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    1. AP Physics 1 Equation Sheet
    2. Conversion Table
    3. Common Variable Representation Chart
    4. Graph Paper
    5. Paper Protractor
    6. Trigonometric Ratios Table
    7. Trigonometric Ratios Conversion Table
    8. Computer Shortcuts
    9. AP Statistical Analysis Guidelines
    1. Chapter 1 Notes
    2. Chapter 1 Assignment
    3. NOTES- Cornell Note Taking System Handout
    4. NOTES- Cornell Notes Template
    5. Scientific Method Problem Sheet
    6. Measurement Systems Problem Sheet
    7. Dimensional Analysis
    8. NOTES- Factor Label Notes
    9. NOTES- Conversion Table
    10. Conversion Problems
    11. NOTES- Computer Shortcuts
    12. NOTES- Exponents Notes Handout
    13. Scientific Notation
    14. NOTES- Accuracy and Precision Notes
    15. NOTES- Vernier Caliper and Micrometer Handout
    16. Vernier Caliper and Micrometer Problem Sheet
    17. NOTES- Atlantic & Pacific Rule Handout
    18. Significant Figures Problem Sheet
    19. Order of Magnitude Problem Sheet
    20. AP Statistical Analysis Guidelines
    21. Error Calculations Problem Sheet
    22. NOTES- Table and Graph Requirements Handout
    23. NOTES- Least Square Handout
    24. NOTES- Types of Coordinate Systems Handout
    25. NOTES- Types of Equations Handout
    26. Proportionality
    27. Graphing Practice Problem Sheet
    28. NOTES- Problem Solving Handout
    1. Chapter 2 Notes
    2. Right Hand Rule / Pythagorean Theorem
    3. NOTES- Reading/Note Taking Sheet (SQ4R)
    4. Frames of Reference / Distance vs. Displacement
    5. NOTES- Common Variable Representation Chart
    6. NOTES- Brief History of Motion
    7. NOTES- Proper Problem Solving Procedure (PPSP)
    8. Average Velocity - Getting use to manipulating the equation
    9. Average Velocity of a trip
    10. Average Velocity vs Speed
    11. Advanced Average Velocity
    12. Acceleration Equation
    13. Slope
    14. Area Under Curves
    15. Graphical Interpretation of Instantaneous and Average Velocity
    16. Velocity and Acceleration Together Introduction
    17. NOTES- Graphical Interpretation Ideas
    18. Graphical Interpretation of Instantaneous and Average Acceleration
    19. Graphing Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration
    20. 1st Kinematic
    21. 2nd Kinematic
    22. 3rd Kinematic
    23. Algebraic Manipulation of the Kinematic Equations
    24. Graphs of the Kinematic Functions Notes
    25. Kinematic 1
    26. Kinematic 2
    27. Quadratic Equation
    28. NOTES- History of Physics Aristotle to Newton
    29. Free Fall Graphical Representation
    30. Kinematic and Free Fall 1
    31. Kinematic and Free Fall 2
    32. Advanced Kinematics 1
    33. Advanced Kinematics 2
    34. NOTES- Galileo Galilei
    35. More Kinematics 1
    36. More Kinematics 2
    37. Graphical Interpretation (Extra Practice)
    38. Kinematic Extra Problems 1 (Extra Practice)
    39. Kinematic Problems (Extra Practice)
    1. Chapter 3 Notes
    2. Properties of Vectors Handout
    3. Vector Terms
    4. Vector Addition Graphically 1
    5. Vector Addition Graphically 2
    6. Coordinate Systems Notes
    7. Converting Radians to Degrees
    8. Trigonometric Ratios Table
    9. Trigonometric Ratios Conversion Table
    10. Trigonometric Ratios
    11. Solving for Sides
    12. Solving for Angles
    13. Solving for Triangles
    14. Graphing Trigonometric Functions in Excel
    15. Vector Components
    16. Resolving Vectors Notes
    17. Vector Addition Analytically 1
    18. Vector Addition Analytically 2
    19. Converting Between Coordinate Systems
    1. Chapter 4 Notes
    2. Projectile Motion Variable Notes
    3. Derivation Of Symmetrical Projectile Motion Equations
    4. Symmetrical Projectile Motion
    5. Advanced Symmetrical Projectile Motion
    6. Non-Symmetrical Projectile Motion 1
    7. Non-Symmetrical Projectile Motion 2
    8. Advanced Non-Symmetrical Projectile Motion
    9. Relative Velocity
    10. Advanced Relative Velocity
    1. Chapter 5 Notes
    2. 10 in Demand Job Skills
    3. Types of Forces
    4. Inertia
    5. Newton's Second Law 1
    6. Weight vs Mass
    7. Newton's Second Law 2
    8. Newton's Third Law 1
    9. Newton's Third Law 2
    10. Newton's 3 Laws (Theory Review)
    11. Elevator Problem
    12. Solving for Equilibrium 2D
