Physics First semester Final Review

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Review for first semester


 
  
Created Jan 6, 2010
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cmcgovern04

 

 
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Area of physics that studies motion and its causes.
 
Mechanics
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According to the scientific method, how should conclusions be stated?
 
in a form that can be evaluated by others
3
SI  unit to measure mass
 
gram
4
Poor precision in scientific measurement may arise from?
 
humman error
5
A baker making a loaf of bread deals with which area of physics
 
thermodynamics
6
According to the scientific method, why do physicist make observations and collect data?
 
to ask a question
7
Delta means
 
difference or change
8
SI unit for time
 
second
9
mm represents
 
millimeter
10
area of physics that studies heat and temperature
 
thermodynamics
11
listening to your favorite radio station involves which area of physics
 
vibrations and wave phenomena
12
A hiker uses a compass to navigate through the woods. Identify the area of physics that this...
 
electromagnetism
13

 

by experiments
14
The most appropriate SI unit for measuring the length of an automobile is the
 
meter
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precise but not accurate
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difference or change
17
The Greek letter sigma, S, indicates a(n
 
sum
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Dt
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0.0 m/s
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1.1 km
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rate of change of velocity
22

 

object slows down
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17 m/s
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5.25 m/s
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–9.81 m/s2
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Acceleration due to gravity is also called
 
free fall acceleration
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faster and faster
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Which would hit the ground first if dropped from the same height in a vacuum, a feather or...
 
they would hit the ground at the same time
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they accelerate at the same rate
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scalar
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vector
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velocity
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projectile motion

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