1. physics

    a geosynchronous satellite orbits at a distance from earth's center of about 6.6 earth radii and takes 24 h to go around once. what distance in meters does the satellite travel in one day? what is its orbital velocity in m /s?
  2. PHYSICS

    The gravitational forces of the Earth and the Moon are attractive, so there must be a point on a line joining their centers where the gravitational forces on an object cancel. How far is this distance from the Earth's center?
  3. math

    The earth is approx. a sphere. Its diameter is about 12 730 km. Water covers approx. 66 percent of the earths surface. How many square kilometres of land covers the earth?
  4. Physic

    The gravitational forces of the Earth and the Moon are attractive, so there must be a point on a line joining their centers where the gravitational forces on an object cancel. How far is this distance from the Earth's center?
  5. Physics

    Which two factors mainly affect ocean tides on Earth? Check two answers. Earth's revolution about both the Moon and the Sun the Moon the Sun the pull of distant planets
  6. Chemistry

    On average, Earth's crust contains about 8.1% aluminum by mass. If a standard 12-ounce softdrinks can contains approximately 15g of aluminum, how many cans could be made from one ton of the Earth's crust?
  7. science

    how many days would it take to fly to Jupiter (from Earth) in a space shuttle at 45,000 miles per hour? The minimum distance between the Earth and Jupiter is 365 million miles.
  8. Physics

    Calculate the force of gravity on a spacecraft 19200 km (3 earth radii) above the Earth's surface if its mass is 1600 kg. I've done all the work but I can't seem to get the right answer, please show work and answer.
  9. physics

    Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the Moon that bounces back to Earth. The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56 s
  10. physics

    The earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.50 1011 m. During the three summer months (an elapsed time of 7.89 106 s), the earth moves one-fourth of the distance around the sun.
  11. physics

    Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the Moon that bounces back to Earth. The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56 s.
  12. physics

    Why can astronauts jump higher on the surface of the moon than on the surface of the earth? Is it because their legs are stronger? Has the amount of "body matter," i.e., "mass" changed? Do they weigh less on the moon than on earth? Why
  13. MATH

    LIGHT TRAVES AT 186,300 MILES PER SECOND. IF IT TAKES 8.32 MINUTES FOR LIGHT TO TRAVEL TO EARTH FROM THE SUN, HOW FAR AWAY FROM EARTH IS THE SUN. WRITE YOUR ANSWER IN SCIENTIFIC NOTATION.
  14. physics...

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5661 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of the Earth. i'm using the equation Gm/(r+h)=9.8 where h=altitude and i keep coming up with the wrong answer.
  15. Physics

    In principle, anytime someone jumps up, the earth moves in the opposite direction. To see why we are unaware of this motion, calculate the recoil speed of the earth when a 65.0 kg person jumps upward at a speed of 1.70 m/s. v=?
  16. Physics

    A 1300-kg space vehicle falls vertically from a height of 2500 km above the earth's surface. Determine how much work is done by the force of gravity in bringing the vehicle to the earth's surface.
  17. physics

    Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the Moon that bounces back to Earth. The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56 s.
  18. Math

    A star is 300 light years away from Earth. If the speed of light is 3 X 10^5 km/s, calculate the distance the star is from Earth. Give your answer in kilometers and written if standard form.
  19. physical

    Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the moon that bounces back to earth. The distance between Earth and Moon is 3.8 x 10 (small eight above) m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.5 s.
  20. physics

    The earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.50 1011 m. During the three summer months (an elapsed time of 7.89 106 s), the earth moves one-fourth of the distance around the sun.
  21. Oceanography

    why on the world average. Earth’s. atmosphere is in motion. Take into consideration the distribution of earth’s surface area with latitude and the variation in heat loss and heat gain with latitude.
  22. Science need help ASAP!