    13. 1D Force Problems (Multiple Forces)
    14. 2D Combined Force Problems
    15. Connected Mass
    16. Tension
    17. NFL Cameras
    18. Connected Mass and Tension
    19. Calculating the Normal and the Parallel Forces
    20. Frictionless Incline Problems 1
    21. Frictionless Incline Problems 2
    22. Applied Force 1
    23. Applied Force 2
    24. Combined Topic Force Problems
    1. Chapter 6 Notes
    2. Coefficient of Friction Handout
    3. Friction Introduction
    4. Friction 1
    5. NASCAR Tires
    6. Friction 2
    7. Advanced Friction
    8. Skids
    9. Applied Force on an Incline
    10. Force Solver
    11. 10 Step Example
    12. Advanced Force Problems 1
    13. Advanced Force Problems 2
    14. Advanced Force Problems 3
    15. Air Resistance Notes
    16. Air Resistance and Terminal Velocity
    17. Pressure
    18. Friction Review
    19. Advanced Force Problems 4
    1. Chapter 7 Notes
    2. Forms of Energy Diagram
    3. Work 1
    4. Work 2
    5. Kinetic Energy and Work
    6. Kinetic Energy and Work 2
    7. Gravitational Potential Energy
    8. Power 1
    9. Power 2
    10. Energy of Walking
    11. Conservation of Energy 1
    1. Chapter 8 Notes
    2. Hooke's Law Notes
    3. Hooke's Law
    4. Periodic Motion
    5. Simple Harmonic Motion (Springs)
    6. Acceleration and Velocity of a Spring
    7. Elastic Potential Energy
    8. Pendulums
    9. Foucault Pendulum Notes
    10. Conservation of Energy 2
    11. Energy Table Review
    12. Blank Energy Table
    13. Nonconservation of Energy
    14. Work Done By Varying Forces
    1. Chapter 9 Notes
    2. Introduction to Momentum
    3. Impulse
    4. Force vs Time Graphs
    5. Conservation of Momentum
    6. Types of Collisions (Serway, Holt Physics, P.220)
    7. Inelastic Collision
    8. Inelastic Collision 2
    9. Elastic Collision Algebraic Analysis
    10. Elastic Collision Equation (Solved).
    11. Elastic Collision
    12. Energy and Momentum Concept Map
    13. Advanced Momentum
    14. Glancing Collisions (2D and 3D)
    15. Penny Dropped from the Empire State Building
    16. Conceptual Momentum
    1. Chapter 10 Notes
    2. Unit Circle Handout
    3. Angular Displacement
    4. Angular Velocity
    5. Angular Acceleration
    6. Angular Kinematics
    7. Tangental Relationships
    8. Dot Product
    9. Cross Product Notes
    10. Cross Product
    11. Torque 1
    12. Center of Mass
    13. Torque 2
    14. Torque 3
    15. Torque 4
    16. Rotational and Translational Equilibrium Handout
    17. Rotational Dynamics
    18. Rotational Dynamics 2
    19. Rotational Dynamics Advanced (NOT ON TEST - Enrichment)
    20. Rotational Dynamics Conceptually
    21. Rotational Motion Summary
    22. Machines & Efficiency
    23. Machines & Efficiency 2
    24. Machines & Efficiency 3 (Including Answers)
    1. Chapter 8 Notes
    2. Centripetal Acceleration
    3. Centripetal Force
    4. Banked Curve Derivation (NOTES)
    5. Horizontal Circles Derivation (NOTES)
    6. Centripetal Force Applications
    7. Vertical Circles Derivation (NOTES)
    8. Centripetal Force Applications 2
    9. Center of Gravity & Circular Motion Summary
    10. Total Acceleration
    11. Kepler's Laws
    12. Gravitation Data
    13. Star Distance
    14. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
    15. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation 2
    16. Satellite Motion
    17. Advanced Law of Gravitation
    18. Advanced Kepler's Laws w/ Newton's Laws of Gravitation
    19. SETI AND MORE
    20. More Rotational Concepts
    1. Chapter 13 Assignment
    2. Cosine Functions
    3. Properties of Waves
    4. Interference
    5. Chapter 14 Assignment
    6. Sound Waves
    7. Musical Instruments
    8. The Doppler Effect
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5 & 6
    6. Chapter 7
    7. Chapter 8
    8. Chapter 9
    9. Chapter 10
    10. Chapter 11
    11. Chapter 12
    12. Chapter 13
    13. Chapter 14
    1. Procedure and Grading Rubric
    2. Wiki Submittal Procedure
    3. Wiki Add Image Procedure
    4. Wiki Math Text Procedure
    1. Outline of the Course
    1. AP Statistical Analysis Guidelines
    2. Plagiarism
    3. Statistical Analysis Notes
    4. UofPenn Lab Manual - Error Section
    5. Rice University Lab Manual - Error Section

