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# Whats physics?

Physics is a systematic
study of the natural
world, a discipline that
attempts to quantify
reality through a
precise application of
observation coupled
with logic and reason

PHYSICS IS THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF MATTER AND ENERGY AND HOW THEY INTERACT WITH EACH OTHER .

RADIATION.MOTION. GRAVITY matter on scales ranging from sub- atomic particles (i. ELECTRICITY. the particles that make up the atom and the particles that make up those particles) to stars and even entire galaxies. LIGHT.e. .

How Physics Works  It uses scientific method to formulate & Test hypothesis  Hypothesis is based on observation of real world  Major goal is to formulate scientific laws using the results  These laws are generally in mathematical form to understand different .

the study of sound & sound waves ü Astronomy . specifically the electron properties of the atom . Fields of Physics ü Acoustics .the study of space ü Astrophysics .the study of atoms.the study of the physical ü properties of objects in space ü Atomic Physics .

the study of physics in living systems  Chaos .the application of numerical methods to solve physical problems for which a quantitative theory already exists . Biophysics .the study of physics in chemical systems Computational Physics .the study of systems with strong sensitivity to initial conditions Chemical Physics .

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.A CAR TRAVELS 20 . 0 ° WEST OF NORTH . AS SHOWN IN FIGURE 3 . 0 KM DUE NORTH AND THEN 35 . 12 . 0 KM IN A DIRECTION 60 . FIND THE MAGNITUDE AND DIRECTION OF THE CAR ’ S RESULTANT DISPLACEMENT .

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SOME PROPERTIES OF VECTORS  Equality of Two Vectors  Adding Vectors .

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0K) CM . A PARTICLE UNDERGOES THREE CONSECUTIVE DISPLACEMENTS : D 1 (15 I 30 J 12K) CM . D 2 ( 23 I 14 J 5 . . FIND THE COMPONENTS OF THE RESULTANT DISPLACEMENT AND ITS MAGNITUDE . AND D 3 ( 13 I 15J) CM .