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    Right Hand Rule

    Homework Statement An alpha particle (two protons and two neutrons) traveling east at 2.0 x 105 m/s enters a magnetic field of 0.20 T pointing straight up. What is the force acting on the alpha particle? Homework Equations F = qvBsinø The Attempt at a Solution With the fingers of the right...
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    Error Analysis

    Homework Statement Hello. One section of my lab requires me to calculate the percentage error in the magnetic field at the closest separation. My data for that point in time are as follows: x1=0.6 cm \pm 0.1 cm v1=0.006 m/0.02 s = 0.3 m/s Homework Equations where delta x, y...
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    Energy conservation problem (need closure)

    Homework Statement the small mass m sliding without friction along the looped track is to remain on the track at all times, even at the very top of the loop of radius r. a) calculate, in terms of the given quantities, the min. release height h. if actual release height is 2h, calculate...
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    1D kinematics

    Homework Statement You are crossing a narrow bridge 1km long when you notice a truck approaching at 90km/h. If you can run at 5m/s, how far from the far end must you be if you could reach either end just before being hit by the truck? My attempt Displacement between the two...
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    Juggling/Projectile Motion problem

    Homework Statement A juggler can transfer a ball from his left hand to his right hand in 0.2s. If he is juggling 5 balls and releases them from a height of 1.5m what is the min. height of the ceiling? Homework Equations symmetrical trajectory equations: t = 2v1sintheta / g delta_d =...
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    Solving for d

    Homework Statement I have this equation, but I'm having trouble solving for the unknown :/ I know that d is 109; I just don't know how to get it. see below Homework Equations -dsin35 = -4.9(dcos35/25)^2 The Attempt at a Solution -dsin35 = -4.9d^2 cos^2(35)/25^2 -dsin35 = -4.9d^2 cos(35) x...
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    Golf ball question

    Homework Statement A golf ball is hit from the freeway at a speed of 40 m/s and an angle of 45 degrees. Upon hitting the ground the ball bounces off the ground at the same angle but loses 75% of its speed on each bounce. How far does the ball travel before stopping? Homework Equations...
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    Combining Proportionality Statements

    Homework Statement Combine the proportionality statements for R and d and R and l to form one statement relating R, d, and l. Homework Equations I already know that R∝(1/d squared) and R∝l The Attempt at a Solution I thought it was R∝ (l/d squared), but that seems too easy lol...
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