# Math/Physics

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### Science check my answer please

In a famous letter to Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton wrote, "If I have seen further it is only by standing on the shoulders of giants." Which of the following does this quote best demonstrate? (Points : 1) the cumulative nature of modern knowledge of physics how physicists form ...

### physics

You are watching an archery tournament when you start wondering how fast an arrow is shot from the bow. Remembering your physics, you ask one of the archers to shoot an arrow parallel to the ground. Unfortunately the archer stands on an elevated platform of unknown height. ...

### physics

You are watching an archery tournament when you start wondering how fast an arrow is shot from the bow. Remembering your physics, you ask one of the archers to shoot an arrow parallel to the ground. Unfortunately the archer stands on an elevated platform of unknown height. ...

### math (vectors) & physics

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? _____________________________________ Torque is the cross product of the radius vector and ...

### Math/Physics

How would you solve this? 1/2 mv^2 - 1/2 m x 25 = mg x 100sin20 I obtained this from the question: A girl on a sledge starts, with a speed of 5 m/s, at the top of a slope of length 100 m which is at an angle of 20 degrees to the horizontal. The sledge slides directly down the ...

### RE: PHYSICS

A man (weighing 915 N) stands on a long railroad flatcar (weighing 2805 N) as it rolls at 18.0 m/s in the positive direction of an x axis, with negligible friction. Then the man runs along the flatcar in the negative x direction at 40.00 m/s relative to the flatcar. What is ...

### math

I just do not understand how to figure this out. Find the number of subsets of the given set. {math, English, history, science, art} Would I do something like this: 1. {} 2. Math 3. English 4. history 5. science 6. art 7. Math and English 8. math and history 9. math and ...

### Physics

12 kg wagon is being pulled at an angle of 38o above horizontal. What force is applied to the wagon if it accelerates from rest to a speed of 2.2 m/s over a distance of 3.4 m? Is this question a typo? Am I supposed to solve for force or work? Physics - silverback, Tuesday, ...

### Science, Physics, math, calculus

Pool players often pride themselves on their ability to impart a large speed on a pool ball. In the sport of billiards, event organizers often remove one of the rails on a pool table to allow players to measure the speed of their break shots (the opening shot of a game in ...

### LNU

math In a class of 50 students it was found 21 are taking English 14 are taking Math 28 are taking History 7 are taking Math and English 10 are taking Math and History 11 are taking History and English 3 are taking all three courses 1.)Make a Venn Diagram summarizing these ...

### Physics

physics - drwls, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 2:50am Compute the angle of the strings from vertical. It is sin^-1 (8.5/40) Call this angle A If the string tension is T T sin A = F (the Coulomb force) T cos A = M g tan A = F/Mg You need to say what the units of the mass are. All...

### physics

Im trying to study for my physics exam by doing some extra problems, however im stuck with this one. any help is much appreciated Two tiny spheres have the same mass and carry charges of the same magnitude. The mass of each sphere is 4.62 x 10-6 kg. The gravitational force ...

### physics

It's a snowy day and you're pulling a friend along a level road on a sled. You've both been taking physics, so she asks what you think the coefficient of friction between the sled and the snow is. You've been walking at a steady 1.5m/s, and the rope pulls up on the sled at a ...

### Physics

In a physics experiment, 250g of water is placed in a 50g calorimeter cup made of aluminum when both are at 15C. Steam at 100C is completely absorbed by passing it through the water, raising the temperature of water and cup to 45C. Find the mass of steam absorbed. Specific ...

### Physics

In a physics experiment, 250g of water is placed in a 50g calorimeter cup made of aluminum when both are at 15C. Steam at 100C is completely absorbed by passing it through the water, raising the temperature of water and cup to 45C. Find the mass of steam absorbed. Specific ...

### physics

Hello! I'm studying for physics and I am stuck on this question (I have the answer): Two identical cars are travelling on a horizontal road, one of them is going at twice the speed of the other one. Both break using the same force. The slower car breaks completely after 20m. ...

### English Grammar

A: What time is your math/Math class? B: At eleven forty-five. Do we have to use 'math' or 'Math'? And is it a common noun or a proper noun?

### physics

A person throws a physics book off of a cliff at an initial speed of 3 m/s at an angle of 20 degrees. The book is in the air for a total of 2.5 seconds. a) How high is the cliff? b) How far away from the base of the cliff does the book land? c) What is the magnitude and ...

### Math (Physics)

Problem: An excited hydrogen atom could, in principle, have a radius of 2.50 mm . ________ Part A: What would be the value of n for a Bohr orbit of this size? Answer--> n= 6.87×103 _______ Part B What would its energy be? Answer--> E=_______eV [Note: I got 4.61x10^-26 ...

