# A truck tractor pulls two trailers, one behind the other, at a constant speed of 100 km/h. It takes 0.640 s for the big rig to completely pass onto a bridge 390 m long. For what duration of time is

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### Physics

A truck tractor pulls two trailers, one behind the other, at a constant speed of 100 km/h. It takes 0.640 s for the big rig to completely pass onto a bridge 390 m long. For what duration of time is all or part of the truck-trailer combination on the bridge?

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The driver of a car wishes to pass a truck that is traveling at a constant speed of 19.0 m/s . Initially, the car is also traveling at a speed 19.0 m/s and its front bumper is a distance 24.3 m behind the truck's rear bumper. The car begins accelerating at a constant ...

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A truck travels at a constant speed of 28.0 m/s in the fast lane of a two-lane highway. It approaches a stationay car stopped at the side of the road. When the truck is still 1.2x10^2 m behind the car, the car pulls out into the slow lane with an acceleration of 2.6 m/s ...

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A tractor T is pulling two trailers, M1 and M2, with a constant acceleration. T has a mass of 200 kg, M1 has a mass of 100 kg, and M2 has a mass of 150 kg. If the forward acceleration is 0.60 m/s2, then the horizontal force on the tractor due to the attachment to M1 is ?

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Assume the truck is going at v0 = 25 m/s, and you're 20 m behind the truck. You decide to accelerate at a = 1.0 m/s2 to pass the truck. To pass safely, you also want to pass the truck by 20 m before moving back to the lane. Part A ) Estimate the time interval needed to pass a ...

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A car is travelling at 2 0m/s when it pulls out to pass a truck that is travelling at only 18 m/s the car accelerates at 2 m/s square for 4 sec and then maintains this new velocity. if the car was originally 8 mtrs behind the truck when it pulled out to pass , how far in front...

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An automobile and a truck start from rest at the same instant, with the automobile initially at some distance behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 2.15m/s2 , and the automobile an acceleration of 3.47m/s2 . The automobile overtakes the truck after the ...

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Two boys A and B are at two diametrically opposite points on a circle. At one instant the two start running on the circle; A anticlockwise with constant speed v and B clockwise with constant speed 2v. In 2 minutes, they pass each other for the first time. How much later will ...

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At t=0 car A and truck B are 350 m apart on a straight road. Starting from rest car A speeds up with a constant acceleration of 10 m/s^2. Truck B is travelling in the opposite direction with a constant speed of 15 m/s. How far away is car A from its starting point when the two...

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a car and a truck start from rest at the same instant with the car initially 50m behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 2m/s^2 and the car has a constant acceleration of 3m/s^2. The car overtakes the truck after how many seconds? At what speed is the car ...

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Two roads intersect at an angle of 48º. A car and truck collide at the intersection, and then leave the scene of the accident. The car travels at 100 km h down one road, while the truck goes 80 km h down the other road. Fifteen minutes after the accident, a police helicopter ...

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A truck is stopped for a red light at Ridge Road on Higgins line. At the instant the light turns green, the truck pulls away with a constant acceleration of 3.3 m/s2. A cyclist approaching the truck with a constant velocity of 12.0 m/s is 8.60 m behind the truck when the light...

### MATH

FOUR CYCLISTS A,B,C&D WANTS TO CROSS A BRIDGE BUT DUE TO BAD CONDITION OF BRIDGE ONLY TWO AT A TIME CAN CROSS IT. IF A TAKES 1 MINUTES, B TAKES 2 MINUTES,C TAKES FIVE MINUTES & D TAKES 10 MINUTES TO CROSS THE BRIDGE, HOW THEY ALL CAN CROSS THE BRIDGE IN 17 MINUTES. IF ONE LAMP...

### Physics

A car and a truck starts from rest at the same instant, with the car initially at some distant behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 2.1 m/s^2, and the car at 3.4 m/s^2. The car overtakes the ruck after it has moved 40.0 m. a) how much time does it take ...

### Precalc 2

At a state fair truck pull, two pickup trucks are attached to the back end of a monster truck as illustrated in the figure. One of the pickups pulls with a force of 1600 pounds and the other pulls with a force of 3200 pounds with an angle of 45° between them. With how much ...

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A motor car moving at a speed of 72 km/h can not come to a stop in less than 3 s while for a truck this time interval is 5.0s . On a highway the car is behind the truck both moving at 72 km/h . The truck gives a signal that it is going to stop at emergency. At what distance ...

### Math

A tire shop that sells only one size of tire, .75 metres in diameter, decides to sell tires for big rigs that are 1.5 metres in diameter. If the cost of the .75 meter tires is $100.00 for four, how much will it cost for the 18 tires required for a big rig? Prices increase ...

