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**TERM 2 PRACTICE FINAL 2020**

X = Vot + 1/2at^2

Vf^2 = Vo^2 + 2ax

F = ma

f = uN

a(centripetal) = v^2/r

p = mv

J = Ft

J = mvf - mvo

m1v1o + m2v2o = m1v1f + m2v2f

for an elastic collision:

v1f = [(m1 - m2)/(m1 + m2)]*v1o + [2m2/(m1 + m2)]*v2o

v2f = [(m2 - m1)/(m1 + m2)]*v2o + [2m1/(m1 + m2)]*v1o

you may use g = 10m/s/s

1. A 1kg pumpkin tied to a 1m long cord is swinging in a horizontal circle with a speed of 4m/s. What is the tension in the cord?(ignore gravity)

F = mv*2/r

T = 1kg*(4m/s)*^2/1m = 16N

2. Now the pumpkin is swinging in a vertical circle with the same speed. (do not ignore gravity)

a) What is the tension in the cord when the pumpkin is at its highest position?

Net force = mv^2/r

T + mg = mv^2/r

T = mv^2/r - mg

T = 1kg*(4m/s)*^2/1m - 1kg*10m/s/s = 16N - 10N = 6N

b) What is the tension in the cord when the pumpkin is at its lowest position?

Net force = mv^2/r

T - mg = mv^2/r

T = mv^2/r + mg

T = 1kg*(4m/s)*^2/1m + 1kg*10m/s/s = 16N + 10N = 26N

3. Driving on a level circular track having a radius r and coefficient of static friction u, what is the greatest speed a car can have before it begins to skid?

F = mv^2/r

uN = mv^2/r

u mg = mv^2/r

v = sqrt(rug)

4. What is the greatest speed a car can have driving over a hill with radius r and not fly off the road?

Net force = mv^2/r

mg - N = mv^2/r Now let N = 0 Newtons

mg = mv^2/r

v = sqrt(rg)

X = Vot + 1/2at^2

Vf^2 = Vo^2 + 2ax

F = ma

f = uN

a(centripetal) = v^2/r

p = mv

J = Ft

J = mvf - mvo

m1v1o + m2v2o = m1v1f + m2v2f

for an elastic collision:

v1f = [(m1 - m2)/(m1 + m2)]*v1o + [2m2/(m1 + m2)]*v2o

v2f = [(m2 - m1)/(m1 + m2)]*v2o + [2m1/(m1 + m2)]*v1o

you may use g = 10m/s/s

1. A 1kg pumpkin tied to a 1m long cord is swinging in a horizontal circle with a speed of 4m/s. What is the tension in the cord?(ignore gravity)

F = mv*2/r

T = 1kg*(4m/s)*^2/1m = 16N

2. Now the pumpkin is swinging in a vertical circle with the same speed. (do not ignore gravity)

a) What is the tension in the cord when the pumpkin is at its highest position?

Net force = mv^2/r

T + mg = mv^2/r

T = mv^2/r - mg

T = 1kg*(4m/s)*^2/1m - 1kg*10m/s/s = 16N - 10N = 6N

b) What is the tension in the cord when the pumpkin is at its lowest position?

Net force = mv^2/r

T - mg = mv^2/r

T = mv^2/r + mg

T = 1kg*(4m/s)*^2/1m + 1kg*10m/s/s = 16N + 10N = 26N

3. Driving on a level circular track having a radius r and coefficient of static friction u, what is the greatest speed a car can have before it begins to skid?

F = mv^2/r

uN = mv^2/r

u mg = mv^2/r

v = sqrt(rug)

4. What is the greatest speed a car can have driving over a hill with radius r and not fly off the road?

Net force = mv^2/r

mg - N = mv^2/r Now let N = 0 Newtons

mg = mv^2/r

v = sqrt(rg)

**4. The loop in this super cool hot wheels track has a radius of .1 m. What is the minimum speed a car can have at the top of the loop in order to complete the loop?**

**Net force = mv^2/r**

mg + N = mv^2/r Now let N = 0N

mg = mv^2/r

v = sqrt(rg)

v = sqrt(.1m*10m/s/s) = 1 m/s

5. A curved section of road with radius r is banked at an angle theta. At what speed can a car negotiate the turn without relying on friction to stay on the road?

Net force = mv^2/r

Nsin(theta) = mv^2/r

Ncos(theta) = mg

N = mg/cos(theta)

mgsin(theta)/cos(theta) = mv^2/r

gtan(theta) = v^2/r

v = sqrt(rgtan(theta))

mg + N = mv^2/r Now let N = 0N

mg = mv^2/r

v = sqrt(rg)

v = sqrt(.1m*10m/s/s) = 1 m/s

5. A curved section of road with radius r is banked at an angle theta. At what speed can a car negotiate the turn without relying on friction to stay on the road?

Net force = mv^2/r

Nsin(theta) = mv^2/r

Ncos(theta) = mg

N = mg/cos(theta)

mgsin(theta)/cos(theta) = mv^2/r

gtan(theta) = v^2/r

v = sqrt(rgtan(theta))

**6. What is the momentum of a 50 kg basset hound running at 4 m/s?**

p = mv

p = 50kg*4m/s = 200kgm/s

7. A force of 10N acts on a 1 kg brick that is initially at rest, for 5 seconds. What is the velocity of the brick at 5 seconds?

Ft = mvf - mvo

Ft/m = vf

10N*5s/1kg = 50m/s

8. A 50kg robot zipping along at 10m/s gets hit by a tractor beam and is brought to a stop in 2 s. What was the average force acting on the robot?

Ft = mvf - mvo

F = -mvo/t = -50kg*10m/s/2s = -250N

9. A 1 kg cart moving with a velocity of 2 m/s collides with a stationary 1 kg cart and they stick together. What is the final velocity of the combined carts?

m1v1o + m2v2o = m1v1f + m2v2f

m1v1o = (m1 + m2)vf

m1v1o/(m1 +m2) = vf

1kg*2m/s/(1kg + 1kg) = vf

1m/s = vf

p = mv

p = 50kg*4m/s = 200kgm/s

7. A force of 10N acts on a 1 kg brick that is initially at rest, for 5 seconds. What is the velocity of the brick at 5 seconds?

Ft = mvf - mvo

Ft/m = vf

10N*5s/1kg = 50m/s

8. A 50kg robot zipping along at 10m/s gets hit by a tractor beam and is brought to a stop in 2 s. What was the average force acting on the robot?

