33-08_hw5 - express your answer in number of breaths or...

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Homework #5 Hello everyone, Here is the next homework assignment, due Wednesday, November 5. Giancoli chapter 25: 25, 36, 38, 40 Giancoli chapter 26: 16, 19, 45, 46, 76a Estimation Problem, part 1: I know someone who smokes clove cigarettes. I sure don’t want to breathe any of that smoke! I haven’t see Jim in a year – is it possible that I might still be breathing some of the smoke from the cigarette he was smoking last time I saw him? Let’s say that he smoked the entire cigarette and that every smoke particle from it remains in the atmosphere today. Further, let’s say that all of those particles are now uniformly distributed throughout the entire atmosphere of the earth. Estimate the number of particles of that cigarette I could expect to breathe in one breath today. If it makes more sense, you can
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Unformatted text preview: express your answer in number of breaths or amount of time required to breathe in 1 smoke particle. (By the way, please dont smoke, and certainly dont smoke clove cigarettes! According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, clove cigarettes produce at least twice as much nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide as regular American cigarettes brands. Plus, there may be additional risk due to the clove content, the major active ingredient of which is eugenol, a topical anesthetic used in dentistry.) Estimation Problem, part 2: Determine the uncertainty in your answer. Note: Our text book has both "Questions" and "Problems" at the end of each chapter. Unless otherwise noted, all homework problems will be drawn from the "Problems" section. ...prk...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2010 for the course PHYS 44421 taught by Professor Kesten during the Spring '09 term at Santa Clara.

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33-08_hw5 - express your answer in number of breaths or...

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