### physics

In Physics, it is important to use mathemat- ical approximations. For instance, in a small angle approximation, tan α ∼ sin α . Find the largest angle α for which the dif- ference of sin α − tan α is less than 3.52% of the sin α value.

### math

In a high school, 30% of student take physics, 15% of students take chemistry. The rest of students are taking biology. What is minimum student taking biology? A.7 B.8 C.9 D.10 E.11

### Physics

A block attached to a spring with unknown spring constant oscillates with a period of 7.0 s. Parts a to d are independent questions, each referring to the initial situation. What is the period if... The mass is doubled? The mass is halved? The amplitude is doubled? The spring ...

### Physics and Math

[a bullet weighing 50gm hits a 10cm wall with velocity 100ms-1 and comes out of the wall. If the frictional force on the bullet while in the wall is assumed to be a constant 2000N then with what velocity does the bullet come out of the wall?

### Physics and Math

[a bullet weighing 50gm hits a 10cm wall with velocity 100ms-1 and comes out of the wall. If the frictional force on the bullet while in the wall is assumed to be a constant 2000N then with what velocity does the bullet come out of the wall?

### Physics/Math

A bicyclist travels in a circle of radius 35.0 m at a constant speed of 7.00 m/s. The bicycle-rider mass is 72.0 kg. Calculate the magnitude of the force of friction on the bicycle from the road. Calculate the magnitude of the net force on the bicycle from the road.

### Physics

Speedboat (A) negotiates a curve whose radius is 115 m. Speedboat (B) negotiates a curve whose radius is 240 m. Each boat experiences the same centripetal acceleration. What is the ratio vA/vB of the speeds of the boats? My physics optional extra work: This would be helpful so...

### Physics

I have to compare and contrast three types of tires, and relate them to physics. I've chosen: <li> Racing tires <li> Winter tires <li> All season tires I've chosen to compare them on: <li> Tire tread pattern <li> Rubber compound <li> ??? As ...

### Math

A fertilizer covers 5/8 square foot in 1/4 hour. i don't understand how to work out this math problem. By the way i'm in 6th grade but technically doing advanced math so i'm doing 7th grade math. I don't know how to do this

### math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

### math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

### math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

### Math (Physics)

Problem: What wavelength photon would be required to ionize a hydrogen atom in the ground state and give the ejected electron a kinetic energy of 19.1 eV ? Answer--> λ =______nm [Note: I got 3.8x10^-8. I got it wrong twice] My steps: (32.7 eV)(1.6x10^19)= 52.32x10^-19 Next...

### Physics

A 0.340 kg particle moves in an xy plane according to x(t) = -15.00 + 2.00t - 4.00t3 and yet) = 25.00 + 7.00t - 9.00t2, with x and y in meters and t in seconds. At t = 0.700 s, what are (a) the magnitude and (b) the angle (relative to the positive direction of the x axis) of ...

### Physics

A car is stationary at a stop sign when it is hit directly from behind by a truck of mass 3000kg which was travelling at a speed of 9 m/s immediately before the collision. The two vehicles lock together and move forward with an initial speed of 6 m/s. a) what is the mass of ...

### Physics

A car is stationary at a stop sign when it is hit directly from behind by a truck of mass 3000kg which was travelling at a speed of 9 m/s immediately before the collision. The two vehicles lock together and move forward with an initial speed of 6 m/s. a) what is the mass of ...

### Physics/Math

A can of sardines is made to move along an x axis from x1 = 0.2 m to x2 = 1.2 m by a force given by F = iF0exp(-0.4x), with x in meters and F0 = 4.5 N. (Here exp is the exponential function.) How much work is done on the can by the force? Work is the integral of force x ...

### physics

Need help with this short physics question there is a race betwen person A and person B. They both start at the same time, but B initial position is 10m left of peron A. person A travels 100 meters right in 20 seonds, Person Btravels 112.5 meters right in 15 seconds. what is ...

### Math

Is IB Math Studies the same as Pre-Calculus? I heard that IB Math Studies is for students who have a low background in math. Is that right?

### physics

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? asap. thanks, michelle . physics - bobpursley, Saturday, November 20, ...

### 3rd grade Math

Actual question on homework."EXPLAIN HOW YOU CAN BREAK APART ARRAYS WHEN YOU MULTIPLY BY 3." (there is no array on the paper to use) I don't like this new math, what was wrong with the old math I learned, I am Accounting /Finance supervisor, but don't understand this math.

