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General Physics I

(3 0 cr.) - Session(s): Fall | Course Every Year

This is a first-semester calculus-based general physics course. Topics include mechanics, kinematics, vectors, forces, Newton's Laws of Motion, gravitation, work, energy, momentum, and conservation laws. Problem solving is an essential part of the course. Classroom engagement activities are used to enhance problem-solving skills and to guide students toward a coherent comprehension of physics. High school physics is strongly recommended as a prerequisite. Prerequisite: A C or better in MAT-181 or MAT-191. Corequisite: PHY-241.

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