# PHYSICS

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1. ## Ronit

What is the current through a wire if 240 coulombs of charge pass through the wire in 2.0 minutes?

2. ## PHySics

A 1.63 nF parallel-plate capacitor is charged to an initial potential difference ΔVi = 100 V and then isolated. The dielectric material between the plates is mica, with a dielectric constant of 5.00. (a) How much work is required to withdraw the mica

3. ## physics

The critical angle of refraction for calcite is 68.4 degrees when it forms aboundary with water. Use this information to determine the speed of light in calcite. refaraction index 'n' n=cosec 68.4degrees n=1.07 is this done correctly?

4. ## Physics

A crate is pulled right with a force of 82.0N to the left wtih a force of 115N upward with a force of 565N and downward with a force of 236N Fine the net external force in the X direction Find the net external force in the y direction find the the

5. ## physics

A concave mirror forms a real image at 17.0 cm from the mirror surface along the principal axis. If the corresponding object is at ta distance of 36.0 cm, what isi the mirror's focal length? let u be the object distance let v be the image distance v=17 cm

6. ## physics

there is a figure that looks kind of like this: E6--------------------- E= -0.378eV E5--------------------- E= -0.544eV E4--------------------- E= -0.850eV E3--------------------- E= -1.51eV E2--------------------- E= -3.40eV the figure shown above shows

7. ## physics

please check my answer An electron moves north at a velocity of 9.8 * 10^4 m/s and has a magnetic force of 5.6 * 10^-18 N west exerted on it. If the magnetic field points upward, what is the magnitude of the magnetic field? F=BqV F= 5.6 * 10^-18N q= 16 *

8. ## Physics

A crate of fruit with a mass of 37.5 kg and a specific heat capacity of 3800 J/(kg⋅K) slides 7.60 m down a ramp inclined at an angle of 38.5 degrees below the horizontal. If the crate was at rest at the top of the incline and has a speed of 2.35 m/s at

9. ## physics

A certain radio wave has a frequency of 2.0*10^6 Hz. What is its wavelength? c=3*10^8 m/s wavelength = 3*10^8 _______ 2*10^6 = 150 m is this done correctly?

10. ## physics

If Vx= 8.00 units and Vy= -6.40 unis, determine (a)the magnitude and (b)direction of ->V(vector) b) theta= ______ degrees below the positive x-axis.

11. ## physics

please check this: Which sentence best describes electrical conductors? a. electrical conductors have low mass density b. electrical conductors have high tensile strength c. electrical conductors have electric charges that move freely d. electrical

12. ## Physics

A 2.0 kg mass starts from rest and slides down an inclined plane 8.0 X 10^-1 m long in .50s. what net force is acting on the mass along the incline. I have no idea how to do this I don't know why they just didn't say .8m the back of the book says 13 N down

13. ## phys

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590 km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0 km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity,

14. ## Physics

A 0.409 kg block is attached to a horizontal spring that is at its equilibrium length, and whose force constant is 19.5 N/m. The block rests on a frictionless surface. A 0.0500 kg wad of putty is thrown horizontally at the block, hitting it with an initial

15. ## physics

two point charges are 10.0 cm apart and have chargeso of 2.0 uC (micro)and -2 uC, respectively. What is the magnitude of the electric field at the midpoint between the two charges? i think i know how to do it: both E1 and E2 go in the same direction

16. ## phys

At t= 0, a particle starts from rest at x= 0, y= 0, and moves in the xy plane with an acceleration ->a = (4.0ihat+ 3.0jhat)m/s^2. Assume t is in seconds. Determine the position of the particle as a function of time t. Express your answer in terms of the

17. ## physics

Monochromatic light from a helium-neon laser (wavelength=632.8 nm) shines at a right angle onto the surface of a diffraction grating that contains 130 960 lines/m. Find the angle at which one would observe the first-order maximum. formula: (a+b)Sin theta =

18. ## physics

check which of the following modifications to a solenoid would be most likely to decrease the strength of its magnetic field? a. removing its iron rod core and increasing the number of coils b. increasing the current and reducing the number of coils c.

19. ## physics

please check these: A concave mirror with a focal length of 10.0 cm creates a real image 30.0 cm away on its principal axis. How far from the mirror is the corresponding object? a. 20cm b. 15cm c. 7.5cm d. 5.0cm B A diffraction grating that contains 650

20. ## Right Hand Rule

Consider an electron near the Earth's equator. In which direction does it tend to deflect if its velocity is directed in each of the following directions? (a) downward: WEST (b) northward . (c) westward d) southeastward I go the first one right using the

21. ## physics

here is my problem: a concave mirror forms a real image at 17.0 cm from the mirror surface along the principal axis. if the corresponding object is at a distance of 36.0 cm, what is the mirror's focal length? here's my work: 1/f = 1/v + 1/u where f=focal

22. ## Physics

A box slides down a 30.0 degree ramp with an acceleration of 1.20 m/s^s Determine the coefficent of kinetic friction between the box and the ramp How on earth do I do this with only this amount of information???

