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A small block of mass m = 225 g is released from rest at point circled A along the horizontal diameter on the inside of a frictionless, hemispherical bowl of radius R = 27.5 cm as shown in the figure below. (a) Calculate the gravitational potential energy of the block-Earth ...

English
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author...

8th grade; English
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author...

phy111
What is the orbital radius and speed of a synchronous satellite which orbits the earth once every 24h? Take G=6 67 10−11Nm2 kg2, Mass of the earth is 5 98 1024kg

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What is the orbital radius and speed of a synchronous satellite which orbits the earth once every 24h? Take G=6 67 10−11Nm2 kg2, Mass of the earth is 5 98 1024kg

physics
A Titan IV rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 230 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational attraction between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2300 kg.

Physics
A 66.0 kg base runner begins his slide into second base when moving at a speed of 4.4 m/s. The coefficient of friction between his clothes and Earth is 0.70. He slides so that his speed is zero just as he reaches the base. (a) How much mechanical energy is lost due to friction...

8th grade language arts
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author...

physics
Due to friction with the Earth's atmosphere, a large static electric charge could build up on our plummeting asteroid fragment. Would you expect our fragment to generate a magnetic field? Explain why or why not.

physis
A man weighs 750 N on the surface of the earth. What would be his weight when standing on the moon? The masses of the earth and the moon are respectively, 5 98 0 kg and 7 36 0 kg. Their radii are respectively 6 37 0 km and 1 74 0 km

science
Due to friction with the Earth's atmosphere, a large static electric charge could build up on our plummeting asteroid fragment. Would you expect our fragment to generate a magnetic field? Explain why or why not

phyics
_________ was the first to show that all objects fall toward Earth with constant ____________.

Science- Astronomy
Suppose we find a planet in another solar system that has an earth like atmosphere with plentiful oxygen but no life of any kind. Question= Is this discovery considered reasonable or surprising can you please explain? Thank you

earth
Broad areas of folded rock layers that resemble a bowl turned right-side up are called _____.

Social Studies
One reason for the difference between average temperatures in Rome when in Jan. the average temperature is 11 degrees Celsius and July average degree is 30 degree Celsius is: The amount of carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere The tilt of the Earth of its axis The tidal ...

math
The scale for an earth model is 1:40000000. The diameter of the earth is 12,756.32km. a)What is the diameter of the model in cm? I got 31.9cm (just need help on part b!) b) If the model is cut in half, how many jars of paint would be needed to paint each half if 1 jar covered ...

Math
The scale for an earth model is 1:40000000. The diameter of the earth is 12,756.32km. a)What is the diameter of the model in cm? b) If the model is cut in half, how many jars of paint would be needed to paint each half if 1 jar covered 10cm^2?

Physics
Ninja goes to space! If Ninja has a weight of 83.59 N on earth and she lands on a planet that has an acceleration due to gravity of 1.44 m/s2, then what is her weight on the new planet?

World History (Ms. Sue)
"It is [the Africans] who carry the 'Black man's burden...' In hewing out for himself a fixed abode in Africa, the white man has massacred the African in heaps...What the partial occupation of his soil by the white man has failed do; ...what the [machine gun] and the rifle, ...

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of a cylindrical space station is rotating at 29.1 m/s to provide artificial gravity. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh 1/3 of their earth weight? Don't know how to start please help.

Physics
A satellite in circular orbit around the earth has an orbital speed of 5 km/s. What is the period of the orbit? Assume the mass of the Earth is 5.98e24 kg.

p i s j
The mass of fan astronaut is 100kg 1)find its weight on earth. 2)find its weight on moon. When the gravitational acceleration on moon is 1.6 ms

Physics Help Please!!!! Check!
if I weigh N on Earth and 5320 N on the surface of a planet, what is the acceleration due to gravity on that planet? mg=702N m=702/9.8=71.6 kg mg=5320N g=5320/71.6=74.3 m/s^2

Physics
You are making a trip in a space shuttle, and your friend Jimmy is in another space shuttle. He shares the same circular orbit with you, 370 km above earth. However, he is 21 km ahead of you. A) How long will it take you to catch up with your friend if you reduce your orbital ...

