Here is your chance to apply what
you've learned in this chapter.

Math skills are
always important in physics. As you move to the next
chapters, you will be asked to know more and more
math. I hope this chapter helped you become more
familiar with math questions.

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Chapter 1 Quiz:

1. Convert the following scientific notations into decimal
numbers.

a. 5.8 * 10^{2}

b. 1.2 * 10^{-3}

c. 9.30001 * 10^{0}

2. State the number of significant digits:

a. 1.10

b. 0.000000023000

c. 12004

3. Solve the following problem with correct numbers of
significant digits.

a. 7.29 + 2.0001 - 3.2

b. 100.3 - 5.2 * 3.11

c. 2.1 * 5.2 - 1.45 / 0.02303

4. Solve the following equation for x.

a. 5 = 2x - 1

b. 36 = 4x^{2}

c. 5x = 15

5. You are looking up at the top of a building at 30
degrees. If the building is 20 m tall, how far are you from
the building? Assume that you are 1.70 m tall. (e.g.
"10.5 m")