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Consider a wire in the shape of a semi-circle of radius R, with a total positive net charge Q vistributed over the wire uniformly. Divide the wire into at least 8 equal point-like “chunks” of charge. Then, for each “chunk,” sketch (on the same diagram) the E-field ...

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If a segment of wire has a net charge (uniformly distributed), and then its length is increased by 50%,by what factor has its charge density changed? If the original charge was 10.0 nC, how much charge must then be added to restore the wire’s original charge density?

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Consider a pipe with a length of 57.5 cm. If the temperature of the air is 21.5+B degrees C and the pipe is closed in one end and open in the other, what is the frequency of the third harmonic for the pipe? Post your answer in hertz (Hz) and with 3 significant figures.

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if the relative density of a metal is 19.what will be the mass of 20cm3 of the metal when immersed in water

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The speed of a wave in a string is given by v = sqrt (FT/m), where FT is the tension in the string and m = mass / length of the string. A 2.00 m long string has a mass of 28.50 g. A 1024 g mass is attached to the string and hung over a pulley (see illustration from one of the ...

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Finding of radius of capillary tube without knowing surface tension

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A 2.00 ✕ 106 Hz radio signal is sent a distance of 7.30 ✕ 1010 meters from Earth to a spaceship orbiting Mars. Approximately how much time does it take the radio signal to travel from Earth to the spaceship?

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1.5 kg of an unknown liquid at a temperature of 17 degrees Celsius is added to 2kg of water at 50C. The final temp of the mixture is 45C. Assuming no heat is lost to the environment, determine the specific heat capacity of the unknown liquid. So I assume you would do Qmct = ...

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You are sitting on a train that is about to drive into a tunnel that is at the base of a large cliff. Just before entering the tunnel, the train blows its whistle, which has a frequency of 600 Hz. (a) What frequency do you hear from the whistle directly? (b) What frequency ...

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A small, circular washer of radius a = 0.750 cm is held directly below a long, straight wire carrying a current of I = 13.0 A. The washer is located h = 0.495 m above the top of a table (see figure below). Assume the magnetic field is nearly constant over the area of the ...

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Consider a wire in the shape of a semi-circle of radius R, with a total positive net charge Q distributed over the wire uniformly. Divide the wire into at least 8 equal point-like “chunks” of charge. Then, for each “chunk,” sketch (on the same diagram) the E-field ...

physics
If a segment of wire has a net charge (uniformly distributed), and then its length is increased by 50%,by what factor has its charge density changed? If the original charge was 10.0 nC, how much charge must then be added to restore the wire’s original charge density?

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What mass of hot water at 70 degrees C must be added to 2000g of cold water at 5 degrees C to raise it's temperature to 20 degrees C? To be honest I really don't have any idea how to do this question. I would really appreciate help, thank you

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A 1024 g mass is hung on a spring. As a result the spring stretches 35 cm. If the object is then pulled an additional 3.0 cm downward and released, what is the period of the resulting oscillation? Give your answer in seconds with 3 significant figures. I think im suppose to ...

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When an object is moving in a simple harmonic motion, which of the following is at a minimum when the displacement from equilibrium is zero? A. the magnitude of the velocity B. the magnitude of the acceleration C. the kinetic energy D. the total mechanical energy E. More than ...

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The speed of a wave in a string is given by v = sqrt (FT/m), where FT is the tension in the string and m = mass / length of the string. A 2.00 m long string has a mass of 28.50 g. A 1024 g mass is attached to the string and hung over a pulley (see illustration from one of the ...

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A 1024 g mass is hung on a spring. As a result the spring stretches 35 cm. If the object is then pulled an additional 3.0 cm downward and released, what is the period of the resulting oscillation? Give your answer in seconds with 3 significant figures.

Physics
10 mol of an ideal gas expands isothermally at 373 K to 2.6 times its initial volume. Find the heat flow into the system. The universal gas constant is 8.31 J/K · mol. Answer in units of J. Any help much appreciated, I have no idea where to begin with this problem.

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A 120kg fridge requires 610N to just move it across the floor, if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.2, determine the force required to continue pushing it s constant velocity.

