To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.40 m apart If the left scale reads 278 N, and the right scale reads 116 N,

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    A meter stick is pivoted at its 50-cm mark but does not balance because of non-uniformities in its material that cause its center of gravity to be displaced from its geometrical center. However, when masses of 150 and 200 grams are placed at the 10-cm and

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    Look at the position of Location 1, Location 2, and Location 3 in this picture. Simple diagram of a lake represented by a wavy circle. The circle is labeled 'Lake,' and there are three points outside of the lake: 'Location 1' is to the northeast of the

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    The location of the center of mass of the partially eaten, 11 inch diameter pizza (r = 5.5) shown in Figure 9-20 is Xcm = -1.1 in. and Ycm = -1.1 in. Assuming each quadrant of the pizza to be the same, find the center of mass of the uneaten pizza above the

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  7. Chemistry

    A student is given 2.94g of a mixture containing anhydrous MgCl2 and KNO3. To determine the percentage by mass of MgCl2 in the mixture, the student uses excess AgNO3 to precipitate the chlorides ios as AgCl Starting with the 2.94g sample of the mixture

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    A large horizontal circular platform (M=143.1 kg, r=3.01 m) rotates about a frictionless vertical axle. A student (m=75.3 kg) walks slowly from the rim of the platform toward the center. The angular velocity ω of the system is 2.10 rad/s when the student

  9. physic

    A student takes the elevator up to the fourth floor to see her favorite physics instructor. She stands on the floor of the elevator, which is horizontal. Both the student and the elevator are solid objects, and they both accelerate upward at 5.15 m/s2.

  10. Physics

    The gravitational force of attraction between two students sitting at their desks in physics class is 2.34 ✕ 10^-8 N. If one student has a mass of 45.0 kg and the other student has a mass of 61.6 kg, how far apart are the students sitting?

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    To better understand the concept of static equilibrium a laboratory procedure asks the student to make a calculation before performing the experiment. The apparatus consists of a round level table in the center of which is a massless ring held in place

  12. Mathematics

    In a class,30 offer Biology,21 offer Chemistry and 22 offer Physics.15 offer Physics and Biology,10 offer Physics and Chemistry and 13 offer Biology and Chemistry.2 offer Physics only,3 offer Chemistry only and 7 offer Biology only. a.illustrate this

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    When two objects of unequal mass are hung vertically over a frictionless pulley of negligible mass, as shown below, the arrangement is called an Atwood machine. Determine a) the magnitude of the acceleration of the two objects and b) the tension in the

  14. PHYSICS - URGENT

    a ball of mass m1 and a block of mass m2 are attached by a lightweight cord that passes over a frictionless pulley of negligible mass. the block lies on a frictionless incline of angle theta. (a) draw the free body diagrams (b) express newton's second law

  15. Physics

    Location A is 3.00 m to the right of a point charge q. Location B lies on the same line and is 4.70 m to the right of the charge. The potential difference between the two locations is VB - VA = 45.0 V. What is the magnitude and sign of the charge?

  16. college physics

    When two objects of unequal mass are hung vertically over a frictionless pulley of negligible mass, as shown below, the arrangement is called an Atwood machine. Determine a) the magnitude of the acceleration of the two objects and b) the tension in the

  17. geometry

    Circle C lies on the coordinate plane with its center at (2,−16). Point A(2,−13) lies on circle C. Which equation verifies that the point P(−1,−16) lies on circle C? a. (2−16)^2+(2−13)^2=(2−16)^2+(−1−16)^2 b.

  18. college chemistry

    Please be specific! Briefly explain whether each if the following procedural errors would result in a high, low, or an unchanged calculated mass of Ca2+ in the analyzed tablet. a)a student had difficulty decanting the supernatant solution from the test

  19. physics word problem

    why are lightweight tires preferred over lightweight frams in bicycle racing?

