AP Physics Semester II Final Exam Review KEY
DAHL
Sample questions:
1. Explain how it is possible for 2 neutrally charged objects to be attracted to each other.
Even though the objects have an overall
MATHS
(STATISTICS 1)
PROBABILITY: Probability and
Multiplication Law
ADDITION LAW:
P(A) + P(B) P(AB) = P(AB)
Intersection
A or B (Union)
No need to subtract intersection in mutually exclusive events a
MATHS
(CORE 1)
ALGEBRA: Manipulating Surds
IRRATIONAL: Number cant be written be as a fraction
RATIONAL: Can be written as a fraction, whole number or terminating decimals
SURDS: A number which has an
MATHS
(STATISTICS 1)
PROBABILITY: Using Venn diagrams
OUTCOMES are the result of trials or experiments
EVENT is a particular result or set of results
A POSSIBILITY SPACE is the set of all possible out
PHYSICS
RADIOACTIVITY: Fission and Fusion (10.1.3)
Objectives
Define the concepts of nuclear binding energy and binding per nucleon
Make calculations of nuclear mass, mass deficit and binding energy,
Radioactive Decay:
12
A=1
10
8
N
6
4
2
0
0
2
4
6
8
10
t
12
10
8
N
6
4
2
0
88
90
92
94
96
t
98
100
102
12
=1
is the decay constant. It is not
always what is observed as the
decaying of a nucleus is ra
Matter and Radiation
The Structure of The Atom
Atoms are tiny; the diameter of an atom is around 10e-11m (this notation means 10 to the
-11 meters). Ernst Rutherford set up an experiment in which he f
PHYSICS
NUCLEAR RADIATION: Rate of radioactive decay
(10.2/2)
Objectives
Describe the spontaneous and random nature of radioactive decay
Determine half-lives of isotopes graphically
Use the equations