Physics 1401
An Atwood's machine is built from m1=1kg and m2=2kg. The mass less string is passed over a friction less, mass less pulley. When the system is released from rest, what is the tension in the string?

Physics
A wheel has a constant angular acceleration of 2.5 rad/s2. Starting from rest, it turns through 200 rad. (a) What is its final angular velocity (in rad/s)? (Enter the magnitude.) (b) How much time elapses (in s) while it turns through the 200 radians?

Physics
A uniform rod of mass 2.0 kg and length 8.4 m is free to rotate about one end (see the following figure). If the rod is released from rest at an angle of 60° with respect to the horizontal, what is the speed (in m/s) of the tip of the rod as it passes the horizontal position?

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A horizontal beam of length 4 m and mass 7.0 kg has a mass of 2.0 kg and width 0.8 m sitting at the end of the beam (see the following figure). What is the torque due to gravity (in N · m) on the beam–block system about the support at the wall? (Enter the magnitude.)

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You have a grindstone (a disk) that is 92.0 kg, has a 0.490-m radius, and is turning at 83.0 rpm, and you press a steel axe against it with a radial force of 25.0 N. (a) Assuming the kinetic coefficient of friction between steel and stone is 0.50, calculate the angular ...

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A 9 kg block on a frictionless inclined plane at 40° has a cord attached to a pulley of mass 4 kg and radius 11 cm (see the following figure). (a) What is the acceleration of the block down the plane (in m/s2)? (Enter the magnitude.) (b) What is the work done by gravity (in J...

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A uniform rod of length L and mass M is held vertically with one end resting on the floor as shown below. When the rod is released, it rotates around its lower end until it hits the floor. Assuming the lower end of the rod does not slip, what is the linear velocity of the ...

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2) Two point charges, Q1 = 5.00 nC and Q2 = -3.00 nC, are separated by 35.0 cm. (a) What is the potential energy of the pair? What is the significance of the algebraic sign of your answer? (b) What is the electric potential at a point midway between the charges?

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Suppose that you place a square block of wood with dimensions 12.0 cm x 12.0 cm x 6.0 cm into some water as shown below. The wood has a density of 600 kg/m3. What is the distance from the bottom horizontal face of the block to the surface of the water? (In other words, how ...

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Water flows into one end of a horizontal, cylindrical pipe at 2.0 m/s. The pipe then narrows until its diameter at the opposite end is only 1/3 of that at the beginning. (a) What is the flow speed at the narrow end of the pipe? (b) What is the pressure difference between the ...

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An alpha particle (4He) undergoes an elastic collision with a stationary protactinium nucleus (231Pa). What percent of the kinetic energy of the alpha particle is transferred to the protactinium nucleus? Assume the collision is one-dimensional.

Physics
In an elastic collision, a 300 kg bumper car collides directly from behind with a second, identical bumper car that is traveling in the same direction. The initial speed of the leading bumper car is 4.90 m/s and that of the trailing car is 6.20 m/s. Assuming that the mass of ...

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Ernest Rutherford (the first New Zealander to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry) demonstrated that nuclei were very small and dense by scattering helium-4 nuclei (4He) from gold-197 nuclei (197Au). The energy of the incoming helium nucleus was 7.58 ✕ 10−13 J, and the...

Physics
you lift a chair that weighs 50 n to a height of 0.5cm and carry it 10 m across the room how much work do you do on the chair. I just want to make sure is it 25J because you are only doing work if you are lifting it but walking with it isn't work because the direction of the ...

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you lift a chair that weighs 50 n to a height of 0.5cm and carry it 10 m across the room how much work do you do on the chair. I just want to make sure is it 25J because you are only doing work if you are lifting it but walking with it isn't work because the direction of the ...

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you lift a chair that weighs 50 n to a height of 0.5cm and carry it 10 m across the room how much work do you do on the chair. I just want to make sure is it 25J because you are only doing work if you are lifting it but walking with it isn't work because the direction of the ...

Physics
Two figure skaters are coasting in the same direction, with the leading skater moving at 4.7 m/s and the trailing skater moving at 5.7 m/s. When the trailing skater catches up with the leading skater, he picks her up without applying any horizontal forces on his skates. If the...

