# Demarcus wants his friend, Alvin, to guess which planet he is describing. He tells Alvin that the planet is rocky and doesn't have any moons. What other clue would let Alvin be certain which planet Demarcus is describing?

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1. ## Science

Demarcus wants his friend, Alvin, to guess which planet he is describing. He tells Alvin that the planet is rocky and doesn't have any moons. What other clue would let Alvin be certain which planet Demarcus is describing? A)It has rings around it. B)It is
2. ## math

In an English test, Alvin scored 28 out of 40 marks. In a Mathematics test, he scored 36 out of 60 marks. (a) In which test did Alvin score better? (b) What was the percentage difference between Alvin's scores for both tests?
3. ## differential calculus

Beth leaves Muskegon, 30 mile north of Holland, traveling at 60 mph. Alvin leaves Holland traveling north at V=20t+40 mi/hr. When will Alvin pass Beth? How far from Holland will they be? :I think Beth's distance is d=60t-30 (using Holland as the frame of

Starting simultaneously from the same spot, O, Alvin and Bernard set out across a field in the gog. Alvin travels with velocity i + 2 j m/s and Bernard with velocity 3i + j m/s, To avoid losing each other, they hold opposite ends of 90 m string. a) At what
5. ## Physics

Astronomers can calculate the mass of a planet by using the orbital parameters of one of its moons. Consider a hypothetical planet, which has a hypothetical moon that orbits the planet in a roughly circular orbit with a radius of 3.95*10^8 m. The moon
6. ## math

Alvin, Calvin and Melvin each have some positive integer number of sweets. Alvin has fewer sweets than Calvin, and they have 29 sweets in total. Melvin has 26 sweets more than Alvin. What is the maximum number of sweets that they can all have in total?
7. ## algebra

Alvin, Calvin and Melvin each have some positive integer number of sweets. Alvin has fewer sweets than Calvin, and they have 27 sweets in total. Melvin has 19 sweets more than Alvin. What is the maximum number of sweets that they can all have in total?
8. ## algebra

Alvin, Calvin and Melvin each have some positive integer number of sweets. Alvin has fewer sweets than Calvin, and they have 31 sweets in total. Melvin has 24 sweets more than Alvin. What is the maximum number of sweets that they can all have in total?

On some planet with a radius of 8,553 km and a mass of 5.55 x 1024 kg the planet is spinning so fast such that anything at the equator will fly off of the planet. What is the planet's period (length of a day on the planet) in hours? Please help me solve !
10. ## Physics

At planet X, there is another planet called Y about 34 million light years away. The radius of planet X is 1 * 10^9 m. How far away from the center of the planet X is the planet Y in meters?
11. ## science

if all of the following imaginary planets were the same distance from the sun, which would experience the strongest force of gravity due to the sun? planet a: mass 3,500 kg planet b: mass 50,000 kg planet c: mass 750 kg planet d: mass 100,000 kg a)planet a
12. ## Maths

Alvin and Eddy shared some stamps. Rachel has 2/9 of the total stickers. If Serene has 42 stickers, how many stamps do they have altogether? not enough information. Did you switch names? Where do Alvin and Eddy come in?
13. ## psychology

Tell me how to put it together!" Kent demanded. "I can't." Alvin complained. "I know how to do it, but I can't just tell you or write it down. It just all comes together one step after another. "Alvin is attempting to explain: a. the importance of timing
14. ## math

Alvin ate 5/8 of a pizza, if there were 16 slices of pizza. how many slices did Alvin eat?
15. ## math

Alvin can go upstream at a rate of 6 miles per hour and downstream at a rate of 12 miles per hour. One day while Alvin was on the river, he received a call telling him he needs to turn around and come home. So he turned around and went back to his starting

Alvin can go upstream at a rate of 6 miles per hour and downstream at a rate of 12 miles per hour. One day while Alvin was on the river, he received a call telling him he needs to turn around and come home. So he turned around and went back to his starting
17. ## Physics 1111: Orbitals and Distance

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.27 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.40 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
18. ## physics

An object rests on the surface of planet y. Its mass is unknown. Find the acceleration due to gravity near the surface of planet y. Answer in m/s/s. G=6.673x10^-23 radius of planet y=2439700m mass of planet y=3.302x10^23kg radius of planet x=71492000m mass
19. ## physics help 3!! **

Based on the following data about planet X (which orbits around the Sun): Planet X's distance from Sun = 3.6*1012 m Planet X's radius = 2*106 m Planet X's mass = 8.2*1022 kg a.) Find gx, the size of the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of Planet
20. ## science

Pluto has a shape that is nearly round, and it orbits the Sun. It has five known moons. Why is it called a dwarf planet and not a planet?
21. ## Physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
22. ## Astrophysics

