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How would you explain this in 100 or so words so I can get a full comprehension of the question? Much appreciated! Please help me: discuss whether or not it is possible for an object to be increasing in speed as its acceleration is decreasing. For either position you take, use...

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An astronaut is stranded on another planet with UNKNOWN GRAVITY. He conducts two experiments. In the first, he drops a rock from a cliff and he finds that it takes the rock 4.15 seconds to reach the ground at the base of the cliff. In the second experiment, he throws the rock ...

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An astronaut is stranded on another planet with UNKNOWN GRAVITY. He conducts two experiments. In the first, he drops a rock from a cliff and he finds that it takes the rock 4.15 seconds to reach the ground at the base of the cliff. In the second experiment, he throws the rock ...

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Two cyclists start out on the same trail together that is overall 20km long. The first cyclist completes the entire trail and is traveling at a constant 20 km/hr for the away part of the trip and then only 15 km/hr for the return trip. the Second cyclist, who is slower, is ...

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I'm not sure of where to begin with this question? completely lost Two cyclists start out on the same trail together that is overall 20km long. The first cyclist completes the entire trail and is traveling at a constant 20 km/hr for the away part of the trip and then only 15 ...

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Question 1) A rock is dropped from the top of a 100 meter tall cliff. A. ) How long will it take for the rock to reach the ground. B) What will be the velocity of the rock when it hits the ground? C) How long will it take for the rock to reach the ground if the rock is thrown ...

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The driver of a car is going 30 m/s slams on his brakes, the car's tires lock, and the car skids to a stop on a level roadway. The kinetic coefficient of friction between its tires and the pavement is 0.75 as it slides. Draw a free body diagram of the car, find its ...

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a side view of a car tire before it is mounted on a wheel. Model it as having two sidewalls of uniform thickness 0.695 cm and a tread wall of uniform thickness 2.50 cm and width 23.2 cm. Assume the rubber has a uniform density 1.10 103 kg/m3. Find its moment of inertia about ...

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1. A car travels from one point to another point that is 4km to the east of its original position and then back to its original position in 22 minutes. What will be the car's average speed? What will be the car's average velocity? 3.) A truck is moving with a velocity of 83 km...

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Two resistors 3 Ω and 6 Ω are connected in parallel across a 6 V battery. What is the current flow through the 3 Ω resistor? 6 A 3 A 4 A 2 A

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1. A steam engine converts 150 kg of water completely to steam. The process involves transfer of 4 x 10^8 J as heat. If steam escaping through the safety valve does 2 x 10^8 J of work against outside atmosphere, the net change in the internal energy is: a. 2 J b. 2 x 108 J c. ...

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a spring of force constant 1500N/m is acted upon Hy a constant force of 75N .calculate the potential energy stored in the spring

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A block of mass 3kg which is on a smooth inclined plane making an angle of 30° to the horizontal is connected by a cord passing over a light frictionless pulley to a second block of mass 2kg hanging vertically. What is the acceleration of each block and what is the tention of...

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A tortoise and a hare are having a 1000-meter race. The tortoise runs the race at a constant speed of 2.30 cm/s. The hare moves at an average speed of 1.50 m/s for 10.0 minutes and then decides to take a nap. After waking up from the nap, the hare recognizes that the tortoise ...

Physics
When does the potential difference between the two terminals of the battery be zero? I think it will be zero if the battery is consumed entirely or when the circuit is open. I thought a lot but have no good answer, please help

SCIENCE PHYSICS
WHEN a body hanging from a spring balance is immersed in water it floats just below the surface of water and shows 100 g loss in its weight then what is the weight of the body in water,in air,what is upthrust on the body what is the volume of tne body.

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Problem 1) I don't understand how they got the answers for A) and B) : Ima Rushin can travel from Milwaukee Avenue to the school entrance gate at a constant speed of 22.5 m/s when the lights are green and there is no traffic. On Wednesday, Ima is stopped by a red light at ...

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M1.) Nguyen jumps off a cliff with a height of 100 meters at a velocity of 3.5 meters per second to a save a cat. How long will it take her to reach the surface of the ocean? A3.) A plane vertically flees a horde of zombies at a speed of 7.9 m/s at a height of 230m above the ...

Physics
1. A steam engine converts 150 kg of water completely to steam. The process involves transfer of 4 x 10^8 J as heat. If steam escaping through the safety valve does 2 x 10^8 J of work against outside atmosphere, the net change in the internal energy is: a. 2 J b. 2 x 108 J c. ...

