# A Ferris Wheel, 24.0 m in diameter, rotates once every 12.5s. What is the fractional change in a person's apparent weight: a) at the top, and b) at the bottom?

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1. ### Physics

During a car crash a 65kg person's head goes from traveling at 50km h-1 to stationary in 0.15s. (a)What is the magnitude of the average net force acting on the head of a person with a 4.5kg head? (b)How does this compare with the weight force acting on the person?
2. ### Math

A 3 foot long pole leans against a wall. The bottom is 5 feet from the wall. How much farther should the bottom be pulled away from the wall so that the top moves the same amount down the wall?
3. ### CAN A TUTOR HELP ME WITH THIS PROBLEM PLEASE!

A certain virus infects one in every 600 people. A test used to detect the virus in a person is positive 90% of the time if the person has the virus and 10% of the time if the person does not have the virus. Let A be the event "the person is infected" and B be the event "the ...
4. ### physics

It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 4.0 to reach its cruising speed of 10 . A 60 passenger gets aboard on the ground floor.What is the passenger's apparent weight while the elevator is speeding up?
5. ### Physics

A kangaroo carries her 0.49kg baby in her pouch as she bounds across the ground. As she pushes off the ground, she is accelerating upward at 30 m/s2. What is the apparent weight of her baby at this instant?
6. ### Physics

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed the construction of a mile-high building in Chicago. Suppose the building had been constructed. Ignoring Earth's rotation, find the change in your weight if you were to ride an elevator from the street level, where you weigh 600 N, to the ...
7. ### physics

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed the construction of a mile-high building in Chicago. Suppose the building had been constructed. Ignoring Earth's rotation, find the change in your weight if you were to ride an elevator from the street level, where you weigh 760 N, to the ...
8. ### physics

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed the construction of a mile-high building in Chicago. Suppose the building had been constructed. Ignoring Earth's rotation, find the change in your weight if you were to ride an elevator from the street level, where you weigh 760 N, to the ...
9. ### physics

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed the construction of a mile-high building in Chicago. Suppose the building had been constructed. Ignoring Earth's rotation, find the change in your weight if you were to ride an elevator from the street level, where you weigh 580 N, to the ...
10. ### physics

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed the construction of a mile-high building in Chicago. Suppose the building had been constructed. Ignoring Earth's rotation, find the change in your weight if you were to ride an elevator from the street level, where you weigh 532 N, to the ...
11. ### Chemistry

Balance the following redox reaction occurring in an acidic solution: ClO4^-+Br2=Cl^-+BrO3^- I get the two half reactions balanced as: 6e^-+(8H^+)+ClO4^-=Cl^-+4H2O and 6H2O+Br2=2BrO3^-+(12H^+)+10e^- Then I multiply the top equation by 5 and the bottom equation by 3. The e^- ...
12. ### physics

One of the new events in the 2002 Winter Olympics was the sport of skeleton (see photo). Starting at the top of a steep, icy track, a rider jumps onto a sled (known as a skeleton) and proceeds-belly down and head first-to slide down the track. The track has fifteen turns and ...
13. ### health

what should be the average weight of a 13 year old person who's height is 5 feet? can anyone give me sites which will help figure these kind of questions out? (weight according to height and age) Thanks -MC
14. ### algebra

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

What is the angular speel of a 19-in. diameter bicycle wheel if the bicycle if traveling at 29 ft/s?
16. ### physical science

a sled and rider with a combined weight 60kg are at rest on the top of a hill 12m high. what is their total energy at the top of the hill?
17. ### physics

Point P is on the rim of a wheel of radius 2.0 m. At time t = 0, the wheel is at rest, and P is on the x axis. The wheel undergoes a uniform angular acceleration of 0.01 rad/s^2 about the center O. In Figure 9.1, the magnitude of the linear acceleration of P, when it reaches ...
18. ### Math

