# Defining Force

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Defining Force### Questions

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- What does force mean?
- What are some examples of forces?
- What is a centrifugal force?
- How can I define intermolecular forces?
- If an object weighing 50N displaces a volume of water with a weight of 10N, what is the buoyant force on the object?
- Explain how force and energy change are related?
- How can force affect the motion of an object?
- Explain how force, energy and work are related?
- Can forces be combined?
- How can i calculate force of tension?
- How do you calculate the force of buoyancy?
- How does force affect friction?
- How does force change the shape of an object?
- How does force differ from impulse?
- How does force relate to kinetic energy?
- How does force relate to work?
- How does pressure differ from force?
- Is force a scalar quantity?
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- A bullet of mass 15g leaves the barrel of a rifle with a speed of 800 m/s. If the length of the barrel is 75 cm, what is the the average force that accelerates the bullet?
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- If two people are pulling on the same rope at #"10 N"# of force, what is the tension on the rope?
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- How are mass, net force and acceleration related to each other?
- What is the relationship between Balanced Force and Net Force?
- Ryan hit a baseball with an acceleration of 40 m/#s^2#. The mass of the baseball is 0.5 kg. What is the force?
- When a 40-N force, parallel to the incline and directed up the incline, is applied to a crate on a frictionless incline that is 30° above the horizontal, the acceleration of the crate is 2.0 m/s^2, up the incline. The mass of the crate is ?
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- A flower pot with a mass of 6.8kg is hanging by 4 wires that make an angle of 53° from the horizontal. What is the tension on each wire?
- A flower pot with a mass of 6.8kg is hanging by 4 wires that make an angle of 53° from the horizontal. If there were 7 wires connected to the pot instead of 4, what would the tension on each wire be?
- A flower pot with a mass of 6.8kg is hanging by 4 wires that make an angle of 53° from the horizontal. If the pot with 7 wires were instead located on Jupiter where the acceleration due to gravity is -23.1m/s², what would the tension in each wire be?
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- A 25 Kg paint bucket is hanging by a massless cord from another 50 kg paint bucket also hanging by a massless cord. If the buckets are at rest, what is the tension in each cord?
- A 5.0 kg bucket of water is raised from a well by a rope. If the upward acceleration of the bucket is 3.0 m/s, what is the force exerted by the rope on the bucket of water?
- A 5.4 kg bag of groceries is in equilibrium on an incline of angle 15°. What is the magnitude of the normal force on the bag?
- A man is pulling on his dog with a force of 70.0 N directed at an angle of +30.0° to the horizontal. What are the x and y components of this force?
- The tension in a 2 m length of string that whirls a 1 kg mass at 4 m/s in a horizontal circle is calculated to be 8 N. How do you alculate the tension for the following case: twice the mass?
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- Three men are pulling on ropes attached to a tree the ﬁrst man exerts a force of 6.0 N north, the second a force of 35 N east, and the third 40 N to south. What is the magnitude of the resultant force on the tree?
- A kayaker paddles with a power output of 490 W to maintain a steady speed of 1.50 m/s. What is the resistive force exerted by the water on the kayak?
- How much force is required to accelerate a #2# #kg# mass at #3# #m#/#s^2#?
- During a hard stop, a car and its passengers slow down with an acceleration of #8.0# #m##/##s^2# What magnitude force does a #50#-#kg# passenger exert on the seat belt in such a stop?
- A 7 kg. mass is moved across table at 25 m/sec. What force caused the acceleration?
- A mover pushes a 30.0 kg crate across a wooden floor at a constant speed of 0.75 m/s. If the coefficient of static friction for wood-on-wood is 0.20, how much force does the mover exert on the crate?
- An object with a mass of #2.0# #kg# accelerates #2.0# #m##/##s^2# when an unknown force is applied to It. What is the amount of the force?
- A book weighs #6.0# #N#. If the acceleration of gravity is #9.8# #m##/##s^2#, what is the mass of the book in kilograms?
- 3 women push a stalled car. Each woman pushes with a #425# #N# force. What is the mass of the car if the car accelerates at #0.85# #m##/##s^2#?
- A car has a mass of 710 kg. It starts from rest and travels 40.0 m in 3.0s. The car is uniformly accelerated during the entire time. How big is the net force acting on the car?
- Will an object with weight of 90 N and a buoyant force of 85 N sink or float?
- About 40 J is required to push a crate 4 m across a floor. If the push is in the same direction as the motion of the crate, what is the force on the crate?
- If a force of 1000N is required for a car to accelerate at a rate of #2# #m##/##s^2#, what is the mass of the car?
