- Two cables hold a mass of 100kg, joining in the middle of the top of the mass. Two helicopters lift a cable each and hover so that the height of the mass is constant. Each cable makes an angle of 57° with the normal. Find the tension in each cable.
- A photon of wavelength 656.3nm is emitted in the Balmer series of a Hydrogen emission lamp. (a). Show that the frequency of the photon is 4.57*10^14 Hz. (b).Use the Planck-Einstein relationship to calculate the energy of the photon.
- Calculate the gravitational force acting on the Moon, caused by the Earth, given that the masses of the Earth and the Moon are 6 x10^24 and 7.3 x10^22, respectively. The distance between the Earth and the Moon is 384 400 km.
- A tall 2 meter tall basketball player shoots for the net that stands 3 meters from the ground. If he throws he ball from head height at an angle of 60 degrees and the ball travels at 10 meters per second, how far away is the hoop?
- An internet shopping company is planning to use drones to deliver packages.During a test the drone is hovering at a constant height above the ground.The mass of the drone is 5·50 kg. The mass of the package is 1·25 kg. See questions below