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
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
is_
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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
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: