A passenger on a boat moving at 1.70 m/s on a still lake walks up a flight of stairs at a speed of 0.60 m/s. The stairs are angled at 45° pointing in the direction of motion as shown in

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  1. Kinetic and Thermal energy quick check answers

    1. What is kinetic energy? a) thermal energy b) the energy of motion c) the energy of radiation d) stored energy 2. A fisherman in a boat is drinking hot coffee. The large lake below his boat is full of cold water. Which statement is an accurate comparison

  2. physics

    In a car crash, a 44 kilogram passenger moving at 15 meters per second is brought to rest by an air bag during a 0.10 second time interval. What is the magnitude of the average force exerted on the passenger during this time?

  3. math

    A woman at a point A on the shore of a circular lake with radius 2 mi wants to arrive at the point C diametrically opposite A on the other side of the lake. She can bicycle at the rate of 6 mi/h and row a boat at 3 mi/h. What is the shortest amount of time

  4. Math

    Homing pigeons avoid flying over large bodies of water, preferring to fly around them instead. Assume that a pigeon released from a boat 1 mile from the shore of a lake flies first to point P on the shore and then along the straight edge of the lake to

  5. Physics

    A 60kg front seat passenger in a car moving initially with a speed of 18m/s (40 MPH) is brought to rest by an air bag in a time of 0.4s a. What is the impulse acting on the passenger? b.What is the average force acting on the passenger in this process?

  6. Calculus,Reaction rates

    A man walks across a bridge at the rate of 5 ft/s as a boat passes directly beneath him at 10 ft/s. If the bridge is 10 ft above the boat, how fast are the man and the boat separating 1 second later?

  7. physics

    a boat of mass 90 kg is floating in still water a body of mass 30 kg walks from the stern to the boat the length of the boat is 3m. calculate the distance through which the boat move.

  8. physics

    please help: 2 horizontal forces, one 180.0 N and the other 200.0 N, are exerted in opposite directions on a boat on a lake. What is the net horizontal force on the boat? Thanks for your help.

  9. mathematics, pre calculus

    From a boat on the lake, the angle of elevation to the top of a cliff is 24 degree 19'. If the base of the cliff is 2994 feet from the boat, how high is the cliff (to the nearest foot)?

  10. Physics

    How do I do these? A passenger at an airport steps onto a moving sidewalk that is 100.0 m long and is moving at a speed of 1.5 m/s. The passenger then starts walking at a speed of 1.0 m/s in the same direction as the sidewalk is moving. What is the

  11. Physics

    A 100kg man stands initially on the left end of a 60 kg, flat-bottomed fishing boat that is 10 meters long. This end of the fishing boat is 60 meters from shore. No external forces act on the boat, such as air or water friction. If the man walks to the

  12. Algebra

    Members of the Lake Shawnee club pay $40 per summer season plus $7.50 each time they rent a boat. Nonmembers pay $12.50 each time they rent a boat. How many times would both a member and a nonmember have to rent a boat in order to pay the same amount?

  13. Physics

    A 60-kg front seat passenger is moving in a car initially with a speed of 18.4 m/s is brought to rest by an airbag in 0.6 sec. (a) What is the impulse acting on the passenger? (b) What is the average force acting on the passenger in this process?

  14. physics

    a passenger at an airport pulls a rolling suitcase by its handle. If the force used is 10N and the handle makes an angle of 25 degrees to the horizontal, what is the work done by the pulling force while the passenger walks 200m?

  15. Physics

    A dog, weighing 10.0 lbs, is standing on a flatboat so that he is 20 ft from the shore. He walks 8.0 ft on the boat toward shore and then halts. The boat weighs 40 lb, and one can assume there is no friction between it and the water. How far is he from the

  16. Physics

    A girl is skipping stones across a lake. One of the stones accidentally ricochets off a toy boat that is initially at rest in the water (see the drawing below). The 0.094-kg stone strikes the boat at a velocity of 14 m/s, 15° below due east, and ricochets

  17. physics

    A 54.5-kg passenger in the back seat of a van is wearing a seat belt when the van runs into a stone wall. The van is originally moving at 12.6 m/s. The front end of the van collapses 0.624 m as the van comes to rest. (a) Determine the passenger’s kinetic