23. ## physics

If atmospheric refraction did not occur, how would the apparent time of sunrise and sunset be changed? a. both would be later b. both would be earlier c. sunrise would be later, and sunset would be earlier d. sunrise would be earlier, and sunset would be

24. ## Physics

A delivery truck travels 18 blocks north, 10 blocks east, and 16 blocks south. what is its final displacement from the origin? assume the blocks are equal length. My only question is I got about 10 blocks for the displacement got a 2 opposite and 10

25. ## physics 911

A force ~F = Fx ˆı+Fy ˆ| acts on a particle that undergoes a displacement of ~s = sx ˆı + sy ˆ| where Fx = 10 N, Fy = −1 N, sx = 5 m, and sy = 3 m. Find the work done by the force on the particle. Answer in units of J b) Find the angle between ~F

26. ## physics

how would i go about solving this problem? what formula shoud i use? can you please show me in steps how to do this, thanks a lot: The critical angle of refraction for calcite is 68.4degrees when it forms a boundary with water. Use this information to

27. ## physics

An elevator weighing 2.00*10^5 N is supported by a steel cable. What is the tension in the cable when the elevator is accelerated upward at a rate of 3.00 m/s^2? (g=9.81 m/s^2) weight = mg = 2*10^5N = m(9.8) = 2*10^5N mass = m = 2*10^5kg _________ 9.8 =

28. ## physics

please check: Two point charges, initially 1 cm apart, are moved to a distance of 3 cm apart. By what factor do the resulting electric and gravitational forces between them change? a. 9 b. 3 c. 1/3 d. 1/9 D Two positive charges, each of magnitude q, are on

29. ## mastering physics

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 90.0 km/h is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 305.0 km/h , in which direction should the pilot head?

30. ## science

Two charges repel each other with a force of 10-5newton when they are 20cm apart. what is the force on each of them are i 3cm apart and ii when they are 100cm

31. ## Sarah

A light spring having a force constat of 125 N/m is used to pull a 9.50kg sled on a horizontal frixtionless ice rink. If the sled has an acceleration of 2.00 m/s^2, by how much does the spring stretch if it pulls on the sled (a) horizontally, (b) at 30.0

32. ## Physics

A piece of aluminum is made with a cavity inside the aluminum. To find the volume of the cavity the piece of aluminum is weighed. In the air, the piece of aluminum has a mass of 29.1kg. In water, the piece of aluminum has an apparent mass of 16.2kg. What

33. ## Jenish

A 1200 W hair dryer is designed for 117 v. a) What will be the percentage change in power output if the voltage drops to 105 v. b) How would the actual change in resistivity with temperature affect your answer.

34. ## Physics

The inner conductor of a coaxial cable has a radius of 0.900 mm, and the outer conductor's inside radius is 5.00 mm. The space between the conductors is filled with polyethylene, which has a dielectric constant of 2.30 and a dielectric strength of 18E6

35. ## physics

the maximum height a typical person can jump from a crouched start is about 60cm. By how much does the gravitational potential energy increase for a 72kg person in such a jump? Where does this energy come from? I know the formula for gravitational

36. ## physics

here is my question: A bullet with a mass of 6.00 g is fired through a 1.25 kg block of wood on a frictionless surface. The initial speed of the bullet is 896 m/s, and the speed of the bullet after it exits the block is 435 m/s. At what speed does the

37. ## Physics

A Ball of Mass 0.5kg Moving At 10m/s Collide With Another Ball Of Equal mass At Rest.If The Two Balls Move Together After The Impact Calculate Their common Velocity

38. ## physics

please check: A battery converts what type of energy into electrical energy? a. mechanical b. nuclear c. solar d. chemical D When a parallel-plate capacitor is connected to a battery:a____ is stored on one plate, and a ___ is stored on the other a.