Ft = mvf - mvo

F = -mvo/t = -50kg*10m/s/2s = -250N

9. A 1 kg cart moving with a velocity of 2 m/s collides with a stationary 1 kg cart and they stick together. What is the final velocity of the combined carts?

m1v1o + m2v2o = m1v1f + m2v2f

m1v1o = (m1 + m2)vf

m1v1o/(m1 +m2) = vf

1kg*2m/s/(1kg + 1kg) = vf

1m/s = vf

**10. A 1kg cart and a 2kg cart are at rest on a level track. A spring on one of the carts is released and the 1 kg cart moves to the left with a speed of 1 m/s. What is the speed of the 2kg cart?**

m1v10 + m2v20 = m1v1f + m2v2f

0 = m1v1f + m2v2f

-m1v1f = m2v2f

-m1v1f/m2 = v2f

-1kg*(-1m/s)/2kg = v2f

.5m/s = v2f

m1v10 + m2v20 = m1v1f + m2v2f

0 = m1v1f + m2v2f

-m1v1f = m2v2f

-m1v1f/m2 = v2f

-1kg*(-1m/s)/2kg = v2f

.5m/s = v2f

**11. A red cart having a mass of 2kg is moving to the right with a speed of 1 m/s. A blue cart having a mass of 1kg is moving to the left with a speed of 3m/s. The carts collide and stick together. What is their final velocity?**

m1v10 + m2v20 = m1v1f + m2v2f

m1v10 + m2v20 = (m1 + m2)vf

(m1v10 + m2v20)/ (m1 + m2) = vf

(2kg*1m/s + 1kg*(-3m/s)/(2kg + 1kg) = vf

(-1 kgm/s)/3kg = -1/3 m/s or 1/3 m/s to the left.

m1v10 + m2v20 = m1v1f + m2v2f

m1v10 + m2v20 = (m1 + m2)vf

(m1v10 + m2v20)/ (m1 + m2) = vf

(2kg*1m/s + 1kg*(-3m/s)/(2kg + 1kg) = vf

(-1 kgm/s)/3kg = -1/3 m/s or 1/3 m/s to the left.

**12. A 50 g ball of flubber dropped from a height of 2m collides elastically with the ground. How high will it bounce?**

Elastic collision = No energy loss ------> It will bounce back up to 2m.

Elastic collision = No energy loss ------> It will bounce back up to 2m.

**13. A 1 kg cart moving to the right at 4m/s collides elastically with a 4 kg cart moving to the right at 1 m/s. What is the final velocity of the 1 kg cart?**

v1f = [(m1 - m2)/(m1 + m2)]*v1o + [2m2/(m1 + m2)]*v2o

v1f = [(1kg - 4kg)/(1kg + 4kg)]*4m/s + [2*4kg/(1kg + 4kg)]*1m/s

v1f = [(-3kg)/(5kg)]*4m/s + [8kg/5kg]*1m/s

v1f = -2.4 m/s + 1.6 m/s = -.8 m/s or .8 m/s to the left.

v1f = [(m1 - m2)/(m1 + m2)]*v1o + [2m2/(m1 + m2)]*v2o

v1f = [(1kg - 4kg)/(1kg + 4kg)]*4m/s + [2*4kg/(1kg + 4kg)]*1m/s

v1f = [(-3kg)/(5kg)]*4m/s + [8kg/5kg]*1m/s

v1f = -2.4 m/s + 1.6 m/s = -.8 m/s or .8 m/s to the left.

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**Periodic 2 will be over projectile motion.**

You should review Projectile Motion HW 1 & 2

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Seriously.

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2D projectile motion.

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**The only way to learn physics**

is to DO physics.

Bring your sunglasses!

At ISM, we use hands on, open ended investigation of physical phenomena.

We also use the latest in data acquisition technology.

No "canned labs".

is to DO physics.

Bring your sunglasses!

At ISM, we use hands on, open ended investigation of physical phenomena.

We also use the latest in data acquisition technology.

No "canned labs".

**WELCOME TO ISM PHYSICS!**

**In ISM Physics 1**

Students learn to describe how "things" move.

These "things" include cars, rocks, people, penguins and planets.

This area of physics is called kinematics.

Students learn to describe how "things" move.

These "things" include cars, rocks, people, penguins and planets.

This area of physics is called kinematics.

**Everything you will learn in Physics I**

can be classified as Newtonian Mechanics.

Newtonian Mechanics reminds me of

Non-Newtonian Mechanics

Which reminds me of

Non-Newtonian Fluids

Which reminds me of

The only good thing about

DUB STEP

Making

Stuff

Dance

can be classified as Newtonian Mechanics.

Newtonian Mechanics reminds me of

Non-Newtonian Mechanics

Which reminds me of

Non-Newtonian Fluids

Which reminds me of

The only good thing about

DUB STEP

Making

Stuff

Dance

**This is real.**

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**HOMEWORK SERVER. CHECK IT OUT!**

Once students are provided with the access code, they should go to www.PhysicsLE.com and click on "Physics LE for Students" for complete instructions on setting up their account.

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!

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WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!

**How to enter an answer in scientific notation.**

**Please note: When entering an equation the program can be a little goofy.**

So when you are multiplying variables you should put a * (star-thingy) between the variables.

Sometimes you can just type in an answer like 1/2mv^2 and it works fine.

The individuals who run this site are aware of this issue and are working on it.

But to be on the safe side, use the * symbol.

IF PHYSICS LE TELLS YOU YOUR ANSWER IS INCORRECT

AND YOU BELIEVE YOUR ANSWER IS CORRECT

TELL ME

So when you are multiplying variables you should put a * (star-thingy) between the variables.

Sometimes you can just type in an answer like 1/2mv^2 and it works fine.

The individuals who run this site are aware of this issue and are working on it.

But to be on the safe side, use the * symbol.

IF PHYSICS LE TELLS YOU YOUR ANSWER IS INCORRECT

AND YOU BELIEVE YOUR ANSWER IS CORRECT

TELL ME

**Physics: The Mechanics of Nature**

2019 - 2020 Mr. G The International School of Minnesota

Class location: always in room 309, the Physics Lab

Textbook: Giancoli 7th Edition

The purpose of this course, and of my teaching career, is to make you all confident in handling scientific subjects and solving problems. I want you to realize that regardless of your basic intelligence, you can do this. BUT IT TAKES HARD WORK!

I am going to show you, in the next 9 months, how almost everything in the universe works.

