Exam Opportunities

The average on Exam 1 was 19/30 (not counting the extra credit). The highest score was 27.

Here’s a way to improve your grade:

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Week of October 9

As I said in class, in order to do some catch-up I’m thinking of lecturing all week, which means you’d need to “homework workshop” on . . . → Read More: Week of October 9

Friday Exam…

I lied. There is one question that involves a simple derivation, for which I get you off to a running start …

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18.55

No, not the year that Kierkegaard died.

I mean chapter 18, problem 55. I threw it out because it was tedious.

okay. we will delay

The homework for chapter 2 will be due on Friday at the beginning of class. We’ll still do the workshop tuesday.

That is all,

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delay homework?

Would you like to make the deadline for this homework set be the beginning of class friday, rather than wednesday? I enjoyed myself too much . . . → Read More: delay homework?

a relativistic calculator

For problems in which the decimal places are many… you might appreciate a calculator for relativistic beta, speed, gamma, etc.

Here’s one:

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Relativ/relmom.html

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“D1” and “D2” questions

The two derivations that I asked you to complete are now in the form of specific questions in the homework part of the website.

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