    The closer together magnetic field lines are, the _____ the magnetic force. closer farther stronger weaker Magnetic poles always exist in north-south poles. true*** false A(n) _____ is an electric circuit that produces a magnetic field. magnetic battery
  23. astronomy

    Find an exact expression for the magnitude of the tidal force applied by Earth to our rock of mass m
  24. Science

    Radius of the earth is 6400km and g is 9.8 m÷s find the value of g produced on a mass of 20 kg at a distance of 10000km from the earths surface ?
  25. physics

    Find the force of gravity (in newtons) on a spacecraft 15100 km above the earth's surface, if its mass is 400 kg
  26. physics

    Find the angular speed of the Earth as it spins about its axis. Give your result in rad/ses
  27. Hurricanes are very dangerous

    could you help me find something that will help me write a paragraph on hurricanes are very dangerous to earth and people causing tremendous devastation.
  28. Biology

    Eutrophication refers to 1. the concentration of a toxic substance in the tissues of organisms. 2. depletion of mineral resources as a result of leaching. 3. the warming of the earth’s surface. 4. the damage to the ozone layer that protects the earth
  29. physics

    Hi i'm doing that lab were you attach a weight to a tape which is also through a timer that puts marks on the tape at a given time interval ok I'm asked why is gravity different than on Earth? I don't rember the physics answer behind it I remeber Fg =
  30. social studies

    I need help checking my answers. the ! stands for my answer. 1. what three-day battle became the turing point of the civil war? gettysburg antietam greenville ! chancellorsville 2. the northern victory at_________ split the confederacy and gave control of
  31. US History

    7. Which of the following was an advantage the North had over the South? a. more experienced generals b. military support from Britain c. more money to spend on war d. full support of all its citizens C? 8. In their Reconstruction, policies, both President
  32. science

    what could you conclude about the two rock layers if paleontologists would find a trilobite fossil in a rock layer at the top of a hill in South America, then find the same kind of fossil in a rock layer at the bottom of a cliff in Africa
  33. Maths

    A geographical globe has a radius of 18cm.find the radius of the circleformed by the parallel of latitude 56 degrees south.
  34. Maths

    A geographical globe has a radius of 18cm.find the radius of the circleformed by the parallel of latitude 56 degrees south.
  35. MATHS

    A girl start at A and walks 2km south to B. she then walks 3km west to C. find the distance and bearing of C from A
  36. maths

    a man goes 5m west and then 12m due south.Find the the distance of the man frm the starting point
  37. Social Studies

    1) How was South Carolina constitution of 1868 different from previous state constitutions? A. Women lost their right to own property. ** B. Representation was based on population alone. C. Countries and districts were organized into parishes. D.Education
  38. SS

    1) How was South Carolina constitution of 1868 different from previous state constitutions? A. Women lost their right to own property. B. Representation was based on population alone. **** C. Countries and districts were organized into parishes.
  39. Physics Mechanics (unsolved)

    An electron of mass 9.1E-31 kg is released from rest at a distance of 7.1 E-10 m from a fixed electron. The force on the movable electron is given by the function F = 2.3E-28/r^2, where r is the distance between the electrons. Find the maximum velocity (in
  40. PreCal

    On average, the earth in 93 million miles away from the center of the sun. a.) assuming that the earth's orbit is circular, estimate the number of miles our planet travels in one complete revolution around the sun.
  41. Physics

    The surface of the Sun is approximately 5700 K and the temperature of the Earth's surface is about 290 K. What total entropy change occurs when 1000 J of heat of energy is transferred from the Sun to the Earth?
  42. College Physics

    Sirius is about 9.0 light-years from Earth. To reach the star by spaceship in 10 years (ship time), how fast must you travel? How long would the trip take according to an Earth-based observer? How far is the trip according to you?
  43. Thomas Malthus

    Thomas Malthus was a clergyman so is it safe to say that he did not believe in anything opposing the bible? Is it safe to say that as a firm believer in faith, he was certain that God created the Earth and the life on it? What can i say about Malthus's
  44. physics

