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Solutions for Chapter 17: Becoming a Wise Consumer

Personal Fitness for You | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780887253171 | Authors: Roberta Stokes, Sandra Schultz

Full solutions for Personal Fitness for You | 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9780887253171

Personal Fitness for You | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780887253171 | Authors: Roberta Stokes, Sandra Schultz

Solutions for Chapter 17: Becoming a Wise Consumer

Since 10 problems in chapter 17: Becoming a Wise Consumer have been answered, more than 1906 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter 17: Becoming a Wise Consumer includes 10 full step-by-step solutions. Personal Fitness for You was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780887253171. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Personal Fitness for You, edition: 3. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Continental rift

    A linear zone along which continental lithosphere stretches and pulls apart. Its creation may mark the beginning of a new ocean basin.

  • Convection

    The transfer of heat by the movement of a mass or substance. It can take place only in fluids.

  • Covalent bond

    A chemical bond produced by the sharing of electrons.

  • Discordant

    A term used to describe plutons that cut across existing rock structures, such as bedding planes.

  • Electromagnetic radiation

    See Radiation.

  • Igneous rock

    A rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma.

  • Normal polarity

    A magnetic field that is the same as that which exists at present.

  • Nuclear fusion

    The source of the Sun’s energy.

  • Orbit

    The path of a body in revolution around a center of mass.

  • pH scale

    A common measure of the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a solution, it is a logarithmic scale ranging from 0 to 14. A value of 7 denotes a neutral solution, values below 7 indicate greater acidity, and numbers above 7 indicate greater alkalinity.

  • Planetary nebula

    A shell of incandescent gas expanding from a star.

  • Polar high

    Anticyclones that are assumed to occupy the inner polar regions and are believed to be thermally induced, at least in part.

  • Proton

    A positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom.

  • Reverse polarity

    A magnetic field opposite to that which exists at present.

  • Santa Ana

    The local name given a chinook wind in southern California.

  • Saturation

    The maximum quantity of water vapor that the air can hold at any given temperature and pressure.

  • Secondary pollutants

    Pollutants that are produced in the atmosphere by chemical reactions that occur among primary pollutants.

  • Solstice

    The time when the vertical rays of the

  • Spicule

    A narrow jet of rising material in the solar chromosphere.

  • Tarn

    A small lake in a cirque.

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