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# acceleration c/o physical science

2.  if you are using a hammer to  hit a stake into the ground why will the acceleration of the hammer be less than the acceleration of the stake?   a.  force of the hammer...

# help with kilograms and force

alicia is pushing a box with a mass of 5 kilograms across a floor.  jake is pushing a box with a mass of 10 kilograms across a floor.  how much force will jake have to exert on the box he...

# Applications of the Dot Product (Vectors)

A force, F of 25 N is acting in the direction of a = (6,1).    a) Find a unit vector in the direction of a. b) Find the Cartesian vector representing the force, f, using your...

# Calculating force

At a building site, an iron girder of mass 400 kg is suspended from a crane by a steel cable. Assume that the cable has a circular cross-section of diameter 24 mm. a.What is the tensile force...

# A 23kg suitcase is being pulled with constant speed by a handle that is at an angle fo 25 degrees above the horizontial. Question below.

A 23kg suitcase is being pulled with constant speed by a handle that is at an angle fo 25 degrees above the horizontial. If the normal force exerted on the suitcase is 200N, what is the F applied...

# You brake for 1.30s, slowing your 1000kg car from 17.0m/s to 10.0m/s. What was the average force exeerted on your car during braking?

Driving home from school, you spot a ball rolling out into the street. You brake for 1.30s, slowing your 1000kg car from 17.0m/s to 10.0m/s. What was the average force exeerted on your car during...

You plan to fly a model airplane of mass 0.550 kg that is attached to a horizontal string. The plane will travel in a horizontal circle of radius 5.10 m. (Assume the weight of the plane is balanced...

Your moving company is to load a crate of books on a truck with the help of some planks that slope upward 33°. The mass of the crate is 98.0 kg, and the coefficient of sliding friction between it...

A curve of radius 138 m is banked at an angle of 11°. An 762-kg car negotiates the curve at 82 km/h without skidding. Neglect the effects of air drag and rolling friction. Find the following. (a)...

The radius of curvature of a loop-the-loop for a roller coaster is 14.0 m. At the top of the loop, the force that the seat exerts on a passenger of mass m is 0.35mg. Find the speed of the roller coaster...

Suppose you ride a bicycle in a 21.6-m-radius circle on a horizontal surface. The resultant force exerted by the surface on the bicycle (normal force plus frictional force) makes an angle of 13.8°...

A 0.70 kg stone attached to a string is whirled in a horizontal circle of radius 28 cm as in the figure below. The string makes an angle of 30° with the vertical. (a) Find the speed of the stone...

A 0.30 kg stone attached to a 0.8 m long string is rotated in a horizontal plane. The string makes an angle of 15° with the horizontal. Determine the speed of the stone.

A 74.4-kg airplane pilot pulls out of a dive by following, at a constant speed of 184 km/h, the arc of a circle whose radius is 282.0 m. (a) At the bottom of the circle, what are the direction...

A sky diver of mass 66 kg can slow herself to a constant speed of 99 km/h by orienting her body horizontally, looking straight down with arms and legs extended. In this position, she presents the...

The coefficient of static friction between a rubber tire and the road surface is 0.85. What is the maximum acceleration of a 1042-kg four-wheel-drive truck if the road makes an angle of 12.7° with...

An automobile is going up a grade of 15° at a speed of 25.5 m/s. The coefficient of static friction between the tires and the road is 0.70. (a) What minimum distance does it take to stop the car...