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Math

Tiffany is constructing a fence around a rectangular tennis court. She must use 300 feet of fencing. The fence must enclose all four sides of the court. Regulation states that the length of the fence enclosure must be at least 80 feet and the width must be at least 40 feet. ...

physics

About 50,000 years ago, in an area located outside Flagstaff, Arizona, a giant 4.5x10^7 kg meteor fell and struck Earth, leaving a 180 m hole now known as Barrington crater. If the meteor was traveling 20000 m/s upon impact, with what average force did the meteor hit Earth? ...

physics

The Moon has a mass of 7.35  1022 kg and its equatorial radius is 1.74  106 m. Earth’s mass is 5.97  1024 kg and its equatorial radius is 6.38  106 m. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by i) the Moon on a fully suited 100-kg astronaut ...

Space craft

How will you overcome these challenges with the design of your spacecraft? (I decided to choose the inner planet mercury) I put: Mercury is very different than Earth. It’s far rougher than earth; the main problem is the temperature. Humans can’t just live there without the...

physics

The spectrum of light from the galaxy M100 has a prominent dark line at a wavelength of 592.2 nm. The same spectral line observed in a lab on earth has a wavelength of 589.4 nm. How fast is M100 moving relative to earth? (the speed of light = 3.00 x 108ms-1)

Science

Which of the following describes the slowest change on earth's surface? A) Gravity pulls an area of wet soil and rock downward in a landslide B) An earthquake releases energy that built up below Earth's surface C) Lava explodes from a volcano on an island D) A canyon forms as ...

Math

which mountains peaks can be seen from Oahu. Island Distance(Mi) Mountain Height(ft) Molokai - 40 - Kamakou - 4,961 A) Radius of earth= 3960 mi. Determine angle formed at the center of the earth. B) Determine length of the hypotenuse. Could someone go through the steps to ...

physics

Jessica weighs 540 Newtons, According to Newton's 3rd law, if the Earth pulls on Jessica 540 N, then Jessica pulls on the Earth 540 N acting in the opposite direction. If she trips while rollerblading, why will she fall to the ground

physics

how does the gravitational force exerted by earth on the sun compare with the gravitational force exerted by sun on the earth? and would you expect tides to be higher at the equator or at the north pole? why?

physics

The sun is 1.5 1011 m from the earth. (a) Over what surface area is solar radiation spread at this distance? (b) What is the total power radiated by the sun? (The sun delivers energy to the surface of the earth at a rate of approximately 1400 W/m2.) (c) Treating the sun as a ...

Science

How many ice ages do scientist estimate have occurred during the last billion years? 3 5************************************* 6 7 How often do scientists say that recent cycles of advancing and retreating ice sheets occur? approximately every 100,000 years******* approximately...

Algebra

The diameter of the moon is about 3476 kilometers. The distance from earth to moon is about 384,400 kilometers. About how many moons could be lined up in a row between earth and the moon? Round to the nearest whole number. Please help answer thanks

chem/math

How much heat would be required to warm Earth¡¯s oceans by 1.0 ¡ãC? Assume that the volume of Earth¡¯s oceans is 137 x ¡¼10¡½^7 ¡¼km¡½^3 and that the density of sea water is 1.03 g/cm3. Also assume that the heat capacity of seawater is the same as that of water.

science

One factor determining the effect of gravity on objects is their.....? The farther away from Earth an object gets, Earth's gravity affects it ......? Friction that occurs between the surface of around object and another surface is ........? Objects with larger surfaces have ...

physics (Mathmate)

The space shuttle is in a 250 mile high orbit. What are the shuttle's orbital period, in minutes and its speed?

phys

a spaceship travels with a speed of 0.7c as it passes by the Earth on its way to a distant star. The pilot of the spaceship measures the length of the moving ship as 50m. Determine its length as measured by a person on Earth. Answer in units of m. for this question, do I just ...

phys

a spaceship travels with a speed of 0.7c as it passes by the Earth on its way to a distant star. The pilot of the spaceship measures the length of the moving ship as 50m. Determine its length as measured by a person on Earth. Answer in units of m. for this question, do I just ...

physics

Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 8.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 3.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s, perpendicular to the earth's...

