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    Newton's Laws

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    Two springs have one end fixed on opposite sides of the box

    SEE ATTACHMENT #1 for a diagram of initial and final conditions. In a box with vertical sides, two springs have one end fixed on opposite sides of the box. The free ends are distance S= .64 meters apart. When the free ends are pulled together and joined, find the change in the length of each spring. Their force constants

    Reaction Force of a Uniform Ladder

    An 8 m long, 12kg, uniform ladder leans against a frictionless wall making an angle of 65 degrees with the floor. A 75 kg person is able to climb to the 7 m mark on the ladder before it slips. What is the reaction force on the ground?

    Fluids: What is the force on the bottom of Archimedes's baththub?

    What is the ABSOLUTE pressure on the bottom of Archimede's bathtub if the dimensions of the tub are 3m long by 1.2m wide by 0.8m high? Assume that the tub is filled to the top with water and Archimedes hasn't gotten into the tub yet? What is the force on the bottom of Archimedes's bathtub?

    Calculating the average net force

    A 62 kg person, standing on a diving board, dives straight down into the water. Just before striking the water, her speed is 5.50 m/s. At a time of 1.65 s after entering the water, her speed is reduced to 1.10 m/s. What is the average net force (magnitude and direction) that acts on her when she is in the water?

    Finding the horizontal area enclosed by the waterline of a ship.

    Suppose one of the navy ships bobs up to float 11cm higher in the water when 50 fighters take off from it in 25 minutes, at a location where g=9.78m/s^2. Bristling with bombs and missiles, the planes have average mass 29000kg. Find the horizontal area enclosed by the waterline of the 4 billion dollar ship. By comparison, its

    Physics Rowboat Mercury Weight Density

    You (m=80.0 kg) are in a rowboat (m=40.0 kg) of volume 0.300 m3. To answer the following, use the density of seawater as 10,050 N/m3. Before you step into the rowboat, how much water does the rowboat displace with nothing in it? What is the maximum load (excluding you and the boat) that you can take on before the rowboat sin

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