Physics: Principles and Problems 99 edition


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  • Chapter 1: What is Physics?
    • 1: Reviewing Concepts (3)
    • 1: Applying Concepts (7)
    • 1: Critical Thinking (1)

  • Chapter 2: A Mathematical Toolkit
    • 2: Reviewing Concepts (17)
    • 2: Applying Concepts (9)
    • 2: Problems (16)
    • 2: Critical Thinking (1)
    • 2: Practice Problems

  • Chapter 3: Describing Motion
    • 3: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 3: Applying Concepts (6)
    • 3: Problems (7)
    • 3: Critical Thinking (1)

  • Chapter 4: Vector Addition
    • 4: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 4: Applying Concepts (7)
    • 4: Problems (17)
    • 4: Critical Thinking
    • 4: Practice Problems

  • Chapter 5: A Mathematical Model of Motion
    • 5: Reviewing Concepts (14)
    • 5: Applying Concepts (11)
    • 5: Problems (39)
    • 5: Critical Thinking (3)
    • 5: Practice Problems

  • Chapter 6: Forces
    • 6: Reviewing Concepts (9)
    • 6: Applying Concepts (10)
    • 6: Problems (19)
    • 6: Critical Thinking (1)
    • 6: Practice Problems

  • Chapter 7: Forces and Motion in Two Dimensions
    • 7: Reviewing Concepts (13)
    • 7: Applying Concepts (16)
    • 7: Problems (25)
    • 7: Critical Thinking (1)
    • 7: Practice Problems

  • Chapter 8: Universal Gravitation
    • 8: Reviewing Concepts (15)
    • 8: Applying Concepts (15)
    • 8: Problems (28)
    • 8: Critical Thinking (2)
    • 8: Practice Problems

  • Chapter 9: Momentum and Its Conservation
    • 9: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 9: Applying Concepts (11)
    • 9: Problems (24)
    • 9: Critical Thinking (1)

  • Chapter 10: Energy, Work, and Simple Machines
    • 10: Reviewing Concepts (7)
    • 10: Applying Concepts (10)
    • 10: Problems (37)
    • 10: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 11: Energy
    • 11: Reviewing Concepts (15)
    • 11: Applying Concepts (19)
    • 11: Problems (32)
    • 11: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 12: Thermal Energy
    • 12: Reviewing Concepts (12)
    • 12: Applying Concepts (8)
    • 12: Problems (17)
    • 12: Critical Thinking (1)

  • Chapter 13: States of Matter
    • 13: Reviewing Concepts (16)
    • 13: Applying Concepts (13)
    • 13: Problems (19)
    • 13: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 14: Waves and Energy Transfer
    • 14: Reviewing Concepts (22)
    • 14: Applying Concepts (9)
    • 14: Problems (15)
    • 14: Critical Thinking (1)

  • Chapter 15: Sound
    • 15: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 15: Applying Concepts (10)
    • 15: Problems (28)
    • 15: Critical Thinking (3)

  • Chapter 16: Light
    • 16: Reviewing Concepts (15)
    • 16: Applying Concepts (15)
    • 16: Problems (11)
    • 16: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 17: Reflection and Refraction
    • 17: Reviewing Concepts (13)
    • 17: Applying Concepts (14)
    • 17: Problems (21)
    • 17: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 18: Mirrors and Lenses
    • 18: Reviewing Concepts (12)
    • 18: Applying Concepts (12)
    • 18: Problems (14)
    • 18: Critical Thinking (4)

  • Chapter 19: Diffraction and Interference of Light
    • 19: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 19: Applying Concepts (5)
    • 19: Problems (10)
    • 19: Critical Thinking (3)

  • Chapter 20: Static Electricity
    • 20: Reviewing Concepts (8)
    • 20: Applying Concepts (11)
    • 20: Problems (13)
    • 20: Critical Thinking (1)

  • Chapter 21: Electric Fields
    • 21: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 21: Applying Concepts (11)
    • 21: Problems (21)
    • 21: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 22: Current Electricity
    • 22: Reviewing Concepts (9)
    • 22: Applying Concepts (10)
    • 22: Problems (23)
    • 22: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 23: Series and Parallel Circuits
    • 23: Reviewing Concepts (11)
    • 23: Applying Concepts (9)
    • 23: Problems (15)
    • 23: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 24: Magnetic Fields
    • 24: Reviewing Concepts (12)
    • 24: Applying Concepts (12)
    • 24: Problems (22)
    • 24: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 25: Electromagnetic Induction
    • 25: Reviewing Concepts (14)
    • 25: Applying Concepts (11)
    • 25: Problems (19)
    • 25: Critical Thinking (3)

  • Chapter 26: Electromagnetism
    • 26: Reviewing Concepts (8)
    • 26: Applying Concepts (7)
    • 26: Problems (16)
    • 26: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 27: Quantum Theory
    • 27: Reviewing Concepts (10)
    • 27: Applying Concepts (5)
    • 27: Problems (18)
    • 27: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 28: The Atom
    • 28: Reviewing Concepts (8)
    • 28: Applying Concepts (9)
    • 28: Problems (16)
    • 28: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 29: Solid State Electronics
    • 29: Reviewing Concepts (5)
    • 29: Applying Concepts (9)
    • 29: Problems (12)
    • 29: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 30: The Nucleus
    • 30: Reviewing Concepts (9)
    • 30: Applying Concepts (8)
    • 30: Problems (20)
    • 30: Critical Thinking (2)

