Superman is a character from the DC Comics universe with superhuman abilities. One day in the city of Metropolis you look to the skies only to see Superman passing directly over your head as he races to save Lois Lane

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  1. physic

    Superman must stop a 120km/h train in 150m to keep it from hitting a stalled car on the tracks.If the train's mass is 3.6x10^5kg,how much force must he exert?Compare to the weight of the train (give as%).How much force does the train exerts on Superman?

  2. language arts

    On which character traits does the narrator of “the tell-tale heart” pride himself? a. his abilities to lie and steal b. his sneakiness and his fear c. his wit and his confidence d. his intelligence and his patience i think it’s d! help!?

  3. English

    Match the vocabulary words with the appropriate definitions. A.allusion B.flat character C.rhyme scheme D.stock character E.round character unchanging character-B reference to other works or events-A complex or main character-E a recognizable but

  4. ss

    What belief did Zoroaster teach? A. He taught that the universe is dominated by good, not evil. B. He taught that the universe is governed by natural laws, not gods and goddesses. C. He taught that the universe is locked in an eternal struggle between good

  5. English

    Which best describes society's view of boys’ and girls’ abilities during the period in which Elizabeth Cady Stanton lived? A. The abilities of boys are equal to those of girls. B.The abilities of boys are lesser than those of girls. C. The abilities of

  6. Physics

    It is well known that bullets and other missiles fired at Superman simply bounce off his chest. Suppose that a gangster sprays Superman's chest with 8 g bullets at the rate of 110 bullets/min, the speed of each bullet being 550 m/s. Suppose too that the

  7. English

    Which would be most useful in writing a character analysis? A. a list of all the characters in the story B. a conversation between the character and others C. a map of the character’s hometown D. a description of the place where the character was born

  8. english

    Which sentence is the most grammatically correct and clear version? Superman announced that he could leap over buildings in a single bound, which was a very risky thing to do. It was risky for Superman to announce that he could leap over buildings in a

  9. English

    1. A narrator who is also a character in the story is? a. first person b. second person** c. third person limited d. third person omniscient 2. Which of the following details would be considered part of the setting? a. the resolution of the plot b. the

  10. English

    Martin Luther King Jr. often spoke of a day in the future when he hoped that his children would be judged not by their skin color but instead by their character. Write a narrative essay about a moment in your life when you were judged by something other

  11. physics

    superman is said to be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. how high a building could superman jump over if he were to leave the ground with a speed of 60m/s at an angle of 75 degrees to the horizontal?

  12. English

    "What are you crying for?" asked Daddy, but I couldn't answer. They didn't know that I did it for myself; that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices, and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled

  13. Social Studies

    Which would be most useful in writing a character analysis? A. a list of all the characters in the story B. a conversation between the character and others C. a map of the character’s hometown D. a description of the place where the character was born

  14. English

    Why is “The Prodigal Son” considered an example of allegory? Select all that apply. 1. The plotline has a clear conflict and resolution. 2. The characters symbolize ideas about human life. 3. It is a story with characters who possess superhuman

  15. Physics

    Superman is flying at an initial velocity of 33.5 m/s [N] when he decides to slow to 10.0 m/s [N] in a time of 8.05 s. He then continues at this velocity for 12.4 s before accelerating at 2.35 m/s^2 [N] until he reaches a final velocity of 23.8 m/s [N]. a)

  16. physics

    As a science project, you drop a watermelon off the top of the Empire State Building, 320 m above the sidewalk. It so happens that Superman flies by at the instant you release the watermelon. Superman is headed straight down with a speed of 36.0 m/s. How

  17. physics

    Superman is said to be able to ''leap buildings in a single bound'' How high a building could Superman jump over if he were to leave the ground with speed of 98.0 m/s at an angle of 87.0 degrees to the horizontal?

  18. LA

    How is Barrio Boy characteristic of nonfiction and "A Day's Wait" characteristic of fiction? Ernesto in Barrio Boy is a believable character, while the boy in "A Day's Wait" is not believable. Barrio Boy is narrated by the main character, while "A Day's

  19. maths

    a survey of reading habit of 100 students showed that 30 read both comics and novels . 10 read neither comic nor novelsand twice as many students read as read moves.(1) illustrate the information on a vien diagram (2) how many students read novels (3) how

  20. physics

    Imagine a parallel universe in which the electric force has the same properties as in our universe but there is no gravity. In this parallel universe, the sun carries charge Q, the earth carries charge −Q, and the electric attraction between them keeps

  21. Astronomy

    Which one of the theories about the universe do you most support: the open universe theory or the closed universe theory?