A wheel has a 32 inch diameter. The speed of a point on its rim is 44 ft/sec. What is its angular speed?
19. ### math for teachers

John is building bookcase 73 3/8 inches tall, he wants 5 shelves equally spaced. Where does he drill holes (space between shelf)? Shelf is 3/8 inch thick. Do I add 3/8 for top and bottom? or is shelf 5 bottom? I do not have a clue.
20. ### Physic

A CD rotates from rest up to an angular speed of 32.40 radians per second in a time of 0.861 seconds. Determine the angle (in degrees) through which the disc turns while coming up to speed assuming that the tangential acceleration is uniform. I hve tried omega = change in ...
21. ### physics help

A circular-motion addict of mass 70 kg rides a Ferris wheel around in a vertical circle of radius 10 m at a constant speed of 6.5 m/s. (a) What is the period of the motion? s (b) What is the magnitude of the normal force on the addict from the seat when both go through the ...
22. ### physics

A circular-motion addict of mass 70 kg rides a Ferris wheel around in a vertical circle of radius 10 m at a constant speed of 6.5 m/s. (a) What is the period of the motion? s (b) What is the magnitude of the normal force on the addict from the seat when both go through the ...
23. ### Physics

A student makes ice cream using an old-fashioned hand-crank machine. He does 40 joules of work each time he turns the crank in a complete circle. The crank handle makes a circular path with a diameter of 0.5 meters. The student turns the crank at a rate of once every 1.6 ...
24. ### Algebra

the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?
25. ### math

A hollow iron pipe is 2.1m long and its external diameter is 4.5 cm.if the thickness of pipe is 0.25cm and weight of iron is 4 gm/cm3, then the weight of pipe is? (ans 2.805kg) ?
26. ### Physics

A gas is confined in a 0.47-m-diameter cylinder by a piston, on which rests a weight. The mass of the piston and weight together is 150 kg. The atmospheric pressure is 101 kPa. (a)What is the force (in Nt) exerted on the gas by the piston, the weight and the atmosphere ...
27. ### Chemistry

Hello, I am having trouble with a question from my chem lab. Here is my data Weight of empty crucible and cover = 21.113 g Weight of crucible, cover, MgO and Mg3N2 = 21.906 g Weight of crucible, cover, MgOand addition of H2O and heat =21.909 g The change in mass is 0.00300 g (...
28. ### Math

Susan owns a chocolate store. She sells her chocolate by the gram and needs to compare the weights of two chocolate batches. She randomly selects 100 pieces from each batch. The distrubition of both samples are normal. Batch 1 - (Mean Weight) 56 grams Standard Deviation - 6 ...
29. ### math?

Kong’s weight- 1933—Stop-motion pioneer Willis O’Brien, who brought the giant gorilla to life, once guessed Kong’s weight at a rather excessive 38 tons. 2005—8,000 pounds In the 1933 movie, Kong was about 20 feet tall. In the 2005 version, he was 25 feet tall. Does ...
30. ### physics

A 83 kg person is hanging off the edge of a cliff, holding a rope. A 101 kg person is on the top of the cliff holding the other end of the rope. Find the minimum coefficient of static friction that would prevent the 83 kg person from falling.
31. ### geometry

The size of a bicycle is determined by the diameter of the wheel. You want a 22-in bicycle for your birthday. What is the area of one of the wheels?
32. ### Trigonometry

An automobile tire has a diameter of 36 inches. How many revolution will the wheel make as the automobile travel 1 mile
33. ### trigonometry

If a locomotive wheel with a diameter of 15 meters rolls 11.25 meters,through how many degrees and minutes does it turns?
34. ### physics

The drawing shows a person (weight W = 580 N, L1 = 0.849 m, L2 = 0.410 m) doing push-ups. Find the normal force exerted by the floor on each hand and each foot, assuming that the person holds this position.
35. ### physics