You know M(r) = v^2r /G d = distance; s= speed Planet 1: d=2/s=120 Planet 2: d=4/s=60 Planet 3: d=9/s=40 Planet 4: d=16/s=30 Planet 5: d=36/s = 20 You use the distance and orbital speed of the first planet to determine the mass enclosed within the orbit of
23. ## astronomy

Rank the following hypothetical planets -- all of which have the same total mass and same radius -- from lowest moment of inertia to highest moment of inertia: 1) A uniform sphere of mixed up rock and iron 2) A rocky planet with an iron core 3) A rocky
24. ## physics

A planet with a mass of (7*10^21) kg is in a circular orbit around a star with a mass of (2*10^30) kg. The planet has an orbital radius of (3*10^10) m. (a) What is the linear orbital velocity of the planet? (b) What is the period of the planet's orbit? (c)

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
26. ## physic

Planet A and planet B are in circular orbits around a distant star. Planet A is 4.5 times farther from the star than is planet B. What is the ratio of their speeds vA/vB?
27. ## physic

Planet A and planet B are in circular orbits around a distant star. Planet A is 4.5 times farther from the star than is planet B. What is the ratio of their speeds vA/vB?
28. ## physics

Planet A and planet B are in circular orbits around a distant star. Planet A is 8.0 times farther from the star than is planet B .What is the ratio of their speeds ?
29. ## Physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
30. ## Physicsss

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
31. ## physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
32. ## physics....

Spherical planet A has mass m and radius r. Spherical planet B has mass and ￼ radius 2r. How does the gravitational field strength at the surface of planet B compare to the gravitational field strength at the surface of planet A? a) It is the same
33. ## physics

Planets A and B orbit the same star. Planet B is four times further from the star than planet A and has twice the mass of planet A. The gravitational force of the star on planet B is ____ the force on planet A.
34. ## college

A spaceship lands on the planet whose radius is 5 times that of planet earth and whose mass is 25 times that of planet earth. Find the apparent weight of the astronaut on the second planet if the astronaut weighs 150lbs on planet earth
35. ## Physics?

What information do you need to calculate the altitude of a satellite’s planet-synchronous orbit? (check all that apply) Mass of the planet Radius of the planet Mass of the satellite Period of the planet's rotation on axis Period of the planet's rotation
36. ## Physics

Calculate the work done by planet X on its moon. Planet X applies a force of 5.6 x 10^10 N on its moon and the moon is 4.0 x 10^8 km away from the planet and it continues to circle the planet in a circular orbit of circumference of 2.5 x 10^9 m.
37. ## physics

On the way from a planet to a moon, astronauts reach a point where that moon’s gravitational pull transitions from being weaker than that of the planet to being stronger than that of the planet. The masses of the planet and the moon are, respectively,
38. ## trigonometry

If a planet has a semimajor axis of 2 AU (astronomical units) a) what would the semimajor axis of a superior planet be if the angle of greatest elongation for the inferior planet is 20 degrees as viewed from the superior planet? b) assuming a day on the
39. ## Just Curious

A few questions out of curiosity. What does jiskha mean? And what is your view point of Pluto Since Pluto is no longer considered a planet, do you think it should still e called a planet? Not just dwarf planet, but a planet like Mars or Earth? Thanks and

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the radius (in m) of the planet?

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the radius (in m) of the planet?
42. ## Physics Find mass and radius of planet.

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 15 m/s and catch it 2.4 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 240 min. What is the mass of Planet Physics? What is the
43. ## Physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.
44. ## physics

You have arrived at a new planet and put your starship into a circular orbit at a height above the surface that is equal to two times the radius of the planet. Your speed is 4300 m/s and it takes 7 hours and 18 minutes to complete an orbit. a. What is the
45. ## physics

A planet orbits a star, in a year of length 4.46 x 107 s, in a nearly circular orbit of radius 3.17 x 1011 m. With respect to the star, determine (a) the angular speed of the planet, (b) the tangential speed of the planet, and (c) the magnitude and
46. ## physics

A planet has a mass of 5.71 × 1023 kg and a radius of 3.93 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 61.8-kg person weigh on this planet?
47. ## Physics

A planet has a mass of 6.22 × 1023 kg and a radius of 2.51 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 77.7-kg person weigh on this planet?
48. ## physic 1010 first year university

Planet Z is 9000 km in diameter. The free-fall acceleration on Planet Z is 10.0 m/s^2.What is the mass of Planet Z?
49. ## physics

A planet has a mass of 6.08 × 1023 kg and a radius of 2.62 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 63.6-kg person weigh on this planet?
50. ## Physics

A planet has a mass of 6.15 × 1023 kg and a radius of 3.25 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 79.4-kg person weigh on this planet?
51. ## Genetics, HELP!!!

