Lesson: Comparing Values of Physical Quantities High School PhysicsPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to compare values as ratios, fractions of each other, and as percentages of each other.
Sample Question Videos
A pendulum takes 5 seconds to complete one oscillation. A shorter pendulum takes only 1 second to complete an oscillation. What is the ratio of the shorter pendulum's period to the longer pendulum's period?
Two runways have lengths of 0.8 km and 0.4 km. What fraction of the length of the longer runway is the length of the shorter runway?
A solar power station is able to generate electrical power for 16 hours of a summer day. What fraction of the day does the power station generate electrical power for? Answer to two decimal places.