1. Astronomy (algebra-based physics)

    Extrasolar planets There are currently 340 known extrasolar planets, i.e., planets around other suns. Most of them we infer only by their gravitational pull on their host stars, and a handful appear to dim the light of their host star as they transit in front of the star. In ...
  2. Life Sciene

    How would the cell theory be affected if scientists could make living cells from carbon, oxygen, and other elements found on earth.
  3. Physics

    On some planet other than Earth a ball is thrown upward at a velocity of 22.3 m/s. It returns back to the exact position that it started at in 8.8s. What is this planets value for "g"? (
  4. Science

    humans,other mammals,birds can maintain a constant body temperature. why is this a useful adaptation? how does this explain the spread of these animals around earth?
  5. Finite

    Bowl one contains 3 black and 2 white balls. Bowl two contains 4 black and 5 white balls. Experiment: A ball is randomly selected from bowl one, its color noted, and it is placed in bowl two. Then a ball is randomly selected from bowl two. a.) What is the probability that the ...
  6. Earth space science, check answers?

    A. 75 % B. 12.5% C. 25% D. 3.13% E. 9.38% 3. what percentage of land on the earths surface is inhospital lands? - B 4. what percentage of earths surface is covered by land? - C 5. what percentage of land on earth is usable, for living on, but not for agriculture/farming?-D 6. ...
  7. Calculus

    One ship is 20 miles due North of another ship, and is sailing South at the rate of 10 miles per hour. The second ship sails West at the rate of 20 miles per hour. For how long will the ships continue to approach each other?
  8. physics

    According to its design specification, the timer circuit delaying the closing of an elevator door is to have a capacitance of 30.0 µF between two points A and B. (a) When one circuit is being constructed, the inexpensive but durable capacitor installed between these two ...
  9. Physics

    According to its design specification, the timer circuit delaying the closing of an elevator door is to have a capacitance of 30.0 µF between two points A and B. (a) When one circuit is being constructed, the inexpensive but durable capacitor installed between these two ...
  10. science

    1. describe the relationship between the mass of a planet and the number of satellites it has. 2. an observer on earth can watch venus go through phases much like earths moon does. expleain why this is so? i looked all through my text book for the answer but coundn't find it ...
  11. calculus

    Carbon-14 is a radioactive substance produced in the Earth's atmosphere and then absorbed by plants and animals on the surface of the earth. It has a half-life (the time it takes for half the amount of a sample to decay) of approximately 5730 years. Using this known piece of ...
  12. Stuctures of the Earth

    If you measure one thing, its gives you clues about something else. Give an example. I am not seeming to understand this question. It kind of tends to relate in with theories and such that scientists have made by doing investigations which have provided them clues about other ...
  13. Chemistry

    I have a homework question that says: "Three resonance structures of the following anion are possible. One is given below, but it is incomplete. Complete the given structure by adding non-bonding electrons and formal charges. Draw the two remaining resonance structures, ...
  14. alegebra

    1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets, but did you know that the weight of an object on Earth also varies according to the elevation of the object? In particular, the weight of an object follows this equation: , where C is a constant, and...
  15. Geometry ( helllppp pleaaassse )

    A point on the ceiling of a room is 12ft. from each of the vertices of a triangle on the floor whose legs are 6ft. A and 8ft. respectively. find the length of the ceiling. 2. With a 12ft. pole marked in feet, how can one determine the foot of the perpendicular let fall to the ...
  16. Science Somebody Help Me Please..I have a deadline

    1. Diarrhea can be caused by a change in diet and different minerals in the water. True False 2. Fusion produces less radioactivity than fission. True False 3. Wise travelers eat only cooked vegetables in underdeveloped areas. True False 4. The kilogram is the basic unit of ...
  17. astronomy

    when earth and mars are closest to each other in their orbits the angular separation between mars's moon phobos and the surface of mars is observed to be 22 arc seconds. if phobos orbits mars every .31910 days what is the average density of mars expresses in kilograms per ...
  18. physics

    The first Lunar Olympics is to be held on the Moon inside a huge dome. Of the usual Olympic events - track and field, gymnastics, and so on - which would be drastically affected by the Moon's gravity? In which events would Earth=based records be broken? In which events would ...
  19. Hyde memorial secondry school

    A pole 6m long leans against a vertical wall so that it makes an angle of 60 with the wall calculate the distance of the foot of the ladder from the wall.
  20. Physics

    A carnival seat and a passenger has a combined weight of 193. As the seat is spun on a 18m rope tethered to a pole at an angle of 59.2 degrees, at what speed is the seat traveling?
  21. math (find height)