  • Chapter 31: Nuclear Applications
    • 31: Reviewing Concepts (12)
    • 31: Applying Concepts (8)
    • 31: Problems (17)
    • 31: Critical Thinking (3)

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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: What is Physics?
1.AC 7 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
1.CT 1 11
1.RC 3 01 02 03
Chapter 2: A Mathematical Toolkit
2.AC 9 18 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
2.CT 1 52
2.P 16 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
2.RC 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Chapter 3: Describing Motion
3.AC 6 11 12 13 14 15 16
3.CT 1 24
3.P 9 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26
3.RC 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
Chapter 4: Vector Addition
4.AC 7 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
4.P 18 08 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35
4.RC 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
Chapter 5: A Mathematical Model of Motion
5.AC 11 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
5.CT 3 77 78 79
5.P 39 27 28 33 34 35 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 60 62 64 66 67 68 69 70 71 73 74 76
5.RC 14 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Chapter 6: Forces
6.AC 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
6.CT 1 44
6.P 19 20 21 22 23 25 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
6.RC 9 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09
Chapter 7: Forces and Motion in Two Dimensions
7.AC 16 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
7.CT 1 56
7.P 25 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
7.RC 13 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
Chapter 8: Universal Gravitation
8.AC 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
8.CT 2 59 60
8.P 28 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58
8.RC 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Chapter 9: Momentum and Its Conservation
9.AC 11 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
9.CT 1 48
9.P 24 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
9.RC 11 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 47
Chapter 10: Energy, Work, and Simple Machines
10.AC 10 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
10.CT 2 56 57
10.P 37 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
10.RC 7 01 02 03 04 05 06 07
Chapter 11: Energy
11.AC 19 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35
11.CT 2 68 70
11.P 32 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
11.RC 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 14 15 16
Chapter 12: Thermal Energy
12.AC 8 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
12.CT 1 38
12.P 17 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
12.RC 12 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
Chapter 13: States of Matter
13.AC 13 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
13.CT 2 49 50
13.P 19 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
13.RC 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Chapter 14: Waves and Energy Transfer
14.AC 9 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
14.CT 1 48
14.P 15 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 46 47
14.RC 22 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Chapter 15: Sound
15.AC 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
15.CT 3 49 50 51
15.P 28 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
15.RC 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
Chapter 16: Light
16.AC 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
16.CT 2 45 46
16.P 11 32 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 42 43 44
16.RC 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Chapter 17: Reflection and Refraction
17.AC 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30
17.CT 2 59 61
17.P 21 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 44 45 48 49 50 51 52 53 55
17.RC 13 01 02 03 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Chapter 18: Mirrors and Lenses
18.AC 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
18.CT 4 41 42 43 44
18.P 14 25 26 27 28 29 30 32 33 34 36 37 38 39 40
18.RC 12 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
Chapter 19: Diffraction and Interference of Light
19.AC 5 11 12 13 14 15
19.CT 3 28 29 30
19.P 10 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 25 26 27
19.RC 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
Chapter 20: Static Electricity
20.AC 11 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20.CT 1 33
20.P 13 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 33
20.RC 8 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Chapter 21: Electric Fields
21.AC 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
21.CT 2 48 49
21.P 21 23 24 25 26 29 30 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 44 45 46 47
21.RC 10 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
Chapter 22: Current Electricity
22.AC 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
22.CT 2 48 49
22.P 23 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 34 35 37 38 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
22.RC 9 01 02 03 04 05 07 08 09 10
Chapter 23: Series and Parallel Circuits
23.AC 9 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
23.CT 2 39 40
23.P 15 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 34 36 37
23.RC 11 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
Chapter 24: Magnetic Fields
24.AC 12 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
24.CT 2 55 56
24.P 22 27 29 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 46 47 49 51 52 53 54
24.RC 14 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Chapter 25: Electromagnetic Induction
25.AC 11 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
25.CT 3 47 48 49
25.P 19 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
25.RC 14 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 15
Chapter 26: Electromagnetism
26.AC 7 10 11 13 14 16 17 18
26.CT 2 36 37
26.P 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 33 34 35
26.RC 8 01 02 03 04 05 07 08 09
Chapter 27: Quantum Theory
27.AC 5 11 12 13 14 15
27.CT 2 34 35
27.P 18 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
27.RC 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
Chapter 28: The Atom
28.AC 9 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
28.CT 2 34 35
28.P 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
28.RC 8 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Chapter 29: Solid State Electronics
29.AC 9 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 16
29.CT 2 30 31
29.P 12 17 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
29.RC 5 01 02 03 04 05
Chapter 30: The Nucleus
30.AC 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
30.CT 2 39 40
30.P 20 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
30.RC 9 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09
Chapter 31: Nuclear Applications
31.AC 8 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
31.CT 3 38 39 40
31.P 17 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
31.RC 12 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
Total 1321