# The ratio of the weight of Philipe's gerbil to the weight of Dana's gerbil is 4:7. When both gerbils are placed on a scale, the scale reads 99 ounces. how much does Dana's gerbil weigh?

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1. ### Math

The ratio of the weight of Philipe's gerbil to the weight of Dana's gerbil is 4:7. When both gerbils are placed on a scale, the scale reads 99 ounces. how much does Dana's gerbil weigh?
2. ### physics

A 640 N student stands on a bathroom scale in an elebator. As the elevator starts moving, the scale reads 800 N. a) find the acceleration of the elevator (magnitude and direction) b) acceleration if the scale reads 450N? c) If the scale reads 0 should the student worry? ...
3. ### physics

Water is in the big beaker in the figure on the left. Scale 1 reads 87 Newtons, scale 2 reads 544 newtons, and scale 3 reads 0 newtons. The hanging block has a density of 15 x 10^3 kg/m^3. What does scale 1 read after the block is fully lowered into the beaker of water? Scale ...
4. ### Algebra

The weight an object exerts on a scale varies directly with the mass of an object. If a bowling ball has a mass of 6 kg,the scale reads 54. a.write an equation for the relationship between weight and mass. b.If another object has a mass of 8 kg, what would the scale read?
5. ### Physics

A sphere of mass of m = 1.69 kg is first placed directly on the plate of an electronic scale. The scale shows 16.58 N as the weight of the object. A large beaker containing a liquid with a density of 783 kg/m^3 is then placed on the scale and the scale is tared (i.e. zeroed to...
6. ### Physics - Buoyancy

A sphere of mass of m = 1.69 kg is first placed directly on the plate of an electronic scale. The scale shows 16.58 N as the weight of the object. A large beaker containing a liquid with a density of 783 kg/m^3 is then placed on the scale and the scale is tared (i.e. zeroed to...
7. ### Math

A gerbil in a maze has 6 places at which to turn left or right.How many different ways can the gerbil get through the maze?
8. ### Math

A gerbil in a maze has 6 places at which to turn left or right.How many different ways can the gerbil get through the maze?
9. ### physics

Luke stands on a scale in an elevator which has a constant acceleration upward. The scale reads 0.964 kN. When Luke picks up a box of mass 18.2 kg, the scale reads 1.202 kN. (The acceleration remains the same.) Calculate the acceleration of the elevator (enter first). Is it up...
10. ### Physics

Luke stands on a scale in an elevator which has a constant acceleration upward. The scale reads 0.964 kN. When Luke picks up a box of mass 18.2 kg, the scale reads 1.202 kN. (The acceleration remains the same.) Calculate the acceleration of the elevator (enter first). Is it up...
11. ### Math 116

You have a scale. On one side of the scale is a brick. On the other side of the scale is half of a brick and a ¾ lb weight. If the scale is balanced what is the weight of the brick in pounds.
12. ### science

A 65-kg woman descends in an elevator that briefly accelerates at 0.2g downward. She stands on a scale that reads in kg. • During this acceleration, what is her weight and what does the scale read? • What does the scale read when the elevator descends at a constant speed ...
13. ### physics

If you stand on a bathroom scale, the spring inside the scale compresses 0.50 mm, and it tells you your weight is 680 N. Now if you jump on the scale from a height of 1.4 m, what does the scale read at its peak?
14. ### physics

If you stand on a bathroom scale, the spring inside the scale compresses 0.50 mm, and it tells you your weight is 760 N. Now if you jump on the scale from a height of 1.0 m, what does the scale read at its peak?
15. ### Physics

A person with a mass of 110 kg is standing on a scale that reads weight in newtons inside of an elevator. If the elevator accelerates upward at 3.4 m/s2 , what does the scale read?
16. ### algebra

Maria stood on two scales at the same time. The scale on the right read 43 pounds, and the scale on the left read 60 pounds. If she balances her weight equally on both scales, how much will each scale read?
17. ### 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 ...
18. ### Physics

You stand on a bathroom scale that rests on the floor of an elevator. Standing on the scale compresses internal springs and activates a dial that indicates your weight in newtons. When the elevator is at rest, the scale reads 600 N. Then the elevator begins to move upward with...
19. ### Physics

A uniform metre scale is balanced at 20 CM, mark when a weight of 100 GF is suspended from one end where must the weight be suspended? calculate the weight of the metre scale?
20. ### Statics