    As the earth rotates through one revolution, a person standing on the equator traces out a circular path whose radius is equal to the radius of the earth (6.38 106 m). What is the average speed of this person in meters per second?
  45. College Chem

    The density of the Earth is about 3.5g/cubic centimeters. If the Earth has a radius of 1.126 by 10 (to the seventh power) meters, what is its mass? (hint: volume= 4(pie)r(to the third power)/3; 1 meter=100 centimeters
  46. Math

    A comet passed by earth in the year 1835 It passes by every 60 years Based on this information in which of the following years can be the comet be expected to Pass by earth A : 2035 B: 2060 C: 2075 D: 2080
  47. Physics

    The intensity of sunlight at the the top of the Earth's atmosphere is about 1350 W/m2. (The intensity at the surface of the Earth is somewhat smaller due to absorption and reflection by the atmosphere.) What is the total power emitted by the Sun?
  48. Geometry

    11-1 Lines that Intersect Circles 8. The International Space Station orbits Earth at an altitude of 240 miles. What is the distance from the space station to Earth's horizon to the nearest mile?
  49. science

    The occurrence of earthquakes along plate boundaries indicates that the 1) plates are stationary 2) earth will eventually break apart 3) earth is shrinking 4) coast of California will break off and slide into the ocean 5) plates are moving
  50. college physics

    Sirius is about 9.0 light-years from Earth. To reach the star by spaceship in 10 years (ship time), how fast must you travel? How long would the trip take according to an Earth-based observer? How far is the trip according to you?
  51. math

    light from the sun takes approximately 8 minutes to reach earth. If the light travels at a speed of 3 x 10 raised to 8 meters / second, calculate to 3 significant figures the distance from the sun to the earth
  52. colleg physics

    Sirius is about 9.0 light-years from Earth. To reach the star by spaceship in 10 years (ship time), how fast must you travel? How long would the trip take according to an Earth-based observer? How far is the trip according to you?
  53. college physics

    Although astronauts appear weightless, they are not. They only appear weightless because they are in free fall. If a 79 kg astronaut is orbiting Earth with an orbital radius of 5.31×107 m, determine how much the astronaut would weigh. Earth's mass is
  54. Science

    The rock cycle suggests that A)rocks are always added to Earth's mass. B)rocks are continuously being recycled into different forms. C)rocks disappear from Earth as they go underground. D)rocks always stay in the same form. My answer is A... is that
  55. astronomy

    the diameter of earth is 7928 miles. what is the diameter in inches? in yards? If the diameter of earth is expressed in 12,756km what is the diameter in meters? in centimeter? give yoiur answers in scientific notation
  56. Math

    When the moon is at its zenith at a point A on earth, it is observed to be at the horizon from point B. Points A and B are 6155 mi apart and the radius of the earth is 3960mi. Estimate the distance of the moon. Thanks!
  57. Chemistry 101

    The distance from the Earth to the sun is approximately 9.37 x 10^7 miles. How long does it take for light from the sun, to reach the earth? Speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/s. Use dimensional analysis to solve.
  58. Physics

    PROJECTILE LAUNCHED FROM EARTH'S SURFACE? A projectile is shot straight up from the earth's surface at a speed of 1.20×10^4km/hr. How high does it go? (answer in km) Supposed to solve this using F=G(mm/2r)...?
  59. 7th grade Science

    Early Earth was constantly being bombarded by meteorites, comets, and asteroids. Was early Earth an open system or a closed system? Explain your answer.
  60. Physics

    The average distance between Earth and the Sun is 1.5 ✕ 10^11 m. a) Calculate the average speed of Earth in its orbit (assumed to be circular) in meters per second. b) What is this speed in miles per hour?
  61. Physics

    The moon exerts a gravitational force that is about 1/6 that exerted by Earth. Eplain why the mass of an object measrued on the moon using a balance is the same as if the object were on Earth's Surface/
  62. physics

