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Physics

I am in need of some basic tools in which to become better prepared to excel in my "Conceptual Physics" college course. I am a retired veteran of the Army and have not been in school for 25 years. Some reference charts for Trigonometry, basic glossary for any terminology, ...

physics

In a physics lab experiment, a spring clamped to the table shoots a 22 g ball horizontally. When the spring is compressed 22 cm, the ball travels horizontally 5.2 m and lands on the floor 1.3 m below the point at which it left the spring. What is the spring constant?

physics

In a physics lab experiment, a spring clamped to the table shoots a 22 g ball horizontally. When the spring is compressed 22 cm, the ball travels horizontally 5.2 m and lands on the floor 1.3 m below the point at which it left the spring. What is the spring constant?

Physics

A hiker sees a lightning flash, 13.0 s later he hears the sound of the thunder. Recalling from his study of physics that the speed of sound in air is approximately 1/3 km/s he estimates that the distance to where the lightning flash occurred is approximately a. 4.33 km b. 9.33...

Physics

In a physics lab experiment, a spring clamped to the table shoots a 18 g ball horizontally. When the spring is compressed 20 cm, the ball travels horizontally 4.9 m and lands on the floor 1.3 m below the point at which it left the spring. What is the spring constant?

Physics

In a physics lab experiment, a spring clamped to the table shoots a 18 g ball horizontally. When the spring is compressed 20 cm, the ball travels horizontally 4.9 m and lands on the floor 1.3 m below the point at which it left the spring. What is the spring constant?

Physics

The gravitational force of attraction between two students sitting at their desks in physics class is 2.35 ✕ 10-8 N. If one student has a mass of 46.2 kg and the other student has a mass of 62.6 kg, how far apart are the students sitting?

Physics

The gravitational force of attraction between two students sitting at their desks in physics class is 2.23 ✕ 10-8 N. If one student has a mass of 52.0 kg and the other student has a mass of 57.4 kg, how far apart are the students sitting?

physics

A backpack full of books weighing 43.0 N rests on a table in a physics laboratory classroom. A spring with a force constant of 150 N/m is attached to the backpack and pulled horizontally, as indicated in the figure. If the spring stretches by 2.30 cm, what is the coefficient ...

Physics

Can someone help with the following physics problem? This is the only one I'm having trouble solving. Thanks. A 3.6-m-long ladder leans against a frictionless wall as shown in the figure below. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.30. What ...

Physics

you lift a 10 N physics book up in the air a distance of 1m at a constant velocity of .5m/s. What is the work done by the weight of the book? a) +10 J b)-10 J c) +5 J d)-5 J 10 N is the force of gravity and to find work you do this: W=F_g(change in distance) (10N)(1m)= +10J so...

Physics

A dog is tugging forward on a leas held by a physics student who is standing still. The dog is tugging with a force of 63N. The student estimates the leash to be at an angle of 25 degrees above the ground. What is the tension in the leash?

physics

The physics of an electron moving from one plate to another. An electron acquires 4.2 x 10-16 J of kinetic energy when it is accelerated by an electric field from Plate A to Plate B. What is the potential difference between the plates, and which plate is at a higher potential?

physics

In physics what are the dependent variables between 0 and 2 on a line graph? I must use the rounded number to mark off intervals along the axis. The intervals must be the same amount each time (count up by the same number).

physics

What is the uncertainty of a physics lab? What does uncertainty mean? Let's say I'm measuring a height of where the ball is on the ramp and let go of the ball and the ball hits the ground and we use our eyes to see how far the ball lands from the ramp next to another ruler.

Math/Physics

A bungee jumper bounces up and down at thhe end of a bungee cord with a fairly consstant amplitude of 10m and a period of 5 s. At her lowest point, the jumper is 5m above the ground. Is this Periodic or non periodic? What is the reason? Draw the graph.

Physics-Math

1.5 m3 of water is mixed with 0.50 m3 of alcohol. Density of water is 1000 kg m–3 and density of alcohol is 800 kg m–3. Whats the density of the mixture with volume 2.0 m3?

Physics websites

I just want to ask if there's a website in physics that you don't have to do the experiment on your own and you can just do it in the computer and study it and answer the question to that experiment/lab. I'm really having problems with my experiments and I don't have enough ...

physics

in physics, is it easier to pull a cart at a 45 degree angle or put an 8 ft board underneath, and pull it at a 20 degree angle?

physics

In preparation for a demonstration on conservation of energy, a professor attaches a 8.7-kg bowling ball to a 3.2-m-long rope. He pulls the ball 18° away from the vertical and holds the ball while he discusses the physics principles involved. Assume that the force he exerts ...