A former student of mechanics wishes to weigh himself but has access only to a scale A with capacity limited to 100 lbs and a small 24-lb spring dynamometer B. He discovers that when he exerts a pull on the rope so that B registers 22 lb, the scale A reads 80 lb. What is his ...
21. ### Physics

A spring balance has a scale that reads from 0 to 5 kg. The length of scale is 20 cm.a body suspended from this spring, when displaced and released ,oscillates with period of 0.60s.what is the weight of body.
22. ### physics

A spring balance has a scale that reads from 0to50 kg.The length of the scale is 20cm.A body suspended from this balance,when displaced & released, oscillates with period of 0.6 s.What is the weight of the body?
23. ### English

1. Which sentence describes setting? As much as it saddened her, the first thing Nan had to do was leave her beloved family home. Marcy wanted to go to the dance, but Rob’s treatment of her that day gave her second thoughts. Steve was fairly short, with glasses and dark hair...
24. ### Statics

A former student of mechanics wishes to weigh himself but has access only to a scale A with capacity limited to 100 lbs and a small 24-lb spring dynamometer B. With the rig shown he discovers that when he exerts a pull on the rope so that B registers 22 lb, the scale A reads ...
25. ### Physics

When I asked my teacher for help he told me this This is a logical puzzle. Having 75% of the typical weight means experiencing 75% of the typical gravity. The floor must be falling away with an acceleration of 25% of typical gravity. Here's the question I asked that's from my ...
26. ### statics

A former student of ENG8101 wishes to weigh him/herself but only has access to a scale A with capacity limited to 400 N and a small 80-N spring dynamometer B. With the rig shown, he/she discovers that when he/she exerts a pull on the rope so that B registers 76 N, the scale A ...
27. ### Physics

A partially filled bucket of water sits on a scale and its weight is 3.5 N. A piece of metal is suspended from a thread and completely immersed in the bucket (but does not touch the bottom). The scale now reads 7.5 N. Find the volume of the metal.
28. ### Physics

A partially filled bucket of water sits on a scale and its weight is 4.8 N. A piece of metal is suspended from a thread and completely immersed in the bucket (but does not touch the bottom). The scale now reads 7.8 N. Find the volume of the metal.
29. ### Math

The weight of box A is 4/5 of box B. If box B is placed on one side of a balance scale, it is balanced by box A and a 4/5 pound weight. How much does box B weigh?
30. ### math

The weight of box A is 4/5 of box B. If box B is placed on one side of a balance scale, it is balanced by box A and a 4/5 pound weight. How much does box B weigh?
31. ### Science

A uniform half meter scale is balanced at 60 cm mark.when weight of 10 gf and 30 gf are suspended at 20 cm and 90 cm mark respectively calculate the weight of scale
32. ### Physics

A student weighing 800N crouches on a scale and suddenly vertically upward. His roommate notices that the scale reads 900 N momentarily just as he leaves the scale. With what acceleration does he leave the scale?
33. ### science

Suppose you hang an object of weight W by a string from a hanging spring scale, such as the kind used in some grocery stores. You then hang the scale with the object from the ceiling of an elevator. When the elevator is standing still, the scale will read the actual weight of ...
34. ### Physics Dynamics

A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.69 of the person's regular weight. Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of the elevator.
35. ### phys

When a car is weighed, it is allowed to move over a scale which records a reading as the front wheels go over the scale, and a second reading when the rear wheels go over the scale. The weight of the car is equal to A) the weight under the front wheels. B) the weight under the...
36. ### physics

A person stands on a bathroom scale on a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads 200 percent of the person's regular weight. Calculate the acceleration of the elevator, a_{elevator}. Use SI units
37. ### physics

Spring scale A is attached to the floor and a rope runs vertically upward, loops over the pulley, and runs down on the other side to a 99 N weight as shown (in original problem). Scale B is attached to the ceiling and the pulley is hung below it. What are the readings of the ...
38. ### math

A small, medium, and large sized chicken were weighing themselves on a scale. The large and medium chicken steppedon the scale together with a total weight of 30 lbs. The large and small chicken had a total weight of 25 lbs. The small and medium chickens had a total weight of ...
39. ### math

