Simple vector physics--please help!
I'm having a little trouble with this physics problem. It seems so simple but I am stumped.
A river flows with a uniform velocity v. A
person in a motorboat travels 0.942 km up-
stream, at which time a log is seen floating by.
The person continues to...
a 82.500 kg student, starts from rest. A constant force acts on him for 37.5m to give him a speed of 97.5 m/s. Use the Work- energy theorem to find the magnitude of the force.
this is my equation which I'm unsure about
1. f*s= .5mv^2f - .5mv^2i
2. f= .5(82.5)(97.5^2)/37.5
I just want to...
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The larges grand piano in the world is really grand. Built in London, it has a mass of 1250 kg. Suppose a pianist finishes playing this piano and pushes herself from the piano so that she rolls backwards with a speed of 1.4m/s. Meanwhile, the piano rolls forward so that in 4.0s it travels 24 cm...
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A. I used Ft=ma and took (51355)(.1750)= 8987.1 N...
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1. a 0.095 KG pom pom slides along the gym flour with an initial speed of 5.50 m/s. It came to a complete stop in 1.9 m. What is the coefficient of...