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astronomy
Find an exact expression for the magnitude of the tidal force applied by Earth to our rock of mass m

science
why is it rare for the soft parts of an organism to become a fossil? a) the soft parts take a long time to decay b) the soft parts can be eaten by animals***** c) the soft parts cannot be buried in sediment d) the soft parts form petrified fossils which of the following terms ...

Society and Tech
According to Joel Cohen, head of the laboratory of populations at Rockefeller University, the earth's carrying capacity for human populations depends upon: A. reducing meat consumption. B. eliminating social barriers to innovation. C. individual choices concerning consumption ...

astro
The intensity of an object is related to the distance d to the observer by the equation (I1/I2) = (d2/d1)2. If the apparent magnitude of the Sun seen from Earth has a value of -26.74, what is the apparent magnitude of the Sun seen from Neptune (30AU from the Sun)?

Science
The speed of light is 3 x 10 to the 8th power meters per second. If the sun is 1.5 x 10 to the 11th power meters from earth, how many seconds does it take light to reach the earth?

physics
radius R of the orbit of a geosynchronous satellite that circles the earth. (Note that R is measured from the center of the earth, not the surface.) You may use the following constants: The universal gravitational constant G is 6.67×10−11N⋅m2/kg2. The mass of the ...

physics
A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 181 km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 66.2 ° above the ground. Find (a) the x and (b) the y components (in km) of the position ...

P.E. help
Non-renewable resources mean it takes a longer time for the earth to produce it than the rate at which we use it. True False Is the answer True?

astronomy
What is the semi-major axis of an object that is in 2:1 mean motion resonance with Earth

physics
prove that the moon complete its one revolution around the earth in (27.3) days.distance of moon from the surface of the earth is (380000km).

Science
An airplane with a speed of 27.4 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 48° counterclockwise from the positive x axis. When the plane's altitude is 860 m the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point...

math
There were 845 million facebook users in 2011 and 608 million in 2010. What is the percent since Facebook is now used by 1 in every 13 people on earth? is the answer:7.69% 1 x x - - 13 100

geometry
Satellite Explorer VII, with a = 4465 and b = 4462, and with the center of the Earth being at one of the foci of the ellipse. Assuming the Earth has a radius of about 3960 miles,graph both the orbits of Explorer VII and earths surface on the same axis if the average radius of ...

science
Lava flows from cracks in the earth and hardens into basalt, what type of rock result, is the answer sedimentary

science
Heat and pressure change rock inside the earth crust into gneiss. What type of rock result. Is the answer igneous

Physics
Knowing the temperature at the surface of the Earth to be 72 F, find the temperature at the surface of Venus.

science
By studing rock layer scientist can learn about changes in earth formation and climate. True or false. Is the anser true

English language arts IV
Which words should be capitalized in the sentence " Hawaii has some of the most beautiful beaches on earth"

Science~!
What would happen to a object if the force of gravity on earth was decreased by half? A. mass would decrease b. its weight would decrease c its density would decrease d. its volume will decrease A certain object has a volume of 25.0 mL and mass of 100g whats the density of the...

physics
Consider a system of a cliff diver and the earth. The gravitational potential energy of the system decreases by 21,000 J as the diver drops to the water from a height of 32.0 m. Determine her weight in newtons.

Science Please help
Some of the oldest rocks ever found have been estimated to be about 3.5 billion years old. Is it likely that these rocks were present when Earth was first formed? No, this rock is probably just a sedimentary rock that was formed by much younger igneous rocks. Yes, the oldest ...

physics help!
The earth attracts a large flying bug toward its center with a force of 0.10 Newtons. With what force does the bug attract the earth itself? 1. 1.0 N 2. 0.10 N 3. Trillions of Newtons 4. 10 N 5. We need the mass of the bug. 6. Zero; the earth attracts the bug, not the ...

physics
The earth attracts a large flying bug toward its center with a force of 0.10 Newtons. With what force does the bug attract the earth itself?

Physics
1) Determine the force of gravitational attraction between the earth(m=5.98*10^24kg) and a 70-kg physics student if the student is in an airplane at 4.950 meters above the earth's surface.

Physics
A projectile is shot straight up from the earth's surface at a speed of 1.20 x 104 km/hr. How high does it go?

physics
When an earthquake occurs, two types of sound waves are generated and travel through the earth. The primary, or P, wave has a speed of about 8.0 km/s and the secondary, or S, wave has a speed of about 4.5 km/s. A seismograph, located some distance away, records the arrival of ...