    1. 01-1:Fortune Fish Lab
    2. 01-1: Fortune Fish Lab (Grading Rubric)

    3. 01-2:Excel Lab
    4. 01-2: Excel Lab (Grading Rubric)

    5. 01-7: Circumference Analysis
    6. 01-7: Circumference Analysis Data Table Part B
    7. 01-7:Density Table
    8. 01-V1: Graping Lines (Demo-PhET)
    9. 01-V2: Curve Fit - Least Square
    10. 01-7: Error Analysis Check List
    11. 01-7: Circumference Analysis (Grading Rubric)
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    12. 02-1:What's my motion
    13. 02-1:What's my motion Capstone File
    14. 02-1: What's my motion (Grading Rubric)
    15. 02-4: Remote Control Car Inquiry Lab

    16. 02-7: Does Paper Fall Like a Book Activity

    17. 02-9: Picket Fence Free Fall
    18. 02-9: Picket Fence Free Fall (Grading Rubric)

    19. 02-11:Reaction Time
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    20. 03-1: Flow Charting
    21. 03-1: Flow Charting Notes
    22. 03-1: Lucid Chart Software

    23. 03-2: Addition and Resolution of Vectors Handout
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    24. 04-6: Projectile Lab
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    25. 05-1:Inertia Balance
    26. 05-1: Inertia Balance (Grading Rubric)

    27. 05-2:Mass vs. Weight
    28. 05-2:Mass vs. Weight Capstone File

    29. 05-V1: Forces and Motion (Demo-PhET)

