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Geology 351 Mathematics for Geologists Warm-up Part 2: Intro In-Class Problem Set 1) 3 3 x 3 4 _____________________ ( show in simplified form and calculate 2) (4 2 ) 3+2 ______=4___________=___________ ( calculate it out ) result where appropriate ) 3) g i . g k ______________________ 4) D 1.6 . D 2 _____________________ 5) What is 5970000000000000000000000 kg/73500000000000000000000 kg _______________________________ Express result in exponential form. 6) Given that 1 milligal is 10 -5 meters/second 2 express g=9.8 m/s 2 in terms of milligals. (show your work) _________________________ 7) Given the change in mass of the earth per day as day kg x t M / 10 6 / 5 = and the age of the earth A E =4.5 x 10 9 years, how much mass has the earth gained since its creation. ___________________________ 8) The North Atlantic Ocean is getting wider at the average rate v s of 4 x 10 -2 m/y and has width w of approximately 5 x 10 6 meters. What is the age of the Atlantic? __________________________ 9) Given that A=kD+A 0 where A is sediment age, D is depth and k is a constant equal to 1000years/meter, what is the physical significance of A 0 ? a) A 0 = age of ___________ at a ______________________________ = 0 10) In a lake or along a shelf margin assume that the current water depth (depth to surface where A=0) is 11.5 meters, when will the lake fill (or the margin turn
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