1. Your sailboat is a newer model that has a maximum consistent speed of 10 knots.
a. How fast is that in kilometers per hour (km/h)?
b. How long will it take you, traveling at maximum speed the entire time, to sail from Camden to Bordeaux along the 45° line of latitude?
c. If you leave at 8 am local time (EST) on January 1st, what day will you arrive?
d. Is this a reasonable estimate for how long it would actually take you? Why or why not?
Despite your thorough planning, you run into a storm along the way and your new sailboat is wrecked along with all modern technology. Fortunately, your lifeboat survives and you start looking for nearby land. What are some clues that could tell you which way to go?
When you pull up the precise location of Pimentel Hall, it’s listed as 37.8734, -122.2561.
What is the significance of the negative sign in front of the second coordinate?
Convert both coordinates to the degrees/minutes/seconds format, and remember
to include the quadrant (N/S/E/W) for each one. You may need to consult Google if you haven’t done this type of calculation before.
Light has a wavelength, speed, and frequency.
Does light with a longer wavelength have more or less energy than light with a shorter wavelength?
Which has a shorter wavelength: blue light or red light?
What kind of light has the highest frequency?
Are microwaves more energetic than radio waves
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