The drawing shows a person (weight W = 580 N, L1 = 0.849 m, L2 = 0.410 m) doing push-ups. Find the normal force exerted by the floor on each hand and each foot, assuming that the person holds this position.
36. ### physics

The drawing shows a person (weight W = 580 N, L1 = 0.849 m, L2 = 0.410 m) doing push-ups. Find the normal force exerted by the floor on each hand and each foot, assuming that the person holds this position.
37. ### Physics

(I'll try to describe this the best I can, it's a little hard without showing a picture) This question deals with projectile motion: An archer is standing 150 meters above another archer 450 meters away [so visually the 150m and 450m make the right angle]. The archer at the ...
38. ### Statistics

The eggs of a species of bird have an average diameter of 23 mm and an SD of 0.45 mm. The weights of the chicks that hatch from these eggs have an average of 6 grams and an SD of 0.5 grams. The correlation between the two variables is 0.75 and the scatter diagram is roughly ...
39. ### Physics

A 55 kg person stands on a scale in an elevator that accelerates downward at 3 m/s2. a) What is the scale reading? N b) What is the person's weight? N
40. ### physics

who has a greater mass to weight ration, a person weighing 100N or a person weighing 150N?
41. ### physics

who has a greater mass to weight ration, a person weighing 100N or a person weighing 150N?
42. ### physics

What is the pressure change in water going from a 3.0- cm-diameter pipe to a 1.8- cm-diameter pipe if the velocity in the smaller pipe is 3.0 m/s? Im using the equation pv2^2(A2^2-A1^2)/2A1^2 and get (1000)(3)^2(1.8^2-3^20/(2(3)^2) and get -2880 Pa but I'm getting wrong? Thanks
43. ### Physics

A wooden block of mass m = 2.3 kg starts from rest on an inclined plane sloped at an angle 26 degrees from the horizontal. The block is originally located 1.9 m from the bottom of the plane. Assume the inclined plane is friction less. 1)What is the magnitude of the component ...
44. ### Gr. 9 Math (continued)

I don't see a problem but I will rewrite the structure. Make two rectangles attached together. Call the first rectangle ABHG (AG top, BH bottom). Call the second rectangle GHCD (HC top, GD bottom). Draw a horizontal line from line AB to line GH and name the points E on line AB...
45. ### physics 70

A .275 kg. object is swung in a vertical circular path on a string .850 m. long. A) What are the forces acting on the ball at any point along this path? B) Draw free-body diagrams for the ball when it is at the bottom of the circle and when it is at the top. C) If its speed is...
46. ### algebra

a wheel with a diameter of 12 inches is spinning at 10 revolutions per mnute. In one minute, a point on the edge of the circle would have traveled a distance of ???
47. ### Algebra 1

Write an equation that relates the number of parallelograms in the figure (n) to the perimeter of the figure (P) number 1. square has a 4 at each end and a 5 on the top of the square and one 5 on the bottom of the square number 2. 2 squares attached side by side with a number ...
48. ### Physics

A turntable with a moment of inertia of 0.017 kg*m^2 rotates feely at 3.3 rad/s. A circular disk of mass 240 g and diameter 26 cm, and initially not rotating, slips down a spindle and lands on the turntable.
49. ### Math

Craig used the diagram to compute the distance from ferris to dunlap to butte. how much shorter is the distance directly from ferris to butte than the distance craig found? 14 mi 28 mi 70 mi*** 98 mi
50. ### Chemistry

What order do i arrange the units so they can be from largest to smallest? m superscript 3, mL, cL, UL, L, dL. kilo hecto deca unit deci centi milli ----------- All of the above are by a factor of 10 from top to bottom (becoming smaller); 1 kilogram = 1000 grams...
51. ### Finance

In an amortized loan, the principal portion: increases with every payment and is zero with the last payment. increases with every payment and completely repays the loan with the last payment. increases with every payment but at a decreasing rate. does not change with every ...
52. ### PHYSICS