39. ## physics

thanks for the help earlier just got a question I'm taking AP Physics B this year does that mean next year I would Take AP Physics C??? I don't know if the material in C convers the same material plus the additional calculus material or what??? Could I

40. ## physics physics

Physics Question Two toy ducks, attached to each other by a string, are being pulled by a very happy guy who just got them as a graduation present (Fig. 4.31). The front duck is 5.0 kg and the back duck is 2.0 kg. If the happy guy pulls them with a force

41. ## Physics

A small block of mass m rests on the sloping side of a triangular block of mass M which itself rests on a horizontal table. Assuming all surfaces are frictionless, determine the magnitude of the force ->F that must be applied to M so that m remains in a

42. ## physics

Initially (at time t = 0) a particle is moving vertically at 5.8 m/s and horizontally at 0 m/s. Its horizontal acceleration is 2.1 m/s2. At what time will the particle be traveling at 54 with respect to the horizontal? The acceleration due to gravity is

43. ## Physics

A box slides down a 30.0 degree ramp with an acceleration of 1.20 m/s^2. Determine the coefficient of kinetic fiction between the box and ramp. I'm not exactly sure what to do here I know the formulas are uk = Fk/Fn Us = Fs, max/Fn not exactly sure how to

44. ## physics

two point charges are 10.0 cm apart and have chargeso of 2.0 uC (micro)and -2 uC, respectively. What is the magnitude of the electric field at the midpoint between the two charges? i think the answr is zero.. but i don't understand how to get to it...can

45. ## physics

please check these: a laser can be used a. to treat glaucoma b. to measure distance c. to read bar codes d. all of the above D in a laser, all of the following forms of energy can be converted into coherent light except a. chemical energy b. electrical

46. ## Physics

during a race,a dragster is 200 meters from the finish line when something goes wrong and its stops accelerating.it travels at a constant velocity of45 meters per second for 3seconds to try to finish the race.How far from the finish line is the dragster

47. ## physics

A 5.0 kg bucket of water is raised form a well by a rope. If the upward acceleratiopn of the bucket is 3.0 m/s^2 find the force exerted by the rope on the bucket of water what exactly do i do here? 3.0 m/s^2 upward? is this the Fn? I have no idea how to do

48. ## physics

according to Lenz's law, the magnetic field of an induced current in a conductor will a. enhance the applied field b. heat the conductor c. increase the potential difference d. oppose a change in the applied magnetic field i think D

A fire hose held near the ground shoots water at a speed of 6.5 m/s 1. At what angle(s) should the nozzle point in order that the water land 2.5 m away? -I believe the answer is 18,72 2. Sketch the trajectory for the 18; angle -Please give me exact (x,y

50. ## physics

A current flows in a wire of circular cross-section with the free electrons travelling with a mean drift velocity v. If an equal current flows in a wire of the same material but of twice the radius,what is the new mean drift velocity (a)v/4(b)v/2(c)2v(d)4v

51. ## Physics

A 6 kg grinding wheel of radius 0.2 m rotates at a constant rotational frequency of 4 rad/s when an object makes contact with the outer edge of the wheel. Friction causes the wheel to stop in 2 seconds. What is the average torque on the wheel by the

52. ## Justin

If 2.00 X 10^20 electrons move through a pocket calculator during a full day's operation, how many coulombs of charge moved through it?

53. ## physics

Scientists want to place a 3100 kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have the satellite orbit a distance equal to 1.9 times the radius of Mars above the surface of the planet. Here is some information that will help solve this problem: mmars =

54. ## physics

please check these for me: If atmospheric refraction did not occur, how would the apparent time of sunrise and sunset be changed? a. both would be later b. both would be earlier c. sunrise would be later, and sunset would be earlier d. sunrise would be

55. ## Physics PROJECTILE AND CIRCULAR MOTION

1.13g plastic stopper is attached to a 0.93-m string. The stopper is swung in a horizontal circle, making one revolution in 1.18s(period T). Find the tension force(equivalent to the centripetal force)exerted by the string on the stopper? (V=2(pie)r/T)? 2.

56. ## SIERRA

a fullback having a mass of 9.0x10^1 kg is running at 4.5 m/s [E]. He is hit by a linebacker and 1.2 s later is moving backwards at 1.5 m/s [W].Find: a) the impulse imparted to the fullback B) the average force exerted on the fullback by the linebacker my

57. ## Chels

What can you say about the motion of a body if its veloctiy-time graph is a straight line inclined with the time axis? a. the body moves with uniform velocity b.the body moves with uniform acceleration c. the body moves with non uniform acceleration d. the

58. ## Physics

I need physics help. I don't understand how to do these questions. Can someone show me what I should use? and explain. I'll do calculations by myself. A stationary curling stone is struck in a glancing collision by a second curling stone of equal mass. If