  22. Math

    Alvin, Brian and Charlie shared some comics among themselves. Alvin received (2/5) of them while Brian received (5/6) of what he and Charlie received altogether. If Alvin received 180 more comics than Charlie, how many comics did Brian receive?

  23. science

    which of the following possibly outcomes regarding the universe do scientists think is most likely ? a) the universe will continue to expand b) the universe has completed its expansion c) the universe will start shrinking soon d) the universe is already

  24. math

    Superman and flash are running around the world in opposite directions. Superman can go around the world in 2.5 hours, and Flash can do the same in 1.5 hours. Assuming they start at the same time and place, how many times will they pass each other going in

  25. physics

    In the movie Superman, Lois Lane falls from a building and is caught by the diving superhero. Assuming that Lois, with a mass of 45 kg, is falling at a terminal velocity of 59 m/s, how much force does Superman exert on her if it takes 0.4 s to slow her to

  26. physics

    in a bizzare but harmless accident, superman fell from the top of the eiffel tower. how fast was superman traveling when he hit the ground 7.80 seconds after falling

  27. English

    In "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," Walter uses fantasies to escape the constant scolding of his wife. What type of conflict is this? a. character vs. nature b. character vs. society** c. character vs. character d. character vs. himself

  28. The Giver

    Read the paragraph from the Novel The Giver. With the chant, Jonas Knew, the community was accepting him and his new role, giving him life, the way they had given it to the newchild Caleb. His heart swelled with gratitude and pride. But at the same time,

  29. English

    What is indirect characterization? A.the influence that a character’s traits has on the other narrative elements B. the way that plot events influence a character’s traits C.describing a character’s traits using explicit details and adjectives D.

  30. Physics

    Comic-strip hero Superman meets an asteroid in outer space, and hurls it at 750 m/s, as fast as a bullet. The asteroid is three thousand times more massive than Superman. In the strip, Superman is seen at rest after the throw. Taking physics into account,

  31. History

    Which accurately describes Isaac Newton’s clockwork universe theory? A. It compares the universe to a mechanical clock wound up by God, with its gears governed by the laws of physics. B. It compares the universe to London’s Big Ben clock tower,

  32. Language Arts

    read the following sentences from the novel the Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963 I felt like someone had pulled my teeth out with a pair of rusty pliers. I wanted to knock on his door and tell him "I am different" but I was too embarrassed so I walked the

  33. Physics

    It is well known that bullets fired at Superman simply bounce off his chest. Suppose that a gangster sprays Superman's chest with bullets of mass m = 2.6 g at a rate of R = 140 bullets/min. The speed of each bullet is v = 510 m/s. Suppose the bullets

  34. physics

    It is well known that bullets and other missiles fired at Superman simply bounce off his chest. Suppose that a gangster sprays Superman's chest with 8 g bullets at the rate of 105 bullets/min, the speed of each bullet being 450 m/s. Suppose too that the

  35. Physics

    In the movie Superman, Lois Lane falls from a building and is caught by the diving superhero. Assuming that Lois, with a mass of 45 kg, is falling at a terminal velocity of 56 m/s, A)how much force does Superman exert on her if it takes 0.7 s to slow her

  36. English

    On which character traits does the narrator of "The Tell-Tale Heart" pride himself? A. his abilities to lie and steal B. his sneakiness and his fear C. his wit and his confidence D. his intelligence and his patience I think it's either C or D

  37. math

    ricardo spends 8/9 hour reading the newspaper. He spends 1/4 of the time reading the world news and splits the remaining time equally between the sports news and the comics. How much time does he spend reading the comics?

  38. physics

    Superman throws a boulder of weight 1850N at an adversary on the surface of the earth, where the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity, g = 9.80m/s2 . What horizontal force must Superman apply to the boulder to give it a horizontal acceleration of

  39. Cosmology

    A curvature constant of k=0, as used in the Friedmann equation, means: * The universe is open * The universe is matter-dominated * There is no dark energy * The universe is flat

  40. pop

    If superman in space throws a boulder with 10 times as much mass as himself, and the boulder leaves his hands at 100 m/s, how fast does superman recoil? A) 1000 m/s. B) The same speed, 100 m/s. C) 10 m/s. D) None of these are correct.

