# Math/Physics

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1. ### Physics HELP

an object 3.00 cm high is placed 20.0cm from a convex mirror with a focal length of magnitude 8.00 cm. Find the position of the image. (Im using 1over20.00 + 1overQ = 1over-8.00) and the answer is q= -5.71cm. can someone tell how to do the math.. I suck at algebra
2. ### PHYSICS - Waves

Can someone tell me how to get the answer to this question? Just a formula would be great. It's on my physics study guide for my unit test. If 3 sound waves pass a microphone in 4.0 s while traveling 5.0 m/s, what is the wavelength of the waves? (6.67 m)
3. ### Physics

800 n student is standing in middle of frozen pond stranded 6.4 m from shore only thing he has is physics book which has mass of 3 kg so he throws it at 10 m/s toward one shore how long does it take him to reach opposite shore
4. ### Physics

Hello, I am doing a physics experiment regarding rotational motion and equilibrium. We have the following lab setup and are supposed to find the unknown mass. How should I approach this? file:///C:/Users/Rahul/Desktop/Lab%20Drawing.jpg
5. ### physics

Identify the area of physics that is most relevant to each of the following situations. a)A high school football game b)Food preparation for the prom c)Playing in the school band d)Lightning in a thunderstorm e)Wearing a pair of sunglasses outside in the sun
6. ### physics

A physics student throws a softball straight up into the air. The ball was in the air for a total of 6.16 s before it was caught at its original position. (a) What was the initial velocity of the ball? (b) How high did it rise?
7. ### physics

A physics student throws a softball straight up into the air. The ball was in the air for a total of 6.16 s before it was caught at its original position. (a) What was the initial velocity of the ball? (b) How high did it rise?
8. ### physics

physics:the notes at 110Hz has two strings at this pitch. if 1 slips from its normal tension of 600N to 540N what beat frequency would be heard when the two strings are stuck simultaneously?
9. ### physics

physics:the notes at 110Hz has two strings at this pitch. if 1 slips from its normal tension of 600N to 540N what beat frequency would be heard when the two strings are stuck simultaneously?
10. ### Math

To get a B in physics, a student must score an average of 80 on four tests. First three scores were 68, 75 & 84. What is the lowest score the student can make on the last test and still get a B?
11. ### Physics

In a physics experiment with an inclined air track, what do you predict about the following: a) Position graph b) Velocity c) Acceleration My ans: For a i predicted there would be a curve and i didn't know why b) velocity will decrease with time but why? c) acceleration is 0 m...
12. ### Physics

solve physics question. a train moves 3.6km from rest to rest in 3minutes. the greatest speed is 90km/h, and the acceleration and retardation are uniform. find the distance travelled at full speed.
13. ### Physics

In our physics class we launched a rocket up into the air. We measured the time it took to go up to the point it reached the ground once again. How do I find the maximum height the rocket reached?
14. ### Physics

PHYSICS HELP PLS!!How does the equation of a displacement v. speed graph (cart moving down an incline through a speed gate) relate to the work-energy principle. Pls answer asap! Thanks!
15. ### physics

in low temperature physics,at joule thomson effect hydrogen does not show cooling effect at room temperature why?
16. ### Physics

Physics :adaobi walked 2km due west and then 2km due south. Calculate the displacement of the girl.
17. ### Physics...Equilibrium (physics of a clothesline)

A clothesline is attached to two fixed ends which are 10.0m apart. A pulley of mass 40.0kg hangs freely in the middle of the line. The sag at the centre is 0.20m. Find the tension in each half of the clothesline.
18. ### Physics

Reposted under Physics... I've tried for hours to solve for v, but can't get the rearranging right. I'm using L= Lo sqrt 1- v^2/c^2 Can anyone suggest the first couple of steps? I can get the answer by the way, by substituting values 'til I get the contracted length. Original ...
19. ### Physics

I am totally new to physics. We are working on summation of moments and I just am not grasping this. I know the formular is M=dF, but his does not help me. I get confused about the middle of settig of euation. I am never sure which distance I should be using. Is there a step ...
20. ### physics vs. Chem

Doesnt physics seem to be harder than chem? Anyone?
21. ### Physics/math

A gun with a muzzle velocity of 1200 feet per second is fired at an angle of 6 degrees with the horizontal. Find the vertical and horizontal components of the velocity.
22. ### Math