    A certain star is 10.9 light-years away. How long would it take a spacecraft traveling 0.960c to reach that star from Earth, as measured by observers in the following locations? on earth on spacecraft
  63. math

    earth diameter is 13000 kilometers, globe diameter of0.5 meter, what is the globes scale as a ratio. What distance on Earth would 1 cm on the globe represent?
  64. physics

    2 identical spacecraft leave Earth at the same velocity but in different directions. If the velocity of each spacecraft was 0.84c, what value would an observer on Earth obtain when he calculated their relative velocities?
  65. Physics

    The average distance between Earth and the Sun is 1.5 ✕ 10^11 m. (a)Calculate the average speed of Earth in its orbit (assumed to be circular) in meters per second. (b)What is this speed in miles per hour?
  66. Physics

    The speed of light is about 3.00 x 10 to the power of 5 km/s. It takes approx. 1.28 seconds for light reflected from the moon to reach Earth. What is the average distance from Earth to the moon? Thank you
  67. Physics

    A melon of weight 12 N (near the surface of Earth) is moved through a displacement of magnitude 1.00 m. What happens to the gravitational potential energy (of the melon/Earth system) due to this displacement.
  68. physics

    The radius of the moon is one fourth and its mass is one eighty first that of the earth. If the acceleration due to gravity on the earth's surface is 9.8meter per square. What is its value on the moon's surface?
  69. Physics

    The earth orbits the sun once a year (3.16 multiplied by 10^7 s) in a nearly circular orbit radius 1.50 multiplied by 10^11 m. With respect to the sun, determine the following. (a) the angular speed of the earth
  70. Physics

    An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 250 km/h . The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 65 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦ ). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured
  71. university physics

    Two forces act on a 4.00-kg object in a manner that the object has an acceleration 3.00 m/s2 in a direction 20.0° north of east. The first force is 15.00 N in a direction 10.0° west of north. What is the second force?
  72. physics

    A cricket ball travelling north at 100km/h is deflected so that it travels north-east at 100km/h. What is the change in velocity of the cricket ball?
  73. physics

    A cricket ball travelling north at 100km/h is deflected so that it travels north-east at 100km/h. What is the change in velocity of the cricket ball?
  74. Social Studies

    7. Select one movement from the Progressive Era. Describe the movement and its impact reform on South Carolina. Provide details and examples that support how this movement changed South Carolina. I chose the civil right movement I just don't know how to
  75. science

    If Earth is 149.6 million Kilometers from the sun, or 93 million miles away. suppose there was an imaginary road from earth to the sun. If you were in a car traveling 100 km an hour, it would take you 1,490,000 hours or just 170 years to reach the sun. If
  76. Physics

    Gravity on the surface of the moon is only 1 6 as strong as gravity on the Earth. What is the mass of a 30 kg object on the Earth? The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s
  77. physics

    Calculate the force of gravity between Earth and the Sun (the Sun's mass = 2.0×10^30 kg; average Earth-Sun distance = 1.5×10^11 m).
  78. principles of physics

    Calculate the force of gravity between Earth and the Sun (the Sun's mass = 2.0×10^30 kg; average Earth-Sun distance = 1.5×10^11 m).
  79. Physics

    A particle is projected from the surface of Earth with a speed equal to 2.4 times the escape speed. When it is very far from Earth, what is its speed? ?km/s
  80. science

    Gravity on the surface of the moon is only 1/6 as strong as gravity on the Earth. What is the weight of a 15 kg object on the Earth? The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s 2
  81. Physics for life scince

    The population of Singapore is 4987600 people. The territory of Singapore is 710.2 km^2. the population of South Africa is 2171000people, while its territtory is 824292. Estimate the population densities of Singapore and South Africa.
  82. Science

    Can someone please check my answers? I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks! 1. Which of the following inner planets has virtually no atmosphere? a. Mercury*** b. Venus c. Mars d. Earth 2. Which of the following statements about the inner planets is true?
  83. HISTORY HELP plsssssssss

