1.1 – Measurements in physics

Range of Sizes and Orders of Magnitude

Large vs. Small numbers

For IB Physics you will be expected to deal with a range of large and small numbers when we deal with quantities such as time, mass and length etc.

You should at this point be able to express large numbers in standard form, for example the distance from the Sun to the Earth is:

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1.2 – Uncertainties and errors

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1.3 – Vectors and scalars


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