# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Edelman
chapter 1
26
Physics
05/25/2011

Term
 x-axis
Definition
 runs side to side
Term
 another name for horizonal axis
Definition
 x-axis
Term
 y-axis
Definition
 runs up and down
Term
 another name for vertical axis
Definition
 y-axis
Term
 unrelated means what?
Definition
 two items that are not associated
Term
 related or proportional means what?
Definition
 two items that are associated or affiliated
Term
 what does directly related or directly proportional mean?
Definition
 two items that are associated that when one increases, the other increases
Term
 what does inversely related or inversely proportional mean?
Definition
 two items are associated that when one item increases the other decreases
Term
 reciprocal relationship means what?
Definition
 when two numbers are multiplies together, the result is one.
Term
 "increase by a factor" means to what?
Definition
 multiply
Term
 "decrease by a factor" means to what?
Definition
 divide
Term
 how are the size of a tree and its age related?
Definition
 directly related
Term
 how are the height of a person and the color of his automobile related?
Definition
 unrelated
Term
 how is the age of a loaf of bread related to its freshness?
Definition
 inversely related
Term
 what is the reciprocal of 1/8?
Definition
 8
Term
 how many hertz is 3MHz?
Definition
 3,000,000 Htz
Term
 what is the recipricol of 100?
Definition
 1/100 or 0.01
Term
 how is a way to write very large or very small numbers?
Definition
 scientific notation
Term
 a number in scientific notation form with a negative exponent has a value of what?
Definition
 less than 1
Term
 a number in scientific notation form with a positive exponent has a value of what?
Definition
 greater than 10
Term
 a number in scientific notation form with an exponent of zero has a value of what?
Definition
 between 1 and 10
Term
 list these metric terms in increasing order: mega, micro, milli, hecto, deca, deci
Definition
 micro, milli, deci, deca, hecto, mega
Term
 list these metric terms in decreasing order: nano, centi, giga, kilo, hecto, micro, mega, milli, deci, deca
Definition
 giga, mega, kilo, hecto, deca, deci, centi, milli, micro, nano
Term
 which units belong together: giga, mega, milli, nano, centi
Definition
 giga & nano
Term
 which units belong together: hecto, milli, micro, centi, deci
Definition
 hecto & centi
Term
 which units belong together: mega, deca, hecto, micro, giga
Definition
 mega & micro
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