2019 - 2020 Mr. G The International School of Minnesota

Class location: always in room 309, the Physics Lab

Textbook: Giancoli 7th Edition

The purpose of this course, and of my teaching career, is to make you all confident in handling scientific subjects and solving problems. I want you to realize that regardless of your basic intelligence, you can do this. BUT IT TAKES HARD WORK!

I am going to show you, in the next 9 months, how almost everything in the universe works.

**Communication – Class content is what I present (slides and writing on the board), handouts, web posts,**

and your text;

Class assignments and advice is on our class website (gonzmosis.com).

**Process – I will lead you point by point through the material, but unlike your courses in previous years, you will have to spend time on your own to read and learn some concepts from the text. We simply don’t have enough time to cover all of the details in class, plus, I am preparing you to study at a university.****I will introduce material, show how it fits, and show example problem solutions in class****You ask questions in class for clarity. Questions are good.****We will practice problem solving every day in class. Bring your calculator.****You will take notes on the material I present. Computers and tablets are fine.****I will post the slides for each chapter, but only after we are done with that chapter.****You will read the material after class for depth and to solidify your understanding.****You will do problems as homework outside of class (plan for 45 min for each assignment)****We will review problems in class on the day they are due****SOMETIMES, the HW is on material we haven’t yet covered in class. This way, you get practice learning from the text.**

**This website -- where you get details, updates, assignments, cool links, and cartoons****gonzmosis.com is the place. Start the habit now of looking on Sunday evening.**

**Homework – Problems will be assigned each week. Look on our website for updated details.****I will review your HW to verify it is done****We will review and solve many of them in class. If you get more than a few HW checks, you will be signed up for an additional HW lab.****HW has the following important functions:****It gives you practice in problem solving****It shows you and me where you are having difficulty****It provides a study guide for exams (The exams will be structured just like homework problems – if you do well on HW, you should do well on exams)**

**Thus, HW must communicate to me. To do this, it must be clearly organized and clearly labeled so that you and I can read it. All intermediate steps must be shown. The answer must have a box drawn around it. It must be turned in on full sized sheets of notebook paper.**

**Laboratory experiments – labs are for applying your learning and for practicing the scientific method****Will be conducted in groups, can be analyzed in groups, but will be written individually****Requires Prelab plan, in lab experiments, analysis, and lab report****Lab score will be added to exam score for inclusion in your grade**

**Physics Today -- what are the problems that physicists are working on now****You will read chapters and articles or view videos to learn of current topics****We will discuss these in class and relate them to what we’ve learned****You will be amazed****Your exams will cover this material**

**Evaluation -- how do I measure your progress, and how do you demonstrate that you have learned physics****Material we will cover this year: Chapters 1-9 and 11****Your grade will be determined by the required periodic exam. HW and labs may also count as part of you final grade.**

**Learning physics – some advice**

To succeed in this course you will need to learn the material at three different levels.

(i) You will need to learn the basic facts. You will be able to do some problems using just these basic facts, but even if you memorized every formula in the book this would only allow you to do a relatively small number of problems.

(ii) You will learn problem solving techniques or procedures. This is like learning to solve a puzzle or play a game. I will teach you techniques and strategies that work for many, many topics, but you have to practice.

(iii) You will learn to use your reasoning skills. If you approach Physics as reasoning based on a few basic facts and procedures, this course will be much easier than if you try to memorize how each problem is done. Furthermore, the underlying reasoning skills will be useful in any subsequent science and engineering course.

To succeed in this course you will need to learn the material at three different levels.

(i) You will need to learn the basic facts. You will be able to do some problems using just these basic facts, but even if you memorized every formula in the book this would only allow you to do a relatively small number of problems.

(ii) You will learn problem solving techniques or procedures. This is like learning to solve a puzzle or play a game. I will teach you techniques and strategies that work for many, many topics, but you have to practice.

(iii) You will learn to use your reasoning skills. If you approach Physics as reasoning based on a few basic facts and procedures, this course will be much easier than if you try to memorize how each problem is done. Furthermore, the underlying reasoning skills will be useful in any subsequent science and engineering course.

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**Week 1 August 27-31**

Read Ch 1 and 2

Look at PDF lecture above

Tuesday: We will review units, sig dig, MKS, math and all that stuff.

Wednesday: We will start learning about kinematics in 1 D, derive some equations. Work some problems (together)

HW CH 2 problems 1-15 odd (Try to work these)_

Friday: learn about acceleration, work some problems, take a quiz.

Read Ch 1 and 2

Look at PDF lecture above

Tuesday: We will review units, sig dig, MKS, math and all that stuff.

Wednesday: We will start learning about kinematics in 1 D, derive some equations. Work some problems (together)

HW CH 2 problems 1-15 odd (Try to work these)_

Friday: learn about acceleration, work some problems, take a quiz.

WEEK 2

**Tuesday: Derive one more equation. Work problems. Talk about free fall. READ about dropping things and throwing things in the air. It's all in CH 2.**

For example. I throw a ball straight up and it returns to its initial position in 4 seconds.

a. What was its initial velocity?

b. How high did it go?

c. What was its final velocity?

Wednesday: Free fall problems.

Friday: A Lab! On free fall!

For example. I throw a ball straight up and it returns to its initial position in 4 seconds.

a. What was its initial velocity?

b. How high did it go?

c. What was its final velocity?

Wednesday: Free fall problems.

Friday: A Lab! On free fall!

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**ABOUT THE LAB**

Ok. So just about every lab group got some crazy values for g.

From 5m/s/s to 7m/s/s. Hmmmmm. We all know the actual value is about 9.8m/s/s.

So clearly, there was some source of systematic error in your data.

And really, there are only two measurements made. Distance and time.

The distance you guys had right. I measured it myself and it is pretty close to 5 m.

So that leaves time. Most of the times I saw you collect were around 1.5 to 1.7 seconds.

I decided to do the lab myself. With stopwatch in one hand and ball in other I timed the fall of the ball.

I consistently got times of 1.01s, 0.99s, 1.03 s.

So my values for g came out to be about 10 m/s/s.

So my percent error was (9.8-10)/9.8 all times 100 = 2 percent! not bad.

So clearly, the problem was in the timing. Why do suppose my time measurements were more accurate than your's?

Think about it.

Ok. So just about every lab group got some crazy values for g.

From 5m/s/s to 7m/s/s. Hmmmmm. We all know the actual value is about 9.8m/s/s.

So clearly, there was some source of systematic error in your data.

And really, there are only two measurements made. Distance and time.

The distance you guys had right. I measured it myself and it is pretty close to 5 m.

So that leaves time. Most of the times I saw you collect were around 1.5 to 1.7 seconds.

