WORKBOOK

Holt Physics

Problem Workbook

This workbook contains additional worked-out samples and practice problems for each of the problem types from the Holt Physics text. Contributing Writers

Boris M. Korsunsky

Physics Instructor

Science Department

Northfield Mount Hermon School

Northfield, MA

Angela Berenstein

Science Writer

Urbana, IL

John Stokes

Science Writer

Socorro, NM

Cover Photo: Lawrence Manning/CORBIS

Cover Design: Jason Wilson

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Contents

Section

Title

Page

Metric Prefixes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Sample and Practice 2A

Average Velocity and Displacement

Sample and Practice 2B

Average Acceleration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Sample and Practice 2C

Displacement with Constant Acceleration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Sample and Practice 2D

Velocity and Displacement with Constant

Acceleration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Sample and Practice 2E

Final Velocity After Any Displacement

Sample and Practice 2F

Falling Object

Sample and Practice 3A

Finding Resultant Magnitude and Direction . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Sample and Practice 3B

Resolving Vectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Sample and Practice 3C

Adding Vectors Algebraically . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Sample and Practice 3D

Projectiles Launched Horizontally. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Sample and Practice 3E

Projectiles Launched at an Angle

Sample and Practice 3F

Relative Velocity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Sample and Practice 4A

Net External Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Sample and Practice 4B

Newton’s Second Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Sample and Practice 4C

Coefficients of Friction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Sample and Practice 4D

Overcoming Friction

Sample and Practice 5A

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Sample and Practice 1A

Work

Sample and Practice 5B

Kinetic Energy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Sample and Practice 5C

Work-Kinetic Energy Theorem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Sample and Practice 5D

Potential Energy

Sample and Practice 5E

Conservation of Mechanical Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Sample and Practice 5F

Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Sample and Practice 6A

Momentum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Sample and Practice 6B

Force and Impulse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Sample and Practice 6C

Stopping Distance

Sample and Practice 6D

Conservation of Momentum

Sample and Practice 6E

Perfectly Inelastic Collision

Sample and...