Volume of a Rubber Stopper
Object:
Hypothesis:
Materials: refer to Volume of a Rubber Stopper lab handout
Diagram:
Procedure: refer to Volume of a Rubber Stopper lab handout
Observations:
Tables re-draw using a ruler, give appropriate titles
Calculations:

PHYSICS 30S KINEMATICS PROBLEMS USING EQUATIONS
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1. An airplane accelerates down a runway at 3.20 m/s 2 for 32.8 s until it finally lifts off
the ground. Determine the distance traveled before take-off.
2. A car starts from rest and accelerates uniformly

Physics 30S
PRE-LAB
VOLUME OF A WOODEN BLOCK
Rectangular Block
In this lab, you will be determining the volume of a wooden block using two methods.
The general three dimensional shape of a wooden block is a rectangular box.
L is the length, w is the width

Physics 30S Significant Figures Quiz
1. State the number of significant digits in: (6 marks)
a) 10 000
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b) 3050
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d) 0.002500
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e) 5.9020 x 10 -2 _
c) 0.00001 _
f) 350.0 _
2. Round off 8595.56293 to the nearest (4 marks)
a) 2 significant digits _
b) whol

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Mark: _
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Modes of Representation and Significant Figures Worksheet
Circle the letter that represents the answer of your choice for questions 1 and 2.
1. The velocity of a dragonfly was measured and recorded as 0.552 m/s [N]. This best represents

Physics 30S
PRE-LAB
VOLUME OF A RUBBER STOPPER
Truncated Cone
In this lab, you will be determining the volume of a rubber stopper using two methods.
The general three dimensional shape of a rubber stopper is a truncated cone.
R is the radius of the base c

Physics 30S
P.1
The Four Modes of Representation
Physics is the study of relationships we perceive around us. A major
component of physics is to study these relationships in a variety of
different forms. The more modes we use, the better we will be able
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Calculation Example Volume of a Rubber Stopper
V=
h( R2 +rR+ r 2)
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The following measurements were taken:
R = 3.22 0.07 cm
r = 2.78 0.07 cm
h = 3.48 0.07 cm
1. Calculate relative uncertainties of the three measurements.
2. Calculate R2, rR, and r2.
3. De

Physics 30S
P.1
The Four Modes of Representation
Physics
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A major component of physics is to study these relationships in a variety of different forms. The
more modes we use, the better we will be able to understand the physics of various situations

Physics 30S Test One Review
Modes of Representation
The distance required to bring a truck to a stop from a given
speed is determined from different masses of the truck. The
braking distance is measured. This is the distance traveled
from the moment the b