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Physics
Gravity on the surface of the moon is only 1/6 as strong as gravity on the Earth. What is the weight of a 24 kg object on the Earth? The acceleration of gravity is 10m/s2 .

Earth and Environmental Science
How much does the amplitude of the waves increase between an earthquake that measures 4.2 on the Richter scale and an earth quake that measures 6.2 on the Richter scale?

Physics please HELP
What is the ratio of the spin angular momentum of the Earth and its orbital angular momentum about the Sun. The mean radius of the earth is R_earth = 6400 km. The radius of the Earth's orbit is r_s = 1.5 * 10^8 km. For simplicity you may assume that the mass of the Earth is ...

science
Earth titled axis affects the strength of sunlight in different places of earth's surface. If you are in an area that receiving less direct sunlight,where are you located? a) near the equator b) near the north pole c) near the south pole d) near the north or south pole

Math - Algebra
If a man wewighs 41 newtons (N) on the surface of the earth while he weighs 81.5N on the surface of the moon, approximately how much lighter is he on the moon? What would be his weight on the surface of the earth if he weighs 90 N on the surface of the moon?

Math
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. (0,...

physics
A spacecraft is in circular Earth orbit at 5400km altitude. By how much will its altitude decrease if it moves to a new circular orbit where its orbital speed is 20% higher?

PHYSICS
At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 0.40%?

PHYSICS
What's the total mechanical energy of a 300kg satellite in circular orbit 1400km above Earth's surface?

science
earth and the moon are kept in their respective orbits due to the influence of ? a) inertia b) gravity c) both inertia and gravity d) neither inertia and gravity

physics-Gravitational Attraction(please help)
1. The centers of two 11.80 kg spheres are separated by 0.09 m. What is their gravitational attraction? 2. What is the ratio of this attraction to the weight of one of the spheres (at the surface of the Earth)? Please answer both Thank you

additional science: physics
Hello i have 2 questions in total. 1) The meteor enters the Earth’s atmosphere with an acceleration of approximately 9.7 m/s2 and with a force acting on it of 1.94 N. What is the mass of the meteor? Show your calculations. 2) Compare this value of the acceleration due to ...

physics
Gravitational Attraction 1. The centers of two 11.80 kg spheres are separated by 0.09 m. What is their gravitational attraction? 2. What is the ratio of this attraction to the weight of one of the spheres (at the surface of the Earth)? Please answer both, I'd be greatful. ...

science
earth appears to be mostly blue when viewed from space because it is mostly covered by ? a) water b) oxygen c) carbon dioxide d) ozone

English!
This is what i got so far but i need help with an opening paragraph and conclusion Mark twain used huck as narrator to see the innocent view of these difficult adult themes. in the eyes of a child, the morality of the situations he finds are much more concerning than most ...

Science - The Sun
What is the true thickness of each of the sun's layers (core, radiation zone, convection zone, photosphere, chromosphere, and corona)? What is the age, composition, average density, period of rotation, distance from Earth, and source of energy from the sun?

science help plzzz
Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following images shows a living organism interacting with a biotic factor in its environment? (1 point) bird drinking water koala eating leaves plant in the Earth whale in the ocean 2. Which of the following shows the correct order from smallest...

Math Ms. Sue please help!!!
Okay I am really stuck on this question Tip: ^ = exponent Example: 6x10^7 7 is exponent Question: Venus is the second planet from the sun. Earth is the third planet from the sun. The distance from Venus to the sun is 6.72x10^7 and the distance from Earth to the sun is 9.3x10^7...

General Chemistry I
At noon on a clear day, sunlight reaches the earth's surface at Madison, Wisconsin, with an average power of approximately 4.00 kJ·s–1·m–2. If the sunlight consists of photons with an average wavelength of 510.0 nm, how many photons strike a 6.60 cm2 area per second?

Earth Space
If the temperature is rising, will condensation take place? (Or does it only take place when its cool?)

Math/Science
Explain how you could determine, give the following 3 pieces of information, (you need all 3 together not each one individually) the radius of the Earth. 1)Jakarta and Port Moresby, the capital of pau New Guinea, are two cities on the equator. 2) A plane leaves from Port ...

Earth Science
do you think that the earthquake that affected japan should have a impact on the nuclear issues for the united states ? DONT UNDERSTAND THIS QUESTION AT ALL !

science
what keeps earth from falling into the sun ? gravitational pull or inertia

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 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 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 space probe launched from earth and orbits at a distance of 15,000 m from earth's center, the gravitational force is 500 N. What is the size of force when it is 25,000 m from earth.

Chemistry #4
How long does it take (in minutes) for light to reach Earth from the Sun, a distance of 1.589 × 108 km?

homework
Which of the following would cause the greatest decrease in gravitational force between the earth and the moon? an increase in the earth's mass an increase in the moon's mass an increase in the distance between the earth and the moon a decrease in the distance between the ...

