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Unformatted text preview: PHY 132 Midterm Exam NAME: Tuesday, February 5, 2008 Directions: You have 75 minutes. Support your answers. Correct answers with no or unsatisfactory explanation, or supporting calculations (whatever is applicable) will not receive any credit. You are allowed to use one page (front and back) formula sheet, and a calculator. Solve the questions on the same page. If necessary, you can use the back of the page as well. 0.1 Pressure in a fluid at rest expression P = P + gh (1) 0.2 Bernoulli Eqn P + gh + 1 2 v 2 = constant (2) 0.3 Massspring system with no friction d 2 x dt 2 + 2 x = 0 (3) where = q k m , and x ( t ) = x max sin( t + ) 0.4 Simple pendulum = r g L (4) 0.5 Wavelength and frequency v = f (5) v = p T/ (6) 1 1 Water level and weight[15 pts] Two cups are filled to the same level with water. One of the two cups has plastic balls floating in it. If the density of the plastic balls is less than that of ice, which of the two cups weighs more? 2 Figure 1: ....
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