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physics

A 62.9 kg spacewalking astronaut pushes off a 697.0 kg satellite, exerting a 117.0 N force for the 0.977 s it takes him to straighten his arms. How far apart are the astronaut and the satellite after 3.57 min?

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A 62.9 kg spacewalking astronaut pushes off a 697.0 kg satellite, exerting a 117.0 N force for the 0.977 s it takes him to straighten his arms. How far apart are the astronaut and the satellite after 3.57 min?

Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...

Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...

Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...

Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...

Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...

space

What is the force of gravity at 220 miles above Earth's surface? Calculate how much of a g force the astronauts are actually experiencing. The solution for this math problem is a percentage. You can calculate it using the Algebraic equation: gr = R2/r2 x g R = the radius of ...

Physics

Kate (m = 50 kg) is swinging on a tire tied by a (light) rope (L = 3 m) to a tree limb. Her twin Ashley comes along and squeezes into the tire with her. Assume that at all times the centre of mass of the person(s) riding the tire is at the end of the rope. a) What was the ...

Math

help me solve this conic: 12x^2+y^2+6x-9=0 not sure what you mean by "solve this conic" You want to know what kind of conic? ellipse to find out its properties you have to change it into standard form (x-h)^2/a^2 + (y-k)^2/b^2 = 1 I would first divide by 12 x^2 + y^2/12 + x/2...

physiscs

in a simple model of a hydrogen atom, the electron revolves in circular orbit around the proton with a speed of 1.1*10^6m/s. determine the radius of the electrons orbit

Physics (please help)

Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Eart when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Eart are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This alignment corresponds to a ...

Math

If a hypothetical planet in our Solar System had a sidereal period of 11.1 Earth years and a circular orbit, how far from the Sun in Astronomical Units would it be? Enter your answer to the nearest 0.01 AU.

Chemistry

Which of the following processes are spontaneous? (Select all that apply.) a. average car prices increasing b. a soft-boiled egg becoming raw c. a satellite falling to Earth d. water decomposing to H2 and O2 at 298 K and 1 atm I thought it would c and maybe d

Physics

A 6 kg rock is suspended by a massless string from one end of a 6m measuring stick. What is the mass of the measuring stick if it is balanced by a support force at the 1m mark? answer in units of kg. Thanks for any help Rather than just posting the question, you should post ...

Physics

You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space Station. Due to mishandling of units by a technician, you find yourself...

general physics

His spacecraft, Vostok I, was a sphere about 2.3 m in diameter, and it reached a maximum altitude above Earth’s surface of 327 km. What was the spacecraft’s speed at this point in its orbit?

physics

Assuming Earth behaves as a perfect sphere with a radius of 6380 km, the standard gravitational acceleration,g, at sea level has a value of 9.80 m/s^2. a.) As Earth rotates on its axis, objects at the equator experience a slightly different value of g due to additional ...

math-10th grade( quadractics)

the centre point of a circle is 5,3. the top most point of the circle is the vertex. the radius of the circle is 5 and one of the zeroes is 9. figure out the vertex. tehn figure out the equation and convert it in standard form? p.s-plz exaplain step to step process or detailed...

Math

The pedals of a bicycle are mounted on a bracket whose centre is 29.0 cm above the ground. Each pedal is 16.5 the bracket The bicycle is pedalled at the rate of 12 cycles per minute. a) Write an equation for the height of one pedal at time t, in seconds, if this dal starts at ...

trig problem

Hi, A fountain in a shopping centre has a single jet of water. The height of the jet of water varies according to a sinusoidal function. A student notes that, in exactly one minute, the jet goes from a minimum height of 2m to a maximum height of 6m and back to 2m. At 13:00, ...

French =)

Please could you check my French homework for mistakes? The first part is a presentation and the second part is my half of a role play. Also do you know of any websites that can help you with pronunciation? Hugh Heffner Mesdames et messieurs, je vous prèsente Mosieur Hugh ...

physics

A satellite circling the earth has an average power consumption of 370.0 W. Assuming 5.4% efficiency for conversion of solar energy to electrical energy, what area is required for the solar panels?

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.)

science help pls pls

A star is observed from two positions of Earth in its orbit, in summer and winter. Which of these is the best method to calculate the approximate distance of the star from Earth? measure the parallax and use it in calculations measure the red shift of emitted light and use it ...

Physics

A satellite orbits Neptune 4000km above its surface. given the mass of Neptune is 1.02x10^26 kg and the radius of Neptune is 2.48x10^7m, Calculate the orbital speed of the satellite

math

Based on the data collected by the National Centre for health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, it was found that the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told that they have hypertension was 15%. Suppose that a...

math!!!

