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Physical Science- Wave Calculations
Speed of a wave = wavelength x frequency
v = f
v= velocity (speed), measured in m/s
= wavelength, measured in m
f= frequency, measured in Hz
The speed of a wave depends on the medium that it is
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Wave Basics Worksheet
The x-axis represents time in seconds.
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1. At what time does the first crest occur?
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2. How many crests are displayed on the graph?
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3. At what time did the last crest occur?
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Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy
1. What is the gravitational potential energy of a 61.2 kg person standing on the roof of a 10-story
building relative to (a) the tenth floor, (b) the sixth floor, (c) the first floor? (Each story is 2.50 m high.)
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Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy
1. What is the gravitational potential energy of a 61.2 kg person standing on the roof of a 10-story
building relative to (a) the tenth floor, (b) the sixth floor, (c) the first floor? (Each story is 2.50 m high.)
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Conservation of Energy
1. A 10. kg ball is thrown into the air. It is going 3.0 m/s when thrown. How much potential energy will it have
at the top?
2. A 4.00 kg ball is on a 5.00 m ledge. If it is pushed off the ledge, how much kinetic energy will it have
Work, Power and Energy Worksheet
Work and Power
1. Calculate the work done by a 47 N force pushing a pencil 0.26 m.
2. Calculate the work done by a 47 N force pushing a 0.025 kg pencil 0.25 m against a force of 23 N.
3. Calculate the work done by a 2.4 N
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Work and Power Worksheet
Answer each question by calculating for the missing variable. Be sure to show all
calculation work in the space provided. Please circle your final answer and be sure it has
the proper label.
1. You must exert a for
MOMENTUM WORKSHEET
1. Which has more momentum, a 1000 kg car moving 1 m/s or a 70 kg person sprinting at
8 m/s?
2. An official major league baseball has a mass of 0.14 kg. A pitcher throws a 40 m/s
fastball which is hit by the batter straight back up the
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Momentum Ch. 12
PART A MOMENTUM
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A moving car has momentum. If it moves twice as fast, its momentum is _ as much.
2) Two cars, one twice as heavy as the other, move down a hill at the same speed. Compared to the
lighter car, the momentu
Acceleration Worksheet.
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14.2 Acceleration
Acceleration is the rate of change in the speed of an object. To determine the rate of acceleration, you use the
formula below. The units for acceleration are meters per second per second or m/s2.
CP -Avg. Speed, Inst. Speed, & Velocity Worksheet
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Answer all questions & problems completely and also be sure to show all work.including equations
1) If a car was moving at a speed of 25 mph for 6 hours, how far would the car travel? (be sure to show
PART A: Nature of Solute and Solvent
Place a pinch of each of the following into each of two test-tubes. To one
add some water. To the other some alcohol. Fill in the data table.
Soluble in WATER?
Soluble in ALCOHOL?
Sugar
Sodium chloride
Sodium sulfate
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Radioactive Decay
This initial lab on radioactive decay is one done by most classrooms throughout the world
You need to start with a large number of pennies (50 or so). If pennies are not available
any small seed or object that can be marked as head/