Physics- Help!!
1. What is the heat required in kilocalories to convert 2 kg of ice at 0°C completely into steam at 100°C? (I thought it was 2000 kilo cals but I think I'm wrong??) a. 80 Calories b. 1440 Calories c. 4186 Calories d. 540 Calories 2. A gaseous refrigerant undergoes ...

Physics projectile motion
A football player kicks a ball with a soeed of 22.4 m/s at an angle of 49 degrees above the horizontal from a distance of 39.0 m from the goal post, A). By how much does the ball clear or fall short of clearing the crossbar of the goalpost if the that bar is 3.05 m high? B). ...

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4. Let's say you're driving in your car, approaching a red light on the Camp Hill Bypass. A black Porsche is stopped at the light in the right lane, but there's no-one in the left lane, so you pull into the left lane. You're traveling at 40 km/hr, and when you're 15 meters ...

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Mr. Martin springs off a 5 meter high diving board with an upward velocity of 20 m/s. A. Find Mr. Martin's height, velocity and acceleration after 0.5 seconds. B. Determine when Mr. Martin will hit the water. C. What is Mr. Martin's maximum height off the board? D. What is Mr...

Physics
If a steel block is on an inclining steel plane,at what angle will the block start to slide.

Physics 1st
What will be apparent length of a rod 1m long moving with 0.7c

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M1.) Nguyen jumps off a cliff with a height of 100 meters at a velocity of 3.5 meters per second to a save a cat. How long will it take her to reach the surface of the ocean? A3.) A plane vertically flees a horde of zombies at a speed of 7.9 m/s at a height of 230m above the ...

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A car with mass m possesses momentum of magnitude p. Which expression correctly represents the kinetic energy, KE, of the car in terms of m and p?

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Two cars, one of mass 1300 kg, and the second of mass 2200 kg, are moving at right angles to each other when they collide and stick together. he initial velocity of the first car is 14 m/s in the positive x direction and that of the second car is 18 m/s in the positive y ...

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Two ice skaters approach each other at right angles. Skater A has a mass of 30.7 kg and travels in the +x direction at 2.64 m/s. Skater B has a mass of 109 kg and is moving in the +y direction at 1.29 m/s. They collide and cling together. Find the final speed of the couple. ...

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A(n) 2864 kg van runs into the back of a(n) 856 kg compact car at rest. They move of together at 7.5 m/s. Assuming no friction with the ground, find the initial speed of the van. Answer in units of m/s.

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A rifle with a weight of 17 N fires a 3.6 g bullet with a speed of 231 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2 . Find the recoil speed of the rifle. Answer in units of m/s.

physics
High-speed stroboscopic photographs show that the head of a 192 g golf club is traveling at 44.4 m/s just before it strikes a 45.9 g golf ball at rest on a tee. After the collision, the club head travels (in the same direction) at 28.7 m/s. Find the speed of the golf ball ...

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A 13 g toy car moving to the right at 22 cm/s has a head-on nearly elastic collision with a 22 g toy car moving in the opposite direction at 30 cm/s. After colliding, the 13 g car moves with a velocity of 43 cm/s to the left. Find the speed of the second car after the ...

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A 24.9 g marble sliding to the right at 22.0 cm/s overtakes and collides elastically with a 13.2 g marble moving in the same direction at 11.8 cm/s. After the collision, the 13.2 g marble moves to the right at 25.0 cm/s. Find the velocity of the 24.9 g marble after the ...

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If a 696 N man holds the rifle firmly against his shoulder, find the recoil speed of man and rifle. Answer in units of m/s.

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Two carts with masses of 13.2 kg and 3.0 kg move in opposite directions on a frictionless horizontal track with speeds of 6.8 m/s and 3.5 m/s, respectively. The carts stick together after colliding head-on. Find their final speed. Answer in units of m/s.

Physics (Heat)
Sitting under the fan on a hot day makes us feel cool.why? Give reason

Physics for
A force has the dependence Fx(x) = -kx^4 on the displacement x, where the constant k = 20.3 N/m^4. How much work does it take to change the displacement, working against the force, from 0.730 m to 1.35 m?

Physics
A gram molecule of a gas at 127°C expands isothermally until its volume is doubled. Find the amount of work done and heat absorbed.

physics
A rock is shot up vertically upward from the edge of the top of the building. The rock reaches its maximum height 2 s after being shot. Them, after barely missing the edge of the building as it falls downward, the rock strikes the ground 8 s after it was launched. Find (a) ...

