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Unformatted text preview: PHY 3221: Mechanics I Fall Term 2009 Midterm Exam 3, December 2, 2009 This is a closed book exam lasting 50 minutes. Since calculators are not allowed on this test, if the problem asks for a numerical answer, answering 2 + 2 is as good as 4, and 2 is as good as 1 . 4142 ... . There are three problems and two multiple choice questions worth a total of 20 pts. The problems and questions appear on the second and third page of this test. Begin each problem on a fresh sheet of paper. Use only one side of the paper. Avoid microscopic handwriting. Put your name, the problem number and the page number in the upper right-hand corner of each sheet. To receive partial credit you must explain what you are doing. Carefully labelled figures are important! Randomly scrawled equations are not helpful. Draw a box around important results (or at least results which you think might be im- portant). Good luck! 1 Problem 1. [2 pts] An object is dropped from an altitude of one Earth radius above the Earths surface. If M is the mass of Earth and R is its radius, the speed...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course PHY 3221 taught by Professor Chan during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
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