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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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

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

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?

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...

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?

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 ...

PHYSICS

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

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

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

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?

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 ...

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...

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. ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.?

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 ...

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 ...

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 wavelength problem! Please Help!

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 Thank You!

Science

Which of the following gases was most likely present in Earth's earliest atmosphere? A. nitrogen B. hydrogen* C. argon D. oxygen Which of the following statements accurately describes the development of the geologic time scale? A. Scientists developed the geologic time scale ...

physics

Europa is one of Jupiter's moons. This moon is in a circular orbit of 6.71x10^8 meters within a period of 3.55 days. What is the mass of Jupiter?

physics

Europa is one of Jupiter's moons. This moon is in a circular orbit of 6.71x10^8 meters within a period of 3.55 days. What is the mass of Jupiter?

physics

At the surface of Jupiter's moon Io, the acceleration due to gravity is 1.81 . A watermelon has a weight of 43.0 at the surface of the earth. In this problem, use 9.81 for the acceleration due to gravity on earth

earth

Find the ratio of the gravitational attraction between (a)a man of mass 100 kg and a woman of mass 50 kg who is 10 meters away from him and (b) the attraction between the woman and the Earth.

Science Physics

An object weighs 12 N on earth. When it is brought to Mars, it has a weight of 4.8 N. What is the acceleration due to gravity on Mars? (Taking the acceleration due to gravity on earth is 10 m/s²)

Maths

For this question, use the copy of the Random Number table provided at the end of this AAT. (This table was copied from page 111 in the Textbook.) Select 48 values according to the following criteria. o The first thirty (30) numbers must lie in the range from 48 to 58 ...

Math

The scale for an earth model is 1:40000000. The diameter of the earth is 12,756.32km. a)What is the diameter of the model in cm? b) If the model is cut in half, how many jars of paint would be needed to paint each half if 1 jar covered 10cm^2?

English Writing

Please help me... People believe in God because... And there is life on earth because... And people who believe in God think that God has put human beings on this earth because... I have to write continue of these sentences... Could you guys help me please?

ap physics c

Hi! I am struggling with this problem-- any help would be much appreciated-- thank you astronauts on their way to the moon reach a point --> at this point, the moon's gravitational pull becomes stronger than the earth's gravitational pull-----find the distance between this ...

physics

An engineer must design a runway to accommodate airplanes that must reach a ground velocity of 60 m/s before they can take off. These planes are capable of being accelerated uniformly at the rate of 2.1 m/s2. (a) How long will it take the planes to reach takeoff speed? s (b) ...

physics

A lizard of mass 3.0 g is warming itself in the bright sunlight. It casts a shadow of 1.6 cm^2 on a piece of paper help perpendicularly to the Sun’s rays. The intensity of sunlight at the Earth is 1.4 x 10^3 W/m^2, but only half of this energy penetrates the atmosphere and ...

Physics

A lizard of mass 3.0 g is warming itself in the bright sunlight. It casts a shadow of 1.6 cm^2 on a piece of paper help perpendicularly to the Sun’s rays. The intensity of sunlight at the Earth is 1.4 x 10^3 W/m^2, but only half of this energy penetrates the atmosphere and ...

math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

9th grade

A person standing on Mars would weigh 38% of his earth weight. What is the Mars weight of a person with an earth weight of 55 kilograms?

math

an object that weighs 234lb on jupiter weighs 100lb on earth. what would an object that weighs 400 lb on jupiter weigh on earth?

Earth science

The inner core of the Earth is solid because of increased___________ a.)density and composition b.)density and temperature c.)temperature and pressure d.)pressure and density

earth science

#16 the inner core of the earth is solid because of increased__________ a> density and composition b> density and temperature c> temperature and pressure d> pressure and density

English 1

A common theme for each of these selections is? (A Cub Pilot, Barrio Boy, No Gumption, and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings) a- to become mature, people must learn important lessons from experience b- to govern well, people in authority must treat young people fairly. c- to ...

science(check answers)

1. A 2. C 3. A 4. D 1. Coal, oil, and natural gas are inexpensive sources of fuel which do not cause pollution when used. A. true B. false 2. One reason people around the world use coal as an energy source is: A. It is nonrenewable. B. it can be found many places C. it is a ...

Physics

A car travels due east with a speed of 50.0 km/h. Raindrops are falling at a constant speed vertically with respect to the Earth.The traces of the rain on the windows of the car make an angle of 60 degrees with the vertical. Find the velocity of the rain with respect to (a) ...

Physics 1

Find the ratio of your weight on the Earth to your weight on the surface of the Earth's Moon. WEarth/WEarth's Moon=

Physics 1

Find the ratio of your weight on the Earth to your weight on the surface of the Earth's Moon. WEarth/WEarth's Moon=

science

The mass of the girl in earth is 24kg. What is her mass and weight in moon if the moon's gravity is 1/6 of the earth' gravity?

Physics

The diameter of the Moon is 3480km. What is the volume of the Moon? How many Moons would be needed to create a volume equal to the Earth? How do you find the volume of the Moon from just the diameter? Also, does anybody know how to figure out the volume of the Earth?

Physics

he weight of an astronaut on the moon is 127 N, where the value of 'g' is only 1.7 m/s2. What would the weight of this astronaut be on the Earth (in N)? I don't know if my attempt is rite? 127n/1.5ms^2 74.70N Divide 74.70N with earth value of G. What is the earths value of G?

Science

The largest planets in the solar system are a) located between Earth and Jupiter b)found between Mars and Pluto c) located between the sun and the earth d) scattered througthout the solar system e) none of these e

writting

anubody can help me for this question? "must create briefing note for any club" tomorrow i must submit to my teacher.

geography,maths literacy,life-sciences,tourism

What career must I take when doing these subjects or what course must I do at tertiary?

maths literacy,agriculture, geography,tourism

Which career path must I consider and Where must I go? To a university or FET

Grade 12 Physics

A rocket ship is moving away from the earth after having been fired from a launch pad in Florida. At what point above the earth's surface will the force of gravity be reduced to ½ of its original value? ------------------ Prior to this question I was given the equations to ...

English

1. How thick must the ice be for the Eleven Cities Tour? 2. How thick must the ice be to hold the Eleven Cities Tour? 3. How thick must the ice be so that the Eleven Cities Tour take place? - The ice must be at least 15 centimeters thick. ------------------------ What is the ...

Physics circular motion

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 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated ...

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 ...

mechanics and heat

At the same instant that a 0.5 kg ball is dropped from 25 m above earth , a second ball , with a mass of 0.25 kg , is thrown straight upward from earth’s surface with an initial speed of 15 m/s . They move along nearby lines and pass without colliding. What is the velocity ...

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...

Physics, help please!

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.

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