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Let's say you're driving in your car, approaching a red light on the Camp Hill Bypass. A black Porsche is stopped at the light in the right lane, but there's no-one in the left lane, so you pull into the left lane. You're traveling at 40 km/hr, and when you're 15 meters from ...

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What must be the radius of an unbanked (flat) curve so that a car can safely travel at a maximum speed of 39 m/s? The coefficient of static friction is 0.70.

PHYSICS
An object is initially moving in the positive direction of an x-axis with a speed of 2.7 m/s. If the constant acceleration of the object is -0.12 m/s2, what distance will it have traveled when it turns around?

Physics
A ski jumper glides down a 30.0 degrees slope for 80.0 ft before taking off from a negligibly short horizontal ramp. If the jumpers takeoff speed is 45.0 ft/s, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between skis and slope?

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file:///C:/Users/Piccollo/Desktop/119059​7-6192014-20424-PM-1750126416.jpg In this creation what important components are used to the greatest effect? A)color and space B)architectural design**** C)physics and mathematics D)innovation and creativity Am I right?

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A father pulls his son, whos mass is 25 kg and who is sitting on a swing with ropes of length 3 meters, backward until the ropes make an angle of 33.6 degrees with respect to the vertical. He then releases his son from rest. What is the speed of the son at the bottom of the ...

Physics
A father pulls his son, whos mass is 25 kg and who is sitting on a swing with ropes of length 3 meters, backward until the ropes make an angle of 33.6 degrees with respect to the vertical. He then releases his son from rest. What is the speed of the son at the bottom of the ...

Physics
1)An alloy of copper zinc has a mass of 4.9kg.when suspended in water.0.98kg of water was displaced by it.calculate the mass of zinc in the alloy if 2.5 and 19.6 are the specific gravity of the zinc and copper respectively 2) A steel ball of diameter 0.2mm, falls with a ...

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A box of unknown mass is sliding with an initial speed vi = 5.40 m/s across a horizontal friction-less warehouse floor when it encounters a rough section of flooring d = 3.50 m long. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rough section of flooring and the box is 0.100...

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A person weighs 600 N on Earth. What is the person's mass?

Physics
A father pulls his son, whos mass is 25 kg and who is sitting on a swing with ropes of length 3 meters, backward until the ropes make an angle of 33.6 degrees with respect to the vertical. He then releases his son from rest. What is the speed of the son at the bottom of the ...

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If a steel cube is placed on a surface that is increasing in slope. At what angle will the cube start to move

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A person is standing on a 10-m bridge above a road. He wants to jump from the bridge and land in the bed of a truck that is approaching him at 30 m/s. In order to clear the bridge railing, he has to jump upward initially with a speed of 5 m/s. How far away should the truck be ...

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Two springs are set up on a table. The longer spring has a spring constant of 221 N/m and an initial length of 44.0cm. The shorter spring has a spring constant of 725 N/m and an initial length of 22.0cm. How far above the table is an 9.30kg ball when it reaches its equilibrium...

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FIND THE MASS OF A 200 n BABY ELEPHANT

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A person is standing on a 10-m bridge above a road. He wants to jump from the bridge and land in the bed of a truck that is approaching him at 30 m/s. In order to clear the bridge railing, he has to jump upward initially with a speed of 5 m/s. HOW FAR AWAY SHOULD THE TRUCK BE ...

Physics
Two springs are set up on a table. The longer spring has a spring constant of 221 N/m and an initial length of 44.0cm. The shorter spring has a spring constant of 725 N/m and an initial length of 22.0cm. How far above the table is an 9.30kg ball when it reaches its equilibrium...

Physics
mike is skiing downhill at a 25 degree angle. if his weight is 350N assuming there is no friction what is his acceleration

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Charge Q1=6.0 nC is at (0.30 m, 0), charge Q2=−1.0 nC is at (0, 0.10 m), and charge Q3=5.0 nC is at (0, 0). What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force on the 5.0-nC charge due to the other charges? What is the direction of the net electrostatic force on the 5.0...

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A golfer rides in a golf cart at an average speed of 3.93 m/s for 43.3 s. She then gets out of the cart and starts walking at an average speed of 1.13 m/s. For how long (in seconds) must she walk if her average speed for the entire trip, riding and walking, is 1.99 m/s? Can ...

chemistry, physics
What is the most important source of error in the calorimeter experiment? I know few, but I don't know what is the most important source of error. Stirring error the calorimeter is not properly insulated Calculation error Measurement error in volume and or weight

chemistry, physics
How would you be able to utilize a calorimeter to determine the specific heat of substance that has a lower density than water?

