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Quantum Mechanics

P.J.E. Peebles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209821
eISBN:
9780691206738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209821.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book explains the often counterintuitive physics of quantum mechanics, unlocking this key area of physics for students by enabling them to work through detailed applications of general concepts ... More


Close-Enough Calculations: Quick and Accurate Approximations

Trevor Davis Lipscombe

in Quick(er) Calculations: How to add, subtract, multiply, square, and square root more swiftly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198852650
eISBN:
9780191887222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852650.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter describes techniques to estimate division and multiplication by certain numbers. The purpose is to help in test taking. By knowing some ways to approximate answers rapidly, some ... More


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