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How do you do free-fall problems?

posted Oct 19, 2017, 4:31 PM by Barbara Fortunato   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 3:48 PM ]
5: W 10/25, 7: M 10/23 (out of order)

Sorry I'll be out today.  While you're in sub study, start by watching the following video on free fall:


Then practice doing free-fall problems by doing problems from the textbook:  Chapter 2 #66, 68, 70, 71, 73, 75.  SOLUTIONS.  If you finish early, you can try these Freefall Problems (SOLUTIONS) for extra practice.

Homework everyone:  Finish at least the Chapter 2 problems above.
Homework Period 7:  Final lab report is due on to Google Classroom on Monday, October 23rd at 11:59pm.  Lab quiz next class on Tuesday, October 24th.  Add a small section to the analysis of your lab - percent error for your constant.  The conclusion to your lab should be quite simple and contain three concise parts:
  • Please restate the FINAL relationship between force, mass, and motion (reiterate the equation).  Put a sentence or two around the relationship, but do NOT reiterate the whole experiment.  You may want to talk about the finding about the "motion" by describing the motion of a system experiencing a constant force.  
  • Talk about sources of experimental error.  
  • Talk about implications and applications to the real world.