Question

Question 20

21

20. If a 2500 kg rocket is launched from the Earth's surface at a speed of 5.0 km/sec, how high can it reach
before it returns back down? (The mass of the Earth is 5.98 x 10 kg, radius is 6.38 x 10° m)
24
h
=5000
m
21. Find the gravitational acceleration at this highest point. This would be the initial downward acceleration of
the rocket.
Expand
Transcribed Image Text

20. If a 2500 kg rocket is launched from the Earth's surface at a speed of 5.0 km/sec, how high can it reach before it returns back down? (The mass of the Earth is 5.98 x 10 kg, radius is 6.38 x 10° m) 24 h =5000 m 21. Find the gravitational acceleration at this highest point. This would be the initial downward acceleration of the rocket.

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Science
Physics

Gravitation

Related Physics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: A block of mass 4.20 kg is pushed up against a wall by a force P that makes an angle of θ = 50.0° an...

A: (a)The minimum force exerted on the block to avoid slide and the friction force will acts upwards.Su...

Q: - A 6.9 kg object undergoes an acceleration of 3.9 m/s2. (a) What is the magnitude of the resultant ...

A: (a)  Consider an object of mass(m) 6.9 kg going with the acceleration(a) of 3.9 m/s2. Write newton’s...

Q: What is the total translational kinetic energy of the air in an empty room that has dimensions 9.00m...

A: Given,

Q: 9. A particle is subject to a force F, that varies with position V as shown in Figure P7.9. Find the...

A: Work done is equal to area under force Vs displacement curve.Part A :Work done from x = 0 to x = 5

Q: y(x) for which the integral Stationary Path Find the path y 1. X2 I/1-y2(x)dx X1 is stationary.

A: For the path to be stationary, the Euler-Lagrange equation must be:

Q: A tensile test specimen has a gage length = 3.0 in and diameter 0.75 in. Yielding occurs at a load o...

A: The cross sectional area of the rod is,Substitute the values,

Q: The blades in a blender rotate at a rate of 6300 rpm. When the motor is turned off during operation,...

A: Given that the blades in a blender rotate at 6300 rpm.

Q: 1 A girl leaves a history classroom and walks 10. meters north to a drinking fountain. Then she turn...

A: Given information:Path walked by the girl:10-meter North; 30-meter south.Since north and south are o...

Q: Review | Constants Six vectors (a through f) have the magnitudes and directions indicated in the fig...

A: Vector position of given vectors are shown in diagram,

Q: A wheel 33 cm in diameter accelerates uniformly from 245 rpm to 380 rpm in 6.4 s. How far will a poi...

A: Radius of the wheel,

Q: A plane lands and comes to a complete stop through 180 metres of runway with a deceleration of 6.25m...

A: Given:

Q: To get a flat, uniform cylindrical satellite spinning at the correct rate, engineers fire four tange...

A: Given data,Angular velocity =26rpmTime = 7minMass of the satellite M=4600kgMass of the rocket m = 25...

Q: Outline Einstein's explanation of the following aspects of the photoelectric effect: a) Work Functio...

A: Photoelectric Effect: When a light falls on a metal surface then the electron or other charge carrie...

Q: Heat is defined as energy that is moving from one place to another as a consequence of a temperature...

A: The internal energy may be increased by transferring energy to the object from a higher temperature ...

Q: TOnsa What is the power output of the 20 0 resistor if the potential difference between points a and...

A: Let V be the potential difference across point a and b, Req be the equivalent resistance across it, ...

Q: 13.

A: Let the two bodies are electrically neutral before rubbing. Let q1 be the charge accumulated on firs...

Q: A person exerts a horizontal force of 80 N on the end of a door 78 cmwide. What is the magnitude of ...

A: (a) The torque is given by

Q: A differential equation describing the height h of a fluid level in a cylindrical tank of the radius...

A: Given information:The differential equation of height “h” in a cylindrical tank:

Q: What is the period for a simple pendulum of length 2m when loaded with a 3kg mass? When loaded with ...

A: Given,

Q: Number 2. I need also the free body diagram for that question.

A: Coefficient of the static friction,The acceleration due to gravity,Radius of the curve road,

Q: I have written down a y(x,t) for the given values, but I think that I am not supposed to solve for t...

A: dfsgdfgdfg

Q: Need help on a review question

A: the work done is equal to the change in kinetic energy,the work done is, 

Q: A merry-go-round accelerates from rest to 0.67 rad/s in 33s. Part A Assuming the merry-go-round is a...

A: Calulating the torque:

Q: A circuit in a TV has an overall resistance of 28 Ω. The current in the circuit is 0.1 A. Find the v...

