# granite last a long time when it is used for building in areas where

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1. ## weathering

granite last a long time when it is used for building in areas where

asked by jamie on February 11, 2019
2. ## Science

1. granite lasts a long time when it is used for building in areas where

asked by Help12 on March 3, 2017
3. ## Science

Granite lasts a long time when it is used for building in areas where

asked by Jay on March 10, 2017
4. ## Science

Granite lasts a long time when it is used for building areas where a. Repeated freezing and thawing is common b. The climate is mostly cool and dry c. Acid rain is common d. The climate is hot and rainy I believe the correct choice is b? Also does anyone

asked by lemonjello on December 11, 2017
5. ## Science

Granite last a long time when it is used for building in areas we are a repeat of freezing and thawing it is in common be the climate is mostly cool and dry see acid rain is common de the climate is hot and rainy I believe it is the climate is hot and

asked by Jack on January 30, 2019
6. ## geology / science

the age of granite can be determind using radiometric dating, explain the basis for the determination of a 238 U- Pb radiometric date of 1120 Ma for a granite. I have as the answer 238 U decays to Pb with an experimental law, that is the amount of U and Pb

asked by bex on April 18, 2007
7. ## physics

A prospector finds a solid rock composed of granite ( = 2650 kg/m3) and gold. The volume of the rock is 3.05 10-4 m3 and its mass is 3.57 kg. What mass of gold is contained in the rock? I thought that I could used some ratio, but I have no idea how. Our

asked by JJ14 on June 19, 2007
8. ## Science Pls Help

How is an areas topography determined? A. by using an ares long. and lat. B.by using an areas scale c. by using an areas elevation relief, and land forms*** d. by using an areas elevation, long. and lat.

asked by blah blah on May 14, 2017
9. ## math

a counter kitchen is 1 meter wide 2 meter long. Eills wants to replace the counter with a granite counter top .Howmany sqare meters of granite will he need.

asked by eboni on March 25, 2013
10. ## Forces Within and Deciphering Earth's History

If you find a large piece of granite that, upon inspection, contains smaller fragments of sandstone, which would you say is older, the granite or the fragments of sandstone? A. Sandstone B. It's impossible to tell. C. They're both the same age. D. Granite

asked by Prisila on December 13, 2017
11. ## math

A counter in Eills' kitchen is 1 meter wide 2 meter long. Eills wants to replace the counter with a granite counter top .Howmany sqare meters of granite will he need.

asked by eboni on March 25, 2013
12. ## math

a vertical stick 2m long cast a shadow 1m long,at the same time a building cast a shadow 15m long.How tall is the building?

asked by rhodora on October 11, 2013
13. ## Geology

The age of granite can be determined using radiometric dating. How would I explain the basis for the determination of a 238 U-Pb radiometric date of 1120 Ma for granite? Any help gratefully received. Tough one. I wonder if the following search results

asked by Sam on April 5, 2007
14. ## chemistry

A granite sample has a density of 2.76 g/cm3. What is the mass of a granite block that measures 3.25 cm x 5.50 cm x 7.00 cm?

asked by farrah on February 12, 2013
15. ## science

explain why a single5 500 kg block of granite weathers much more slowly than 100 chunks of granite weighing 5 kg each.

asked by Dani on November 18, 2010

What ihe basis for the determination of Uranium 238-Lead radiometric date of 1120 ma for granite Wouldn't it be the ratio of U238 and lead in the granite? I do not think so, i have actually answer the question explaing it in words but i am not sure of it

asked by bonita on March 28, 2007
17. ## Science

A slab of granite has a mass of 1400.0 grams. The specific heat of granite is 0.040 J/gC. How much heat must be absorbed to raise the granite slab's temperature by 75 degrees C? 11.8 kJ 80.5 kJ 88.2 kJ 19.5 kJ I've tried solving this several times and I

asked by Rachael on March 16, 2016
18. ## math

A building cast a shadow 42m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 34 cm tall pole is 86 cm long. Find the height of the building

asked by Ray on November 14, 2010
19. ## Physics

How man joules are required to increase the temperature of 1 kg of granite by 1000K using 790 joule/kilogram-kelvin as the specific heat of granite.

asked by John on March 28, 2010

I have to answer the question 'The age of granite can be determined using radiometric dating. Explain the basis for the determination of a 238 U-Pb radiometric date of 1120 Ma for granite'. Can anyone suggest any sources to help me? Thanks!