    A piece of construction paper is .01mm thick. It is cut in half and one piece is placed on top of the other to make a pile. These are cut in half, and all four pieces are placed in a pile. These four are cut in half and placed in a pile, and the process is continued. After the...
  22. Science

    In __, the amplitude of the carrier wave is changed to transmit information; the frequency is not changed. In __, the frequency of the carrier wave is changed __ phones and __ phones use radio waves to transmit signals. __ use electromagnetic signals from a base station ...
  23. kw university

    You want to get an idea of the magnitude of magnetic fields produced by overhead power lines. You estimate that a transmission wire is about 11 above the ground. The local power company tells you that the line operates at 16 and provide a maximum of 83 to the local area. ...
  24. Physics

    Two electrostatic point charges of +60.0 μC and +57.0 μC exert a repulsive force on each other of 161 N. What is the distance between the two charges? The value of the Coulomb constant is 8.98755 × 109 N · m2/C2. Answer in units of m.
  25. Math (geometry)

    Earth's diameter at the equator is about 7926 miles. A jet flies 550 miles per hour. How long would it take the jet to fly halfway around the equator?
  26. Physics

    An electron is relased into a uniform electric field of magnitude 8.35 N/C. How many times larger is this electrons acceleration than the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of Earth? Is it just F= qE = ma (for the electron, and using E for electric field), and then ...
  27. Physics

    A star with the same mass and diameter as the sun rotates about a central axis with a period of about 29.2 days. Suppose that the sun runs out of nuclear fuel and collapses to form a white dwarf star with a diameter equal to that of the earth. Assume the star acts like a solid...
  28. physics

    calculate the force on an airplane which has acquired a net charge of 180 C and moves with the speed of 180 m/s perpendicular to the earth's magnetic field 5.0 x 10^-5 T.
  29. Physics

    If you throw a 36 kilogram rock off a cliff , how fast does it accelerate to the ground? The earth excerts a force of 200 Newtons on the rock.
  30. Physics!

    Consider someone in a rotating space habitat. The outward force felt by the person A.has no reaction counterpart B.is an interaction with Earth C.is a form of gravity D.is real in the traditional sense
  31. 205

    From the thirteenth to the sixteenth century, the Inca empire flourished in the Andes Mountains. It maintained an eleven-thousand-mile network of stone-paved roads. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1) Which of the following, if ...
  32. English

    From the thirteenth to the sixteenth century, the Inca empire flourished in the Andes Mountains. It maintained an eleven-thousand-mile network of stone-paved roads. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1) Which of the following, if ...
  33. Physics

    1. Gunter, the weightlifter, can lift a 230.0 kg barbell overhead on Earth. The acceleration due to gravity on the sun is 274 m/s2. 2. a. Would the barbells be heavier on the sun or on the Earth. heavier on the sun b. How much (in Newtons) would the barbells weigh on the sun? ...
  34. earth science am i right?

    am i right 19. According to the law of __________, only a worldwide flood with its vast complex of sediment-saturated currents would produce horizontal superimposed layers of materials, thus forming a great series of sedimentary strata formed in various parts of the earth. X ...
  35. Science

    This is part two of my science I answered the other one just need to be checked on this one and the other one. 10. _________ is the most plentiful fossil fuel in the United States A:Natural Gas B:Coal C:Oil D:Petroleum 11. What is the result of fossil fuels being used more ...
  36. 5th Grade Science

    The force of attraction between the Earth and an object is called? A. Magnetism B. Mass C. Energy D. Gravity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity hey ken. someone told me it was gravity So you think it is gravity
  37. geology

    How old are the oldest meteorites yet studied and what is the minimum age of Earth since Earth is at least as old as the meteorites. We know the oldest meteorites contain equal amounts of uranium 238 and lead 206. Uranium 238 has a half life of 4.5 billion years. Would that ...
  38. Biology

    the eventual evolution of living organisms on earth is based upon the following theory: during the early stages of the earth's history the chemical characteristics of the world changed as the conditions on the planet changed. The changes established the conditions necessary ...
  39. math

    hilp meeee trying .... Consider the two parabolas :y1=2x^2-3x-1 and y2=x^2+7x+20. (a) Find the points of intersection of the parabolas and decide which one is greater than the other between the intersection points. (b) Compute the area enclosed by the two parabolas. (c) Use ...
  40. math

    hilp meeee trying .... Consider the two parabolas :y1=2x^2-3x-1 and y2=x^2+7x+20. (a) Find the points of intersection of the parabolas and decide which one is greater than the other between the intersection points. (b) Compute the area enclosed by the two parabolas. (c) ...
  41. Science

    Can you check this for me? What is the difference between homegenous mixtures and heterogeneous mixtures? The difference between the two is that in a homogeneous mixture, the ingredients or elements are uniformly spread while in a hetergeneous mixture, it's the exact opposite...
  42. Physics - Help!

