Life of Fred Pre-Algebra 0 with Physics


Fred does physics before algebra.

Learn . . . How ducks and cows pronounce µ differently Why no one can weigh 55 kilograms How Kingie could move a safe that superman couldn’t . . . and even some elementary physics: Numerals Making models Nineteen conversion factor problems Area of a rectangle Friction independent of speed Constants of Proportionality Exact speed of light Continuous and discrete variables Story of the meter Pendulums Oblate spheroids Square roots Normal forces Coefficient of friction Solving d = rt for r Graphing points Ordered pairs Why rocks stop falling Hunch-conjecture-theory-law Simultaneity doesn’t exist Inductive and deductive reasoning How fossils and astronomy are connected Hooke’s law Three meanings of plastic Static vs. kinetic friction Nine forms of energy Energy Cards game Experimentally finding the coefficient of static friction without knowing the weight of the object Resolving a vector into its components Addition of vectors Similar triangles Slope Physicists think that there isn’t any work in holding a bowling ball Kelvin temperature Law of conservation of energy Perpetual motion machines Kilowatt-hours Photosynthesis Metric system Gregorian calendar Two ways to measure mass Definition of pi Inertia Newton’s first and second laws Definition of pressure Exponents Density of neutron stars Computing the mass of an iron atom Cavalieri’s principle Pressure at a given depth Buoyancy Finding the volume of a desk lamp Air has mass Why 35-foot straws don’t work Gedankenexperiments Elliptical constructions Galvani and dead frogs that twitch Schematic drawings in electrical circuits Electrons per second in an ampere Ohm’s law Batteries in series Computing resistance in parallel circuits Dangers of electricity—Thomas Merton History of the atom Principal quantum number Orbital quantum number Orbital magnetic quantum number Spin magnetic quantum number Positron Interested in famous people? In PreAlgebra 0 with Physics you will find: Democritus, Isaac Newton, Henri Becquerel, J. J. Thomson, Ernest Rutherford, Niels Bohr, Arnold Sommerfeld, Louis de Broglie, C. J. Divisson and L. H. Germer, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg, Paul Dirac, and Carl David Anderson

Unlike all other math programs, this one also has: • Krypton vs. kryptonite • Pilgrims in Massachusetts in 1620 • Hard c and soft c • How ducks pronounce mu • Four ways to stretch a spring • Calamari spaghetti • Poetry of Christina Rossetti • Most filmed spot in the world • Getting grass stains out of pants • How you know you have a liver • Why cramming doesn’t work well • Special glass in auto windshields • 80-pound rubber ducky • Official rules of golf • Advantages of cerebrospinal fluid • You are alive because ice floats • How water fountains work • Birds sitting on high-voltage power lines • How to buy a cafe • Placing question marks at the end of a quotation • Why we wear clothes on days ending in y • Museums in New York City

Answers are included in the textbook.

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