### Physics Please HELP!!!!!!!!!

Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 11.2 g, are suspended from the ceiling of the physics lab by 1.7 m long fine strings and are not moving. If the angle which each string makes with the vertical is è = 30.4°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is the ...

### Physics

Which of the following best describes kinematics? a) Kinematics is a part of mechanics that involves the description of motion. b) Kinematics is the branch of physics that deals with the motion of objects and the action of forces on the objects. c)Kinematics is the study of ...

### math

You have just isolated a new radioactive element. If you can determine its half-life, you will win the Nobel Prize in physics. You purify a sample of 2 grams. One of your colleagues steals half of it, and eight days later you find that 0.1 gram of the radioactive material is ...

### physics

Apparent Weight. A physics student weighing 600 N stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts moving, the scale reads 420 N . A )Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the elevator. B ) Find the direction of the acceleration of the elevator.( up or ...

### Physics - bobpursely

State the number of significant figures. 1) 809 Answer : 3 2) 0.0060 Answer : 5? 3) 0.00000095 Answer : 9? 4) 5.60 Answer : 3 5) 5.743 Answer : 4 6) 0.010 Answer : 4? Physics Help - bobpursley, Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 4:59pm 2, 3, 6 are wrong: Zeroes to the left of ...

### physics math

the acceleration of a car is 2m/s^2 and another car has constant velocity of 35m/s.what time the first car overtake the car with constant velocity of the first car? draw and show solution

### Physics I for College

a rope that makes an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal drags a crate along the floor. what must be the tension in the rope if a horizontal force of 40N is needed to drag the crate? please help me. i really didn't understand what my professor told me. he speak so fast. ...

### Physics

Hello I am trying to solve this physics problem related to effusion of gases. The following data is given and I am asked to calculate the rate of effusion The data given; depth/thickness (t) Surface area (A) diffusion coefficient (D) Can someone help me out? The only law ...

### physics

my physics teacher said that in simple harmonic motion of simple pendulum the direction of torque acting is opposite to angular displacement now i am wondering how ?as angular displacement is either anticlockwise or clockwise and torque direction is outward or inward to the ...

### maths

1. A die labelled A has one face marked 1, one face marked 2 and the other four faces marked 3. A die labelled B has four faces marked 2 and two faces marked 3. The dice A and B are thrown. Calculate the probability is 5. I got 18/36 2. There are 12 boys and 20 girls in a ...

### Physics

When a butterfly lands 12 cm from a concave mirror, it's image is 18 cm behind the mirror. Find the focal length 1/f=(1/do)-(1/di) 1/f=(1/12)-(1/18) 1/f=0.0833-0.0555 1/f=0.0277 f=36 I'm pretty confident w/ my math but as I understood, it's do-di if it's behind the mirror, ...

### Biotechnology

I need a couple of ideas. For the project we are supposed to test out an idea for biotechnology product that is innovative. However, it's just 2 pages, meaning that we can't "develop" something and thus it can include a lot of assumptions. Our choices include biologic therapy...

### statistics

34. Two students (say A, and B) are challenged to solve a problem in statistics. Suppose that the probability that A will solve the problem is 40%, the probability that B will solve the problem is 55%, and the probability that A or B will solve the problem is 25%. The ...

### math math math math

a. what is the general term of the following series? 60/121-30/11+15-... +219 615/16 b. how many terms does the series have?

### What Makes A Good Math Teacher?

I think a good math teacher is someone who can explain math topics at the level of students. A good math teacher is someone who does not try to impress students with his or her math skills (college math professors are famous for boasting). In your opinion, what makes a good ...

### Physics

I'm understanding most of this physics, but here is one last question I would appreciate help on. Thank you! Okay, so the question involves a figure. A link to the question and the picture with it is below can be found by googling the question along with Holt physics. The link...

### Physics

A serving of cereal has 800 cal (1 cal = .239 J). How far can you walk with this energy? Is the elapsed time ...

### physics

i need help understanding physics. im failing my class and don't want to do anything because i have zero clue where to start. im stuck on this problem currently. a cat pushes a ball from a 7.00 m high window, giving it a horizontal velocity of .20 m/s. how far from the base of...

### SCIENCE ASAP

Hey just wanna to check this out that I'm pretty studying on Physics and Biology. Process Information is mos definitely I'm succeeding aight and it ain't that hard n'mean? I still all the stuff I gotta need to study. Send me a few ?'s on Process Information and most on Biology...

### Physics

I am really confused on the steps to solve this problem. This is my first time taking physics. The much needed help, would be strongly appreciated. a) Calculate the centripetal force exerted on a vehicle of mass m = 1630 kg that is moving at a speed of 13.9 m/s around a curve ...

