PHYS212 : Reading Assignments

Reading for 1/22

The Double Pendulum

Lecture Section 1.3

Reading Questions

  1. Do you have any questions about the reading?

  2. If $i$ is the square root of $-1$, what's the square root of $i$? (Give both answers.)

  3. In the lecture notes, when making approximations, I use the phrase ``to first order'' a lot. What do I mean, and why don't I include higher orders?


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