Mathematics of Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you are driving at a speed of 55.0 miles per hour, then what is your speed in meters per second? (Hint: 1 mile = 1,600 meters.)

Question 2 2. A burrito artist can make 14 burritos in 5 minutes. How many burritos can she make in one hour?

Question 3 3. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560. grams. Which of the following most accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig in scientific notation?

Question 4 4. How many significant figures are in 54,050?

Question 5 5. What is z in terms of x?

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Question 6 6. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the closest to a mass of 500 mL of water?

Question 8 8. What is x?

Question 9 9. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 10 10. What is the slope of the line given by the equation y + 3x = 2?

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Question 11 11.

An empty container has a mass of 62.000 grams. You fill it with 24.6 mL of a liquid. The final mass of the container is 81.34 grams. What is the density of the liquid to the correct number of significant figures?

(density of the liquid = mass of the liquid divided by the volume of liquid)

Question 12 12. One mole of aluminum atoms has a mass of 27 grams. How many grams are in 9.0 moles of aluminum?

Question 13 13. Temperature is a measure of:

Question 14 14. As water heats up from 280 K to 310 K, the average kinetic energy of its molecules will:

Question 15 15. Which of the following graphs MOST likely represents the equation y = 5.2x-2?

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Question 16 16. The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. What is its density in lbs/L? (Hint: 1 lb = 0.454 kg)

Question 17 17. Absolute zero is:

Question 18 18. Ten less than half a number is 76. What is the number?

Question 19 19. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm3 ? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 20 20. What is x?

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Question 21 21. What is x?

Question 22 22. The lines a and b are parallel lines of length 5 and 2. The lines d and e are parallel to one another, and both are perpendicular to a and b. What is the length of c?

Question 23 23. Which Kelvin temperature is equal to 25 degrees Celsius?

Question 24 24.

The area of a rectangle can be found by multiplying its length by its width. What is the area of a rectangle that is 5.6 cm in length and 9.24 cm wide?

Report your answer with the correct number of significant figures.

Question 25 25. Which of the following equations has a slope equal to -1/4?

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Question 26 26. What is x?

Question 27 27. Jill and Brian divided up $1900 between two investment accounts. Jill's account earns 4% interest and Brian's earns 3%. If their combined interest earns them $70, then how much was originally invested in each account?

Question 28 28. Suzie's Snakes and Salamanders Pet Shop has 38 snakes and 22 salamanders. If Suzie sells 9 snakes, what is the ratio of the remaining unsold to sold snakes?

Question 29 29. If a guitar costs 25% more than a $900 drum kit, then how much is the guitar?

Question 30 30. Scott paddles a canoe upstream in 4 hours, then returns downstream in 1 hour. If the river flows at 3 miles per hour, then what would Scott's paddling speed be in calm water?

Mathematics of Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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