PHYSICS
The magnetic field of the Earth at a certain location is directed vertically downward and has a magnitude of 54.0 µT. A proton is moving horizontally towards the west in this field with a speed of 6.00 ✕ 106 m/s What is the radius of the circular arc followed by this ...

SCIENCE (HELP)
how does the earth’s surface get heated by the sun’s radiation?

Earth Science PLZ HELP
Based on what you have discovered, which of the following conditions would lead to the formation of clouds? 1. Moist air moves up as it encounters a mountain range. 2. High pressure is moving into an area. 3. The air over a large parking lot is warmer in the afternoon than the...

Math
7. 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? A. 170 pounds B. 107 1/7 pounds C. 750 pounds D. 210 pounds I answered D, because I took 150 pounds and divided that by 5 ...

Physics problem
An object with a mass of 100kg is dropped from an 80 meter high building and leaves an impression in the ground of 15cm. A.What is the time needed to hit the ground? B. What is the speed of the object when it hits the ground? C. What is the coefficient of the friction between ...

Electrical Engineering
Find the latitude at Stanford University using Google Maps to the nearest degree (This is how you do it) and calculate the Air Mass Factor on the autumnal equinox (when the center of the sun is in the same plane as the equator of the earth) at noon (when the sun is directly ...

Physics problem
An object with a mass of 100kg is dropped from an 80 meter high building and leaves an impression in the ground of 15cm. A.What is the time needed to hit the ground? B. What is the speed of the object when it hits the ground? C. What is the coefficient of the friction between ...

PHYSICS
The magnetic field of the Earth at a certain location is directed vertically downward and has a magnitude of 54.0 µT. A proton is moving horizontally towards the west in this field with a speed of 6.00 ✕ 106 m/s. What is the radius of the circular arc followed by this ...

Science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

science
1. Why do scientists use models of natural systems? (1 point) Scientists use models of natural systems because these systems are often too large, too small, or too complex to study directly. Scientists use models of natural systems because they like to use art in science. ...

Science
What process involves the comparison of rock layers with others in a sequence to determine its age? radioactive decay radiometric dating relative dating absolute dating To determine the most accurate and precise age of Earth's oldest rocks, geologists would use relative dating...

science
during which phase is the least percentage of the light that hits the moon visible from earth? a) new moon b) waxing gibbous c) waning crescent d) full moon

Science
What percent of water is not easily accessible or usable on earth? *A. .6% B. 12.5% C. 50% D. 99% Subtract the answer from the last question from 100%. What does the remainder represent and what are the sources of this percentage of water? A. 97% rivers only B. 1% lakes, ...

science
which type of eclipse would you expect to see if the moon passes directly between earth and the sun? a) a solar eclipse b) a lunar eclipse c) a total lunar eclipse d) a penumbra

science
How does gravity affect the moon? a) it pulls the moon toward earth b) it pushes the moon away from earth c) t allows the moon to move in a straight line d) it keeps the moon from colliding with the sun

science
why does the sun appear to move westward across the sky during the day? a) because earth rotates to the east b) because earth rotates to the west c) because the sun moves in a westerly direction d) because of the way you are looking into the sky

science
which of the following statements best describes the biosphere? a) it is a mixture of gases that contain dust particles b)it contains earths metal core c) it contains all of earths water d) it it the part of earth that contains living organisms is it d ?

science
which of the following statements best describes the biosphere? a) it is a mixture of gases that contain dust particles b)it contains earths metal core c) it contains all of earths water d) it it the part of earth that contains living organisms is it d ?

physics
Imagine a frictionless perfectly straight tunnel which runs from Boston (USA) to Delhi (India). We release (at zero speed) an object in the tunnel in Boston. Assume that the Earth is a perfect sphere with radius 6.4*10^3 km, with a mass of 6.0*10^24 kg and that the mass ...

Physics
If the mass of a planet is 0.571 times that of the Earth and its radius is 0.787 times that of the Earth, estimate the gravitational field g at the surface of the planet. The gravitational acceleration on Earth is 9.8 m/s2. Answer in units of m/s2

science
which of the following would happen to the moon if gravity no longer affected it ? a) the moon would continue to move on it's orbital path b) the moon stop moving all together c) the moon would move in a spiral toward earth d) the moon would move in a straight line

Physics
A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5.3 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 1024 kg. The value of the universal gravitational ...

PHYSICS
The magnetic field of the Earth at a certain location is directed vertically downward and has a magnitude of 54.0 µT. A proton is moving horizontally towards the west in this field with a speed of 6.00 ✕ 106 m/s. (a) What is the direction and magnitude of the magnetic ...

Earth Space
Why is oxygen an imporant variable gas?

Physics
On a cloudless day, the sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth has an intensity of about 1.2 103 W/m2. What is the electromagnetic energy contained in 6.4 m3 of space just above the earth's surface?

Earth and Environmental Science
The solar wind can be thought of as evidence for which theory of light?

