Homework Statement
A small light bulb is placed 10.0 cm from the center of a plastic sphere of radius 1.0 cm
and refractive index 1.40. Where is the image of the bulb?
Homework Equations
1) Thin lens equation
2) Thick lens equation
The Attempt at a Solution
I realize that I'm...
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Three vectors A, B, C point from the origin O to the three corners of a triangle. Show that the area of the triangle is given by
area = \frac{1}{2}|(B\timesC) + (C\timesA) + (A\timesC)|
Homework Equations
area of triangle with sides a, b, c = \frac{1}{2}|a\timesc|...
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A metal block of mass m slides on a horizontal surface that has been lubricated
with a heavy oil so that the block suffers a viscous resistance that varies as the 3/2
power of the speed: F(v) = -cv3/2
If the initial speed of the block is vo at x = 0, show that the block...
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A cannon shoots a ball at an angle \theta above the horizontal ground
a) Neglecting air resistence, find the ball's position (x(t) and y(t)) as a function of time.
b) Take the above answer and find an equation for the ball's trajectory y(x).
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Okay, so here's the problem:
In a Compton scattering experiment, a photon is scattered through an angle of 90.0 and the
electron is set into motion in a direction at an angle of 20.0 to the original direction of the
photon.
(a) Explain how this information is...
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Hey all, this is for a laboratory. I need to determine the fractal basin boundaries for a magnetic pendulum swinging chaotically about 3 other magnets underneath. I was able to plot a single path for the pendulum in Mathematica, but now I need to expand my code to...