 1.Q1.1: How many correct experiments do we need to disprove a theory? How m...
 1.Q1.2: Suppose you are asked to compute the tangent of 5.00 meters. Is thi...
 1.Q1.3: What is your height in centimeters? What is your weight in newtons?
 1.Q1.4: The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) main...
 1.Q1.5: What physical phenomena (other than a pendulum or cesium clock) cou...
 1.Q1.6: Describe how you could measure the thickness of a sheet of paper wi...
 1.Q1.7: The quantity p = 3.14159c is a number with no dimensions, since it ...
 1.Q1.8: What are the units of volume? Suppose another student tells you tha...
 1.Q1.9: Three archers each fire four arrows at a target. Joes four arrows h...
 1.Q1.10: Is the vector 1nd + ne + k n2 a unit vector? Is the vector 13.0nd 2...
 1.Q1.11: A circular racetrack has a radius of 500 m. What is the displacemen...
 1.Q1.12: Can you find two vectors with different lengths that have a vector ...
 1.Q1.13: The direction of time is said to proceed from past to future. Does ...
 1.Q1.14: Air traffic controllers give instructions called vectors to tell ai...
 1.Q1.15: Can you find a vector quantity that has a magnitude of zero but com...
 1.Q1.16: (a) Does it make sense to say that a vector is negative? Why? (b) D...
 1.Q1.17: If C S = A S + B S , what must be true about the directions and mag...
 1.Q1.18: If A S and B S are nonzero vectors, is it possible for both A S ~ B...
 1.Q1.19: What does A S ~ A S , the scalar product of a vector with itself, g...
 1.Q1.20: Let A S represent any nonzero vector. Why is A S >A a unit vector, ...
 1.Q1.21: Figure 1.7 shows the result of an unacceptable error in the stoppin...
 1.Q1.22: Which of the following are legitimate mathematical operations: (a) ...
 1.Q1.23: Consider the vector products A S : 1B S : C S 2 and 1A S : B S 2 : ...
 1.Q1.24: Show that, no matter what A S and B S are, A S ~ 1A S : B S 2 = 0. ...
 1.Q1.25: (a) If A S ~ B S = 0, does it necessarily follow that A = 0 or B = ...
 1.Q1.26: If A S = 0 for a vector in the xyplane, does it follow that Ax = ...
 1.1.1: Starting with the definition 1 in. = 2.54 cm, find the number of (a...
 1.1.2: . According to the label on a bottle of salad dressing, the volume ...
 1.1.3: How many nanoseconds does it take light to travel 1.00 ft in vacuum...
 1.1.4: The density of gold is 19.3 g>cm3 . What is this value in kilograms...
 1.1.5: The most powerful engine available for the classic 1963 Chevrolet C...
 1.1.6: A square field measuring 100.0 m by 100.0 m has an area of 1.00 hec...
 1.1.7: How many years older will you be 1.00 gigasecond from now? (Assume ...
 1.1.8: While driving in an exotic foreign land, you see a speed limit sign...
 1.1.9: A certain fuelefficient hybrid car gets gasoline mileage of 55.0 m...
 1.1.1: The following conversions occur frequently in physics and are very ...
 1.1.11: Neptunium. In the fall of 2002, scientists at Los Alamos National L...
 1.1.12: (a) The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of the trace metal magnes...
 1.1.13: Bacteria. Bacteria vary in size, but a diameter of 2.0 mm is not un...
 1.1.14: With a wooden ruler, you measure the length of a rectangular piece ...
 1.1.15: A useful and easytoremember approximate value for the number of s...
 1.1.16: Express each approximation of p to six significant figures: (a) 22>...
 1.1.17: A rather ordinary middleaged man is in the hospital for a routine ...
 1.1.18: How many gallons of gasoline are used in the United States in one d...
 1.1.19: How many times does a typical person blink her eyes in a lifetime?
 1.1.2: Four astronauts are in a spherical space station. (a) If, as is typ...
 1.1.21: In Wagners opera Das Rheingold, the goddess Freia is ransomed for a...
 1.1.22: How many times does a human heart beat during a persons lifetime? H...
 1.1.23: You are using water to dilute small amounts of chemicals in the lab...
 1.1.24: For the vectors A S and B S in Fig. E1.24, use a scale drawing to f...
 1.1.25: A postal employee drives a delivery truck along the route shown in ...
 1.1.26: A spelunker is surveying a cave. She follows a passage 180 m straig...
 1.1.27: . Compute the x and ycomponents of the vectors A S , B S , C S , ...
 1.1.28: Let u be the angle that the vector A S makes with the +xaxis, meas...
 1.1.29: Vector A S has ycomponent Ay = +9.60 m. A S makes an angle of 32.0...
 1.1.3: Vector A S is in the direction 34.0 clockwise from the y@axis. The...
 1.1.31: For the vectors A S and B S in Fig. E1.24, use the method of compon...
 1.1.32: A postal employee drives a delivery truck over the route shown in F...
 1.1.33: A disoriented physics professor drives 3.25 km north, then 2.20 km ...
 1.1.34: Find the magnitude and direction of the vector represented by the f...
 1.1.35: Vector A S is 2.80 cm long and is 60.0 above the xaxis in the firs...
