration due to gravity is g1 = 9.81 m/s2. The initial velocity is v1, and the object reaches a maximum height of y1. What is the maximum height, y2, if the object is thrown with a speed of ...

Language Arts
Which word best describes the tone of the following lines from "New World"? First Man, behold; the earth glitters with leaves; the sky glistens with rain. A. Appreciative B. Disgusted C. Puzzled D. Surprised Is the answer A? Thank you

L.A.
To which sense do the following lines from "Grandma Ling" appeal? and there I faced my five foot height, sturdy legs and feet square forehead, high cheeks, and wide-set eyes A. hearing B.taste C. sight D. smell 2. which word best describes the tone of the following lines from...

chemistry
The figure shows a cube of air at pressure 1.0 atm above a hot surface on Earth. Contact with the hot surface causes the volume of the air to expand from 2.00 × 105 L to 2.20 × 105 L by the transfer of 8.2 × 106 J of heat. Assume the systems are isolated from the outside ...

Physics
The space shuttle is in a 3e+5 m high orbit over the earth. The radius of the earth is 6.37e+6 m, the mass of the earth is 5.98e+24 kg. What is the distance from the center of the earth to the space shuttle? I don't know whether I would double the radius and the add the height...

Physics
An object in space is initially stationary relative to the Earth. Then, a force begins acting on the object, starting with a force of 0 N, and increasing at a uniform rate until the magnitude of the force is 56 N after the force has acted for 10 s. The body has a mass of 15 kg...

Scientists generally agree that Earth is getting warmer due to what's called the greenhouse effect. A greenhouse used for plants stays warm because sunlight and heat coming through the glass roof are mostly trapped. The heat doesn't radiate back into the atmosphere because it...

Physics
A 50 kg satellite circles the earth in an orbit with a period of 110 min. What minimum energy E is required to change the orbit to one with a period of 320 min? Assume both the initial and final orbits are circular. The Earth’s radius is 6.37 × 10^6 m, its mass is 5.98 × ...

Science
How would a geologist identify an igneous rock as intrusive? A. An intrusive rock has coarse grains because it cooled more slowly on the surface of the earth. B. An intrusive rock has coarse grains because it cooled more slowly beneath the surface of the earth.** C. An ...

Science
Earthquakes occur on the earth today, so we can assume they occurred in the past. Which important geologic principle does this sentence support? A. original horizontality B. faunal succession C. superposition D. uniformitarianism**

physics
CRITICAL THINKING: The term ”weight” in physics has the following very specific meaning: “The weight of an object is the name given to a particular force: the gravitational force exerted by the earth on the object, giving it an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 near the surface ...

physics
CRITICAL THINKING: The term ”weight” in physics has the following very specific meaning: “The weight of an object is the name given to a particular force: the gravitational force exerted by the earth on the object, giving it an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 near the surface ...

Science
Please could someone check these for me. 1In a series of rock layers, a geologist finds fossils of a lizard-like dinosaur and a fern-like tree in layers that are 1.0 m and 1.5 m deep. However, in a layer that is 2.0 m deep, he finds fossils of bony fish and shellfish. Which ...

Calculus
A hot air ballon lifts off the earth 300m away from an observer and rises straight up at a rate of 80m/min. At what rate is the angle of inclination of the observers line of sight increasing at the time the balloon is 300, above the ground?

physics
You fire a cannon ball from ground level at a speed of 20.0 m/s ∠30.0 Find the time taken for the ball to hit the earth. How far will it land?

Earth Science to Ms.Sue
7.   What gives the gem amethyst its purplish color? A. Quartz B. Titanium C. Oxygen D. Iron The answer was not A, got this question wrong.

Earth Science
15.   Which statement best describes the composition of magma?      A. Magma is an element all its own.B. Magma contains the same elements as snow.C. Magma contains only three elements.D. Magma contains the same elements as Earth's crust.

Earth Science
What element has 81 protons in the nuclei of its atoms?  A. Thallium B. Uranium C. Platinum D. Lead A?

Earth Science

Earth Science
10.   Which statement best describes the formation of diamonds?  A. Diamonds form in kimberlites under very low pressure. B. Diamonds form in talc under very low pressure. C. Diamonds form in talc under very high pressure. D. Diamonds form in kimberlites under very ...

Earth Science
A heterogeneous mixture is a  A. mixture in which its components retain their identity. B. component added to sand that makes it inseparable. C. mixture that always contains water. D. mixture in which its components can't be separated.  A?

Science
I would really appreciate it if someone checked my answers and told me if they were right. Thx. ~Ashley 1. Which of the following determines the strength of the force of gravity between two objects? Check all that apply. A: The speeds of the objects. *B: The masses of the ...

Earth Science
Describe how weathering and erosion can be both destructive or constructive. I am still confused on the difference of erosion and weathering...

Math
Needing help setting these problems up...not necesarily giving me the answers. thanks. In January 2009 the state of Nevada was facing a budget deficit of \$1.5 billion. The population of the state was approximately 2 million. How much would each person in the state have to ...

Physics
What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)

science
which one of earth's layers has the hottest temperature? why?

science
what is the weight on earth of an object that has a mass of 17kg?

physics
A ball is released from a hot air balloon moving downward with a velocity of -10.0 meters/second and a height of 1,000 meters. How long did it take the ball to reach the surface of Earth? Given: g = -9.8 meters/second2.