A 20.0 kg solid cylinder, 0.25m in radius, and a 5.0 kg thin hollow sphere, 0.50 m in radius, are released from rest at the exact same time at the top of a 10m long ramp inclined at 30º. a) What is the final velocity of the cylinder at the bottom of the ramp? b) What is the ...
53. ### Trigonometry

A bicycle is traveling at 20 feet/second. If the diameter of the wheel is 24 inches, what is the angular velocity in radians/second?
54. ### Physics

A constant retarding torque of 12 N*m stops a rolling 0.80 m diameter wheel in a distance of 15 m. How much work does the torque do?
55. ### Physics (repost)

(I'll try to describe this the best I can, it's a little hard without showing a picture) This question deals with projectile motion: An archer is standing 150 meters above another archer 450 meters away [so visually the 150m and 450m make the right angle]. The archer at the ...
56. ### math

A landscaping company sells 40-pound bags of top soil. The actual weight x of a bag, however, may differ from the advertised weight by as much as 0.75 pound. Write an inequality involving absolute value that expresses the relationship between the actual weight x of a bag and ...
57. ### Algebra

A landscaping company sells 40-pound bags of top soil. The actual weight x of a bag, however, may differ from the advertised weight by as much as 0.75 pound. Write an inequality involving absolute value that expresses the relationship between the actual weight x of a bag and ...
58. ### Statistics

T-Test The article “Does Smoking Cessation Lead to Weight Gain?” described an experiment in which 322 subjects, selected at random from those show successfully participated in a program to quit smoking were weighed at the beginning of the program and again one year later...
59. ### English

1. A person is drifting on a deserted island. Change this person's thoughts into other words and say them to your friend. 2. The following are about some conditions. Fill in the blanks, and then say as in the example. 3. Think of your life habits which you want to change,and ...
60. ### physics

A graduated cylinder is inverted in a very large bucket of water. The depth of the water in the container is 6 m and the top of the bucket is open to the air in the room. The mouth (bottom) of the graduated cylinder is 4 m above the bottom of the container. Due to a pressure ...
61. ### Physics

A hypothesis says the upper limit in frequency a human ear can hear can be determined by the diameter of the eardrum, which should have approximately the same diameter as the wavelength at the upper limit. Using the hypothesis what would be the radius of the eardrumfor a ...
62. ### functions

A person’s weight, w, on a planet of radius r is given by: w= kr^-2 k < 0 where the constant, k, depends on the masses of the person and the planet.What fraction of the Earth’s radius must an equally massive planet have for a person to weigh ten times more on that ...
63. ### Trigonometry

a flagpole 25 feet tall stands on a top of a building. from a point in the same horizontal plane with the base of the building. The angle of elevation of the top and the bottom are 61°30' and 56°20' respectively. How high is the building?
64. ### Trigonometry

a flagpole 25 feet tall stands on a top of a building. from a point in the same horizontal plane with the base of the building. The angle of elevation of the top and the bottom are 61°30' and 56°20' respectively. How high is the building?
65. ### Physics

AN astronaut on the Moon has a mass (including his spacesuit and equipment) of 180 kg. the acceleration due to gravity on the Moon is 1.6 m/s2 (seconds squared). a) calculate his weight on the moon. the astronaut climbs 100m to the top of the crater . b) by how much does his ...
66. ### Physics

A cord is wrapped around the rim of a wheel .250 m in radius, and a steady pull of 40.0 N is exerted on the cord. The wheel is mounted on frictionless bearings on a horizontal shaft through its center. The moment of inertia of the wheel about this shaft is 5.00kg*m^2. Compute ...
67. ### physics

A bubble located 0.200m beneath the surface of a glass of beer rises to the top.the air pressure at the top of the glass is 1.01(10^5)pa.assume that the density of beer is the same as that of fresh water at 4 degrees celcius.if the temperature and number of moles of CO2 remain...
68. ### Dynamics

a flywheel has an angular speed of 1200rev/min when its motor is turned off.the wheel attains constant decelerations of 1.5rad/s2 due to friction in its bearing.determine the time required for the wheel to come to rest and the numer of revolutions the wheel makes before it ...
69. ### Math

