Conceptual Physics Final Exam Review Sheet

Conceptual Physics Final Exam Review Sheet - Conceptual...

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Conceptual Physics Final Exam Review Sheet 1. What is center of gravity? 2. What does center of gravity have to do with balancing? 3. Which will balance better, an object w/ a low COG or a high COG? 4. Can an object have a COG that is outside of the actual object? (think of a donut) 5. What is torque? 6. If you applied a torque to a meterstick that was balanced on a pivot what would happen? 7. If you have a meterstick that is balanced on a pivot, with weights on either side of the pivot… a. …do the weights on either side have to be equal? b. …do the torques on either side have to be equal? 8. What happens to gravity as you get further and further away from the center of the earth? 9. Explain how satellites can orbit the Earth without ever crashing into the Earth. 10. What causes tides? 11. If you could go to the center of the earth, would you feel really heavy or really light? 12. What type of path do the planets orbit the sun in? 13. What is the inverse square of the number 3? 14.
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PHYSICS 101 taught by Professor Dareen during the Three '11 term at Queensland Tech.

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