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    Atwood Machine Lab

    Homework Statement I am given the equation (m1 – m2)g = (m1 + m2 + I/R2)a and the experiment is to validate this equation. Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution After following the lab guide, it tells you to plot the weight difference (m1– m2)g against acceleration and determine...
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    Significant Figures

    Homework Statement I am starting to confuse myself with the proper use of SF. I am to convert time from minutes to hours, keeping in mind proper SF Homework Equations conversion factor: 1 min = 1/60 hr The Attempt at a Solution The timing error is +/- 0.2 (1SF) = 0.003hr (1SF) 20.0...
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    Net torque

    Homework Statement Calculate the net torque about the axle of the wheel shown in [Broken]. Assume that a friction torque of 0.40 m · N opposes the motion. Where F=18N (in photo). The picture is here...
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    Angular acceleration

    Homework Statement An airplane makes a circular turn of radius 9 km at a constant speed of 650 km/h. Calculate the magnitude of the plane's a. angular velocity, b. centripetal acceleration, c. angular acceleration, d. tangential acceleration Homework Equations w = v/r aR = w^2r The Attempt at...
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    2D elastic collision

    Homework Statement A 2.0 kg ball moving with a speed of 3.0 m/s hits, elastically, an identical stationary ball. If the first ball moves away with angle 30° to the original path, determine: a. the speed of the first ball after the collision. b. the speed and direction of the second ball after...