  41. Science

    The galaxies in the universe are all flying away from each other. The speeds of nearby galaxies are proportional to the distance the galaxy is away from us. This relation, v=Hd is known as Hubble's law and the constant H is known as Hubble's constant. The

  42. physic

    Superman must stop a 120km/h train in 150m to keep it from hitting a stalled car on the tracks.If the train's mass is 3.6x10^5kg,how much force must he exert?Compare to the weight of the train (give as%).How much force does the train exerts on Superman?

  43. Language

    I feel like someone to pull all my teeth with the pair of rusty pliers I wanted to knock on his door and tell him "I am different" but I was too embarrassed so I walked the dinosaurs back home I couldn't believe how sad I got . Which type of conflict is

  44. Social Studies

    What belief did Zoroaster teach? A. He taught that the universe is dominated by good, not evil. B. He taught that the universe is governed by natural laws, not gods and goddesses. C. He taught that the universe is locked in an eternal struggle between good

  45. literature

    Whats are flat character, round character static character and dynamic character?

  46. Language arts help

    Which of the following sentences from the novel best describes the Whig point of view? A. ....we're better off to take anything from the Birtish Paliament.... and never protest. B. ....we American colonies are too weak to get on without England's help and

  47. Physics

    Superman rushes to save Lois Lane, who has fallen (has been pushed?) from a window 120 m above a crowded street. Superman swoops down in the nick of time, arriving when Lois is 2.0 m above the street and stopping her just at ground level. Lois has a mass

  48. Universe and the Stars

    what s the osc illating theory of universe? the oscilaating theory of the universe is the theory on the universe expanding. The gravitational pull of all the galaxies plus whatever the other matter existed in the universe would be great enough to slow down

  49. physics

    Find the speed at which Superman (mass=89.0 kg) must fly into a train (mass = 19564 kg) traveling at 65.0 km/hr to stop it. The system (train + Superman) must end up with zero momentum. With no external forces, Superman's initial momentum must be equal and

  50. Physics

    In the movie Superman, Lois Lane falls from a building and is caught by the diving superhero. Assuming that Lois, with a mass of 45 kg, is falling at a terminal velocity of 56 m/s, A)how much force does Superman exert on her if it takes 0.7 s to slow her

  51. PHYSICS

    If Superman is flying at mach 4, 1 km above the ground and yells "Hey! Finish your test!" from directly overhead, what does it sound like when you finally hear him? Superman travels slower than light and therefore you don't hear him until he is 4.1231

  52. Science - History

    Why do you think church authorities forced Galileo to deny his ideas on the universe? To point out, Galileo was the first guy who believed that the universe was heliocentric, and when he tried to convince others, he was tortured, so he took back his words

  53. Math statistics

    For a certain computer program a password must be exactly 5 characters long. The first character must be a mnber 0-8, the second, third and fourth character can either be one of the 26 letters or a number 0-5, the fifth character has to be exactly the same

  54. Physics

    02. Comic-strip hero Superman meets an asteroid in outer space and hurls it at 800 m/s, as fast as a bullet. The asteroid is a thousand times more massive than Superman, yet in the comic strip, he remains stationary after releasing the asteroid. Say, his

  55. Statistics

    For a certain computer program a password must be exactly 5 characters long the first character must be a number 0-5, the second third and fourth character can either be one of the 26 letters or a number 0-9, the fifth character has to be exactly the same

  56. science

    if you believe that the universe is geocentric, you would believe that the is the center of the universe. sun or heliocentric

  57. Physics

    Superman is a character from the DC Comics universe with superhuman abilities. One day in the city of Metropolis you look to the skies only to see Superman passing directly over your head as he races to save Lois Lane from some imminent threat. Not in too

  58. Algebra

    Gary has 3y comics. Shaun has 8 comics. They share their comics equally. How many comics does each of them have?