Physics
A 83.8 kg astronaut is working on the en- gines of a spaceship that is drifting through space with a constant velocity. The astronaut turns away to look at Earth and several sec- onds later is 39.6 m behind the ship, at rest relative to the spaceship. The only way to re- turn ...

physics
You're heading an international effort to save Earth from an asteroid heading toward us at 11km/s . Your team mounts a rocket on the asteroid and fires it for 10 min, after which the asteroid is moving at 21km/s at 32∘ to its original path. In a news conference, what do ...

physics
An 94.4 kg astronaut is working on the engines of a spaceship that is drifting through space with a constant velocity. The astronaut turns away to look at Earth and several seconds later is 29.6 m behind the ship, at rest relative to the spaceship. The only way to return to ...

english check
Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect. Remain close to the Great Spirit. Show great respect for your fellow beings. Work together for the benefit of all Mankind. Give assistance and kindness wherever needed. Do what you know to be right. Look after the well ...

earth
The radius of the Earth is approximately 3,960 miles. Find the approximate surface-area-to-volume ratio of the Earth.

Science
1)What is the Theory of Plate Tectonics? 2)What physical features are caused by plate tectonics? 3)What causes Earth's plates to move continuously?

english
Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect. Remain close to the Great Spirit. Show great respect for your fellow beings. Work together for the benefit of all Mankind. Give assistance and kindness wherever needed. Do what you know to be right. Look after the well ...

Orbital Mechanics
Some help with this exercise please. If you could give an explanation and not only the answers it would be great!!! Besides the 3-2-1 rotation sequence, another very common sequence in spacecraft applications is the 3-1-3 rotation sequence in which the z axis is used twice. ...

physics
A canoe has a velocity of 0.31m/s southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing

Triangles
How will you find the distance of a star from Sun, given that the angle at which it is viewed from the two solstices of Earth(i.e winter and summer) are alpha and beta respectively, and the distance between the points of the solstices is 150 million km. {Hint - form a triangle...

Science
How does radioactivity make it possible to understand how Earth can be so old and still have a hot interior? (1 point) A.Radioactive elements trap heat from underground magma chambers. B.Radioactive elements absorb heat from the atmosphere and release it underground.*** C....

True or False?
Sounds like an easy question but I just wanna be sure! :P Tides are caused by the force of inertia from the sun and moon acting on Earth. True or False? I think its false because its gravity not inertia.

Earth Science
4.   Which statement best describes an igneous intrusion?       A. Magma is injected into surrounding rock forming an igneous intrusion.  B. Magma explodes to the surface and forms a smooth outer layer of rock.  C. Magma is exported to an open area and forms ...

Earth Science
1.   What measurement best describes the results of a scientific experiment regarding distance?  A. 57 miles B. 500 kilograms C. 523 inches D. 51 kilometers      My answer is D. Am I correct?

Please help me with the following question: Please select the word from the list that best fits the definition Creates clouds, snow, sleet, rain and hail A. Radiation B. Conduction C. Convection D. Water Cycle I think the answer is mostly B, but I think it could be D as well. ...

Arithmetic
The Gardiner dam located 100 km south of Saskatoon is largest earth filled dam in the world. Upon it's opening in 1967, engineers discovered that the pressure from lake deifenbaker had moved the clay based structure 200 cm downstream. Since then, then the dam has been moving ...

Physics
The earth has about 80 times the mass of the earth’s moon. The gravitational force exerted on the moon by the earth has what relation to the gravitational force exerted on the earth by the moon? 1. the same as 2. zero; the earth exerts a force on the moon,but the moon is too...

Science
Please help me to solve this equation. Than you for your time and efforts. Here is the question? Jupiter at its closest approach to earth is about 630,000,000 kilometers, the diameter of Jupiter is 140,000 km, calculate the angular diameter of Jupiter in arc seconds. 206,265 ...

Geometry
find the distance between the cities. Assume that Earth is a sphere of radius 4000 miles and that the cities are on the same longitude (one city is due north of the other) Dallas, Texas Latitude: 32* 47' 39" Omaha, Nebraska Latitude: 41* 15' 50"

speed
2 rockets are launched. The first one travels 9000 mph. 15 Minutes later the second launched at 10000 mph. What is the distance at wich both rockets are an equal distance from earth?

Science
The rock cycle suggests that A)rocks are always added to Earth's mass. B)rocks are continuously being recycled into different forms. C)rocks disappear from Earth as they go underground. D)rocks always stay in the same form. My answer is A... is that right??

Math
Can someone please help me set this up. I didn't quite understand how to do this today. Before leaving Earth, the mass of an astronaut is measured to be 60kg. The astronaut lands on the Moon and measures the acceleration of gravity to be 1.6 m/s2(squared). What would the ...

Science Ms. Sue?
Why did the following change occur? The snow that covered the ground all winter began to melt, temperatures rose, and flowers started to bloom. A. days became shorter B. the Earth tilted away from the sun C. the sun's rays became more concentrated D. Earth completed one ...

physics
Calculate the force of gravity between Earth (mass = 6.0 * 1024 kg ) and the moon (mass = 7.4 * 1022 kg) the average earth-moon distance is 3.8 * x10^8 m

math
At a given time, Saturn was 9.1 x 10 to the 8th miles from the sun and the earth was 9.3 x 10 to the 7th miles from the sun. by what distance is one planet closer to the sun than the other planets?

math
4 PART Your weight on different planets is affected by gravity. An object that weighs 150 pounds on Earth weighs only 56.55 pounds on Mars. The same object weighs only 24.9 pounds on the Moon. A)What percent of an object's Earth weight is its weight on Mars and on the Moon? B)...

astronomy
a light year is a unit of distance most comparable to the distance from earth to what? nearest galaxy nearest star outer solar system