Calculus
Suppose a ball is thrown straight up into the air, and the height of the ball above the ground is given by the function h(t) = 6 + 37t – 16t2, where h is in feet and t is in seconds. At what time t does the ball stop going up and start returning to earth?

Language Arts
Why does the author of"Making Tracks on Matt's"sometimes use the pronouns we and us when he is writing about the rovers? A. He and the rovers are on the same spacecraft. B. There are hundreds of people involved in the mission. C. He and his team identify strongly with the ...

physics
How far apart should two protons be if the electrical force of repulsion is equal to the weight (attraction to the earth) of one of the protons? (

physics
A (1.35x10^2) kg box is falling near Earth’s surface. It is accelerating at (7.3000x10^0) m/s^2 [D]. What is the force of air resistance on the box?

Science
Where will gravity pull you in the center of the earth?

math physics
A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

math physics
A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

math physics
A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

Physics
The space shuttle, with an initial mass M = 2.41×106 kg, is launched from the surface of the earth with an initial net acceleration a = 26.1 m/s^2. The rate of fuel consumption is R = 6.90×103 kg/s. The shuttle reaches outer space with a velocity of vo = 4632. m/s, and a ...

Earth science
Can you please correct me if I am wrong or let me know what you think Thanks Y-A 1. Trees keep water in a watershed from accumulating silt before it empties into river. (i got true) 2. Permeable means capable of absorbing water. (i got false) 3. Old rivers are characterized by...

math
in 1933 wiley post flew around the world in 7 DAYS 18 HOURS. WILEYS TRIP WOULD BEST BE DESCRIBED AS FLYING AROUND THE ? OF TEH EARTH.

Physics
A cart of mass m (including the mass of the crane) has a pendulum hanging from a crane attached to the cart. There is no friction due to the normal force, u = 0, or wheel bearings of the cart wheels. The cart is experiencing and applied force to the left of 10N. The ball at ...

science!! please help me!!
1)When evolution was first proposed, which of the following was used as evidence to support the idea? (1 point) A)observations of nature*** B)laboratory experiments C)extensive fossil collections D)genetic sequences 2)How did Darwin and Lamarck differ in their thinking about ...

physicss
If there were no air resistance, with what speed would drops hit the Earth if they fell from a cloud 1980 m above the Earth’s sur- face? The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s2

physics
An astronaut is traveling in a space vehicle moving at 0.520c relative to the Earth. The astronaut measures her pulse rate at 74.0 beats per minute. Signals generated by the astronaut's pulse are radioed to the Earth when the vehicle is moving in a direction perpendicular to ...

physics
A raindrop has a mass of 5.6 × 10-7 kg and is falling near the surface of the earth. Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted (a) on the raindrop by the earth and (b) on the earth by the raindrop.

Math
The mass of the Earth is close to 5.97x10^24 kg and the mass of Venus is close to 4.87x10^24 kg. What is the approximate combined mass of both planets A.1.08x10^25 B.2.91*10^49 C.1.08^10^48 D.1.08*10^25

Science: Plate Techtonics (giving out medals)
Hey there! I need help with some answers 1. Why do earthquakes occur along the San Andreas fault line? 2. Which of the following causes Earth's plates to move continuously? 3. Which of the following physical features are not caused by plate tectonics? PLEASE HELP! giving out ...