Algebra
Please help me to to solve this quadratic equation word problem. Here is the question: Studying Microgravity. NASA'S Glen Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, has a 435-foot drop tower that begins on the surface and descends into Earth like a mineshaft. How long will it take a ...

Physics
Help!! I would greatly appreciate help with this question. Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the Moon that bounces back to Earth. The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56s.

physics
If the acceleration due to gravity on the earth is 9.8 m/s2, what is the acceleration due to gravity on Rams?

Algebra
Studying Microgravity. NASA'S Glen Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, has a 435-foot drop tower that begins on the surface and descends into Earth like a mineshaft. How long will it take a sealed container to fall 435 feet? Round to the nearest tenth of a second.

math
The ratio of an object's weight on Earth to its weight on Neptune is 5 : 7. How much would a person who weighs 150 pounds on Earth weigh on Neptune?

physics
A 0.80-m aluminium bar is held with its length parallel to the east-west direction and dropped from a bridge. Just before the bar hits the river below, its speed is 22 m/s, and the emf induced across its length is 5 X 10-4 V. Assuming the horizontal component of the earth's ...

physics
A man weighs 750.0 N on Earth at what altitude will he weigh 187.5 N?

Earth Science
Which of the following statements correctly describes the asthenosphere? 1- it is thin cold and rigid layer 2- it is the source of the earth's heat 3- it permits plate motion 4- it occurs only near subduction zones My answer is 1

science
Sarah wants to use a model to get an idea of how far away the stars are. She uses a marble to represent the Earth, and she places a basketball 1 m away to represent the Sun, which is the nearest star. If Sarah wishes to keep the distances between objects in her model at an ...

Physics
A proposed space station includes living quarters in a circular ring 50.5 m in diameter. At what angular speed should the ring rotate so the occupants feel that they have the same weight as they do on Earth?

physics
You test a moon buggy on earth. When the buggy hits a bump, it oscillates up and down on its springs with a period of 4 seconds. Will the period be the same when buggy is used on the moon?

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26. In the last few centuries, the number of species becoming extinct on Earth has A.decreased dramatically B. decreased slightly. C. increased slightly. D.increased dramatically I think it should be C.

algebra
You must submit your response as a file. An object’s weight depends on its height above the surface of the earth. If a man weighs 190 pounds on the surface of the earth, then the man's weight in pounds (W) x miles above the surface is approximated by the formula: W = (190&#...

Pyhsics
A) On planet X, an object weighs 19.2 N. On planet B where the magnitude of the free-fall acceleration is 1.17 g (where g = 9.8 m/s2 is the gravitational acceleration on Earth), the object weighs 34.9 N. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . What is the mass of the object ...

physics
Using sidereal navigation, a pilot flies due south for one hour then due north one hour and lands about 180 miles west of where he started. At what point on Earth is he?

english
The old fisherman floated on the Black Sea, boat bobbing from side to side as a frigid wind sliced through his threadbare sweater. Though the fisherman and his wife were struggling to survive without much money, he thought happily of the meager but delicious dinner of homemade...

physics
Calculate the radius of a “super- Earth” with 10 times the mass of Earth, using Earth data as a starting point.

INTSCIENCE
The earth can be considered a heat engine because it receives heat from the sun and converts it into mechanical energy to produce winds and evaporate water. True False

int.science
The earth can be considered a heat engine because it receives heat from the sun and converts it into mechanical energy to produce winds and evaporate water. True False

Earth Science
Describe the difference in evolution between a supercell that develops in an environment with unidirectional wind shear and a supercell that develops in an environment with veering winds. What is causing this difference in evolution? THANKS!!

algebra
the ratio of the weight of an object on jupiter to its weight on earth is 8 to 3. how much would a 100 pound person weigh on Jupiter? i`ll tell you the answer when am done solving so you can check if am right

Biology
I think this is a shot in the dark, but worth a try. I have the Biology: Life on Earth by Audesirk, Audesirk & Byers 10th edition bought used online, apparently there are some pages missing in the book, so I can't do my homework, if anyone has the book could, you help me by ...

science
As an object get farther from earth is A. its weight increase B.it weight decrease C. it mass decrease D. it weight remains the same I am not sure but is it A(or b)

Physics
A distant planet has a mass of 0.6400 ME and a radius of 0.9000 RE. What is the ratio of the escape speed from this planet to the escape speed from the earth?

