Physics A
- Dominic Calabrese -


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Significant Figures Handout

Reminders July 30, 2010

1. Exam 5 Average 79%.

2. Please check your final grades. Have a nice summer.

Webassign Instructions:

Log onto computers in lab.

- Go to http:/, and log in

- Click the homework assignment.

- Print out the assignment if you need to. Don't submit for grading until you are ready.

- If you have any questions please direct it to a tutor or instructor.

- Keep 3 significant figures in your answers.

- Acceptable numerical formats: 1/4 0.25 .25 2.5e-1

- Unacceptable numerical formats: O.25(letter O) 2.5 e-1 l/4 (lower case L) 5,300 (no commas)












About the Physics A class......

Physics A is a course for students that have never had a physics course. The course is designed to provide background and problem solving skills (i.e. a foundation) for those planning to take the Physics 2A/B or Physics 4A/B/C sequence. The topical content of this course is, typically: physical measurements, kinematics, Newton's laws, energy, momentum, fluids, electricity, and optics Mathematical concepts relevant to course material will also be covered.

Phone: (916) 660-7952


Office location: S-107A

Office hours: TBA

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