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  • physics help?

    how to write

    a) z^2 = 12(4+sqrt(8)i+16I^2)

    b) z^3 = -16(2-sqrt(18)i^3))

    in polar and rectangular form

    1 AnswerMathematics5 months ago
  • physics help?

    Let two functions ψ and Φ be defined for 0 ≤ x ≤ ∞. Explain why ψ(x) = x cannot be a

    wave function but Φ(x) = e

    −kx (with k being a positive finite number) could be a valid wave


    1 AnswerPhysics5 months ago
  • physics help?

    The average power generated by the Sun has the value 3.60 × 10^28 W. Assuming the average

    wavelength of the Sun’s radiation to be 500 nm, find the number of photons emitted by the sun

    in 10 hours.

    1 AnswerPhysics5 months ago
  • physics help?

    If the kinetic energy of a particle is much greater than its rest energy, the relativistic approximation E ≈ pc holds. Use this approximation to find the de Broglie wavelength of an electron

    of energy 100 MeV.

    Physics5 months ago
  • Physics help?

    .What speed would Michelson have computed for Earth’s motion through the ether, if the experiment had seen a shift of ∆N = 2.41?

    λ = 900nm, c = 3 × 10^8 m/s, L1 = 20m, and L2 = 26m

    1 AnswerPhysics6 months ago
  • doubt in physics?

    The radius of our galaxy is 3 × 10^20 m.

    (a) Can a person, in principle, travel from the center to the edge of our galaxy in a normal lifetime? Explain, using either time-dilation or length-contraction arguments.

    (b) What constant velocity would he need to make the trip in 30 years (proper time)?

    for part a i get how to use the argument for time dilation but how would you argue for length contraction?

    2 AnswersPhysics6 months ago
  • How to reduce noise when two metal balls collide?

    if one ball is swinging towards a ball lying on the table, it produces sound when it collides. Energy is lost this way, is there a way to minimise this loss of energy? like maybe a noise reductor?

    3 AnswersPhysics8 months ago
  • physics help?

    One way to measure the speed of bullets with a ballistic pendulum (this is just a block

    hanging from a rope or string that ‘absorbs’ the bullets) is to shoot a steady stream of

    bullets into the pendulum, which will push it aside and hold it in a rough equilibrium

    position at some angle. The speed can be calculated from this equilibrium angle. Suppose

    that you shoot .22-caliber bullets of mass 15 g into a 4.0 kg ballistic pendulum at the rate of 2 per second. You find that the equilibrium angle is 24◦

    . What is the speed of the


    2 AnswersPhysics9 months ago
  • help in physics?

    Grain is being loaded into an almost full railroad car from an overhead chute. If 500 kg per second falls freely from a height of 4.0 m to the top of the car, what downward push does the impact of the grain exert on the car

    1 AnswerPhysics9 months ago
  • how does Titanium have 6 valence orbitals?

    how do you determine a valence orbital? 

    3 AnswersChemistry9 months ago
  • help in organic chem?

    liquid is made up of molecules randomly jostling in all directions. Think why this

    randomly oriented jumble-up can, in fact, rotate light so coherently in one direction

    Chemistry10 months ago
  • help in physics question?

    At a height of 1500m a dive bomber in a vertical dive at 300km/h shoots a canon at target on the ground. Relative to the bomber the initial speed of the projectile is 700m/s. what will be the impact speed of the projectile on the ground. How long will it take to get there. Ignore air friction and use the dive bomber as your frame of reference.

    1 AnswerPhysics10 months ago
  • help in force question?

    A boy and a girl are engaged in a tug-of-war. Suppose that they are evenly

    matched, and neither moves. The boy pulls toward the left on the rope with a force of

    250 N, and the girl pulls toward the right with a force of 250 N.

    (a) Draw separate free-body diagrams for the boy, the girl, and the rope. In each

    of these diagrams include all the appropriate horizontal forces (ignore the vertical

    forces). (2 marks)

    (b) What is the force that the ground exerts on the boy? On the girl? (2 marks)

    (c) What is the tension in the rope? (2 marks)

    (d) The girl ties her end of the rope to a stout tree and walks away, while the boy

    continues pulling as before. What is the tension in the rope now?

    1 AnswerPhysics10 months ago
  • relative velocity help?

    a boat with maximum speed v (relative to the water) is on one shore of a river of width d. The river is flowing at speed V. Traveling in a straight line, how long does it take to get to a point directly opposite? What is the fastest crossing time to any point?

    1 AnswerPhysics10 months ago
  • Experimenting intertia of tennis ball?

    I feel like I’m wrong somewhere , I just need to know whether my idea makes sense or not , so we have the apparatus as :

    Tennis ball

    Cylinder made of aluminum

    Steel wire

    Vernier caliper



    We have two different stands , one for the tennis ball attached to a metal wire and the other for the cylinder

    So my understanding was to:

    1) find I (inertia) of the cylinder by I= 1/2*pi*(h1*R1^4+h2R2^4-h2R1^4) this formula was already given to me

    2) find the period of oscillation of the cylinder using stopwatch (each oscillation is rotating I assume)

    3) use w=2pi/t to find w and then use w^2= K/I to find K the torsional constant of the wire

    Now this is where I get confused

    To find the inertia of the tennis ball do it attach the tennis ball to the cylinder to find new period of oscillation and hence will find new w and k is constant so Inertia of the ball will be found using w^2 = k/I

    Is this right? Also how would I attach the tennis ball to the cylinder ? Will appreciate any help

    4 AnswersPhysics10 months ago
  • How to do this relative velocity river question ?

    The water in a river flows uniformly at a constant speed of 2.50m/s between two parallel banks 80.0m apart. You are to deliver a package directly across the river, but you can only swim at 1.5m/s. If you choose to minimize the distance downstream that the water carries you, in what direction should you head?

    3 AnswersPhysics10 months ago
  • Help in relative velocity question?

    light plane attains an airspeed of 500 km/h. The pilot sets out for a destination 800 km due north but discovers that the plane must be headed 20.0 degree East of due North to fly there directly. The plane arrives in 2.00 h. what were the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the wind velociTy

    I can’t seem to understand how to draw the diagram, if someone could draw out the diagram I would be grateful

    1 AnswerPhysics10 months ago
  • How to solve this physics question?

    In a flying ski jump, the skier acquires a speed of 110 km/h by racing down a steep hill and then lifts off into the air from a horizontal ramp. Beyond this ramp, the ground slopes downward at an angle of 45◦. (a) Assuming that the skier is in a free-fall motion after he leaves the ramp, at what distance down the slope will he land? What is his displacement vector from the point of ‘lift off’?

    2 AnswersPhysics11 months ago
  • How to solve this physics question to find momentum of electron ?

    work function of Se is 492.3 kJ/mol. If Selinium is irradiated with photon of

    wavelength 200 nm, find the momentum of the photon and the ejected electron?

    2 AnswersPhysics11 months ago
  • Help in physics question?

    The threshold wavelength for potassium metal is 564 nm. What is its work function? What is the kinetic energy of electrons ejected if radiation of wavelength 410 nm is used?

    1 AnswerPhysics11 months ago