Planet X, a recently discovered planet, contains life forms that have double-stranded DNA as the genetic material. The DNA on Planet X is transcribed into RNA which is translated into protein. Planet X DNA contains only two bases: guanine (G) and cytosine
52. ## Physics/Maths

Keplers third law I understand. T^2/a^3 of one planet = T^2/a^3 second planet. But I can't do the algebra to solve for the second planet's a^3 (semimajor axis) Would someone walk me through the steps please? Thanks.
53. ## Physics

Spaceman Fred orbits planet X with his spaceship. To remain in orbit at 410km from the planet's center, he should maintain a speed of 68 m/s. What is the mass of planet X?
54. ## College Physics - Weight

A planet has a mass of 7.93 × 1023 kg and a radius of 2.58 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 67.0-kg person weigh on this planet?
55. ## Physics

Spaceman Spiff orbits planet X with his spaceship. To remain in orbit at 410km from the planet's center, he should maintain a speed of 68 m/s. What is the mass of planet X?
56. ## MATH

Solve each questions by age equation problem: 1. Jonathan is 3 years older than Alvin. In 7 years, Alvin's age will be 6/7 of Jonathan's age. How old are they now? 2. The present age of Ella's mother is three times that of Ella. After 5 years. Sum of their
57. ## Physics

NASA, when it sends probes to other planets, uses what is known as a gravitational slingshot. This is when a probe uses the gravitational potential energy a planet to gain kinetic energy. Even though the probe and the planet are not physically colliding,
58. ## Physics

NASA, when it sends probes to other planets, uses what is known as a gravitational slingshot. This is when a probe uses the gravitational potential energy a planet to gain kinetic energy. Even though the probe and the planet are not physically colliding,
59. ## Physica

A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? I
60. ## algebra

the weight of an object varies inversely as the square of its distance from the center of the planet it is on. If a person weighs 180 pounds on a planet's surface, what is his weight 250 miles above the surface of the planet? The planet's radius is 7000
61. ## Astronomy

Orbital speed is the speed with which a planet moves around the sun. The speed is determined by: a)the mass of the planet only b) the mass of the sun only c)both the mass of the planet and the mass of the sun d)the mass of the planet and it's distance from
62. ## math

If planet I is 31.8 million miles from the sun than planet II, then planet III is 25.6 million miles father from the sun than planet I. When the total of the distances for these three planets from the sun is 200.2 million miles, how far away from the sun
63. ## Psychology

1. A student who behaves in the classroom to avoid punishment is acting according to what cause of behavior?      A. Fear cause B. Situational C. Dispositional D. Punishment cause 3. A phenomenon in which an initial understanding that a person has
64. ## PHYSICS(HELP)

A meteorite of mass m= 2×10^4 kg is approaching head-on a planet of mass M= 4×10^29 kg and radius R= 2×10^4 km. Assume that the meteorite is initially at a very large distance from the planet where it has a speed v0= 5×10^2 km/s. Take G=
65. ## Math

Alvin, Calvin and Melvin are running laps around a track. Alvin runs a lap every 4 minutes, Calvin runs a lap every 6 minutes and Melvin runs a lap every 9 minutes. If they start off at the same point, how many minutes will it take before all three of them
66. ## Physics plz help .

A meteorite of mass m= 2 ×10^4 kg is approaching head-on a planet of mass M= 6 ×10^29 kg and radius R= 8 ×10^4 km. Assume that the meteorite is initially at a very large distance from the planet where it has a speed v0= 7 ×10^2 km/s. Take G= 6.67
67. ## Physics

Two planets, Planet 1 and Planet 2, orbit the same star. Planet 1 has a relative mass of 4x and a relative distance of x. Planet 2 has a relative mass of 3x and a relative distance of 2x. Which planet has a higher gravitational attraction to the star? I
68. ## astronomy

Why is there a argument about Pluto the planet. There's an argument about Pluto the planet because some people say that Pluto should not be part of our solar system and not be considered a planet due to it's size but other people think it should remain a
69. ## functions

A person’s weight, w, on a planet of radius r is given by: w= kr^-2 k < 0 where the constant, k, depends on the masses of the person and the planet.What fraction of the Earth’s radius must an equally massive planet have for a person to weigh ten
70. ## Physics(IMPORTANT)

A meteorite of mass 1*10^4kg is approaching head-on a planet of mass 5*10^29kg and radius 5*10^4km. Assume that the meteorite is initially at a very large distance from the planet where it has a speed 3*10^2km/s. Take 6.67*10^-11. Determine the speed of
71. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6146 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.57 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 1.6 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.44 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on
72. ## physics

mass of planet is half that of earth and radius of planet is one fourth that of earth if we plan to send an artificial satellite from planet the escape velocity will be in km/s
73. ## physics

a 500g balance weight is transported to the surface of planet z where an objects weight is measured to be 5.00N. The radius of the planet is 5.0x10^5m. What is the mass of planet z?
74. ## Physics

