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  1. physics

    Your physics teacher assigned a thermometer-building project. He gave you a glass tube with an inside diameter of 1.15 mm and a receptacle at one end. He also gave you 8.97 cm^3 of mercury to pour into the tube, which filled the receptacle and some of the
  2. Discrete Math

    There are 150 students taking Discrete Mathematics II, Calculus II, and Physics I courses. Of these 51 are taking Discrete Mathematics II, 111 are taking Calculus II, and 63 are taking Physics I. There are 41 taking Discrete Mathematics II and Calculus II,
  3. math

    How much force is needed to accelerate a 50-kg rider and her 250-kg motorcycle at 5 m/s2? This is really a physics question. The equation that you use is Newton's second law, Force = Mass x Acceleration. In this case, the total mass being accelerated is
  4. physics

    An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 75.0 cm long and has a mass of 5.28 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Responses Physics -
  5. Science-Physics: Space Station

    Hello, I am having trouble with this physics problem. Any suggestions with this? Sketch and calculate a spacestation that would meet the requirement of having a 2m tall person experience a 10 % difference in centripetal acceleration between bottom of feet
  6. Physics (Science)

    Hi, For my physics class, we have to design our own experiments to calculate the amount of power exerted for each situation. However, I'm really unsure of how to go about finding the power for the situations. The first situation is doing a push-up, and the
  7. physics

    I have another question for the problem below, so What is the speed of the car just before it lands safely on the other side? would it be the same 38.6 meters/sec A 10,000N car comes to a bridge during a storm and finds the bridge washed out. The 650-N
  8. physics

    I have another question for the problem below, so What is the speed of the car just before it lands safely on the other side? would it be the same 38.6 meters/sec A 10,000N car comes to a bridge during a storm and finds the bridge washed out. The 650-N
  9. physics

    I have another question for the problem below, so What is the speed of the car just before it lands safely on the other side? would it be the same 38.6 meters/sec A 10,000N car comes to a bridge during a storm and finds the bridge washed out. The 650-N
  10. PHYSICS. HELP!

    I've been stuck on this physics homework since I got home. I think the main issue I don't get is finding the components, and adding them to find the resultant force or velocity. Here's one problem. Three forces act on a point concurrently. Force a is 80N
  11. Physics

    Test Bank, Question 13 In a classroom demonstration, a 79.2-kg physics professor lies on a "bed of nails." The bed consists of a large number of evenly spaced, relatively sharp nails mounted in a board so that the points extend vertically outward from the
  12. AP Physics

    Hi, I have the follwoing physics question to ask, Plesae help with hints. "Two people are standing on a 2.5-m-long platform, one at each end. The platform floats parallel to the ground on a cushion of air, like a hovercraft. One person throws a 5.9-kg ball
  13. Physics

    High-heeled shoes can cause tremendous pressure to be applied to the floor. Suppose the radius of a heel is 6.00 10-3 m. At times during a normal walking motion, nearly the entire body weight acts perpendicular to the surface of such a heel. Find the
  14. Engineering

    A physics major is working to pay his college tuition by performing in a traveling carnival. He rides a motorcycle inside a hollow transparent plastic sphere. After gaining sufficient speed, he travels in a vertical circle with a radius of 13.4 . The
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. math

    When Professor Sum was asked by Mr. Little how many students were in his classes, he answered, “All of them study either languages, physics, or not at all. One-half of them study languages only, one-fourth of them study French, one-seventh of them study
  18. Physics

    You want to push a 66-kg box up a 30° ramp. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the ramp and the box is 0.35. With what magnitude force parallel to the ramp should you push on the box so that it moves up the ramp at a constant speed? N Physics -
  19. Physics

    You want to push a 66-kg box up a 30° ramp. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the ramp and the box is 0.35. With what magnitude force parallel to the ramp should you push on the box so that it moves up the ramp at a constant speed? N Physics -
  20. physics

    Find the minimum diameter of a 51.5-m-long nylon string that will stretch no more than 1.01 cm when a load of 68.9 kg is suspended from its lower end. Assume that Ynylon = 3.51·10^8 N/m2 physics - bobpursley, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 10:32am Hookes
  21. physics

    An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 75.0 cm long and has a mass of 5.28 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Responses Physics -
  22. math sets

    out of 320 students at a university,190 taking math,235 taking chemistry and 120 taking physics.125 are taking both chemistry and math,95 taking both chemistry AND PHYSIC,55 TAKING BOTH MATH AND PHYSICS.HOW MANY ARE TAKING ALL THE THREE SUBJECTS
  23. physics

    a car is pared on a cliff overlooking the ocean on an incline that makes an angle of 24 below the horizontal. the negligent driver leaves the car in a neutral and emergency brakes are defective. the car rolls down the incline with a constant acceleration
  24. Physics 11

