EAS1601_Sample_Exam3 - EAS 1601 Exam 3 Sample A This is a sample exam There is the possibility that the answers here are not correct Make sure that

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EAS 1601 Exam 3 , Sample A This is a sample exam. There is the possibility that the answers here are not correct. Make sure that you carefully determine the correct answers yourself. Although you will be given a formula sheet for the actual exam, all formulae and constants you need for studying are available in your lecture notes.
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1. Scientists have concluded that the outer core of the earth is molten. In the space below, provide one piece of evidence or logical argument that scientists use to support this conclusion. Seismological data (s-wave shadow) suggests that outer core must be a liquid Presence of earth’s magnetic field 2. Suppose a planet is entirely composed of Fe, Mg, Si, and O, with the following relative atomic abundances: Fe Mg Si O 100 75 100 400 Now supposes that: The planet is not differentiated; The solid part of the planet is only composed of pyroxene, and wustite; and The planet also has some free oxygen in its atmosphere; Write down the relative distribution of the elements in these compounds and in the atmosphere Fe Mg Si O Pyroxene 25 ___ 75 ____ 100 ____ 300 ____ Wustite 75____ 0 ____ 0 ____ 75 ___ Atmosphere 0 ____ 0 ____ 0 ____ 25 ___ 3. The two major forms of igneous rock are granite and basalt. Granites are found primarily in
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course EAS 1601 taught by Professor Lynch during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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EAS1601_Sample_Exam3 - EAS 1601 Exam 3 Sample A This is a sample exam There is the possibility that the answers here are not correct Make sure that

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