 1.1.36: In each case, find the x and ycomponents of vector A S : (a) A S ...
 1.1.37: . Write each vector in Fig. E1.24 in terms of the unit vectors nd a...
 1.1.38: Given two vectors AS= 4.00nd + 7.00ne and BS= 5.00nd 2.00ne, (a) fi...
 1.1.39: (a) Write each vector in Fig. E1.39 in terms of the unit vectors nd...
 1.1.4: You are given two vectors A S = 3.00nd + 6.00ne and B S = 7.00nd +...
 1.1.41: You are given two vectors A S = 3.00nd + 6.00ne and B S = 7.00nd +...
 1.1.42: (a) Find the scalar product of the vectors A S and B S given in Exe...
 1.1.43: For the vectors A S , B S , and C S in Fig. E1.24, find the scalar ...
 1.1.44: Find the vector product A S : B S (expressed in unit vectors) of th...
 1.1.45: Find the angle between each of these pairs of vectors: (a) A S = 2...
 1.1.46: For the two vectors in Fig. E1.35, find the magnitude and direction...
 1.1.47: For the two vectors A S and D S in Fig. E1.24, find the magnitude a...
 1.1.48: For the two vectors A S and B S in Fig. E1.39, find (a) the scalar ...
 1.1.49: White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars. Recall that density is mass divided...
 1.1.5: An acre has a length of one furlong 1 1 8 mi2 and a width onetenth...
 1.1.51: An Earthlike Planet. In January 2006 astronomers reported the disco...
 1.1.52: The Hydrogen Maser. A maser is a lasertype device that produces el...
 1.1.53: Breathing Oxygen. The density of air under standard laboratory cond...
 1.1.54: A rectangular piece of aluminum is 7.60 { 0.01 cm long and 1.90 { 0...
 1.1.55: As you eat your way through a bag of chocolate chip cookies, you ob...
 1.1.56: Biological tissues are typically made up of 98% water. Given that t...
 1.1.57: Estimate the number of atoms in your body. (Hint: Based on what you...
 1.1.58: Two ropes in a vertical plane exert equalmagnitude forces on a han...
 1.1.59: Two workers pull horizontally on a heavy box, but one pulls twice a...
 1.1.6: Three horizontal ropes pull on a large stone stuck in the ground, p...
 1.1.61: Three horizontal ropes pull on a large stone stuck in the ground, p...
 1.1.62: Emergency Landing. A plane leaves the airport in Galisteo and flies...
 1.1.63: Dislocated Shoulder. A patient with a dislocated shoulder is put in...
 1.1.64: A sailor in a small sailboat encounters shifting winds. She sails 2...
 1.1.65: You leave the airport in College Station and fly 23.0 km in a direc...
 1.1.66: On a training flight, a student pilot flies from Lincoln, Nebraska,...
 1.1.67: As a test of orienteering skills, your physics class holds a contes...
 1.1.68: Getting Back. An explorer in Antarctica leaves his shelter during a...
 1.1.69: You are lost at night in a large, open field. Your GPS tells you th...
 1.1.7: A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails 285 km at 62.0 north of ...
 1.1.71: Bones and Muscles. A physical therapy patient has a forearm that we...
 1.1.72: You decide to go to your favorite neighborhood restaurant. You leav...
 1.1.73: While following a treasure map, you start at an old oak tree. You f...
 1.1.74: A fence post is 52.0 m from where you are standing, in a direction ...
 1.1.75: A dog in an open field runs 12.0 m east and then 28.0 m in a direct...
 1.1.76: Ricardo and Jane are standing under a tree in the middle of a pastu...
 1.1.77: You are camping with Joe and Karl. Since all three of you like your...
 1.1.78: Bond Angle in Methane. In the methane molecule, CH4, each hydrogen ...
 1.1.79: Vectors A S and B S have scalar product 6.00, and their vector pro...
 1.1.8: A cube is placed so that one corner is at the origin and three edge...
 1.1.81: Vector A S has magnitude 12.0 m, and vector B S has magnitude 16.0 ...
 1.1.82: Obtain a unit vector perpendicular to the two vectors given in Exer...
 1.1.83: The scalar product of vectors A S and B S is +48.0 m2 . Vector A S ...
 1.1.84: Two vectors A S and B S have magnitudes A = 3.00 and B = 3.00. Thei...
 1.1.85: You are given vectors A S = 5.0nd 6.5ne and B S = 3.5nd 7.0ne. A th...
 1.1.86: Later in our study of physics we will encounter quantities represen...
 1.1.87: You are a team leader at a pharmaceutical company. Several technici...
 1.1.88: You are a mechanical engineer working for a manufacturing company. ...
 1.1.89: Navigating in the Solar System. The Mars Polar Lander spacecraft wa...
 1.1.9: Completed Pass. The football team at Enormous State University (ESU...
 1.1.91: Navigating in the Big Dipper. All of the stars of the Big Dipper (p...
 1.1.92: What is total volume of the gasexchanging region of the lungs? (a)...
 1.1.93: If we assume that alveoli are spherical, what is the diameter of a ...
 1.1.94: Individuals vary considerably in total lung volume. Figure P1.94 sh...
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