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Final Exam Study Guide Anderson Physics 195 Spring 2008 Chapter 1 Physics and Measurement 1. Which of the following products of ratios gives the conversion factor to convert miles per hour ! " # \$ % h mi to meters per second ! " # \$ % s m ? a. mi f 5280 f in 12 cm 2.54 in 1 cm 100 m 1 s 3600 h 1 b. mi f 5280 f in 12 in 1 cm 2.54 m 1 cm 100 s 3600 h 1 c. f 5280 mi 1 in 12 f 1 cm 2.54 in 1 m 1 cm 100 h 1 s 3600 d. mi f 5280 f in 12 in 1 cm 2.54 cm 100 m 1 s 3600 h 1 e. mi f 5280 f in 12 in 1 cm 2.54 cm 100 m 1 h 1 s 3600 3. If you drove day and night without stopping for one year without exceeding the legal highway speed limit in the United States, the maximum number of miles you could drive would be closest to: a. 8700. b. 300 000. c. 500 000. d. 1 000 000. e. 32 000 000. 5. Which of the following quantities has the same dimensions as kinetic energy, 2 2 1 mv ? Note: -2 LT ] [ ] [ = = g a ; L ] [ = h and -1 LT ] [ = v . a. ma b. mvx c. mvt d. mgh e. mgt

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10. One U.S. fluid gallon contains a volume of 231 cubic inches. How many liters of gasoline would you have to buy in Canada to fill a 14 gallon tank? (Note: 3 3 cm 10 L 1 + = .) a. 53 b. 21 c. 14 d. 8 e. 4
Chapter 2 Motion in One Dimension 3. The position of a particle moving along the x axis is given by x = 6 . 0 t 2 ! 1 . 0 t 3 , where x is in meters and t in seconds. What is the position of the particle when it achieves its maximum speed in the positive x direction? a. 24 m b. 12 m c. 32 m d. 16 m e. 2.0 m 11. A particle confined to motion along the x axis moves with constant acceleration from x = 2.0 m to x = 8.0 m during a 2.5-s time interval. The velocity of the particle at x = 8.0 m is 2.8 m/s. What is the acceleration during this time interval? a. 0.48 m/s 2 b. 0.32 m/s 2 c. 0.64 m/s 2 d. 0.80 m/s 2 e. 0.57 m/s 2 24. A stone is thrown from the top of a building with an initial velocity of 20 m/s downward. The top of the building is 60 m above the ground. How much time elapses between the instant of release and the instant of impact with the ground? a. 2.0 s b. 6.1 s c. 3.5 s d. 1.6 s e. 1.0 s 36. Two identical balls are at rest side by side at the bottom of a hill. Some time after ball A is kicked up the hill, ball B is given a kick up the hill. Ball A is headed downhill when it passes ball B headed up the hill. At the instant when ball A passes ball B, a. it has the same position and velocity as ball B. b. it has the same position and acceleration as ball B. c. it has the same velocity and acceleration as ball B. d. it has the same displacement and velocity as ball B. e. it has the same position, displacement and velocity as ball B.

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Chapter 3 Vectors 6. If C = [10 m, 30 ° ] and D = [25 m, 130 ° ], what is the direction of the sum of these two vectors? a.
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