College Science
A chandelier is suspended by two identical, vertical chains side by side. The chandelier's mass is m = 5.3 kg. A. If the tension in one chain is represented by T, write an expression for this tension in terms of m and g, the gravitational acceleration on the Earth's surface. ...

physics
The weight of an astronaut plus his space suit on the Moon is only 270 N. A. How much do they weigh on Earth, in Newtons, assuming the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.67m/s^2= 1584is this right? B. What is the mass of the astronaut and his space suit on the moon ...

physics
In the figure, a frictionless roller coaster car of mass m = 938 kg tops the first hill with speed v0 = 14.9 m/s at height h = 31.5 m. How much work does the gravitational force do on the car from that point to (a) point A, (b) point B, and (c) point C? If the gravitational ...

Algebra
The diameter of the moon is about 3476 kilometers. The distance from earth to moon is about 384,400 kilometers. About how many moons could be lined up in a row between earth and the moon? Round to the nearest whole number. Please help answer thanks

Earth Science
Unlike most road maps, topographic maps can be used to find 1: the best route to a town 20 km away. 2: the temperature at any place on the map 3:the elevation above sea level. 4:the distance between two locations

Science--2 questions! asap!
During the processes of erosion and deposition, sediments that are the_____ in size will be carried the greatest distances before being deposited. Most___rocks form under conditions found a few kilometers under Earth's surface.

Math
A projectile is shot upward from the earth with an initial velocity of 320 ft/sec. (a) What is the velocity after 5 secs.? ft/sec. (b) What is the acceleration after 3 secs.? ft/sec^2.

physics
A red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 1.4 m/s from a height of 28 meters above the ground. Then, 0.6 seconds after the red ball is thrown, a blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 24.9 m/s, from a height of 0.9 meters above the ground. The force of ...

Science pplzzz!!
Which of the following is true about rocks? Rocks are composed of only one mineral. Rocks do not contain any nonmineral matter. Coal is not considered a true rock. Most rocks are a mixture of minerals. 2. If granite undergoes high temperatures and high pressures within Earth, ...

physics
On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball with a golf club improvised from a tool. The free-fall acceleration on the moon is 1/6 of its value on earth. Suppose he hit the ball with a speed of 33m/s at an angle 28∘ above the horizontal.

Science
We are having a debate in Science class. We are each given two questions to debate each other. 1. The Climate is mainly influenced the by the sun? 2. The earth has been warmer in the past?

physics
Superman throws a boulder of weight 1850N at an adversary on the surface of the earth, where the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity, g = 9.80m/s2 . What horizontal force must Superman apply to the boulder to give it a horizontal acceleration of 11.6m/s2 ?

Science
What best explains why carbon is present in so many kinds of molecules? A- It is abundant on earth B- It can form four covalent bonds C- It has valence electrons D- It can become ion I think it is B, however, I am unsure!

Physics
The height of the sun from point A is larger than from point B by 4.92 degree.If the distance between A and B is 500 Km, How long is the circumference of the earth? ( assume that earth is perfect sphere)

Physics
A 7300-kg satellite has an elliptical orbit, as in the figure. The point on the orbit that is farthest from the earth is called the apogee and is at the far right side of the drawing. The point on the orbit that is closest to the earth is called the perigee and is at the far ...

Physics
Two satellites, A and B, are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbital speed of satellite A is eighty-two times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellites.

Physics
A 7300-kg satellite has an elliptical orbit, as in the figure. The point on the orbit that is farthest from the earth is called the apogee and is at the far right side of the drawing. The point on the orbit that is closest to the earth is called the perigee and is at the far ...

Physics
Two satellites, A and B, are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbital speed of satellite A is eighty-two times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellites.

Science
Explain the following quote: ... it was several weeks before an emigrant from Earth could adapt to it. On the Moon the human body had to learn a whole set of reflexes. It had, for the first time, to distinguish between mass and weight. A man who weighed one hundred eighty ...

Earth Science - Please Check 4 Answers
Please help me with the following questions: 2. Which type of information is best represented by a chart? A. the sequence of chemical reactions in photosynthesis B. the percentage composition of gases in car exhaust C. the rate of carbon dioxide production during exercise D. ...