59. ## Physics

A black wood stove with surface area 4.6 m^2 is made from cast iron 4.0 mm thick. The interior wall of the stove is at 650 C, while the exterior is at 647 C. Part A What is the rate of heat conduction through the stove wall? Part B What is the rate of heat

60. ## Physics

A brick of mass 1.0 kg slides down an icy roof inclined at 30.0 degrees with respect to the horizontal. (a) If the brick starts from rest, how fast is it moving when it reaches the edge of the roof 2.00 m away? Ignore friction. (b) Redo part (a) if the

61. ## physics

The potential differnece across a resistor is 4.4 * 10^2 V. If the resistance of the resistor is 1.8 k ohms, how much current flows throught the resistor? R=1.8 k ohms I=? 4.4*10^2 V V=IR I=V/R = 4.4 * 10^2 ___________ = 2.44*10 1.8 * 10^ 24.4 A is this

62. ## micole

White light strikes a diffraction grating (930 lines/mm) at normal incidence. What is the longest wavelength that forms a second-order maximum? I used the equation [(1/d)sin(90)]/m = wavelength: [(1/0.93m)(1)] /2 = 0.5376m. To convert to nm I multiplied by

63. ## physics

Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on the moon. The moon\'s radius is about 1.74 E 6 m and its mass is 7.35 E 22 kg ok aparently there\'s an easier way to do this I applied Newtons second law in the radial direction net force radial = m (radial

64. ## Physics

Scientists want to place a 3100 kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have the satellite orbit a distance equal to 1.9 times the radius of Mars above the surface of the planet. Here is some information that will help solve this problem: mmars =

65. ## physics

Assume a cyclist of weight mg can exert a force on the pedals equal to 0.90 mg on the average. If the pedals rotate in a circle of radius 18 cm, the wheels have a radius of 34 cm, and the front and back sprockets on which the chain runs have 42 and 19

66. ## Physics

a 15-kg box is resting on a hill forming an angle with the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction for the box on the surface is 0.45. calculate the maximum angle of the incline just before the box starts to move

67. ## physics

When a wave crosses a boundary between a thin and a thick rope, its frequency changes, but its wavelength and speed do not. True or false I think the answer is True

68. ## physics

How much heat is added to 10.5 g of ice at -20.0°C to convert it to steam at 123.5°C?

69. ## Physics

In order to keep a leaking ship from sinking, it is necessary to pump 15.0 {\rm lb} of water each second from below deck up a height of 2.00 {\rm m} and over the side.What is the minimum horsepower motor that can be used to save the ship? What is the

70. ## physics

At t= 0, a particle starts from rest at x= 0, y= 0, and moves in the xy plane with an acceleration ->a (vector) = (4.0ihat+ 3.0jhat)m/s^2. Assume t is in seconds. Determine the x component of velocity as a function of time t. Determine the y component of

71. ## Physics

a mass (m1) on a smooth horizontal surface, connected by a thin cord that passes over a pulley to a second block (m2), which hangs vertically. If the acceleration is .098 m/s^2 and m1 is 1.0 kg how much must m1 must be to keep it at this acceleration I got

72. ## Physics

Yah i got another question a large crate is placed on the bed of a truck but is not tied down as the truck accelerates forward the crate slides across the bed until it hits the tailgate explain what causes this i'm completley lost

73. ## 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?

74. ## physics

A rope of negligible mass passes over a puley of a negligible mass attached to the ceiling. One end of the rope is held by stdent A of mass 70 kg who is at rest on the floor. The opposite end of the rope is held by student B of mass 60 kg who is suspended

75. ## physics

please check: Conductors can be charged by ___, while insulators cannot. a. grounding b. induction c. polarization d. contact D Which of the following is not true for both gravitational and electric forces? a. the inverse square distance law applies b.

76. ## physics

pleaase help me with this, i'm very bad in physics, and i mostly don't understand any of this stuff...can anyone explain as well as show me how to do this Monochromatic light from a helium-neon laser (wavelength=632.8 nm) shines at a right angle onto the

77. ## physics

find the final equilibirum temperature when 10.0 g of milk at 10.0degC is added to 1.60*10^2 g of coffee with a temperatrure of 90.0degC. Assume the specific heats of coffee and milk are the same as for water (Cp,w=4.19J/g*degC) and disregard the heat

78. ## Physics

A 95 kg astronaut and a 1500 kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.15 m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with

79. ## Physics

Ok I got a question I asked before except there are other parts that I didn't ask so here we go Three blocks on a frictionless horizontal surface are in contact with each other A force F is applied to block 1 (mass m1). Draw a free-body diagram for each