PHYSICS (HELP)
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

physics(elena)
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

Physics Classical Mechanics
The mean distance from the center of the earth to the center of the moon is rem = 3.84 × 108 m. The mass of the earth is me = 5.98 × 1024 kg and the mass of the moon is mm = 7.34 × 1022 kg. The mean radius of the earth is re = 6.37 × 106 m. The mean radius of the moon is ...

Physics Classical Mechanics
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

Earth Science (Geography)
In what way can the soils, geology and slopes affect river flow?

physics (please help)
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

physics
Imagine a frictionless perfectly straight tunnel which runs from Boston (USA) to Delhi (India). We release (at zero speed) an object in the tunnel in Boston. Assume that the Earth is a perfect sphere with radius 6.4*10^3 km, with a mass of 6.0*10^24 kg and that the mass ...

physics
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

physics
the moon has a period of 27.3 days and a mean distance of 3.90x10^8 m from the center of the earth. find the period of a satellite in orbit 6.7x10^6 m from the center of earth. thank you!

Science
How is earth like a system?

physics
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

physics (help)
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

physics
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

PHYSICS
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

Science
How is Earth like a system?

physics
An instrument-carrying projectile of mass m1 accidentally explodes at the top of its trajectory. The horizontal distance between launch point and the explosion is xm. The projectile breaks into two pieces which fly apart horizontally. The larger piece, m3, has three times the ...

Physics
Problem 2- A boat has a velocity of 0.54 m/s southeast relative to the earth. The boat is on a river that is flowing 0.60 m/s east relative to the earth

Science ms sue please help
True or false during dry weather the water level in a small pond drops because of runoff. I think it's true but I'm not sure And in the water cycle water returns to earth as condensation usually in the form of rain or snow. Is that true? And when water vapor leaves it is ...

earth science
A heterogeneous mixture is a

physics
A satellite with mass 6.00*10^3 is in the equatorial plane in a circular orbit. The planet's mass = 6.59 *10^25 and a day of length is 1.6 earth days. How far from the center (in m) of the planet is the satellite? What is the escape velocity (km?sec) from the orbit? please ...

Physics
Two main strategies are employed to deflect an asteroid: destruction or slowing it down by at least 425 s so that the earth can move out of the impact zone. Assume perfect inelastic collision. (a) If we know the speed of the asteroid (va), mass (ma), and the distance the ...

algebra
the weight of a body above the surface of earth varies inversely with the square of the distance from the center of the earth. if maria weighs 125 pounds when she is on the surface of the earth(3960 miles from the center),determine maria weight if she is at the top of mount ...

algebra
the weight of a body above the surface of earth varies inversely with the square of the distance from the center of the earth. if maria weighs 125 pounds when she is on the surface of the earth(3960 miles from the center),determine maria weight if she is at the top of mount ...

math
the biology class has a lab every days. the earth science class has a lab every three days . which class day do they both have class ?

Physics
A ball whirls around in a vertical circle at the end of a string. The other end of the string is fixed at the center of the circle. Assume that the total energy of the ball-Earth system remains constant. (a) What is the tension in the string at the bottom? (Use the following ...

physics
On earth, two parts of a space probe weigh 19200 N and 4130 N. These parts are separated by a center-to-center distance of 6.38 m and may be treated as uniform spherical objects. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force that each part exerts on the other out in space, far...

Physics Classical Mechanics
A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

Physics Classical Mechanics
A planet has a single moon that is solely influenced by the gravitational interaction between the two bodies. We will assume that the moon is moving in a circular orbit around the planet and that the moon travels with a constant speed in that orbit. The mass of the planet is ...

PHYSICS
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

science
Describe the motions that causes one day on earth

physics(elena)
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

PHYSICS URGENT HELP
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

Projectile motion
A cannon is fired from a cliff top 15m high and at 30 degrees. It takes 3 seconds for canon to reach the earth, what is the initial velocity of the cannon

physics(HELP IT'S URGENT)
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

Physics Homework
Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much kinetic energy does ...

Physics Homework
Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much kinetic energy does ...

physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

physics
A satellite with mass 6.00*10^3 is in the equatorial plane in a circular orbit. The planet's mass = 6.59 *10^25 and a day of length is 1.6 earth days. How far from the center (in m) of the planet is the satellite? What is the escape velocity (km?sec) from the orbit?

physics
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

PHYSICS
A bead of mass m slides without friction on a vertical hoop of radius R . The bead moves under the combined action of gravity and a spring, with spring constant k , attached to the bottom of the hoop. Assume that the equilibrium (relaxed) length of the spring is R. The bead is...

Water - Math Question
This question is related to water footprint calculation. I have no idea how to go about this, if anyone could point me in the right direction, I'd be forever grateful! Background info: The water footprint of the resident of a Blue Sea riparian country (92 million residents, ...

physics help (elena)
A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

PHYSICS(HELP!!)
A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

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