Earth Science - NEED HELP QUICK
What is the thickness of the layer from 1000 - 850 mb if the mean temperature of the layer is 2 C? From what it says in my textbook it seems as if mb = hPa so all you do is 850 - 1000 = -150 hPa but I am pretty sure that is wrong because what do you do with the temperature?? ...

Earth Science
Use angular momentum arguments to describe why a parcel of air moving from the equator towards the North Pole will be deflected to the east. It may be helpful to show equations in your response. THANKS

Earth Science
Use angular momentum arguments to describe why a parcel of air moving from the equator towards the North Pole will be deflected to the east. It may be helpful to show equations in your response.

Earth Science
What two types of air masses collide to form a dry line? On which side of this boundary would you expect to see rising motion, and why?

Physics
A distant planet has a mass of 0.6400 ME and a radius of 0.9000 RE. What is the ratio of the escape speed from this planet to the escape speed from the earth?

3rd grade English
I'm trying too see if my daughter is doing her homework correctly .... The question is use each word or phrase as the subject of a sentence .add a verb describing an action that takes place in the present . Make sure each verb agrees with its subject Her answer was - the earth...

physics
If a person pushes on a block and it travels a distance of 6.0m before stopping. How far would the block travel if it were pushed with the same force, but on the moon(which has 1/6 of the earth's gravity).

Physics
A meteorite weighing 1860N strikes the earth with a velocity of 45.2m/s. What is its kinetic energy? Write in SN to one decimal place. When I plugged in (1/2)(1860N)(45.2m/s)^2, I got the answer 1.9e6, but it was incorrect. Please help. I'm really confused!

English
Birches by Robert Frost When I see birches bend to left and right Across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy's been swinging them. But swinging doesn't bend them down to stay As ice-storms do. Often you must have seen them Loaded with ice a sunny ...

earth science
The active sections that are located along fault lines are called

Earth Science
List 3 distinguishing features found near a frontal boundary. Thanks

Physics
A 5.00 x 102 kg hot air balloon takes off from rest at the surface of the earth. The buoyant force lifts the balloon straight up, performing 9.70 x 104 J of work on the balloon. At the instant the balloon's upward speed is 4.08 m/s, the balloon will be ____ m above the surface...

Geometry
The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,423 miles, and the radius of the Earth is approximately 3,960 miles. How many times larger is the volume of Jupiter than the volume of the Earth? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

Science
True/false Earth's atmosphere oceans and continents began to form during the first several hundred million years of the Precambrian time.

physics
On the moon, the acceleration due to gravity is only 1.6 m/s/s. If someone on earth can throw a baseball 24.2 m high, how high could he throw it on the moon?

physics
A straight horizontal wire carries a current of 3.55 μA. A proton is moving above the wire in a direction parallel to it but opposite to the direction of the conventional current in the wire, at a constant velocity of 8.00×106 m/s. Assume that the force of gravity acts ...

physics
using 6400 km as the radius of earth, calculate how high above earth's surface you would have to be in order to weigh 1/16th of your current weight.

History help
Weathering and erosion break down rocks and slowly create a) oxygen for plants. b) Earth's poles. c) tectonic plates. d) new landforms.***

science
The Earth exerts an 850 N gravitational force on a man. What force does the man exert on the Earth? Answer in units of N

Astronomy
A simple temperature model for the solar nebula disk is Tdisk(a) = 20 � SQRT 100 AU/ a K, (1) where a should be expressed in AU in this equation. (a) Find the temperature in the solar nebula disk at the orbit of Mer- cury, Earth and Jupiter. (b) Where is...

physics / astronomy
A simple temperature model for the solar nebula disk is Tdisk(a) = 20 × SQRT 100 AU/ a K, (1) where a should be expressed in AU in this equation. (a) Find the temperature in the solar nebula disk at the orbit of Mer- cury, Earth and Jupiter. (b) Where is the ...

physics
A simple temperature model for the solar nebula disk is Tdisk(a) = 20 × SQRT 100 AU/ a K, (1) where a should be expressed in AU in this equation. (a) Find the temperature in the solar nebula disk at the orbit of Mer- cury, Earth and Jupiter. (b) Where is the ...

Physics
The diameter of the Moon is 3.78x10^6m. It subtends an angle of .00982 radians at the surface of Earth. How far is the Moon from Earth? (Please explain I can't wrap my head around this question.)

English
Would down to earth be considered a character trait?