I decided to do the lab myself. With stopwatch in one hand and ball in other I timed the fall of the ball.

I consistently got times of 1.01s, 0.99s, 1.03 s.

So my values for g came out to be about 10 m/s/s.

So my percent error was (9.8-10)/9.8 all times 100 = 2 percent! not bad.

So clearly, the problem was in the timing. Why do suppose my time measurements were more accurate than your's?

Think about it.

And try this quiz. Please note that some of the questions we have not covered yet. Just ignore those. Only questions about motion in a straight line.

**WEEK 3:**

Monday: Understanding motion graphs. Using Logger Pro.

Tuesday: Work problems involving objects thrown UP.

Wednesday: LAB: Using Logger pro with Little Blue and Little Red.

Friday: Work mixed problems from CH 2

Monday: Understanding motion graphs. Using Logger Pro.

Tuesday: Work problems involving objects thrown UP.

Wednesday: LAB: Using Logger pro with Little Blue and Little Red.

Friday: Work mixed problems from CH 2

**Little Blue and Little Red**

phys1sep11.pdf |

WEEK 4:

Monday: Work free fall problems.

Tuesday: Motion graphs of free fall.

Wednesday: Free fall lab with logger pro

Monday: Work free fall problems.

Tuesday: Motion graphs of free fall.

Wednesday: Free fall lab with logger pro

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**PRACTICE TEST BASIC EQUATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED**

1. A car starting from rest, accelerates at 2m/s/s for 10 seconds.

a. What is the car's final velocity?

b. How far did the car travel?

a. Vf = Vo +at, Vo = 0m/s so Vf = at = 2m/s/s X 10 s = 20 m/s

b. deltaX = Vot + 1/2 a t ^2, again Vo = 0 m/s so delta X = 1/2 a t^2 = 1/2 (2m/s/s)(10s)^2 = 100m

2. A duck walking with a constant velocity of 1 m/s , walks 20m.

a. How long was the duck walking?

b. What was the duck's acceleration?

c. How does a duck know what direction south is? And how to tell his wife from all the other ducks?(click link below all this stuff)

a. V = X/t so t = X/V = 20m/1m/s = 20 s

b. since V is constant, acceleration = 0 m/s/s

3. A car with an initial velocity of 30m/s slows at a uniform rate to a stop in a distance of 100m.

a. What was the car's acceleration?

b. How long did the car take to stop?

a. Vo = 30m/s

Vf = 0m/s

delta X = 100 m

t= ?

so use Vf^2 - Vo^2 = 2ax, solve for a:

a = (Vf^2 - Vo^2)/2x = 0m/s - (30m/s)^2 /( 2 x 100m) = -4.5m/s/s

b. t = (Vf - Vo)/a = (0m/s - 30m/s)/-4.5m/s/s = 6.7 s

4. A puppy dog starting at rest, reaches a velocity of 10 m /s in 5 seconds.

a. What was the puppy dog's acceleration?

b. How far did the puppy dog travel?

c. What is the puppy dog's name?

a. a = (Vf - Vo)/t = (10m/s - 0m/s)/5s = 2m/s/s

b. x = Vot + 1/2 at^2 , Vo = 0m/s so x = 1/2(2m/s/s)x5^2 = 25 m

c. Sugar Bear

5. A BMW traveling with a constant velocity of 20m/s passes by a police car at rest.

At that moment, the police car accelerates at a constant rate of 2m/s/s.

a. How long will it take the police car to catch up to the BMW?

b. How FAR away do the two cars meet?

c. Who was driving the BMW?

a. For the BMW velocity is constant so x = vt so x = 20m/s x t

For the police Vo = 0m/s and a = 2m/s/s so x = 1/2at^2 so x = 1/2(2) x t^2 or x = t^2

x for BMW and x for police are equal sooooo

20t = t^2

20 = t or t = 20s

b. Then use the value for t in either equation for motion: BMW x = vt = 20m/s x 20 s = 400m

c. gonzo

6. You drop your physics book from the top of a 45m tall building.

a. How long does it take the book to reach the ground?

b. What is the velocity of the book as it strikes the ground?

a. Choose an appropriate coordinate system. Down = positive would be good. Initial position of book = 0m is good.

So Vo = 0m/s. a = 10 m/s/s. and X = 45m

Use x=Vot + 1/2 at^2 and solve for t

Since Vo = 0m/s equation is X = 1/2 at^2

solving for t gives us

t = square root (2x/a) = sqrt( 2*45/10) = 3 s

b. Vf = Vo + at: Vf = 0 + 10m/s/s X 3s = 30 m/s

7. You throw your physics book straight up with a velocity of 10 m/s.

a. How high will the book go?

b. How long will it take the book to return to you?

c. What is the acceleration of the book at it's highest point?

For this problem, up is the positive direction and down in negative. So a = -g = about -10m/s/s.

Vo = 10m/s.

Since the book momentarily stops at the highest position we can say Vf = 0m/s.

Then use Vf^2 - Vo^2 = 2ax and solve for x

x = (Vf^2 - Vo^2)/2a = (0 - 10^2)/(2 x -10) = 5 m

b. To find time, realize that for the whole problem delta x = 0m (the book returns to its initial position)

use deltaX = Vot + 1/2at^2 and solve for t

0 = 10t +1/2(-10)t^2

5t^2 = 10t

5t = 10

t = 2 s

c. acceleration = about 10m/s/s the entire time.

8. Standing 30m above the ground, you throw your physics book straight down with a velocity of 5m/s.

a. How long will it take the poor book to reach the ground?

b. What is the velocity of the book as it strikes the ground?

Since everything in this problem is DOWNWARD I would let down be the + direction.

So Delta X = 30m, Vo = 5m/s and a = g = about 10 m/s/s.

You could solve for t using a quadratic equation, but I would solve for Vf first.

Vf^2 = Vo^2 + 2ax. Vo = 0m/s, sooooo

Vf = sqrt(2ax) = sqrt(2*10m/s/s*30m) = 25 m/s (about)

Now solve for t.

t = (Vf - Vo)/a = (25m/s - 5m/s)/10m/s/s = 2s

9. From a position 20m above the ground, you toss a penguin straight up with a velocity of 10m/s.

a. How long till the penguin reaches the ground?

b. What is the velocity of the penguin as it reaches the ground?

c. How high above its initial position will the penguin travel?

For this problem I would let the initial position of the penguin =0m. Since the problem involves motion up and down, I will let up be positive and down be negative.

So Vo = 10m/s

delta x = -20m

a = g = -10 m/s/s

The easiest way to do this problem is to find Vf first.

