Physics Flashcards - Units and Kinematics

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  1. What are the units (MKS) of each of the following?

    1. Length

    2. Mass

    3. Force

    4. Time

    5. Work and Energy

    6. Power
    1. Meter (m)

    2. Kilogram (kg)

    3. Newton (N) 

    4. Second (s)

    5. Joule (J)

    6. Watt (W)
  2. Give the prefix and abbreviation for each of the following powers.

    1. 109

    2. 106

    3. 103

    4. 10-2

    5. 10-3

    6. 10-6

    7. 10-9

    8. 10-12
    1. Giga (G or B)

    2. Mega (M)

    3. Kilo (K)

    4. Centi (c)

    5. Milli (m)

    6. Micro (μ)

    7. Nano (n)

    8. Pico (p)
  3. Put the following the standard scientific notation:

    1. 103

    2. 123456

    3. 103 x 102

    4. 0.103 x 10-4

    5. (2 x 106)(9 x 102) =

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    • 1. 1.03 x 102
    • 2. 1.23456 x 105

    3. 1.03 x 10 x 104

    4. 1.03 x 10-5

    5. 1.8 x 109

    6. 5 x 10-4
  4. Put the following the standard scientific notation:

    1. (6 x 103)2

    2. (3 x 102) + (3 x 103)
    1. 3.6 x 107

    2. 3.3 x 103
  5. Given the following right triangle, state the trigonometric functions:

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    1. sinθ = 

    2. cosθ=

    3. tanθ=
    1. sinθ = Image Upload

    2. cosθ= Image Upload

    3. tanθ= Image Upload

    (SOH CAH TOA)
  6. What are the sin and cos values for the following angles?

    1. 0°

    2. 30°

    3. 45°

    4. 60°

    5. 90°

    6. 180°
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  7. What is the difference between a scalar quantity and a vector quantity?
    A scalar quantity has magnitude but no direction.

    A vector quantity has magnitude and direction.
  8. Are the following scalar or vector quantities?

    1. Distance

    2. Speed

    3. Mass.

    4. Displacement

    5. Velocity

    6. Force.
    1. Scalar

    2. Scalar

    3. Scalar

    4. Vector

    5. Vector

    6. Vector
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    Given the above, what would the following look like?

    1. A + B + C
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    Given the above, what would the following look like?

    2. A - B + C
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    Given the above, what would the following look like?

    3. A - B - C
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  12. (T/F) The sum of two vectors is the resultant of the vectors.
    True.
  13. A person walks 2 miles north and then turns around and walks 3 miles south. Total time elapsed = 1 hour.

    1. Distance (d) =

    2. Displacement (Δx) = 

    3. Average Velocity (⊽) =

    4. Average Speed (s) =
    1. d = 2 + 3 = 5 miles

    2. Δx = 2 miles (N) - 3 miles (S) = 1 mile (S)

    3. ⊽ = Δx/Δt = 1 miles/1 hour = 1 mile/hr (S)

    4. s - d/Δt = 5 miles/1 hour = 5 miles/hr
  14. Average acceleration (à) =
    a = Δv/Δt
  15. For a body under constant acceleration:

    1. v =

    2. Δx = 

    3. v2

    4. ⊽ =
    1. v = v0 + at

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    3. v2 = v02 + 2a(x-x0)

    • 4. ⊽ = Image Upload
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