A gas station stands at the intersection of a north-south road and an east-west road. A police car is traveling towards the gas station from the east, chasing a stolen truck which is traveling north away from the gas station.

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  1. Calculus

    A road running north to south crosses a road going east to west at the point P. Car A is driving north along the first road, and an airplane is flying east above the second road. At a particular time the car is 15 kilometers to the north of P and traveling

  2. Physics

    A sailboat tacking against the wind moves as follows: 2.6 km at 45° east of north, 4.5 km at 59° west of north, 2 km at 45° east of north. What is the net displacement for the entire motion? Magnitude in km? Direction degrees east of north?

  3. Physics - Momentum of cars at intersection

    Two cars of identical mass are approaching the same intersection, one from the south and the one from the west. They reach the intersection at the same time and collide. The cars lock together and move away at an angle of 22deg counterclockwise from the

  4. science

    a car travels due east on the level road for 3km it then turns due north at the intersection and travels 4km before stopping the magnitude of resultant displacement of car

  5. 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

  6. Calculus Maxima/Minima

    An automobile traveling at the rate of 30 ft/sec is approaching an intersection. When the automobile is 120 ft. from the intersection, a truck, traveling at the rate of 40 ft/sec on a road at right angles with the automobile’s road crosses the

  7. Social Studies

    Map of the plan of the city of Philadelphia. The city is largely composed of north south and east west streets intersected at right angles. The Delaware River is to the south. Map of the plan of city of Washington. Streets are laid out in orderly, straight

  8. math

    At the rectangular intersection of two streets, the crosswalks are 60 feet from north to south, and 80 feet from west to east. If a diagonal crosswalk was installed, how many fewer feet would a person have to walk to get from the NW corner to the SE

  9. Physics

    A person walks the path shown below. The total trip consists of four straight-line paths. Path 1 is 100.0 m due east. Path 2 is 270.0 m due south. Path 3 is 140.0 m 30.0° south of west. Path 4 is 160.0 m 60.0° north of west. At the end of the walk, what

  10. science

    (A) The following forces are acting at a point. 1)450N force towards north-east. 2)350N force towards east. 3)250N force at 30º west of north. 4)300N force at 60º south of west. Find magnitude and direction of the resultant

  11. Am

    The following forces are acting at a point. 1)450N force towards north-east. 2)350N force towards east. 3)250N force at 30º west of north. 4)300N force at 60º south of west. Find magnitude and direction of the resultant.

  12. CALCULUS

    A gas station stands at the intersection of a north-south road and an east-west road. A police car is traveling towards the gas station from the east, chasing a stolen truck which is traveling north away from the gas station. The speed of the police car is

  13. cardinal directions

    what is the difference between Northeast and North of East or East of North. Same with Northwest, what's North of West or West of North?? are these other ways of saying North North East and East North East; North North West and West North West?

  14. Calculus

    4. A gas station stands at the intersection of a north-south road and an east-west road. A police car is traveling towards the gas station from the east, chasing a stolen truck which is traveling north away from the gas station. The speed of the police car

  15. History

    What were the characteristics of trade between Rome and the East? Choose all answers that are correct. A. Goods traveled to Rome along a network of roads now known as the Silk Road and were shipped across the Mediterranean Sea. B. Wealthy Romans wanted

  16. geography

    Which statement best describes the location of south west Asia ? A. north of Australia and west of Europe B. west of the Indian Ocean and east of the Mediterranean Sea C. south of the Arctic Circle and north of Antarctica. D. east of the Americas and west

  17. math trigonometry

    two straight roads intersect to form an angle of 75 degree. find the shortest distance from one road to a gas station on the other road 1000 m from the junction.

  18. Social Studies

    40 North latitude and 160 west longitude Pacific Oceann? 23 North latitude 5 East longitude Sahara Desert? 10 South latitude and 76 west longitude Peru? 40 North latitude 135 East longitude sea of japan? 80 north latitude 140 west longitude artic ocean?

  19. physics

    Three vectors are specified as A is 5 m at 45o north of east, B is 7 m at 60o east of south, and C is 4 m at 30o west to south. Find the magnitude and direction of their sum.

