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Physics regards the physical aspects of the natural world. It includes topics that deal with forces on different bodies within the universe and phenomena that explain how the universe works.
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Hey Ava==Take it to the garage and find out what is happening. goodluckJoe
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There should be a cable that hooks on the back of the cold/hot dial, it runs from the dial to a control flap, make sure it is still connected. To see where it connects under the dash you have to take the glove box out. To look at the dial you have to remove the strip on the dash and there should be …
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If you are a psycho-killer in a movie and need to disable the vehicle, just disconnect the ignition wires from the coils.    It doesn't have a coil wire. There is 3 coil packs that run directly to the spark plugs. Each coil pack works for 2 cylinders.
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The thermostat controls the temp of your engine. Not your heat and air. If you are turning on your heat inside the car and there is nothing, that is a blower motor/clutch. It is in the passenger side floor under the dash. If you can get to it just peck on it or turn it a bit by hand to help it get g…
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There's an article on line at www.izook.com on cleaning out the fan compartment to get better heat. Try there.
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Have the vehicle checked for trans codes. It is very likely a electrical problem with a sensor. It may be the TPS. Dan
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The early tennis ball was "a wad of hair, wool, or cork wrapped in string and cloth or leather." It would have been invented by the people who most likely invented tennis: French monks in the 11th or 12th century. The modern version is a hollow ball, with two different kinds of material covering it…
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Answer The measurement is made at the point where the ball is when the trigger is squeezed and the contacts close to activate the unit. The gun responds in a "split second" by sending out a pulse, catching the return, and then comparing the two to discover the difference (the Doppler shift). It i…
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Area within the 3-point arc is considered a "Field".
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The question is best answered in terms of elasticity. A highly elastic collision will retain most energy (a good bounce), an inelastic collision dissipates (wastes) almost all energy. Imagine a steel ball bearing dropped onto a thick steel plate. The ball bearing will bounce up and down for a long…
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It would be legal to have three backs in motion prior to the backs being set, provided that all three would be set for at least 1 second prior to the snap.
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"A PINT'S A POUND THE WHOLE WORLD 'ROUND"CAVEAT -- THIS ANSWER IS NOT EXACT, BUT IT IS AN EASIER WAY TO DETERMINE THE APPROXIMATE WEIGHT OF A GALLON, OR DIFFERENT AMOUNTS, OF WATER AND SIMILAR LIQUIDS SUCH AS VINEGAR, MILK, BROTH, COOKING OIL ET CETERA.There is an old cooking phrase which addresses …
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No. Well, I own a Panasonic convection micro combo- given to me without the original users instructions. I reheated one of those white paper Asian food carry-out containers that are stapled on the sides (metal staples) for 1 minute and the container was absolutely fine. Now I don't know about large…
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not enough information to give an most buildings have at least 100 to 200 amp service what specifically are you talking about? a water heater is 30 amps but it does not use 30 all time Low resistance and high voltage cause high currents [in amperes] an Ampere is the unit that is used to measur…
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for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.If the current draw through the circuit is less than the rated current of the circuit then there is no problem. In this case if it is a 30 Amp dryer fed through a 50 amp outlet on a pigtail that has a 30 Amp plugplugged into a 30 Amp…
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Yes, lighting and wall receptacles use 12/2 wiring. Put no more than 10 lights, or outlets, or a combination of both on one circuit. Outlets for the refrigerator, microwave, washing machine, whirlpool bath, dishwasher, and garbage disposal, should each be on a dedicated circuit all their own. Kitche…
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%DETAILS% This fee is the equivalent of a franchise fee that a McDonalds restaurant might pay. A certain percentage of total sales are paid in to a fund for advertising for all stores.It's not that the fee isn't negotiable, but it is part of the dealers cost for the vehicle. Some invoice charges …
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A collision is an isolated event in which two or more moving bodies (colliding bodies) exert forces on each other for a relatively short time.Although the most common colloquial use of the word "collision" refers to accidents in which two or more objects collide, the scientific use of the word "coll…
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A black bottom pool will be slightly easier to heat than a white bottom pool, but the difference will be very, very small.Yes, some very small amount of extra energy will be absorbed by the black color and absorbed into the water that would otherwise be reflected by the white color pool, but this sm…
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Call a leak detection company like American Leak Detection, if there is a leak they can locate with detection equipment..