  18. Social Studies

    Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have the same surface elevation of ___ feet 577? The ___ Channel connects Lake Huron Lake St Clair and Lake Erie South? Niagara Falls is between Lake Erie and Lake __ Ontario? Lake Ontario is connected to the St Lawrence Seaway

  19. Physics: Newton's third law

    A passenger in a boat approaching a dock attempts to step onto the dock before the boat has been tied up. The passenger, whose mass is 57 kg, accelerated at a rate of 3.2 m/s^2 [forward]. If the mass of the boat is 97 kg, what is the boat's acceleration

  20. physics

    A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 3.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the

  21. Physics

    A rowboat passenger uses an oar to push the boat off the dock by exerting a force of 40.0 N for 3.0 s. What impulse acts on the boat? What formula do I use?

  22. physics

    A passenger on a boat moving at 1.70 m/s on a still lake walks up a flight of stairs at a speed of 0.60 m/s. The stairs are angled at 45° pointing in the direction of motion as shown in figure below. Write the vector velocity of the passenger relative to

  23. Physics

    A man with mass m1 = 59 kg stands at the left end of a uniform boat with mass m2 = 163 kg and a length L = 3.5 m. Let the origin of our coordinate system be the man’s original location as shown in the drawing. Assume there is no friction or drag between

  24. algebra

    please explain the step for this I have no idea. the speed of the current in a river is 6 mph a ferry operator who works that part of the river is looking to buy a new boat for his business everyday his route takes him 22.5 miles against the current and

  25. physics

    a moving sidewalk in an airport terminal building moves 1.00 m/s and is 150.0 m long.If man steps on at one end and walks 2.0 m/s relative to the moving sidewalk, how much time does he require to reach the opposite end if he walks in the same directions as

  26. Science

    An aeroplane flies at 720km/h in an easterly direction.A passenger walks to the back of the plane at 3m/s. Calculate 1.The velocity of the aeroplane in m/s . 2.The resultant velocity of the passenger in m/s 3. The distance the aeroplane has flown in 45 min

  27. Physics

    A boat, which can travel 2.30m/s in still water is in a stream with a current moving at 1.20m/s. if the boat is pointed directly across the stream, determine the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?

  28. Physics

    A dog, with a mass of 8.0 kg, is standing on a flatboat so that he is 26.8 m from the shore. He walks 8.6 m on the boat toward the shore and then stops. The boat has a mass of 36.0 kg. Assuming there is no friction between the boat and the water, how far

  29. physics

    A boat is traveling upstream in the positive direction of an x axis at 14 km/h with respect to the water of a river. The water is flowing at 9.0 km/h with respect to the ground (parallel to the boat). What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the

  30. Physics

    Two boats are heading away from shore. Boat 1 heads due north at a speed of 3.7 m/s relative to the shore. Relative to boat 1, boat 2 is moving 35° north of east at a speed of 1.3 m/s. A passenger on boat 2 walks due east across the deck at a speed of 1.2

  31. Physics

    Two boats are heading away from shore. Boat 1 heads due north at a speed of 4 m/s relative to the shore. Relative to boat 1, boat 2 is moving 35° north of east at a speed of 1.2 m/s. A passenger on boat 2 walks due east across the deck at a speed of 1.3

  32. Algebra

    A passenger boat which travels 6 mph faster than a freighter required 3 days less time to make a trip of 2592 miles. Find the rate of the passenger boat.

  33. physics

    Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are

  34. Government

    Suppose you want to take a scientific poll about people’s opinion on a new boating law for Lake Blue. Who should make up your universe—all the people in the United States, only townspeople, only boat owners, only people who live on the lake, anyone who

  35. Physics

    A passenger in a moving car and a passerby standing at the road side see each other as moving in the opposite direction. Which of the following is not true?< (A) The passenger is in motion relative to the passer-by (B) The passer-by is stationery relative

  36. algebra

    please explain the step for this I have no idea. the speed of the current in a river is 6 mph a ferry operator who works that part of the river is looking to buy a new boat for his business everyday his route takes him 22.5 miles against the current and

  37. physics

    One afternoon, a couple walks five-eighths of the way around a circular lake, the radius of which is 1.45 km. They start at the west side of the lake and head due south to begin with. (a) What is the distance they travel?