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- A 2.0-kg ball is moving with a constant speed of 5.0m/s in a horizontal circle whose diameter is 1.0 m. What is the magnitude of the net force on the ball?
- What is the moment of force about point O? (Refer to the image below)
- How much would a 2000 N car weigh on the Moon?
- How do you find the force needed to accelerate a 0.007 kg pellet from rest to 125 m/s over a distance of 0.8 m along the barrel?
- What is normal force?
- What does balanced force mean?
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- Resolve two forces at 120º to each other?
- What are field forces in physics?
- What is the force on a 1000 kg elevator that is falling freely at the acceleration of gravity?
- Effort supported by a rope-bridge ?
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- What is the volume of a #40 " m"xx20 " m"xx12 " m"# room in cubic feet?
- What is meant by 'terminal velocity' for a skydiver, and what forces are acting when a skydiver is falling at terminal velocity?
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- If a gallon of paint covers a #25.0 " m"^2# wall, what is the thickness of the paint?
- What is the volume in cubic meters of a pyramid 481 feet tall with a base of 13.0 acres?
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- What is the normal force exerted by a road inclined 8 degrees from the horizontal on a #1500kg# car?
- An astronaut in space is in orbit #250# #km# above the surface of Earth. What is the gravitational acceleration on the astronaut at this altitude?
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- A heavy block of mass M hangs in equilibrium at the end of a rope of mass m and length l connected to a ceiling . Determine the tension in the rope at a distance x from the ceiling ?
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- As the string passes through the vertical, the narrow beam of light is interrupted by the cylinder for 22 ms . The cylinder has a diameter of 2.5 cm. How to calulate the actual speed of the cylinder?
- Does an open system differ from a closed system?
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- If a worker pulls a 10kg bucket up a 25 m well, how much work has he or she done?
- Suppose a car sitting on a hydraulic lift exerts a downward force of 1,750 N on a piston with an area of 0.6m^3. How much pressure does the car exert on the piston?
- Suppose that a large cargo truck needs to cross a bridge, The truck is 30 m long and 3.2 m wide. The cargo exerts a force or 54.000 N The bridge can only withstand 450 Pa of pressure. Is it safe for the truck to cross the bridge?
- Quick explanation. An object will stay afloat as long as it weighs less than or equal to its displaced fluid weight in water?
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- An object has a mass of 5.5 kilograms. What is its weight in newtons?
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- A 60-kg person is traveling in a car moving at 16 m/s, when the car hits a barrier. The person is not wearing a seat belt, but is stopped by an air bag in a time interval of 0.20 s. Determine the average force that the air bag exerts on the person?
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- If you jump from a table and land with your knees locked, why are you more likely to be hurt than if you land with your legs relaxed?
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- Can you solve this problem in Mechanics?
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- Can you solve this problem on Mechanics?
- Another problem on Mechanics?
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- Question below, how does the way someone pushes two boxes affect the action reaction forces on each box?
- How to solve this exercise in Mechanics?
- Solve this exercise in Mechanics?
- A force of 20 N accelerates a 2 kg object. How much force is needed to give the same acceleration to a 20 kg object?
- What is the formula for finding force?
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- A #9.7"kg"# mass is positioned on top of a vertical spring. What is the upward force exerted on the mass by the spring?
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- Car is driving with a speed of 36km/h. Then the car stops completely in 2 seconds. What is the negative acceleration of the car?
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- A force of magnitude #F_1# accelerates a body of mass #m# from rest to speed #v#. Another force #F_2# accelerates a body of mass #2m# from rest to a speed #2m#. What is the ratio of the work done by #F_2# to that of #F_1#?
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- An elevator car weighs 5500 N. If the car accelerates upwards at a rate of 4.0 m/s2, what is the tension in the support cable lifting the car?
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- What are conservative forces?
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- Can anyone help confirm the answer I have to these 3 questions?
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- Consider the following model steel bridge. What would the real bridge weigh and would the real bridge sag?
- Why would tension be smaller if the string were parallel to the lab bench?
- What is the force on a 1000 kg elevator that is falling freely at 9.8 m/sec2? And How do I draw a Free Body Diagram of this?
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- Statics equilibrium?
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- Free-Body Diagram?
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- A 300g ball at rest is struck with a bat with a force of 150N. If the bat was in contact with the ball, for 0.02 seconds, what is the ball's velocity?
- A 60 kg boy rides in an elevator that accelerates downward at 1.8 m/s. What is the net force excerted on the boy?
- Jennifer works for an automaker and tests the safety performance of cars. She watches a 2,000-kilogram car crash into a wall with a force of 30,000 newtons. What’s the acceleration of the car at impact? Use A=v-u/t .
- How do vehicles vertically take off or land?