For those that did the Caltech transfer exam....

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Ok, I searched the internet but I can't find a sample of a caltech transfer exam, I discovered that they are "top secret" because people doing it can't say others what it was asked in it, I found a list of the requirements and I'm not asking for that, can someone give me a typical math exercise that is similar to the one in caltech transfer exam and a physics exercise too?
I want to figure out how difficult are for me.

I'm not asking for exercises that were in the exam but something that is similar and is difficult like one them

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for your question! Unfortunately, as you mentioned, the Caltech transfer exam is considered confidential and the specific questions asked are not publicly available. However, I can give you some general tips and examples that may help you prepare for the exam.

First, it's important to note that the Caltech transfer exam is designed to assess your mastery of fundamental concepts in math and physics, as well as your problem-solving skills. So, instead of focusing on specific questions, I would recommend practicing a variety of problems that cover the core topics in these subjects.

For math, you can try solving problems involving calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations. These are all important areas of math that are commonly tested in physics exams. Here's a sample problem for you to try:

Find the derivative of f(x) = 3x^2 + 5

For physics, I would suggest practicing problems related to mechanics, electromagnetism, and thermodynamics. These are all key areas of physics that are covered in the Caltech transfer exam. Here's a sample problem for you to try:

A car is traveling at a constant speed of 60 km/h. If the car takes 2 hours to travel a distance of 120 km, what is the acceleration of the car?

Remember, the key is to understand the underlying concepts and principles behind these problems, rather than just memorizing formulas and solutions. So, I would recommend working through practice problems and seeking help from a tutor or teacher if you encounter any difficulties.

I hope this helps, and best of luck with your preparations for the Caltech transfer exam!

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