Assignment of Phys 210 Students

Review Test:

1.   Who said that “heavy objects drop faster than a light one?” _______________________
2.   Why did people of early times were filled with fear and superstition? ____________________________________________________________
3.   Who concluded, through his experiment performed at the famous leaning tower if Pisa, that heavy objects do not fall faster than light objects? _________________________________
4.   What are the useful tools in the study of Physics?
____________________________________________________________
5.   What is the first step in the study of Physics? ____________
6. What is the very essence of measuring or measurement?
_________________________
7.   What were the two handicaps that delayed the development of science? ___________________________________________________
8.   What are the two methods of measurement?
____________________________________________________________
9.   What system of units is popular in English-speaking countries?
10. What system of units is now known as the modernized version of the metric system? ______________________________________

Rewrite the following numbers in the scientific form and in power of ten prefixes, or vice versa:
1. 1250000 grams = ____________________________________________

2. 0.000000277 meter = ________________________________________

3. 1.207 micrograms = __________________________________________

4. 3.987 gigameters = __________________________________________

5. 1.705 nanoliters = ___________________________________________

6. 2.77 x 10-9 attoseconds = ______________________________________

7. 0.5550 meter = _____________________________________________

8. 1.246 exaseconds = ___________________________________________

9. 0.000000000000000000000000005001 megaliter= __________________________________________________________

10. 9.8199 dekameter/s2 = _______________________________________

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