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How to do Basic Physics Word Problems

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Solving physics problems are not as scary as most students make them out to be. Just look at the example in the cartoon below, don't let this happen to you.

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The mistake that most students make when it comes to solving physics word problems is that they make them MUCH more complicated than they really are.  Follow the steps below to master the mysteries of basic physics problems.  This site also includes some specific examples for different types of problems, so you can practice what you have learned.  The answers are there too, but DON'T LOOK until you try the problems!

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Created by Mr. Thomas 2013