Math/College Algebra

A water trough with triangular ends is 9ft long, 4ft wide, and 2ft deep. Initially the trough is full of water, but due to evaporation, the volumn of the water decreases at a rate proportional to the square root of the volume. Using advanced concepts from math and physics, it ...

11 Grade College Prep Math-Based Physics

Not good at physics, so could someone check these practice test questions please? Explanations are appreciated. 1. Which of Newton's Laws says you cannot touch anything without being touched? a) 4th b) 2nd c) 1st d) 3rd *** 2. A 3.00 kg ball is dropped from rest from the roof ...

Math...For All Math Tutors

I would like to know how many of the people answering math questions here are current math teachers, were math teachers at one time, are current tutors working for a tutoring company or simply love math. What's your story? I would love to hear from all math tutors. Thanks, ...

PHYSICS

what's the differencces between the meaning of measurement and value of measurement in physics??? The meaning of measurement is a definition of whatever is being measured. I suggest you use a dictionary for that. The answer will depend upon what you are measuring (mass, ...

physics

A farm boy studying physics believes that he can fit a 15.0 m long pole into a 12.0 m long barn if he runs fast enough (carrying a pole). Can he do it? Explain in detail.How does this fit with the idea that when he is running the barn looks even shorter to him than 12.0 m ?

Physics

Hello! I live in Mexico, and I have a couple of questions I asked on Y answers, both English and Spanish, and have gotten no reply, and I need to turn this in for my bimonthly exam in physics this Monday. I need to calculate the volume and surface area of two of the pyramids ...

physics

A 755 N man stands in the middle of a frozen pond of radius 9.0 m. He is unable to get to the other side because of a lack of friction between his shoes and the ice. To overcome this difficulty, he throws his 1.2 kg physics textbook horizontally toward the north shore at a ...

Physics B

A(n) 685 N man stands in the middle of a frozen pond of radius 14.6 m. He is unable to get to the other side because of a lack of friction between his shoes and the ice. To overcome this difficulty, he throws his 1.3 kg physics textbook horizontally toward the north shore...

Physics B

A(n) 685 N man stands in the middle of a frozen pond of radius 14.6 m. He is unable to get to the other side because of a lack of friction between his shoes and the ice. To overcome this difficulty, he throws his 1.3 kg physics textbook horizontally toward the north shore...

Physics

A disgruntled physics student sees the front end of his teacher's car below him at the base of a building. If the student is 5.0 m high above the car which is 3.0 m long and traveling only 3m/s to the right, will the apple of the student hit the teacher's car?

Physics

The earths mass is m=5.98*10^24 kg and physics students masss is 70 kg. Knowing that the gravitational force between the student and the earth is 392 N of force, what is the distance between the student and the Earths center?

Physics/Math

Given two vectors, a and b, such that a + b = a - b, find the magnitude of b. Consider the equation a + b = a - b to be n vector notation and both a and b have components. Subtract the a vector from both sides. You are left with b = -b That can only be true if b = 0. That ...

math/ physics

Consider a square ABCD of side 10cm and total mass 10kg. Let O be the center of the sqaure. We cut a square of corners O and C. Find the central mass of the obtained shape after removing the small cutten sqaure. I would appreciate your help. thank you

Math And Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...

Physics please help

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the radius (in m) of the planet? What is the mass (in...

Physics help please!

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the radius (in m) of the planet? What is the mass (in...

Physics

Please help me with my physics homework I've been given a week and can't for the life of me work out how it is done. Tom has a rubber ball which weighs 5 kilograms and bounces 3.8 meters from a drop height of 4 meters using this information please work out the mass of the Sun.

PHYSICS

Here is one of my questions from my physics study. It tells me the answer (35 J), but how do I find that answer? I would appreciate a formula or step by step calculation. Thanks! :) A 30 kg kid on rollerskates is moving 1 m/s. His brother pushes him with a force of 5 N. What ...

Physics

Consider two students, a 65 kg guy and a 50 kg girl who are attracted to each other, gravitationally, that is. They sit next to each other in Physics class which means there is 1.5m between their centers. What is the magnitude of the force of gravity between these two students...

Practise questions for SAT subject tests

Is there any useful,good sites to find quality questions for practising for SAT english,math,physics tests ,for free,other than the limited number of questions avilable at the Collegeboard site?

Physics -.-

A projectile is shot horizontally at 220 m/s from the top of a 620 m high cliff. A) How long till the projectile hits the ground? B) How far from the base of the cliff does the projectile land? I am gonna be honest. I have no idea how to do any of my Physics homework. ): I ...