  59. vocab

    does anybody know a picture i could draw to describe uncanny????? it can be anything that is uncanny also Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The first thing I would do is to search the definition/s for "uncanny" in a good dictionary: 1 a :

  60. mathematics

    a survey of reading habits of 100 students showed that 30 read both comics and novels. 10 read neither comics nor novels and twice as many students read comics as read novels. 1. illustrate the information on a Venn diagram. 2. how many students read only

  61. science

    Which of the following possible outcomes regarding the universe do scientists think is most likely? A. The universe will continue to expand. B. The universe has completed its expansion. C. The universe will start shrinking soon. D. The universe is already

  62. math homework

    Michael went into a comic book store to pick up a few of his “much wanted” comics. There are about 4 different Batman issues, about 5 different Star Wars issues, and about 2 different Superman issues to choose from. Exactly how many combinations are

  63. math

    a survey of reading habits of 100 students showed that 30 read both comics and novels. 10 read neither comics nor novels and twice as many students read comics as read novels. 1. illustrate the information on a Venn diagram. 2. how many students read only

  64. Physics

    We commonly see Superman being shot and bullets bounce off of him. Suppose Mr. Bad shoots Superman with 4.00 kg bullets at a rate of 100 bullets/min for 9.00 s. If the speed of each bullet is 480.00 m/s and rebounds straight back with no change in speed,

  65. physics

    In the movie Superman, Lois Lane falls from a building and is caught by the diving superhero. Assuming that Lois, with a mass of 45 kg, is falling at a terminal velocity of 59 m/s, how much force does Superman exert on her if it takes 0.4 s to slow her to

  66. Science-Universe and Stars

    what s the osc illating theory of universe? the oscilaating theory of the universe is the theory on the universe expanding. The gravitational pull of all the galaxies plus whatever the other matter existed in the universe would be great enough to slow down

  67. Essay

    This is my finished rough draft: (Please proofread) I have had many relationships throughout my life that have helped to build my character. Everything I have gone through and everyone I’ve encountered in my life has made me who I am today. These

  68. Cosmology

    The solution of Olbers' Paradox is: - The universe is opaque at large scales - The universe expands - There is simply not enough starlight in the universe - Matter is clustered in such a way that the integral brightness converges

  69. Astronomy

    I have a some questions that I need help on. 1. Which of the following are evidence that the universe has not been here forever? (There are three correct responses) a. Olber's paradox b. The expansion of the universe c. The Cosmic Microwave Background d.

  70. Anatomy

    Our biology class is studying the human skeletal system this month, and I need to find some information on the fone bone for my report. Can anyone help me out? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Is some one joking with you? "Fone Bone" is

  71. physics

    superman flies to a meteor traveling at 440km/hr.superman slows it down at a rate of -24.8m/s^2.how long before the man of steel stops the meteor?how far did he travel with the meteor?

  72. language arts

    Johnny struggles to overcome his pride and impatience and developed into a humble, generous man Wich type of conflict does the statement above describe? a.character vs. self b. character vs. nature c. character vs. society d. character vs. character is it

  73. LA

    Johnny struggles to overcome his pride and impatience and develop into a humble, generous young man. 5. Which type of conflict does the statement describe? (1 point) A)character vs. self B)character vs. nature C)character vs. society D)character vs.

  74. principles of physics

    7. If superman in space throws a boulder with 10 times as much mass as himself, and the boulder leaves his hands at 100 m/s, how fast does superman recoil? A) 1000 m/s. B) The same speed, 100 m/s. C) 10 m/s. D) None of these are correct.

  75. Literature

    "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day" by John Dryden According to Dryden in "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day," music: a)is a balance between the natural and spiritual world b)has no place in religion c)should be saved for heaven d)none of the above I chose a. The

  76. physics

    in response to the school shutdown, my teacher had given me rather difficult work that i cant seem to even understand many of you may be unaware that mild the mild-mannered Cameron is in fact the superhero "El maestro." my first clue to her identity was

  77. physics

    The galaxies in the universe are all flying away from each other. The speeds of nearby galaxies are proportional to the distance the galaxy is away from us. This relation, v=Hd is known as Hubble's law and the constant H is known as Hubble's constant. The

  78. English

    Wet with dew, straggly branches slapped and scratched at my legs and hid uneven ground so that several times I tripped, tumbling and sliding downward. Which type of conflict best characterizes the events in this passage? A. character vs. self B. character

  79. Math

    Ricardo spends 8/9 hour reading the newspaper. He spends 1/4 of the time reading the world news and splits the remaining time equally between the sports news and the comics. How much time does he spend reading the comics?