  38. physics

    A 125 kg flatbottomed boat is floating along at 5.0 m/s, headed east. Sally Sue, standing at one end of the boat, starts to walk at 2.0 m/s, also to the east. If Sally’s mass is 65 kg, what is the speed of the boat as she walks along?

  39. physics

    It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 3.6 s to reach its cruising speed of 10 m/s. A 69 kg passenger gets aboard on the ground floor. 1.What is the passenger's weight before the elevator starts moving? 2.What is the passenger's weight while the elevator is

  40. Math

    Suppose that the river was moving with a velocity of 3 m/s, North and the motor boat is moving with a velocity of 4 m/s, East. If the width of the river is 80 meters wide, then how much time does it take the boat to travel shore to shore? What distance

  41. physics

    Bubba decides to go fishing one day. He gets into his boat and starts out from the boat ramp to find the perfect fishing spot in the lake. First, he goes 121 meters in a direction of 20° west of north. Then, he goes 104 meters in a direction of

  42. physics 2

    sorry here is actual question: A 285-kg stunt boat is driven on the surface of a lake at a constant speed of 13.5 m/s toward a ramp, which is angled at 28.5° above the horizontal. The coefficient of friction between the boat bottom and the ramp's surface

  43. physics

    Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are

  44. physics

    Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are

  45. physics

    Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are

  46. physics

    the person p walks at 4m.s west relative to the boat b as the boat is moving at 30 east relative to the land l.what is the reference frame of an observer standing on the land?

  47. Physics

    A 9000 Kiogram boat floats in a lake. If half of the boat is submerged, which of the following is true: 1. The boat is less dense than the water in the lake. 2. The buoyant force is less than half the weight of the boat. 3. The buoyant force is greater

  48. Physics

    A passenger in a moving car and a passerby standing at the road side see each other as moving in the opposite direction. Which of the following is not true?< (A) The passenger is in motion relative to the passer-by (B) The passer-by is stationery relative

  49. physics

    If a boat is sliding down an angled boat ramp to the edge of a lake, how can the acceleration of the boat be decreased while keeping the net force of the boat/ramp system zero? Explain your answer in one or two sentences

  50. math

    A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 3.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the

  51. Physics

    A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 5.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the

  52. algabre

    the speed of the current in a river is 6 mph a ferry operator who works that part of the river is looking to buy a new boat for his business everyday his route takes him 22.5 miles against the current and back to his deck and he needs this trip in a total

  53. algebra

    the speed of the current in a river is 6 mph a ferry operator who works that part of the river is looking to buy a new boat for his business everyday his route takes him 22.5 miles against the current and back to his deck and he needs this trip in a total

  54. Algebra

    While traveling in a car, the centrifugal force a passenger experiences as the car drives in a circle varies jointly as the mass of the passenger and the square of the speed of the car. If the a passenger experiences a force of 100.8 newtons when the car

  55. math

    A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 3.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the

  56. HELP!!!! MATH

    A boat drops an anchor to the bottom of a lake. The anchor rope makes a 15 degree angle with the boat. The anchor rope is 24 feet long. How deep is the lake to the nearest foot?

  57. math

    A boat drops an anchor to the bottom of a lake. The anchor rope makes a 15 degree angle with the boat. The anchor rope is 24 feet long. How deep is the lake to the nearest foot?

  58. Physics

    A rowboat passenger uses an oar to push the boat off the dock by exerting a force of 60.0 N for 2.0 s. What impulse acts on the boat?

  59. Physics

    A train travels due east at a velocity of 85.5 km/hr. A passenger walks from the front of the train to the back at a velocity of 3.7 km/hr. What is the velocity of the passenger to an observer who is seated on a train going due west at a velocity of 64.7

  60. AP Physics

    A 70 kg man stands at the back of a 3.0 meter long boat that has mass 2X kg. The front of the boat is touching a dock. The man walks to the front of the boat. How far from the dock is he? Assume there is no friction between the boat and the water.

  61. physics

    It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 4.5s to reach its cruising speed of 11m/s . A 70kg passenger gets aboard on the ground floor. What is the passenger's weight before the elevator starts moving? What is the passenger's weight while the elevator is

  62. physics

    In an Automobile a 44 kg passenger moving at 40 m/s is brought to rest by an air bag during a 0.1 s what is the magnitude of the average force exerted on the passenger during this time ?