  20. related rate problem

    A railroad track and a road cross at a right angle. An observer stands on the road 70 meters south of the crossing and watches an eastbound train traveling at 60 meters per second. At how many meters per second is the train moving away from the observer 4

  21. Calculus BC

    A railroad track and a road cross at right angles. An observer stands on the road 70 meters south of the crossing and watches an eastbound train traveling at 60 meters per second. At how many meters per second is the train moving away from the observer 4

  22. vectors

    In an attempt to escape his island, Gilligan builds a raft and sets to sea. The wind shifts a great deal during the day, and he is blown along the following straight lines: 2.5 km 45° north of west; then 4.70 km 60° south of east; then 5.1 km straight

  23. Physics

    I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North

  24. Statistics

    Four people(North, South, East, West) are each dealt 13 cards from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. a. If South has exactly one ace, what is the probability that his partner North has the other three aces? b. If North and South together have 10 hearts, what

  25. science

    Examine the scenario. A child starts at a position of 2 m east of his house. He moves 1 m south, 5 m west, and then 1 m north. What is his displacement for this trip? 5 m west 1 m north 3 m west 7 m A?

  26. physics

    A particle is acted upon a body by the following forces: 55N Towards East,45N inclined at(E 80 Degrees Towards North East),50N Towards North East, 60N inclined at (E 20 Degrees towards South of West),40N Towards South. Determine the magnitude and direction

  27. science

    The following forces are acting at a point. 1)450N force towards north-east. 2)350N force towards east. 3)250N force at 30º west of north. 4)300N force at 60º south of west. Find magnitude and direction of the resultant

  28. Science

    2. Polar Easterlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from A) East to West B) West to East C) North to South D) South to North*** 3. Westerlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from A) East to West B) West to East*** C) North to South D)South to North 4.

  29. author

    Which of the following, if true, provides the strongest support for an archaeologist’s conclusion that a particular stretch of ancient stone-paved road was part of the Inca road system? A) When the Inca conquered the area, they took some of the existing

  30. Physics

    Vectors and Scalars Graph 1. determine the total distance traveled and the displacement made. A. 5.0 km 15 degrees east of north B. 5.0 km 20 degrees east of south C. 5.0 km east D. 5.0 km 30 degrees south of west E. 5.0 km 20 degrees east of south F. 5.0

  31. science URGENT!!

    The diagram that was given was really confusing. I need help with the following questions: 1)Polar Easterlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from? a.)west to east b.)east to west c.)north to south d.)south to north 2) Westerlies in the Northern Hemisphere

  32. physics

    3. A man leaves his home by car and travels 5 km on a road running due East. The driver then turns left and travels 2 km due north to a junction where he joins a road that goes North West and drives a further 2 km. Find his displacement from home by then.

  33. history

    which statement best describes the location of south west Asia A( north of Australia, west of Europe B( west of Indian ocean, east of the Mediterranean sea C( south of artic circle, north of Antarctica D( east of Americas, west of Asia

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. english: 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 true, provides the strongest support for an archaeologist’s

  37. Please Please Help-Physics

    I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North

  38. physic

    Nora’s car is run out of gas and she noticed that a gas station is just 125 feet away the incline road. She decided to push the car up a 14 degree inclined with a force of 250 N to get to the gas station. Determine how much work is done pushing the car

  39. Physics

    An electron moves with speed 2.46 x 105 m/s in a 1.39-T uniform magnetic field. At one instant, the electron is moving due west and experiences an upward magnetic force of 2.81 x 10−14 N. Caculate the magnetic field (angle). What is the direction of the

  40. Phys 2

    I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North

  41. STATISTICS

    Four people(North, South, East, West) are each dealt 13 cards from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. a. If South has exactly one ace, what is the probability that his partner North has the other three aces? b. If North and South together have 10 hearts, what

  42. math

    suppose you are in a room that has two identical doors. Behind one door is riches, wealth and fame beyond your wildest dreams. Behind the other door is a firing squad that does not miss. Youdo not know which door is which, however there are two identical

