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AP Physics
observation
testing
model
theory
The design and carrying out of experiments.
Something science requires of its ideas or theories to see if…
Is a kind of analogy or mental image of the phenomena in term…
Broader, more detailed, and can give quantitatively testable…
observation
The design and carrying out of experiments.
testing
Something science requires of its ideas or theories to see if…
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AP Physics
a
A
d
E
Acceleration
Amplitude
Distance
Energy
a
Acceleration
A
Amplitude
AP Physics Chapter 4 Vocabulary
newton (what is it equal to)
contact forces
field forces
types of field forces
kg * m/s^2
acts on an object only by touching it
no physical contact
gravitational, electromagnetic, strong nuclear force, weak nu…
newton (what is it equal to)
kg * m/s^2
contact forces
acts on an object only by touching it
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AP Physics 1: Waves and Sound
amplitude
propagate
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
the maximum displacement on either side of the equilibrium (m…
transmit or be transmitted in a particular direction or throu…
wave that has its propagation and oscillation parallel to one…
wave that has its propagation and oscillation perpendicular t…
amplitude
the maximum displacement on either side of the equilibrium (m…
propagate
transmit or be transmitted in a particular direction or throu…
AP Physics
2pi(m/k^1/2)
(1/2pi)(k/m^1/2)
2pi(L/g^1/2)
F=-kx
Period of a mass oscillating on a spring
Frequency of a mass oscillating on a spring
Period of a pendulum
Linear restoring force
2pi(m/k^1/2)
Period of a mass oscillating on a spring
(1/2pi)(k/m^1/2)
Frequency of a mass oscillating on a spring
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AP Physics 1
Average Speed is
An object Accelerates if
Subtracting a vector is the same as
The direction of the average accelerat…
Total Distance / Total Time (Disp,Vel, Acc Q1)
it changes velocity and/or direction (Disp,Vel, Acc Q2)
adding its opposite (Vectors in 2 Dimensions Q4)
the direction of the change(difference vf - vi) of the veloci…
Average Speed is
Total Distance / Total Time (Disp,Vel, Acc Q1)
An object Accelerates if
it changes velocity and/or direction (Disp,Vel, Acc Q2)
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Ap Physics
Suppose that an object travels from on…
When is the average velocity of an obj…
If the velocity of an object is zero a…
If the velocity of an object is zero,…
The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance…
When Velocity is constant
False, gravity exists at all times
False, gravity exists
Suppose that an object travels from on…
The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance…
When is the average velocity of an obj…
When Velocity is constant
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Ap Physics - Oscillations MC
A mass on a spring undergoes SHM. When…
The graph below is a plot of displacem…
A mass m hanging on a spring has a nat…
Which of the following features of a g…
B) is maximum.
B) C
B) 0.5f
C) the restoring force
A mass on a spring undergoes SHM. When…
B) is maximum.
The graph below is a plot of displacem…
B) C
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AP Physics Symbols
mass
acceleration
momentum
angular acceleration
m
a
p
α
mass
m
acceleration
a
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AP Physics Dynamics Test
What is another name for Newton's Firs…
What is Newton's first law?
What is Newton's second law?
What is the formula for Newton's secon…
Law of Inertia
Objects at rest stay at rest and objects in motion remain in…
an object's acceleration is the net force it experiences divi…
Fnet= ma
What is another name for Newton's Firs…
Law of Inertia
What is Newton's first law?
Objects at rest stay at rest and objects in motion remain in…
AP Physics Midterm
What is an object's acceleration durin…
What is free fall?
What is a projectile?
What is a projectile's acceleration?
10 m/s
No forces except gravity are affecting an object
An object in free fall but does not necessarily mean that the…
-10 m/s
What is an object's acceleration durin…
10 m/s
What is free fall?
No forces except gravity are affecting an object
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AP Physics
F
Fg
N when force acts at an angle
N
m•a
m•g
mg-F(sin)θ
Fg
F
m•a
Fg
m•g
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AP Physics - Particle Physics
What is the force carrying particle fo…
What property does gravity affect?
What particles are affected by gravity?
