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    Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

    Homework Statement I am doing a lab-"Kepler's Laws and Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation". There is an image representing various positions, at equal intervals, of a satelitte in an elliptical orbit around the earth. A list of planets and their radi and periods are given. I have calculated...
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    Newton's Laws with Friction; Inclines

    Homework Statement A car can decelerate at -4.80m/s^2 without skidding when coming to rest on a level road. What would its deceleration be if the road were inclined at 13degrees uphill? Assume the same static friction coefficient. Homework Equations Ffr=µkFN The Attempt at a...
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    Collisions in two dimensions

    Homework Statement A radioactive nucleus at rest decays into a second nucleus, an electron and a neutrino.The electron and neutrino are emitted at right angles and have momenta of 9.3x10^23kg*m/s and 5.40x10^23kg*m/s, respectively. What are the magnitude and direction of the momentum of the...
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    Collisions in two dimensions

    Homework Statement Billiard ball A of mass mA= 0.400kg moving with speed vA=1.80m/s strikes ball B initially at erst, of mass mB=0.500kg.As a result of the collision,ball A is deflected off at an angle of 30.0degrees with a speed v'A=1.10m/s. Taking the x-axis as the original direction of...
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    Relative Velocity Vector question

    Homework Statement An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 600km/h. If the wind begins to blow from the southwest at a speed of 100km/h (average), calculate: a) The velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground b) How far from its intended position will it be...