# Life of Fred-Pre-Algebra 0 with Elementary Physics

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## Description

Fred does physics before algebra.

Learn . . .
• How ducks and cows pronounce µ differently
• Why no one can weigh 55 kilograms
• How Kingie could move a safe that superman couldn’t
. . . and even some elementary physics:
• Numerals
• Making models
• Nineteen conversion factor problems
• Area of a rectangle
• Friction independent of speed
• Constants of Proportionality
• Exact speed of light
• Continuous and discrete variables
• Story of the meter
• Pendulums
• Oblate spheroids
• Square roots
• Normal forces
• Coefficient of friction
• Solving d = rt for r
• Graphing points
• Ordered pairs
• Why rocks stop falling
• Hunch-conjecture-theory-law
• Simultaneity doesn’t exist
• Inductive and deductive reasoning
• How fossils and astronomy are connected
• Hooke’s law
• Three meanings of plastic
• Static vs. kinetic friction
• Nine forms of energy
• Energy Cards game
• Experimentally finding the coefficient of static friction without knowing the weight of the object
• Resolving a vector into its components
• Similar triangles
• Slope
• Physicists think that there isn’t any work in holding a bowling ball
• Kelvin temperature
• Law of conservation of energy
• Perpetual motion machines
• Kilowatt-hours
• Photosynthesis
• Metric system
• Gregorian calendar
• Two ways to measure mass
• Definition of pi
• Inertia
• Newton’s first and second laws
• Definition of pressure
• Exponents
• Density of neutron stars
• Computing the mass of an iron atom
• Cavalieri’s principle
• Pressure at a given depth
• Buoyancy
• Finding the volume of a desk lamp
• Air has mass
• Why 35-foot straws don’t work
• Gedankenexperiments
• Elliptical constructions
• Galvani and dead frogs that twitch
• Schematic drawings in electrical circuits
• Electrons per second in an ampere
• Ohm’s law
• Batteries in series
• Computing resistance in parallel circuits
• Dangers of electricity—Thomas Merton
• History of the atom
• Principal quantum number
• Orbital quantum number
• Orbital magnetic quantum number
• Spin magnetic quantum number
• Positron