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two men decide to use their cars to pull a truck stuck in mud. They attach ropes and one pulls with a force of 688 N at an angle of 28° with respect to the direction in which the truck is headed, while the other car pulls with a force of 896 N at an angle of 20° with respect...

### General Physics

two men decide to use their cars to pull a truck stuck in mud. they attach ropes and one pulls with a force of 526 N at an angle of 32deg with respect to the direction the truck is headed, while the other car pulls with a force of 788 N at an angle of 26deg with respect to the...

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a car and a truck starts from rest at the same instant with the car is behind the truck initially at the same distance. the truck has a constant acceleration of 4 ft/s^2 and the car has an acceleration of 6 ft/s^2. the car overtake the truck after the truck travelled 150 ft. a...

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a transport truck pulls on a trailer with a force of 600 N {E}. the trailer pulls on the transport truck with a force: a) zero b) of less than 600 N[W] if the truck is slowing down. c) equal to 600 N [W] only if the truck is moving at constant velocity d) equal to 600 N [W] no...

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A car is behind a truck going 23.0 m/s on the highway. The driver looks for an opportunity to pass, guessing that his car can accelerate at 2.2 m/s2, and he gauges that he has to cover the 24.0 m length of the truck, plus 10 m clear room at the rear of the truck and 10 m more ...

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Two men decide to use their cars to pull a truck stuck in mud. They attach ropes and one pulls with a force of 972 N at an angle of 28 degrees with respect to the direction in which the truck is headed, while the other car pulls with a force of 1401 N at an angle of 23 degrees...

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A tractor pulls a loaded wagon with a constant force of 300 N. If the total mass of the wagon and its contents is 275 kg, (a) what is the wagon's acceleration? (b) Assuming the wagon started from rest, how far does the tractor travel in 4.00 s?

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A police car is travelling in a straight line with constant speed vp.A truck travelling in the same direction with speed 3/2 vp passes the police car.The truck driver realizes that she is speeding and immediately begins to slow down at a constant rate until she comes to a stop...

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An ocean-going ferryboat is 4.38 m wide and 6.53 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 6.36 cm in the water. What is the weight of the truck?

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You are driving your car along a country road at a speed of 21.5 m/s. As you come over the crest of a hill, you notice a farm tractor 35.7 m ahead of you on the road, moving in the same direction as you at a speed of 10.0 m/s. You immediately slam on your brakes and slow down ...

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A small ferryboat is 4.00 m wide and 6.00 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks an additional 4.80 cm into the water. What is the weight of the truck?

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A small ferryboat is 4.00 m wide and 6.00 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks an additional 4.50 cm into the river. What is the weight of the truck?

### Physics..please help

A car is traveling at 20m/s when it pulls out to pass a truck that is traveling at only 18m/s. The car accelerates at 2.0m/s^2 for 4.0 s and then maintains this new velocity. First it asked me to calculate the distance during acceleration so I used d = (v1)(t)+[(a)(t^2)]/2 and...

### Physics

A car is behind a truck going 18 m/s on the highway. The car's driver looks for an opportunity to pass, guessing that his car can accelerate at 0.6 m/s2 and that he has to cover the 20-m length of the truck, plus 10-m extra space at the rear of the truck and 10 m more at the ...

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A farmer's tractor has gotten stuck in a muddy pasture. To try to free the tractor, the farmer ties a rope to a tree and the front of her tractor, then pulls sideways in the middle of the rope with a force of F = 510 N. Angles of θ = 5 degrees are formed as shown. Find ...

### Science

If a truck that has a back ramp on it is going 70 miles an hour down the road, and you are traveling 75 behind it, you would soon reach it. If you were to try to get up onto its ramp, would you: A: Since you are going 75 miles an hour and it is going 70, be able to get up onto...

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A car moving at a speed of approximately 176.5 km/h. 923 m in front of the car, there is a truck moving at a speed of 84.2 km/h in the same direction. 1.What is the name of the physical process that would occur if both vehicles kept moving at constant speed? 2. How long would ...

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suppose you are driving on a straight two lane road at a constant speed of 88 km/h truck travelling at a constant speed of 104 km/h approaches you.what is the truck's velocity relative to you.

### mechanics of dynamic

A thief escapes and boarded on a truck and traveled at a constant speed of 55kph. Two hours later after the truck left , a policeman pursued the truck at a constant speed of 80kph. How long it did take the policeman to catch up the thief ?

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A ferry boat is 4.9 m wide and 6.9 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 3.34 cm in the water. What is the weight of the truck? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .

### Physics

While driving her new Camaro at 20.0 m/s down a four-lane highway, Jessica comes up behind a slow-moving dump truck and decides to pass in the left-hand lane. If Jessica can accelerate at a rate of 5.0 m/s^2, how long will it take for her to reach a speed of 30.0 m/s? ( I need...

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A ferry boat is 6.2m wide and 7.1 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 6.02 cm in the water. What us the weight of the truck? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Answer in units of N

### Physics

Two cars pass each other traveling at the same speed. One car has a constant velocity of 18.0 m/s east. The other car has a constant acceleration of 3.00 m/s^2, west. How much time will have elapsed until the cars are 128 m apart?

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Two motorcycles are at the two ends of a road right next to a wall behind them (walls and road are perpendicular. They start heading towards one another in the opposite directions on two straight and parallel lines.Each vehicle has a constant velocity but one is faster. They ...

### Calculus

The police department must determine a safe speed limit on a bridge so that the flow rate of cars is at a maximum per unit time. The greater the speed limit, the farther apart the cars must be expected to be in order to allow for a safe stopping distance. The total distance ...

### English

1. A big rock fell off a truck. 2. A big rock fell from a truck. (Are both the same?) 3. The rock fell onto the street. 4. The rock fell on the street. 5. The rock fell to the street. (What is the difference among the three? Are they interchangable? Are they all correct? Which...

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4. An ice skater pulls three small children, one behind the other, with masses 25kg, 31 kg and 35kg. Assume that the ice is smooth enough to be considered frictionless, determine: a) the total force applied to the train of children if they reach a speed of 3.5m/s from rest in ...

### Physics

A semitrailer is coasting downhill along a mountain highway when its brakes fail. The driver pulls onto a runaway-truck ramp that is inclined at an angle of 10.0° above the horizontal. The semitrailer coasts to a stop after traveling 137 m along the ramp. What was the truck's...

### math

Yurko saw a tractor slowly pulling a long pipe down the road. Yurko walked along beside the pipe in the same direction as the tractor, and counted 140 paces to get from one end to the other. He then turned around and walked back to the other end, taking only 20 paces. The ...

### Physics

A 15.0 m long truck traveling at 40.0 mph has a braking capability of 5.00 m/s2 from this speed. It is approaching a 10.0-m wide intersection with a traffic light that is turning yellow. (a) What is the minimum distance the truck can be from the intersection if the truck is to...

### Physics

A truck traveling at a constant speed of 40.0 km/h applies its brakes and comes to a complete stop in 5.0 s. The truck starts again and accelerates at a constant rate of 0.80 m/s2. After restarting, how far does the truck travel before reaching its original speed of 40.0 km/h?

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A small rectangular ferry boat is 3.33 m wide and 5.64 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks an additional 3.25 cm into the river. What is the weight of the truck? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of kN.

### Physics

A small rectangular ferry boat is 3.87 m wide and 5.81 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sink an additional 4.31 cm into the river. What is the weight of the truck? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Answer in units of kN.

### physics

A semi-trailer is coasting downhill along a mountain highway when its brakes fail. The driver pulls onto a runaway truck ramp that is inclined at an angle of 17.0° above the horizontal. The semi-trailer coasts to a stop after traveling 110 m along the ramp. What was the truck...

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A semi-trailer is coasting downhill along a mountain highway when its brakes fail. The driver pulls onto a runaway truck ramp that is inclined at an angle of 19.0° above the horizontal. The semi-trailer coasts to a stop after traveling 170 m along the ramp. What was the truck...

### physics

A semi-trailer is coasting downhill along a mountain highway when its brakes fail. The driver pulls onto a runaway truck ramp that is inclined at an angle of 13.0° above the horizontal. The semi-trailer coasts to a stop after traveling 190 m along the ramp. What was the truck...

### Physics

A Federation starship (2500000 kg) uses its tractor beam to pull a shuttlecraft (10000) aboard from a distance of 7 km away. The tractor beam exerts a constant force of 25000 N on the shuttlecraft. Both spacecraft are initially at rest. How far does the starship move (in m) as...

### general physics

A semi-trailer is coasting downhill along a mountain highway when its brakes fail. The driver pulls onto a runaway truck ramp that is inclined at an angle of 13.0° above the horizontal. The semi-trailer coasts to a stop after traveling 190 m along the ramp. What was the truck...

### stats

One company produces movie trailers with mean 150 seconds and standard deviation 40 seconds, while a second company produces movie trailers with mean 120 seconds and standard deviation 30 seconds. What is the probability that two randomly selected trailers, one produced by ...