PHYSICS math

2. An airplane is 50,000 m above an observer and 2.1 km to the west of them and 1.5 km to the north of you. Determine the angle to the plane in the x – y axis and the total distance to the plane from you. Choose the x-axis east, y axis north, and z axis up

physics

Physics force-a bat hits a baseball and applies a force of 450 newtons to the ball.how much force does the ball exert on the bat

Physics

I have a 67 as a final grade for the year in my physics class my final exam counts as 10% if I get a 0 and just don't show up to my final will I fail the class for the year?

physics

In the physics equation F=qE, where E is the electric field, q is the charge, and F is the force that the electric field exerts on this charge, does the charge, q, by itself have a direction associated with it? Why or why not?

physics/math

Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force between the Earth and an m = 6.00 kg mass on the surface of the Earth. The distance to the center of the Earth from the surface is 6.37×103 km and the mass of the Earth is 5.98×1024 kg.

PHYSICS/MATH

A mass and spring are arranged on a horizontal, frictionless table. The spring constant is k = 450 N/m, and the mass is 5.4 kg. The block is pushed against the spring so that the spring is compressed an amount 0.35 m, and then it is released. Find the velocity of the mass when...

math

all i can say is math stinx dont mess with math. without math, a lot of things wouldn't exist right now...

PHYSICS

Hi! I have some questions from a study guide in my physics class, and they give me the answer, but I have to show how to get the answer. I did most of them, but need help with these. Here is problem #6: A 30 kg kid on rollerskates is moving 1 m/s. His brother pushes him with a...

physics

The physics of an electron falling through a potential difference. How much kinetic energy will an electron gain (joules) if it falls through a potential difference of 350 V?

Probability

You have a blind date with a physics major. From your social networking experience, you know that 10% of physics majors are immature, 50% are narcissistic, and 90% are boring. Assume that immaturity, narcissism, and boringness are independent events. Calculate the probability ...

physics

The physics of orbital radius and orbital period of a planet. If a small planet were discovered whose orbital period was twice that of Earth, how many times farther from the sun would this planet be?

math/physics

Estimate the percentage savings in the fuel bill if the thermostat is set back from 68 degrees F to 50 degrees F for 12 hours of the day, and left at 68 degrees F for the other 12 hours, assuming an outside temperature of 15 degrees F all day.

Physics

When James applied the brakes to his car, it slows unifromly from 15.0 m/s to 0.0 m/s in 2.50 s. How many meters before a stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? Answers: 6.0m 37.5 m 18.8 m 48.0m Please help-I've just started Physics last week and I'm...

PHYSICS - still cant get it

A 0.30-kg softball has a velocity of 12 m/s at an angle of 30° below the horizontal just before making contact with the bat. What is the magnitude of the change in momentum of the ball while it is in contact with the bat if the ball leaves the bat with a velocity of 17 m/s, ...

Movies and physics

Hello...I need to find a modern day movie that has at least three or more physics mistakes. I need to prove they are mistakes...as well, is Zeno's Paradox a credited/valid source to use to prove something such as the everlasting gobstopper, from Willy Wonka, is physically ...

A physics problem

Hello...I need to find a modern day movie that has at least three or more physics mistakes. I need to prove they are mistakes...as well, is Zeno's Paradox a credited/valid source to use to prove something such as the everlasting gobstopper, from Willy Wonka, is physically ...

Physics

In a physics lab, a small cude slides down a frictionless incline, and elastically strikes a cube at the bottom of the inclince that is only one-half its mass. If the incline is 30 cm high and the table is 90 cm off the floor, where does each cube land? I got the V0 to be 2.43...

Physics

Can someone please help me with this physics question? I have most parts of the question answered already. (i only need help with b and c). Thanks The motion of a body is described by the equation 3.50 sin (0.100ðt)where t is in s and y is in m. (a) Find the amplitude 3.50 m...

Math,Physics,Chemistry

Calculate the gravitational force of attraction between two protons in a chemical compound.Take the mass of proton as 0.0000000000000000000000000000167 kilogramme and the distance between the protons in a chemical compound is 0.000000000010 metre.

physics

A 170 kg physics professor has fallen into the Grand Canyon. Luckily, he managed to grab a branch and is now hanging 53 m below the rim. A student (majoring in linguistics and physics) decides to perform a rescue/experiment using a nearby horse. After lowering a rope to her ...

physics

A rock is tossed straight up with a velocity of 37.1 m/s. When it returns, it falls into a hole 18.8 m deep. What is the rock's velocity as it hits the bottom of the hole? Responses The gain in kinetic energy equals the loss of potential energy. (1/2) M (V2^ - V1^2) = M g *(18...

