Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
Solutions to Individual Quiz 1
Problem 2. You are taking pictures with an expensive digital camera and notice that the length of the
part holding the lens changes when you focus on objects at different distances from you. If you knew
the equation that det
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
Solution to Sample Quiz 1 Problems
Problem 1. While investigating the properties of lenses and mirrors in the laboratory, your friend
claims to have discovered a simple optical system that can produce two real images from a single
object using just a conc
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
Sample Quiz 3 Answers
Problem 1: E
k
where E is the electric field, k is the electric force constant, l is the
linear charge density, L is the length of the section of the resting neuron, and D is the distance from
the end of the section of the resting ne
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
Solutions for Sample Quiz 2
1. You are working in a research group investigating neuron activity in the human brain. Your
group uses a computer simulation of a neuron that is an extended system of capacitors and
resistors connected to a voltage source. Yo
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
PHYSICS 1202.100
Group Problem 7
This is a closed book, closed notes problem. Calculators are permitted. The ONLY formulas that may be used
are those given below. Define all symbols and justify all mathematical expressions used. Make sure to state all
of
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
PHYSICS 1202.100
Group Problem 6
This is a closed book, closed notes problem. Calculators are permitted. The ONLY formulas that may be used
are those given below. Define all symbols and justify all mathematical expressions used. Make sure to state all
of
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
PHYSICS 1202.100
Group Problem 5
This is a closed book, closed notes problem. Calculators are permitted. The only physics equations that may
be used are those given below.
Useful Mathematical Relationships:
c
a
sin =
For a right triangle:
a
b
a
, cos = ,
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
PHYSICS 1202.100
Group Problem 4
February 20, 2014
This is a closed book, closed notes quiz. Calculators are permitted. The ONLY formulas that may be used are
those given below. Define all symbols and justify all mathematical expressions used. Make sure t
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
PHYSICS 1202.100
Group Problem 2
January 30, 2014
This is a closed book, closed notes problem. Calculators are permitted. The ONLY formulas that may be used
are those given below. Define all symbols and justify all mathematical expressions used. Make sure
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
PHYSICS 1202.100
Group Problem 1
January 23, 2014
This is a closed book, closed notes problem. Calculators are permitted. The ONLY formulas that may be used
are those given below. Define all symbols and justify all mathematical expressions used. Make sure
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
Solution to Individual Quiz 2
You have been asked to evaluate the design of a new implantable defibrillator to regulate the
beating of the heart. The circuit is given below. When a problem is detected in the heart, represented
by the 500 resistor, the swi
Introductory Physics for Biology and Premedicine II
PHYS 1202.100W

Spring 2014
Solutions to Group Quiz 1
Problem 1. You are investigating the properties of muscle cells by illuminating them and observing their
fluorescence. Your optical set up consists of a linear light source placed 45 cm from a convex lens with a focal
length 30 c