1. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 15 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 50 ft from the base of the pole?
  2. Physics

    A(n) 95.7 kg boxer has his first match in the Canal Zone with gravitational acceler- ation 9.782 m/s2 and his second match at the North Pole with gravitational accelera- tion 9.832 m/s2. a) What is his mass in the Canal Zone? Answer in units of kg b) What is his weight in the ...
  3. Physics

    A 480 N man is standing on a 120 N pole supported by 2 blocks. The pole is 6 m long. One block is at the end while the other is 2 m away from the center. Where should the 480 N man stand?
  4. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 19 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 40 ft from the base of the pole? Rate =
  5. Astronomy

    Assume that right now the Moon is full, Mercury is at superior conjunction, Venus is at greatest western elongation, and Mars is at opposition. Draw a simple sketch of the solar system, showing the relative positions of the Sun, Earth, the Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars. Draw ...
  6. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    Rotate the Earth using the arrows on the globe that show the direction of rotation. As viewed from the North Pole, what direction is the Earth spinning? clockwise or counter-clockwise? I suggest you do this exercise in class, since that globe apparently has arrows that show ...
  7. geography

    what are the three continents mainly between the equader and the north pole North America, Europe and Asia.
  8. physics

    During an eclipse, the Sun, Earth, and Moon are arranged in a line as shown in the figure below. There are two types of eclipse: (a) a lunar eclipse, when Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, and (b) a solar eclipse, when the Moon is between the Sun and Earth. Calculate the ...
  9. physice

    A deep-sea fisherman struggles to bring in a big salmon (see figure below). Find the force each hand must exert on the pole if the tension in the line is 155 N. Neglect the weight of the pole and assume that the force exerted by the left hand is directed along the horizontal...
  10. Physics

    When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. The density of the earth is the same everywhere. The earth's interior is solid everywhere...
  11. Physics

    When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...
  12. calc related rates

    A street light is at the top of a 18 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 45 ft from the base of the pole?
  13. maths trig

    A flag in the form of an equilateral triangle is connected to the tops of 2 vertical poles. One of the pole has a length of 4 and the other pole has a length of 3. You also know that the third vertex touches the ground perfectly. Calculate the length of a side
  14. Physics

    A 59 kg pole-vaulter falls from rest from a height of 5.5 m onto a foam rubber pad. The pole-vaulter comes to rest 0.39 s after landing on the pad. a. Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. b. Calculate the constant force exerted on the pole-vaulter due...
  15. physics

    if earth is having one hole at one of the poles and also having another hole at other pole .if we drop a ball from one hole what will happen to that ball?
  16. Calculus (30min before deadline help pls )

    A street light is at the top of a 16 ft pole. A 5 ft tall girl walks along a straight path away from the pole with a speed of 3 ft/sec. At what rate is the tip of her shadow moving away from the light (ie. away from the top of the pole) when the girl is 36 ft away from the ...
  17. Physics

    How far from the center of the earth must a satellite be placed so that the acceleration due to gravity is half the value at the surface? (Hint: the diameter of the earth is 1.3x107 m.)
  18. physics

    Suppose you had two small boxes, each containing 1.0 g of protons. (a) If one were placed on the moon by an astronaut and the other were left on the earth, and if they were connected by a very light (and very long!) string, what would be the tension in the string? Express your...
  19. KUSSSESSS

    Consider a wire of length L = 0.30 m that runs north-south on a horizontal surface. There is a current of I = 0.50 A flowing north in the wire. (The rest of the circuit, which actually delivers this current, is not shown.) The Earth's magnetic field at this location has a ...
  20. science

    why does when we walk 10km to the south, then another 10km to the east, and another 10km to the south, we finally reach the initial point of our journey in the North Pole?
  21. physics - science

    - two identical lead spheres have a combined mass of 12kg. the density of lead is 11400 kg m-3. find the radius of each sphere. calculate the gravitational force of attraction between the 2 spheres when they are touching. -two masses, one of 300g and one of 500g are placed ...
  22. Physics