What is the symbol for a graviton?
graviton
mass/energy
everything
G
What is the force carrying particle fo…
graviton
What property does gravity affect?
mass/energy
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AP physics
Inertia
Newton first law (law of inertia)
Second law
T or F: a ball is moving upwards and r…
An objects ability to resist a change in motion
An object at rest will remain at rest and an object in motion…
The acceleration of an object is proportional to the net forc…
F
Inertia
An objects ability to resist a change in motion
Newton first law (law of inertia)
An object at rest will remain at rest and an object in motion…
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Ap Physics
Whats the slope of a linear graph
What the slope of a root graph
Whats the slope of a Quadratic
Whats the slope of an inverse
y=3.14
y=k(square root) x
y=kx(squared)
y=k/x(squared)
Whats the slope of a linear graph
y=3.14
What the slope of a root graph
y=k(square root) x
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kinematic equations AP physics
position vs time graph
velocity vs time graph
acceleration vs time graph
in a graph always look at...
pros:... - slope = velocity... - instantaneous position... - initial p…
*most useful*... pros:... - slope = acceleration... - instantaneous v…
*relatively useless*... pros:... - slope = Jerk... - area = ∆v... cons:…
- slope... - y-intercept... - area = ∆x
position vs time graph
pros:... - slope = velocity... - instantaneous position... - initial p…
velocity vs time graph
*most useful*... pros:... - slope = acceleration... - instantaneous v…
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AP Physics 1/2 Rev 5
Average velocity (a=0)
Tangential velocity in constant circul…
Velocity of a satellite in circular or…
Arc length in constant circular motion
v=Δd/Δt
v=(2πr)/T
v=√((Gm)/(r))
s=rθ (θ in rad)
Average velocity (a=0)
v=Δd/Δt
Tangential velocity in constant circul…
v=(2πr)/T
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AP Physics 1 Formulas
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
Second kinematic equation
Third kinematic equation
Force of Friction
First kinematic equation
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Physics C AP Review
Metric Conversion
Density
Average Velocity
Instantaneous Velocity
1,000,000 base = 1 mega(M) base... 1,000 base = 1 kilo(k) base... 1…
d = m/V
Distance/Time
Derivative of Distance at Given Time
Metric Conversion
1,000,000 base = 1 mega(M) base... 1,000 base = 1 kilo(k) base... 1…
Density
d = m/V
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AP Physics Nuclear Physics
strong force
weak force
what is an alpha particle?
antimatter
holds nuclei together, counters electric repulsion between pr…
radioactivity, gravity transmutation, only force a neutrino a…
4/2 He, a helium nucleus emitted during alpha decay. /
matter of opposite charge
strong force
holds nuclei together, counters electric repulsion between pr…
weak force
radioactivity, gravity transmutation, only force a neutrino a…
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AP Physics
What is a particle?
What is position?
What is distance?
What is displacement?
Has position and mass, NO size or volume, located at one poin…
Location of a particle in space... One dimension (x)... Two dimensi…
the total length of the path traveled by an object. Does not…
the change in position of an object... Depends only on initial d…
What is a particle?
Has position and mass, NO size or volume, located at one poin…
What is position?
Location of a particle in space... One dimension (x)... Two dimensi…
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AP Physics B Units
length, distance, height, displacement…
time, period
mass
velocity, speed
meters
seconds
kg
m/s
length, distance, height, displacement…
meters
time, period
seconds
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AP Physics
Consider a deer that runs from point A…
Suppose that an object travels from on…
Consider a car that travels between po…
A ball is thrown straight up, reaches…
True
The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance…
True
Its velocity points upward and its acceleration points downward
Consider a deer that runs from point A…
True
Suppose that an object travels from on…
The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance…
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AP Physics
Force
When must something use force?
When masses are attached to a pulley,…
Car with W acceleration is
Quantity that changes the velocity of an object
Speed up, slow down, or turn
equal, unequal
slowing down E
Force
Quantity that changes the velocity of an object
When must something use force?
Speed up, slow down, or turn
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Physics Vocabulary Review (Pre-AP)
normal force
average speed
applied force
speed
a force that opposes gravity
The total distance an object travels divided by the total tim…
a force applied to an object
distance traveled per unit of time
normal force
a force that opposes gravity
average speed
The total distance an object travels divided by the total tim…
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AP Physics: Static Fluids IASD
3 states of matter/description
What is Density?
***If two objects are made of the same…
Define Fluid
- Solid: definite shape, definite volume... - Liquid: takes shap…
The density of a substance is the relationship between the ma…
Their densities will remain the same because they are made of…
Any material that is unable to withstand a static shear stres…
3 states of matter/description
- Solid: definite shape, definite volume... - Liquid: takes shap…
What is Density?