Physics

Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 7.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 2.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s, perpendicular to the earth's...

Physics

A rock is falling towards the Earth. Suppose the action force is the pull of the Earth on the rock. What is the reaction force? I do not know how to find the reaction force.

Earth Science

Scientists tell us that the Earth is suffering ill effects from ozone depletion and the greenhouse effect. Compare these two phenomenons. What aspects do they have in common? How might they actually help eah other to produce conditions in which humans and plants would find it ...

Astronomy

You've been told the Earth puts out 0.070 [W/m squared] as a global average. What would you predict would be the surface heat flux in [W/m squared] from a planet that is 70% larger in radius than the Earth, but has the same bulk composition. You can assume the only source of ...

additional science: physics

Hello i have 2 questions in total. 1) The meteor enters the Earth’s atmosphere with an acceleration of approximately 9.7 m/s2 and with a force acting on it of 1.94 N. What is the mass of the meteor? Show your calculations. 2) Compare this value of the acceleration due to ...

Math

Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle

Math

Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle

physics

Consider a spacecraft that is to be launched from the Earth to the Moon. Calculate the minimum velocity needed for the spacecraft to just make it to the Moon’s surface. Ignore air drag from the Earth’s atmosphere. Hint: The spacecraft will not have zero velocity when it ...

physics

Consider a spacecraft that is to be launched from the Earth to the Moon. Calculate the minimum velocity needed for the spacecraft to just make it to the Moon’s surface. Ignore air drag from the Earth’s atmosphere. Hint: The spacecraft will not have zero velocity when it ...

American Goverment

When the President vetoes a bill he (Points : 1) must veto the entire bill. may veto the items he thinks are not important. must submit his veto recommendation to his entire Cabinet for approval. must justify his veto to Congress.

Math Help!!!

How many 3 letter sequences can be formed if the first letter must always be a consonant (not a, e, i, o, u), the second letter must always be a vowel (a,e,i,o,u) and 3rd letter must be different from the first. A. 2100 B. 4056 C. 3250 D. 2625 I chose A... i guessed

physics

The radius of a planet R1 and satellite revolves round it in a circle of radius R2. The time period of revolution is T.find the acceleration due to the gravitation of the planet at its surface.

Physics

It can be shown that for a uniform sphere the force of gravity at a point inside the sphere depends only on the mass closer to the center than that point. The net force of gravity due to points outside the radius of the point cancels. Part A How far would you have to drill ...

physics

a projectile is ejected from a 25 m high tower with a velocity of 40 m/s at an angle of 30 degrees to the horizontal first on Earth and then on Mars. What is the ratio of the time taken to hit the ground on Mars compared to Earth? (Assume gravity on mars = .38gEarth) The ...

science

i have to do a homework assignment on how the earths orbit and tilt are causing global warming and i cant find anything but greenhouse effect please help. i gotta turn this in tomarrow

math

The ratio of an objects weight on earth to its weight on Neptune is 5:7. How much would a person who weighs 150 pounds on earth weigh on Neptune? A.210 pounds B.750 pounds c.107 1/7 pounds D.170 pounds

science

A space probe of the surface of Mars sends a radio signal back to the Earth, a distance of 3 x 1010 km. Radio waves travel at the speed of light (3.00 x 108 m/s). How far away is the space probe? How many seconds does it take for the signal to reach the Earth? How many hours ...

Math

A plumber's assistant's rate of pay is $0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. He moves the same amount to fill the trench. What is his pay for this job? $___________ (These questions are all confusing)

Precalculus

Find the distance along an arc on the surface of the earth that subtends a central angle of 1 minute. (1 minute = 1/60 degree) This is a nautical mile. Note that the radius of the Earth is 3960 miles and there are 1760 yards in a mile. Express your answer in both miles and yards.

Math

Can someone please help me set this up. I didn't quite understand how to do this today. Before leaving Earth, the mass of an astronaut is measured to be 60kg. The astronaut lands on the Moon and measures the acceleration of gravity to be 1.6 m/s2(squared). What would the ...