Vf = +/- sqrt(Vo^2 + 2ax)

Vf = +/-sqrt(10m/s^2 + 2(-10m/s/s)(-20m)

since the penguin is moving down, Vf is negative

Vf = -sqrt(100 + 400) = -sqrt(500) = -22 m/s

Now find t using t =( Vf -Vo)/a = (-22m/s - 10m/s)/-10 = 3.2 s

To find how high the penguin goes use 2ax = Vf^2 - Vo^2 and solve for x. At the highest point Vf = 0m/s

x = (- (10m/s^2)/2(-10m/s/s) = 100/20 = 5m

There will be some questions about motion graphs.

1. A car starting from rest, accelerates at 2m/s/s for 10 seconds.

a. What is the car's final velocity?

b. How far did the car travel?

a. Vf = Vo +at, Vo = 0m/s so Vf = at = 2m/s/s X 10 s = 20 m/s

b. deltaX = Vot + 1/2 a t ^2, again Vo = 0 m/s so delta X = 1/2 a t^2 = 1/2 (2m/s/s)(10s)^2 = 100m

2. A duck walking with a constant velocity of 1 m/s , walks 20m.

a. How long was the duck walking?

b. What was the duck's acceleration?

c. How does a duck know what direction south is? And how to tell his wife from all the other ducks?(click link below all this stuff)

a. V = X/t so t = X/V = 20m/1m/s = 20 s

b. since V is constant, acceleration = 0 m/s/s

3. A car with an initial velocity of 30m/s slows at a uniform rate to a stop in a distance of 100m.

a. What was the car's acceleration?

b. How long did the car take to stop?

a. Vo = 30m/s

Vf = 0m/s

delta X = 100 m

t= ?

so use Vf^2 - Vo^2 = 2ax, solve for a:

a = (Vf^2 - Vo^2)/2x = 0m/s - (30m/s)^2 /( 2 x 100m) = -4.5m/s/s

b. t = (Vf - Vo)/a = (0m/s - 30m/s)/-4.5m/s/s = 6.7 s

4. A puppy dog starting at rest, reaches a velocity of 10 m /s in 5 seconds.

a. What was the puppy dog's acceleration?

b. How far did the puppy dog travel?

c. What is the puppy dog's name?

a. a = (Vf - Vo)/t = (10m/s - 0m/s)/5s = 2m/s/s

b. x = Vot + 1/2 at^2 , Vo = 0m/s so x = 1/2(2m/s/s)x5^2 = 25 m

c. Sugar Bear

5. A BMW traveling with a constant velocity of 20m/s passes by a police car at rest.

At that moment, the police car accelerates at a constant rate of 2m/s/s.

a. How long will it take the police car to catch up to the BMW?

b. How FAR away do the two cars meet?

c. Who was driving the BMW?

a. For the BMW velocity is constant so x = vt so x = 20m/s x t

For the police Vo = 0m/s and a = 2m/s/s so x = 1/2at^2 so x = 1/2(2) x t^2 or x = t^2

x for BMW and x for police are equal sooooo

20t = t^2

20 = t or t = 20s

b. Then use the value for t in either equation for motion: BMW x = vt = 20m/s x 20 s = 400m

c. gonzo

6. You drop your physics book from the top of a 45m tall building.

a. How long does it take the book to reach the ground?

b. What is the velocity of the book as it strikes the ground?

a. Choose an appropriate coordinate system. Down = positive would be good. Initial position of book = 0m is good.

So Vo = 0m/s. a = 10 m/s/s. and X = 45m

Use x=Vot + 1/2 at^2 and solve for t

Since Vo = 0m/s equation is X = 1/2 at^2

solving for t gives us

t = square root (2x/a) = sqrt( 2*45/10) = 3 s

b. Vf = Vo + at: Vf = 0 + 10m/s/s X 3s = 30 m/s

7. You throw your physics book straight up with a velocity of 10 m/s.

a. How high will the book go?

b. How long will it take the book to return to you?

c. What is the acceleration of the book at it's highest point?

For this problem, up is the positive direction and down in negative. So a = -g = about -10m/s/s.

Vo = 10m/s.

Since the book momentarily stops at the highest position we can say Vf = 0m/s.

Then use Vf^2 - Vo^2 = 2ax and solve for x

x = (Vf^2 - Vo^2)/2a = (0 - 10^2)/(2 x -10) = 5 m

b. To find time, realize that for the whole problem delta x = 0m (the book returns to its initial position)

use deltaX = Vot + 1/2at^2 and solve for t

0 = 10t +1/2(-10)t^2

5t^2 = 10t

5t = 10

t = 2 s

c. acceleration = about 10m/s/s the entire time.

8. Standing 30m above the ground, you throw your physics book straight down with a velocity of 5m/s.

a. How long will it take the poor book to reach the ground?

b. What is the velocity of the book as it strikes the ground?

Since everything in this problem is DOWNWARD I would let down be the + direction.

So Delta X = 30m, Vo = 5m/s and a = g = about 10 m/s/s.

You could solve for t using a quadratic equation, but I would solve for Vf first.

Vf^2 = Vo^2 + 2ax. Vo = 0m/s, sooooo

Vf = sqrt(2ax) = sqrt(2*10m/s/s*30m) = 25 m/s (about)

Now solve for t.

t = (Vf - Vo)/a = (25m/s - 5m/s)/10m/s/s = 2s

9. From a position 20m above the ground, you toss a penguin straight up with a velocity of 10m/s.

a. How long till the penguin reaches the ground?

b. What is the velocity of the penguin as it reaches the ground?

c. How high above its initial position will the penguin travel?

For this problem I would let the initial position of the penguin =0m. Since the problem involves motion up and down, I will let up be positive and down be negative.

So Vo = 10m/s

delta x = -20m

a = g = -10 m/s/s

The easiest way to do this problem is to find Vf first.

Vf = +/- sqrt(Vo^2 + 2ax)

Vf = +/-sqrt(10m/s^2 + 2(-10m/s/s)(-20m)

since the penguin is moving down, Vf is negative

Vf = -sqrt(100 + 400) = -sqrt(500) = -22 m/s

Now find t using t =( Vf -Vo)/a = (-22m/s - 10m/s)/-10 = 3.2 s

To find how high the penguin goes use 2ax = Vf^2 - Vo^2 and solve for x. At the highest point Vf = 0m/s

x = (- (10m/s^2)/2(-10m/s/s) = 100/20 = 5m

There will be some questions about motion graphs.