  20. Physics

    A person with mass m1 = 57 kg stands at the left end of a uniform beam with mass m2 = 92 kg and a length L = 2.7 m. Another person with mass m3 = 67 kg stands on the far right end of the beam and holds a medicine ball with mass m4 = 12 kg (assume that the

  21. Physics

    Car 1 has a mass of m1 = 65 103 kg and moves at a velocity of v01 = +0.78 m/s. Car 2, with a mass of m2 = 92 103 kg and a velocity of v02 = +1.4 m/s, overtakes car 1 and couples to it. Neglect the effects of friction in your answer. (a) Determine the

  22. calculus

    A uniform thin sheet of metal is cut in the shape of a semicircle of radius R and lies in the xy plane with its center at the origin and diameter lying along the x axis. Find the position of the Center of Mass using polar coordinates.

  23. College Physics**

    A student goes to planet x and wants to determine the gravity there. The student knows from physics lab that they can use Atwood's machine to determine gravity. The student places a 100g mass and a 110g mass at the end of a string and hangs it over a

  24. physics!

    A student is about to do a push-up. Her center of gravity lies directly above P on the floor, which is 1.1 m from her feet and 0.4 m from her hands. If her mass is 55 kg, what is the force exerted by the floor on her hands? The acceleration of gravity is

  25. physics

    A man with a mass of 50 kg stands up in a 66-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How

  26. Physics

    Three uniform meter sticks, each of mass M, are placed on the floor as follows: stick 1 lies along the y axis from y = 1.3 to y = 2.3 m, stick 2 lies along the x axis from x = 0.0 to x = 1 m, stick 3 lies along the x axis from x = 1.0 m to x = 2.0 m. Find

  27. physics

    a 600N person picks up a 180 N suitcase positioned so that the suitcase's center of gravity is 20cm lateral to the location of the person's center of gravity before picking up the suitcase. if the person does not lean to compensate for the added load in

  28. physics

    A horizontal circular platform (m = 108.1 kg, r = 3.25m) rotates about a frictionless vertical axle. A student (m = 85.3kg) walks slowly from the rim of the platform toward the center. The angular velocity, omega, of the system is 2.5 rad/s when the

  29. 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

  30. Physics

    In exercise physiology studies, it is sometimes important to determine the location of a person's center of gravity. This can be done with the arrangement shown in the figure below. A light plank rests on two scales that read Fg1 = 440 N and Fg2 = 320 N.

  31. Physics

    I am doing this exercise for physics class where I have to place a penny on a ruler and balance it. And I don't understand what is the use of knowing the center mass of an object when making a calculation?

  32. Science (Chemistry) (Measurement Uncertainty)

    Three students are asked to determine the mass of a coon. They each measure different values for the mass of the coin using a balance. Student A recorded a mass of 63.08g, student B recorded a mass of 63.022g and student C recorded a mass of 63.0328g. If

  33. physics

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  34. Physics

    A ramp, a pulley, and two boxes. Box A, of mass 10.0 kg, rests on a surface inclined at 37° to the horizontal. It is connected by a lightweight cord, which passes over a massless and frictionless pulley, to a second box B, which hangs freely as shown. If

  35. College physics - Center of mass

    College Physics- Center of Mass? The objects in the figure below are constructed of uniform wire bent into the shapes shown (Figure 1) . Each peice has a length of 0.15 . There are two objects that we need to figure out the x- and y-coordinates of the

  36. physics

    A man with a mass of 62 kg stands up in a 64-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How

  37. Chemistry

    Performing the same experiment described on your lab manual, a student used a 0.358 g sample of Alka-Seltzer and the mass of CO2 was found to be 0.102 g. Based on this result, answer the following questions: Determine the mass of NaHCO3 that produced the

  38. Physics

    A student wants to run an experiment to determine how the distribution of mass (location of mass) affects an object`s rotational velocity. For this experiment the student picks 3 rings. One is a wood ring (like a hula-hoop) with all of its mass at the

  39. physics

    Three identical uniform meter sticks are placed on the floor. The first stick lies along the y axis from y = 0.320 m to y = 1.32 m. The second stick lies along the x axis from x = 0.330 m to x = 1.33 m. The third stick is positioned so that one end is on

  40. physics

    Three identical uniform meter sticks are placed on the floor. The first stick lies along the y axis from y = 0.470 m to y = 1.47 m. The second stick lies along the x axis from x = 0.320 m to x = 1.32 m. The third stick is positioned so that one end is on

  41. physics

    A target lies flat on the ground 8 m from the side of a cliff that is 20 m tall. A physics student rolls a ball off the horizontal cliff in the direction of the target. Air resistance is negligible. Determine the horizontal speed with which the ball must

  42. Physics

    A physics student stands on the edge of a cliff 2x meters. He throws his physics homework straight up in the air. Derive an expression to calculate the time taken by the homework to come back to the student.