Chemistry

Potassium nitrate decomposes on heating, producing potassium oxide and gaseous nitrogen and oxygen: 4KNO3(s)--> 2K2O(s) + 2N2(g) + 5O2(g) To produce 56.6 kg of oxygen, how many (a) moles of KNO3 must be heated? (b) Grams of KNO3 must must heated?

Chemistry

Potassium nitrate decomposes on heating, producing potassium oxide and gaseous nitrogen and oxygen: 4KNO3(s)--> 2K2O(s) + 2N2(g) + 5O2(g) To produce 56.6 kg of oxygen, how many (a) moles of KNO3 must be heated? (b) Grams of KNO3 must must heated?

Chemistry

Potassium nitrate decomposes on heating, producing potassium oxide and gaseous nitrogen and oxygen: 4KNO3(s)--> 2K2O(s) + 2N2(g) + 5O2(g) To produce 56.6 kg of oxygen, how many (a) moles of KNO3 must be heated? (b) Grams of KNO3 must must heated?

Chemistry

In order for a cell potential to be a standard cell potential, the concentration of all ions in solution must be ________ M, the partial pressures of all gaseous species must be _______ atm, and the temperature must be ________ K. I need help with the blanks.

Chemistry

In order for a cell potential to be a standard cell potential, the concentration of all ions in solution must be ________ M, the partial pressures of all gaseous species must be _______ atm, and the temperature must be ________ K. I need help with the blanks.

English

(Thank you. I corrected them. Does 'something' in Sentence 1 mean 'an important thing'? More explanation, please. Thank you.) 1. Volunteer work is not something that you must do. 2. Volunteer work is not anything that you must do. 3. Volunteer work is not a thing that you must...

Physics Help please

The free-fall acceleration on Mars is 3.7 m/s2. (a) What length pendulum has a period of 4 s on the earth? cm What length pendulum would have a 4 s period on Mars? cm (b) A mass is suspended from a spring with force constant 10 N/m. Find the mass suspended from this spring ...

physics

27. A communications satellite transmits a radio wave at a frequency of 5 • 109 Hz. What is the signal’s wavelength? Assume the wave travels in a vacuum. Show your work. (3 points) I at least need the formula and how to solve it... not the answer.

geography

To maintain the current population density, which of the following must occur? a. The death rate must be higher than the birth rate. b. The birth rate must be higher than the death rate. c. The birth rate and death rate must stay the same with migration at 0. d. The birth rate...

Science

A CHILD IS BORN ON EARTH IN 2000. yOU ARE 94.6 TRILLION KILOMETERS AWAY FROM EARTH AND YOU SEE THE CHILD'S 3RD BIRTHDAY. HOW OLD IS THE CHILD AT THE TIME OF THE CHILD'S 3RD BIRTHDAY?

astonomy

Assume that earth and mars are perfect spheres with the radii of 6,371km and 3,390 km, respectively. Calculate the surface area of earth. b)calculate surface area of mars

science

Couple of questions. Why does the earth keep moving? The engine of a rocket applies a continual force to push the rocket along. When the engine stops what will happen? I think the rocket will stop acceleration You need to be aware of the concept of inertia. Inertia is the ...

Physics

1. Planet X orbits the sun with a mean orbital radius that is 6200 times that of earth. Its diameter is twice that of earth, and its mass is 8 times that of earth. A) Calculate the year of the planet X. B) Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on planet X. C) Calculate the...

physics

On a distant planet, golf is just as popular as it is on earth. A golfer tees off and drives the ball 3.7 times as far as he would have on earth, given the same initial velocities on both planets. The ball is launched at a speed of 44 m/s at an angle of 52° above the ...

Physics

(a) Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of its rotation about its own axis. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States in one year is about 9.33e9 Joules...

earth

On planet Tehar, the free-fall acceleration is the same as that on Earth but there is also a strong downward electric field that is uniform close to the planet's surface. A 2.00 kg ball having a charge of 5.00 µC is thrown upward at a speed of 29.2 m/s and it hits the ground ...

earth

On planet Tehar, the free fall acceleration is the same as that on the Earth, but there is also a strong downward electric field that is uniform close to the planets surface. A 2.00k ball having a charge of 5.00C is thrown upward at a speed of 20.1 m/s. It hits the ground ...