Earth Science - Please Check My Answer
Please help with the following: Dani wants to measure the volume of a pebble. Which tool will give the most accurate measurement? A. a ruler B. a tablespoon C. a measuring cup D. a graduated cylinder I think the answer is mostly D. Is this correct? Please help me by checking ...

Physics
Having trouble on the question below. Would you do need to convert the km to meters and then multiply (4700*9.8*165500)? The first woman in space, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, flew in 1963. She orbited the earth 48 times during her 70 hour 50 minute flight at an average ...

physics
(a) What is the direction of the force on a wire carrying a current due east in a location where the Earth’s field is due north? Both are parallel to the ground. Answer: Direction of force is Vertically up from ground (b) Calculate the force per meter if the wire carries 23....

Physics
(II) Every few hundred years most of the planets line up on the same side of the Sun. Calculate the total force on the Earth due to Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn, assuming all four planets are in a line, Fig. 5–44. The masses are mV = 0.815 mE, mj = 318 mE, mSat = 95.1 mE, and ...

physics
One hazard of space travel is debris left by previous missions. There are several thousand masses large enough to detect by radar orbiting the earth, but there are far greater numbers of very small masses such as flakes of paint. Calculate the force exerted by a 0.150 mg chip ...

Math
On what day in the year 1943 was the earth 300 000 minutes old? (give the month and day)

E.L.A. PLEASE CHECK!
Which choice best describes the underlined word or words in each sentence? For several decades, satellites around the earth have broadcast signals and monitored weather. Underlined is: satellites A- complete subject B- simple subject C- compound subject D- none of the above I ...

science
1) Which of the following is a valid reason why a scientist might reject a scientific theory? (1point) Some people disagree with it. It covers too broad a topic. New evidence contradicts it.*** It is too old. 2) A scientific hypothesis must be (1point) Correct Able to be ...

English
I read Shakespeare's sonnet 29, and I must write a 5 paragraph essay on the theme. I need a few guidance tips and ideas on what to write. Thanks in advance! So, There are multiple themes in this poem but I chose the theme(my main discussion) 'wealth',and I hope to somehow tie ...

Physics
Q. Defined escape velocity obtain an expression for the escape velocity of a body from the surface of the earth?

physics
calculate at what height above the earths surface a satellite must be placed if it is to remain over the same geographical point on the equator of the earth. what is the velocity of the satellite?

Science
May you please tell me if these are true or false, if they are false then can I have the true statement, thank you In the water cycle, water returns to Earth as (condensation) usually in the form of rain or snow During dry weather, the water level in a small pond drops because...

science
an astronaut has a mass of 60 kilograms on earth. what would her mass be on mars? what would her weight be on mars? the strength of gravity o mars is 3.7 m/s^2.... am having a slow moment, please help

science
So the question is write down three examples of science in your everyday life. This was my answer: sound- compression wave, Baked goods- chemical reaction, Looking at mountains or ocean- earth science Please check my answer and see if this is good thank you

Earth Science
Explain how you could measure the density of a mineral with an exact amount of water and a scale .

physics
A certain muon detector counts 600 muouns/h at an altitude of 1900m and 380/h at sea level. Given that the muon half-life at rest is 1.5×(10^-6)s, determine the speed of the muons relative to Earth, assuming they all have the same speed.

Earth science
A sphere was dropped into water in a graduated cylinder as shown in the following diagram.The water level rose th the new level shown .What is the volume of the sphere

physics
A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 118 km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 58.2 ° above the ground. Find (a) the x and (b) the y components (in km) of the position ...

earth science
If the earth was made 4.5 billion years ago, how comes we don't have any craters or rocks from that time?

physics
If the acceleration due to gravity on the Moon is 1/6 that what is on the Earth, what would a 100 kg man weight on the Moon? If a person tried to simulate this gravity in an elevator, how fast would it have to accelerate and in which direction?

