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

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