    A 55 kg pole vaulter falls from rest from a height of 5m onto a foam rubber pad. The pole vaulter comes to rest .3s after landing on the pad. A) calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad B) calculate the constant force exerted on the pole vaulter due to the...
  23. Math

    a woman looking out from a window of a building at a height of 30meters observed that the angle of depression of a flag pole was 44°. if the foot of the pole is 25meters from the foot of the building from the same horizontal, find (a) correct to the nearest whole number the ...
  24. trig

    a vertical pole 35 feet high, standing on sloping ground, is braced by a wire which extends from the top of the pole to a point on the ground 25 feet from the foot of the pole. If the pole subtends an angle of 30 degree at the point where the wire reaches the ground, how long ...
  25. Physics HELLLPPPP

    When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...
  26. Physics

    A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the moon. The...
  27. physics help please!

    A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the moon. The...
  28. 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.
  29. Current/Magnetic force

    A high voltage power line carries a current of 110 A at a location where the Earth's magnetic fields has a magnitude of 5.9 x 10^-4 T and points north at an angle of72 degrees below the horizontal (toward the earth surface). Find the direction and magnitude of the magnetic ...
  30. Mechanics & hydromechanics

    Three forces pulling on a body are in equilibrium. The direction of one is due south, the direction of another is 80 degrees east of north, and the third force acts in the direction of 35 degrees west of north. If the magnitude of southerly force is 38 N, find the magnitudes ...
  31. physics

    why does the earth have a magnetic declination? a. the earth's axis of rotation is not constant b. the magnetic field of the earth is unknown c. its magnetic poles shift over time and are not aligned to its geographical poles. d. the north and south poles are improperly named.
  32. physics

    A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the earth and the moon. The...
  33. PHYSICS(HELP!!)

    A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...
  34. physics

    The cg of the 50.0 N pole held by the pole vaulter is 2.00 m from the left hand, and the hands are 0.700 m apart. Calculate the force exerted by each hand.
  35. astronomy

    the diameter of earth is 7928 miles. what is the diameter in inches? in yards? If the diameter of earth is expressed in 12,756km what is the diameter in meters? in centimeter? give yoiur answers in scientific notation
  36. physics

    Two speakers are driven by the same oscillator with frequency of 172 Hz. They are located 3.72 m apart on a vertical pole. A man really far away walks straight toward the lower speaker in a direction perpendicular to the pole. How far is he from the pole at the first moment he...
  37. physics

    A 85 kg pole-vaulter falls from rest from a height of 6.4 m onto a foam-rubber pad. The pole-vaulter comes to rest 0.48 s after landing on the pad. (a) Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. m/s downward (b) Calculate the constant force exerted on the ...
  38. astronomy

    Your "weight" on Earth is a measure of the gravitational force between you and the Earth. What would your "weight" be on Mars? Mars has half the radius of Earth, and one-tenth the mass of Earth. Therefore your weight on Mars would be
  39. Physics

    A mas of 100 Kg hangs from a cable secured to a steel pole and supported by another cable as shown below. Find the tension (T) in the support cable and the force (F) on the steel pole.
  40. Physics

    Astrology, that unlikely and vague pseudoscience, makes much of the position of the planets at the moment of one’s birth. The only known force a planet exerts on objects on Earth is gravitational. (a) Calculate the gravitational force exerted on a 4.20 kg baby by the Earth...
  41. physics (PLS HELP)

    A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...
  42. physics help (elena)

    A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...
  43. algebra

    a piece of wire measuring 20 feet is attached to a telephone pole as a guy wire. the distance along the ground from the bottom of the pole to the end of the wire is 4 feet greater than the height where the wire is attached to the pole. how far up the pole does the guy wire reach?
  44. physics

