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Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Stanley Kowalski, 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. George Stephans, 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow, 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg, 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. Sen-Ben Liao, 8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Gabriella Sciolla, 8.022 Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Gunther Roland, 8.02X Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism with an Experimental Focus, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Michael Feld, Prof. Eric Hudson, Prof. John Joannopoulos, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Dr. George Stephans, 8. 8.02T Physics (Electricity and Magnetism) Labs, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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Skewed Collision Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question 1 (and its solution) covers two balls colliding at an angle; finding momentum, speed before and after, and velocity of center of mass. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003Instructor: Prof. Stanley Kowalski Prof. Stanley Kowalski, 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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2D Collision Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question 1 (and its solution) covers finding resultant velocity and kinetic energy for 2D collision; elastic vs. inelastic collision. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003Instructor: Prof. Stanley Kowalski Prof. Stanley Kowalski, 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Glancing Collision Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question 4 (and its solution) covers straight rod brushes against fixed object; finding ?, kinetic energy, speeds of both ends after collision. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003Instructor: Prof. Stanley Kowalski Prof. Stanley Kowalski, 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Practice Exam 3 Exam Questions

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics Exam Questions 3, 5, 6, 9, and 10 (and their solutions) cover elastic collisions, collisions; linear collisions; collisions of a ball and a block; and collisions with a mass on a spring. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005Instructor: Dr. George Stephans Dr. George Stephans, 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Momentum in Explosion Exam Question

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus Exam Question 6 (and its solution) covers final speed and lost kinetic energy in explosion into two pieces. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg, 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Elastic Collision I Exam Question

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus Exam Question 7 (and its solution) covers calculating final and initial speed of one object in collision, as well as the mass ratio. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg, 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Inelastic Collision with a Spring Exam Question

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus Exam Question 6 (and its solution) covers finding initial and final velocities and pendulum attributes. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg, 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Impulse for a Bouncing Ball Exam Question

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus Exam Question 12 (and its solution) covers p of ball before and after hitting floor; average force and impulse; and change in kinetic energy. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg, 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Center of Mass Reference Frame Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question 1a (and its solution) covers the elastic collision of two rolling carts with respect to reference frame moving with the center of mass. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow, 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Exploding Puck Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question 2 (and its solution) covers the conservation of momentum of an exploding puck. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow, 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Conservation of Energy and Momentum Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question B2 (and its solution) covers the collision of a body with another body connected to a spring. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow, 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Block and Spring Exam Question

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Physics I Exam Question 1c (and its solution) covers an inelastic collision involving an oscillating mass attached to a spring. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow, 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Elastic Collision II Exam Questions

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics Exam Question 2a and 2b (and their solutions) cover calculating the speed of both objects after an elastic collision between a bullet and a pendulum. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999Instructor: Prof. Walter Lewin Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Inelastic Collision with Pendulum Exam Questions

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics Exam Question 2c and 2d (and their solution) cover calculating ?max for pendulum after an inelastic collision between a bullet and a pendulum. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999Instructor: Prof. Walter Lewin Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Billiard Ball Collision Exam Question

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Physics I: Classical Mechanics Exam Question 6 (and its solution) covers finding p before and after, as well as resultant velocities and kinetic energy. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999Instructor: Prof. Walter Lewin Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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