A small, medium, and large sized chicken were weighing themselves on a scale. The large and medium chicken steppedon the scale together with a total weight of 30 lbs. The large and small chicken had a total weight of 25 lbs. The small and medium chickens had a total weight of ...
40. ### physic

A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator begins to move,the scale briefly reads only 0.75 of th person regular weight(means Fn=0.75mg).Calculate the acceleration of the elevator,and find the direction of acceleration.
41. ### physics

Two gerbils run in place with a linear speed of 0.60m/s on an exercise wheel that is shaped like a hoop.Find the angular momentum of the system if each gerbil has a mass of 0.22kg and the exercise wheel has a radius of 8.5 cm and a mass of 5.0 g.
42. ### Math (Questions)

Drinking 8 fluid ounces of milk provides 270.0 milligrams of calcium. How many fluid ounces of milk provide 72.5 milligrams of calcium? Round to the nearest tenth. 2.6 fluid ounces 2.3 fluid ounces ** 1.8 fluid ounces 2.1 fluid ounces --------------------------------- A scale ...
43. ### physics

A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.71 of the person's regular weight. Calculate the acceleration of the elevator, and find the direction of acceleration.
44. ### Physics

A man stands on a scale in an elevator that is accelerating upward. The scale reads 731.6 N. When he picks up a 35.0 kg box, the scale reads 1108.2 N. The man weighs 68 kg. What is the acceleration of the elevator? What do I need to do in order to solve this?
45. ### physics

You need to determine the density of a ceramic statue. If you suspend it from a spring scale, the scale reads 35.4 N. If you then lower the statue into a tub of water, so that it is completely submerged, the scale reads 12.4 N. What is the density?
46. ### physics

You need to determine the density of a ceramic statue. If you suspend it from a spring scale, the scale reads 35.4 N. If you then lower the statue into a tub of water, so that it is completely submerged, the scale reads 12.4 N. What is the density?
47. ### Phys

A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.74 of the person's regular weight. Calculate the magnitude of acceleration of the elevator. Find the direction of acceleration and why.
48. ### Physics

A woman stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.70 of her regular weight. 1).Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of the elevator. Express your answer to two significant figures and include ...
49. ### physics

an 800 N person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is his apparent weight when the elevator is accelerating upward at 2 m/s^2? B) what5 is his apparent weight when the elevator is acc. downward at 2m/s^2? c) what is his apparent weight when the elevator is moving downward ...
50. ### Physics

A man lies on a plank of negligible mass supported by two scales 2.50 m apart. His head rests on the left scale which is also the axis of rotation. If the left scale reads 290 N and the right scale reads 122 N calculate his mass.
51. ### math

a brick is placed on a balance scale.it balances exactly with a 3/4 pound weight and 3/4 of a brick .what is the weight of the brick? show and explain work
52. ### statistics

2. A pub offers a '10 oz Steak Special'. If the steaks they use for these meals have uncooked weights that are normally distributed with a mean of 9.8 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.5 ounces, what is the probability that a customer will get: I) A steak that has an ...
53. ### Physics

A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1/6g Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon. ...
54. ### Physics

Holding a long rope by its upper end, you lower it onto a scale. The rope has a mass of 0.160 kg per meter of length, and is lowered onto the scale at the constant rate of 1.30 m/s. (1) Calculate thrust. (2) At the instant when the amount of rope at rest on the scale has a ...
55. ### math

In order to compare two scales, 30 objects are weighed on both scales. Each object would then have two weight values (one from scale 1 and one from scale 2). Based on the nature of the differences in the two weight measurements for the 30 objects, the two scales may be ...
56. ### physics

A man doing a slow push-up is approximately in static equilibrium. His body is horizontal, with his weight of 755 N supported by his hands and feet, which are 1.34 m apart. One hand rests on a spring scale, which reads 270 N. If each hand bears an equal weight, how far from ...
57. ### Physics

A man doing a slow push-up is approximately in static equilibrium. His body is horizontal, with his weight of 750 N supported by his hands and feet, which are 1.36 m apart. One hand rests on a spring scale, which reads 268 N. If each hand bears an equal weight, how far from ...
58. ### Physics

A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...
59. ### Physics

A bunch of grapes is placed in a spring scale at a supermarket. The grapes oscillate up and down with a period of 0.41 s, and the spring in the scale has a force constant of 640 N/m. What is the mass of the grapes? What is the weight of the grapes?
60. ### 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...
61. ### Physics