From your intergalactic survey base, you observe a moon in a circular orbit about a faraway planet. You know the distance to the planet/moon system, and you determine the maximum angle of separation between the two and the period of the moon's orbit.
75. ## physics

You visit a planet that turns on its axis once every 24 hours. The radius of the planet at its equator is 7.12×106 meters. Calculate your tangential speed, if you were standing on the equator of this planet.
76. ## Science

istance of a planet from sun is four times the distance of the planet frpm earth.How many years will the planet take to complete one revolution of sun?
77. ## Physics

At the surface of a certain planet, the gravitational acceleration g has a magnitude of 12.0 m/s^2. A 21.0-kg brass bell is transported to this planet. What is (a) the mass of the brass ball on the Earth and on the planet, and (b) the weight of the brass
78. ## Physics-Gravity

A 17.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.31 h and a radius of 9.10×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 8.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet?
79. ## earth

You are standing on a planet with a radius 10,000kilometers. It's mass is 10^26 kg. What is the planet's escape velocity from where your standing? Ignore rotation of the planet.
80. ## Science

I have two questions. How can an atmosphere affect the temperature of a planet's surface? If a planet had a surface with craters but no other features, what could you say about the inside of the planet?
81. ## Astronomy

Rank the following hypothetical planets -- all of which have the same total mass and same radius -- from lowest moment of inertia to highest moment of inertia: 1) A uniform sphere of mixed up rock and iron 2) A hollow sphere 3) A rocky planet with an iron
82. ## physics

Planet Z is 1.00×10^4 km in diameter. The free-fall acceleration on Planet Z is 10.0 m/s^2. a)What is the mass of Planet Z? b)What is the free-fall acceleration 9000 km above Planet Z's north pole?
83. ## physics

A 2.5 kg mass weighs 23.75 N on the surface of a planet similar to Earth. The radius of this planet is roughly 7.7 × 10 6 m.Calculate the mass of of this planet. The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.67259 × 10−11N · m2/kg2
84. ## physics

A 4 . 7 kg mass weighs 39 . 95 N on the surface of a planet similar to Earth. The radius of this planet is roughly 6 . 2 × 10 6 m. Calculate the mass of of this planet. The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6 . 67259 × 10 − 11 N · m
85. ## science help plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz?

A planet orbiting a star is occasionally hit by comets. Each comet has a mass of 4.8 × 10^6 kg of which 30% is rock and 70% is water ice. Each time a comet hits the planet 40% of the mass of the comet is vaporised and the rest is added to the planet,
86. ## Physics

A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet?

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the mass (in kg) of the planet?

While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 13.6 m/s and catch it 3.50 s later. While you visit the surface, your cruise ship orbits at an altitude equal to the planet's radius every 340.0 minutes. What is the mass (in kg) of the planet?
89. ## physics (help)

A meteorite of mass m= 1 ×104 kg is approaching head-on a planet of mass M= 3 ×1029 kg and radius R= 7 ×104 km. Assume that the meteorite is initially at a very large distance from the planet where it has a speed v0= 2 ×102 km/s. Take G= 6.67
90. ## physics

A 2.5 kg mass weighs 23.75 N on the surface of a planet similar to Earth. The radius of this planet is roughly 7.7 × 10^6 m. Calculate the mass of of this planet. The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.67259 × 10^−11N · m2/kg2.
91. ## physics

A 3.3 kg mass weighs 30.03 N on the surface of a planet similar to Earth. The radius of this planet is roughly 7.4 × 106 m. Calculate the mass of of this planet. The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.67259 × 10−11 N · m2/kg2.
92. ## physics escape

The escape speed from a distant planet is 42 km/s. If the accelaration of gravity on the planet is 11.0 m/s/s, what is the radius of the planet?
93. ## physics

A 17.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.31 h and a radius of 9.10×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 8.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet?
94. ## Physics

When a small object is launched from the surface of a fictitious planet with a speed of 52.0 m/s, its final speed when it is very far away from the planet is 32.0 m/s. Use this information to determine the escape speed of the planet.
95. ## Math

There are 61 known moons. Mercury and Venus do not have moons, but each of the 7 other planets has at least 1. How do I find the % of total moons for each planet? Earth - 1 Mars - 2 Jupiter- 16 Saturn - 18 Uranus - 15 Neptune - 8 Pluto - 1 Thanks for your
96. ## Physics

A 60kg astronaut on a distant planet drops a fork and discovers the fork takes 0.70s to drop 1.0m to the ground. a) what is the weight of the astronaut on that planet? b) if the planet has a radius of 1.6x10^6 m, what is it’s mass?
97. ## Science

The atmospheres of the planets in our solar system differ in their physical compositions. Which planet would you expect to have the thickest atmosphere? a planet with a hot atmosphere and strong gravity a planet with a cold atmosphere and strong gravity a