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Definitions Motion

Motion Science Test

What is motion? the action of being moved
What is a reference point? a view of reference
What is relative motion? The calculation of an object with regard to another moving object
What is speed? the rate at which someone or something is moving at
What is average speed? distance per time
What is inertia? the property of matter that causes an object to resist a change in motion
What is velocity? the distance an object traveled in a specific amount of time, along with the object’s direction
What is acceleration? a change in an object's direction or rate of speed
What is Newton's First Law of motion? every body remains in a state of rest or uniform motion unless it is acted on by an external unbalanced force.
What is Newton's Second Law of Motion? The acceleration of an object is directly proportional to the force acting on it and inversely proportional to its mass.
What is Newton's Third Law of Motion? For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
What is another name for Newton's First Law of Motion? The law of Inertia
What is another name for Newton's Second Law of Motion? f=ma
What is another name for Newton's Third Law of Motion? action-reaction
Created by: rygielk