Riding in an elevator, a man notices that he feel heavier or lighter based when the elevator speeds up or slows down. He stands on a bathroom scale in the elevator to take some measurements. Assume that his mass is 85 kg. a. What is this man’s weight while at rest? b. What ...
62. ### Math

balace scale, it is balance by box a and a 4/5 pound weight. How much does box b weight .8 (12.8oz)1/5 B
63. ### algebra 1

ASTRONOMY- an object's weight on mars can be found by multiplying 0.38 by the object's weight on mars. a) an object weighs p pounds,on earth. write an expression for its weight on mars. my answer is 0.38p, is it correct? b)dana weights 120 pounds, and her bicycle weighs 44 ...
64. ### Physics

Henry Heavyweight weighs 1400N and stands on a pair of bathroom scales so that one scale reads twice as much as the other. What are the scale readings?
65. ### Physical Science

Henry Heavyweight weighs 1200N and stands on a pair of bathroom scales so that one scale reads twice as much as the other. What are the scale reading?
66. ### lang arts

1. Which sentence describes setting? As much as it saddened her, the first thing Nan had to do was leave her beloved family home. Marcy wanted to go to the dance, but Rob’s treatment of her that day gave her second thoughts. Steve was fairly short, with glasses and dark hair...
67. ### physicss

A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 /6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...
68. ### physics

Mia is on a planet where g=10 m/s^2. she is standing on a bathroom scale in an elevator. the scale reads 500N. the elevator accelerates upward with an acceleration of 5.0m/s^2 what would the scale read now
69. ### physics

You measure your weight by stepping on a spring scale inside an elevator. If elevator accelerates either upward or downward, the spring scale gives a reading different from your weight. a) Calculate how much a 70 kg person weigh a) if the elevator accelerates upward with a ...
70. ### physic

A 22.2 kg mass attached to a spring scale rests on a smooth, horizontal surface. The spring scale, attached to the front end of a boxcar, reads T 44.1 N when the car is in motion. If the sring scale reads zero when the car is at rest, determine te acceleration of te car, when ...
71. ### Physics

Nellie weighs 300 N and stands on a pair of bathroom scales. If she leans so that one-third of her weight is on the left scale, what is her reading on each scale?
72. ### Physics

An object has a weight of 0.852 N. It is suspended from a scale, which reads 0.749 N when the piece is submerged in water. What is the volume of the piece of metal?
73. ### PHYSICS *_* HELP PLEASE

A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...

A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 /6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...

A mother duck has 5 ducklings. The average weight of the 5 ducklings is 6 ounces. If the average weight of three of the ducklings is 5.25 ounces, what is the average weight, in ounces, of the other 2 ducklings? Express your answer as a decimal to the nearest thousandth. Thanks
76. ### physics

A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 12.8 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.95 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1/6g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon. ...
77. ### Physics

An object has a weight of 0.838 N. It is suspended from a scale, which reads 0.705 N when the piece is submerged in water. What are the volume and density of the piece of metal?
78. ### physics

a 21.2 kg mass attached to a spring scale rests on a smooth, horizontal surface. the spring scale, attached to the front end of a boxcar, reads T=35.6N when the car is in motion. If the spring scale reads zero when the car is at rest, determine the acceleration of the car, ...
79. ### physics

A 25.7 kg mass attached to a spring scale rests on a smooth, horizontal surface. The spring scale, attached to the front end of a boxcar, reads T = 47.6 N when the car is in motion. If the spring scale reads zero when the car is at rest, determine the acceleration of the car, ...
80. ### ap physics

A 22.7 kg mass attached to a spring scale rests on a smooth, horizontal surface. The spring scale, attached to the front end of a boxcar, reads T = 21.9 N when the car is in motion. If the spring scale reads zero when the car is at rest, determine the acceleration of the car, ...
81. ### Physics

A 10N meterstick is suspended by two sping scales, one at the .08 m mark and the other at the .9 m mark. If a weight of 5N is hung at the .2 m mark and a weight of 17N is hung at the .55 m mark, what will be the reading on each scale? I have: F(_1)+F(_2)=5+10+17=32 With moment...
82. ### stats