    A television set shoots out a beam of electrons. The beam current is 10E-6Amp (10macroAmp. How many electrons srike the TV screen each second? How much charge strike the screen in a minute? An ampere is a coulomb of electrons per second. If you divide that by the charge on one...
  43. physics

    three dimensional identical balls 1,2 and 3 are placed on a straight line at a separation of 10m between balls . initially they are at rest. ball 1 is given a velocity of 10m/s towards ball 2. collision between ball 1 and 2 is inelastic with e=0.5 . but collision between ball ...
  44. physics

    three dimensional identical balls 1,2 and 3 are placed on a straight line at a separation of 10m between balls . initially they are at rest. ball 1 is given a velocity of 10m/s towards ball 2. collision between ball 1 and 2 is inelastic with e=0.5 . but collision between ball ...
  45. meteorology

    Compared to the planet's average radius (6371 km or 3959 mi), the atmosphere is like the thin skin of an apple. About 99% of the atmosphere's mass occurs within about 32 km (20 mi) of Earth's surface. Hence, the thickness of the atmosphere represents only about _____ % of the ...
  46. EARTH SCIENCE

    You are given a 6-month assignment by your employer to work at a remote location in Australia. In order to pack as lightly as possible, you try to research the climate of a small town in Australia. There is little data since no major cities are located within 300 miles of the ...
  47. EARTH SCIENCE

    You are given a 6-month assignment by your employer to work at a remote location in Australia. In order to pack as lightly as possible, you try to research the climate of a small town in Australia. There is little data since no major cities are located within 300 miles of the ...
  48. SS

    What is a difference between East, North, and West Africa? The difference can be anything (government, culture, religion, etc.). I have two down and need one more.
  49. Math

    My Question is : A plane with an air pf 192 miles per hour is headed on a bearing of 121 degrees. A north wind is blowing ( from north to south ) at 15.9 miles per hour. Find the ground speed and the actual bearing of the plane.
  50. Science-Chemistry

    How would I figure out how far the distance in kilometers between the sun and earth be if it takes 8.3 minutes for light to travel?
  51. Physics

    A space station is shaped like a ring and rotates to simulate gravity. If the radius of the space station is 120 m, at what frequency must it rotate so that it simulates Earth's gravity? [Hint: The apparent weight of the astronauts must be the same as their weight on Earth.]
  52. Biology

    I don't know any info an the first semester and midterms are tomorrow please help ( Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems Chemistry of Living Things History of Life on Earth: The First Simple Cells History of Life on Earth: Complex Cells Cells and Their Environment Energy ...
  53. physics

    The polar ice caps contain about 2.76E+19 kg of ice. This mass contributes negligibly to the moment of inertia of Earth because it is located at the poles, close to the axis of rotation. Estimate the change in the length of the day that would be expected if the polar ice caps ...
  54. Physics

    A very important experiment was carried out at the end of the 1800’s involving testing for the speed of the earth through the ether. (a) State the name of this experiment (b) Describe why the light beams are perpendicular to each other at one stage of the experiment. (c) ...
  55. Physics

    A particle with a charge of -4.5 x 10-5 C, a mass of 2.5 x 10-7 kg, and a velocity of 7.0 x 10-5 m/s [E] is traveling perpendicularly through an external magnetic field such that the force of gravity is balanced by the magnetic force. Determine the direction and magnitude of ...
  56. Geometry

    One can of pumpkin pie mix will make a pie of diameter 8 in. If two cans of pie mix are used to make a larger pie of the same thickness, find the diameter of that pie. Use sqrt 2 is equal to about 1.414
  57. College Physics

    On planet Z, the standard unit of length is the foose. Ann the Astronaut is 5.90 feet tall on earth. She lands on planet Z and is measured to be 94 foosi tall. Her partner Rachael is 88 foosi tall. How tall is Rachael on Earth?
  58. social studies check answers