80. ## Physics

I need help with solving these word problems. Marion rides her racing bicycle @ speed of 8 m/s. Bicycle wheels have a radius of 34 cm. What is the angular speed of wheels? How many times does each wheel go around during a 10-min race? A car tire has radius

81. ## Physics

A flat 100kg rock slides down a smooth rocky hill. It started from rest. The hill is 100m long and 50m high. The friction force between the rock and the ground is 150N. Use g=10m/s². Calculate the speed of the rock at the bottom of the hill

82. ## physics

mmars = 6.4191 x 1023 kg rmars = 3.397 x 106 m G = 6.67428 x 10-11 N-m2/kg2 3100 kg 1.9 times radius of mars What speed should the satellite have to be in a perfectly circular orbit? the force of attraction between mars and satellite is 1348

83. ## Physics

A car with a mass of 900 kg moves along a road at a 89 km/hour at equal speed. On the road is a curve with a radius of 250. a) What is the force in the curve between the tires and the road if the road is horizontal? b) What inclination is the best for that

84. ## physics

When a parachute opens, the air exerts a large drag force on it. This upward force is initially greater than the weight of the sky diver and thus slows him down. Suppose the weight of the sky diver is 905 N and the drag force has a magnitude of 1005 N. The

85. ## Physics

A construction hoist does 2.74x10⁴J of work in lifting a load of bricks from the street to the roof of a building. The roof is 9.46m above the street. Calculate the mass of a load of bricks. The load is moving at a constant rate

86. ## Science

Two forces have magnitude in the ratio 3:5 and the angle between their directions is 60Â°. If their resultant is 35N their magnitude are

87. ## physics

A place kicker must kick a football from a point 36 m (about 39 yd) from the goal, and the ball must clear the crossbar, which is 3.05 m high. When kicked, the ball leaves the ground with a speed of 24 m/s at an angle of 50 to the horizontal. The

88. ## Physics

A 0.400 kg block of wood hangs from the ceiling by a string, and a 0.0700 kg wad of putty is thrown straight upward, striking the bottom of the block with a speed of 6.40 m/s. The wad of putty sticks to the block. How high does the putty-block system rise

89. ## Physics

Mass m_A rests on a smooth horizontal surface, m_B hangs vertically. If m_A=15.0 kg and m_B=3.0 kg in the figure , determine the magnitude of the acceleration of each block.Enter your answers numerically separated by a comma. If initially m_A is at rest

90. ## science

A sandbag falls from a hot air balloon that is rising with a constant velocity of 15m.s 1)What is the acceleration of the bag the moment it fell from the hot air balloon? 2)What is the acceleration of the hot air balloon the moment the sandbag fell from

91. ## physics

A toy rocket is launched at an initial velocity of 50 m/s at an angle of 75° with the horizontal. Write parametric equations to represent the path of the rocket. (A)x = 50t cos 75°y = 50t sin 75° – 4.9t2 (B)x = 50t cos 75°y = 50t sin 75° – 16t2

92. ## physics

An alpha-particle collides with an oxygen nucleus which is initially at rest. The alpha-particle is scattered at an angle of 67.0 degrees from its initial direction of motion, and the oxygen nucleus recoils at an angle of 52.0 degrees on the other side of

93. ## Physics

What Is The Equvalent Resistance Of Two Resistor Are 2and3ohm connected in paralle each resistor

94. ## Honors Physics

Emily makes 0.250 kg of hot tea at 99.0°C. How much ice at 0.00°C must she add to the tea so that the mixture reaches a final temp. of 8.00°C? (You may treat the tea as if its water.) My work: (0.25)(4186)(91) + m(4186)(-8)(3.35 ×10^5)=0 My answer:

95. ## tsion

Determine whether each of the following statements is true or false. A concave mirror never forms an enlarged real image of a real object. >true A virtual image formed by a concave mirror is always smaller than the real object. >false A reduced image

96. ## PHYSICS

A rod 14.0 cm long is uniformly charged and has a total charge of -20.0 µC. Determine the magnitude and direction of the electric field along the axis of the rod at a point 36.0 cm from its center. N/C

97. ## physics

can you show me how to do this mathematically A car traveling 90 km/h is 100 m behind a truck traveling 75 km/h. How long will it take the car to reach the truck?

98. ## physics

please help: A repelling force occurs between two charged objects when the charges are of a. unlike signs b. like signs c. equal magnitude d. unequal magnitude

99. ## science

a machine gun can fire 20 bullet persecond if speed of bullet is 100m/s and if each bullet weight 100grams calcuate force required to hold the gun in its position