asked by Bean on April 27, 2007
21. ## Pre-algebra

A pole that is 3.1m tall casts a shadow that is 1.64m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 50.25m long. How tall is the building? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

asked by Darlene on May 7, 2012
22. ## physics

Radioactive decay of granite and other rocks in Earth's interior provides sufficient energy to keep the interior molten, to heat lava, and to provide warmth to natural hot springs. This is due to the average release of about 0.03 J per kilogram each

asked by christy on April 1, 2012
23. ## math

a floor plan has been prepared for a new building, drawn to a scale of 1/2 inch = 1 foot. A certain area is drawn to a scale of 1 foot long and 7 1/2 wide on the floor plan. the actual dimensions of theis areas in the building are?

asked by Anonymous on December 4, 2014
24. ## CALCULUS

At 3:00 PM a man 144 cm tall casts a shadow 146 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 171 m long. How tall is the building? Give your answer in meters. (You may need the fact that 100 cm = 1 m.)

asked by Stumped Student on September 19, 2007
25. ## math

Don't laugh at me lol...it says Jamal is 5 feet tall. One sunny morning he notices that he casts a shadow that is 2 feet long. If the school building casts a shadow that is 7 feet long at the same time, what is the height of the building?

asked by timothy on March 26, 2015
26. ## physics

A building has become accidentally contaminated with radioactivity. The longest-lived material in the building is strontium-90. (The atomic mass of Sr is 89.9077 u.) If the building initially contained 4.8 kg of this substance and the safe level is less

asked by andrew on June 3, 2012
27. ## algebra 1a

A building cast a shadow 48 feet long at the same time a 40 foot tall flag pole cast a shadow 9.6 feet long what is the hight of the building

asked by damion on August 11, 2015
28. ## Physics

A brick is thrown vertically upward with an initial speed of 3.00 m/s from the roof of a building. If the building is 78.4 m tall, how much time passes before the brick lands on the ground? I think I may have gotten part of this question by first

asked by Julia on February 13, 2011
29. ## math

A pole that is 2.9m tall casts a shadow that is 1.39m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 36.75m long. How tall is the building.

30. ## physics

A granite column in a building is 8.50 m high and has a mass of 2.16 multiplied by 104 kg. (a) How much heat (J) is needed to increase its temperature by 10.5°C, given its specific heat is 0.200 kcal/kg·°C? (b) What is its change in length (m) if its

asked by Alice on July 24, 2013
31. ## Biology

During the Late Carboniferous, Indiana lay close to the equator, making the climate humid and warm. Swamps and wetlands were prominent in much of the state. Dominant fossil plants from this time include lycopods, conifers, and seed ferns (extinct

asked by Angelina on January 28, 2017
32. ## math

At 3:00 PM a man 146 cm tall casts a shadow 136 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 177 m long. How tall is the building?

asked by laurens on April 27, 2014
33. ## college physics

A stone is thrown horizontally from the top of a building with a speed of 29.5 m/sec. It lands 56.3 meters from the base of the building. How long was it in the air, and how tall is the building?

asked by janei on July 9, 2017
34. ## physics

The gravitational field strength at the surface of a certain neutron star is 1.34*10^12 N/kg. What would be the theoretical maximum height of a cylindrical granite column which could support its own weight without crushing when exposed to a field of this

35. ## physics

The gravitational field strength at the surface of a certain neutron star is 1.34*10^12 N/kg. What would be the theoretical maximum height of a cylindrical granite column which could support its own weight without crushing when exposed to a field of this

36. ## Physics

A baseball is projected horizontally from the top of a building with an initial speed of 15 m/s. The ball strikes the ground 25 m from the base of the building. a. How long will it be in the air? b. How tall is the building?

asked by Tsunayoshi on November 2, 2013
37. ## Geology

Can anyone help me please? I have a sample of granite, which has been determined to have a U238-Pb date of 1120 Ma. How can I find out how this was determined? I have been trying to calculate this but my brain has frozen, so any help would be appreciated!

asked by Bean on April 30, 2007
38. ## math

At a certain time of day, a pole, 5 meters tall, casts a 3 meter shadow. The shadow of the building beside the pole is 18 meters long. How tall is the building? How long will the shadow of a 45 meter building be?

asked by jackie on March 22, 2016
39. ## Math

2. A 21 meter tall tree near a building casts a shadow that is 24 meters long. The building casts a shadow that is 56 meters long. what is the height of the building? 21/24 = x/56 x = 56*21/24 = 49 m..........c -------------------------- a. 30m •• b.