  80. Physics

    Superman throws a boulder of weight 3500 N at an adversary. What horizontal force must Superman apply to the boulder to give it a horizontal acceleration of 12.7 m/s^2? F=? Fnet(x)=MA(x) I did (3500 N)(12.7 m/s^2) = 44450 N This answer is wrong. So what's

  81. Pre-Calculus

    It is well known that superman can withstand as much as 3 grams of Green Kryptonite indefinitely. However, exposure to more than 3 grams for more than 13 hours is fatal. Assume that Kryptonite decays at an hourly rate of 5.35% If superman is trapped in a

  82. L A/The Giver

    With the chant, Jonas knew the community was accepting him and his new role, giving him life, the way they had given it to the newchild Caleb. His heart swelled with gratitude and pride. But at the same time, he was filed with fear. He did not know what

  83. thermodynamics

    Which of these statements are in accord with the three laws of thermodynamics? -A-The entropy of the universe never decreases -B-A nonspontaneous process can occur if it is coupled to a process which is sufficiently spontaneous -C-The temperature of the

  84. Sentence Completion

    Demonstrate your understanding of the Word Bank words by completing each sentence in the space below. Word Bank: obsessed, aesthetic, arbitrary 1. Because Scott McCloud really was obsessed with comics, he probably knew all there was to know about them. 2.

  85. PHI

    Which of the following does Peter Singer assert about the principle of equality? (Points : 1) People should have equal rights because they are factually equal. People with higher abilities, it stands to reason, should have greater rights. Different groups

  86. phi

    Which of the following does Peter Singer assert about the principle of equality? (Points : 1) People should have equal rights because they are factually equal. People with higher abilities, it stands to reason, should have greater rights. Different groups

  87. English

    I have hard time understanding this wordings :( Turner thesis* by about a hundred years: the myth of the American west did more than anything else to shape the American character. Civilization by its very nature takes away our freedom, but as Americans we

  88. Astronomy

    Why didn’t the Universe collapse into a black hole in the past when there was so much matter in such a small space? (a) Most of the particles in the early Universe were unstable and decayed before a black hole could form. By the time only stable

  89. Language Arts 7a Unit 2 different perspectives

    1. Consider the main character from "Stolen Day" and "The Night the Bell Fell" Discuss which character learns the most and which learn the least. use detail from the selection to support your ideas. Use the reading selection to help you answer the question

  90. English

    I have a few question on linking verbs: 1. I am fond of both kinds of comics. linking verb - fond? 2. Joseph Pulitzer was the first to publish color funnies. linking verb - was? 3. The sales of his newspaper were high. linking verb - sales 4. Sunday

  91. Physics help

    The galaxies in the universe are all flying away from each other. The speeds of nearby galaxies are proportional to the distance the galaxy is away from us. This relation, v=Hd is known as Hubble's law and the constant H is known as Hubble's constant. The

  92. English

    When a character has an aside, he or she is speaking dirextly to another character. True or False? I know that aside is something a character says to either the audience or another character, which the rest of those on stage are not supposed to hear. So is

  93. Language Arts

    wet with dew straggly branches slapped and scratched at my legs and hid uneven ground so that several times tumbling and sliding downward which type of conflict best characterizes the event in the passage? a character vs self b character vs nature c

  94. pyschology

    I need an idea to get started please help me Thanks 1.First, choose two personality disorders: I'll choose Paranoid or you can choose one for me please •Schizoid •Paranoid •Antisocial •Borderline •Histrionic •Narcissistic •Avoidant

  95. unsolved mysteries astrophysics

    Q3.2 COLLAPSE TIMESCALE (5 points possible) Imagine that you live in a distant galaxy far far away. This galaxy is in a different universe, and so may have different cosmology. It seems that in this distant universe, all galaxies have the same luminosity,

  96. astronomy

    Imagine that you live in a distant galaxy far far away. This galaxy is in a different universe, and so may have different cosmology. It seems that in this distant universe, all galaxies have the same luminosity, which you have worked out is 7.0*10^30 W.

  97. gen

    I need 2 resources for Head start please I need help with these please.. This is how the organization or association may contribute to increasing professional knowledge and abilities are by This knowledge and these abilities may affect success in my field

  98. Poetry

    Still having problems here. Can the character be the plot of poem? No. The plot is the story told. It can evolve around a character, but the character is not the plot. Remember Cinderella? The plot is not her, it is about the fairy tale change in the

  99. Literature

    I need to write a vignette on a character that will catch my reader's interest. I'm supposed to use the vigentte 'Salvador Late or Early' by Sanda Cisneros. my book says, "Use colorful verbs to show what your character does all day- early and late" I need

  100. science

    Is the universe finite or infinite? What is the universe made of?

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