# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Edelman Exam Review
End of book exam review
24
Physics
Professional
06/20/2011

Term
 What is the vertical axis of a graph called?
Definition
 y-axis
Term
 What is the name of the horizontal axis of a graph?
Definition
 x-axis
Term
 What is the reciprocal of 1,000?
Definition
 0.001
Term
 What is the reciprocal of 5?
Definition
 1/5
Term
 What is the reciprocal of 1/10?
Definition
 10
Term
 A sack contains 6 pounds of flour. The contents of the bag are increased by a factor of 5. How much flour is in the bag?
Definition
 30 pounds
Term
 A bouquet has 30 flowers. The size of the bouquet is decreased by a factor of 3. How many flowers remain?
Definition
 10
Term
 How much bigger is one billion than one thousand?
Definition
 1,000,000
Term
 Put the follow metric units in increasing order (deci, deca, centi, hecto)
Definition
 centi, deci, deca, hecto
Term
 How many nanoseconds are in 7 seconds
Definition
 7,000,000,000
Term
 The letters that represent the abbreviations for the prefixes of the metric system.
Definition
 M, k, da, d, c
Term
 mega is
Definition
 millions
Term
 hecto is
Definition
 hundreds
Term
 milli is
Definition
 thousandths
Term
 kilo is
Definition
 thousands
Term
 nano is
Definition
 billionths
Term
 giga is
Definition
 billions
Term
 The reciprocal of Mega is?
Definition
 Micro (Millionth)
Term
 What is the value for the measurement a sonographer uses to measure the perimeter of an anatomical structure?
Definition
 15mm
Term
 What are the units associated with the circumference of a circle?
Definition
 mm
Term
 The volume of a cystic structure is estimated from sonographic data. What is an acceptable measurement of this volume?
Definition
 6 cm3
Term
 How can the volume of an irregularly shaped object be most accurately measured?
Definition
 by immersing it in water
Term
 The speed of red blood cells traveling through a blood vessel is 750 cm/sec. You are asked to measure this speed in miles per hour. What information would be sufficient for you to complete your task?
Definition
 how many seconds per hour and the number of miles in a centimeter
Term
 What term is used to describe the effects of an ultrasound wave on living tissues?
Definition
 biological effects
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