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Physics 101: Intro to Physics

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Physics 101: Intro to Physics is a convenient and self-paced course that can help you learn and retain basic physics terms, formulas and concepts. Access these bite-sized lessons and practice quizzes at any time to improve your grades, study for exams or get extra practice solving physics problems.
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19 Chapters in Physics 101: Intro to Physics

19 chapters in Physics 101: Intro to Physics

Ch 1. Intro to Physics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[385637].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Physics? - Definition, History & Branches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Math Review for Physics: Algebra Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38445].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38445].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Math Review for Physics: Trigonometry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38446].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38446].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Elements of the SI: Base & Derived Units Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33236].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33236].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Metric System: Units and Conversion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1600].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1600].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2176].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2176].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Significant Figures and Scientific Notation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Practice with the Metric System, Significant Figures & Scientific Notation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Linear & Direct Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is a Vector? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Vector Addition (Geometric Approach): Explanation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32166].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32166].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Vector Subtraction (Geometric): Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Do Vector Operations Using Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Standard Basis Vectors: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32170].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32170].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Resultants of Vectors: Definition & Calculation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Practice Adding & Subtracting Vectors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385643].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385643].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Kinematics? - Studying the Motion of Objects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Position in Physics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Position vs. Time Graphs to Describe Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Distance and Displacement in Physics: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Speed and Velocity: Difference and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Determining Slope for Position vs. Time Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Velocity vs. Time Graphs to Describe Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Velocity and the Rate of Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[192].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[192].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Instantaneous Velocity: Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Average Velocity: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28042].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28042].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Velocity vs. Time: Determining Displacement of an Object Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Acceleration: Definition, Equation and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Determining Acceleration Using the Slope of a Velocity vs. Time Graph Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Calculating Deceleration: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8142].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8142].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Practice Calculating Velocity & Acceleration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Uniformly-Accelerated Motion and the Big Five Kinematics Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15057].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15057].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Projectile Motion: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Projectile Motion Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Understanding Graphs of Motion: Giving Qualitative Descriptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Practice Calculating Motion Using Kinematic Equations & Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385649].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385649].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Acceleration of Gravity: Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Newton's Laws and Weight, Mass & Gravity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2558].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2558].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Calculating Acceleration Due to Gravity: Formula & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7672].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7672].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Free Fall Physics Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15068].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15068].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Graphing Free Fall Motion: Showing Acceleration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Calculating Center of Mass: Definition, Equation & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Practice Applying Gravity Formulas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Newton's First Law of Motion: Examples of the Effect of Force on Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Free-Body Diagrams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14598].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14598].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Determining the Individual Forces Acting Upon an Object Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Forces: Balanced and Unbalanced Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Net Force: Definition and Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14600].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14600].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Practice Using Free-Body Diagrams to Calculate Balanced Forces Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Practice Applying Newton's First Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Inclined Planes in Physics: Definition, Facts, and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Work: Definition, Characteristics, and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Work-Energy Theorem: Definition and Application Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14611].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14611].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Simple Machines: Lever, Inclined Plane & Pulley Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30374].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30374].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Kinetic Energy: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Gravitational Potential Energy: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Elastic Potential Energy: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Practice Applying Work & Kinetic Energy Formulas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383009].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383009].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Conservation of Mechanical Energy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14612].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14612].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Power: Definition and Mathematics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Linear Momentum: Definition, Equation, and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15928].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15928].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Conservation of Linear Momentum: Formula and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15930].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15930].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Isolated Systems in Physics: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15932].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15932].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Elastic and Inelastic Collisions: Difference and Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Elastic Collisions in One Dimension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319375].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319375].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Momentum and Impulse: Definition, Theorem and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15929].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15929].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Practice Applying Linear Momentum Formulas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Differences Between Translational & Rotational Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Centripetal Force: Definition, Examples & Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32906].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32906].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Stability & Center of Gravity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29994].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29994].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Uniform Circular Motion: Definition & Mathematics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Rotational Kinematics: Definition & Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Five Kinematics Quantities & the Big 5 Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32136].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32136].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Torque: Concept, Equation & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Kinetic Energy of Rotation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31868].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31868].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Work & Power in Rotational Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Practice Applying Rotational Motion Formulas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383031].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383031].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Waves: Types & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Vibrations and Waves: Energy and Motion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4910].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4910].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Wave Parameters: Wavelength, Amplitude, Period, Frequency & Speed Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5506].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5506].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Transverse Wave: Definition, Parts & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Longitudinal Wave: Definition, Parts & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28643].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28643].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4915].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4915].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Angle of Incidence: Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Refraction & Dispersion: Definition, Snell's Law & Index of Refraction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4919].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4919].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Diffraction & Huygen's Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Constructive and Destructive Interference Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4921].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4921].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Sound? - Definition and Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4912].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4912].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5494].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5494].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Doppler Effect: Formula & Calculation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Diffraction: Relation to Sound & Light and Effects of Wavelength Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4920].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4920].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Wave-Particle Duality: Concept, Explanation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is a Photon? - Definition, Energy & Wavelength Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Practice Calculating Energy of Electromagnetic Waves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Mirrors: Difference Between Plane & Spherical Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ray Tracing with Mirrors: Reflected Images Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Equations to Answer Mirror Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Thin Lens Equation: Examples & Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Equations to Answer Lens Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Polarization of Light & Malus's Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31387].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31387].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Polarization by Reflection & Brewster's Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31388].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31388].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Thin Film Interference Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Specific Gravity? - Definition, Formula, Calculation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Buoyancy: Calculating Force and Density with Archimedes' Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Pressure: Definition, Units, and Conversions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1651].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1651].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hydrostatic Pressure: Definition, Equation, and Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Applications of Pascal's Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Fluid Mass, Flow Rate and the Continuity Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15420].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15420].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Temperature Units: Converting Between Kelvins and Celsius Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2480].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2480].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Changes in Heat and Energy Diagrams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Phase Changes and Heating Curves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Calculate Specific Heat Capacity for Different Substances Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Latent Heat: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Heat Transfer Through Conduction: Equation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Heat Transfer Through Convection: Natural vs. Forced Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Radiation, Heat Transfer & the Stefan-Boltzmann Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Thermal Expansion: Importance & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29866].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29866].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Ideal Gas Law and the Gas Constant Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1656].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1656].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Using the Ideal Gas Law: Calculate Pressure, Volume, Temperature, or Quantity of a Gas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1657].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1657].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Electric Force Fields and the Significance of Arrow Direction & Spacing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3969].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3969].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Strength of an Electric Field & Coulomb's Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Electric Field & the Movement of Charge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42974].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42974].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Electric Potential: Charge Collections and Volt Unit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3971].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3971].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is a Faraday Cage? - Definition & Material Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Electric Fields Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Magnetic Field? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7961].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7961].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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