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Homework Help: Unconventional Physics Problem

  1. Jan 25, 2005 #1
    My teacher informed me that on the exam there will be one "unconventional" physics question. Apparently, "something that we have never seen before". Seeing as this is a Grade 12 Physics class, and most of you have taken it before, would any of you have an idea of what such a question could be based on?
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  3. Jan 25, 2005 #2
    It depends...
    Our teacher does something similar except he brings up questions we've never seen before based on a topic we've done, is that what your teacher means?
  4. Jan 25, 2005 #3
    Most likely.
    The units that we have done are: 2D Kinematics, 1-d and 2-d momentum (elastic, nonelastic, completely nonelastic), special relativity, energy, projectiles, etc. Nothing too complicated.
  5. Jan 25, 2005 #4
    something unconventional?

    if, in the past, the kinds of questions you've seen have been based on concepts from "one unit at a time", or just the unit you're studying at that time, the description might imply you could expect a question involving concepts from two of the units you listed, combined in one problem statement.

    just guessing, of course.... let us know what happened!
  6. Jan 26, 2005 #5
    Anyone else? The exam is tomorrow.

    Thanks to whoever participates.
  7. Feb 1, 2005 #6
    and the envelope, please?

    so, what was the "unconventional" question??????
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