    2.B 3.A 4.C 5.B 2.Caribbean South America has A. a predominantly tropical climate. B. varied climate zones due to coastal and highland areas. C. an arid climate in the north and a wet climate in the south. D. mountain climates determined by elevation. 3.Which statement best ...
  59. science

    a hydrauli press has a ram of 30 cm diameter and plunger of 4.5cm diameter. find the the weight lifted by the hydraulic press when the force applied at the plunger is 500N
  60. physics

    Displacement vectors A,B,and C add up to a total of zero. Vector A has a magnitude of 1550 m and a direction of 24.1° north of east. Vector B has a direction of 41.0° east of south, and vector C has a direction of 33.4° north of west. Find the magnitudes of vector B and ...
  61. physics

    Displacement vectors A, B, and C add up to a total of zero. Vector A has a magnitude of 1550 m and a direction of 22.9° north of east. Vector B has a direction of 41.0° east of south, and vector C has a direction of 35.2° north of west. Find the magnitudes of vector B and ...
  62. physics

    A crate sits on wooden horizontal surface (a wooden floor). The figure shows a top view of this looking down onto the crate (gravity would be acting into the page). Man one and man two apply forces F1 and F2, at angles of θ1 and θ2 respectively, with the goal of ...
  63. math

    two forces, one of 18.4 pounds and the outer 13.1 pounds, act upon the same onject. the angle between these forces is 16.5°. find the magnitude of the resultant force
  64. Physics

    The Voyager 1 spacecraft is at the edge of the solar system, about 11 billion km away. (a) How long does a radio signal from Voyager 1 take to get to the Earth? (b) Its radio works at 8 GHz. What is the wavelength? (c) What type of light is this? (d) What is the energy of ...
  65. Math (pleaseeeee answer I'm confused)

    1. A point on the ceiling of a room is 12ft. from each of the vertices of a triangle on the floor whose legs are 6ft. A and 8ft. respectively. find the length of the ceiling. 2. With a 12ft. pole marked in feet, how can one determine the foot of the perpendicular let fall to ...
  66. physical science

    What happens to the gravitational force between two objects if their separation is doubled? The force of attraction is doubled. the same. half as much. one fourth as much.
  67. Physics

    A coordinate system (in meters) is constructed on the surface of a pool table, and three objects are placed on the coordinate system as follows: a 0.8 kg object at the origin, a 2.8 kg object at (0 m,1.7 m), and a 4.4 kg object at (3.8 m,0 m). Find the resultant gravitational ...
  68. physics

    A beam of electrons moves at right angles to a magnetic field of 7.2 multiplied by 10-2 T. The electrons have a velocity of 2.5 multiplied by 106 m/s. What is the magnitude of the force on each electron?
  69. english multiple choice

    Then he says, slow and scornful: "The idea of you lynching anybody! It's amusing. The idea of you thinking you had pluck enough to lynch a man! Because you're brave enough to tar and feather poor friendless cast-out women that come along here, did that make you think you had ...
  70. algebra

    how high is a tree that casts a 30ft shodow at the same time a 12ft pole casts a shodow which is 6ft long
  71. algebra

    how high is a tree that casts a 30ft shodow at the same time a 12ft pole casts a shodow which is 6ft long
  72. math

    how high is a tree that cast a 24-foot shadow at the same time a 9-foot pole casts a shadow which is 3-feet long
  73. collegemath

    How high is a wall that cast A 7ft shadow at the same time a 5ft flag pole casts a 5ft shadow
  74. Mathematics

    John walked from Point A to the flagpole at 61m .The pole is 28m.What is the distance from Point A to the top of the flagpole?
  75. physics (force table)

    In a four force case, could the ring ever be in equilibrium if all four pulleys were placed in quadrant one?
  76. PHYSICS

    Ricardo and Jane are standing under a tree in the middle of a pasture. An argument ensues, and they walk away in different directions. Ricardo walks 28.0 in a direction 60.0 west of north. Jane walks 10.0 in a direction 30.0 south of west. They then stop and turn to face each ...
  77. physics

    Ricardo and Jane are standing under a tree in the middle of a pasture. An argument ensues, and they walk away in different directions. Ricardo walks 24.0 in a direction 60.0 west of north. Jane walks 10.0 in a direction 30.0 south of west. They then stop and turn to face each ...
  78. HELP Physics

    A 2 cm object is placed 36 cm from a screen. Where should a converging lens of focal length 8 cm be placed between them to form a clear image on the screen? What two possible magnifications could the image have?
  79. Physics

    Two people carry a heavy electric motor by placing it on a light board 2 meters in length. One person lifts at one end with a force of 700 N, and the other lifts the opposite end with a force of 500 N. What is the weight of the motor, where along the board is its center of ...
  80. Physics

