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Linear motion equations can only be use…

What are the three variables associated…

Of the four variables associated with l…

Regarding linear motion, a change in di…

acceleration is constant

displacement, velocity, acceleration and time

time

Δx = v0t + 1/2at^2

Linear motion equations can only be use…

acceleration is constant

What are the three variables associated…

displacement, velocity, acceleration and time

Uniform Circular Motion

Newton's First Law

Newton's Second Law

Newton's Third Law

Defined as an object that is traveling in circular motion with…

the scientific law that states that an object at rest will sta…

the acceleration of an object is directly proportional to the…

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction... - Nor…

Uniform Circular Motion

Defined as an object that is traveling in circular motion with…

Newton's First Law

the scientific law that states that an object at rest will sta…

displacement

velocity

acceleration

free fall

Final position versus initial position, vector quantity

Displacement / time, vector

Change in velocity / time

Acceleration due only to the effects of gravity

displacement

Final position versus initial position, vector quantity

velocity

Displacement / time, vector

Binding Energy

Capacitance

Capacitor

Center of Mass

the energy that holds the protons and neutrons in the nucleus.…

measure of capacitors ability to store charge at a given volta…

An electronic device used in circuits that is composed of two…

the point on some object or body where all of the its mass is…

Binding Energy

the energy that holds the protons and neutrons in the nucleus.…

Capacitance

measure of capacitors ability to store charge at a given volta…

Translational motion

displacement

avg speed

avg velocity

x = xo + vot + 1/2at^2 ... (Vƒ)^2 = (Vo)^2 + 2ax

x = (Vo + Vƒ)/2t

s = d/t

v = Δx/t ... v = √2gh (Bernoulli's Equation) ... v = λf... v = (1/n)c... v…

Translational motion

x = xo + vot + 1/2at^2 ... (Vƒ)^2 = (Vo)^2 + 2ax

displacement

x = (Vo + Vƒ)/2t

vectors

scalars

vector addition

vector subtraction

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, fo…

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimensionl…

tip-to-tail method... components - Pythagorean theorem

change direction of subtracted vector... then vector addition

vectors

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, fo…

scalars

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimensionl…

vectors

scalars

vector addition

vector subtraction

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, fo…

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimensionl…

tip-to-tail method... components - Pythagorean theorem

change direction of subtracted vector... then vector addition

vectors

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, fo…

scalars

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimensionl…

Ferromagnetic

Impulse = force*time (J=Ft=mv-mv0=delta…

Real inverted.

Vrms=Vmax/sqrt(2)

A material whose atoms have net magnetic field and, below a cr…

The formula for impulse (J).

What type of image does a converging system (a concave mirror…

The formula for Vrms (root mean square voltage) for AC current.

Ferromagnetic

A material whose atoms have net magnetic field and, below a cr…

Impulse = force*time (J=Ft=mv-mv0=delta…

The formula for impulse (J).

What is the difference between vector a…

Velocity vs Speed

What does soh cah toa stand for?

What does vector b̂ = 4î + 3ĵ mean?

Vectors- magnitude and direction (displacement)... Scalar- magnit…

Velocity- vector (measures speed AND direction)... Speed- scalar

Sin = opposite/hypotenuse ... Cos = adjacent/hypotenuse... Tan = opp…

Vector b can be broken down into a horizontal vector of length…

What is the difference between vector a…

Vectors- magnitude and direction (displacement)... Scalar- magnit…

Velocity vs Speed

Velocity- vector (measures speed AND direction)... Speed- scalar

Open-Open Harmonic Wavelength

Open-Closed Harmonic Wavelength

Doppler Effect

Doppler: Moving TOWARD

Wavelength = 4L/n ... (Where n = odd integers ONLY)

f' = perceived frequency... f = emitted frequency ... vnot (Vd) = de…

(v+Vd)/(v-Vs)

Open-Open Harmonic Wavelength

Open-Closed Harmonic Wavelength

Wavelength = 4L/n ... (Where n = odd integers ONLY)

Law of reflection

For plane mirrors, describe the image

How about image distance for plane mirr…

Real image

Theta 1 = theta 2

Image is behind the mirror and thus is virtual

The image appears to be at the same distance behind the mirror…

Light converges at the position of the image

Law of reflection

Theta 1 = theta 2

For plane mirrors, describe the image

Image is behind the mirror and thus is virtual

Newtons second law

Magnitude of gravity between two objects

What is static friction and what is the…

What is kinetic friction and what is th…

F= ma

Fg= G m1m2/r^2... where G is the universal gravitational constant

-Exists between a stationary object and the surface it rests up

-Exists between a sliding object and the surface over which th…

Newtons second law

F= ma

Magnitude of gravity between two objects

Fg= G m1m2/r^2... where G is the universal gravitational constant

Viscosity

Longitudinal Waves

Work Energy Theorem

Archimedes' Principle

A measure of a fluid's resistance to flow.... The viscosity of a…

Waves that displace the medium in the same direction of wave p…

W = delt KE

The magnitude of the buoyant force is equal to the weight of t…

Viscosity

A measure of a fluid's resistance to flow.... The viscosity of a…

Longitudinal Waves

Waves that displace the medium in the same direction of wave p…

Vector

Scalar

Vector multiplication by scalars

Dot product

a number that has magnitude and direction

a number with just magnitude

B = nA... B - new vector... n - scalar value... A - old vector

interactions between similar dimensions (i.e. just magnitude)

Vector

a number that has magnitude and direction

Scalar

a number with just magnitude

vectors

scalars

vector addition

vector subtraction

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, fo…

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimensionl…

tip-to-tail method... components - Pythagorean theorem

change direction of subtracted vector... then vector addition

vectors

magnitude + direction... displacement, velocity, acceleration, fo…

scalars

magnitude, no direction... speed, coefficients, can be dimensionl…

Current

Resistance

Ohm's Law

Resistors in Series vs Resistors in Par…

I = Q/t... Units Amps = C/s... Q=charge... In the direction of "flow o…

R= pL/A ... Units Ohms... p--resistivity... L--length... A--area

V= IR

In series-- R = R1+ R2+ R3+...... In parallel-- 1/R = (1/R1) + (…

Current

I = Q/t... Units Amps = C/s... Q=charge... In the direction of "flow o…

Resistance

R= pL/A ... Units Ohms... p--resistivity... L--length... A--area

scalar

vector

average speed

average velocity

physical quantity that has magnitude but no direction

Physical quantity with both magnitude and direction; examples…

distance/time

displacement/time

scalar

physical quantity that has magnitude but no direction

vector

Physical quantity with both magnitude and direction; examples…