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what is the metric system based on? 

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constants and units of measurements based on powers of ten 


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What is the SI Unit for length? 

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What is the SI Unit for time? 

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What is the SI Unit for Mass? 

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What is the SI Unit for Temperature? 

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What is the SI Unit for Measurement of Force? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix pico? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix nano? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix micro? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix milli? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix centi? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix kilo? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix mega? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix Giga ? 

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What is the symbol and the power of the prefix tera? 

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what do prefixes tell you to do to a number? 

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to multiply or divide by a power of ten 


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what is scientific notation based on? 

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what is scientific notation most useful for? 

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very large and very small numbers 


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what is the standard equation for scientific notation? 

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(leading value x 10 ^constant ) 


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What is the leading value in scientific notation? 

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number between 1 and 10 made by moving the decimal back and fourth 


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what is the exponent in scientific notation? 

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the number of places you moved the decimal point 


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the change in velocity of an object 


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what is the equation for acceleration? 

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a= (change in velocity/ elapsed time) 


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what do you get when you directly read a P/T graph? 

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what do you get when you directly read a V/T graph? 

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what do you get when you directly read a A/T graph? 

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what does the slope of a P/T graph signify? 

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what does the slope of a V/T graph signify? 

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what does the slope of a A/T graph signify? 

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what is the area under a P/T graph signify? 

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what is the area under a V/T graph signify? 

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what is the area under a A/T graph signify? 

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change in velocity (Delta V) 


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how is position typically Specified? 

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what is S.O.H.C.A.H.T.O.A.? 

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sine = opposite/hypotenuse cos= adjacent /hypotenuse tan= opposite / adjacent 


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why do we use numbers and graphs? 

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to analyze motion with precision and consistency 


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what is the equation for displacement? 

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∆x=velocity final  velocity initial 


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a quantity with direction and magnitude 


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what is the velocity equation? 

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what is a scalar quantity? 

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only how much no direction (temperature or distance) 


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what must the length of a vector arrow be proportional to? 

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what is rectangular notation? 

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defining a vector by its components 


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what is the Cartesian method? 

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defining a vector by its x and y 


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how does one add vectors? 

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place the tail of the second vector at the head of the first vector. draw a new vector from the tail of the first vector to the head of the second vector, this vector is the sum. 


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how does one subtract vectors? 

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take the opposite the vector that is being subtracted and add A+B=(Ax+Bx, Ay+By) 


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defining a vector by its angle and magnitude V=magnitude and delta= angle (V.delta) 


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what does a positive angle indicate in polar notation? 

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counterclockwise direction 


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what does a negative angle indicate in polar notation? 

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how does one find velocity in 2 dimensions? 

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analyze x and y components separately the sum of both equals the velocity of the object 


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what is the equation for velocity in the x direction for velocity in 2 dimensions? 

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what is the equation for velocity in the y direction for velocity in 2 dimensions? 

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what is the equation for average acceleration? 

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Average acceleration = change in velocity / change in time 


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what is projectile motion? 

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movement determined by an objects initial velocity and the constant acceleration of gravity 


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the total sum of all vector forces acting upon an object 


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what is newtons first law? 

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an object remains at rest, or maintaining a constant velocity unless a net external force acts upon it 


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a property of an object that determines how much it will resist a change in velocity 


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the force of gravity upon an object 


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what is newtons second law? 

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what is newtons third law? 

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for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction 


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force perpendicular to the surface of an object 


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force exerted on a string, chord, etc. 


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what is a free body diagram? 

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a representation of all external forces acting upon an object 


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a force that resists motion of one object sliding upon another. 


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what is hooks law used for? 

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see the amount of force a spring exerts 