The density of a substance is the relationship between the ma…
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AP Physics Midterm Review
SI unit of length
SI unit of mass
SI unit of time
Exa-
Meter
Kilogram
Second
x10¹⁸
SI unit of length
Meter
SI unit of mass
Kilogram
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AP Physics 1 equations
vav = Δx / t
a = Vav / t
Vf = Vi + a * t
Δx = Vi t + .5 * a * t^2
Average Velocity Equation
Average Acceleration Equation
Final Velocity Equation (given time and acceleration)
Find Displacement Equation (given time, acceleration, and ini…
vav = Δx / t
Average Velocity Equation
a = Vav / t
Average Acceleration Equation
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AP Physics Projectile Motion
What is a projectile?
How do projectiles travel?
How do projectiles travel horizontally…
How do projectiles travel vertically?…
Anything that is hit, kicked, thrown, etc, into the air witho…
Horizontally and vertically at the same time.
Reason: inertia... acceleration: zero... type of motion: constant v…
Reason: gravity... acceleration: 9.8 m/s2 down... type of motion: U…
What is a projectile?
Anything that is hit, kicked, thrown, etc, into the air witho…
How do projectiles travel?
Horizontally and vertically at the same time.
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AP Physics Ch. 3
scalar
vector
resultant vector
graphically
a physical quantity that has magnitude but no direction ex. s…
a physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction ex.…
represents the sum of two or more vectors; vector addition; u…
Vectors can be added ___________.
scalar
a physical quantity that has magnitude but no direction ex. s…
vector
a physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction ex.…
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ap physics 1 rotation
centripetal acceleration
centripetal force
rotational inertia
moment of inertia of a single point ob…
v² / r
mv²/r
an objects ability to resist a change in rotational motion
I = mr²
centripetal acceleration
v² / r
centripetal force
mv²/r
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AP Physics Terms
laws
observational experiment
testing experiment
point-like object
general rules that bring understanding to the chaotic behavio…
an experiment that collects data that seems important but the…
an experiment that tests a specific hypothesis
simplified representation of a real object
laws
general rules that bring understanding to the chaotic behavio…
observational experiment
an experiment that collects data that seems important but the…
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AP Physics
Distance
How do you find distance? Can it be ne…
Displacement
How do you find displacement? Can it b…
Total length of path traveled
It's the sum of paths traveled and can not be negative
The difference between final and initial position
Displacement equals the change in which equals final minus in…
Distance
Total length of path traveled
How do you find distance? Can it be ne…
It's the sum of paths traveled and can not be negative
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ap physics, projectile motion
Projectiles
Motion of projectiles analyzed in 3 ty…
Galileo
Each component (horizontal and vertica…
Objects that are shot or thrown through the air
Dropped... Thrown straight up... Thrown at angle
1st to analyze the horizontal and vertical components of a pr…
Independently of the other
Projectiles
Objects that are shot or thrown through the air
Motion of projectiles analyzed in 3 ty…
Dropped... Thrown straight up... Thrown at angle
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Unit 1 AP Physics
Linear
Quadratic
Inverse Square
Sine Wave
Linear
Quadratic
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Physics AP
When is the average velocity of an abj…
An object moving in the +x axis experi…
Suppose that an object is moving with…
Can an object's velocity change direct…
Only when the velocity is constant.
increasing its velocity by 2.0 m/s every second.
The acceleration must be equal to zero.
Support your answer with an example.
When is the average velocity of an abj…
Only when the velocity is constant.
An object moving in the +x axis experi…
increasing its velocity by 2.0 m/s every second.
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AP Physics unit 3
Torque
Conservation of Angular momentum
Sign of torques
Net torques
Rotational equivalent of force
Conserved when net force is equal to zero.
Determined by the direction of rotation it would cause if it…
The sum of all individual torques taking their signs into con…
Torque
Rotational equivalent of force
Conservation of Angular momentum
Conserved when net force is equal to zero.
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AP Physics - Particle Physics
What is the force carrying particle fo…
What property does gravity affect?
What particles are affected by gravity?
What is the symbol for a graviton?
graviton
mass/energy
everything
G
What is the force carrying particle fo…
graviton
What property does gravity affect?
mass/energy
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AP Physics: 08: Oscillations
Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
Fs = -kx
Equilibrium
Us = ½kx²
the protypical example of ___ is a block that's oscillating o…
write the equation for Hooke's law... Fs = force created by spr…
___ is the position at which the net force on the oscillating…
write the equation for the elastic potential energy an oscill…
Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
the protypical example of ___ is a block that's oscillating o…
Fs = -kx
write the equation for Hooke's law... Fs = force created by spr…
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AP Physics 1 - Rotational Motion and Angular Momentum
What is angular acceleration?