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The pressure in the tank will vary from your cutin pressure to your cutout pressure. If you increased the pressure in the system, your air-charge will now be wrong. A good rule of thumb is cutin - 2 psi.
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http://outreach.missouri.edu/webster/ag-edge/waste-home/watersoft.htmlThis website discusses the topic. I came acroos this information on the web as I was trying to research the same question.   In Connecticut it is prohibited by law in any case it is not recommended.   The septic tank…
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It is always better to roll down the windows. One thing is it will let the hot air out very quickly and thus allow the inside to cool quickly. Also when heated up the car dashboard and the airfreshners produce toxic benzene, which if inhaled can cause serious health hazards. So keeping the windows …
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%REPLIES% Answer No, not significantly. The fact that you use a solar cover at all is much more significant then what color it is. For all of the physicists out there, there ARE differences between the colors, but there are other factors like air temperature, ground temperature, and amount …
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Need a few details... Are you looking for solar covers? Above ground or inground pool? ANSW:: If you are talking about the pool shell and finish itself and not the surface of the water then the darker the finish the better. Black, in So. Calif, is and has been a current favorite. But you have to…
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Yes, all the factors that are used to determine your credit score are important.When any credit account is delinquent, the amount of the delinquency is not AS significant as the fact that it was not paid as agreed, but it is a factor.
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Marie and Pierre Curie indeed studied radiation, however the DISCOVERY of the x-ray was made by and attributed to Ernest Rutherford. The Curie's work did not necessarily contribute to the discovery, although their work was revolutionary.
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As the question asked about "passing through" a laser sensor, the answer speaks to the breaking of the laser beam. And that's not something that you can do. Breaking the beam will trigger the sensor. If an investigator has an idea about the laser itself, it may be possible to "substitute" for the be…
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Weight of Water Compared to Weight of GasolineAt a temperature of 20 oC or 68 oF, a (U.S.) gallon of pure water weighs about 8.34 pounds, whereas a gallon of vehicular gasoline weighs about 6.15 pounds at that temperature.   Diesel weighs about 7.1 pounds per gallon.Though the question is app…
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Density is a unit of measurement defined by how much matter takes up a certain amount of volume or space, therefore, when salt is added to water the following occurs: A) The volume or space that the water takes up has very slightly increased but B) The mass of the water has very greatly increased …
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In addition to water, for which the solid form (ice) is less dense than the liquid form, the element Gallium is also less dense in the liquid state. Gallium can be solid at room temperature but will melt in the hand. Less Dense in Solid Form confirmed as solid less dense than liquid:gallium - 5.91 (…
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Keep in mind that "electricity" is the flow of electrons through or along a conductor. Anything can be a conductor with a high enough charge. When the charge becomes sufficiently high, or if the static charge climbs rapidly, you will see its effects. You can't "see" electricity in any form. All you …
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Cosmic strings are "theoretical" subatomic particles that are about one billionth of a millimeter in diameter. They are also interconnected with the big bang theory, but not simply remnants of it.   String theory has been disproved.   Comsic strings are theoretical vibrating strings of…
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Sunlight interacting with the Earth's atmosphere makes the sky blue. In outer space the astronauts see blackness because outer space has no atmosphere. Sunlight consists of light waves of varying wavelengths, each of which is seen as a different color. The minute particles of matter and molecules o…
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Sound is a transverse wave made by particles banging into one another. (thus sound cannot travel in a vacuum)In air (a gas), the particles are a long way apart so it takes longer for them to collide with one another to carry the sound.In a solid, say a bar of metal, all the particles are jammed real…
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In W.W.2 the infantry did not call in "Air-strikes" bombing was initiated by the airforce according to their plans. Aircraft in close support of ground forces was only just being introduced as a tactic by the U.S.M.C. in the Pacific, and really wsn't in the book until later. Fighters armed with rock…
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The reality. The "Dynamic Theory of Gravity" was one of two Teslas's discoveries, which he worked out in all details in the years 1893 and 1894. More complete statements concerning these discoveries can only be gleaned from scattered and sparse sources, because the papers of Tesla are concealed in…
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When water freezes, the molecules are locked into place in a crystal structure, and it turns into a hard solid, or ice. The ice is hard because unlike in water, where the individual H2O molecules are free to move about and are not fixed in position, in ice each of the molecules is connected to the m…
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Answer-- The easist way to find nails and other steel is a magnet. Since this question is posted in 'Building and Carpentry / Technology' it begs the question, 'What kinds of metal are you interested in?' Yes, a magnet will help locate most nails and other ferrous metals (steel, iron), but not …
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Of the three mediums (gas, liquid, and solid) sound waves travel the slowest through gases, faster through liquids, and fastest through solids. This is because longitudinal waves require collisions between particles to transmit energy - in dense materials, the atoms are closer together, leading to m…
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Answer Take it to a shop or mechanically inclined friend.
