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The table below shows how the braking distance x for a car depends on its initial speed u u / ms1 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= 30ms1. The mark scheme says: Thinking distance= 30 X 0... 
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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 ... 
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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 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... 
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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 ... 
PHYSICS
I'm having some trouble with a problem on my physics preexam, if there is any formula please let me know so i can do a bit of research on it. any help is greatly appreciated in advance. The inner membrane of a cell membrane is negative relative to the outer surface. if 1.6 X ... 
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 
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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... 
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
For a question in physics... I was told to draw a graph of vertical displacement, y, versus time, t, in 2sec increments from 0 to 1.8. What was given to me was: v_yo_= +10m/s v_xo_= +5m/s a_y_ = 10m/s^2 So I used the formula: y=vo+1/2at^2 I drew the graph, and got a parabala... 
Physics
To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.40 m apart If the left scale reads 278 N, and the right scale reads 116 N, calculate the student's mass. Calculate the distance from the student's head ... 
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To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.44 m apart. If the left scale reads 309 N, and the right scale reads 125 N, calculate the student's mass. Calculate the distance from the student's head... 
Physics
I am doing my physics homework and am stuck on this one problem. can anyone help me please? Two blocks are connected by a massless string and are held in position by another massless string along a frictionless incline (as shown in the figure). Let M1 = 58.0 kg, M2 = 65.0 kg, ... 
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can someone help me with physics lab homework please: load 300 g at 60 degree mass at 180 deg 150 g mass at 270 deg 260 g for step two resolution of 300g at 60 degree f load= fx'= fy'= percent error for each component for setup II? WOULD THE HYPOTHETICAL SITUATION DESCRIBED ... 
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a ball with mass 0.15 kg is thrown upward with initial velocity 20 m/sec from the roof of a building 30 m high. there is a force due to air resistance of v/30, where velocity v is measured in m/sec. a. find the maximum height above the ground the ball reaches. b. find the ... 
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Hello I'm having trouble with this physics question: You are examining the loss in intensity as light passes through a fibre optic cable. The input intensity is measured as 55.1 W/m2 and the output intensity as 28.7 W/m2. Calculate the attenuation of the signal in decibels (dB... 
Physics repost
A wave traveling in the +x direction has an amplitude of 0.45 m, a speed of 6.1 m/s, and a frequency of 16 Hz. Write the equation of the wave in the form given by either Equation 16.3 or 16.4. (Answer in terms of t and x. Assume standard units.) For Further Reading Physics  ... 
Physics
two students working on physics assignment to find out how far window is from the roof of a building drop a ball over the edge of the roof the ball takes .1 seconds to travel from the top of the window to its bottom of a distance of 1 m assume the acceleration of gravity to be... 
Physics
Nothing in my physics book addresses this question. Can someone please help?? Two ice skaters, with masses of 69kg and 47kg , stand facing each other on a 19mwide frozen river. The skaters push off against each other, glide backward straight toward the river's edges, and ... 
physics/math
A spherical raindrop of mass 0.0108 g and radius 1.37 mm falls from a cloud that is at a height of 1165 m above the ground. Assume the drag coefficient for the raindrop is 0.60 and the density of the air is 1.3 kg/m3. What is the raindrop's terminal speed? What would be the ... 
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Good morning. This is a repost. The system is telling me my calculations is incorrect. I thought a fresh pair of eyes would help. Suppose a monatomic ideal gas is contained within a vertical cylinder that is fitted with a movable piston. The piston is frictionless and has a ... 
Science
What are the properties of plasma? I brought home the wrong school book and of course I forgot what the properties were. Thanks loads for the help. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasma_(physics) Thanks a lot, it really helped. Next time Iwill pay attention to which book I grab. 
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A) A ball is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 27.6 m/s from a height of 1.9 m. How long does it take to reach its highest point? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Answer in units of s B) How long does the ball take to hit the ground after it reaches its highest... 
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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? 
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home / study / science / physics / physics questions and answers / Ed And Annie Are Ice Skating. Ed (55 Kg) And Annie (40kg) Both Wearing Skates Face Each Other ... Your question has been answered Let us know if you got a helpful answer. Rate this answer Question: Ed and Annie... 