    A 140 kg stationary crate is pulled by a force of 390 N along a horizontal surface. a) The coefficient of static friction between crate and surface is s = 0.25. Is the applied force large enough to begin moving the crate? Use physics calculations to
  25. physics

    Hi! I have a problem for physics homework and I though I knew how to solve it but apparently it is wrong, please help! 'Two cars, one of mass 1000 kg, and the second of mass 2400 kg, are moving at right angles to each other when they collide and stick
  26. Physics

    In physics, work is defined as the product of the A) net force and the distance traveled B) net force parallel to the motion and direction traveled C) net force parallel to the motion and the time it is applied
  27. physics

    Spaceship I, which contains students taking a physics exam, approaches Earth with a speed of 0.640 c, while spaceship II, which contains instructors proctoring the exam, moves away from Earth at 0.280 c, as in Figure P26.27. If the instructors in spaceship
  28. physics

    Spaceship I, which contains students taking a physics exam, approaches Earth with a speed of 0.640 c, while spaceship II, which contains instructors proctoring the exam, moves away from Earth at 0.280 c, as in Figure P26.27. If the instructors in spaceship
  29. horizontal displacement physics

    how do we find horizontal displacement in physics?
  30. PHYSICS PLEASE HELP

    A very large firecracker explodes in the hallway into 3 fragments. Physics students rush to the scene to enrich their knowledge of the law of conservation of momentum. They report that Fragment 1: mass=1.23kg, v=8.70m/s, north Fragment 2: mass
  31. physics

    A film of oil that has an index of refraction equalto 1.45 floats on water (n = 1.33). When illuminated by white light at normal incidence, light of wavelengths 629 nm and 449 nm is predominant in the reflected light. Determine the thickness of the oil
  32. Physics repost please check

    A glass bottle of soda is sealed with a screw cap. The absolute pressure of the carbon dioxide inside the bottle is 1.80 x10^5pa. Assuming that the top and bottom surfaces of the cap each have an area of .0004M^2, obtain the magnitude of the force that the
  33. physics

    A physics student playing with an air hockey table (a frictionless surface) finds that if she gives the puck a velocity of 5.30 m/s along the length (2.80 m) of the table at one end, by the time it has reached the other end the puck has drifted 5.19 cm to
  34. Physics

    Speed of a satellite orbit (physics problem)? What is the speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit about Earth? _________m/s Compare it with the speed of the Earth as it orbits the Sun. _________m/s
  35. Physics

    Physics Help!!!!! Maximum Kinetic Energy based on a graph? A 2.50kg ball is attached to an unknown spring and allowed to oscillate. The figure shows a graph of the ball’s position x as a function of time t.(Figure 1) Part A: What is the maximum kinetic
  36. Re: Physics/Math

    A can of sardines is made to move along an x axis from x1 = 0.2 m to x2 = 1.2 m by a force given by F = iF0exp(-0.4x), with x in meters and F0 = 4.5 N. (Here exp is the exponential function.) How much work is done on the can by the force? For Further
  37. Physics

    I was given this problem, and are having problems. I am taking AP Physics and I want to be able to understand the concept. Thank you for your help. A block of mass m = 3.65 kg is attached to a spring (k = 27.5 N/m) by a rope that hangs over a pulley of
  38. physics

    . An inquisitive physics student and mountain climber climbs a 50.0-m cliff that overhangs a calm pool of water. He throws two stones vertically downward, 1.00 s apart, and observes that they cause a single splash. The first stone has an initial speed of
  39. Physics

    A 0.20-kg ball on a string is whirled on a vertical circle at a constant speed. When the ball is at the three o'clock position, the string tension is 16 N. Find the tensions in the string when the ball is at twelve o'clock and at the six o'clock positions.
  40. physics

    A student throws a 9 gram of gum is thrown across the physics lab from a distance of 2.5 m. When the gum has a horizontal velocity of vo it connects with a mass on the end of 1.62 kg simple pendulum which is initially at rest. The pendulum has a length of
  41. PHYSICS!!