  43. math

    Because of the increase in traffic between Springfield and Orangeville, a new road was built to connect the two towns. The old road goes south x miles from Springfield to Freeport and then goes east x + 5 miles from Freeport to Orangeville. The new road is

  44. FREE BODY DIAGRAM calculus

    A car is traveling north towards an intersection at 60mph at the same time a truck is headed east toward the same intersection at 45mph. Find the rate of change of the distance between the car and truck when the car is 3 miles south of the intersection and

  45. science

    Which option accurately describes a scenario in which a car experiences a displacement of 10 m north? A car starts at a position of 2 m south. It moves 4 m east, 2 m west, and then 2 m north. A car starts at a position of 0 m. It moves 10 m west, 10 m

  46. physics

    A red car with a 70kW engine and a mass of 1335kg accelerates at full power for 2s from rest along a level stretch of road heading east before going down a 3m high hill. The driver puts the car in neutral to accelerate as they coast down the hill. Some

  47. physics

    The accelerating force of the wind on a small 200-kg sailboat is 707 N north. If the drag of the keel is 500 N acting west, what is the acceleration of the boat? A) 1.5 m/s2 35 degrees north of east B) 2.5 m/s2 55 degrees north of west C) 3.0 m/s2 35

  48. science

    Which option accurately describes a scenario in which a tortoise experiences a displacement of 10 m south? A tortoise starts at a position of 3 m south. It moves 4 m east, 2 m west, and then 3 m north. A tortoise starts at a position of 0 m. It moves 10 m

  49. ALGEBRA

    Consider the following apportionment problem for College Town. Suppose each council member is to represent approximately 2,500 citizens. Use the apportionment plan requested in the problem, assuming there must be 10 representatives. North: 5,500 South:

  50. physics 111

    A bicycle travels 3.2 km due east in 0.10 h, then 5.6 km at 15.0° east of north in 0.11 h, and finally another 3.2 km due east in 0.10 h to reach its destination. The time lost in turning is negligible. What is the average velocity for the entire trip? i

  51. geography

    Can you check my answers please? 1. What is the difference between latitude and longitude? The difference is that longitude lines run from North to South and measure the difference East or West of the Prime Meridian. However, latitude lines run from East

  52. PHYSICS

    An automobile travels 30 km due east on a level road . It then turns due north at an intersection and travels 40km before stopping. What is the the resultant displacement of the car?

  53. math

    -All our streets run north-south or east-west, and the shop is 6 blocks east and 8 blocks north.I lost both races.The first tim, i rode directly east for 6 blocks and then directly north for 8 blocks.the next time i tried zig-zagging.both times he was

  54. math

    All our streets run north-south or east-west, and the shop is 6 blocks east and 8 blocks north.I lost both races.The first tim, i rode directly east for 6 blocks and then directly north for 8 blocks.the next time i tried zig-zagging.both times he was

  55. physics

    At the intersection of Texas Avenue and University Drive, a blue, subcompact car with mass 820 kg traveling east on University collides with a maroon pickup truck with mass 2000 kg that is traveling north on Texas and ran a red light. The two vehicles

  56. math

    All our streets run north-south or east-west, and the shop is 6 blocks east and 8 blocks north.I lost both races.The first tim, i rode directly east for 6 blocks and then directly north for 8 blocks.the next time i tried zig-zagging.both times he was

  57. Physics

    A person walks the path shown below. The total trip consists of four straight-line paths. Path 1 is 30.0 m due east. Path 2 is 200.0 m due south. Path 3 is 140.0 m 30.0° south of west. Path 4 is 170.0 m 60.0° north of west. At the end of the walk, what

  58. Physics

    You drive due east at 81km/h for 54mins . Then you follow a road going 60 degrees south of east, going 91km/h for another 39mins . Find the x and y components of the displacement

  59. science physics

    A chicken decides to cross a road. The road is perfectly straight, runs north-south, and is full of cars driving by from south to north. The cars have a log-normal distribution for the distance between each car. However, the cars all travel at 80 km/hr.