  43. Physics

    The gravitational force of attraction between two students sitting at their desks in physics class is 2.23 ✕ 10-8 N. If one student has a mass of 52.0 kg and the other student has a mass of 57.4 kg, how far apart are the students sitting?

  44. Physics

    A small object with a mass of m = 615 g is whirled at the end of a rope in a vertical circle with a radius of r = 123 cm. When it is at the location shown, (mid-height), its speed is v = 5.60 m/s. Determine the tension in the rope. Calculate the magnitude

  45. Physics

    A physics student sits by the open window on a train moving at 25 m/sec towards the east. Her boyfriend is standing on the station platform, sadly watching her leave. When the train is 150 meters form the station, it emits a whistle at a frequency of 3000

  46. Physics

    A physics student sits by the open window on a train moving at 25 m/sec towards the east. Her boyfriend is standing on the station platform, sadly watching her leave. When the train is 150 meters form the station, it emits a whistle at a frequency of 3000

  47. physics

    A physics student sits by the open window on a train moving at 25 m/sec towards the east. Her boyfriend is standing on the station platform, sadly watching her leave. When the train is 150 meters form the station, it emits a whistle at a frequency of 3000

  48. Sta 112

    This is my question every one . Please help me have it already I had 6 as my answer. In a class of 50 student 28,22,20 of them offer physics,chemistry and biology respectively also 4 of them offer physics and chemistry but not biology,3 offer physics and

  49. physics

    A high jumper wants to clear the bar at 2.1m. To do so he needs to raise his center of mass to a height of 2.4m. Assuming that air resistance can be neglected and his center of mass is 1.1m above the ground at take-off, determine the required vertical

  50. Physics

    Find the location of the center of mass for a one-dimensional rod of length L and of linear density ë(x) = cx, where c is a constant. (Hint: You will need to calculate the mass in terms of c and L. Use any variable or symbol stated above as necessary.) X

  51. physics

    A man with a mass of 52 kg stands up in a 66-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How

  52. physics

    A horizontal circular platform (m = 122.1 kg, r = 3.43m) rotates about a frictionless vertical axle. A student (m = 82.3kg) walks slowly from the rim of the platform toward the center. The angular velocity, omega, of the system is 2.9 rad/s when the

  53. chemistry

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  54. physics

    To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.44 m apart. If the left scale reads 309 N, and the right scale reads 125 N, calculate the student's mass. Calculate the distance

  55. Physics

    To determine the location of his center of mass, a physics student lies on a lightweight plank supported by two scales L = 2.40 m apart If the left scale reads 278 N, and the right scale reads 116 N, calculate the student's mass. Calculate the distance

  56. physics

    the cener mass of an object (a)always lies at the center of the object (b) is at the location of the most massive partical in the object (c)always lies within the object, or (d) none of the preceding

  57. Physics

    A large horizontal circular platform (M=143.1 kg, r=3.01 m) rotates about a frictionless vertical axle. A student (m=75.3 kg) walks slowly from the rim of the platform toward the center. The angular velocity ω of the system is 2.10 rad/s when the student

  58. physics

    one can determine a persons center of mass by having them recline on a plank resting on two scales. A person 2m tall lies on such a plank and the scale near her head reads 405 N and the one near her feet reads 360 N. Find the center of her mass.

  59. Physics

    The earths mass is m=5.98*10^24 kg and physics students masss is 70 kg. Knowing that the gravitational force between the student and the earth is 392 N of force, what is the distance between the student and the Earths center?

  60. physics B

    This is the first question on the 2003 ap physics b exam. I need help with part e. It shows a diagram of a pulley with two students. student A is on the ground with a mass of 70kg holding on to the pulley while student B is in the air with a mass of 60.