Science
Suppose a geologist is studying two distinct areas next to a spreading ridge. The magnetic direction of the minerals in the oldest area is opposite to the magnetic direction of minerals in the newest area. a) Which area is closest to the center of the ridge, the older of the ...

physics
A geosynchronous satellite is one that appears to be fixed in the sky, a condition useful for telecommunications. If such a satellite orbits the earth at an altitude of 33000 km above the earth's surface, what is its centripetal acceleration? The radius of the Earth is about ...

physics
A satellite of mass 205 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? m/s (c) What is the minimum ...

Math
A souvenir consisting of a cube with an inserted sphere is made to represent Earth. Both pieces are made out of solid crystal. The sphere replaces one quarter of the volume of the cube. Calculate the volume of the souvenir piece. The sphere has diameter of 4 cm and the cube ...

Math
The weight w of an object varies inversely as the square of the distance d from the center of the earth. At sea level (3978 miles from the center of the earth), an astronaut weighs 110 pounds. Find her weight when she is 139 miles above the surface of the earth and the ...

physics
An airplane with a speed of 53.8 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 42° with respect to the horizontal. When the plane's altitude is 840 m, the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point of ...

physics
If the earth doubled in mass but stayed the same size, what would be the acceleration due to gravity at the surface? m/s2 The dimensions of the earth as we currently know it are: Mass = 5.98E24 kg, Radius = 6.38E6 m and the universal gravitational constant = 6.67e-11 nm2/kg2

Math
A satellite will be released into an orbit of more than 400 miles above the earth. the rocket is carrying it is currently 255 miles above earth write and solve an inequality to show how much higher the rocket must climb before it releases the satellite 255+m>400 m>145

Calculus
A spacecraft is in an elliptical orbit around the earth. At the time t=0 hours, it is at its apogee (highest point), d=1000 km above the earth's surface. It is at its perigee (lowest point) d=100 km above the surface 50 minutes later. a. Assuming that d varies sinusoidally ...

Science--Help.
Which of the following is NOT one of the eight most common elements in Earth’s continental crust? carbon silicon oxygen aluminum The most abundant element in Earth’s continental crust (by weight) is _____. 2. oxygen silicon calcium iron 3. The central region of an atom is ...

math
If the sun is aplroximantely 1.5×10^(11) meters from Earth, what is the approximate distance from Earth to Mars.

physics
A military helicopter on a training mission is flying horizontally at a speed of 75.0m/s when it accidentally drops a bomb (fortunately, not armed) at an elevation of 310m . You can ignore air resistance. a:How much time is required for the bomb to reach the earth? b:How far ...

Physics
Obi-Wan lands his spacecraft on an unknown planet. Visibility is poor, so he isn't able to exactly determine on which planet he has landed. He finds someone on a local communications channel and asks for directions to Earth. "You are already on Earth," is the reply, "Wait ...

Physics
The mass of the Earth=Mg=5.97x10^24 kg. The radius of the Earth=RE= 6.38 x10^6 m. A) What is the weight of the 75 kg person? B) Determine the acceleration due to gravity aboard a space shuttle at an altitude of 400km.

Physics help ASAP
Suppose you are visiting a planet in a distant part of the galaxy.To determine the acceleration due to gravity on this planet, you drop a rock from a height of 55 m. The rock strikes the ground 1.9 s later.How many times greater is the acceleration due to gravity on this ...

Physics
A particle is moving at 0.75c relative to a lab on Earth. By what percentage is the Newtonian expression for its momentum in error, i.e., how wrong is the classical formula? (The percentage error is the difference between the erroneous and correct values, divided by the ...

physics
The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is about one-sixth its value on earth. If a baseball reaches a height of 78 m when thrown upward by someone on the earth, what height would it reach when thrown in the same way on the surface of the moon? Answer in units of m

physics
An airplane with a speed of 85.3 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 45.0 ° with respect to the horizontal. When the plane's altitude is 587 m, the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point of ...

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