  60. social studies 8 ANSWER PLEASE!!!!!!!!

    what road connected ohio with the east? a. vandalia road b. east-west road c. ohio road d. national road

  61. Science

    1. Polar Easterlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from east to west*** west to east north to south south to north 2. Westerlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from east to west west to east*** north to south south to north 3. Trade Winds in the Northern

  62. Social studies

    which statement best describes the location of south west Asia A( north of Australia, west of Europe B( west of Indian ocean, east of the Mediterranean sea C( south of artic circle, north of Antarctica D( east of Americas, west of Asia

  63. History

    13.)Why were americans in the East & North less eager for war than Americans in the south and west? A.)Americans in the east and North were less patriotic B.)Americans in the South & West feared an end to slavery C.)Americans in the East and North depended

  64. 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

  65. math

    George drove 3 miles south and 1 mile west. Using a coordinate plane to represent his trip, let the y-axis run north and south, let the x-axis run east and west, and let his original position be the intersection of the axes. Which ordered pair best

  66. Calculus

    Two cars are travelling east along a straight highway at the same speed. At an intersection, the highway branches and splits into two straight roads, one heading approximately north-east and one heading approximately south-east. The angle betwen the two

  67. physics calculus

    Two cars are travelling east along a straight highway at the same speed. At an intersection, the highway branches and splits into two straight roads, one heading approximately north-east and one heading approximately south-east. The angle betwen the two

  68. Physics

    Maya follows a maze by going: 3 m north, 2 m west, 1 m south, 1 m west, 2 m north, 6 m east, and 2 m north. What is her final displacement in a north/south direction.

  69. physics

    the number on the left is the displacement, on the right is the vector. The person travelling i order of the numbers ....not sure how to explain this because there are no instructions only a shart with the titles of the categories Steps, Displacement,

  70. Math

    A road runs along the south boundary of the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of a section. If the road contains two acres in the area, the width of the road would be: The answer is 66 feet, but I can't calculate it.

  71. Geogrophy

    In which state is Kennedy a city? I looked on google and found a Kennedy, MN. This site shows 11 states with towns named Kennedy. http://www.astro.com/atlas/horoscope?country_list=US;expr=Kennedy&first_hit=1 help i need some info teacher said i could ask u

  72. physics

    Three vectors are specified as A is 5 m at 45o north of east, B is 7 m at 60o east of south, and C is 4 m at 30o west to south.?Find the magnitude and direction of their sum.

  73. physics

    The treasure map gives the following directions to the buried treasure: "Start at the old oak tree, walk due north for 490 paces, then due east for 120 paces. Dig." But when you arrive, you find an angry dragon just north of the tree. To avoid the dragon,

  74. physics

    Two objects are approaching an intersection. One is a 50 kg traveling at 8 m/s from east to west and the other is a 40 kg going from south to north at 12 m/s. (a) Find the x and y components of the net momentum of this system. (b) What are the magnitude

  75. Physics

    A bomb free of outside forces is traveling north when it explodes into exactly three pieces. (Ignore any gas molecules from the explosion that go off in miscellaneous directions.) One piece continues to travel north, while another moves straight up

  76. Physics

    The runner traveled 2km 22 degrees North East from y axis, 4km 25 degrees North West from x axis, 7km 70 degrees South West from y axis, 6km 50 degrees South East from y axis. what is the resultant displacement of the runner using resolution of vectors to

  77. physics

    Two separate seismograph stations receive indication of an earthquake in the form of a wave traveling to them in a straight line from the epicenter and shaking the ground at their locations. Station B is 60 due east of station A. The epicenter is located

  78. Physics

    An explorer in the dense jungles of equatorial Africa leaves his hut. He takes 41 steps at an angle 45∘ north of east, then 81 steps at an angle 60∘ north of west, then 49 steps due south. Assume his steps all have equal length. Save him from becoming

  79. Physics

    A car with a mass of 900 kg moves along a road at a 89 km/hour at equal speed. On the road is a curve with a radius of 250. a) What is the force in the curve between the tires and the road if the road is horizontal? b) What inclination is the best for that

