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  1. I recall standing near one of two doors to the auditorium on a Sunday Afternoon, waiting on people to arrive. it was not until 1:45 until people started to swarm in. Ripping up tickets and providing programs, I was busy at work making sure that people would feel welcome inside the dark chamber. The performance itself was based off of a child's book, reimagined, and transformed into the musical known as Frog and Toad. yet all that mattered to me at the time was dealing with ticketwork and getting the viewers in. Yet at the same time, i wasn't responsible for every single viewer. No, instead some funneled in through the alternative door, while others seated themselves onto the balcony on the second floor. So if i didn't have to manage every ticket, how could i predict where people would enter? That's where physics comes in. As it is known, Vectors are quantities of both magnitude and direction. Near my door, i could figure which people would check through me through the direction in which they took to reach the auditorium. If they entered through the main entrance and through the commons (presumably eastward), it would have been unlikely that they would have entered through my door, since it was more situated towards an entranceon the left of the building. Should they have entered through that entrance ( which was southward), they would have more likely checked in with me. Another thing i noticed was the magnitude of their movement. I noticed that generally people were more rushed the closer it was to show time; a sign that they moved faster. In all, by observing this, I was able to take something as absurd as being a volunteer, and use physics to make the job easier. with the assistance of vectors, i could keep myself reminded that not every person would be checking in with me.
  2. Matthew Fiordeliso Grace Saxby Xiao meng jiang Danny Waheibi Breaking News 4 high school students had discovered the acceleration due to gravity what they had used was a dodgeball a ruler to measure the height from the dodgeball to the floor and a stopwatch to calculate the time. What they did was dropped the dodgeball and measured how long it had taken for it to hit the ground. They did that 3 times and found the average time 0.64 seconds. what they discovered was the acceleration due to gravity is 11.9 meters a second however, it seems that they had some error which turned out to be a 21.3% error because some scientists just moments ago found out that the true number is 9.81 meters a second. this seems rather truthful because the students were using a stopwatch which can lead to inaccurate measurements while the scientist had used state of the art equipment so it seems accurate that they would have a large percent error and that’s the end of the breaking news report.
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    Seems nice thatyou have a good interest in physics.
  4. I enjoyed chem, even if i found the course a bit too easy.
  5. Hi, My name is Danny and I have a passion for music and technology. Right now i am in the IHS wind ensemble and taking AP Music theory. I also am currently taking computer programming and AP calculus AB to help with my understanding of computers. I intend to major in music with programming as a back-up plan. I chose to take on Physics as I felt that the course would supplement me with information that would help with my music and technology careers. I'm hoping that we'd delve into understanding sound, since it would help me to analyze the sound played by music. As the course also covers a lot of mathy stuff and such, I feel that it could help me with understanding computers and how they work. Ultimately, I believe that physics will give me a feel as to what i should expect with my careers and such.
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