Molten plastic is injected into the centre of a circular mold of constant height, H, through a small hole. The rate of injection is such that the radius of the plastic inside the mould increases so that r(t)= 3t^2 -2t^3 where the mold has maximum radius of one unit. Compute ...

sociology

how does race-conflict approach coincide with or oppose the concept of multiculturalismy

Application prob. for Trig.

Hi, A fountain in a shopping centre has a single jet of water. The height of the jet of water varies according to a sinusoidal function. A student notes that, in exactly one minute, the jet goes from a minimum height of 2m to a maximum height of 6m and back to 2m. At 13:00, ...

physics

a square with side length 2.0 cm has a charge of -1.0x10^-6C at every corner. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric force on each charge? What is the force on a fifth charge placed in the centre of this square? Does the sign of the fifth charge affect the ...

Physics

Find the energy necessary to put 5kg , initially at rest on Earth's surface, into geosynchronous orbit. Do I use the formula U=GMm/r G=6.67*10^-11 M=2.5*10^24 m=5 r=41000 Is this sort of right, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Physics

Find the energy necessary to put 5kg , initially at rest on Earth's surface, into geosynchronous orbit. Do I use the formula U=GMm/r G=6.67*10^-11 M=2.5*10^24 m=5 r=41000 Is this sort of right, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Physics

if mars orbits the sun at an angular velocity of 1.06x10-7 rad/s, how long is a year on mars in earth days assuming it travels in a circular orbit?pls explain

Statistics

The national centre of health statistics reports that the mean systolic blood pressure for males 35-44 years of age is 128 and a standard deviation of 15. A group of 50 executives selected at random are tested and found to have an avarage of 132.3. Is there statistical ...

physics

Two people, George who has a mass of 93.0 kg and Victoria who has a mass of 60.0 kg, are on a frozen circular pond. They stand at the very centre and push off of each other. The distance from one side of the pond to the other is 83.0 m and it takes George 15.0 s to reach the ...

Physics

Singly charged positive ions are kept on a circular orbit in a cyclotron. The magnetic field inside the cyclotron is 0.947 T. The mass of the ions is 3.01×10-26 kg, and speed of the ions is 3.45 percent of the speed of the light. What is the diameter of the orbit? (The speed ...

science help pls pls pls

A new object, Object Y, was discovered outside our solar system. Object Y is small and rocky, is not a satellite of any other object, and it does not have enough gravity to clear away smaller objects near its orbit. The characteristics of Object Y most closely resemble those ...

Calculus

A sphere with radius 1m has temperature 15 degrees C. It lies inside a con- centric sphere with radius 2m and temperature 25 degrees C: The temperature T(r) at a distance r from the common centre of the spheres satisfi es the di fferential equation: d^(2)T/dr^2 + 2/r(dT/dr) = ...

Physics

Two manned satellites approaching one another at a relative speed of 0.200 m/s intend to dock. The first has a mass of 5.50 ✕ 103 kg, and the second a mass of 7.50 ✕ 103 kg. Assume that the positive direction is directed from the second satellite towards the first ...

French

Can someone please check my work? Read what the following people are doing and then explain why, using "avoir" and one of the expressions in the list. faim soif chaud froid model: Alice mange une pizza. (Elle a faim.) 1. Je mets mon pull. (J'ai froid.) 2. Nous allons à la caf...

Reiny to Gina (logic)

I saw your reply re my late night solution to your pumpkin question http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1224212047 I did indeed make two typing errors, which even though they do not change the actual answer, nevertheless would have caused confusion. I will repeat my solution ...

Science

I know what a baseline is, but what baseline is used in astronomy? y do we need vary the length of baselines we use? Is the baseline the diameter of the earth's orbit? I really do not get the 2nd part.

astronomy

what is controversy of PLuto's status as a planet Here are a couple: It has a much more eccentric and tilted orbit than any of the other planets. Its orbit is tilted at an angle to the plane of the orbits of the other planets. It’s smaller than some of the planetary moons in...

English

Here are some more sentences for you to check. Thank you. 1)The trip showed me that there is a big world outside.I decided to take (??) the trip to keep my family good company and to know them better. 2)The journey on car (by car) was very boring. 3)The trip by car was long ...

Physics

t a NASA research center free-fall research is performed by dropping experiment packages from the top of an evacuated shaft 156 m high. Free-fall imitates the so-called microgravity environment of a satellite in orbit. What constant acceleration would be required to stop an ...

