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Unformatted text preview: ant to break down its wave function. if you have a pet named after a scientist. if you laugh at jokes about mathematicians. if the Humane society has you arrested because you actually performed the Schrodinger's Cat experiment. if you can translate English into Binary. if you can't remember what's behind the door in the science building which says "Exit." if you have to bring a jacket with you, in the middle of summer, to enter the lab. if you are completely addicted to caffeine. if you avoid doing anything because you don't want to contribute to the eventual heatdeath of the universe. if you consider ANY nonscience course "easy." if when your professor asks you where your homework is, you claim
to have accidentally determined its momentum so precisely that according to
Heisenberg it could be anywhere in the universe. if you'll assume that a horse is a sphere in order to make the math easier. if you understood more than five of these indicators. if you make a hard copy of this list, and post it on your door. It’s been a pleasure teaching
you physics—please come again! Executive Summary – Mirrors & Lenses:
Executive Summary – Mirrors & Lenses:
S > 2f
2f > S > f
f > S > 0 S > 0 real
bigger c o nc ave ( c o nve r g ing ) 111
S S′ f virtual
smaller c o nve r g ing f f S′
S c o nve x ( d ive r g ing ) f d ive r g ing f It’s alwa...
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