A: Voltage is,

Q: 12. QCA block of mass 3.00 kg is pushed up against a wall by a force P that makes an angle of 0 50.0...

A: (a)Write the equilibrium condition for the vertical direction of force.Write the equilibrium conditi...

Q: A 0.25-kg stone is held 1.4 m above the top edge of a water well and then dropped into it. The well ...

A: Consider mass(m) is dropped from height(h1) into the well of depth(h2).

Q: ms of appeal in Pirate Port I Public 0f Whiworth Fibrary A Z Databases Course Homne X Join comershon...

A: Given:Drag coefficient = 0.90Cross-section area = 0.48 m2Velocity = 7.3 m/sEfficiency = 25%

Q: 15.PMMA oly methyLmethacrylak)IS a transparent themoplastic Itis used as carematenal as fiber ophes,...

A: Given information:Refractive index of the PMMA (n1) = 1.49General information:Refractive index if ai...

Q: What is the period for a simple pendulum of length 2m when loaded with a 3kg mass? When loaded with ...

A: Given,

Q: Data: Mass of the Earth is 5.98 x 10^24 kg, Mass of the Sun is 1.99 x 10^30 kg, Earth-Sun Dista nce ...

A: (i)Mass of the earth, M = 5.98 X 1024 kgRadius of the orbital, R = radius of earth + altitude = 6400...

Q: A force of 25.0 N is applied in the positive x-direction to a block of mass 8.65 kg, at rest on a fr...

A: Given information:Mass of the object (m) = 8.65 kgForce applied on the object (F) = 25 NLet “a” be t...

Q: Question 16 17

A: Write an expression for time period using Kepler’s third law

Q: (multiple choice) Which describe the direction of the electric field outside a flat plastic sheet wi...

A: The field vector points directly away from the surface.

Q: Constants Periodic Table Your car's fan belt turns a pulley at 3.40 rev/s . When you step on the gas...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: A 14.5 g bullet is moving to the right with speed 300 m/s when it hits a target and travels an addit...

A: The acceleration of the bullet is

Q: 6 What velocity is needed for your car to negotiate a 100-meter radius curve banked at a 20.0° angle...

A: Velocity is given by,

Q: our forces act on an object, given by A = 48.3 N east,B = 42.3 N north,C = 64.7 N west, and D = 84.7...

A: Given,

Q: why do we launch at a higher altitude to reduce the kinetic energy required to reach orbit?

A: The kinetic energy required to launch an object into space is proportional to the resistance offered...

Q: Given that the blocks are accelerating towards the right direction, how do I find the answer?

A: In this case, both block and apply forces are in horizontal direction.Using Newton’s second law, the...

Q: Find the period (T), frequency (f), and angular frequency (ω) of the oscillation.T =  _____ sf =  __...

A: From the plot of the question .

Q: The 10 kg mass has a velocity of 13 m/s at position 1 before coming to rest at position 2 a distance...

A: figure shows the given free body diagram.

Q: Block 1 with mass m1=4.68 kg rests on a horizontal ledge with negligible friction. This block is the...

A: Using conservation of energy,

Q: In the circuit shown in the figure below R1 = 3.8 Ω, R2 = 6.2 Ω, R3 = 2.9 Ω, I1 = 3.3 A, I2 = 5.1 A ...

A: The figure given below shows the preferred direction of the Kirchhoff’s voltage Law, 

Q: Shortest Line in 3D Prove that the shortest path between two points in 5. three dimensions is a stra...

A: The distance between the two points in the three dimensions can be given as follow:

Q: A 4.4-kg block is pushed 3.5 m up a vertical wall with constant speed by a constant force of magnitu...

A: Given information:Mass of the block (m) = 4.4 kgCoefficient of friction between the block and the wa...

Q: Constants Periodic Table A lab centrifuge with radius 9.0 cm turns at 73 rev/s. Part A What should b...

A: Given values:Radius, R = 9.0 cm = 0.09 mAngular velocity = 73 rev/s

Q: You have a sample an unknown solid You are tasked with determining the specific heat andlatent of th...

A: In the first experiment, heat lost by the water is the heat gained by the solid

Q: (Figure 2)The drawbridge then starts to rise. The dancer continues to stand on one leg. The drawbrid...

A: Drawing the free body diagram:

Q: A mass hanging from a vertical spring is somewhat more complicated than a mass attached to a horizon...

A: 1.Equilibrium position of the oscillations will be the one where initially the system was at rest th...

Q: A bag of oranges weighs 3.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh on the Moon, where the free-fall accel...

A: Mass is a physical quantity that doesn’t vary when moved from on planet to another planet.The formul...