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Ch 18: Relativity & Quantum Theory in Modern Physics: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Relativity & Quantum Theory in Modern Physics chapter of this High School Physics Homework Help course helps students complete their relativity & quantum theory homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your relativity & quantum theory physics homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your relativity & quantum theory homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Understanding the definition of the relativity theory
  • Applying theory of relativity equations
  • Solving practice problems relating to the theory of relativity
  • Answering word problems relating to Einstein's theory of relativity
  • Applying your knowledge of nuclear reaction
  • Describing the five main ideas of quantum theory
  • Measuring the speed of light

6 Lessons in Chapter 18: Relativity & Quantum Theory in Modern Physics: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
General Theory of Relativity: Analysis & Practice Problems

1. General Theory of Relativity: Analysis & Practice Problems

After watching this video, you should be able to explain what general relativity is, list a few consequences of the theory, and solve problems involving gravitational time dilation. A short quiz will follow.

Theory of Special Relativity: Definition & Equation

2. Theory of Special Relativity: Definition & Equation

This lesson will go through the main postulates of the special theory of relativity and look at a few of the consequences. The principle equations will also be introduced. A short quiz will follow.

Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity: Analysis & Practice Problems

3. Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity: Analysis & Practice Problems

After completing this lesson, you should be able to explain what Einstein's special theory of relativity is and use equations from the theory to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

Quantum Theory: Definition & Examples

4. Quantum Theory: Definition & Examples

After watching this lesson you will be able to explain what quantum theory is, including some key principles and scenarios, and list some applications of quantum theory. A short quiz will follow..

The Speed of Light: Distance & Light-Years

5. The Speed of Light: Distance & Light-Years

This lesson will tell you what the speed of light is, what a light year is, what lookback time is, and why it is that we see many objects in space as they were a long time ago.

Schrodinger's Cat: Experiment & Theory

6. Schrodinger's Cat: Experiment & Theory

Whatever happened to Schrodinger's cat? In this lesson, learn about quantum mechanics and how it relates to a certain famous cat belonging to the Austrian scientist Erwin Schrodinger.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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