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Physics I Workbook For Dummies with Online Practice

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3. Edition March 2022
352 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-71647-1
John Wiley & Sons

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Nail your next physics exam and prepare yourself for the next level of physics education

Physics isn't the easiest part of high school, but it doesn't have to be pull-your-hair-out hard. In Physics I Workbook For Dummies, you get practical guidance to reinforce what you already know and master new physics concepts. You'll gain confidence in critical subject areas like motion, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism while setting yourself up for success in college- and university-level physics courses.

This book offers hands-on practice exercises in the book and on an online test bank that come with plain-English answers and step-by-step explanations so you can see what you did right and where you need practice. The perfect combination of instruction and application, Physics I Workbook For Dummies also provides:
* Understandable explanations of central physics concepts and the techniques you need to solve common problems
* Practice questions with complete answer explanations to test your knowledge as you progress
* Highlights of the ten most common pitfalls and traps that students encounter in physics assignments and exams and how to avoid them
* A collection of the ten most useful online physics resources, along with free, 1-year access to online chapter quizzes

Whether you're planning to tackle the MCAT one day or just want to improve your performance on your next physics test, Physics I Workbook For Dummies offers you an opportunity to master a rewarding and challenging subject that unlocks countless educational and career opportunities.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Physics 5

Chapter 1: Reviewing Physics Basics 7

Chapter 2: The Big Three: Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration 25

Chapter 3: Vectors: Knowing Where You're Headed 41

Part 2: May the Forces Be with You 59

Chapter 4: Applying Force 61

Chapter 5: Working with Inclined Planes 81

Chapter 6: Round and Round: Circular Motion 101

Part 3: Being Energetic: Work 121

Chapter 7: Working the Physics Way 123

Chapter 8: Getting Things to Move: Momentum and Kinetic Energy 147

Chapter 9: Winding It Up: Rotational Motion and Torque 167

Chapter 10: Getting Dizzy with Rotational Dynamics 185

Chapter 11: Simple Harmonic Motion 203

Part 4: Obeying the Laws of Thermodynamics 223

Chapter 12: You're Getting Warm: Thermodynamics 225

Chapter 13: Under Pressure: From Solid to Liquid to Gas 243

Chapter 14: All about Heat and Work 261

Part 5: Zap: Electricity 283

Chapter 15: Static Electricity: Electrons at Rest 285

Chapter 16: Electrons in Motion: Circuits 305

Part 6: The Part of Tens 327

Chapter 17: Ten Common Mistakes People Make When Solving Problems 329

Chapter 18: Ten Wild Physics Theories 333

Index 337