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physics in driving a car!

When your driving a car physics is involved. If you had a blow horn and blew it out the window while you were driving and someone was standing outside of the car and as the car drove away the frequency would decrease compared to the frequency and amplitude would be the same way as frequency it would be higher as your closer and lower as your farther away or as the object goes farther away. The wave created from the blowhorn would be sound wave which is considered longitudinal wave. Also another

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Physics in computers

Physics is present in computers due to the circuits that are in computers. There are parallel and series circuits. Also while a computer is running electric currents flow from high electric potential to low electric potential. Computers have a battery in them which is the voltage source which makes the computer run and the electrons flow throughout the object. You could also connect a voltmeter and an ammeter to the circuit which would help you record the voltage as well and the amps traveling

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Physics in surfing

Of course surfing is related to physics because of waves. Waves are a transfer of energy, so every time a surfer rides a wave they are actually involved in a transfer of energy. Also the combined effect of the interaction of multiple water waves is known as wave interference this is when two waves meet and the total displacement is the sum of the individual displacement of the waves. The waves also meet but then go opposite directions once they meet as if they never met. Also standing waves can

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Physics in frozen!!!

Frozen is my favorite movie and physics is very much present in this movie. When Olaf rolls down the hill he experiences acceleration as well as friction. Friction is also present at the end of the movie when the sven and cristoph are running on the frozen lake and sven slides off and into the water. Collisions can also be seen in the movie when cristoph, Olaf, and Ana fall from the snow beast that is protecting princess Elsa's ice castle and Olaf collides with Cristoph on the bottom which could

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Physics in working out

Everyone goes to the gym and works out once in a while but who would know that physics is part of lifting weights and running on the treadmill. Forces everywhere. When you are are lifting you are applying a force against the wights but gravity is also a force that is present as well. Work is also being done on the weights because you are applying a force on an object. And how many reps you do can be considered power because power is the rate which the force does work.

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Physics in studying midterms

Uh OH! Physics is so involved when it comes to studying for midterms no matter what the subject is. When you put a force on the book your reading or the papers your moving that all involves physics . You can use the formula F=ma which is basically saying force equals mass multiplies by acceleration so just the acceleration that the papers or book is moving multiplied by the mass of the object . Also dynamics is involved when you move your object across a certain surface! Physics is everywhere!

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Physics in snowboarding

Physics can definitely be displayed while snowboarding. You start with an initial velocity before going down the hill usually you start from rest, then you have a constant acceleration throughout your whole trip down the hill, and you also have a final velocity which is the velocity you end with. Also the distance you travel and the time you finish the distance in is just as important. All of these components play a large part in physics. Also momentum and impulse are involved in snowboarding if

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Physics in making dinner

Physics is even relevant when it comes to simple things such as making dinner. It all depends on the amount of work you do as well as the power that is used. Circular motion is also used if your mixing things which then means period, frequency, and radius is now important. You can also use kinematics equations to solve certain components if you drop something off the kitchen table or counter. Physics is everywhere even with the simplest things.

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Physics in driving

While driving you experience momentum as well as impulse. Momentum measures how hard it is to stop a moving object. You experience this when you are about to stop before a stoplight or a stop sign. Impulse is a sudden change and a change in momentum. The more momentum you have while driving the harder it is to stop. Momentum also depends the speed you are driving as well as the mass of the car. If you are driving and get into a collision the momentum stays the same from before and after the coll

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Physics in playing mini golf

While playing mini golf or "glow golf" I discovered that physics is highly involved. Work and power plays a big role in this activity. The force you hit the ball and the distance the ball goes is how you can calculate the work done. Also you can calculate the power of the ball by dividing the work by the time it took for the ball to travel. The force you hit the ball is very important because it effects the distance the ball goes as well as the velocity. The initial velocity as well as the final

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Physics in shooting a catapult

When launching a catapult physics is very much present. It starts with the angle that the catapult is at as well as its horizontal and vertical projectile. The horizontal acceleration will always be 0 m/s^2 and the vertical acceleration will be 9.81 m/s^2. The initial velocity and final velocity for the horizontal component will be the same and final velocity for the vertical component will be 0 m/s. Also the time for the horizontal and vertical component will be the same. Distance on the other

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Physics in playing soccer

After have been playing soccer for so many years, I have noticed that physics is greatly present while playing soccer. This can be seen when you kick the soccer ball from a certain angle, which makes it a projectile. While you kick it from this angle it has a horizontal motion as well as a vertical motion. This includes the acceleration of the ball as well as the initial velocity and the horizontal velocity. Acceleration will not be changed while the ball is in motion but there will most likely

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Physics in running

Its hard to believe but physics is most definitely relevant when it comes to running. While running you have an acceleration as well as an Initial velocity and a final velocity. If you were running around the block and wanted to find out your distance you could use kinematic equations. As long as you have the velocity you started running at as well as the velocity that you ended with. You will also need to know the time or your acceleration to find out your distance. But physics is present great

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Physics in longboarding

Longboarding is completely full of physics. Longboarding is like skateboarding but the board is alot bigger and you cruise on it instead of doing tricks. But longboarding still includes stopping, turning and the shifting of your weight on the board which all relates to physics one way or another. Acceleration plays a big role while you are longboarding because as you start moving acceleration quickly changes depending if you are on a flat surface or are cruising down a hill. Distance is also par

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