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Physics 2B Final Average

June 5, 2012

The average score on the final was 73.4% The grading followed the cutoffs on the syllabus.

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Study Guide for the Final

May 21, 2012

Problems to focus on: Chapter 26: 5, 20, 27, 30, 42, 51 Chapter 27:  1, 16 (and stationary observer variation), 20, 31, 36 Chapter 28: 8, 9, 13, 35, 40 Chapter 29: 40 Chapter 30: 5, 25   Notes: You may bring one side of an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper with equations.  Don’t […]

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Assignment #14 Chapter 29 & 30

May 17, 2012

A few last problems: Chapter 29: 10, 40 Chapter 30: 5, 25, 37   Due next Wednesday

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Assignment #13 – Chapter 28 Problems

May 14, 2012

Chapter 28 Problems: 6, 8, 9, 13, 17, 20, 29, 32, 35, 36, 40, 43 Due Friday, May 18

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Physics 2B Final

May 10, 2012

Wednesday May 30, 8:00 AM. ~ 2 hours Chapters 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.  (Not all the material from 28, 29, 30 will be on the final) Test is worth 20% of your grade. More information to be posted.

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Assignment #12 – Chapter 27 Problems

May 8, 2012

Chapter 27 1*, 4, 7, 8, 12, 15, 16, 20, 21, 28, 31, 36 Due Monday For problem 1, modify it so that the sound appears to be traveling at 335 m/s and 355 m/s.  The numbers listed seem fishy though. One source stated Usain Bolt’s top speed was 43.93 km/h ( 27.3 mph) in m/s is 12.2 […]

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Assignment #11 – Chapter 26 Problems

May 2, 2012

Chapter 26 Problems: 1, 5, 11, 16, 18, 20, 21, 25, 27, 30, 34, 42, 46, 51   Due Tuesday May 8.

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Test 5 Preparation

April 28, 2012

Know how to do these problems: Chapter 24: 2, 14, 18, 25, 29, 31 Chapter 25: 8, 15 (try #16), 23, 28, 31, 37, 45   Other types of problems may show up on the test, but the list above will cover at least most (if not all) problems that will be on the test.

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