  61. physics

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  62. Physics

    Two balls are approaching each other head on. Their velocities are + 9.55 and -11.0 m/s (a) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if they have the same mass. (b) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if the

  63. physics

    The location of two particles at t = 0 is shown in the figure below. The particles are initially at rest. Each particle is subject to a constant force, as indicated in the figure. (Take m1 = 2.06 kg and m2 = 0.95 kg.) (a) Find the position of the center of

  64. Physics

    There a five positions (A=-10cm, B=-5cm, C=0cm, D=5cm, E=5cm). A block is at rest at location C when a student pulls it to position A. The student then releases the block and it begins to oscillate. Given the block has a mass of 2kg and the spring has a

  65. Physics

    A student is about to do a push-up. Her center of gravity lies directly above P on the floor, which is 1.2 m from her feet and 0.6 m from her hands.If her mass is 56 kg, what is the force exerted by the floor on her hands? The acceleration of gravity is

  66. Physics

    1) Determine the force of gravitational attraction between the earth(m=5.98*10^24kg) and a 70-kg physics student if the student is in an airplane at 4.950 meters above the earth's surface.

  67. Math - Precalculus - Parametric Equations/Geometry

    A hockey puck of diameter 3 inches is spinning around its center at a speed of 3 counterclockwise rotations per second. The center of the puck is traveling at a speed of 24 inches per second at an angle of 45 degrees to the positive real axis. (a) At time

  68. math

    Let S be the part of the sphere x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = 25 that lies above the plane z = 4. Let S have constant density k. (a) Find the center of mass. (b) Find the moment of inertia about the z-axis. so far I have found that the magnitude of r(theta)x r(thi)=

  69. Physics

    The gravitational force of attraction between two students sitting at their desks in physics class is 2.35 ✕ 10-8 N. If one student has a mass of 46.2 kg and the other student has a mass of 62.6 kg, how far apart are the students sitting?

  70. Science

    List all of the things that are physical property. You will find some listed here. http://nobel.scas.bcit.ca/chem0010/unit2/2.2_properties_physical.htm There are very many others, but they would require a lot of effort to explain what they mean. Isn't

  71. physics

    find the location of the center of mass of the following 3 mass system. mass location m1=1.0kg (0,0) m2=2.0kg (1.0m,1.0m) m3=3.0kg (2.0m,-2.0m)

  72. physics problem

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  73. emmanuel

    in a class of 60 student,26 offer mathmatic and 28 offer physics if 8 student do not offer any of the two subject (1)how many student offer both subject. (2)how many student offer mathematic only. (3)how many student offer physics only. (4)how many student

  74. Math and Phyics

    Mass points M and m are kept at the vertices of an equilateral triangle whose sides are of length a. 1. Find the distance between the center of mass of the system and mas point m. 2.Determine the moment of Inertia of the system about the center of mass

  75. Physics

    The density of a 5.0-m long rod can be described by the linear density function λ(x) = 140 g/m + 14.8x g/m2. One end of the rod is positioned at x = 0 and the other at x = 5 m. (a) Determine the total mass of the rod. (b) Determine the center-of-mass

  76. Physics

    Two masses, m1 = 2.0 kg and m2 = 3.3 kg, are moving in the xy-plane. The velocity of their center of mass and the velocity of mass 1 relative to mass 2 are given by the vectors vcm = (−1,+2.2) m/s and vrel = (+4.5, +1.0) m/s. (a) Determine the total

  77. Physics

    A non-homogeneous trunk, 5 meters long and 100 kilograms mass is in equilibrium and is hung at the ends by two strings; One form an angle of 37 degrees and the other an angle of 53 degrees, both with the horizontal. Determine the location of the center of

  78. physics

    Two blocks are connected by a lightweight cord that passes over a frictionless, massless pulley. The bottom block has a mass of 2.00 kg and the top block has mass 0.500 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction at each sliding surface is equal to 0.10. The

  79. physics

    A water molecule consists of an oxygen atom with two hydrogen atoms bound to it. The bonds are .100nm in length and the angle between the two bonds is 106 degrees. Use the x-y axis shown and determine the location of the center of gracity of molecule.