    30. 05-3:Newton's Third Law
    31. 05-3:Newton's Third Law Capstone File

    32. 05-4: Weight on an Elevator Demo
    33. 05-4: Weight on an Elevator Lab
    34. 05-5:Static Equilibrium - Hanging Lab
    35. 05-6:Static Equilibrium - Incline Plane Lab
    36. 05-8: Atwood's Machine
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    37. 06-9:Friction Lab
    38. 06-9:Friction Lab Data Table
    39. 06-9: Friction Lab (Grading Rubric)
    40. 06-V1: Friction (Demo-PhET)
    41. 06-10: Pressure Lab
    42. 06-10: Pressure Lab Data Table
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    43. 07-3:Measure Your Own Power
    44. 07-V1: Energy Skate Park(Demo-PhET)
    45. 07-V2: Conservation of Energy in the Skate Park (Concord Consortium Activity)
    46. 07-4: Conservation of Energy Lab (Motion Sensor)
    47. 07-5: Conservation of Energy Lab (Photogate)
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    48. 08-V3: Masses & Springs(Demo-PhET)
    49. 08-7: Hooke's Law, The Period of a Spring, and Elastic Potential Energy
    50. 08-7: Hooke's Law, The Period of a Spring, and Elastic Potential Energy Data Table
    51. 08-V4: Spring Energy(Demo)
    52. 08-7: Part 4 Example
    53. 08-V5: Pendulum Lab(Demo-PhET)
    54. 08-9:Pendulum
    55. 08-9: Pendulum Table
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    56. 09-V1: 1D Collision(Demo-PhET)
    57. 09-V2: 2D Collision(Demo-PhET)
    58. 09-1: Momentum and Impulse
    59. 09-1: Momentum and Impulse Capstone File
    60. 09-1: Momentum and Impulse Data Table
    61. 09-1: Momentum and Impulse Questions
    62. 09-3: Conservation of Momentum
    63. 09-3: Conservation of Momentum Capstone File
    64. 09-3: Conservation of Momentum Data Table
    65. 09-3: Conservation of Momentum Questions
    66. 09-3: Conservation of Momentum Raw Data
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    67. 10-2:Torque Lab
    68. 10-V1: Torque (Demo-PhET)
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    69. 11-3:Moment of Inertia Lab
    70. 11-3: Moment of Inertia Lab Spreadsheet
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    71. 12-1: Centripetal Motion Lab
    72. 12-1: Centripetal Motion Lab (Grading Rubric)
    73. 12-1: Centripetal Motion Lab Spreadsheet
    74. 12-3: Amusement Park Swing (Demo)
    75. 12-5: Kepler's 3 Laws Lab Lab
    76. 12-V1: Kepler's 1st Law Laws(Demo)
    77. 12-V2: Kepler's Second Laws(Demo)
    78. 12-V3: Kepler's Third Laws(Demo)
    79. 12-V4: The Seasons(Demo)
    80. 12-V5: Lunar Phase(Demo)
    81. 12-V6: Eclipses(Demo)
    82. 12-V7: Escape Velocity(Demo)
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    83. 13-2:Waves on a String
    84. 13-2: Waves on a String Data Sheet
    85. 13-1: Simple Harmonic Motion
    86. 13-2: Waves on a String (Inquiry Based)
    87. 13-2: Waves on a String (Inquiry Based)(Grading Rubric)
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    88. 14-1: Longitudinal Waves on a Spring (DEMO)
    89. 14-2:Speed of Sound
    90. 14-2 Oscilloscope / Signal Generator Introduction
    91. 14-2:Speed of Sound
    92. 14-3:Chladni Plates (DEMO)
    93. 14-4:Intensity of Sound
    94. 14-5: Sympathetic Tuning Fork and Beat (Demo)
    95. 14-V1: Doppler Effect(Demo)
    96. 14-6:Doppler Rocket (Demo)
    97. 14-6:String Telephone (Demo)
    98. 14-7:Bell in the Jar (Demo)
    99. 14-8: Speakers Creating Interference
    1. 15-V1: Buoyancy (Demo-PhET)
    2. 15-2: Archimedes' Principal Lab (W/Balance).pdf
    3. 15-2: Archimedes' Principal Lab (W/ Force Senor).pdf
    4. 15-V2: Balloons (Demo-PhET)
    5. 15-V3: Fluid, Pressure, and Flow (Demo-PhET)
    6. 15-17: Bernoulli's Principle
    7. 15-18: Flow Rate - Tower/Can Problem
    8. 15-20: Flow Rate - Water Fall
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    9. 16-V1: Gas Properties (Demo-PhET)
    10. 16-V1: States of Matter (Demo-PhET)
    11. 17-1: Transfer of Heat in Liquids
    12. 17-2: Specific Heat of a Solid
    13. 17-2: Specific Heat of a Solid Spreadsheet
    14. 17-3:Heat of Fusion
    15. 17-V2: Energy Forms and Changes (Demo-PhET)
    16. 17-5: A Cool Glass of Water Case Study
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    17. 19-1:Triboelectric Series
    18. 19-2:Electroscope (Demo)
    19. 19-V1: John Travoltage (Demo-PhET)
    20. 19-V2: Balloons and Static Electricity(Demo-PhET)
    21. 19-4: Charge Producers and Proof Plane(Introduction)
    22. 19-5:Faraday's Ice Pail
    23. 19-6:Charge Distribution
    24. 19-V4: Electrostatics (Concord Consortium Activity)
    25. 19-7:Coulomb's Law
    26. 19-V4: Charges and Fields (Demo-PhET)
    27. 19-V5: Electric Field of Dreams (Demo-PhET)
    28. 19-V6: Electric Field Hockey (Demo-PhET)
    29. 19-9: Electric Field Mapping