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A long, cylindrical conductor of radius R carries a current I as shown in the figure below. The current density J, however, is not uniform over the cross-section of the conductor but is a function of the radius according to J = 6br^4, where b is a constant. Find an expression ...

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AN OCEAN WAVE TRAVELS 18.8 METERS IN 5.1 SECONDS. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE 2 NEAREST WAVE CREST IS 4.1 METER. WHAT IS THE FREQUENCY?

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What’s the direction of the electric field caused at the point (–2, 3) by an electron located at the origin?

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What’s the direction of the electric field caused at the point (–2, 3) by an electron located at the origin?

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An electron is located at the origin. A proton is located at (2, 0). Find the electric field direction at (1, 1).

tangential velocity physics
find the tangential velocity of earth and moon

Physics
If 100 ml of water at 60 degree is added to 200 ml of water at 30 degree then the temperature in mixture is options A) 45 degree B) 40 degree C) 50 degree

Physics
When light of wavelength 130 nm falls on a cobalt surface, electrons having a maximum kinetic energy of 4.55 eV are emitted. Find values for the following. (a) the work function of cobalt (in eV) (b) the cutoff wavelength (in nm) (c) the frequency corresponding to the cutoff ...

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The speed of a wave in a string is given by v = sqrt (FT/m), where FT is the tension in the string and m = mass / length of the string. A 2.00 m long string has a mass of 28.50 g. A 1024 g mass is attached to the string and hung over a pulley (see illustration from one of the ...

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Where F is the tension in the string and µ is the linear density (mass per length) of the string. A violin string vibrates at the fundamental frequency of 512 Hz under the tension of 480 N. What should be the tension in the string to achieve a fundamental frequency of 460 Hz...

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The number of times a wave vibrates per second is called: A. frequency B. period C. wavelength D. amplitude E. rarefaction This is frequency right? (A)

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Pendulum A with mass m and length l has a period of T. If pendulum B has a mass of 2m and a length of 2l, how does the period of pendulum B compare to the period of pendulum A? A. The period of pendulum B is 2 times that of pendulum A. B. The period of pendulum B is half of ...

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A 2.0 kg mass is attached to the end of horizontal spring (k = 50 N/m) and set into simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 0.10 m. What is the maximum speed of the mass? (Assume there is no friction.) A. 0.25 m/s B. 0.5 m/s C. 1.0 m/s D. 2.5 m/s E. 5.0 m/s

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A mass on a spring A oscillates at twice the frequency of the same mass on spring B. Which statement is correct? A. The spring constant for B is one quarter of the spring constant for A. B. The spring constant for B is 4 times the spring constant for A. C. The spring constant ...

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A 1024 g mass is hung on a spring. As a result the spring stretches 35 cm. If the object is then pulled an additional 3.0 cm downward and released, what is the period of the resulting oscillation? Give your answer in seconds with 3 significant figures.

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Evaluate the following statement (T/F/N), explain: If you reduce by half the distance between two point charges, you double the magnitude of electrical force that each exerts on the other.

AP physics
search "ap waves and sound free response questions answers" into google and click on the second one that pops up. answers are on the bottom of the page. question number 23 i don't understand why it is B.

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A plane is cruising at 155.00 km/h increases it speed to 285.1 km/h in just 11.5 s as it makes a dive. What was the acceleration of the plane? a = vf - vi / t

Physics
A 30km/h (8m/s) gust of wind results in 25 N of force on a kite that pulls a 50kg kiter off her feet and drags her 8m. How much work does the kite do?

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A stone thrown from the top of a building is given an initial velocity of 40.0 m/s straight upward. The building is 70.0m high, and the stone just misses the edge of the roof on its way down, determine (A) The time at which the stone reaches its maximum height, (B) The maximum...

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Why are w=fxd and E =mc2 both energy

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Point A is - 52m and point B is + 32 m. A car travels from point A to B in 1.2s. What is the speed and velocity of the car. If the car stops at B and returns to A what is the distance traveled and the displacement?

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If the abesolute pressur at the bottom of a fresh water pond is 2.313*10^5 PA,what will be the depth of the pond?

