39 Answered Questions for the topic Weight

Weight Physics

03/13/16

PHYSICS: Apparent Weight

Define apparent weight and discuss throughly how and why it fluctuates throughout a roller coaster's ride using physics terms.

03/07/16

Solving for Centripetal Force using a Free Body Diagram

A 70 kg student is riding a roller coaster and is at the top of the vertical loop. The loop has a radius of 16 m, and the car's velocity at the top is 12 m/s. What is the student's apparent weight... more

Solving for Centripetal Force using an Free Body Diagram

Gabriella (75  kg) rides a roller coaster. What is her acceleration at the top of the vertical loop if she feels like her weight is 1200N?   What is Gabriella's acceleration at the... more
Weight

11/16/15

weight of the brick in pounds.

You have a scale. On one side of the scale is a brick. On the other side of the scale is half of a brick and a ¾ lb weight. If the scale is balanced what is the weight of the brick in pounds.

10/28/15

application problem

Barb goes on a diet and loses 1/3 of her body weight. If she weighs 120 AFTER the diet, how many pounds did she weigh before? I have to write an equation and solve.

10/07/15

How to answer? I'm confused on the second part

The human body is 65% water. A certain man weighed 150 lb. After 1 year on a diet, his weight decreased by 15%. Round all the calculations to two decimal points.   a. Before the diet, how much of... more

10/04/15

Easy math I can't figure out.

The freight elevator of a building can safely carry a load of at most 4000 lb. A worker needs to move supplies in 50-lb boxes from the loading dock to the fourth floor of the building. The worker... more
Weight Math

08/06/15

If the cube is melted down and the metal used to make 32,000 identical ball bearins, what is the weight, in pounds, of one of these ball bearings?

The full question:   A metal cube with sides of length 2 feet has a uniform density of 100 pounds per cubic foot. If the cube is melted down and the metal used to make 32,000 identical ball... more
Weight Beam Column

07/12/15

Reaction of weight on a beam

A horizontal beam of negligible weight is 16.0 ft long and is supported by columns at either end. A vertical load of 13,000 lbs is applied to the beam at a distance x from the left end. Find x so... more
Weight

04/23/15

a package of paper weighs 2 1/9 oz. If Mike put 4 1/2 packages of paper on a scale, how much would they weigh?

a package of paper weighs 2 1/9 oz. If Mike put 4 1/2 packages of paper on a scale, how much would they weigh?
Weight Space Miles Mass

04/16/15

Earth Surface

The weight of an object varies inversely as the second power of the distance from the center of the earth. The radius of earth is approximately 4000 miles. If a person weights 160 pounds on Earth's... more

Find the associated weights for each outcome.

involving weights of outcomes in a sample space S = { O1, O2, O3, O4 }. Assume that Pr[ { O1, O2 } ] = 0.51, Pr[ { O1, O3 } ] = 0.56, and Pr[ { O1, O2, O3 } ] = 0.77. Find the associated weights... more
Weight

02/26/15

Can someone let me know the steps i should take please

The volume of a body is 5m3 and the specific gravity is 1.5. What is the weight of the body?
Weight Word Problem

09/23/14

He is given 3 slices weight 1/3 a pound , but only can eat 1/4 of a pound

how much of the 3 slices he can eat?

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