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acceleration

centripetal acceleration

centripetal force

coefficient of friction

change in velocity over time

result of uniform motion in a circular path

force needed to keep an object moving in a circular path

ratio of frictional force to normal force

acceleration

change in velocity over time

centripetal acceleration

result of uniform motion in a circular path

Reflection

Dispersion

Vector

Interference

the bouncing back of a ray of light, sound, or heat when the r…

The process in which white light separates into colors

Quantity that has magnitude and direction

A wave interaction that occurs when two or more waves overlap;…

Reflection

the bouncing back of a ray of light, sound, or heat when the r…

Dispersion

The process in which white light separates into colors

Scalar

Vector

1 meter

1 Newton

Distance... Speed... Mass... Temperature... Energy... Power... Resistance... Charge

Displacement... Velocity... Acceleration ... Momentum ... Force... Weight... Mag…

3 1/3 feet

Small apple

Scalar

Distance... Speed... Mass... Temperature... Energy... Power... Resistance... Charge

Vector

Displacement... Velocity... Acceleration ... Momentum ... Force... Weight... Mag…

Reflection

Dispersion

Vector

Interference

the bouncing back of a ray of light, sound, or heat when the r…

The process in which white light separates into colors

Quantity that has magnitude and direction

A wave interaction that occurs when two or more waves overlap;…

Reflection

the bouncing back of a ray of light, sound, or heat when the r…

Dispersion

The process in which white light separates into colors

Vector

Frequency

Inertia

acceleration

Quantity that has magnitude and direction

The number of occurrences within a given time period

The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or uniform…

Rate at which the velocity of an object changes

Vector

Quantity that has magnitude and direction

Frequency

The number of occurrences within a given time period

Weight (force of gravity)

inertia

Constant velocity and zero velocity

Mass

__________________ decreases as you move away from the earth b…

Mass and ___________ are the same thing.

______________________________________ means the net force is…

______ is not weight. __________ times the acceleration of gra…

Weight (force of gravity)

__________________ decreases as you move away from the earth b…

inertia

Mass and ___________ are the same thing.

absolute error

absolute index of refraction

absorption spectrum

acceleration

the difference between an experimental value and the accepted…

a property of a material medium equal to the ratio of the spee…

a series of dark lines resulting from the selective absorption…

the time rate of change of velocity: a vector quantity

absolute error

the difference between an experimental value and the accepted…

absolute index of refraction

a property of a material medium equal to the ratio of the spee…

Time

Distance

Displacement

Speed

t... seconds(t)... scalar: An interval of time

d... meters(m)... scalar: how much ground an object has covered

d(bold)... meters(m)... Vector: the shortestdistance between the obj…

s... distance/time(d/t)... Scalar: the rate in which an object is mo…

Time

t... seconds(t)... scalar: An interval of time

Distance

d... meters(m)... scalar: how much ground an object has covered

Fundamental Physics Units: MASK

Add vectors using

Head to Tail Method

Vectors

Meters, amps, seconds, & kilograms

Head to tail method/ parallelogram

Resultant from arrow of A to end of B

quantities that have both a magnitude & a direction

Fundamental Physics Units: MASK

Meters, amps, seconds, & kilograms

Add vectors using

Head to tail method/ parallelogram

inertia

when to use kinetic coefficient of fric…

when to use static coefficient of frict…

if vectors are 0 degrees

directly related to mass

sliding, in motion

to get something to START moving

same direction, add

inertia

directly related to mass

when to use kinetic coefficient of fric…

sliding, in motion

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

A measured quantity with no direction

A measured quantity with direction

The complete length of the path traveled by a moving object

The length of the straight line path from a moving object's or…

Scalar

A measured quantity with no direction

Vector

A measured quantity with direction

Electromagnetic Waves

Light Amplitude

Speed of Light

Reflection

Transverse waves that do not require a medium; produced by vib…

Brightness/Intensity

3x10^8m/s

Happens across the NORMAL line; Angle incident = Angle reflect…

Electromagnetic Waves

Transverse waves that do not require a medium; produced by vib…

Light Amplitude

Brightness/Intensity

scalar

vector

distance

displacement

magnitude (size). energy, frequency, time, mass

magnitude and direction. force, momentum, velocity, accelerati…

scalar. total length covered by object. (3m left, 3m right, di…

vector. change in position. (3m left, 3m right, displacement=0)

scalar

magnitude (size). energy, frequency, time, mass

vector

magnitude and direction. force, momentum, velocity, accelerati…

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

A measured quantity with no direction

A measured quantity with direction

The complete length of the path traveled by a moving object

The length of the straight line path from a moving object's or…

Scalar

A measured quantity with no direction

Vector

A measured quantity with direction

force

acceleration

normal force, Fnorm

external force

A push or pull on an object. A vector quantity with a magnitud…

A change in speed or velocity of an object. Caused by a net fo…

A reaction force exerted on an object perpendicular to the sur…

push or pull acting ON an object

force

A push or pull on an object. A vector quantity with a magnitud…

acceleration

A change in speed or velocity of an object. Caused by a net fo…

Wave

Pulse

Reflection

Fixed End Reflection

Several pulses generated at regular time intervals; transfer e…

a single disturbance in a medium

process by which a wave, whether light, sound, infrared, or ra…

Reflection pulse with phase inversion

Wave

Several pulses generated at regular time intervals; transfer e…

Pulse

a single disturbance in a medium

physics

linear relationship

quadratic relationship

inverse relationship

exploration of the physical world

a relationship that graphs as a straight line

exists when one variable depends on the square of another

a relationship in which one variable decreases when another va…

physics

exploration of the physical world

linear relationship

a relationship that graphs as a straight line