    A Mountain bar has a mass of 6.7×10−2 kg and a calorie rating of 270 cal. What speed would this candy bar have if its kinetic energy were equal to its metabolic energy? [Note: The nutritional calorie, 1 Cal , is equivalent to 1000 calories (1000 Cal
  42. statistics

    34. Two students (say A, and B) are challenged to solve a problem in statistics. Suppose that the probability that A will solve the problem is 40%, the probability that B will solve the problem is 55%, and the probability that A or B will solve the problem
  43. physics

    A skier is gliding along at 1.13 m/s on horizontal, frictionless snow. He suddenly starts down a 13.1° incline. His speed at the bottom is 18.8 m/s. What is the length of the incline? ------------------------------------ Use his change in kinetic energy
  44. Physics Help

    Hey, ok so I am supposed to be helping my cousin this with this physics problem, and this is the only one that has ever stumped me! Neutral metal spheres A and B each of mass 0.2 kg hang from insulating wires that are 4.0 m long and are initially touching.
  45. physics

    hello! I have been having a lot of trouble with one physics problem that I have for homework: any help would be greatly appreciated! 'A block of mass 12 kg starts from rest and slides a distance of 8 m down an inclined plane making an angle of 40 with the
  46. PHYSICS

    Sally Sue, an enthusiastic physics student enjoyed the opportunity to collect data from standing waves in a spring. She and her partner help the ends of their spring 4.00 meters apart. There are 5 nodes in the standing wave produced. Sally moved her hand
  47. Physics

    I'm trying to solve a Physics problem. I already got the answer correct but I'm unable to do the uncertainties. Can someone please explain how to do in this case? These are the variables used. g = 9.802 m/s2 +/- 0.0005 m/s2 m2 = 951.0 g +/- 2.3 g θ =
  48. Math/Physics(Please check work)

    For an experiment on specific heat capacities of metal in physics, I am trying to calculate my percent error but am having some trouble. After collecting my experimental data for c (cal/g) for the object that was used which was aluminum my results are:
  49. Physics

    A frustrated hockey player, at rest on a frictionless ice rink, throws his stick into the crowd. Since you don’t normally go to hockey games, you decide to turn this into a physics problem and calculate the mass of this player. You observe that the stick
  50. physics

    A car travelling at 60 km/h hits a bridge abutment. A passenger in the car moves forward a distance of 67 cm (with respect to the road) while being brought to rest by an inflated air bag. What force (assumed constant) acts on the passenger¡¦s upper
  51. Physics-Please check

    I posted this question this morning but I'm not sure of the response Damon provided. If you were in a rotor style ride and the riders accelerate until the speed of ride is reached- if the radius of the cylinder is 5.0m and the coefficient of friction
  52. Physics/Algebra

    Physics: For a 225-watt bulb, the intensity I of light in lumens at a distance of x feet is I=225/x^2. a. What is the intensity of light 5 ft from the bulb? b. Suppose your distance from the bulb doubles. How does the intensity of the light change?
  53. physics As

    The table below shows how the braking distance x for a car depends on its initial speed u u / ms-1 5.0 10 20 4 x / m 2.0 8.0 32 128 the reaction time of a driver is 0.60s. Calculate the sopping distance of the car when u= 30ms-1. The mark scheme says:
  54. physics

    A 2 kg rock is released from rest at a height of 29 m. Ignore air resistance and determine the kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, and total mechanical energy at each of the following heights;20m 15m 9m * physics - bobpursley, Wednesday,
  55. Physics Repost

    Hey, ok so I am supposed to be helping my cousin this with this physics problem, and this is the only one that has ever stumped me! Neutral metal spheres A and B each of mass 0.2 kg hang from insulating wires that are 4.0 m long and are initially touching.
  56. Physics need work checked

    Physics lenses. Please help, my math is wrong and I need second opinion.? Consider three lenses with focal lengths of 25.9 cm, -15.8 cm, and 10.0 cm positioned on the x axis at x1 = 0 m, x2 = 0.412 m, and x3 = 0.514 m, respectively. An object is at d =
  57. physics

    from what height should you drop your physics textbook so that it takes 0.2 seconds for it to fall? ftom what height would you drop a baseball so it takes 0.2 seconds for it to fall?
  58. physics

    you push a physics book 1.50m along a horizontal tabletop with a horizontal push of 2.40 N while the opposing force of friction is 0.600 N. How much work does each of the follwing forces do on the book? A) you 2.40N push. B) the friction force. C) the
  59. Physics

    I have to write questions for our California Standards for Physics, like we're making our own 50-question test. Standard 1a: Students know how to solve problems that involve constant speed and average speed. Two questions: do you think this standard needs
  60. Physics- repost

    Posted by jude on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 2:20am. Given a square of sidelength a = 5 cm. We place a charged particle at each corner, three of them carry + 2 nC of charge and one carries the same amount of negative charge. What is the magnitude of the
  61. Physics

    I'm trying to rank the maximum temperatures of water at 20 degrees Celsius after adding in heated copper cylinders. The first case is 1 cylinder at 22.5 degrees Celsius. Second is two cylinders at 25 degrees Celsius. Third is 3 cylinders at 25 degrees
  62. physics

    soo for physics, we did a lab where we launched a cart on a track on the floor and recorded time, distance, etc. to figure out things. one of the questions on the lab is: can you think of a simple follow-up experiment that would allow you to determine how
  63. physics - please help me!