    Two people carry a heavy electric motor by placing it on a light board 2 meter in length. One person lifts at one end with a force of 700N, and the other lifts the opposite end with a force of 500N. What is the weight of the motor, where along the board is its centre of ...
  81. physics

    Three equal positive point charges q are at the corners of an equilateral triangle with sides of length a. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field at one corner of the triangle due to two charges placed on another two corners of the triangle ?. These two ...
  82. math

    Two numbers are reciprocals of each other. One number is 9 times as large as the other. Find the two numbers.
  83. Physics

    In moving a 35.0 kg desk from one side of a classroom to the other, a professor finds that a horizontal force of 300 N is necessary to set the desk in motion, and a force of 185 N is necessary to keep it in motion at a constant speed. (a) What is the coefficient of static ...
  84. CRITICAL THINKING

    From the thirteenth to the sixteenth century, the Inca empire flourished in the Andes Mountains. It maintained an eleven-thousand-mile network of stone-paved roads. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1) Which of the following, if ...
  85. physics

    1909, Robert Millikan was the first to find the charge of an electron in his now-famous oil-drop experiment. In that experiment tiny oil drops were sprayed into a uniform electric field between a horizontal pair of oppositely charged plates. The drops were observed with a ...
  86. Earth science

    TRUE OR FALSE The burning of fossil fuels cause the earth to get warmer by putting carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the carbon dioxide traps heat. MY GUESS: TRUE Isobars help meteorologists find fronts on weather maps. MY GUESS: FALSE A CLOUD IS A COLLECTION OF WATER ...
  87. PHYSICS

    A river is flowing from west to east at a speed of 8m/min, a man on the south bank of the river , capable of swimming at 20m/min in still water, wants to swim across the river in the shortest time. He should swim in a direction of a) due north b) 30 degree east of north c) 30 ...
  88. Physics

    Suppose we had a straight tunnel, through Earth's center, to a point on the opposite side of the planet, and used it to deliver mail to the other side. With what speed would our packages pass through Earth's center. So: ag = (GM)/R2 Mins = (4/3)πR3*ρ So, I'm assuming...
  89. science245

    In genology (the earth) what are the two historical figures and the process of mantle convention and plate movement.?
  90. physics

    Two parallel plate capacitors are identical, except that one of them is empty and the other contains a material with a dielectric constant of 4.2 in the space between the plates. The empty capacitor is connected between the terminals of an ac generator that has a fixed ...
  91. PHYSICS

    Two parallel plate capacitors are identical, except that one of them is empty and the other contains a material with a dielectric constant of 4.2 in the space between the plates. The empty capacitor is connected between the terminals of an ac generator that has a fixed ...
  92. Geometry

    The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,423 miles, and the radius of the Earth is approximately 3,960 miles. How many times larger is the volume of Jupiter than the volume of the Earth? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.
  93. English

    This question is based on the following poem: Seasons are celebrations. A year's a Ferris wheel. Both honor our world's habit of spinning 'round a star. 7. Which one of the following sentences best expresses the main idea of this poem? A. The world has a habit of spinning ...
  94. math

    An object that weighs about 2.1 pounds on the moon weighed 12.56 pounds on Earth. About how much would an astronaut who weighs 174 pounds on Earth weigh on the moon?
  95. physics

    Earth of mass 6×10^24 kg is in motion around the sun with a linear velocity of magnitude 30 km/s. a) Determine the magnitude of the linear momentum of the center of mass of Earth. b) Is this linear momentum conseved?
  96. Physics

    The drawing shows a plane diving towards the ground and then climbing back upward. During each of these motions, the lift force L acts perpendicular to the dispacement s, which has the same magnitude of 2.8 103 m in each case. The engines of the plane exert a thrust T, which ...
  97. Math

    Find the point of intersection between y=2-(1/2)x and y=1+ax. (a=alpha sign). You answer will be a point in the xy plane whose coordinates involve the unknown a . My work so far: I set the two equations equal to each other because they intersect. 1+ax=2-(1/2)x and I got, (-1...
  98. Math

    35 decimeter string is attached to both ends of a 25 decimeter pole. At what point of the string do you need to pull to make a right triangle?
  99. Math

    If rosario noticed that the distance from the pole in the center of the tetherball circle to the painted circle was about six feet. Then what was the radius of the tetherball
  100. geometry

    How high is a tree that casts a 34ft shadow at the same time a 7 ft pole cast a shadow which is 9ft long. What is the tree's hight
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