Plasma Formulary for Physics, Technology and Astrophysics

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Experiments by Otto Hahn in 1911 and by James Chadwick in 1914 discovered that the beta decay spectrum was continuous rather than discrete. In order to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in science, candidates needs to have been taught and to have acquired competence in, the appropriate areas of mathematics relevant to the subject as ser out below; Candidates should be able to: use calculators to find and use x n, 1/x, Ö x, log10x, e x, loge x use calculators to handle sin x, cos x, tan x when x is expressed in degrees or radians. make order of magnitude calculations. understand and use the symbols: =, <, <<, >>, >, µ, ~. change the subject of an equation by manipulation of the terms, including positive, negative, integer and fractional indices sketch simple functions including y = k/x, y = kx 2, y = k/x 2, y = sin x, y = cos x, y = e–k x. calculate areas of triangles, circumferences and areas of circles, surface areas and volumes of rectangular blocks, cylinders and spheres understand the relationship between degrees and radians and translate from one to the other.

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Publisher: Wiley-VCH; 1 edition (January 3, 2002)

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