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REVISION SLOT PHYSICS FORM 4

PAPER 3 SECTION A (Q1 : PLOTTING THE GRAPH)

SPM 2005

NAME :

CLASS :

1. A student carries out an experiment to study the relationship between the speed, v of a trolley with the distance of compression, e of a spring that pushes the trolley down a track.

A piece of ticker tape is fixed to the trolley which is placed on a non-friction track as shown in Diagram 1.1. Diagram 1.1

The trolley is pushed back to compress the spring to a distance of compression, e equal to 2.0 cm. A section of the ticker tape which represents the movement of the trolley when it reached the end of the track, is taken. The actual size of the ticker tape is shown in Diagram 1.3.

The trolley is then released and it moves down the track with speed v. The speed, v when trolley reached the end of the track can be calculated by using the formula:

v =

0.2 cm s -1

where x is length for 10 ticks as shown in Diagram 1.2. One tick is equal to two consecutive dots. Diagram 1.2

The above procedure is repeated by varying the values of e, 3.0 cm, 4.0 cm, 5.0 cm and 6.0 cm. The actual sizes of the sections of the ticker tape are shown in Diagram 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7. Distance of compression, e = 2.0 cm

 x = cm v = cm s -1

Diagram 1.3 Distance of compression, e = 3.0 cm

 x = cm v = cm s -1

Diagram 1.4 Distance of compression, e = 4.0 cm

 x = cm v = cm s -1

Diagram 1.5 Distance of compression, e = 5.0 cm

 x = cm v = cm s -1

Diagram 1.6 Distance of compression, e = 6.0 cm

 x = cm v = cm s -1

Diagram 1.7

(a) Based on the experiment, identify :

 (i) The manipulated variable [1 mark] (ii) The responding variable [1 mark] (iii) The fixed variable [1 mark]
 (b) For this part of the question, write your answers in the spaces provided in the corresponding diagrams. Based on Diagram 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 : (i) Measure and record the values of x, for every ticker tape. [2 marks] (ii) For each value of x in (b)(i), calculate the values of v by using formula given. [2 marks] (iii) Tabulate your results for all values e, x, and v in the space provided below. [3 marks] (c) By using a graph paper, plot a graph v against e. [5 marks] (d) Based on your graph, state the relationship between v and e. [1 mark] TOTAL
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PAPER 3 SECTION A (Q2 : ANALYSING THE GRAPH)

MRSM TGB FINAL SEM 1 FORM 4 2017

2. A student carries out an experiment to investigate the relationship between the period of oscillation, T, and the length of the string, l. The results of the experiment are shown in the graph of T 2 against l in Diagram 7.1. Diagram 2.1

(a)

Based on the graph in Diagram 2.1:

 (i) State the relationship between T 2 and l. [1 mark] (ii) Determine the value of l when the period of oscillation, T 2 = 5 s. Show on the graph how you determine the value of l. [2 marks] (iii) Determine the value of T when the l = 60 cm. Show on the graph how you determine the value of T. [2 marks] (b) (i) Calculate the gradient, m, of the graph. Show on the graph how you calculate the gradient. [3 marks]

(ii) Based on the gradient and the following formula,

g =

T

2

4

2

g

l

, determine g.

[3 marks]

(c) State one precaution that can be taken to increases the accuracy of the experiment. [1 mark]
TOTAL
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