Matter & Interactions 3rd ed. Practice Problems
Aaron Titus | High Point University
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This a public database of supplemental problems and solutions written for the Matter & Interactions textbook by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood. The topic oultine for this site corresponds to the third edition of Matter & Interactions by Chabay and Sherwood.

I (Aaron Titus) wrote the initial set of problems and solutions. However, others are invited to contribute problems and solutions to the database. (See Documentation.)

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  3. A list of problems with solution videos.

Major Change History

A SQL database was developed for the questions. Questions were re-categorized according to the chapters and sections in teh 3rd edition of the textbook.
The initial database of supplemental problems for Matter and Interactdions, 2nd edition, was developed. It is still available. All problems were stored as xml files.


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