### physics

A ferry boat is 4.0 m wide and 6.0 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 4.00 cm in the water. What is the combined weight of the truck and the ferry?

### Physics

A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 2.8 m/s^2 until it reaches a speed of 16 m/s. Then the truck travels for 16s at constant speed until the brakes are applied,stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 3.6 s. How long is the truck in ...

### math

⦁ Three boxes weighing 128 pounds each and one box weighing 254 pounds were loaded onto the back of an empty truck. A crate of apples was then loaded onto the same truck. If the total weight loaded onto the truck was 2,000 pounds, how much did the crate of apples weigh?

### Math

Two trains are both traveling at a constant speed toward each other on neighboring tracks. The trains are 252 miles apart when they start traveling. They pass each other 4 1/2 hours later. One of the trains is traveling 25 3/4 miles per hour. What is the speed of the other train?

### Math

A woman driving a care 14ft long is passing a truck 30 ft long. The truck is traveling at 50 miles per hour. How fast must the woman drive her car so that she can pass the truck completely in 6 seconds?

### math

A spray rig moving at 3 mph delivers 44 gallons per acre when the nozzles on the rig are 20 inches apart. a) Suppose the number of nozzles were increased so that they were only 15 inches apart. Find the new delivery rate of the rig. b) How could this revised delivery rate be ...

### physics

An object is shot from the back of a truck moving at 40 km/h on a straight horizontal road. The launcher is aimed upward, perpendicular to the bed of the truck. If air resistance is neglected, the object will fall: a. depends on the value of g b. in front of the truck c. ...

### physics

A 75.0 kN truck is parked in the middle of a 20.0 m long bridge. How much force must each end of the bridge exert to support the truck?

### ALGEBRA

A car travels 20 kph faster than a truck. The car covers 350 km in two hours less than the time it takes the truck to travel the same distance. What is the speed of the car? How about the truck?

### physics

A truck on a straight road starts from rest, accelerating at 2.00 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 11.0 m/s. Then the truck travels for 65.0 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.00 s. (a) How long is the ...

### physics

A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 2.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 20 m/s. Then the truck travels for 20 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.0 s. (a) How long is the truck ...

### physics

two tractors pull against a 1000 kg log. if the angle of the tractors chains in relation to each other is 18 degrees and each tractor pulls with a force of 800N what forces will they be able to exert

### physics

in a tug of war a jeep of a mass 1400kg and a tractor of a mass of 2000kg pull on a horizontal rope in opposite directions. at one instant, the tractor pulls on the rope with a force of 1.50*10^4N while its wheels push horizontally against the groud with a force of 1.60*10^4N ...

### Physics

A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 3.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 18.1 m/s. Then the truck travels for 24.5 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.7 s. (a) How long is the ...

### physics

A crate of mass 96 kg is loaded onto the back of a flatbed truck. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the truck bed is 0.14. What is the smallest radius of curvature, R, the truck can take, if the speed with which it is going around a circle is 2.9 m/s?

### Physics

Two trucks, 300 km apart, are on a head-on collision course with one another. The first truck is moving at 100 m/s and the other is moving at 50 m/s in the opposite direction. A confused (but swift) fly starts from the front bumper of the faster truck and flies at 200 m/s ...

### math

A tunnel, one-sided, with a 4m width is topped with two vertical walls of high diameter 2.5m. A 2.5 m wide truck must pass. what can be the maximum height of the truck?

### Physics

A truck on a straight road starts from rest, accelerating at 2.00 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 32.0 m/s. Then the truck travels for 76.0 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.00 s. What is the average ...

### physics

a car pulling two trailers accelerates from 10m/s to 12m/s in 10s. if the masses of the car and the trailers are respectively 2000kg, 500kg and 300kg.calculate the tension in the tow bar a)between the car and 500kg trailor b)between the 500kg and 300kg trailers

### physics

A tractor of mass 5000kg is used to tow a car of mass 2500kg.The tractor moved with a speed of 3meter per secound.Just before the towing rope cuts,calculate (a)the speed of the tractor immediately the rope cuts

### phy111

A truck is moving at a speed of 70km/h. The exhaust pipe above the truck cab sends out a trail of smoke that makes an angle of 20o east of south behind the truck. If the wind is blowing directly toward the east, what is the wind speed at that location?

### College Physics!!!

A truck on a straight road starts from rest accelerating at 2.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 20 m/s. Then the truck travels for 20 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.0 s. What is the average velocity ...

### Maths

In addition to spanning a river which is 50 metres wide, a straight bridge also has considerable overlap of both banks of the river. One third of the bridge overlaps one bank and one half overlaps the other bank. The total length,in metres, of this bridge is A. 100 B.150 C.200...