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Change the 6 volt generator to a 12 volt alternator. Replace the starter & battery with a 12 volt. Replace every single bulb on the vehicle with a 12 volt bulb. You may also need to replace the coil. Also replace any electronic devices designed for 6 volts with ones designed for 12 volts.
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You can melt ice by using salted water, using salted water it helps to dissolve ice very slowly. Salt is broken down it originally comes from grit and grit is a big form of salt. You also can melt ice by tipping bleach over it, with bleach been a disinfectant it helps melt the ice by the strong for…
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Yes. More air in the basketball will make it bounce higher. Yes. Replacing the air with even a lighter gasses, such as helium, results in a higher bounce.It follows that, removing air or using heavier gasses to inflate a ball will result in a lower bounce.   YES. Adding more air to the ball l…
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Nuclear Fusion -From Wikipedia (see Web Links to the left): Nuclear fusion is the process by which multiple atomic particles join together to form a heavier nucleus. It is accompanied by the release or absorption of energy. -From GSU.edu (see Web links to the left): If light nuclei are force…
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It all depends on the way in which the iron's 'domains' are aligned. Iron is inherently magnetic as a material, but can become demagnetized as time goes on, due to sudden impact or when affected by another magnetic source. For iron to become magnetized 'domains' need to be in parallel with each othe…
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It could be that the cruise is on Answer Never heard of a speed light. The only thing I can think of that you might be talking about is a shift light. This light is used to indicate shift points. Shift when the light comes on. All of the lights on you dash are explained in your owner's manual.
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Generally a reflection of light or sound/changing of direction when passing from one medium to another of different optical density. Some examples: a)Light that bounces off the internal wall(s) of the diamond b)Changes in the direction of energy propagation as a result of density changes within t…
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Answer This most likely sounds like your water pump is on its way out. HAVE IT CHECKED IMMEDIATELY.
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As a rough guide engine oil usually weighs about 0.87 kg/litre or about 7.2 pounds per US gallon. Unfortunately a rough answer is the best that can be done as there are hundreds of different types of engine oil with slightly different densities. To get an exact density we would have to know the det…
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Defective heater resistor pack.Also when you say high do you mean just setting "5" if so than it is simply a fauly/blown fuse it should be in the fuse box in the glove box labeled some thing like "hvac fan" or "hvac low".had same problem and it was the ignition switch not the resistor
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It can't.
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Your question is somewhat difficult to interpret, but presumably you are referring to visible light and the word "clearly" is key. Many media are transparent to the electromagnetic radiation we call light. Light passes through a vacuum freely, without obstruction or change. A wide range of gasse…
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If the speedometer needle is going crazy and not working properly, it is probably the speedometer mechanism that needs to be replaced. It could also mean the vehicle is having a transmission slippage problem if the needle is bouncing back and forth.
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Answer The minimum voltage necessary to generate hydrogen and oxygen from water by electrolysis is 1.23 V. It depends on how you do it if it will take that much or more (if you don't use the correct electrode, it will take much more, but never ever less). How much power it takes depends on h…
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An ampere is the actual amount of current flowing. See the Related Questions links for more information.
