Life of Fred: Pre-Algebra 0 with Physics

by Stanley F. Schmidt, Ph.D.

$29.00

Third book in the Life of Fred Fractions to Pre-Algebra Series.

- 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

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by Stanley F. Schmidt, Ph.D.

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