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 1

Start reading chapter 3 sections 1-4

MONDAY: define vector and methods of vector addition and subtraction

TUESDAY: work problems in class. HOMEWORK PAGE 68 1-6

WEDNESDAY: rectangular and polar representation of vectors. airplanes and boats. HW PAGE 71 44-47

FRIDAY: practice test. Show vector components using ALGADOO

READ THE CHAPTER SUMMARY BELOW

WEEK OF OCTOBER 1

Start reading chapter 3 sections 1-4

MONDAY: define vector and methods of vector addition and subtraction

TUESDAY: work problems in class. HOMEWORK PAGE 68 1-6

WEDNESDAY: rectangular and polar representation of vectors. airplanes and boats. HW PAGE 71 44-47

FRIDAY: practice test. Show vector components using ALGADOO

READ THE CHAPTER SUMMARY BELOW

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phys1oct1.pdf |

**WARNING! This video depicts men behaving stupidly.**

**WEEK OF OCTOBER 8 - 12**

MONDAY: Practice adding vectors. Again.

TUESDAY : Using vectors to find EQUILIBRIUM

WEDNESDAY: FORCE TABLE LAB HW Page 69 9-14

THURSDAY: FORCE TABLE LAB

FRIDAY: FORCE TABLE LAB

MONDAY: Practice adding vectors. Again.

TUESDAY : Using vectors to find EQUILIBRIUM

WEDNESDAY: FORCE TABLE LAB HW Page 69 9-14

THURSDAY: FORCE TABLE LAB

FRIDAY: FORCE TABLE LAB

Try this VIRTUAL FORCE TABLE LAB

**WEEK OF OCTOBER 15-19**

MONDAY: More practice adding vectors!

TUESDAY: PRACTICE TEST on adding vectors.

WEDNESDAY: Review test, begin projectile motion.

MONDAY: More practice adding vectors!

TUESDAY: PRACTICE TEST on adding vectors.

WEDNESDAY: Review test, begin projectile motion.

**WEEK OF OCTOBER 22-26**

MONDAY: Equations for Projectile Motion, work problems. Insane video by Valdo.

TUESDAY: Work problems.

WEDNESDAY: LAB ON PROJECTILES!

FRIDAY: Work Problems.

MONDAY: Equations for Projectile Motion, work problems. Insane video by Valdo.

TUESDAY: Work problems.

WEDNESDAY: LAB ON PROJECTILES!

FRIDAY: Work Problems.

**WEEK OF OCTOBER 29 TO NOVEMBER 2**

MONDAY: Lab on projectile motion. Really. I promise!

MONDAY: Lab on projectile motion. Really. I promise!

**TUESDAY: Launching a projectile from an elevated position, like the top of a building.**

WEDNESDAY: Practice test. Lab Due. Talk about lab.

FRIDAY: Review practice test.

WEDNESDAY: Practice test. Lab Due. Talk about lab.

FRIDAY: Review practice test.

**WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5 TO NOVEMBER 9**

MONDAY: PERIODIC 2 TERM 1

TUESDAY: Begin Newton's Laws.

WEDNESDAY: Work problems with F = ma.

FRIDAY: More problems with F = ma.

WATCH THESE VIDEOS!!!!!

MONDAY: PERIODIC 2 TERM 1

TUESDAY: Begin Newton's Laws.

WEDNESDAY: Work problems with F = ma.

FRIDAY: More problems with F = ma.

WATCH THESE VIDEOS!!!!!

**NOVEMBER 26-30**

MONDAY: Newton's Laws. Really. There are 3 of them. HW: Watch the videos above!

TUESDAY: The basics. Force, mass and acceleration.

WEDNESDAY: Free Body Diagrams.

MONDAY: Newton's Laws. Really. There are 3 of them. HW: Watch the videos above!

TUESDAY: The basics. Force, mass and acceleration.

WEDNESDAY: Free Body Diagrams.

**Free Body Diagrams.Free Body Diagrams.Free Body Diagrams.Free Body Diagrams.**

FRIDAY: Work problems. Lots of problems.

FRIDAY: Work problems. Lots of problems.

**WEEK OF DEC 3 TO DEC 7**

MONDAY: Discuss, explain and work problems involving FRICTION.

TUESDAY: LAB Using logger pro and force sensors, determine a COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION.

WEDNESDAY: Review lab. Discuss, explain and work problems involving INCLINED PLANES.

FRIDAY: LAB DUE. Work problems involving inclined planes and TENSION.

MONDAY: Discuss, explain and work problems involving FRICTION.

TUESDAY: LAB Using logger pro and force sensors, determine a COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION.

WEDNESDAY: Review lab. Discuss, explain and work problems involving INCLINED PLANES.

FRIDAY: LAB DUE. Work problems involving inclined planes and TENSION.

**WEEK OF DEC 10 TO DEC 14**

MONDAY: Another way of determining a coefficient of friction.

TUESDAY: Friction lab due. Blocks and strings and pulleys.

WEDNESDAY:

MONDAY: Another way of determining a coefficient of friction.

TUESDAY: Friction lab due. Blocks and strings and pulleys.

WEDNESDAY:

**LAB Investigating Newton's Laws using blocks and strings and pulleys using motion detectors and logger pro.**

FRIDAY: Review lab.

FRIDAY: Review lab.

**Click on the book above to take a practice test.**

We are currently in CHAPTER 4.

We are currently in CHAPTER 4.

**PROBLEM:**

Santa parks his/her sleigh on a snow covered roof top. The roof is angled at 10 degrees from the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the sleigh and snow is 0.1. (point 1) and a coefficient of kinetic friction of essentially zero. The mass of the sleigh is 2000 kg. Santa has a lot of toys. You can use 10m/s/s for g.

a) Will the sleigh slide down the roof or stay put?

b) If it does slide, what acceleration will it have?

Assume the sleigh starts to slide from rest with no friction. The distance from the initial position of the sleigh and the edge of the roof is 15 m. The edge of the roof is also 5 m above the ground.

c) What is the velocity of the sleigh when it reaches the edge of the roof?

d) How far from the house will the sleigh land?

Don't worry, the sleigh lands in snow so no toys are broken.

Then the ICE SHARKS show up.

Santa parks his/her sleigh on a snow covered roof top. The roof is angled at 10 degrees from the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the sleigh and snow is 0.1. (point 1) and a coefficient of kinetic friction of essentially zero. The mass of the sleigh is 2000 kg. Santa has a lot of toys. You can use 10m/s/s for g.

a) Will the sleigh slide down the roof or stay put?

b) If it does slide, what acceleration will it have?