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In the specific heat measurement does the sample have to be 100 C, or would a lower initial temperature do just aa well? I wrote down it doesn't matter, but i don't know why.

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This seems easy and yet i'm skeptical if these are actually supposed to be difficult.. It asks for a lot. It's seems repetitive.. 1. a falling stone takes .30 seconds to travel past a window 2.2m tall. From what height above the top of the window did the stone fall? 2. (a) Is ...

chemistry, physics
When measuring specific heat, why should your final temperature be the maximum temperature reached calorimeter?

physics
A 2.0 kg mass rests on a frictionless wedge that has an acceleration of 15 m/s2 to the right. The mass remains stationary relative to the wedge, moving neither higher nor lower. (a) What is the angle of inclination, θ, of the wedge, i.e., the angle between the inclined ...

Physics
A golf ball is dropped from rest from a height of 8.30 m. It hits the pavement, then bounces back up, rising just 5.00 m before falling back down again. A boy then catches the ball when it is 1.10 m above the pavement. Ignoring air resistance, calculate the total amount of ...

Physics
A tourist being chased by an angry bear is running in a straight line toward his car at a speed of 6.04 m/s. The car is a distance d away. The bear is 28.8 m behind the tourist and running at 7.26 m/s. The tourist reaches the car safely. What is the maximum possible value for d?

PHYSICS
A golfer rides in a golf cart at an average speed of 3.93 m/s for 43.3 s. She then gets out of the cart and starts walking at an average speed of 1.13 m/s. For how long (in seconds) must she walk if her average speed for the entire trip, riding and walking, is 1.99 m/s?

PHYSICS
A box is sliding up an incline that makes an angle of 21.8° with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the surface of the incline is 0.170. The initial speed of the box at the bottom of the incline is 3.48 m/s. How far does the box...

physics
A golf ball is dropped from rest from a height of 8.30 m. It hits the pavement, then bounces back up, rising just 5.00 m before falling back down again. A boy then catches the ball when it is 1.10 m above the pavement. Ignoring air resistance, calculate the total amount of ...

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A model rocket blasts off from the ground, rising straight upward with a constant acceleration that has a magnitude of 90.3 m/s2 for 1.75 seconds, at which point its fuel abruptly runs out. Air resistance has no effect on its flight. What maximum altitude (above the ground) ...

physics
A golfer rides in a golf cart at an average speed of 3.93 m/s for 43.3 s. She then gets out of the cart and starts walking at an average speed of 1.13 m/s. For how long (in seconds) must she walk if her average speed for the entire trip, riding and walking, is 1.99 m/s?

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A projectile is launched from and returns to ground level, as the figure shows. There is no air resistance. The horizontal range of the projectile is measured to be R= 166 m, and the horizontal component of the launch velocity is v0x = 26.0 m/s. Find the vertical component v0y...

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Traveling at a speed of 16.5 m/s, the driver of an automobile suddenly locks the wheels by slamming on the brakes. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and the road is 0.590. What is the speed of the automobile after 1.35 s have elapsed? Ignore the effects of...

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Traveling at a speed of 19.0 m/s, the driver of an automobile suddenly locks the wheels by slamming on the brakes. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and the road is 0.660. What is the speed of the automobile after 1.31 s have elapsed? Ignore the effects of ...

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a radioactive sample has a decay rate R of 518 decay/min at time t=7 min and 156 decay/ min at time t=17 min. calculate the decay constant and the initial decay rate?

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Chapter 02, Problem 62 A model rocket blasts off from the ground, rising straight upward with a constant acceleration that has a magnitude of 90.3 m/s2 for 1.75 seconds, at which point its fuel abruptly runs out. Air resistance has no effect on its flight. What maximum ...

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A golf ball is dropped from rest from a height of 8.30 m. It hits the pavement, then bounces back up, rising just 5.00 m before falling back down again. A boy then catches the ball when it is 1.10 m above the pavement. Ignoring air resistance, calculate the total amount of ...

physics
A golf ball is dropped from rest from a height of 8.30 m. It hits the pavement, then bounces back up, rising just 5.00 m before falling back down again. A boy then catches the ball when it is 1.10 m above the pavement. Ignoring air resistance, calculate the total amount of ...

physics
Consult Interactive Solution 2.22 before beginning this problem. A car is traveling along a straight road at a velocity of +38.8 m/s when its engine cuts out. For the next 2.01 seconds, the car slows down, and its average acceleration is . For the next 6.36 seconds, the car ...