James uses a measuring wheel to find the length of a cross-country race course he holds the handle and rolls the wheel along the course.The wheel has a radius of 1 foot and it turns 2,000 times from the beginning to the end of the race course, how long is the course?Explain ...
70. ### Math

Peter has a cylindrical block of wood od diameter 6 cm and height 18 cm. He glues the base to a board, but wants to paint the rest of the block. He wants to paint the bottom half of the wood black and the top half white. a) Calculate the surface area of the block that Peter ...
71. ### math

Peter has a cylindrical block of wood od diameter 6 cm and height 18 cm. He glues the base to a board, but wants to paint the rest of the block. He wants to paint the bottom half of the wood black and the top half white. a) Calculate the surface area of the block that Peter ...
72. ### Calculus

a ladder is 20 feet long and its top is slidding at a constant rate of 2 feet per second. How fast is the bottom of the ladder moving along the ground when the bottom is 16 feet from the wall?
73. ### physics

After 10.0 s, a spinning roulette wheel at a casino has slowed down to an angular velocity of +1.56 rad/s. During this time, the wheel has an angular acceleration of -5.45 rad/s2. Determine the angular displacement of the wheel.
74. ### physics

After 10.0 s, a spinning roulette wheel at a casino has slowed down to an angular velocity of +1.74 rad/s. During this time, the wheel has an angular acceleration of -5.1 rad/s2. Determine the angular displacement of the wheel.
75. ### Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.
76. ### Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.
77. ### Maths

The top of a building 24cm high is observed from the top and from the bottom of a vertical tree. The angles of elevation are found to be 45degree and 60degree respectively . Find the height of the tree. ( leave your answer in surd form)
78. ### angular accleration

a wheel if a vehical rotates uniformly at the rate if 120 rotations per mint suddenly it goes faster and reaches 150 rotations per mint after 30s find the angular acc
79. ### physics

A wheel starts from rest and in 10.65 s is rotating with an angular speed of 5.810 π rad/s. (a) Find the magnitude of the constant angular acceleration of the wheel. rad/s^2 (b) Through what angle does the wheel move in 6.085 s? rad
80. ### Maths

A ship is sighted from the top of a lighthouse. The angle of depression from the lighthouse to the top of the ship is 45 degrees. The distance from the top of the lighthouse directly to the ship is 4 miles. Calculate the horizontal distance of the ship from the bottom of the ...
81. ### english

sat skills. write the word in the space provided. 1-how sad it to see such beautiful flowers ----------- and die! 2-a person can usually tell how popular a new movie is by the length of the ----------- in front of the box office. 3-the desire to be the world's top tennis ...
82. ### Health

What are warning signs that someone may have a drinking problem? A. A person continued to drink even though it was causing trouble with their family or friends B. A person found that when the effects of alcohol were wearing off, they had withdrawal symptoms, such as trouble ...
83. ### bibb

Consider a rider on a Ferris wheel which is turning at constant speed. (a) At what point is the upward component of the force of the seat on the rider minimum? (b) At what point is the upward component of the force of the seat on the rider maximum? Justify your answers.
84. ### Physics

A 1550 kg automobile has a wheel base (the distance between the axles) of 3.00 m. The center of mass of the automobile is on the center line at a point 1.10 m behind the front axle. Find the force exerted by the ground on each wheel. force on each rear wheel ___ kN (upward) ...
85. ### Algebra 2

I got no response so I guess I'll try again The force needed to overcome friction and drag a person across the floor depends on the person's weight. Manuel Dexterity can drag Gil O' Teen across the floor by pulling with a force of 51 pounds. Gil's brother, Nick who weighs ...
86. ### chemistry