    Indicate true or false in each of the following statements: 1. A static magnetic field can do work on a current carrying wire when the current in the wire is perpendicular to the field. 2. The time required for a charged particle to complete one cycle of a circular path in a ...
  45. Physics

    Suppose that the magnetic field o fthe Earth were due to a single current moving in a circle of radius 2988 km through the earth’s molten core. The strength of the Earth’s magnetic field on the surface near a magnetic pole is about 6.00E-5 T. About how large a current ...
  46. physics

    a 82.7 kg ice skater is moving at 5.88 m/s when she grabs the loose end of a rope, the opposite end of which is tied to a pole. she then moves in a circle of radius 0.627 m around the pole. the acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Find the force exerted by the rope on her arm.
  47. Physics Classical Mechanics

    A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...
  48. GYRO COMPASS

    A gyro compass is affected by 2 errors. Speed error and latitude error. I have no idea why this should be. Can anyone offer an explanation. Thank you, Mike. Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "gyro compass error speed latitude" to get...
  49. Physics

    A flag pole consists of a 2.0 m long, 5.0 kg decorative ball on the end. What is the gravitational torque on the flag pole, calculated about an axis at the fixed end of the pole?
  50. Math

    A wire is stretched from the top of a 12-foot pole to a stake in the ground and then to the base of the pole. If a total of 20 feet of wire is needed, how far is the stake from the pole (the answer is NOT 16)
  51. Maths

    An antenna stands on a pole on the top of a house.If a woman is 70m from the house observes that the angles of elevation of the top and foot of the pole are 63 and 60 resp.,how long is the pole?
  52. physics

    help with the websites that discuss the mechanism followed during the manufacturing of a bar magnet such that it has a north and south pole
  53. Physics

    A 57.8 kg pole-vaulter falls from rest from a height of 5.4 m onto a foam-rubber pad. The pole-vaulter comes to rest 0.25 s after landing on the pad. (a) Calculate the athlete's velocity just before reaching the pad. ______ m/s downward (b) Calculate the constant force exerted...
  54. MATH

    a guy wire is connected 3 ft. from the top of a pole. The guy wire is 36 ft long and it is fastened to an anchor in the ground that is 12ft. from the base of the pole. How tall is the pole? (nearest tenth) PLEASE HELP! =)
  55. Simple Math

    Please explain to me what I need to do . A cable 35 feet long runs from the top of a utility pole to a point on the ground 30 feet from the base of the pole. How tall is the utility pole ?
  56. math

    a pole of 50m high stand on a building of 250m high to an observer of at a height of 300 m, the building and the pole stands equal angles. what the distance of the obsrever from the top of the pole
  57. Math

    An 8 foot long pole is propped against a fence to hold it up. The pole makes a 60 degree angle with the ground. How far above the ground does the pole come in contact with the fence?
  58. Physics

    What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)
  59. calculus

    A 6 foot tall man walks at a rate of 5 feet per second along one edge of a road that is 30 feet wide. On the other edge of the road is a light atop a pole 18 feet high. How fast is the length of the man's shadow increasing when he is 40 feet beyond the point directly across ...
  60. Physics

    When the space shuttle (mass of the shuttle = 2 x10^6 kg) was at the outer limit of Earth's atmosphere (distance = 350 km above Earth's surface), astronauts measured the gravitational force from Earth to be equal to 1.7 x 10^7 newtons. Assuming that both Earth and the shuttle ...
  61. elementary math for teachers

    The diagram depicts a rope connecting the top of a pole to the ground. The rope is 27 yd long and touches the ground 23 yd from the pole. How tall is the pole?
  62. Maths

    A 5 metre tall vertical pole is supported by a guy wire. The wire is attached to the top of the pole and is attached to the ground 3 metres from the base of the pole
  63. earth

    The radius of the Earth is approximately 6370 km. If one could dig down straight towards the center of the Earth, one would find that the outermost 2890 km (the crust and the mantle) has an average density of about 4.5 g/cm3. Farther down is the core. If the average density of...
  64. physics20