Physics
To make ice cubes you fill am ice tray with 150g of water at 20°C. How much energy must be removed from the water to create ice cubes at a final temperature of -10C

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Assume you are speeding down the freeway at 75 mph. The car weighs 1500 kg and the effective force of the brakes is 14400 N. The car in front of you suddenly slows down, it takes 3 seconds for the car to do so. Your initial velocity was 33.53 and your final velocity is 0. If ...

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If the absolute pressur at the bottom of a fresh water pond is 2.313time10^5PA.what will be the depth of the pond?

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2. What value did you calculate for the index of refraction of the glass block in Part 2? How does your value compare to the accepted value of 1.53? Calculate the percentage error. Different materials have distinct indexes of refraction. Explain how you might identify a ...

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I am not getting the difference between distance and displacement.... without using the words scalar and vector quantity, of course, i know what they mean but still i need help with this... so please help!!!

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A crystal is grown by evaporating A and 8 type atoms, and then letting them condense to form the crystal. If, because of the forces involved, on A atom is twice as likely to stick to the crystal OS a B atom, what is the probability that the final crysta pls show step i dont know

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What is the mass of the meterstick shown in the figure (Hint: 25% of the meterstick’s mass is to the left of the fulcrum and 75% is to the right)?

Physics
Please help A fully loaded aircraft has a mass of 3.3×10^5 kg.its total wing area is 500m2 . It is in level flight with a speed of 960km/h. Calculate the pressure difference between the lower and upper surface of the wings. Thank you!

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A block with a mass of 2.85 kg is hung by a vertical spring of stiffness 13.3 kg/s2. The damping force is given by -b(dx/dt)m where b = 364 g/s. The block is pulled down 12 cm and then released. (a) Calculate the time required for the amplitude of the resulting oscillations to...

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A person with the weight of 691 N stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. The elevator begins to move and the scale momentarily changes to 499 N. (a) Draw a force diagram of the situation. (b) Create a qualitative vertical equation for this situation. (c) ...

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The exterior walls of a house have a total area of 220 m2 and are at 11.9°C and the surrounding air is at 6.7° C. Find the rate of convective cooling of the walls, assuming a convection coefficient of 3.4 W/(m2 · C°).

Physics
A car of mass 1.33 103 kg is initially moving on a level road at a speed of 18.0 m/s. Compute the increase in temperature of the brakes, assuming that all the mechanical energy ends up as internal energy in the brake system. Assume a total heat capacity of 10,000 J/C°.

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Ice of mass 12.0 kg at 0.00° C is placed in an ice chest. The ice chest has 3.10 cm thick walls of thermal conductivity 1.00 10-5 kcal/s · m · C° and a surface area of 1.20 m2. (a) How much heat must be absorbed by the ice before it melts? (b) If the outer surface of the ...

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A commercial heat pump has CP=3 when the indoor temperature is 20°C and the outdoor temperature is 6°C. How much work is required to operate it if 3*10^6J of heat must be transferred to the room each hour?

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1. a) using heat exchange and conservation of thermal energy determine the specific latent heat of fusion for ice. b) determine the percentage error The data we determined was: Hot water: mass - 0.1kg initial temp-87C final temp - 56 C Melted ice: mass - 0.024 kg Initial temp...

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A <10.0+A> g ice cube at -15.0oC is placed in <125+B> g of water at 48.0oC. Find the final temperature of the system when equilibrium is reached. Ignore the heat capacity of the container and assume this is in a calorimeter, i.e. the system is thermally insulated ...

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A 37.0 g ice cube at -15.0 degreesC is placed in 224 g of water at 48.0 degreesC. Find the final temperature of the system when equilibrium is reached. Ignore the heat capacity of the container and assume this is in a calorimeter, i.e. the system is thermally insulated from ...

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A person with the weight of 691 N stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. The elevator begins to move and the scale momentarily changes to 499 N. (a) Draw a force diagram of the situation. (b) Create a qualitative vertical equation for this situation. (c) ...