Algebra

Available evidence suggests that about 20 percent of the asteroid’s mass turned to dust and spread uniformly over Earth after eventually settling out of the upper atmosphere. This dust amounted to about 0.02 g/cm^2 of Earth’s surface. The asteroid very likely had a ...

Science

Compare the nature greenhouse effect process with the human induced. 2. What are the greenhouse gases? Which one is the biggest concern? 3. What are scientists doing to collect data? 4. What role does the carbon cycle play in this problem? 5. What are the political and ...

physics??

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a person situated (a) at ...

physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a person situated (a) at ...

Physics

The drawing (not to scale) shows one alignment of the sun, earth, and moon. The gravitational force that the sun exerts on the moon is perpendicular to the force that the earth exerts on the moon. The masses are: mass of sun=1.99 × 1030 kg, mass of earth=5.98 × 1024 kg, mass...

science

lunar probes: what else does a lunar probe have other than a camera? i need to know today becasue it is for aproject and it is due tomorrow please help!!!!!! You will find a description of some of the first lunar probes that actually landed on the moon at http://www.jpl.nasa....

Physics

1.) The earth's radius is about 3956.52 mi. An object that has a mass of 20 kg is taken to a height of 160 km above the earth's surface. a. What is the mass of the object at this height? b. How much does the object weigh at this height?

PHYSICS

Is it a must that a nucleus must have opposite nature with the electron

science

The moon spins,or_____ ,in space. The words to use for this is revolves ...rotates...orbit lunar eclipse...or solar eclipse

Physics

A 2.0 mm diameter glass sphere has a charge of +1.0 nC. What speed does an electron need to orbit the sphere 1.0 mm above the surface? (Ans. 2.81×107 m/s)

Physics

Consider a NASA spacecraft in a circular orbit 440 km above the surface of Mars. What is the spacecraft's orbital period in hours?

Astronomy

1. What color are stars that are very hot and very bright? A. Red B. Blue C. White D. Yellow 2. During the contraction of a protostar, density increases and ______ rises. A. Nuclear energy B. Dust C. Temperature D. Outflow 3. What is the apparent brightness of a star? A. How ...

Math

An astronomical researcher is using software to study the parabolic path of an asteroid. By entering the equation for the path of the asteroid, the researcher could determine if the asteroid would collide with any other bodies in the near future. The equation for the asteroid...

Math

How to factor x^3 - 3x^2 + 4 =0 Use D'Alembert's Rational Roots Theorem. Any rational roots of the form of p/q (p and q assumed to be relatively prime) must be such that p divides the constant term (in this case 4) and q divides the coefficient of the largest power of x (in ...

math

desperately seeking help. work must be shown. answer must be in simplest form. Thanks 1 1 _ X _ 2 2

phydraulic

A cylinder must move a 2000 lb load 2 ft. How much work must it perform?

physics

for both of these object system1: earth and ball if a ball is falling down, is the work done on it positive since force and displacement are in the same direction. system 2: earth and basket a basket is tied to a rope and is dropped then come to a full stop, then is the work ...

hello reiny damon steve can you help me physics

Find the Gravitational potential at a point on the earth's surface. Take mass of earth as 5.98*10^24kg, it's radius as 6.38*10^6m and G=6.67*10^-11Nm^2kg^-2. Plz i need sir damon and steve including reiny to show me step and solution plz

Microeconomics

When average total cost is declining then: a) marginal cost must be less than average cost b) marginal cost must be greater than average cost c) average toal cost must be greater than average fixed cost d) average variable cost must be declining. My answer is d but my friend ...

WAN

Provide a hypothetical situation for each signal type that illustrates how it could be, or is being, used in a WAN. In what circumstance, for example, would a company choose to use a satellite signal

political science

Which of the following conditions was NOT a part of the Lemon Test, as established by the Supreme Court? A. They must not entangle the government exclusively with religion B. The primary effect must not be to advance or inhibit religion C. There must be a secular purpose D. ...

