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THE MECHANICAL UNIVERSE Name: Mai nguyen Video 6. Newton’s Laws Class: PHY2425 1P1 1. Who invented physics as we know it today? Newton 2. Write the equation for Newton’s most profound law: F=ma 3. What is special about the acceleration of a falling body? It is constant, same for all falling bodies, g 4. Who first conceived the idea of inertia? Galileo 5. Define Newton’s Third Law: Something cannot touch without being untouched itself; the concept of interaction. 6. What is special about the horizontal speed of a projectile? Constant
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Unformatted text preview: 7. What did Aristotle think caused the movement of a projectile? Air 8. Who discovered that all projectiles follow parabolic paths? Galileo 9. If there were no gravity, what path would a projectile follow? Follow a straight line path with which its initial horizontal and vertical force 10. In the monkey-hunter demonstration, where must the hunter initially aim the gun to hit the monkey as he falls? Aim at the monkey 11. What is the single most important equation in all of physics? F=ma...
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This note was uploaded on 07/04/2011 for the course PHYS 2425 taught by Professor Sherman during the Spring '08 term at Collin College.

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