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Unformatted text preview: Midterm 1 Page 1 of 2 UC Davis, Cole Physics 9B-C Midterm 1 October 24, 2008 Put
your
name
on
your
blue
book. Put
your
name
on
your
blue
book.
There
are
six
problems
on
two
pages;
each
is
worth
20
points.

 Work
problems
on
your
blue
book.

Please
put
each
problem
on
a
new
page
(use
front
and
back).

 Except
for
problem
#1,
no
credit
will
be
given
for
answers
without
work.

Answers
must
have
 correct
units.

Remember
that
the
grader
must
be
able
to
understand
your
solution
to
give
you
 partial
credit;
therefore,

explain
your
solutions
clearly
and
intelligently.

Incomprehensible
work
 will
receive
no
partial
credit.

Good
Luck! [1] 

Record
the
answer
that
correctly
completes
the
sentence
in
your
blue
book. a)

Waves
generated
by
earthquakes
are
(
transverse
|
longitudinal
|
both
of
the
above
|
none
of
 the
above)
waves. b)

A
sound
wave
travels
from
air
into
water
the

(
frequency
|
wavelength
|
phase
speed
)
 remains
the
same. c)

The
equation

(ı y /ı t )

=
-
 v 
(ı y /ı x )

describes
waves
traveling
to
the
 ( right
 | 
left
 | 
both
of
the
 above
 | 
none
of
the
above
 ) 
....
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