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# C18LabWorksheet - Copy - PHYSICS HONORS GRAPHING EXERCISE...

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PHYSICS HONORS NAME: _Tarun Chaudhry _____ GRAPHING EXERCISE: ELECTRIC POTENTIAL 1) Calculate the magnitude of the force between a +1.0 μ C charge and a +1.0 mC charge that are distance r apart for each value of r in the table below. Fill in the table. r (m) F (N) r (m) F (N) r (m) F (N) r (m) F (N) 1.0 8.9900 1.7 3.1107 2.4 1.5608 4.0 0.5619 1.1 7.4298 1.8 2.7747 2.5 1.4384 5.0 0.3596 1.2 6.2431 1.9 2.4903 2.6 1.3299 6.0 0.2497 1.3 5.3195 2.0 2.2475 2.7 1.2332 7.0 0.1835 1.4 4.5867 2.1 2.0385 2.8 1.1467 8.0 0.1405 1.5 3.9956 2.2 1.8574 2.9 1.0690 9.0 0.1110 1.6 3.5117 2.3 1.6994 3.0 0.9989 10.0 0.0899 2) Draw a set of axes and graph force F vs. distance r on the grid below.

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3) In chapter 6 you learned that the quantity called “work” is the product of the force acting on an object and distance it travels: W = Fx . If the force F is not constant, then work is the area under the curve of a graph of force vs. distance The area bounded by the F curve, the x -axis, and two vertical lines at x 1 and x 2 is the work done by force F as the object moves between x 1 and x 2 . The work can be approximated by breaking up the area under the curve into a series of rectangles. Each rectangle is one grid square wide. The height of each rectangle is equal to the approximate value of F in the middle of the rectangle. The total area under the curve is the sum of the areas of all the rectangles. Calculate the work
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