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AP Physics

Week 8 (10/11-10/15)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Conservation of Momentum Elastic vs Inelastic Collisions Center of mass Quiz NO SCHOOL

Exam--Energy & Momentum Monday 10/18

Equipment needed:  pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday

Assignments:

Chapter 6: pp. 204204: Problems: due Monday 10/11
Momentum:  5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21,
Impulse:  25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 34

Chapter 6 pp. 205209: Problems: due Thursday 10/14
Conservation of Momentum:   43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53
Elastic & Inelastic Collisions:  59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 71, 73, 
Center of Mass:  81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89

Important Vocabulary:

bulletconservation of linear momentum, p. 183
bulletelastic collision, p. 187
bulletinelastic collision, p. 187
bulletcompletely inelastic collision, p. 189
bulletcenter of mass, p. 195
bulletcenter of gravity, p. 199
bulletjet propulsion, p. 200
bulletrecoil force, p. 200
bulletreverse thrust, p. 201

Important Equations:

F = Dp/Dt (Newton's 2nd Law)

pinitial = pfinal


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