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1)When a car drives off a cliff, why does it rotate forward as it falls? (Consider the torque it experiences as it rolls off the cliff.) 2)The front wheels located far out in front of the racing vehicle help to keep the vehicle from nosing upward when it accelerates. What ... 
math/physics
A 75.0kg paint cart with rubber bumpers is rolling 0.965 m/s to the right and strikes a second cart of mass 85.0 kg moving 1.30 m/s to the left. After the collision, the heavier cart is traveling 0.823 m/s to the right. What is the velocity of the lighter cart after the ... 
Physics
Posted by Adam on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 11:08am. In 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? I don't know where to start, can someone help me? Responses Physics  bobpursley, ... 
Physics
In physics, work is defined as the product of the A) net force and the distance traveled B) net force parallel to the motion and direction traveled C) net force parallel to the motion and the time it is applied 
physics
A 750N physics student carries a 4.0 meter board, uniform in shape, and 190 newtons in weight to our swimming pool. The student then places the board on the deck and next to the pool in such a way so 1.5 meters of the board extends out over the edge of the pool. How far, in ... 
horizontal displacement physics
how do we find horizontal displacement in physics? 
English
Revise the folloing sentences to create parallel constructions. (Question) Some students hate math; some students dislike math, and math is liked by other students. (my answer) Some students hate math, some dislike math, and some like math. every way I have tried it just doesn... 
Math Physics
Find the water pressure at ground level to supply water to the third floor of a building 8.00 m high with a pressure of 325 kPa at the third level So the given is h=8.00 Ptop=325kPa Density water = 1000 Would I need to set it up like 325+1000*9.81*8.00 
Physics, please help
Distruive interference? Unless you put C in the line between A and B, this the asnwer is at infinity. Now on the line between A and B, the distance from A to C has to be an odd multiple of halfwavelength greater than C to B. Now, the distance between the speakers is two ... 
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The energy given off by 300 grams of an alloy as it cools through 50°C raises the temperature of 300 grams of water from 30°C to 40°C. The specific heat of the alloy (in cal/g C ) is: i know Q=CpM(delta T) but what is what? Responses * physics  bobpursley, Monday, June 22... 
Physics Need quick help please
Estimate the total binding energy for copper. 550 MeV Estimate the energy, in joules, needed to break a 3.0g copper penny into its constituent nucleons. E= in Joules Please help me out I got 1st part I need the Energy in joules am confused please help me out...thanks Physics... 
Math/Physics
The Milky Way Galaxy is 100000 light years across. The Sun is located about 30000 light years from the galactic center and revolves around it with a period of 2e8 years. All the stars inside the sun's orbital radius is to be concentrated at the galactic center, as if they were... 
Physics/Math
A bicyclist travels in a circle of radius 35.0 m at a constant speed of 7.00 m/s. The bicyclerider 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. I figured ... 
physics  so important
In which of these cases is a youngster doing work in the school gymnasium? climbing up a rope lifting a set of weights from the floor to overhead PLEASE HELP ME? i NEED TO KNOW THiS FOR A TEST TOMORROW iN PHYSiCS & i CANT SEEM TO FiND THE ANSWER ANYWHERE & i HAVE SO MANY ... 
Physics
After school you have been working on your slingshotmanship. Interested in the physics of the slingshot, you take data that compares the force of the extended slingshot versus the displacement from equilibrium. You think this graph is very similar to that of a spring so you ... 
physics
i'm not very good at physics and i have an exam tomorrow!! for the first one do i use the formula F=Kx to make the answer 4500 ? and for the second i really have no idea what formula to use what is the value for k if a spring stretches 0.4m when submitted to a 1800N force? ... 
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A baseball bat hits a ball with an average force of 970N that acts for 0.0088s. a) what impulse was given to the ball/ b)What was the change of momentum of the ball? c)The ball was hit back in the same direction that it came from. If its speed before being hit was 32ms1, what... 
physics
In the figure below, a student at a window on the second floor of a dorm sees his math professor walking on the sidewalk beside the building. He drops a water balloon from 18.0 m above the ground when the prof is 1.00 m from the point directly beneath the window. The professor... 
