Most popular questions and responses by shyne
  1. physics

    A painter of mass 90.0 kg stands on a platform of mass 50.0 kg and pulls on two ropes which hang over pulleys, as shown. He pulls each rope with a force of 600.0 N. Assuming a coordinate system where +y is up, calculate the y-component of the acceleration

    asked on September 28, 2012
  2. physics

    A skier is pulled up a slope at a constant velocity by a tow bar. The slope is inclined at 22.2° with respect to the horizontal. The force applied to the skier by the tow bar is parallel to the slope. The skier's mass is 56.0 kg, and the coefficient of

    asked on September 28, 2012
  3. physics

    A horizontal rifle is fired at a bull's-eye. The muzzle speed of the bullet is 692 m/s. The barrel is pointed directly at the center of the bull's-eye, but the bullet strikes the target 0.0239 m below the center. What is the horizontal distance between the

    asked on September 28, 2012
  4. physics

    Here's a basketball problem: A 83.0 kg basketball player is running in the positive direction at 7.5 m/s. She is met head-on by a 101.6 kg player traveling at 5.3 m/s toward her. If the 101.6 kg player is knocked backwards at 3.4 m/s, what is the resulting

    asked on November 2, 2012
  5. colledge physics

    A block of mass 0.78kg starts from rest at point A and slides down a frictionless hill of height h. At the bottom of the hill it slides across a horizontal piece of track where the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.29. This section (from points B to C)

    asked on October 19, 2012