Buckley Farms produces homemade potato chips that it sells in bags labeled 16 ounces. The total weight of each bag follows an approximately normal distribution with a mean of 16.15 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.12 ounces. a)If you randomly selected 1 bag of these chips ...
83. ### Science

A uniform meter scale is suspended from 40 cm mark when weight of 25 gf and 10 gf are suspended at 5 cm mark and 75cm mark respectively. Calculate the weight of the meter scale.
84. ### Physics

"A fish hangs from a spring scale supported from the roof of an elevator. If the elevator has an upward acceleration of 1.2m/s^2 and the scale reads 200N, under what circumstances will the scale read 150N? What will the scale read if the elevator cable breaks?" There was ...
85. ### physics

When a container of water is placed on a laboratory scale, the scale reads 120 g. Now a 20-g piece of copper (of density 8.9 g/cm3) is suspended from a thread and lowered into the water, not touching the bottom of the container. What will the scale now read? The density of ...
86. ### Physics

You have setup an experiment with two 50g masses attached to strings that are connected on opposite sides of a scale that measures weight in Newtons. a.) What is the reading on the scale? b.) The whole system is now moving to the left at a speed of 10m/s. What is the reading ...
87. ### Math

Which set of numbers best describes the displayed weight on a digital scale that showe each weight to the nearest half pound?
88. ### Science

Which scale measures the amount of damage after an earthquake? Richter scale Mercalli intensity scale moment magnitude scale seismograph scale
89. ### Physics

Two scales support a massless plank from either end, separated by 3 m. A person, whose height is less than 3 m, lies down on the plank with their head on the leftmost scale. The leftmost scale reads 314 N, and the rightmost scale reads 112 N. (a) Calculate the person’s mass...
90. ### Statics

A random sample of 100 cans of peaches has an observed mean weight of 48.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 2.4 ounces. Determine the lower limit of the 95% interval for the true mean weight. The can label says that the can weights 48 ounces. Comment on this claim.
91. ### Physics

A 160lb person steps into an elevator and stands on a bathroom scale. what is the weight on the scale when the elevator accelerates upwards at 2ft/s^2
92. ### Physics

A 55 kg person stands on a scale in an elevator that accelerates downward at 3 m/s2. a) What is the scale reading? N b) What is the person's weight? N
93. ### math

The weights of ice cream cartons produced by a manufacturer are normally distributed with a mean weight of 10 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.5 ounce.(a) What is the probability that a randomly selected carton has a weight greater than 10.21 ounces?(b) You randomly select...
94. ### Physics

A beaker of mass 1.2 kg containing 2.1 kg of water rests on a scale. A 2.2 kg block of aluminum (of density 2700 kg/m3) suspended from a spring scale is submerged in the water. Find the reading of the upper scale (the spring scale). The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . ...
95. ### math

John is balancing solid silver spheres on a scale. The smaller sphere has one quarter of the radius of the larger sphere. The larger sphere is placed on the right side of the scale as seen in the diagram. How many total smaller spheres must be placed on the left side of the ...

Carrie decided to walk the 8 3/10 mi from her house to the city pool. In the first hour, she walked 2 4/5 mi. In the second hour she walked 3 9/10 mi. How much farth did she have to go? I got 1 3/5 mi is that correct? Donald duck set a record when he caught a salmo that ...
97. ### Physics

An object weighing 400.0g in air is immersed in water after being tied to a string connected to a balance. The scale now reads 364.6g. a.) Find the loss of weight(in gram of weight) when completely submersed in water. b.) Find the volume of the object in cm^3 and in m^3. c.) ...
98. ### Statistics

Assume the weights of Farmer Carl's potatoes are normally distributed with a mean of 7.0 ounces and a standard deviation of 1.3 ounces. He bags his potatoes in groups of 6. You buy a bag and the total weight is 36 ounces. Here we determine how lucky or unlucky you are. (a) ...
99. ### statistics

The weight of a product is normally distributed with a mean of 4 ounces and a variance of .25 "sq ounces." The company wants to classify the unit as a scrap in a maximum of 1% of the units if the weight is below a desired value. Determine the desired weight such that no more ...
100. ### math

THE MIDAS TOUCH King Midas was a very wealthy and powerful king who ruled over 10 states. Each year each of the states would have to send him, as taxes, a bag fi lled with 100 gold coins. Each gold coin would have to weigh exactly 4 ounces. One year after the King received all...