Preparing for General Physics

Arnold D. Pickar

Includes Rounds I-V. This self-study workbook provides review of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus topics for students enrolled in introductory physics. All examples relate directly to physics. Emphasis is placed on working with powers of 10 and order of magnitude estimating. Students write their answers in the text and then check their answers on the following page. Also discussing why math is important in physics; pretests; posttests.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    I. Words and Numbers.


    Review 1: Dealing with Numbers.

    Review 2: Units to Go with the Numbers.

    Review 3: Words, Symbols, and Pictures.


    Essay: Why is Physics so "Mathematical"?

    II. Nature at Its Simplest: Linear Behavior.


    Review 4: Proportion and Ratio.

    Review 5: Linear Equations.

    Review 6: Rearranging Equations-Basic Algebra.

    Review 7: Simultaneous Linear Equations.


    Essay: Two Remarkable Proportions of Professor Newton.

    III. Dealing With Space.


    Review 8: Geometry I-Describing and Drawing.

    Review 9: Geometry II-Angles. Shape, and Size.

    Review 10: Trigonometry I-Mostly Right Triangles.

    Review 11: Trigonometry II-Other Triangles and Applications.


    Essay: We Live in a Three-Dimensional World-Don't We?

    IV. P

  • Data Publicarii : 1993
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 188
  • ISBN : 9780201538021
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