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College Physics1st EditionPaul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs Publisher: OpenStax CollegeISBN: 9781938168000
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Models are particularly useful in relativity and quantum mechanics, where conditions are outside...
How does a model differ from a theory?
If two different theories describe experimental observations equally well, can one be said to be...
What determines the validity of a theory?
Certain criteria must be satisfied if a measurement or observation is to be believed. Will the...
Can the validity of a model be limited, or must it be universally valid? How does this compare to...
Classical physics is a good approximation to modern physics under certain circumstances. What are...
Can classical physics be used to accurately describe a satellite moving at a speed of 7500 m/s?...
Identify some advantages of metric units.
Prescriptions for vision correction are given in units called diopters (D). Determine the meaning of...
The speed limit on some interstate highways is roughly 100 km/h. (a) What is this in meters per...
A car is traveling at a speed of 33 m/s. (a) What is its speed in kilometers per hour? (b) Is it...
Show that 1.0m/s=3.6Km/h. Hint: Show the explicit steps involved in converting 1.0m/s=3.6Km/h.
American football is played on a 100-yd-long field, excluding the end zones. How long is the field...
Soccer fields vary in size. A large soccer field is 115 long and 85 m wide. What are its dimension...
What is the height in meters of a person who is 6 ft 1.0 in. tall? (Assume that 1 meter equals 39.37...
Mount Everest, at 29,028 feet, is the tallest mountain on the Earth. What is its height in...
Tectonic plates are large segments of the Earth's crust that move slowly. Suppose that one such...
(a) Refer to Table 1.3 to determine the average distance between the Earth and the Sun. Then...
Suppose that your bathroom scale reads your mass as 65 kg with a 3% uncertainty. What is the...
A good-quality measuring tape can be off by 0.50 cm over a distance of 20 m. What is its percent...
(a) A car speedometer has a 5.0% uncertainty. What is the range of possible speeds when it reads 90...
An infant's pulse rate is measured to be 1305 beats/min. What is the percent uncertainty in this...
(a) Suppose that a person has an average heart rate of 72.0 beats/min. How many beats does he or she...
State how many significant figures are proper in the results of the following calculations: (a)...
(a) How many significant figures are in the numbers 99 and 100? (b) If the uncertainty in each...
(a) If your speedometer has an uncertainty of 2.0 km/h at a speed of 90 km/h, what is the percent...
(a) A person's blood pressure is measured to be 1202 mm Hg. What is its percent uncertainty? (b)...
A person measures his or her heart rate by counting the number of beats in 30 s. If 401 beats are...
What is the area of a circle 3.102 cm in diameter?
If a marathon runner averages 9.5 mi/h, how long does it take him or her to run a 26.22-mi marathon?
A marathon runner completes a 42.188-km course in 2 h, 30 min, and 12 s. There is an uncertainty of...
The sides of a small rectangular box are measured to be 1.800.01,2.050.02, and 3.10.1 cm long....
When non-metric units were used in the United Kingdom, a unit of mass called the pound-mass (lbm)...
The length and width of a rectangular room are measured to be 3.9550.005 m and 3.0500.005 m....
A car engine moves a piston with a circular cross section of 7.5000.002 cm diameter a distance of...
How many heartbeats are there in a lifetime?
A generation is about one-third of a lifetime. Approximately how many generations have passed since...
How many times longer than the mean life of an extremely unstable atomic nucleus is the lifetime of...
Calculate the approximate number of atoms in a bacterium. Assume that the average mass of an atom in...
Approximately how many atoms thick is a cell membrane, assuming all atoms there average about twice...
(a) What fraction of Earth's diameter is the greatest ocean depth? (b) The greatest mountain height?
(a) Calculate the number of cells in a hummingbird assuming the mass of an average cell is ten times...
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Chapter 1 - Introduction: The Nature Of Science And PhysicsChapter 2 - KinematicsChapter 3 - Two-dimensional KinematicsChapter 4 - Dynamics: Force And Newton's Laws Of MotionChapter 5 - Further Applications Of Newton's Laws: Friction, Drag, And ElasticityChapter 6 - Uniform Circular Motion And GravitationChapter 7 - Work, Energy, And Energy ResourcesChapter 8 - Linear Momentum And CollisionsChapter 9 - Statics And TorqueChapter 10 - Rotational Motion And Angular Momentum
Chapter 11 - Fluid StaticsChapter 12 - Fluid Dynamics And Its Biological And Medical ApplicationsChapter 13 - Temperature, Kinetic Theory, And The Gas LawsChapter 14 - Heat And Heat Transfer MethodsChapter 15 - ThermodynamicsChapter 16 - Oscillatory Motion And WavesChapter 17 - Physics Of HearingChapter 18 - Electric Charge And Electric FieldChapter 19 - Electric Potential And Electric FieldChapter 20 - Electric Current, Resistance, And Ohm's LawChapter 21 - Circuits And Dc InstrumentsChapter 22 - MagnetismChapter 23 - Electromagnetic Induction, Ac Circuits, And Electrical TechnologiesChapter 24 - Electromagnetic WavesChapter 25 - Geometric OpticsChapter 26 - Vision And Optical InstrumentsChapter 27 - Wave OpticsChapter 28 - Special RelativityChapter 29 - Introduction To Quantum PhysicsChapter 30 - Atomic PhysicsChapter 31 - Radioactivity And Nuclear PhysicsChapter 32 - Medical Applications Of Nuclear PhysicsChapter 33 - Particle PhysicsChapter 34 - Frontiers Of Physics
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