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In the figure below, a student at a window on the second floor of a dorm sees his math professor walking on the sidewalk beside the building. He drops a water balloon from 18.0 m above the ground when the prof is 1.00 m from the point directly beneath the window. The professor... 
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An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 75.0 cm long and has a mass of 5.28 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Responses Physics  bobpursley, Saturday... 
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Your physics teacher assigned a thermometerbuilding project. He gave you a glass tube with an inside diameter of 1.15 mm and a receptacle at one end. He also gave you 8.97 cm^3 of mercury to pour into the tube, which filled the receptacle and some of the tube. You are to add ... 
Engineering
A physics major is working to pay his college tuition by performing in a traveling carnival. He rides a motorcycle inside a hollow transparent plastic sphere. After gaining sufficient speed, he travels in a vertical circle with a radius of 13.4 . The physics major has a mass ... 
physics
you push a physics book 1.50m along a horizontal tabletop with a horizontal push of 2.40 N while the opposing force of friction is 0.600 N. How much work does each of the follwing forces do on the book? A) you 2.40N push. B) the friction force. C) the normal force from the ... 
Science
the SI UNIT for mass is what kg kg is correct. Here is a good site for SI units. http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/units.html 
Physics
Physics lab need help with sources of error. In our lab, we had to use carbon tape and a spark timer to find out the maximum velocity and maximum acceleration of a high school student. I'm having a hard time to find sources of errors. Any ideas or insights would be really ... 
Physics
Test Bank, Question 13 In a classroom demonstration, a 79.2kg physics professor lies on a "bed of nails." The bed consists of a large number of evenly spaced, relatively sharp nails mounted in a board so that the points extend vertically outward from the board. While the ... 
Physics
Physics Help!!!!! Maximum Kinetic Energy based on a graph? A 2.50kg ball is attached to an unknown spring and allowed to oscillate. The figure shows a graph of the ball’s position x as a function of time t.(Figure 1) Part A: What is the maximum kinetic energy of the ... 
Physics
You and your friends are doing physics experiments on a frozenpond that serves as a frictionless, horizontal surface. Sam,with mass 80.0 kg, is given a push and slides eastward. Abigail, with mass 50.0 kg, is sent sliding northward. Theycollide and after the collision, Sam is ... 
Physics!!!!
3. You push your physics book 1.50 m along a horizontal table top with a horizontal push of 2.40 N while the opposing force of friction is 0.600 N. How much work does each of the following forces do on the book: (a) your 2.40N push, (b) the friction force, (c) the normal ... 
To Michael
Here's the question you posted in response to another student. "Ms.Sue do you mind if i ask were you a math teacher or are you just a genius at math and why do you do this help online do you get any benefit for doing this?" I taught a couple of sections of 7th grade math  ... 
Electronics, Physics, Math
5. A circuit is supplied with 30 VDC and contains three resistors connected in series. The value or R1 is 80Ω, the value of R2 is 1,000Ω , and the value of R3 is 4,200Ω . What is the voltage drop across R2? A. 5.68 V B. 2.14 V C. 4.61 V D. 6.82 V I keep coming ... 
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a car is pared on a cliff overlooking the ocean on an incline that makes an angle of 24 below the horizontal. the negligent driver leaves the car in a neutral and emergency brakes are defective. the car rolls down the incline with a constant acceleration of 4 m/s^2 for a ... 
Math/Physics
The potential at the surface of a sphere (radius R) is given by V_0 = k cos 3theta where k is constant. Find the potential inside and outside the sphere as well as the surface charge density (lower case sigma(theta)) on the sphere. (assume there is no charge inside or outside ... 
Physics
Suppose you viewed a movie that was running backwards. You would see lots of odd things happen: streams would flow uphill, a diver would emerge upwards and go back to the diving board etc. If these backward moving events actually happened in nature, which principle or ... 
math 098
I made 3 f's on my tests in math 098, do you think i need to withdraw and take math 090 instead. this is my first semester and i really want to do my best please help. math 098 is algebra math 090 is basic for college. the score were equations52,distance problems55, ... 
Physics/Algebra
Physics: For a 225watt bulb, the intensity I of light in lumens at a distance of x feet is I=225/x^2. a. What is the intensity of light 5 ft from the bulb? b. Suppose your distance from the bulb doubles. How does the intensity of the light change? Explain. 
Physics repost please check
Good morning. This is a repost. The system is telling me my calculations is incorrect. I thought a fresh pair of eyes would help. Please tell me what I am doing wrong. Suppose a monatomic ideal gas is contained within a vertical cylinder that is fitted with a movable piston. ... 
physics
An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 75.0 cm long and has a mass of 5.28 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Responses Physics  bobpursley, Saturday... 
Math/Physics
A ball rolls horizontally off the edge of a tabletop that is 1.60 m high. It strikes the floor at a point 1.58 m horizontally away from the table edge. (Neglect air resistance.)How long was the ball in the air? What was its speed at the instant it left the table? The time in ... 
physics
is this the strutual formula for hydrogen cyanide H:C:::N and is this correct for cyanogen :N:::C:C:::N any advice woulds be appreciated This is more chemistry than physics. It is important to put the subject line carefully in order for the right people to look at the problem... 
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 this. All I need is a formula, please. :)Thank you! Here it is: A skier with a mass of 60.0 kg pushes... 
Physics
Airplanes are noisy things. For example, if you stand really close to a runway, a military jet can produce a sound intensity of about 100 W/m^2 at a distance of 30 m from the plane (this is beyond painful noise). You live near a military airport and want to work on physics ... 
Physics
Airplanes are noisy things. For example, if you stand really close to a runway, a military jet can produce a sound intensity of about 100~W/m^2 at a distance of 30 m from the plane (this is beyond painful noise). You live near a military airport and want to work on physics ... 
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 #7: A 30 kg ball is launched at an angle of 15 degrees and is moving 20 m/s ... 
Physics
(1) 2 particles of equal mass are fixed at X=0 and another +ve point on the x axis. No other grav influences are in the system. (they can be ignored) I have to derive an expression for Vgrav at a general position x, on the x axis. I believe this is related to V=GM/r, but can'... 
Physics
Please help me solve this, most likely simple, problem. I am just starting to learn physics and am finding it very confusing. If you could include a key to explain any formulas used it would be very helpful thank you. I have calculated GPE to be 1500J but I am totally stuck, I... 
physics
For a class demonstration, your physics instructor pours 1.16 kg of steam at 100.0°C over 4.69 kg of ice at 0.0°C and allows the system to reach equilibrium. He is then going to measure the temperature of the system. While the system reaches equilibrium, you are given the ... 
Scince: Physics
A ball is dropped from a building and falls with an acceleration of magnitude 10m/s^2. The distance between floors in the building is constant. The ball takes 0.5s to fall from the 14th to the 13th floor and 0.3s to fall from the 13th floor to the 12th. What is the distance ... 
Physics, Math
A typical volume of a modern hot air balloon is 2500 cubic metres, and a typical maximum temperature of the hot air is 120 degrees Celsius. Given these figures, and an outside air temperature and density of 15 ∘C and 1.225 kg/m3 respectively, compute the maximum mass (in... 
Math (Physics)
A galaxy is moving away from Earth. The "blue" hydrogen line at 434 nm emitted from the galaxy is measured on Earth to be 458 nm . Part A How fast is the galaxy moving? Answer> v=____ c Part B How far is it from Earth based on Hubble's law? Answer> d=____ ly [Please ... 
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A Mountain bar has a mass of 6.7×10−2 kg and a calorie rating of 270 cal. What speed would this candy bar have if its kinetic energy were equal to its metabolic energy? [Note: The nutritional calorie, 1 Cal , is equivalent to 1000 calories (1000 Cal ) as defined in ... 
Physics
Highheeled shoes can cause tremendous pressure to be applied to the floor. Suppose the radius of a heel is 6.00 103 m. At times during a normal walking motion, nearly the entire body weight acts perpendicular to the surface of such a heel. Find the pressure that is applied ... 
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4. The physics class is having a tug of war – the men against the women. For a long time the two teams are pulling with equal force and the knot in the centre of the rope isn’t going anywhere. But then one boy sneezes and stops pulling as hard for just a few seconds. Of ... 
