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# quiz chapter 1 - Name Allison Wenger CSD 1025 Hearing...

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Name: Allison Wenger CSD 1025 Hearing Science Pop Quiz 1: Physical Concepts Fill in the blanks (one to three BEST words per question). 1. M, L, and T are dimensions of the three basic physical quantities, namely M mass , L length , and T time . 2. The metric system and a numeric transformation called scientific notation (2 words) go perfectly together because both are based upon powers of the number ten . 3. When I measure or use a force, its direction may matter as much as its magnitude; this is because force is a vectorial quantity. 4. Force is commonly defined as a push or a pull and formally defined as (equal to) mass * times acceleration. {*Hint: No, not inertia, but you’re warm.} 5. An object in motion tends to remain in motion, says Sir Isaac (in effect), but an object at rest tends to remain in a state called equilibrium . 6. In the demonstration in class of the sliding puck, the puck (despite its momentum) quickly finally came to rest because of the physical property of friction

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## This note was uploaded on 05/18/2011 for the course CSD 1025 taught by Professor Durrant during the Spring '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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