 1.1DQ: How many correct experiments do we need to disprove a theory? How m...
 1.1E: Starting with the definition 1 in. = 2.54 cm, find the number of (a...
 1.2DQ: A guidebook describes the rate of climb of a mountain trail as 120 ...
 1.2E: According to the label on a bottle of salad dressing, the volume of...
 1.3DQ: Suppose you are asked to compute the tangent of 5.00 meters. Is thi...
 1.3E: How many nanoseconds does it take light to travel 1.00 ft in vacuum...
 1.4DQ: A highway contractor stated that in building a bridge deck he poure...
 1.4E: The density of gold is 19.3 g/cm3. What is this value in kilograms ...
 1.5DQ: What is your height in centimeters? What is your weight in newtons?
 1.5E: The most powerful engine available for the classic 1963 Chevrolet C...
 1.6DQ: The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) main...
 1.6E: A square field measuring 100.0 m by 100.0 m has an area of 1.00 hec...
 1.7DQ: What physical phenomena (other than a pendulum or cesium clock) cou...
 1.7E: How many years older will you be 1.00 gigasecond from now? (Assume ...
 1.8DQ: Describe how you could measure the thickness of a sheet of paper wi...
 1.8E: While driving in an exotic foreign land, you see a speed limit sign...
 1.9DQ: The quantity ? = 3.14159 c is a number with no dimensions, since it...
 1.9E: A certain fuelefficient hybrid car gets gasoline mileage of 55.0 m...
 1.10DQ: What are the units of volume? Suppose another student tells you tha...
 1.10E: The following conversions occur frequently in physics and are very ...
 1.11DQ: Three archers each fire four arrows at a target. Joe’s four arrows ...
 1.11E: Neptunium. In the fall of 2002, scientists at Los Alamos National L...
 1.12DQ: A circular racetrack has a radius of 500 m. What is the displacemen...
 1.12E: BIO (a) The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of the trace metal ma...
 1.13DQ: Can you find two vectors with different lengths that have a vector ...
 1.13E: Figure 1.7 shows the result of unacceptable error in the stopping p...
 1.14DQ: One sometimes speaks of the “direction of time,” evolving from past...
 1.14E: With a wooden ruler, you measure the length of a rectangular piece ...
 1.15DQ: Air traffic controllers give instructions called “vectors” to tell ...
 1.15E: A useful and easytoremember approximate value for the number of s...
 1.16DQ: Can you find a vector quantity that has a magnitude of zero but com...
 1.16E: How many gallons of gasoline are used in the United States in one d...
 1.17DQ: (a) Does it make sense to say that a vector is negative? Why? (b) D...
 1.17E: BIO A rather ordinary middleaged man is in the hospital for a rout...
 1.18DQ: If what must be true about the directions and magnitudes of and if ...
 1.18E: How many kernels of corn does it take to fill a 2L soft drink bottle?
 1.19DQ: If and are nonzero vectors, is it possible for both to be zero? Exp...
 1.19E: How many words are there in this book?
 1.20DQ: What does the scalar product of a vector with itself, give? What a...
 1.20E: BIO Four astronauts are in a spherical space station. (a) If, as is...
 1.21DQ: Let represent any nonzero vector. Why is a unit vector, and what is...
 1.21E: BIO How many times does a typical person blink her eyes in a lifetime?
 1.22DQ: Which of the following are legitimate mathematical operations: In e...
 1.22E: BIO How many times does a human heart beat during a person’s lifeti...
 1.23DQ: Consider the vector products and Give an example that illustrates t...
 1.23E: In Wagner’s opera ?Das Rheingold?, the goddess Freia is ransomed fo...
 1.24DQ: Show that, no matter what ( Hint: Do not look for an elaborate math...
 1.24E: You are using water to dilute small amounts of chemicals in the lab...
 1.25DQ: (a) If does it necessarily follow that A = 0 or B = 0? Explain. (b)...
 1.25E: How many pizzas are consumed each academic year by students at your...
 1.26DQ: If for a vector in the ?xy? plane, does it follow that Ax = Ay? W...
 1.26E: Hearing rattles from a snake, you make two rapid displacements of m...
 1.27E: A postal employee drives a delivery truck along the route shown in ...
 1.28E: For the vectors and in Fig. E1.24, use a scale drawing to find the ...
 1.29E: A spelunker is surveying a cave. She follows a passage 180 m straig...
 1.30E: Let ? be the angle that the vector makes with the + x axis, measur...
 1.31E: Compute the x  and y components of the vectors and in Fig. E1.24.
 1.32E: Vector is in the direction 34.0o clockwise from the –yaxis. The x...
 1.33E: Vector has ?y?component ?Ay? = +13.0 m. makes an angle of 32.0° co...
 1.34E: A postal employee drives a delivery truck over the route shown in F...
 1.35E: For the vectors in Fig. E1.24, use the method of components to find...
 1.36E: Find the magnitude and direction of the vector represented by the f...
 1.37E: A disoriented physics professor drives 3.25 km north, then 2.20 km ...
 1.39E: Vector is 2.80 cm long and is 60.0o above the x axis in the first ...