    30. 19-9: Electric Field Mapping (Additional Layouts)
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    31. 20-V1: Capacitors (Demo-PhET)
    32. 20-2: Parallel Plate Capacitors
    33. 20-3: Parallel Plate Capacitors (Pasco)
    34. 20-4:Breadboard
    35. 20-4: Capacitors in Series and Parallel
    36. 20-V2: Capacitors and Spring Comparison
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    37. 21-1A:Penny Battery
    38. 21-1B:Lemon Battery
    39. 21-V1: Voltaic Cell(Demo-Simulation)
    40. 21-V2: Ohm's Law (Demo-PhET)
    41. 21-V3: Resistance in a Wire (Demo-PhET)
    42. 21-V4: Battery-Resistor Circuit (Demo-PhET)
    43. 21-V5: Electric Current(Concord Consortium Activity)
    44. 21-V6: DC Circuit Construction Kit(Demo-PhET)
    45. 21-3:Propagated
    46. 21-3: Propagated
    47. 21-4:What is a Multimeter
    48. 21-4:Advanced Multimeter
    49. 21-4:Multimeter Worksheet
    50. 21-5: Series and Parallel DC Circuits
    51. 21-5: Circuit Analysis (Inquiry Based)
    52. 21-6:Resistors Lab 1 and 2
    53. 21-6:Resistors Lab 4, 5 and 6
    54. 21-7:Ohm's Law
    55. 21-8:Kirchoff's Law
    56. 21-9:Wheatstone Bridge
    57. 21-10:RC Circuit Lab
    58. 21-12:Electric Equivalent of Heat
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    59. 22-1: Dip Needle
    60. 22-V1: Earths Magnetic Field(Demo-PhET)
    61. 22-V2: Magnetic Field Lines(Demo-PhET)
    62. 22-3: 3-D Magnetic Field Demonstrator
    63. 22-V3: Ampere's Law (Demo)
    64. 22-7: Counter Balance (2 Amp Max)
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    65. 23-V1: Faraday's Law(Demo-PhET)
    66. 23-V2: Faraday's Law / Transformers/Generators(Demo-PhET)
    67. 23-4: Electromagnetic Induction (Pasco Voltage Sensor)
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    68. 24-1:AC Electronics Labs
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    69. 25-1: Polarization - Law of Malus'
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    70. 26-1:Reflection
    71. 26-2:Snell's Law
    72. 26-V1: Bending Light(Demo-PhET)
    73. 26-3: Total Internal Reflection
    74. 26-V2: Virtual Optics Bench
    75. 26-V3: Geometric Optics(Demo-PhET)
    76. 26-5:Lenses
    77. 26-6:Hallow Lenses
    78. 26-7:Apparent Depth
    79. 26-8: Reversibility and Dispersion
    80. 26-12:Shadows
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    81. 27-V1: Color Vision(Demo-PhET)
    82. 27-2:Color
    83. 27-3:Human Eye
    84. 27-4:Magnifier
    85. 27-7/8:Telescope and Microscope
    86. 27-7:Telescope (Old)
    87. 27-8:Microscope (Old)
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    88. 28-V1: Wave Interference (Demo-PhET)
    89. 28-4: Radiometer (light-mill)
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    90. 29-V1: Relativity Thought Experiment(Virtual Lab)
    91. 29-V2: Space Travel Rocket(Demo)
    92. 29-V3: Gravitational Lensing(Demo)
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    93. 30-V1: Black Body Radiation(Demo-PhET)
    94. 30-V2: Photoelectric Effect(Demo-PhET)
    95. 30-V3: Quantum Tunneling(Demo-PhET)
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    96. 31-V1: Rutherford Scattering (Demo-PhET)
    97. 31-V2: Model Hydrogen Atom(Demo-PhET)
    98. 31-V3: Bohr Atom(Demo)
    99. 31-V4: Spectroscopy (Concord Consortium Activity)
    100. 31-V5: Neon Lights(Demo-PhET)
    101. 31-V6: Lasers(Demo-PhET)
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    102. 32-V1: Alpha Decay (Demo-PhET)
    103. 32-V2: Beta Decay (Demo-PhET)
    104. 32-V3: Nuclear Fission(Demo-PhET)
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    105. 33-V1: Transistors(Concord Consortium Activity)
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    1. Cinderella's Shattered Dreams
    2. Evaluating Musical Instruments
    3. If You've Got the Skills, She's Got the Job
    4. Shaken not stirred (Dog Physics)
    5. Want to Get Into College Learn to Fail
    6. Why Science Majors Change Their Minds
    7. Has a Speeding Neutrino Really Overturned Einstein?
    8. Official Kilogram Losing Mass: Scientists Propose Redefining It As A Precise Number Of Carbon Atoms
    9. Atop TV Sets, a Power Drain That Runs Nonstop
    10. Atop TV Sets, a Power Drain That Runs Nonstop
    11. US Science Lead Keeps on Slipping
    12. Copernicus reburied as hero in Poland
    13. Penn State Majors Requiring Physics
    14. In Demand Jobs
    15. Careers That Require Math Jobs
    16. Careers Using Physics Jobs
    17. NFL Cameras
    18. 11 Things You Need To Know Before You Graduate
    19. Einstein
    20. 2012 isn't the end of the world
    21. Macy's Parade Physics
    22. Experts Calculate Risk of Uncontrolled Hubble Re-entry






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