    DYNAMICS: A 54kg fireman slides down a pole of a distance of 3m. if the man hits the groung at 4.4m/s than what will the force of friction acting on the man due to the pole?
  65. physics 20

    DYNAMICS: A 54kg fireman slides down a pole of a distance of 3m. if the man hits the groung at 4.4m/s than what will the force of friction acting on the man due to the pole?
  66. physics

    DYNAMICS: A 54kg fireman slides down a pole of a distance of 3m. if the man hits the groung at 4.4m/s than what will the force of friction acting on the man due to the pole?
  67. Physics 20

    DYNAMICS: A 54kg fireman slides down a pole of a distance of 3m. if the man hits the groung at 4.4m/s than what will the force of friction acting on the man due to the pole?
  68. physics

    A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...
  69. Algebra II

    A hill is inclined 15 degrees to the horizontal. A 40-foot pole stands at the top of the hill. How long a rope will it take to reach from the top of the pole to a point 68 feet downhill from the base of the pole?
  70. Algebra II

    A hill is inclined 15 degrees to the horizontal. A 40-foot pole stands at the top of the hill. How long a rope will it take to reach from the top of the pole to a point 68 feet downhill from the base of the pole?
  71. Physics

    The mass of the Moon is 7.35 x 10^22 kg. At some point between Earth and the Moon, the force of Earth's gravitational attraction on an object is cancelled by the Moon's force of gravitational attraction. If the distance between Earth and the Moon (centre to centre) is 3.84 x ...
  72. maths

    Shyam wishes to determine the distance between two objects A and B but there is an obstacle between the two objects which prevents him from making a direct measurement. He design an ingenious way to overcome this difficulties. First, he fixes a pole at a convenient point o So ...
  73. Math

    A right circular pole has a base radiur r and a vertical angle 2ydegrees.Find the height of the pole in terms of r and y
  74. math

    Find the angle of elevation of the top of a vertical pole 23long from a point on the ground 10away from the foot of the pole l
  75. Science

    Which of the following statements is true about Earth's magnetic poles? A.They are located at earths geographic poles B.They are the areas where Earths magnetic field is weakest. C. They are the areas where Earths magneic field is strongest. D. Earth has one dominant magnetic ...
  76. geometry

    A cable 22 feet long runs from the top of a utility pole to a point on the ground 15 feet from the base of the pole. How tall is the utility pole? - thanks!
  77. algebra

    A cable 25 feet long runs from the top of a utility pole to a point on the ground 18 feet from the base of the pole. How tall is the utility pole?
  78. Math

    One end of a rope is tied to the top of a pole which is 30cm long and the rope is pulled tant then the other and is tied to a peg on the level ground.the angle of elevation which the rope makes with the ground is 55 degree celsius. Find the distance from the peg to the base of...
  79. physics

    Responding to an alarm, a 100 kg, a fireman slides down a pole to the ground floor, 3.1 m below. The fireman starts at rest and lands with a speed of 3.8 m/s. Find the average force exerted on the fireman by the pole. Find the average force exerted on the fireman when the ...
  80. Math, Geomertry

    A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, and the darkest shadow cast by the moon, called the umbra, hits the surface of the earth. If the umbra does not hit the surface, as shown in the following figure, then a total solar eclipse is not...
  81. Physics

    A traffic light hangs from a pole as shown. The uniform aluminum pole AB is 7.70m long and has a mass of 11.0kg. The mass of the traffic light is 27.5m. 1. Determine the tension in the horizontal massless cable CD. 2. Determine the vertical and horizontal components of the ...
  82. math

    An electric pole touches the ground due to bending in a wind. It is found that standing part of pole is equal to the distance of end touching the ground. If the end touching the ground from the pole is at distance 4 m, what was the length of pole before bending ?
  83. physics