Physics/Math

Two cars, 127 miles apart, start moving towards each other at the same time. One is moving 3 times as fast as the other. If they meet 1.5 hrs later, find the average speed of the slower car in miles per hour?

Physics

After a long class, a physics teacher stretches out for a nap on a bed of nails. How is this possible? I have done that demo many times. One, make certain the nails are not sharp. Secondly, make certain there are many of them. I did them on 1in by 1in grids. Pressure= weight/(...

physics

need help with this physics questions a jogger runs with a velocity of 6km/h 25 degrees north west for 35 minutes and then changes direction , jogging for 20 minutes at 4.5km/h 65 degrees east of north. using a vector diagram determine the joggers total displacement and his ...

physics

a physics book is on top of a drafting table at 35 degree angle. Find the net external force acting on the book and determing wether the book move or remain at rest on this position. they give you: force of friction 11N, force normal 18N,force of gravity on the book 22N.

Physics

I have 2 questions...one can someone please read my question posted around noon today called Lab for physics? Thanks..and secondly, I have to derive some equation. I am supposed to show a=gtantheta and find this from m (mass) L (length). The question also mentions the verical ...

Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Sciences

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...

physics

I need so much help, thanks in advance! Determine the gravitational energy of your 3kg physics binder a) relative to the table it sits on b) relative to the floor, 0.68 meters below the book c) relative to the floor 2.5 meters above the book

just wondering...

what is harder, chemistry or physics? because i've been struggling all year in chemistry and i'm taking physics next year... i have a solid a in alg.2 though... oh yeah, and i want to be a physical therapist. so if i'm not to good in chemistry can i still be a physical ...

Physics

A physics student is pulling on a 20 kg box that is sliding on the floor. The student applies a pulling force of 100 N using a rope at angle 30o from the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.4. The acceleration of the box is ...

Physics

When most people are asked what makes rockets lift off they say it's caused by the push of the exploding fuel against the ground. Explain why this is wrong. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. That's from Newton, I think, but it may have been from one of...

Physics

My physics optional extra work: This would be helpful so I can compare the solutions here as I do the work by myself. Question: A car enters a circular flat curve with a radius of curvature of 0.20 km with a maximum speed of 135 km/h. If the friction between the road and the ...

Math

In an examination of a certain class, at least 70% of the students failed in Physics, at least 72% failed in Chemistry, at least 80% failed in Mathematics and at least 85% failed in English. How many at lest must have failed in all the four subjects ?

Physics

A physics student who is late for school is trying to catch her bus. The student is 10 m behind the bus as the bus starts from rest and begins to accelerate at 0.5 m/s2 away from her. If the student continues running at a steady 3 m/s, will she catch her bus?

Physics to drwls question to answer given earlier

A 0.700-kg ball is on the end of a rope that is 0.90 m in length. The ball and rope are attached to a pole and the entire apparatus, including the pole, rotates about the pole's symmetry axis. The rope makes an angle of 70.0° with respect to the vertical as shown. What is the...

Physics/math

Two parallel wires carry 1-A currents in unknown directions. The distance between the wires is 10-cm. What is the magnitude of the magnetic field B in Teslas at a point P located 6-cm away from the axis of one of the wires and 8-cm away from the axis of the other wire? Unot=...

Math Help

I have to do this question in several ways like any possible way to do it so I've found one mathematical way, I can't do it like a physics question cause it's math. a bike travels at a constant speed of 10km/h. a bus starts 175 km behind the bike and catches up to the bike in ...

Stanger Secondary ex-school

What subjects do u really need to do for art such as Drawing and Poetry...#"compulsory subjects" for these arts. Is it: Physics,pure math,geog,life sciences,mech tech,EGD,mah.lit,BS,history,economics,...which ones are needed??? Ain't u shuld be smart in English to b'cum a poet???

Physics

Comic-strip hero Superman meets an asteroid in outer space, and hurls it at 750 m/s, as fast as a bullet. The asteroid is three thousand times more massive than Superman. In the strip, Superman is seen at rest after the throw. Taking physics into account, what would be his ...