Physics
A pendulum on earth swings with angular frequency ω. On an unknown planet, it swings with angular frequency ω /2. The acceleration due to gravity on this planet is A) 4g B) 2g C) g/2 D) g/4 I think it is C but I am not sure...

English
Part (a) – What theme do you think the poet is exploring in this poem? Part (b) – How does the poet use language in this poem to present his ideas? The poem is = FARM CHILD Look at this village boy, his head is stuffed With all the nests he know, his pockets with flowers, ...

College Algebra
Ozone occurs at all levels of Earth's atmosphere. The density of ozone varies both seasonally and latitudinally. At a given city, the density D(h) of ozone (in 10^−3cm/km) for altitudes h between 20 kilometers and 35 kilometers was determined experimentally. For the D(h...

physics
An object on earth has a weight of 54.3N, what is the weight of the object on the moon, assuming acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.61m/s^2?

physics
A gas molecule at the surface of the earth happens to have the root mean square speed (rms)for that gas at 0°C.lf it were to go straight up without colliding with other molecules.How high would it rise and what would happen to the maximum height reached if a gas with heavier ...

Math
Ozone occurs at all levels of Earth's atmosphere. The density of ozone varies both seasonally and latitudinally. At a given city, the density D(h) of ozone (in 10^−3cm/km) for altitudes h between 20 kilometers and 35 kilometers was determined experimentally. For the D(h...

Physics
A space vehicle is orbiting Earth in a circular orbit with a radius of 10,300,000m. What is the minimum increase in speed that is needed for the vehicle to escape Earth's gravitational field? The mass of the Earth is 5.97x10^24 kg and G = 6.67x10^-11 N*m^2/kg^2. The answer is ...

ASTRONOMY
Good evening all, I am working on a PowerPoint presentation for my Astronomy class about planet Earth - my question is: What is Earth's brightest apparent magnitude (if it has one)? I have searched every reliable source I know of (and that I come across), but I cannot seem to ...

Physics
calculate the escape velocity on the surface of earth, acceleration due to gravity will be 36 percent of its value on the surface of earth .if mean radius is 6400 km?

Physics
A pendulum consists of a 2.1 kg stone swinging on a 3.6 m string of negligible mass. The stone has a speed of 7.9 m/s when it passes its lowest point. (a) What is the speed when the string is at 60° to the vertical? (b) What is the greatest angle with the vertical that the ...

Physics
What is the apparent weight of a 70-kg astronaut 3800 km from the center of the earth's moon in a space vehicle moving at constant velocity and acceleration toward the moon at 2.9m/s^2? State the direction in each case.

Calculus
When estimating distances from a table of velocity data, it is not necessary that the time intervals are equally spaced. After a space ship is launched, the following velocity data is obtained. Use these data to estimate the height above the Earth's surface at 120 seconds. t (...

geometry
A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, and the darkest shadow cast by the moon, called the umbra, hits the surface of the earth. If the umbra does not hit the surface, as shown in the following figure, then a total solar eclipse is not...

Earth Science I suppose
What does the pattern of convection have to do with the typical path of a hurricane?

English 3
"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle ...

Grammar
I sighed as I went down the stairs, thinking what on earth does this woman want me to do now. How do i say this correctly?

English
Read the following passage and identify at least 3 elements of figurative language; explain how each element brings out the theme of the passage. "The Wrong Place" by Susan Michalski Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted the shade to...

Physics
Determine Centripetal Acceleration acting on the person standing at the equator? (the radius of earth is given)

phsics
a man weighs 1370N on earth what would he weigh on jupiter where free fall acceleration is 25.9 m/s2 the acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 in units of N

physics
Assuming you are on Earth, where acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 meters/second2, and you have a pendulum with a cord that is 0.65 meters long, what is the period?

ms. sue
Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

science
Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

earth science
Which of the following statement is False: A.Cinder cones are built from ejected lava fragments and are usually less than 300 meters high B.Calderas are large collapsed depressions having more or less circular form C.Most volcanoes are fed magma through short conduits called ...

Math
When a satellite is h kilometres above Earth,the time,t,in minutes,to complete one orbit is given by the formula t=Root of (6370+h)^3/6024 a) A telecommunications satellite is placed 30 km above Earth. How long does it take the satellite to make one orbit? b) A satellite is ...

Physics I
Using 6400 km as the radius on Earth, calculate how high above Earth's surface you would have to be in order to weigh 1/16th of your current weight. Show all work leading to your answer OR describe your solution using 3-4 complete sentences.

Science
occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, and the shadow of the moon falls on earth.

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