Assume the sleigh starts to slide from rest with no friction. The distance from the initial position of the sleigh and the edge of the roof is 15 m. The edge of the roof is also 5 m above the ground.

c) What is the velocity of the sleigh when it reaches the edge of the roof?

d) How far from the house will the sleigh land?

Don't worry, the sleigh lands in snow so no toys are broken.

Then the ICE SHARKS show up.

**It's OK. Santa stayed on the roof.**

**WEEK OF JAN 7 to JAN 11**

MONDAY: I will be out of class. Work problems from CH4 on friction. You have a copy of that page. Turn in completed problems.

TUESDAY: We will review the friction problems.

WEDNESDAY: A lab?

FRIDAY: Practice test on friction, inclined planes, lions and tigers and bears. Oh my!

MONDAY: I will be out of class. Work problems from CH4 on friction. You have a copy of that page. Turn in completed problems.

TUESDAY: We will review the friction problems.

WEDNESDAY: A lab?

FRIDAY: Practice test on friction, inclined planes, lions and tigers and bears. Oh my!

PRACTICE PERIODIC TEST

use 10m/s/s for g

1. A 1 Kg mass is suspended by a single string and is motionless. What is the tension in the string?

a. 0 N b. 1 N c. 10 N d. 100 N e. lavender

2. A 2 kg mass is suspended by a single string tied to the roof of an elevator. The elevator is moving up with a constant velocity.

What is the tension in the string?

a. less than 20 N

b. 20 N

c. greater than 20 N

d. impossible to tell without knowing the velocity of the elevator.

3. Now the elevator in problem 2 is accelerating up ward with a constant acceleration.

What is the tension in the string?

a. less than 20 N

b. 20 N

c. greater than 20 N

d. orange

4. Now the elevator in problem 2 is accelerating up ward with a constant acceleration of 1m/s/s.

What is the tension in the string?

a. 2 N b. 10 N c. 20 N d. 22 N e. blue

5. Now, the string in problem 4 breaks. What is the acceleration of the mass just after the string breaks?

a. 0 m/s/s. b. 2 m/s/s down c. 10 m/s/s down d. 22 m/s/s down

6. A 10 kg mass is on a frictionless level table. A string is attached to it and goes over a light pulley and is attached to an identical mass hanging from the side of the table.

What is the acceleration of the masses?

a. 0 m/s/s b. 5 m/s/s c. 10 m/s/s d. 100 m/s/s

7. In problem 6, what is the tension in the string?

a. 0 N b. 10 N c. 50 N d. 100 N

8. Two blocks are next to each other on a frictionless level surface. m1 is 1 kg and m2 is 2 kg. A force of 6 N acts horizontally on m1.

What is the acceleration of the blocks?

a. 0 m/s/s b. 2 m/s/s c. 3 m/s/s d. 6 m/s/s

a. 0 m/s/s b. 5 m/s/s c. 10 m/s/s d. 100 m/s/s

7. In problem 6, what is the tension in the string?

a. 0 N b. 10 N c. 50 N d. 100 N

8. Two blocks are next to each other on a frictionless level surface. m1 is 1 kg and m2 is 2 kg. A force of 6 N acts horizontally on m1.

What is the acceleration of the blocks?

a. 0 m/s/s b. 2 m/s/s c. 3 m/s/s d. 6 m/s/s

9. In problem 8, what force does m1 exert on m2?

a. 2 N b. 3 N c. 4 N d. 6 N

10. In problem 8, what magnitude force does m2 exert on m1? (magnitude just means absolute value)

a. 2 N b. 3 N c. 4 N d. 6 N e. yellow

11. A 15 kg basset hound is is resting on his bed. You need to move the bed to vacuum the floor, but the dog is too lazy to move The mass of the bed is negligible. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the bed and the floor is .5.

What horizontal force applied to the bed will cause the bed and dog to slide with constant velocity?

a. 15 N b. 50 N c. 75 N d. 150 N

a. 2 N b. 3 N c. 4 N d. 6 N

10. In problem 8, what magnitude force does m2 exert on m1? (magnitude just means absolute value)

a. 2 N b. 3 N c. 4 N d. 6 N e. yellow

11. A 15 kg basset hound is is resting on his bed. You need to move the bed to vacuum the floor, but the dog is too lazy to move The mass of the bed is negligible. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the bed and the floor is .5.

What horizontal force applied to the bed will cause the bed and dog to slide with constant velocity?

a. 15 N b. 50 N c. 75 N d. 150 N

12. A book on a level table has an initial velocity of 2 m/s. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the book and table is .2 then how far will the book slide before it comes to rest?

a. 1m b. 2m c. 4m d. impossible to tell without knowing the mass of the book

13. A 1 kg mass and a 4 kg mass are connected to each other by a string running over a light pulley.

If the masses are released from rest, what will be the acceleration of the 1 kg mass?

a. 1 m/s/s b. 4m/s/s. c. 5 m/s/s d. 6m/s/s

a. 1m b. 2m c. 4m d. impossible to tell without knowing the mass of the book

13. A 1 kg mass and a 4 kg mass are connected to each other by a string running over a light pulley.

If the masses are released from rest, what will be the acceleration of the 1 kg mass?

a. 1 m/s/s b. 4m/s/s. c. 5 m/s/s d. 6m/s/s

14. In problem 13, what is the tension in the string after they are released?

a. 16 N b. 24 N c. 30 N d. 50 N

a. 16 N b. 24 N c. 30 N d. 50 N

15. A block with mass m is at rest on an inclined plane. The normal force acting on the block is...

a. less than mg b. equal to mg c. greater than mg d. could be greater than or less than mg, depending on the angle of the incline

16. A block is released from rest on a frictionless incline. What is the acceleration of the block? The angle of the incline is greater than 0 and less than 90

a. g b. gtan(theta) c. gsin(theta) d. gcos(theta)

17. A block is released from rest on an inclined plane and slides with constant velocity down the incline. Which of following statements is true?

a. the incline must be frictionless

b. the frictional force is equal to mgsin(theta)

c. the frictional force is equal to mgcos(theta)

d. the frictional force is equal to mgtan(theta)

18. A block is released from rest from the top of a 10m long frictionless incline having an angle of 30 degrees. What is the velocity of the block when it reaches the bottom of the incline?

a. 5 m/s b. 8.7 m/s c. 10 m/s d. 20 m/s

19. Now the block from problem 18 makes a smooth transition to the floor and slides 10 meters across the floor before coming to rest. What is the coefficient of friction between the block and floor?

a. .5 b. .87 c. 1 d. impossible to tell without knowing the mass of the block

20. A boy is sitting in the contraption shown below. The boy has mass m1 and the chair has mass m2. If they are not moving, what is the tension in the section of rope he is holding? You can ignore the mass of the scale.

a. m1g b. (m1+m2)g c. 2(m1+m2)g d. 1/2(m1+m2)g

Try this racing simulation. Not as much fun as SUPER MARIO CART,

but it may help you understand centripetal forces.