    Hello! I'm having a bit of trouble trying to solve this physics problem. I'm not sure which equations to use or where or how to plug my variables: Robin Hood wishes to shoot an arrow through the open window of a tall castle wall. The window is 16m meters
  64. Physics

    A 930 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2500 kg SUV stopped at a red light. The bumpers lock, the brakes are locked, and the two cars skid forward 2.6 m before stopping. The police officer, knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction
  65. physics

    hi i have a physics question i don't understand here is the question A sample of blood is placed in a centrifuge of radius 15 cm. the mass of the corpuscle is 3.0*10^-16 kg, and the magnitude of the force required to make it settle out of the plasma is
  66. physics conclusion

    im not quite sure what to write for my conclusion for this physics experiment. The aim is to record measurements and carry out calulations with the correct number of figures. We had to take a brass rod and measure its width with vernier calipers which was
  67. Physics- Circuits Current & Voltage Problem

    Please find this question onto y a h o o s e a r c h e n g i n e b y c o p y & p a s t e. Determine... (a) the current in each resistor (Indicate the direction of the current flow through each resistor through the sign of your answer. Take upward current
  68. Physics-Please check if I did this correctly

    I posted this question this morning but I'm not sure of the response Damon provided. I did it once but then I updated it later in this at the bottom- please check booth of my answers. If you were in a rotor style ride and the riders accelerate until the
  69. Physics

    These are “plug-in-the-number” tasks to familiarize you with the main formulas that link the physics concepts of this chapter. They are one-step substitutions, much less challenging than the Think and Solve problems that follow. Average speed ! total
  70. Science: Physics

    A physics teacher shoots a .30 caliber rifle at a 0.47 kg block of wood. The rifle and wood are mounted on separate carts that sit atop an air track (like a linear air hockey table--ie. frictionless). The 5.7 kg rifle fires a 27 gram bullet at 227 m/s in
  71. Physics

    A plutonium- 239 nucleus initially at rest undergoes alpha decay to produce a uranium-235 nucleus. The uranium-235 nucleus has a mass of 3.90 x 10^-25 kg and moves away with a speed of 2.62 x 10^5 m/s. Determine the minimum wage electric potential
  72. Physics

    The spring shown in the figure is compressed 59cm and used to launch a 100 kg physics student. The track is frictionless until it starts up the incline. The student's coefficient of kinetic friction on the 30∘ incline is 0.14 . k= 80,000 N/m m=100 kg
  73. mathematics

    A book seller purchased 117 books out of which 45 books of mathematics and 72 books of physics.Each book has same size .Mathematics and Physics books are to be packed in bundles and each bundle must contain same no. of books.Find the least number of
  74. Physics

    The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. (a) Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed of a person situated at
  75. Physics!!!!

    3. You push your physics book 1.50 m along a horizontal table- top with a horizontal push of 2.40 N while the opposing force of friction is 0.600 N. How much work does each of the following forces do on the book: (a) your 2.40-N push, (b) the friction
  76. math

    In a class of 50 student, 25 offer mathematics, 22 offer physcis, 30 offer chemistry and all the student take at least one of these subjects , 10 offer physics and mathematics, 8 offer chemistry and mathematics , 16 offer physics and chemistry. (a) draw a
  77. Physics

    A hockey puck of mass m = 70 g is attached to a string that passes through a hole in the center of a table, as shown in the figure below. The hockey puck moves in a circle of radius r = 1.20 m. Tied to the other end of the string, and hanging vertically
  78. Physics (my last problem)

    A 3.4 kg ogject to the right at 3.5 m/s hits a stationary object of mass 2.7 kg. After the collision the 2.7 kg object moves to the right at 1.8 m/s. A) What is the final verlocity of the 3.4 kg object? B) What is the total kinetic energy og the objects
  79. physics

    The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 164 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and the air brings the wheel to rest in 1.6 h. I figured out the constant angular acceleration=1.71 rev/min2 but im not
  80. physics

    In a physics lab, students are asked to predict how the acceleration of the block sliding up a ramp compares to the acceleration down the ramp compares to the acceleration down the ramp. The block slides up a somewhat rough surface inclined at an angle of
  81. Physics - HELP! PLEASE

