PHYS Homework 1 - cotten(cc47534 – HW1 – trappe...

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Unformatted text preview: cotten (cc47534) – HW1 – trappe – (25411) 1 This print-out should have 23 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points What is a fact? 1. A general hypothesis or statement about the relationship of natural quantities that has not been contradicted; also known as a prin- ciple 2. A reasonable explanation of an observa- tion or experimental result that is not fully accepted until tested over and over again by experiment 3. A synthesis of a large amount of infor- mation that encompasses well-tested and ver- ified hypotheses about certain aspects of the nature 4. An orderly method for gaining, organiz- ing, and applying new knowledge 5. A phenomenon about which competent observers who have made a series of observa- tions are in agreement 002 10.0 points What is a law? 1. A general hypothesis or statement about the relationship of natural quantities that has not been contradicted; also known as a prin- ciple 2. An orderly method for gaining, organiz- ing, and applying new knowledge 3. A phenomenon about which competent observers who have made a series of observa- tions are in agreement 4. A reasonable explanation of an observa- tion or experimental result that is not fully accepted until tested over and over again by experiment 5. A synthesis of a large amount of infor- mation that encompasses well-tested and ver- ified hypotheses about certain aspects of the nature 003 10.0 points What is a theory? 1. A general hypothesis or statement about the relationship of natural quantities that has not been contradicted; also known as a prin- ciple 2. A phenomenon about which competent observers who have made a series of observa- tions are in agreement 3. An orderly method for gaining, organiz- ing, and applying new knowledge 4. A synthesis of a large amount of infor- mation that encompasses well-tested and ver- ified hypotheses about certain aspects of the nature 5. A reasonable explanation of an observa- tion or experimental result that is not fully accepted until tested over and over again by experiment 004 10.0 points Using a lens let the solar image fall upon a coin lying on cardboard. Position the cardboard so that the image just covers the coin; then...
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PHYS Homework 1 - cotten(cc47534 – HW1 – trappe...

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