  63. Physics

    A 125 kg flatbottomed boat is floating along at 5.0 m/s, headed east. Sally Sue, standing at one end of the boat, starts to walk at 2.0 m/s, also to the east. If Sally’s mass is 65 kg, what is the speed of the boat as she walks along?

  64. Physics

    A 125 kg flatbottomed boat is floating along at 5.0 m/s, headed east. Sally Sue, standing at one end of the boat, starts to walk at 2.0 m/s, also to the east. If Sally’s mass is 65 kg, what is the speed of the boat as she walks along?

  65. Algebra

    the clarke family went sailing on a lake. Their boat averaged 6 km per hour. the Rourke family took their outboard runabout for a trip on the lake for the same amount of time. Their boat averaged 14 km per hour. The Rourke family traveled 20 km farther

  66. hinds

    A boat moves 20.6 km across a lake in 34 min. What was the average speed of the boat in kilometers per hour?

  67. government

    Suppose you want to take a scientific poll about people's opinions on a new boating law for Lake Blue. Who should make up your universe, all people in the US, only townspeople, only boat owners, only people who live on the lake, anyone who uses Lake Blue,

  68. Trigonometry help

    A boat drops an anchor to the bottom of a lake. The anchor rope makes a 15 degree angle with the boat. The anchor rope is 24 feet long. To the nearest foot how deep is the lake? Would I use the cos function giving me 23 or the sin function giving me 6 but

  69. Science

    A motor boat starting from rest on a lake accelerate in a straight line at a constant rate of 3m/s for 8s. How far does the boat travel during the time?

  70. American government

    Suppose you want to take a scientific poll about people's opinions on a new boating law for Lake Blue. Wjo should make up your universe-all people in the United States, only townspeople, only boat owners, only people who live on the lake, anyone who uses

  71. Science

    Two vehicles boats sail away from each other on a lake. Sailing boat A sails directly North at 3 km/h and sailing boat B sails N.53,13° E. at 5km/h . 1.calculate the velocity of sailing boat A relative to the velocity of sailing boat B.

  72. Physics

    Susie is out fishing on a calm, sunny day. She hooks an old tire that is resting on the lake bottom, and hauls it into her boat. In principle, how does the water level of the lake change?

  73. Physics

    The engineer of a passenger train moving at 29.0 m/s sees a freight train 360.m ahead on the track moving at 6.00 m/s. The engineer takes 0.400 seconds to react, and then applies the brakes. At what rate must the passenger train then decelerate in order to

  74. Geometry Honors

    Boat 1 and boat 2, traveling at constant speeds but not necessarily the same speed, depart at the same time from docks A and C, respectively, on the banks of a man-made circular lake. If they go straight to docks D and B, respectively, they will collide.

  75. physics

    A motor boat is moving towards north at 25km/hr and rate of flow of water is 10km/hr along a direction of 60degree is east of south.Find the resultant velocity of the boat and also the direction in which it is moving?

  76. physics

    A motor boat is moving towards north at 25km/hr and rate of flow of water is 10kn/hr along a direction of 60 degree is east of south find the resultant velocity of the boat and also the direction in which it is moving

  77. math

    If a boat can travel on the lake at 15 miles per hour, and it took 25 minutes to cross the lake, how many miles it took to cross the lake/

  78. physics

    A ferryboat is traveling north with a speed of 5.50 m/s relative to the water. A passenger is walking with a velocity of 2.50 m/s due east relative to the boat. What is the velocity (magnitude only) of the passenger with respect to the water?

  79. physics

    A 2400 kg car moving at 11 m/s crashes into a tree and stops in 0.26 s. calculate the force the seat belt exerts on passenger in the car to bring him to a halt the mass of the passenger is 72 kg.

