# physics regents review Flashcards

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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…

Dispersion (NOT ON TEST)

diffraction (NOT ON TEST)

refraction

reflection

white light separates into rainbow

wave spreads beyond a barrier

wave changes speed and direction in a new medium

wave bounces off a surface... angle incidence = angle reflection

Dispersion (NOT ON TEST)

white light separates into rainbow

diffraction (NOT ON TEST)

wave spreads beyond a barrier

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…

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…

absolute index of refraction

acceleration

ammeter

ampere

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

the time rate of change of velocity: a vector quantity

a device for measuring electric current when connected in seri…

the fundamental SI unit of electric current; equal to one coul…

absolute index of refraction

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

acceleration

the time rate of change of velocity: a vector quantity

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…

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

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…

What are waves?

Pulse

Traveling (continuous or periodic) wave

Medium

A transfer of energy without a transfer of matter. Particles i…

a single traveling disturbance of a medium

a regular (repeating) pattern of motion through a medium

material for a wave to pass through

What are waves?

A transfer of energy without a transfer of matter. Particles i…

Pulse

a single traveling disturbance of a medium

vector

scalar

displacement (d)

distance (d)

quantities with both magnitude and direction; represented by a…

quantity that is just a number without direction

change in position in one direction; strait line measured from…

change in position; scalar; m

vector

quantities with both magnitude and direction; represented by a…

scalar

quantity that is just a number without direction

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…

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

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