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Airplanes are noisy things. For example, if you stand really close to a runway, a military jet can produce a sound intensity of about 100 W/m2 at a distance of 30 m from the plane (this is beyond painful noise). You live near a military airport and want to work on physics with... 
physics
A student throws a 9 gram of gum is thrown across the physics lab from a distance of 2.5 m. When the gum has a horizontal velocity of vo it connects with a mass on the end of 1.62 kg simple pendulum which is initially at rest. The pendulum has a length of L of 0.74 m. The gum ... 
Physics/Math
A 1.50 kg snowball is fired from a cliff 12.5 m high with an initial velocity of 14.0 m/s, directed 41.0° above the horizontal. (a) Using energy techniques, rather than techniques of Chapter 4, find the speed of the snowball as it reaches the ground below the cliff. (b) What ... 
Physics/math
A deep mountain valley is separated by two vertical cliffs. One cliff is 600 meters high and the other is 400 meters high. A cable car runs from the foot of each cliff to the top of the other cliff. At what height above the ground do the two cable cars cross? Be sure to draw a... 
Physics/Math
A person walks up a stalled 20 m long escalator in 79 s. When standing on the same escalator, now moving, the person is carried up in 60 s. How much time would it take that person to walk up the moving escalator? ratewalking= 20/79 ratemoving=20/60 time= distance/added rates ... 
slope of a graph (physics/math)
what would the maximum slope possible for a v vs t graph of acar released from rest on an air track elevated at one end? ~I know the track would be elevated to be straight up since it would have the most angle...but what would the slope value be? would it be 0 slope? I'm not ... 
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A 2 kg rock is released from rest at a height of 29 m. Ignore air resistance and determine the kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, and total mechanical energy at each of the following heights;20m 15m 9m * physics  bobpursley, Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 9:32am... 
PHYSICS
Sally Sue, an enthusiastic physics student enjoyed the opportunity to collect data from standing waves in a spring. She and her partner help the ends of their spring 4.00 meters apart. There are 5 nodes in the standing wave produced. Sally moved her hand from the rest position... 
PHYSICS HELP!
A compact car has a mass of 1400kg. Assume that the car has one spring on each wheel, that the springs are identical, and that the mass is equally distributed over the four springs. What is the spring constant of each spring if the empty car bounces up and down 1.9 times each ... 
Physics  same ? as marina but im smarter, lol
Marina is my bf and we both attend a educational program called proyecto science. In it, when we were to attend the physics course, we had this ?: T = 2ð² L/G in this equation, T represents time, L represents Length and G represents Gravity. We are supposed to use ... 
PHYSICS. HELP!
I've been stuck on this physics homework since I got home. I think the main issue I don't get is finding the components, and adding them to find the resultant force or velocity. Here's one problem. Three forces act on a point concurrently. Force a is 80N at 220 degrees, force ... 
Physics
In a novel from 1866 the author describes a spaceship that is blasted out of a cannon with a speed of about 11.000 m/s. The spaceship is approximately 274 m long but part of it is packed with gunpowder, so it accelerates over a distance of only 213 m. What was the acceleration... 
mathematics
A book seller purchased 117 books out of which 45 books of mathematics and 72 books of physics.Each book has same size .Mathematics and Physics books are to be packed in bundles and each bundle must contain same no. of books.Find the least number of bundles which can be made ... 
Physics
A thickness planer is a machine that uses a rotating blade to shave a thin layer of wood off the top of the surface. While operating, a piece of wood is inserted such that it causes the machine to struggle and slow down due to resistance of the lumber. Curiously, the 15 amp ... 
Physics/Math
An iceboat is at rest on a frictionless frozen lake when a sudden wind exerts a constant force of 212 N, toward east, on the boat. due to the angle of the sail, the wind causes the boat to slide in a straight line for a distance of 7.0 m in a direction 20° north of east. What... 
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in a science class,65 student study physics while 40 study chemistry.if there are 93 student in the class,how many student study both physics and chemistry? 
physics
A scuba diver has an air tank with a volume of 0.010 m^3. The air in the tank is initially at a pressure of 1.0x10^7 Pa. Assume that the diver breathes 0.400 L/s of air. Find how long the tank will last at a depth of each of the following. (a) 1.0 m min (b) 10.0 m min Please ...