Government

Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the united states constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government ? A. the president must sign an executive agreement without the senate, but must have approval of the house ...

AP Physics B

Calculate the force of gravity on a spacecraft 12,800 km (2 earth radii) aboce the Earth\'s surface if its mass is 1400 kg. Ok for this question I first converted to meters for the radius then applied newtons law net force radial = m1 a radial = Fg = r^-2 G m1 m2 Fg = (1.28 E ...

physics

Meteorites from Mars Several meteorites found in Antarctica are believed to have come from Mars, including the famous ALH84001 meteorite that some believe contains fossils of ancient life on Mars. Meteorites from Mars are thought to get to Earth by being blasted off the ...

Physics

A hypothetical spherical planet consists entirely of iron (p=7860 kg/m^3). Calclate the period of a satellite that orbits just above its surface. I started out with the pressure formula P=M/V, but i kept subbing in other formulas, but i get stuck..can someone help me? thanks.

Physics

a space-satellite mass of 600kg fires a rocket engine for 2 seconds expelling 40kg of exhaust gases at 350m/s. By how much will the speed of the capsule change? You may consider the initial relative velocities to be zero, but would it matter?

biology

which of the following is not a characteristic of life A. maintains homeostasis B. composed of cells C. composed of atoms D. carries out metabolism which of the following must be true to consider something to be alive? A. it must be able to replicate it's DNA B. it must be ...

biology

which of the following is not a characteristic of life A. maintains homeostasis B. composed of cells C. composed of atoms D. carries out metabolism which of the following must be true to consider something to be alive? A. it must be able to replicate it's DNA B. it must be ...

Physics Using hydrostatic equilbrium)

3. A model of Earth’s interior: Look up the radius and mass of the Earth. Radius is 6,371 km Mass is 5.974 x 10^24 kg Calculate its average density. p_e = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi r^3 = (5.974 x 10^24 kg)/ (4/3)pi (6371)^3 = 5.54 g/cm^3 Using this Imagine a planet of the ...

physic

Hi,could anyone help me with this questin please. Thank you so much. some folks on your planet waant to travel to the moon.But what happens to their clocks, it they leave the Earth?for other bodies, like the moon or planets the acceleration due to gravity at their surfaces ...

Physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated...

Physics

The center of a 1.10km diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.10km beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is . Express your answer using two...

Phsyics

The center of a 1.10km diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.10km beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is . Express your answer using two...

physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person ...

Science

Why are the days typically hotter in June than in December here in the US? D. Because the United States faces the sun in the summer and faces away from the sun in the winter E.Because the tilt of the Earth causes the sun's rays to be more concentrated in the summer due to the ...

math

the turkey must cook for 4 hours 45 minutes. at what must it be put into the oven in order to be done by 3:00 p.m.?

French

How do you say You must put on your seatbelt? ans: Vous faut mettre sur votre ceinture de securite You must use your signal to turn ans: vous faut utiliser votre clignotant avant de tourner You must not use your phone while driving ans: Vous ne faut pas utiliser votre ...

physics

Two stones of different masses are thrown straight upward one on earth and on the moon (where gravity produces an acceleration of 1.67m/second squared) Both reach the same height. if the stone on the moon has an initial speed v, what was the initial speed of the stone on earth...

Physics

Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of (a) its rotation about its own axis and (b) its motion around the sun. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States ...

Physics

Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of (a) its rotation about its own axis and (b) its motion around the sun. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States ...

Physics

Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of (a) its rotation about its own axis and (b) its motion around the sun. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States ...

physics

The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...

physics

The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...

Physics

A proton moves eastward in the plane of Earth’s magnetic equator so that its distance from the ground remains constant. What is the speed of the proton if Earth’s magnetic field points north and has a magnitude of 5.2 × 10−5 T? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/...

Physics (G and g)

Please, I need help with this problem. I would really appreciate it. The top of Mt. Everest is 8850 m above sea level. Assume that sea level is at the average Earth radius of 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the top of Mt. Everest? The ...

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