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but it may help you understand centripetal forces.

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WEEK OF FEB 11-FEB 15

MONDAY: Review for Periodic 2.

TUESDAY: Review for Periodic 2.

WEDNESDAY: Take Periodic 2.

FRIDAY: Go over Periodic 2.

WEEK OF FEB 11-FEB 15

MONDAY: Review for Periodic 2.

TUESDAY: Review for Periodic 2.

WEDNESDAY: Take Periodic 2.

FRIDAY: Go over Periodic 2.

**WEEK OF FEB 19 - 22**

TUESDAY: BEGIN CH 6. Work: Motion, Force and ENERGY!

WEDNESDAY: The Work Energy Theorem. W = Delta K. What is work? What is kinetic energy?

FRIDAY: Problems. The ONLY way to learn this is to ...DO PROBLEMS!!!!!

CLICK HERE!!!!!

TUESDAY: BEGIN CH 6. Work: Motion, Force and ENERGY!

WEDNESDAY: The Work Energy Theorem. W = Delta K. What is work? What is kinetic energy?

FRIDAY: Problems. The ONLY way to learn this is to ...DO PROBLEMS!!!!!

CLICK HERE!!!!!

**TERM 2 REVISION GUIDE**

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**WEEK OF MARCH 11 TO MARCH 15**

MONDAY: REVIEW FINAL. START potential energy and conservation of energy. START WORKING PROBLEMS 12 TO 22. DUE FRIDAY. CLICK HERE!

TUESDAY: Work a bunch of problems involving conservation of energy.

WEDNESDAY: Work MORE problems involving conservation of energy.

FRIDAY: Lab on conservation of energy.

MONDAY: REVIEW FINAL. START potential energy and conservation of energy. START WORKING PROBLEMS 12 TO 22. DUE FRIDAY. CLICK HERE!

TUESDAY: Work a bunch of problems involving conservation of energy.

WEDNESDAY: Work MORE problems involving conservation of energy.

FRIDAY: Lab on conservation of energy.

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**upper right side**of video to go to the SHOWME sight.**WEEK OF MARCH 18 - MARCH 22**

MONDAY: Discuss area under f vs. X graphs and integrals. Review practice test.

TUESDAY: Introduce, discuss Hooke's Law and springs. Work problems with Hooke's Law.

WEDNESDAY: Lab: Determine force constant of a spring.

FRIDAY: Discuss lab results. Work more problems involving conservation of energy and springs.

MONDAY: Discuss area under f vs. X graphs and integrals. Review practice test.

TUESDAY: Introduce, discuss Hooke's Law and springs. Work problems with Hooke's Law.

WEDNESDAY: Lab: Determine force constant of a spring.

FRIDAY: Discuss lab results. Work more problems involving conservation of energy and springs.

**That is a lot of Joules per second.**

**WEEK OF MARCH 25 TO MARCH 28**

MONDAY: Discuss any issues with PHYSICS LE, begin MOMENTUM.

TUESDAY: Discuss, explain and define IMPUSE. Work related problems.

WEDNESDAY: Discuss explain and define CONSERVATION OF LINEAR MOMENTUM. Work problems.

MONDAY: Discuss any issues with PHYSICS LE, begin MOMENTUM.

TUESDAY: Discuss, explain and define IMPUSE. Work related problems.

WEDNESDAY: Discuss explain and define CONSERVATION OF LINEAR MOMENTUM. Work problems.

**WEEK OF APRIL 8 TO APRIL 12**

MONDAY: Watch tutorial video on momentum. Work on problem set from PHYSICS LE.

TUESDAY: Review momentum problems.

WEDNESDAY: LAB on CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM.

FRIDAY: Finish lab and discuss results.

MONDAY: Watch tutorial video on momentum. Work on problem set from PHYSICS LE.

TUESDAY: Review momentum problems.

WEDNESDAY: LAB on CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM.

FRIDAY: Finish lab and discuss results.

**I am very pleased to see that a few more students have logged in and are attempting problems.**

I know some of you may feel like this is a waste of time. I promise you it is not.

I also know, some of you are frustrated with the whole sig fig thing.

We have had this discussion. it is very simple. Make sure you answer has the SAME number of sig fig as the values in the problem.

Pretty much all of the problems have 3 sig fig.

So if you type in 31.23245356 as an answer....uhhh. Yeah. You will not receive full credit for the problem.

If you are not clear about the rules of sig fig I suggest you visit the the PHYSICS LE STUDENT GUIDE. Click here.

I know some of you may feel like this is a waste of time. I promise you it is not.

I also know, some of you are frustrated with the whole sig fig thing.

We have had this discussion. it is very simple. Make sure you answer has the SAME number of sig fig as the values in the problem.

Pretty much all of the problems have 3 sig fig.

So if you type in 31.23245356 as an answer....uhhh. Yeah. You will not receive full credit for the problem.

If you are not clear about the rules of sig fig I suggest you visit the the PHYSICS LE STUDENT GUIDE. Click here.

**A certain someone has completed Momentum HW 1 and scored 100. That individual is now the designated Penguin/Prefect/Shadow Teacher for this class. If they want. Nice job!**

**MONDAY MORNING**

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**Now work some problems!**

**Watch the video below for help with problems 10 and 11.**

Watching the video is optional, of course. Doing the problems is not.

Watching the video is optional, of course. Doing the problems is not.

**Naturally, some of the requirements for submitting a correct answer remind me of a movie.**

Specifically, your answers should have 3 sig fig. The video below illustrates the importance of the number 3.

Specifically, your answers should have 3 sig fig. The video below illustrates the importance of the number 3.

**If you are paying attention you might notice that I made a rounding error. But my answer was accepted as correct.**

So there is some flexibility in submitting numeric answers.

So there is some flexibility in submitting numeric answers.

**I have extended the due dates on all the online hw assignments.**

Your periodic will be about 20 free response questions very similar to the hw problems.

No penalties for minor sig fig errors.

Your periodic will be about 20 free response questions very similar to the hw problems.

No penalties for minor sig fig errors.

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