Modern Physics, Spring '10

Homework 1

1. Problem 1.5

2. Problem 1.10 (Pay careful attention to units. Your final answer should be in standard "mks" units.)

3. Problem 1.20 (Hints: for part (b), find a clever expression for "1" that you can multiply by that will produce a real-valued denominator; for part (c), it's easiest to take the square root of a complex number written in polar form.)

4. Problem 1.23

5. See how far you can get into Problem 1.24.