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In electrical circuits series and parallel are two basic ways of wiring components. The naming comes after the method of attaching components, i.e. one after the other, or next to each other. As a demonstration, consider a very simple circuit consisting of two light bulbs and one 9V battery. If a wi…
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Because they are less dense than the water. We call the amount of mass in a given volume of space the density. For instance, we could measure the mass of some fresh water in a container. We would then divide the mass of the water by the volume of the container to find the density. However, if we fi…
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Existence of Space Without "space" we would have no place to "exist". It can also depend on how you look at it and what you believe in, as many people believe that space, the planets and the whole universe were created by the "Big Bang" while others say that the universe and space were made by God i…
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Answer It's a matter of selective absorption and reflection of the varying wavelengths of light. Our eyes and brain work together to interpret the different wavelengths of light as different colors. White light is composed of all possible wavelengths of visible light, and sunlight is very nearly …
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Part 1: General relativity has gravity act on photons not directly (as with objects with mass) but by bending the space&time around the object. The photons are unaffected. The path they take is curved, so they appear to bend. Sort of like how you can walk in a "straight line" on earth, but event…
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One or more cooling fans not working. Fuse blown, thermal relay bad, fan itself bad, or radiator partially clogged inside or on the front with debris.  I have a 94 and mine was doing the same thing. When I took it in they told me my thermostat was getting stuck and forcing all my coolant into …
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I would have he engine's ECU (computer) scanned for error codes. Some auto parts stores will rent you the tool for free i.e. Autozone, or you can buy it for around 100 bucks. Look up the code (if any) on the web or check the booklet that comes w/ the scanner for an explaination. Could be a vacuum le…
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Answer bad mass air sensor, dirty carbs or injectors and or vacume lines also the aic component (automatic idle control) cheap fix and simple too.
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8.35 pounds.Because ice is a solid, technically you cannot measure ice using gallon as the units. However, a gallon of water that has turned to ice will have the same weight before and after freezing. This will not be true if the temperature is lowered even further or the ice is under pressure.At 4 …
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Speed of light in a vacuum The speed of light (c) in a vacuum, is exactly 299,792,458 meters per second (ms-1), which rounds up very nicely to 300,000,000 ms-1, which scientists write as 3 x 108 ms-1. Use the link below for more information.
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That depends! It depends on how much ice you have! If you have one kilogram of water, and then freeze it you will have one kilogram of ice. If you are thinking about density (how much volume one kilogram of ice occupies) then it expands as it freezes. 1 litre/gallon of ice weighs less than an id…
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In the United States Prior to the passage of the 19th amendment in the United States, women were not allowed to vote and thus had no say in the politics of the country. They gained this right gradually through marches, speeches by prominent suffragists, leaflets...the biggest victory (before the ame…
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Answer Hot water does not freeze faster than cold water. Nor does cold water boil faster than hot water. For water to freeze, you must remove enough heat to bring its temperature down to 0 C. The colder the water is, the less heat you have to remove before it freezes. Answer I have no idea …
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The 3200 bit of AMD 64 3200 means that the processor is equivalent to a Pentium 4 3.2 GHz processor. The reason that they do this is to stop you getting confused as AMD processors run a lower clock rates but they are a lot more effcient than Intels in processing instructions, so they put the equival…
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you could try disconnecting the battery, or on cars older than 2001 you could try pulling the reset
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just as if you were to lose weight, gaining is the same process but backwards. in losing weight, you should lose one to two pounds a week, so in gaining, you should gain one to two pounds a week, depending on what you choose. you can increase your diet by 500 calories and if you want to gain weight …
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Can hot water freeze faster than cold water? It depends. Hot water can in fact freeze faster than cold water for a wide range of experimental conditions. This phenomenon is extremely counter- intuitive, and surprising even to most scientists, but it is in fact real. It has been seen and studied in n…
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ERMS = 0.707 times Epeak = .707 times 17 volts = 12 volts RMS Erms = Epeak / Sqrt (2)(Note I'll be using different notation so, E = V) The above is derived from using. v = VMsin ωt ...... Eq1Where ω = 2πf (angular frequency) & VM is amplitude & π (pi radians) and VRMS = √[1/2π ʃ2…
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It is probably a shift solenoid is going bad and not letting it downshift correctly. This is a common problem on these vehicles. The shift solenoids are located in the transmission, you have to drop the pan to access them.
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Answer http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel_library.html Journey to Forever Online Biofuels Library Answer http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel_library/ethanol_manual/manual_ToC.html The Manual for the Home and Farm Production of Alcohol Fuel Answer Energy Crop Fuel Analysis Summary: Th…
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According to Hodgdon, it varies from about 2850 fps to about 3600 fps.
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gravityANS 2 -gravity will only work if you're downhill from supply. -You may have to fit a 'booster' pump.
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Something floats if it displaces more weight in water than it weighs. That's why a big metal ship that weighs hundreds of tons can float: it displaces much more weight in water. It depends on the density of a substance, if it can float or not. If its mass per volume is less than the one of water, i…
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probable plugged catalytic converter...simple air flow test on front o2 sensor port will verify..