Physics

A girl standing on a stationary uniform plank 10m long. The plank can move with negligible friction along the surface of the water. A) the girl walks along the plank with a velocity of 2ms-1 relative to the plank until she reaches the end of the plank. The centre of mass of ...

Math show work

If a hypothetical planet in our Solar System had a sidereal period of 11.1 Earth years and a circular orbit, how far from the Sun in Astronomical Units would it be? Enter your answer to the nearest 0.01 AU.

physics iit

I need the following formulas for a (square, a ring,cylinder,hollow cylinder,a triangle,disc, rod) etc.. 1.Moment of inertia 2.Magnetic force 3.Electric force 4.Electric flux 5.Gravitational force 6.Centre of mass 7.Magnetic field intensity 8.Electric potential 9.Area 10....

physics

A mass m1 = 6.0 kg sits on a frictionless table, and rotates at a constant speed v = 3.0 m/sin a circle of radius R = 1.5 m. m1 is attached by a massless string which passes through a hole in the centre of the table to a second m2 (which hangs freely without moving). There is ...

maths

A rope AB attached to a small block of neglible dimensions and passes over apulley C so that its free end hangs 1.5 metres above ground. When block rests on the floor. The end A of the rope is moved horizontally in astraight line by a man walking at a uniform velocity V=...

Physics

A spherical satellite has 12 identical monopropellant thrust chambers for attitude control with the following performance characteristics: thrust (each unit): 5 lbf; Is (steady state or more than 2 sec): 240 sec; Is (pulsing duration 20 msec): 150 sec; Is (pulsing duration 100...

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...

English

I still have to include the following paragraph to my previous letter. Can you please check it? Thank you. 1) As to your accommodation, you have chosen a hotel which lies more than two miles from the school! 2) I think you should opt for one among the following hotels which ...

precal

The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes. Measuring 150m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When viewed from Marina Centre...

Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.

Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.

science

How long dose it take the moon to rotate once and how many days dose it take to orbit the earth

Physics

A 95,000kg spaceship, moving at 0.34 m/s, wants to dock at a 75000kg satellite that is moving towards it. If the final speed to the joined spacecraft is -0.66 m/s, find the initial speed of the satellite.

math

the launch window for a weather satellite is represented by the inequality |t-360| < 20 where t minutes is the time from the start of the countdown to the launch. If the countdown starts at 01:00, at what times can the satellite be launched?

Physics

Sorry for reposting this but I'm still confused with the last part... You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space ...

Physics

Sorry for reposting this but I'm still confused with the last part... You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space ...

English

Can you check if the following sentences are possible in English? Thank you very much in advance for your invaluable help. 1) The barons received lands (or land) from the king. 2) The land was held by the vassals. 3) In the medieval mind (?) there was also the theory of a ...

maths

A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...

Geometry

A circle of radius 1 is drawn in the plane. Four non-overlapping circles each of radius 1, are drawn (externally) tangential to the original circle. An angle ã is chosen uniformly at random in the interval [0,2ð). The probability that a half ray drawn from the centre of the ...

physics

15000N on earth 2250N on moon Moon Radius= 1.74x10^6m Orbital Height 100km Total orbit 1.84x10^6m What is orbital speed?

Algebra

the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?

Math

From two tracking stations, A and B, 450km apart, a satellite is sighted at C directly above the line joining A to B. At the moment of sighting, angle A is 39 and angle B is 45. Find the height of the satellite. Please show all your steps clearly and asap, Thanks

physics

A 92kg astronaut and a 1.2E3kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving a speed of 0.14m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven and a half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with the shuttle. What was the ...

physics

A satellite that is spinning clockwise has four low-mass solar panels sticking out as shown; the mass of the satellite is 750 kg. A tiny meteor of mass 2 kg traveling at high speed rips through one of the solar panels and continues in the same direction but at reduced speed. ...

communication

What would be the reaction of a reader if the topic sentence in an essay did not coincide with the supporting points

history

Assess the presidency of Thomas Jefferson. Do his actions in office coincide with his political philosophy?

english

what would be the reaction of a reader if the topic sentences in an essay did not coincide with the supporting points?

history

asses the presidemcy of thomas jefferson.do his action in office coincide with his political philosophy?

physics

Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed and each having the same mass. The first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly north. If the centre of mass of the two-car system is travelling at 51 km/h (i.e. ...

physics

Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed and each having the same mass. The first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly north. If the centre of mass of the two-car system is travelling at 51 km/h (i.e. ...

physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/22 of its value at the Earth's surface? _ m

physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?

phy

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/12 of its value at the Earth's surface?

Physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?

Mathematics

Since the beginning of satellite radio in 2001, the number of satellite radio subscribers has been growing very quickly. At the end of 2001, the total number of subscribers to XM Satellite radio was 27,733. By the end of 2005, the number of subscribers had grown to 5,932,957. ...

automobile engineering

For an automobile with wheel base 2.5m, the centre of gravity lies 0.6 m above the ground and 1.15 m in front of the rear axle. The automobile is moving on level ground with a speed of 45 km/hr. Find the minimum stopping distance when (a) Only rear wheels are braked (b) Only ...

physics

A 62kg person lies flat on uniform plank of mass 15kg.The plank, with the person lying on it,is placed on a brick at the head and a bathroom scale at the foot,both under the plank.The persons toe to head dist is 1.56m.The length of the plank is also 1.56m. a)the reading on the...

physics

A 62kg person lies flat on uniform plank of mass 15kg.The plank, with the person lying on it,is placed on a brick at the head and a bathroom scale at the foot,both under the plank.The persons toe to head dist is 1.56m.The length of the plank is also 1.56m. a)the reading on the...

colllege physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?

Physics

Two manned satellites approaching one another at a relative speed of 0.200 m/s intend to dock. The first has a mass of 4.50 multiplied by 103 kg, and the second a mass of 7.50 multiplied by 103 kg. Assume that the positive direction is directed from the second satellite ...

physics

As you walked on the moon, the earth’s gravity would still pull on you weakly and you would still have an earth weight. How large would that earth weight be, compared to your earth weight on the earth’s surface? (Note: The earth’s radius is 6378 km and the distance ...

Chemistry help

The earth moves round the sun in one year.the average earth-sun distance is 1.5*10^11m given that the mass of the earth is 5.98*10^24kg (a):the angular momentum of the earth??? (b):kinetic energy of the earth motion?? (c):kinetic energu of the earth motion half way along it ...

Physics

In 1996, NASA performed an experiment called the Tethered Satellite experiment. In this experiment a 2.20 104-m length of wire was let out by the space shuttle Atlantis to generate a motional emf. The shuttle had an orbital speed of 7.50 103 m/s, and the magnitude of the earth...

Physics

In 1996, NASA performed an experiment called the Tethered Satellite experiment. In this experiment a 2.20 104-m length of wire was let out by the space shuttle Atlantis to generate a motional emf. The shuttle had an orbital speed of 7.50 103 m/s, and the magnitude of the earth...

math

A town planner is using a map of a town centre with a scale of 1: 1250 A new section of road will be 180 cm. How long will it be on the map? Give your answers in centimetres. how do i work this ouit? Please check your figures and the wording of your problem. The section of ...

maths --plse help me..

A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...

maths --plse help me..

A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...

Physics....

A spacewalking astronaut with a mass of 78 kg pushes off a 540 kg satellite, exerting a 125 N force for the 0.5 seconds it takes him to straighten his arms. How far apart are the astronaut and satellite after 60 seconds?

Astro

What is the distance in meters from the Earth's center to a point out-side the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?

Physics

I have to find the Current created by earth as it circles the sun.through the formula I=(Q/delta t). Hint:It says think of the cross section of the earths orbit.How often does a charge pass through it.

Physics

The HCl molecule consists of a hydrogen atom (mass 1u) and a chlorine atom (mass 35u). The centres of the two atoms are separated by 127pm (=1.27x10-10m). What is the moment of inertia, I, about an axis perpendicular to the line joining the two atoms which passes through the ...

Physics

The HCl molecule consists of a hydrogen atom (mass 1u) and a chlorine atom (mass 35u). The centres of the two atoms are separated by 127pm (=1.27x10-10m). What is the moment of inertia, I, about an axis perpendicular to the line joining the two atoms which passes through the ...

calculus

Ola, I'm not understanding this question, any assistance? Thank you very much. Find the distance of the line y = 2x + 6 from the circle x^2 + y^2 = 0.5 Find the point of the line that is closest to the circle. [Hint: a point on the line is closest to the circle if it is ...

help help help

The asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter consists of many fragments (which some space scientists think came from a planet that once orbited the Sun but was destroyed). (a) If the center of mass of the asteroid belt is about 2 times farther from the Sun than the Earth is, how...

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