PHY131 Midterm — Doe, Jane XXXXXXXXX (form: 1) 1
PHY131 Spring 2017, Midterm 1
Academic Integrity Statement
Please sign on side two of the answer sheet (over ”General Purpose Answer Sheet”). Your signature
acknowledges that your work on this exam has been done in accordance with an expectation of
This is a closed book exam. You may use one sheet of notes - 81
2×11 inches, double sided, handwritten. ANY
manipulation of electronic equipment (iPod, iWatch, phone, laptop computer, taser, arc welder, etc.) other than
your calculator is strictly prohibited, and will result in a zero on this exam.
Your name and student identiﬁcation number are printed on this exam. Before you start, enter your name and
student number on the answer sheet. Mark 1 in the “Test Version” box. Answer all problems on the bubble scan
sheet. If you think there is more than one correct answer for a given question, bubble in all of the correct answers.
Some potentially useful expressions and constants are:
proton mass 1.67 ×10−27 kg neutron mass 1.67 ×10−27 kg
electron mass 9.11 ×10−31 kg electron charge 1.6×10−19 C
speed of light 3.0×108m·s−1gravity acceleration 9.8 m·s−2
derivative of a power d
dx (xn) = nxn−1integral of a power Rxndx =1
Each question carries equal weight. Answer each problem with the answer closest to the correct answer. When
mistakes are found, the problematic question will be excluded from the score.