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Chapter 1 Summary 1.1 Why study Physics 1.2 Talking Physics 1.3 Use algebra, trigonometry, geometry 1.4 Scientific notation and significant figures 1,5 Units basic system mks, derived units are combinations of mks units 1.6 Dimensional analysis in equations 1.7 Problem solving techniques 1.8 Approximations that simplify solutions 1.9 Graphing equations and make large graphs
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Problem Solving Techniques 1. Read problem carefully. 2. Draw a sketch. 3. Write down all the given information.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Identify the unknown ie the goal of the problem. 5. What principles of physics are involved. 6. Identify known’s and the unknown quantities. 7. Consider more than one step in the solution of the problem. 15. Do algebraic manipulations in letters, only then substitute numbers with units. 17. Check answer, is it reasonable? Is there another way to solve problem? 10. One page of paper per problem that includes a full statement of the problem, important for reviewing....
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