asked by Amanda on January 13, 2016
40. ## intro to physical science

the specific heat of granite is 0.80 KJ/kg . c. I f 1.6 MJ of heat are added to a 100-kg granite statue of James Precott Joule that is originally at 18 C, what is the finale temperature of the statue

asked by Chris on February 11, 2013
41. ## math

Cara is five feet tall and casts a shadow of eight feet long. At the same time, a building casts a shadow 32 feet long. What is the height of the building?

asked by Anonymous on February 13, 2013
42. ## English

Posted by rfvv on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:45am. 1. It's been a long time. 2. It's been a while. 3. I haven't seen you for a while. 4. Long time no see. --------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'a while' mean ' a long time' or 'a short

asked by rfvv on September 19, 2015
43. ## "personal development plan worksheet"

This is from a college essay unit. What type of stuff do you think they want me to put when they say "my best abilities are..." I'm not sure if they're looking for stuff like leadership, responsibility, etc. or stuff like playing tennis, running, etc.

asked by Sarah on September 2, 2007
44. ## Math

A person walks on the building.He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m. Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.

asked by Prateekshya on April 8, 2017
45. ## Math

A person walks on the building.He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m. Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.

asked by Prateekshya on April 8, 2017
46. ## Math

A person walks on the building.He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m. Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.

asked by Prateekshya on April 8, 2017
47. ## Geography and Society

Which of the following areas receive the LEAST amount of precipitation? areas near the poles*** areas near the equator areas near the Tropic of Cancer areas near the Tropic of Capricorn

asked by Kaai97 on March 1, 2016
48. ## Oceanography

Algae can survive on the seafloor only in ____. A) Polar Areas B) Deep Areas C) Shallow Areas D) High-density areas I think it might be B or C.

asked by Cheese Man on March 13, 2017
49. ## Plz help with 8th grade math

Jack’s brother Joey is learning about shadows in school. Joey measures Jack’s shadow and finds that it is 4 feet long. Joey looks over at a 56-foothigh building next to the 2 of them and wonders how long the shadow of the building is. Assuming Jack is

asked by DerpyPegasus33 on November 28, 2014
50. ## Physic II

A 100 kg granite rock has been sitting in direct sunlight for 3 hours. It has absorbed 4.5x10^5 calories through its exposure to the sun. If it is now at a temp. of 50 Celsius, what was its temp. initially? (stone(granite) Specific heat in calories per

asked by hulune on April 7, 2014
51. ## Geometry

A building casts a shadow that is 250 ft long. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 43°. Find the height of the building to the nearest foot.

asked by Patricia on May 29, 2016
52. ## Math

A person walks on the building. He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m . Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building . Please- solve this problem using integers.

asked by Prateekshya on April 8, 2017
53. ## Geometry

A hill slopes down from a building with a grade of one for to five feet measured along the horizontal (slope of 1/5). If a ladder 36 ft. long is set against the building, with its foot 12ft. down the hill. How high will it reach the building?

asked by Anthony on April 30, 2016

"A 13-foot ladder is leaning against a building when its base begins to slide away from the base of the building. By the time the base is 12 feet from the building, the base is moving at the rate of 6 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down

asked by Lindsay on December 1, 2013
55. ## math

A 60–ft building casts a shadow that is 12 ft long. How tall is a building that casts a shadow of 17 ft at the same time of day?

asked by Bing on August 22, 2012
56. ## CALCULUS HELP!!

I haven't done this type of problem in a while, so if someone can just show me how to set it up, I can figure out the rest. (: "A 13-foot ladder is leaning against a building when its base begins to slide away from the base of the building. By the time the

asked by Lindsay on December 1, 2013
57. ## physics

Batman is standing on top of a 201 m tall building. He kicks off the building with a horizontal velocity of 10 m/s. Joker is driving a car towards the building at 40 m/s. What is batman's velocity at the point of impact (with respect to the ground)? How

asked by Juliet on October 30, 2011
58. ## Math

If the shadow of a 45 foot building is 60 feet long what time of day is it?

asked by Lola on January 16, 2017
59. ## Geology

1) Granite is an intrusive, felsic rock, which may be produced by partial melting or fractional crystallization. Explain how these processes can produce felsic magmas from more mafic parent magmas 2)The age of granite can be determined using radiometric

60. ## Physical Science

The specific heat of granite is 0.80 kJ/kg*Celsius. If 1.6 MJ of heat are added to a 100-kg granite of statue of James Prescott Joule that is origanlly at 18 degrees Celsius, what is the final temperture of the statue? No one has been able to answer this

61. ## Physical Science

The specific heat of granite is 0.80 kJ/kg*Celsius. If 1.6 MJ of heat are added to a 100-kg granite of statue of James Prescott Joule that is origanlly at 18 degrees Celsius, what is the final temperture of the statue?