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an aircraft is travelling from calabar to kano, it first flies to ilorin on 40 degree covering a distance of 80km, it then flies 120 degree and covers a distance of 40 km to kano. find the distance between calabar and kano

Physics
The relative density of an alloy is 6.5,calculate the mass of the solid alloy cube of sides 20cm.what volume of alloy has a mass of 3kg

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The force of interaction between two charges q1=6uC and q2=2uC is 12N. If charge q=-2uC is added to each of the charges then the new force of interaction is

Physics
A step-up transformer has 500 turns on its primary and 1000 turns on its secondary. When the primary is connected to 100 V and the secondary is connected to a floodlight that draws 4 A, what is the power output?

Physics
A transformer has 120 V across the 100-turn primary coil and has 5 turns in the secondary coil. If the current in the primary coil is 0.1 A, how much power is dissipated in the secondary coil?

Physics
Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 7.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 2.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s, perpendicular to the earth's...

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What is the difference between a step-up and a step-down transformer? Give examples where each would be used.

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The hood ornament of Abe's car is shaped like a ring 0.06m in diameter. Abe is driving toward the west so that the earth's 5.0x10^-5 T field provides no flux through the hood ornament. What is the induced voltage in the metal ring as Abe turns from this street onto one where ...

Physics
What happens to a current-carrying wire that is located in a magnetic field? Does the orientation (angle) of the wire make a difference? Explain.

Physics
A wasp accumulates 1.0x10^-14C of charge while flying perpendicular to the earth's magnetic field of 4.0X10^-5T. How fast is the wasp flying if the magnetic force acting on it is 3.0x 10^-16N?

Physics
Evelyn wears glasses whose wire frames are shaped like to circles, each with an area of 8.0x10^-4 m^2. The horizontal component of the earths' magnetic field in Evelyn's hometown is 3.9x10^-5 T. If Evelyn turns her head back and forth, rotating it through 90degrees every 0.5s...

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Water flows from a fire truck through a hose that is 11.7 cm in diameter and has a nozzle that is 2.0 cm in diameter. The firemen stand on a hill 5.0 m above the level of the truck. When the water leaves the nozzle, it has a speed of 20.0 m/s. 1) Determine the minimum gauge ...

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A 0.5-kg block slides along a horizontal frictionless surface at 2m/s. It is brought to rest by compressing a very long spring of spring constant 800N/m. The maximum spring compression is:

Physics
Determine the percentage error. So we found that aluminium has a specific heat capacity of 18441J/KgC And I know that the percentage error = mv-av/av x 100% But how do we know the actual value of aluminium? My teacher never gave it to us. And when it says mv-av does it mean ...

Physics
A charge of -17 nC is on the X axis at the origin. A charge of -24 nC is on the X axis at 11 cm. Find the electric field (magnitude and direction) at 19 cm on the X axis. I believe to solve this problem, the equation E = kC (q1/r1^2) must be used for each of the charges ...

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A skateboarder at a skate park rides along the path shown in (Figure 1) . a=2.7 m and b=1.0m If the speed of the skateboarder at point A is v=1.6m/s, what is her speed at point B? Assume that friction is negligible.

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The resilin in the body of a flea has a force constant of about 28 kg, and when the flea cocks its jumping legs, the resilin associated with each leg is stretched by approximately 0.10 mm. Part A Given that the flea has a mass of 0.56 mg, and that two legs are used in a jump, ...

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A step-up transformer has 40 turns on its primary and 100 turns on its secondary. When the primary is supplied with an alternating current at 140 V, what is the voltage across the secondary?

physics
Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 8.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 3.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s, perpendicular to the earth's...

physics
The hood ornament of Abe's car is shaped like a ring 0.06m in diameter. Abe is driving toward the west so that the earth's 5.0x10^-5 T field provides no flux through the hood ornament. What is the induced voltage in the metal ring as Abe turns from this street onto one where ...

physics
What is the difference between a step-up and a step-down transformer? Give examples where each would be used.

physics
a gun fires a 3g bullet with a speed of 400m/s. the gun barrel is 20cm long. how much energy is given to the bullet?

physics
Evelyn wears glasses whose wire frames are shaped like to circles, each with an area of 7.0x10^-4 m^2. The horizontal component of the earths' magnetic field in Evelyn's hometown is 4.9x10^-5 T. If Evelyn turns her head back and forth, rotating it through 90degrees every 0.5s...

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