  80. physics problems

    I went back through my book again to find the answers can you check them? 10. when rewinding a an audio tape or vdieotape, one reel winds fastest at the end. which reel is this? why does it speed up? (this one I understand. I think that it has something to

  81. physics homework

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  82. physics

    A person of mass M lies on the floor doing leg raises. His leg is 0.85m long and pivots at the hip. Treat his legs (including feet) as uniform cylinders, with both legs comprising 34.5% of body mass, and the rest of his body as a uniform cylinder

  83. math

    the number of noncollinear points needed to determine a circle Two. The location of the center, and one point on the circle (ie, the length of radius), you have determined the circle. However, the circle thus determined can be an an infinite number of

  84. Physics

    Car 1 has a mass of m1 = 65 103 kg and moves at a velocity of v01 = +0.76 m/s. Car 2, with a mass of m2 = 92 103 kg and a velocity of v02 = +1.5 m/s, overtakes car 1 and couples to it. Neglect the effects of friction in your answer. (a) Determine the

  85. Physics

    Two balls are approaching each other head-on. Their velocities are +10.00 and -12.8 m/s. (a) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if they have the same mass. m/s (b) Determine the velocity of the center of mass of the two balls if

  86. Probability

    48% of the students in the school are female and the probability of taking of physics is independent of the gender of the student, what is the probability that a student chosen at random is both a female and taking physics?

  87. Math

    Out of a group of 600 students taking computer,mathematics or physics,there is no student taking both computer and mathematics.Every student takes computer or mathematics.150 take physics and mathematics and 250 take only one of the subjects.Find 1) the

  88. math

    Two friends are playing a variation of MasterMind where one friend tries to guess the three digit number that the other friend is thinking of. The rules of the game are as follows: -Digits can be repeated -Zero cannot be the first number, but zero can be

  89. Physics

    Location A is 3.40 m to the right of a point charge q. Location B lies on the same line and is 4.50 m to the right of the charge. The potential difference between the two locations is VB - VA = 45.0 V. What is the magnitude and sign of the charge?

  90. Physics

    Car 1 has a mass of m1 = 65 multiplied by 103 kg and moves at a velocity of v01 = +0.95 m/s. Car 2, with a mass of m2 = 92 multiplied by 103 kg and a velocity of v02 = +1.1 m/s, overtakes car 1 and couples to it. Neglect the effects of friction in your

  91. Physics

    A man with a mass of 65 kg stands up in a 64-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How

  92. physics

    A man with a mass of 58 kg stands up in a 69-kg canoe of length 4.0 m floating on water. He walks from a point 0.75 m from the back of the canoe to a point 0.75 m from the front of the canoe. Assume negligible friction between the canoe and the water. How

  93. Chemistry

    a student used a 0.358 g sample of Alka-Seltzer and the mass of CO2 was found to be 0.102 g. Based on this result, answer the following questions: Determine the mass of NaHCO3 that produced the CO2 in the experiment. Determine the % mass of NaHCO3 in the

  94. Physics

    A horizontal circular platform (m = 110.1 kg, r = 3.21m) rotates about a frictionless vertical axle. A student (m = 98.3kg) walks slowly from the rim of the platform toward the center. The angular velocity, omega, of the system is 3.9 rad/s when the

  95. Physics

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  96. Physics

    The mass of a star in a galaxy far, far away, is 2.13 × 105 Earth masses, and the mean distance from the center of this star to the center of a planet with the same mass as our Earth is 7.87 × 108 km. Treating this planet and star as particles, with each

  97. Ap physics 1

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  98. gen physics

    Two masses, mA = 20.00 kg and mB= 12.00 kg, are 50.00 m apart. Find the location of the center of mass of the two masses, relative to mass A.

  99. Physics

    A puck (uniform disk) of mass m and radius r is travelingat a speed v on frictionless ice. It strikes a second identical puck a glancing blow (at point P) and sticks to it (using VelcroTM). After the collision, the two-puck-object rotates with angular

  100. Math

    Out of a group of 600 students taking computer,mathematics or physics,there is no student taking both computer and mathematics.Every student takes computer or mathematics.150 takes physics and mathematics and 250 take only one of the subjects.Find 1) the

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