  80. Social Studies

    You are in europe and you want to travel to australia in which direction will you go? South east You are in the eastern australia and you want to travel to china in which direction will you go? North west You live in Europe and you want to visit South

  81. Physics

    Consider a map oriented so that the x axis runs east–west (with east being the "positive" direction) and y runs north–south (with north "positive"). A person drives 14 km to the west, then turns and drives 44 km to the south. Find the magnitude and the

  82. Physics

    A person walks the path shown below. The total trip consists of four straight-line paths. Path 1 is 40.0 m due east. Path 2 is 170.0 m due south. Path 3 is 120.0 m 30.0° south of west. Path 4 is 190.0 m 60.0° north of west. At the end of the walk, what

  83. Physics

    At one instant a bicyclist is 50 m due east of a park's flagpole, going due south with a speed of 18 m/s. Then, 13 s later, the cyclist is 45 m due north of the flagpole, going due east with a speed of 13 m/s. For the cyclist in this 13 s interval what is

  84. Physic 210

    you drive due east at 85km/h for 50min. then you follow a road going 60 degrees south of east, going 90km/h for another 30min. Find your total displacement.

  85. Physics

    You drive due east at 86km/h for 55min . Then you follow a road going 60 degrees south of east, going 99km/h for another 40min . Find your total displacement

  86. precalculus

    Gloria is planning to ride her bicycle near the transmitter of a radio station. She will be riding from a point 10 miles due east of the transmitter on a straight road to a point 40 miles west and 10 miles north of the transmitter. She has a radio on her

  87. science

    there are several smal ponds about a1/2 mile east of pellett road, just north of shoemaker road.explain how you can tell whether the streams to the north of each pond are flowing into ()southward) or out of (northward)the ponds.

  88. science

    Examine the scenario. A child starts at a position of 2 m east of his house. He moves 1 m south, 5 m west, and then 1 m north. What is his displacement for this trip? 3 m west 5 m west 1 m north 7 m A?

  89. Coll Discrete math 2

    The four players in a game of bridge are called North, South, East, and West. What is the probability that East and West have no diamonds? (I.e., what is the probability that all of the diamonds are held by North and South?)

  90. physics

    Consider a map oriented sot hat the x axis runs east-west (with east being "positive" direction) and y runs north-south (with north "positive"). A person drives 35 km to the west, then turns and drives 44 km to the south. Find the x and y components of the

  91. Math

    Randy travels north on a road 1029 miles long and Marco is travelling south on the same road. Randy-45m/hr marco- 53m/hr. How many hours will it take for them to pass?

  92. physics

    A train at a constant 41.0 km/h moves east for 38 min, then in a direction 44.0° east of due north for 25.0 min, and then west for 59.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  93. Physics

    A train at a constant 41.0 km/h moves east for 28 min, then in a direction 53.0° east of due north for 15.0 min, and then west for 64.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  94. physics

    A train at a constant 68.0 km/h moves east for 41 min, then in a direction 65.0° east of due north for 22.0 min, and then west for 60.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  95. Physics

    A train at a constant 44.0 km/h moves east for 42 min, then in a direction 45.0° east of due north for 17.0 min, and then west for 51.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  96. phyics

    A train at a constant 44.0 km/h moves east for 42 min, then in a direction 45.0° east of due north for 17.0 min, and then west for 51.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  97. physics

    A train at a constant 68.0 km/h moves east for 41 min, then in a direction 65.0° east of due north for 22.0 min, and then west for 60.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  98. Physics

    A train at a constant 44.0 km/h moves east for 42 min, then in a direction 45.0° east of due north for 17.0 min, and then west for 51.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  99. Physics

    A train at a constant 41.0 km/h moves east for 38 min, then in a direction 44.0° east of due north for 25.0 min, and then west for 59.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

  100. Physics

    A train at a constant 41.0 km/h moves east for 38 min, then in a direction 44.0° east of due north for 25.0 min, and then west for 59.0 min. What are the (a) magnitude (in km/h) and (b) angle (relative to north, with east of north positive and west of

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