62. ## Science

Which of the following rocks is the most and least resistant when it comes to weathering? Granite Basalt Gineiss Sandstone Limestone Slate I found the most resistant was Granite and the least resistant was slate. Is that right?

asked by Mary Claire on February 16, 2009
63. ## geography

which of the following group of rocks can be easily dissolved in water? a,sandstone,granite and obsidian b.limestone,granite and basalt c.quartz,schitz and chalk d.limestone,chalk and sandstone

asked by Dina on February 22, 2010
64. ## science

In the laboratory small zircon crystals were separated from granite (K). Isotopic analysis of these zircon crystals gives a 207Pb/235U ratio of 0.45. the half-life of 235U (7.04 × 108 years), estimate the age of the granite in Ma to two significant

asked by tanya on March 10, 2013
65. ## WEATHER SCIENCE SOS! I NEED ANSWERS CHECKED! SOS

How does latitude affect climate? a.) Areas near the equator have cooler climates than areas far from the equator. b.) Areas near the equator have warmer climates than areas far from the equator.*** c.) areas near the equator have 4 seasons.*** d.) areas

asked by D-D-D-DROP DA BASE. on May 17, 2015
66. ## math

a person was climbing on a building. He slips 1 m for every 5 metre he climbs up. If the building is 53 m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1 metre find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.

asked by Anonymous on April 25, 2014

John Stands at the edge of a flat roof of a three story building and throws a 180g ball straight up into the air that reaches a height of 3.0 meters above the roof. ( building is 14 meters high) A. What is the initial speed of the ball? B. How long does it

asked by andrew on July 5, 2012
68. ## physic

a stone is drop from the top of a building and at thesame time a second stone is thrown vertically upward from the botom of the building at a speed of 20m/s, they passed each other 3s later. find the hight of the building.

asked by Timoty on September 20, 2016
69. ## Algebra

Sumi can wash the windows of an office building in 3/4 the time it takes her apprentice. One day they worked on the building together for 2h 16min , then Sumi continued to work alone. It took 4h 32min more to complete the job. How long would it take her

asked by Anonymous on May 9, 2014
70. ## geometry

On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest

asked by gjhjhvvjh on May 3, 2011
71. ## Chemistry 101

If a piece of granite weighing 250.0 grams is heated in boiling water to a temperature of 100 C and then placed in a calorimeter containing 400.00 grams of water, the temperature of the water increases from 20.0 C to 28.5 C. what is the specific heat of

asked by Lilly on February 10, 2016
72. ## English

Posted by rfvv on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:45am. 1. It's been a long time. 2. It's been a while. 3. I haven't seen you for a while. 4. Long time no see. --------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'a while' mean ' a long time' or 'a short

asked by rfvv on August 25, 2014
73. ## Math trig

a ladder 24 feet long leans against the side of a building, and the angle between the ladder and the building is 25°. a) approximate the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building. b)if the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the

asked by jule on October 22, 2011
74. ## Science

1. How Ian an areas topography determined? A. By using an areas longitude and latitude B. By using an areas scale C. By using an areas elevation, relief, and landforms * D. By using an areas elevation, longitude and latitude I really need to check my

asked by Malie on May 19, 2017
75. ## physics

A building has become accidentally contaminated with radioactivity. THe longest lived material in the building is strontium-90 (atomic mass of 90 Sr 38 is 89.9077). If the building initially contained 5.0kg of this subtstance and the safe level is less

asked by soojung on February 16, 2007
76. ## math

A 2 year old apartment building was sold for \$155000. The owners calculated that the building appreciated \$5000 per year while they owned it. Find a linear function that describes the value of the building over time, if x is a number of years since the

asked by Taylor on September 6, 2018
77. ## math

building shadow 28 m long & the shadow cast by a 64 cm tall pole is 50 cm long. what is height of building?

asked by Anonymous on August 5, 2012
78. ## Trigonometry

The angle of elevation of the sun is 20 degrees. At the same time,how long is the shadow cast by a building 50 meter high?