    Question 6) Oil and gas exploration companies find new underground deposits by measuring (with incredible precision) the value of g at the Earth's surface. EXTRA INFO GIVEN: The challenge: F=Gm1m2/r^2 ONLY works for two cases: point masses, or if one of the masses has ...
  84. math

    A street light is at the top of a 16.0 ft. tall pole. A man 5.9 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 47 feet from the pole?
  85. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 14.5 ft. tall pole. A man 5.3 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 47 feet from the pole?
  86. math

    A street light is at the top of a 11 ft. tall pole. A man 6.2 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 4.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 31 feet from the pole?
  87. phy.

    check my understanding please. Larry weighs 300 N at the surface of the earth. what is the weight of the earth in the gravitational field of Larry? -would it still be 300 N an astronaugt lands on a planet that has twice the mass as earth and twice the diameter. how does the ...
  88. physics 2

    Two identical positive charges are placed 15 cm apart and the magnitude of the electric force between them is 5.4 Newtons. They then exchange charge (one charge loses some electrons and the other gains the same amount of electrons), but they both still remain positive. After ...
  89. trig

    A wind storm caused a 64 ft pole to lean due easwt at an angle of 63.8 degrees to the ground. A 106 ft long guy wire is then attached to the top of the pole and anchored in the ground due west of the foot of the pole. How far from the foot of the pole is the guy wire anchored?
  90. algebra

    A 24 meters pole is held by a three guy wire into vertical position. Two of the guy wires are of equal length. The third wire is 5 meters longer than the other two and is attached to the ground 11 meters farther from the foot of the pole than the two equal wires. Find the ...
  91. science

    Which statement best describes Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation? A.Large objects, like Earth and the Sun, attract other objects everywhere in the universe. B.Gravity is a kind of magnetic force between objects and Earth. C.Gravity is the result of the curvature of space...
  92. Physics

    A 55.0 kg ice skater is moving at 4.04 m/s when she grabs the loose end of a rope, the opposite end of which is tied to a pole. She then moves in a circle of radius 0.795 m around the pole. (a) Determine the force exerted by the horizontal rope on her arms. (b) Compare this ...
  93. math

    A street light is at the top of a 15 ft pole. A 5 ft tall girl walks along a straight path away from the pole with a speed of 5 ft/sec. (A)At what rate is the tip of her shadow moving away from the light (ie. away from the top of the pole) when the girl is 28 ft away from the ...
  94. Physics

    a. 2 objects each of mass 200 kg and 500 kg are separated by 50 cm. Where body of mass 20 kg should be placed so that the resultant force of gravity experienced by objects equal to zero? b. launched a rocket leaving Earth. Known radius of the earth 6.4 x 10 ³ km and ...
  95. physics

    A 84-kg fireman slides down a 4-m pole by applying a frictional force of 416 N against the pole with his hands. If he slides from rest, how fast is he moving once he reaches the ground?
  96. math

    A street light is mounted at the top of a 19-ft-tall pole. A man 5.5 feet tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 14 ft/s along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 100 feet from the pole?
  97. Related Rates

    A street light is at the top of a 10.5 ft. tall pole. A man 5.4 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 3.5 feet/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 47 feet from the pole?
  98. Mechanics & hydromechanics

    Three forces pulling on a body are in equilibrium.The direction of one is due south, the direction of another is 80 degrees east of north, and the third force acts in the direction of 35 degrees west of north.If the magnitude of the southerly force is 38 N, Find the magnitude ...
  99. Physics

    Hi! I need some help with some physics questions. 1. When two point charges are moved farther apart, what is true about their resulting electric and gravitational forces? a. both forces stay the same b. gravitational force stays the same but electric force increases c. ...
  100. Help with physics!

    Hi! I need some help with some physics questions. 1. When two point charges are moved farther apart, what is true about their resulting electric and gravitational forces? a. both forces stay the same b. gravitational force stays the same but electric force increases c. ...
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