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Chapter 02, Problem 09 A tourist being chased by an angry bear is running in a straight line toward his car at a speed of 6.04 m/s. The car is a distance d away. The bear is 28.8 m behind the tourist and running at 7.26 m/s. The tourist reaches the car safely. What is the ...

physics
A box is sliding up an incline that makes an angle of 21.8° with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the surface of the incline is 0.170. The initial speed of the box at the bottom of the incline is 3.48 m/s. How far does the box...

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Three deer, A, B, and C, are grazing in a field. Deer B is located 61.0 m from deer A at an angle of 54.1 ° north of west. Deer C is located 79.8 ° north of east relative to deer A. The distance between deer B and C is 98.1 m. What is the distance between deer A and C?

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A 15.7-g bullet is fired from a rifle. It takes 3.00 × 10-3 s for the bullet to travel the length of the barrel, and it exits the barrel with a speed of 779 m/s. Assuming that the acceleration of the bullet is constant, find the average net force exerted on the bullet.

Physics Sound Waves
A fire truck emitting a 450 Hz signal passes by a stationary detector. The difference in frequency measured by the detector is 58 Hz. If the speed of sound is 345 m/s, how fast is the fire truck moving? The answer should be 22 m/s but I don't even know where to start. Could ...

physics
A box is sliding up an incline that makes an angle of 21.8° with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the surface of the incline is 0.170. The initial speed of the box at the bottom of the incline is 3.48 m/s. How far does the box...

Physics
Three people are pulling on a tree. The first person pulls with 16N at 64.0 degrees. The second person pulls with 15 N at 136 degrees. The 3rd person pulls with 12 N at 195 degrees. What is the magnitude and direction of the resultant force on the three?

Physics
Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 44 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera- tion of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2.

Physics
Why we have to know refractive index and can use this in normal life?

Physics
A tugboat pulls a ship with a constant horizontal force of 6000N and causes the ship to move through a harbor. The water exerts a constant drag force on the ship of 500N. How much work is done on the ship if it moves a distance of 4.0 km? Force is causing parallel displacement...

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a car which weight is 1000N is travelling at 90kmn/hr and come to rest in a distance of 50m after applying the brakes. assume uniform acceleration, calculate how large its stopping force was exerted by the friction between the wheel and the road.

Physics
An 8.0g bullet is fired into a 2.5 Kg block at rest at the edge of a friction-less table of height 1.0 m. The bullet remains in the block and after the impact the block lands (d) distance from the bottom of the table. Find the initial speed of the bullet. Now I do realize this...

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Compute the initial upward acceleration of a rocket of mass 1.5 ✕ 104 kg if the initial upward force produced by its engine (the thrust) is 2.7 ✕ 105 N. Do not neglect the weight of the rocket. Pleas tell me the steps, I've tried getting the acceleration and ...

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An object of mass m attached to a spring of force constant k oscillates with simple harmonic motion. The maximum displacement from equilibrium is A and the total mechanical energy of the system is E. What is the object's velocity when its potential energy is 2/3E? the answer ...

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3. Only two forces act on an object. The magnitude of the first force is 25 N and it acts at an angle of +25° with the positive x-axis. The second force acts at angle of -73° with the positive x-axis. The acceleration of the object is parallel to the positive x-axis. What ...

Physics
A spring with a force constant of 1.0 N/cm is compressed to a displacement of 10.0 cm. When released, it's energy is used to rotate a mass of 0.50 kg, secured by a spring, around in a circle with radius of 0.75 m, starting at the top of the circle. After 0.3 s has elapsed, the...

Physics
A spring with a force constant of 1.0 N/cm is compressed to a displacement of 10.0 cm. When released, it's energy is used to rotate a mass of 0.50 kg, secured by a spring, around in a circle with radius of 0.75 m, starting at the top of the circle. After 0.3 s has elapsed, the...

physics
a bullet of mass0.01 kg is fired into a sandbag of mass 0.49kg hanging from a tree. the sandbag with the bullet embedded into it, swings away at 10m/s. find momentum after

Physics
A gymnast on a high bar swings through two revolutions in a time of 1.90s. Find the angular velocity of the gymnast

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