asked by fakku on May 18, 2011
79. ## physics

Extreme-sports enthusiasts have been known to jump off the top of El Capitan, a sheer granite cliff of height 910m in Yosemite National Park. Assume a jumper runs horizontally off the top of El Capitan with speed 5.0m/s and enjoys a freefall until she is

asked by JOEY on April 21, 2012
80. ## science

passive transport involves movement of substances...... A) from areas of lower concentration areas of higher concentrations. B)from areas of higher concentrations to areas of lower concentration C) from areas which the concentration has reached a balance

asked by KK on January 26, 2015
81. ## physical science

a bot throws a cricket ball witg an initial velocity of 5m.s from the edge of a tall building.it passes the edge of the building on its way down and strikes the ground below after 5seconds (neglect effects of friction. question1...how does the acceleration

asked by kgaogelo on March 13, 2013
82. ## physical science

a bot throws a cricket ball witg an initial velocity of 5m.s from the edge of a tall building.it passes the edge of the building on its way down and strikes the ground below after 5seconds (neglect effects of friction. question1...how does the acceleration

asked by kgaogelo on March 13, 2013
83. ## geology

Granite comprising Stone Mountain crystallized from magma tens of kilometers within the Earth, but uplift and erosion has since laid this pluton bare. Assuming that erosion has only slightly modified the original shape of the more durable granite body,

asked by Anonymous on August 23, 2010
84. ## science

Granite comprising Stone Mountain crystallized from magma tens of kilometers within the Earth, but uplift and erosion has since laid this pluton bare. Assuming that erosion has only slightly modified the original shape of the more durable granite body,

asked by Amanda on May 2, 2010
85. ## physics

Noreen drops a big pumpkin from the top of a tall building and hears the splash on a trash can 4.50 seconds after she released it i.e. total time. How much a) time for the pumpkin to fall, b) the sound to rise and c) the height of the building?

asked by Sandhya on June 13, 2010
86. ## History

I need help please I am not understanding what my instructor means by "trace the contextof the question across the entire sweep of time, from pre history to c. 1500CE, converting at least 3 separate eras as they are viewed in at least three world culture

asked by Ericka on February 15, 2013
87. ## Physics

A ball is dropped from rest off a 34 m building. How long does it take to hit the ground at the bottom of the building?

asked by Savannah on September 23, 2012
88. ## physics

A ball is dropped from rest off a 31 m building. How long does it take to hit the ground at the bottom of the building?

asked by jamy on September 24, 2011
89. ## Physics

A ball is dropped from rest off a 34 m building. How long does it take to hit the ground at the bottom of the building?

asked by REALLY NEED HELP on September 23, 2012
90. ## MATHS

On a building plan,the lenght of a 65m-long buliding is 13cm.Another building on the same plan has lenght 55mm.What is the actual length of this building?

asked by HEJUMACLA on October 13, 2015
91. ## math

On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest foot.

asked by Lia on May 16, 2010
92. ## phusics

A ball is thrown vertically upward from top of a building with speed of 20m/s. On the way back ball misses the building and lands on the ground. Total time the ball is in air is 6 seconds. Determine the height of the building.

asked by mark matat on February 14, 2011
93. ## algebra

A building has 5 walls each wall is between 170 and 190 feet long what is the total estimated distance around the building

asked by Reva on March 6, 2012
94. ## Math

A building casts a shadow that is 8ft long. How tall is the building?

asked by Debra on April 25, 2013
95. ## science

Granite is an igneous rock that forms from magma cooled below Earth's surface.Why would granite have larger crystals than igneous rocks formed from lava cooled above Earth's surface?

asked by Anonymous on January 29, 2014
96. ## English

Can you please check if these sentences are grammatically correct,please? Thank you very much. 1)It’s two years since I last saw him (OR I saw him last?) How long is it since you last saw him? 2) I last (is last placed between subject and verb?) saw him

asked by Franco on January 30, 2011
97. ## physics

A stone is dropped from the roof of a building; 1.60s after that, a second stone is thrown straight down with an initial speed of 26.0m/s , and the two stones land at the same time. part a. How long did it take the first stone to reach the ground? part

asked by alison on September 6, 2013
98. ## Chem

A 4.44 kg piece of granite with a specific heat of 0.803 J g-1 °C-1 and a temperature of 98.8°C is placed into 2.00 L of water at 24.8°C. When the granite and water come to the same temperature, what will the temperature be?

asked by James on March 24, 2015
99. ## Chem 3

A 2.00 kg piece of granite with a specific heat of 0.803 J/g·°C and a temperature of 95.0°C is placed into 2.00 L of water at 22.0°C. When the granite and water come to the same temperature, what will that temperature be?

asked by Someone on November 2, 2016
100. ## Chemistry

Two substances, gold and granite, initially at different temperatures, come into contact and reach thermal equilibrium. The mass of gold is 20.2 g and its initial temperature is 58.2 ∘C. The mass of granite is 29.1 g and its initial temperature is 20.1

asked by Diana on October 14, 2016