 1.40E: In each case, find the x  and y components of vector (a)
 1.41E: Write each vector in Fig. E1.24 in terms of the unit vectors
 1.42E: Given two vectors (a) find the magnitude of each vector; (b) use un...
 1.43E: (a) Write each vector in Fig. E1.39 in terms of the unit vectors (b...
 1.44E: (a) Is the vector a unit vector? Justify your answer. (b) Can a uni...
 1.45E: For the vectors in Fig. E1.24, find the scalar products
 1.46E: (a) Find the scalar product of the vectors given in Exercise 1.38. ...
 1.47E: Find the angle between each of these pairs of vectors:
 1.48E: Find the vector product (expressed in unit vectors) of the two vect...
 1.49E: For the vectors in Fig. E1.28, (a) Find the magnitude and direction...
 1.50E: For the two vectors in Fig. E1.35, find the magnitude and direction...
 1.51E: For the two vectors . In Fig E1.43, (a) find the scalar product (b)...
 1.52E: The vector A is 3.50 cm long and is directed into this pages. Vecto...
 1.53E: Given two vectors and (a) find the magnitude of each vector; (b) us...
 1.54P: An acre has a length of one furlong and a width onetenth of its le...
 1.55P: An Earthlike Planet. In January 2006 astronomers reported the disco...
 1.56P: The Hydrogen Maser. A maser is a lasertype device that produces el...
 1.57P: BIO Breathing Oxygen. The density of air under standard laboratory ...
 1.58P: A rectangular piece of aluminum is cm long and wide. (a) Find the a...
 1.59P: As you eat your way through a bag of chocolate chip cookies, you ob...
 1.60P: BIO Biological tissues are typically made up of 98% water. Given th...
 1.61P: BIO Estimate the number of atoms in your body. (?Hint?: Based on wh...
 1.62P: How many dollar bills would you have to stack to reach the moon? Wo...
 1.63P: How much would it cost to paper the entire United States (including...
 1.64P: Stars in the Universe. Astronomers frequently say that there are mo...
 1.65P: Two workers pull horizontally on a heavy box, but one pulls twice a...
 1.66P: Three horizontal ropes pull on a large stone stuck in the ground, p...
 1.67P: You are to program a robotic arm on an assembly line to move in the...
 1.68P: Emergency Landing. A plane leaves the airport in Galisteo and files...
 1.69P: As noted in Exercise 1.26, a spelunker is surveying a cave. She fol...
 1.70P: (a) Find the magnitude and direction of the vector that is the sum ...
 1.71P: A rocket fires two engines simultaneously. One produces a thrust of...
 1.72P: A sailor in a small sailboat encounters shifting winds. She sails 2...
 1.73P: Dislocated Shoulder. A patient with a dislocated shoulder is put in...
 1.74P: On a training flight, a student pilot flies from Lincoln, Nebraska,...
 1.75P: Equilibrium. We say an object is in ?equilibrium? if all the forces...
 1.76P: Getting Back. An explorer in the dense jungles of equatorial Africa...
 1.77P: A graphic artist is creating a new logo for her company’s website. ...
 1.78P: A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails 285 km at 40.0° north of...
 1.79P: BIO Bones and Muscles. A physical therapy patient has a forearm tha...
 1.80P: You decide to go to your favorite neighborhood restaurant. You leav...
 1.81P: While following a treasure map, you start at an old oak tree. You f...
 1.82P: A fence post is 52.0 m from where you are standing, in a direction ...
 1.83P: A dog in an open field runs 12.0 m east and then 28.0 m in a direct...
 1.84P: Ricardo and Jane are standing under a tree in the middle of a pastu...
 1.85P: John, Paul, and George are standing in a strawberry field. Paul is ...
 1.86P: You are camping with Joe and Karl. Since all three of you like your...
 1.87P: Vectors have scalar product  6.00, and their vector product has ma...
 1.88P: Bond Angle in Methane. In the methane molecule, CH4, each hydrogen ...
 1.89P: Vector has magnitude 12.0 m and vector has magnitude 16.0 m. The sc...
 1.90P: When two vectors and are drawn from a common point, the angle betwe...
 1.91P: A cube is placed so that one corner is at the origin and three edge...
 1.92P: Vector has magnitude 6.00 m and vector has magnitude 3.00 m. the ve...
 1.93P: The scalar product of vectors is + 48.0 m2. Vector has magnitude 9....
 1.94P: Obtain a unit vector perpendicular to the two vectors given in Exer...
 1.95CP: You are given vectors A third vector, lies in the ?xy plane. Vecto...
 1.96P: Two vectors have magnitudes A = 3.00 and B = 3.00. Their vector pro...
 1.97P: Later in our study of physics we will encounter quantities represen...
 1.98CP: The length of a rectangle is given as ?L ± ?l and its width as ?W ±...
 1.99CP: Completed Pass. The football team at Enormous State University (ESU...
 1.100CP: DATA ?Navigating in the Solar System. The Mars Polar Lander spacecr...
 1.101CP: Navigating in the Big Dipper. All of the stars of the Big Dipper (p...
 1.102CP: The vector called the ?position vector points from the origin (0, 0...
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