Kelly's scores on the first three tests in her physics class are 79, 84, and 68. Determine all scores on the fourth test that will yield an average test score of at least 80.
23. ### Physics

Kenny Klutz drops his physics book off his aunt's high rise balcony. It hits the ground below 1.5s later. a. With what speed does it hit? b. How high is the balcony? (Ignore the air drag)
24. ### Physics

Jacob is working on his physics portfolio and stands on a 0.45m high step. If Jacob’s mass is 103kg, what is his potential energy while on top of the step? Givens: Unknown: Equation: Substitute: Solve:
25. ### math (vectors) & physics

Posted by sam on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at 7:32pm. In unit-vector notation, what is the net torque about the origin on a flea located at coordinates (-2.0, 4.0 m, -1.0 m) when forces F1 = (-4.0 N) k and F2 = (-5.0 N) j act on the flea? _____________________________________ ...
26. ### physics

Posted by sandhu on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 6:23am. A block starts with a speed of 18.0 m/s and slides for a distance of 2.2 m down a 40° ramp (ìk = 0.43). What is its final speed? (m/s) physics - drwls, Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 9:19am Final KE = PE loss - (work...
27. ### math/physics

A motorboat whose speed in still water is 3.00 m/s must aim upstream at an angle of 27.0 degrees (with respect to a line perpendicular to the shore) in order to travel directly across the stream. What is the speed of the current?
28. ### Math/Physics

If 55034.175 kJ of heat are transferred to 150 kg of ice at a temperature of -12.15 degrees C, calculate the temperature of the resulting water. I know my formulas for sensible and latent heat but don't know how to approach this.
29. ### physics/Math

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is buffing up her 0.53 meter long arms by bench pressing. In 31 seconds she can lift 39 kilograms of mass 22 times. How powerful are Buffy's arms?
30. ### Physics

This question makes no sense to me. . . A 100-watt lamp glows brighter than a 25-watt lamp. What do you know about the resistances of these two lamps? ???? That they have different watts...thats all I can think of. Physics is not my strong subject.
31. ### Physics

Find the net force on a,b and c. Given ma=363kg mb=517kg and mc=154kg. a<--0.5m-->b<--0.25-->c This was a question given to our class by our physics teacher ... he did not show us how to do it. So any help/steps involved to solve this problem would be much ...
32. ### Physics

A student reading his physics book on a lake dock notices that the distance between two incoming wave crests is about 0.65 m, and he then measures the time of arrival between the crests to be 1.8 s. What is the approximate speed of the waves?
33. ### physics

A 600-pound boat sits on a ramp inclined at 30 degrees as shown in the attached image. What force is required to keep the boat from rolling down the ramp? Completely lost, never done physics before....
34. ### Physics

Did Einstein support quantum mechanics as being fundamental physics, or did he think quantum mechanics was inconclusive?

Well, my final question before the big test, but this is messing me up in various assignment questions (rrrr). How do you find the magnitude of an object when friction is negligible? What is the actual definition of magnitude? I didn't take Physics 11, and this isn't in my ...
36. ### Are there even any physics tutors here???

Sorry if I'm sounding as if I'm whining but I'm getting pretty annoyed at how there are many unanswered physics questions. Literally posted a question two months ago and never got any help... This is kinda annoying because the questions get lost in the large feed
37. ### Math / Physics

Many birds drop clams or other shell fish in order to break the shell and get the food inside. Suppose a crow drops a shell from a height of 5.2m. How long does it take to reach the ground?

I posted this earler and you gave me help, could you please check what I did? Thank you If a car drives off a 40 m high cliff with a horizontal velocity of 15 m/s, how far from the base of the cliff will the car strike the ground? Could someone help with the equation, please ...
39. ### physics

what is is called (both terms) when somthing makes a sound but no one is aroun to here it? Plz this is 4 my h work It could be many terms. Unobserved Source comes to mind. Surely you are not wasting much class time in physics class on this.
40. ### physics

Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 16.6 g, are suspended from the ceiling of the physics lab by 1.8 m long fine strings and are not moving. If the angle which each string makes with the vertical is è = 19°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is the ...
41. ### Physics

Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 10.1 g, are suspended from the ceiling of the physics lab by 0.8 m long fine strings and are not moving. If the angle which each string makes with the vertical is è = 42.1°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is the ...
42. ### Physics

Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 16.6 g, are suspended from the ceiling of the physics lab by 1.8 m long fine strings and are not moving. If the angle which each string makes with the vertical is è = 19°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is the ...
43. ### Physics

Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 17.4 g, are suspended from the ceiling of the physics lab by 1.2 m long fine strings and are not moving. If the angle which each string makes with the vertical is = 17.9°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is the magnitude...
44. ### math physics

The handle of a vegetable wagon makes an angle of 25.0° If the peddler exerts a force of 35.0 lb along the handle, how muchwork does the peddler do in pulling the cart 1.00 mi? Is this correct? 35.0*1.00coseine25.0degrees=31.720
45. ### math

The boy decided to ride the terror tower. at its maximum height, the ride reaches 65m above ground. When the boy reaches the top of the tower, his gum falls out of his mouth. the height of the gum can be given by the model: h=65-4.9t^2 where t is in seconds and h in metres. a)...
46. ### physics

Help with physics graph sketch? sketch a postion time graph for a student stopping at the school, which 5km east of home how would the graph look like
47. ### Physics

A physics student kicked a soccer ball toward an aprtment building 40.8 meters from her. The velocity of the ball was 40 m/s^2 @30 degrees. At what approximate height did the ball hit the building?
48. ### physics/chemistry

how does one calculate the work done by a spherical bubble with radius r in a liquid with a surface tension of T. I understand for a cavity it is 8pi(r)T, would you just double it to get 16pi(r)T because there are 2 films? here's the math....2(4pi((r)+dr)^2 -4pir^2) for a cavity
49. ### Physics plz

Do any teacher here have an email plz becouse I want to send some pictures for question ,,, physics plz or how can I attach picture here ????
50. ### physics

The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 1.6 cm and released. If the spring constant is 60 N/m, what is the magnitude of the spring force acting on the toy at the moment it is released?physics
51. ### physics

In her physics lab, Jessica rolls a 11-g marble down a ramp and off the table with a horizontal velocity of 1.38 m/s. The marble falls in a cup placed 0.45 m from the table's edge. Find the table's height.
52. ### physics

9th grade physics sketch a picture of the initial total velocity for the projectile when the angle is at 0 degrees, 30 degrees and 60 degrees. Resolve each into vertical and horizontal components. No velocity given
53. ### Physics.

I posted at around 7:44 please help me, everytime I post, no one ever helps me, or it is too late...I only ever want physics help...so please, lend a helping brain! :) (Im not trying to come off mean, Im just frustrated beyond belief)
54. ### Physics

A 1200 kg car rounds a curve of radius 71 m banked at an angle of 11°. What is the magnitude of the friction force required for the car to travel at 82 km/h? My physics optional extra work: This would be helpful so I can compare the solutions here as I do the work by myself.

An air bubble of volume 15 cc is formed at a depth of 50 m in a lake. If the temperature of the bubble while rising remains constant then what will be the volume of the bubble at the surface?(Given: g=10 m/s2 & atm. pressure = 1.0 * 100000 Pa) * Physics - Elena, Sunday, April ...
56. ### Physics/math

Here is the problem A typical atom has a diameter of about 1.0 X 10^-10m. What it is in inches? How many atoms are there along a 1.0 cm line? ( I got the first part but confuse w/ the second part. how do I know how many atoms are there? Please help me)
57. ### math, physics

A. A rectangular slab of concrete is cut from a large block. The slab measures 10.4 inches thick, 1.8 feet long, and 0.0021 miles wide. Find its volume in cubic feet.
58. ### physics math

A cruise ship moves southward in still water at a speed of 20.0 km/h, while a passenger on the deck of the ship walks toward the east at a speed of 5.0 km/h .The passengers velocity with respect to Earth is?
59. ### physics

Posted by michelle quendarsv on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:26pm. Posted by michelle quendarsv on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 3:55pm. if it takes 726 watts of power to move a mass 36 meters in 14 seeconds, what is the mass? i really need like, step by step help please...
60. ### Physics

A student places her 330 g physics book on a frictionless table. She pushes the book against a spring, compressing the spring by 9.90 cm, then releases the book
61. ### MATH

IN A PHYSICS EXPERIMENT,THE DISTANCE OF X AND Y CM HAS A CONNECTION TO EACH OTHER BY 1/X + 1/Y = 1/5.IF THE DISTANCE OF Y IS INCREASING AT THE RATE 16 CMS^(-1),FIND THE RATE OF CHANGE OF THE DISTANCE OF X WHEN Y=9 CM.
62. ### Math>> Help!!

Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats?
63. ### physics

A 0.82 kg physics book with dimensions of 32.4 cm by 20.1 cm is on a table. What force does the book apply to the table? Answer in units of N

Two particles with positive charges q1 and q2 are separated by a distance s. I got up to here: (kq1)/x^2 = (kq2)/(s-x)^2 I now have to solve for x by cross multiplying and using the quadratic equation but I can't seem to isolate x without it being canceled out. =S
65. ### physics

in physics what is sqrt?
66. ### physics

I HATE PHYSICS
67. ### physics

why physics is not understandable?
68. ### Physics

A magnifier has a magnification of 6x. How far from the lens should an object be held so that its image is at the near point distance of 25 cm? I tried doing the problem by using the equation M = 25cm / f. M = 25 cm/6 = 4.17 cm However when I put the answer into mastering ...
69. ### physics

The 1.1kg physics book in figure is connected by a string to a 250g coffee cup. The book is given a push up the slope and released with a speed of 2.5m/s . The coefficients of friction are μs =0.50 and μk =0.20. How far does the book slide?
70. ### Physics

You are enjoying the frictionless frozen surface of the Rideau canal with your friend. While together, you try a physics experiment in which you push off of each other at the same time. If your acceleration is 2 m/s 2, what is your friend’s acceleration, in m/s 2, if your ...
71. ### physics

Posted by sandhu on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 1:17am. A T is made of two identical 740 g thin solid rods. The moment of inertia of the T about an axis perpendicular to the screen through point at one end of a rod is determined experimentally to be 0.68 kg-m2. What is the ...
72. ### Physics

Sir can you help me to solve this question on Physics Two persons p and q are standing 100m away from a high wall and separated by distance d. P claps and q hears two sound (direct and echo) with a time difference of 0.2sec. Find the distance between p and q
73. ### Physics

An airplane is circling an airport by traveling a horizontal circular path at a speed of 400 km/h. The bank angle of the wings is 20 degrees. What is the radius of the circular path the plane is flying? I honestly do not know where to start this. And it is an algebra-based ...
74. ### Physics 11 steve, bob,physics expert pls URGENT!!

Coefficiant of friction between rubber tires and wet pavement is 0.50. brakes are applied to a 750kg car, intitally travelling at 30m/s and the car skids to a stop. What is the size and direction of the acceleration of the car.
75. ### Math, Physics

A soccer ball is kicked from the ground at an angle of è = 46 degrees with respect to the horizontal. The hang time of the ball is tm = 1.9 s. What is the total horizontal distance traveled by the ball in meters?
76. ### Physics

In her physics lab, Stephanie rolls a 30 g marble down a ramp and off a table with a horizontal velocity of 2 m/s. The marble falls in a cup placed 0.4 m from the table’s edge. a. How long is the ball in the air? 0.2 s b. How high is the table? m
77. ### Physics

In her physics lab, Jessica rolls a 20-g marble down a ramp and off the table with a horizontal velocity of 1.10 m/s. The marble falls in a cup placed 0.44 m from the table's edge. Find the table's height. Use g = 10. m/s2. Enter m as unit.
78. ### senior courses

this is a reply to Ms.Sue's question yesterday. my college and career goals are to do with Foods. cooking, culinary arts .. but i don't think that i can chose my next year (12th grade) courses according to that, can i? those are my plans for college right now i'm having ...
79. ### physics

A 34 g glass thermometer reads 21.6°C before it is placed in 135 mL of water. When the water and thermometer come to equilibrium, the thermometer reads 38.7°C. What was the original temperature of the water? I need help on this please could someone please help out.Thank you...
80. ### physics

A 34 g glass thermometer reads 21.6°C before it is placed in 135 mL of water. When the water and thermometer come to equilibrium, the thermometer reads 38.7°C. What was the original temperature of the water? I need help on this please could someone please help out.Thank you...
81. ### Nuclear Physics

I'm interested in studying Nuclear Physics at the university and would llike to know about the career opportunities avilable for a Bachelor's degree holder.I tried googling and found several but would like to get advising from a tutor who have experience in the field. Thank you!
82. ### physics

The circuit shown below has a 100 Ohm resistor and 50 Volt-sec/amp (a unit of inductance called the Henry) inductor connected to a 12V battery. It is a freshman physics tradition that inductors are very poorly The switch is closed at t = 0 seconds. What is the magnitude of the...
83. ### physics

A physics student sits by the open window on a train moving at 25 m/sec towards the east. Her boyfriend is standing on the station platform, sadly watching her leave. When the train is 150 meters form the station, it emits a whistle at a frequency of 3000 Hz. What is the ...
84. ### Physics

A physics student sits by the open window on a train moving at 25 m/sec towards the east. Her boyfriend is standing on the station platform, sadly watching her leave. When the train is 150 meters form the station, it emits a whistle at a frequency of 3000 Hz. What is the ...
85. ### Physics

A physics student sits by the open window on a train moving at 25 m/sec towards the east. Her boyfriend is standing on the station platform, sadly watching her leave. When the train is 150 meters form the station, it emits a whistle at a frequency of 3000 Hz. What is the ...
86. ### Physics

When pressure sores develop from sustained positions, the damage occurs at two locations simultaneously â€“ the superficial layers of skin next to the table, and the deep tissue next to the bony structure (e.g. lateral aspect of the femur) that the patient is lying on. ...
87. ### Physics

Physics teacher has this question for hw. 38. An electric powered model car starts from rest and moves in a straight-line for 4.0 s. The relationship between time and position is x^2+ 2 t^2 = 32, t in seconds and x in cm. Find the velocity at t= 1 s & t = 3 s. he gave us the ...
88. ### Physics

"It takes a force of 109 N to lift a stone straight up. This force gives the stone an acceleration of 12 m/s^2. Calculate the mass of the stone." My physics teacher tried to explain this problem to us, but he explained it so confusingly that I still don't get it (if that made ...
89. ### movie physics

I need to come up with a movie that defies the laws of physics, at least three different times, and has a good way/enough information to prove that they are wrong. Can anyone think of a good movie? Armageddon, Star Wars, is taken.
90. ### Movie physics

I need to come up with a movie that defies the laws of physics, at least three different times, and has a good way/enough information to prove that they are wrong. Can anyone think of a good movie? Armageddon, Star Wars, is taken.
91. ### Physics

A physics student wants to build a spring gun that when aimed horizontally will give a 35.0- g ball an initial acceleration of 'g' by releasing a spring that has been compressed 18.0 cm. What is the velocity of the ball as it emerges from the gun?
92. ### As physics

(As physics working out please) (SI UNITS) Which physical quantity has the same base units as energy? SHOW ALL WORKING OUT! A:Moment B:Momentum C:force D:pressure
93. ### physics

Explain what ideas led Bohr to suggest a new atomic model; and state Bohr postulates. Explain also, in words, what the correspondence principle is in atomic physics.
94. ### Physics

A 5000-Hz car horn is blasted while the car is moving at 35.0 m/s toward a dazed physics student (stationary). What is the frequency of the horn heard by the student. Assume the temperature is 0°C
95. ### Physics

Show that the average speed of a rabbit that runs a distance of 30 m in a time of 2 s is 15 m/s. I have a whole bunch of problems such as these and i'm not sure what math formula to use to figure problem.I know its Acceleration ! change of velocity time interval ! "v "t but ...
96. ### Math-Physics

What is the total force on the bottom of a 400-cm-diameter by 1.5-m-deep round wading pool due to the weight of the air and the weight of the water? (Note the pressure contribution from the atmosphere is 1.0 x 10^5 N/m^2, the density of water is 1 g/cm^3, g=9.8m/s^2.) (Answer...
97. ### physics

please help! physics doesn't click with me. thank you for your help! A 23 kg suitcase is being pulled with a constant speed by a handle that is at an angle of 25° above the horizontal. If the normal force exerted on the suitcase is 155 N, what is the force F applied to the ...
98. ### physics

A student, crazed by the first physics Midterm, uses a pushing force of 80 N angled at 70° to push a 5.0 kg book across the frictionless ceiling of his room. a. What is the block's acceleration? b. What is the force of the ceiling on the book?
99. ### Note to physics, chemistry students

Please note the spelling of Physics, and Chemistry. If you are a college student in those courses, and cant spell them, frankly, asking for help here is insulting to your college and you.
100. ### Physics

Physics Question Please Help? A wire, 20.0 m long, moves at 4.0 m/s perpendicularly through a magnetic field. An EMF of 40V is induced in the wire. What is strength of the magnetic field?