### Algebra

A woman driving a car 14 ft long is passing a truck 30 ft long. The truck is traveling at 50 mi/h. How fast must the woman drive her car so that she can pass the truck completely in 6s?

### physics

A crate of mass 97 kg is loaded onto the back of a flatbed truck. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the truck bed is 0.26. What is the smallest radius of curvature (in m) that the truck can take, if the speed with which it is going around a circle is 44 m/...

### physics

A 4000 kg truck traveling at constant velocity and a braking force of 20000 N is suddenly applied. It takes 6 seconds for the truck to stop. a) what is the deceleration of the truck? b) what is the velocity of the truck before the brakes were applied c) what distance did the ...

### MATH

Two truck drivers leave a cafe at the same time, traveling in opposite direction. One truck goes 1 mph faster than the other one. After 4 hours, they are 396 miles apart. How fast is each truck going?

### Math

A car is traveling south at a speed of 68 mi/h from Dallas toward San Antonio. Dallas is about 272 miles north of San Antonio. A truck is traveling north from San Antonio to Dallas at a speed of 71 mi/h. When and where will they pass each other? 1. Create a table to record the...

### Physics - ice skating

An ice skater pulls three small children, one behind the other, with masses 25kg, 31kg, and 35kg. Assume that the ice is smooth enough to be considered frictionless. If the skater is holding onto the 25kg child, find the tension in the arms of the next child in line.

### physics

After giving an intense performance, a confused and disoriented flautist has wandered onto the motorway! They are playing a constant 300Hz on their flute and are essentially stationary If you are driving along the motorway at 100 km/h(27.8 m/s). What is the frequency you hear ...

### PHYSICS

A while crossing a bridge that is 3.6 km long, a truck weighing 9000 N is stalls 0.6 km from the left side of the bridge Calculate the torque about the left support due to the truck

### Physics: Three Identical Masses

Three identical masses of 640 each are placed on the x axis. One mass is at = -100 , one is at the origin, and one is at = 400 . What is the magnitude of the net gravitational force on the mass at the origin due to the other two masses? Take the gravitational constant to be = ...

### Economics

When Burton Cummings graduated with honors from the Canadian Trucking Academy, his father gave him a $350,000 tractor-trailer rig. Recently, Burton was boasting to some fellow truckers that his revenues were typically $25,000 per month, while his operating costs (fuel, ...

### Economics

When Burton Cummings graduated with honors from the Canadian Trucking Academy, his father gave him a $350,000 tractor-trailer rig. Recently, Burton was boasting to some fellow truckers that his revenues were typically $25,000 per month, while his operating costs (fuel, ...

### pre calc

it takes my father 3 hours to plow our cornfield with his new tractor using the old tractor it takes me 5 hours. if we both plow for 1 hour before i go to school, how long will it take dad to finish the plowing. I got 2.5 hours but i think that is totally wrong?????

### science

Two workers pull horizontally on a heavy box, but one pulls twice as hard as the other. The larger pull is directed at 25.0 degrees west of north, and the resultant of these two pulls is 350.0 N directly northward. Use vector components to find the magnitude of each of these ...

### physics

Two workers pull horizontally on a heavy box, but one pulls twice as hard as the other. The larger pull is directed at 25.0 degrees west of north, and the resultant of these two pulls is 350.0 N directly northward. Use vector components to find the magnitude of each of these ...

### Calculus

this homework is due in one hour and i have no idea how to answer these questions. 1. A car is traveling at 50 mi/h when the brakes are fully applied, producing a constant deceleration of 20 ft/s^2. What is the distance covered before the car comes to a stop? 2. A stone is ...

### PHYSICS! Really Confused! Test Tmrw

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

To save fuel, some truck drivers try to maintain a constant speed when possible. A truck traveling at 110.0 km/hr approaches a car stopped at the red light. When the truck is 211.7 meters from the car the light turns green and the car immediately begins to accelerate at 2.30 m...

### physics

A crate of mass 132 kg is loaded onto the back of a flatbed truck. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the truck bed is 0.22. What is the smallest radius of curvature that the truck can take without the crate slipping, if the speed with which it is going ...

### physics

A mother pulls her two children on a sled through the snow along a flat street. How much work is done if she pulls her children 100 feet with a constant force of 40 pounds at an angle of 28°?

### physics- multiple choice

1. A transport truck pulls on a trailer with a force of 600N [E]. The trailer pulls on the transport truck with a force a) of zero b) of less than 600 N is the truck is slowing down c) equal to 600 N only if the truck is moving at constant velocity d) equal to 600 N no matter ...