A pound of body fat stores an amount of chemical energy equivalent to 3500 Cal. When sleeping, the average adult burns or expends about 0.45 Cal/h for every pound of body weight. How many Calories would a 135 lb person burn during 7 hours of sleep? (Note that 1 Cal = 1 kcal.)
87. ### science

A pound of body fat stores an amount of chemical energy equivalent to 3500 Cal. When sleeping, the average adult burns or expends about 0.45 Cal/h for every pound of body weight. How many Calories would a 126 lb person burn during 7 hours of sleep? (Note that 1 Cal = 1 kcal.)
88. ### physics

A pound of body fat stores an amount of chemical energy equivalent to 3500 Cal. When sleeping, the average adult burns or expends about 0.45 Cal/h for every pound of body weight. How many Calories would a 196 lb person burn during 7 hours of sleep? (Note that 1 Cal = 1 kcal.)
89. ### science

A pound of body fat stores an amount of chemical energy equivalent to 3500 Cal. When sleeping, the average adult burns or expends about 0.45 Cal/h for every pound of body weight. How many Calories would a 170 lb person burn during 10 hours of sleep? (Note that 1 Cal = 1 kcal.)
90. ### PHYSICS! -need help!-

A combination of an applied force and a frictional force produce a constant total torque of 38 N-m on a wheel rotating about a fixed axis. This combined force acts for 8 s, during which the wheel’s angular speed increases from 0 to 12 rad/s. Find the moment of inertia of the...
91. ### physics

You are pulling your sister on a sled to the top of a 20.0 m high, frictionless hill with a 10.0° incline. Your sister and the sled have a total mass of 50.0 kg. You pull the sled, starting from rest, with a constant force of 127 N at an angle of 45.0° to the hill. If you ...
92. ### PHYSICS

An 800.0 kg roller coaster car is at rest at the top of a 95 m hill. It rolls down the first drop to a height of 31 m. When it travels to the top of the second hill, it is moving at 28 m/s. It then rolls down the second hill until it is at ground level. What is the kinetic and...
93. ### Math

1.If a person jogs at a rate of 5 1/2mi/h for 3 1/2 h in a week, how many calories do they burn? 2. If a person runs in place for 15 minutes, how many calories will be burned? 3. If a person cross-country skis for35minutes, how many calories will be burned? 4. How many hours ...
94. ### Physics

The combination of an applied force produces a constant total torque of 39.6 N.m on a wheel rotating about a fixed axis. The applied force acts for 5.3 s. During this time, the angular speed of the wheel increases from 0 to 9.8 rad/s. Determine the moment of inertia of the wheel.
95. ### physics

A stationary bicycle is raised off the ground, and its front wheel (m = 1.3 kg) is rotating at an angular velocity of 12.3 rad/s (see the drawing). The front brake is then applied for 3.0 s, and the wheel slows down to 3.3 rad/s. Assume that all the mass of the wheel is ...
96. ### physics

A 1.5 kg snowball is fired from a cliff 12.5m high with an inital velocity of 14 m/s directed 41 degrees above the horizontal. a) how much work is done on the snowball by the gravitaitonal force during its flight to the flat ground below the cliff? b) what is the change in the...
97. ### Physics

Archimedes principle. The weight of the bouy is given, so the weight of water displaced by the submerged part of the bouy equals that. Figure the volume that weight of water displaces, then figure the height of a .33m diameter column of water will have of that volume. A large ...
98. ### trigonometry

an automobile tire has a diameter of 36 inch.how many revolution will the wheel make an arc the automobile travels 1 mile (5280 A)?
99. ### Math

Sue's bike has whheels that are 60cm in diameter. 1.1 How far does the bike move in one full turn of the wheel?
100. ### Physics

A circular-motion addict of mass 85 kg rides a Ferris wheel around in a vertical circle of radius 10 m at a constant speed of 6.1 m/s. (a) What is the period of the motion? __________s (b) What is the magnitude of the normal force on the addict from the seat when both go ...