Physics

"Being an athlete takes more brains than brawn. It takes time and effort. It takes endurance and commitment. It takes an athlete who can stay in the air for 2.5 seconds while shooting a goal; an athlete who knows which laws of physics keep him there." Assess the information ...

physics

A hot air balloon is traveling vertically upward at a constant speed of 5.3 m/s. When it is 25 m above the ground, a package is released from the balloon. After it is released, for how long is the package in the air? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Answer in units of...

physics

this is a physics qustion im stuck on: ingrid holds the womans record time for a marathon race of 2h 21min 6s for 42.195km. The mens record is held by Blake grison of 2h 6 min 50s. If they had been in the same race how much would blake win by.. find this in time as well as ...

physics

Francesca, who likes physics experiments, dangles her watch from a thin piece of string while the jetliner she is in takes off from JFK Airport. She notices that the string makes an angle of 25° with respect to the vertical as the aircraft accelerates for takeoff, which takes...

Physics

6. Within an x-ray tube, a metal disc (the anode) receives a huge amount of energy that is converted to internal energy (heat) within the anode. The surface temperature can easily reach 2000° C. Because the anode is within a vacuum and therefore there is no air around the ...

Physics

Hi I have a question in Physics A block with mass 50kg is held on a slope. Ù friction coefficient = 0.35 between the plane and the block .. Planets angle v with the horizontal is 25 degrees. How far will the block slide down the plane in 5 seconds after it is released (in ...

physics

Help, the last equation given to me on previous question was incorrect and I took a 0 % on my assignment !!! A mountain-climber friend with a mass of 82 kg ponders the idea of attaching a helium-filled balloon to himself to effectively reduce his weight by 25% when he climbs. ...

Physics/Math

A stuntman drives a car (without negative lift) over the top of a hill, the cross section of which can be approximated by a circle of radius R = 110 m. What is the greatest speed at which he can drive without the car leaving the road at the top of the hill?

Aristotle

I know Aristotle studied a lot of things but was he a physicist as well? I feel like he wasn't really one quite yet because it wasn't really officially developed yet. But I know he was very into the math of astronomy and that's basically the first beginnings of physics. So ...

math, physics

A motorboat goes upstream on a river and covers the distance between two towns on the riverbank in 6 hours. It covers this distance downstream in 5 hours. If the speed of the stream is 1.5 km/h, find the speed of the boat in still water. [This problem is challenging.

Physics

Tarzan plans to cross a gorge by swinging in an arc from a hanging vine (see Fig). If his arms are capable of exerting a force of 1200 N on the rope, what is the maximum speed he can tolerate at the lowest point of his swing? His mass is 84 kg and the vine is 4.8 m long. My ...

Physics Help, Please

A physics student is pulling on a 20 kg box that is sliding on the floor. The student applies a pulling force of 100 N using a rope at angle 30o from the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.4. The acceleration of the box is ...

Physics

The 1.1 kg physics book is connected by a string to a 250 g coffee cup. The book is given a push up the slope and released with a speed of 2.9 m/s . The coefficients of friction are μs =0.50 and μk =0.20. What Distance does it travel up the slope? I drew a free body ...

Physics: Non uniform motion

I have not done much physics before: I don't get how to do questions that deal with what happened in a particular SECOND So questions like: - A stone which is dropped from rest into a mine shaft falls a distance of 24.5 m DURING THE LAST SECOND. Find depth of the shaft or - ...

Physics

n the figure take q1 = 22uC and q2 = 20u. The force on q_1 points in the - x direction, What is the magnitude of the force on q_1? q3 = 20uC. I don't know where to start, can someone help me? Responses Physics - bobpursley, Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 11:21am You have to know...

Physics

As part of a physics experiment, you stand on a bathroom scale in an elevator. Though your normal weight is 690 N, the scale at the moment reads 588 N. (a) Is the acceleration of the elevator upward, downward, or zero? (b) Calculate the magnitude of the elevator's acceleration...

Physics

In a physics study group, a friend says in a profound tone that light is the only thing we can see. After a few laughs, your friend goes on to say that light is produced by the connection between electricity and magnetism. Is your friend correct? My responds is that my friend ...

math

NOTE: this is for advanced functions, NOT physics A 2m length of board rests with one end on the floor and the other end on a small stack of bricks. A baseball is rolled up the board and back down again in a total of 4 seconds. The farthest the baseball reached on the board ...

Physics/math

Two parallel wires carry 1-A currents in unknown directions. The distance between the wires is 10-cm. What is the magnitude of the magnetic field B in Teslas at a point P located 6-cm away from the axis of one of the wires and 8-cm away from the axis of the other wire? Unot ...

Math/physics

This is my last problem. Please help! A motorcycle rider starts out on top of a ramp 10 m high and then rides down and jumps the motorcycle when he comes to the end of the ramp (like evil knivel). The rider is at the peak of his jump at 5 m. How fast is the motorcycle going ...

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