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hw set 10001 - ASTR 1010 (Dr. Hornstein) Homework Set 1 Due...

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ASTR 1010 (Dr. Hornstein) Homework Set 1 Due at the BeKinnin2 of Class: Friday, Sep 5 ;,',.~, I, 2 r . ."'. /:1 ,'. I ," NAME: ):[>1 t \ I lj( / ( I (,,(' ) You may study with your friends but the work you hand in should be your own. The main purpose of the homework is for you to learn the material - on which you will be tested later. You cannot learn by others doing the work for you. Identical assignments will receive split credit. A single number or word on its own is not an answer. You must show HOW you came to your answer, give the units of quantities, and use the proper number of significant figures. Chapter 1 of the text should help with Q3. Chapter 2 for Q4. Also, check out the Math Reminder link on CULearn. If you have other sheets (or printed this out), PLEASE STAPLE!! ****************************************************************** Ql: Astronomical Accuracy. Estimate the circumference of the Earth in kilometers, as follows: The circumference of a circle is 2JtR and the radius R of the EaJ1hjs.63. .78 km. (a) Estimate in your head - tcV significant fig~ ~~ ',JV\ "Yd'; (11h-/ (b) Calculate with a calculator - keeping onlY an appropriate number of significant figures 1\1 ( "-/ '1\' I ,i \.[ L)J'l;\', \ ------------ -I Q2: Speed of Light

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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course ASTR 1010 taught by Professor Bagenal,fr during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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