    Use this map to answer the following question: This image shows a map of South America. The western coast is shaded blue. There are four numbers marking different areas on the coast. The first number marks an area at the very top of the shaded area. The
  84. physics

    Bob is sitting a subway train going south at speed of 2.50 m/s. Morgan is walking towards her down the center aisle of the train. To jen, standing on the platform, Morgan seems to be moving at a speed of 2.75 m/s to the south. How fast and in what
  85. math help

    on a drive through allegheny county, natalie drove due west for 9 miles, then turned left and proceeded to drive due south. after traveling 12 miles south, what was the straight line distance between where natalie started and where she ended her drive?
  86. Physics

    A boat has a cannon on board that faces aft. The boat is capable of traveling at 19 m/s on still water. The boat is traveling North on a river that has a current flowing south at a rate of 10 m/s. Following 20m directly behind the boat is a raft that is
  87. physics 1

    A boat has a cannon on board that faces aft. The boat is capable of traveling at 19 m/s on still water. The boat is traveling North on a river that has a current flowing south at a rate of 10 m/s. Following 20m directly behind the boat is a raft that is
  88. AP Physics 1

    1. A delivery truck travels 21 blocks north, 16 blocks east, and 26 blocks south. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length. 2. Vector V1 is 6.6 units long and points along the negative x axis. Vector V2 is 8.5
  89. astronomy

    The Keck telescope on Mauna Kea has an angular resolution on Earth of half an arcsecond. How far away (in meters) could you read ("resolve the letters of") a book with 3 mm square type, using the Keck telescope on Earth?
  90. Science

    If the adverage weight of a human body is 75kg and given the mass of the earth is 5976 x 10^21kg, how many people will it take to exceed the weight of the earth? At the present growth of 1.14%, when will the present population of 6.8 x 10^9 grow to that
  91. math

    A mason's assistant's rate of pay is $0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. What is his pay for this job? THE ANSWER IS NOT &330
  92. astronomy

    The Keck telescope on Mauna Kea has an angular resolution on Earth of half an arcsecond. How far away (in meters) could you read ("resolve the letters of") a book with 3 mm square type, using the Keck telescope on Earth?
  93. astronomy

    Which of the following is not a reason why winter is cold? The sunlight strikes the Earth at a glancing angle to the surface. ]There are fewer daylight hours in the winter. The nights are longer in the winter. The Earth is farther from the Sun in the
  94. Science

    Occasionally a planet will pass directly between Earth and the face of the sun. WHich planets could do this and why? How many complete orbits has Earth make in your lifetime? How many orbits has Mars made in your lifetime? *I have no idea the answer to
  95. Physics-Graivty

    Suppose planet earth suddenly grew in size, so that its radius was twice as large as before. Also suppose that at the same time, its mass also doubled to twice its former mass. If you weight used to be 700 N, what is it on this "new" Earth. Describe why
  96. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5661 m/s. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. the satilites altitude above the surface of earth is 6076312.71m. im using the equation P=2*pi*r/v and am coming up with 1.87
  97. English Language

    How could I improve this piece of creative writing in order to get 20 out of 20. At the moment it is 15 out of 20. So when will you come? It was always my dream to become a fireman and today that dream came true. Now a member of the 117th New York
  98. physics

    A newly-discovered plant, "Cosmo", has a mass that is 4 times the mass of the Earth. The radius of the Earth is Re. The gravitational field strength at the surface of Cosmo is equal to that at the surface of the Earth if the radius of Cosmo is equal to...
  99. us history

    What was the society of south circa 1840? I was doing some flash cards for us history and this was one of the vocab terms. I couldn't find anything about it in my textbook, notes, and met a similar difficulty while trying to look for it on the internet.
  100. 5TH GRADE SCIENCE

    Hey everyone I need some omework jelp as you can see.I'm not that well in Science so could you give me some tips? And i would like somr homework help for the following passge and answers. DIRECTIONS Read the paragraph and answer the questions. You can find