### Physics

I came here earlier with this question: "A force of 20 N acts toward the west. Another force acts at the same point so that the resultant of the two forces is zero. What is the magnitude and direction of the second force?" I was wondering if someone could explain to me how to ...

### physics

from what height should you drop your physics textbook so that it takes 0.2 seconds for it to fall? ftom what height would you drop a baseball so it takes 0.2 seconds for it to fall?

### Physics

This is for physics class. Sally applies 32 N of force at an angle of 22 degrees above the horizontal to a 12 kg crate. Ignoring friction, calculate the horizontal acceleration of the crate? Conceptual: will the acceleration of the crate increase or decrease if the same force ...

### Physics

A not so brilliant physics students wants to jump from their 3rd floor apartment window to the swimming pool below. The problem is the base of the apartment is 8.00 meters from the pool’s edge. If the window is 20.0 meters high, how fast does the student have to be running ...

### physics

A 2.5 kg block of ice at a temperature of 0.0 degrees Celcius and an initial speed of 5.7 m/s slides across a level floor. If 3.3 x 10^5 J are required to melt 1.0 kg of ice, how much ice melts, assuming that the initial kinetic energy of the ice block is entirely converted to...

### physics

Juan was on vacation in Italy, and one of this adventures, he went up the Pisa tower. He wants to know the tower height using Physics, so he drops a small stone that he has in his pocket and takes the time it lasts to reach the ground. What is the Pisa tower height according ...

### physics

The human brain consumes about 23.7 W of power under normal conditions, though more power may be required during exams. How long can one candy bar (332 Calories per bar) power the normally functioning brain? (Note: The nutritional Calorie is equivalent to 1000 calories (1 kcal...

### math

I'm wonder if im correct? Two physics students built a model rocket for a class project. Once the rocket is launched, its height in feet, h(t), can be found using the height function h(t) = -16t² + 96t where t represents time in seconds my work: 0=-16t^2+96t = -16t(t-6)=0 = -...

### Physics

I have to make up my own standardized questions for a project, and I wanted to make sure I did my math right. Can someone please check it? Thanks!! If your mass was 60 kg, the earth’s mass was 6×10^24 kg, the radius of the earth was 6.4×10^6 meters, and the universal ...

### Physics Project

I am currently doing a physics project where I am launching a wooden pellet by using a sling into a container full of water. By changing the length the rubber band is stretched, I am measuring the pellet's submergence distance into water. I know that the velocity of the pellet...

### physics

another question: the 20 kg block is at the top of a 10 m long inclined plane. The block starts from rest and slides without friction down the length of the incline. The block is 5 m high. 1) Determine the gravitational potential energy of the block at the top of the incline. ...

### Physics

Pith Balls Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 17.7 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 = 42.6°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is...

### Physics

I am trying to help my step son who missed half of physics class due to a funeral. A laser beam is being shot through two different materials that have been stuck together. if theta 1 = 65.5 and theta 2 = 49.8 what is the index of refraction? (I got 1.2 which is correct) but ...

### Physics

I know I need to show my work but the problem is that I don't even know where to begin. I am taking an online physics class with a teacher that is not willing to help. So any guidance would be much appreciated. Consider the two vectors: F1: (220N, 41°), F2: (50N, 139°) The ...

### Physics

Two geekie physics students with a combined mass of 131 kg jump into their old car to run out for some late night pizza. The distance between the front and back axles of the car is 2.9 m. When they get in the car, the springs compress a total of 9.3 cm. On their way to the ...

### Math/Physics

I am given a damping constant of 20 dyne*sec/meter...do I need to convert this if the rest of my givens are, for mass = 2kg, k (spring constant) = 82 N/m. I am trying to find the equation of motion of a spring but cannot solve it until I know how to convert/if I need to ...

### physics

when a mass attached to a spring is released from rest 3.0 cm from its equilibrium position, it oscillates with a frequency f. If this mass were instead released from rest 6.0 cm from its equilibrium position, it would oscillate with frequency.. A.2f B.sqrt 2f C.f D.f/2 I can ...

### physics

hello everyone...i just has a general question. I am trying to study for physics. The chapter is contains potential energy, conservative, non conservative, kinetic energy. They have a definition of each , but i still don't have a better understanding of them. I cant ...

### physics

In preparation for a demonstration on conservation of energy, a professor attaches a 7.2-kg bowling ball to a 3.4-m-long rope. He pulls the ball 23° away from the vertical and holds the ball while he discusses the physics principles involved. Assume that the force he exerts ...