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The universe is so, extremely giant, it's pretty much impossible to actually imagine how big it really is. The best thing to do is to start with something small and work up from there; so let's start with the Earth. Earth may seem a giant place to us humans, but no where near in size to the universe…
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Experiments Answer Go to your library and look for a book called the 'Handbook of Chemistry and Physics' by CRC. This book is packed with an incredible amount if information. The latest edition (84th) on Amazon.com is listed at $140. The ISBN: 0849304865.
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Try this, it worked for my 2000 Maxima, to the left of the floor shifter you'll see a small Silver cover that reads "Shift Lock" I used a small flat blade screwdriver to lift that Tab Off and then installed the screwdriver into the slot and lightly pushed down/I believe this unlocked the otherwise s…
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Cantilever Beams If you know the natural frequency and the mass of the load and beam... k=Wn^2*m (where k=stiffness, Wn=natural frequency, m=total mass) If the beam's mass is not negligable then the total mass is... m= m(load)+1/4m(beam) I'm wondering if this link might help you ;-) http://w…
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The process is called sublimation. Solids can turn directly into gases, and gases can turn directly into solid without ever being a liquid. Carbon dioxide (dry ice) is a common example of this. Other examples are mothballs, solid air fresheners (Air Wick), and iodine.
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First, note that Kelvin is typically not expressed in degree(s), just Temperature Kelvin (e.g., 50 K for 50 kelvin). ***(note2 at bottom, about kelvin vs degree kelvin) Kelvin is a temperature scale based upon 0K being absolute zero*(note1 at bottom), which is currently the lowest possible temperat…
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Cold water requires a higher temperature elevation than warm water does, and therefore will take longer to heat to boilinIf you start with hot water there is not enough difference in temperature from top to bottom to create an effective convection loop, because hot stuff only rises while in the pres…
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Metallic bonding speaks to the the "sharing" of the free electrons (sometimes called delocalized electrons) in a metal structure on the atomic level. It might be better characterized as the dynamic interaction between the atomic nuclei of the metal and those electrons that are not "locked into" the …
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Differentiation in math terms is the mathematical procedure of taking the derivative of a function. A derivative of a function is a function that gives the slopes of the tangent lines to each point of the curve representative of the function on a graph. In a physics perspective, the derivative of a …
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I recently changed the battery on my 97 Camry. Afterwards the radio had no sound and the display was normal (like it always was), I checked the fuses, and even removed the radio from the dash, as I wanted it to go into the security mode, but it was fine except that I could not get any sound. A few d…
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Density of water The density of water is greatest at about four degrees C (39.2° F or 277degrees Kelvin) which is a density of 1.000 kg per liter (62.4 pounds per cubic foot). Liquids expand slightly as their temperature is raised, but liquid water is denser than solid water (ice). That is why ice …
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Density rho = mass m / Volume V. Water has a density of 1,000 kg/m3 = 1,000 g/L = 1.000 kg/dm3 = 1.000 kg/L = 1.000 g/cm3 = 1.000 g/mL at the temperature of 3.98 degrees Celsius. Temperature in degrees Celsius and the density of water: 1 ................. 999,90 2 ................. 999,94 3 ..…
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Answer The frequencies on which sonar is used vary widely. Human hearing is usually cited as ranging as from 20 cycles per second (Hertz) to 20,000 cycles per second. There are many sonars that use frequencies in the 20 to 20,000 Hertz range. In general, the sonars that are used for short range u…
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I do not know.Thank You,J. D. Bloom
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Im not a scientist but i think this might help. Heat causes rubber to expand and weaken. the pressure inside the ball caused by the amount of air is no longer contained by the spherical rubber shape and the air will push out on the rubber and cause a lump or disformation of the ball. Also if the air…
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The gravitational force is a very weak one. Actually we only feel earth's gravitational field because the earth's mass is huge. So is the gravitational field of stars and astronomical bodies. But since the objects we usually deal with have really small masses, it's gravitational force is so weak tha…
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Get a top that has a backing to the outer fabric..   Hi there, thank you for your reply. How do people then wear those bikinis that has no backing? Do they wear a stick-on bra? And what about those laced lingerie? How do we wear those lingerie without the nipples showing, since it's complet…
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At DC and very low frequency AC, current flows inside the bulk of a conductor. As frequency increases, the skin effect gradually kicks in and AC current flow gets more restricted to the outside surface. At RF the AC current is completely limited to the outside surface. At microwaves the effect is so…
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