How do we define angular velocity (ome…
What occurs with angular acceleration…
What happens if omega increases or dec…
Uniform circular motion: motion in a circular path at constan…
We defined angular velocity 𝜔 as the time rate of change of a…
There is an angular acceleration, in which 𝜔 changes. The fas…
What is angular acceleration?
Uniform circular motion: motion in a circular path at constan…
How do we define angular velocity (ome…
We defined angular velocity 𝜔 as the time rate of change of a…
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AP Physics 2 Electrostatics terms
Electrical Potential
Electrical Potential Energy
Potential Difference
Electric Field
Symbol: V, Units: volts,... Electrical potential energy per Coul…
Symbol: U, Units: J or 1 eV = 1.6x10^-19 J,... Energy due to pos…
Symbol: ΔV, Units voltage, ... difference in electrical potentia…
Symbol: E, Units: N/C or V/m... The effect of a charged object o…
Electrical Potential
Symbol: V, Units: volts,... Electrical potential energy per Coul…
Electrical Potential Energy
Symbol: U, Units: J or 1 eV = 1.6x10^-19 J,... Energy due to pos…
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Physics AP Unit 1 Test
∨= at + ∨₀
x=x₀+v₀t+¹/₂at²
v²=v₀²+2a∆x
m/s/s
can be used to find acceleration or velocity
can be used to find distance or acceleration
final velocity squared equals initial velocity squared plus t…
acceleration
∨= at + ∨₀
can be used to find acceleration or velocity
x=x₀+v₀t+¹/₂at²
can be used to find distance or acceleration
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AP Physics: Waves
Mechanical waves
Electromagnetic waves
Matter waves
simplest mechanical wave
All these waves have certain central features:... they are gover…
These waves require no material medium to exist. All... electrom…
Constituting matter such as electrons,... protons, and other fun…
A wave sent along a stretched, taut string
Mechanical waves
All these waves have certain central features:... they are gover…
Electromagnetic waves
These waves require no material medium to exist. All... electrom…
30 terms
AP Physics
G
M
k
h
Giga, I billion 1,000,000,000, 10^9
Mega, 1 million, 1,000,000, 10^6
Kilo, 1 thousand, 1,000, 10^3
Hecto, 1 hundred, 100, 10^2
G
Giga, I billion 1,000,000,000, 10^9
M
Mega, 1 million, 1,000,000, 10^6
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AP Physics C Equations
(M) v = =
(M) x = =
(M) v² =
(M) ∑F = =
v₀+at = r(omega)
x₀+v₀t+½at² = x(max)cos((omega)t+(phi))
v₀²+2a(x-x₀)
Fnet = ma
(M) v = =
v₀+at = r(omega)
(M) x = =
x₀+v₀t+½at² = x(max)cos((omega)t+(phi))
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AP Physics
If a bullet is fired horizontally what…
If an object is fired from a cliff whi…
How would you find time of flight?
How would you find the range of a part…
uy = 0
Sy = - 200
Find t when sy = 0.
Find t when sy = 0 and sub this time in to sx.
If a bullet is fired horizontally what…
uy = 0
If an object is fired from a cliff whi…
Sy = - 200
Ap Physics
What is Newton's second law?
What is Newton's third law?
How do you solve a two body elevator p…
Define equilibrium.
Net force equals mass multiplied by acceleration.
all forces come in pairs, which are equal in magnitude, oppos…
Draw two free body diagrams.Find out if it is in equilibrium.…
Net force is zero. Acceleration is zero. velocity is constant
What is Newton's second law?
Net force equals mass multiplied by acceleration.
What is Newton's third law?
all forces come in pairs, which are equal in magnitude, oppos…
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AP physics
How many sig figs in 0.0078
How many sig figs in 1.32+25.2?
Accuracy represents
Which is not true about an order-of-ma…
2
3
how close a measurement is to the true value.
It will always be accurate to at least two significant figures.
How many sig figs in 0.0078
2
How many sig figs in 1.32+25.2?
3
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AP Physics 1 Chapter 2
0.2 m/s*s
2.0 m/s
-1 m/s*s between 6 and 8 seconds
increases from 1 m/s to 4 m/s
The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of
the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is
the acceleration of the object in figure 4-2 is
between two and three seconds, the speed of the object shown…
0.2 m/s*s
The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of
2.0 m/s
the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is
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Physics Vocabulary Review (Pre-AP)
normal force
average speed
applied force
speed
a force that opposes gravity
The total distance an object travels divided by the total tim…
a force applied to an object
distance traveled per unit of time
normal force
a force that opposes gravity
average speed
The total distance an object travels divided by the total tim…
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