### physics

what is the physics behind the process of administering the following 1. measurement of blood pressure using sphygmomanometer 2.giving injections 3.administering intravenous infusion 4.giving oxygen in the ward and operating theater 5. administering blood transfusion 6.sucking...

### Physics

12th grade physics ap question. A baseball with a mass of 120 g is hit 21.8 m into the air. The ball is caught by the third baseman 2.5 m above the ground. What potential energy did the ball develop at its highest point? How much potential energy did it still have when it was ...

### 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 #8: A 20 kg block of ice slides without friction down a long hill. The start ...

### Physics and Math

A small ball with a mass of 1 kg rolls down a long frictionless inclined ramp, which is at an angle 3o Degree above the horizon. A linear spring, whose length is not negligible, is attached to the bottom of the ramp. The ball is released from a distance of 1 m above the spring...

### physics

what is the answer to the following 2 physics equations: a=(v, little f in right bottom corner -v little 0 in bottom right corner /t. I need it simplified to what t is and T^- 2n into the square root of L/g I need the equation simplified to get g

### Physics

Right now in physics we are learning about electric potential energy and electric potential. My question is: P and Q are points within a uniform electric field that are separated by a distance of 0.1 m. The potential difference between P and Q is 50 V. How much work is ...

### physics

A 1.6 kg particle moving along the x-axis experiences the force shown in the figure. The particle's velocity is 4.2 m/s at x = 0 m. The figure or graph has F (N) along the y axis and velocity along the x axis. A diagonal line drops from positive 10 force to -10 force from 0 cm...

### As physics

The table below shows how the braking distance x for a car depends on its initial speed u u / ms-1 5.0 10 20 4 x / m 2.0 8.0 32 128 the reaction time of a driver is 0.60s. Calculate the sopping distance of the car when u= 30ms-1. The mark scheme says: Thinking distance= 30 X 0...

### physics

1. You are planning to build a mini hydro power plant. A river near your home is w = 4.0 m wide and h = 1.0 m deep. You measure the water flow to be v = 1.50 m/s over the brink of a waterfall H = 10.0 m high. The company that makes the turbine advertises e = 25% efficiency in ...

### Physics

i have been asking physics questions on this and some people give me the formula, i'm getting the correct answers..please can the same people help me on this that helped me before.. A child rides a bicycle in a circular path with a radius of 2.0 m. The tangential speed of the ...

### Re: PHYSICS

A man (weighing 915 N) stands on a long railroad flatcar (weighing 2805 N) as it rolls at 18.0 m/s in the positive direction of an x axis, with negligible friction. Then the man runs along the flatcar in the negative x direction at 40.00 m/s relative to the flatcar. What is ...

### Physics/Math

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air? This is a vector equation. I would do it graphically. ...

### Math/Physics

A quantity of water at 87 degrees C is cooled at a rate of 2844 MJ/h. After 40 minutes, the water has changed to ice, having a temperature of 243K. Calculate the mass of the water/ice. I know 243K = -30 degrees C I'm assuming I have to use my sensible and latent heat formulas ...

### physics

a sea saw consist of a uniform bar 4m long and of mass 2kg. a boy of weight 42N sits at end of the sea saw while another boy of weight 38N sits at the end of the season. at what point must the season be pivoted if it is to balance. according to physics

### Physics

The human brain consumes about 21.3 W of power under normal conditions. (More power may be required during exams...) How long can a candy bar (299 Calories) power the normally functioning brain? Note: The nutritional Calorie is equivalent to 1000 calories, or 1 kcal, as ...

### college physics

In Physics we often use meters per second as the units of velocity, rather than miles per hour. Convert 1 meter per second to miles per hour to get an idea of how these units compare. Please help me by showing me step by step so I can understand it better.

### Physics

A 855 N crate rests on the floor. a) How much work is required to move it at constant speed 7.7 m along the floor against a friction force of 180 N? b) How much work is required to move it at constant speed 7.7 m vertically? I really NEED help I am very lost with physics!!!!

### Physics

Speed of a satellite orbit (physics problem)? What is the speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit about Earth? _________m/s Compare it with the speed of the Earth as it orbits the Sun. _________m/s

### Math

All of my life I have gotten a C average in math. I have been trying to set a goal to make above a C in math. I don't know why I have trouble with math. Can someone help me?

### physics

As a contrast between the old and the modern and between the large and the small, consider the following: In old rural England 1 hide (110 acres) was the area of land needed to sustain one family with a single plough for one year. (An area of 1 acre is equal to 4047 m2.) Also...