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Rate of change in an objects velocity
What type radioactive decay is the most penetrating
What is a constant zero for static equilibrium?
A physical quantity with both magnitude and direction
What is the formula for capacitors in parallelSolve for Ctotal, 3 Cs
What type of heat transfer is the transfer of heat by the physical motion of the heated material (only liquids and gases)
What do currents generate
Formula for translational motion using variables v, v0, a, x
Formula for Snell's law (Refraction)type in Theta for θ
Formula for Ohm's lawSolve for V
What is the change in momentum called
Sound travels in this type of wave
Formula for momentum
What is the time for half the given substance to decay
Formula for frequency
Kinetic Energy formula (Solve for KE)
In an isolated system, momentum is
Weight (Fluids)Use p for density
This type of wave displaces medium perpendicular to the direction of the wave
Formula for power (use V in formula)
What is the flow of electric charge
What radioactive decay particle is a Helium nucleous
Formula for translational motion using variables x, x0, v0, a and t
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A collision where some energy is dissipated into internal energy
Formula for translational motion using variables v, v0, a, t
A collision where objects stick together
What is the opposition to the flow of charge
What radioactive decay particle is an electron
2nd Law of ThermodynamicsJust write one word
Magnetic force on a moving chargeB = magnetic field
What is the stable proton to neutron ratio for most small atoms
The force that must be overcome to set an object in motion
Is momentum scalar or a vector
1st Law of Thermodynamics (Write the formula)type in Delta for ∆
A physical quantity with magnitude but no direction
What makes an object be in equilibrium
Is Q negative or positive when heat is gained
Formula for Electric field
Formula for resistance for circuit in seriesSolve for Rtotal, 3 Rs
Formula for voltage for a circuit in seriesSolve for Vtotal 3Vs
What stays constant for a circuit in series
SI unit for Work?
Coulomb's LawUse q1 for one charge, q2 for another
What stays constant for a circuit in parallel
What is the splitting of an atom to from two different atoms
What is the combination of two nuclei for from a heavier nucleus?
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SI units for Current
State Newton's 3rd law
What type of heat transfer is the direct transfer of energy via molecular collisions
The force that opposes the motion of objects
Formula for Density
Formula for Work
State the conservation of Energy Theoremtype in Delta for ∆
A collision where mechanical energy is conserved and no energy is dissipated to internal energy
Name of the Force that pushes back against gravity
Formula for torque (Use T for torque)
Change in position independent from the path taken
State Newton's 2nd lawwrite the formula
Formula for specific heattype in Delta for ∆
Formula for Force on a spring
What is a zero for dynamic equilibrium
SI units for Resistance
State Newton's 1st law
What type of frictional force (static or kinetic) causes a wheel to roll
What type of heat transfer is the transfer of the energy of electromagnetic waves
Potential Energy formula (gravity)
Centripetal force equation

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