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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

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

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…

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…

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

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…

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

How is a scalar calculated from the pro…

How is a vector calculated from the pro…

Multiplication by a NEGATIVE scalar wil…

Provide a definition of the magnitude o…

Dot product (A • B)

Cross product (A x B)

A resultant vector that is ANTIparallel to the original vector…

|v| = lim (dx/dt)... t->0... Means magnitude of velocity at a point…

How is a scalar calculated from the pro…

Dot product (A • B)

How is a vector calculated from the pro…

Cross product (A x B)

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

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…

How do you approximate standard deviati…

Normal distribution of data, 68% of dat…

y = ax2 + bx + c is an equation for...

y = x^3 is an equation for a

Determine the deviations or differences between data points. S…

1 SD. 95%. 99.7% and 3 SD

A parabola

A cubic curve

How do you approximate standard deviati…

Determine the deviations or differences between data points. S…

Normal distribution of data, 68% of dat…

1 SD. 95%. 99.7% and 3 SD

When velocity is unknown, which linear…

When x-x knott is unknown, which linear…

When time is unknown, which linear moti…

On a velocity vs time graph the slope i…

x-x₀=v₀t +1/2 at^2

v-v₀=at

v^2=v₀^2+2a(x-x₀)

acceleration, distance the object as traveled in that time int…

When velocity is unknown, which linear…

x-x₀=v₀t +1/2 at^2

When x-x knott is unknown, which linear…

v-v₀=at