  80. physics

    A girl is skipping stones across a lake. One of the stones accidentally ricochets off a toy boat that is initially at rest in the water (see the drawing below). The 0.058-kg stone strikes the boat at a velocity of 15 m/s, 15° below due east, and ricochets

  81. Physics

    Periodic waves spread out over the surface of a lake where two women, Jenna and Mel, are fishing in separate boats 97 meters apart. Each woman's boat bobs up and down 31/min. At a time when Jenna's boat is at a crest, Mel's boat is at its lowest point, and

  82. physics

    A man is in a boat out away from shore. Th mass of the man, the boat and everything in it is 210 kg. The boat is not moving. The man throws and anchor with a mass of 26 kg straight out from the boat with a speed of 6.6 m/s. What is the resulting speed of

  83. Physics

    A man is in a boat out away from shore. The mass of the man and the boat is 188 kg. The boat is not moving. The man throws and anchor with a mass of 22 kg straight out from the boat with a speed of 13.8 m/s. What is the resulting speed of the boat?

  84. physics

    tow horizontal forces, one 180.0 N and the other 200.0 N, are exerted in opposite directions on a boat on a lake. What is the net horizontal force on the boat? Thanks for your help.

  85. Physics

    Periodic waves spread out over the surface of a lake where two women, Jenny and Melissa, are fishing in separate boats 102 meters apart. Each woman's boat bobs up and down 19/min. At a time when Jenny's boat is at a crest, Melissa's boat is at its lowest

  86. Math

    Boat travels 10 mi upstream and 10 mi downstream the stream is moving 1mph and the boat took 5 1/3hrs. What is the speed of boat if the stream still? I need help ASAP!!!! PLEASE!!!

  87. english

    Break the shoes in thoroughly on short walks before going on an extended walk. which of the following is the best way to write the sentence? a)walks before b)walks,before c)walks.before d)walks.Before

  88. Algebra

    Boat travels 10 mi upstream and 10 mi downstream the stream is moving 1mph and the boat took 5 1/3hrs. What is the speed of boat if the stream still?

  89. Math

    1-)A passenger boat which travels 6 mph faster than a freighter required 3 days less time to make a trip of 2592 miles. Find the rate of the passenger boat. 2-)For the first of two basketball games the price of each reserved seat was $1.50,the price of

  90. science

    a train is going 95mph you walk 5mph toward front of train. in relation to passanger seated on train how fast are you moving? The seated passenger is fixed in the same frame of reference as the train. Therefore the walking passenger has a relative velocity

  91. social studies

    what are the five great lakes You can find that at the site below: http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/greatlk.htm they are lake superior lake michagan lake huron lake eria lake ontario

  92. physics

    A force of 64 N is required to keep a model power boat moving at a constant speed through the water on a pond. How much work is done in moving the model power boat a distance of 25 m?

  93. Physics

    One afternoon, a couple walks five-sixths of the way around a circular lake, the radius of which is 1.45 km. They start at the west side of the lake and head due south to begin with. (a) What is the distance they travel? (b) What are the magnitude and

  94. Mathematics

    1. The speed of a current in a river is 6 mph. A ferry operator who works that part of the river is looking to buy a new boat for his business. Every day, his route takes him 22.5 miles each way against the current and back to his dock, and he needs to

  95. Physics: Kinematics

    A speed boat moving at 33.7 m/s approaches a no-wake buoy marker 93.3 m ahead. The pilot slows the boat with a constant deceleration of 2.9 m/s 2 by reducing the throttle. How long does it take the boat to reach the buoy? current work done: x = Vot +

  96. Technical Physics

    A boat is sitting in the middle of the lake. What happens to the water level in the lake when a heavy anchor is thrown overboard? Does the water level rise, lower, or stay the same.

  97. physics

    A speedboat moving at 30.0 m s-1 approaches stationary buoy marker 100 m ahead. The pilot slows the boat with a constant acceleration of -3.50 m s-2 by reducing the throttle. a. How long does it take the boat to reach the buoy? b. What is the velocity of

  98. physics

    When an open-faced boat has a mass of 5750kg, including its cargo and passengers, it floats with the water just up to the side on a freshwater lake. (a)What is the volume of this boat? (b) The captain decides that it is too dangerous and wants to throw

  99. Physics

    One afternoon, a couple walks three-fourth of the way around a circular lake, the radius of which is 1.45km. They start at the south side of the lake and head due east at the beginning of their walk. (a) What is the distance they travel? (b) What are the

  100. Physics

    Two sailing boats sail away from each other on a lake. Sailing boat A sails directly North at 3km/h and sailing boat B sails N.53,13°.E at 5km/h .calculate: 1. The velocity of sailing boat A relative to the velocity of sailing B.

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