    The problem is from fundamentals of physics 9th edition by halliday. Here is a free download of the book since I couldn't post the graph (I had to write out link since site doesn't allow links to be posted): tripplew period sendspace period com/file/shrz0x
  82. Physics

    You are at standing at a window in the University tower that is 42.0 meter above the ground. Your physics professor (who is 2.12 m tall) is walking on the ground below, approaching to tower at a speed of 1.12 m/s. You are holding an egg, which you would
  83. physics

    Often in physics we won't be able to predict motion of a bunch of objects exactly and so we resort to statistical methods. An example of a statistical approach is the resulting profile of a bunch of disks dropped through a series of pegs. As each disk
  84. physics

    john and paul are trying to move a 100kg piano which is resulting on a flat, smooth floor. John pushing towards the North, while Paul is pushing towards the East. Both are exerting a 100N force. What is acceleration of the piano (magnitude and direction)?
  85. Physics

    an 80 kg physics student is riding the cajun cliffhanger. this ride had a diameter of 8.0m (u:0.06)the ride produces enough centripetal force to suspend a student. 1.what is the force of friction to keep the student suspended? 2.what normal force is
  86. Check my physics

    Would you mind checking one of my problems from my physics study guide? I know the answer and just want to make sure I am using the right formula. :) A 78-kg skydiver has a speed of 62 m/s at an altitude of 870 m above the ground. a. Determine the kinetic
  87. Physics

    Hi, I've been having trouble with this physics problem. I'm not sure where to begin. A brick with mass m1=2.5 kg can move without friction on a horizontal plane. The brick is attached to a wall by an ideal spring with spring constant k=2300 N/m. A second
  88. Physics

    A block of mass 20g sits at rest on a plate that is at the top of the fluid on one side of a u-tube as shown in figure P10.38. The u tube contains two different fluids with densities p1= 1000 kg/m^3 and p2= 600 kg/m^3 and has a cross sectional area of A=
  89. Physics

    A spring has a spring constant that is 120 N/m, and has a 0.1 kg block attached to it. The spring and mass sit on a horizontal surface that has no friction. The block is pulled 0.2 m and then released. Please find the frequency of the oscillations, the
  90. physics

    If a 80 lightbulb emits 4.0 of the input energy as visible light (average wavelength 550 ) uniformly in all directions, estimate how many photons per second of visible light will strike the pupil (4.0 diameter) of the eye of an observer 3.0 away. 1. I
  91. Physics -- Repost

    Homework Help Forum: Physics Posted by Sandra on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 10:20am. Thank you for answering my previous questions! I have another one now in regards to the following question... An unknown potential difference exists between the inner
  92. physics

    One student is pushing on a chair with a force of 260.6 N directed at an angle of 30 degrees above horizontal while a second student pushes on the same side of the chair with a force of 21.0 N at an angle of 15 degrees below horizontal. What is the
  93. physics

    A 25-kg bullet traveling shoots into a physics textbook that is 3.5 cm wide, and exits the textbook traveling 40 m/s. Poor defenseless textbook! (A) What was the magnitude of the average deceleration of the bullet while it was penetrating through the
  94. Physics

    Hello can someone please help me with this physics question and show the work so I can understand? A box at the top of a rough incline possesses 981 joules more gravitational potential energy than it does at the bottom. As the box slides to the bottom of
  95. College Physics

    One last physics problem left: Peggy drives from City A to City B in 50 minutes. City A is 75.1km from City O in a direction of 25degrees west of south. City B is 23.9km from City O in a direction of 20degrees south of west. Using City O as your origin,
  96. Physics

    A child pushes a toy box 4.0 m along the floor with a force of 6.00 N directed downward at an angle 37.0 degrees to the horizontal. (a)How much work does the child do? (b)Would you expect more or less work to be done if the child pulled upward at the same
  97. physics

    Astronomers determine masses of distant objects by observing their smaller companions. For example, they can measure the period of a planet orbiting around a distant star, measure the radius of its circular orbit, and then employ Newtonian physics to
  98. physics

    Astronomers determine masses of distant objects by observing their smaller companions. For example, they can measure the period of a planet orbiting around a distant star, measure the radius of its circular orbit, and then employ Newtonian physics to
  99. Physics

    posted this question this morning but I'm not sure of the response Damon provided. I did it once but then I updated it later in this at the bottom- please check booth of my answers. If you were in a rotor style ride and the riders accelerate until the
  100. statistics

    Leslie took two midterm exams and earned the following scores: 82 on the chemistry exam (class distribution: μ = 75, σ = 6.25) and 63 on the physics exam (class distribution: μ = 59, σ = 3.57). Rounding to two decimal points, on which