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Physics Assignments Blog2018-08-15T18:35:10+00:00

Course Description
Equations
science links
uncertainty calculator

Wednesday, August 15

quiz on free-fall;
collected data for the Density Lab;
discussed some of the homework set problems;
test 1-3 on Thursday

Tuesday, August 14

quiz on acceleration;
discussed doing a Density Lab tomorrow;
discussed some of the homework set problems;
worked problems on acceleration and free-fall;
test 1-3 on Thursday

Monday, August 13

discussed some of the homework set problems;
worked problems on acceleration and free-fall;
test 1-3 on Thursday


Friday, August 10

further discussed velocity and acceleration, graphs and equations;
worked problems with acceleration;
Read pp. 65-75 (working with acceleration);
problems p. 81-84 #74, 78, 82, 84, 86, 88, 94, 100, 106, 110 (due Thursday)

Thursday, August 9

quiz over arithmetic with error terms;
discussed uncertainty worksheet (due tomorrow);
discussed some problems from problem set 1 (due tomorrow);
briefly discussed velocity and acceleration;
Read pp. 57-64 (acceleration)

Wednesday, August 8

worked examples of arithmetic using error terms from the worksheet;
discussed uncertainty when graphing;
discussed some problems from problem set 1;
continue working on the Uncertainty worksheet (due Friday)
Read pp. 43-47 (measuring speeds);
continue with problem set 1:  pp.25-28 #54, 60, 68, 70, 72, 76, 90 (due Friday)

Tuesday, August 7

worked examples of arithmetic using error terms;
discussed uncertainty during measurement;
begin working on front side of the Uncertainty worksheet;
Read pp. 31-42 (1-D motion);
problem set 1:  pp.25-28 #54, 60, 68, 70, 72, 76, 90 (due Friday)

Monday, August 6

passed out textbooks; explained course description;
discussed uncertainty during measurement;
Read pp. 3-14 (units & measurements)